UP elections 2022

UP Records 54.18% Polling In Last Phase of Assembly Polls Till 5 PM

LUCKNOW: The last and seventh phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections witnessed a voter turnout of 54.18 percent till 5 pm, the data provided by the Election Commission of India (ECI) shows. The highest voting of 59.54 percent was recorded in Chandauli district, whereas Varanasi was at the bottom of the list with 52.31 percent […]

Double-Engine Govt To Return: UP Deputy CM Maurya Confident Of BJP Winning 300 Seats

VARANASI (UTTAR PRADESH): Reiterating his claim, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday said that ruling BJP will return to power by winning more than 300 seats in the assembly elections. Speaking to The New Indian here, Maurya said that the “double-engine government”, a reference to BJP governments in the state as well as at the Centre, […]

53.3% Voting In 6th Phase Of UP Polls Till 5 pm, Highest Turnout In Ambedkar Nagar

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh recorded 53.31 percent voter turnout in the sixth phase of the state assembly elections till 5 pm today, the data provided by the State Election Commission shows. Ambedkar Nagar district recorded the highest polling at 58.66 percent, while Balrampur was at the bottom of the list with a voter turnout of 48.53 […]

Inside Yogi’s Room In Gorakhnath: Single Bed, Worn-Out Bedsheets, Lauki, Durga Idol, COVID Numbers, Wishes From Cook Kailash, Treasurer Virendra

GORAKHNATH TEMPLE (GORAKHPUR): Shortly before sunrise, Kailash Prajapati, a cook, is wide awake to prepare a strict vegetarian meal, with not a single stodgy item on the frugal menu that comprises only porridge and some cut fruits. Maharaj is busy reciting the ritual hyms of Durga aarti and ved shlokas before he sets out for a walk to feed […]

Will Win Jaidpur Assembly Seat, Says Congress’ PL Punia’s IITian son, Tanuj

Jaidpur (Barabanki): Even as polling for the fifth phase for crucial Uttar Pradesh (UP) assembly elections is underway, Tanuj Punia, son of senior Congress leader PL Punia and Jaidpur candidate declared that he would emerge victorious given the anti-incumbency against ruling BJP and the Samajwadi Party sitting MLA. Punia’s confidence is based on calculations that […]

Nobody Believes Congress, They Have Lost Connect With People: Amethi Royal Sanjay Sinh

Amethi: Dr. Sanjay Sinh, 70, the erstwhile ‘Raja of Amethi’, is contesting the 2022 Assembly election from Amethi seat as the BJP candidate — the first time in 33 years and almost one and a half years later he left Congress. Taking potshots at the Congress, he said “People don’t believe the grand old party […]

Kunda’s Unquestioned Leader Raja Bhaiya Is Locked In A Tough Battle With Friend Turned Foe Gulshan Yadav

Kunda: Once considered a close aide of Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya, Gushan Yadav, who entered politics under his guidance is now contesting against him as a Samajwadi Party candidate. This is after a gap of 15 years, Samajwadi Party has fielded any candidate from Kunda after Raja Bhaiya’s relations with former Uttar Pradesh […]

Will waive farm loans in 10 days if voted to power: Priyanka after releasing 3rd manifesto for UP

Lucknow: After women and youth, it is ‘focus on farmers’ in the third manifesto released by Indian National Congress (INC) ahead of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The first phase of voting will start tomorrow. While releasing the manifesto, Congress General Secretary and party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that if voted to […]

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: In Shamli, BJP’s Rana Bites Into Sugarcane, Asks Akhilesh How’s Biryani As Son Feasts Over 97 % Marks

Thana Bhawan (SHAMLI): Walking briskly on Delhi-Shamli highway, amid a shower of marigold by his supporters, BJP’s poster boy for Hindutva and Yogi government’s sugarcane development minister Suresh Rana doesn’t mince his words on religious appeasement of his party’s principal opponent. This, as he staunchly defends his role in 2013-14 Muzaffarnagar riots during Akhilesh regime […]

Akhilesh’s Chopper Delayed For Take Off In Delhi; Alleges BJP Conspiracy

NEW DELHI: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, who was set to address a press conference in Muzaffarnagar along with alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary on Friday alleged that his helicopter was not allowed to take off from Delhi whereas another chopper carrying BJP leader […]