2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections
2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections News
UP BJP begins 2019 poll preparations from Meerut: City has brought happy tidings for party in recent past
Counting on keeping the winning streak intact, the party has started its preparations for the 2019 Parliamentary elections from Meerut instead of the state's capital city and seat of politics, Lucknow
Modi's Cabinet reshuffle targets 350-plus seats in 2019: Party balancing polarisation with social engineering
Ahead of 2019 polls, BJP has been fine tuning and balancing its polarisation efforts with its social engineering exploits by adding key recruits.
Yogi Adityanath's 100 days as UP CM: Govt celebrates while Opposition points at its shortcomings
The BJP government faces major challenges, some of the biggest being raising funds for the farm loan waiver and law and order issues, including communal clashes
Yogi Adityanath's office in Lucknow is virtually an extension of the PMO
It won't be surprising if Yogi Adityanath's office is, sooner than later, turned into an extension of the prime minister’s office for all practical purposes
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Like Modi, holding office will have a mellowing effect on the Hindutva hardliner
Yogi Adityanath, the recently appointed chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, might have been a BJP firebrand but he would now be forced to mellow down.
Decoding Digvijaya Singh's desperation: Surgery not enough for Congress revival; it needs a rebirth
A rather uncharitable view of Congress leadership from someone like Digvijaya Singh suggests that a sense of panic & helplessness has crept into the party,
Pakistani girl congratulates Narendra Modi for UP win, pleads him to restore peace
A letter written by an 11-year-old Pakistani girl, appealed to Modi to restore harmony between the two nations in order to “win more elections in future.”
UP Election Results 2017: Akhilesh Yadav, and not Mayawati, is the biggest loser
While the results might show that Mayawati's BSP has been routed, the numbers reveal that Akhilesh Yadav's SP is the biggest loser in the 2017 UP elections.
UP Election Results 2017: BJP's rise and BSP's decline reflects new speaking order of subalterns
The 2017 UP Assembly election verdict reads like a speaking order of the subalterns & stipulates that social underdogs have found a safe refuge within BJP.
UP Election 2017: Delhi HC's ruling on Mukhtar Ansari could help put an end to 'gundaraj'
A Delhi High Court ruling on Mukhtar Ansari has the potential to dent the power structures of criminals in UP & clean the electoral process to a good extent
Travels of a political pilgrim: Farangi Mahal, once a bastion of Islamic education, looks to regain lost glory
Vying alongside Islamic centres of Deoband and Bareilly, Farangi Mahal has been competing for space in India's political conversation.
UP Election 2017: Election Commission turning a blind eye to last minute campaigning is akin to a self-goal
It would be akin to a self goal if the Election Commission continues to turn its eyes away from rallies being held on polling day in Uttar Pradesh.
UP Election 2017: Why BJP's rhetoric around Ram Temple is mere electoral tokenism
In the ongoing Assembly elections, the BJP seems to have exhausted the vote-fetching potential of the Ram Temple agenda pan-Uttar Pradesh.
UP Election 2017: BJP state chief Keshav Maurya booked for violating poll code
An FIR was lodged against BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
UP Election 2017: SP, BSP lose edge as ghosts of demonetisation fail to terrorise voters
It seems that the ghosts of demonetisation have failed to terrorise voters of Uttar Pradesh in the ongoing the Assembly elections in the state.
UP Election 2017: Gulabi Gang crusader Sampat Pal hopes for victory in Manikpur, gets SP’s backing
Sampat Pal, known for her association with the Gulabi Gang, is back in contention as a Congress candidate for the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
UP Election 2017: Ghazipur, once a 'red' citadel, is now a myriad of caste, political complexities
As the din of election rises in eastern UP, the once 'red' political landscape of Ghazipur is now painted in hues of social & political complexities.
UP Election 2017: Five reasons why Muslims don't vote the BSP in as high numbers as they should
As Uttar Pradesh prepares to elect its Assembly, it would be apposite to ask: Why don’t Muslims vote for the BSP in numbers far higher than what they do?
UP elections: Will PM Modi's demonetisation gamble pay off or derail BJP's campaign?
Will PM Modi's gamble pay off in poll bound Uttar Pradesh? Would peoples’ patience with BJP last beyond 31 December? And what will happen if it does not?
Congress strategist Prashant Kishor meets Akhilesh Yadav amid grand alliance speculation
However, Akhilesh sounded cautious and not in a hurry when he said factors like who will benefit and who will lose in case of an alliance have to be considered.