Gorakhpur Lok Sabha election has become more about ascertaining Adityanath's 'invincibility' than a parliamentary contest
The Gorakhpur contest will essentially be between the SP-BSP candidate and BJP, as it has been always in the Lok Sabha election.
Yogi Adityanath visits temple despite Election Commission's 72-hour ban barring him from poll campaign
Yogi Adityanath was handed a 72-hour ban (starting 6 am on Tuesday) for delivering a communal or hate speech during one of his rallies. Though the BJP leader did not defy the ban by participating in a poll campaign, he did violate the spirit of election by making a public visit to the temple.
In Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, govt's strong push for religious tourism fails to address travellers’ concerns
In March this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath decided to allocate upwards of Rs. 720 crores towards strengthening the infrastructure for tourism in places of note as per the Hindu faith.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday termed the Congress' minimum income scheme a poll "gimmick" and accused it of obstructing the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya along with the Samajwadi Party and BSP.
Narendra Modi flays Congress over 'lollipop' farm loan waiver, but data shows BJP’s assistance is also fiction
BJP agrarian economics seems to be just a little bit all over the place. Experts, too, are divided on the benefits of farm loan waivers.
Adityanath's appeal in Uttar Pradesh isn't about hate and bigotry, but the festering angst of those left behind
Speaking of eastern Uttar Pradesh alone — although this is a problem of far wider scope — there has been a radical narrowing of opportunities for the urban, aspiring young men
'Nero fiddles, when Rome burns': Opposition slams Yogi Adityanath for 'enjoying' events post Bulandshahr violence
Opposition parties attacked Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday, saying he was "enjoying" a laser show and presenting kabaddi prizes in Gorakhpur when Bulandshahr was rocked by violence.
Unnao Ground Report, Part 3: Medical records, case timeline exposes 'cover-up' in death of rape survivor's father
A major cover-up operation seems to be afoot to put the blame of the death of the Unnao rape survivor's father on the doctors of Unnao District Hospital.
Unnao Ground Report, Part 2: Fear and loathing grips Makhi as families of survivor, accused trade charges
An eerie silence hangs over the village of Makhi in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. The roads are deserted and the normally ebullient villagers are in no mood to talk to outsiders. Its most prominent citizen, MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has been arrested on a slew of charges including rape of a minor, kidnapping and criminal intimidation.
Unnao Ground Report Part I: Survivor says she's haunted by father's death; mother fears family can never go home
Like any other 17-year-old, she should have been hanging out with her friends sharing selfies and talking about the next movie they could watch in the nearest mall. But this 17-year-old dressed in an orange kurta and black churidar, face half-covered by a dupatta, finds herself caught in a maelstrom from which there is no escape.
BJP announces candidates for Bihar, UP MLC polls: Saffron party extends Dalit outreach by bringing back heavyweights
The strategy of bringing back these political heavyweights from oblivion is clear: The BJP wants to extend its Dalit outreach, which was earlier limited to the allies of the party in the Hindi heartland
Uttar Pradesh: Four ex-MLCs who gave up membership in 2017 rewarded with BJP candidature for upcoming polls
4 political turncoats, who had resigned from their membership in the UP Legislative Council in 2017 were named by the BJP as its candidates for the upcoming polls
Unnao rape: Accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar's brother, 3 others arrested after victim's dad dies in police custody
A day after the father of a woman, who was allegedly raped by a BJP MLA, died in police custody on Monday, police arrested the lawmaker's brother on Tuesday
Voting is being held for bypolls to Lok Sabha seats of Phulpur and Gorakhpur, a stronghold of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath
BJP will taste defeat in Gorakhpur, by-election will signal BJP's decline, says SP leader Ram Govind Chowdhury
BJP will taste defeat in Gorakhpur bypolls and it will be the beginning of party's decline, senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Govind Chowdhury said
Mayawati denies alliance with SP for 2019 elections, but no BSP candidate to contest Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls
Denying reports of an alliance with Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati said that her party has not struck a deal with "any political party"
The decision of the Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) to go separate ways in the bypolls for two Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh may have brightened the BJP's prospects of retaining these seats even as the saffron party claimed it would rely on its hardwork and strength.
Yogi Adityanath says BJP govt in UP achieved in 10 months what BSP, SP govts couldn't in 'long tenures'
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said the BJP government in the state had achieved development goals which were not achieved by the BSP and SP dispensations during their long tenures.
The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday removed RP Singh from the post of Uttar Pradesh Haj Committee secretary following the controversy over the saffron paint on Haj office boundary wall.