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Polling for 12 legislative council seats in Uttar Pradesh to be held on 28 Jan, says Election Commission
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Polling for 12 legislative council seats in Uttar Pradesh to be held on 28 Jan, says Election Commission

Nominations can be filed till 18 January, scrutiny of nominations will be held on 19 January, and withdrawal of names can be done till 21 January

Amid BJP-Shiv Sena feud in Maharashtra, NDA members pitch for co-ordination committee to sort out differences among allies
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Amid BJP-Shiv Sena feud in Maharashtra, NDA members pitch for co-ordination committee to sort out differences among allies

The shadow of an imminent divorce between the BJP and the Shiv Sena loomed large over an NDA meeting on Sunday.

Campaigning ends for 21 Oct bypolls to 51 Assembly seats, two Lok Sabha constituencies across 18 states, including UP, Gujarat, Bihar
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Campaigning ends for 21 Oct bypolls to 51 Assembly seats, two Lok Sabha constituencies across 18 states, including UP, Gujarat, Bihar

The BJP and its allies, which had nearly 30 of these assembly seats, are hoping that the winning momentum of Lok Sabha polls will continue.

At Pratapgarh rally, UP BJP chief Swatantradev Singh accuses SP, BSP govts of promoting casteism, corruption
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At Pratapgarh rally, UP BJP chief Swatantradev Singh accuses SP, BSP govts of promoting casteism, corruption

Singh made the remark while addressing an election rally at Pratapgarh to seek support for joint BJP-Apna Dal(S) candidate Rajkumar Pal, who is contesting the 21 October assembly by-polls

SP-BSP alliance was a 'trial', such tie-ups help in knowing shortcomings, says Akhilesh Yadav on poll results
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SP-BSP alliance was a 'trial', such tie-ups help in knowing shortcomings, says Akhilesh Yadav on poll results

The BJP won 62 of 80 seats in the state while the Opposition alliance bagged just 15, with the BSP winning 10 and the SP five.

Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony: Ahead of event, PM-elect meets Amit Shah to give shape to Council of Ministers
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Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony: Ahead of event, PM-elect meets Amit Shah to give shape to Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi on Thursday held a final round of consultations with BJP president Amit Shah ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of his new government in the evening and is learnt to have given shape to his Council of Ministers

Congress allies with Krishna Patel-led Apna Dal in Uttar Pradesh, party to contest two Lok Sabha seats
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Congress allies with Krishna Patel-led Apna Dal in Uttar Pradesh, party to contest two Lok Sabha seats

The Congress on Saturday finalised the seat-sharing agreement with the Apna Dal led by Krishna Patel and allocated it two Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

Anupriya Patel says Apna Dal to leave BJP, 'choose own path'; party 'still part of NDA' claims president Ashish Patel
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Anupriya Patel says Apna Dal to leave BJP, 'choose own path'; party 'still part of NDA' claims president Ashish Patel

In December 2018, Anupriya Patel who is the Minister of State for health and family welfare in the BJP cabinet had said that the BJP was not giving due respect to its smaller allies.

BJP faces diverse views from allies in Uttar Pradesh on quota to backward classes; Opposition calls it a ploy for electoral benefits
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BJP faces diverse views from allies in Uttar Pradesh on quota to backward classes; Opposition calls it a ploy for electoral benefits

Diverse views of BJP allies Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) and Apna Dal (Sonelal) in Uttar Pradesh on the reservation to backward classes have become a thorn in the flesh for the ruling party ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

'Do not be shaken': Mayawati reassures Akhilesh Yadav amid reports that CBI may quiz him on mining scam
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'Do not be shaken': Mayawati reassures Akhilesh Yadav amid reports that CBI may quiz him on mining scam

Accusing BJP of "misusing" CBI to "trap" its opponents in false cases, BSP chief Mayawati extended her full support to Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav after reports emerged that he might be quizzed by the CBI in connection with a mining scam

Akhilesh Yadav takes swipe at BJP amid illegal mining probe, says he may have to tell CBI details of SP-BSP alliance
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Akhilesh Yadav takes swipe at BJP amid illegal mining probe, says he may have to tell CBI details of SP-BSP alliance

Talking to reporters in Lucknow, Akhilesh Yadav said he is ready to face the CBI, but people are also ready to answer the BJP.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mayank Agarwal's arrival, Apna Dal's discontent, Trump's Afghan pullout; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mayank Agarwal's arrival, Apna Dal's discontent, Trump's Afghan pullout; today's must-read stories

Mayank Agarwal first hit the headlines for his scintillating 160 in Hobart for India Under-19. It seems he was destined to succeed in Australia.

Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies
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Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies

The BJP's losses in three Hindi heartland states in the Assembly elections came not only as a jolt for the saffron front, but also gave its smaller allies a voice to speak up about their qualms with the party.

Ahead of 2019, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati devise new formula for mahagathbandhan, one which keeps Congress out
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Ahead of 2019, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati devise new formula for mahagathbandhan, one which keeps Congress out

According to latest reports, the political parties in Uttar Pradesh are busy drafting the stencils of what could be a Congress-mukt Mahagathbandhan (a grand alliance sans Congress).

Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh pitch themselves as 'game changers' ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh pitch themselves as 'game changers' ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Small parties in Uttar Pradesh may not account for many Lok Sabha seats in 2019, but are pitching themselves as potential "game changers" in the BJP versus opposition battle in the state

UP Legislative Council Polls: All 13 candidates set to be elected unopposed after nominations found valid
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UP Legislative Council Polls: All 13 candidates set to be elected unopposed after nominations found valid

All 13 candidates, including two ministers, who filed nominations for as many vacant Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council seats are set to sail through unopposed as their nomination papers were found valid during scrutiny on Tuesday, an official said.

UP Election Results 2017: With just 25 legislators, Muslim representation at a historic low
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UP Election Results 2017: With just 25 legislators, Muslim representation at a historic low

For all the focus on Muslims in the Uttar Pradesh elections — demonised by the BJP and actively wooed by the BSP as well as the Congress-SP combine — the number of people from the community in the 17th Vidhan Sabha has touched a historic low of 25.

UP Election 2017: 12-15 percent turnout till 10 am in phase 4 of polls
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UP Election 2017: 12-15 percent turnout till 10 am in phase 4 of polls

An estimated 12 to 15 percent of voters turned out to exercise their franchise till 10 AM during the fourth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh Thursday.

UP Election 2017: Wives take charge, jump into the political arena to carry forward their husbands' legacies
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UP Election 2017: Wives take charge, jump into the political arena to carry forward their husbands' legacies

They were ordinary homemakers till they jumped into the poll fray to carry forward the political legacy of their husbands.

UP Election 2017: Allies and a mother-son pair at loggerheads in Allahabad
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UP Election 2017: Allies and a mother-son pair at loggerheads in Allahabad

Pre-poll allies BJP and Apna Dal as well as Congress and Samajwadi Party are fighting each other on some of the 12 Assembly seats in the district while a mother-son contest is also on.