Love Jihadis: New book traverses West UP, hotbed of communal strife, to capture voices of the 'dispensable'
Love Jihadis: An Open-minded Journey into the Heart of Western Uttar Pradesh, by journalists Mihir Srivastava and Raul Irani, charts the territory of Western Uttar Pradesh, and uncovers why most communal clashes find their origins in this region.
Arriving in his home district after being promoted as a Cabinet minister in the Uttar Pradesh government, Muzaffarnagar riots accused Suresh Rana on Wednesday again brought up allegations that many Hindu families were forced to migrate from Kairana a few years ago
Five men arrested for spreading child abduction rumours in UP’s Muzaffarnagar; four booked in Shamli for thrashing five women over similar rumours
Meanwhile, four men were arrested in Kairana town of Shamli district for allegedly thrashing five women over suspicion of child theft
Award wapsi gang active again to defame Modi govt, says Giriraj Singh after 49 celebrities write to PM on intolerance
Union Minister Giriraj Singh said 'award wapsi' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 celebrities wrote to the prime minister saying that 'Jai Shri Ram' has become a provocative war cry
Kairana Lok Sabha Election 2019: Dalits say turned away at polls 'due to caste'; Shamli ADM says didn't have acceptable ID
Two Dalit voters from Uttar Pradesh's Kairana claimed they were turned away at the polling booth because of their caste.
Kairana Lok Sabha Election 2019: Dalit voter breaks down after Election Commission officials deny him right to vote
One such voter from Kairana broke down while narrating his ordeal as he alleged that despite having his name in the electoral roll and also the voting slip, he was not allowed to vote.
Jats in western UP remain divided even as Ajit Singh, gathbandhan express confidence on turning tide against Modi
Jats in western Uttar Pradesh, whose voting preference usually set the trend in the state, and who had voted in favour of Narendra Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, remain undecided a day before phase-I of polling begins for the Lok Sabha Election 2019
Victims of 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots say they will vote for 'peace' after govt turns deaf ear to requests for houses
Kairana Lok Sabha constituency, which comes under western Uttar Pradesh region, made headlines when its MP Hukum Singh alleged that there had been a mass exodus of Hindus from his constituency due to the law and order situation.
When asked about the migration in Kairana, Tabassum Hasan said, "Migration is not an issue here. When there are no employment opportunities, people will have to go out to work and also for better education. In the coming time, our focus will be on creating employment opportunities here."
SP-BSP alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha polls likely as Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati to jointly address press conference tomorrow
The top leadership of both the parties had met in New Delhi recently to discuss broad parameters of an alliance to take on the BJP unitedly in the Lok Sabha elections
Lok Sabha polls: Rashtriya Lok Dal demands six seats in Uttar Pradesh alliance; seat-sharing decision expected on 15 January
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) failed to win a single seat and polled only 0.86 percent votes.
BJP MLA Surendra Singh says every Hindu should have at least five children because kids are 'prasad'
A child is a gift from god and every Hindu should have at least five, two for the man, two for the woman and one surplus, BJP MLA Surendra Singh has said.
The injured were admitted to different hospitals in Shamli district, they said. The private vehicle, carrying students of different schools, was going from Bhura village to Kairana when the accident took place
Though the opposition is united against BJP, the electorate seems divided. Just because it was defeated in Kairana bypolls, there is no reason for BJP to feel downcast.
EC proposes addition of 143 polling booths in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election
The Election Commission (EC) has proposed to add 143 polling booths in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana Lok Sabha constituency ahead of the 2019 General Elections, an official said on Tuesday.
Om Prakash Rajbhar criticises BJP after Uttar Pradesh bypoll defeat, claims sidelining Keshav Prasad Maurya cost elections
Om Prakash Rajbhar said the BJP lost bypolls as the OBCs were unhappy when Keshav Prasad Maurya was not made the chief minister.
BJP lost the Uttar Pradesh by elections as OBCs are unhappy with the party, says minister Om Prakash Rajbhar
Terming disenchantment of OBCs as the reason for the BJP's defeat in by-elections, Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said the backward classes were unhappy with the party as BJP leader Keshav Prasad Maurya was not made the chief minister.
UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi has said the party is optimistic about the outcome of the 2019 general election despite losses in the latest bypolls.
Union minister Prakash Javadekar attributed the BJP's bypoll defeat in two of the three Lok Sabha seats it had to the difference in the voter turnout.
Anatomy of bypolls: Lessons for Opposition, BJP and why losses could end up helping Narendra Modi in 2019
Questions will be raised on whether this social coalition or Opposition unity may hold but assuming that it does and if replicated elsewhere, this strategy may seriously challenge BJP in upcoming state elections where the saffron unit will additionally fight anti-incumbency issues.