More than 333,000 candidates are in the fray this time in over 221,000 seats for the posts of district council members, block panchayat members, village panchayat heads and wards
West Bengal Assembly polls: Mamata Banerjee is 'single woman fighting all atrocities', says Jaya Bachchan
Bachchan said she visited West Bengal to campaign for the TMC 'as per instructions' of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, who has extended support to the TMC
Akhilesh Yadav, 20 Samajwadi Party workers booked over alleged assault on journalists; cross-FIR filed
According to the complainant, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister was irked by a few personal questions posed by some journalists during an interaction with him at a hotel on 11 March after a press conference
UP Legislative Council polls: Ten BJP, two SP candidates set to get elected unopposed to Upper House
Independent candidate Mahesh Chandra Sharma's nomination papers were rejected during scrutiny of papers, leaving 12 candidates for as many seats, said Returning Officer BB Dubey
The NCW team said the woman was the sole breadwinner in her family, and that the accused had planned the action as they had lured her to the temple via a phone call
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
Counting of votes for the Meerut and Lucknow Graduates' seat was ongoing as of 9.55 pm, and the results are expected late in the night, state Chief Electoral Officer Ajay Kumar Shukla said
In his wish, Modi said that Yadav "is one of the senior-most and experienced leaders of our country who is passionate about agriculture and rural development"
SC reserves order on Tej Bahadur's plea against rejection of nomination paper to contest against Narendra Modi
Tej Bahadur had moved the SC after the Allahabad High Court dismissed his petition against the election commission's decision to reject his nomination papers during the 2019 Lok Sabha election. He was dismissed from BSF in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the quality of food served to the troops
The Samajwadi Party chief, however, did not elaborate on the accusation, and said he would provide detailed information after the results are declared on Tuesday
The complainant, RTI activist Saket Gokhale, had alleged that BJP's poll promise for Bihar was discriminatory and misleading as India's vaccine policy had not been announced yet
Akhilesh eyes UP bypolls as springboard for 2022 Assembly election, says BJP govt 'hides crime rate'
The Samajwadi Party chief and Leader of Opposition also questioned the ruling party for its promise to double the income of farmers saying that it was a mere slogan
The 80-year-old Samajwadi Party leader is being monitored by doctors, the party said in an announcement on Twitter
As for the remaining two seats, analysts say that the number of Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party members is so limited that even if they get together, they are in no position to get any seat
Hathras rape: Attendees of meeting outside ex-BJP MLA's home defend accused, demand FIR against victim's family
Ex-MLA Rajvir Singh Pehalvan's son said the "entire scenario" was being "created to blame the govt". He also accused the victim's family of "changing their stand every now and then"
UP govt's name and shame campaign: Police removes posters of Sengar, Chinmayanand put up by SP-linked outfit, files FIR
The posters also had a photograph of self-styled godman Ram Rahim and read: "On the orders of chief minister, pictures of rapists have been put up in Azamgarh"
Supreme Court stays Allahabad HC order granting bail to ex-UP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati in gangrape case
The high court granted Prajapati bail due to the threat of COVID and noted that doctors had advised him to get treatment at a super-specialty hospital
In a series of tweets, Kangana Ranaut has pointed out the lack of proper amenities in production houses, adding she has a list of reforms she'd like the central government to implement for junior artistes in the movie business.
Indian Railways official’s minor daughter shoots dead mother, brother in Lucknow; crime rising in safe areas: Akhilesh Yadav
The Samajwadi Party chief said that crime has entered the 'secure and important’ Gautampalli area, situated a few kilometres from the CM’s residence
Monsoon Session begins at Uttar Pradesh Assembly; Opposition to raise issue of poor law and order situation
The Samajwadi Party staged a protest against Yogi govt's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic before the Assembly session started on Thursday