Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday declined to confirm his participation in the proposed 27 August rally to be organised by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad in Patna in which invited several top opposition leaders have been invited.
Most of these pending reforms are likely to take a backseat if Rahul's suit-boot-ki-sarkar jibe continues to play at the back of Modi's mind
More than the number game, the huge public mandate will give a psychological advantage to Modi in the House and will help the government progress on the reforms agenda, mainly the remaining work on GST, and later the politically sensitive land and labour reforms
BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand has ensured that its share in the electoral college, which would elect the next President, goes up.
UP Assembly Election 2017: BJP’s stunning win, SP-BSP rout point to the death of caste-based politics in India
There are many ways of looking at BJP’s stunning win in Uttar Pradesh. One important aspect of it was highlighted by party president Amit Shah. While tackling a question on Saturday on the caste-cocktail of candidates that BJP had apparently served to voters, Shah said, “politics of performance has won. This is a defeat for dynastic and caste-based politics”.
On March 11, 2017, a 61-year-old Mayawati could either lose her image of the reigning Dalit Queen or prove that her silent ground work has struck a deep chord with the public—and not just those who believe her style of governance is the only way to tackle Uttar Pradesh’s crumbling law and order situation.
Lucknow: Gorakhpur Lok Sabha MP and firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mahant Adityanath was one of the early voters from his constituency on Saturday as polling began in 49 seats in the sixth and penultimate phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections at 7 am.
Leading up to the penultimate phase of polling in the Uttar Pradesh (UP) election, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief, Mayawati’s speeches have turned more confident, scathing and at times condescending towards her opponents.
But notwithstanding its political prominence, Azamgarh has not witnessed a single rally by the local strongman Mulayam Singh Yadav.
UP Election 2017: In Sonia Gandhi's adopted Udwa village, millennials are impressed with Modi's 'audaciousness'
Prior to that, he spent four years in Assam pursuing B Tech. He hails from the remote village of Udwa in Uttar Pradesh’s Raebareli district, which would be going to polls on 23 February.
UP Assembly Election 2017: Phase 4 will decide who will win state, and so far BJP holds the winning cards
Polling in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections will decide who will form the next government in the state. This round will either give the BJP a huge advantage over its rivals or bring it at par with the two other major contenders. The consensus within analysts, observers and politicians is that the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance did not live up to expectations in the third phase of polling that was supposed to give it a clear advantage.
Fact checking Modi’s claims in UP election rallies: Some right, some wrong, some grossly exaggerated
PM Modi addressed an election rally on 16 February in Barabanki, in Uttar Pradesh. We fact checked five claims made by Modi during the speech.
Out of 53, the voters of Bundelkhand region of the state, comprising 19 assembly seats spread over seven districts, will choose their representatives from BJP, Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and Bahujan Samaj Party, who are the main players.
Narendra Modi's 'graveyard' speech at Fatehpur rally: Finding communal overtones does not hold much water
In a truly secular country, everybody should be equal in every sense of the term and anybody denying this equality must be given the harshest possible punishment.
Anecdotal is a funny word, at least is has assumed a funny connotation after demonetisation.
Lucknow: An estimated 64 per cent voter turnout was witnessed on Saturday in the first of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh polls which passed off peacefully in 73 Assembly constituencies, barring some stray incidents of violence.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has scored a quiet but significant victory in the biennial election for five seats in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
The forthcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh will be the first acid test for Narendra Modi's West Asia policies, as the state has an estimated 38 million Muslims.
Those who are known to the family often refer to Dimple as its ‘feviquick’, sealing cracks big and small and keeping the political family glued through thick and thin.
UP Election 2017: Priyanka overshadows Rahul after SP deal; she is likely to assume a bigger role in Congress
The Congress wangled 105 seats after long-drawn haggling with the Samajwadi Party; a good performance considering the party's shrinking footprint in the state.