Congress core group to focus on Mission 2019, SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh when it meets on Tuesday
The Congress core group is likely to meet at the residence of UPA chairman Sonia Gandhi, in the presence of party chief Rahul Gandhi and party brass, to discuss Mission 2019 and the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow: Former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati and his two accomplices were Tuesday granted bail by a POCSO court here in connection with a rape case.
Modi was the face of BJP, but, Yogi is the one who will have to answer to the poor farmers of UP who would have voted to the party in the hope of getting their loans waived. Hence, the buck stops at Yogi, not Modi.
Even though the chief minister's post went to Adityanath, Sharma as the choice for one of the two deputies, clearly indicates his suitability for the position.
Adityanath Yogi and his cow-love: The fringe is now the centre, what a journey from Nehru to Narendra Modi
With Yogi Adityanath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the wheel has made a full circle. Adityanath heads Gorakhdham peeth (also known as goraksha peeth), which virtually regulates the social life in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Terai region on account of its enormous clout over the region's political economy.
Yogi Adityanath is UP chief minister: Unapologetic communal overtone, manipulation of fear led to this coronation
While reasons for Adityanath's elevation for the top post of the state will witness some high-decibel-deafening debate, what perhaps will be given less attention is how he actually forged this paradigm of power, that pushed him at top of political hierarchy, in such an unexpected manner.
The victory of BJP in UP is thought to have made a return to power of Narendra Modi in 2019 inevitable. If this is indeed so, what will need to happen?
Why Yogi Adityanath? Well, it could be that BJP wants to take its Hindutva agenda forward. It thinks it can accommodate it with its development agenda.
Newly-elected BJP MLAs in Uttar Pradesh will be meeting in Lucknow on Saturday to elect the leader of the state legislature party.
There are six major challenges which the new BJP government in UP will have to focus on.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it's spectacular win in Uttar Pradesh and the suspense over who will be the chief minister for India's most populous state has only begun.
After getting a landslide victory in the Uttar Pradesh elections, the BJP is now busy deciding on whom to appoint as the chief minister.
The astounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh makes one thing amply clear: as far as the ruling party is concerned this is the age of tactical politics rather than mere ideology.
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.
It was saffron all the way in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections with BJP candidates earning the distinction of winning seats with both maximum and minimum margins.
Sidelined SP leader Shivpal Yadav, who won from his seat in Uttar Pradesh where his party suffered a rout, has vowed to fight back in the state.
With Akhilesh Yadav's experiments at the hustings backfiring, voices of dissent have started surfacing in the SP with some leaders demanding that the old order under party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav be restored.
UP Election Results 2017: Poor Congress performance should bust Priyanka Gandhi myth once and for all
The fable of Priyanka Gandhi — as Congress slumps to a miserable low, it is time to bust the biggest urban myth created and carefully nurtured by its entrenched media machinery.
After victory in UP, BJP revokes expulsion of Dayashankar Singh, ex-party vice-president who had abused Mayawati
Dayashankar Singh, who had been expelled from the party for six years for making derogatory remarks against Mayawati, was brought back to the party.
The magic of master poll strategist Prashant Kishor appears to have faded for the Congress, which suffered a drubbing in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.