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UP civic poll results 2017: BJP sweeps elections but Mayawati's BSP is the silent winner
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UP civic poll results 2017: BJP sweeps elections but Mayawati's BSP is the silent winner

Given the scale of BJP's campaign, it was expected to make it to the top. But not many would have predicted a respectable second place finish for BSP.

UP assembly election results 2017: PM Modi passes big political test on demonetisation in grand style
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UP assembly election results 2017: PM Modi passes big political test on demonetisation in grand style

The UP polls, arguably, was the first major test for him. And the outcome would have surprised even the most optimistic supporter of the BJP.

UP MLC Election 2017: BJP makes big gains, wins in Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Bareilly
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UP MLC Election 2017: BJP makes big gains, wins in Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Bareilly

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.

UP Elections 2017: SP-Congress alliance on the brink of collapse over seat distribution
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UP Elections 2017: SP-Congress alliance on the brink of collapse over seat distribution

For Congress, this is definitely not a good news, and that too at a time when rival parties are claiming the party is nearly done in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: EC may give order on SP symbol dispute on Monday
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: EC may give order on SP symbol dispute on Monday

The order on the Samajwadi Party symbol is most likely to be delivered on Monday, a day ahead of the start of filing of nominations for the first phase of election in UP which will have seven phases in all.

Ads with PM Modi or state chief ministers should be removed from poll-bound states: EC
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Ads with PM Modi or state chief ministers should be removed from poll-bound states: EC

The poll panel made it clear that such images or hoardings "undoubtedly amount to their individual/party election campaign at public cost".

Samajwadi Party feud: Mulayam, Akhilesh meet but impasse continues
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Samajwadi Party feud: Mulayam, Akhilesh meet but impasse continues

While Mulayam Singh on Monday made a U-turn and declared that Akhilesh Yadav would be the Chief Minister if the party won the assembly polls, the Akhilesh camp is reportedly not convinced about the change of heart.

Akhilesh Yadav will be CM of UP, SP will contest election as one unit: Mulayam Singh Yadav
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Akhilesh Yadav will be CM of UP, SP will contest election as one unit: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Earlier in the day, Mulayam Monday insisted he had no differences with his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav but admitted to fissures within the party.

Before UP Elections 2017, films to catch up on, from Omkara to Masaan: Throwback Thursday
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Before UP Elections 2017, films to catch up on, from Omkara to Masaan: Throwback Thursday

It's not a surprise that more often not, Uttar Pradesh is depicted as gritty, crime-infested, corruption fueled state in Bollywood films. Before the UP Assembly elections, watch this selection:

Elections 2017: Code of Conduct unlikely to affect Modi's move to advance Union Budget
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Elections 2017: Code of Conduct unlikely to affect Modi's move to advance Union Budget

Since the Union Budget is a central activity, any sops announced in it for the citizens of the country, without being specific to the poll-bound states should be not be seen as a violation of the code.

Development not Ram Mandir will be BJP's agenda in UP Assembly Elections 2017: Venkaiah Naidu
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Development not Ram Mandir will be BJP's agenda in UP Assembly Elections 2017: Venkaiah Naidu

Ruling out declaring a CM candidate in the poll bound state, Naidu said The "real alignment" is in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who he described as the "mascot of development" and a "bigger face".

Samajwadi Party split: Mulayam supporters seek party unification
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Samajwadi Party split: Mulayam supporters seek party unification

The supporters raised pro-Mulayam slogans, however, they did not raise any slogan against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh or Ram Gopal Yadav.

UP battleground as it happened: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi must respect democracy
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UP battleground as it happened: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi must respect democracy

With the crucial assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh just around the corner, the BJP's grass root level cadre in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency here shall be looking forward to receiving from him the mantra for electoral success on Thursday.

UP polls: Samajwadi Party-Congress tie-up will humiliate Opposition, says Akhilesh Yadav
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UP polls: Samajwadi Party-Congress tie-up will humiliate Opposition, says Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that if an "alliance" with the Congress takes shape in the state before the assembly elections, the opposition parties will face a humiliating defeat

Samajwadi Party rift: Mulayam Singh Yadav aide hits out at Akhilesh's 'sycophants'
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Samajwadi Party rift: Mulayam Singh Yadav aide hits out at Akhilesh's 'sycophants'

Malik's response comes after a letter was written by, a young MLC considered close to Akhilesh, in which has asked Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to step down

Akhilesh Yadav to take out UP poll campaign, may skip Samajwadi Party's silver jubilee celebrations
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Akhilesh Yadav to take out UP poll campaign, may skip Samajwadi Party's silver jubilee celebrations

Akhilesh in his letter to the party chief points out that the SP vikas rath yatra was initially planned from 3 October, which got delayed due to "certain reasons."

Mayawati's UP Assembly elections chances could get boost from Muslim-Dalit combined votes
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Mayawati's UP Assembly elections chances could get boost from Muslim-Dalit combined votes

Muslims should not waste their vote as there is infighting in Samajwadi Party and Congress lacks a voter base in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati told a huge gathering at her Lucknow rally.

Uttar Pradesh 2017: How politics of trivialities is causing anxiety in the poll-bound state
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Uttar Pradesh 2017: How politics of trivialities is causing anxiety in the poll-bound state

Uttar Pradesh continues to witness ‘politics of trivialities’ non-stop. Issues, which would otherwise appear as silly, laughable, mundane or even stupid, are being thrown up to score brownie points against political adversaries.

Is Akhilesh Yadav govt helping Owaisi by stopping him from holding rallies in poll-bound UP?
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Is Akhilesh Yadav govt helping Owaisi by stopping him from holding rallies in poll-bound UP?

In the past one year, the UP government denied him permission to hold public meetings more than a dozen times on the grounds that he would deliver incendiary speeches of the kind he had made in the past. But is Owaisi really losing much by not sharing his wisdom at public meetings?

Sheila Dikshit involved in accident during Lucknow roadshow, escapes with minor injuries
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Sheila Dikshit involved in accident during Lucknow roadshow, escapes with minor injuries

Congress' chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh, Sheila Dikshit, had a narrow escape on Sunday, suffering minor injuries after a makeshift platform collapsed during a roadshow