2022 up elections

BJP a ‘Khatra Party’; Will ensure its defeat in the country: Mamata

Lucknow: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee once again came forward in support of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Akhilesh Yadav and targeted the BJP by describing it as a “danger” to the country. Addressing a joint press conference here with Akhilesh, Banerjee did not mince …

5 yrs on, CM Yogi Owns Only Rs 12K Samsung Phone, 10g Earrings, Gets Rs13L/Yr Salary: 2022 Poll Affidavit

GORAKHPUR: Wealth accumulation for most politicians is natural but for some chief ministers, there’s little that money and luxuries attract.  Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who is making a debut in the 2022 assembly polls, is an owner of a modest Rs 12,000 mobile phone and has an annual salary of Rs 13.2 lakh. …

Kairana Kickstarts UP Fight: SP MLA-Pick Nahid Arrested After Fukran Convicted Over 2014 Hindu ‘Exodus’

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI: UP Police on Saturday arrested Samajwadi Party’s sitting MLA Nahid Hasan, whose candidature from the seat was announced  two days ago from  Kairana, a communally sensitive high-profile seat that saw accusations of exodus by Hindus in 2014 amid threats of extortion. Kairana goes to polls in first phase that begins on February 10. …

For Every Aurangzeb, A Shivaji Rose: Modi At Kashi Vishwanath; Takes A Dip After Lunch With Civil Engineers

VARANASI: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended the 500-year wait to repair the Kashi Vishwanath Temple site with inauguration of a sprawling 50,000 square metre site amid fanfare, the Varanasi MP took an acerbic swipe at Mughal emperor Aurangzeb for his demolition of the sacred site hundreds of years ago. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, that stands …

UP Elections 2022: AAP’s Sanjay Singh Meets Akhilesh Yadav, Fuels Alliance Talks With SP

LUCKNOW: In another twist ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Wednesday met former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav here indicating at an alliance. The meeting between the two leaders lasted for about 30 minutes and comes a day after Akhilesh Yadav also held …