Uttar Pradesh elections 2022

Amid Chants Of ‘Cycle Todi 2022 Mein, Phir Todenge 2027 Mein’, It’s Early Holi For BJP In UP

LUCKNOW: As the results indicative of victory for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh started rolling out, the mood at the state party headquarters turned festive with the supporters playing holi. As soon as definitive trends emerged suggesting a second consecutive term for the BJP in the state, hundreds of party workers …

UP Records 54.18% Polling In Last Phase of Assembly Polls Till 5 PM

LUCKNOW: The last and seventh phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections witnessed a voter turnout of 54.18 percent till 5 pm, the data provided by the Election Commission of India (ECI) shows. The highest voting of 59.54 percent was recorded in Chandauli district, whereas Varanasi was at the bottom of the list with 52.31 percent …

Gullu & Kallu: Meet Two Pets Of CM Adityanath He Meets At Temple During Campaign

GORAKHNATH TEMPLE (GORAKHPUR): Gullu is restless. Kalu is tirelessly playful. The two black labradors are the pets that CM Yogi Adityanath, an otherwise tough administrator known for his resolute handling of Uttar Pradesh’s criminals, has had for some time at Gorakhnath temple where he serves as the head of the influential Nath Hindu monastic movement and …

Inside Yogi’s Room In Gorakhnath: Single Bed, Worn-Out Bedsheets, Lauki, Durga Idol, COVID Numbers, Wishes From Cook Kailash, Treasurer Virendra

GORAKHNATH TEMPLE (GORAKHPUR): Shortly before sunrise, Kailash Prajapati, a cook, is wide awake to prepare a strict vegetarian meal, with not a single stodgy item on the frugal menu that comprises only porridge and some cut fruits. Maharaj is busy reciting the ritual hyms of Durga aarti and ved shlokas before he sets out for a walk to feed …

Family Throws Weight Behind UP Congress Chief Ajay Kumar Lallu To Realise Hat-Trick Dream

KUSHINAGAR: With just a few hours left for the sixth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the three-storey residence of State Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu in Sewarhi town of the district is bustling with visitors. As Lallu’s father Shivnath Prasad and his younger brother Praveen Kumar greet and mingle with the visitors, they …

Banking On ‘Sushasan’ Tag, BJP Gaining Ground In UP

Trends emerging out of the fourth phase polling have more or less confirmed as to which party would form the government in Uttar Pradesh. Till now, the elections have been held for 231 seats out of 403 seats of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly. Uttar Pradesh is India’s politically most important state with 80 Lok …

Priyanka Gandhi Fielded Me From Lucknow Central Because I Am A Fighter, Says Congress’ Sadaf Jafar, Who Was Arrested During Anti-CAA Violence

Lucknow: Barely few hours to go to voting for the four phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Congress candidate from Lucknow central, Sadaf Jafar, said that party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra chose her to contest from this seat because she is a “fighter”. Speaking to The New Indian, at her office in the …

In Rape-Hit Hathras, BJP’s Anjula Campaigns As Mum Of 2 Girls; Says Only Anti-Romeo Force Can Kill Evil

HATHRAS: Mobbed by a group of demure women, Anjula Singh Mahor, turns mateteral as she grabs the microphone to speak on the essence of Yogi government’s much-talked about Anti-Romeo force. Anti Romeo force is a special police unit that was raised in 2017 by the BJP government to restore faith in civil society after a …

All Eyes On The Voter Trend As West UP Goes To Polls Today

Baghpat/Kairana: Western part of India’s politically vital state Uttar Pradesh, is going to polls on Thursday. Fate of 623 candidates contesting on 58 seats (out of total 403 seats of Uttar Pradesh Assembly) spanning across 11 districts such as Shamli, Hapur, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura and Agra will be …

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: In Shamli, BJP’s Rana Bites Into Sugarcane, Asks Akhilesh How’s Biryani As Son Feasts Over 97 % Marks

Thana Bhawan (SHAMLI): Walking briskly on Delhi-Shamli highway, amid a shower of marigold by his supporters, BJP’s poster boy for Hindutva and Yogi government’s sugarcane development minister Suresh Rana doesn’t mince his words on religious appeasement of his party’s principal opponent. This, as he staunchly defends his role in 2013-14 Muzaffarnagar riots during Akhilesh regime …