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Girl Accuses Father, SP, BSP Leaders Of Sexual Assault

The accused include her father, Samajwadi Party (SP) district president Tilak Yadav, SP city president Rajesh Jain Jojhiya, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) district president Deepak Ahirwar and others.

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Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint

Lucknow: A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering “talaq” thrice. Major opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the Yogi Adityanath government for its failure to prevent crimes against women ever since […]

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Govt passing bills 'hurriedly', 17 parties tell RS Chairman

New Delhi: Raising concern over the government “hurriedly” passing the bills without Parliamentary scrutiny, 17 opposition parties have, in a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, said that it is a departure from the established practice and healthy traditions of enacting legislations. The members have stated that as many as 14 bills have already been […]

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'One nation, one election' meet starts, 8 parties skip

New Delhi: A meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his ‘one nation, one election’ proposal began here on Wednesday, with eight key opposition parties staying away. Besides the BJP, those attending the meeting included Akali Dal’s Sukhbir Singh Badal, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar, BJD President Naveen Patnaik, […]

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Mulayam admitted to Medanta in Gurugram

Gurugram:  Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was shifted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, after his health deteriorated. Yadav was taken to Gurugram in a chartered flight on Monday night. On Sunday, the Samajwadi leader had been admitted to the Lohia Hospital in Lucknow after he complained of uneasiness and weakness. The doctors found […]

Modi wins Varanasi by 4.75 lakh votes

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recorded a spectacular victory in Varanasi, clocking a margin of 4,75,754 votes. Modi polled a total of 6,69,602 votes while his nearest rival, Shalini Yadav of the Samajwadi Party (SP), got 1,93,848. Ajay Rai of the Congress got 1,51,800 votes. In 2014, Modi won from Varanasi by a margin of […]

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Close match in 78 seats could hurt both NDA and UPA

New Delhi: A set of Lok Sabha seats which are expected to be closely contested is turning out to be the big variable ahead of the counting of votes on Thursday. These comprise at least 78 seats where the gap in vote share is likely to be less than 3 per cent, according to an India […]

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CBI gives clean chit to Mulayam, Akhilesh in DA case

New Delhi: The CBI has told the Supreme Court that it has cleared Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons – party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav – in a case of disproportionate assets filed against them in 2013 as the allegations could not be established. The clean chit to the Yadavs gains […]

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21 Opposition parties to meet in Delhi on Tuesday

New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]

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Film stars lose their sheen in elections

Lucknow: Till the turn of the millennium, film stars guaranteed crowds and votes in politics. Political parties wooed them ardently. As a result, top stars like Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Raj Babbar, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Jaya Prada, Govinda and Jaya Bachchan braved the heat and dust of campaigning for their political parties. Some like […]

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On polling day, Rahul Gandhi missing from Amethi

Amethi: As his constituency Amethi went to the polls on Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi was conspicuous by his absence, providing a handle to his rival Smriti Irani of the BJP to declare him a “missing MP”. Gandhi, a sitting member of the Lok Sabha from this high profile constituency of Uttar Pradesh, is seeking re-election […]

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Ex-BSF man's nomination on SP ticket cancelled in Varanasi

Varanasi: The Election Commission has cancelled the nomination of former Border Security Force trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was set to contest from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tej Bahadur Yadav had been served a notice on Tuesday because he had given different reasons for leaving his job in the […]

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Poonam Sinha richest candidate in 5th phase: ADR

New Delhi: Poonam Sinha, wife of Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha and the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Lucknow, is the richest candidate with declared assets of over Rs 193 crore in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). Sinha topped the […]

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SP fields ex-BSF trooper against Modi in Varanasi

Lucknow: In a surprise development, the Samajwadi Party on Monday changed its candidate in the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat and fielded ex-BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Samajwadi Party announced the candidature of Tej Bahadur Yadav, a resident of Harayana’s Rewari, who was dismissed from service after he complained about poor […]

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LS polls: 3rd phase sees largest deployment of EVMs

New Delhi: The third phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections saw the largest-ever deployment of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines across 2.11 lakh polling stations spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, the Election Commission (EC) said on Tuesday. Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain said that ever since their […]

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Unknown Shalini Yadav to challenge Modi in Varanasi

Lucknow:The Samajwadi Party has fielded Shalini Yadav as the joint candidate of the SP-BSP alliance in Varanasi to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections. A light-weight candidate, Shalini Yadav has unsuccessfully contested he Mayoral polls in Varanasi on a Congress ticket in 2017. Shalini Yadav is the daughter of former Rajya […]

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Mayawati and Mulayam come together, attack Modi

Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday shared a stage for the first time in 25 years where they blasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Samajwadi Party founder declared that this will be his last electoral battle. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief, addressing her first […]

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Dimple files nomination for Kannauj LS seat

Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Dimple Yadav, wife of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, on Saturday held a grand road show before filing her nomination from the Kannauj parliamentary seat. During the road show, she was seen with her husband and children on a chariot. MPs Jaya Bachchan and Dharmendra Yadav along with several party workers, […]

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BSP-SP announce tie up for LS polls, keep Congress out of it

Lucknow: Arch rivals Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) announced on Saturday that they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh sharing 38 seats each of the 80 in the state while leaving Rae Bareli and Amethi for Congress, which has been kept out of the alliance. The other […]

SP-BSP alliance will knock out BJP in Lok Sabha polls: Akhilesh

Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said an alliance between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will knock out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a ‘chaupal’ in Kannauj, the Lok Sabha constituency of his wife Dimple Yadav, the former Uttar Pradesh […]

UP govt failed to create jobs, address farm distress: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to create job opportunities for the youth and ensure remunerative prices for crops to farmers. He claimed that people belonging to all sections of society were facing problems. “Debt-ridden farmers are committing suicide. The future of the youth […]

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Counting of votes concludes in MP; Congress falls short of majority mark

Bhopal: The Congress party won 114 seats in Madhya Pradesh but fell short of the majority mark of 116 after counting for legislative assembly elections concluded today. While the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 109 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party won 2 seats, Samajwadi Party won one seat and Independents got four seats. In a […]

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BJP using social media to spread hatred: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for “using social media to spread hatred against religions and communities”. In a statement issued here, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that this was fast turning into a major threat to democracy, with any person or […]

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KCR, Akhilesh discuss proposed front

  Hyderabad: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday met Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao here and discussed the latter’s proposal for formation of a Federal Front. The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister called on KCR, as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief is popularly known, at his official residence. KCR also hosted a […]

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Jaya Bachchan files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha

Lucknow: Actress-turned-politician Jaya Bacchan on Friday filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh as the candidate of the Samajwadi Party. Accompanied by party Vice President Kirnmoy Nanda, chief spokesman Rajendra Chowdhary, Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav and Sahara India founder Subrata Roy, Jaya Bachchan filed three sets of papers at the Central Hall of […]