Uttar Pradesh Elections Phase 6 : UP records 21.69% voter turnout till 11 am

March 3, 2022

Voting for the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls began on Thursday, with 21.69 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9 am. 57 seats across 10 districts — Gorakhpur, Ballia, Kushinagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar and Deoria — are going to polls in the sixth phase. Fate of political heavyweights | Read more|

Yogi Adityanath Files Papers For 1st State Polls

February 4, 2022

Yogi Adityanath today filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, where he is contesting his first state election, with the BJP using the occasion to project a united front. Union Home Minister Amit Shah was by his side. | Read more|

In Akhilesh Yadav Turf, Amit Shah's Endorsement For Yogi Adityanath

November 13, 2021

Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today addressed a rally in Azamgarh - rival Akhilesh Yadav's turf - where they launched a relentless attack on the Samajwadi Party chief. The Chief Minister, who has been criticised in the past over his renaming spree, even suggested a name change | Read more|

What BJP's UP In-Charge Said After Meeting Governor Amid Shake-Up Talk

June 6, 2021

Senior BJP leader Radha Mohan Singh met UP Governor Anandiben Patel in Lucknow today -- days after chairing a review meeting with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his ministers and party leaders. Asked if he had informed the Governor about an expansion in the Yogi Adityanath cabinet, Radha Mohan Singh said while berths | Read more|

"He Fired In Self-Defence": BJP MLA On Aide In UP Shooting That Killed 1

October 16, 2020

A 46-year-old man was shot dead in the presence of state officials and the police when a fight broke out at a meeting at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia yesterday. The police say Jaiprakash was shot dead by Dhirendra Singh, a BJP worker said to be close to party MLA Surendra Singh. While Dhirendra Singh escaped, hi | Read more|

Hathras incident horrible, says SC

October 9, 2020

Terming as "horrible" the Hathras incident, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to inform it by October 8 about the steps taken to protect witnesses in the case in which a Dalit girl was allegedly brutally raped and died due to injuries. | Read more|

Yogi praised by PM for measures to tackle COVID in UP

September 24, 2020

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came in for praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for the measures taken by the Uttar Pradesh government to tackle COVID-19 and handling the migrants crisis, according to a statement. | Read more|