UP ELECTIONS 2012

  • UP polls: Mayawati calls twoday party meet March 10, 2012

    New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati has called a twoday meeting at her party office on Saturday. Mayawati will be meeting party MLAs and MPs on Saturday, and on Sunday, the leader will be meeting all office bearers and zonal coordinators. The agenda of the meet will be to discuss the reasons...
  • UP: Mulayam to pass baton to son Akhilesh March 10, 2012

    If confirmed, Akhilesh Yadav, 38, will be the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • UP: Sonia likely to reshuffle party leadership March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi is expected to meet Party President Sonia Gandhi on Friday. Joshi reportedly alleged sabotage to the party from local Congress leaders, after MP Sanjay Singh complained that he was not given a chance to campaign during the Assembly elections. Reports suggest that Sonia...
  • UP polls: BJP chief Surya Pratap Sahi resigns March 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Surya Pratap Sahi, the Uttar Pradesh BJP president, has resigned. Sahi submitted his resignation to BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday, accepting responsibility for the BJP's poor show in the state during the Assembly elections on Tuesday. Sahi contested the elections from the Pathardeva seat in Deoria district. He was...
  • UP: SP workers in another act of violence March 8, 2012

    Sitapur: Violence broke out on Wednesday night outside an independent candidate's house in Sitapur area of Uttar Pradesh, after alleged Samajwadi Party workers tried to set his and 13 other houses on fire. Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident. They are allegedly supporters of SP MLA...
  • UP: 'Dead man' Mulayam rises as Maya routed out March 6, 2012

    Lucknow: It was sweet revenge for Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday five years after Mayawati famously said "why kill a dead man" after the Samajwadi supremo was ousted by her in a crushing defeat. The deadpan "deadman" comment "Marey hue ko kya marna (why kill a dead man)?" will...
  • SP silent on Akhilesh Yadav's future as UP CM March 4, 2012

    New Delhi: While the CNNIBNThe Week exit polls have predicted a victory for the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, the party seems to be in no mood to let out its chief ministerial candidate's name. When asked whether SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's son, Akhilesh Yadav will be made the...
  • UP Polls: EVMs damaged in govt strong house February 26, 2012

    Lucknow: An investigation has revealed that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) of nine constituencies in Lucknow were damaged during their storage in a government strong house, where huge amount of water seeped through from an overhead tank. A team led by the District Magistrate visited the site and assured that there was...