Uttar Pradesh

  • UP: BJP workers clash with police, allege booth capturing by SP 25-04-2014 11:42 AM

    Firozabad: Clashes broke out between BJP workers and police in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after BJP workers, led by SP Singh Baghel protested against alleged booth capturing by the Samajwadi Party. The BJP has accused SP workers of capturing several booths in the state. BJP workers had protested...
  • Amar Singh complains to EC against SP for targeting rivals 24-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Fatehpur Sikri: Amar Singh, one of India's most colourful candidates who is contesting his first direct elections this time, has attacked his former party, the Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking to CNN-IBN at a polling booth in the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha seat, from where he is contesting on an RLD...
  • UP CM Akhilesh casts his vote, says will fight against communal forces 24-04-2014 10:07 AM

    After casting his vote, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he and his party will fight to defeat the communal forces. He also reiterated that his government did whatever it can to prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots and it would not have an effect on the polling. ...
  • Watch: Mulayam among early voters, says Modi wave only in Gujarat 24-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was among the early voters in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning as polling began for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. After casting his vote, Mulayam said, "These polls aren't a challenge for us. It's a challenge for others. Modi wave is...
  • Watch: Key candidates in the fray in Lok Sabha elections 24-04-2014 09:31 AM

    In the second biggest phase of the current Lok Sabha elections 117 Lok Sabha seats will vote on Thursday. Among 117 the Lok Sabha seats, 39 are in Tamil Nadu which is voting in a single phase. Remaining 19 seats in Maharashtra including India's business capital Mumbai are also voting...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Over 60 pc turnout in UP amid violent clashes, boycott 24-04-2014 08:41 AM

    Lucknow: In the third phase of Lok Sabha election for 12 seats in Uttar Pradesh approximately 60.12 per cent voters exercised their franchise amidst incidents of violent clashes and boycott. State Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said that approximately 60.12 per cent voting was registered between 7 am to 6...
  • 117 seats from 11 states, 1 Union Territory will vote on Thursday 23-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Stakes will be high for the Congress and the BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections. Over 18 crore voters...
  • Will not spare criminals even if they are in BJP, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 01:26 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday made a pitch for cleaning up Parliament, freeing it of MPs with criminal cases against them. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said that if he comes to power, he will make sure action is taken...
  • UP: Man commits suicide over inaction in daughter's rape case 21-04-2014 12:54 PM

    Amroha: There are more reports of inaction over crimes against women from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh. Upset by the lack of action by authorities after his daughter was allegedly sexually assaulted, a Dalit man has committed suicide. According to his family, a group of men kidnapped and tried to rape...
  • I've sold tea, not the country, says Narendra Modi 21-04-2014 12:34 PM

    Hardoi: Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took on the Congress yet again over the 'tea seller' remarks on him. Addressing a rally in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, Modi said while he sold tea, he didn't sell the country. "Those who ridicule me about my childhood,...
  • Campaign trail with Amar Singh from Fatehpur Sikri 20-04-2014 11:27 AM

    RLD leader Amar Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur Sikhri in Uttar Pradesh. On a campaign trail with him, here is how he woos the voters by bowing to buffaloes and adding star power. ...
  • SP defends Mulayam's threat to teachers, says EC must rethink on notice 19-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party has defended its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after the Election Commission issued a show cause notice to him for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. The party now claims that the statement was made in jest and that the EC should reconsider...
  • Amit Shah free to hold rallies but EC ban on Azam Khan stays 18-04-2014 08:18 AM

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh. The move by the EC came after his assurance that he would not disturb the public tranquility and...
  • LS polls: EC allows Modi's aide Amit Shah to resume campaign in UP 17-04-2014 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday allowed BJP Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah to resume campaign in the state following his undertaking that he will not disturb public order and tranquility. The Election Commission on Wednesday censured Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah for making controversial remarks during campaigning....
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura 17-04-2014 08:55 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • LS polls: 11 UP seats record 62.5 per cent voter turnout in second phase 17-04-2014 06:28 PM

    Voters in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Thursday, and 62.5 per cent balloting was recorded, officials said. The Election Commission said brisk polling was reported from Moradabad 54.4per cent, Pilibhit 48.6per cent, Nagina 53.24per cent and Lakhimpur Kheri...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 62 pc voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh 17-04-2014 07:53 AM

    Lucknow: A turn out of 62.62 per cent of voters was recorded on Thursday in the 11 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh figuring in the second phase, which will decide the fate of 150 candidates. According to Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha, the polling, which was peaceful and held...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 121 seats begin voting in the biggest phase 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India is witnessing the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. With this phase the voting will cross the half-way mark in terms of seats in more than a month-long exercise. More than 25 bigwigs...
  • LS poll: 121 seats vote in the biggest round of electoral exercise 16-04-2014 10:38 PM

    With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India will witness the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. With this phase the voting will cross the half-way mark in terms of seats in more than a month-long exercise. More than 25 bigwigs...
  • Fifth phase of Lok Sabha poll in 121 constituencies on Thursday 16-04-2014 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: India will witness elections in the maximum number of seats in a single phase on Thursday when polling will be held in 121 seats across 12 states as Lok Sabha elections will cross the half-way mark in more than a month-long exercise. Nandan Nilekani (Congress), Maneka Gandhi (BJP),...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Firozabad 16-04-2014 10:48 AM

    CNN-IBN's Arunima speaks to BJP candidate Professor SP Singh Baghel, the former SP national general secretary, on the prospects of electoral victory. ...
  • UP: Maneka Gandhi seeks 7th term; SP, BSP bank on Mulsim, Dalit votes 15-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Lucknow: Eleven Lok Sabha seats in Rohilkhand will be voting on Thursday, April 17. The resurgent BJP is trying to make maximum gains from this region. BJP candidate and former union minister Maneka Gandhi is fighting her seventh Lok Sabha election from this region. She is back in the Pilibhit...
  • Varun Gandhi holds a massive roadshow before filing nomination 15-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Sultanpur: BJP General Secretary Varun Gandhi filed his nomination for Lok Sabha elections from Sultanpur on Tuesday after holding a massive roadshow in the area. Varun Gandhi, the son of Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi, travelled in an open jeep just like his cousin Rahul Gandhi in neighbouring Amethi where he...
  • UP, Bihar will change fortunes of BJP: Ananth Kumar 14-04-2014 08:12 PM

    Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka would change the "fortunes" of BJP and help it secure majority but the government would be formed with NDA partners, party leader Ananth Kumar said on Monday. "There is a Modi wave in the country. There are three states which will change the fortunes of...
  • Baroda beat UP by three runs to win Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 title 14-04-2014 03:49 PM

    Mumbai: Baroda pipped Uttar Pradesh by three runs to regain the National T20 title for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in a thrilling last ball finish at the Wankhede stadium on Monday. Chasing a challenging target of 145, the Venkatesh Prasad-coached Uttar Pradesh team needed 11 runs off 7 balls...
  • AAP releases new list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections 14-04-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party who is trying to make space for itself in the national arena has released a list of candidates for its four seats in Andhra Pradesh and one in Uttar Pradesh. It has fielded Jagat Ram Sonkar in UP's Bahraich (SC) seat. Sonkar has BJP's...
  • UP: BSP leader's supporters clash with police, FIR registered 14-04-2014 10:51 AM

    Lucknow: A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader's supporters got into a scuffle with the police on Sunday during a poll rally in the village of Basti. The incident happened after Ram Prasad Chowdhury's convoy was intercepted by the police for flouting the model code of conduct. An FIR was filed...
  • Varun is a Gandhi who is on the wrong path, needs to be guided: Priyanka 13-04-2014 07:30 AM

    Sultanpur: In what could probably be one of the first attacks by Priyanka Gandhi on her estranged cousin Varun Gandhi, the former said that the BJP leader has chosen a wrong path and needed to be led in the right direction. "Varun is a Gandhi who has lost his way,"...
  • Amit Shah booked in two more cases by UP Police 12-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday registered two cases against Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Muzaffarnagar for alleged violation of the model code of conduct following a direction of the Election Commission, which has also banned him from campaigning in the state. While one case has been...