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  • Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident lightens UP Assembly mood 24-02-2014 10:19 PM

    Amid heated debates, light moments were witnessed in UP Assembly on Monday as Opposition leader Swami Prasad Maurya raked up Minister Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident to highlight the worsening condition of law and order in the state. Speaking on the dismal law and order situation in the state, Maurya told...
  • UP Assembly drowns in din over Muzaffarnagar riots 24-02-2014 02:39 PM

    BJP and BSP members on Monday tried to corner Uttar Pradesh government over the number of riots in the state and rehabilitation of Muzaffarnagar riot victims leading to a din and adjournment of the state Assembly. The matter was raised during Question Hour by Congress member Anugrah Narain Singh, who...
  • SP disapproves of Centre's proposed free mobile scheme 07-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Samajwadi Party, which promised free laptops to students in last UP assembly polls, on Saturday disapproved of the Centre's proposed move to distribute mobiles to each village family and tablets to students saying the scheme will render the government poor. "The government is working like a father who is rendering...
  • UP Assembly polls: BJP releases first list 04-01-2012 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the raging controversy over induction of former Mayawati confidant Babu Singh Kushwaha, the BJP on Wednesday gave ticket to Sakshi Maharaj, a Lodh OBC leader of Uttar Pradesh who had earlier faced rape charges. Sacchidanand Hari Sakshi Maharaj, who has been Lok Sabha MP from Farrukhabad in...
  • SP to write to EC against Mayawati's statues 03-01-2012 07:18 PM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party said on Tuesday that it would approach Election Commission (EC) against the statues of state Chief Minister Mayawati and her party's election symbol dotting the city. "The Bahujan Samajwadi Party government has installed statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and Bahujan Samaj Party election symbol, the elephant,...
  • Prepared for 7-phase polls in UP: Rajnath 24-12-2011 06:27 PM

    Former BJP president Rajnath Singh ruled out any possibility of an alliance between his party and BSP or SP. ...
  • Can postpone UP school exams for polls: CEC 22-12-2011 02:04 AM

    New Delhi: With the Mayawati government having announced holding of high school and state board examinations between January and April 2012, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi on Wednesday said the panel can get the examinations in Uttar Pradesh postponed if it affects the assembly poll schedule in the state. In...
  • Maya refutes graft charges, releases 'white paper' 17-12-2011 04:46 AM

    Lucknow: In a bid to give her own government a clean chit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday released an 84-page 'white paper' refuting the allegations of rampant corruption in her regime. Releasing the white paper on her behalf, state Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh said, "The chief minister...
  • Uttar Pradesh polls: RPI to contest 250 seats 04-12-2011 05:38 PM

    Lucknow: The Republican Party of India, led by Ramdas Athawale, will contest 250 out of 403 seats in next year's Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh. "The party is gearing up to field 250 candidates in the election. The list of 100 nominees will be issued soon," he told reporters in...
  • Is dividing UP into four states in national interest? 21-11-2011 01:27 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed the resolution to divide the state into four states. Is the proposed division in the national interest? Join Rajdeep Sardesai for a discussion tonight in India At 9. ...
  • UP: Common man opposes Maya's demand for split 21-11-2011 12:06 PM

    There are mixed reactions from the common man in Uttar Pradesh with some opposing and some approving Mayawati's demand to divide the state in four. ...
  • Oppn stalls split UP move, plans no-trust motion 21-11-2011 10:27 AM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have given a notice to Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Sukhadeo Rajbhar to bring a no-confidence motion against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government. The Congress has decided to support the motion moved by the Samajwadi Party. The Samajwadi Party claims...
  • Maya takes on Rahul ahead of UP assembly poll 12-11-2011 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday lashed out at the Congress ahead of the UP assembly elections. The UP Chief Minister slammed the Congress's latest tactic of sprawling solo posters of Rahul Gandhi being used across the state. Mayawati called it a mere histrionics and said that...
  • Cong, BSP not serious on UP's development: BJP 30-10-2011 08:29 PM

    Kushinagar: Accusing the Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of not making serious efforts for Uttar Pradesh's development, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari said development of villages and generating jobs would be his party's priority if it comes to power in the state in 2012. He also said...
  • UP assembly poll: Cong-RLD finalise seat-sharing 26-10-2011 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: Congress and Ajit Singh-led Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) on Wednesday finalised the seat-sharing for the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh and Congress in-charge for Gujarat Mohan Prakash held talks with the RLD chief. The meet took place after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi...
  • Watch: SP MLAs turn UP Assembly into battleground 11-02-2009 01:20 AM

    SP was engaged in a political battle which nearly became physical. ...
  • SP MLAs find novel way to protest, release balloons 09-02-2008 12:26 AM

    Bridgetown: Poor form caught up with experienced West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, who was dropped from the squad for the third Test against India. Sarwan has been replaced by Nevisian opener Kieran Powell. The third Test will begin on Wednesday at Windsor Park, Dominica. It will be the first Test...
  • UP polls: Fore-cast not fore-warned 16-05-2007 09:48 AM

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  • UP House meets for 'farewell session' 09-05-2007 12:13 PM

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  • SC reserves verdict on rebel BSP MLAs 16-01-2007 08:10 PM

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  • UP CM's b'day bash with minority 23-11-2006 12:30 AM

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  • UP politicos raise a toast to 'chhotu' 16-10-2006 09:21 AM

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