Uttar Pradesh

  • 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...
  • Prashant's ton leads UP's win over Haryana in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 12-04-2014 03:59 PM

    Rajkot: Opener Prashant Gupta's struck his maiden T20 century to guide Uttar Pradesh to a commanding six-wicket win over Haryana in a Group A match of the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy on Saturday. Chasing a stiff 179-run target set by Haryana, Prashant all and sundry with a whirlwind unbeaten 102...
  • Election Yatra: Watch the political mood in Rampur, Moradabad 12-04-2014 08:19 AM

    As a part of special series, Election Yatra, CNN-IBN visits Rampur and Moradabad to find out the mood of voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • EC orders FIR against Amit Shah, Azam Khan; bans their rallies 11-04-2014 07:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious...
  • Despite furore, a defiant Mulayam says his rape remark not wrong 11-04-2014 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: Even as he faces flak over his comment defending rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has refused to back down. "What have I said? What is incorrect in my statement?" he asked, proceeding to say that there is a debate the world over on death penalty. "There...
  • Mulayam in trouble, EC demands CD of his controversial 'rape' speech 11-04-2014 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday stepped in after a huge furore over Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape comment. The poll body sought a CD of the leader's speech in Moradabad where he seemingly defended rapists. "The EC has asked for the CD of Mulayam Singh Yadav's...
  • Mulayam's rape remark: Son Akhilesh differs, backs 'stringent action' 11-04-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has stirred a hornet's nest with his rape remarks on Thursday. At a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam seemed to be defending rapists when he questioned the need for a death penalty. "Rape cases mein faansi di jayegi? Ye ladke hain, galtiyan ho...
  • All must unite to defeat Congress, BJP: Kejriwal on Ansari's withdrawal 11-04-2014 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday welcomed Quami Ekta Dal MLA Mukhtar Ansari withdrawing from the electoral contest in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi saying all forces must unite to defeat the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. When asked about Ansari's decision to withdraw candidature from Varanasi, AAP convenor...
  • UP Election Yatra: Congress aims for re-election in Rampur, Moradabad 11-04-2014 09:33 AM

    With elections round the corner, artisans of Moradabad are back in focus and attempts are being made to reach out to this constituency of voters. The town that welcomed the Congress nominee Mohammed Azharuddin in 2009 is completely disillusioned with the party and that could impact the chances of Noor...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Uttar Pradesh 10-04-2014 11:49 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Habiba Marya Shakil visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary Constituencies which will vote on April 10, 17, 24, May 7 and 12. ...
  • Communal divide evident as Muzaffarnagar votes for LS polls 10-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Voting in the riot-battered western Uttar Pradesh took place in the third phase of LS polls on Thursday. The worst hit Muzaffarnagar saw 69 per cent turnout, however, the divide between communities in the region came fore with an increased turnout. The inherent fault lines in Muzaffarnagar lie exposed...
  • LS polls: 10 UP seats record 65 per cent voter turnout in first phase 10-04-2014 07:37 PM

    The first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh were held on Thursday where people in West UP and neighbouring Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar constituencies, voted to elect Lok Sabha members from 10 seats. 65 per cent polling was recorded in 10 constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh, including riot-hit Muzaffarnagar....
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 10-04-2014 07:13 PM

    Mukar Dagar's 55-run knock and useful contributions by Prashant Gupta and Eklavya Dwivedi helped Uttar Pradesh beat Goa by 48 runs in the Syed Mustaq Ali trophy Group A match on Thursday. In another Group A match on Thursday, riding on Kuldeep Hooda's five-wicket haul, Haryana beat Jharkhand by six...
  • Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in UP's Muzaffarnagar, 69.2 pc voting till 6 pm 10-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Lucknow: The riot-hit Muzaffarnagar witnessed a huge turn-out of voters with 69.2 per cent voting registered till 6 pm. Earlier in the day Ghaziabad witnessed 35 per cent voting. Till noon, voting percentage in Saharanpur was 33.55, Kairana 27.70, Bijnor 26.41, Aligarh 21 and Meerut 25. Around 12 per cent...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase 3: 91 seats vote across India 10-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with...
  • LS polls: Voters look for hope amidst despair in Muzaffarnagar 09-04-2014 10:59 PM

    Being the epicenter of the political discourse in Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar once known as 'mohabbat nagar' is looking for hope amidst despair and people are gearing up for the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh beat Jharkhand by 8 wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy 09-04-2014 10:56 PM

    Rajkot: A fine bowling show by Akshdeep Nath and Mukul Dagar's cracking 63 helped Uttar Pradesh thrash Jharkhand by eight wickets in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. Jharkhand scored 114. However, Uttar Pradesh chased down the target in 14.4 overs, losing only two wickets. After being invited to bat first, Jharkhand...
  • Stage set for polling in 10 LS seats of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday 09-04-2014 10:23 PM

    Lucknow: The electoral fortunes of 154 candidates will be decided in 10 Lok Sabha seats in politically important state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Muzaffarnagar riots have changed the political equations of the area dominated by Jats and Muslims which form 15 to 40 per cent of the populace, with...
  • It was the Muslim soldiers who conquered the Kargil hills: Azam Khan 08-04-2014 11:22 PM

    Masuri: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who is popular for courting controversies, on Tuesday made yet another careless remark. Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mansuri, Khan said that only Muslim soldiers sacrificed their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. "It was not Hindu soldiers who conquered the peaks of...