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25-Jun-2019 Aligarh(Uttar Pradesh)

'Kachori wala' with annual turnover of Rs 60 lakhs

A simple shop selling 'kachoris' in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has left the commercial tax sleuths astounded.The shop, known as ‘Mukesh Kachori', is located near Seema cinema hall and is a favourite among the locals. Mukesh, the owner of the shop begins selling...

22-Jun-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday did what Congress President Rahul Gandhi did not do in the past one-and-a-half decade. Irani announced on Saturday that she will construct her own house in Amethi and has already identified a plot in Gauriganj.She said...

18-Jun-2019 Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh)

8 killed, 24 injured in road accident in UP

Eight persons were killed and more than 24 injured when a milk tanker hit a tractor trolley here.The accident took place on Monday night on the Sitapur Lakhimpur road in the Kotwali police circle.All the passengers of the tractor trolley were going to attend...

15-Jun-2019 Lakhimpur

Underground fires in UP forests spark panic

Underground fires in the forest ranges of Lakhimpur Kheri district in Uttar Pradesh have triggered panic among the local villagers who have started fleeing their homes as smoke has been seen emerging from cracks in the ground.According to reports, smoke has been...

04-Jun-2019 Ghazipur

SP will also contest bypolls alone : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he will now prepare for Assembly bye-elections and his party will contest on all 11 seats where polls are to be held."I will consult my party leaders and then we will contest the bye-elections. If the alliance...

03-Jun-2019 Unnao

Mamata belongs to family of demons : Sakshi Maharaj

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, known for his controversial statements, has now said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "belongs to the family of demon king  Hiranyakashyap", an ancient Hindu ruler who is believed to have put his son Prahlad in...

28-May-2019 Barabanki

12 die in UP after drinking spurious liquor

Twelve persons have died after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district. Four of the victims belong to one family.Official sources, however, put the death toll at six. The incident took place in Raniganj of Ramnagar area. Nearly two dozen...

24-May-2019 Lucknow

'Royal' candidates bite dust in Modi storm

It is a royal victory for the BJP but royals in Uttar Pradesh have lost big, too.For the first time, almost all candidates in the opposition who belong to royal families have lost elections.In Pratapgarh, two royal candidates have lost elections. Rajkumari...

17-May-2019 Mirzapur

BJP'S policy of divide and rule wont't work : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday warned the BJP that its policy of divide and rule would not work with the SP-BSP-RLD alliance.Addressing a rally in Mirzapur, the BSP President said, "The BJP is worried in this last phase of elections because...

17-May-2019 Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh)

Chandauli also faces prestigious battle in final phase

After Varanasi, if there is any other Lok Sabha constituency that has the spotlight fixed on it in Uttar Pradesh, it is the adjoining Chandauli.State BJP President Mahendra Nath Pandey is seeking re-election form Chandauli and this increases the importance...

17-May-2019 Mirzapur

Modi better actor than Amitabh : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi fired a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called him the worlds "greatest actor"."Ab aap samajh lijiye ke apne duniye ke sabse bade abhineta ko apna Prime Minister bana diya hai, is se accha toh aap Amitabh...

16-May-2019 Mau (Uttar Pradesh)

Mamata does not recognize me as PM: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did not recognize him as her Prime Minister. Instead she treats the Pakistan Prime Minister as her Prime Minister.Addressing a rally in Mau in Uttar Pradesh, Modi...

16-May-2019 Mau (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi promises Vidyasagar statue at 'same spot'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised a "grand statue" of 19th century reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar at the same spot where his bust was vandalized in Kolkata.A bust of Vidyasagar had been vandalized during the violence that took place during...

14-May-2019 Balia/Buxar

Opposition backs terrorists, Pakistan: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP), BSP and the Congress of backing terrorists and Pakistan.Addressing an election rally here, Modi  said his government's policies were aimed at making India a strong country. "I've...

12-May-2019 Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi presents his report card to people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that when he got a chance to serve the people, he ensured welfare schemes but the opposition ensured their own welfare.Addressing an election rally in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, the Prime Minister placed his report card...

12-May-2019 Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Army won't wait for EC clearance: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Army cannot wait for clearance from the Election Commission to take action against terrorists.The Prime Minister, while referring to the killing of two terrorists in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir, said: "They...

09-May-2019 Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh)

Priyanka Gandhi calls Modi a 'coward and weak PM'

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday mounted a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she said that he was a coward and weak Prime Minister."Maine inse bada kayar aur kamzor pradhan mantra nahin dekha. Political power does not...

09-May-2019 Shravasti (Uttar Pradesh)

SP-BSP worked for castes, not society: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday attacked the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), saying that when these parties were in power they never worked for the society but only for select castes.Addressing an election rally here, Shah said:...

09-May-2019 Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi warns first time voters against 'khichdi' government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed first time voters and said they must beware of 'khichdi' (read coalition) governments that bring anarchy and instability.The Prime Minister was addressing an election rally in Azamgarh that has over 40,000...

05-May-2019 Lucknow

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan."When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners...

05-May-2019 Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Can fight LS poll, if needed from UP : Mayawati

Hinting at her Prime Ministerial ambitions, BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said that she can enter the parliament from Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar constituency, "if and when needed".Addressing a poll rally here, Mayawati, while not directly saying that she...

04-May-2019 Basti (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi tom-toms UN action against Azhar to seek vote

Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday said India achieved an unprecedented success in its fight against terror and got Masood Azhar designated as an "international  terrorist" by the UN security Council.Now Pakistan would have to take action against...

04-May-2019 Pratapgarh

'Bua-babua' partnership will end on May 23 : Yogi Adityanath

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday targeted the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance, saying that the 'bua-babua' partnership will last only till May 23 when the vote count will happen.Addressing...

04-May-2019 Lucknow

Congress-SP betraying Mayawati : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the Congress and Samajwadi Party were playing games with Mayawatis confidence.Addressing an election rally in Pratapgarh on Saturday, he said: "Congress leaders are happily sharing stage with Samajwadi Party...

03-May-2019 Rae Bareli

BJP busy doing ads as farmers suffer : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday hit out at the BJP government for turning farmers into "watchmen" (chowkidars) and said that the government was busy doing advertisements, while the reality was completely different.Addressing farmers...

02-May-2019 Rae Bareli

Vote-cutting: Priyanka Gandhi says Congress fielded strong candidates

Facing heat over her "vote-cutting" remarks from the BJP and the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that her party had fielded strong candidates against the BJP to win the Lok Sabha elections.On...

01-May-2019 Ayodhya

Terrorists are waiting for weak government to strike: Narendra Modi

Sharpening his attack on the opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the voters in Uttar Pradesh here to be alert while pushing the EVM button as the inevitability of a terror strike depends on it."The terrorists are waiting for a weak government...

27-Apr-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

BJP spreading lies to cover up real issues : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused the BJP of diverting the people's attention from real issues affecting them by "spreading lies".Kicking of a 20 km-long road show from Gursahiganj area to Chibarmau with his wife Dimple Yadav, who is seeking...

27-Apr-2019 Barabanki/Unnao

Modi government stalled Amethi food park project: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of halting the construction of food work in Amethi - the constituency of her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi and attacked its "policy and  intentions".Addressing...

27-Apr-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

Modi slams BSP over alliance with Samajwadi Party

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a pot shot at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over its alliance with the Samajwadi Party, saying it has forgotten the insult to Dalit icon Babasaheb Ambedkar by the Akhilesh Yadav-led party.Addressing an election rally...

26-Apr-2019 Kannauj

Kannauj: Ahead of Modi's rally, Akhilesh holds road show

A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Kannauj, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and his wife Dimple Yadav on Friday held an eight-km-long road show in the city.Dimple Yadav, who is re-contesting from the Kannauj Lok Sabha...

25-Apr-2019 Varanasi

Narendra Modi holds massive road show in Varanasi

Cheered on by a massive crowd, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a mega road show in Varanasi, a day before he filed his nomination papers for a second term in the Lok Sabha.Huge crowds turned out to cheer the Prime Minister who was symbolically dressed in a...

25-Apr-2019 Jhansi

Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Jhansi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday held a massive road show here in Uttar Pradesh ahead of addressing a public meeting.The Congress leader, who is also the party in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, arrived in Jhansi around 11.20 a.m....

24-Apr-2019 Khaga (Fatehpur)/Mahoba (Bundelkhand)

BJP obsessed with my family : Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of being obsessed with her family, saying that 50 per cent of the BJP leaders' speeches were devoted to blaming her family but they never talked about what they did...

22-Apr-2019 Rampur (UP)

Aadi Shakti will finish Azam Khan: Amar Singh

Comparing Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Rampur Azam Khan to Mahishasura, the buffalo demon of the Hindu mythology, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said he would be destroyed by the Aadi Shakti that has arrived in his constituency.In an interview with IANS...

20-Apr-2019 Ayodhya

Ram's birth in Ayodhya: Memorable view from sanctum sanctorum

There was a singular absence of frenzy last week in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navmi. As the campaign for election 2019 rose to a crescendo, one would have expected the Hindutva Brigade to turn up in full force for several reasons. To obtain the Lords...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati and Mulayam come together, attack Modi

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday shared a stage for the first time in 25 years where they blasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Samajwadi Party founder declared that this will be his last electoral battle.The...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati shares stage with Mulayam, calls him genuine OBC leader

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati on Friday erased 24 years of bitter hostilities and shared the same platform in Mainpuri where the BSP President took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while the Samajwdi Party patriarch declared...

16-Apr-2019 Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)

Fight is different but alliance is no challenge : Hema Malini

This Lok Sabha battle is "different" for BJP MP and Bollywood actor Hema Malini because of the SP-BSP-RLD alliance but she is confident it won't affect her much because of her work over the past five years.And of course Mathura's voters, who she said are...

15-Apr-2019 Agra

Modi giving away public money to industrialists: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minster Narendra Modi of giving away public money to big industrialists.

Addressing an election rally here, the Congress President said: "Narendra Modi is stealing public money and giving it to industrialists."...

15-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath makes mafia dons lose clout in UP elections

For the first time in perhaps four decades, criminals are taking a backseat in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh and it is the Yogi Adityanath government that deserves credit for this.The crackdown on criminals by the Yogi government has forced a...

14-Apr-2019 Aligarh

Congress did not give Ambedkar his due : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lashed out at the Congress for humiliating the author of the Indian Constitution Dr B.R. Ambedkar and not giving him his due.Addressing an election rally here, Modi said: "The Congress has always insulted Dr Ambedkar....

11-Apr-2019 Rae Bareli

Modi not invincible : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "not invincible" and it will become clear after the Lok Sabha elections.He also said that he would be "perfectly happy" in case Modi wants to take any action against him over...

11-Apr-2019 Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh)

Sonia Gandhi files nomination, Rahul Gandhi attacks PM

UPA Chairperson and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi filed her nomination papers for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday and declared that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not invincible.Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who accompanied...

11-Apr-2019 Rae Bareli

Go ahead take action : Rahul Gandhi dares Modi on graft cases

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday made it clear that he doesn't attach much importance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's threats of putting Congress leaders behind bars if voted to power for the next five years.Modi is "not invincible" and it will become...

10-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Amethi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi Lok Sabha constituency which goes to the polls in the fifth phase on May 6.He was accompanied by his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, sister and party General...

10-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Rahul's road show in Amethi before filing papers

Flanked by his family members -- sister, brother-in-law and even nephew and niece -- Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday kicked-off his road show here before filing his nomination papers for Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.Accompanied...

10-Apr-2019 Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Gateway to west UP, Saharanpur in triangular fight

The gateway to western Uttar Pradesh, Saharanpur will see a cracker of a contest in the Lok Sabha polls with all the three main contenders - BJP, SP-BSP-RLD and Congress - focusing on the seat and putting up a strong fight.Saharanpur goes to the polls on...

09-Apr-2019 Saharanpur/Bijnor

Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Saharanpur, Bijnor

 With just two days to go for the first phase of polling, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday held a road show in Saharanpur and Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh to seek votes for her party's candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.After doing...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati, Akhilesh, Ajit denounce BJP, Congress

Addressing their first joint rally in Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Ajit Singh on Sunday declared war on both the BJP and the Congress saying they were two sides of the same coin.Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav,...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Don't divide votes, Congress-BJP are same : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday branded the BJP and the Congress in the same bracket and urged people to shun both and vote en bloc for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh.Hitting out at the BJP and the Congress at the first joint alliance...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati takes on BJP, Congress in first joint rally

BSP leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday urged people to defeat the BJP as well as the Congress in the Lok Sabha elections, saying both had betrayed the electorate.Addressing the first joint BSP-SP-RLD rally in the state, Mayawati...

06-Apr-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

Dimple Yadav files papers from Kannauj after road show

Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav, accompanied by husband and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, on Saturday filed her nomination papers for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections after a colourful and widely attended road show.She chose the auspicious first day of the 'Navaratras',...

06-Apr-2019 Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh)

If patriotic, BJP will respect Rajiv, Indira : Priyanka Gandhi

Attacking the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday said if its leaders are truly patriotic, they would respect country's martyrs -- including former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi --...

05-Apr-2019 Ghaziabad

Priyanka Gandhi urges people to be serious about politics

With hundreds of activists holding Congress flags and shouting "Chowkidar Chor Hai", Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday urged people to get "serious about politics" as it was a serious issue.Gandhi's road show in support of party's candidate...

05-Apr-2019 Dehradun

Rahul Gandhi slaps journalists : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly slapping journalists when they asked questions on corruption charges."Today I heard that when some journalists wanted to ask some questions on the AgustaWestland to...

05-Apr-2019 Amroha (Uttar Pradesh)

Generations of Congress avenged Ambedkar : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress of insulting Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, the author of the Indian Constitution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that Babasaheb had challenged "the family" and paid for it because its generations continued to avenge him.Addressing...

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