BJP and BSP can anytime celebrate Raksha Bandhan: Akhilesh

We supplied more electricity during Diwali than Ramzan: Akhilesh Yadav

Maharajganj: In a repartee to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s electricity remark, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that his government had supplied more electricity on Diwali than Ramzan. Addressing a rally at Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh said that PM Modi should first swear on “Ganga Maiya” and […]

UP Phase 5 Polling: Prestige of SP on stake with six ministers in fray

UP Phase 5 Polling: SP’s prestige at stake with six ministers in fray

Lucknow: A total of 1.84cr voters may exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 607 candidates including nine ministers in the fifth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections to be held on Monday. The polling will take place in 51 constituencies spread across 11 districts – Ambedkar Nagar, Sultanpur, Amethi, Balrampur, Gonda, Bahraich, […]

EC orders to cover the word Samajwadi from Samajwadi Ambulance Seva

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer penned a letter to Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar on Saturday directing him to cover the word ‘Samajwadi’ from ambulances of state government’s ‘Samajwadi Ambulance Seva’ scheme. The EC took the decision after receiving a complaint regarding the commutation of the ambulances across the state with ‘Samajwadi’ written on them, […]

AKTU suspends 20,000 students for submitting forged documents

AKTU suspends 20,000 students for submitting forged documents

Lucknow: The Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) in the state capital on Saturday suspended about 20,000 students from its 600 aided and private colleges on suspicion of forgery of documents at the time of selection. Speaking over the same, AKTU Vice Chancellor Professor Vinay Kumar Pathak said, “The suspended students did not submit […]

UP Polls Phase 5: Campaigning ends; challenge for SP to save fort

UP Polls Phase 5: Campaigning ends; challenge for SP to save fort

Lucknow: The campaigning for the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 ends on Saturday, with 607 candidates in fray for the 52 constituencies spread across 11 districts. The districts, scheduled to go for polls on February 27, include Ambedkar Nagar, Sultanpur, Amethi, Balrampur, Gonda, Bahraich, Shravasti, Siddharthnagar, Basti, Faizabad and Sant Kabir Nagar. […]

Modi even divided electricity on Hindu-Muslim lines: Dimple Yadav

Modi even divided electricity on Hindu-Muslim lines: Dimple Yadav

Gonda: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for even dividing ‘electricity’ in different religions for electoral gains in UP Assembly elections. Addressing an election rally in Mehnaun constituency here, the Samajwadi Party (SP) MP from Kannauj said, “Prime Minister recently tried to divide electricity on […]