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BSP chief said her party’s ties with Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party won’t be hurt by the Rajya Sabha poll result.
The president of the two-year-old party worked hard to mobilise his community in Gorakhpur and the rest of eastern UP.
The results come as a warning for the BJP, but to its credit, the party is quick to learn from its mistakes, and has the capacity to course-correct. After forming a government in three northeastern states, it should have been a cake walk for the BJP to win the two Lok Sabha bypolls in UP. It was not. The Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat represented by the BJP, rather by Yogi Adityanath, has a history. His guru's guru Mahant Digvijay Nath wrested this seat in 1967 as an independent candidate from Singhasan Singh of the Congress, who had held it since 1952. His successor Mahant Avaidyanath won in 1970. In 1989, even after the formation of the BJP in 1980, Avaidyanath won this seat as Hindu Mahasabha candidate. It was only after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement and the famous Rath Yatra of Lal Krishna Advani that the seat came to the BJP. Avaidyanath's...
Voters in Phulpur have started using the word gatbandhan as if it were the name of a party by itself.
Mayawati’s party has decided to support candidates from hated rival SP in two Lok Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, to defeat the BJP.
The Modi government has so far shied away from declaring itself successful. It is likely it may not do so even in the 2019 campaign.
Sonia and Rahul have fondness for delicious Gujarati dishes such as dhokla, khandvi as well as Saurashtra food.
A picture tweeted about an event at the Gorakhpur Mahotsav was meant to embarrass Yogi Adityanath. It turns out the event was held before he came to power.
Party chief Akhilesh Yadav likely to constitute a new team, select leaders from non-Yadav OBCs and Dalits.
Ahead of the SP’s national executive meeting in Agra, Akhilesh Yadav & uncle Shivpal have spoken twice, and the rift between them seems to be mending.