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Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav to contest Lok Sabha polls from Azamgarh, Azam Khan to fight from Rampur

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will join four family members in the fray, while senior leader Azam Khan will fight his first Lok Sabha election.
Mohammad Anwar

UP police arrest 7 for lynching Muslim man in Sonebhadra village

Police say dispute over religious site, accuse local govt school teacher of running shakhas and instigating mob against victim.

The buzz in UP about Modi govt’s farm incentive — Rs 2,000 not enough, just a poll gimmick

Farmers say annual Rs 6,000 under PM-KISAN is too little, too late. They highlight stray cattle menace and believe that Balakot air strikes will help BJP.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

BJP’s rant of Congress not having done anything in 70 years has expiry date: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress' eastern UP general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that under CM Yogi Adityanath, all sections of society have felt harassed.

Mayawati, Akhilesh fear ‘show-stealer’ Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who goes for ‘Boat Pe Charcha’

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Priyanka Gandhi

Elections are like a picnic for Gandhis, says BJP as Priyanka takes boat ride in UP

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra began a 3-day campaign in UP, during which she will travel 100 km on the river Ganga from Allahabad to Varanasi.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Prayagraj

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins Lok Sabha campaigning from Prayagraj

Priyanka Vadra, who is on a three-day visit to UP, will cover the 100-km distance by boat in Ganga from Prayagraj to Varanasi.
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Akhilesh Yadav is a loser even before the 2019 elections have begun

The question to ask is – what do Akhilesh Yadav and the SP gain from an alliance with BSP chief Mayawati?
Ghulam Nabi Azad and Raj Babbar

Congress leaves 7 seats in Uttar Pradesh for SP, BSP & RLD alliance

Congress has announced that it will leave more than a dozen Lok Sabha seats for other parties to woo allies in the politically crucial state.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Days after Priyanka Vadra met its chief, Bhim Army says no reason to support Congress in UP

Congress has done nothing for Dalits during its 60-year rule and there is no reason for it to support the party in Uttar Pradesh, said Bhim Army's national president.

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.


A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.