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  • For poll losers, EVM means 'Every Vote Modi': Naidu Apr 05, 2017 09:47 PM IST

    For poll losers, EVM means 'Every Vote Modi': Naidu

    Taking a dig at political rivals for finding fault with voting machines used in recently held UP polls, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today quipped that some people are attributing the electoral losses to EVMs or "Every Vote Modi".

  • Major parties spent Rs 5,500 cr on UP poll campaign: Study Mar 17, 2017 02:05 PM IST

    Major parties spent Rs 5,500 cr on UP poll campaign: Study

    According to the CMS pre-post poll study, upwards of Rs 5,500 crore were spent by major political parties in the just-concluded assembly election in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh alone.

  • BJP heads for huge win in UP, Uttarakhand; Cong ahead in Punjab Mar 11, 2017 11:30 AM IST

    BJP heads for huge win in UP, Uttarakhand; Cong ahead in Punjab

    According to trends available after three hours of counting of votes in the Assembly elections in the five states, the BJP was leading in 291 out of 396 constituencies in the 403-member Assembly in a stunning showing leaving their rivals far behind.

  • Ahead of exit polls,pre- polls surveys predict big gains for BJP Mar 09, 2017 11:17 AM IST

    Ahead of exit polls,pre- polls surveys predict big gains for BJP

    First, we begin with the comparison of two major opinion polls — one conducted by Axis My India and another by CSDS, with the polls of polls aggregated by News18. The polls focussed on three states: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab.

  • Polling begins in 40 UP Assembly seats in Phase-VII Mar 08, 2017 08:04 AM IST

    Polling begins in 40 UP Assembly seats in Phase-VII

    Prominent candidates who are in fray include former Cabinet minister Om Prakash, Parasnath Yadav, Ajay Rai, former MP Dhananjay Singh, Sigbatullah Ansari brother of Mukhtar Ansari and Seema Singh wife of jailed mafia Munna Bajrangi.

  • UP polls: PM Modi to hold roadshow in Varanasi on Sunday Mar 05, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    UP polls: PM Modi to hold roadshow in Varanasi on Sunday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a roadshow here today in support of local BJP candidates, a day after an impromptu tour through the winding streets of the city.

  • UP polls: Never asked PM to touch electric wire, says Akhilesh Mar 04, 2017 05:24 PM IST

    UP polls: Never asked PM to touch electric wire, says Akhilesh

    Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "electric shock" jibe, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said he had not asked him to touch a wire and would never say anything like that.

  • PM in Varanasi, BJP says its posters 'selectively' pulled down Mar 04, 2017 12:34 PM IST

    PM in Varanasi, BJP says its posters 'selectively' pulled down

    As the Prime Minister hits the campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency, the BJP here today charged the administration with "selectively" pulling down its posters in the name of implementing the poll code.

  • Campaigning to end tomorrow for phase-VI of Uttar Pradesh polls Mar 01, 2017 11:32 AM IST

    Campaigning to end tomorrow for phase-VI of Uttar Pradesh polls

    Eyes will also be on Gorakhpur, the Lok Sabha constituency of firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, and Mau, where jailed gangster-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari is in the fray.

  • Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-V of Uttar Pradesh polls Feb 27, 2017 02:18 PM IST

    Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-V of Uttar Pradesh polls

    Polling is on by and large peacefully in 51 Assembly constituencies spread over 11 districts of the state.

  • Over 25% turnout till noon in phase-V of Uttar Pradesh polls Feb 27, 2017 12:58 PM IST

    Over 25% turnout till noon in phase-V of Uttar Pradesh polls

    Polling is on by and large peacefully in 51 Assembly constituencies spread over 11 districts of the state.

  • UP Phase 5 polling begins amid tight security,all eyes on Amethi Feb 27, 2017 07:48 AM IST

    UP Phase 5 polling begins amid tight security,all eyes on Amethi

    Prominent contestants in this phase include controversial minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati (SP), who will be facing Amita Singh (Congress) and Garima Singh (BJP) in Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Rahul Gandhi.

  • Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-IV of UP polls Feb 23, 2017 02:26 PM IST

    Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-IV of UP polls

    "Polling is underway at a brisk pace in 53 assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region," the CEO office said here.

  • 25-27% turnout till noon in phase-IV of UP polls Feb 23, 2017 12:14 PM IST

    25-27% turnout till noon in phase-IV of UP polls

    Polling is on for 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region.

  • 12-15% turnout till 10 AM in phase-IV of UP polls Feb 23, 2017 10:44 AM IST

    12-15% turnout till 10 AM in phase-IV of UP polls

    Polling is on for 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region.

  • PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Lakhimpur today Feb 13, 2017 09:59 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Lakhimpur today

    While addressing a rally in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh on Sunday, PM MOdi slammed Congress for question the bravery of the soldiers with regard to the surgical strikes last year.

  • PM mocks SP-Cong tie-up, says Akhilesh clinging to any prop Feb 05, 2017 04:56 PM IST

    PM mocks SP-Cong tie-up, says Akhilesh clinging to any prop

    Mocking opposition parties for joining hands fearing that BJP will get a majority in Rajya Sabha after the UP polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a dig at the SP-Congress alliance saying the BJP "storm" has forced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to desperately seek the help of anything, "even a pole", to retain power.

  • Budget 2017: End of dirty money in polls? Jaitley sets stage for reforms Feb 01, 2017 04:29 PM IST

    Budget 2017: End of dirty money in polls? Jaitley sets stage for reforms

    Elections in India has largely been a game of cash, with parties spending on through cash for a variety of purposes including renting a chair for a public meeting that comes for Rs 10 a day, festoons for Rs 600 apiece and helicopter rides that cost upto Rs 500,000 an hour.

  • Prospects of SP-Congress alliance in rough weather Jan 22, 2017 09:24 AM IST

    Prospects of SP-Congress alliance in rough weather

    Prospects an alliance between Samajwadi Party and Congress for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls appeared to have run into rough weather, with both parties hardening their stance over sharing of seats.

  • 'Govt to take more measures in its fight against black money' Nov 10, 2016 06:34 PM IST

    'Govt to take more measures in its fight against black money'

    The Centre will take more measures as part of its fight against black money, a top BJP leader today said.

  • How Bihar & UP polls can give rise to communal politics? Jul 14, 2015 12:35 PM IST

    How Bihar & UP polls can give rise to communal politics?

    The stage has been set for the rise of India's next mini-Jinnahs, with incalculable consequences for communal polarisation, this time precipitated by Muslim politicians, thanks to the failure of "secular" politics of the past 68 years.

  • Tech Toyz: Google play, Windows 8 and Akhilesh Yadav's nose Mar 10, 2012 10:55 PM IST

    Tech Toyz: Google play, Windows 8 and Akhilesh Yadav's nose

    Tech Toyz hosts Suresh Chandra and Ashwin discuss everything from Akhilesh Yadav to Google Play to Windows 8 thats making news. Hear them out!

  • UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav named the new Chief Minister Mar 10, 2012 12:21 PM IST

    UP Polls: Akhilesh Yadav named the new Chief Minister

    Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, who led his party to win 224 seats in the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, was on Saturday chosen to be the Chief Minister of the state.

  • Budget 2012: Experts discuss impact on reforms post poll results Mar 06, 2012 08:01 PM IST

    Budget 2012: Experts discuss impact on reforms post poll results

    Congress' worst nightmare has come true, with just one victory in the five states that went to the polls. Experts discuss the implications of the election results on reforms.

  • UP Polls: SP decimates BSP, Congress finishes fourth Mar 06, 2012 07:30 PM IST

    UP Polls: SP decimates BSP, Congress finishes fourth

    The Samajwadi Party (SP) has crossed the half-way mark in Uttar Pradesh to rout the Mayawati government and come back to power in the state after five years. The win has ensured the fourth stint of Mulayam Singh Yadav as the Chief Minister of country’s most populous state.

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