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Latest Articles in UP Assembly Polls 2017

Chances Bright For Congress-Samajwadi Party Tie-up In Uttar Pradesh

With Akhilesh Yadav gaining upper hand in the power game in Samajwadi Party, Congress seems to be moving closer to an alliance with the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh to keep Muslim-Yadav equation intact

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Election Commission Announces Poll Dates For 5 States, UP Elections From Feb 11 to March 8

The poll panel on Wednesday announced the schedule for Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa. The counting of votes in all the five States will take place on March 11

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Don't Vote On Caste Lines, Rivals Busy Saving Black Money, Kin, Says PM Modi

Urging people of Uttar Pradesh to rise above caste considerations in the upcoming Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked rival parties, saying those preoccupied with saving black money and their families cannot bring development.

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Cash Crunch Making Some In BJP Anxious

Cash shortages weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to abolish large currency notes are making allies and members of his ruling party anxious, with some distancing themselves from the move ahead of a series of state elections

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Hectic Efforts On To Avoid Split In SP, Mulayam Calls Meet

With SP facing a rebellion from Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over ticket distribution, its supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has called a meeting of all the candidates allotted tickets amid hectic efforts to stave off a possible split in the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh

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SP Supremo Mulayam's List Of Nominees A Snub To UP CM Akhilesh, Party To Go Solo

In a clear snub to Akhilesh Yadav, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday announced candidates for 325 of the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats, "ignoring" his son's objections to certain names, and "ruled out" alliance with any party for the upcoming polls

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Election Commission Instructs States To Prepare For Poll-schedule Announcement

In an indication that assembly elections to five states could be announced anytime now, the Election Commission has asked the Centre and the state governments to implement the model code of conduct as soon as the schedule is out

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After Modi's Demonetisation Gamble, A Lot Is At Stake For BJP In 2017

If BJP retrieved some momentum back in its favour in 2016 with a maiden assembly election win in Assam, the biggest question on the minds of its top brass was whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation gamble will pay off in the new year in a series of assembly polls, especially in Uttar Pradesh

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PM Narendra Modi Losing Friends As Anger Grows Over Cash Crackdown

Priime Minister Narendra Modi remains by far India's most popular politician, any crack in his authority could have negative implications in state elections next year that will set the tone for his expected bid for a second term in 2019

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Congress Rules Out Tie Up With Samajwadi Party For UP Assembly Polls

Amidst indications that SP leader and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is warming up to the idea of an alliance with Congress, UP PCC President Raj Babbar on Monday said his party will contest alone in the state and described such talks as "hypothetical"

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Sonia Gandhi Indisposed, Rahul Gandhi Presides Over CWC Meeting

The meeting is unlikely to take a decision on elevation of Rahul Gandhi as a section within the party feels that this should be done after the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab

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SP Is United, Says Mulayam Singh; Refuses To Name CM Face For UP Polls

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday insisted that the "party and family are united" but remained evasive on whether Shivpal Yadav will be reinstated in the Akhilesh Yadav Cabinet

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Rita Bahuguna Joins BJP, Slams Rahul Gandhi For Barb At PM Modi

In a jolt to Congress in poll- bound Uttar Pradesh, senior party leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Thursday (20 October) joined BJP and attacked Rahul Gandhi over the way he was running the party and his reaction to the army's surgical strikes

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The Revolutionary ‘Evolution’ Of Rahul Gandhi: 2006-2016

Sutanu Guru travels through archives to dig up how mainstream media has covered the evolution of Rahul Gandhi as a serious leader

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'We Will Reach Out To A Cross Section Of Voters'

In a conversation with BW Businessworld, former Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit talks about the Grand Old Party's strategy in Uttar Pradesh

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