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Language row in UP Assembly: Sanskrit allowed, Urdu not

Language row in UP Assembly: Sanskrit allowed, Urdu not

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power with an overwhelming majority, it seems to be the season of controversies in Uttar Pradesh. With the crackdown on 'Romeos' and 'illegal slaughterhouses' fresh in memory, a new row has broken out ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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Decoding the Muslim representation in UP assembly

Besides the polarisation in favour of the BJP, there could be other reasons for the under-representation of Muslims in the UP assembly, says Shafeeq Rahman. Image: Muslim voters at a polling booth in Varanasi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters. The absence of Muslim names from the Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidates list and allocation of 100 tickets to Muslims by the Bahujan Samaj Party had foretold well before the election results that these parties’ performance would determine ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

BJP strike rate in UP polls shows Modi’s big-hitting skills

Now that BJP is all set to form the government in Uttar Pradesh, the depth of its victory in the country’s most populous state has given it the kind of firepower that makes it difficult for its opponents to launch a credible challenge against it. The ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago Even political experts believe that BJP will form government in UP: Rajnath Singh  Sify2 months ago
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BSP's poor show: Maya can't be an RS member next year

The BSP, which fielded nearly 100 Muslim candidates, won only four out of the 77 assembly seats dominated by Muslim voters. The political career of Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati, whose party clinched a measly 19 of the 403 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, looks like having received a shock. Mayawati's BSP, which finished a poor third in UP, will not be in a position to send her to the Rajya Sabha again when her current term ends next year. The support extended by different Muslim ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017: Complete list of winners

The complete list of the UP Assembly Election 2017 winners put out by the Election Commission. The BJP became the first party in 37 years to clinch victories in over 300 seats in the elections whose counting was done on March 11, 2017. Constituency Leading ...
 Sify2 months ago UP polls: 11 percent voter turnout recorded till 9 am  Business Standard2 months ago Polling begins for sixth phase in UP, first phase in Manipur Assembly elections  Business Standard2 months ago UP election (LIVE): Polling for 6th phase of UP elections begin  One India2 months ago
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'The poor know Modi has India on his mind'

What does someone from Uttar Pradesh on the streets of Mumbai think of the results back home?Savera R Someshwar/Rediff.com listens in. Kamaljit Yadav has been driving a black-and-yellow taxi in Mumbai for over 30 years. He returns home to Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh at least twice a year. Today, when a sleepy Mumbai wakes up to the Bharatiya Janata Party's sweep of UP, Yadav is for once pleased that business is slow. His ears are tuned in to the news flowing in from his home state and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Why UP's new CM must improve life in the east

There is nothing the young Purvanchali wants more desperately than to escape to a place with less hopelessness, and some opportunity, discovers Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: A filthy toilet next to the encephalitis ward at the BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur during the encephalitis epidemic in October 2011. Photograph: Nishi Tiwari/Rediff.com Badlands is one of those familiar Americanisms, like ballpark, Wild West and gentrification that feature in our usage more as malapropisms. In Uttar Pradesh, many ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

UP Assembly polls: BJP forges ahead in 200 constituencies

The BJP has stolen an early march over its rivals forging ahead in 200 constituencies, leaving rivals SP-Congress combine and the BSP far behind going by trends available during the first two hours of counting. The nascent SP-Congress coalition was ahead in ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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BJP leads in UP, SP-Cong alliance distant second

In Uttar Pradesh, the state India is watching closely, counting of votes for the 403 Assembly seats started at 8 in the morning. Counting of ballots will take place in all the 75 districts," state election office said today. Postal ballots were being counted first and initial trends are expected to be in by 9 am.In addition to general observers, a micro-observer has been deputed at each and every counting table to keep an eye on counting. Three-tier security arrangements have been made to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Counting of votes begins in five states  Deccan Herald2 months ago 3-tier security for counting of votes in UP  Business Standard2 months ago
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PM prays at Kashi Vishwanath, Kal Bhairav temples; leads road show

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturdayprayed at the famous Kashi Vishwanath and Kal Bhairav temples, and paid tributes to Hindutva ideologue Madan Mohan Malviya aspart of his roadshow, in a bid to rally voters around the BJPin this holy town of ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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