The Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 gave rise to communal polarisation, and the old societal bonds that existed between Jats and Muslims in western Uttar Pradesh were broken. Consequently, in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Jats flocked to the Bharatiya Janata ... catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
The rift in the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh may get widened further after the announcement of 23 candidates, many of whom are not to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadavs liking. If a truce is not reached soon, the party is moving swiftly towards a final ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Although the Opposition has been making a hue and cry over demonetisation, the BJP's programmes in UP have been attracting crowds.Virendra Singh Rawat/Business Standard reports from Lucknow. Uttar Pradesh is getting ready for the early months of 2017 when people vote in the assembly polls. An electorate numbering nearly 140 million is eligible to cast its vote in the state. There are 403 assembly seats in UP, and in the 2012 elections, 6,839 candidates had contested. This time around, the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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