Cycle, the symbol of Samajwadi Party, faces the threat of being frozen before the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls if the Election Commission is not able to decide which of the two factions of the party commands majority in the organisation. After the split in the party last week, the factions led by Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh had approached the Commission staking claim over the party and the symbol. Both the sides had also submitted some documents to further their claim and the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
SP symbol may be frozen if EC can't take decision before Jan17 - Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Once a hot issue to lure voters, division of Uttar Pradesh no longer finds favour with key political parties this time round. Promises to carve out Harit Pradesh (western UP), Poorvanchal (eastern UP), Bundelkhand and Awadh have been pushed to the back burner ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago UP polls: Demand for division of Uttar Pradesh loses steam as parties step back catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Muslims constitute 20% of UP's electorate.Currently, Muslim voters are divided between Akhilesh's SP and Mayawati's BSP.What will tilt the balance?Can Muslims back the winning party?Mohammad Sajjad explains the mysteries of UP's Muslim politics. IMAGE: A group of Muslims in Hashimpura offer prayers.In the centre is Mohammed Naeem, one of the survivors from the 1987 massacre.Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Indian elections are more about the equations of social engineering. Hence in ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Four years after Jyoti Singh, or Nirbhaya, was brutalised and left to die, our collective conscience has woken up again. After the alleged Bangalore mass molestation incident that occurred on New Years Eve, similar problematic questions are being thrown ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The stage is set for the Uttar Pradesh elections, which will be held in seven phases between February and March this year. The politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh is all set to witness a tough fight between the ruling Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago India's political heartland Uttar Pradesh all set for seven-phased 17th assembly election Sify, 1 month ago
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