Fifty-three constituencies will see polling on Thursday in the fourth phase of staggered assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The post UP Election 2017 LIVE: BJP is the same party that rioted against Mandal commission report, alleges Mayawati appeared first ... First Post.com, 2 weeks ago
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From 1947-1964, Congress won almost every election on very name of Jawaharlal Nehru and by virtue of being the freedom party. After it started facing losses 1966 onwards, it adopted the politics of caste, religion and socialism. That’s how things stayed ...Sify, 1 week ago
Attempting to stop the non-Yadav backward community votes consolidating around the BJP in the last phase of the UP polls, BSP chief Mayawati has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "from the upper caste". Addressing a gathering at the Jagatpur Degree College ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday said that those seen at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's roadshow in Varanasi were "mere spectators" brought in from other states and districts in Uttar Pradesh where voting had already taken place. Addressing a rally in Rohaniya, 20 km away from Varanasi, she also asserted that the BJP and the SP-Congress combine were fighting for second and third place in the UP polls. "The BJP is gloating over the massive crowds that had turned up at Modi's ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Rajendra Prasad, who served as Ramjas College Principal for 32 years, made an emotional written appeal to students on Monday, urging them to maintain calm and peace on the campus as a parting-gift to him. Prasad retires on Tuesday. The longest-serving ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
Having good stationery is something that we would all like but not at the cost of over Rs 20 crore. But that's exactly what the people of India are paying. A 150-year-old department, the Government of India Stationery Office (GISO) which comes under the ...DNA, 3 weeks ago
Noida: There was evident enthusiasm among voters in Noida which went to the polls in the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, but many felt disappointed after finding their names missing from the voters list. The constituency abutting Delhi ...Sify, 1 month ago
(Ashutosh is an official spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party. He comments on the change of guard in the Samajwadi Party, and what it means for the politics of Uttar Pradesh.) Is this the beginning of the end for identity politics in India? In a country ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The landmark judgement of a 7- member Constitutional Bench of India's Supreme Court, literally putting a ban on candidates and their agents in any election appealing for votes by invoking religion, race, community, caste or language, has halted an ongoing ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
'The ruling provides a Constitutional template, it draws boundaries, and there is this expectation that henceforth political parties will not make crude appeals to religion for electoral gains.' Zoya Hasan -- Professor Emerita, Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development -- is one of India's most distinguished political scholars. Professor Hasan, image, below, tells Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore that the Supreme Court ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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