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Election Commission's notification for UP phase 2 polls on Friday

Lucknow/UNI: The Election Commission on Thursday said notification for the Feb 14 polls covering 55 assembly segments in nine districts of Rohilkhand region in Uttar Pradesh will be issued on Friday.

Maharashtra local body polls: Sena-NCP-Congress alliance wins, BJP emerges as single largest party

Mumbai/IBNS: In the first big local body election in Maharashtra without the Other Backward Class reservation, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), combined of Shiv Sena, Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), emerged as a big gainer.

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest UP Assembly polls

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav might contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh this time.

Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav joins BJP ahead of UP Assembly polls

New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, giving a blow to the Samajwadi Party ahead of the Assembly Polls.

PM Modi interacts with BJP workers from poll-bound UP's Varanasi

Varanasi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with BJP workers in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, ahead of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Shiv Sena backs Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar in Goa elections

Panaji/Mumbai/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s friend-turned political foe Shiv Sena will be backing late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar in the upcoming state elections if the latter contests as an Independent candidate from Panaji.

Yogi Adityanath to fight from Gorakhpur in UP Elections 2022

New Delhi/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and firebrand Hindutva icon, Yogi Adityanath, will be fighting from Gorakhpur (Urban) in the upcoming state elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced on Saturday.

Several BJP rebels join Samajwadi Party ahead of UP Assembly polls, Akhilesh Yadav smells victory

Lucknow/UNI: Former Uttar Pradesh Ministers Swami Prasad Maurya and Dharam Singh Saini and MLAs Bhagwati Sagar, Vinay Shakya, Roshan Lal Verma, Mukesh Verma and Brajesh Kumar Prajapati -- all of who quit the BJP -- and Apna Dal MLA Chaudhary Amar Singh on Friday joined the Samajwadi Party.

BJP's crisis in UP deepens as 7th MLA quits party ahead of polls

Lucknow/IBNS/UNI: Deepening the crisis in the saffron brigade in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, seven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs including a minister have deserted the ruling camp in three days with barely a few weeks to go for the next assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Centre over unemployment issue

New Delhi/UNI: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre over the unemployment issue and said it is the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find a solution on the same.

In talks with Congress, TMC for alliance ahead of Goa polls: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai/IBNS: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is in talks with the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) to form an alliance ahead of the Goa Assembly election to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

UP Minister Swami Prasad Maurya quits BJP, joins Akhilesh's SP ahead of state polls

Lucknow/IBNS: In a jolt to the saffron camp ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, state minister Swami Prasad Maurya on Tuesday quit the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined its prime opponent Samajwadi Party (SP), whose chief Akhilesh Yadav is aiming to become the Chief Minister for the second term.

Goa Minister Michael Lobo quits ahead of polls

Panaji/IBNS: In an apparent setback for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Goa Minister Michael Lobo quit on Monday.

UP polls: BJP will garner 80 pc votes, others 20, says Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday dubbed the upcoming elections a contest between "80 versus 20", implying that the BJP will emerge victorious with 80 percent of the votes while the opposition will have to bite the dust with just 20 percent votes.

Calcutta HC allows West Bengal govt to hold Gangasagar Mela amid COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed the West Bengal government to go ahead with the Gangasagar Mela, which attracts lakhs of people, amid the massive surge in COVID-19 in the state, media reports said.