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Final phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: Over 21% voter turnout till 11 am

Lucknow: The seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections began on Monday morning. Approximately 21.55 per cent voter turnout had been recorded by 11 am. A total of 54 constituencies across nine districts are voting today. These include Varanasi, which is also the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Assembly elections...

Voting for Phase 6 of Uttar Pradesh elections ends; 53% turnout till 5 pm

Lucknow: Voting for the sixth phase, also the penultimate phase, of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections ended on Thursday evening. According to reports, over 53 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 5 pm. Elections in Phase 6 covered 57 seats across 10 districts. These included Gorakhpur from where Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath is contesting...

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: Voting for 57 seats underway in Phase 6

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath hoping for a win from Gorakhpur which votes today Lucknow: Voting for Phase 6, the penultimate phase, of voting in Uttar Pradesh Assembly began on Thursday morning. This phase covers 57 Assembly seats across 10 districts. In 2017, 48 of these seats had gone to the BJP and allies. One...

Congress promises to waive farm loans in UP within 10 days of coming to power

Lucknow: The Congress party’s pre-poll promises to the people of Uttar Pradesh now include an assurance to waive farm loans within 10 days of coming to power. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the third manifesto of the party for the UP Assembly elections that are scheduled to begin from Thursday. The party had...
RPN Singh quits Congress day after being named star campaigner, moves to BJP

RPN Singh quits Congress day after being named star campaigner, moves to BJP

New Delhi: A day after being named as Congress’s star campaigner for first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh, prominent leader RPN Singh resigned from the party to join BJP. The move comes less than a month before Assembly elections in the state. RPN Singh addressed his resignation letter to party president Sonia Gandhi. Along...

Gandhis, Manmohan Singh on Congress list of star campaigners for first phase of UP elections

New Delhi: The Congress has released its list of star campaigners for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The list includes party president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh as well as Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Gehlot, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Bhupesh Baghel. The names of...

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Yogi Adityanath to contest from Gorakhpur

  Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and one of BJP’s most popular leaders, Yogi Adityanath, will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections from Gorakhpur, his stronghold for past several years. This is for the first time that Yogi Adityanath will fight in Assembly elections. He was elected Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur for five consecutive...