BJP released a list of 107 candidates for the upcoming state assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Yogi Adityanath will contest from Gorakhpur Urban and Keshav Prasad Maurya from Sirathu in Prayagraj. Check the full list of candidates here.
The resignation of state Labour Minister Maurya has come as a jolt to the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
It will carry out an extensive public contact programme to reach out to the people belonging to various castes with the message that "all Hindus are one".
Recent defections from the BJP have dealt a blow to its otherwise bright poll prospects in the eastern UP despite the air being thick with anti-incumbency in the western part of the state
Eight BJP MLAs, including three ministers, have resigned over the past three days.
The party is likely to announce its first list of candidates in the next few days, the sources said.
Maurya, an influential OBC leader, had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet on Tuesday.
The district nodal officer for COVID-19 directed the officials to ensure 24-hour telephonic consultation facility for patients with doctors.
Congress MLA Naresh Saini and Samajwadi Party MLA Hari Om Yadav have joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The state will go to polls this February and March.
Samajwadi Party-NCP alliance will fight in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Elections, NCP president Sharad Pawar informed on Tuesday.
Swami Prasad Maurya, Uttar Pradesh's minister for labour and employment has resigned ahead of the Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections. The influential OBC leader has joined Samajwadi Party. 3 other MLAs have announced their resignation in support of Maurya.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made an allegedly communal remark where he affirmed the power of 80% voters over the remaining 20%. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi lashed out at him and asked the youth to make elections about education and employment.
Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Kumari Mayawati will not contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra has informed.
Starting the campaign in the state capital Lucknow, UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh knocked doors of houses in Ballu Adda area and pasted stickers outside the homes and also applied 'tilak' on the forehead of some house owners.
The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.
With the Election Commission announcing poll dates for five states, including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, farmer leaders on Saturday said it is a tough road ahead for the BJP as the Centre is yet to meet their demands.
Besides tablet, smart phones were also distributed among 1,000 students, with Adityanath saying these phones are being linked with schemes like PM Mudra, startup, standup, PM Yuva swarozgar, ODOP, Vishwakarma Shram Samman, and benefit of free coaching for competitive exams with tablet-smart phones has been provided to 10,000 youth.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone of 10 national highway projects for a 336 km stretch over a virtual event.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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