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UP Assembly Election 2022

UP Elections 2022: Yogi To Fight From Gorakhpur, Check BJP's First List Of 107 Candidates

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

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.

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

Jan 15, 2022 Ashutosh Sharma

A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

‘Mela Hobey’: Wave Of Defections From The BJP Beckons Return Of Mandal Politics In UP?

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

Congress, SP MLAs Join BJP Ahead Of UP Assembly Elections 2022

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

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.

NCP And Samajwadi Party Will Fight UP Elections Together: Sharad Pawar

Samajwadi Party-NCP alliance will fight in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Elections, NCP president Sharad Pawar informed on Tuesday.

11 January, 2022

UP Minister Swami Prasad Maurya Resigns Ahead Of Elections, Joins Samajwadi Party


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.

11 January, 2022

80% Vs 20% Remark: Priyanka Gandhi Slams Yogi, Asks Youth Make Elections About Education And Employment


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.

11 January, 2022

NEWSFLASH | Mayawati Will Not Contest Polls: BSP Leader SC Mishra

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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.

04 January, 2022

Lord Krishna tells me daily in my dreams that I’ll establish Ram Rajya in UP after polls: Akhilesh

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Former UP chief minister Yadav made the claim, albeit in a lighter vein, during a function held for the induction of BJP’s Bahraich MLA Madhuri Verma into his party.

02 January, 2022

Yogi Adityanath Is Willing To Contest From Any Seat In Upcoming UP Polls

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The chief minister, who is currently a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, was interacting with the media in Lucknow on Saturday night.

31 December, 2021

Akhilesh hits back at Shah, calls his remarks 'childish, immature'

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In a tweet in Hindi, Akhilesh Yadav said, "At a time, when Uttar Pradesh and the country is going through hunger, unemployment, inflation and mismanagement, BJP leaders are engaged in joining ABCD and alphabets, and making childish and immature words."


30 December, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Polls Should Be Held On Time With Covid-19 Protocol: Election Commission

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All parties agreed to hold Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections on time following all Covid-19 protocols, said Election Commission on Thursday.

27 December, 2021

Home Minster Amit Shah To Address Three Public Rallies In UP Ahead Of Assembly Polls

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Union Home minister visits multiple districts in UP as part of BJP's campaign for the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh due early next year.

11 December, 2021

PM Modi Inaugurates Saryu Canal Project, Takes A Dig At Samajwadi Party In Poll-Bound UP


Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating the Saryu Canal National Project, paid tributes to Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat. PM Modi said his demise is a great loss to the nation.

07 December, 2021

PM Modi Equates Samajwadi Party's Red Caps With Red Alert For Uttar Pradesh

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The Prime Minister was addressing a BJP rally in the election bound Uttar Pradesh, where he supposedly made the "laal batti" comment.

22 November, 2021

Priyanka To Open Skill Schools For Girls In The Name Of "Veeranganas" If Congress Wins In Up

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Jhalkari Bai (November 22, 1830 - April 4, 1858) was an adviser to Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi and fought alongside her in the 1857 rebellion.

22 November, 2021

"Modi Has Done More For Farmers Than Any Farmer Leader": Nadda Heaps Praises On Modi

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BJP chief J P Nadda asserted, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done more for farmers than any farmer leader and targeted the opposition parties, alleging that they believe in family rule and not democracy.


18 November, 2021

BJP Charts Out Plan Of Action In Its UP Assembly Elections Meeting

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BJP's 'Vijay Sankalp Rath Yatras' will touch every assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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