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    Mayawati rakes up EVM issue, to move court against ‘tampering’

    Lucknow: Smarting from the drubbing at the hustings, BSP chief Mayawati today decided to move court against the alleged tampering of EVMs and observe a ‘black day’ every month against the “murder of democracy” by the BJP.

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    Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017 : District Wise Results, UP Poll Party Wise List, Candidates

    Holi has arrived two days early for Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) as it celebrates its most crucial win over Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right when he said that it will be a saffron Holi in Uttar Pradesh for the BJP, and with 325 seats, its surely going to a memorable Holi for the party. “Gratitude to the people of India for the continued faith, support and affection for the BJP. This

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    It’s not ‘Modi wave’ but ‘Modi tsunami’ happening now: BJP on Exit polls

    Bengaluru: As the results of various exit polls showed the saffron party doing well in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the ‘Modi magic’ will once again bring the four state governments back to the party once again.

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    Hour of reckoning has finally come!

    New Delhi: The hour of reckoning is finally here. Counting of votes of Assembly polls in five states will take place from the morning of Saturday and it is expected that the trends will come in by the afternoon.

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    BJP has worked hard, will win Uttar Prades polls: Hema Malini

    New Delhi: Expressing confidence of her party’s splendid show in Uttar Pradesh, Bollywood actress and Mathura MP Hema Malini has said that the saffron party has worked extremely hard to ensure that the results are in its favour this timer.

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    BJP confident of victory in Uttar Pradesh

    New Delhi: Expressing confidence of a favourable mandate in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that it would form the government in the state with overwhelming majority.

  • Spectre of hung Assembly looms over UP

    Lucknow : The iconic dialogue — picture abhi baaki hai, mere dost — from Shah Rukh Khan’s Bollywood movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ could well describe the current poll scenario in Uttar Pradesh where a hung Assembly is a possibility. Even before the counting of votes is taken up on March 11, pollsters do not discount chances of a fractured verdict after the seven phases of polling that came to an end yesterday

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    UP Elections 2017: Farmers boycott voting at polling booth in Chunar

    Mirzapur: Alleging lack of irrigation facilities and development, the farmers on Wednesday boycott voting in the seventh phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections at polling booth number 283 of Chunar assembly segment.

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    UP Election 2017: Enough of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ time for some ‘Kaam Ki Baat’: Akhilesh

    Jaunpur: Launching a blistering attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said the former has done a lot of ‘Mann ki Baat’ and now it is time for him to do some ‘Kaam ki Baat’.

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    UP Election: 37.85 per cent turnout till 1 PM in Phase 6

    Lucknow: An estimated 37.85 per cent votes were cast till 1 PM today in the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections covering 49 Assembly seats, including Mau, where gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari is in the fray.

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    UP Election 2017: PM Modi’s road show at Varanasi begins, huge crowd turns up

    With shifting focus to the final phase of Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister will soon address two election rallies at Jaunpur and Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth ground in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi. PM Modi has started a road show from the Banaras Hindu University gate. He will make his way towards Kashi Vishwanath Temple where he will offer prayers. He will also offer prayers later at the Kaal Bhairav temple and then

  • Economists, bankers dismiss GDP growth despite demonetization

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quick to crow in the poll meetings in Uttar Pradesh about 7% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016-17 and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley touted it as a slap on the critics of the government’s demonetisation move claiming crippling impact on the economy.