This is a fight against poverty: Modi on UP polls

Meerut, (IANS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday likened his first election rally in Uttar Pradesh with India's first war of independence in...

UP: Women winning fewer elections, losing deposits in larger numbers

By Rahul Mohan Sharma  Poor, populous Uttar Pradesh was the first state to have a female Chief Minister -- Sucheta Kriplani from 1963 to 1967...

UP should give slaughterhouses time for regularisation: Owaisi

New Delhi, (IANS): AIMIM President and Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Uttar Pradesh government should give time to...

Hundreds of thousands vote in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, (IANS): Hundreds of thousands of people on Thursday voted across 53 constituencies in the fourth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, officials...

Yogi’s two most controversial decisions also most popular: Survey

New Delhi, (IANS): Unaffected by media outrage over the ban on illegal slaughterhouses and the creation of "anti-Romeo" squads, residents of Uttar Pradesh say...

UP needs to get rid of ‘KaSaB’, says Amit Shah

Lucknow, (IANS) : Coining an acronym to denote the Congress, the SP and the BSP with the name of the executed 26/11 attacker, BJP...

‘Hindu caste coalition helped BJP more than Muslim division in UP’

By Mohd Asim Khan  New Delhi, (IANS): The BJP's success in consolidating Hindu votes of various castes has rendered any division of Muslim votes redundant...

‘BJP’s 2019 poll issue could be performance, employment and development’

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Muralidhar Rao on Wednesday said the party's election issue for the 2019 parliamentary poll could...

’20 UP ministers, four from Uttarakhand face criminal cases’

New Delhi, (IANS): The new Uttar Pradesh government has 20 ministers with criminal cases against them, Uttarakhand four, and Punjab two, a report said...

Parties pull out all stops to win ‘crucial’ western Uttar Pradesh

By Mohit Dubey  Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), (IANS) : With the crucial first phase elections in western Uttar Pradesh just a week away, all parties have...

Modi vitiating atmosphere during polls: Congress

New Delhi, (IANS): The Congress on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his controversial "graveyard and cremation ground", remark alleging him of "vitiating"...

25.71 per cent voting in Ghaziabad till 11 a.m.

Ghaziabad, (IANS) : Ghaziabad district witnessed 25.71 per cent voter turnout in five assembly constituencies till 11 a.m. on Saturday as the first phase of...

Recent election results demand a re-look into the merits of the Electronic Voting Machine

By Mohammed Anis Akhtar for Twocircles.net The integrity of the world’s largest democracy, India, depends on the reliability and validity of elections, held on a...

Voting for 67 seats on Wednesday in UP

Lucknow, (IANS) : Voting will be held in 67 assembly constituencies spread across 11 districts in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections...

Former UP minister gets life for murder

Lucknow, (IANS): Senior minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government Ram Karan Area was on Monday sentenced to a life term in a murder case...

अमेठी और सुल्तानपुर : गठबंधन का गतिरोध और निषादों का वोट तय करेगा भाग्य

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net सुल्तानपुर/अमेठी - बात सुल्तानपुर से शुरू करते हैं, जहां की पांचों सीटें इस वक़्त समाजवादी पार्टी के पास हैं. लेकिन 27 फरवरी...

Won’t let BJP to run UP if there’s no winner: Akhilesh

Lucknow, (IANS): Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said he won't allow the BJP to "remote control" Uttar Pradesh in the event of a...

सहारनपुर : सस्ते ​कोचिंग सेंटर और कर्ज़ के भरोसे के साथ आए राहुल गांधी

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net सहारनपुर​: ​मसूद परिवार के गढ़ गंगोह पहुंचे कांग्रेस के राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष राहुल गांधी ने यहां मंच से युवाओं और किसानों पर...

विपक्ष में बैठेंगे लेकिन भाजपा से गठबंधन नहीं करेंगे – सिबगतुल्‍लाह अंसारी से बातचीत

ग़ाज़ीपुर की मोहम्‍मदाबाद विधानसभा सीट इस बार पारंपरिक खानदानी रंजिश का अक्‍स बन गई है. एक तरफ़ बसपा से मौजूदा विधायक सिबगतुल्‍लाह अंसारी खड़े...

UP voters rebelling against politics of SP, BSP and Congress: Jaitley

Varanasi, (IANS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday claimed a groundswell of support in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said...

मेरठ में अमित शाह ने रद्द की पदयात्रा, गठबंधन पर किया हमला

फहमिना हुसैन, TwoCircles.net मेरठ: उत्तर प्रदेश की चुनावी सरगर्मी के बीच भारतीय जनता पार्टी के राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष अमित शाह आज प्रदेश के मेरठ जिले पहुंचे....

Mayawati demanded Rs 8 cr for seat, says expelled BSP legislator

New Delhi : BSP's expelled Sahibabad MLA Amar Pal Sharma, who joined the Congress on Tuesday, claimed he was ousted from the party because he...

BSP is not a position to send Mayawati to Rajya Sabha next year. Will...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net After the humiliating defeat in UP assembly polls, the question of opposition parties mainly SP, BSP and Congress coming together to...

Election Commission transfers 23 officers in UP

New Delhi  (IANS) : The Election Commission (EC) on Friday transferred 13 District Magistrates and nine Superintendent of Police (SP) and Senior Superintendent of...

BJP trying to end quotas: Mayawati

Sitarganj (Uttarakhand), (IANS) : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday accused the central government of allegedly trying to do away with the...

बनारस: यहां भाजपा को आचार संहिता से दिक्कत क्यों है?

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी: प्रदेश में विधानसभा चुनावों की तारीख़ें घोषित होने के साथ ही आचार संहिता भी लागू हो गयी है. इसके साथ ही...

UP CM Adityanath may face trial following Allahabad High Court decision

TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter Lucknow : A city-based human rights organisation Rihai Manch has welcomed the decision of Allahabad High Court asking the Uttar Pradesh government...

Akhilesh Yadav meets Governor, resigns

Lucknow, (IANS): After his Samajwadi Party's poll drubbing, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met Governor Ram Naik and submitted his resignation. Akhilesh...

EC cracks whips, transfers officials in UP

Lucknow, (IANS) : Hours before the first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday cracked the whip on the...

Over 50% turnout in first phase of UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : Over 50 per cent turnout was witnessed till late afternoon in the first phase of the staggered Uttar Pradesh assembly elections...

People who stood at banks will now queue to reject BJP: Akhilesh

Bijnore, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday claimed that the people who were forced to stand in queues outside banks...

Azam Khan says SP will win 380 seats; gets math wrong

Lucknow, (IANS): Uttar Pradesh's senior minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Friday trashed all exit polls and predicted 380 seats for his Samajwadi Party. Getting his...

BJP will withdraw reservation if voted to power, warns Mayawati

Lucknow, (IANS) : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Saturday accused the BJP of "deceiving" the people through its "false promises" and warned...

Modi says glad to see highest number of women in UP assembly

New Delhi, (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed happiness to see a new record of highest number of women MLAs elected to...

Modi and Akhilesh are two sides of the same coin: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad-based All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen is contesting UP elections for the first time. Its president Barrister Asaduddin Owaisi was earlier denied permission to...

‘अल-क़ायदा चीफ़’ के घर का आंखों देखा हाल…

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net सम्भल : सम्भल का दीपा सराय मुहल्ला… इसकी साफ़-सुथरी चौड़ी सड़क से अभी-अभी मजलिस के उम्मीदवार का काफ़िला गुज़रा है. पास ही एक...

बदहाली का नमूना है भाजपा सांसद कौशल किशोर का आदर्श ग्राम

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net ऑंट गढ़ी सौरा/मलीहाबाद: लखनऊ की मोहनलाल गंज संसदीय सीट से भाजपा सांसद कौशल किशोर का गोद लिया हुआ गांव बदहाली का...

UP second phase registers 65% polling

Lucknow, (IANS): Around 65 per cent polling was recorded in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Wednesday, officials said. "Polling for...

Camaraderie between Rahul, Akhilesh enthuses workers

By Sandeep Pauranik  Jhansi, (IANS): Once political rivals, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav seem to be sharing great...

Mood in Lucknow favours SP-Congress alliance

By Anand Singh  Lucknow, (IANS) : If the sentiments at one of the better known tea stalls here is any indicator, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...

Dialogues, drama, desperation… cut to UP as action begins

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, (IANS) : The action has begun in Uttar Pradesh. Election strategists, central and state ministers, Chief Ministers from other states and...

There will no discrimination based on religion, caste, gender: promises UP CM Aditya Nath

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Saturday said his BJP government will implement Prime Minister Narendra...

बनारस : कार्यकर्ताओं के विरोध की वजह से रद्द हुआ था राहुल-अखिलेश का रोड-शो

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी : कल यानी 11 फरवरी दिन शनिवार को बनारस में राहुल गांधी और अखिलेश यादव की एक यात्रा प्रस्तावित थी. 9...

बनारस : ‘जय श्री राम’ का नारा, मोदी का दौरा यानी भाजपा की जीत

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी: ऐसा क्या हुआ कि एक सीट भी मुश्किल से जीतने वाली भाजपा सभी सीटें निकाल ले गयी? बनारस में यह चर्चा...

Jamiat leaders to meet Modi, UP CM over ‘worsening communal, political atmosphere’

New Delhi, (IANS): Prominent Muslim body, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind on Friday expressed grave concern over what it described as the "worsening communal and political atmosphere"...

Will political ‘imports’ hurt BJP’s bid to end its UP ‘exile’?

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, (IANS) : Will the Bharatiya Janata Party's hopes of ending its 14-year political vanvaas (exile) in Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming...

Akhilesh kicks off election campaign

Sultanpur, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday kicked off the Samajwadi Party's election campaign by promising to provide better living...

सहारनपुर : हारकर भी अपना कद बढ़ा गए इमरान मसूद

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net सहारनपुर: जनपद की राजनीति में अब काफी ताकतवर हो चुके इमरान मसूद फिर हार गए. इस बार उन्हें 90 हजार वोट...

BJP cheated people to come to power, Akhilesh alleges

Lucknow, (IANS): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of cheating...

ओबरा और दुद्धी : कोर्ट ने कहा कि आदिवासी ही लड़ेंगे अपनी ज़मीन पर...

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net ओबरा : सोनभद्र मंडल की दो विवादित विधानसभा सीटों - जिनमें ओबरा और दुद्धी शामिल हैं - पर इलाहाबाद हाई कोर्ट ने...

Aligning with SP is Congress’ political bankruptcy: Mayawati

Lucknow (IANS) : Taking on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over corruption and 'tacit understanding' with the BJP, BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday said the Congress...

Muslim outfits join hands, ask Akhilesh: What have you done for us in the...

By TCN News Terming the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance as opportunistic tie-up, the umbrella organisation of various Muslim outfits—Muttahida Milli Majlis has appealed to Muslims to...

So far, only anti-Romeo squads, brooms in UP: Akhilesh

Lucknow, (IANS): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took a dig at the new state government, saying only "anti-Romeo squads and...

UP Elections: All parties to pay extra attention to districts where they drew a...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net Do you win a state election by winning seats across the state, or is it enough to completely dominate a few...

This is one Akhilesh project that may be spared Yogi’s axe

By Mohit Dubey   Lucknow, (IANS): At a time the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is reviewing schemes launched by former Chief...

बुंदेलखंड : वोट के लिए दलितों को प्रताड़ित कर रहे हैं भाजपा प्रत्याशी

प्रियंका कोटमराजू और अंशु ललित, TwoCircles.net बुंदेलखंड : 'वोट नहीं दोगे, तो देख लेंगे. सरकारी नल से पानी नहीं पीने देंगे, सरकारी रोड पर चलने...

Shivpal to float new party after March 11

Lucknow, (IANS) : Shivpal Yadav, former President of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday threw caution to wind and vowed to form...

Campaigning for first phase of UP polls ends, security tightened

Lucknow, (IANS) : Campaigning for the 73 assembly segments that go to polls in the first phase of the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections...

SP-Congress will give BJP a run for its money in UP

By Amulya Ganguli (IANS)  Any satisfaction which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) felt over the internal strife in the Samajwadi Party (SP) must have been diluted...

UP polls phase-3: BJP fields more candidates with criminal past than SP

New Delhi, (IANS): In the third phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls slated for February 19, the BJP has given tickets to more candidates...

CEC assures security to Kairana migrants for voting

Lucknow, (IANS) : Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi on Thursday assured full security to the people who migrated from Kairana in western Uttar Pradesh...

यूपी : विकास का नारा देने वाले बीजेपी नेता नहीं कर पाए अपने क्षेत्र...

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net यूपी का ‘चुनावी संग्राम’ अपने तीसरे चरण में है. इस सबसे बड़े चुनावी अखाड़े में कई सारे वायदों के बीच भाजपा...

Yogi rejigs bureaucracy, 41 officers transferred

Lucknow, (IANS): Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh administration on Tuesday transferred 41 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, among them six District Magistrates. Those transferred...

In poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, it’s a season of slogans

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : A little before an election that is being viewed as a mini-referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's almost three-year...

यूपी में बुरी हार झेलकर भी अपने मिशन में एक क़दम आगे बढ़ गए...

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net दिल्ली: असदुद्दीन ओवैसी का ‘मिशन यूपी’ पूरी तरह से फ्लॉप हो गया. उनकी पार्टी ऑल इंडिया मजलिस-ए-इत्तेहादुल मुस्लिमीन (मजलिस) उत्तर प्रदेश चुनाव...

Sonia’s absence in UP clear sign of generational shift: Congress

New Delhi, (IANS): Remaining silent on party President Sonia Gandhi's absence from poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Wednesday said "it was...

Rahul-Akhilesh to begin joint poll campaign on Sunday

Lucknow, (IANS) : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav will hold a joint road show here in Uttar Pradesh on...

BJP announces second list for UP, ‘star kids’ find place

New Delhi (IANS) : The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, which...

Rahul-Akhilesh Varanasi road show cancelled

Lucknow, (IANS) : The much-awaited road show on Friday by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Varanasi...

Will continue to work in UP, says Owaisi

Hyderabad, (IANS): Asaduddin Owaisi, whose AIMIM failed to get a single seat in Uttar Pradesh, said on Saturday that it was a good start...

Am fine with Akhilesh, problems in SP: Mulayam

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday insisted he had no differences with his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh...

UP Elections: Why Mulayam would be naive to expect Muslims to only vote for...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net Why do Muslims vote for Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav? The obvious answer, at least for some, is that he remains...

समाजवादी पार्टी मुसलमान विरोधी पार्टी है –शफ़ीक़ुर्रहमान बर्क़

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net सम्भल: कभी समाजवादी पार्टी के आधार स्तंभ रहे शफ़ीक़ुर्रहमान बर्क़ अब असदुद्दीन ओवैसी की पार्टी ऑल इंडिया मजलिस-ए-इत्तेहादुल मुस्लिमीन (मजलिस) के...

Akhilesh, Rahul pitch for SP-Congress alliance

Lucknow, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday held their first joint show, the latter...

About 20% contestants in UP polls first phase have criminal background: Study

New Delhi, (IANS) : About 20 per cent of candidates in the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, where 73 seats will...

Socrates, demonetisation and UP elections: A ‘walk’ with the philosopher in the streets of...

By Rashmi Bhushan for Twocircles.net I looked at the weather and murmured, “There are ominous dark clouds gathering overhead”. A voice from behind asked– “Are...

दंगों के बाद क्या होगा मुज़फ्फरनगर में चुनाव का रुख?

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net मुज़फ्फरनगर : ये शहर अब चुनावों में उतर रहा है, लेकिन सच है कि इस इलाके ने चुनाव के पहले क़त्लेआम...

BJP wins all Lucknow seats, Aparna Yadav loses

Lucknow, (IANS): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday won all five seats in the state capital, including Lucknow Cantonment where its candidate Rita...

Elaborate arrangements for new UP CM swearing-in

Lucknow, (IANS): Elaborate arrangements were underway on Sunday for the swearing-in ceremony of Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh here, officials...

SP minister raises doubts on benefits of tie-up with Congress

Lucknow, (IANS): Cracks appeared in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) ahead of the Saturday vote count for the crucial state assembly elections, as a...

मुस्लिम सियासी पार्टियों के ‘इत्तेहाद फ्रंट’ में नहीं है कोई ‘इत्तेहाद’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net साल 2015 में उत्तर प्रदेश की चार मुस्लिम सियासी पार्टियों ने इत्तेहाद फ्रंट नाम से एक राजनीतिक गठबंधन का ऐलान किया...

BJP leaders wear their love for saffron at manifesto release

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : Colours have their own charm and significance. In politics, especially in Uttar Pradesh, they enjoy a super special status...

मुज़फ्फरनगर में मुस्लिमों ने संगठित वोटिंग के लिए कमर कसी

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net मुज़फ्फरनगर: वोट की कीमत को पहचानते हुए मुज़फ्फरनगर के चर्चित इलाके खालापार के मुसलमान यहां की एक संस्था पैग़ाम-ए-इंसानियत की दावत...

‘Power, sugarcane arrears, Bundelkhand top issues for UP CM’

New Delhi, (IANS): Listing immediate challenges for the incoming BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, industry body Assocham on Sunday said the new administration needs...

In UP, prisons can often be a gateway to the Legislature

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net The relationship between political leaders and prisons in India is complicated, to say the least; but not in UP. With elections...

With no end to feud, Mulayam-Akhilesh look for life beyond the ‘cycle’

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow: Attempts at striking some sort of a patch-up or compromise between the warring factions of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP)...

Mamata concerned over ‘recent happenings’ in UP

Kolkata, (IANS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed concern over the "recent happenings" in Uttar Pradesh, saying people are "scared" over...

30 जनवरी के दिन भी लावारिस रही रामपुर की गांधी समाधि

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net रामपुर : आपको जितना हैरानी ये जानकर होगी कि राष्ट्रपिता महात्मा गांधी की एक समाधि यूपी के रामपुर ज़िले में है,...

What happened to Modi’s ‘achche din’, asks Akhilesh

Lucknow (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he urged voters to...

सेकुलर दलों की गलती से साफ़ हुआ भाजपा की जीत का रास्ता

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net उत्तर प्रदेश चुनाव साम्प्रदायिक राजनीति की नई प्रयोगशाला बनकर उभरा है. पश्चिम से लेकर पूरब तक बतौर पत्रकार मैंने अपने चुनावी कवरेज...

सोनभद्र :  आरक्षित सीट घोषित होने के बाद पलट गए हैं समीकरण

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net ओबरा : सोनभद्र विधानसभा की दो सीटों द्वारा चुनाव आयोग द्वारा अनुसूचित जनजातियों के लिए आरक्षित करने के बाद इलाका एक राजनीतिक...

Poll panel should clear doubts over EVM: Ram Gopal Yadav

New Delhi, (IANS): Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday said that the Election Commission should clear doubts over electronic voting machines (EVMs). "We...

निर्णायक भूमिका की तलाश में हैं मेरठ के मतदाता

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net मेरठ : अपने उद्योग-धंधों और उत्तर प्रदेश के व्यापार में मजबूत जगह बनाने वाले मेरठ में भी चुनाव ने ज़ोर पकड़ा है. लेकिन...

पूर्वांचल के मुस्लिम वोटों को प्रभावित करने वाले मुख्तार अंसारी

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net लखनऊ: बसपा सुप्रीमो मायावती ने कल फिर मुस्कुराते हुए चेहरे के साथ अंसारी परिवार की बसपा में वापसी की घोषणा कर...

BSP-SP supporters clash in UP’s Meerut city

Lucknow, (IANS) : Supporters of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) clashed on Saturday in Meerut city of Uttar Pradesh over issues...

If BJP wins UP, will consult Muslim women on talaq: Shah

Lucknow, (IANS) : BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said if his party returned to power in Uttar Pradesh, it will seek the opinion...

BJP slams Akhilesh over SC order against tainted Minister

Lucknow, (IANS): Hours after the Supreme Court ordered the Uttar Pradesh police to file an FIR against Transport Minister Gayatri Prajapati in an alleged...

राजेंद्र अग्रवाल का बदहाल आदर्श ग्राम, जहां सांसद जी सिर्फ़ शादी-ब्याह में दिखते हैं

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net मेरठ: शहर से 12 किलोमीटर दूर गढ़ रोड पर गांव भगवानपुर चट्टावन. मुख्य मार्ग से डेढ़ किलोमीटर लिंक रोड पर चलने...

आधा प्रतापगढ़ इस बार जाति और शांति पर वोट कर रहा है

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net प्रतापगढ़: प्रतापगढ़ की राजनीति पर बात करने के लिए आपको दो नाम ज़रूर लेने होंगे, राजा भईया और प्रमोद तिवारी. लेकिन इन...

Muslims produce more children as they are unemployed: Azam Khan

Lucknow, (IANS): Muslims have so many children since they had no other work to do, Uttar Pradesh's Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohd...

Attack on policemen, shows ‘jungle raj’ in UP: Yechury

New Delhi, (IANS): Expressing outrage over right-wing outfits attacking police stations in Agra, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday said there was a...

SP, Congress to jointly contest UP polls

Lucknow (IANS) : The Samajwadi Party and the Congress will jointly contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly election on 298 and 105 seats respectively, the...

61% voting in UP fourth phase polls

Lucknow/New Delhi, (IANS): Over 61 per cent voters exercised their franchise on Thursday across 53 seats in the fourth phase elections to the Uttar...

‘Grave’ error by PM Modi: Akhilesh Yadav’s government spent Rs 227 crore on crematoriums

By Afroz Alam Sahil, Twocircles.net Prime Minister Narendra Modi caused a massive controversy during his election rally in Fatehpur Sikri, saying that if there is...

CPI-M flays BJP’s ‘communal rhetoric’ in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi, (IANS): The CPI-M has accused the BJP of taking recourse to communal rhetoric in the ongoing assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. "The BJP's...

मुज़फ्फरनगर-कैराना में अखिलेश, कहा मोदी खुद पलायन कर दिल्ली पहुंचे

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net मुज़फ्फ़रनगर: सूबे के मुख्यमंत्री और समाजवादी पार्टी के मुखिया अखिलेश यादव ने भाजपा को यूपी में चल रही चुनावी जंग से...

Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari joins BJP

New Delhi : Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, 91, and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two joined the...

Bengal beef dealers to meet Mamata over UP crackdown

Kolkata, (IANS): Beef dealers in West Bengal wish to meet Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to apprise her of the "harrowing situation" in the state...

17% contestants in fourth phase UP polls have criminal past

New Delhi, (IANS): At least 17 per cent of the candidates in fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections -- where 53 seats...

Dear BJP, spare us the moral high ground: your politics is no different from...

By Mohammed Rehan Ansari for Twocircles.net The UP elections show that Narendra Modi’s charisma and Amit Shah’s strategies rolled over the new-born Samajwadi Party, the...

BJP to launch ‘aggressive’ campaigning after Shah releases manifesto

By Anand Singh  Lucknow, (IANS) : With barely a fortnight left for the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to go full throttle...

Will free UP of corruption, riots: Adityanath

New Delhi, (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said he will work to rid the state of corruption and communal riots. Adiyanath,...

Congress names 25 candidates for UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : The Congress on Wednesday released its second list of 25 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Prominent persons who made it to...

राहुल-अखिलेश, मोदी मुसलमानों को साध रहे थे, तब कैसी थी मायावती की रैली

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी : रोहनिया में जगतपुर इंटर कॉलेज है. जो शहर से लगभग दस किलोमीटर दूर है. यहां जाते-जाते सारे रास्तों पर छोटे-छोटे...

UP polls: Poor voter turnout in Noida

Noida, (IANS) : Very few voters turned out in the first hour of voting here on Saturday in the first phase of Uttar Pradesh...

SP, Congress tell their nominees to pull out from alliance seats

Lucknow, (IANS): Facing trouble from their candidates who are now refusing to withdraw from the polls, the Congress and the SP on Tuesday cracked...

Suspense over next UP Chief Minister persists

Lucknow, (IANS): The suspense over next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh further deepened on Friday evening, with neither of the Union Ministers -- Manoj...

वोटर बोले : ‘वोट उधर करेंगे, जिधर घर-पटीदार का वोट जाएगा’

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी : मलदहिया पर बनारस का पुराना रॉयल इनफील्ड का शोरूम है. खुराना ऑटोमोबाइल्स के नाम से. आसपास लोहे के सामानों का...

After HC raps UP official, BJP tears into SP government

Lucknow, (IANS) : The BJP on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party government following a High Court rap on Uttar Pradesh...

Scanty voting so far in first phase of UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : Voting started at a slow pace in the 73 assembly constituencies in western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning. The turnout in...

Yogi as CM is BJP’s message on ‘Hindu Rashtra’: Yechuri

Hyderabad, (IANS): CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Sunday said that by making Yogi Adityanath the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the BJP and...

Hindu Yuva Vahini points at ‘ISI activities, Chinese incursion, Kashmir situation’ for disrupting church...

By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.net Maharajganj: The disruption of Church services at Maharajaganj brought the activities of Hindu Yuva Vahini into the limelight for all the...

We don’t believe in vote bank politics: Naqvi

New Delhi, (IANS) : Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government does not practice vote bank politics and...

Voting ends in Uttar Pradesh fourth phase voting

Lucknow, (IANS): Voting ended on Thursday evening in the fourth phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh covering 53 seats in 12 districts with...

BJP aims to breach Mulayam’s fortress as Akhilesh and Shivpal lock horns

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net It would not be wrong to say that the Samajwadi Party, despite all its infighting and power struggles, has a strong...

कुंडा और रामपुर खास : किससे क्या बात करेंगे और क्या लिखेंगे?

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net प्रतापगढ़ : बाबागंज विधानसभा के संग्रामगढ़ गांव में एक मीटिंग आयोजित की गयी है. मीटिंग नहीं है, जनसभा है लेकिन लोग इसे...

A firebrand, saffron-robed Yogi is the new UP ‘Mahant’

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, (IANS): Yogi Adityanath, the saffron clad, diminutive Chief Minister-designate of Uttar Pradesh, evokes strong sentiments in the eastern parts of Uttar...

Modi regains his mojo — partially

By Amulya Ganguli The sweeping victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has shown that Narendra Modi has recovered much of his...

Akhilesh hits campaign trail, lashes out at Modi, Maya

Sultanpur, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav kicked-off the assembly poll campaign for the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday and urged the...

Mayawati’s campaign turns a new leaf in UP

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : People change with times. In Uttar Pradesh, where voters are being wooed left and right, the most striking election...

SP-Congress government will represent youth, farmers: Rahul

Rae Bareli, (IANS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the Samajwadi Party (SP)-Congress alliance government in Uttar Pradesh post-elections to the state...

Congress-SP embrace makes its anyone’s game in UP

By Mohit Dubey Lucknow, (IANS) : The sealing of the electoral alliance between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) has altered the political landscape in...

नागेपुर : अस्पताल, पानी और काम के लिए कराह रहे मोदी के आदर्श ग्राम...

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी: हम प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी द्वारा गोद लिए दूसरे गांव जाते हैं तो हम शहर से 25 किलोमीटर की दूरी तय करते...

Success of Apna Dal, Bhartiya Samaj Party shows caste politics well and truly alive...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net Uttar Pradesh assembly polls have also given chance for two smaller parties to expand their wings. In the caste-ridden Hindi belt,...

Akhilesh humiliated me like no one, alleges Mulayam

Lucknow, (IANS): Differences between Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav came to the fore again on Saturday when...

Demonetisation may hurt BJP in UP’s Shahjahanpur

By Anand Singh Shahjahanpur, (IANS): Suresh Khanna, the BJP candidate from Uttar Pradeshs Shahjahanpur, is seeking his eighth consecutive election victory in this urban constituency...

Yogi gives UP’s bureaucracy the jitters

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS): For the burgeoning and slack bureaucracy of India's most populous state, peace of mind is the first casualty after the...

Around 57% turnout in UP polls’ penultimate phase

Lucknow, (IANS): Hundreds of thousands of voters came out to cast their ballots in the penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on...

Akhilesh casts vote, ducks questions on Mulayam-Shivpal

Saifai (Uttar Pradesh), (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Sunday cast his vote in the third phase of the state assembly...

BJP’s first list of candidates for UP elections has 11 females, rewards turncoats

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net The much-awaited list of candidates for BJP was finally declared on Monday evening. As expected, the first list of 149 candidates...

As Mulayam era ends in SP, Akhilesh’s new makeover leaves Muslims confused

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net Akhilesh Yadav has been accepted as national president of Samajwadi Party and is thus entitled to use its election symbol Cycle...

UP government to form ‘anti-land mafia task force’

Lucknow, (IANS): The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to set up a task force to tackle the menace of land grabbing in the...

जानिए, बनारस में भाजपा क्यों मुश्किल में है?

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी : उत्तर प्रदेश में शुरू हो चुकी चुनावी प्रक्रिया में जो कुछ विधानसभा क्षेत्र बेहद अहम माने जा रहे हैं, उनमें...

Does UP victory make Modi’s return in 2019 smooth?

By Vishav and Saurabh Katkurwar   New Delhi, (IANS): With the BJP sweeping Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and making major inroads into the north east with...

क़ब्रिस्तान ही नहीं, श्मशान के लिए भी अखिलेश ने दिए 227 करोड़

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net  लखनऊ : प्रधानमंत्री की फ़तेहपुर रैली में भाषण के बाद ‘श्मशान’ शब्द चर्चा में है. ख़ासतौर पर सोशल मीडिया पर प्रधानमंत्री...

Akhilesh Yadav moves caveat in SC on EC order

New Delhi : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday moved a caveat in the Supreme Court urging it not to pass any order...

Marginalization of BJP’s Dalit MPs

By Kashif-ul-Huda, TwoCircles.net Out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, 71 returned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates. Two returned BJP ally Apna Dal...

50.4% voting in Ghaziabad till 3.00 p.m.

Ghaziabad, (IANS) : Ghaziabad district witnessed 50.4 per cent voter turnout in five assembly constituencies till 3.00 p.m. on Friday in the first phase...

Former BSP heavyweights figure in BJP’s third list for UP

Lucknow, (IANS) : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released its third list of 67 candidates for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. Like...

From Noida to Lucknow, BJP faces rebellion ahead of polls

By Brajendra Nath Singh New Delhi, (IANS) : The BJP is facing a major rebellion in more than a dozen constituencies in Uttar Pradesh over the...
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