मुस्लिम वोटों की मजबूरी में कांग्रेस से गठबंधन —सपा राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष किरणमय नंदा

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net लखनऊ : समाजवादी पार्टी के राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष किरणमय नंदा ने गठबंधन को लेकर एक चौंकाने वाला बयान दिया है. TwoCircles.net के...

भाजपा के स्टार प्रचारकों में न वरुण गांधी और न कोई बाहरी सितारा

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी/ लखनऊ : आगामी यूपी विधानसभा चुनावों के पहले भाजपा ने अपने स्टार प्रचारकों की सूची जारी कर दी है. भाजपा के...

Congress moves EC, demands stern action against BJP

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Congress on Thursday moved the Election Commission (EC) alleging that BJP leaders Keshav Prasad Maurya and Subramanian Swamy had made...

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...

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...

सम्भल : यहां ओवैसी नहीं बर्क़ का है जलवा

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCirles.net सम्भल : यूपी के सम्भल में ओवैसी फैक्टर काम कर रहा है. ओवैसी की पार्टी ऑल इंडिया मजलिस-ए-इत्तेहादुल मुस्लिमीन (मजलिस) के उम्मीदवार ज़ियाउर्रहमान...

First list of candidates gives BJP a headache; dissenting members stage open rebellion

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net The UP elections are almost upon us; every party is busy releasing its list of candidates. However, given the fierce contest...

BJP announces first list of candidates for UP, Uttarakhand

New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its first list of 149 candidates for Uttar Pradesh polls and 64 candidates in...

Over 50% voting in UP’s final phase

Lucknow, (IANS): Over 50 per cent polling was reported across 40 seats in the final phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Wednesday with...

UP’s health variations: From worse than Haiti to better than India

By Oommen Kurian At a time when Indias sex ratio at birth is low and declining -- from 909 (2011) to 887 (2014) -- there...

Yogi’s ‘No Agent’ rule causes chaos at RTO

Ghaziabad, (IANS): Chaos gripped the Regional Transport Office (RTO) here on Wednesday after it enforced Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's 'No Agent' policy...

Mayawati, Akhilesh indifferent to Dalits’ plight: Minister

Lucknow, (IANS) : Union Minister for Social Justice Thawar Chand Gehlot on Monday lashed out at the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) government and the Bahujan...

SP-Congress alliance: Will ‘hand’-shake warm up UP voters?

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : The electoral pact between the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress is a done thing now. But as...

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...

सियासत के चक्रव्यूह में रामपुर का बीड़ी उद्योग

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net रामपुर :  यूपी में राजनीतिक पार्टियों के सिंबल वाली बीड़ियों का जलवा है. कोई कमल छाप बीड़ी छाप रहा है, तो कोई साईकिल,...

UP minister booed at Meerut polling booth

Lucknow, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Labour and Employment Minister Shahid Manzoor faced a hostile crowd in Meerut's Kithaur constituency on Saturday when he visited a...

सुनिए मुज़फ्फरनगर से पहली बार वोट करने वाले नौजवानों को

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net मुज़फ्फरनगर : पहली बार वोट करने वाले नौजवानों के मन में सवालों का समंदर है. उत्तर प्रदेश में विधानसभा चुनाव हैं,...

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...

Attempts being made to turn Western UP into Kashmir: Yogi Adityanath

Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), (IANS) : Raking up the issue of "exodus" of Hindus from western Uttar Pradesh, BJP leader Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that...

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...

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...

Now, Congress wants action against Modi, BJP poll symbol cancellation

New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday approached the Election Commission with a complaint and demanded stern action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the...

अमरोहा में सपा को भारी पड़ सकती है तुर्कों की नाराज़गी

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net अमरोहा : कहते हैं कि 1262 में जब हज़रत सैयद शर्फुद्दीन शाह विलायत यूपी के मुरादाबाद के अज़ीज़नगर आए तो यहां के भटियारों...

Samajwadi Party says Budget hopeless, negative

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday termed the Budget "hopeless" and said the measures for political funding announced in it will...

Congress-SP differences on seat sharing will be ironed out: Congress

New Delhi, (IANS) : As deadlock over seat-sharing continued to dog the Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Thursday said that...

Akhilesh slams Mayawati, Modi

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday targeted BSP chief Mayawati and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said only...

योगी आदित्यनाथ के गढ़ में चौतरफा दरार

दो पीढ़ियों की सियासी महत्‍वाकांक्षाओं के बीच फंसा हिंदुत्‍व का प्रोजेक्‍ट अभिषेक श्रीवास्‍तव, TwoCircles.net गोरखपुर: ढाई साल का वक्‍त आदमी और सियासत दोनों को बदल देने...

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...

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...

Uttar Pradesh now has 14.12 crore voters

Lucknow : With the Election Commission publishing the revised and final voters list for the state, Uttar Pradesh now has a whopping 14.12 crore voters,...

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,...

संगीत सोम : पहले बीए थे, अब हैं 12वीं पास

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net मेरठ :  भाजपा के विवादास्पद विधायक संगीत सोम के हलफ़नामों की गवाही पर यक़ीन करें तो उनका खुद का भरा...

योगी आदित्यनाथ के शपथ-पत्र में छिपा है उनका सच

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net नई दिल्ली : उत्तर प्रदेश के नए मुख्यमंत्री होने जा रहे योगी आदित्यनाथ की सच्चाई उनके चुनावी शपथ-पत्र में छिपी हुई...

BJP credits Modi for UP victory

New Delhi, (IANS): The BJP is set to take power in Uttar Pradesh and the credit for this goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

‘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...

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...

Keshav Maurya and Dinesh Sharma: Perfect foil to each other

Lucknow, (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party chief Keshav Prasad Maurya and two-time Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma -- chosen as new Deputy Chief Ministers...

No matter who it allies with, Congress unlikely to gain much in upcoming UP...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net In an era of coalition politics, all parties are looking forward to alliances with other parties to reap benefits in the...

Congress backs out from approaching EC over Modi’s remarks

New Delhi, (IANS): The Congress on Monday backed out from approaching the Election Commission (EC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial "graveyard and cremation...

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...

40% of UP voters undecided, finds poll

By Shreya Shah  Elections for the Uttar Pradesh state assembly, Indias largest state -- 138 million voters -- start on February 11, but 40 PER...

BJP will win two-thirds majority in UP: Amit Shah

Vasco (Goa) (IANS) : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning the Uttar Pradesh assembly election with a two-third majority, party President...

Congress doesn’t rule out tie-up with Akhilesh-led SP

  New Delhi : The Congress on Friday said that it does not rule out the possibility of a pre-poll alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP)...

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...

इलाहाबाद पश्चिम : नई-नवेली ऋचा सिंह क्या कमाल कर पाएंगी?

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net इलाहाबाद: इलाहाबाद की पिछली रिपोर्ट में हम आपको बता चुके हैं कि कैसे साम्प्रदायिक ध्रुवीकरण का लाभ सपा और भाजपा शहर के...

Voting underway in Alapur constituency of UP

Lucknow, (IANS): Brisk voting was reported on Thursday for the lone Uttar Pradesh assembly seat of Alapur, which was left in the polling process...

First phase polling in UP ends, over 60% turnout

Lucknow, (IANS) : Barring a few incidents of violence, the first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh ended peacefully on Saturday with over 60...

BJP’s victory in UP means only 25 Muslim candidates emerge victorious

By Twocirles.net Staff Reporter A landslide victory for the BJP in UP elections has come at a huge cost for Muslims representation in the state...

UP polls: Key lies in Modi regaining the Muslim vote

By Amulya Ganguli A major reason why the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is believed to be finding it difficult to cross the finishing line with...

Modi regime a government of ‘RSS ka Saath and BJP ka Vikas’: Congress

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it has failed on all fronts, and is only...

In upcoming phases of UP elections, MBC voters may swing the tide in BJP’s...

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net In the ongoing UP polls, if there is one party which has played its cards well in attracting votes from the...

Congress and SP are allies, but they will hardly help each other in UP

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net If elections are all about winning and getting the maximum votes, then can we say that like arithmetic, it is a...

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...

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...

SP announces 12 more candidates in 5th list for UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Thursday released its fifth list of 12 candidates for the seven-phase Uttar Pradesh assembly polls...

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...

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...

Campaigning for 1st phase of UP polls ends Thursday evening

Lucknow, (IANS) : Campaigning for the crucial first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh for 73 seats will end on Thursday evening, an election official...

Allahabad HC issues notice to Mayawati, brother

Lucknow, (IANS): In a major setback to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati in the midst of the crucial assembly polls, the Allahabad High...

यूपी चुनाव : दारुल उलूम का ऐलान, नेताओं के लिए बंद रहेंगे दरवाज़े

आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net लखनऊ: दारुल उलूम के मुफ्ती अब्दुल क़ासिम नोमानी ने साफतौर पर कह दिया है कि वे दारुल उलूम की परिधि में...

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...

#Elections2017: UP spends least on health, reflects in its ill-health

Oommen C Kurian With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has about the same population as Brazil; an economy the size of Qatars -- which...

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)...

Aditya Nath promises no bias on religion; no harassment of couples

Gorakhpur, (IANS): Promising that there will be no bias in the name of religion and caste, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on...

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...

फूलपुर, प्रतापपुर और हंडिया : जहां सपा और भाजपा ध्रुवीकरण और जातिवाद का लाभ...

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net इलाहाबाद : फूलपुर विधानसभा के वोटर श्याम सिंह बताते हैं, 'सपा का टिकट मुसलमान को, बसपा का टिकट मुसलमान को. हमको आप...

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 set to sweep five Varanasi seats

Varanasi, (IANS): The BJP is headed towards a clean sweep on five assembly segments in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi. Varanasi...

Regional parties show 20% dip in donations above Rs 20,000

New Delhi : Twenty-one regional political parties received a total of Rs 107.62 crore in donations of or above Rs 20,000 in 2015-16, compared with...

UP casts 11% votes till 9 a.m. in 5th phase

Lucknow, (IANS): Around 11 per cent of 1.84 crore voters exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling on Monday for the...

बूचड़खानों पर तालाबंदी के साथ मुसलमानों के बड़े रोजगार पर संकट

आस मोहम्मद कैफ़, TwoCircles.net पश्चिमी उत्तर प्रदेश के कई जिलों से : मेरठ के रहने वाले हाजी तौफ़ीक कहते हैं, 'हम पुश्तों से इस कारोबार...

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...

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...

Crucial test for SP in UP 3rd phase polling

Lucknow, (IANS): The third phase of polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday will see voting for 69 seats across 12 districts...

No evidence to show EVMs can be tampered with: EC

New Delhi, (IANS): The Election Commission on Thursday emphasised that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tamper proof and termed the allegations by some political...

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...

SP-Congress combine may form next government in UP: Survey

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance is likely to gain majority with 187 to 197 seats and around 35 per cent vote...

Muslim women voted for BJP because of triple talaq: Ravi Shankar

Gandhinagar, (IANS): Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said Muslim women voted for the BJP during the just concluded Uttar...

मुरादनगर : यहां से किस नेता की होगी मुराद पूरी?

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net मुरादनगर/गाज़ियाबाद : आज से क़रीब चार सौ साल पहले मुराद गाज़ी ने इस मुरादनगर को बसाया था. मुराद गाज़ी मुग़लिया सल्तनत में सेनापति...

Congress terms RSS top brass’ comment on reservation anti-Dalit

New Delhi (IANS) : Condemning head of RSS' communications department Manmohan Vaidya's call to abolish reservation, the Congress party on Friday said that BJP and...

बिसाहड़ा की सांप्रदायिक राजनीति को चुनाव में नहीं खींच पाई भाजपा

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net बिसाहड़ा (दादरी) : जिस दादरी के बिसाहड़ा हत्याकांड के सहारे भाजपा यूपी के सारी सीटों पर पर चुनाव जीतने का कोशिश...

SP battles to retain its supremacy in Phase-2 of UP polls

By Brajendra Nath Singh and Prashant Sood  Saharanpur/New Delhi, (IANS) : As the battle for ballot in Uttar Pradesh shifts to 67 second-phase seats, including...

SP candidate’s son shot in UP

Lucknow, (IANS): The son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate was shot and seriously injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district on Thursday morning, police...

Will hold rally against note ban after UP polls: Lalu

Patna, (IANS) : RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday said his party will organise a rally against demonetisation in the Bihar capital after the...

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,...

In UP, political discourse gets distasteful

Lucknow, (IANS): "Gujarat ke gadhe" (donkeys of Gujarat), "Loktantra ke aatankwaadi" (terrorists of democracy), "Behenji Sampatti Party", "Negative Dalit Man"... Political discourse amid ongoing...

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...

Akhilesh predicts 300-plus seats for Congress-SP alliance

Lucknow, (IANS) : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday predicted more than 300 seats in the assembly election to the Samajwadi Party-Congress...

Voting begins on slow note in 51 UP seats

Lucknow, (IANS): Voting in 51 assembly constituencies spread across 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh began at 7 a.m. on Monday, albeit on a slow...

Supporting AIMIM in UP will give Muslims capacity to bargain

By Asif Moazzam for Twocircles.net During the seven decades of independence, we have observed and monitored many political parties closely and hopefully, have understood well...

यूपी चुनाव में उतरेंगे आसाराम के बेटे नारायण साईँ, बनारस से लड़ सकते हैं...

By TCN News वाराणसी : आसाराम बापू के बेटे और सूरत की दो लड़कियों के बलात्कार के आरोप में जेल की सजा काट रहे नारायण...

रायबरेली : यहां है कांग्रेस की प्रतिष्ठा की लड़ाई

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net रायबरेली : रायबरेली की जंग बेहद ही दिलचस्प हो चुकी है. कभी कांग्रेस का गढ़ रहा ये जिला इस समय त्रिकोणीय संघर्ष...

UP third phase registers 12% polling in 2 hours

Lucknow, (IANS): An average of 12 per cent voting has been recorded in the first two hours of polling in the third phase of...

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 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...

Now, Bharti and Naqvi say BJP should have fielded Muslims in UP polls

New Delhi, (IANS): Union Ministers Uma Bharti and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday echoed Home Minister Rajnath Singh's stand on the BJP fielding Muslim...

Nationalism a bad word only in India: Jaitley

Varanasi, (IANS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that "nationalism was a good word" across the world though it may be a...

मोदी से बौखलाए बसपा की ओर जाएंगे बनारस के दलित

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net वाराणसी : ठीक मलदहिया चौराहे पर एक बड़ा शॉपिंग कॉम्प्लेक्स तैयार हुआ है. इसमें जूतों का एक बड़ा शोरूम, कपड़ों का ऐसा...

Varun, Advani missing from BJP list of star campaigners in UP

New Delhi (IANS) : BJP veteran L.K. Advani and MP Varun Gandhi are noticeable absentees from the party list of 40-odd star campaigners for the...

ये टोपियां कभी रामपुर की शान थीं…

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net रामपुर : रामपुर की टोपियों का बेहद ही शानदार इतिहास रहा है. आज़ादी की लड़ाई से लेकर आज तक इन टोपियों के...

Many memorable firsts in 2017 UP assembly elections

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS): The long, staggered assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, whose results are to be announced on March 11, would be remembered...

Campaigning ends for last phase of UP elections

Lucknow, (IANS): Campaigning for the final phase of the seven-stage Uttar Pradesh assembly elections came to an end at 5 p.m. on Monday, bringing...

Congress-SP will win in UP: Jitin Prasada

By Anand Singh  Shahjahanpur, (IANS) : The Samajwadi Party-Congress grouping is poised to take power in Uttar Pradesh and both parties are gelling well despite minor...

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...

BJP petitions poll panel, seeks derecognition of SP

Lucknow, (IANS) : The BJP on Tuesday petitioned the Election Commission (EC) against the ruling Samajwadi Party and sought cancellation of its recognition, alleging...

Shivpal Yadav not in SP’s list of star campaigners

Lucknow, (IANS) : Former Samajwadi Party (SP) state president Shivpal Singh Yadav does not figure in the list of 40 'star campaigners' issued by...

UP EVMs were ‘managed’ to favour BJP: Mayawati

Lucknow, (IANS): BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday alleged that voting machines had been "managed" in favour of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh and that...

Ahead of polls, residents of Mayawati’s adopted village say they feel cheated

By Afroz Alam Sahil, Twocircles.net As you step out of Lucknow and move towards Malihabad, the mango capital of the state, commercial activities slow down...

अब साम्प्रदायिकता के सहारे जंग जीतने की तैयारी!

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net फ़ैज़ाबाद/अयोध्या :  यूपी चुनाव के चार चरण बीतने के बाद अब आगे की लड़ाई अयोध्या के सहारे लड़ने की तैयारी चल...

‘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...

BJP takes poll management, ground work to next level in UP

By Mohit Dubey  Lucknow, (IANS) : If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could pride itself on professional poll management in the run-up to the 2014...

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...

Modi government has lost touch with ground reality, says SP leader

New Delhi, (IANS) : Criticising the policies of the central government, Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Neeraj Shekhar on Thursday said that "it has lost...

SP legislator alleges threat to life from Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow (IANS) : Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator from Gyanpur in Bhadohi Vijay Mishra dropped a bombshell on Monday alleging that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav...

Situation in violence-hit UP town limping back to normalcy

Lucknow, (IANS): The situation in Uttar Pradesh's violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri, where an objectionable video on Hindu deities on social media led to communal clashes,...

Education failure, leading reason for UP job woes, isn’t an election issue

By Shreya Shah Bahraich and Mirzapur districts (Uttar Pradesh): "Path mera alokit kardo, naval prath ki naval rashmiyon se, mere ur ka tam har do,"...

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...

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...

Congress releases another list of 29 candidates for UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : The Congress on Thursday released another list of 29 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The list released by party National General...

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...

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...

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...

In a first, two seats reserved for ST candidates in upcoming UP elections

By Faisal Fareed, Twocircles.net For the first time in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, two assembly seats—Obra and Dudhi in Sonbhadra district have been reserved for...

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...

EC’s ‘third eye’ monitoring UP polls

Lucknow, (IANS) : As voting got underway in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, the Election Commission is extensively using information technology to ensure free and...

कई गांवों की तरह बदहाल वरुण गांधी का आदर्श ग्राम

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net सुल्तानपुर : सुल्तानपुर जिले में वल्लीपुर नाम की दो जगहें हैं. एक वल्लीपुर सुल्तानपुर शहर से 25 किलोमीटर दूर है और दूसरा...

Third of UP voters cite power cuts as top election issue

By Shreya Shah Almost a third of voters polled said power cuts were the biggest problem in Uttar Pradesh, according to a new survey conducted...

Muslim women and children beaten, asked to leave community park in Meerut

By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.net Meerut: With the appointment of Hindu hardliner Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister, events and actions have started adversely affecting the...

Adityanath government asks sugar mill owners to pay arrears to farmers

Lucknow, (IANS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked sugar mill owners in the state to pay arrears of the previous and current...

Anger against SP, BSP will restore rule of law: Mayawati

Lucknow, (IANS): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh and called upon the...

गाज़ियाबाद : ‘मोदी जी ही यूपी के सीएम बनेंगे’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net गाज़ियाबाद : प्रथम चरण का चुनाव प्रचार आज शाम 5 बजे थम गया है. इसी के साथ अब वोटरों में सक्रियता...

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...

Mayawati ridicules Congress manifesto for UP elections

Lucknow, (IANS) : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday ridiculed the Congress manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls as a "political...

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...

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...

Aditya Nath has been hailed as ‘Anandmath Sanyasi’: Anandmath preached the cleansing of Muslims...

By Shamsul Islam for Twocircles.net The senior RSS/BJP ideologues lately have been hailing UP chief minister, Mahant Yogi Adityanath as sanyasi (Hindu ascetics) of novel...

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...

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...

सांसद यशवंत सिंह का आदर्श ग्राम भी बेकाम, ठीकरा राज्य सरकार पर

  आस मोहम्मद कैफ, TwoCircles.net नगीना/बिजनौर: नगीना सांसद के आदर्श गांव को देखकर आप अंदाजा लगा लेंगे कि गांव में सांसद ने कुछ काम कराया भी...

Protest in Ghaziabad over alleged tampering with EVMs

Ghaziabad, (IANS): A group of about a hundred people on Tuesday protested outside District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani's office here, demanding that President Pranab Mukherjee...

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...

यूपी चुनाव में मुस्लिम वोटों की ठेकेदारी का टेंडर ओपन

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल, TwoCircles.net यूपी चुनाव में दूसरे चरण की अधिसूचना लागू हो चुकी है. खुद को सेकुलर कहने वाली सियासी पार्टियां सबसे अधिक परेशान...

Nominations for 6th phase of UP polls begin

Lucknow, (IANS) : The nomination process for the sixth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls began on Tuesday, an election official said. Polling for 49...

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...

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...

BJP MLA kin held with pistol in polling booth

Lucknow, (IANS) : Gagan Som, brother of senior BJP leader and Sardhana legislator Sangeet Som was detained on Saturday after a pistol was recovered from...

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...

Law and order in UP worse under SP: BJP

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh had worsened over...

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...

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...
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