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Yogi thwarts Akhilesh challenge, returns as Uttar Pradesh CM


New Delhi: The BJP was all set to be back for a second term in Uttar Pradesh with an overwhelming majority. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath himself won from Gorakhpur by over one lakh votes. In Uttar Pradesh, the ruling BJP had won 25 seats in UP and was leading in 277 others with 41.8 percent vote...

UP Assembly elections: Record comeback for CM Yogi Adityanath


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath won Gorakhpur Urban seat with a massive margin of 54,858 votes.  According to the Election Commission of India, Adityanath, who is contesting the Assembly elections for the first time, received 85,356 while his nearest rival SP candidate Subhawati Upendra Dutt Shukla got 30,498 votes....

Yogi Adityanath says BJP will win 300-plus seats


Lucknow: Launching a scathing attack on BJP turncoats, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the small-time leaders who ditched the saffron party are now struggling to secure seats. In an exclusive interview with IANS, Adityanath touched upon several issues, including his 80-20 remark, the Samajwadi Party's poll promises, Jinnah and Hijab rows, and forming the...

Uttar Pradesh polls: BJP hit by resignations


New Delhi: The announcement of the poll schedule for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections seems to have triggered a churning in state politics. As the state braces for a 7-phase poll starting from February 10, all the key parties are witnessing turmoil within their ranks, and could well see a few defections to rival camps. The...

UP election: Opinion poll predicts comfortable win for BJP


New Delhi: The BJP is set to comfortably win the assembly election in Uttar Pradesh making Yogi Adityanath the first chief minister serve two consecutive terms since 1985, an opinion poll conducted by VETO for Times Now Navbharat has predicted. According to the survey, the BJP might end up bagging 230-249 seats in the 403-member House...

Agitated Jaya Bachchan ‘curses’ BJP after ED grills Aishwarya


New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Jaya Bachchan lost her cool in Parliament and lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that "their bad days would begin soon". This comes hours after her daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared before the Enforcement Directorate. Jaya Bachchan claimed personal comments were passed on the floor of...

‘Abba jaan’ remark triggers political war ahead of UP polls


Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's use of the word 'Abba Jaan' (father in Urdu) during a public meeting in Kushinagar district has stoked a massive controversy, with opposition leaders decrying what they said was an attempt to "communally polarize" the forthcoming Assembly polls. Adityanath had made the remarks in an apparent reference to alleged...