Articles by Rajesh Kumar Singh
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), led by Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, to field Maulana Umair Madani from Deoband assembly seat in Saharanpur district
Published on Jan 24, 2022 11:50 PM IST
This alliance for the UP polls, named the Samajik Parivartan Morcha, will not field a candidate against Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav
Published on Jan 23, 2022 10:03 PM IST
The new front Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha will contest 403 seats in the UP assembly polls. It includes Jan Adhikari Party, the Bharat Mukti Morcha, Janata Kranti Party and Bhartiya Vanchit Samaj Party
Published on Jan 23, 2022 12:33 AM IST
These BSP candidates have been named for the state’s Rohilkhand region where polling will be held for 55 seats in nine districts on February 14
Published on Jan 22, 2022 11:40 PM IST
The filing of nomination papers for phase one of UP polls in 58 assembly segments in 11 districts of western UP culminated on Friday amid strict Covid guidelines issued by the poll panel
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 05:08 AM IST
To take the fight for social justice to the Hindutva stronghold Gorakhpur, the Azad Samaj Party had decided to field Chandrashekhar Azad against chief minister Yogi Adityanath, said chief election in-charge of Bhim Army, Dr Mohammad Akib .
Published on Jan 20, 2022 11:23 PM IST
The HYV played an important role in Adityanath’s election campaigns in 2004, 2009 and 2014 and also propagated the message of Hindutva in rural areas of eastern UP.
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:39 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar, Tejashwi Yadav, Sanjay Raut and Aaditya Thackeray are among the opposition leaders who will campaign in Uttar Pradesh
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 01:02 AM IST
After Yogi Adityanath became chief minister in March 2017, units of the HYV in various districts of Gorakhpur region were disbanded on the request of the BJP leadership
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 10:52 PM IST
Making this announcement at a press conference in Lucknow on Tuesday, JD (U) national general secretary and party’s Uttar Pradesh in-charge KC Tyagi said the party will fight UP polls alone
Published on Jan 18, 2022 11:41 PM IST
The Janata Dal (United), the Vikassheel Insaan Party and the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), which are alliance partner of the National Democratic Alliance in Bihar, have decided to go solo in 2022 UP assembly polls
Published on Jan 18, 2022 01:34 PM IST
Criticises AIMPLB member letter advising it to guard against the division of Muslim votes; says working on alliance in East UP
Published on Jan 17, 2022 02:29 PM IST
The Bhim Army chief said that the alliance with SP could not happen since he felt that the SP chief Akhilesh Yadav just wanted the Dalit vote and not a Dalit leader.
Published on Jan 16, 2022 12:03 AM IST
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath says party will return to power in Uttar Pradesh with overwhelming majority
Updated on Jan 16, 2022 04:05 AM IST
UP elections: BSP chief Mayawati launched a sharp attack at the Samajwadi Party which inducted BJP defectors on Friday, saying the SP was not a well-wisher of Dalit, backward and Muslim community.
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 02:22 PM IST
Adityanath also hit out at the Samajwadi Party, saying that during the previous regime, it was “social exploitation” and not “social justice”.
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 04:43 AM IST
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad-led party enjoys influence over Dalit community voters in the districts of west UP
Published on Jan 14, 2022 11:38 PM IST
Along with Maurya, former state Ayush minister Dharam Singh Saini, also an OBC leader who quit on January 13, formally joined the SP on Friday.
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 11:58 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath says there was social exploitation under the Samajwadi Party rule while the BJP government is working for the welfare of every section of the society
Published on Jan 14, 2022 11:34 PM IST
Swami Prasad Maurya, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav target Yogi Adityanath over 80 per cent vs 20 per cent statement; another former minister Dara Singh Chauhan, two other MLAs conspicuous by their absence at the SP office
Published on Jan 14, 2022 08:53 PM IST
, LucknowPankaj Jaiswal and Rajesh Kumar Singh
Filing of nominations for the first phase of Assembly elections commences in 11 districts of west UP on Friday amid strict Covid guidelines issued by the poll panel
Published on Jan 14, 2022 08:43 PM IST
The announcement came on a day a third Other Backward Class (OBC) minister, Dharam Singh Saini, quit the state cabinet and threelawmakers resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 01:50 AM IST
We have vowed to defeat the BJP in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections , will make joint declaration with Samajwadi Party, says Swami Prasad Maurya after meeting Akhilesh Yadav
Published on Jan 13, 2022 10:43 PM IST
In the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the BJP had made a dent in the Samajwadi Party’s OBC base by wooing non Yadav backward caste leaders. Now, Akhilesh Yadav is looking to turn the tables on the ruling party
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 12:53 AM IST
Maurya, a prominent other backward classes (OBC) leader who abruptly quit the state cabinet on Tuesday, held meetings with his supporters at his 14, Kalidas Marg residence in Lucknow.
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 02:11 AM IST
Backward leaders in the BJP are sidelined . They should join hands with me in the fight for social justice and rights of weaker sections, he says
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 11:38 PM IST
Swami Prasad Maurya was the labour and employment minister in the UP government before he quit the BJP to join the Samajwadi Party ahead of the polls.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:08 AM IST
Rajesh Kumar Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has called upon her party workers to celebrate her 66th birthday on Saturday (January 15) at home in view of the implementation of the model code of conduct (MCC) after the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for assembly elections in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday and surge in the Covid-19 cases across the state
Updated on Jan 10, 2022 12:26 AM IST
Seven-phase UP assembly polls to begin from western districts that currently have high Covid caseload
In the first phase, polling will be held on February 10 in 58 assembly constituencies in 11 districts, including Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Mathura and Agra
Updated on Jan 08, 2022 11:50 PM IST
There was no uplift or appeasement of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh and they remained a neglected lot, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
Updated on Jan 07, 2022 11:21 PM IST