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'Dikh toh raha hai na,' Priyanka Gandhi's reply to 'Are you the CM face in UP?'

Priyanka Gandhi asked if any other face from the Congress can be seen in Uttar Pradesh as she was asked whether she would be the CM face of the party in the UP Assembly Election 2022.
Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi launch the Youth Manifesto on Friday in New Delhi. (PTI)
Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi launch the Youth Manifesto on Friday in New Delhi. (PTI)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 02:25 PM IST
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By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

UP polls: Aparna Yadav meets Mulayam after joining BJP, takes his blessings

Aparna Yadav joined the BJP in New Delhi on Wednesday. She is married to Prateek Yadav, son of Mulayam Singh Yadav's second wife.
Aparna Yadav meeting SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday.(Twitter/@aparna4bjp)
Aparna Yadav meeting SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday.(Twitter/@aparna4bjp)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 11:04 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Explained: Why big leaders have chosen home turf for UP polls

Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2022: While Yogi Adityanath will fight the assembly polls from Gorakhpur, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has chosen Karhal in Mainpuri, according to his party leaders. The elections in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (left) and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.(File Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (left) and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.(File Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 08:24 AM IST
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UP polls: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi to release Congress' youth manifesto today

Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022: The party has so far released two lists - of 125 and 41 candidates - and kept its promise. The Congress is fighting the elections alone.  The Congress has been out of power in Uttar Pradesh for nearly three decades.
File photo of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
File photo of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 05:39 AM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UP elections: Mulayam’s one more kin, face of Congress’s women drive join BJP

UP elections: Gupta’s joining comes a day after Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi on Wednesday.
Former Samajwadi Party MLA Pramod Gupta and former Congress leader Priyanka Maurya joined BJP on Thursday. (ANI)
Former Samajwadi Party MLA Pramod Gupta and former Congress leader Priyanka Maurya joined BJP on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 05:10 AM IST
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UP election: Akhilesh to make his debut in state polls from Mainpuri

UP election: Yadav, who is an MP from Azamgarh seat, had said on Wednesday that he would decide on contesting the February 10 elections after talking to the people of his parliamentary constituency.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference over his party's election manifesto at the party office, in Lucknow on Thursday. He is likely to contest from Mainpuri in the February polls. (ANI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference over his party's election manifesto at the party office, in Lucknow on Thursday. He is likely to contest from Mainpuri in the February polls. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 03:10 AM IST
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UP elections: Keshav Prasad Maurya rises up ranks after OBC leaders exit BJP

Months ahead of the electioms, UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya is suddenly everywhere -- appealing to OBC leaders exiting the BJP to reconsider their decisions.
During the 2017 UP assembly elections, Keshav Prasad Maurya was the party’s state chief and held around 200 rallies, perhaps the most by any state leader. (HT file photo)
During the 2017 UP assembly elections, Keshav Prasad Maurya was the party’s state chief and held around 200 rallies, perhaps the most by any state leader. (HT file photo)
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 05:05 AM IST
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Akhilesh Yadav to contest from Karhal? 5 things to know about this SP stronghold

Karhal assembly constituency is a stronghold of the Samajwadi Party. It falls under Mainpuri Lok Sabha Constituency which is Mulayam Singh Yadav's turf.
Speculations are going on on over the seat from which Akhilesh Yadav will be making his debut in assembly election in the upcoming UP Assembly Elections 2022. (Hindustan Times/Deepak Gupta)
Speculations are going on on over the seat from which Akhilesh Yadav will be making his debut in assembly election in the upcoming UP Assembly Elections 2022. (Hindustan Times/Deepak Gupta)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 06:12 PM IST
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Pramod Gupta joins BJP, says ‘Akhilesh hates Samajwadis’; SP chief retorts

Pramod Gupta, brother-in-law of former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday afternoon.
Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Joining committee chairman Laxmikant Bajpai welcomes Mulayam Singh Yadav's brother-in-law and former Samajwadi Party MLA Pramod Gupta as he joins the party, in Lucknow.(ANI)
Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Joining committee chairman Laxmikant Bajpai welcomes Mulayam Singh Yadav's brother-in-law and former Samajwadi Party MLA Pramod Gupta as he joins the party, in Lucknow.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 08:19 PM IST
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Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

UP polls: Samajwadi Party is becoming 'Samapt Party', says deputy CM KP Maurya

  • Uttar Pradesh deputy CM KP Maurya on Wednesday said that SP chief Akhilesh Yadav is not successful even within his family after Aparna Yadav joined the BJP. Notably, Aparna is the younger daughter-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Aparna Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law, joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party leader and Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya at BJP Headquarters in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. (Photo by Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)
Aparna Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law, joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party leader and Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya at BJP Headquarters in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. (Photo by Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:37 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar to contest against Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur

  • Gorakhpur is the home turf of Adityanath and it is one of the oldest BJP bastions.
 National President of Azad Samaj Party  Chandrashekhar Azad.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
 National President of Azad Samaj Party  Chandrashekhar Azad.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 01:25 PM IST
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UP polls 2022: Cong releases second list of 41 candidates, 16 of them are women

The party has promised to give 40 per cent seats to women candidates in this year's Uttar Pradesh election, which is reflected in the second list.
After being out of power in UP for nearly 30 years, Congress is eyeing to make a comeback in the state with a core focus on women empowerment and welfare.(PTI file photo)
After being out of power in UP for nearly 30 years, Congress is eyeing to make a comeback in the state with a core focus on women empowerment and welfare.(PTI file photo)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 01:13 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

UP assembly elections: AIMIM announces 3rd list of seven candidates

The AIMIM has fielded Vinod Jatav from Hastinapur, Imran Ansari from Meerut City, Shakir Ali from Barauli, Dilshad Ahmed from Sikandrabad, Vikas Shrivastava from Ramnagar, Rizwana from Nakur and Hafiz Waris from Kundarki.
So far, the AIMIM has declared 25 candidates and it will be contesting around 80 seats.
So far, the AIMIM has declared 25 candidates and it will be contesting around 80 seats.
Published on Jan 20, 2022 10:15 AM IST
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UP assembly polls: Congress' 'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun' face likely to join BJP

  • "'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun' is a slogan but Congress didn't give me a chance to fight," she further said.
The Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7.
The Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7.
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 10:26 AM IST
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BJP ties up with Apna Dal, Nishad Party in UP

  • Announcing the decision, BJP president JP Nadda said the party will contest with its “NDA partners just as it has done for the Lok Sabha elections”.
BJP president JP Nadda with UP BJP in-charge Dharmendra Patel, Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, and UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (PTI / Kamal Singh)
BJP president JP Nadda with UP BJP in-charge Dharmendra Patel, Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, and UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (PTI / Kamal Singh)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:59 AM IST
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UP elections: Mulayam’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav joins BJP, praises Modi

Aparna Yadav, the daughter-in-law of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, joined the BJP in Delhi on Wednesday.
Aparna Yadav joined the BJP in the presence of UP chief minister Yogi Aditynath, BJP national president J P Nadda and other senior leaders, in New Delhi, ahead of UP elections, on Wednesday. (ANI)
Aparna Yadav joined the BJP in the presence of UP chief minister Yogi Aditynath, BJP national president J P Nadda and other senior leaders, in New Delhi, ahead of UP elections, on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:36 AM IST
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Akhilesh hints at contesting UP elections

UP elections: Elections for the 403 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases on February 10, 14, 20, 23, 27 and March 3 and 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav during a press conference at party office in Lucknow on Wednesday. Addressing reporters, he hinted that he may contest the upcoming UP elections. (HT photo/Deepak Gupta)
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav during a press conference at party office in Lucknow on Wednesday. Addressing reporters, he hinted that he may contest the upcoming UP elections. (HT photo/Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:38 AM IST
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UP elections: Hindu Yuva Vahini enters campaign mode after 5 years of dormancy

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.
Hindu Yuva Vahini vigilante members take part in a rally in the city of Unnao in 2017. The outfit has emerged after five years of dormancy and is seat to campaign for the UP elections. (Reuters file)
Hindu Yuva Vahini vigilante members take part in a rally in the city of Unnao in 2017. The outfit has emerged after five years of dormancy and is seat to campaign for the UP elections. (Reuters file)
Updated on Jan 20, 2022 05:39 AM IST
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'Like Pak team': Bhupesh Baghel says BJP contests polls with central agencies

Bhupesh Baghel, who is also the AICC senior observer for Uttar Pradesh, said no raids are being conducted in states like Uttarakhand, Goa and UP where the saffron camp is in power.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel addresses a press conference at the Uttar Pradesh Congress office in Lucknow.(ANI)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel addresses a press conference at the Uttar Pradesh Congress office in Lucknow.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 08:53 PM IST
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By | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

‘Her Hindi…’: Suvendu wonders how Akhilesh would gain from Mamata’s campaign

The Samajwadi Party, which is eyeing a comeback in UP, suffered a latest blow on Wednesday after party patron Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav joined the BJP.
The TMC, which is on an expansion spree beyond Bengal, has decided not to contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, but will support the SP to oust the ruling BJP.(File photo)
The TMC, which is on an expansion spree beyond Bengal, has decided not to contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, but will support the SP to oust the ruling BJP.(File photo)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 07:13 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

BJP locks candidates for UP battle, to contest polls with Apna Dal, Nishad Party

The announcement on part of the saffron camp was made by its national president JP Nadda, following the conclusion of a BJP central election committee (CEC) meeting earlier in the day.
BJP president JP Nadda with UP BJP in-charge Dharmendra Patel, Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, and UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (PTI / Kamal Singh)
BJP president JP Nadda with UP BJP in-charge Dharmendra Patel, Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, and UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (PTI / Kamal Singh)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 05:57 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Nitin Agarwal, UP assembly deputy speaker, steps down from post

UP polls 2022: In October last year, Agarwal was elected to the post as a nominee of the ruling BJP. However, at the time, he was technically still an MLA of the Samajwadi Party.
Nitin Agarwal (right) being offered sweets by Uttar Pradesh assembly speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit after former's election as deputy speaker of the assembly on October 18, 2021 (PTI Photo)
Nitin Agarwal (right) being offered sweets by Uttar Pradesh assembly speaker Hriday Narayan Dikshit after former's election as deputy speaker of the assembly on October 18, 2021 (PTI Photo)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 05:31 PM IST
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‘Welcome to BJP family’: Yogi Adityanath to new joinee Aparna Yadav

UP polls 2022: Aparna Yadav's induction into the BJP comes almost a week after more than a dozen MLAs of Uttar Pradesh's ruling party, including three sitting ministers, joined the Samajwadi Party, which is headed by her brother-in-law Akhilesh Yadav.
Aparna Yadav with UP CM Yogi Adityanath and top BJP leadership (Twitter/Yogi Adityanath)
Aparna Yadav with UP CM Yogi Adityanath and top BJP leadership (Twitter/Yogi Adityanath)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 02:47 PM IST
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Akhilesh congratulates Aparna Yadav; doesn't dismiss buzz of contesting poll

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said if he contests in the upcoming assembly election in Uttar Pradesh, then he will first take the permission from the people of Azamgarh.
Akhilesh Yadav comments on sister-in-law Aparna Yadav joining the BJP. 
Akhilesh Yadav comments on sister-in-law Aparna Yadav joining the BJP. 
Published on Jan 19, 2022 01:52 PM IST
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Aparna Yadav, MSY's daughter-in-law, joins BJP; says PM Modi always inspired her

As Aparna Yadav joined the BJP in New Delhi in the presence of Keshav Prasad Maurya and Swatantra Dev, she said she was always influenced by PM Modi's ideas. 
Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav was welcomed to BJP on Wednesday in New Delhi.  
Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav was welcomed to BJP on Wednesday in New Delhi.  
Published on Jan 19, 2022 10:37 AM IST
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Akhilesh Yadav will contest in UP elections as pressure mounts: Reports

UP Assembly elections 2022: Akhilesh Yadav, the Azamgarh MP, never contested in the assembly election of the state before. He took the route of the legislative council when he became the chief minister in 2012.
In 2012, when Akhilesh Yadav became the country's youngest chief minister, he took the route of the Legislative Council.
In 2012, when Akhilesh Yadav became the country's youngest chief minister, he took the route of the Legislative Council.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 09:19 AM IST
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Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law to join BJP? 5 things to know about Aparna Yadav

Aparna Yadav, in past, supported NRC, the abrogation of Article 370, contradictory to Samajwadi Party line. She also donated 11 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. 
Aparna Yadav, the younger daughter-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav, had donated <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>11 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple. (HT file photo)
Aparna Yadav, the younger daughter-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav, had donated 11 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple. (HT file photo)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 08:47 AM IST
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UP assembly polls: Court rejects bail plea of SP MLA Nahid Hasan

Rejecting Hasan’s bail plea, MP/MLA special court judge Subodh Singh said there was no case for relief. The SP MLA's lawyer Manoj Rana said they would move the high court for bail.
Hasan was sent to 14-day judicial custody following his arrest on January 15. A controversial political figure, he has been named in close to two dozen cases over the years.(HT_PRINT)
Hasan was sent to 14-day judicial custody following his arrest on January 15. A controversial political figure, he has been named in close to two dozen cases over the years.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 18, 2022 06:35 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

UP polls: TMC not in fray, Mamata to hold virtual press meet with Akhilesh in UP

Samajwadi Party leader Kiranmoy Nanda said Mamata Banerjee will visit poll-bound Uttar Pradesh on February 8 to meet Yadav
File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(ANI)
File photo of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(ANI)
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 06:01 PM IST
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