Tag: UP Polls 2017
Congress party has prepared to launch the second phase of its campaign in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections from August 21. The party has made it very clear that they won’t enter into any pre-poll alliance. As part of the second leg of its election campaign, Congress will roll out two[Read More…]
15 police officers have been suspended after a 25-year-old Dalit man was found dead under suspicious circumstances while in police custody. One of the officers is facing murder charges. The incident sparked violent protests in the Chakeri area, Uttar Pradesh, after his family alleged he was tortured to death. “A[Read More…]
The grapevine has it that Sanjay Joshi will be deployed in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2017 polls to campaign for the BJP. With the entrance of Sheila Dikshit, the BJP is worried the upper class Brahmin vote bank in the state will tilt towards the Congress. Joshi’s primary task[Read More…]
Congress veteran and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit is the face of Congress in Uttar Pradesh. Dikshit was on Thursday formally announced as the party’s chief ministerial candidate by Congress General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi at the party headquarters in the national capital. Amid raging speculations of her appointment, he[Read More…]
What message did PM Modi send out with the cabinet reshuffle? Find out on Off the Record with Mayur Shekhar Jha.
Priyanka Gandhi, the daughter of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, will take the reins as the leader of the party’s campaign in Uttar Pradesh, ahead of the state polls in 2017. An official announcement in this regard will be made once Rahul Gandhi is back in India in mid-July. She is[Read More…]
A sting operation by India Today shows ministers open to orchestrating communal riots in Uttar Pradesh if they are paid. Ahead of the assembly elections, three leaders from the BJP, Samajwadi Party and Hindu Swabhiman Sangathan are caught on camera agreeing to spark violence in exchange for money—SP’s Hafiz Mohammed[Read More…]