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  • EVM

    2, Apr 2017, 5:22 AM IST

    Video: EVMs are tamper-proof? Machine in MP allegedly generates only BJP slip

    Can the trusty EVMs malfunction? After the incident in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh, there are a lot of questions the Election Commission will need to answer

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    17, Mar 2017, 1:38 PM IST

    Major parties spent ₹5,500 crore on UP poll campaign: Study

    According to the CMS pre-post poll study, upwards of ₹5,500 crore were spent by major political parties in the just-concluded assembly election in Uttar Pradesh alone.

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    13, Mar 2017, 5:08 AM IST

    Shashi Tharoor for PM: Online campaign creates flutter

    More than 5000 netizens have seconded the petition on a popular petition site 

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    11, Mar 2017, 1:02 PM IST

    Top 10 winners of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

    Now that the results of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 have emerged. We list some of the famous winners in the UP poll game

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    11, Mar 2017, 10:42 AM IST

    UP elections 2017: 7 top candidates for the Chief Minister chair

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged victorious in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years. Now, let us concentrate on the possible names in the fray to become the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

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    7, Mar 2017, 3:00 PM IST

    UP elections 2017: PM Modi ends campaign with strategic Varanasi visit

     

    The seventh and final phase of UP assembly elections is on March 8, and this is the last and final chance for political parties and leaders to impress the voters of the state that has 80 parliamentary constituencies. 

    For national parties BJP and Congress, Uttar Pradesh is a crucial battleground that supposedly indicates the nation’s political inclination. Apart from these two parties, the regional Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party also have high-stakes in these elections. 

     

    At the final leg of the campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his own constituency Varanasi and wrapped up BJP’s campaign on a high note. 

     

    Here are a couple of photos from PM Modi’s Varanasi visit:

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    22, Feb 2017, 7:46 AM IST

    In pics: Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2017

     

    Uttar Pradesh is having its assembly elections in all 403 constituencies held through seven phrases. The first phrase polling took place on February 11, and the seventh phrase will be on March 8. The counting of votes will begin on March 11, and it will end on March 15.

     

    BJP, Congress, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party are the leading parties fighting go gain advantage in the state that has 80 Lok Sabha seat in Parliament. PM Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi, Dimple Yadav all are extensively campaigning across UP to attract most numbers of voters.

     

    Here are some photos of UP election campaign:
     

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    20, Feb 2017, 1:57 PM IST

    In pics: Women power in UP elections

    People cast their votes in Uttar Pradesh on February 15 and February 19. From 18 years to elderly persons, many people turned out to the polling booth. Increased number of women voters was also seen. These photos give you the complete picture of the women power in Uttar Pradesh in elections.

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    20, Feb 2017, 9:44 AM IST

    5 reasons why Dimple and not Priyanka is the face of UP elections

    Dimple Yadav of Samajwadi Party has emerged as a star campaigner for Samajwadi Party in this UP assembly elections. With her simplicity, hard work, and progressive yet traditional demure, Dimple Yadav have given a facelift to the party.  

  • PTI

    29, Jan 2017, 4:51 AM IST

    UP elections 2017: 10 takeaways from BJP manifesto

    BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday released his party's manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections promising sops for students, women and farmers.​

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    17, Jan 2017, 3:14 PM IST

    Congress to tie-up with Samajwadi Party in UP election

    AICC General Secretary Ghulam Nabi confirmed that this was just a beginning of the alliance process and the details will be decided in next one or two days.

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    13, Jan 2017, 12:01 PM IST

    Come election time, desi gun manufacturing booms in UP

    Across the state, hundreds of pistols have been seized by the police, who have been conducting various raids based on tip-offs. Connections to politicians are now being investigated. 

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    9, Dec 2016, 8:58 AM IST

    UP elections: Kanpur readies for Modi visit with his lucky chair

    Modi had sat on this chair when he launched his campaign for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. He named it as ‘Vijay Sankhnad rally’ in Kanpur on October 19, 2013.

  • UP steel vote

    24, Oct 2016, 11:11 AM IST

    Bengaluru steel flyover to fund UP elections?

    Congress has been facing severe backlash from the public over the steel flyover project. Recently, 41,534 North Bengaluru residents signed a petition opposing the plan