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Jitin Prasada may take on Rajnath Singh in Lucknow

Lucknow: A day after he brushed aside as “hypothetical” the question whether he was planning to cross over to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress sources said on Saturday that former Union Minister Jitin Prasada may contest the Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow against Rajnath Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A party source […]

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Akhilesh attacks Modi over greetings to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Lucknow: After BSP supremo Mayawati described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the Pakistan Day as “cheating”, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the letter should have been sent after the permission from 130 crore people of the country. “This letter should have been sent after getting permission from […]

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Mayawati calls Modi greeting Pakistan PM cheating

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the occasion of their National Day as “cheating” and accused him of double speak for votes. “On one hand, for vote bank politics several statements were made against Pakistan and strict public stand was […]

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Venom of hatred will destroy everything: Akhilesh condemns attack on family in Gurugram

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday condemned the attack on a Muslim family in Haryana’s Gurugram and said politicians who are trying to disturb the social fabric of the country are unable to understand that the venom of hatred will destroy everything. “Whatever happened at the residence of Mohammad Sajid is beyond imagination. […]

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BJP suppressed Dalits, backward communities: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow: Launching a blistering attack on the BJP here on Saturday, Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the party suppressed the Dalits and the backward communities and the people are ready to give their reply in the elections. Yadav’s comments came soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday […]

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BJP’s vow of jobless growth creating havoc: Mayawati

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday attacked the BJP-led Central government over unemployment in the country, saying that the government’s vow of jobless growth is causing havoc. Her remarks came a day after the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report claimed that the number of employed […]

SP replaces Ghaziabad LS candidate after BJP announces candidature of V.K. Singh

Lucknow: A day after the BJP announced the candidature of Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh from Ghaziabad, the Samajwadi Party on Friday replaced its previously announced candidate Surendra Kumar ‘Munni’ with Suresh Bansal. The party took to Twitter to share the news of changing it’s candidate for the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat. […]