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Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car crash

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car...

A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which a truck crashed into the car in...
“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

Panelists suggest that Rahul Gandhi should look for the right team of advisers The Oppositions is in disarray. SP-BSP tie-up is over, RJD had a...
Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

As was expected of her, BSP supremo Mayawati today (Tuesday, June 4) announced that her party will contest the upcoming assembly byelections in Uttar...
Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections were the most bitterly fought and arguable the most crucial India has had since independence. Never before was there...

“Anti-BJP parties not ready to digest exit poll prediction”

Just a day ahead of the counting of votes, opposition parties have claimed that the ruling party is involved in the tampering of EVM...
“Faulty ammo issue needs to be looked into with urgency”

“Faulty ammo issue needs to be looked into with urgency”

The Army has sounded alarm over the unacceptably high number of accidents due to poor and defective quality of ammunition being supplied for tanks,...
TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

American news magazine Time has featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cover page of its May 20 issue with a headline that may...
Arvind Kejriwal

Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Modi-Shah comes back to power: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today (Friday, May 10) accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of harming the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the Left...

“Politicians going all time low, not afraid of EC”

Criticising opposition parties during election is not a new thing in politics, but the way politicians are abusing each other in the ongoing 2019...

“Development agenda will prove decisive”

The fifth phase of polling for the general elections is over, with no clarity as yet as to who will emerge winner.  APN’s popular...

“Leaders are away from ground reality”

As the fifth phase of polling takes off, leaders are still indulging in petty allegations against each other. The opposition is alleging that Prime...

Mayawati appeals to SP-BSP workers to vote for Congress in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Sunday, May 5) appealed to the workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP)-BSP alliance to vote for the...

Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi, AAP blames opposition parties

Delhi CM and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday (May 4) slapped by a man, during a roadshow in Delhi’s Moti Nagar area. Kejriwal...
“BJP is trying to divert attention”

“BJP is trying to divert attention”

Panellists say that Rahul Gandhi needs to make his nationality issue clearer The ministry of home affairs, acting on a complaint from BJP MP Subramanian...
“Youth vote will be decisive”

“Youth vote will be decisive”

As voting for Phase 4 of the Lok Sabha 2019 elections to elect representatives on 72 seats takes off on April 29, APN’s popular debate Mudda discussed...
Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Deciding against fielding Priyanka Gandhi Vadra against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, the Congress today (Thursday, April 25) announced Ajay Rai as its...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets his mother

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets...

Voting for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Election is taking place today (Tuesday, April 23). Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to...
“Leaders are raking up petty issues”

“Leaders are raking up petty issues”

Panelists feel that the focus should be on real issues facing the nation The Amethi Returning Officer (RO) on Monday set aside objections on Congress...
Akhilesh Yadav

‘If our alliance is mahamilawat, what is yours’, Akhilesh Yadav to BJP

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday (April 16) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reference to the alliance in Uttar Pradesh as...
Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined the Samajwadi Party today (Tuesday, April 16) and will contest against BJP senior leader and...
Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from campaigning

Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from...

The Election Commission (EC) today (Monday, April 15) barred Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from election campaigning...
PM Narendra Modi biopic

PM Narendra Modi biopic will release on April 11

The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit theatres on April 11, film's producer Sandip Ssingh said on Friday (April 5). On Thursday, the...
voters

At least 200 scientists and over 600 theatre artistes have urged voters to vote...

A group of scientists and researchers have issued a statement ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, urging citizens to vote wisely – “against...
Mayawati

Mayawati opts out of Lok Sabha contest – for now, did not say about...

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Wednesday, March 20) said that she would not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election to be held...
Mayawati1

No alliance with Congress, not in any state: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday (March 12) declared that Bahujan Samaj Party will not tie-up with Congress in ‘any state’. She announced her decision...
Rahul Gandhi appoints 6 AICC secretaries for UP

Rahul Gandhi appoints 6 AICC secretaries for UP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday (Feb 19) appointed six AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh. Three AICC secretaries each for Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya...

Don’t expect miracle from me, members should strengthen party: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary (UP east) Priyanka Gandhi told party workers from Bundelkhand regions that they should not expect miracle from her and also added...

TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas shot dead in West Bengal’s Phulbari

Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biswas was shot dead by unidentified miscreants on Saturday (Feb 9) night, police said. Biswas, the legislator from Krishnaganj in Nadia...
“Priyanka Gandhi- a political threat to opposition parties”

“Priyanka Gandhi- a political threat to opposition parties”

Priyanka Gandhi’s entering into active politics ahead of polls is being criticized by opposition parties ever since the Congress President Rahul Gandhi declared her...

“Are SP and BSP really in favour of Grand Alliance?”

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday (Dec 25) praised Congress's Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi; saying people should feel "proud of them"...

Mayawati-Akhilesh tie up, leave Congress seats only for Rahul and Sonia

Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have sealed a deal to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections in alliance, leaving three seats...

Congress releases third list of 18 candidates for Rajasthan Election

Indian National Congress (INC) today, November 18 released its third list of 18 candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections which is scheduled for December...
Quotas should stay: BJP; April 2, April 10 Bharat bandhs different: Congress

Quotas should stay: BJP

Mudda panellists feel that parties should rise above vote politics to make a real difference in the lives of underprivileged, ruling party spokesperson clarifies...
“Two nights in Dalit village shame or damage control?”

“Two nights in Dalit village shame or damage control?”

Mudda panellists discuss change in BJP attitude towards the community, wonder if it is not an expedient response to anger among them in wake...
Effort on to ensure anti-BJP votes are not divided

“Effort on to ensure anti-BJP votes are not divided”

Panellists feel the opposition will have to set aside petty differences to succeed in presenting a viable alternative to Modi West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata...
“It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019”

“It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019”

Muddapanellists discuss saffron outfit’s defeats in Phulpur, Gorakhpur and Araria, ask if setback is the beginning of the end for the centre’sruling party The BJP...
Mudda 8-12-2017

“We do not worship even our mothers in Islam”

Mudda panellists feel Vande Mataram controversy kept alive by political parties, some of whom are playing the communal card even as their opponents continue...
Uttar Pradesh civic polls: BJP indeed was a clear winner, but...

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: BJP was ahead of rival parties, BUT…

In the noise about BJP ‘sweeping’ the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections on Friday, some aspects got overlooked in the initial reports. Elections to...
UP civic body polls: 1st phase underway amid reports of faulty EVMs, political clashes

UP civic body polls: 1st phase underway amid reports of faulty EVMs, political clashes

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath declares BJP will win all 230 civic bodies that will go to polls in three phases, Samajwadi Party alleges...
Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Police failed to prove how the mafia don-turned politician executed the double murder from his prison cell; Ansari remains in jail with other cases...
Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Brother Anand and nephew Akash had been attending all BSP meetings recently Days after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi came under fresh controversy with his remarks...
Now self-styled godman Mahant Pratibhanand arrested for BSP leader’s murder

Now self-styled godman Mahant Pratibhanand arrested for BSP leader’s murder

Pratibhanand, who carried a bounty of Rs 1 lakh, was on the run since BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj’s murder in 2013 These are bad times...
After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy

After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy

Resignations came hours after Amit Shah arrived in Lucknow for a 3-day visit, could pave the way for induction of Yogi Adityanath and his...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Mayawati

Opposition backs Mayawati, BJP call resignation a drama

Many opposition leaders came out in support of BSP leader Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday claiming that she was disallowed...
Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha claiming that she was disallowed to speak on atrocities against Dalits...
Naseemuddin siddiqui

Naseemuddin Siddiqui says Mayawati called Muslims traitors, abused them and plays audio

Siddiqui said the BSP chief had demanded Rs 50 crore as compensation and when he failed to pay it, he and his son were...
Odds of a SP-BSP alliance in UP

Odds of an SP-BSP alliance in UP

Will defeat bring arch rivals closer? By APN Bureau Following the debacle in the recently concluded assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party and the...
BSP heading for a split

BSP heading for a split

Mayawati in the line of fire after defeat in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections By Nora Chopra                            Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is facing the most crucial...
Many believe that the responsibility for the Congress debacle in UP should jointly be shouldered by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi (left) and Prashant Kishor, the campaign strategist

Early Congress post-mortem impressions of UP debacle

BSP held responsible for BJP victory in the state assembly election By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Call it loss or deadening of sensation. Congress seems not...
Electronic Voting Machine

BSP’s EVM complaint legally untenable

The Election Commission has not found any merit in the concerns of vote-tampering raised by the BSP in the recently-concluded assembly elections By Abu Turab The...
Lead1

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi mirage works wonders

Janta sold on the promise of a better life as packaged and promoted by PM By Sujit Bhar Was the media disoriented while reporting about the...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Perhaps, the people did not appreciate the expressways, says UP CM A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm...
Opinion Verdict 2017

UP verdict in perspective

There is no need to be overwhelmed by BJP’s superlative performance  By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The temptation to focus exclusively on the verdict in...
Verdict 2017

Amit Shah: People have rejected dynasty and appeasement politics

BJP president Amit Shah held a press conference at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi at around 3.45 pm on March 11 and the...
Verdict 2017

Celebrities log in

Tandav time for BJP, says Shobhaa De As usual celebrities have logged into the poll jingle and have been tweeting in their comments. Some are...

A happy Holi for BJP

Modi cool on mega-win, congratulates Amarinder first The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over the moon. Probably even they failed to anticipate the magnitude of...
Verdict 2017

SP in shock; BSP in denial, wants a repoll

While the Samajwadi Party (SP) was in shock, Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was in complete denial. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has...
Verdict 2017

BJP sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Verdict 2017

“A vote for change”

BJP spokespersons articulated the party’s position vis-a-vis the huge victory it is heading towards. Talking as guests at APN, UP’s top news channel, here are...
Verdict 2017

In UP, a saffron Holi

The colour of Holi this year is just one, saffron. So it seems ever since the Uttar Pradesh results started coming in. All exit polls, as...
Verdict 2017

Hurrah! A social media party!

This spring, various political parties went on social media with all guns blazing canvassing respective vote banks as well as undecided electors. While some...
AGGRIEVED: Hari Shankar and his family. Shankar has sustained a head injury while his wife, Sunita, had to fend off gropers

Dalit family evicted from home for voting BJP

By Mohammad Sameer, APN, Sitapur Reports of intimidation of voters are being received from Uttar Pradesh where the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
WHICH WAY DID THEY VOTE? People queue up to cast their vote during the state assembly election in the village of Kairana, in UP on feb 11, UNI

Aziz Qureshi asks Muslims to vote SP

Former UP governor’s support may help cancel out effects of pro-BSP cry by clerics By Anamika Singh, APN Lucknow How are the Muslims voting in the...

BSP supremo Mayawati to address rally in Allahabad

BSP supremo Mayawati will address a rally in Parade Ground, Allahabad

'BSP' - 77 News Results

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car crash

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car...

A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which a truck crashed into the car in...
“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

Panelists suggest that Rahul Gandhi should look for the right team of advisers The Oppositions is in disarray. SP-BSP tie-up is over, RJD had a...
Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

As was expected of her, BSP supremo Mayawati today (Tuesday, June 4) announced that her party will contest the upcoming assembly byelections in Uttar...
Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections were the most bitterly fought and arguable the most crucial India has had since independence. Never before was there...

“Anti-BJP parties not ready to digest exit poll prediction”

Just a day ahead of the counting of votes, opposition parties have claimed that the ruling party is involved in the tampering of EVM...
“Faulty ammo issue needs to be looked into with urgency”

“Faulty ammo issue needs to be looked into with urgency”

The Army has sounded alarm over the unacceptably high number of accidents due to poor and defective quality of ammunition being supplied for tanks,...
TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

American news magazine Time has featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cover page of its May 20 issue with a headline that may...
Arvind Kejriwal

Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Modi-Shah comes back to power: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today (Friday, May 10) accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of harming the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the Left...

“Politicians going all time low, not afraid of EC”

Criticising opposition parties during election is not a new thing in politics, but the way politicians are abusing each other in the ongoing 2019...

“Development agenda will prove decisive”

The fifth phase of polling for the general elections is over, with no clarity as yet as to who will emerge winner.  APN’s popular...

“Leaders are away from ground reality”

As the fifth phase of polling takes off, leaders are still indulging in petty allegations against each other. The opposition is alleging that Prime...

Mayawati appeals to SP-BSP workers to vote for Congress in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Sunday, May 5) appealed to the workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP)-BSP alliance to vote for the...

Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi, AAP blames opposition parties

Delhi CM and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday (May 4) slapped by a man, during a roadshow in Delhi’s Moti Nagar area. Kejriwal...
“BJP is trying to divert attention”

“BJP is trying to divert attention”

Panellists say that Rahul Gandhi needs to make his nationality issue clearer The ministry of home affairs, acting on a complaint from BJP MP Subramanian...
“Youth vote will be decisive”

“Youth vote will be decisive”

As voting for Phase 4 of the Lok Sabha 2019 elections to elect representatives on 72 seats takes off on April 29, APN’s popular debate Mudda discussed...
Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Deciding against fielding Priyanka Gandhi Vadra against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, the Congress today (Thursday, April 25) announced Ajay Rai as its...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets his mother

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets...

Voting for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Election is taking place today (Tuesday, April 23). Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to...
“Leaders are raking up petty issues”

“Leaders are raking up petty issues”

Panelists feel that the focus should be on real issues facing the nation The Amethi Returning Officer (RO) on Monday set aside objections on Congress...
Akhilesh Yadav

‘If our alliance is mahamilawat, what is yours’, Akhilesh Yadav to BJP

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday (April 16) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reference to the alliance in Uttar Pradesh as...
Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Shatrughan Sinha’s wife Poonam Sinha joins Samajwadi Party to contest against Rajnath Singh

Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined the Samajwadi Party today (Tuesday, April 16) and will contest against BJP senior leader and...
Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from campaigning

Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from...

The Election Commission (EC) today (Monday, April 15) barred Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from election campaigning...
PM Narendra Modi biopic

PM Narendra Modi biopic will release on April 11

The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit theatres on April 11, film's producer Sandip Ssingh said on Friday (April 5). On Thursday, the...
voters

At least 200 scientists and over 600 theatre artistes have urged voters to vote...

A group of scientists and researchers have issued a statement ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, urging citizens to vote wisely – “against...
Mayawati

Mayawati opts out of Lok Sabha contest – for now, did not say about...

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Wednesday, March 20) said that she would not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election to be held...
Mayawati1

No alliance with Congress, not in any state: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday (March 12) declared that Bahujan Samaj Party will not tie-up with Congress in ‘any state’. She announced her decision...
Rahul Gandhi appoints 6 AICC secretaries for UP

Rahul Gandhi appoints 6 AICC secretaries for UP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday (Feb 19) appointed six AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh. Three AICC secretaries each for Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya...

Don’t expect miracle from me, members should strengthen party: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary (UP east) Priyanka Gandhi told party workers from Bundelkhand regions that they should not expect miracle from her and also added...

TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas shot dead in West Bengal’s Phulbari

Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biswas was shot dead by unidentified miscreants on Saturday (Feb 9) night, police said. Biswas, the legislator from Krishnaganj in Nadia...
“Priyanka Gandhi- a political threat to opposition parties”

“Priyanka Gandhi- a political threat to opposition parties”

Priyanka Gandhi’s entering into active politics ahead of polls is being criticized by opposition parties ever since the Congress President Rahul Gandhi declared her...

“Are SP and BSP really in favour of Grand Alliance?”

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday (Dec 25) praised Congress's Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi; saying people should feel "proud of them"...

Mayawati-Akhilesh tie up, leave Congress seats only for Rahul and Sonia

Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have sealed a deal to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections in alliance, leaving three seats...

Congress releases third list of 18 candidates for Rajasthan Election

Indian National Congress (INC) today, November 18 released its third list of 18 candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections which is scheduled for December...
Quotas should stay: BJP; April 2, April 10 Bharat bandhs different: Congress

Quotas should stay: BJP

Mudda panellists feel that parties should rise above vote politics to make a real difference in the lives of underprivileged, ruling party spokesperson clarifies...
“Two nights in Dalit village shame or damage control?”

“Two nights in Dalit village shame or damage control?”

Mudda panellists discuss change in BJP attitude towards the community, wonder if it is not an expedient response to anger among them in wake...
Effort on to ensure anti-BJP votes are not divided

“Effort on to ensure anti-BJP votes are not divided”

Panellists feel the opposition will have to set aside petty differences to succeed in presenting a viable alternative to Modi West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata...
“It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019”

“It will not be an easy election for the BJP in 2019”

Muddapanellists discuss saffron outfit’s defeats in Phulpur, Gorakhpur and Araria, ask if setback is the beginning of the end for the centre’sruling party The BJP...
Mudda 8-12-2017

“We do not worship even our mothers in Islam”

Mudda panellists feel Vande Mataram controversy kept alive by political parties, some of whom are playing the communal card even as their opponents continue...
Uttar Pradesh civic polls: BJP indeed was a clear winner, but...

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: BJP was ahead of rival parties, BUT…

In the noise about BJP ‘sweeping’ the Uttar Pradesh civic body elections on Friday, some aspects got overlooked in the initial reports. Elections to...
UP civic body polls: 1st phase underway amid reports of faulty EVMs, political clashes

UP civic body polls: 1st phase underway amid reports of faulty EVMs, political clashes

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath declares BJP will win all 230 civic bodies that will go to polls in three phases, Samajwadi Party alleges...
Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Police failed to prove how the mafia don-turned politician executed the double murder from his prison cell; Ansari remains in jail with other cases...
Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Brother Anand and nephew Akash had been attending all BSP meetings recently Days after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi came under fresh controversy with his remarks...
Now self-styled godman Mahant Pratibhanand arrested for BSP leader’s murder

Now self-styled godman Mahant Pratibhanand arrested for BSP leader’s murder

Pratibhanand, who carried a bounty of Rs 1 lakh, was on the run since BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj’s murder in 2013 These are bad times...
After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy

After Bihar & Gujarat, political turmoil hits SP, BSP; Akhilesh alleges BJP conspiracy

Resignations came hours after Amit Shah arrived in Lucknow for a 3-day visit, could pave the way for induction of Yogi Adityanath and his...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Mayawati

Opposition backs Mayawati, BJP call resignation a drama

Many opposition leaders came out in support of BSP leader Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday claiming that she was disallowed...
Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha claiming that she was disallowed to speak on atrocities against Dalits...
Naseemuddin siddiqui

Naseemuddin Siddiqui says Mayawati called Muslims traitors, abused them and plays audio

Siddiqui said the BSP chief had demanded Rs 50 crore as compensation and when he failed to pay it, he and his son were...
Odds of a SP-BSP alliance in UP

Odds of an SP-BSP alliance in UP

Will defeat bring arch rivals closer? By APN Bureau Following the debacle in the recently concluded assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party and the...
BSP heading for a split

BSP heading for a split

Mayawati in the line of fire after defeat in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections By Nora Chopra                            Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is facing the most crucial...
Many believe that the responsibility for the Congress debacle in UP should jointly be shouldered by party vice-president Rahul Gandhi (left) and Prashant Kishor, the campaign strategist

Early Congress post-mortem impressions of UP debacle

BSP held responsible for BJP victory in the state assembly election By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Call it loss or deadening of sensation. Congress seems not...
Electronic Voting Machine

BSP’s EVM complaint legally untenable

The Election Commission has not found any merit in the concerns of vote-tampering raised by the BSP in the recently-concluded assembly elections By Abu Turab The...
Lead1

BJP crosses 300 in UP; Congress grabs Punjab

The BJP wave grew into a tsunami and threw all calculations awry. Once considered a small challenger, the saffron party emerged the biggest victor...
Opinion Verdict 2017

Modi mirage works wonders

Janta sold on the promise of a better life as packaged and promoted by PM By Sujit Bhar Was the media disoriented while reporting about the...
Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Sometimes, misinformation works better than facts: Akhilesh

Perhaps, the people did not appreciate the expressways, says UP CM A despondent UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav held a press conference around 5pm...
Opinion Verdict 2017

UP verdict in perspective

There is no need to be overwhelmed by BJP’s superlative performance  By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The temptation to focus exclusively on the verdict in...
Verdict 2017

Amit Shah: People have rejected dynasty and appeasement politics

BJP president Amit Shah held a press conference at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi at around 3.45 pm on March 11 and the...
Verdict 2017

Celebrities log in

Tandav time for BJP, says Shobhaa De As usual celebrities have logged into the poll jingle and have been tweeting in their comments. Some are...

A happy Holi for BJP

Modi cool on mega-win, congratulates Amarinder first The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is over the moon. Probably even they failed to anticipate the magnitude of...
Verdict 2017

SP in shock; BSP in denial, wants a repoll

While the Samajwadi Party (SP) was in shock, Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was in complete denial. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has...
Verdict 2017

BJP sure of 300 in UP; Congress sure of Punjab

Even as the BJP tsunami swept over Uttar Pradesh and Manipur even, with Goa still in the balance as the clock struck 2:10pm on...
Verdict 2017

“A vote for change”

BJP spokespersons articulated the party’s position vis-a-vis the huge victory it is heading towards. Talking as guests at APN, UP’s top news channel, here are...
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In UP, a saffron Holi

The colour of Holi this year is just one, saffron. So it seems ever since the Uttar Pradesh results started coming in. All exit polls, as...
Verdict 2017

Hurrah! A social media party!

This spring, various political parties went on social media with all guns blazing canvassing respective vote banks as well as undecided electors. While some...
AGGRIEVED: Hari Shankar and his family. Shankar has sustained a head injury while his wife, Sunita, had to fend off gropers

Dalit family evicted from home for voting BJP

By Mohammad Sameer, APN, Sitapur Reports of intimidation of voters are being received from Uttar Pradesh where the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
WHICH WAY DID THEY VOTE? People queue up to cast their vote during the state assembly election in the village of Kairana, in UP on feb 11, UNI

Aziz Qureshi asks Muslims to vote SP

Former UP governor’s support may help cancel out effects of pro-BSP cry by clerics By Anamika Singh, APN Lucknow How are the Muslims voting in the...

BSP supremo Mayawati to address rally in Allahabad

BSP supremo Mayawati will address a rally in Parade Ground, Allahabad

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