Uttar Pradesh Congress president Raj Babbar and another actor-turned-politician Hema Malini are among the 85 candidates contesting for eight Lok Sabha seats in the second phase of elections in the state on Thursday
Hours after the BJP fielded Hindutva activist Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur against him from Bhopal, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday took a dig at her, saying he hoped she will be "attracted" by the "peaceful and dignified" environment of the capital city.
At least 31 have died due to unseasonal rain accompanied with the dust storm that played havoc in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. In Gujarat, nine people were killed in accidents following thunderstorm and dust storm on Tuesday...watch video
RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav eralier expressed displeasure over his younger brother Tejashwi Yadav's decision to field a candidate of his choice from the Sheohar Lok Sabha seat.
The crackdown against four leaders by the Election Commission for making hate speeches seems to have had little impact on other contestants. Hours after the EC's action against Yogi Adityanath, Azam Khan, Maneka Gandhi and Mayawati, the BSP candidate form Fatehpur Sikri, Guddu Pandit alias Bhagwan Sharma, launched a diatribe against UPCC President Raj Babbar who is also contesting on Fatehpur Sikri seat.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the famous Hanuman Setu temple here and offered prayers Tuesday, a day after the Election Commission barred him from electioneering for 72 hours for likening the ongoing Lok Sabha polls to a contest between 'Ali' and 'Bajrang Bali'.
BJP candidate from Rampur surely has a big heart. Despite being humiliated by Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan, Jaya Prada said that SP chief Akhilesh Yadav was like her younger brother.
In a big shock for PM Narendra Modi in UP, The Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), an ally of the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, will contest on 39 Lok Sabha seats separately.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday named seven more candidates for the Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, fielding Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan from the Gorakhpur seat.
In a shocking move SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has expressed solidarity with Azam Khan whose sexist underwear remark against BJP's Jaya Prada has set politics on fire. Speaking at a rally in Moradabad, Akhilesh said that Azam had not made the comment against Jaya Prada and Samajwadi Party has always respected women.