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11 January, 2018 8:52 AM Samajwadi Party to go alone in UP in 2019 general elections, may contest on Amethi-Raebareli seats

NEW DELHI: After facing a crushing defeat in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections last year and in recently concluded civic polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has begun preparing to regain lost ground ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha election in 2019. The party has decided to focus entirely on the general elections and has started to chalk out their future 42

5 January, 2018 4:32 PM U.P. Haj office gets saffron coat of paint

The boundary wall of the Uttar Pradesh Haj office, opposite the Sate legislature building in the heart of the city, has got a saffron look overnight, days after the secretariat building facade was given the same coat. The Haj office compound wall got a bright saffron shade within days of the BJP government reducing the number of holidays allotted to state-recognised 31

31 December, 2017 1:09 PM Square Moon claims Homi Mody Trophy

Square Moon, ridden by S. Amit, claimed the Homi Mody Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Sunday (Dec. 31). The winner is owned by M/s. Kishore P. Rungta & Adhirajsingh Jodha, and trained by Adhirajsingh Jodha. HOMI MODY TROPHY (2,000m), Cl. I, rated 80 and upward: Square Moon (S. Amit) 1, Eternal Sunshine (C.S. Jodha) 2, Mekong Delta (Trevor) 22

27 December, 2017 7:00 PM People have shown immense faith in BJP, will try to meet their expectations: Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur

Shimla: Jairam Thakur said on Wednesday that people have shown faith in the saffron party and he would try to meet their expectations. Talking to media, he said, "I will try to meet their (people's) expectations. The public has shown immense faith in the BJP." On the other hand, his wife Sadhana Thakur said Jairam's win and selection for the top post was a victory 33

27 December, 2017 7:36 AM Jairam Thakur takes oath as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Eleven MLAs also take oath as Ministers of State Jairam Thakur took oath as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP president Amit Shah, several Union Ministers and senior BJP leaders at the historic Ridge Maidan in Shimla. The Ridge Ground turned saffron with BJP flags 19

23 December, 2017 8:00 AM Rahul Gandhi indulging in cheap barbs: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of indulging in cheap barbs and lowering political discourse in his bid to gain power. The attack from party spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao came after Gandhi fired a fresh salvo at the saffron party, saying if the BJP had a film franchise it would be called "Lie Hard" 35

20 December, 2017 8:57 PM Gautam Gambhir backs 'Virushka' on Italy marriage criticism

New Delhi: Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said politicians shouldn't meddle into personal affairs of anyone, a day after national cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma were criticised by a BJP MLA for marrying in Italy. Reacting on the issue, Gambhir asked politicians to refrain from commenting on anyone's 38

19 December, 2017 10:35 AM DATA STORY: Up to 3,000 votes in 15 seats saved BJP the blushes in Gujarat Assembly Elections

Three BJP candidates won by a margin of less than 1,000 votes including CK Raulji from Godhra who won by just 258 votes The Bharatiya Janata Party's win in Gujarat wasn't as resounding as it would have liked, and its victory margin in a number of seats was far from convincing. The victory in 15 constituencies was key to the BJP crossing the half-way 95

18 December, 2017 7:22 PM Had not factored PM’s charisma: Sanjay Kakade

Rajya Sabha MP had predicted dismal BJP show in Gujarat Pune: Sanjay Kakade, an Independent MP backed by BJP, who created a flutter after he predicted a dismal showing by the saffron party in Gujarat, was forced to eat his words on Monday. “I had not taken into an account the impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal ‘charisma’ while making my prediction 31

18 December, 2017 4:38 AM Gujarat Election Results 2017: BJP crosses halfway mark, Congress on its tails

The saffron party is set to retain PM Modi's home state even as Congress makes significant inroads. Trends show that the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party is set to win the 2017 Gujarat Assembly Elections. The Congress is however likely to improve its tally from 2012 polls. As of 10:00 am, the BJP was leading in 103 seats while the Congress was leading 50