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26 October, 2018 4:11 PM Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls 2018: BSP comes out with second list of 29 candidates

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) issued its second list for 29 seats for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. With this, the Mayawati-led party has so far announced 51 candidates for the 230-member Assembly. Last month, it had declared its first list, dashing the Congress's hope of an alliance. "We are going to fight all 230 seats in MP," state BSP chief 85

18 September, 2018 5:32 PM Extend Reservation To The Poor But Don't Disturb SC Quota: Union Minister

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has said he favours increasing the 50 per cent cap in job reservation to 75 per cent to include the economically weak among the upper castes even as he emphasised that the quota given to the Scheduled Castes should not be disturbed. "The percentage of reservation should be enhanced from the existing 50 percent to 75 per cent," Mr Athawale 93

19 February, 2018 6:59 PM UP, Bihar by-polls set to test parties’ might before 2019 polls

Three Lok Sabha by-polls on March 11 in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar – the two states with 120 seats that helped the BJP win a majority in 2014 – will offer a peek into how the key contestants are faring in these populous states ahead of the next general elections. The two seats in UP – Gorakhpur and Phulpur – have fallen vacant as the BJP’s 2014 winners 43

15 September, 2017 10:46 PM CBI will probe Ryan boy's murder, says Haryana CM

GURUGRAM: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday he had full faith in the police but went ahead and announced a CBI investigation into the murder of seven-year-old Pradhyumn Thakur inside a Gurgaon branch of Ryan International School on September 8. The CM made the announcement while meeting Pradhyumn's parents at their home, a week after 342 1

10 September, 2017 4:59 PM Dalits flee in Muzaffarnagar

Residents of Bhupkheri village allege threats forced them to leave after clash Most Dalit residents of Bhupkheri village in Muzaffarnagar have fled alleging threats by the Thakur community, two days after clashes between the two communities left 18 people seriously injured. This comes four months after Shabbirpur village in nearby Saharanpur witnessed 215

8 June, 2017 8:11 AM Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested

The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was arrested from Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional 143

8 June, 2017 6:33 AM Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar, accused in Saharanpur violence, arrested

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar, the main accused in Saharanpur violence, was arrested today by Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force (STF) from Himachal Pradesh's hill town of Dalhousie. Chandrashekhar, 30, had been evading arrest since last month's caste-violence in Saharanpur between the upper caste Thakurs and the Dalits on May 5 in which one person 140

27 May, 2017 2:45 PM Denied entry to town, Rahul Gandhi meets clash victims at Saharanpur border

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on SAHARANPUR (UP): Rahul Gandhi today met the victims of Saharanpur caste clashes and their family members at the district's border after authorities denied him permission to visit the violence-hit area. Congress leader P L Punia, who accompanied Gandhi during the visit, said the party 60

27 May, 2017 12:01 PM Rahul Gandhi, Headed To Riot-Hit Saharanpur, Stopped At District Border

The Uttar Pradesh police had said yesterday that no politician will be allowed to visit Saharanpur, singed by clashes, for now. After being forced to cut short his visit to Saharanpur that is tense after caste clashes earlier this week, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took a broad swipe at the BJP at the Centre and the state. Mr Gandhi said the Yogi Adityanath 244

27 May, 2017 6:01 AM View: BJP's Dalit outreach under threat

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on There is a long way to go before Uttar Pradesh can become Uttam Pradesh, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised after his party's massive victory in the assembly elections. The caste violence in Saharanpur and the gang rape and murder on a highway near Bulandshahr have followed the depredations 147