Uma Bharati's candidature from Charkhari has set the stage for an intense quadrangular contest in the region for the UP assembly polls.
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Cong will have to put up with the demands of TMC with whom they have come to share a very tempestuous relationship of late.
Congress won an impressive 22 seats in UP, leapfrogging BSP and BJP in terms of constituencies won, and remaining only a seat behind the Samajwadi Party.
BJP, which lorded over Uttar Pradesh in the 1990s, riding on a Hindutva wave generated by the Ayodhya temple movement.
Despite winning less than 100 seats in the 2007 UP assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party managed to secure 25.43% of the voteshare.
In an interview with ET, Ajit Singh says that Congress-RLD alliance will sweep the western part of the state and there's a mood swing in their favour across the state.
Recognising this, Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party are going all out to woo the Muslim voters.
Prasad, whose stint as a Rajya Sabha MP had gone largely unnoticed till now is now savouring every bit of the publicity that is coming his way.
Govt could be cornered if discussions happen on ‘conflict of interest’ allegations, says JD(U), expressing its exasperation over disruption of Parliament.
Days after the Union Cabinet, bowing to the demands of the Muslim clergy from the state, exempted madrasas from the right to education
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