UP Polls: Anupriya campaigns against her sister in Sirathu

Published on Feb 22, 2022 12:45 AM IST

In Sirathu assembly constituency of Kaushambi, Union Minister Anupriya Patel slammed her older sister Pallavi Patel, who is the Samajwadi Party-Apna Dal (Kamerawadi) alliance candidate against Keshav Prasad Maurya.

Anupriya Patel addressing a gathering in Sirathu. (HT PHOTO)
By, Lucknow/prayagraj

Saplings to be planted by first male, female voters at each Lucknow booth on polling day

We want to tell people that just as voting is important, plants are also important to keep the environment clean, the Lucknow DM said.

The first two saplings will be planted by the first female and male voters while the third one will be planted by the polling party. (HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 22, 2022 12:37 AM IST
By, Lucknow

5 FIRs lodged for poll violations in Ludhiana

As many as five separate cases of alleged poll code violations were reported in Ludhiana on February 20, the election day

Of five FIRs, three were of poll violations which included videography or sharing pictures of casting vote at polling booths in Ludhiana. (Representative Photo/HT Files)
Published on Feb 22, 2022 12:36 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Priyanka greeted by teeming crowds at Lucknow roadshows

Priyanka’s road show-cum door-to-door campaign picked up from BKT constituency where she moved with the party candidate from BKT constituency, Lallan Kumar

Priyanka Gandhi , AICC general secretary during a road show, in Lucknow, on Monday. (Deepak Gupta/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 22, 2022 12:22 AM IST
By, Lucknow

UP election: In 5 years, Yogi govt only divided people, says Sonia

UP election: “You have seen that a government did nothing for the past five years except dividing people,” Congress leader Sonia Gandhi said in a virtual address ahead of polls at five assembly seats in Raebareli on February 23.

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi addresses UP voters through video conferencing, during the ongoing election, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 22, 2022 03:23 AM IST
ByHt correspondent, New Delhi

Congress will preserve language, culture and harmony of Manipur: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress party wants to protect Manipur’s culture, history and language, Rahul Gandhi said on Monday at an election rally, accusing the incumbent BJP government of undermining the interests of the people in the state.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being felicitated by party leaders with a Kokyet (Hat), Langyan and a portrait at a public meeting ahead of the Manipur assembly elections, in Imphal on Monday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 22, 2022 03:25 AM IST
BySobhapati Samom, Imphal

UP election: Those spreading terror should be uprooted from world, says Shah

UP election | The BJP believes in zero tolerance against terrorism, Shah said. “It is our resolve that whoever is spreading terrorism, of any religion or caste, should be uprooted from this country and the world.”

Union home minister Amit Shah during an election campaign for UP elections, in Pilibhit, on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 22, 2022 02:18 AM IST
ByHTC and Agencies, Pilibhit (up)

UP Polls: As camaraderie blooms, Akhilesh names Shivpal as star campaigner

As part of its campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party named Shivpal Yadav, the once estranged uncle of party chief Akhilesh Yadav, as a star campaigner.

Shivpal Yadav named as star campaigner. (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:32 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Sonia accuses BJP govts of meting out step-motherly treatment to Rae Bareli

Sonia Gandhi, the Congress president, accused the Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath governments at the center and state of dealing with Rae Bareli in a stepmotherly manner and stopping development projects there.

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi addressing the voters in Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing, in New Delhi on Monday. (AGENCY)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:25 PM IST
By, Lucknow

UP Polls: Modi spices up campaigning with salt-loyalty link

In his address to an election rally in Hardoi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi incorporated a salt allegory into his speech, in order to deftly play up salt’s association with loyalty.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file photo)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 10:20 PM IST

AAP open to alliance to keep BJP out of power: Kejriwal

Delhi CM accuses PM Modi, home minister Amit Shah, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of calling him a “terrorist”

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal being honoured during a public meeting in support of party candidates for UP assembly election in Old City area of Lucknow, on Monday. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 22, 2022 02:12 AM IST

UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav wears specs of religion, caste, says Amit Shah

Addressing a rally in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, Shah said, "I am wearing specs, can see through clearly... Akhilesh babu also wears specs through which he sees caste from one glass and religion from the other glass."

Union home minister Amit Shah.(ANI file photo)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 07:09 PM IST

UP polls: I am a terrorist who scares the corrupt, says Kejriwal

He also quoted a dialogue from 'Sholay', a Bollywood film. "100 miles away when someone indulges in corruption, the mother says- son sleep or else Kejriwal will come."

Delhi chief minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal,(PTI)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 06:11 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Punjab elections: Sonu Sood booked for disobeying poll officer’s directive

On poll observer’s complaint that he was influencing voters, police impounded SUV in which actor was seated outside a polling booth at Landheke village in Moga constituency

The SUV in which actor Sonu Sood was seated outside a polling booth at Landheke village in Moga assembly constituency on Sunday. It was impounded by the police on the complaint of the poll observer. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 05:34 PM IST
ByHarmandeep Singh

Punjab elections: BJP candidate Rana Sodhi, Congress rival Pinki booked

Case registered after both entered polling booths in Ferozepur Urban constituency with security guards in tow when voting was underway on Sunday

Security personnel standing guard outside a strong room in Amritsar where electronic voting machines (EVMs) have been kept after Sunday’s assembly elections in Punjab. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 05:03 PM IST
ByGaurav Sagar Bhaskar

UP polls: Bulldozer Baba distributed smartphones but no one received them 

The polling for the fourth phase of the seven-phased UP Assembly polls will be held on February 23.

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav while addressing an election rally in Sandila constituency in Hardoi.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 04:12 PM IST
By | Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aryan Prakash, Hardoi

PM said 'thali bajao' while people struggled for oxygen, says Rahul Gandhi 

“During the initial months of the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, the PM had asked citizens to clang utensils standing from their homes and later on a separate occasion to light lamps or candles or mobile phone flashlights as a show of solidarity,” Rahul Gandhi said. 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(Twitter/@INCIndia)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 03:19 PM IST

UP polls: Modi-Yogi ignored your pain during lockdown, Sonia Gandhi tells voters

Sonia Gandhi hit out at the Centre and the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over inflation, fuel price hike and farmers during her virtual address to voters of her parliamentary constituency Raebareli

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi addresses the voters of Raebareli(ANI)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 02:40 PM IST

On BJP reaction to ‘union of states’ comment, Rahul Gandhi cites Constitution

Manipur Assembly election 2022: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said his description of India was based on how the country has been defined in the Constitution, unlike how the BJP visualised it.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses an election rally in Imphal. (ANI Twitter)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:52 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Akhilesh names estranged uncle Shivpal Yadav in SP's new star campaigner list

UP Assembly election 2020: Shivpal Yadav's name was missing in the list of campaigners released by the Samajwadi Party ahead of the election.

Samajwadi Party Akhilesh Yadav (L), party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav (R) and his brother Shivpal Yadav, campaign for election(Sourced)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:14 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Manipur polls: Two ITBP personnel injured in radio-controlled IED blast

The two personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were on election duty for the state assembly elections in Manipur

The injured ITBP personnel were moved to Imphal Shija Hospital. (Representational Image)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:42 PM IST
ByBabie Shirin

Manipur polls: Environmental issues feature in manifestos of most parties

Elections to the 60-member assembly will be held on February 28 and March 5 while the counting of votes will take place on March 10

Manipur's Loktak lake. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 01:47 PM IST
BySobhapati Samom

Party clashes to EVM glitches: Highlights from the Punjab elections

The single-phase polling in Punjab took place on Sunday with a voter turnout of 70.2%. Here’s a look at the major highlights from the Punjab assembly elections

Punjab witnessed a 7% lower voter turnout on Sunday as compared to the 2017 assembly elections. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 02:01 PM IST

LIVE: Home minister humiliated the people of Manipur, says Rahul Gandhi

Assembly elections live updates: Voting for all 117 Assembly seats in Punjab and the third phase polling for 59 seats in Uttar Pradesh concluded on Sunday.

Among the five states where the polling was scheduled this month, elections are over in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa. In Uttar Pradesh, four more phases remain, while in Manipur, two phases of voting will be done on February 28 and March 5.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 07:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Manipur today

In a tweet, Congress’s Manipur unit said Gandhi will address a public meeting and Congress workers at the party’s office

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 08:46 AM IST

Punjab elections: ‘People disappointed in Sidhu, his language,’ says Congress MP

Sidhu, who has been vocal on a number of state issues including drugs, sacrilege incident amongst others, has repeatedly used disrespectful language on a public forum, impacting the minds of the people, said Aujla.

PPCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu at a public meeting ahead of the Assembly elections, in Amritsar.(ANI)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 07:11 AM IST
ANI | , Amritsar

Punjab polls: 63.1% voters get inked in Mohali district

Voter turnout drops across Mohali (urban), Kharar and Dera Bassi constituencies compared to 2017; Mohali (urban) fared the best at 63.9%

First-time voters thrilled after exercising their franchise in the Punjab assembly elections at a polling booth in Sector 78, Mohali, on Sunday. Of the 7.94 lakh registered voters in Mohali district, 5.01 lakh showed up to seal the fate of 40 candidates in the fray. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Feb 21, 2022 03:01 AM IST
By, Mohali

Punjab polls: Pink booths steal the show in Ludhiana

Set up for the first time, one each in 14 assembly segments of Ludhiana, pink booths were the cynosure of all eyes as thousands of voters ventured out to exercise their franchise for Punjab polls

A woman casting her vote at a pink booth during the Punjab polls in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 02:38 AM IST
ByAneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana

1 injured in clash between SAD, Congress workers in Ferozepur’s Zira

Workers of the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) clashed at Mallo Wala village of the Zira subdivision of Ferozepur district on Sunday in which a person sustained a gunshot injury

Congress and SAD workers clashed at Mallo Wala village of the Zira subdivision of Ferozepur district during which a person allegedly fired shots in which a person identified as Sahil received an injury in his leg. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representational image)
Published on Feb 21, 2022 02:33 AM IST
By, Ferozepur

Punjab polls: Moga Cong chief booked for violating election code

Kamaljeet Singh Brar was allegedly moving in Baghapurana constituency in his motorcade and holding a public meeting on the voting day, said the police

Police have registered a case against Kamaljeet Singh Brar, president of the Moga district Congress and son of Baghapurana MLA Darshan Singh Brar, for violation of the model code of conduct.
Published on Feb 21, 2022 02:27 AM IST
Story Saved
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals