U.P. Panchayat polls marked by 10 murders, 64 attempts to murder

The polls also recorded 71 cases of rioting, 3 cases of looting of booths and 13 cases of looting of ballot paper. The recently-concluded Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh recorded 10 cases of murder, 64 cases of attempt to murder and over two dozen cases of looting of the ballot paper or ballot boxes, a … Read more U.P. Panchayat polls marked by 10 murders, 64 attempts to murder

UP BJP MLA Dal Bahadur Kori Dies of Covid-19, 4th Such Incident in Party So Far

Former Uttar Pradesh minister and BJP MLA Dal Bahadur Kori on Friday succumbed to Covid-19 at a private hospital in Lucknow where he was admitted almost a week ago. The 64-year-old became a legislator from Salon assembly seat in Raebareli for the first time in 1996, and became then went on to become Minister of … Read more UP BJP MLA Dal Bahadur Kori Dies of Covid-19, 4th Such Incident in Party So Far

COVID: 353 more deaths, 26,780 new cases in Uttar Pradesh

The death toll from COVID-19 rose to 14,501 in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday with 353 more fatalities, while 26,780 new cases pushed the infection tally to 14,25,919, an official said. Additional Chief Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad also said 28,902 people have recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours. “There are currently 2,59,844 active … Read more COVID: 353 more deaths, 26,780 new cases in Uttar Pradesh

UP Panchayat Elections: AAP Wins One Seat Each in Varanasi, Gorakhpur; AIMIM Raises its Graph

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM may not have been able to do wonders in the UP panchayat elections but both the parties have made their presence felt in the key constituencies of Uttar Pradesh ahead of 2022 State Assembly elections. The AAP has won one seat each in Prime … Read more UP Panchayat Elections: AAP Wins One Seat Each in Varanasi, Gorakhpur; AIMIM Raises its Graph

SP Takes Lead in UP Panchayat Polls, Chandrashekhar Azad Makes Strong Debut

The Samajwadi Party is emerging as the frontrunner in the Uttar Pradesh rural polls with counting trends indicating on Wednesday that at least 742 candidates for zilla panchayat membership backed by the opposition party are either leading or have won the bellwether elections, compared to around 679 for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Analysts see the polls, held amid a … Read more SP Takes Lead in UP Panchayat Polls, Chandrashekhar Azad Makes Strong Debut

Death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage a ‘criminal act, not less than genocide’: Allahabad HC

Allahabad: Coming down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government, the Allahabad High Court has said that the death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage is a “criminal act and not less than a “genocide.” The high court said this on Tuesday amid reports of shortage of medical oxygen due to a rise in COVID-19 … Read more Death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage a ‘criminal act, not less than genocide’: Allahabad HC

UP Govt's 'Lie' That There is No Covid Spread in Villages Proving Very Deadly: Akhilesh Yadav

File photo of Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav. Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav claimed that there is a scarcity of fever medicines in villages, let alone oxygen and hospital beds. PTI Lucknow Last Updated:May 04, 2021, 15:06 IST FOLLOW US ON: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the Uttar Pradesh government’s “lie” that … Read more UP Govt's 'Lie' That There is No Covid Spread in Villages Proving Very Deadly: Akhilesh Yadav

Villagers demand recounting of votes, damage BJP MLA’s office in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah

Etah: Irked over the refusal of their demand seeking a recounting of votes in the panchayat polls, some villagers allegedly damaged the Sasni Road residence of BJP MLA Sanjeev Diwakar in this Uttar Pradesh district on Monday, following which police registered a case against 50 people. The MLA from Jalesar said he, along with his … Read more Villagers demand recounting of votes, damage BJP MLA’s office in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah

Miss India 2015 Runner-Up Diksha Singh Fails to Leave Her Mark in UP Panchayat Elections

File photo of Diksha Singh | Image credit: Instagram Diksha Singh had to be satisfied with fifth position and she could get only 2,000 votes in the name of development. News18 New Delhi Last Updated:May 03, 2021, 21:22 IST FOLLOW US ON: Bollywood actress and Miss India runner-up Diksha Singh has lost her election from … Read more Miss India 2015 Runner-Up Diksha Singh Fails to Leave Her Mark in UP Panchayat Elections

Covishield production in full swing in Pune, says Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has said that the production of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield is in full swing in Pune and he will review the operations once he is back in the country. Poonawalla is currently in the UK to meet his family members. “Had an excellent meeting with all our partners & … Read more Covishield production in full swing in Pune, says Adar Poonawalla