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Assembly Election 2022 Updates: I will contest the election from Khatima, says Uttarakhand CM

The Election Commission has announced the dates and all the political parties have started flexing their muscles in the poll-bound states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab

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New Delhi Updated on: January 16, 2022 0:03 IST
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Assembly Election 2022 LIVE Updates

The Bharatiya Janata Party fielded both Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya who are currently members of the Legislative Council in the upcoming polls. While CM will contest from Gorakhpur, Maurya has been fielded from Sirathu constituency.  The party's seat-sharing talks with Apna Dal (S) and Nishad party are also in final stages. A five-term former Lok Sabha member from Gorakhpur, Adityanath is currently a member of the state's Legislative Council. Meanwhile, an FIR has been registered against 2,000 to 2,500 people present at a program organized at the Samajwadi Party office 'virtually' on Friday. As per reports, the event was organized without permission and Covid norms were flouted during the gathering. Lucknow DM Abhishek Prakash has assured that due action will be taken in this regard. The FIR was registered at the Gautam Palli police station.

 

 

 

Assembly Election 2022

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  • 8:37 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    EC seeks reply from SP over flouting of Covid norms

    The Election Commission on Saturday sought a reply within 24 hours from the Samajwadi Party over reports of flouting Covid norms during a 'virtual rally'.
     

    Also Read: FIR against over 2,000 SP workers for flouting Covid norms at 'virtual rally'

  • 8:25 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    'Entire state is CM's home', Yogi's office hits back at Akhilesh 'babua'

    Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's office on Saturday hit back at Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav after he made a remark towards Yogi earlier today.

    Read Full Story HERE

  • 7:21 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    UP: SP MLA Nahid Hasan arrested, sent to 14-day judicial custody

    Sitting Samajwadi Party MLA from Kairana assembly constituency Nahid Hasan was on Saturday sent to 14-day judicial custody by a special court after being arrested by police, officials said. Earlier, police had invoked the stringent Gangsters Act against Hasan. The MLA was produced in a special MP/MLA court in Kairana in Shamli district where judge Subodh Singh sent him to 14-day judicial custody.

  • 7:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    SKM says farmer unions contesting Punjab polls no longer part of it

    The farmer unions contesting the Punjab assembly polls will no longer be part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body that spearheaded the agitation against the now-repealed agri laws said on Saturday. SKM leaders in a press conference after their meeting at Kondli on the Singhu border also said that BKU leader Rakesh Tikait will visit Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh for three days in January to press for sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra whose son is accused of mowing down protesting farmers last year. "Tikait will meet victims, jailed farmers and officials. If there is no progress, a siege may be laid in Lakhimpur by farmer organisations," said Yudhvir Singh.

  • 6:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Enforcement teams seized valuables, including cash, psychotropic substances, liquor, worth Rs 40.31cr in violation of model code: Punjab Chief Electoral Officer

    After Model Code of Conduct came into force in Punjab for Assembly elections, enforcement teams seized valuables, including cash, psychotropic substances & 2.72 lakh litres of liquor, worth Rs 40.31cr in violation of code till Jan 14, says State Chief Electoral Officer Dr S Karuna Raju

     

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    I will contest the election from the Khatima constituency: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

    I will contest the election from the Khatima constituency. We all are together and ready to contest polls. This time, we have given a slogan 'Abki Baar 60 Paar'. The candidates' list will be announced soon: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami after the BJP Core Committee meeting

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    We will make BJP come into power again: Chirag Upadhyay

    My father has joined BJP.  We will make BJP come into power again. My father has applied for a ticket from the Sadabad constituency in the Hathras district but it is upon the party to decide: Chirag Upadhyay, son of former UP minister and BSP MLA Ramveer Upadhyay

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    UP polls: Akhilesh takes a dig at Yogi, 'Gorakhpur is his return ticket'

  • 4:19 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    BJP will form govt in UP with full majority: UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur

    I am thankful to PM Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda, Central Parliamentary committee for fielding me from the Gorakhpur constituency. BJP works on the model of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'. BJP will form govt in UP with full majority: UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur

  • 2:53 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Punjab Elections 2022: Congress fields CM Channi from Chamkaur Sahib, Navjot Singh Sidhu to contest from Amritsar (East)

  • 1:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    SP will not take any BJP MLA, minister anymore: Akhilesh Yadav

    Let me tell BJP that I will not take any BJP MLA, minister anymore. They can deny tickets (to their leaders) if they wish to: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav

  • 1:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    I had allotted 2 seats to Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad: Akhilesh Yadav

    I had allotted 2 seats to him, but he (Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad) received some call and refused to be part of the alliance: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    I appeal to the leaders party workers to abide by EC guidelines: SP chief

    Ahead of SP chief Akhilesh Yadav's presser today, Lucknow Police puts up a notice outside their party office in view of violation of Model Code of Conduct, Section 144, COVID protocols by the party yesterday, January 14. "I appeal to the leaders party workers to abide by EC guidelines, COVID protocols whenever they come to the office...I have also heard that a notice was also put up at our office today," SP chief Akhilesh Yadav

  • 1:01 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    CM's Yogi Adityanath to contest from Gorakhpur, Maurya from Sirathu

    CM's Yogi Adityanath to contest from Gorakhpur, Maurya from Sirathu. READ STORY

  • 12:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    BJP releases first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

    BJP releases first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The list was released by union minister Dharmendra Pradhan & BJP national general secretary Arun Singh at the press conference in New Delhi. "We will be releasing list of candidates for first and second phases shortly, for upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls. We are releasing list of Candidates on 48/55 seats in second phase and 57/58 seats in first phase," says BJP leader & Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. READ STORY

  • 11:45 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    PM Modi to interact with BJP workers from Varanasi on Jan 18

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with BJP members from Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on January 18. This will be Modi's first political programme involving party workers after the Election Commission announced the schedule for the elections to five state assemblies, including Uttar Pradesh. The meeting is likely to be a virtual interaction.

     

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    BJP to release first list of candidates for UP shortly, 111 names expected

    BJP is expected to release the first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections shortly, 111 names expected. It is also expected that list of candidates for first two phases will be released today. 

    Here's a list of probable candidates.

    1. Srikant Sharma - Mathura
    2. Pankaj Singh - Noida
    3. Tejpal Nagar - Dadri
    4. Atrauli - Sandeep Singh
    5. Agra Cantt - Dr. GS Dharmesh
    6. Chhata - Chaudhary Laxminarayan
    7. Sahibabad - Sunil Verma
    8. Ghaziabad - Atul Garg
    9. Jewar - Dhirendra Singh
    10. Meerut City - Sunil Barala
    11. Meerut Cantt - Son of current MLA Satyaprakash Agarwal
    12. Meerut South - Somendra Tomar
    13. Sardhana - Sangeet Som
    14. Muzaffarnagar - Suresh Rana
    15. Agra - Yogendra Upadhyay
  • 11:40 AM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    We have finalised candidates on 53 seats in the first list: BSP chief Mayawati

    We have finalised candidates on 53 seats in the first list, remaining 5 will we released in a day or two: BSP chief Mayawati

  • 11:28 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan & BJP National Gen Secy Shri Arun Singh to jointly address press conference

    Hon'ble Union Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan & BJP National Gen Secy Shri Arun Singh will jointly address a press conference today at 12:30 PM at BJP headquarter in New Delhi. 

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Former Punjab minister Joginder Mann joins AAP

    Ahead of the Assembly elections, former Punjab minister Joginder Singh Mann joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday, a day after snapping his 50-year-old ties with the Congress. AAP leader and Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha said that Mann's induction will give a huge boost to the party in the state.

     

  • 11:18 AM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Akhilesh Yadav does not want Dalits in this alliance, he just wants vote bank: Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad

    After all the discussions, in the end, I felt that Akhilesh Yadav does not want Dalits in this alliance, he just wants Dalit vote bank. He humiliated the people of Bahujan Samaj, I tried for 1 month 3 days but the alliance could not happen: Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad

  • 10:06 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Poll body officials to meet health secretary today

    ECI to hold a meeting with Health Secy and other health Ministry officials at 11 AM via video conferencing before taking a call on whether or not to extend the ban on election rallies, roadshows.  The input of Election going state Chief Secys will also be taken.

     

  • 7:47 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Goa Polls: TMC hits out at Congress, says 'formal, definitive' alliance offer was made 2 weeks ago

    Trinamool Congress (TMC) Goa In-Charge Mahua Moitra on Friday hit out at Congress leader P Chidambaram saying that her party made a "formal and definitive" offer to Congress in Goa to defeat BJP. Moitra, who was responding to Chidambaram's statements about the lack of clarity about TMC's proposal said that if he is not aware of details he should speak to his party leadership rather than making such statements. Read more here 

  • 7:09 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    ECI suspends SHO after row on political gathering of Samajwadi Party

    The incharge of Gautam Palli police station was suspended and clarification sought from two senior officials after a massive crowd gathered at the Samajwadi Party office here on Friday, in violation of COVID-19 norms, for the joining-in function of two rebel ministers and some MLAs. An FIR against 2,500 unknown Samajwadi Party activists was also registered at the police station in this connection. Read more here 

     

  • 6:39 AM (IST) Posted by Paras Bisht

    Massive crowd at SP office: FIR lodged for violation of Covid norms

    The incharge of Gautam Palli police station was suspended and clarification sought from two senior officials after a massive crowd gathered at the Samajwadi Party office in Lucknow on Friday, in violation of COVID-19 norms, for the joining-in function of two rebel ministers and some MLAs. An FIR against 2,500 unknown Samajwadi Party activists was also registered at the police station in this connection. Taking cognisance of the Lucknow district magistrate's report about the violation of the Model Code of Conduct on Covid norms, directives were issued to place Gautam Palli police station in-charge Dinesh Singh Bisht into suspension with immediate effect, an official statement issued by the office of the UP Chief Electoral Officer said.