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Chunav Manch 2022: Yogi Adityanath tears into Akhilesh, SP; calls alliance with RLD opportunism | HIGHLIGHTS

UP Election 2022: Ahead of the crucial UP Assembly Elections, top leaders, including UP CM Yogi Adityanath held an intense and engaging debate putting forth their views on one of the biggest platforms - India TV Chunav Manch. Here are the highlights of the event.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk
Lucknow Updated on: January 29, 2022 22:52 IST

India TV Chunav Manch 2022 Highlights: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday minced no words to target Akhilesh Yadav and his Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking at India TV's special election conclave 'Chunav Manch' in Lucknow, Yogi Adityanath challenged Akhilesh Yadav to contest the upcoming assembly election from Azamgarh as he claims to have a mass voter base. Calling the union between SP and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) as an alliance of oppotunism, Yogi Adityanath said that the these parties have not sympathy towards farmers and poor but use them only as votebank. He also slammed the Samajwadi Party for doing nothing to control the riots in Muzaffarnagar in 2013. "Who can forget Muzaffaranagar riots? Riots continued for months, SP govt did nothing to control them," Yogi Adityanath said. UP Pradesh Assembly elections: FULL COVERAGE

Earlier during the event, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi there has been a rise in hate speeches against minorities since 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. If Modi wants, he can stop hate speeches by Hindutva radicals within five minutes”, he said. Here are the HIGHLIGHTS of the mega event. MORE ON CHUNAV MANCH 2022 

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  • 10:28 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Akhileshji should learn to wake up early, get angry less: Yogi Adityanath

    My only message to Akhileshji is that he should learn to wake up early so that he can think about the betterment of the state and its people. Also, he should get angry less, Yogi Adityanath said at India TV Chunav Manch

  • 10:03 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Akhilesh govt gave electricity to only 3 districts: Yogi Adityanath

    During the previous Samajwadi Party government, electricity was provided only to three disricts in the state. When we came to power, we rectified this and now power has reached every village and town of the state, Yogi Adityanath said at India TV Chunav Manch

  • 9:46 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Akhilesh should fight election from Azamgarh: Yogi Adityanath

    If Akhilesh Yadav has a mass base, he should contest election from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

  • 9:40 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Boundary wall of Karbistan was only development under SP govt: Yogi

    The only evidence of development under Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party government was the boundary wall of barbistan (cemetery), UP CM Yogi Adityanath said at India TV Chunav Manch

  • 9:33 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    SP, RLD union is an alliance of opportunism: Yogi Adityanath

    The alliance between Samajwadi Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) is nothing but opportunism. There was a similar alliance in 2017. They only want to use farmers for their votes, Yogi Adityanath said at India TV Chunav Manch.

  • 9:30 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    I talk of nationalism, Akhilesh about casteism: Yogi Adityanath

    I always talk about nationalismm, but Akhilesh sangs praises of Jinnah. He even went on to insult freedom fighters, Yogi Adityanath said.

  • 9:23 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Farmers, aam aadmi benefitted by double engine govt: Yogi Adityanath

    Earlier, illegal arm factories were set up, but now were are developing defence corridor in the state. In Jewar, one of the biggest airports is coming up. UP has become one of the most  sought after states for investment. Farmers and the common public have been benefitted by the double engine government, Yogi Adityanath said.

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Who can forget Muzaffarnagar riots: UP CM

    Who can forget the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots. Two young men were killed when they went help their sister. Riots continued for months in Muzaffarnagar but SP government failed to prevent violence, infact they lauded the rioters, Adityanath said.

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Akhilesh now wary of 'itra wale mitr': Yogi Adityanath

    Speaking on Kanpur raids, Yogi Adityanath said Akhilesh Yadav stands exposed now. "Akhilesh earlier said he had no link with the businessman, but his photo with 'itr wale mitr' says it all. Money meant for development projects went to 'mitr' (friend)," said Adityanath at India TV Chunav Manch.

  • 9:07 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    There are no cases against me as of today, says Adityanath

    There are no cases against me as of today. I haven't withdrawn any case on myself. It was during Mulayam Singh's government that cases were taken back, says CM Adityanath

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Cases against Azam Khan due to his own misdeeds, there's no vendetta: Yogi Adityanath

    Cases filed against Azam Khan are due to his own misdeeds. There is no political vendetta in this. As far as cases against me are concerned, I have not withdrawn any case on myself. There are no cases on me today, says UP CM Adityanath

  • 8:57 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Professional rioters, mafia given poll tickets: Adityanath

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Opposition's list of candidates features professional rioters, mafia, history sheeters, criminals. Our government has worked to provide a better secure environment for people in the state. There has been no riot in the state in the last five years. No businessman has been forced to migrate due to crime in the state now, says CM Adityanath at India TV Chunav Manch

  • 8:54 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Riots happened every third day between 2012-2017: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

    During 2012-2017, riots happened in the state every third day. Our daughters were not safe. Families were forced to send their daughters far away to study. The Opposition says something and does something else, CM Adityanath said attacking the Samajwadi Party

  • 8:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    SP is a 'bahroopiya' party: Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called Samajwadi Party a 'bahroopiya' brand. He also accused SP of dynasty politics. "The Samajwadi Party has failed to think beyond one family. They never considered people as their own. They have no sympathy for poor, farmers and youth of the state," Adityanath said during India TV Chunav Manch. 

  • 8:03 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP giving jobs without any bias: Sanjay Nishad

    BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh has given jobs to people without any biasness. We have been listing the work this government has done, let SP come out with a similar list if they have, says Nishad Party chief Sanjay Nishad at India TV Chunav Manch

  • 7:55 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Little difference between BJP, SP: Babu Singh Kushwaha

    There is little difference between the BJP and Samajwadi Party. People have seen both governments and elections are here, we will see what happens next. It is a fact that parties give ticket on the basis of caste. We have formed alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM and others and we want greater representative of people belonging to neglected strata, says Babu Singh Kushwaha

  • 7:46 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Swami Prasad Maurya left BJP due to his selfishness: Jagdambika Pal

    Senior BJP leader and former UP Chief Minister has accused Swami Prasad Maurya of leaving the saffron party due his own selfishness. "BJP's motto is Sabka Saath Sabka Vishwas, but leaders like him (Maurya) have their own motives," Pal said speaking at India TV Chunav Manch 2022

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP is on backfoot, losers are joining party: Swami Prasad Maurya

    Swami Prasad Maurya, who was a minister in Yogi Adityanath government till recently, launched a blistering attack on the Uttar Pradesh while speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch in Lucknow. "Yogiji insan to ban nahi paye, bhagwan banne ki koshish kar rhe. Yogi dhokha hai. Aap Yogi nahi dhongi hain,"Maurya said, adding that losers are joining the BJP.

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP does exactly opposite of what it promises: Swami Prasad Maurya

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does exactly the opposite of what it promises. The party is trying to disturb the reservation system currently in place. I have always raised my voice is support of Dalit cause and will continue to do so, says Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya

     

  • 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP is neither with '80 nor with 20': Swami Prasad Maurya

    Statements like '80-20' divides the society as well as the nation. 54% backwards do not belong to the Hindu caste? In reality, BJP is neither with 80 nor with 20, says Swami Prasad Maurya, who recently joined the Samajwadi Party after leaving the BJP

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Aparna Yadav recites Ram bhajan at India TV's Chunav Manch

  • 6:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    'Will fight like Hanuman and win like Ram'

    Aparna Yadav said that she is very goal-oriented. For this election, I can say that "we (BJP) will fight like Hanuman and win like Ram". 

     

  • 6:25 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Aparna Yadav recites Vande Mataram - WATCH

  • 6:23 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Will Aparna Yadav challenge Akhilesh in Karhal?

    Aparna Yadav said that she will contest polls from Karhal if the party asks her. Notably, SP national president Akhilesh is contesting polls from the Karhal seat in the Mainpuri district. Aparna is married to Prateek Yadav, the son of Mulayam Singh Yadav's second wife Sadhna Gupta, while Akhilesh Yadav is his son from the first marriage.

  • 6:19 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    I see Swami Vivekananda in Yogi Adityanath: Aparna Yadav

  • 6:17 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Aparna Yadav on Shivpal Yadav's comment

    Replying to a question on uncle Shivpal Yadav's remark that Aparna should have been with the family, she said, "I dont know why chachaji said this. But if he really believes in this then he should'nt have made his own party."

  • 6:16 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP has done what could not be done in 15 years: Aparna

    Aparna Yadav heaped praise on the Modi government at the Centre and Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. She said that the BJP has done what could not be done in 15 years.

  • 6:13 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    No aspirations to get ticket, says Aparna

    Aparna Yadav said that she doesn't have aspirations to get a ticket from the BJP to contest polls. I will follow whatever the party leadership decides for me. She had contested the 2017 assembly polls on the Samajwadi Party ticket from Lucknow Cantt but had lost to BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi, now a Lok Sabha member.

  • 6:11 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Father-in-law happy with my decision to join BJP, says Aparna Yadav

    Aparna Yadav said that her father-in-law, Mulayam Singh Yadav, is happy with my decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Aparna is the younger daughter-in-law of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. 

  • 6:09 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Nation's interest priority, says Aparna Yadav

    Aparna Yadav said the nation's interest has always been a priority for her and praised several schemes of the BJP government for cleanliness, woman empowerment and employment. 

  • 6:05 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Opposition trying to divide India: Aparna

    BJP leader Aparna Yadav charged that the Opposition is trying to divide India, not the BJP. He said that the BJP's principle is 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas' 

  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Inspired by PM Modi's leadership: Aparna Yadav

    Aparna Yadav said she was inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership vision. "The nation's interest has always been a priority for her," she said. 

  • 6:02 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Aparna Yadav begins her speech by reciting a Ram doha

    Aparna Yadav begins her speech by reciting a Ram doha at India TV's Chunav Manch. She said, "Those who do not talk about Ram will be perished." 

  • 5:55 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Never made offers to BJP leaders, says SP' Abhishek Mishra

    Samajwadi Party leader Abhishek Mishra categorically rejected allegations that offers were made to BJP ministers and leaders. Scores of leaders from the ruling party joined the SP in the last one month.

  • 5:50 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    SP leader Abhishek Mishra slams Amit Shah's meeting with Jats

    SP leader Abhishek Mishra questioned Home Minister Amit Shah's meeting with Jats in Delhi. 

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Opposition's defeat in UP certain: BJP MP Subrat Pathak

    BJP leader Subrat Pathak said that the opposition parties will fail again in Uttar Pradesh. He said that their defeat is certain, adding that after March 10, the day result will be announced, will start claiming that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were hacked. 

  • 5:32 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP party of 'Sarva Samaj', says UP minister Brajesh Pathak

    Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brajesh Pathak on Saturday said that BJP is a party for all communities. He added that the top brass of the saffron party is inclusive of all communities in the poll-bound state. Speaking at India TV's election conclave 'Chunav Manch' in Lucknow, the Law Minister also dismissed claims about Brahmin voters in UP being angry at the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in the state. He said that the party is the country's only hope to save the cultural heritage of India. READ FULL STORY 

  • 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Been kingmaker in past, will do again, says OP Rajbhar at Chunav Manch

    Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar on Saturday said that his party will be the kingmaker in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch, Om Prakash Rajbhar said that he will win at least 14 seats in the polls. "Have played kingmaker in past, will do it again," Rajbhar said and vowed to make Akhilesh Yadav's next chief minister in the state. READ FULL STORY

  • 5:25 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP MP Subrat Pathak's dig at Akhilesh over Lord Krishna 'dreams'

    BJP MP Subrat Pathak took a jibe at SP chief Akhilesh Yadav over his remark that Lord Krishna comes to his dreams every night to "tell me that I will form the government and establish Ram Rajya in Uttar Pradesh".

  • 5:23 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Samajwadi Party protects criminals: BJP MP Subrat Pathak

    Subrat Pathak accused the Samajwadi Party of protecting criminals when it was in power. He said that the SP has fielded criminals in the assembly elections. He added that the criminals have taken back seats in Uttar Pradesh after BJP formed the government in 2017. 

  • 5:21 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Muslims vote for BJP due to 'Stockholm syndrome': Owaisi

    All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said that despite the notion that Muslims don't vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it got six per cent vote of the community in the 2014 and 2019 general elections. "Muslim vote bank for the BJP from 2014 to 2019 didn't increase. On the other hand, the vote percentage of other caste and communities increased. Muslims vote for BJP because of Stockholm syndrome," Owaisi said. READ FULL STORY 

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Ram Mandit will not be constructed before 2024: SP leader

    Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Abhishek Mishra charged that the government will not construct Ram Mandir before 2024. He said that Mandir will be inaugurated ahead of the general elections. 

  • 5:10 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Samajwadi Party has adopted double standards: Subrat Pathak

    BJP MP Subrat Pathak attacked the Samajwadi Party as he sought to remind that the SP had backed Congress' 2007 affidavit in Supreme Court wherein it said there is 'no historical proof of Ram's existence'. The Samajwadi Party has adopted double standards, he said. 

  • 5:05 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Parshuram not god for BJP: SP leader Abhishek Mishra

    Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Abhishek Mishra said that the BJP doesn't consider Parshuram as a god, but as a Mahapurush (eminent personality). The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier cancelled public holidays including the Parshuram Jayanti.

  • 5:00 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Construction of Ram Mandir a big achievement: BJP leader Subrat Pathak

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Kannauj, Subrat Pathak said that the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is a big achievement. Subrat Pathak had defeated SP chief Akhilesh's wife Dimple Yadav from Kannauj in the general elections.

  • 4:57 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Congress exists in the country? BJP's dig at grand old party

    Uttar Pradesh minister and BJP leader Mohsin Raza on Saturday mocked Congress' election campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state and questioned whether there was any presence of the grand old party in the state. Speaking during a session at India TV's special election conclave 'Chunav Manch' in Lucknow, Raza said Congress was nowhere to be seen, however, he was countered by Congress leader Imran Pratapgarhi. READ FULL STORY 

  • 4:55 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Consider 1968 as base year to fix prices of crops: Rakesh Tikait

    Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait demanded from the government to consider 1968 as the base year to fix the prices of crops.

  • 4:39 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP Election 2022: Criminals afraid in BJP's rule, says Gaurav Bhatia

    Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia on Saturday sang praises of his party and its developmental efforts in Uttar Pradesh, as he spoke to India TV at Chunav Manch 2022. He boasted about crime graph on a decline under BJP's rule in UP. "Criminals are firmly dealt with in UP now, unlike Samajwadi Party that still hands election tickets to them," he said. READ FULL STORY 

  • 4:37 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Mulayam's SP vs Akhilesh's SP

  • 4:35 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Samajwadi Party-led alliance will get absolute majority: Rajbhar

    Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar said that the Samajwadi Party-led alliance will get absolute majority in the UP polls and form the government.

  • 4:32 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Om Prakash Rajbhar attacks BJP over rising LPG prices

    Om Prakash Rajbhar attacked the BJP over rising LPG prices. "A cylinder now costs Rs 1000. Poor people are unable to buy a cylinder," he said.

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    OP Rajbhar on Mayawati

    To a question on Mayawati, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar said, "We wanted to form the government with Mayawati. Mayawati had said that she has done damage."

  • 4:28 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Caste census after Akhilesh Yadav becomes CM: Rajbhar

    Om Prakash Rajbhar pressed for a caste census. He alleged that the BJP is against caste census, but caste census will be done in the state after Akhilesh Yadav becomes the Chief Minister. 

  • 4:24 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    OP Rajbhar equates himself to Hanuman - Watch

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Why Om Prakash Rajbhar quit BJP-led NDA?

    Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath government in 2019. He had contested 2017 Assembly polls in an alliance with the BJP.

  • 4:19 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Will Om Prakash Rajbhar get Deputy CM's post?

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Not scared of ED, CBI: OP Rajbhar

    Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar said that he is not scared of ED and CBI. He said this while referring to the recent raids in Uttar Pradesh. Opposition parties have been saying that the Centre is misusing agencies to target political opponents. 

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP didn't take my words seriously, says OP Rajbhar

    I had said that two-dozen BJP MLAs will quit, OP Rajbhar said, adding that "BJP then didn't take my words seriously". People are angry with the saffron party, he claimed. 

  • 4:12 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    People in Uttar Pradesh with SP-led alliance: Rajbhar

    Rajbhar said that people in Uttar Pradesh are with the SP-led alliance as the BJP had snatched away their rights. Rajbhar's Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party is fighting the polls in alliance with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party.

  • 4:09 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Om Prakash Rajbhar vows to make Akhilesh CM

    Om Prakash Rajbhar said that Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party will win at least 14 seats in the polls. "Have played kingmaker in past, will do it again," he said and vowed to make Akhilesh CM. Rajbhar had contested 2017 polls as a constituent of the NDA. He quit the alliance later and sided with the SP. 

  • 4:07 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP has no respect for backwards: Rajbhar

    The Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar has said that the BJP had no respect for backwards and had committed atrocities. 

  • 4:04 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Akhilesh Yadav will become Chief Minister, says Rajbhar

    Om Prakash Rajbhar exuded confidence that Akhilesh Yadav will dethrone the BJP. Akhilesh Yadav will become the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, he said.

  • 4:03 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    OBC voters hold the key in UP: Rajbhar

    Paty that secured the votes of OBC formed the government in Uttar Pradesh, said Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar. He is contesting as a constituent of the Samajwadi Party-led alliance.

  • 4:01 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    38% voters in Uttar Pradesh backwards, says Rajbhar

    Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar said 38 per cent of voters in Uttar Pradesh are backwards.

  • 3:59 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Criminals taking back seat now, says BJP leader Pathak

    Pathak said that after the BJP formed the government in 2017, criminals started taking a back seat. CM Yogi Adityanath deserves credit for this, he said. 

  • 3:57 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP election 2022: Top quotes from Asaduddin Owaisi at Chunav Manch 2022

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday participated in India TV's Chunav Manch ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. With less than 2 weeks left for the high-stakes assembly polls, Owaisi said that the fight between both Yogi Adityanath and Akhilesh Yadav is to prove who is a bigger Hindu than PM Modi. The AIMIM president said that elections in Uttar Pradesh are not going to be a bipolar contest adding that there is anti-incumbency against the Yogi Adityanath's government. CLICK HERE READ MORE

  • 3:54 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brajesh Pathak's jibe at opposition for questioning authenticity of EVMs

    Brajesh Pathak also took a jibe at the opposition leaders for questioning the authenticity of EVMs. When people vote against them, they start blaming EVM, but when they win in Punjab, EVM becomes good for them, he said.

     

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Centre's agencies conducting raids have nothing to do with election: Pathak

    UP Minister Pathak said that the Central government agencies conducting raids have nothing to do with elections. He said this while responding to the Opposition's charge that the government is misusing agencies to target opposition leaders. 

  • 3:48 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Why ED and CBI raids only at the time of election? UP Minister responds

  • 3:46 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Kidnapping was prevalent during SP rule: Brajesh Pathak

    UP Law Minister Brajesh Pathak said that kidnapping was prevalent in Uttar Pradesh during the SP rule.

  • 3:44 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Pathak attacks SP over Lord Parshuram's 'farsa'

    Brajesh Pathak also attacked the SP over Lord Parashuram. He said that the axe of Lord Parashuram had fallen down. "You will not see SP after 2022," he said.

  • 3:39 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brajesh Pathak on UP govt's flagship programme Mission Shakti

    Speaking about Mission Shakti, Pathak said that the government has just launched the third phase of Mission Shakti. It is the UP government’s flagship programme aimed at promoting the security, dignity and empowerment of women. The first phase was launched in October last year.

  • 3:37 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Samajwadi Party has fielded criminals in polls: Pathak

    BJP leader and UP minister Brajesh Pathak said that the Samajwadi Party has fielded criminals in the polls. The SP protected them when it was in power and now it has given them tickets to contest polls. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav headed the Samajwadi Party government between 2012 and 2017.

  • 3:34 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP govt ended goonda raj, mafia raj in 5 years: Pathak

    The BJP government ended the goonda raj, mafia raj in 5 years Uttar Pradesh in Uttar Pradesh. We have taken action against those disturbing peace and communal harmony. Remember, the Samajwadi government had withdrawn terror cases. 

  • 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brajesh Pathak attacks SP over Gayatri Prajapati case

    The incident that happened in Lakhimpur Kheri is unfortunate. The government took action in the case. What action Samajwadi Party government had taken against Gayatri Prajapati? He was removed from the minister's post and within 15 days he was reinstated.

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    SP's slogan is 'khaali plot hamara': Brajesh Pathak

    Attacking the Samajwadi Party, Brajesh Pathak said that "khali plot hamara" (emply plot is our) is the slogan of the SP. During SP rule, goons were given a free hand and roaming freely with AK47.

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Rule of law in Uttar Pradesh under Yogi: Brajesh Pathak

    Brajesh Pathak said that the Yogi Aditaynath has strengthened the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. There is a rule of law in Uttar Pradesh. We have sent criminals to jail, he said. 

  • 3:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brahmins were in a poor state before BJP formed govt: Pathak

    Brajesh Pathak attacked the previous Samajwadi Party government, saying Brahmins were in a poor state before BJP formed the government. He said that Brahmins are not with the SP.

  • 3:22 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    People happy with construction of Ram Mandir: Pathak

    UP Minister Brajesh Pathak said that people are happy with the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. He added that Brahmins are satisfied with the Adityanath government. He said that BJP leaders keep meeting Brahmins and that the four-member committee constituted recently is not a new thing. "The BJP has worked towards the welfare of Brahmins," he said. 

  • 3:19 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brajesh Pathak praises PM Modi

    BJP leader Brajesh Pathak also heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his vision for Uttar Pradesh. He also talked about the Kashi Vishwanath corridor that was inaugurated by PM Modi recently. 

  • 3:17 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Brahmins in Uttar Pradesh with BJP, says Brajesh Pathak

    BJP leader and UP minister Brajesh Pathak said that the BJP is the only party that has taken out culture along. He said that Brahmins in Uttar Pradesh are with the BJP. 

  • 3:13 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    SP's Manoj Pandey attacks BJP over rising LPG prices

    Samajwadi Party leader Manoj Pandey attacks BJP over rising LPG prices. "A cylinder now costs Rs 1000. Poor people are unable to buy a cylinder," he said.

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP govt dealt with criminals with firm hand: Gaurav Bhatia

    BJP leader Gaurav Bhatia said that criminals in Uttar Pradesh are today scared of the police. The BJP government has dealt with the criminals with firm hand.

     

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Modi govt indulging in 'selective implementation of law', says Owaisi

    Our party does not motivate the youth into violence, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Saturday. Speaking at India TV's election conclave 'Chunav Manch' in Lucknow, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief asserted that the party motivates people to fight for their democratic rights. Commenting on hate speech by leaders in Haridwar and Raipur, in context with Rohingyas and Muslims, Owaisi questioned why there was no action against those who incited people from the stage during the Dharm Sansad at Raipur and Haridwar. Such leaders should have been arrested immediately. READ FULL STORY

  • 2:54 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP presents wrong data: SP's Manoj Pandey

    The BJP is known for presenting wrong data. It is doing the same in UP. Unemployment rate has skyrocketed in the state. Condition of farmers is there for everyone to be seen. Diesel rates are at all time high badly affecting our farmers, says Manoj Pandey of Samajwadi Party

  • 2:51 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Unemployment rate has declined in UP under Yogi govt, says Gaurav Bhatia

    Unemployement rate in Uttar Pradesh is one of the lowest among other states. Nearly 4.5 lakh people were given govt jobs. This has happened due to the hard work of Yogi Adityanath government and people's faith in him, says Gaurav Bhatia 

     

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    NDA will return with thumping majority, says Anupriya Patel at Chunav Manch

    Speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch 2022 on Saturday, Anupriya Patel said that the people of Uttar Pradesh have faith in the NDA. In today's circumstances, the NDA will register a 'bumper win'. "NDA will achieve a jaandar, shaandaar and zabardast victory in UP elections," Anupriya Patel said. READ FULL STORY

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    Anupriya Patel at Chunav Manch

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP has given poll ticket to criminals: Manoj Pandey

    Hathras, Jhansi etc there are several incidents that show how the Yogi government works. This government is incensitive to say the least, says Samajwadi Party leader Gaurav Pandey at India TV Chunav Manch

     

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP polls: Mohsin Raza adds to '80-20' controversy

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had recently said that the upcoming assembly elections in the state will be an 80 per cent vs 20 per cent tussle. The Opposition claimed that the UP chief minister remark was a clear attempt to polarise the polls. However, speaking at India TV Chunav Manch on Saturday in Lucknow, Adityanath's cabinet colleague Mohsin Raza sought to clarify over the statement. Raza claimed that 80 per cent of people are in support of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the remaining 20 per cent are those who are opposed to development. "Those 80 per cent are upset with the 20 per cent. We have had the support of 80 per cent previously as well," Raza said. READ FULL STORY

  • 2:41 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Rape cases have declined in UP under BJP govt: Gaurav Bhatia

    Data shows that rape cases have declined in the state ever since the BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh. Crime graph has also declined. Even murder cases have declined. Law and order has improved considerably in Uttar Pradesh, says Gaurva Bhatia

  • 2:39 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Azam Khan is behind bars for usurping land of farmers: Gaurav Bhatia

    Samajwadi Party is now talking about safeguarding the interests of farmers, why is silent on cases filed against Azam Khan for usurping land of farmers, says BJP leader Gaurav Bhatia

  • 2:36 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    What happened to promise of doubling farmers' income, asks SP leader Manoj Pandey

    The BJP promised to double the income of farmers. What happened to that promise? Sugarcane farmers are still awaiting their payments, says Samajwadi Party leader Manoj Pandey

  • 2:32 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Rs 36000 cr farmers loan waived off in UP: Gaurav Bhatia

    Keeping the promises of waiving off loans on farmers, BJP's national spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia claims that the Yogi government has waived off loans worth Rs 36000 crore.

  • 2:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    'No impact on Apna Dal's strength if anyone joins or quits BJP'

    Apna Dal chief and Union Minister Anupriya Patel on Saturday said the party and its strength is not affected by political leaders joining or exiting. Making reference to Swami Prasad Maurya and Om Prakash Rajbhar, Anupriya Patel, speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch today said, Apna Dal has always been a strong political party and our strength lies in the hard work we have done for years. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • 2:24 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Law & order situation improved under BJP rule: Swatantra Dev

    Uttar Pradesh BJP President Swatantra Dev Singh on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party works for the poor and the entire state of Uttar Pradesh today is enjoying the benefits provided by the party. Speaking on India TV's Chunav Manch, Swatantra Dev Singh today said the BJP government has worked upon improving the law and order situation of the state. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Yogi, Akhilesh trying to prove who is bigger Hindu than PM Modi: Owaisi

    Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday launched a scathing attack at CM Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav alleging that both the leaders are trying to prove who is a bigger Hindu than PM Modi. Speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch 2022, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the fight between Yogi and Akhilesh is to prove who is a bigger Hindu than Prime Minister Narendra Modi. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • 2:19 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP sensitive towards villages, poor, farmers, women: Mohsin Raja

    BJP leader Mohsin Raja said that the Adityanath government was sensitive towards villages, poor, farmers, youth and women. He said that people of UP have no expectations from the Opposition parties. The BJP jailed criminals and rioters, he said.

  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP will form next govt with 300+ seats: Mohsin Raja

    BJP leader Mohsin Raja said that the saffron party will form the next government with 300+ seats in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP in 2017 polls won 312 seats and formed the government under Adityanath's leadership.

  • 2:15 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Congress fighting firmly on ground, says Imran Pratapgarhi

    Congress leader Imran Pratapgarhi said that the grand old party is fighting firmly on the ground.

  • 2:13 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Congress not in the race, says BJP leader Mohsin Raja

    Responding to Imran's charge, BJP leader Mohsin Raja said that Congress is nowhere in the state. "I cannot see the Congress party in the race," he said. The Congress party had in 2017 polls contested elections in an alliance with the SP. The party had won only 7 seats.

  • 2:11 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP scared of Priyanka's popularity: Imran Pratapgarhi

    Imran Pratapgarhi said that while the Congress is in the poll fray talking about the development, security of women and other issues, the BJP leaders are busy in doing politics of religion. He said that the BJP government in UP is scared of the popularity and support Priyanka Gandhi is getting from the public. 

  • 2:09 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP dividing society, alleges Congress' Imran Pratapgarhi

    Congress leader Imran Pratapgarhi slammed the BJP government, saying the saffron party's objective is to divide society on the basis of religion. 

  • 2:07 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    We have nothing to do with elections: Rakesh Tikait

  • 2:06 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    '20% are those who create obstruction in development'

    Mohsin Raja said that 80 per cent of people are with the Modi government. "20% are those who create obstruction in development," he said.

  • 2:05 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    'New heights of development': UP Minister Mohsin Raja heaps praise of CM Adityanath

    BJP leader and Uttar Pradesh Mohsin Raja on Saturday heaped praise on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying he has taken the state to new heights of development in the last five years. 

  • 1:59 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP no. 1 in speaking lie: Rakesh Tikait

    Launching a scathing attack on the BJP government, Tikait said that it has done no welfare work and has only been trying to give lies to the people.

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Tikait's jibe at Amit Shah's door-to-door campaign

    Tikait also took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah's door-to-door campaign in Uttar Pradesh. He said that BJP leaders are still using their old model... "people understand their politics".  

  • 1:56 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Rakesh Tikait speaks on BJP's campaign in UP

    Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that BJP's old model of Hindu-Muslim and Jinnah rhetoric will not work in Uttar Pradesh. "People want a new model... development model, hospitals, schools..," he said. 

  • 1:49 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Watch: Rakesh Tikait loses cool

  • 1:47 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Govt didn't fulfil promise of a committee on MSP: Tikait

    Tikait said that the Bharatiya Kisan Union will hold a meeting on January 31. He said that the government didn't fulfil its promise of a committee on MSP. He threatened to begin agitation again if farmers' demands are not met.

  • 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Swaminathan report should be implemented: Tikait

    BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that the Swaminathan Commission's report should be implemented. He said that farmers are not able to sell their produce at MSP.

  • 1:34 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Farmers not getting MSP for their produce: Tikait

    Rakesh Tikait said that farmers are today forced to sell their produce at low price. They are not getting MSP for their produce.

  • 1:33 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    No need to tell whom people should vote after '13 months': Rakesh Tikait

    Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said that there is no need to tell whom people should vote after 13 months, a reference to the farmers' protest against the Modi government's three farm laws. "Our 13-month-long protest has conveyed message whom to vote," he said.

  • 1:31 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Farmers happy with BJP: Swatantra Dev Singh

    Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh said farmers are happy with BJP. The government has taken several initiatives to make the life of farmers easy. He said that farmers will overwhelmingly vote in favour of Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath.

  • 1:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Swatantra Dev's jibe at Akhilesh over 'Lord Krishna dream'

    Swatantra Dev Singh took a jibe at SP chief Akhilesh Yadav over his remark that Lord Krishna comes to his dreams every night to "tell me that I will form the government and establish Ram Rajya in Uttar Pradesh".

  • 1:24 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Swatantra Dev responds to Akhilesh's 'helicopter not allowed' allegation

    Swatantra Dev Singh rejected Akhilesh's charge that his helicopter was not allowed to take off from Delhi for Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar yesterday at BJP's behest. "Stopping yatra... this is SP' tactics, not the BJP," he said. 

  • 1:20 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP will win more than 300 seats: Swatantra Dev

    Swatantra Dev Singh exuded confidence that the BJP will form the government for another term in Uttar Pradesh. He said that the BJP will win more than 300 seats. The saffron party had bagged 312 of the 403 Legislative Assembly seats in 2017.

  • 1:18 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Govt's schemes reach bottom: Swatantra Dev Singh

    Swatantra Dev Singh said that the government's schemes and programmes for the benefit of the poor today reach the bottom. Women today feel safe under Adityanath's leadership. The state has seen a sharp decline in cases of crime against women. 

  • 1:14 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Swatantra Dev Singh slams Akhilesh Yadav for insulting Sardar Patel

    Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh accused Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav of insulting Sardar Patel. He talks about Jinnah on Patel Jayanti. People will not forgive such leaders and teach them a befitting lesson. Akhilesh Yadav is facing criticism from the BJP leaders for his comments wherein he called Pakistan a 'political enemy'. 

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Politics of polarisation is Akhilesh's work: UP BJP chief

    Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh said that the politics of polarisation is Akhilesh Yadav's work and not the saffron party. He said that Akhilesh is doing appeasement merely to serve political interest. 

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    'Jats will choose BJP over SP-RLD alliance'

    Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh also said that the BJP government cleared the dues of sugarcane farmers and exuded confidence that Jats will choose the BJP over the SP-RLD alliance.

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Jats with BJP, not Jayant Chaudhary: Swatantra Dev Singh

    Swatantra Dev Singh said that the Jats in western Uttar Pradesh are with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), not RLD's Jayant Chaudhary. Recently, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Amit Shah had reached out the Jat community of Western Uttar Pradesh who are considered as a kingmaker in the state's politics. 

  • 1:06 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP will return to power with thumping majority, says Singh

    Swatantra Dev Singh said that the BJP will return to power in Uttar Pradesh by winning more than 300 seats. The BJP has set a target of winning more than 300 seats in the upcoming polls. The saffron party had bagged 312 of the 403 Legislative Assembly seats in 2017.

  • 1:03 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    There is rule of law in Uttar Pradesh, says BJP leader Swatantra Dev Singh

    Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh on Friday said that there is a rule of law in the state under the Yogi Adityanath government. He said that people are today getting benefits of the 'Garib Kalyan' yojana.  

  • 12:59 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Asaduddin Owaisi slams BJP's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' slogan

    AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday slammed BJP's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' slogan. He accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of committing fraud. 

  • 12:55 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Anupriya Patel condemns violence in Prayagraj

    On violence in Prayagraj, she said, "We strongly criticise what happened in Allahabad. We have raised the issue with the government as well. Action has also been taken against the policemen involved in the incident."

  • 12:48 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Anupriya Patel slams Priyanka's 'ladki hoon...' campaign in UP

    Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel slammed Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's 'ladki hoon...' campaign in the state. She accused her of having double standards.

  • 12:45 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Apna Dal doesn't get influenced by other parties' ideologies: Patel

    Anupriya Patel said that Apna Dal doesn't get influenced by other parties' ideologies. Responding to a question, she said, "We are against politicizing religion. Religion is a matter of faith."

  • 12:42 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel speaks at Chunav Manch

    Anupriya Patel said that the Apna Dal has always raised the problems of backwards and worked for their upliftment. She said that the party talked about teachers' recruitment... favoured reservation for the marginalised section.

  • 12:39 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Rajbhar's exit from NDA will not impact poll prospects: Anupriya

    Anupriya Patel said that Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar's exit from the NDA will not impact the alliance's prospects in the UP polls. She said that people understand the politics of such people who switch parties ahead of polls. 

  • 12:36 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Positive wave in favour of BJP: Patel

    Anupriya Patel ​said that there is a positive wave in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh. "Apna Dal contested last three elections as a constituent of the BJP-led NDA. This is the fourth election. There is a positive wave for BJP-led alliance in UP," she said. 

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Anupriya Patel predicts 'bumper win' for NDA in Uttar Pradesh

    Apna Dal (Sonelal) leader and Union Minister Anupriya Patel said that the people of Uttar Pradesh have faith in the NDA. In today's circumstances, the NDA will register a 'bumper win' in the Uttar Pradesh polls. 

  • 12:25 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Watch: Asaduddin Owaisi slams BJP government

  • 12:17 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi slams Yogi's Covid mismanagement in UP

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also took a dig at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his handling of COVID-19 during the second wave in that state. He said that people will remember it and will cast their vote against the BJP in the polls. "The way the Yogi government went missing during the second wave leaving the Uttar Pradesh public on their own. Dead bodies were floating in rivers..." he said.

  • 12:15 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi slams silence of politicians over Haridwar hate speech

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the silence of politicians over Haridwar dharma sansad in December 2021 where inflammatory speeches were made by religious leaders. 

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi's 'washing Machine' jieb at BJP, SP

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi slammed BJP and Samajwadi Party as he taunted both the parties saying they have a 'washing machine' that whitewashes the purported crimes of leaders and converts them into popular politicians with a clean image.

  • 12:11 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi speaks on possibility of alliance with Akhilesh's SP

    When asked whether the AIMIM will join the ranks with the SP post-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Owaisi said that he had earlier made it clear that the party is ready for an alliance with anyone except the BJP and Congress. Owaisi is hopeful of emerging as a kingmaker in the politically significant state.

  • 12:08 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi unfazed by criticism from parties who brand him as vote-cutter

    Owaisi said that he was unfazed by the criticism from parties who brand him as a vote-cutter and helping the BJP in polls. He said that the SP lost its ground in Uttar Pradesh in the last three elections (2014 and 2017 general elections and 2017 Assembly polls). When asked about Muslim votes, Owaisi said that 6 per cent of Muslim voters voted in favour of the BJP. 

  • 12:03 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi accuses BJP, SP, Congress of appeasement politics

    Owaisi lashed out at the BJP, Congress and Samajwadi Party for their approach towards Muslims. He held the successive governments of the Congress, SP, BSP and BJP for the poor state of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh. The fact is that none of the governments did anything for Muslims and such claims of appeasement are being made merely to serve the political interest. 

  • 12:02 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Why Shah didn't visit farmers' families who lost their lives: Owaisi

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also criticised Union Minister Amit Shah over his door-to-door campaign. He asked why Shah didn't visit the farmers who lost their lives in the protest. Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said, "The chowkidar is sleeping in Delhi".

  • 11:57 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi slams Akhilesh for approach towards Muslims

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi criticised Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav for his approach towards Muslims and handling their issues. He said that the SP-RLD didn't field any Muslim candidates from Muzaffarnagar.

  • 11:52 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Who demolished (Babri) masjid? Owaisi slams Modi govt for not appealing against Ayodhya verdict

    Asaduddin Owaisi also raked up the Ayodhya verdict. He questioned the Modi government, saying why the government didn't appeal against the judgment. "Who demolished (Babri) masjid?" he asked. 

  • 11:48 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Unemployment an issue in UP, says Owaisi

    Asaduddin Owaisi said that unemployment is among various issues that the BJP is facing in the run up to the polls in Uttar Pradesh.

  • 11:47 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi attacks Adityanath over Jinnah politics

    Owaisi also attacked CM Yogi Adityanath over Jinnah politics. He said that the Chief Minister takes the name of Jinnah more than us. 

  • 11:46 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Owaisi slams BJP, SP over Jinnah 'politics' in UP

    The AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that Muslims in India rejected the ideology of (Muhammad Ali) Jinnah. Pakistan and Jinnah have once again taken centrestage in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh after Akhilesh Yadav in an interview called Pakistan a "political enemy" which is targeted by the BJP for "vote politics". 

  • 11:42 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Akhilesh weakest CM in Uttar Pradesh, says Owaisi

    To a question about Akhilesh Yadav's leadership, Owaisi said that the Samajwadi Party leader is the weakest Chief Minister in Uttar Pradesh. 

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    BJP trying to destroy communal harmony, alleges Owaisi

    Asaduddin Owaisi then talked about the Haridwar dharma sansad. He accused the BJP of trying to destroy communal harmony. He said that BJP leaders are encouraging people who are spreading hatred in name of religion.

  • 11:36 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    24 Muslims killed during anti-CAA protest: Owaisi

    Owaisi also talked abut the Citizenship Amendment Act. He said that 24 Muslims were shot dead for protesting against the CAA.

  • 11:34 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Muslims are marginalized, says Owaisi

    Owaisi said that Muslims are marginalized. Owaisi emphasised the importance of Muslim leadership in that state and underscored the socio-economic and political conditions of the minorities.

  • 11:32 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Uttar Pradesh polls not bipolar, says Asaduddin Owaisi

    Replying to a question, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Uttar Pradesh poll is not bipolar. Owaisi has formed the 'Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha' in Uttar Pradesh. The Morcha has smaller parties and independent candidates. The AIMIM is contesting 100 of the total 403 seats. Muslims comprise 19 per cent of the total population of UP and a substantial majority of the 100 seats the AIMIM is contesting have a sizeable Muslim populace. 

  • 11:29 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    AIMIM working to uplift marginalized, says Owaisi

    AIMIM chief said that the party is working for the upliftment of the poor. He rejected charges of appeasement politics and counted that the party has fielded Brahmin candidates as well. He said that the AIMIM has stitched up alliances with smaller parties and others to uplift the marginalized.

  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Anti-incumbency against BJP, says Owaisi

    Asaduddin Owaisi said that people are angry with the BJP government and there is a wave for change. "There is anti-incumbency against BJP in Uttar Pradesh," he said, adding that the BJP will not return to power.

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha will serve people, says Owaisi

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the 'Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha' will serve the people of Uttar Pradesh by taking everyone along. AIMIM, the Hyderabad-based party, has entered into an alliance with smaller parties for the UP Assembly election which goes under the banner of 'Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha'. 

  • 11:03 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP Polls: Keshav Prasad Maurya slams Akhilesh Yadav

    Senior BJP leader and Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday attacked SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, saying "you neither like the vaccine (tika) of Covid nor tilak on the forehead".

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    About UP Assembly Election 2017

    The BJP had in 2017 pulled off a stunning win, bagging 312 of 403 Legislative Assembly seats. The ruling Samajwadi Party had secured 47 seats and the Congress won just seven. The BSP had pocketed 19 seats.

  • 10:37 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UP Polls: Its Chandra Shekhar Azad vs Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur

    Bhim Army's Chandra Shekhar will contest polls against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur Sadar. Adityanath is running for MLA for the first time. Gorakhpur Sadar is considered to be his stronghold. Adityanath won parliamentary elections for a record five terms since 1998 from Gorakhpur. He had to resign in 2017 after he was made the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was then elected to the Legislative Council. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • 10:34 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    India TV Opinion Poll: BJP set for comfortable win in Uttar Pradesh

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is predicted to return to power for a second consecutive term in Uttar Pradesh with a brute majority, according to an Opinion Poll by Ground Zero Research. The ruling saffron party will likely get 230-235 seats in the Legislative Assembly that has 403 seats. The Samajwadi Party-led alliance will win 160-165 seats while the Congress and BSP will get a thin share of 3 to 7 and 2 to 5 seats in the House, respectively, the data shows. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Chunav Manch 2022: Expected leaders

    Top leaders including AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel, UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait, UP ministers Mohsin Raza, Brajesh Pathak, Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar, BJP leader Aparna Yadav, Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya, Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are expected to speak at India TV's conclave, Chunav Manch.

  • 10:26 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Watch 'Chunav Manch' on India TV today

    As the political temperatures soar in Uttar Pradesh, people of the state have several queries of their own and the biggest question is whether Yogi Adityanath will retain power? Can Akhilesh or Mayawati grab the CM's chair again? These and many such questions will be answered during India TV Chunav Manch where political leaders will debate, discuss and present their views on UP Elections 2022. Chunav Manch will be aired live from Lucknow on India TV throughout the day today from 11 am.