BJP Feels "Lucky" About Uttar Pradesh Election Schedule
Monday, April 1, 2019, 9:04 AM
The BJP feels that seven-phase LS-polls in UP would be lucky for them as the number seven has a "special-significance" in the Hindu religion. The party also thinks that poll schedule in the state would help them as it is almost similar to the 2014 LS and 2017 assembly-elections, with the election starting from western UP and eventually ending in east, which includes Varanasi.
Model Code of Conduct: Muzaffarnagar administration removes hoardings of govt schemes
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:28 AM
With the model code of conduct coming into effect after the announcements of Lok Sabha poll schedule, the district authorities have started to remove hoardings advertising central and state government schemes, officials said Monday. The ECI announced the schedule for the general elections according to which eight districts in western Uttar Pradesh including Muzaffarnagar will go to polls in first phase on April 11.
BJP will return to power at Centre if it takes its allies along: Om Prakash Rajbhar
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:26 AM
UP Cabinet minister and leader of SBSP Om Prakash Rajbhar has said BJP will return to power at the Centre under the leadership of PM Modi if it takes along all its allies. "If the BJP takes along all the alliance partners in this way, NDA will form the government at the Centre in 2019 and Modi will become the PM(again)," Mr Rajbhar said.