RLD declares names  for three seats Narendra to contest from Mathura

RLD declares names for three seats Narendra to contest from Mathura

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After prolonged confusion over the candidate for the Mathura seat that led to a fissure in the party, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) vice-president Jayant Chaudhary declared the names of candidates contesting Lok Sabha polls from Baghpat, Muzaffarnagar and Mathura. As per an RLD communique, party chief Chaudhary Ajeet Singh will...

Cleric dismayed at muted response to NZ terror attack

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Prominent cleric and Imam of Aishbagh Eidgah, Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahali, expressed dismay at the muted response of secular parties to massacre of 50 Muslims who were praying in Al Noor mosque in Christchurch (New Zealand). The Maulana also accused the media of adopting double standards in this case. “I am...

Rumblings of discontent in UP Cong over tie-up

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

AICC general secretary incharge of east UP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s move to go for alliances with smaller parties like Mahan Dal and Jan Adhikar Party has not gone down well with party workers as the Congress scion faced protests soon after the declaration of tie-ups with these outfits. Not just protest,...

Attempt made to fuel communal hatred in Gorakhpur

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

With the first phase of Lok Sabha polls inching closer, some unidentified miscreants tried to fuel communal hatred in the sensitive Gorakhpur by throwing broken idols in Padri Bazaar area on Monday morning. Luckily, the local police responded to an SOS in time and assured the agitated people of initiating stern...

Fissures surface in west UP unit of RLD

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Fissures have started surfacing in the west UP unit of Rashtriya Lok Dal with party in-charge Anil Chaudhary resigning from his post on Saturday. RLD national spokesman Anil Dubey said that the party had not accepted Chaudhary’s resignation as yet. When asked over phone about his decision, Anil Chaudhary said, “I was...

Maya, Akhilesh snub Congress

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

A day after Congress announced that it would leave seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati said that their alliance was capable of defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party on its own. In a series of tweets,...

Yogi govt completes two years today

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Yogi Adityanath government will complete two years in office on Tuesday without any pomp and show as the model code of conduct is in force following declaration of general elections, polling of which will start from April 11 and conclude on May 19. A senior government official told ‘The Pioneer’...

Rajbhar angry with system, not Modi or Yogi

Monday, 18 March 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Suheldeo Bharatiya Samaj Party president and UP Cabinet minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said that he was not angry either with Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath but with the prevailing system. “It is wrongly projected that I am against Modi and Yogi. I am against the system which...