The voting for the final phase of the Uttar Pradesh election is currently underway. Neelkanth Tiwari, Ravindra Jaiswal, Girish Yadav, Anil Rajbhar and Ramashankar Singh Patel are in the fray in the last leg of the elections.
Voter turnout recorded at 46.40 per cent till 3 pm, highest in Chandauli
The voter turn out till 3 pm was recorded at 46.40 per cent. The highest was recorded in Chandauli with 50.75 per cent, followed by Bhadohi and Jaunpur with 47.50 per cent and 47.18 per cent respectively.
35.51 percent voter turnout recorded till 1 pm, highest in Chandauli
A voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh was recorded at 35.51 percent till 1 pm. The highest percentage was recorded in Chandauli at 38.43 percent, followed by Mirzapur at 38.10 percent and Mau at 37.08 percent.
Voter turnout touches 21.55 percent till 11 am, highest in Mau
The voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh was recorded at 21.55 percent till 11 am. The highest percentage of voter turnout was reported in Mau at 24.74 percent, followed by Chandauli at 23.43 percent and Mirzapur at 23.41 percent. The voting for 54 seats is taking place in nine districts.
Former UP Minister Ajay Rai casts vote in Varanasi, blames inadequate arrangement for less turnout
Ajay Rai, a Congress leader, and former Uttar Pradesh minister voted in Varanasi on Monday. He stated that this election’s turnout is lower than previous elections when long queues could be seen outside polling booths. He blamed the shorter lines for insufficient planning. Rai further said that people don’t appear to be excited as they are compelled to stand in sun.
State records 8.58 percent voter turnout till 9 am
Uttar Pradesh has witnessed an 8.58 percent voter turnout till 9 am. The highest percentage of voter turnout was recorded in Mau at 9.99 percent, followed by Jaunpur at 8.99 percent and Varanasi at 8.93 percent.
CM Yogi appeals all to vote, says your one vote will help ensure good governance in state
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath appealed to all voters to cast their franchise in the last phase of elections. He stated that there is enthusiasm among the voters and their one vote will help ensure good governance in the state.
Voting for last phase currently underway for 54 seats
The voting for the seventh and the last phase of elections began at 7 am today. The voting is taking place in 54 constituencies of 9 districts in the 403 seat assembly.
CM Yogi Adityanath casts his vote in Gorakhpur, says will win more than 300 seats
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath casts his vote in Gorakhpur’s Primary School Gorakhnath Kanya Nagar Kshetra. He said that under PM Modi’s leadership BJP will make a record and will win a large number of seats in the 6th phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. And will move towards our target to win 300 seats in the Assembly elections.
Till 11 am, 21 per cent voter turnout has been recorded, it is expected that the voter turnout will catch the speed after 2 pm.
8 per cent voter turnout in UP till 9 am
In Uttar Pradesh, there has been 8 per cent voter turnout till 9 am. Notably, it is the fifth phase election and the rest of the two phases are still remaining and will take place on March 3 and 7. The result of the Uttar Pradesh election will be out on March 10.
9 per cent voter turnout in Sultanpur till 9 am
Uttar Pradesh’s Sultanpur which went to polling on February 27 has witnessed 9 per cent voter turnout in Sultanpur till 9 am.
BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi casts vote, says expecting 70% voter turnout in this phase
Voting for the fifth phase of the election in Uttar Pradesh began today on February 27 at 6 am. BJP MP from Prayagraj Rita Bahuguna Joshi cast her vote in the election and said that they are expecting 70 per cent voter turnout in this phase. She further said that this time they will win big and are hoping for 300 plus seats in this election.
State records 57.45% voter turnout till 5 pm
Uttar Pradesh has recorded a 57.45% voters turnout till 5 pm for the fourth phase of 403-assembly elections in India’s most populous state. Polling has concluded on 59 seats of 9 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
49.89% voters turnout till 3 pm
Uttar Pradesh has recorded a 49.89% voters turnout till 3 pm for the fourth phase of 403-assembly elections in India’s most populous state. Polling is underway at 9 districts for the 59 seats of UP and the heavyweights Ajay Mishra Teni, Brijesh Pathak, Rae Bareli MLA Aditi Singh, Unnao rape victim’s mother Asha Singh are contesting in this round of polls.
37.45% voters turnout recorded till 1 pm, PM Modi says poor of UP stand with BJP
The polling for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections has entered the fourth phase on Wednesday, February 23. Votes are being cast across nine districts that cover 59 constituencies and the fate of 621 candidates will be decided. The polling began at 7 am and will go on till 6 pm.
Following are the districts that are voting in phase four: Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Banda and Fatehpur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a rally in Barabanki said that the development of the people of Uttar Pradesh gives speed to the development of India. He added that the ability of the people of Uttar Pradesh enhances the ability of the people of India. But for several decades, the dynasty-oriented governments did not do justice to the ability of the state.
Ajay Mishra Teni casts vote in Lakhimpur Kheri, huge crowd gathers
Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni arrived at the Banbirpur polling booth in Lakhimpur Kheri. A huge crowd gathered at his arrival. His son, Ashish Mishra, is the prime perpetrator in the 2021 killing of farmers protesting in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Voter turnout touches 22.62 percent till 11 am, Former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat claims ballot tampering
The voter turnout in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections has reached 22.62 percent by 11 am. Pilibhit witnessed a turnout of 26.2 percent. Whereas, Barkheda and Puranpur reached 26.2 percent and 29 percent respectively.
Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma casts vote in Lucknow
The Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Dinesh Sharma cast his vote in Lucknow. He said that after the fourth phase, BJP will hit a double century and will march ahead to break its previous records. He added that development works done by PM Modi and CM Yogi Adityanath has reached everyone’s house.
9.10 percent voter turnout till 9 am, Rajnath Singh says BJP to repeat history with more seats
The voter turnout for phase four of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections has been recorded at 9.10 percent till 9 am. The highest voter turnout has been recorded in Pilibhi with 10.64, while Kheri and Sitapur witness 10.43 percent and 9.59 percent voter turnout respectively.
PM Modi tells people to strengthen democracy by casting their vote
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his Twitter handle and urged all the voters to contribute to strengthening democracy by casting their valuable votes since today is the fourth round of voting in Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.
BSF Chief Mayawati casts vote in Lucknow, says SP means gunda raj, mafia raj
The chief of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Mayawati cast her vote in Lucknow and said that Muslims are not happy with Samajwadi Party. They will not vote for them. She added that people of UP have rejected SP even before voting as voting for SP means Gunda raj, Mafia raj and that riots happened in SP govt. She remarked that the face of SP leaders tell that they are not coming into power
57.44% voter turnout till 5 pm
As per the Election Commission’s latest update, Uttar Pradesh has been recorded 57.44% voter turnout till 5 PM. The polling is continued in 59 districts of Uttar Pradesh where heavyweights like Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav and Union minister SP Singh Baghel are contesting to gain power.
PM Modi says people will bring Yogi govt back
Ahead of third phase polling, PM Modi said even after getting defeated in the first two phases, whenever the Samajwadi Party leaders sleep, they watch dreams of coming into power. They were defeated in 2017, they will be defeated in 2022. People in UP will bring Yogi back, PM Modi said.
Voter turnout at 48.81% till 3 pm
Uttar Pradesh, which is polling for 59 assembly seats, recorded 48.81% voting till 3 pm. The voter turnout was high in both Punjab and Uttar Pradesh in the first eight hours of polling.
Voter turnout at 35.88% till 1 pm
Voter turnout has been recorded at 35.88% till 1 pm in the third phase of election in Uttar Pradesh. Voting began at 7am and go on till 6pm. A total of 627 candidates including 3 BJP minsters are contesting in the third phase. Over 20 million people are eligible to vote. The counting of votes will be held on March 10.
Mulayam Singh Yadav cast his vote at booth number 239 in Saifai
The Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav cast his vote at booth number 239 in Saifai. Polling started across 16 crucial districts – Hathras, Firozabad, Etah, Kasganj, Mainpuri, Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Etawah, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Hamirpur and Mahoba.
21.18% polling recorded till 11 am
Voter turnout has been recorded at 21.18 per cent till 11am in the third phase of election in Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh districts- Hathras, Firozabad, Etah, Kasganj, Mainpuri, Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Etawah, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Hamirpur and Mahoba are voting for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh elections.
8.15% voting recorded till 11 am
The voting in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh election has started and so far 8.15 per cent voting has been recorded till 9 am.
Newly-wed bride cast vote in Firozabad constituency before leaving her in-laws’ house
In the Firozabad assembly constituency, a newly-wed bride, Julie cast her vote before leaving for her in-laws’ house. She got married last night and was leaving for in-laws’ house this morning.
Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, has recorded a 60.44% voter turnout till 5 pm. Amid an increasingly shrill and polarised campaign, the UP is voting for 55 constituencies of nine districts today. The special focus is on Rampur, Bijnor, Sambhal and Saharanpur. With having a sizeable Muslim population, these areas consider the strongholds of the Samajwadi Party.
2 villages in Shekhupur assembly seat of Badaun boycott voting over contaminated water supply
People of two villages – Narau and Milaal Nangla- in Shekhupur assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district on Monday have boycotted the second phase voting over contaminated water supply in their villages.
Uttar Pradesh records 39.07% voter turnout till 1 pm
Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, has recorded 39.07% voting till 1 pm. Amid an increasingly shrill and polarised campaign, the UP is voting for 55 constituencies of nine districts today. The special focus is on Rampur, Bijnor, Sambhal and Saharanpur. With having a sizeable Muslim population, these areas consider the strongholds of the Samajwadi Party.
Samajwadi Party claims fake voting at booth no-364, 365 in Badaun, asks ECI to ensure fair voting
The Samajwadi Party has claimed that fake voting is taking place at Dataganj constituency (booth number 364, 365) of Badaun district. Mentioning Election Commission and District Administration in its tweet, the party urged to take cognizance and conduct free and fair voting at the reported booth numbers.
UP minister alleges booth capturing in Shamli, demands re-election, DM refuses claim
Senior BJP leader and sugarcane minister Suresh Rana accused the SP-RLD workers of capturing over 40 booths of his constituency Thana Bhawan of Shamli district and demanded re-election. The district magistrate of Shamli, however, refuted the minister’s claims and said polls took place with full transparency.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav accuses opposition of threatening voters
Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav has accused the district officials of threatening voters. The leader has written to the Election Commission and accused district officials of pressuring voters and threatening them to boycott voting.
Saharanpur records 9.77 percent voter turnout, Bijnor 10.01 percent
As per the Election Commission, Saharanpur recorded a voter turnout of 9.77 percent till 9 am, Rampur 8.37 percent, Bijnor 10.01, Budaun 9.14 percent, Bareilly 8.36 percent, and Shahjahanpur 9.18 percent.
Priyanka Gandhi asks voters to vote for development and progress
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi is urging voters to vote for development and progress as the Uttar Pradesh elections enter the second phase of elections. She also encourages voters to vote for a new political party in Uttar Pradesh that will focus more on public issues.
Voting underway for 55 seats, 9.45 percent voter turnout recorded till 9 am
The second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections is underway. As many as 586 candidates are in the fray and a total of 2.02 crore people will decide their fate in this election. The assembly constituencies are spread across nine districts, namely, Saharanpur, Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Amroha, Budaun, Bareilly, and Shahjahanpur.
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi casts his vote at polling booth in Rampur, requests everyone to cast vote
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi cast his vote at a polling booth in Rampur. He also appealed to people to cast their votes and exercise their rights. He further said that till now, a few people looted votes on the tunes of communal geet par secular sangeet.
CM Yogi Adityanath speaks on hijab row, says beti ko swatantra karna hai, India will run as per Constitution, not Shariat
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in an interview with news agency ANI talked about the hijab row and said that this is time for the freedom of women, and their party is working for that. He further said that India will run as per the constitution, not Shariat.
Voting on 55 seats of Western UP begins
The voting on 55 seats of western Uttar Pradesh started at 7 am and it will conclude at 6 pm. Just before the polling, the election official conducted the mock poll at polling booth number 374 in Daniyapur of Rampur assembly constituency.
Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav requests EC to take action against EVM malfunctioning
Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav on the first phase of polling day requested Election Commission to take action against EVM malfunctioning. He said that there is an appeal to the Election Commission and at the same time it is expected that wherever there are allegations of EVM malfunctioning or deliberately slowing down of the polling, the EC should immediately take appropriate action at those polling stations. ‘Smooth and fair voting’ is the biggest responsibility of the Election Commission.
PM Modi addresses first physical rally in Saharanpur, says kisaano ko aatma nirbhar banana chahte hai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the first physical rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur. In the rally, he appreciated the people who took the time to cast vote in the chilling cold. He also said that his government is trying to not cause any pain to ganna kisaan. He further said that Yogi Adityanath’s government is trying to make farmers self-reliant.
RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary will not cast his vote because of his election rally
RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary will not cast his vote because of his election rally. It is reported that he is a voter of Mathura regions but he won’t be able to go there and cast his vote.
Over 8.5% voter turnout in Baghpat by 9 am
The first phase of voting in Uttar Pradesh began today. Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat witnessed over 8.5 per cent voter turnout by 9 am, despite the cold day and foggy conditions in the state. It is reported that the polling percentage in Agra and Mathura was 8.1 per cent and 8.4 per cent, respectively.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi urges voters of Western UP to show power of vote to build better future
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday urged the voters of western Uttar Pradesh to cast their vote and to show the power of their vote to build a better future for the state. She further extended wishes to Congress workers and candidates and said that they should be proud of the fact that the party is fighting on all seats of Uttar Pradesh.
Voting of phase 1 begins for 58 seats in Western UP
The voting of phase 1 started in western Uttar Pradesh for 58 seats. It is reported that peaceful polling has been taking place and there has been no situation of law and order. This time, there have been several first-time voters too and the visuals of them casting their vote is also being circulated on the internet.
In UP’s manifesto, BJP assures to give free power to farmers for irrigation, job to at least 1 member of each family
Bharatiya Janata Party is releasing the manifesto for UP assembly elections 2022 today. BJP has assured that it will give free power to farmers for irrigation and the government is making a comprehensive policy on managing and monitoring cattle that cause damage to crops. It has also vowed to give jobs to at least 1 member of each family if come into power.
Amit Shah to release BJP manifesto in Lucknow today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will release the BJP manifesto for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022 today in Lucknow. According to a report, the manifesto titled Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra will focus on nationalism, development, development of holy cities such as Kashi and Mathura, and good governance. Earlier, the manifesto was slated to release on Sunday, however, it later got postponed due to the demise of veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar.
PM Narendra Modi addresses Jan Chaupal in UP’s Bijnor, says fake Samajwadis do not have thirst for development
Uttar Pradesh assembly elections are around the corner, and this time Samajwadi Party and BJP are having tough competition. Currently, the campaigning for the election is going on and the Election Commission has already announced the dates. The parties are trying hard to woo the voters and are leaving no stones unturned in doing that. The election in the poll-bound state will begin from February 10 and will conclude on March 7. The result of the election will be out on March 10.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address rally in UP’s Bijnor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor. It will be PM Modi’s first physical election rally in Uttar Pradesh. It is reported that this rally will be in presence of 1,000 people and the rest can attend it through virtual mode.
PM Modi’s Bijnor rally gets cancelled
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bijnor rally has been cancelled today due to bad weather. The PM will not address Uttar Pradesh virtually at 12:30 pm.
PM Modi addresses Jan Chaupal in UP’s Bijnor, says fake Samajwadis do not have thirst for development
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Jan Chaupal in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor virtually and said that fake Samajwadis do not have thirst for development. Taking a dig at the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP, Modi further said that the water in the river of development in the state was stagnant and it was stagnating among fake Samajwadis. He further said that the opposition does not have the thirst for progress and freedom from poverty.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Aero India 2023 in Bengaluru, says example of expanding capabilities of India
PM Modi in his address also said that the presence of around 100 nations here is a testament that the trust of the world in India has increased.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Aero India 2023 which is Asia’s largest aero show taking place in Karnataka’s Bengaluru. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering his address at the event said that Aero India is an example of the expanding capabilities in India.
The aero show is the 14 instalment of the event and the objective is to put indigenous equipment and technologies on display in order to get a partnership from companies outside of India.
PM Modi in his address also said that the presence of around 100 nations here is a testament that the trust of the world in India has increased. He further said that the participation of more than 700 exhibitors from India and the world is unprecedented.
The event will be held for 5 days as the visitors will get to witness air shows, aerobatics as well as exhibitions. According to reports, over 809 companies from across 98 countries have participated in the Aero India 2023.
USA’s leading fighter jet , F-16 Falcons will be seen throughout the event as they will be performing aerial demonstrations and sorties. USA’s renowned F/A 18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet will also be seen on display at the event.
The event is being held in Beneglauru’s Yelahanka Air Force Station and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also gave an address and was in attendance on the opening day of the event..
It is also reported that the event will be military-dominated, however, India’s efforts to accommodate a domestic travel boom and revive its brand in foreign countries. The theme of Aero India 202 is ‘The Runway to a Billion Opportunities’.
It is reported that the Centre has been urging manufacturers to share technology or make more than parts in the country. The efforts by the Centre was inspired by Make In India policy and has targeted manufacturers including Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing, and Airbus.
It is reported that 251 agreements with investments up to 75,000 crore are expected to be signed between the Indian government and the foreign defence companies.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Live Updates: Pushkar Singh Dhami to be Uttarakhand CM
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Live Updates: The probable names that are coming out for Uttarakhand CM are Pushkar Singh Dhami, Cabinet Minister and Haridwar MLA Madan Kaushik, Shrinagar MLA Dhan Singh Rawat, former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt.
The announcement of the name of Chief Minister in Uttarakhand after the BJP came to power yet again in the hill state is set to come out later in the evening today. The probable names that are coming out for Uttarakhand CM are Pushkar Singh Dhami, Cabinet Minister and Haridwar MLA Madan Kaushik, Shrinagar MLA Dhan Singh Rawat, former Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt.
However, the road for Pushkar Singh Dhami is not going to be smooth as he lost his seat of Khatima to Congress candidate Bhuwan Chandra Kapri by a margin of 6,579 votes. He got a total of 41,598 votes with a vote share of 44.8 per cent as against Kapri who got 48,177 with a huge vote share of 51.89 per cent.
To catch the latest updates about the developments in Uttarakhand, stay tuned to our live blog.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Live Updates:
Pushkar Singh Dhami to be Uttarakhand CM
The announcement of the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand has finally been made, Pushkar Singh Dhami will be the next CM of Uttarakhand. This announcement was made in the state legislative party meeting that took place today.
Pushkar Singh Dhami frontrunner, say sources
The incumbent Pushkar Singh Dhami is likely to be the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, say sources. However, the road for him is not going to be smooth as he lost his Khatima seat in the election and now he will have to contest in by-polls if his name comes for the Chief Minister post.
Delhi will decide who will be Uttarakhand CM, say reports
According to reports, the Delhi meeting that took place in the past few days will come to an end and today the name of the CM of Uttarakhand will be announced. The Delhi ministerial power will decide who will be the next CM, say reports.
Rajnath Singh and Meenakshi Lekhi welcomed by Uttarakhand BJP chief Madan Kaushik in Dehradun ahead of legislative party meeting
Uttarakhand BJP chief Madan Kaushik welcomes Union Minister Rajnath Singh and Meenakshi Lekhi, they are heading to BJP head office for the legislative party meet. It is expected that the name of the CM will be announced in an hour.
BJP to hold legislature meeting at 5pm to decide next CM in Uttarakhand
The BJP will have a legislature party meeting in the evening to elect the leader who will also be the next chief minister of Uttarakhand.
BJP to reveal the name of next Chief Minister of Goa today: Pramod Sawant, Vishwajit Rane and Rajendra Arlekar in fray
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting today in Panaji, Goa where it will unravel the suspense over the name of the next Chief Minister and the date of the swearing-in ceremony.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a meeting today in Panaji, Goa where it will unravel the suspense over the name of the next Chief Minister and the date of the swearing-in ceremony. The BJP legislature party meeting will take place at 4 pm at the BJP office.
Eleven days after winning 20 seats in the 40-member House and securing the support of two MGP MLAs and three Independents, the saffron party will ask the governor to stake a claim to form the government.
On Sunday, Goa BJP President Sadanand Tanavade revealed that Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and L. Murugan will attend the meeting as BJP central observers to help the state establish a government.
Pramod Sawant, a BJP leader, and the temporary chief minister is the strong frontrunner for the role of CM, but he faces some opposition. A senior state BJP leader claimed on Monday that BJP MLA and former state health minister Vishwajit Rane, as well as Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Arlekar, a Goa native, is being considered for the CM post.
Earlier on Saturday, Sawant met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi to discuss the formation of the government. The BJP will be in power in Goa for the third time in a row.
After choosing the next chief minister, BJP leaders will meet with state governor P S Sreedharan Pillai at 6 p.m. to stake their claim to form the government. In addition to Tomar and Murugan, PM Narendra Modi, Goa election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis, desk in-charge C T Ravi, and Tanavade, would attend the legislature party meeting.
According to the sources, the name of the next Chief Minister of Goa will be revealed by 5 pm and the swearing-in ceremony might take place between 23 to 25.