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Changing spectrum: From bullock carts to ‘mouse’, public connect witnesses a sea change

Updated on May 19, 2024 06:24 AM IST

Public rallies and meetings by senior politicians, characterised by fiery speeches but avoiding below-the-belt remarks against rivals, were the cornerstone of electioneering, drawing crowds and galvanising support.

The advent of the internet and social media in the 21st century is believed to have ushered in a new era of campaigning. (Sourced)

Lucknow East bypoll: Oppn alliance locks horns with BJP in its bastion

Traditionally a BJP stronghold, Lucknow East has witnessed dominant performances by the party’s candidates.

Lucknow East, which has a base of 4,63,000 voters, has been equipped with 86 polling stations and 417 polling booths. (For representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:38 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Modi to address poll rally in Basti Wednesday

Electioneering intensifies in Gorakhpur and Basti divisions for upcoming parliamentary seats. PM Modi, CM Yogi, and BJP leaders ramp up campaign efforts.

 (File)
Updated on May 18, 2024 08:21 PM IST
By, Gorakhpur

Societies with high polling will be feted, RWAs told

Efforts of RWAs in Lucknow to increase voter turnout in residential societies recognized by the administration. Initiative includes rewards and outreach programs.

District officials at a meeting hosted at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan where members of over 200 RWAs and public welfare committees pledged to celebrate Monday as a ‘mahaparv’ or grand festival. (HT)
Updated on May 18, 2024 08:27 PM IST
By, Lucknow

CBI court convicts IIT-IIM alumnus for killing Mumbai-based fashion designer

Fashion designer Aadesh Bajpai was killed in 2008 and his remains were found on IIT-Kanpur campus.

The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment on May 22. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 09:20 AM IST

Time to break illusion of self-proclaimed kings: Anupriya hits out at Raja Bhaiya

A seven-time MLA from Kunda, Raja Bhaiya recently spoke about his decision not to ally with any specific party despite being approached by the ruling BJP. His party has not fielded any candidate this poll season.

Time to break illusion of self-proclaimed kings: Anupriya hits out at Raja Bhaiya
Published on May 18, 2024 08:18 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Ghazipur man working in Thailand forcefully taken to Myanmar: Kin

Pradeep Kushwaha, a resident of Rastipur village in Ghazipur, went to Chiang Mai city in Thailand on January 10 for a job as restaurant manager, but has been missing since May 14, says brother-in-law

The kin have reported the incident to the Thailand Embassy via mail after cops in Ghazipur allegedly refused to help them. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 18, 2024 05:55 PM IST

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Parties give last minute push as campaigning ends for fifth phase

In the fifth phase of polling on Sunday voting will take place in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies, including Lucknow.

Defence Minister and BJP candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat Rajnath Singh held a public meeting near Madiyaon in Lucknow, on Saturday. (Deepak Gupta/HT photos)
Updated on May 19, 2024 08:08 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Tourist footfall decreases at Taj as Agra continues to sizzle

Agra, City of Taj, swelters at 46.5 degrees Celsius as intense heat wave hits. Tourism at Taj Mahal impacted, with visitors falling ill due to heat.

Heat wave in Agra makes it tough for visitors on Saturday. (HT photo)
Updated on May 19, 2024 08:04 AM IST

This election is for saving country, religion & culture, uplifting poor: Amit Shah

Speaking at an election meeting in Lalitpur district of Bundelkhand, he appealed to bring back Modi so that the country may become the third largest economic power. He also announced that the BJP was ahead with 270 seats in the last four phases of voting and termed INDIA bloc as a gone case.

Union home minister Amit Shah at an election meeting in Lalitpur district of Bundelkhand. (HT)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:34 AM IST

Elderly man’s video about killing stray puppies goes viral; probe on

In the viral video dated May 14 , a man is seen picking two puppies from outside his house and taking them inside. After sometime, the man is seen coming out of his house with the puppies in a polythene bag and then taking them away on his scooty.

A screen grab from the CCTV footage where the elderly is seen carrying the puppies in his both hands (Sourced)
Updated on May 19, 2024 07:22 AM IST

1238 elderly, PwD in Lko and Mohanlalganj to cast votes from home

An official said that giving home voting facility to elders and PwD, was the Commission’s expression of care and respect towards them and hoped that it would set an example for society to adopt it in day-to-day life.

As many as 402 elderly people and PwDs were using the facility in Mohanlalganj area and another 159 such people using the facility for Lucknow East by-poll, an official said. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:58 AM IST

All arrangements in place for polling day in Lucknow

With 39,53,287 eligible voters in the city, authorities have meticulously organized 3,767 polling booths in 1544 polling stations to accommodate the electorate. To manage the flow of voters and maintain order, the administration has capped the number of voters per booth at 1,500.

Security has also been ramped up across all polling stations (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 19, 2024 06:44 AM IST

Lucknow pledges to vote amidst musical extravaganza

During the event, the audience participated in an oath ceremony, where everyone pledged to exercise their franchise and encourage others to cast their votes as well.

Visitors taking an oath to cast their vote for democracy during the HT Spotlight Election awareness program at Emerald Mall Kanpur Road in Lucknow on Saturday (HT)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:06 AM IST

High-voltage campaign for 5th phase LS polls in U.P. ends

Campaigning for the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 14 UP constituencies ended with high-profile candidates at stake. Voting on May 20.

Home minister Amit Shah holding a roadshow in Amethi on May 18. (HT photo)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:20 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Time to fight against ‘Desi Angrez’, says Shah

Praising PM Modi, union home minister says that to run the country effectively a strong prime minister with a 56-inch chest is needed.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a public meeting to support BJP candidate from Banda seat R.K. Singh Patel for the Lok Sabha polls, in Banda on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:02 AM IST

Amid digital campaigning, big venues awaiting mega rallies in Lucknow

Despite its strategic location and ample facilities, the Ramabai rally ground has remained largely silent this season, which was not the case in previous election as parties like the BSP held massive rallies in 2012 and 2013, and the BJP held a grand rally in 2014 and 2017 at this venue.

As the election campaigns progress, political observers are keenly watching whether parties will eventually return to this landmark venue for their major rallies. (Sourced)
Updated on May 09, 2024 10:03 PM IST

Lucknowites returning home to celebrate festival of democracy

Distance is no bar for many residents of Lucknow, who, despite being far away from their hometown, are returning to the city to cast their votes.

For representation (Sourced)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:10 AM IST
ByAnimesh Mishra

Things not looking rosy for BJP, says Mayawati

The four-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh claimed that under the BSP government, ‘Sarv Samaj’ were safe, whereas during the BJP’s ten-year tenure, farmers struggled for their genuine demands, and small traders faced numerous problems due to GST.

BSP supremo Mayawati (File)
Updated on May 19, 2024 05:12 AM IST

Hottest In India: Agra day before, Kanpur yesterday boils at 46.9 degrees Celsius

Heat wave grips Uttar Pradesh with soaring temperatures, Kanpur hits 46.9°C, Lucknow at 44.2°C. IMD issues heat wave warning, dry weather forecast.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2024 10:04 PM IST
By, Lucknow

2024 LS polls: Candidates in U.P.’s Mohanlalganj go all out on last day of campaign

In Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency, candidates campaigned vigorously on the last day, focusing on different voter groups like urban, upper caste, farmers, and Dalits.

Sitting BJP MP from Mohanlalganj and party candidate Kaushal Kishore (in yellow kurta) during a meeting in Mohanlalganj. (Sourced)
Updated on May 18, 2024 09:48 PM IST
By, Lucknow

INDIA bloc a wedding procession sans groom: Sanjay Nishad

UP minister Sanjay Nishad criticizes SP-Congress alliance, praises BJP's welfare schemes for fishermen, poor, farmers. Urges support for PM Modi in upcoming elections.

Uttar Pradesh minister and Nishad party chief Sanjay Nishad at a public meeting in Kaushambi on May 18. (HT photo)
Updated on May 18, 2024 09:06 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

In ‘attar hub’, Akhilesh seeks to reclaim his father’s legacy

The SP chief is up against Subrat Pathak who came through the ranks of the BJP and defeated Dimple Yadav by 12,000 votes in 2019 to breach the SP bastion

Mulayam Singh Yadav seeking votes for son Akhilesh Yadav (extreme left) in Kannauj in the 2000 election. (File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2024 07:42 AM IST

Maya’s mid-poll change in strategy: Akash’s abrupt demotion, purge of candidates aimed at benefiting BJP?

The replacement of Jaunpur candidate Shrikala Reddy with sitting MP Shyam Singh Yadav, Basti candidate Daya Shankar Mishra with Luv Kush Patel and Ravi Prakash Maurya being replaced by Nanhe Singh Chauhan in Amethi led to rumblings in the BSP

Mayawati’s decision to remove Akash Anand from the key post shocked his supporters who feared that the party chief terming him “immature” may give an advantage to Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad. (File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2024 08:50 AM IST

Opposition leaders either in jail or on bail: Nadda

Nadda credited the BJP government for restoring law and order in Uttar Pradesh, highlighting the state’s progress under the leadership of Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

BJP National President JP Nadda (PTI File)
Published on May 09, 2024 09:58 PM IST

UCC will be implemented in country soon: Yogi

CM Yogi Adityanath vows nationwide implementation of Uniform Civil Code soon, emphasizes support for BJP candidates and development plans in Uttar Pradesh.

U.P. chief minister Yogi Adityanath and BJP’s Kheri candidate for LS polls Ajay Kumar Mishra at an election rally in Gola. (HT photo)
Updated on May 09, 2024 10:40 PM IST
By, Lucknow/lakhimpur Kheri

UP case: NCPCR issues nationwide child protection directives

The NCPCR recommends that all stakeholder bodies look into adequate implementation of the CPCR (Commission for Protection of Child Rights) Act of 2005 and the Right to Education Act of 2009.

The NCPCR has issued a letter to various departments of all states, warning against illegal transportation of children. It has also recommended the course of action when such cases come to light. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 10, 2024 07:34 AM IST

Valour of armed forces must not be questioned: Rajnath

Singh also assured that production of Brahmos missiles would start in Lucknow by 2026 and by 2027, India would be the third fastest growing economy of the world. “ I never criticise former PMs. But from 2004 to 2014 India’s economy remained at 11 th position. After PM Narendra Modi came to power, India’s economy jumped to fourth position,” Singh said.

Singh also took the opportunity to point out that the BJP was not against Muslims and Christians. (HT FILE)
Updated on May 10, 2024 07:00 AM IST

Akhilesh can’t see beyond family: Mayawati

“The Muslim population here is sizeable but the SP does not give ticket to Muslims. They do not have time for anyone apart from their family and so Yadavs have been fielded by the SP (unko to unkey parivar se hi fursat nahi milti hai ticket dene main, so SP Parivar se Yadav khadey hote hain),” she said.

She said even though Muslims were in sizeable number in Kannauj, the SP did not give ticket to a member of the community . (HT FILE)
Updated on May 10, 2024 07:22 AM IST

‘Nervous BJP’ attacking own people: Akhilesh on Modi remark

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav criticizes PM Modi over Adani-Ambani remark, says BJP leaders attacking own people out of nervousness.

SP president Akhilesh Yadav. (HT file)
Updated on May 09, 2024 10:50 PM IST
By, Lucknow
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