Assembly Elections 2022 Highlights: Yogi to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur, poll rallies banned till Jan 22

Assembly Elections 2022 Live Updates: The BJP is expected to announce its first list of candidates for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Assembly Elections 2022 Live Updates: The BJP is expected to announce its first list of candidates for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

The Election Commission will meet on Saturday to take a call on whether to extend beyond January 15 the ban on public rallies, roadshows and corner meetings in five poll-bound states in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision will be taken based on inputs about the spread of the virus and its new variant Omicron, sources said.

Meanwhile, the BJP is expected to announce its first list of candidates for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress has already announced its 125 candidates, giving tickets to 50 women while the SP-RLD alliance has announced names of 29 candidates, which include 19 from Rashtriya Lok Dal and 10 from Samajwadi Party.

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4:58 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections 2022: SP-RLD alliance announces seven candidates in their second list

The Samajwadi-Party-Rashtriya Lok alliance have announced their second list of seven candidates for UP elections. All these seven candidates are from RLD.

4:56 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Uttarakhand Elections: CM Dhami says will fight polls from Khatima

I will contest the election from the Khatima constituency. We all are together and ready to contest polls. This time, we have given a slogan 'Abki Baar 60 Paar'. The candidates' list will be announced soon: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami after the BJP Core Committee meeting

3:51 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Punjab Elections 2022: Full list of Congress candidates

The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 86 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab, fielding Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi from Chamkaur Sahib and PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu from Amritsar East. Read More

3:48 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections | BJP will form govt with full majority: Yogi Adityanath

I am thankful to PM Modi, BJP chief JP Nadda, Central Parliamentary committee for fielding me from the Gorakhpur constituency. BJP works on the model of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'. BJP will form govt in UP with full majority: Yogi Adityanath

2:57 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Punjab Elections 2022: Channi to contest from Chamkaur Sahib, Sidhu from Amritsar East

The Congress on Saturday announced names of 86 candidates for the upcoming Punjab assembly polls. While Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will contest from Chamkaur Sahib, PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu will contest from Amritsar East. Read More

2:39 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Punjab Polls: Pratap Singh Bajwa to contest from Bajwa, Malvuika Sood to contest from Moga

Pratap Singh Bajwa to contest from Qadian and singer Sidhu Moosewala from Mansa. Sonu Sood's sister Malvika Sood to contest from Moga.

1:15 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur, Keshav Prasad Maurya from Sirathu

Yogi Adityanath to contest UP polls from Gorakhpur, Keshav Prasad Maurya to contest from Sirathu seat.

12:59 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
Dharmendra Pradhan to announce BJP candidate list shortly

We are announcing candidates for 57 out of 58 seats in first phase, 48 out of 55 seats in second phase: Dharmendra Pradhan

12:50 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
BJP press conference underway, list of candidates shortly

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan addresses BJP press conference, to announce list of candidates for UP assembly elections shortly.

12:36 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections: BJP likely to announce first list of candidates shortly

BJP press conference to be held shortly, party likely to announce its first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh.

12:17 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections 2022: Full list of Bahujan Samaj Party candidates

The Bahujan Samaj Party on Saturday announced the names of 53 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Read More

11:07 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections: Samajwadi Party’s Nahid Hasan first to file nomination papers

Sitting Samajwadi Party MLA from Kairana assembly constituency Nahid Hasan on Friday became the first candidate to file his nomination papers for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls beginning next month. Hasan was the lone candidate who filed his nomination papers on the first day of issuance of notification on the UP Assembly elections. He is a two-time SP MLA from Kairana constituency in Shamli district.

10:55 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
UP Elections 2022: FIR against SP for flouting COVID norms at ‘virtual’ rally

A case has been registered by Uttar Pradesh Police after a massive crowd, in violation of Covid norms, gathered at the Samajwadi Party office in Lucknow on Friday for the joining-in function of two rebel ministers and some MLAs. The FIR against Samajwadi Party was registered according to the directives of the Election Commission on Covid-related norms and Model Code of Conduct. Read More

10:30 (IST) 15 Jan 2022
BJP’s first list of 172 candidates likely today

The BJP on Wednesday said it has finalised its first list of 172 candidates for Uttar Pradesh but the list names are yet to be announced. The party is likely to make the announcement today.

Announcing the schedule of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur on January 8, the panel had taken the unprecedented step of banning public rallies, roadshows and corner meetings till January 15 in view of the pandemic.

The Commission had also listed 16-point guidelines for campaigning as it banned ‘nukkad sabhas’ (corner meetings) on public roads and roundabouts, limited the number of persons allowed for the door-to-door campaign to five, including the candidate, and prohibited victory processions after the counting of votes.