23 Jun 2016
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today dismissed speculation that he was unhappy with SP embracing gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's party, saying there is "no displeasure" and it is an internal matter of the Samajwadi Party.
23 Apr 2014
Varanasi: Quami Ekta Dal chief Afzal Ansari has said that his party will support AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal if he emerges as the strongest candidate with a potential to defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
10 Feb 2012
All the eyes will be on the high profile seats like Mau and Ghosi in Uttar Pradesh which are going to polls on February 11 in 2nd phase of state elections. Mafia-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari is contesting from both the seats. Ansari has been three-time MLA from Mau seat.
10 May 2014
Agra: Controversial UP legislator Mukhtar Ansari was on Saturday released on custody parole from Central Jail here for a day to campaign in Lok Sabha election.
10 May 2014
Varanasi: Some Electronic Voting Machines, which were to be used for polling in the battle for high-profile Lok Sabha seat here, were found to be sealed on Friday before the scheduled time.
23 Apr 2014
Lucknow: Quami Ekta Dal (QED) leader Mukhtar Ansari will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Ghosi in Uttar Pradesh.
10 Apr 2014
Ballia (UP): Jailed MLA of Quami Ekta Dal Mukhtar Ansari will withdraw his candidature from Varanasi against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, "to strengthen secular forces and avoid division of votes".
30 Sep 2011
RLD chief Ajit Singh’s efforts to web an alternative front - Lok Kranti Morcha - with the smaller parties to contest Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh seems to be going down the drain as fissures among the fringe parties has started cropping up much ahead of the Assembly polls.
22 Jun 2016
Lucknow: Amid murmurs of discontent in SP over the controversial merger with gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari's Qaumi Ekta Dal, UP Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today said he had announced the decision with the consent of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
17 Jun 2016
New Delhi: In restricted activity, urad and its dal prices firmed up by Rs 200 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today largely on speculative buying driven by paucity of ready stocks.