Articles about Akhilesh Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav, born on July 1, 1973, is a senior politician and the National President of the Samajwadi Party (SP) from Uttar Pradesh. He is a former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh who served in the office from 2012 to 2017. Yadav did his bachelor's and master's in Civil Environmental Engineering from JSS Science and Technology University, Mysore, and also obtained a master's degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia. Yadav succeeded his father, three-time UP CM Mulayam Singh Yadav, as the Samajwadi Party's National President in 2017. He became a first-time member of the Lok Sabha in 2000 from the constituency of Kannauj and, over the next two decades, served on various committees such as the Committees of Ethics, Science and Technology, Urban Development, and Environment & Forests, among others. Yadav continued in the Lower House of Parliament till 2012, when he entered the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and started serving as the state's Chief Minister, the youngest to hold the office at the time. As of 2021, Yadav is a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Azamgarh.
15 Apr 2022Politics
The political scene in Uttar Pradesh took a new turn on Friday.
22 Mar 2022India
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has resigned from his Lok Sabha membership on Tuesday.
11 Mar 2022Politics
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav congratulated voters on Friday morning for supporting his party in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
10 Mar 2022Politics
Yogi Adityanath is all set to return as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for a second term with Bharatiya Janata Party comfortably crossing the 202-seat majority mark in the 2022 UP Assembly elections.
14 Feb 2022Politics
Ahead of the second phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said India would function as per the constitution, not the Shariat law.
08 Feb 2022Politics
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday released the party's manifesto for upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
23 Jan 2022Politics
Dharmendra Pratap Singh, said to be India's tallest man, joined Samajwadi Party on Saturday ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
22 Jan 2022Politics
The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday confirmed that party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh from Karhal constituency in Mainpuri district.
19 Jan 2022Politics
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly decided to contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, according to ANI.
19 Jan 2022Politics
Aparna Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law, added a fresh twist to the political scene in Uttar Pradesh after she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.
31 Dec 2021Politics
The Income Tax Department conducted raids at the premises of Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator Pushpraj Jain in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj on Friday.
08 Dec 2021Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under sharp attack from the Opposition over the use of his official PMO Twitter handle for a veiled "laal topi" (red cap) jibe at the Samajwadi Party (SP).
07 Dec 2021Politics
An alliance between Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls is likely to be formally announced in a mega rally in Meerut Tuesday.
16 Nov 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh at 1:30 pm on Tuesday.
16 Sep 2021Politics
Is abba jaan an "unparliamentary word," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked on Wednesday, questioning why those who want Muslim votes are shy of using it?
13 Sep 2021Politics
As Assembly elections are drawing near in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Bharatiya Janata Party are pitching religion as the key electoral plank to corner its main rival, Samajwadi Party.
28 Aug 2021India
Sultanpur Municipal Council chairperson Babita Jaiswal on Friday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to rename the district as Kush Bhawanpur after Lord Ram's son Kush.
05 Aug 2021Politics
With an eye on the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday embarked on a "cycle yatra" in Lucknow to raise issues like price rise, unemployment, farm laws, and crime rate.
03 Aug 2021Politics
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the devastation during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state.
27 Apr 2021Politics
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of fudging the coronavirus death toll, saying the rush at crematoriums contradicts the data.
14 Apr 2021India
Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for the coronavirus.
23 Feb 2021India
The Opposition Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday attacked the BJP Government at the Centre over the rise in fuel prices, saying it was unfair to trouble people reeling from the impact of COVID-19.
04 Jan 2021Politics
While India's wait for a coronavirus vaccine is over with the approval given to Serum Institute Of India's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, a number of Opposition leaders have raised questions over the process, only to get slammed by the members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
08 Dec 2020Politics
In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.
07 Dec 2020India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.
28 Nov 2020India
As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.
21 Nov 2020India
A 38-year-old dentist was murdered on Friday afternoon at her home in Uttar Pradesh's Agra.
15 Sep 2020Politics
The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.
14 Sep 2020India
A businessman from Uttar Pradesh, who accused an IPS officer of corruption, died at a hospital in Kanpur on Sunday, days after he was found with a bullet injury inside his Audi car.
22 Aug 2020India
After cries from public and politicians across the country, the Supreme Court on Wednesday handed over the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
21 Aug 2020Delhi
In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.
07 Aug 2020Politics
Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.
10 Jul 2020India
The death of Vikas Dubey, who was wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the death of eight cops, is not the end of the story but the beginning, the family member of a slain senior police officer said.
09 Jul 2020India
After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.
24 Jan 2020Politics
A Bahujan Samaj Party leader, who is accused of raping a college student, has been granted two-day parole to take oath as MP, eight months after he won from Ghosi parliamentary seat.
23 Jan 2020Politics
With an aim to criticize the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), "reconnect" with masses, and shed light on the economic failures of the current regime, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will soon begin a yatra, an HT report said.
29 Dec 2019India
A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.
19 Dec 2019India
In Uttar Pradesh, little is being done to save women from rapists. Earlier this month, a rape survivor in Unnao succumbed to her injuries after her rapists allegedly set her on fire.
09 Dec 2019Politics
According to Shiv Sena, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will create an "invisible partition" between Hindus and Muslims in the country.