Born in Uttar Pradesh to Malti Devi and Mulayam Singh Yadav, later Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav is current President of Samajwadi Party. The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav was succeeded by Yogi Adityanath after his party lost the 2017 Assembly elections and was defeated by the BJP.
15 Sep 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.
10 Jul 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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.
05 Dec 2019
A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
20 Oct 2019
Two days after a leader of a Hindu outfit was murdered at his office-cum-residence in Lucknow, his family met Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.
14 Sep 2019
In a bizarre news, a Samajwadi Party leader named Firoz Khan, dressed up like a groom to enter Rampur, the constituency represented by Azam Khan.
27 Aug 2019
Days after seven men accused of inciting violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr last year were given bail, the family of the cop who lost his life in the mayhem has asked Uttar Pradesh government to send them back to jail.
27 Jul 2019
BJP MP Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the sexist remark by Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan earlier this week, said she won't be able to forgive Khan even if he apologizes.
26 Jul 2019
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
25 Jul 2019
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is known for his controversial statements, sparked another uproar in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when he made a lewd comment against BJP MP Rama Devi, who was filling in for speaker Om Birla.
29 Jun 2019
About a month after the new Narendra Modi government was sworn in, former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has vacated her official residence in central Delhi.
24 Jun 2019
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).
23 Jun 2019
BSP Chief Mayawati has always been a staunch critic of dynasty politics, but apparently she has forgotten all the things she "taught" others.
22 Jun 2019
Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai, who had been absconding for a month after being accused of rape, finally surrendered on Saturday before a Varanasi court.
18 Jun 2019
The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of 542 MPs.
04 Jun 2019
Before Lok Sabha elections, former rivals SP and BSP forged an unlikely alliance for 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh.
28 May 2019
People are known to do crazy things for love. And BSP leader Feroz Alam alias Raja took it a step further by committing an illegal act.
16 May 2019
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.
12 May 2019
The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
07 May 2019
Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".
29 Apr 2019
In what seems like a bid to make the battle for Varanasi in elections more interesting, Samajwadi Party replaced its candidate with Tej Bahadur Yadav, the sacked BSF jawan who had complained about poor food.
27 Apr 2019
A day after actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha took Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's name in the same breath as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, he clarified that it was a slip of tongue and he wanted to take Maulana Azad's name instead.
19 Apr 2019
Confirming that politics is an art of impossibilities, BSP chief Mayawati and SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the stage in Mainpuri on Friday. Mulayam's son and party president Akhilesh Yadav also accompanied the former arch-rivals.
19 Apr 2019
A possibility of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav sharing stage with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati would have raised eyebrows years ago, but 2019 elections are all about unlikely alliances and arithmetic.
17 Apr 2019
Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari, was pronounced dead on arrival at a Delhi hospital on Tuesday.
16 Apr 2019
On Tuesday, Poonam Sinha, the wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, joined Samajwadi Party in the presence of Dimple Yadav.
16 Apr 2019
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday, but Congress is yet to come up with a rival.
16 Apr 2019
A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.
15 Apr 2019
On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj equated Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to Mahabharata's character Bhishma Pitamah. She asked him to respond to the derogatory remarks of Azam Khan.
15 Apr 2019
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.
14 Apr 2019
On Saturday, Congress announced a fresh list of nine candidates for Uttar Pradesh for upcoming Lok Sabha polls but remained mum on Varanasi.