Articles about Akhilesh Yadav
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.
27 Apr 2021
Akhilesh Yadav accuses Yogi Government of fudging COVID-19 death data
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 2021
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tests positive for COVID-19, self-isolates
Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for the coronavirus.
23 Feb 2021
Opposition parties in UP attack Centre over fuel price hike
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 2021
Politics heats up over coronavirus vaccine, BJP leaders slam detractors
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 2020
Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies
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 2020
Old laws a burden, reforms needed: Modi amid farmers' protest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.
28 Nov 2020
As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops
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 2020
UP: Doctor murdered while her kids were in another room
A 38-year-old dentist was murdered on Friday afternoon at her home in Uttar Pradesh's Agra.
15 Sep 2020
How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum
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
UP: 'Shot' businessman, who accused IPS officer of corruption, dies
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
Sushant Rajput's death: Meet the CBI team probing the case
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
Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested
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
SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital
Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.
10 Jul 2020
Not the end: Slain cop's family on Vikas Dubey's encounter
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
Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed
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
Rape-accused BSP politician gets parole to take oath as MP
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
Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures
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
Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action
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
UP: Teen rape victim, set on fire by accused, dies
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
Will create invisible Hindu-Muslim partition: Sena attacks Citizenship Bill
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
Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail
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
Kamlesh Tiwari's family meets Adiyanath, demands death penalty for murderers
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
To meet Akhilesh Yadav, SP leader dresses as groom
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
Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop's family wants accused back in jail
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
Won't forgive Azam Khan even if he apologizes: Rama Devi
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
'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan
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
Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS
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
Sushma Swaraj swiftly vacates government residence, wins netizens' heart
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
Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls
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
Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew
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
UP: Rape-accused BSP MP surrenders, gets 14-days remand
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
Absconding BSP MP, who's accused of rape, doesn't take oath
The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of 542 MPs.
04 Jun 2019
Mayawati ditches mahagathbandhan, will contest assembly by-polls without SP
Before Lok Sabha elections, former rivals SP and BSP forged an unlikely alliance for 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh.
28 May 2019
BSP leader tried to leak MBA paper for girlfriend, arrested
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
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.
12 May 2019
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked
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
"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest
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".
30 Apr 2019
SP supremo seeks '72-year' ban on Modi for 'shameful' speech
Attacking Prime Minister Modi for claiming that 40 TMC MLAs were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today said the PM should be "banned for 72 years" for his "shameful" speech.
29 Apr 2019
SP replaces Varanasi candidate, fields sacked-soldier Tej Bahadur against Modi
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
Slip of tongue: Shatrughan Sinha on calling Jinnah Congress' member
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.