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05 Oct 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years

At Samajwadi Party's convention, Akhilesh Yadav was unanimously re-elected as the party's national president.

22 Sep 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam-Akhilesh rift deepens: Ram Gopal sacked as Lohia Trust secretary

The feud within the SP seems to have deepened as Mulayam Yadav has sacked cousin and Akhilesh-loyalist Prof Ram Gopal as Lohia Trust secretary and replaced him with trusted brother Shivpal Yadav.

06 Sep 2017


Troubles galore on Lucknow Metro's first day of operations

The UP government made a huge pomp and show of the launch of the Lucknow Metro, even inviting Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the inauguration.

05 Sep 2017


Lucknow gets its own metro

The Lucknow Metro was inaugurated today in the presence of UP Governor Ram Naik, CM Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

31 Aug 2017


Why didn't govt save Hindu children?: Akhilesh Yadav on Gorakhpur

Politicians are known for saying statements that often don't make sense. Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is the latest to enter that list.

27 Aug 2017


Sharad Yadav, Akhilesh, Mamata, Congress attend Lalu's mega rally

Lalu Prasad Yadav's mega 'BJP Bhagao Desh Bachao' rally looked like a Mahagathbandhan rally with opposition displaying unity.

17 Aug 2017

Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav, on way to Auraiya protest, detained

Samajwadi Party leader and former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav was detained in Unnao when he was on his way to Auraiya, where a protest rally was happening.

31 Jul 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

With eyes on Yadav votes, Shah dines at party-worker's house

After plucking Janata Dal (United)'s Nitish Kumar out of the opposition, BJP mastermind Amit Shah now has his sight set on Samajwadi Party's Yadav vote bank.

29 Jul 2017


2 Samajwadi leaders quit, Akhilesh blames BJP's 'political corruption'

In a setback to Akhilesh Yadav, 2 Samajwadi Pary legislators quit today, claiming suffocation within the party.

05 Jul 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath refuses a new Mercedes in his fleet

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has refused to have a Mercedes, a second SUV, in his fleet.

03 Jul 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO received over 80% of UP 'gaushala' grant

Political nepotism does run in Indian politics and an RTI query filed by activist Nutan Thakur proved that. Apparently, Aparna Yadav, Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO Jeev Ashray received over 80% of UP gaushala grant between 2012-2017.

26 May 2017

Ranveer Singh

Akhilesh spent Rs. 10.32cr for pension to Yash Bharti awardees

An RTI query has found that the UP government spent Rs. 10.32cr in 2016-17 to provide pensions to 172 beneficiaries of the Yash Bharti awards.

19 May 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Why is Akhilesh govt under CAG scanner?

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General has found that during 2012-13, the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh spent Rs. 15.06cr on organizing functions to distribute cheques worth Rs. 20.58cr to beneficiaries of unemployment schemes.

11 May 2017


'Has any soldier of Gujarat been martyred?': Akhilesh creates controversy

Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on May 11 created controversy when he asked if any soldier from Gujarat has been martyred.

09 May 2017


Cried because of support and not the MLA- Charu Nigam

Responding to the crying event, Charu Nigam the female IPS officer, in a Facebook post explained that she had not cried because of MLA Agarwal.

08 May 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Shouldn't have made Akhilesh CM, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

While unveiling a statue of martyr Dharmendra Yadav in Mainpuri, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav told reporters he regretted making his son Akhilesh the CM of Uttar Pradesh.

24 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.

21 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the Yash Bharti award, given to the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Nawazuddin Siddique.

21 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more

The BJP government in UP under CM Yogi Adityanath has completed 30 days in power. While Yogi's appointment raised many eyebrows, the Yogi administration has worked in lightning mode, pushing several key decisions over the past one month.

06 Apr 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

SP feud: Yadav's daughter-in-law backs Mulayam

In a fresh restart to the Samajwadi Party feud, younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav said her brother-in-law Akhilesh should hand over the party's control to Mulayam Singh, as he had promised before elections.

02 Apr 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam: Son Akhilesh "humiliated and betrayed" me

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav hit out against son and former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, saying he was "humiliated and betrayed" by Akhilesh.

20 Mar 2017


Congress offers Rs. 5 lakh to find "missing" Prashant Kishor

A poster outside the Congress Party's Lucknow office appeared that offered a Rs. 5 lakh reward to anyone who could find Prashant Kishor, the poll strategist.

12 Mar 2017


Poll strategist Prashant Kishor glory days come to an end

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, the mastermind behind Narendra Modi's 2014 General Election win, is upon tough times.

12 Mar 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav resigns as UP CM following defeat by BJP

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has resigned as the chief minister of UP following his party's dramatic defeat by the BJP in the assembly elections.

04 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

UP Elections: Parties go whole hog for the last phase

Ahead of 7th phase of UP elections, PM Modi is aggressively hitting campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.

17 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

SP hurt itself with Cong alliance: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said Samajwadi Party had hurt itself by offering 103 seats to the Congress, which has no presence in Uttar Pradesh.

11 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Congress-Samajwadi Party release 'Common Minimum Programme'

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress VP Rahul Gandhi released the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance's 'Common Minimum Programme' (CMP) for UP.

09 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

UP elections: Chetan Chauhan talks communal polarization

According to Chetan Chauhan, an MLA contesting for the UP Assembly elections for the BJP from Amroha's Naugawan constituency, communal polarization is automatically taking place in UP.

08 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mayawati says will not build statues if voted to power

At a campaign rally on Tuesday in Ghaziabad, BSP chief Mayawati, taking cues from her last Chief Ministerial term, said that if she's elected to power, her government will not erect statues/monuments.

03 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

SP-Congress continue sparring over seat-sharing

The Samajwadi Party and the Congress are continuing their tussle over seat-sharing for the UP elections.

01 Feb 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Shivpal's men have no place in SP: Akhilesh Yadav

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh CM and National President of the Samajwadi Party said that Shivpal's loyalists had no place in the party.

31 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Shivpal Yadav will form a new party after UP elections

Brother of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav has decided to form a new party of his own because of being "attacked repeatedly" by members of the SP.

31 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam asks SP workers to contest all 403 seats

Hardening his stance against the SP-Congress alliance, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav asked party workers to contest from all 403 seats in the state, saying "The alliance does not serve the interests of the SP."

29 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh, Rahul vow to defeat BJP together

Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi addressed a joint press conference, saying they were "friends and not just political allies" and that both parties "share much of each other's ideologies."

24 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

How will the SP-Congress alliance help both parties?

According to UP political analysts, the alliance will help SP and Congress consolidate the minority vote against other parties and throw a massive challenge to BJP.

18 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam surrenders to son, gives a wishlist of 38 candidates

One day after Akhilesh Yadav was formally installed as Samajwadi Party's President by the Election Commission, Mulayam Singh Yadav accepted the political supremacy of his son.

16 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Election Commission gives SP's "cycle" symbol to Akhilesh Yadav

The Election Commission (EC) has ruled that the "cycle" poll symbol of the Samajwadi Party will be retained by the faction led by current CM Akhilesh Yadav.

06 Jan 2017

Shivpal Yadav

Akhilesh aiming for win with a Harvard Professor's help

Steve Jarding has been providing CM Akhilesh Yadav the strategy for the upcoming elections like Prashant Kishor is doing for Rahul Gandhi.

05 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

EC will resolve the 'cycle symbol' row based on precedents

Election Commission will decide the Samjwadi Party's cycle symbol row, between the Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav factions, based on precedents and set principles.

04 Jan 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mayawati releases UP ticket list

One day after political parties were restricted from seeking votes in the name of religion, BSP President Mayawati released her ticket distribution data for the upcoming UP elections.

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