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27 Apr 2021

Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Hardeep Singh Puri

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.

21 Nov 2020

Uttar Pradesh

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.

21 Aug 2020

Yogi Adityanath

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.

10 Jul 2020

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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.

14 Sep 2019

Samajwadi Party

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

25 Jul 2019

Samajwadi Party

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.

16 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh

#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.

07 May 2019

Narendra Modi

"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

West Bengal

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.

19 Apr 2019


In rare-sight, Mayawati seeks votes for Mulayam, he thanks her

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.

16 Apr 2019

Samajwadi Party

Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

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.

06 Apr 2019


Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics

The road to Delhi goes through Lucknow is perhaps the oldest and most relevant political slogan. And for 2019 elections, two parties, which were arch-rivals, have joined hands to ensure BJP stays out of power.

06 Apr 2019


Samajwadi Party promises to tax "ultra rich" in manifesto

The Samajwadi Party on Friday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections in which it spoke about equality for all.

04 Apr 2019


Underdog, who won Gorakhpur, joins BJP after ditching SP-BSP alliance

Praveen Nishad, who did the unthinkable by defeating BJP in Gorakhpur in by-polls, joined the saffron party on Thursday.

30 Mar 2019


Party which won Gorakhpur leaves gathbandhan, may join BJP

In a major jolt to SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the politician who did the unthinkable by defeating BJP in Gorakhpur in 2018 bypolls may switch to saffron party.

Disproportionate assets case: SC issues notice to CBI, seeks investigation-report

The Supreme Court today issued a notice to CBI on a plea seeking a direction to the probe agency to place the investigation report in the disproportionate assets case against SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav.

24 Mar 2019

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh, father Mulayam's seat

A short while ago, Samajwadi Party released a new list of candidates. The party president, Akhilesh Yadav will fight upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

16 Mar 2019


Mayawati won't contest elections, but will seek votes for Mulayam

In what serves as yet another proof that politics is all about changing foes and friends, BSP Chief Mayawati is likely to campaign for her old rival and SP's patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav in Mainpuri soon, reports claimed.

11 Mar 2019

Madhya Pradesh

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

The political heat was set to maximum levels on Sunday after Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced the poll dates.

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".

21 Feb 2019

Samajwadi Party

In UP deal, Akhilesh gets one seat less than Mayawati

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party, which forged a pre-poll alliance months ago, announced the constituency-based seat-sharing arrangement on Thursday.

12 Feb 2019

Samajwadi Party

UP: Akhilesh Yadav "detained" at airport; war of words erupts

On Monday, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted that he had been "detained" by police at the Lucknow airport as he was about to catch a special flight to Prayagraj to attend a function.

19 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Thieves, publicity PM and more: What opposition leaders said today

On Saturday, opposition leaders savagely attacked NDA at Centre and primarily Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a number of issues.

UP sand-mining case: ED summons four including IAS-officer, SP leader

Initiating fresh action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to four people, including IAS officer B Chandrakala and a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, in connection with an alleged illegal mining case in Uttar Pradesh, official sources said today.

16 Jan 2019


Mayawati turned 63: Supporters 'loot' cake, party with bar-dancers

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati might have decided to celebrate her 63rd birthday in a low key fashion, but her die-hard loyalists wished to celebrate it pompously.

14 Jan 2019


After SP joins hands with BSP, party member expresses displeasure

A day after Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party's Mayawati announced their grand alliance in an anticipated press conference in Lucknow, an MLA has expressed concern over them teaming up.

12 Jan 2019


In press-conference, dramatic Akhilesh Yadav says Mayawati's insults are his

In yet another proof that relationships change in Indian politics at the drop of a hat, Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati held a joint press conference on Saturday looking ready for the battle that is 2019 general elections.

11 Jan 2019


Here's what to expect from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's press-conference

Former bitter rivals Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati will hold a press conference at a five-star hotel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, their parties' sources have revealed.

30 Dec 2018

Yogi Adityanath

#GhazipurViolence: Akhilesh blames Adtiyanath's 'thok do' policy for cop's death

Speaking on the Ghazipur violence which killed a police constable on Saturday, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's thok do mentality was responsible for it.

26 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

Caught-on-camera: BJP leader assaults differently-abled man for criticizing Modi, Yogi

In a shocking incident, a BJP leader assaulted a differently-abled man and tried shoving a stick in his mouth in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh. The incident was recorded on camera.

02 Dec 2018


Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

Politicians are mostly vocal about everything: their party, its policies, opposition and their follies.

10 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Postmaster who built 'mini Taj Mahal' for wife, killed

An 83-year-old man, who had made the news and had become a sensation for constructing a 'mini Taj Mahal' in memory of his deceased wife, died of a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr late on Thursday night.

13 Oct 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Mayawati's vacated bungalow is now Shivpal Yadav's, courtesy Adityanath government

The sprawling bungalow on 6, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, in Lucknow, which was former Chief Minister Mayawati's abode for long, will soon be the house of Samajwadi rebel Shivpal Yadav, multiple reports said.

08 Oct 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

79% of UP-govt funds for ex-CMs' houses went to Mulayam

An RTI filed by The Indian Express has revealed that 79% of the total money spent on renovation, maintenance, and decoration of bungalows allotted to five former Uttar Pradesh CMs in the past 14 years was spent on Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's house alone.

06 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

After BSP, SP dumps Congress; Bua-Bhatija may contest together

In yet another blow to Mahagathbandhan, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has hinted his party would team up with Bahujan Samaj Party for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh polls, leaving Congress.

02 Oct 2018

Delhi Police

#KisanKrantiPadyatra: To stop protesting-farmers, Delhi police uses water-cannons, tear gas

The Kisan Kranti Padyatra turned violent on Tuesday as Delhi Police used water cannons and tear gas on protesting farmers to stop them from entering the National Capital.