Aparna Yadav: News

Aparna Bisht Yadav is a social worker and politician of the Samajwadi Party (SP). She is the daughter-in-law of party patriarch and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav. She married into the Yadav family in 2011, becoming the wife of Prateek Yadav, Mulayam Singh’s son from his second wife, Sadhana Gupta. A trained Hindustani classical singer, Yadav has done her Master’s in International Relations and Politics from the University of Manchester, UK. She contested for the first time in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections from Lucknow Cantonment constituency but lost to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Rita Bahuguna Joshi. Yadav works for women’s rights issues and is an advocate of women’s empowerment.

10 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Who was Sadhna Gupta, second wife of Mulayam Singh Yadav?

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav's second wife, Sadhna Gupta, passed away on Saturday at Gurugram's Medanta Hospital.

19 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

In a first, Akhilesh Yadav to contest Uttar Pradesh elections

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly decided to contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, according to ANI.

19 Jan 2022

Samajwadi Party

Who is Aparna Yadav, BJP's new recruit from Mulayam's family?

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.

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.

30 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone

Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'

That the Karni Sena has a problem with 'Padmavati' is well-known, but it seems it has issues with everyone who associates themselves to it in any way.

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.

06 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

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

Narendra Modi

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.

11 Mar 2017

India

UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

BJP scripted a landmark victory in UP. It won a total of 312 out of 384 seats it contested from. The vote-share for BJP stands at 39.7%

11 Mar 2017

India

Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

As of 3:30 pm, trends reveal the BJP is winning/leading in 280/41 seats in the UP election, compared to winning 47 seats during the 2012 elections.

11 Mar 2017

India

Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

Early counting (as of 10:56 am) shows a major victory for the BJP against the ruling Samajwadi Party and its Congress alliance.