07 Apr 2021
Mukhtar Ansari denied basic necessities in Banda jail, alleges brother
Inhuman treatment was meted out to Mukhtar Ansari as he was transferred to Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail from Punjab last night, his brother alleged on Wednesday.
06 Apr 2021
In UP Police custody, Mukhtar Ansari to reach Banda tomorrow
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday took custody of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Ropar jail to transfer him to Banda prison.
24 Mar 2018
Rajya Sabha polls: SP cancels victory celebration after BSP loss
In a show of solidarity to the BSP, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled victory celebrations for its own candidate after BSP's lone candidate lost in the Rajya Sabha polls.
23 Mar 2018
Rajya Sabha polls: BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP
Uttar Pradesh BSP MLA Anil Singh on Friday indicated that he had cross-voted in favor of the BJP in the Rajya Sabha polls, saying "I am with Maharaj-ji," referring to UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
01 Sep 2017
Criminals entering politics: Has it become normal?
As per the report from the Association of Democratic Reforms, 51 MPs and MLAs have been accused of crimes against women, which include alleged rape and abduction.
13 Apr 2017
Budget session concludes: Bills passed, disruptions and more
Parliament on Wednesday concluded its budget session, which passed landmark legislations including the four Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and the Mental Healthcare bill.
12 Mar 2017
UP: 1 in 4 MLAs facing criminal charges
Data has revealed that one out of every four MLAs voted to power in UP are facing serious criminal charges. Data showed that of the 403 MLAs voted to power, 103 face criminal cases against them.
05 Mar 2017
UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape
The BSP's Ayodhya candidate, Bazmi Siddiqui has been booked by police along with 6 of his aides for raping a woman in Faizabad city.
27 Feb 2017
UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled
The Delhi High court cancelled MLA Mukhtar Ansari's parole, granted to him by a trial court, allowing him to campaign for the elections.
20 Feb 2017
PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress
Congress has asked the Election Commission to look into PM Narendra Modi's 'communal' remarks, saying such comments bring 'disrepute' to his post.
09 Feb 2017
Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election
Police have arrested Manoj Gautam, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate from Khurja, Bulandshahr district, UP, for allegedly killing his brother Vinod "for electoral gains."
06 Feb 2017
Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections
Steps have been taken to keep politics clean in polls-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP).
23 Oct 2016
Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, 3 others for links to Amar Singh
At a legislature meeting called at the Chief Minister's residence, Akhilesh Yadav sacked his uncle Shivpal Yadav from his cabinet post along with three other ministers he was close to.
23 Sep 2016
Will back Akhilesh in 2017: Shivpal
Samajwadi Party's UP State President Shivpal Yadav clarified that he would back Akhilesh Yadav for the 2017 elections, despite his supporters chanting his name for the Chief Ministerial post.
20 Sep 2016
Shivpal sacks pro-Akhilesh leaders, Amar Singh made National Secretary
Things continued to remain turbulent in the Samajwadi Party as Shivpal Yadav fired 7 pro-Akhilesh leaders from the party.
18 Sep 2016
Akhilesh reinstates Shivpal Yadav, appeals for calm
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reinstated his uncle Shivpal Yadav to all key portfolios barring one, and promised to support him as the SP's state-unit president.
17 Sep 2016
Mulayam Singh in damage control mode for SP
SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stated categorically that as along as he was alive, the Samajwadi Party would not split.
16 Sep 2016
Mulayam Singh rejects Shivpal Yadav's resignation
On Thursday, Shivpal Yadav quit from Akhilesh Yadav's cabinet and as SP party president, two days after his appointment.
15 Sep 2016
Akhilesh calls Samajwadi Party infighting a 'political dispute'
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav denied reports of a family rift, stating that the 'political' dispute was with his uncle, Shivpal Yadav.