Mukhtar Ansari

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Mukhtar Ansari denied basic necessities in Banda jail, alleges brother

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.

In UP Police custody, Mukhtar Ansari to reach Banda tomorrow

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.

Rajya Sabha polls: SP cancels victory celebration after BSP loss

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.

Rajya Sabha polls: BSP MLA hints he voted for BJP

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.

Criminals entering politics: Has it become normal?

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.

Budget session concludes: Bills passed, disruptions and more

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.

UP: 1 in 4 MLAs facing criminal charges

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.

UP Polls: BSP's Ayodhya candidate booked for rape

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.

UP Polls: Mukhtar Ansari's parole cancelled

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.

PM invoking communalism, EC should examine remarks: Congress

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.

Candidate gets brother killed for sympathy votes in UP election

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."

Hitmen, guns/liquor smugglers in demand before UP elections

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).

Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, 3 others for links to Amar Singh

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.

Will back Akhilesh in 2017: Shivpal

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.

Shivpal sacks pro-Akhilesh leaders, Amar Singh made National Secretary

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.

Akhilesh reinstates Shivpal Yadav, appeals for calm

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.

Mulayam Singh in damage control mode for SP

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.

Mulayam Singh rejects Shivpal Yadav's resignation

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.

Akhilesh calls Samajwadi Party infighting a 'political dispute'

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.