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BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

08 Jan 2019

BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Naresh Agarwal and his son Nitin have landed themselves in controversy after two videos surfaced on the Internet yesterday showing 200ml plastic liquor bottles being distributed inside lunch packets at a temple event.

All you need to know about today's Rajya Sabha polls

23 Mar 2018

All you need to know about today's Rajya Sabha polls

Today, Rajya Sabha will vote for the remaining 25 of 59 seats in six states, including UP. Undoubtedly, the UP elections will be a nail-biting affair.

'Meant something else', says MP after calling Kulbhushan Jadhav "terrorist"

27 Dec 2017

'Meant something else', says MP after calling Kulbhushan Jadhav "terrorist"

Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal created a controversy when he justified Pakistan's controversial treatment of "terrorist" Kulbhushan Jadhav.

In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

19 Jul 2017

In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

There was uproar in Parliament after Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal seemed to link Hindu gods with alcohol.

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

19 Jul 2017

Amid farmers' protests, Tamil Nadu MLAs get 100% salary hike

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami has announced a 100% salary hike for the state's MLAs, taking their pay from Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 1.05L a month.

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

19 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 3: Session marred by cow vigilantism, farmers' suicides

Day Three of the Parliament's Monsoon Session was rocked by issues including the spate in mob lynching in the name of 'gau raksha', farmers' suicides and Indian hostages in Mosul, among others.

Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

02 Feb 2017

Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

Hate speech in India is prohibited under several sections of various laws.

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

01 Feb 2017

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.

Shivpal Yadav will form a new party after UP elections

31 Jan 2017

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.

Mulayam surrenders to son, gives a wishlist of 38 candidates

18 Jan 2017

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.

Samajwadi Party implodes over party symbol, EC may intervene

02 Jan 2017

Samajwadi Party implodes over party symbol, EC may intervene

As the Samajwadi Party in-fighting intensified, sources said Akhilesh Yadav approached the EC to retain the party's cycle symbol; Mulayam also demanded the same and the EC will decide on the matter shortly.

Truce between Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav

31 Dec 2016

Truce between Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav

In a dramatic turn of events, Mulayam Singh Yadav revoked the expulsion of Akhilesh and Ram Gopal Yadav post his meeting with his son.

Mulayam expels Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from SP for 6 years

30 Dec 2016

Mulayam expels Akhilesh, Ram Gopal from SP for 6 years

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has expelled UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav from the party for six years on the grounds of indiscipline.

Akhilesh releases parallel list of 235 candidates in UP

30 Dec 2016

Akhilesh releases parallel list of 235 candidates in UP

Giving a new turn to UP elections, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav released a list of 235 candidates for the upcoming assembly election.