Samajwadi Party: News

26 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Supreme Court rejects PIL seeking new Parliament inauguration by President

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate the new Parliament building instead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

24 May 2023

Azam Khan

Azam Khan not guilty in hate speech case: UP court

Veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was reportedly acquitted by an Uttar Pradesh (UP) court in a 2019 hate speech case.

13 May 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP municipal election results: BJP leading in 16 mayoral seats

The counting of votes for the urban local body (ULB) elections in Uttar Pradesh is underway. The results will decide the fate of candidates for 14,864 posts across 760 ULBs.

WFI chief explains why Akhilesh Yadav skipped wrestlers' protest

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh claimed on Sunday that Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Akhilesh Yadav "knows the truth" and most wrestlers from Uttar Pradesh also know what their "Netaji" is.

29 Apr 2023

Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan fears Atiq Ahmed-like fate for himself

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan, while campaigning on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur for the upcoming municipal elections, expressed his apprehension that he, too, might be shot dead like gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.

17 Apr 2023

Azam Khan

Azam Khan admitted to Delhi hospital after sudden health deterioration

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi after his health reportedly deteriorated.

15 Apr 2023

Umesh Pal

Asad Ahmed funeral: Jailed gangster-father Atiq Ahmed fails to attend

Asad Ahmed and Ghulam Maksudan—the accused in the Umesh Pal murder case killed in a police encounter on Thursday—were reportedly buried in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj on Saturday under tight security cover, ANI reported.

14 Apr 2023

Umesh Pal

Asad Ahmed planned to attack father's convoy to stop transfer

Asad Ahmed and Ghulam Maksudan, the accused in the Umesh Pal murder case who were gunned down by the Uttar Pradesh Police in Jhansi on Thursday, planned to attack the police convoy transporting Asad's father, gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.

28 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Who is Atiq Ahmed, gangster-turned-politician sentenced to life imprisonment

Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and two others have been sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2006 kidnapping case of lawyer Umesh Pal—an eyewitness of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's 2005 murder—by a Prayagraj court.

17 Mar 2023


Swara Bhasker's Delhi wedding reception: Political guests in attendance

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker got hitched to Samajwadi Party leader Fahad Ahmad in January. They hosted a grand wedding reception in New Delhi recently which saw several politicians from across political parties in attendance.

16 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

New CCTV footage shows shooters firing at Umesh Pal

A new CCTV video has emerged in the Umesh Pal murder case from Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in which multiple shooters are seen firing at Pal in an alley while he tries to escape.

UP: Akhilesh attacks CM Adityanath over 'bribery' involving IPS officer

A fresh political controversy has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday tweeted a video of an IPS officer demanding money from a businessman.

27 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Umesh Pal murder case: Accused shot dead in police encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police shot dead a key accused in the killing of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder in 2005, in an alleged encounter.

12 Feb 2023

Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan's 'finger-pointing gesture' toward Jagdeep Dhankhar angers BJP

Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Jaya Bachchan sparked controversy with her alleged improper behavior in Rajya Sabha last week, a video of which is doing the rounds on social media.

06 Feb 2023


Adani-Hindenburg row: Opposition stalls Parliament proceedings, seeks PM Modi's response

The fraud allegations made by Hindenburg Research against Adani Group have sparked a political row in the country, with the Opposition disrupting the Parliament for the third day on Monday.

23 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

After Bihar minister, SP leader Swami Prasad Maurya denounces Ramcharitmanas

Echoing the statements of Bihar Education Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Chandra Shekhar against Ramcharitmanas, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Swami Prasad Maurya added fuel to the fire, saying the epic poem uses abusive language for oppressed communities.

50,000 people can't be uprooted overnight: SC halts Haldwani eviction

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Uttarakhand High Court's judgment that allowed the eviction of over 4,000 families from Indian Railways' land near Haldwani.

08 Dec 2022

Dimple Yadav

Dimple Yadav wins Mainpuri LS bypoll, keeps Mulayam's legacy alive

Dimple Yadav, wife of Samajwadi Party chief and Uttar Pradesh ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav, won the Mainpuri Loka Sabha bypoll on Thursday.

05 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Battle of prestige: Bypolls begin in UP, 4 other states

The stakes are high in the bypolls, which began on Monday in five states for six assembly constituencies and a parliamentary seat.

27 Oct 2022

Azam Khan

Hate speech: Azam Khan sentenced to 3-year imprisonment; gets bail

A court in Uttar Pradesh convicted Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan in a 2019 hate speech case, and sentenced him to three years in jail on Thursday.

11 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh cremated at native village Saifai; thousands attend funeral

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav was cremated on Tuesday at his native village Saifai in Uttar Pradesh.

10 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav: From wrestler to political fighter

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav died aged 82 on Monday.

10 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav dies at 82

The Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away shortly after 8:15 am on Monday after a prolonged illness. He was 82.

05 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav critical, put on life-saving drugs: Samajwadi Party

Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has been put on life-saving medications on Wednesday as his condition is said to be critical, the party said.

03 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh admitted to ICU, now stable

Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Gurugram hospital on Sunday after his health reportedly deteriorated.

21 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

After madrasas survey, Yogi government to focus on Waqf properties

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to conduct a survey of all Waqf assets in the state, while a survey of madrasas has already sparked controversy.

21 Sep 2022

Raju Srivastava

From Congress, SP to BJP: Raju Srivastava's 'versatile' political journey

India is mourning the demise of Raju Srivastava, a legendary comedian and the nation's favorite "Gajodhar Bhaiya."

19 Sep 2022

Akhilesh Yadav

UP: High-voltage drama as Akhilesh Yadav's 'padayatra' to Assembly halted

In what can clearly be called the season of padayatras, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav held a mega foot march to the State Assembly on Monday.

25 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Minister, Jat leader Bhupendra Chaudhary is BJP's new UP chief

Uttar Pradesh minister and influential Jat leader Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary has been chosen as the new state chief by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

10 Aug 2022


Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

Mayor, BJP MLA among 40 accused in Ayodhya land scam

The city mayor, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, and a former party legislator are among the 40 people who have been accused of illegally selling plots and building infrastructure on such land by the Ayodhya Development Authority.

22 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

UP: Bundelkhand Expressway cracks open days after PM Modi's inauguration

A portion of the newly inaugurated Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has caved in only a week after its grand opening.

10 Jul 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

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.

08 Jul 2022

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Raj Babbar awarded 2-year sentence in assault case; gets bail

The MP/MLA court in Lucknow awarded a two-year jail term to former Bollywood actor and Congress leader Raj Babbar on Thursday.

26 Jun 2022


Bypolls: BJP clinches Rampur, AAP holds fort in Delhi

In a blow for the Samajwadi Party (SP), BJP candidate Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi defeated SP nominee and Azam Khan's long-time colleague Asim Raja by over 42,000 votes in the Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, The Indian Express reported.

25 Jun 2022

Yogi Adityanath

SP leader draws flak for calling Manipur activist 'foreign tourist'

Licypriya Kangujam, an 11-year-old environmental activist from Manipur, has condemned a tweet by a Samajwadi Party politician that referred to her as a "foreign tourist."

26 May 2022

Kapil Sibal

Samajwadi Party fields RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary for RS polls

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary will be the joint candidate of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and RLD for the Rajya Sabha (RS) elections.

25 May 2022

Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal quits Congress, gets SP backing for RS nomination

In a huge blow to the Indian National Congress, veteran leader and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal has resigned from the grand old party.

Azam Khan released from prison after 2+ years, 81 cases

Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Rampur Azam Khan finally walked out of the Sitapur Jail on Friday morning after more than two years.

04 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, a 13-year-old teen was allegedly raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to complain against her rapists, PTI reported.

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