Samajwadi Party: News
26 May 2023Narendra 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 2023Azam 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 2023Uttar 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.
01 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
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 2023Azam 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 2023Azam 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 2023Umesh 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 2023Umesh 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 2023Uttar 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 2023Bollywood
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 2023Uttar 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.
13 Mar 2023Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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 2023Uttar 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 2023Jaya 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 2023Parliament
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 2023Uttar 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.
05 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
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 2022Dimple 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 2022Uttar 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 2022Azam 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Uttar 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 2022Raju 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 2022Akhilesh 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 2022Yogi 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 2022Noida
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.
07 Aug 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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 2022Narendra 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 2022Mulayam 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 2022Atal 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 2022Jharkhand
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 2022Yogi 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 2022Kapil 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 2022Kapil 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.
20 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
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 2022Yogi 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.