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No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).

23 Apr 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Rajya Sabha Chairman Naidu rejects opposition's impeachment motion against CJI

In a significant but not entirely unexpected blow to the opposition, Vice President and Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has rejected its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.

20 Apr 2018


Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President

The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.

17 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 7-year-old raped and killed; opposition parties slam govt

A seven-year-old girl attending a wedding ceremony was allegedly raped and strangulated to death in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday by a man hired to set up tents on the occasion, police said.

08 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha

Will win 11 seats in UP Legislative Council polls: BJP

With the filing of nominations for Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council polls coming to a close tomorrow, BJP today sounded confident of bagging 11 out of 13 seats going to polls on April 26.

08 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha

Akhilesh Yadav says BSP-SP will fight 2019 elections together

In an NDTV interview, Akhilesh Yadav confirmed Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will form an alliance for 2019 general elections.

05 Apr 2018


SP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti to strengthening new-bond with BSP

Samajwadi Party, which has found a new political bonhomie in the BSP, is all set to celebrate Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti on April 14 in a grand manner.

04 Apr 2018


Jaya Bachchan, Bhupendra Yadav, 10 others take Rajya Sabha oath

Actor-turned-Parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan and BJP's Bhupendra Yadav were among a dozen newly elected or re-elected members of the Rajya Sabha who took the oath of office on Wednesday.

01 Apr 2018

West Bengal

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.

31 Mar 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Statue Vandalism: Ambedkar statue vandalized in UP's Siddhartnagar district

Unidentified persons vandalized the statue of BR Ambedkar in Gohaniya village in UP's Siddhartnagar district, triggering protests by locals.

29 Mar 2018

BR Ambedkar

BR Ambedkar becomes Bhimrao 'Ramji' Ambedkar in UP

In a surprising move, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to include 'Ramji' in BR Ambedkar's name in all official documents.

24 Mar 2018

BR Ambedkar

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt

With 62% seats lying vacant in engineering colleges, the Uttar Pradesh Government today said it will not open any new engineering college in the state.

13 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

With assets of Rs.1,000cr, Jaya Bachchan could become richest MP

Jaya Bachchan, Samajwadi Party MP from Uttar Pradesh, recently filed her nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in the state.

11 Mar 2018

Azam Khan

Azam Khan's fierce response to Jaya Prada's 'Khilji' jibe

Furious over Jaya Prada for likening him to evil Sultan Alauddin Khilji of 'Padmaavat, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has sniped back at the actor-turned-politician.

11 Mar 2018


UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls

The voting for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats has begun amid tight security, said a report.

11 Mar 2018

Shiv Sena

Samajwadi Party, AIADMK, Shiv Sena saw massive increase in assets

Between 2011-12 and 2015-16, the Samajwadi Party's total declared assets saw a 198% increase, while the AIADMK and the Shiv Sena saw 155% and 92% increase respectively.

10 Mar 2018


People of UP no longer want Aurangzeb's government, says Adityanath

While campaigning for Gorakhpur bypolls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likened the previous Samajwadi Party government to Mughal dynastic rule.

07 Mar 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party

Jaya Bachchan trounces others to become Samajwadi's RS candidate

In a surprising development, SP has announced veteran actress Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for upcoming RS polls. Earlier, the party was expected to choose someone more experienced like Naresh Aggarwal. However, MP Amar Singh claimed, "Jaya Bachchan was consistently loyal to the Samajwadi Party, its system and hierarchy."

04 Mar 2018


To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards

Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has announced that it will support once bitter rival Samajwadi Party (SP) in the ensuing Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls.

04 Feb 2018


UP Police suspend four personnel over Noida shooting

The Uttar Pradesh Police has suspended four personnel after a trainee sub-inspector opened fire on two civilians in Noida's Sector 122 on Saturday night.

15 Jan 2018


Former union minister Raghunath Jha dead

Former Union Minister Raghunath Jha died yesterday due to a kidney ailment. He was 78.

11 Jan 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh Yadav: Alliance with Congress is a waste of time

It seems former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav has taken his 2017 assembly polls' loss quite hard. The SP chief had teamed up with Congress for the polls.

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.

22 Nov 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP

Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, celebrates his 79th birthday today.

05 Oct 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years

At Samajwadi Party's convention, Akhilesh Yadav was unanimously re-elected as the party's national president.

05 Sep 2017


Lucknow gets its own metro

The Lucknow Metro was inaugurated today in the presence of UP Governor Ram Naik, CM Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

17 Aug 2017

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, on way to Auraiya protest, detained

Samajwadi Party leader and former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav was detained in Unnao when he was on his way to Auraiya, where a protest rally was happening.

11 Aug 2017

Azam Khan

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

Samajwadi Party found itself in the middle of yet another controversy, and could be staring at the possibility of losing the UP Assembly membership of former Cabinet minister Azam Khan's son- MLA Abdullah Azam Khan.

04 Aug 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma lashes out at Rahul Gandhi over meeting Chinese Envoy

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj slammed Rahul Gandhi for recently meeting with the Chinese ambassador amid the Doklam standoff.

02 Aug 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Registration of marriages now compulsory in Uttar Pradesh

It is now compulsory for UP residents to register their marriage irrespective of community or religion.

31 Jul 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

With eyes on Yadav votes, Shah dines at party-worker's house

After plucking Janata Dal (United)'s Nitish Kumar out of the opposition, BJP mastermind Amit Shah now has his sight set on Samajwadi Party's Yadav vote bank.

29 Jul 2017


2 Samajwadi leaders quit, Akhilesh blames BJP's 'political corruption'

In a setback to Akhilesh Yadav, 2 Samajwadi Pary legislators quit today, claiming suffocation within the party.

27 Jul 2017


Bihar political drama: Nitish Kumar takes oath as NDA CM

A day after resigning, JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar is back as Bihar CM, this time with support from its former ally BJP.

03 Jul 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO received over 80% of UP 'gaushala' grant

Political nepotism does run in Indian politics and an RTI query filed by activist Nutan Thakur proved that. Apparently, Aparna Yadav, Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO Jeev Ashray received over 80% of UP gaushala grant between 2012-2017.

02 Jul 2017

Lalu Prasad Yadav

JD(U) says no to anti-BJP rally, tiff escalates

The tiff between both JD(U) and RJD escalated further after the former refused to join Lalu's anti-BJP rally.

02 Jun 2017

Yogi Adityanath

BJP minority wing leader critical after shooting in Bareilly

In the first attack on a politician in Bareilly after CM Yogi Adityanath took over, the vice-president of BJP's minority wing was shot at by unidentified men.