Samajwadi Party: News

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.

22 Mar 2022

Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resigns from Lok Sabha membership

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has resigned from his Lok Sabha membership on Tuesday.

11 Mar 2022

Akhilesh Yadav

SP showed BJP seats can be reduced, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav congratulated voters on Friday morning for supporting his party in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

07 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

UP Assembly elections 2022: Final phase of polling underway

Voting for the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 began at 7 am on Monday.

20 Feb 2022


UP elections: FIR against Kanpur Mayor for sharing EVM photos

An FIR has been registered against BJP's Kanpur Mayor Pramila Pandey after she took and shared photos of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) inside the polling booth.

08 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

SP releases manifesto for UP, promises to make farmers debt-free

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday released the party's manifesto for upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

08 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

BJP promises jobs, electricity, gas in manifesto for UP elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, due to begin this week.

03 Feb 2022

Uttar Pradesh

150+ candidates in UP elections phase 1 face criminal cases

A whopping 156 candidates contesting in the first phase of upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by UP Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms.

23 Jan 2022

Akhilesh Yadav

UP elections: India's tallest man, Dharmendra Pratap Singh, joins SP

Dharmendra Pratap Singh, said to be India's tallest man, joined Samajwadi Party on Saturday ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

22 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh Yadav to contest UP elections from party stronghold Karhal

The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday confirmed that party chief Akhilesh Yadav will contest the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh from Karhal constituency in Mainpuri district.

19 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

In a first, Akhilesh Yadav to contest Uttar Pradesh elections

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly decided to contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections, according to ANI.

19 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Who is Aparna Yadav, BJP's new recruit from Mulayam's family?

Aparna Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law, added a fresh twist to the political scene in Uttar Pradesh after she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.

16 Jan 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Before UP elections, former IPS joins BJP, ex-minister joins SP

After his recent voluntary retirement, former IPS officer Asim Arun joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Lucknow on Sunday.

14 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP elections: Major upset for BJP; 7 defectors join SP

Former Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Ministers Dharam Singh Saini and Swami Prasad Maurya joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday.

31 Dec 2021

Akhilesh Yadav

IT Department raids SP MLC Pushpraj Jain over tax evasion

The Income Tax Department conducted raids at the premises of Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator Pushpraj Jain in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj on Friday.

08 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'laal topi' jibe at Samajwadi Party stirs Opposition attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under sharp attack from the Opposition over the use of his official PMO Twitter handle for a veiled "laal topi" (red cap) jibe at the Samajwadi Party (SP).

07 Dec 2021

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav, Jayant Singh's joint UP rally today; alliance expected

An alliance between Samajwadi Party (SP) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls is likely to be formally announced in a mega rally in Meerut Tuesday.

23 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

SP workers 'purify' places visited by UP CM in Sambhal

Samajwadi Party youth workers undertook a "purification" exercise of the places visited by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Sambhal district by sprinkling Gangajal.

22 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if someone plays with the dignity of women, he will meet the same fate as that of Duryodhan and Dushashan in Mahabharata and asserted that strict action will be taken against those involved in supporting anti-India activities.

16 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Is 'abba jaan' an unparliamentary word, asks Adityanath

Is abba jaan an "unparliamentary word," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked on Wednesday, questioning why those who want Muslim votes are shy of using it?

13 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Taliban to Ram Mandir: Yogi's poll campaign against SP

As Assembly elections are drawing near in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the Bharatiya Janata Party are pitching religion as the key electoral plank to corner its main rival, Samajwadi Party.

07 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Over 1,100 acquitted, just seven convicted

Eight years since the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,117 people accused in 97 cases related to murder, rape, robbery, and arson among others connected to the violence have been acquitted over lack of evidence.

05 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

'Mission UP' in mind, Akhilesh Yadav embarks on 'cycle yatra'

With an eye on the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday embarked on a "cycle yatra" in Lucknow to raise issues like price rise, unemployment, farm laws, and crime rate.

03 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Shah for praising Adityanath

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the devastation during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state.

11 Jul 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Violence erupts during UP panchayat polls as BJP claims win

Widespread violence erupted across Uttar Pradesh during the elections for panchayat block chiefs Saturday, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a "historic victory."

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