30 Jan 2020
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP
With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements
Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.
14 Sep 2019
To meet Akhilesh Yadav, SP leader dresses as groom
In a bizarre news, a Samajwadi Party leader named Firoz Khan, dressed up like a groom to enter Rampur, the constituency represented by Azam Khan.
30 Aug 2019
Uttar Pradesh: SP's Azam Khan allegedly stole buffalo, FIR registered
In 2014, Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan catapulted to national headlines after he sent Uttar Pradesh police to look for seven buffaloes allegedly "missing" from his house.
29 Jul 2019
Azam Khan apologizes for sexist remarks, but Rama Devi unconvinced
On Monday, Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan apologized for his sexist comments, which he made against BJP MP Rama Devi last week in Lok Sabha.
27 Jul 2019
Won't forgive Azam Khan even if he apologizes: Rama Devi
BJP MP Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the sexist remark by Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan earlier this week, said she won't be able to forgive Khan even if he apologizes.
26 Jul 2019
'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
25 Jul 2019
Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is known for his controversial statements, sparked another uproar in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when he made a lewd comment against BJP MP Rama Devi, who was filling in for speaker Om Birla.
14 Jul 2019
SP's Azam Khan to be listed on UP's land-mafia portal
The District Administration of Uttar Pradesh's Rampur is considering listing Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan under the "land mafia" category on the state government's Anti-Bhoo Mafia (anti-land mafia) portal set up by CM Yogi Adityanath.
18 May 2019
#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr
The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.
17 Apr 2019
Priyanka Gandhi will be seen as 'thief's wife': Uma Bharti
In what marks as another low in political discourse, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said people of country would see Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as "thief's wife".
16 Apr 2019
Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark
A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.
15 Apr 2019
#AzamKhanRow: Draupadi being disrobed, says Swaraj; seeks Mulayam's response
On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj equated Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to Mahabharata's character Bhishma Pitamah. She asked him to respond to the derogatory remarks of Azam Khan.
15 Apr 2019
Azam Khan makes "underwear" comment against Jaya Prada, sparks row
The usage of foul language during electioneering hit a new low yesterday when veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan made an "underwear" jibe, which the BJP said was made against actor Jaya Prada, fighting the Lok Sabha polls from Rampur against him.
15 Apr 2019
Azam Khan sparks row with 'underwear' comment against Jaya Prada
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.
07 Apr 2019
Jaya, Hema, and Urmila: Neta or abhineta?
This election season is not only about political power but star power as well. Though this isn't the first time cine stars jumped into the political arena, thanks to social media their moves are being heavily scrutinized.
04 Apr 2019
Recalling Azam Khan's "attacks", Jaya Prada breaks down at rally
Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada got emotional on Wednesday while addressing the crowd in Rampur of Uttar Pradesh.
26 Mar 2019
BJP inducts another high-profile name, Jaya Prada joins party
Veteran Bollywood actress and MP Jaya Prada joined BJP on Tuesday and could be fielded from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.
24 Mar 2019
Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh, father Mulayam's seat
A short while ago, Samajwadi Party released a new list of candidates. The party president, Akhilesh Yadav will fight upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.
21 Dec 2018
Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused
A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case saying there wasn't enough proof to show he was murdered.
11 Mar 2018
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.
10 Mar 2018
Jaya Prada likens Alauddin Khilji of 'Padmaavat' with Azam Khan
16 Oct 2017
Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA
The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.
11 Aug 2017
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.
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.
15 May 2017
Azam Khan in trouble- UP orders probe into funds' misuse
The Uttar Pradesh government has directed a probe into the alleged diversion of PWD funds into a private college owned by former Samajwadi Party minister Azam Khan.
06 Apr 2017
SP feud: Yadav's daughter-in-law backs Mulayam
In a fresh restart to the Samajwadi Party feud, younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav said her brother-in-law Akhilesh should hand over the party's control to Mulayam Singh, as he had promised before elections.
02 Apr 2017
Mulayam: Son Akhilesh "humiliated and betrayed" me
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav hit out against son and former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, saying he was "humiliated and betrayed" by Akhilesh.
11 Mar 2017
UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP
BJP scripted a landmark victory in UP. It won a total of 312 out of 384 seats it contested from. The vote-share for BJP stands at 39.7%
11 Mar 2017
Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share
As of 3:30 pm, trends reveal the BJP is winning/leading in 280/41 seats in the UP election, compared to winning 47 seats during the 2012 elections.
11 Mar 2017
Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark
Early counting (as of 10:56 am) shows a major victory for the BJP against the ruling Samajwadi Party and its Congress alliance.
08 Mar 2017
UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway
The seventh and final phase of UP polls began across 40 seats in Uttar Pradesh, including PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, on March 8.
04 Mar 2017
6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins
The sixth and penultimate phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh has commenced today for 49 assembly seats amid tight security arrangements.
27 Feb 2017
5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note
The fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh started today morning in 51 seats across 11 districts of the state, including Amethi, Basti, Faizabad, Gonda and Sultanpur.
23 Feb 2017
UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote
Voting got underway in the fourth phase of polling in UP. 1.84cr voters across 23 constituencies in Bundelkhand and Doab, including Congress strongholds of Rae Bareli and Amethi, will choose their leaders from 680 candidates.
19 Feb 2017
UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote
Central UP, known to be the Samajwadi Party stronghold will go to polls in the 3rd phase. The party will seek to create a repeat of the resounding victory it had in 2012.
15 Feb 2017
Phase-2 polling underway in UP
The second phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh.
11 Feb 2017
UP Polls: 63% voter turnout amidst SP, BSP clash
After the polling for 73 of UP's seats began, supporters of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) clashed in Meerut.
11 Feb 2017
Phase 1 of voting in UP assembly elections begins
The first phase of voting in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections has started today with 73 out of the state's total 403 constituencies going to the polls.
02 Feb 2017
Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments
Hate speech in India is prohibited under several sections of various laws.