14 Feb 2019
Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk
On Wednesday, the 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved for the general elections, due in April-May. In almost two months from now, some of the lawmakers will return to the House while others would have to taste defeat.
08 Dec 2018
If Hanuman is Dalit, show his 'caste-certificate', demands Shivpal Yadav
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath recently sparked a controversy by calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit, which was followed by a widespread debate.
26 Jun 2018
Emergency@43: BJP remembers those 'Dark Days'
BJP is today observing "Black Day" to mark 43rd anniversary of the Emergency, imposed on June 25, 1975 by the then PM, Indira Gandhi.
02 Jun 2018
Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order
A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.
06 Apr 2018
EC: Stop Netas from contesting from more than one seat
Regarding an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, the Election Commission (EC) of India has asked that candidates should be barred from contesting from more than one constituency.
02 Feb 2018
'Ghoomar on Ice' by figure skating champion goes viral
'Padmaavat' has had its shares of downs, but now that it has been released, it's causing a storm among fans.
30 Nov 2017
Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'
That the Karni Sena has a problem with 'Padmavati' is well-known, but it seems it has issues with everyone who associates themselves to it in any way.
22 Nov 2017
Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP
Mulayam Singh Yadav, SP patriarch, celebrates his 79th birthday today.
16 Jul 2017
Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh
Former SP leader Amar Singh said that NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is the ideal choice for the president.
20 Jun 2017
Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?
A day earlier, BJP declared their presidential candidate. In an unexpected move, it chose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.
19 May 2017
Why is Akhilesh govt under CAG scanner?
A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General has found that during 2012-13, the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh spent Rs. 15.06cr on organizing functions to distribute cheques worth Rs. 20.58cr to beneficiaries of unemployment schemes.
16 May 2017
Not in the race to be 2019 PM: Nitish Kumar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that he wasn't an aspirant for the post of Prime Minister in 2019 elections.
06 May 2017
Shivpal didn't talk to me before announcing new party: Mulayam
A day after Shivpal Yadav announced a new party, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said his brother hadn't even spoken to him since a week.
05 May 2017
SP feud: Shivpal Yadav announces new party under Mulayam Singh
After months of feud within the Samajwadi Party, followed by a humiliating defeat in the assembly elections, senior party leader Shivpal Yadav has announced a new party called Samajwadi Secular Morcha; it will be headed by SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav.
01 May 2017
Cong to contest UP civic elections without SP: Raj Babbar
UP Congress chief Raj Babbar dismissed possibilities of an alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the upcoming civic elections, after BJP routed the association in the recent assembly elections.
24 Apr 2017
Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.
21 Apr 2017
Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the Yash Bharti award, given to the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Nawazuddin Siddique.
21 Apr 2017
30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more
The BJP government in UP under CM Yogi Adityanath has completed 30 days in power. While Yogi's appointment raised many eyebrows, the Yogi administration has worked in lightning mode, pushing several key decisions over the past one month.
17 Apr 2017
No alliance needed for SP: Mulayam Singh
Contradicting Akhilesh Yadav's statements on the Samajwadi Party being open to forming a national coalition, Mulayam Singh Yadav said the Samajwadi Party did not need a coalition to win any election.
15 Apr 2017
Akhilesh open to alliance with Mayawati?
Akhilesh Yadav, in his press conference, announced that SP is open to any alliance to fight BJP. He said that BJP had spread lies during the election-campaign.
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.
08 Feb 2017
Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent
On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.
06 Feb 2017
Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls
The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.
18 Jan 2017
Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP
Congress leader ND Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar will be joining the BJP ahead of the Uttarakhand Assembly Elections on Wednesday.
16 Jan 2017
Election Commission gives SP's "cycle" symbol to Akhilesh Yadav
The Election Commission (EC) has ruled that the "cycle" poll symbol of the Samajwadi Party will be retained by the faction led by current CM Akhilesh Yadav.
12 Jan 2017
Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight
Uttarakhand is set to go to polls on 15 February for the 70-seat Assembly; results will be declared on 11 March.
05 Jan 2017
EC will resolve the 'cycle symbol' row based on precedents
Election Commission will decide the Samjwadi Party's cycle symbol row, between the Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav factions, based on precedents and set principles.
30 Dec 2016
Akhilesh Yadav gets ready for a new innings
Akhilesh Yadav, CM of Uttar Pradesh, has been sacked from the Samajwadi Party (SP) for six years.
29 Dec 2016
Samajwadi Party heading for a split?
Sources stated that CM Akhilesh Yadav has asked MLAs loyal to him to go ahead and fight the upcoming polls on their own; the news comes on the heels of party supremo Mulayam releasing the first list of candidates, without Akhilesh's name on the list.
27 Dec 2016
Shivpal Yadav revokes suspension of MLA fired by Akhilesh
The Samajwadi Party's UP state chief Shivpal Yadav revoked the suspension order of MLA Rampal Yadav, who was expelled by CM Akhilesh Yadav for indiscipline.
26 Dec 2016
Akhilesh draws up list of poll candidates
In a new twist in the Samajwadi Party family feud, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav drew up his own list of candidates for the UP polls, sending to party supremo Mulayam Singh, bypassing state chief Shivpal Yadav.
06 Nov 2016
Samajwadi party celebrates 25 years of its existence
The Samajwadi party held a function today in Lucknow to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
04 Nov 2016
Shivpal says yatra not SP's campaign, alliance talks falter
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Rath Yatra was dampened after SP state chief Shivpal Yadav called a press conference to announce that it was not the party's official campaign, which would begin tomorrow.
03 Nov 2016
Akhilesh Yadav to begin Rath Yatra today
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is set to begin his 'Vikas Rath Yatra' today which will be flagged off by SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
25 Oct 2016
SP meet: Mulayam Singh insists SP stands as one
SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stressed that the Samajwadi Party stood firmly together as a family, even as CM Akhilesh Yadav remained missing at the press conference.
23 Oct 2016
Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, 3 others for links to Amar Singh
At a legislature meeting called at the Chief Minister's residence, Akhilesh Yadav sacked his uncle Shivpal Yadav from his cabinet post along with three other ministers he was close to.
23 Sep 2016
Will back Akhilesh in 2017: Shivpal
Samajwadi Party's UP State President Shivpal Yadav clarified that he would back Akhilesh Yadav for the 2017 elections, despite his supporters chanting his name for the Chief Ministerial post.
20 Sep 2016
Shivpal sacks pro-Akhilesh leaders, Amar Singh made National Secretary
Things continued to remain turbulent in the Samajwadi Party as Shivpal Yadav fired 7 pro-Akhilesh leaders from the party.
18 Sep 2016
Akhilesh reinstates Shivpal Yadav, appeals for calm
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reinstated his uncle Shivpal Yadav to all key portfolios barring one, and promised to support him as the SP's state-unit president.