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Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk

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.

If Hanuman is Dalit, show his 'caste-certificate', demands Shivpal Yadav

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.

Emergency@43: BJP remembers those 'Dark Days'

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.

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

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.

EC: Stop Netas from contesting from more than one seat

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.

'Ghoomar on Ice' by figure skating champion goes viral

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.

Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law irks Karni Sena by dancing on 'Ghoomar'

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.

Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP

22 Nov 2017

Mulayam Singh: The man who knows the pulse of UP

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

Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh

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.

Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?

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.

Why is Akhilesh govt under CAG scanner?

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.

Not in the race to be 2019 PM: Nitish Kumar

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.

Shivpal didn't talk to me before announcing new party: Mulayam

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.

SP feud: Shivpal Yadav announces new party under Mulayam Singh

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.

Cong to contest UP civic elections without SP: Raj Babbar

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.

Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

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.

Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans

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.

30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more

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.

No alliance needed for SP: Mulayam Singh

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.

Akhilesh open to alliance with Mayawati?

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.

SP feud: Yadav's daughter-in-law backs Mulayam

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.

Mulayam: Son Akhilesh "humiliated and betrayed" me

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.

Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent

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.

Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls

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.

Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP

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.

Election Commission gives SP's "cycle" symbol to Akhilesh Yadav

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.

Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight

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.

EC will resolve the 'cycle symbol' row based on precedents

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.

Akhilesh Yadav gets ready for a new innings

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.

Samajwadi Party heading for a split?

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.

Shivpal Yadav revokes suspension of MLA fired by Akhilesh

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.

Akhilesh draws up list of poll candidates

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.

Samajwadi party celebrates 25 years of its existence

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.

Shivpal says yatra not SP's campaign, alliance talks falter

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.

Akhilesh Yadav to begin Rath Yatra today

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.

SP meet: Mulayam Singh insists SP stands as one

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.

Akhilesh sacks Shivpal, 3 others for links to Amar Singh

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.

Will back Akhilesh in 2017: Shivpal

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.

Shivpal sacks pro-Akhilesh leaders, Amar Singh made National Secretary

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.

Akhilesh reinstates Shivpal Yadav, appeals for calm

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.