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SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

07 Aug 2020

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

Former Union Defence Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.

For 40 years, citizens have been paying UP's ministers taxes

14 Sep 2019

For 40 years, citizens have been paying UP's ministers taxes

A four-decade-old law which prevented Uttar Pradesh ministers from paying their own income tax has been repealed by Yogi Adityanath-led state government.

Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls

24 Jun 2019

Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).

Gujarat: Train hawker, who mocks politicians, arrested

02 Jun 2019

Gujarat: Train hawker, who mocks politicians, arrested

If you have been active on social media, you must have come across a video featuring a train hawker.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

In rare-sight, Mayawati seeks votes for Mulayam, he thanks her

19 Apr 2019

In rare-sight, Mayawati seeks votes for Mulayam, he thanks her

Confirming that politics is an art of impossibilities, BSP chief Mayawati and SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the stage in Mainpuri on Friday. Mulayam's son and party president Akhilesh Yadav also accompanied the former arch-rivals.

Former bitter rivals Mayawati and Mulayam to share stage today

19 Apr 2019

Former bitter rivals Mayawati and Mulayam to share stage today

A possibility of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav sharing stage with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati would have raised eyebrows years ago, but 2019 elections are all about unlikely alliances and arithmetic.

#AzamKhanRow: Draupadi being disrobed, says Swaraj; seeks Mulayam's response

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.

Why Akhilesh and Mayawati's first rally at Deoband is important

07 Apr 2019

Why Akhilesh and Mayawati's first rally at Deoband is important

More than 20 years after Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party kept Bharatiya Janata Party out of Uttar Pradesh (in 1993), the foes-turned-friends will address a joint rally in Deoband on Sunday.

Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics

06 Apr 2019

Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics

The road to Delhi goes through Lucknow is perhaps the oldest and most relevant political slogan. And for 2019 elections, two parties, which were arch-rivals, have joined hands to ensure BJP stays out of power.

Samajwadi Party promises to tax "ultra rich" in manifesto

06 Apr 2019

Samajwadi Party promises to tax "ultra rich" in manifesto

The Samajwadi Party on Friday released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections in which it spoke about equality for all.

BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh

04 Apr 2019

BJP fields Sonia's ex-aide from Raebareli, Nirahua from Azamgarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday fielded Congress turncoat Dinesh Pratap Singh from Raebareli and Bhojpuri actor Dinesh Lal Yadav alias 'Nirahua' from Azamgarh to take on Sonia Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav respectively.

Understanding BSP, the party holding important cards this elections

04 Apr 2019

Understanding BSP, the party holding important cards this elections

A few weeks ago, BSP supremo Mayawati announced she will not contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

28 Mar 2019

13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

As India readies itself for anticipated general elections, parties have turned to the age-old phenomenon of coining slogans to take on their competitors.

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

26 Mar 2019

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Disproportionate assets case: SC issues notice to CBI, seeks investigation-report

25 Mar 2019

Disproportionate assets case: SC issues notice to CBI, seeks investigation-report

The Supreme Court today issued a notice to CBI on a plea seeking a direction to the probe agency to place the investigation report in the disproportionate assets case against SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons Akhilesh Yadav and Prateek Yadav.

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

24 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

India will go to polls from April 11 to decide its future. The battle, which is being touted as "fight for the soul of India" by the Opposition and "fight against dynasty politics" by NDA, will naturally get the attention of the world.

Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh, father Mulayam's seat

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.

Mayawati won't contest elections, but will seek votes for Mulayam

16 Mar 2019

Mayawati won't contest elections, but will seek votes for Mulayam

In what serves as yet another proof that politics is all about changing foes and friends, BSP Chief Mayawati is likely to campaign for her old rival and SP's patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav in Mainpuri soon, reports claimed.

SP fields Mulayam Singh Yadav from 'safest' Mainpuri LS seat

08 Mar 2019

SP fields Mulayam Singh Yadav from 'safest' Mainpuri LS seat

The Samajwadi Party today released a list of six candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, fielding party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav from its stronghold Mainpuri.

In UP deal, Akhilesh gets one seat less than Mayawati

21 Feb 2019

In UP deal, Akhilesh gets one seat less than Mayawati

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party, which forged a pre-poll alliance months ago, announced the constituency-based seat-sharing arrangement on Thursday.

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.

Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

13 Feb 2019

Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

In the latest shift to happen in the Indian political landscape, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has voiced his support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tipping him for another term.

Mayawati's vacated bungalow is now Shivpal Yadav's, courtesy Adityanath government

13 Oct 2018

Mayawati's vacated bungalow is now Shivpal Yadav's, courtesy Adityanath government

The sprawling bungalow on 6, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, in Lucknow, which was former Chief Minister Mayawati's abode for long, will soon be the house of Samajwadi rebel Shivpal Yadav, multiple reports said.

79% of UP-govt funds for ex-CMs' houses went to Mulayam

08 Oct 2018

79% of UP-govt funds for ex-CMs' houses went to Mulayam

An RTI filed by The Indian Express has revealed that 79% of the total money spent on renovation, maintenance, and decoration of bungalows allotted to five former Uttar Pradesh CMs in the past 14 years was spent on Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's house alone.

People want 'mazboot', not 'majboor' govt: UP Deputy CM

24 Sep 2018

People want 'mazboot', not 'majboor' govt: UP Deputy CM

UP Deputy CM, Keshav Prasad Maurya, today said people want a "mazboot" (strong) and not a "majboor" (helpless) government at the Center.

#KeralaNunRape: The art of victim blaming

12 Sep 2018

#KeralaNunRape: The art of victim blaming

What's the first thing you usually hear when you tell someone about a rape case? Let me help you.

Shivpal Yadav, uncle of Akhilesh Yadav, forms 'Samajwadi Secular Morcha'

29 Aug 2018

Shivpal Yadav, uncle of Akhilesh Yadav, forms 'Samajwadi Secular Morcha'

Sidelined Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav today announced the formation of a "Samajwadi Secular Morcha" and said he would try to unite smaller parties under it.

Lucknow: HC stays construction of heritage hotel in posh locality

19 Aug 2018

Lucknow: HC stays construction of heritage hotel in posh locality

In a jolt to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's plans to build a heritage hotel in Lucknow's posh Vikramaditya Marg, the Allahabad HC's Lucknow bench put a stay on further construction on three plots owned by either SP, Janeshwar Mishra Trust, or the Yadav family.

Will Amar Singh join BJP? Modi's speech mentions former-SP strongman

30 Jul 2018

Will Amar Singh join BJP? Modi's speech mentions former-SP strongman

Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi leader Amar Singh's presence at an event in Lucknow where PM Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath were present has triggered speculations about him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

15 Jul 2018

RaGa said Congress party of Muslims, claims Modi. Congress hits-back

After Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi from a stage in Azamgarh, UP, the Grand Old Party said he was spreading lies sensing defeat in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

After much pressure, Akhilesh Yadav leaves behind vandalized official bungalow

10 Jun 2018

After much pressure, Akhilesh Yadav leaves behind vandalized official bungalow

When a team of 'Rajya Sampatti Vibhaag' visited former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's government residence after he left, they were shocked to see the state of the house.

Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav vacates government bungalow after Supreme Court order

09 Jun 2018

Lucknow: Akhilesh Yadav vacates government bungalow after Supreme Court order

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has handed over the keys of the official bungalow allotted to him on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh estate department.

Mayawati vacates official bungalow on last day, avoids showdown

03 Jun 2018

Mayawati vacates official bungalow on last day, avoids showdown

In a sudden turn of events, BSP chief Mayawati announced yesterday that she is vacating her official bungalow at 13A Mall Avenue.

Uttar Pradesh: After brouhaha, Yadavs finally vacate government bungalows

01 Jun 2018

Uttar Pradesh: After brouhaha, Yadavs finally vacate government bungalows

Days after six former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers were asked to vacate their government bungalows by Supreme Court, Samajwadi Party head Akhilesh Yadav and father Mulayam Singh Yadav were spotted leaving their residences.

Ex-UP CMs move SC; seek time to vacate official residences

28 May 2018

Ex-UP CMs move SC; seek time to vacate official residences

Former UP Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav today moved the Supreme Court seeking "appropriate time" for vacating their official residences.

UP govt. asks 6 ex-CMs to vacate their govt. bungalows

18 May 2018

UP govt. asks 6 ex-CMs to vacate their govt. bungalows

On Thursday, the UP government served notices to six former chief ministers of the state to vacate the sprawling government bungalows in Lucknow that they had been occupying.

Lalu gets five-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap's wedding

09 May 2018

Lalu gets five-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap's wedding

Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, who's serving time in the fodder scam, has been granted parole for five days to attend his elder son Tej Pratap's wedding this week.

Leave official-bungalows after exiting office: SC tells former UP CMs

07 May 2018

Leave official-bungalows after exiting office: SC tells former UP CMs

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that former Uttar Pradesh CMs can not stay in official residences, once their terms end.

Lalu's son gets engaged to granddaughter of former Bihar CM

18 Apr 2018

Lalu's son gets engaged to granddaughter of former Bihar CM

Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav got engaged to Aishwarya Rai, senior party leader Chandrika Rai's daughter, at Patna's five-star Hotel Maurya on Wednesday.