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Akhilesh Yadav: Alliance with Congress is a waste of time

11 Jan 2018

Akhilesh Yadav: Alliance with Congress is a waste of time

It seems former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav has taken his 2017 assembly polls' loss quite hard. The SP chief had teamed up with Congress for the polls.

Shouldn't have made Akhilesh CM, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

08 May 2017

Shouldn't have made Akhilesh CM, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

While unveiling a statue of martyr Dharmendra Yadav in Mainpuri, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav told reporters he regretted making his son Akhilesh the CM of Uttar Pradesh.

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.

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.

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

25 Mar 2017

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

UP Chief Minister Adityanath, has asked Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to vacate his office on the fifth floor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Annexe) building.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

23 Mar 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath distributes portfolios, keeps Home for himself

Yogi Adityanath retained the crucial home ministry, among others, in an attempt to keep a check on UP's dismal law and order. However, finance has gone to veteran Rajesh Agarwal.

Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

20 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath, UP CM, asks for asset details of ministers

Yogi Adityanath, in his first decision as UP CM, has asked all ministers to declare income and assets within 15 days.

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

19 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of UP

Yogi Adityanath was sworn-in as Uttar Pradesh's CM today. The ceremony was attended by Modi, Amit Shah, Advani, amongst others.

Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

18 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath appointed as UP CM

The BJP has appointed their MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur, as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha since 1998.

UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

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%

Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

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.

Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

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.