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16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Nobody becomes EC without political approach : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that nobody becomes an Election Commissioner "without political approach"."People don't get appointed there (Election Commission) without political approach. Since I too have been a Chief Minister, I know...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Alliance cycle will be run jointly : Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday threw hints that the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh could include the Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections."Today there is electric cycle... there are cycles having many pedals you can see...

09-Sep-2018 Ludhiana

Everyone Have Equal Right Of Clean Water And Air- Kahan Singh Pannu

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner and Mission Tandarust Punjab director Kahan Sing Pannu exhorted the farmers and people to not to burn stubble and burst crackers on Diwali as everyone have equal right of clean water and air.He was speaking during...

25-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav accuses Modi, BJP of making 'hollow promises'

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making "hollow promises" and the Uttar Pradesh government of not "paying heed to the poor and marginalised"."They have left...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Mob lynching worst period for minorities : Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan on Tuesday said the safety and security of minorities in the country was in danger, adding that post independence this was by far the worst period for Muslims.Talking to reporters in his home town Rampur, the former Uttar...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP using social media to spread hatred : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "using social media to spread hatred against religions and communities".In a statement issued here, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that this...

21-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav cautions Rahul Gandhi over hug-diplomacy

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday sought to caution Congress president Rahul Gandhi against his controversial hug- diplomacy wherein he had embraced Prime Minister Narendra Modi after speaking on the no-confidence motion in the...

19-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Tie-up with Congress in MP possible : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday did not rule out an arrangement with the Congress in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.Talking to media persons, he said that his party would only field candidates in seats where it was confident...

03-Apr-2018 Lucknow

SP-BSP pact will knock out BJP : SP leader Akhilesh Yadav

Notwithstanding the speculation on the durability of the new-found alliance with one-time rival BSP, Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav says the 23-year-old acrimony with Mayawati and her party "is a thing of past"."All that...

31-Mar-2018 Lucknow

No work on ground, BJP speaking lie after lie : Akhilesh Yadav

Launching a scathing attack on the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that it has done no welfare work and has only been trying to give lies to the people and victimize political opponents."They...

15-Mar-2018 Lucknow

By-poll results are clear message to BJP : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the voters of Uttar Pradesh in Gorakhpur and Phulpur had sent a loud and clear message that they were disgusted with the BJP.The former Chief Minister said he hoped the drubbing given to the Bharatiya...

15-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Ties with Congress continue to be good : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said his ties with the Congress will continue to be good but stopped short of saying if the two parties will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together."I cannot comment on what will happen in the future. Our ties...

14-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav drives to Mayawati's bungalow to thank her

Setting aside bitter and historic rivalry of 25 years, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday evening drove to the residence of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati to thank her for the support to his party candidates in the Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary...

14-Mar-2018 Lucknow

UP bypoll results a message to national politics : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said the results of Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-polls give a "message and a direction" to national politics but refused to go into the issue of alliances for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.He said the...

12-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav slams Yogi Adityanath government over soaring crime

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of a Dalit student in Allahabad and accused Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of failing to check soaring crime in the state.The former Chief...

25-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Democracy threatened under Yogi Adityanath : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that democracy was threatened in Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as the government led by him was "out to destroy all democratic norms" and muzzle dissenting voices.The former Chief...

22-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav hints at contesting Lok Sabha polls

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday hinted he will contest the next Lok Sabha election from Kannauj, the seat now held by his wife Dimple Yadav.Talking to reporters, the Samajwadi Party chief said it was his "sincere wish to contest...

11-Jan-2018 Lucknow

BJP has mastered art of misleading people : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday lashed out at the BJP government in the state and accused them of misleading the people with false hopes and dividing them along caste and religious lines.Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters...

19-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Gujarat results are beginning of BJP's end : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the Gujarat assembly poll results were indicative of the "beginning of the end" of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).In a tweet, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said the fact that the party claiming...

07-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Allegations of EVM tampering in UP unfounded : Shivpal Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Singh Yadav on Thursday trashed charges by opposition parties that the BJP got the EVMs tampered in the civic polls in Uttar Pradesh.In Mainpuri to attend a wedding, the former minister said had this been the case, he would not be...

02-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee, praises her fight against BJP

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at hers residence in south Kolkata's Kalighat and praised her efforts to fight communal forces like the BJP."The efforts being made by Didiji (elder sister, as...

02-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Samajwadi Party accuses BJP of electoral malpractices in civic polls

The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday accused the ruling BJP of intimidating polling officials and opposition party candidates, bungling in voter lists and manipulation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the civic polls.Talking to media a day after the...

15-Nov-2017 Lucknow

BJP behind release of Hardik CD: Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday accused the BJP of conspiring against Patel community leader Hardik Patel by release a sex CD purported to target the Gujarat leader.Addressing reporters in Etawah, the Samajwadi Party President...

12-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Chitrakoot defeat sign of people's distrust in BJP : Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday called BJP's defeat in Chitrakoot assembly bypoll in Madhya Pradesh as a sign of increasing distrust and resistance of people in the party and said this would be seen in the Gujarat polls too.The...

27-Oct-2017 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav doled out Rs 497 cr from discretionary fund'

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had doled out a whopping Rs 497 crore from his discretionary fund during his tenure in office between 2012-17, an RTI response has revealed.The State Information Commission (SIC) had sought these details from...

17-Oct-2017 Lucknow

Demolish Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan also: Azam Khan

Taking a dig at BJP legislator Sangeet Som who called the Taj Mahal a blot on Indian history because it was built by foreign rulers, Samajawadi Party MLA Azam Khan on Tuesday said all "symbols of slavery" like Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi...

12-Oct-2017 Lucknow

GST hastily implemented, people suffering : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the Modi government of rushing through the Goods and Services Tax (GST) because of which, he said, people were facing a lot of problems.Addressing party workers on the 50th death anniversary of socialist...

07-Oct-2017 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav meets Mulayam Singh Yadav, rekindles hopes of patch-up

Newly re-elected President of the Samajwadi Party and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday drove to his father Mulayam Singh Yadav's house and was closeted with him for about an hour, raising hopes of a possible patch-up between the...

05-Oct-2017 AGRA

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected SP chief for next 5 years

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was on Thursday re-elected unopposed as the national president of the Samajwadi Party (SP) for a five-year term.The party national executive met here for the 10th convention and elected the 44-year-old for...

25-Sep-2017 Lucknow,

Not floating new party now : Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday ruled out floating a new party now and also distanced himself from the decisions taken by his son and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav."No new party is being formed today," the veteran socialist leader said."I...

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