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05-Jun-2019 Lucknow

It was an experiment that failed: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday admitted that his alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was "an experiment that failed"."I have been a science student. There are experiments and sometimes they fail... But at least you realize what went...

04-Jun-2019 Lucknow

SP-BSP divorce, but ensure there is no bitterness

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday put the seal of approval on the break-up of the SP-BSP alliance when he said that his party will contest all 11 seats where Assembly by-elections are to be held in Uttar Pradesh.Earlier in the day, BSP President...

04-Jun-2019 Ghazipur

SP will also contest bypolls alone : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he will now prepare for Assembly bye-elections and his party will contest on all 11 seats where polls are to be held."I will consult my party leaders and then we will contest the bye-elections. If the alliance...

08-May-2019 Lucknow

BJP spreads hatred to conceal lies: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for propagating lies over the past five years, and spreading hatred to conceal falsehood."A few days ago a BJP leader had commented on those who make cow dung (pointing...

02-May-2019 Lucknow

Don't teach us politics: Akhilesh Yadav to Congress

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday asked the Congress not to give his party lessons in politics, because the SP knew how to deal with its adversaries. He was reacting to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's comment that her party...

27-Apr-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

BJP spreading lies to cover up real issues : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused the BJP of diverting the people's attention from real issues affecting them by "spreading lies".Kicking of a 20 km-long road show from Gursahiganj area to Chibarmau with his wife Dimple Yadav, who is seeking...

27-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Rajnath visits ailng Mulayam at Lucknow residence

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav late on Saturday evening to inquire about his health.Mulayam Singh had been admitted to the SGPGI here for about two hours after he complained of weakness. An official...

27-Apr-2019 Lucknow

I am not unnerved : Poonam Sinha

She is not unnerved about making her electoral debut against a political stalwart. She is confident that the development work done by her party will help her sail through to the victory stand.Poonam Sinha, 69, looks radiant and fresh as she sets out for...

26-Apr-2019 Kannauj

Kannauj: Ahead of Modi's rally, Akhilesh holds road show

A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Kannauj, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and his wife Dimple Yadav on Friday held an eight-km-long road show in the city.Dimple Yadav, who is re-contesting from the Kannauj Lok Sabha...

25-Apr-2019 Lucknow

People have named BJP as Bhagti Janata Party: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that people have coined a new name for the BJP as the 'Bhagti Janata Party' as Prime Minister Narendra Modi refuses to hold a press conference."Have you heard anything new? The people have heard that the...

22-Apr-2019 Rampur (UP)

Aadi Shakti will finish Azam Khan: Amar Singh

Comparing Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Rampur Azam Khan to Mahishasura, the buffalo demon of the Hindu mythology, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said he would be destroyed by the Aadi Shakti that has arrived in his constituency.In an interview with IANS...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati and Mulayam come together, attack Modi

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday shared a stage for the first time in 25 years where they blasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Samajwadi Party founder declared that this will be his last electoral battle.The...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati shares stage with Mulayam, calls him genuine OBC leader

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati on Friday erased 24 years of bitter hostilities and shared the same platform in Mainpuri where the BSP President took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while the Samajwdi Party patriarch declared...

18-Apr-2019 Lucknow

This is an election for change, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that the ongoing Lok Sabha polls are an "election for change"."Our Mahagathbandhan is an alliance of three parties (SP, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal) but the BJP is with 38 parties...

16-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Poonam Sinha joins SP to contest against Rajnath

Barely two hours after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers with almost no rival in sight, Poonam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, arrived here on Tuesday to take him on as a Samajwadi Party candidate.Poonam...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati, Akhilesh, Ajit denounce BJP, Congress

Addressing their first joint rally in Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Ajit Singh on Sunday declared war on both the BJP and the Congress saying they were two sides of the same coin.Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav,...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Don't divide votes, Congress-BJP are same : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday branded the BJP and the Congress in the same bracket and urged people to shun both and vote en bloc for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh.Hitting out at the BJP and the Congress at the first joint alliance...

06-Apr-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

Dimple Yadav files papers from Kannauj after road show

Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav, accompanied by husband and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, on Saturday filed her nomination papers for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections after a colourful and widely attended road show.She chose the auspicious first day of the 'Navaratras',...

05-Apr-2019 Lucknow

SP manifesto promises Rs 3,000/month to poor women

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Friday released his party's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections promising Rs 3,000 per month to women from poor families under the Samajwadi Pension Yojana.The document also promises to spend six per cent of the...

01-Apr-2019 Etawah (Uttar Pradesh)

SP-BSP-RLD to sweep first phase of polls: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav asserted on Monday that the SP-BSP-RLD alliance will sweep the first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh on April 11 and rout the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Talking to reporters, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...

26-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Governors, government, media campaign for BJP : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday alleged that "Governors, government agencies and media" were campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.He also said that the BJP was bereft of any important election issue...

23-Mar-2019 Lucknow

BJP suppressed Dalits, backward communities : Akhilesh Yadav

Launching a blistering attack on the BJP here on Saturday, Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the party suppressed the Dalits and the backward communities and the people are ready to give their reply in the elections.Yadav's...

23-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Venom of hatred will destroy everything : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday condemned the attack on a Muslim family in Haryana's Gurugram and said politicians who are trying to disturb the social fabric of the country are unable to understand that the venom of hatred will destroy everything."Whatever...

22-Mar-2019 Lucknow

BJP must stop pretending to be Indian Army : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday told the Modi government not to pretend to be the Indian Army and said that governments which say they can't be questioned are dangerous."The sacrifices of our armed forces should never be questioned. To ask questions...

16-Mar-2019 Lucknow

BJP sitting MP from Prayagraj joins Samajwadi Party

In a major setback to the BJP ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the party's sitting MP Shyama Charan Gupta from Prayagraj resigned and joined the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday.Gupta will contest the general elections as an SP...

13-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Nothing done for Ganga in past 5 years : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing nothing to clean the Ganga, a promise he had made in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in 2014."Swachh Bharat - Failed," the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...

20-Feb-2019 Lucknow

Triple talaq ordinance anti-minority: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday slammed the Modi government for approving an ordinance for a third time to make triple talaq a law.The Modi cabinet on Tuesday evening ratified three ordinances, including one on triple talaq.Yadav said the law...

13-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Hope Modi returns as Prime Minister again : Mulayam Singh Yadav

With the 16th Lok Sabha coming to an end on Wednesday, veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed his wish to see him re-elected to office again."I wish all the members of this Lok...

12-Feb-2019 Lucknow

UP government stopped me from visiting Prayagraj : Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday accused the state government of preventing him from taking a flight to Prayagraj where he was to attend the oath-taking ceremony of the Students Union at Allahabad University.Yadav had to take a...

19-Jan-2019 Kolkata

BJP's alliance is with CBI, ED; ours with common man : Akhilesh Yadav

Accusing the BJP of having aligned with central agencies like the CBI and the ED, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday appealed to the opposition to come together and defeat the conspiracies being hatched to divide alliance partners in states.The...

12-Jan-2019 Lucknow

BSP-SP announce tie up for LS polls, keep Congress out of it

Arch rivals for over 25 years, the BSP and SP announced on Saturday that they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh sharing 38 seats each of the 80 in the state, while leaving Rae Bareli and Amethi for Congress, which has been...

11-Jan-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

SP-BSP alliance will knock out BJP in Lok Sabha polls : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said an alliance between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will knock out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Addressing a 'chaupal' in Kannauj, the Lok Sabha constituency of...

18-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav objects to Kamal Nath's utterance on UP-Bihar youth

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath came under fire from the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday for his comments that the people of his state have the first right over job opportunities in the state and that their jobs are being usurped by the people of Bihar...

15-Dec-2018 Lucknow

No need of JPC on Rafale after apex court verdict : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that his party has given up its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal after Supreme Court verdict in the matter.Yadav said at an event here that SP had demanded JPC...

25-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Modi, BJP 'anti-Muslim': Azam Khan

With thousands of Hindu activists and Ram Lalla followers congregating to Ayodhya for the mega 'Dharam Sabha' calling for immediate nod to construct a grand Ram temple, senior Samajwadi party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday lashed out at the BJP and Prime...

24-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Civil War-like situation prevailing in country: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said there was a "civil war-like situation" prevailing in the country, adding that the minorities were living in perpetual fear and feeling alienated."Ministers of the Government of India are inciting communal passions...

17-Oct-2018 Lucknow

BJP dividing society : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of "dividing the country and society as the colonial British did during their rule."Addressing a rally in Kannauj, his one-time parliamentary constituency, the former Uttar...

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...

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