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Uttar Pradesh polls: Akhilesh Yadav confident of winning over 300 seats if SP joins hands with Congress

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday appeared not averse to an alliance with Congress for UP Assembly polls, saying such a combine can win over 300 seats in the 403-member House, but firmly ruled...

PTI | Dec 02, 2016 08:56 PM

Uttar Pradesh polls: RLD, JDU and BS4 form alliance after Mulayam Singh Yadav's no

Rashtriya Lok Dal, Janata Dal(U) and a local outfit BS-4 on Monday announced their alliance for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a move which comes after SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav ruled out...

PTI | Nov 21, 2016 07:21 PM

Watch video | BJP Parivartan Yatra rally in Ghazipur: Poor are having a sound sleep, the corrupt are upset, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the corrupt were upset while the poor were “enjoying a sound sleep” after his decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. PM Modi also...

PTI | Nov 15, 2016 07:42 AM

UP assembly polls: Prashant Kishor meets Akhilesh Yadav amid grand alliance speculation

Monday’s meeting assumes significance as the 43-year-old chief minister is expected to have a major say in ticket distribution and choice of seats to be contested by his party in case an alliance is...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 07, 2016 07:35 PM

Was sacked from ministry for opposing illegal work and land grabbing, says Shivpal Yadav

Samajwadi Party state president Shivpal Yadav on Monday said he was dropped from the ministry as he had opposed those doing illegal work.

PTI | Nov 07, 2016 05:25 PM

UP Polls: Congress strategist Prashant Kishor meets SP chief Mulayam Singh for second time in six days

There is no official word from Congress or Samajwadi Party as to what transpired at the meeting.

PTI | Nov 07, 2016 07:31 AM

UP assembly polls: Sharad Yadav to represent JD(U) in SP’s silver jubilee celebrations on Nov 5

Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav will attend the silver jubilee celebrations of Samajwadi Party in Lucknow on November 5, in what is being seen as a step towards bringing in renewed unity in the...

PTI | Nov 03, 2016 06:18 PM

Watch video: Yadav family feud - Akhilesh should respect his father and keep him happy, says Shivpal Yadav

Amid the escalating feud in the Yadav family, Samajwadi Party state unit chief Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should respect his father and party...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 26, 2016 10:24 PM

Yadav family feud: From Akhilesh's tears to Shivpal's mic snatching – here's how the high-voltage drama unfolded

The feud in UP’s ruling Samajwadi Party on Monday came out into the open with a high-voltage drama unfolding in full public view during which party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav sided with his...

PTI | Oct 24, 2016 09:32 PM

Yadav family feud: Shivpal meets Akhilesh at CM residence in Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav-loyalist Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday rubbished reports that Akhilesh Yadav is planning to form a new party, saying the Uttar Chief Minister has all the support.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 24, 2016 09:20 PM

Samajwadi Party expels 10 Akhilesh supporters for shouting slogans against Shivpal Yadav

10 Samajwadi Party workers were expelled from the outfit after they shouted slogans against party leader Shivpal Yadav.

News Nation Bureau | Oct 24, 2016 06:51 PM

Watch Video of Akhilesh vs Shivpal in Samajwadi Party meeting: Mic snatching, heated arguments, slogan shouting and more

A day after being sacked as a minister for the second time, Shivpal Yadav on Monday angrily snatched mic from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at a meetig and called him a ‘liar’....

News Nation Bureau | Oct 24, 2016 06:42 PM

UP Election 2017: Amit Shah slams SP govt over Mathura, Kairana issues

Attacking the Samajwadi Party government over recent incidents in Mathura and Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, which goes to polls early next year, BJP President Amit Shah said the prevailing “atmosphere...

PTI | Sep 27, 2016 01:40 PM

Akhilesh vs Shivpal: All out war breaks out in SP ahead of UP polls, Shivpal says ready to fight elections under Mulayam

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav has said that he is ready to fight the assembly elections under the leadeship of party supremo Mulayam Singh.

Agencies | Sep 27, 2016 01:39 PM

Will Priyanka Gandhi spearhead Congress campaign for UP Assembly polls?

Congress is remained tight lipped over reports that Priyanka Gandhi would be its star campaigner in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and also on the issue of elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the party chief.

PTI | Sep 27, 2016 01:38 PM