Amar Singh

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Jaya Bachchan the reason behind my split with Samajwadi Party: Amar Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After the former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh met the party president Mulayam Singh and his son and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for breakfast on Tuesday the rumors of him rejoining party has again gained momentum. The former SP leader who was expelled...
  • Won't join SP again, says Amar Singh after meeting Mulayam 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday brushed aside all the rumours of his joining the Samajwadi Party again by announcing that he won't return to the party. Singh said, "It was an informal, cordial meet. I am not joining Samajwadi Party." The remarks came after his meeting with SP...
  • Ramgopal Yadav rules out Amar Singh's return into Samajwadi Party August 17, 2014

    Samajwadi Party national general secretary Ramgopal Yadav on Sunday ruled out the possibility of taking former party leader Amar Singh back in the party. "There is no possibility of taking Amar Singh back in party. So far no such matter has been raised in the party by anyone," Yadav said in...
  • Azam Khan rules out possibility of SP-BSP tie-up August 15, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan on Thursday ruled out any possibility of his Samajwadi Party's tie-up with Mayawati-led BSP in near future. Khan, who was here to review the progress of construction work of Haj House on the Hindan river bank, said there was no possibility of any tie-up...
  • Amar Singh backs Rahul Gandhi's stand on communal violence in UP August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his comments against the Bharatiya Janata Party on communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, the Gandhi scion has found support from Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh. "I think his...
  • Don't need 'broker' Jaya Bachchan to patch up relations with Mulayam Singh: Amar Singh August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Lashing out at Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said that he does not need a broker to patch up his relations with SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. Speaking to Network18, Amar Singh said that he has always...
  • Amar Singh shares dais with SP chief after 4 years, says he was 'Mulayamwadi' August 5, 2014

    Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday shared the dais with Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time in four years after bitter parting of ways with the party, even as he insisted that political connotation should not be attached to this gesture. Singh, who was invited to...
  • Adding political connotation to rally with Mulayam wrong: Amar Singh August 5, 2014

    Ahead of a rally where he will share the dais with SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday said it would be "extremely wrong" to add "political connotation" to his attending the programme. "I and Mulayam Singh Yadav are doing social work for a senior political...
  • Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam shares dais with Amar Singh in Lucknow August 5, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his one-time close confidant Amar Singh shared a dais at an event in Lucknow. Mulayam and Amar Singh had had parted ways in 2010 after a bitter political feud and with both of them sharing a dais has sparked speculation on whether...
  • Railway fare hike necessary: Amar Singh July 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Welcoming the hike in railway fares initiated by the Narendra Modi government, RLD leader Amar Singh on Saturday said the raise was needed for sustainable growth and said the central government's stance that the rich should voluntarily give up cooking gas subsidy is a mark of "good governance". "The hike...
  • Throw out Tapas Pal from party: Amar Singh July 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Rashtriya Lokmanch Party leader Amar Singh on Saturday said Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal should be thrown out of the party for his controversial 'shoot and rape' comments. "No apology should be accepted in such a case. The leader of the party should throw him out of the party. He...
  • Personal is not political: Amar Singh May 2, 2014

    Taking exception of abuzz about personal life of political leaders, former SP leader Amar Singh on Friday said that personal life events of anyone, including politicians, should not be the part of public debate. Referring to Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's relationship with a TV journalist, he questioned that "what was wrong...
  • Amar Singh complains to EC against SP for targeting rivals April 24, 2014

    Fatehpur Sikri: Amar Singh, one of India's most colourful candidates who is contesting his first direct elections this time, has attacked his former party, the Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking to CNN-IBN at a polling booth in the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha seat, from where he is contesting on an RLD ticket,...
  • Campaign trail with Amar Singh from Fatehpur Sikri April 20, 2014

    RLD leader Amar Singh is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur Sikhri in Uttar Pradesh. On a campaign trail with him, here is how he woos the voters by bowing to buffaloes and adding star power. ...
  • Show Me The Money: Amar Singh's total assets valued at Rs 96.6 crore April 20, 2014

    Former SP leader and now RLD member Amar Singh has 15 lakh cash in hand. His bank deposits are valued at 4.7 crore. He and his wife have 5.8 crore worth of jewellery. Amar has two cars - a lexus and a maruti swift valued at 2.2 lakh. Singh has residential...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura April 17, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Mathura constituencies in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP April 9, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress. He...
  • Snapshot: Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP April 9, 2014

    Agra: Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sri Devi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with...
  • Sri Devi, Bonney Kapoor campaign for RLD leader Amar Singh April 8, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sri Devi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sri Devi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the...
  • Still saddened by the fallout with the Gandhis, says Jaya Bachchan April 8, 2014

    Samajwadi Party MP and actor Jaya Bachchan has said that the she is still saddened by the fallout between the Bachchan and Gandhi family. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she also clarified that her falling out with RLD leader Amar Singh, saying it happened because his views changed. Following is the transcript...
  • Amar Singh files Lok Sabha nomination in Agra April 4, 2014

    Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Amar Singh on Friday filed his nomination papers in Agra for the Fatehpur Sikri (Agra Rural) Lok Sabha seat. Amar Singh is pitted against BJP's Choudhary Babu Lal, Samajwadi Party's Pakliksha Singh and outgoing Bahujan Samaj Party MP Seema Upadhyaya. The Aam Admi Party has fielded Mahavir Singh...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Amar Singh who joined RLD ahead of polls March 16, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on politician Amar Singh who recently joined Rashtriya Lok Dal. ...
  • RLD gives ticket to Amar Singh, Jaya Prada from Fatehpur Sikri, Bijnore March 11, 2014

    A day after they joined RLD, Amar Singh and Rampur MP Jaya Prada were on Tuesday named party candidates from Fatehpur Sikri and Bijnore Lok Sabha seats respectively. RLD chief Ajit Singh will contest from Bagpat while his son Jayant Chowdhury from Mathura constituency, according to the first list of six candidates...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP March 11, 2014

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday told BJP that Ram Mandir is no longer a major election issue for them. It has asked the party to focus on other national affairs. This comes after the RSS held a four day strategy meeting. ...
  • Interesting alliances- the flavour of 2014 Lok Sabha elections March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As elections draws near, interesting tie-ups between political parties and leaders are being witnessed. The most prominent one on Tuesday being Amar Singh and Jaya Prada jumping ship to join Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal, an ally of the Congress. They may be struggling to be politically relevant but...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? March 10, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • Amar Singh joins RLD but tries to appease Congress with apology March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Amar Singh's candour is fresh as ever. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the former Samajwadi Party leader staunchly defended his move to join the Rashtriya Lok Dal with a line that drew on a hit Bollywood song, "Tum karo toh rasleela, main karun toh character dheela. (If you...