MULAYAM SINGH YADAV

  • Mayawati government wasted money on 'parks of stone': Akhilesh Yadav October 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Attacking the previous Mayawati government over "wasting" money on "parks made of stone", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said even those in the opposition visit the green Lohia park here constructed during the Mulayam Singh regime. "Even those in Opposition appreciate Lohia Park, which was developed during...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav exhorts to maintain harmony in wake of border tension October 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday warned that some "forces" might take advantage of the border crisis between India and Pakistan and said it must not affect communal harmony and brotherhood in the country. Addressing the open session on the last day of the three-day SP's national convention,...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats held today September 13, 2014

    Voting for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats were held on Saturday. The results are crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations of...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats across 10 states September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats are going to bypolls on Saturday with the results crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Mulayam downplays talks of tie up with BSP, says will contest UP polls alone August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati rejected Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's proposal to join hands, the SP chief clarified his stand on the issue. "SP will contest the elections in Uttar Pradesh on our its strength," Yadav said playing down the speculations. Earlier in the day,...
  • Maya refuses to form alliance as Lalu, Nitish, Mulayam agree to work as a team to defeat BJP August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Samajwadi Party chief has expressed his willingness to work with the Bahujan Samaj Party, BSP chief Mayawati has rejected his proposal. Mayawati has said that there is no question of the BSP allying with anyone in Uttar Pradesh and will fight elections alone. Maya has also hit...
  • After LaluNitish bonhomie, Mulayam says ready to join hands with Maya to defeat BJP August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In another change of heart incident in politics, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh has expressed willingness to join hands with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. This comes two days after RJD chief Lalu Prasad said that the SP and BSP should come together to form a grand alliance...
  • After LS rout, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav trying to emerge from under the shadow of his father August 12, 2014

    Shaken by the Lok Sabha election rout, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seems to be finally trying to come out of the shadows of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav. Almost 30 months after he stormed to power with a brute majority in the state, senior bureaucrats say they are beginning...
  • 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...
  • Mulayam promises stern action in Meerut incident August 5, 2014

    In reply to a question regarding the incident, Mulayam, after inauguration of Janeshwar Mishra park in Gomti Nagar, said stern action would be taken against those responsible. A 20yearold woman was allegedly abducted, gangraped and forcibly converted in Kharkhauda area of Meerut district leading to communal tension there. Three persons have been...
  • Indifference of SP workers led to LS poll debacle: Mulayam August 5, 2014

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday blamed the indifference of some of the party's leaders and workers as the reason behind its drubbing in Lok Sabha elections. "A number of our people had given up (before the Lok Sabha elections) and did not work wholeheartedly. We got a majority...
  • 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...
  • UP would have benefited with BJP government, Varun at helm: Maneka August 4, 2014

    Pitching for her son and Sultanpur MP, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said that Uttar Pradesh would have benefited had there been a BJP led government in the state with Varun Gandhi as its chief minister. "It would have been better had there been our government in the state then we would...
  • Assembly bypolls: Samajwadi Party authorises Mulayam to choose candidates in five constituencies August 2, 2014

    The Parliamentary Board of the Samajwadi Party on Saturday authorised national president Mulayam Singh Yadav to select candidates for five assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh for which bypolls will be held soon. "Of the 12 Vidhan Sabha seats for which byelections are due, names of seven candidates were approved by the...
  • Entire police force cannot stop rapes: UP Governor July 21, 2014

    In a controversial remark, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said incidents of rapes could not be stopped even if entire police force was deployed for women's safety and only a divine intervention could check such crimes. Qureshi's statement comes after SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stirred up a controversy...
  • Uma Bharti slams SP over law and order situation, accused UP government of 'shielding rapists' July 20, 2014

    Union Minister Uma Bharti slammed the Samajwadi Party government over the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of "shielding" criminals and rapists. "There is no law and order in UP. The state government is shielding criminals and rapists," Bharti said during a press conference in Lalitpur...
  • Rapes can happen as UP is a big state, media shouldn't sensationalise: SP July 19, 2014

    Lucknow: Defending themselves over the brutal gangrape and murder of a medical research institute employee in Lucknow, the ruling Samajwadi Party government said that the situation in the state is much better than other states. "Look at the total population of Uttar Pradesh, it has a 21 crore population, if...
  • In Uttar Pradesh, parties in overdrive for assembly polls June 24, 2014

    Although assembly elections are a good two years away, political players in Uttar Pradesh are already in an overdrive. Political battle lines in the sprawling state have not been erased, even a month after the Lok Sabha election in which the BJP virtually wiped out everyone else. Topping the political chart...
  • Is Uttar Pradesh slipping out of Akhilesh's hands? June 22, 2014

    Is Uttar Pradesh slipping out of Akhilesh Yadav's hands? Even as the beseiged 41yearold chief minister firefights criticism in the aftermath of the Lok Sabha drubbing the Samajwadi Party (SP) received last month, the jury is out on his possible eclipse by his overbearing uncles and demanding father and party...
  • BJP attacks Uttar Pradesh government for power crisis June 9, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party government for acute power crisis in the state. Slamming a statement of state Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Sunday that people have to bear the brunt of their...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women June 5, 2014

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...
  • News 360: 17 arrested over techie's murder in Pune, Centre seeks report June 5, 2014

    The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24yearold IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. ...
  • Tell people raising questions on rapes in UP to stay in Delhi: Mulayam June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as it faces flak over the increasing number of rapes in Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant. SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav yet again snubbed the media and said that those worried about the law and order situation in UP should stay in Delhi. This...
  • Why should we say sorry for rape cases in UP, asks SP's Ram Gopal Yadav June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Defending his party over criticisms on the state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party National General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav said that the situation in the state has improved. "UP government is handling the cases very seriously. It has ordered CBI inquiry into the Badaun...
  • India's image hit by crimes against women, US, UN express outrage June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The rape and murder of two teenaged sisters in Badaun, a minor raped and killed in Bangalore, rape at gunpoint in Mumbai, an attempt to rape a judge in Aligarh rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world....
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati to meet victims' family, demands Centre's intervention June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will visit Uttar Pradesh's Badaun ditrict on Sunday to meet the family of the two Dalit girls who were allegedly gangraped and killed. She has demanded also President's rule in the state and said that the Centre should order speedy trial in the...
  • Statements of Mulayam and Akhilesh strengthen rapists' spirit: Uma Bharti May 31, 2014

    Attacking Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday said their statements "strengthen the spirit of rapists." "Statements by Mulayam and his son only strengthen the spirit of rapists," the...