Mulayam Singh

  • LS polls: Mayawati befooling people, says Akhilesh Yadav 20-04-2014 07:43 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday charged BSP supremo Mayawati with befooling people by saying no development work was done during SP regime in the state. Addressing an election rally along with party MP Jaya Bachchan at Kuraoli in support of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, he claimed...
  • Mulayam Singh bats for Muslim reservation 20-04-2014 06:58 PM

    In a bid to woo Muslims, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said if voted to power, his party would ensure amendments are made in the constitution for their reservation and said only SP could prevent BJP leader Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister. Muslamano ne desk ko banaya hai...
  • SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur 19-04-2014 11:33 AM

    SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat, on Saturday. The Election Commission (EC) had on Friday issued a show cause notice to Mulayam Singh for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or...
  • SP defends Mulayam's threat to teachers, says EC must rethink on notice 19-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party has defended its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after the Election Commission issued a show cause notice to him for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. The party now claims that the statement was made in jest and that the EC should reconsider...
  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP 18-04-2014 08:09 PM

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanentstatus. Holding that Yadav has prima facie...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP thwarts break up with TDP 18-04-2014 06:46 PM

    Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. ...
  • LS polls: After Mulayam, now Mayawati bares her prime ministerial ambitions 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    A day after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said he would stake claim for the prime ministers post, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Friday said if her supporters voted intelligently, a "Dalit ki beti" could well be at the helm of affairs of the central government. Addressing...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 18-04-2014 02:47 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
  • Mulayam's daughter-in-law backs death penalty for rape 17-04-2014 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike Mulayam Singh Yadav who feels capital punishment is debatable, his daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav is strictly of the view that rapists should be hanged to death. While talking to News18 on Thursday, she said, "Netaji is right in saying that death penalty is being debated around the world....
  • BJP to ask poll panel to de-recognise Samajwadi Party 16-04-2014 03:57 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party will petition the Election Commission to cancel the recognition of the Samajwadi Party, leaders said Wednesday. Laxmikant Bajpayi, Uttar Pradesh state BJP president, said the step was being taken in view of the speeches of Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan read out at election rallies...
  • ND Tiwari not to contest LS polls from Nainital 16-04-2014 11:26 AM

    Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand's Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said on Wednesday. Sources said the former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh wanted to contest one last time and had also pleaded with the party leadership to field his...
  • ND Tiwari hits out at Congress for not giving LS ticket to his son Rohit 15-04-2014 08:44 PM

    Anguished over being neglected by a party he served like a loyal soldier, Congress veteran ND Tiwari on Tuesday said he would not contest the Lok Sabha polls putting at rest speculation that the octogenarian could stage a political comeback. Congress has also denied seat for his son.Tewari was demanding...
  • Akhilesh attacks Modi, says Mulayam Singh 'most able' person for PM post 15-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Citing the experience of hisfather Mulayam Singh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief MinisterAkhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he was the "most able" person forthe post of Prime Minister. Addressing an election rally in Firozabad in support of hiscousin Akshay Yadav, Akhilesh made a veiled attack on NarendraModi, saying it would be...
  • Poll panel unfair, prejudiced against SP: Mulayam 15-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has targeted the Election Commission (EC) by saying the gag order on SP leader Azam Khan was "unjust and prejudiced". Yadav said in case the EC did not withdraw the order banning Azam Khan from holding election campaigns, millions of his party workers...
  • Third Front will form stable government with Cong support: Akhilesh 15-04-2014 02:35 PM

    Stating that democracy has matured in the country, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday claimed that Third Front will form a "stable government" with Congress' support after this Lok Sabha elections. "The way in which election trend appears, BJP will not be able to reach the magic figure...
  • Has Mulayam lost it, ask UP women on rape remarks 15-04-2014 12:04 AM

    In a dingy bylane in the old city area, a family is trying to come to terms with life after their six-year-old daughter was kidnapped, raped and killed by a neighbour and three minors. The recent comment by Mulayam Singh Yadav that rapists are "young men who commit mistakes" has...
  • Statement by Mulayam Singh on anti-rape laws is shameful: Jaya Prada 14-04-2014 02:44 PM

    RLD candidate from Bijnore, Jaya Prada slammed Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh over his recent controversial remarks on anti-rape laws, terming his rhetoric as "shameful and irresponsible." The actor-turned-politician while speaking to media in Agra on Sunday in Kheragarha area of Fatehpur Sikri said that Singh's comment reflect his attitutde...
  • Men, Mulayam and misuse of women-centric laws 14-04-2014 02:06 PM

    He didn't know me but he cried over the phone like a 10-year-old when he spoke to me. He said, "Didi my only mistake was being in a relationship with her for a year. My friends told me she has several other partners and I started distancing myself. Thus began...
  • LS polls: Like CBI, EC too working under Centre's influence, says Azam Khan 14-04-2014 09:03 AM

    An unperturbed Azam Khan on Sunday threatened to move court against Election Commission's ban on him, alleging that the poll watch dog was working under the "influence" of the Centre. "EC too is working on the pattern of CBI, which happens to remain under the influence of the Centre," the...
  • Congress flays Azam Khan for doubting EC's credibility 14-04-2014 07:44 AM

    Congress on Sunday criticised Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for raising doubts over the credibility of the Election Commission and stood behind the poll body for its independence. It also said the tone and tenor of such statements are not appreciable in public discourse. Criticising Khan for his statement that...
  • Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam criticises Mulayam for rape remark 12-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Public prosecutor in the Shakti Mills gangrape case today criticised SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remark saying that such statements would provoke criminals to commit serious crimes. "It is most unfortunate that Mulayam, being a politician of a tall stature, makes such a baseless and unwarranted statement...
  • Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam criticises Mulayam for rape remark 12-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Public prosecutor in the Shakti Mills gangrape case today criticised SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remark saying that such statements would provoke criminals to commit serious crimes. "It is most unfortunate that Mulayam, being a politician of a tall stature, makes such a baseless and unwarranted statement...
  • Mulayam to request EC to lift ban on Azam Khan 12-04-2014 02:39 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said he will appeal to the EC to lift ban on senior minister Azam Khan, who is under fire for his remarks about Kargil conflict. "We will appeal to the Election Commission to lift ban on Azam Khan," Yadav said. The EC...
  • Women having consensual sex outside marriage should be hanged: Abu Azmi 11-04-2014 11:25 PM

    Joining the group of India's retrograde politicians now is Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit chief Abu Azmi. The SP leader said that sex out of marriage should be punished by stoning. He also backed death penalty for both men and women, irrespective of whether it is rape or consensual sex. ...
  • BJP moves EC to debar Mulayam from contesting elections 11-04-2014 07:18 PM

    BJP moved the EC, on Friday, asking it to debar SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav from contesting elections for his rape remark. "He should be debarred from contesting elections for his statement, which was against women. This cannot be pardoned. We will submit a memorandum in this regard to UP...
  • Shame for country to have leaders like Mulayam: Raj Thackeray 11-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Nashik: Training his guns on Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for questioning capital punishment to the Shakti Mills rape convicts, MNS chief Raj Thackeray has said it is shameful that the country has such political leaders who have no respect for women. "It is shameful that there are political...
  • Defiant Mulayam says 'wrong' anti-rape law should be amended 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Seeking to wriggle out of his controversial remarks on rape, Mulayam Singh Yadav, on Friday, said "no one respects women more than Samajwadi Party" but stuck to his stand that the "wrong" anti-rape law should be amended. "Today there is nobody in the country who respects women more than Samajwadi...
  • NCW issues notice to Mulayam over his rape remarks 11-04-2014 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday sent a notice to Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's over his remarks on rape during an election rally in Moradabad. The Commssion also sent a letter to the Election Commission of India to take cognizance of the matter and...
  • AIWC, AIDWA slam Mulayam Singh Yadav for rape remarks 11-04-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Women's Conference, which has a pan India presence, on Friday condemned Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's remarks on rape, saying the comment amounts to "defending a crime" of the most heinous kind and also encourages "goondaism". "We are shocked and upset with the very...