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  • Amar Singh complains to EC against SP for targeting rivals 24-04-2014 02:59 PM

    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...
  • UP CM Akhilesh casts his vote, says will fight against communal forces 24-04-2014 10:07 AM

    After casting his vote, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he and his party will fight to defeat the communal forces. He also reiterated that his government did whatever it can to prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots and it would not have an effect on the polling. ...
  • Watch: Mulayam among early voters, says Modi wave only in Gujarat 24-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was among the early voters in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning as polling began for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. After casting his vote, Mulayam said, "These polls aren't a challenge for us. It's a challenge for others. Modi wave is...
  • Campaigning ends in 11 states, one union territory 22-04-2014 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: Campaigning for the Lok Sabha election ended on Tuesday across 11 states and one union territory where 179 million voters are eligible to decide the political fate of over 2,000 candidates in 117 seats. This is the sixth round of the nine-phase polls across the subcontinental size country,...
  • Mayawati demands more security for UP polls 22-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said on Tuesday that free and fair polls were not possible in the state under the Samajwadi party government and sought more security in the remaining phases of election. Addressing reporters in the state capital, the former chief minister said that officials owing allegiance to...
  • Lok Sabha election: Mulayam to file nomination from Azamgarh 22-04-2014 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will file his nomination papers on Tuesday from Azamgarh, a town in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Sources said he has strictly directed his party leaders that there should be no major roadshow during nominations. He will reach Azamgarh around 11:50 am by a...
  • LIVE: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Mathura 21-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will campaign for party candidates on Monday. In his extensive single-day programme, Modi will be addressing rallies in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi, Etah, Firozabad and Mathura. BJP leaders said, Modi will be campaigning for Bollywood actress and party candidate from Mathura Hema Malini,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to address rally in Agra, Mathura 19-04-2014 12:22 PM

    UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address three rallies in the Agra and Mathura on Saturday. He is expected to reach Agra by 1.30pm. Akhilesh had on Friday slammed the much-touted Gujarat model of development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav saying the SP government has launched more welfare programmes...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • VVIP chopper deal: CBI Director meets Indian envoy in Italy 18-04-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjeet Sinha has met Indian envoy in Italy in connection with its probe into alleged irregularities in Rs 3,600 AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Sinha, who was in Rome last week to attend a conference on human trafficking organised by London's Metropolitan Police, held a meeting with Basant...
  • EC is punishing me for speaking the truth: Azam Khan 18-04-2014 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Friday heaped scorn at the Election Commission for its decision to lift the campaign ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah who has been accused of delivering hate speeches. The SP leader hit out at the election watchdog for barring him...
  • Watch: Akshay Yadav, the new Yadav kid on the block, speak 18-04-2014 01:01 PM

    Akshay Yadav, the latest entrant into politics from Uttar Pradesh's Yadav clan is all set to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Firozabad. ...
  • Ex-dacoit campaigns for Samajwadi Party candidate Renu Yadav 18-04-2014 12:58 PM

    Renu Yadav, a former dacoit is now a Lok Sabha candidate for the Samajwadi Party. Yadav is being supported by another former dacoit Munni in her election campaign. ...
  • Miffed SP appeals to EC to lift ban on Azam Khan, reconsider decision on Amit Shah 18-04-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: While the Election Commission has lifted its ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah allowing him to hold rallies, Samajwadi Party is sulking as its senior leader Azam Khan continues to stay away from party campaigns following EC directives. The SP has appealed to the EC to reconsider...
  • MPs Rating: Jaya Prada scores 4.8 on a scale of 10 18-04-2014 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Jaya Prada a two term MP from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh has scored 4.8 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. While Jaya Prada got 4.4 for accessibility and 4.5 for trustworthiness, she scored 4.9 for...
  • Azam Khan's comments are meaningless: Begum Noor Bano 17-04-2014 07:03 PM

    Congress candidate from Moradabad seat Begum Noor Bano said that it is people's verdict and will be decided by them. ...
  • Respect EC orders, will be more careful in future: Amit Shah 17-04-2014 04:30 PM

    BJP's UP In-charge Amit Shah who has been banned from holding rallies by the Election Commission, has said, "I have no intentions of disturbing the elections. I have received instructions from the EC and I will be more careful in the future." ...
  • Six inmates escape from a juvenile home 16-04-2014 04:23 PM

    Six inmates, including three murder accused, have fled from a government juvenile center here after attacking the guards, police said on Wednesday. The inmates ran away from the juvenile home here last night by snatching keys of the main gate from the guards, Deputy SP Sanjiv Vajpayee said. The undertrials...
  • Azam Khan slams EC for banning his rallies, calls it 'dictatorial' 16-04-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan has slammed the Election Commission (EC) and said that the poll body is being dictatorial by stopping him from holding rallies. He, however, is still defiant about comment that Muslim soldiers of the Indian Army won the Kargil war. "The Election...
  • CDs of Azam Khan, Amit Shah hate speeches being examined 16-04-2014 04:15 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Police have begun probing the hate speeches made by BJP general secretary Amit Shah and senior Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan, officials said Wednesday. The CDs of the speeches will undergo forensic scrutiny, Inspector General of the Special Task Force Ashish Gupta said. "The CDs have been...
  • 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...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Firozabad 16-04-2014 10:48 AM

    CNN-IBN's Arunima speaks to BJP candidate Professor SP Singh Baghel, the former SP national general secretary, on the prospects of electoral victory. ...
  • 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...
  • UP: Maneka Gandhi seeks 7th term; SP, BSP bank on Mulsim, Dalit votes 15-04-2014 12:28 PM

    Lucknow: Eleven Lok Sabha seats in Rohilkhand will be voting on Thursday, April 17. The resurgent BJP is trying to make maximum gains from this region. BJP candidate and former union minister Maneka Gandhi is fighting her seventh Lok Sabha election from this region. She is back in the Pilibhit...
  • 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...