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  • State government responsible to check conversions: BJP 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Terming the Samajwadi Party's allegations that conversions in the state were taking place at the instance of Centre as baseless, the BJP today said law and order is a state subject and that the state government should be responsible to check them. "The Samajwadi Party people, who had been...
  • Janata Parivar ups the ante against NDA government, demands discussion on black money issue 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Central government is facing a hard time in Parliament with the Janata Parivar led by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav hitting out at them over black money issue. Mulayam along with other SP leaders staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha protesting against the government over...
  • Reports of alleged forced conversion untrue: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath December 11, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath said reports of alleged forced conversion in Agra were unture. He said, "If someone is coming back home without any pressure, it must be welcomed." At least 100 persons from 37 families were reportedly re-converted to Hinduism at a ceremony organised by an offshoot...
  • HC asks Censor Board to review documentary film 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar' again December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to review 'En Dino Muzaffarnagar', a documentary film, again and pass its order. Its maker Meera Chaudhary had filed a plea challenging the CBFC's refusal to grant it a certificate on the grounds that the film...
  • Merger of 'Janata Parivar' parties a permanent alliance, says Lalu Prasad December 7, 2014

    Lucknow: The coming together of erstwhile 'Janata Parivar' is a "permanent alliance", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Sunday, noting that such a united front to fight BJP was being missed for long. "It is a permanent alliance. We have been missing it for long. Now it has been cemented,"...
  • Cartoon of the day: The coming together of third front December 4, 2014

    All constituents of the Janata Parivaar have decided to come together once again and form a party to fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been given the authority to take decisions regarding the merger and decide the agenda of the proposed party. ...
  • Modi hasn't fulfilled any of his election promises, says Mulayam November 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to fulfil any of his election-time commitments, including the promise to bring the black money back. "Modi worked hard and got success (in the Lok Sabha elections). But...
  • EC issues notices to 20 parties including BJP, Congress and AAP for not filing poll expenses November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday has issued show cause notices to 20 political parties including Congress, BJP, Aam Aadmi Party and Samajwadi Party for failing to file poll expenditure statements within the stipulated time. The EC also warned these parties for withdrawing their recognition if these statements,...
  • Badaun stampede: No lack of preparation from our side, says SP leader Dharmendra Yadav November 23, 2014

    Talking about the Badaun stampede SP leader Dharmendra Yadav said that it was a very unfortunate incident. "I am very sad to see what has happened. There was no lack of preparation from our side," said SP leader Yadav. ...
  • Badaun: One person dead during blanket distribution on Mulayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday November 22, 2014

    One person dead in a stampede during blanket distribution by SP MP Dharmendra Yadav. The blanket distribution drive was part of Mulayam's 75th birthday celebrations. The BJP and the BSP have slammed the state administration for failing to make proper security arrangements. ...
  • Mulayam cuts 75-feet cake at grand birthday bash November 22, 2014

    Rampur (UP): Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-foot -long cake at midnight at a grand event. Mulayam, who was wished among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Governor Ram Naik, attended a grand ceremony on Jauhar University premises and laid the...
  • Mulayam cuts 75-foot cake at grand birthday bash November 22, 2014

    Rampur (UP): Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-foot -long cake at midnight at a grand event. Mulayam, who was wished among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Governor Ram Naik, attended a grand ceremony on Jauhar University premises and laid the...
  • Mulayam thanks Azam Khan for throwing a lavish birthday bash November 22, 2014

    Rampur: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh whose 75th birthday is being celebrated with great fervour and grandeur by the party thanked his close aide Azam Khan for organising the lavish celebrations. "I can't thank Azam Khan enough for the elaborate celebrations he threw in my honour. This is a...
  • We should be extremely careful about Ebola: Doctors November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Dr SP Bayotra chairman of medicine at the reputed Ganga Ram hospital in New Delhi spoke to CNN-IBN about Ebola. "The patient has been diagnosed but it's new in our country. No chances should be taken. He should be quarantined till he is cleared as the virus can...
  • Left welcomes SP-JDU-RJD front, calls it a good initiative November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: CPM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Thursday welcomed the coming together of the SP, JDU, JDS and RJD. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yechury said, "The time has come now for all these Left streams, Communist, and non - Communist Left to consolidate and come together because I think the...
  • Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Mulayam, Lalu, Nitish meet for lunch November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With just a few days left for the commencement of Parliament's Winter Session, some regional parties are trying to put up a united front against the Narendra Modi government which enjoys a clear majority in the Lok Sabha. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh on Thursday hosted a lunch meeting...
  • BJP trying to vitiate atmosphere of UP, says CM Akhilesh Yadav November 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Alleging that BJP was trying to vitiate atmosphere of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that besides election areas, their "ideology" could be anywhere and at any level, be it in offices or in police stations. "I have no hitch in saying that BJP and people...
  • Book on Mulayam Singh Yadav to be released on his birthday on November 22 October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindi and Urdu editions of a book on SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will be released on his 76th birthday on November 22 in Lucknow. The book -- 'Mulayam Singh Yadav: Harbinger of Social Justice' is authored by Dr Adish C Aggarwala, President of International Council of Jurists...
  • UP government sacks 72 chairmen, advisors of state minister rank October 25, 2014

    Lucknow: Seventy-two chairmen and advisors of different organisations and institutions enjoying minister of state rank in Uttar Pradesh were today sacked by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with immediate effect, an official spokesman here said. The chief minister has sacked 72 chairmen and advisors of different organisations and institutions with immediate effect,...
  • Rs 1,381 crore of tax exemption to political parties in 2 years: RTI October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The tax-exempted income of 13 major political parties of the country, in last two years, amount to Rs 1,381 crore, according to an RTI query. Of this the Congress and BJP have cornered around 80 per cent. During 2012-13 and 2013-14, the Congress had a tax- exempted income...
  • AgustaWestland scam: IAF ex-chief SP Tyagi hails Italian court order, says the Indian system failed him October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Indian Air Force Chief and accused in the multicrore AgustaWestland chopper scam, has finally spoken out. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN on Thursday, just days after an Italian court ruled that there was no corruption from the Indian side in the...
  • Tamil Nadu Police sub-inspector kills a man at police station October 15, 2014

    Chennai: A sub-inspector has allegedly shot dead a man at a police station in Ramanathapuram district. Enquiries in Ramanathapuram reveal that Syed Mohammed was taken to SP Pattinam police station on a complaint by a local shop owner about a minor scuffle. At the police station Syed Mohammed was severely...
  • AgustaWestland case: ED questions former IAF Chief SP Tyagi's cousin Sanjeev October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday questioned Sanjeev Tyagi, cousin of former IAF chief SP Tyagi, in connection with its money laundering probe into the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. Officials said Sanjeev was summoned under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). "Yes, I have...
  • AgustaWestland chopper deal: ED summons ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi's cousin October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new turn into the AgustaWestland VVIP Helicopter deal probe, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned Sanjeev Tyagi, cousin of former air chief SP Tyagi under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Sanjeev Tyagi has questioned the ED's move, pointing out that an Italian court...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena, BJP top in fielding candidates with criminal cases October 10, 2014

    Mumbai:,/b> A study of the affidavits of 2,336 of the 4,119 candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections has revealed that as many as 798 of them are facing criminal cases with Shiv Sena topping the list of such nominees, followed by erstwhile ally BJP. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), which...
  • NCP in talks with Samajwadi Party on forming alliance September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP, which parted ways with Congress, ending their 15-year-long alliance in Maharashtra ahead of the October 15 Assembly polls, on Monday said it was holding talks with Samajwadi Party for a possible tie-up for the elections. "We were always of the view that smaller and like-minded parties should align with...
  • Congress betrayed SP by backtracking on alliance: Abu Azmi September 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Accusing the Congress of betrayal, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Saturday said the former backtracked on alliance with his party as Congress' central leadership was not keen on it. Addressing a press conference, Azmi, the state president of Samajwadi Party, said Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and state Congress President...
  • NCP looking to poach unhappy Congress leaders after break up September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after it snapped ties with the Congress, NCP is already looking to poach some disgruntled leaders in the former ally. After the Congress gave the South Karad seat to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, NCP is hoping to persuade the sitting MLA there Vikaskaka Undalkar to join its...
  • After split with Sena, BJP tries to win over smaller parties; Congress ties up with SP in Maharashtra September 26, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the dawn of a new chapter in Maharashtra politics as all four major parties in the state will go alone in the forthcoming Assembly Polls. After the Bharatiya Janata Party called off its alliance with the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party also announced its decision to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 16, 2014

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