Akhilesh

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Show Me The Money: Dimple Yadav's assets valued at Rs 7.92 crore 15-04-2014 09:30 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife and local MP Dimple Yadav has total assets worth Rs 7.92 crore while her husband has assets of over Rs 16 crore. In her affidavit filed along with her nomination papers, Dimple declared assets worth Rs 7,92,64,883 while husband Akhilesh has assets worth...
  • Akhilesh Yadav comes out in support of Azam Khan, slams EC 14-04-2014 02:25 PM

    With controversial SP leader Azam Khan in the line of EC fire, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday came out in his support, accusing the poll body of taking action against the senior leader without going through his explanation. "Azam was served notice by EC....He has replied to it....
  • Samajwadi Party will stop communal forces, says Akhilesh Yadav 11-04-2014 08:55 PM

    Claiming that only Samajwadi Party is capable of stopping communal forces, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Friday, said that the next government at the Centre will not be formed without it. "SP will stop communal forces. The next government at the Centre will be formed only by support...
  • Mulayam's rape remark: Son Akhilesh differs, backs 'stringent action' 11-04-2014 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has stirred a hornet's nest with his rape remarks on Thursday. At a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam seemed to be defending rapists when he questioned the need for a death penalty. "Rape cases mein faansi di jayegi? Ye ladke hain, galtiyan ho...
  • Mulayam under fire for defending rapists 10-04-2014 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has invited the wrath of political parties and women and social activists alike for defending rapists and questioning capital punishment to the convicts. Congress slammed Yadav saying these were unfortunate. "It is unfortunate that any leader makes such a statement regarding a...
  • No fresh petition filed for bail cancellation of Muzaffarnagar riot accused 09-04-2014 03:30 PM

    No fresh application was moved by the UP government to High Court or lower court in connection with cancellation of bail of the 50 politicians accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots. District government counsel Dushyant Tyagi said no fresh application of cancellation of bail was moved in the High Court or...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A rape victim, tormented because her attackers have not been arrested days after she lodged a police complaint, consumed poison at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's on Tuesday at the rally venue. The incident took place in Bijnor, when the woman was trying to reach out to the Chief...
  • UP government did everything to stop the communal riots: Akhilesh 08-04-2014 03:37 PM

    With the Muzaffarnagar riots becoming a key poll issue in Uttar Pradesh, CM Akhilesh Yadav has defended his government. "Our government did everything possible to stop the communal riots in UP. We did whatever we could and stopped the entire riots within a day," Akhilesh Yadav said. ...
  • BJP has no space for farmers, labourers, says Akhilesh Yadav 07-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday criticised the BJP's poll manifesto for not giving space to the problems of farmers and labourers who constituted a major part of society. The manifesto only promised to solve the problems of corporates, the Samajwadi Party leader said at an election rally...
  • LIVE: Akhilesh Yadav addresses an election rally in Bihar 07-04-2014 10:37 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address rallies in Munger, Shivhar, Hajipur and Barh in Bihar on Monday. SP leaders Azam Khan, Raja Bhaiya and Dimple Yadav will accompany him this time. Accusing BJP of intentionally raking up communal issues ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Akhilesh had on Sunday...
  • SP, BJP responsible for Muzaffarnagar riots, says Ajit Singh 07-04-2014 08:12 AM

    Slamming BJP and Samajwadi Party, RLD chief Ajit Singh on Sunday held both parties responsible for the Muzaffarnagar riots. "BJP and SP have got communal riots done in Muzaffarnagar for the sake of vote bank politics. We have to prevent Narendra Modi from becoming Prime Minister of this country," RLD...
  • Mulayam campaigns in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, hints at his PM ambition 06-04-2014 01:58 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Even as a proposed Third Front led by the Left met an embarrassing end, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh is confident that a non-Congress, non-BJP front will form the government at Centre after the general elections. In his first ever visit to Muzaffarnagar after communal violence claimed over 60...
  • BJP spends lakhs of rupees on campaigning, this is waste of money: Akhilesh Yadav 06-04-2014 01:09 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav addressed a rally in Sambhal on Sunday. Enumerating the achievements of his government, Akhilesh said that SP has fulfilled all the promises it made to the public. He said,"We have provided water for free, improved power supply in the state." "SP is the only...
  • BJP taking communal route: Akhilesh Yadav on Amit Shah 06-04-2014 08:32 AM

    A day after BJP's Amit Shah allegedly told Jat leaders near the riot hit area of Muzaffarnagar to vote for revenge, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has hit out at Shah. Akhilesh said, "These BJP people are taking communal route since they have nowhere else to go. It is very...
  • BJP busy in campaigning, while SP working for people: Akhilesh Yadav 05-04-2014 09:04 PM

    Charging BJP with spending thousands of crores of rupees on elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said it might be ahead of Samajwadi Party in campaigning, but his party was way ahead of it in working for people. "BJP is spending thousands of crores of rupees in...
  • LS polls: Akhilesh Yadav to address rally in Amroha today 05-04-2014 09:00 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address a rally at Amroha on Saturday. In his address in Bagodar, Giridih, on Friday, Akhilesh had vowed to stop BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from becoming the next Prime Minister. The SP leader said, "The propaganda machinery of the BJP cannot...
  • Dimple, Khurshid, Hema Malini file nominations 03-04-2014 08:33 PM

    Hema Malini, Salman Khurshid and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple were among the high-profile candidates who filed nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh Thursday. Dimple Yadav filed her papers from Kannauj, where she is the incumbent MP. She told journalists in the presence of her...
  • UP heavyweights field kin in LS polls 02-04-2014 02:16 PM

    The heavyweights in major political parties, including Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, may not be in the fray in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls but their prestige is at stake with their near and dear ones testing political fortunes in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from ruling Samajwadi Party, BSP, Congress and even...
  • EC takes note of Akhilesh's endorsement of bogus voting after Narendra Bhati's remarks 02-04-2014 01:29 PM

    The Election Commission has taken note of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's support to a party candidate who exhorted people to ensure 100 percent voting and not to fear for cases being slapped on them. Yadav supported party candidate from Noida Narendra Bhati, whose statement was caught on tape....
  • Narendra Modi, Akhilesh Yadav in catfight over lions 01-04-2014 08:05 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav were on Tuesday involved in a catfight over lions. The lions were at the heart of a roaring debate when Modi took a dig at Akhilesh during his rally in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, saying that his...
  • SP not to field candidates against Sonia, Rahul 01-04-2014 03:26 PM

    The Samajwadi Party said on Tuesday it will not field candidates against Congress president Sonia Gandhi (Rae Bareli) and her son and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi (Amethi). Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav made the announcement, saying this was the final decision of the party. Informed sources said the...
  • Modi says Akhilesh afraid of 'Gujarat lions'; UP CM calls him a hyena 01-04-2014 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: It's a big catfight between Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. It started when Modi took a dig at Akhilesh during his rally in Bareilly, saying that his government was unable to handle lions from Gujarat. "When the Gujarat government had given lions from the...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims 01-04-2014 08:12 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots. The state government has decided to give Rs five lakh each, to seven rape victims in Muzaffarnagar district, official sources said. The government has also decided to...
  • BJP targets Samajwadi Party because we are secular, says Akhilesh at Muzaffarnagar rally 31-03-2014 06:05 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav addressed a rally in Muzaffarnagar on Monday in a bid to garner support from the people residing in the riot-hit district of Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh government had faced flak from all quarters for alleged mismanagement, inefficiency and apathy towards the Muzaffarnagar riot...
  • Congress, BJP luring actors for LS polls: Akhilesh Yadav 30-03-2014 08:13 PM

    The Congress and the BJP are facing a crisis of contestants as big leaders are shying away from the Lok Sabha polls to escape humiliation. That is why both parties are luring film actors, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said here Sunday. Without naming the Congress candidate for Ghaziabad...
  • Man arrested for throwing slipper at Akhilesh Yadav during rally in Kavinagar 30-03-2014 06:33 PM

    A 25-year-old youth was on Sunday detained by police after he threw his slipper at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav while he was addressing a rally at the Ramleela Ground in Kavinagar area in Ghaziabad. The incident took place this afternoon as Yadav started addressing people at the rally....
  • Akhilesh Yadav to hold a public rally in Gujarat 28-03-2014 10:50 PM

    Samajwadi Party, which on Friday declared six candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat, said the party leader and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will hold a public rally in Patan district. "Akhilesh Yadav will hold a public rally on April 21 in Patan district," said Gujarat SP leader...