Dimple Yadav

  • 33yearold gangraped in Kannauj, left tied naked to a tree August 19, 2014

    A 33yearold woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons, one of them a schoolteacher, who later left her tied to a tree in naked condition, police said on Monday. The incident took place in Umarda area here, on the intervening night of August 1617 when three persons raped her and, then,...
  • 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...
  • BJP set for landslide win in Uttar Pradesh May 16, 2014

    Latest poll trends from Uttar Pradesh on Friday put BJP ahead in 68 out of 80 seats in an unprecedented surge for the saffron party which had won only nine seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls. BHP ally Apna Dal was ahead in two seats while SP is leading in...
  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi leading in Rae Bareli May 16, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi is leading by 1,293 votes over her nearest rival Ajay Agarwal of BJP in Rae Bareli. Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is leading by over 1,000 votes over her nearest BJP rival Subrat Pathak in Kannauj, as per initial trends. Santosh Gangwar (BJP)...
  • Akhilesh Yadav, wife have narrow escape as bird hits chopper April 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had a narrow escape on Sunday when his chopper was hit by a bird, officials said. Yadav was accompanied by his wife Dimple Yadav, the MP from Kannauj, and Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav. They were returning from Saifai after attending the funeral...
  • LS polls: 12 UP seats record 58.5 per cent voting in third phase April 24, 2014

    Over 58.5 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Uttar Pradesh, where polling was on in 12 seats in the third phase to decide fate of 188 candidates. Hathras witnessed 55.4 per cent polling in the first four hours while Mathura and Agra recorded 53 and 60.2 per cent polling respectively....
  • Lok Sabha polls: Over 60 pc turnout in UP amid violent clashes, boycott April 24, 2014

    Lucknow: In the third phase of Lok Sabha election for 12 seats in Uttar Pradesh approximately 60.12 per cent voters exercised their franchise amidst incidents of violent clashes and boycott. State Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said that approximately 60.12 per cent voting was registered between 7 am to 6 pm...
  • Dimple Yadav braces up for battle in Kannauj, says I am confident of winning elections April 23, 2014

    Coming from the 'first family' of Uttar Pradesh politics has not always been a cakewalk for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple, who is trying to shed the dynasty politics product tag and is banking on her "personal" rapport for a win in this seat in tomorrow's poll. The electoral debut...
  • Show Me The Money: Dimple Yadav's assets valued at Rs 7.92 crore April 15, 2014

    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 of...
  • Dimple, Khurshid, Hema Malini file nominations April 3, 2014

    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 husband...
  • SP not to field candidates against Sonia, Rahul April 1, 2014

    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 announcement followed...
  • MPs Rating: Dimple Yadav scores 4.1 on a scale of 10 March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Dimple Yadav is a sitting MP from Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh. She is the wife of UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Dimple scored 4.1 on accessibility and 4.4 on trustworthiness on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. She rated...
  • Samajwadi Party may not field candidates against Sonia, Rahul March 11, 2014

    The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh on Monday said it may not put up candidates against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli and Amethi. At a press conference in Lucknow, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his party "had no plans...
  • CBI to drop DA case against Mulayam; a political fix ahead of 2014? September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In what is being described as a political fix, the Central Bureau of Investigation has now confirmed that it will close the disproportionate assets case against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as early as Monday. Sources say they are satisfied by his explanations. Eight years after Mulayam...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 19, 2013

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  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC September 19, 2013

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • CBI set to close disproportionate assets case against Mulayam: sources September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: According to sources, the CBI is likely to close it's probe in the disproportionate assets case against Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday. CBI sources said that the agency would close the case as Yadav's chartered accountants have managed to explain every asset which was under the...
  • Ooh la la! These Indian politicos love to lead with their style statements September 12, 2013

    Much like Bollywood A-listers, Indian politicos too wish to live a normal life. In addition to their lives being monitored, these politicians, a lot like Bollywood biggies, are mocked and slammed each time their comments don't go down well with the masses. And when it comes to their fashion choices,...
  • Inmate suicide sparks riots in Kannauj prison August 8, 2013

    Riots broke out in Kannauj prison in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after a prisoner committed suicide after being allegedly beaten up by a jail guard, officials said. Kamlesh Kumar, 48, was allegedly beaten up on Wednesday night after which he hung himself in the toilet. As news of the death spread, prisoners...
  • DA case: Mulayam welcomes SC order December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback for Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Supreme Court on Thursday quashed his review plea against a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into his disproportionate assets case. The court also ruled that the CBI will not report to the government, but will continue...
  • Mulayam DA case: CBI to continue independent probe December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: There was no relief for Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his sons Akhilesh and Prateek in the disproportionate assets case. The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Central Bureau of Investigation can continue to probe allegations against Mulayam, Akhilesh and Prateek independently. The court has...
  • UP: Dimple Yadav elected unopposed from Kannauj June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday was elected unopposed from the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat with both candidates in the fray against her withdrawing their nominations for the byelection. Dashrath Singh Shankwar (Samyukt Samajwadi Dal) and Sanju Katiyar (independent), both withdrew from the...
  • UP: Dimple Yadav set to be elected unopposed June 8, 2012

    Kannauj: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is all set to be elected unopposed from the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat with both candidates in the fray against her withdrawing their nominations for the byelection. On the last day of the withdrawal of names on Friday, Dashrath Singh...
  • We have complete trust in our allies: Congress June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after it decided not to put up a candidate against Samajwadi Party in Kannauj, the Congress on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that its growing bonhomie with that party was due to prickly allies like Trinamool Congress. "We have complete trust in all our allies. They also have trust...
  • Kannauj bypoll: BJP candidate fails to file papers June 6, 2012

    New Delhi/Kanauj: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had decided not to contest the Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll against UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple, made a last minute Uturn announcing a candidate on Wednesday only to allege later that the Samajwadi Party (SP) goons prevented him from filing...
  • BJP to oppose Dimple Yadav, contest Kannauj bypoll June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP has decided to contest against Samajwadi Party's Dimple Yadav in the Kannauj bypoll. The party on Wednesday named Jagdev Singh Yadav as its candidate. Earlier, BJP had decided not to field anyone against the Samajwadi Party, who is also the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • UP: BSP not to contest against SP's Dimple Yadav June 6, 2012

    Lucknow: Giving a free run to Samajwadi Party nominee Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, main opposition BSP on Wednesday announced not to contest the byelections for Kannauj parliamentary constituency. "The party has decided not to field its candidate in byelection for Kannauj parliamentary seat in...
  • Congress eyes SP support, clears way for Dimple June 5, 2012

    Kannauj: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Tuesday kicked off her campaign for the Lok Sabha byelections from Kannauj, a seat vacated by her husband after the state assembly elections. She, along with the state Chief Minister, went to Kannauj to file her nomination and addressed...