Samajwadi Party

  • 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. ...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism: Azam Khan 16-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan said that the 2014 Lok Sabha election is a battle to protect secularism and Samajwadi Party is the only one which is responsible for promoting secularism. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Mulayam's remark on rape unreasonable: Lalu Prasad 11-04-2014 02:49 PM

    Even as he faces flak over his comment defending rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, however, has refused to back down. ...
  • Should not mix Islam with a serious issue like rape: Abu Azmi's son 11-04-2014 01:56 PM

    Farhan Azmi, son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, has said that a serious crime like rape should be dealt with strictly. ...
  • Mulayam's rape remark shocks young voters 11-04-2014 01:09 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark which stirred a hornet's nest received flak from the young voters in Delhi too. ...
  • Mulayam's rape remark an insult to womanhood: Ujjwal Nikam 11-04-2014 12:44 PM

    Mulayam Singh Yadav's defense of rapists has stirred a hornet's nest, with his rivals gunning for his head. Watch the video for reactions to his comment. ...
  • Mulayam playing vote bank politics, say Delhiites 11-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Delhi residents criticised Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remark defending rapists saying sometimes boys make mistakes but don't deserve the death penalty. One of the residents said, "Whatever he said was wrong. Every man who rapes a woman should be hanged." Another resident said, "Mulayam believes in vote bank...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-04-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mulayam's rape shocker: Should the SP chief apologise to the women of India? 10-04-2014 10:34 PM

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • News 360: Boys commit mistakes, don't hang them for rape, says Mulayam 10-04-2014 08:57 PM

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • Modi attacks Mulayam, says nearly 250 riots took place in UP in a year 06-04-2014 07:19 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that there have been at least 700 riots in India in a year. Out of that at least 250 riots happened in Uttar Pradesh under the rule of Samajwadi Party. ...
  • Election Yatra: Understanding the voters, issues in Western UP 01-04-2014 09:50 PM

    Western Uttar Pradesh is still grappling from the damage that it had to bear from the Muzaffarnagar riots. The business in the city is badly hit, firstly because of riots and now because of elections. While people consider themselves to be completely helpless some say that they are not angry...
  • Elections Buzz: SP protests against 'Har Har Modi' slogan 24-03-2014 07:40 PM

    SP workers on Monday held a demonstration at Rajendra Prasad Ghat in Varanasi against "Har Har Modi" slogan raised by the supporters of Narendra Modi and demanded that the Gujarat Chief Minister should apologise to the people of Varanasi for this. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on UP and Bihar 05-03-2014 09:31 AM

    With the elections 2014 approaching, the Election tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. ...
  • Sonia attacks SP for not utilising funds allocated to Rae Bareli 25-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi has hit out at the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh government for not utilising funds disbursed by the Centre in her Rae Bareli constituency. Sonia said, "For all the schemes the money comes to state government, now you have seen the condition of this village. This village...
  • Third Front is the future, says Akhilesh Yadav 09-02-2014 06:18 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that Third power is seen clearly in West Bengal, Orissa and Tamil Nadu. Third power will destroy the Congress and BJP. ...
  • Watch: People mock Azam Khan with 'VIP buffalo' 06-02-2014 07:18 PM

    A group of people placed a red beacon on a buffalo and a board that read 'Mantri ji ki bhains' (Minister's buffalo) after a massive hunt was launched for SP leader Azam Khan's buffalo in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • Third Front will be forged before elections: HD Deve Gowda 01-02-2014 02:47 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, JDS leader HD Deve Gowda has admitted that he is in talks with Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee and also has the support of Left parties for a Third Front. ...
  • LPG hike not enough, provide free cylinders to poor: Mulayam 30-01-2014 05:49 PM

    Hitting back at Centre's decision of rising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said, "It is not a big deal if Rahul Gandhi announced a subsidy hike to 12 LPG cylinders. He should have announced a hike to 24...
  • Nothing wrong with star performances, will do it again: SP MLC 09-01-2014 11:40 PM

    Samajwadi Party MLC Bhukkal Nawab invited more criticism for the party when he justified Bollywood stars' performance at the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' in an interview to CNN-IBN. "There is nothing wrong with Madhuri Dixit's performance. We have done it the past, will do it again," said Bhukkal. ...
  • News 360: Congress, BJP hit out at SP over Saifai festival 09-01-2014 09:01 PM

    BJP and Congress on Thursday slammed the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for holding celebrations at party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village of Saifai while the victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots reportedly suffer under adverse weather conditions at relief camps in the state. ...
  • Saifai celebration unfortunate, relief camps want a lot of help: BJP 09-01-2014 03:41 PM

    Slamming the Samajwadi party government over Saifai celebrations BJP leader Nirmala Seetharaman said that when the relief camps are still wanting a lot of help and people are struggling in cold weather, SP is having celebrations. "Even after media focusing so much on Saifai Mahotsav the celebration is still going...
  • Have UP's Yadavs become modern day Neros? 08-01-2014 11:38 PM

    The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav' at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several of them forced to leave the relief camps. ...
  • News 360: UP government's Saifai Mahotsav draws opposition's ire 08-01-2014 08:58 PM

    The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav', and sending a group of its MLAs for a study tour to foreign countries at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several of...
  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? 01-01-2014 11:45 PM

    While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future as...
  • SP has lost all human values: BSP on Saifai Mahotsav 29-12-2013 08:56 PM

    The BSP hit out at the SP leadership in Uttar Pradesh for holding the Saifai Mahotsav - an annual festival of song and dance at the Yadav family's native village at a time when hundreds of victims of Muzaffarnagar riots were living in difficult circumstances in relief camps. ...