SAMAJWADI PARTY

  • Modi government used black money issue to come to power: Mulayam November 25, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav also joined the Trinamool Congress on the issue of black money. He hit out at the Modi government saying, "The BJP government conspired to come to power using black money issue. It has not taken any action on the issue even after six months...
  • Bypoll results: People have voted against communal forces, says UP CM September 16, 2014

    The Samajwadi Party took a huge lead in the bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, making its way ahead in nine out of 11 seats. The BJP could gain in only two seats. ...
  • Strict actions are being taken to tackle crimes: Naresh Agarwal August 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has been facing a lot of criticism over increasing rape incidents. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said, " I don't understand why is media focusing only on UP. It's not that UP is on top in terms of crimes. It's not that we are defending ourselves on...
  • Government cracks the whip on RJs for mimicking MPs: Are we becoming a humourless society? August 14, 2014

    The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. ...
  • Congress is behind communal riots in UP: BJP August 9, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that Congress is the biggest party that spreads communalism. "Congress along with Samajwadi Party working together and in Uttar Pradesh," he said. ...
  • These allegations are politically motivated by Samajwadi Party, says Kunwar Sarvesh Singh July 5, 2014

    In connection with the Violent protests that broke out in Moradabad on Friday, Kunwar Sarvesh Singh from BJP on Saturday denied the allegations of instigating riots and said that these allegations are politically motivated by Samajwadi Party. He also said that this is Samajwadi Party's attempt to break his Muslim...
  • Watch: Police lathicharge BJP youth wing members protesting outside UP Assembly June 30, 2014

    The youth wing of the BJP protested outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday against the failing law and order situation in the state. The BJP workers also protested against power cuts, poor development in the state, price rise and inflation. Police used water canons and tear gas to disperse...
  • UP government should take care of law and order situation in state: Congress June 16, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Monday said that the Uttar Pradesh government should take care of law and order situation in the state. In an interview to CNNIBN, Alvi said, "I don't think the UP CM needs to resign. Samajwadi Party has the constitutional rights to run the government." ...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women June 5, 2014

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...
  • Crimes under Mayawati in UP went unregistered: Akshay Yadav June 5, 2014

    MP and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav's son Akshay Yadav defended his party over the rise in rape cases in Uttar Pradesh. He said that the number of crimes has gone down as compared to the Mayawati regime. "These untoward incidents that have been happening in Uttar Pradesh are being...
  • Exit polls manipulated, Modi will never be PM: Samajwadi Party May 13, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal has said that the exit polls, predicting a BJP victory, are manipulated and that the NDA can never come to power. ...
  • The 'chai' chat: Battle for eastern UP and the caste factor May 6, 2014

    CNNIBN travels to eastern Uttar Pradesh and holds a 'chai pe charcha' of its own. Watch the main political players in the region battle it out over a cup of tea. ...
  • SMTM: Mulayam and his wife's assets valued over Rs 15 crore May 6, 2014

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has Rs 1 lakh cash in hand and his investments are valued at Rs 1.2 crore. He and his wife have Rs 1.9 crore worth of jewellery and he drives a Toyota Camry worth Rs 17 lakh. Yadav and his wife have properties in...
  • SP misusing administration in Varanasi: Modiaide Amit Shah May 3, 2014

    BJP's Uttar Pradesh campaign incharge and key Narendra Modi aide, Amit Shah slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party, accusing it of misusing the administration in pollbound Varanasi. ...
  • Welcome Central Government probe into Modi snooping case: SP May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal and plans to appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16, that's before the new government is formed. On Thursday, the BJP had slammed the UPA government over reports suggesting that the government is...
  • SP won't act against Ramdev for insulting Dalits: Mayawati April 30, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party Mayawati has lashed out at yoga expert Ramdev for insulting Dalits with his 'honeymoon' remark against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. ...
  • No Modi wave in Uttar Pradesh, says Akhilesh Yadav April 24, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying there was no Modi wave in the state. He said, "Third Front parties will be crucial after the polls, they will decide on the government formation. People will...
  • Watch: Mulayam among early voters, says Modi wave only in Gujarat April 24, 2014

    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...
  • Watch: Akshay Yadav, the new Yadav kid on the block, speak April 18, 2014

    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 April 18, 2014

    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 April 16, 2014

    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 April 16, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 11, 2014

    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 April 10, 2014

    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? April 10, 2014

    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. ...