Samajwadi Party

  • 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 CNN-IBN, 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

    CNN-IBN 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: Modi-aide Amit Shah May 3, 2014

    BJP's Uttar Pradesh campaign in-charge and key Narendra Modi aide, Amit Shah slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party, accusing it of misusing the administration in poll-bound 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. ...
  • News 360: Boys commit mistakes, don't hang them for rape, says Mulayam 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. ...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant April 9, 2014

    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 April 6, 2014

    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 April 2, 2014

    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...
  • Elections Buzz: SP protests against 'Har Har Modi' slogan March 24, 2014

    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. ...