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  • Maneka's juveniles remark: SP says statement won't change the system July 14, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the Maneka's statement will not change the system. "We'll have to think about a lot of things. This matter requires debate and it won't be appropriate to comment," he said. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 10 months on, victims still face government's apathy June 17, 2014

    It has been nearly 10 months since the deadly riots took place in Muzaffarnagar district in western Uttar Pradesh forcing thousands of people, mostly Muslims to live in refuge campus in Shamli. The condition at the relief camp is getting worse day by day. CNN-IBN's Runjhun Sharma visits the relief...
  • 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." ...
  • Family blames local goons, police for Vijay Pandit's death June 8, 2014

    BJP leader Vijay Pandit was shot dead by local goons in Greater Noida on Saturday. The family of the deceased BJP leader alleges Samajwadi Party for the incident while Deepak Singhal, Principal Secretary UP, defended the government and said appropriate steps would be taken to ensure justice. ...
  • 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...
  • Badaun rape shame: Should politics be played over rape cases? June 2, 2014

    Women & Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday insisted that her department was taking the Badaun gangrape case very seriously and it topped their priority list. Earlier in the day, the Home Ministry asked the Uttar Pradesh government on why the SC/ST Act was not slapped against the culprits...
  • Badaun rape case: Leaders supporting attackers, says Brinda Karat June 2, 2014

    CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Monday said that the Samajwadi Party certainly has a lot to answer for. Because some of the statements made by some of their leaders imply that they are actually taking the side of those attacking women. Why haven't they taken action against the police officials? ...
  • UP: Administration, police helpless as crime rate rises in the state May 30, 2014

    Badayun, Etawah, Azamgarh, the helplessness of the state administration and police is evident across Uttar Pradesh. It's not just sexual crimes, a spate of murders robberies and dacoities are also being reported from places like Agra and Saharanpur. ...
  • Watch: BJP steps up protests against power cuts in UP May 29, 2014

    The BJP has stepped up protests in Uttar Pradesh as the state has been hit with a major electricity crisis since May 16, the counting day, affecting a number of businesses in the commercial hubs. The BJP has alleged that the Samajwadi Party is extracting the price of its abysmal...
  • Amit Shah credits victory to people of country, says BJP will fulfill their aspirations May 16, 2014

    After getting heavy majority, Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah said that there are seven such states where the Congress could not get any seat. There is no state in India where it has got seats in double digits. In the days to come, BJP will give a government that...
  • Post-poll survey: BJP leading with 45-53 in UP, 21-27 seats in Bihar May 14, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to get 45-53 in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is getting 11-15 seats and the Samajwadi Party is getting 2-4 seats. On the other side, BJP is also leading in the Bihar...
  • 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. ...
  • Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh up for a tough contest in Azamgarh May 12, 2014

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh is contesting in Azamgarh other than his home turf Mainpuri in this Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Varanasi: Rahul, Akhilesh hold roadshows on last day of campaigning May 10, 2014

    Campaigning for the last and final phase of election 2014 has come to an end. In the key battle ground constituency of Varanasi, it was a day of back to back road shows, with both Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav, looking to woo the more than 16 lakh voters in...
  • No leader in India as secular as Mulayam Singh Yadav, says Akhilesh May 10, 2014

    During his roadshow in Varanasi, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that no leader in the country is as secular as the SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav. "The people of India want a secular government. The SP has always worked for the people, and the people will respond to that,"...
  • Watch: Why is BJP playing caste card in eastern UP? May 6, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi played the caste card just before the two laps of the Lok Sabha elections. The caste remark assumes significance as the BJP is trying to woo BSP and SP cadres ahead of the last two phases that will cover the eastern Uttar Pradesh. 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. ...
  • Who does a high turnout really benefit? April 30, 2014

    Voters in 89 seats across seven states and two Union Territories came out in large numbers to surpass the 2009 election figures even though the turnout was low in the lone seat of Jammu and Kashmir. West Bengal, Punjab, Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar...
  • UP CM Akhilesh casts his vote, says will fight against communal forces April 24, 2014

    After casting his vote, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he and his party will fight to defeat the communal forces. He also reiterated that his government did whatever it can to prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots and it would not have an effect on the polling. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Azam Khan's comments are meaningless: Begum Noor Bano April 17, 2014

    Congress candidate from Moradabad seat Begum Noor Bano said that it is people's verdict and will be decided by them. ...
  • Respect EC orders, will be more careful in future: Amit Shah April 17, 2014

    BJP's UP In-charge Amit Shah who has been banned from holding rallies by the Election Commission, has said, "I have no intentions of disturbing the elections. I have received instructions from the EC and I will be more careful in the future." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Election Yatra: Who will Uttar Pradesh vote for? April 16, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Arunima visits various cities in Uttar Pradesh to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Uttar Pradesh has 80 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Hate speeches a matter of great concern: CEC April 12, 2014

    In the wake of the recent hate speeches by SP leader Azam Khan and BJP leader Amit Shah, Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that it was a matter of serious concern. "EC has written a strong letter to the UP government. The state government needs to file an FIR for...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: EC bans Amit Shah, Azam Khan rallies in UP April 11, 2014

    The Election Commission has banned BJP leader Amit Shah and SP leader Azam Khan from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh. The EC has claimed that the "public utterances are not only violative of the model code of conduct and but also constitutes serious offences under...