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  • LIVE: Akhilesh Yadav addresses rally in Sitapur 23-04-2014 10:18 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav to address 4 rallies in Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday. Akhilesh had on Tuesday addressed a rally in Kannauj, a constituency from where SP has fielded his wife Dimple Yadav. Akhilesh thanked the people of Kannauj for their support in previous elections. "We were able to win...
  • MP's power? Making officer wet his pants: SP leader 22-04-2014 11:04 PM

    A Samajwadi Party candidate Tuesday said a parliamentarian is not worth his name if on receiving his telephone call an officer does not wet his pants. Ramji Lal Suman, candidate from Hathras, was caught on tape boasting to his supporters of the powers that people like him have when they...
  • Campaign for Uttar Pradesh's third phase polling ends 22-04-2014 08:28 PM

    Considered to be the most crucialphase which would test the popularity of stalwarts of UttarPradesh politics, campaigning for 12 seats going to the pollsin third phase on April 24 came to an end on Tuesday. While the prestige of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav'sfamily is at the stake, the Bollywood...
  • Lok Sabha election: Mulayam to file nomination from Azamgarh 22-04-2014 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will file his nomination papers on Tuesday from Azamgarh, a town in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Sources said he has strictly directed his party leaders that there should be no major roadshow during nominations. He will reach Azamgarh around 11:50 am by a...
  • SC to hear on BCCI's proposed probe panel today 22-04-2014 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: After the BCCI proposed a fresh three-member probe panel on April 20, questions have been already raised regarding the credibility of its members. The Supreme Court had asked the BCCI to come back with a new probe panel and suggestions regarding how they will go about the IPL...
  • LS polls: Azam Khan pitches for Mulayam Singh as the Prime Minister 22-04-2014 09:19 AM

    Lucknow: With the Lok Sabha polls underway and the counting day less than a month away, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has raised a pitch for party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as the next Prime Minister of the country. "It would be unfortunate for India if Mulayam Singh does not...
  • Repolling in Patliputra, Munger records 52.75 per cent voter turnout 22-04-2014 08:19 AM

    55.50 per cent voting was seen in 13 booths of Patliputra LS seat during the repoll, while 50 per cent was seen in 12 booths of another constituency of Munger, Additional Chief Election Commissioner R Lakshamanan told reporters. Patliputra seat had witnessed 56.34 per cent voting on April 17 last...
  • Over 7,000 farmers committed suicide in Modi's Gujarat: Mulayam 21-04-2014 09:01 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday attacked BJP leader Narendra Modi, alleging that over 7,000 farmers had committed suicide in Gujarat during his tenure. "The most costly fertiliser is being sent to farmers in Gujarat... Over 7,000 farmers have committed suicide there in Modi's regime," Yadav said at an...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe-panel member Justice Patel related to interim BCCI president Yadav 21-04-2014 08:25 PM

    In another major development in the IPL scandal and a day before an important Supreme Court hearing, member of the probe panel proposed by the BCCI, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice JN Patel confirmed to CNN-IBN on Monday that he is the brother-in-law of interim BCCI president Shivlal Yadav....
  • Sharad Pawar questions Justice Patel and Shastri's appointment on IPL probe panel 21-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar wants Justice JN Patel, who is part of a three-man probe panel set up by the board to investigate the IPL corruption scandal, to come clean on his reported links with the body's interim President Shivlal Yadav. He also deprecated the presence of former...
  • LS polls: Mayawati befooling people, says Akhilesh Yadav 20-04-2014 07:43 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday charged BSP supremo Mayawati with befooling people by saying no development work was done during SP regime in the state. Addressing an election rally along with party MP Jaya Bachchan at Kuraoli in support of his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, he claimed...
  • Mulayam Singh bats for Muslim reservation 20-04-2014 06:58 PM

    In a bid to woo Muslims, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said if voted to power, his party would ensure amendments are made in the constitution for their reservation and said only SP could prevent BJP leader Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister. Muslamano ne desk ko banaya hai...
  • Bhojpuri actress, Reena Rani unfazed by the criminal background of her opponents 19-04-2014 12:32 PM

    Bhojpuri actress and AAP candidate from Maharajganj Reena Rani remains unfazed as she has been pitted against three 'bahubalis'. The 40-year-old actress will be contesting against Prabhunath Singh of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Manoranjan Singh Dhumal of the Janata Dal (United) and Lalu Prasad's controversial brother-in-law Sadhu Yadav. Sadhu...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to address rally in Agra, Mathura 19-04-2014 12:22 PM

    UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will address three rallies in the Agra and Mathura on Saturday. He is expected to reach Agra by 1.30pm. Akhilesh had on Friday slammed the much-touted Gujarat model of development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav saying the SP government has launched more welfare programmes...
  • SP defends Mulayam's threat to teachers, says EC must rethink on notice 19-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party has defended its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after the Election Commission issued a show cause notice to him for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. The party now claims that the statement was made in jest and that the EC should reconsider...
  • Crucial BCCI meet to find new pathway in IPL spot-fixing case 19-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's all-powerful Working Committee is to meet in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon at its headquarters to find a pathway to satisfy the latest directive of the Supreme Court in the case related to corruption in last year's IPL. The apex court, while turning down N Srinivasan's fresh...
  • Akhilesh Yadav slams Gujarat model, says SP has launched more welfare programmes 18-04-2014 11:58 PM

    Criticising the much-touted Gujarat model of development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the SP government has launched more welfare programmes in the state than Narendra Modi's government. Addressing a gathering in favour of SP candidate Lal Singh Tomar, Yadav said, "SP government in Uttar Pradesh distributed...
  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP 18-04-2014 08:09 PM

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanentstatus. Holding that Yadav has prima facie...
  • LS polls: After Mulayam, now Mayawati bares her prime ministerial ambitions 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    A day after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said he would stake claim for the prime ministers post, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Friday said if her supporters voted intelligently, a "Dalit ki beti" could well be at the helm of affairs of the central government. Addressing...
  • Shivlal Yadav to chair BCCI meet 18-04-2014 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: Former Test off spinner Shivlal Yadav, the Supreme Court-appointed interim president of BCCI for non-IPL related matters, is to chair the Emergent Working Committee meeting of the Board here on Sunday. "I will be chairing the meeting," Yadav told PTI on Friday when queried on the issue. The BCCI...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav soft on rapists, tough on riot victims, says Modi 18-04-2014 02:47 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and said when one has to be tough on rapists, Mulayam Singh is soft on them. "We have to be tough on rapists, but Mulayam Singh is very soft on them," Modi said...
  • Akhilesh Yadav says Modi's 'affection' for Muslims just a show off 17-04-2014 07:07 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday alleged that "affection" for Muslims of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was merely a show off and the people should not believe the BJP leader. "Modi was remembering Muslims at the time of Lok Sabha elections, but in reality his love...
  • Mulayam's daughter-in-law backs death penalty for rape 17-04-2014 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: Unlike Mulayam Singh Yadav who feels capital punishment is debatable, his daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav is strictly of the view that rapists should be hanged to death. While talking to News18 on Thursday, she said, "Netaji is right in saying that death penalty is being debated around the world....
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 62 pc voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh 17-04-2014 07:53 AM

    Lucknow: A turn out of 62.62 per cent of voters was recorded on Thursday in the 11 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh figuring in the second phase, which will decide the fate of 150 candidates. According to Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha, the polling, which was peaceful and held...
  • Misa's assets Rs 4.72 crore, more than 'uncle' Ram Kripal Yadav 16-04-2014 04:04 PM

    The assets of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharati, including that of her family, are worth Rs 4.72 crore while her uncle Ram Kripal Yadav, who is contesting against her on a BJP ticket from Bihar's Patliputra seat, has declared assets worth Rs 1.39 crore. RJD's 39-year-old Misa has...
  • BJP to ask poll panel to de-recognise Samajwadi Party 16-04-2014 03:57 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party will petition the Election Commission to cancel the recognition of the Samajwadi Party, leaders said Wednesday. Laxmikant Bajpayi, Uttar Pradesh state BJP president, said the step was being taken in view of the speeches of Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan read out at election rallies...
  • ND Tiwari not to contest LS polls from Nainital 16-04-2014 11:26 AM

    Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari will not contest from Uttarakhand's Nainital Lok Sabha constituency seat, his close aides said on Wednesday. Sources said the former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh wanted to contest one last time and had also pleaded with the party leadership to field his...
  • ND Tiwari hits out at Congress for not giving LS ticket to his son Rohit 15-04-2014 08:44 PM

    Anguished over being neglected by a party he served like a loyal soldier, Congress veteran ND Tiwari on Tuesday said he would not contest the Lok Sabha polls putting at rest speculation that the octogenarian could stage a political comeback. Congress has also denied seat for his son.Tewari was demanding...
  • Akhilesh attacks Modi, says Mulayam Singh 'most able' person for PM post 15-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Citing the experience of hisfather Mulayam Singh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief MinisterAkhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said he was the "most able" person forthe post of Prime Minister. Addressing an election rally in Firozabad in support of hiscousin Akshay Yadav, Akhilesh made a veiled attack on NarendraModi, saying it would be...
  • Poll panel unfair, prejudiced against SP: Mulayam 15-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has targeted the Election Commission (EC) by saying the gag order on SP leader Azam Khan was "unjust and prejudiced". Yadav said in case the EC did not withdraw the order banning Azam Khan from holding election campaigns, millions of his party workers...