Articles tagged under: Samajwadi Party

Mulayam Singh Yadav wishes to see Modi as PM again

February 13, 2019
Mulayam Singh Yadav wishes to see Modi as PM again

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday said he wished to see Narendra Modi back as prime minister, remarks which left the opposition squirming in Lok Sabha but were greeted by cheers from the treasury benches with the PM acknowledging Yadav's "blessings" with folded hands. "I wish that all members come back to the House," Yadav said during the last sitting of the 16th Lok Sabha, drawing applause from the BJP members who are in a majority in the House. He said...Read More

SP – BSP announce seat share pact, both to contest equal number of LS seats in 2019

January 12, 2019

Lucknow: Once-arch rivals Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today announced agreement in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, sharing 38 seats each and keeping the Congress out of the alliance. They would not field candidates in Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. They also left two seats, out of 80, for smaller allies. Making the announcement at a joint press conference with SP president Akhil...Read More

PM Narendra Modi gives reply to Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘Gujarat ke Gadhe ‘remark

February 23, 2017

Bahraich(Uttar Pradesh):Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his BJP campaign rally speech at Bahraich in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh(UP) today gave befitting reply to UP Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkeys of Gujarat remark'. Read More

Venkaiah Naidu reacts to Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘donkeys of Gujarat’ remark

February 20, 2017

New Delhi: BJP leader and union minister Venkaiah Naidu today in interaction with media persons in Delhi reacted to Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's nasty remarks 'donkeys of Gujarat'. Read More

Cycle symbol, Samajwadi Party title go to Akhilesh Yadav: EC decides

January 16, 2017
Cycle symbol, Samajwadi Party title go to Akhilesh Yadav: EC decides

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India has recognised Akhilesh Yadav faction a ‘real’ Samajwadi Party, allotting it the party symbol of ‘Cycle’. Akhilesh faction is entangled in a bitter dispute with his father Mulayam Singh’s faction over the reins of the party, its name and election symbol. “The group led by Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party and is entitled to use its name and reserved symbol Bicycle,” news agency PTI quoted the Election Commission as saying in its or...Read More

Hi-tech rath develops snag, Akhilesh shifts to official SUV

November 03, 2016
Hi-tech rath develops snag, Akhilesh shifts to official SUV

Lucknow: The hi-tech customised rath of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today broke down after barely covering a kilometre, forcing him to switch to his official vehicle to continue his state-wide tour. After leaving the La-Martinere College grounds and hitting Lohia Path at a stone's throw distance from the venue, the blazing red 10-wheel Mercedes 'rath' developed some technical snag following which Akhilesh shifted to his official SUV. The CM waited anxiously for the repair work to be over...Read More

Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP’s PA arrested in espionage case

October 30, 2016
Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP’s PA arrested in espionage case

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Munavvar Saleem's personal assistant Farhat Khan, who was arrested today in connection with the espionage racket, was in touch with Pakistani intelligence operatives for the last 18 years and was leaking sensitive documents and information, police said. "Farhat Khan was in touch with Pakistani intelligence operatives for the last 18 years. He used to be paid Rs 20,000 for the information and documents he shared with them," said a senior police offic...Read More

BJP terms family feud in SP as ”fixed match” to keep public attention away from “failures”

October 26, 2016
BJP terms family feud in SP as ”fixed match” to keep public attention away from “failures”

New Delhi: BJP today described the ongoing feud in the ruling Yadav family in Uttar Pradesh as a "high voltage drama" aimed at keeping the media and public attention away from the "failures" of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. It also latched onto a High Court order, which criticised the state government for not taking adequate preventive health measures, to lash out at the Samajwadi Party and BSP, saying while the state's health has gone done, the wealth of Yadav clan and Mayawati and her kin ...Read More

Samajwadi Party feud: day-long political activities in Lucknow and Delhi

October 24, 2016
Samajwadi Party feud: day-long political activities in Lucknow and Delhi

Lucknow:Acrimony, bitter exchanges and personal attacks today marked a meeting of Samajwadi Party leaders, bringing to the fore the high-voltage power struggle in the first family with Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav trading barbs while the chief minister was accused of planning to float a party, a charge he denied. Cut up with his son, Mulayam Singh Yadav put up a strong defence of his brother Shivpal Yadav, who was sacked by Akhilesh yesterday from his cabinet, and General...Read More

Top leaders clash as Samajwadi Party feud plays out on stage

October 24, 2016
Top leaders clash as Samajwadi Party feud plays out on stage

Lucknow: The feud in UP's ruling Samajwadi Party today came out into the open with a high-voltage drama unfolding in full public view during which party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav sided with his younger brother Shivpal and friend Amar Singh, and reprimanded son Akhilesh Yadav but ruled out his removal as Chief Minister. Amid speculation about a possible split ahead of the assembly polls, the bitter power struggle in SP's first family played out on stage at a meeting called by its supremo...Read More