Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today said he did not become the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh after his party got absolute majority in 2012 so that he could spend more time with party workers and keep a tab on the working of the government.
The BJP today demanded an apology from Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for having ordered firing on 'karsewaks' in Ayodhya in 1990 in which 16 people were killed, saying merely "feeling sad" would not console the families of those who died.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati today hit out at the ruling Samajwadi party, terming its victory in the district panchayat chairman polls as "hollow" and a result of "blatant misuse of the official machinery".
A policeman, posted for the security of a High Court judge, was seriously injured after being shot at by unidentified persons in Gomti Nagar area who also looted his service revolver, police said today.
Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali, who had announced the plans to scrap his upcoming concerts in India, has agreed to perform in Lucknow Mahotsav on December 3, said the district administration in Lucknow.