India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday January 15, 2015
As a young man, Mulayam Singh Yadav would wrestle in the local akhada in Etawah. Today, the 75-year-old Samajwadi Party chief inaugurated his son Prateek Yadav's gym in Lucknow.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 15, 2015
Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada says she hopes to be inducted into the BJP, putting behind her what she calls a "very bitter experience" with the Samajwadi Party and its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
The merger of Janata Parivar offshoots was on track, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar has asserted after a meeting with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, where RJD President Lalu Prasad was also present to discuss issues like flag and symbol of the...
India | Written by Niha Masih | Friday January 9, 2015
The Saifai Mahotsav is a Yadav event all the way and this year it was organised by Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav and Badaun MP Dharmendra Yadav, one a grand-nephew and the other a nephew of Mulayam Singh.
India | Alok Pandey | Thursday January 1, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, back in Patna after spending four months in Delhi recuperating from a heart surgery, today celebrated the New Year at his residence by offering a rose to his wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, with televisio...
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The Saifai Mahotsav, the annual festival in Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's village, started on a low key this year. But it witnessed something that earlier festivals did not - a folk song performance by Mr Singh himself.
Blog | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday December 31, 2014
A stunning Lok Sabha victory for Narendra Damodardas Modi in 2014 also changed the course of Indian politics and contemporary history.
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Five BJP workers have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly putting up posters declaring Mulayam Singh Yadav 'missing' in his constituency Azamgarh.
India | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday December 27, 2014
The ruling Yadav clan of Uttar Pradesh was present in full force at Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav's home district Mainpuri on Friday to launch the 17th edition of Saifai Mahotsav, which was inaugurated by party MP Jaya Bachchan.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Tuesday December 23, 2014
In the first major political protest against the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's voice could be heard. Not as a speaker, but in an audio clip played out by former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, pointing to, what he claimed, was the "PM...
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Written by Suparna Singh | Monday December 8, 2014
Equipped with sweets, gifts and a large retinue of relatives, Lalu Yadav, Bihar politician, was in Lucknow over the weekend to visit Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose Samajwadi Party governs India's largest state.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
The coming together of erstwhile 'Janata Parivar' is a "permanent alliance", Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said today, noting that such a united front to fight the BJP was being missed for long.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday December 4, 2014
Nitish Kumar today announced the Samajwadi Janata Dal, a formation of parties that belong to what is called the "Janata Parivar" to counter the ruling BJP. Mr Kumar said Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will lead a merger initiative.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday December 4, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav, the chief of the Samajwadi Party, will take charge of talks to unite parties of the Janata parivar into one entity likely to be called the Samajwadi Janata Dal.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Former Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh today praised the six months of Narendra Modi-led BJP government, saying that he can find no shortcomings in its functioning until now.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today heaped praise on senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan for doing a "great job" in arranging his birthday bash even as he ruled out any action against him over his comment on the source of funding fo...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to fulfil any of his election-time commitments, including the promise to bring the black money back.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 28, 2014
Before they come together in a "Janata Parivar", politicians Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Yadav may end up in a different alliance - one involving a wedding.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 27, 2014
On the second day of the ongoing debate on black money in Parliament, senior BJP leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the NDA had not promised to bring back black money stashed abroad within 100 days of coming to power - whic...
India | Agencies | Sunday November 23, 2014
Pulling up the Akhilesh Yadav-led government for the "slow place" of work on the development front in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said that he was only hearing about "foundation-laying" of projects, and not the "i...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets.
India | Niha Masih | Sunday November 23, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday celebration continued for the second day on Saturday in Rampur where the Samajwadi Party chief laid foundation stone for a medical college.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday November 22, 2014
A 52-year-old woman died of heart attack during a stampede at a blanket distribution programme in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. The programme was organised by the local unit of the Samajwadi Party to celebrate its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday.
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday November 22, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav a "long and healthy life" on his 75th birthday.