India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
After keeping away from a crucial meeting on Friday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday met Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and raised objections to RJD head Lalu Prasad's idea of bringing Jitan Ram Manjhi in their alliance, an i...
Kanpur News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Children below 10 are seen arranging chairs for an event in Uttar Pradesh by the state's ruling Samajwadi Party.
India News | Written by Niha Masih (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday May 19, 2015
The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to approach the Delhi High Court to challenge a trial court's acquittal of the 16 policemen accused of killing 42 people in Hashimpura in Meerut in 1987.
Agra News | Written by Niha Masih | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A young Agra resident, Sadhvi Pandey, is being praised for stopping a local politician's Mercedes after his guard allegedly winked at her, and then climbing atop the car and standing there till she was handed an apology and Rs 6,500 to pay for a mobi...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
With uncertainty prevailing over 'Janata Parivar' constituents contesting the Bihar Assembly polls as one party, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to convene a meeting of the merger committee to "clear ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 15, 2015
Charging the Narendra Modi Government with not giving money for farmers' relief, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, today, dared the BJP to reveal details of the funds it had given to the state.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The proposed Janta Parivar merger is on track, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad both said today. The assurance comes a day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav said the merger will not take place before the B...
India News | Agencies | Sunday May 10, 2015
The much talked about Janata Parivar merger will not take place before the Bihar elections which are scheduled for later this year, Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
A month after resigning from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), its founder member and former minister, Deena Nath Bhaskar has said that he has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a formal announcement will be made on May 14.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih | Monday May 4, 2015
After a tense weekend which saw the police clashing with thousands of residents, the Shamli district in western Uttar Pradesh is striving to reconfigure to normal. On Friday, a group of Muslim clerics who were travelling on a train to neighbouring Sa...
People | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 23, 2015
41-year-old Gajendra had come from Dausa in Rajasthan, where he had once contested an election. He had won only around 3,000 votes as a Samajwadi Party candidate in the 2003 state polls, and lost his deposit.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Tuesday April 21, 2015
A change of government in a state usually means new policies. In Uttar Pradesh, it also means a new set of holidays. But given the new holidays the four-year-old Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government has declared, a back-of-the-envelope calcu...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is expected to launching a phased agitation against the anti-farmer policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP).
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Six parties that were once part of what was called the Janata Parivar have announced that they will merge to form a national party headed by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Sharad Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Abhay Chautala, and HD Deve Gowda held a press conference this evening to announce the formation of the new Janata Parivaar.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Six parties that were once part of what was called the Janata Parivar are meeting at the Delhi residence of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. A merger is expected to be announced after the meeting today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 9, 2015
In the run up to the 'open dialogue' or 'swaraj samvad' organised by dissident AAP leaders, Yogendra Yadav today said the April 14 meet in Gurgaon was not an attempt to break the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Describing RJD chief Lalu Prasad's announcement in favour of the merger of Janata Parivar splinter parties as "a solid and effective" step towards the process, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a formal announcement will be made "much ...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey | Sunday April 5, 2015
Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janta Dal today gave its formal nod for the merger of the six parties of the erstwhile Janta Parivar, a move that has been in the offing for a few months now but is yet to take concrete shape. The announcement came after...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 2, 2015
A lawmaker of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has said women were as much responsible for rapes, drawing strong condemnation from opposition parties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The merger of Janata Parivar will be announced in time to prepare for Bihar polls and the six constituents have decided on the symbol and the flag of the proposed new party, its leaders said in Patna today.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 30, 2015
The merger of Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal United is likely to happen by the end of April, sources told NDTV. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is working out the modalities and is likely to head the new party, wi...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that there was no "cloud of uncertainty" over the merger of old Janata Parivar splinter groups and that it was on track.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today distanced himself from the recent Supreme Court verdict scrapping the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.