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India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 21, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav, recently in the news for hosting new efforts to revive the socialist "Janata parivar", will be 75 tomorrow and his Samajwadi Party has planned a grand two-day birthday bash beginning today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 3, 2014
The police on Sunday filed cases against 586 people for Saturday's violence in Mathura in which farmers, protesting the delay in payment of compensation for their land, pelted stones at security personnel and set vehicles ablaze. Ten people were arre...
Opinion | Subhashini Ali | Monday September 22, 2014
The UP results in the recent by-elections have been of the most interest to political observers. It was in UP that the BJP, along with the Apna Dal, together won 73 seats, a figure that contributed significantly to its unprecedented electoral victory...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 19, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party is the big winner of today's round of by-elections, winning eight of 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, ten of which were previously held by the BJP and one by its ally the Apna Dal. A triumphant UP chief minister Akhi...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 14, 2014
Bicycle, the election symbol of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, will soon be part of a new development story inspired by the success of cycling in the Netherlands. A beginning is likely to be made from Noida.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
Voters began to queue up on Saturday at polling stations for the by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's one Lok Sabha and 11 assembly constituencies.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday pledged to oust the "anti-people" Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of promoting and patronizing "love jihad" in the state.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 5, 2014
The power scenario in Uttar Pradesh continues to be grim as capital city residents protested the erratic power supply and took to the streets to vent their anger.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Pressure mounted on the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh over the gang-rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun, with politicians and human rights agencies blaming the government for the poor law and order situation in the state on Mond...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 31, 2014
As Uttar Pradesh reels under a power crisis, a war of letters has broken out between the BJP-led union government and the state's ruling Samajwadi Party.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 29, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav is angry, and how! The Samajwadi Party was routed in the Lok Sabha polls and now the Uttar Pradesh chief minister has dissolved the state executive of the party, disbanded all subsidiary affilate organisations and has turned his ire on...
Blog | IP Bajpai | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Can BJP's promise of electricity compete with caste loyalties?
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 26, 2014
Re-polling will be held at five polling stations of Firozabad and Etawah Lok Sabha constituencies as the Election Commission (EC) has received complaints about booth capturing and intimidation during the election, officials said on Saturday.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 23, 2014
A total of 338 candidates, including 24 women, will contest the third and final phase of polls in 19 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra Thursday, officials said Wednesday.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 20, 2014
'Muslims have made this country, and for Muslims, amendments would be made in the Constitution for their reservation,' said the Samajwadi Party leader
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Balloting for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in western Uttar Pradesh began on Thursday morning.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
The Election Commission has taken note of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister,Akhilesh Yadav's, support to a party candidate,who exhorted people to ensure 100 percent voting without any fear of cases being slapped against them.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati would begin a whirlwind tour of Uttar Pradesh, her home state, from Thursday, a party leader said.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 24, 2014
Samajwadi Party workers on Monday smeared black paint on posters of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi following a row over a slogan.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 11, 2014
The entry of Amar Singh and Jaya Prada in the Choudhary Ajit Singh-led Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has not only surprised political pundits but has upset calculations and poll strategies of major parties in the fray in Agra for the Lok Sabha polls.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 23, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday flagged off a cycle rally of the Samajwadi Party that will reach Lucknow in two weeks to woo voters for the Lok Sabha election.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Narendra Singh Dhoni, MS Dhoni's elder brother joined the Samajwadi Party recently. He had joined the BJP back in 2009, but left the party as he felt they did not respect their leaders and workers. Narendra's candidature was announced by the Samajwad...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 12, 2013
Members of parliament and women's rights groups on Thursday together pushed for the passage of the pending Women's Reservation Bill in the ongoing session of parliament.