Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo/IANS)

Jolt to Akhilesh as 3 more SP MLCs set to join BJP

Lucknow: Three more Samajwadi Party (SP) members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council are likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon. These three MLCs — Ramesh Misra, Ravi Shankar Singh Pappu and C. P. Chand — met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur on Wednesday and discussed the matter. All three were elected […]

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo/IANS)

SP accuses BJP of ‘political vendetta’ over security cover

Lucknow:  The Samajwadi Party has termed the withdrawal of the security cover to SP President Akhilesh Yadav as an ‘act of vendetta’. Senior Samajwadi legislator and leader of opposition Ram Govind Chaudhary said, “The BJP governments are indulging in unmatched act of political vendetta. Never before has any political party behaved like this. Withdrawing security […]

BSP supremo Mayawati and SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)

Ahead of by-polls, Mayawati and Akhilesh under CBI scanner

New Delhi:  Ahead of the crucial by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, two key opposition leaders, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, seem to be in big trouble as the CBI probes two fresh cases of corruption involving the two. The Rs 1,100-crore sugar mills scam which unravels the bureaucrat-political nexus, in selling state assets, involves BSP Supremo Mayawati’s […]

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Akhilesh anti-Muslim, Mulayam in cahoots with BJP: Mayawati

Lucknow: Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him ‘anti-Muslim. Mayawati said that Akhilesh Yadav had asked her to not give tickets to Muslims as it would result in religious polarization. “But I did […]