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Akhilesh claims all is well in the party

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Nothing seems well in the Samajwadi Party even after its tie up with the Congress, but party president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav claims 'all is well.' Boycott by his father and party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav of the manife... read..
 

Mulayam reaches SP office after release of poll manifesto, meets Akhilesh

Lucknow | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
After giving a miss for the first time in his political life on the release of poll manifesto of the Samajwadi Party, patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav reached the state party office, along with Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohammad Azam Khan, after the function en... read..
 

Akhilesh releases SP poll manifesto for UP polls: Showers sops for women, other schemes

Lucknow | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
The ruling Samajwadi Party, staking claim to retain power in Uttar Pradesh in the Assembly elections, today showered a series of sops for the people of the state, focusing on the 50 percent women voters and announcing several schemes of development. S... read..
 

Where happened to Modi's 'achche din', asks Akhilesh

Lucknow |Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he urged voters to again elect him to power in assembly elections.... read..
 

Akhilesh releases SP poll manifesto amid absence of Mulayam, Shivpal

Lucknow | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Samajwadi Party President and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today released the party's poll manifesto for the seven-phase Assembly elections, scheduled to be held between February 11 and March 8. However, the absence of SP patriarch... read..
 

Akhilesh's dig over 'achche din', announces sops (Lead)

Lucknow |Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as his Samajwadi Party reportedly tied up with the Congress to contest the assembly elections.... read..
 

Dialogue is continuing over alliance with Congress, Akhilesh will take final call: SP

New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the Congress and Samajwadi Party alliance seems to be on the brink of collapse ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, SP leader Gaurav Bhatia said the dialogue is continuing and state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will take the final call regar... read..
 

Akhilesh Yadav to release SP poll manifesto for UP elections tomorrow

Lucknow | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Ruling Samajwadi Party will release its poll manifesto for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls here tomorrow with a focus on the future development of the state. SP President and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav would be releasing the poll manifest... read..
 

Senior SP leader Ambika Chaudhary joins BSP, condemns Akhilesh for hijacking SP

Lucknow | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Senior Samajwadi Party leader and close confidant of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, Ambika Chaudhary joined the Bahujan Samaj Party today. Mr Ambika joined the BSP in presence of party supremo Mayawati, just after she ended her press conference ... read..
 

SP announces 209 candidates, Akhilesh accommodates Mulayam's men (Lead)

Lucknow |Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The ruling Samajwadi Party on Friday released its first and second lists for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, within a span of hours. A total of 209 tickets have hence been declared.... read..
 

Akhilesh Yadav releases first list of 191 candidates, Shivpal to contest from Jaswantnagar

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Samajwadi Party on Friday released its first list of 191 candidates for the first three phases of Uttar Pradesh assembly election polls.... read..
 

Shivpal makes veiled attack on Akhilesh; to contest from Jaswantnagar Assy seat

Saifai (Etawah) | Thursday, Jan 19 2017 IST
Infighting within the Samajwadi Party's first family refuses to die even after Election Commission has given its verdict in favour of Akhilesh Yadav when Shivpal Singh Yadav, uncle of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, clearly hinted that nothing has changed... read..
 

Akhilesh chairs meeting with MLAs ahead of UP elections

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday called for a meeting with MLAs at Kalidas Marg here ahead of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections.... read..
 

Not just SP but other political parties also see bright future in Akhilesh: Gaurav Bhatia

New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rooting for Akhilesh Yadav as the chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls, Samajwadi Party leader Gaurav Bhatia on Thursday said not just their party, but other like-minded political parties also see a bright future in Akhilesh.... read..
 

Akhilesh revokes expulsion of youth leaders made by Shivpal Yadav

Lucknow | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in his first major decision after becoming national president of Samajwadi Party, today, revoked the expulsion of five MLCs and youth wing leaders who had been expelled by former state president Shivpal Yadav ... read..
 

Akhilesh appoints 6 new presidents of SP organisations

Lucknow | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav has appointed six new presidents of youth and other cells of the party with immediate effect. The SP president has also revoked expulsion of nine leaders, including five MLCs. The announcement ... read..
 

Akhilesh battle with dad Mulayam signals shift in socialistic politics

By Nirendra Dev New Delhi | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
In 2012, when Akhilesh Yadav declined to play a 'papa's boy' and repeatedly addressed his aging father as ''Netaji (our ultimate leader),'' little did any political pundit predict that a seemingly amiable son will humble his father in a fierce political... read..
 

Akhilesh's Cycle SYMBOL has just two wheels 'Gundaraj'and 'Dangaraaj':BSP

Delhi[India] | January 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) is confident that Mayawati will win this year's assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh..... read..
 

Akhilesh battle with dad Mulayam signals shift in socialist politics

(Rptng | Wednesday, Jan 18 2017 IST
In 2012, when Akhilesh Yadav declined to play a 'papa's boy' and repeatedly addressed his aging father as ''Netaji (our ultimate leader),'' little did any political pundit predict that a seemingly amiable son will humble his father in a fierce political... read..
 

UP polls: Akhilesh to use posters, banners of Mulayam

Lucknow | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav will figure prominently in the posters, banners and the publicity material of the SP during the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Sunil Yadav, MLC and a key member of the team Akhilesh has an important role... read..
 

Akhilesh Yadav moves caveat in SC on EC order

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday moved a caveat in the Supreme Court urging it not to pass any order in case the rival Samajwadi Party faction files a plea challenging the Election Commission's order granting it the cycle symbol.... read..
 

SP feud: Akhilesh faction files caveat for Mulayam, Shivpal

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A caveat was filed in Supreme Court on Tuesday by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-faction member Ramgopal Yadav, against Samajwadi Party's patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his cousin Shivpal Yadav.... read..
 

Ram Gopal Yadav files caveat in SC not to pass any order without hearing Akhilesh group

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
A caveat was filed today in the Supreme Court by Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav stating that without hearing the side of Akhilesh Yadav group, the Apex Court should not pass any order. The caveat further stated that if the aggrieved party, Mu... read..
 

All eyes on Mulayam-Shivpal move now: Akhilesh takes control over party, to announce alliance and candidates list very soon

Lucknow | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
After yesterday's Election Commission's historic verdict on the election symbol of the ruling Samajwadi Party giving it to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, now all eyes are on the act of Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Yadav. ... read..
 

Lalu, son to campaign for Akhilesh

Patna |Tuesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he and his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav will campaign for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections.... read..
 

All eyes on Mulayam-Shivpal move now: Akhilesh takes control over party, to announce alliance and candidates list very soon

(rptg correcting slug) Lucknow | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
After yesterday's Election Commission's historic verdict on the election symbol of the ruling Samajwadi Party giving it to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, now all eyes are on the act of Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Yadav. ... read..
 

Poll alliance decision would be announced within two days in Lucknow: SP president Akhilesh to media

Lucknow | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today took full control of the party after yesterday's Election Commission of India (ECI) verdict, with disclosing that the party will go for pre-poll alliance and an announcement would be made within two days ti... read..
 

No differences with dad, united SP will win UP polls: Akhilesh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh),[India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A day after he was declared the rightful owner of the Samajwadi Party's 'cycle' symbol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday rubbished reports suggesting an increasing rift between him and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.... read..
 

Allotting cycle to Akhilesh is victory of truth: Samajwadi Party state chief

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming the Election Commission of India's move of allotting the Samajwadi Party symbol 'cycle' to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's faction, party state president Naresh Uttam on Monday says that the development is the victory of truth and ... read..
 

Akhilesh meets father twice as Mulayam mulls next move

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Even as SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is believed to be mulling his next move subsequent to the EC declaring his son and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as the party President, the latter has already called on his father twice since Monday evening.... read..
 

Mulayam to bury the hatchet; ready to support Akhilesh

Lucknow | Tuesday, Jan 17 2017 IST
A day after the Election commission verdict granting the party's election symbol to Akhilesh Yadav and recognising him as the national president of the Samajwadi Party, the party's patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has decided to bury the hatchet. ... read..
 

Always wanted Akhilesh to take over Samajwadi Party: Amar Singh

New Delhi [India] | January 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A day after the Election Commission allotted the 'cycle' symbol to the Akhilesh Yadav-led faction, expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, who has been blamed for causing a rift within the party, on Tuesday congratulated the former for the victory and... read..
 

Mamata congratulates Akhilesh for getting SP's symbol

Kolkata | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for getting Samajwadi Party's (SP) symbol-cycle. "Congratulations @yadavakhilesh for getting SP symbol. You deserve it," Ms Banerjee tweeted. Earlie... read..
 

Thanks to numbers : 'Son' Akhilesh humbles dad Mulayam

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
In democracy number counts. This view was strongly endorsed by the Election Commission today in no unambiguous terms when the poll panel gave its all important verdict in the run up to the crucial UP elections in favour 'son' Akhilesh Yadav. According ... read..
 

Akhilesh wins 'cycle' war, blow to Mulayam (Third Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Monday recognised the faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the 'cycle' symbol, dealing Akhilesh's father and party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav a huge blow.... read..
 

Lalu hopeful of Mulayam blessing Akhilesh

Patna | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
RJD Chief Lalu Prasad today affirmed that SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav would bless his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is trying to retain power in the coming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Soon after Election Commissio... read..
 

Boost to Akhilesh as ECI gives him cycle symbol

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
After days of family drama and 'tu tu main main' which gripped people across Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was able to 'snatch' the election symbol of cycle from his father Mulayam Singh Yadav. Akhilesh supporters went ecstatic. It ... read..
 

Akhilesh to launch poll campaign from Jan 19; to release manifesto, candidates lists on Jan 18

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
Even as all eyes are on the Election Commission on the fate of the election symbol of the Samajwadi Party today, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who heads a faction against his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, is all set to kick-start his campaign... read..
 

We will go to UP polls under leadership of Mulayam: Akhilesh

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
After the Election Commission granted the disputed 'cycle' symbol to Samajwadi Party national president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav tonight, Mr Yadav said the SP will contest the state assembly election under the leadership of Mulayam ... read..
 

Mamata says Akhilesh deserves 'cycle' symbol

Kolkata |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated her Uttar Pradesh counterpart Akhilesh Yadav, saying he "deserved" the Samajwadi Party's acycle' symbol.... read..
 

All is well? Post EC victory Akhilesh meets Mulayam to seek blessings

Lucknow [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the Election Commission allotted the 'cycle' symbol to his faction in the Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav met his father and party founder Mulayam to seek his blessings and begin preparations for the upcoming state elect... read..
 

Akhilesh wins 'cycle' war, alliance with Congress looks possible (Roundup)

New Delhi/Lucknow |Monday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
In a development that may have deep ramifications on the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) on Monday recognised the faction led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the 'cycle' symbol.... read..
 

Akhilesh Govt against Muslims : Mulayam

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today hit out at his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav by alleging his rival faction for being anti-Muslim. Waiting for the Election Commission decision on the claim of the party symbol, ... read..
 

NCP ready to join an Akhilesh-led SP-Cong-RLD alliance

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is ready to join an alliance of the SP-Congress and RLD under the leadership of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for the Assembly polls. Announcing this here, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said Mr Yadav had emerge... read..
 

Will contest against Akhilesh if he does not relent: Mulayam

Lucknow |Monday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said he was prepared to contest against his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav if attempts to keep the party united fail.... read..
 

After EC's decision, celebrations outside Akhilesh's residence

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
After Election Commission declared that Samjwadi Party as well as party symbol belongs to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his supporters thronged to his residence and broke into celebrations. Hundreds of Mr Yadav's supporters gathered in ... read..
 

Mulayam loses 'cycle' to Akhilesh in a game-changer EC decision

New Delhi/Lucknow | Monday, Jan 16 2017 IST
In a significant decision by the Election Commission that could turn the course of electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today won the 'cycle' symbol and recognition as the real Samajwadi Party in a battle with father and SP p... read..
 

Mulayam must give his blessings to Akhilesh and set out campaigning: Lalu Yadav

Patna [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the Election Commission allotting the 'cycle' symbol to the Akhilesh Yadav-led faction of the Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday advised Mulayam Yadav to let bygones be bygones and give Akhilesh his blessi... read..
 

EC gives 'cycle' symbol to Akhilesh faction

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Election Commission has allotted the 'cycle' symbol to the Akhilesh Yadav faction of the Samajwadi Party, party leader Ram Gopal Yadav announced on Monday.... read..
 

Son beats father in 'cycle' race as EC allots party symbol to Akhilesh

New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Election Commission of India on Monday entitled Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav the Samajwadi Party 'cycle' symbol, giving a major shot in the arm for the Akhilesh camp ahead of the assembly polls.... read..
 

Nameplate sporting Akhilesh as national president seen at SP headquarters

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a development bound to boost the ongoing tussle of power between Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav to a whole new level, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's supporters on Monday placed a nameplate proclaiming him as the party's national president j... read..
 
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