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Perform or Perish, Mulayam Warns Akhilesh Ministers

In a bid to turn up the heat on the party and the state government to secure the maximum number of seats in the forthcoming Parliament elections, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday told the state ministers in no uncertain terms that they should either perform or perish thereby making it clear that if the party were to perform poorly in the LS polls the minister concerned would also lose his job.

31 Jan 2014

NHRC All Praise for UP Govt's Riot Relief Works

Despite 47 children dying in relief camps and 2,600 riot victims still suffering the biting cold, Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Justice (retd) K G  Balakrishnan on Friday gave a clean chit to the UP government and approved and appreciated the relief and rehabilitation measures implemented by it.

18 Jan 2014

Akhilesh Flays Media for Saifai Fest Coverage

Seeks apology from the media houses for painting the SP government in a negative colour over the manner it went about organising a glamorous show

11 Jan 2014

Akhilesh’s Charm Wearing off as SP Fields Mafia Dons

That SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is a sensitive, but determined person was evident on Friday when the ruling party decided to field Allahabad’s notorious mafia don Atiq Ahmed as the official candidate from Sultanpur parliamentary constituency for the 2014 polls.

07 Dec 2013

Protests Intensify as Another Cane Grower in UP Kills Self

Yet another suicide by a cane grower reported from Lakhimpur Kheri district on Wednesday has propelled the agitation by cane growers engulfing nearly half a dozen districts of the western UP.

06 Dec 2013

Akhilesh Woos UP Riot Victims with 'Lal Batti'

In an apparent attempt at damage control following the recent communal carnage in Western UP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday announced the state government’s intention to grant half a dozen ‘lal battis’(Minister of State status granted to ordinary persons) as well as to start a new pension scheme for those injured in the riots.

05 Dec 2013

SP Rakes up Graft Case Ahead of House Session

Hoping to corner the Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly during the Winter Session beginning from Thursday, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday ordered the registration of an FIR against two former BSP ministers and 19 officers in connection with a multi-crore construction scandal dating back to the Mayawati government.

05 Dec 2013

Farmers' Standoff Fresh Litmus Test for Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is already feeling the heat over his government’s alleged failure to tackle the recent communal flare-up in Western UP

30 Nov 2013

Mayawati seeks clarification on snoopgate

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Friday demanded that Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should come out with a clarification on the alleged illegal snooping of a young woman architect by the Gujarat Police.

23 Nov 2013

Akhilesh govt effects freeze on cane price

In an apparent bid to appease the organised might of the sugar millers’ lobby, the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP Government on Wednesday decided against raising the sugar cane prices.

22 Nov 2013

Rahul doesn't deserve to be PM: Mulayam

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav predicted that the government to be formed after 2014 elections would be headed by the Third Front.

22 Nov 2013

Fresh violence rocks UP area, 5 more killed

Communal violence in riot-ravaged Muzaffarnagar flared up yet again killing five persons, including a woman, and injuring a few others late on Wednesday night.

31 Oct 2013

Seer's hidden treasure prophecy triggers gold rush in Unnao

Following a prediction made by a holy man with a huge following in Northern India about a massive gold treasure buried in a nondescript village in Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh

18 Oct 2013

UP Government's image dented

The embattled Akhilesh Yadav-led SP Government in UP, which had been forced on the defensive by the recent communal carnage in Western UP and the collapse of the state’s law and order machinery, on Saturday

13 Oct 2013

SP tries to win support of backward classes

With the 2014 general elections  drawing to a close, the Samajwadi Party is gearing up to launch its series of rallies and has decided to take out a ‘samajaik nyaya yatra’ (social justice march) from October 25.

11 Oct 2013

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