Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searches former Samajwadi Party MP’s premises in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party MP Ateeq Ahmad and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the abduction and assault of a businessman, officials here said. The searches are being conducted at six places in the two Uttar Pradesh cities, they said, adding that […]

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Senior Congress Leader Jyotiraditya Scindia resorts to dinner diplomacy in MP

New Delhi: Amid the political uncertainty in Karnataka and the melt-down of the party in Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia Thursday met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath here over lunch, and also dined with MLAs of Congress and its allies. While the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka is teetering after resignations of several MLAs, […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks to Kumaraswamy over Karnataka crisis

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Karnataka’s HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said Thursday. Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last evening and […]

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Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan kicks up another row

New Delhi: Using expletives and references to dance bars, Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan has kicked up another row and said a society that honours the vulgar cannot progress. The Rampur MP, who is known for his vitriolic outbursts particularly against his one-time colleague and now BJP member Jaya Prada, on Sunday used a victory […]

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Criminals roaming around freely in Uttar Pradesh: Congress leader Priyanak Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanak Gandhi Vadra Saturday hit out at the Yogi Adityanath government alleging that criminals are “roaming around freely, doing as they like” in Uttar Pradesh. In a tweet, she also sought to know whether the state government has “surrendered before criminals”. “In entire Uttar Pradesh criminals are roaming around freely, doing […]

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Bahujan Samaj Party to contest all future polls on its own: BSP president Mayawati

New Delhi: BSP president Mayawati Monday asserted that her party will contest all elections in the future on its own, indicating an end of its much talked-about alliance with the Samajwadi Party. The announcement comes a day after the BSP supremo held a meeting with party workers to review her outfit’s showing in the recent […]

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Need To Keep Distance From RSS, Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party supremo and Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav targeting RSS said  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS is dividing the people and “to save the country we have to stay away from them. RSS “creates a divide between us based on religion, caste, that is why I am against them,” said the party chief. Akhilesh Yadav […]

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SP leader Azam Khan slams Modi saying PM Busy Getting Fit as India Goes Unfit

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi while reacting to the brutal killings of Army jawan Aurangzeb and Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari. Taking a dig at the PM, he said that while the Armymen, journalists, students are being killed, country’s Prime Minister is busy getting fit. His comments […]

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SP Supremo Akhilesh Yadav says ‘My wife won’t contest polls as no nepotism in SP’

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday at a meeting of SP workers at the party headquarters has announced that he will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh’s Kannauj, which is currently represented by his wife Dimple Yadav, while his father Mulayam Singh Yadav will contest from Mainpuri. “I will contest from Kannauj […]

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Dimple will not contest 2019 general elections over allegations of Pariwarvad: Akhilesh

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that his wife Dimple, will not contest the 2019 general elections and attributed the decision to his bid to counter allegations of pariwarvad (nepotism) against his party. Currently, dimple is the sitting Lok Sabha MP from Kannauj. He also dared BJP to initiate similar steps in […]

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