In what can possibly make the Samajwadi Party an object of ridicule, the party's chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said that the laptops his party's government distributed in Uttar Pradesh aided Narendra Modi to win 2014 Lok Sabha election.
Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday demanded a flood-relief package of Rs 774.47 crore from the Centre and asked it to develop a warning system to alert the state prior to release of water from neighbouring Nepal so that timely preventive measures could be taken.
The Uttar Pradesh government has confirmed invoking of National Security Act (NSA) against the main accused in the Saharanpur communal clashes of July, a senior government official said here on Friday.
In what can draw further flak for Samajwadi Party, Abhishek Mishra, a minister in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s Cabinet on Saturday said that `deployment of constable behind every woman in the state is practically impossible`.
Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file their replies on a PIL seeking direction for the 24-hours uninterrupted power supply in the state like in some VIP cities.
BJP on Thursday welcomed the Allahabad High Court verdict on the UP government withdrawing prosecution in terror cases without the Centre`s permission, saying it was a strong rebuff to parties indulging in "appeasement politics".
The Centre on Monday came down heavily on Uttar Pradesh government for its alleged failure to prevent riots in Muzaffarnagar and said people of the state have lost complete faith in the Samajwadi Party dispensation.