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SP, BSP back Meira Kumar, consolidate anti-BJP forces in UP

Struggling to regain lost ground after the near washout in the recent assembly elections with the BJP making deep inroads into their respective bastions, the SP and the BSP have found in the presidential election another opportunity to come on the same page.

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition's crucial meet today, Meira Kumar could be candidate

Presidential Election 2017: Opposition's crucial meet today, Meira Kumar could be candidate

Major opposition parties will hold a crucial meet on Thursday amid indications that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar could be their nominee for the Presidential Election.

Cracks in Opposition over BJP's choice for president? After Nitish, Mulayam praises Ram Nath Kovind

Cracks in Opposition over BJP's choice for president? After Nitish, Mulayam praises Ram Nath Kovind

In yet another indication of growing fissures in the opposition rank over BJP's choice for the country's highest constitutional post, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has now heaped praise on BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

In honour of PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath invites Mulayam, Mayawati, Akhilesh for dinner

In honour of PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath invites Mulayam, Mayawati, Akhilesh for dinner

Setting aside political differences, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent a dinner invitation to former state chief ministers, including Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Mulayam Singh Yadav mum on participation in Lalu Prasad's August rally in Patna

Mulayam Singh Yadav mum on participation in Lalu Prasad's August rally in Patna

Samajwadi Party patron on Sunday declined to confirm his participation in the proposed August 27 rally to be organised by RJD supremo in Patna.

No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi Front: Shivpal Yadav

No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi Front: Shivpal Yadav

The Samajwadi Party has witnessed a prolonged factional fight that began before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections with Akhilesh and Shivpal camps on the opposite sides.

Backbiting, sycophancy responsible for SP woes: Shivpal Yadav

Shivpal, who has been at odds with nephew and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, however had made it clear that he was forming just a "front" and not a political party.

Babri demolition: Will abide with CBI court's ruling, says Vinay Katiyar

The SC on April 19 ordered prosecution of Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharti, and other accused of criminal conspiracy in the politically sensitive case.

Yogi Adityanath attacks Oppn for ruckus in UP Assembly, assures strict action against criminals

Yogi Adityanath attacks Oppn for ruckus in UP Assembly, assures strict action against criminals

Taking on the Opposition in Uttar Pradesh, which has been creating a ruckus in the Assembly over the law and order situation in the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday assured a strict action against the criminals.

Samajwadi Party govt spent Rs 15 crore to give Rs 20 crore unemployment dole: CAG

Samajwadi Party govt spent Rs 15 crore to give Rs 20 crore unemployment dole: CAG

The allowance scheme was initially started by the Samajwadi Party government of 2003-2007 under Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Samajwadi Party leader distances himself from ''cop-slapping'' nephew

UP legislative council chairman and Samajwadi Party leader Ramesh Yadav has distanced himself from his nephew Mohit Yadav, who landed in soup after slapping a sub-inspector in a police station in Etah.

Akhilesh should step down as Samajwadi Party chief: Aparna Yadav

Akhilesh should step down as Samajwadi Party chief: Aparna Yadav

Mulayam Singh had recently said that that anointing Akhilesh as Chief Minister was his "big mistake".

Mulayam Singh says alliance with Congress responsible for Samajwadi Party's downfall

Mulayam Singh says alliance with Congress responsible for Samajwadi Party's downfall

Samajwadi patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday acucsed the Congress party for the poor state of Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh and urged the partymen to put in efforts to strengthen the SP.

'Samajwadi Secular Morcha': Posters congratulating Shivpal, Mulayam surface in Lucknow

'Samajwadi Secular Morcha': Posters congratulating Shivpal, Mulayam surface in Lucknow

Shivpal Yadav on Friday declared that his brother Mulayam Singh Yadav will head a secular front to be formed by him.

Akhilesh Yadav reveals what Mulayam whispered in PM Narendra Modi's ear during Yogi Adityanath’s oath ceremony

Akhilesh Yadav reveals what Mulayam whispered in PM Narendra Modi's ear during Yogi Adityanath’s oath ceremony

There was a lot of speculation over what Mulayam Singh Yadav told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the dais at Lucknow's Smriti Upvan complex.

Sonia Gandhi speaks to Mulayam, Lalu on presidential poll

As part of her party`s efforts to evolve consensus among opposition parties on a common candidate for upcoming Presidential election, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday spoke to Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad.

Will form new front if Akhilesh doesn't hand over party reins to Mulayam: Shivpal Yadav

Will form new front if Akhilesh doesn't hand over party reins to Mulayam: Shivpal Yadav

Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday threatened to form a new secular front if Akhilesh Yadav did not hand over the reins of the party to Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Akhilesh Yadav loses cool at press meet

Akhilesh Yadav loses cool at press meet

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday lost his cool with media persons for asking questions on his uncle Shivpal Yadav's reported statement on giving party chief post to his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Mulayam Singh Yadav's Etawah residence has own AC plant, elevators; inspection reveals Rs 4 lakh of unpaid electricity bills

Mulayam Singh Yadav's Etawah residence has own AC plant, elevators; inspection reveals Rs 4 lakh of unpaid electricity bills

Mulayam Singh Yadav`s residence in the Civil Lines area, Etawah, has over a dozen rooms, its own air-conditioning plant, a temperature-controlled swimming pool, and several elevators.

Akhilesh Yadav should handover Samajwadi throne back to Mulayam Singh Yadav: Shivpal Yadav

Ex-Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Yadav has urged former state chief Akhilesh Yadav to embrace Samajwadi Supremo Mulayam Singh as the party head again.