UP shocker: Journalist's mother 'set ablaze' by two policemen

The mother of a journalist was set ablaze on Monday at Kothi police station here allegedly by two policemen after she refused to "bribe" them to free her husband, prompting authorities to suspend the two officials and register a case against them.

Scribe death: Will ensure no injustice to anyone, says UP CM

A day after Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Shivpal Yadav said that no minister will be sacked without probe in the murder case of a journalist, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday asserted that his government would ensure that no injustice is meted to anyone.

Scribe death case: Some incidents rule of nature, says UP minister

Days after a cabinet minister in Uttar Pradesh was accused of orchestrating the murder of a journalist, another state minister on Monday described the incident as law of nature.

Jagendra Singh's murder: Ram Murti Verma won't be removed, says Shivpal Yadav

Days after a Shahjahanpur-based journalist, Jagendra Singh, was burnt alive, ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Yadav on Monday defended absconding accused minister Ram Murti Verma and said that he will not be removed from the post until the matter is investigated.

UP journalist murder: Won't remove minister without probe, says Shivpal Yadav
UP journalist murder: Won't remove minister without probe, says Shivpal Yadav

Days after a Shahjahanpur-based journalist, Jagendra Singh, was burnt alive, ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Yadav on Monday defended absconding accused minister Ram Murti Verma and said that he will not be removed from the post until the matter is investigated.

Modi govt anti-farmers: Shivpal Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav on Monday charged the central government with playing politics on the issue of farmers' interest.

Janata Parivar merger will certainly happen, says Shivpal

The merger of the six parties of the Janata Parivar will certainly take place, Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Yadav said here on Thursday.

It's time for Left parties to join 'Janata Parivar': SP leader

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Friday said Left parties should join the 'Janata Parivar' to fight capitalist forces that are being promoted by the BJP-led government at the Centre.

Shivpal Yadav to donate his salary to farmers relief fund

Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Yadav Friday announced that he will donate his month's salary to the farmers relief fund after they suffered losses in the unseasonal rains.

Eight Samajwadi Party candidates file nominations for Legislative Council elections

All eight Samajwadi Party candidates on Monday filed their nominations for the UP Legislative Council election here in which the ruling party is likely to have a smooth sailing.

BJP leaders stage walkout from UP Legislative Assembly

Lucknow: BJP members Monday staged a walk out from the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly alleging apathetic attitude of the state government towards drought-hit farmers.

PIL challenging Shivpal's appointment as Chairman dismissed

In a relief to Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL challenging his appointment as Chairman of the UP Warehousing Corporation.

Will `consider` if Amar proposes to rejoin SP, says Shivpal

The meeting between Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Amar Singh is a "good beginning" and if Singh gives any proposal to rejoin the party it will be considered, senior party leader Shivpal Yadav said on Tuesday.

Saharanpur riots: Rajnath Singh rubbishes report accusing BJP MP of inciting violence

Probing the cause of communal violence that occurred in Saharanpur last month, the 5-member committee has submitted its report to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

About 300 persons died in Uttar Pradesh floods last year: Shivpal Yadav

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said that 295 persons were killed in the state due to floods last year.

Free laptop, unemployment benefit schemes abandoned: Minister

Uttar Pradesh government`s schemes for providing free laptops to students, allowance to unemployed youths and financial aid for girls education have been abandoned and funds meant for them will be utilised for other programmes, state minister Shivpal Yadav said on Saturday.

SP criticises BJP over `Ya Modi Sarvbhuteshu` poster

Samajwadi Party on Saturday criticised BJP over a poster released by Narendra Modi`s supporters in this temple town using a "modified" version of a `shloka` eulogising Goddess Durga.

Third front govt will be formed at Centre: Shivpal Yadav

Asserting that a third front government will be formed at the Centre after the Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi party leader Shivpal Yadav on Friday said that Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal are not any kind of challenge for the party in Uttar Pradesh.

No plans as yet to field Mulayam from Azamgarh: Shivpal

Putting speculations to rest, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday clarified that there was no proposal yet for party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest from Azamgarh seat.

BJP, Congress stage walkout in UP Assembly

While staging a walkout from the assembly, BJP leader Hukum Singh accused the government of having an untoward attitude toward farmers and alleged that it wasn`t serious on the issue.