Saifai Mahotsav

Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor all in one frame!

Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor all in one frame!

Ayushmann Khurrana, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Badshah are having gala time at the Saifai Mahotsav.

Jan 13, 2016, 13:20 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav skips Saifai Mahotsav, sparks speculation about rift within family

Akhilesh Yadav skips Saifai Mahotsav, sparks speculation about rift within family

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's absence from inauguration function of 'Saifai Mahotsav’, a cultural festival held every year in his native village in Etawah district has kicked off speculations about differences in the Samjawadi Party's top leadership and the Yadav family. 

Dec 27, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

BJP leader calls for UP Mahotsav to replace Saifai Mahotsav

A senior BJP leader on Monday said an 'Uttar Pradesh Mahotsav' should be held in place of 'Saifai Mahotsav', the annual event held in the native village of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Apr 27, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

BJP demands details of public money spent on Saifai Mahotsav

 The BJP on Friday sought from the Uttar Pradesh government the details of public money spent on the just concluded 'Saifai Mahotsav' held at Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav's native village.

Jan 09, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

Mamta Sharma, Palak Muchhal to perform at Saifai Mahotsav

Singer Mamta Sharma along with Palak Muchhal will enthrall the audience by crooning their songs from upcoming film "Thoda Lutf, Thoda Ishq" on Thursday, the last day of the ongoing annual Saifai Mahotsav.

Jan 07, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Money for uplift of poor being spent on 'Saifai Mahotsav': BSP

 Charging the Akhilesh Yadav government with "insensitivity", BSP supremo Mayawti on Saturday said crores of rupees were being diverted for "Saifai Mahotsav" even as several lives were lost due to cold in Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 03, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins in Uttar Pradesh

The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.

Dec 27, 2014, 13:05 PM IST
14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins, Mulayam takes a dig at son Akhilesh

14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins, Mulayam takes a dig at son Akhilesh

The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.

Dec 27, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Azam Khan slams media over foreign tour coverage

Cabinet Minister Azam Khan, heading a 17-member UP government delegation on a foreign tour, has hit out at a section of the media for terming the study trip as "debauchery".

Jan 15, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Did not ban TV channels in UP, says SP; BJP, Congress condemn

SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary defended the Uttar Pradesh government and said that the allegations of blacking out certain television news channels were incorrect and could have been caused by “some technical error.”

Jan 14, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Maulana Tauqeer Rana mocks Azam Khan for not visiting Muzaffarnagar relief camps

Maulana Tauqeer Rana, who is from a prominent family of clerics with a large number of Sunni Muslim followers in Bareilly, Saturday criticised Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for not visiting the relief camps in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas.

Jan 11, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Saifai performance row: Salman Khan bats for Alia Bhatt

Salman Khan, who drew public ire for performing at the Saifai Mahotsav organised by Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, has now defended his colleague Alia Bhatt’s participation in the event.

Jan 11, 2014, 09:23 AM IST

Aligarh group to boycott Salman Khan

A youth group here has decided to boycott Bollywood star Salman Khan`s forthcoming movie `Jai Ho` for taking part in a musical extravaganza in Saifai in Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 10, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav defends `Saifai Mahotsav`, lashes out at media

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday defended the annual Saifai Mahotsav amid criticism that the Samajwadi party government spent crores of rupees and invited top Bollywood stars at a time when hundreds of victims of Muzaffarnagar riots were living in difficult circumstances in relief camps.

Jan 10, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Saifai performance row: Salman, Madhuri find support in Shah Rukh Khan

Salman Khan has found support from his contemporary and once arch-rival Shah Rukh Khan who believes that it is wrong to pick on film actors.

Jan 10, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

`Dedh Ishqiya` Lucknow premiere called off

The star-studded premiere of Madhuri Dixit-Naseeruddin Shah starrer ‘Dedh Ishqiya’ in the city was all of a sudden cancelled Friday.

Jan 10, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Salman Khan breaks silence on Saifai Mahotsav, says idea was to help people

Coming under fire for performing at the Safai Mahotsav organised by the Uttar Pradesh governement even as children were dying of cold and disease in Muzaffarnagar relief camps, Salman Khan broke his silence on Thursday on the controversy.

Jan 09, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav snubs critics, goes ahead with grand Bollywood night at Saifai

The home town of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, Saifai, witnessed a grand Bollywood night on Wednesday.

Jan 09, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

UP MLAs on study tour, Samajwadi Party leaders busy with Saifai Mahotsav as poor suffer

Even as thousands of people continue to suffer due to inappropriate management by the Uttar Pradesh government to fight chilling cold, the ruling Samajwadi Party continues to party in Saifai - the ancestral village of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Jan 08, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

SP leadership face flak for "Saifai Mahotsav"

SP in Uttar Pradesh came under attack for holding festival of song and dance at Yadav family`s native village when Muzaffarnagar riot victims were living in difficult circumstances in relief camps.

Dec 29, 2013, 23:28 PM IST