Samajwadi Party

Samajwadi Party's founding member Beni Prasad Verma dies in Lucknow

Beni Prasad Varma was the tallest Kurmi leader in Uttar Pradesh and also a close friend of Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav. For a long time, he served as the Minister of Public Works Department in the Uttar Pradesh government.

Mar 27, 2020, 22:22 PM IST

SP Leader Azam Khan will be in Jail till 2nd March

SP leader Azam Khan along with his wife and son were sent to jail after they surrendered in district jail. The next hearing will be on 2nd March.

Feb 26, 2020, 16:18 PM IST

Posters claiming Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav 'missing' plastered in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh

'Missing' posters of Akhilesh Yadav have surfaced in Azamgarh, questioning the MP`s absence in the wake of police action on women protesting against the CAA and proposed NRC.

Feb 09, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

Akhilesh Yadav hits back after Amit Shah's open challenge on CAA, says 'fake babas cheating public in Uttar Pradesh'

Earlier in the day, Amit Shah, while addressing a rally on the CAA in Lucknow, attacked the Opposition for misleading people of the law and said that the government is not going to scrap it despite the protests over it. 

Jan 21, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav bullies govt doctor treating patients at Kannauj hospital, says 'don't speak, you may be BJP or RSS worker'

Akhilesh had gone to the hospital to meet Kannauj road accident patients.

Jan 14, 2020, 14:14 PM IST

Samajwadi Party leader Bijli Yadav shot dead in UP's Mau; police at spot

According to reports, Yadav, 40, died on the spot. The assailants fled from the spot after committing the crime. 

Jan 12, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, wife & son declared absconders

Additional district government counsel Ram Avtar Saini said that the court had directed the police to comply with the proclamation notice against Azam Khan and others in the matter.

Jan 10, 2020, 13:22 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav meets family of CAA protest victim in Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav said that Wakeel was the sole bread winner of the family and demanded adequate compensation, a job for a family member and a house, should be given.

Jan 05, 2020, 17:33 PM IST

Anti-CAA protest: Akhilesh Yadav flags off cycle march against CAA, NRC and NPR

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday flagged off a cycle march of party MLAs against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) from the party office to the state Assembly.

Dec 31, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

BJP can't decide on our citizenship, will not fill NPR form: Akhilesh Yadav

SP chief said that the BJP wants to abolish the Constitution and divide the country.

Dec 29, 2019, 22:05 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav tears into Centre over NRC, urges people to keep protest peaceful

Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday opposed the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and also accused the government machinery of destroying the atmosphere of peace and harmony in the country.

Dec 22, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Anti-Citizenship protest: Internet services suspended in UP's Sambhal

Police said they are on high alert as Samajwadi party leaders Shafiqur Rahman Barq and Iqbal Mehmood are expected to lead a large scale protest in the region against the Act on Tuesday. 

Dec 17, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Election of SP leader Azam Khan's son to Uttar Pradesh assembly cancelled

In a major development, Allahabad High Court on Monday cancelled the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

Dec 16, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam's election cancelled by Allahabad High Court

In a major shock to Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan, the Allahabad High Court has set aside the election of his son, Abdullah Azam, to the Uttar Pradesh assembly. On December 16 the court ruled that Abdullah Azam had produced fake documents about his age during the 2017 assembly elections and was underage at the time of elections.

Dec 16, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Bride, groom exchange garlands of onion, garlic in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi

The pair apparently wanted to make a statement against the high prices of onions. Guests at the wedding also decided to present the newlyweds the highly sought commodity - baskets of onions!

Dec 14, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Unnao rape case: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on 'dharna' outside UP assembly; Priyanka Gandhi to meet victim's family

Akhilesh Yadav along with two other senior ministers of Samajwadi Party sat on a dharna outside Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on Saturday protesting in support of the Unnao victim.

Dec 07, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Azam Khan breaks down during rally in Uttar Pradesh, says lost 22 kg weight, targetted for being Muslim

In yet another salvo at Yogi Adityanath government in UP, Azam Khan linked the charges against him in land encroachments cases and raids to his religion.

Oct 13, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

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Oct 07, 2019, 14:06 PM IST

Kairana: Samajwadi Party leader Nahid Hasan declared fugitive by the court

Kairana MLA and Samajwadi Party leader Nahid Hasan declared fugitive by the court. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav inducts Ramakant Yadav back into Samajwadi Party

Ramakant Yadav, who had started his political career with the Samajwadi Party, joined the party with his supporters and termed it his 'homecoming'. 

Oct 06, 2019, 15:02 PM IST