Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Decision was 'tough but I had to take', says Akhilesh on SP split

"Sometimes to protect the ones you love you must make the right decision. What I did today was a tough decision but one that I had to take," Akhilesh tweeted.

Jan 02, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

UP CM Akhilesh raises concern for giving tickets to 'tainted' persons

According to sources, Akhilesh, while reviewing the list of candidates for 403 assembly seats expressed concern over giving 181 party tickets to what he alleged as 'tainted' persons.

Dec 25, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

Don't pay heed to rumours of salt scarcity: Akhilesh

Akhilesh appealed to the people not to pay attention to such rumours and avoid panic buying.

Nov 11, 2016, 23:42 PM IST

UP garment factory blaze: 12 dead, several injured; Akhilesh announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia

"Expressing heartfelt condolences for the people who lost their lives in the incident," Akhilesh said in a statement.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:54 PM IST

UP CM allocates portfolios to new ministers, Prajapati gets Transport

After the latest expansion, the Akhilesh Yadav government now has 32 cabinet ministers, nine ministers of state with independent charge and 19 MoS.  

Oct 01, 2016, 22:44 PM IST

Akhilesh to embark on ''Samajwadi Rath Yatra'' in UP in September

Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to set out on a 'Samajwadi Rath Yatra'.

Jul 08, 2016, 12:11 PM IST

Why 60 lakh Koreans consider Lord Ram's Ayodhya their maternal home?

Every year about hundreds of South Korean tourists visit Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to pay tributes to their legendary queen Hur Hwang-ok . 

Mar 04, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Prove Azam's charge or apologise: BJP to Akhilesh

BJP also targeted Azam Khan over the Muzaffarnagar riots and slammed him for "touching new low in his practice of vote bank politics".

Feb 07, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Lioness dies in Etawah, Akhilesh orders removal of CFC

Tapasya, a three-and-a-half-year-old lioness brought from Gujarat on December 28, died early this morning, director of the safari, Sanjay Srivastava said.

Jan 09, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Akhilesh says SP ready for snap polls, blames PM for economic situation

Akhilesh also attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, holding him responsible for the difficult economic situation.

Sep 23, 2012, 21:26 PM IST

UP govt to bring housing scheme for journalists

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government would soon bring a housing scheme for journalists keeping in mind the problems being faced by them.

Aug 18, 2012, 23:40 PM IST

Fruits of independence yet to reach the poor: Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav hoisted the tri-colour on Wednesday and vowed to develop the state within a stipulated time.

Aug 15, 2012, 15:34 PM IST

Akhilesh writes to ministers, asks them to fall in line

Apparently with an eye on the 2014 general elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asked his ministers to comply with a set of directives to ensure a clean image of the party.

Jul 01, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

Akhilesh reaches out to MPs from UP to lobby with

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reached out to MPs from the state, seeking their cooperation in getting "maximum help" from the Centre to ensure speedy development.

May 02, 2012, 19:38 PM IST