Akhilesh

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday announced that he would be contesting the 2019 general elections from Kannauj, while his father Mulayam Singh Yadav would be contesting again from party stronghold of Mainpuri. Addressing a press conference here, flanked by his wife Dimple Yadav, the sitting MP from Kannauj, he said …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh was a parched land for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for 14 long years. Ever since the then Chief Minister Rajnath Singh lost the plot in the 2003 state assembly elections, the saffron party found itself on the sidelines of the country’s politically most crucial state. In election after election, the BJP …

Patna: A day ahead of his “grand” anti-BJP rally, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday appeared calm, confident and sure that hundreds of thousands would participate in the “BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao” rally. Rebel Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and …

Lucknow: Showing his strength in home town Etawah on Independence Day, senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav attacked his estranged nephew Akhilesh Yadav for “weakening the party”. Shivpal said had Mulayam Singh Yadav not been humiliated, the party would not have received a drubbing in the state assembly and Lok Sabha elections. At …

Lucknow;  A special week-long  session of two houses of state legislature has been called by the Yogi government in Uttar Pradesh  mainly to ratify the Goods and Services Tax or GST Act which is scheduled to be introduced from first of July next. The task, however, will not be easy if the Samajwadi Party, the …

Bengaluru: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaih does not seem to have taken any lesson from his counterpart in Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, as taking out a leaf from his recent document he too has offered several sops to voters about a year before the assembly polls despite debacle faced by the latter.  Not attaching much significance …

Lucknow: Crediting PM Modi’s wave behind saffron party’s strong show in the high staked Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Uttar Pradesh chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Saturday said party parliamentary board will take a call on the chief ministerial face. He also invited Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati and Rahul Gandhi to relish ‘Ghujia‘ sweet with …