Akhilesh Yadav
India  /  Published 18.12.18

Akhilesh not keen on Rahul as PM

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said Tamil Nadu leader M.K. Stalin’s proposal to project Rahul Gandhi as candidate for Prime Minister did not necessarily reflect the views of every p...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.12.18

Akhilesh uses Rafale to message Congress

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday suggested that the Congress stop demanding a joint parliamentary panel probe into the Rafale controversy and knock on the doors of the Supreme Court ag...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.02.19

ABVP flexes muscle in Allahabad University

The rise of RSS student wing ABVP at Allahabad University, where the Samajwadi Party union rules the roost, snowballed into the face-off that prompted the government to stop Akhilesh Yadav from visiti...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.02.19

Aircraft ambush on Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was halted on the stairs of an aircraft at Lucknow airport to prevent him from visiting Allahabad University, triggering protests across Uttar Pradesh and attracti...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Horns of a dilemma

Cow politics appears to have come full circle in Uttar Pradesh with farmers fondly remembering the “purana (old) system” when they could just sell off their cattle.“Jab tak doodh deti hain, gau ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Sultanpur


Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

Rahul Gandhi is Wayanad's great hope

Most people in Wayanad have one common hope — that the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, will retain that seat in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections and be their saviour. The chief of the All India Con...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 23.04.19

Goa EVM showed 17 votes for BJP when 9 were polled: AAP

On Tuesday morning as the country voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections, AAP tweeted about an EVM in Goa which allegedly showed unusual results to a mock polling. The machine which ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.04.19

Maya, Mulayam share stage

When Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati shared a stage the last time, P.V. Narasimha Rao was Prime Minister.On Friday, the bonhomie was overflowing as the two former chief ministers, who spent most of t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.04.19

In western UP, caste arithmetic battles Modi chemistry

Shahzad Alam was watching television on Sunday when he suddenly started clapping, making Dipak Sharma frown.Alam, glued to the TV set at Sharma’s Rama Hotel, a small eatery in Baraut market, had bee...
By J.P. Yadav in Baghpat

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Ally walks out on SP-BSP

The Samajwadi Party has lost a minor ally whom a chain of political circumstances last year had turned into a symbol of the emerging Opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh and the threat it posed to the...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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