Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicMulayam Singh Yadav

Topic: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Why Mulayam Singh Yadav is no longer part of the UP poll campaign 

The Samajwadi Party patriarch dominated the state politics for decades but for the second state election in a row, is missing from the campaign. 

Another rift in Mulayam’s family as niece Sandhya Yadav switches to BJP for panchayat polls

Sandhya Yadav has been Mainpuri district panchayat president since 2016, representing the SP. But her husband joined BJP in 2019 and she has now followed suit.

Akhilesh first choice as ally, if he refuses, we’ll go with smaller parties, uncle Shivpal says

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Yadav says 2022 UP polls could be tough for nephew and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav if he 'doesn't take others along'.

Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, 80, tests positive for Covid

Former Uttar Pradesh CM Mulayam Singh Yadav is being monitored by doctors and is asymptomatic as of now, Samajwadi Party tweeted Wednesday.

Opposing Ram in 1990s was easy. Yadavs’ secularism will be tested with Krishna in 2020

BJP's Krishna janmabhoomi movement in Mathura will be an agni-pariksha for cow-belt leaders such as Tejashwi Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav.

How Amar Singh exposed the underbelly (or hypocrisy) of Indian politics

Amar Singh’s friendships across political, corporate and Bollywood spheres made him what he was. The ‘fixer’ tag that came with it was only ‘rajniti’ for him.

Mulayam Singh Yadav in Mumbai hospital for ‘abdominal complaints’

The 80-year-old Samajwadi Party leader was admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai three days ago.

In this SP pocket borough, lack of jobs gives Mulayam’s nephew an upper hand

Badaun MP Dharmendra Yadav, nephew of Mulayam, blames the lack of jobs on PM Modi, lists medical college and better roads among his achievements.

The signalling of Mulayam-Mayawati grand union — water, blessings and the central chair

Arch-rivals Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the stage in Mainpuri Friday, and urged party workers to put the past behind and defeat the BJP.

Mayawati & Mulayam share stage for the first time in 24 years

SP's Mulayam Singh and BSP's Mayawati had a fall out after their ruling coalition in UP crashed in 1995.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.

India adds to billionaires’ list, even as Covid worsens poverty in country, says Oxfam report

According to the global Oxfam Davos report of 2022, India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year during Covid crisis, whose combined fortune is more than the poorest of the population.

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HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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