Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicMulayam Singh Yadav

Topic: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Good ol’ Burnol is now a Twitter punchline, but that’s far from bad news for its brand

Social media buffs have turned the burn-relief ointment into #Burnol. But its brand continues to grow, despite a total lack of advertising.

14 charged with sedition at AMU is only single column news

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Why Mulayam’s best wishes for Narendra Modi will have no impact in Uttar Pradesh

He may be the Samajwadi Party patriarch, but he’s been irrelevant in UP politics since 2017.

Mulayam wishes PM Modi another term, leaves opposition aghast

Mulayam, whose son Akhilesh Yadav heads the Samajwadi Party that's forging anti-BJP alliances, showered praise on Modi in a valedictory speech in Parliament.

Janeshwar Mishra, a real ‘Samajwadi’ leader in Mulayam Singh’s SP

On his ninth death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the legacy of the Samajwadi Party leader, who was the party's voice in Rajya Sabha.

Unite, resolve to form govt in Delhi: Mulayam’s birthday message to SP workers

On the day he turned 79, SP veteran Mulayam Singh Yadav tells workers that UP always provided the gateway to power in Delhi, says...

How Hannah Montana got Akhilesh Yadav to join politics

Mulayam Singh was not convinced that Hannah Montana was the deciding factor for Akhilesh, writes Priya Sahgal in Contenders

How Vajpayee worked with leaders from rival parties to save the Sukhoi-30 deal in ’96

The inside story of how IAF’s Su-30 dream would've crashed but for the sagacity of Narasimha Rao, Vajpayee, Jaswant Singh and Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Sharmistha not first political heir to publicly slam parent

In the last decade, many political families have sparred over differences, including on alliances, constituencies, succession, among others.

How a retired UP bureaucrat got former CMs evicted from govt bungalows

Unlike many former IAS officers, he does not have a cushy post-retirement posting. Instead Shukla, 75, is busy taking on the government.

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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