Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicSamajwadi Party (SP)

Topic: Samajwadi Party (SP)

‘Akhilesh is Aurangzeb’, ‘Nitin Agarwal is daaru mantri’ — UP minister & SP’s Twitter brawl

UP minister Nitin Agarwal's allegations that his former party SP ‘gives patronage to goons’ started a war on Twitter Thursday with each side throwing volleys at the other.

Rakesh Sachan — ‘controversial’ UP minister who pulled ‘disappearing’ act after guilty verdict

Lucknow: The recent disappearance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Rakesh Sachan from court, and his subsequent reappearance has caused much drama in Uttar...

Ayodhya MLA, mayor, ex-BJP legislator find mention in ‘leaked list of illegal colonisers’

The purported list, reportedly prepared by the Ayodhya Development Authority, identifies 40 areas in the district where "illegal colonies" have allegedly mushroomed.

‘Free to go elsewhere if you feel disrespected’, SP’s Akhilesh tells Mahagatbandhan allies

PSP-L’s Shivpal Singh Yadav, SBSP’s O.P Rajbhar received letters from SP, hinting at ending the alliance, after both supported rival NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu.

What did Akhilesh & Azam discuss at hospital meet amid talk of rift? It ‘wasn’t all personal’

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav met hospitalised party leader Azam Khan Wednesday for the first time since the latter's release from jail last month.

Swami Prasad Maurya’s jump from BJP to SP hasn’t paid off, OBC leader trails in Fazilnagar

Maurya, an influential Other Backward Class (OBC) leader and five-time MLA, had also switched his constituency from Padrauna to Fazilnagar for this year’s polls.

Exit poll results: AAP sweeps Punjab; BJP to retain UP, Manipur; rest hung

Congress has a fighting chance in Uttarakhand and Goa, BSP biggest loser in Uttar Pradesh.

Move over M-Y alliance, Hindu-Muslim binary. Parties in UP polls stitching micro castes

Sarvjans for the BSP, non-Yadavs for the SP, and OBCs for the BJP—how political parties in UP election hope to gather more votes.

Yogi with a gun, Kashi, infrastructure: BJP’s latest song in UP a mix of Hindutva & development

Alongside the song, Yogi Adityanath launched an all-out attack against previous SP, BSP govts, SP has filed a complaint with EC over UP CM's 'undemocratic' language in campaign.

Samajwadi Party’s past record shows it always took anti-Dalit approach, Mayawati says

Mayawati's remarks Saturday come amid mass defections from the BJP to SP. The BSP supremo also said that she would not contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

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SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.