Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSamajwadi Party (SP)

Topic: Samajwadi Party (SP)

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.

Why BJP minister & OBC leader Maurya’s switch to SP could have an impact on UP polls

Three more BJP MLAs resigned hours after Swami Prasad Maurya, an influential leader who is expected to make a major impact in boosting the SP’s standing among non-Yadav OBCs.

On a new scent, I-T dept raids perfume baron & SP MLC Pushpraj Jain. Akhilesh Yadav slams BJP

The Income Tax Department raided 50 locations linked to Pushpraj Jain across Delhi, UP, Surat and Mumbai, sources say. Jain himself claims he's got nothing to hide.

PM Modi says red-capped people spell ‘red alert’ for UP, Akhilesh Yadav hits back

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav replied to PM Modi's jibe saying red cap is a red alert for BJP and listed price rise and Lakhimpur Kheri violence among the 'alerts'.

‘So-called secular’ parties competing with Modi to prove they are the bigger Hindus, says Owaisi

Days after SP chief Akhilesh Yadav ruled out an alliance with the AIMIM, Owaisi says he is ready to ally with any party except Congress & BJP.

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. 

UP elections 2022 are warming up. Guess who’s at the forefront—it’s chhutbhaiyya netas

Lives of chhutbhaiyya netas are like a Bollywood film. Some dream to be MLAs, and others deepen the democracy in India.

SP & RLD seal alliance for UP polls, Jayant Chaudhary’s party could contest 35 seats

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav met RLD president Jayant Chaudhary in Lucknow Tuesday. Later, both tweeted photos with captions to the effect of 'heading towards change' with each other.

Samajwadi Party expresses fears BJP will bring back farm laws after UP assembly polls

In a tweet in Hindi Sunday, the Samajwadi Party said that BJP does not have a clean heart, and cited statements made by Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj.

BJP hopes repeal will earn poll reprieve in western UP, oppn to raise other farmer issues

Opposition leaders and political analysts say that more than farm laws, agitated farmers in the region are concerned about MSP, sugarcane dues, diesel prices and high power tariffs. 

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Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.