Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicSamajwadi Party

Topic: Samajwadi Party

Attar park & ‘scent of politics’ — why SP-era plan to boost UP’s Kannauj perfumers has gone stale

International Perfume Museum and Park (now called Attar Park) was conceived of as an exchange of technical expertise between Kannauj and the French perfume capital, Grasse.

End voting rights for Muslims if they aren’t allowed to vote says Azam Khan, alleges harassment

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, the veteran Samajwadi Party leader spoke of the 93 cases in which he is an accused & alleged harassment of Muslim voters in last month's bypolls.

SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav’s wife Sadhna Gupta passes away after prolonged illness

She was suffering from a lung infection and other ailments for past 3 months and undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital, where she breathed her last this morning.

‘SP doesn’t need anyone’s advice’ — BSP tie-up latest sore point for Akhilesh & ally Rajbhar

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav dismissed ally SBSP's suggestion of tie-up with BSP for 2024 Lok Sabha polls Tuesday. SBSP chief O.P. Rajbhar has criticised Akhilesh over election losses.

Mayawati has eyes on 2024. Gameplan behind ‘helping’ BJP in presidential election, UP bypoll

BSP chief Mayawati appears to be supporting the BJP at the cost of her own political base. The support doesn't seem to be one-sided.

BJP breaches Samajwadi Party bastions Azamgarh and Rampur, Akhilesh Yadav left with three MPs

Infighting and BSP’s tacit help to BJP in both seats lead to loss of face for SP chief and Azam Khan; Modi and Yogi lead their party in applauding the Lok Sabha bypoll wins

Unhappy allies, estranged uncle — Akhilesh’s Mahagathbandhan ‘on the rocks’, MLC polls fuel fire

Mahan Dal, Janvadi Party (Socialist) express resentment over denial of MLC tickets & SBSP leader gives cryptic warning about 'future'. SP downplays complaints, says alliance intact.

Quit Congress on 16 May, says Sibal, files RS nomination as Independent candidate backed by SP

A former member of dissident G-23 group within the Congress, Kapil Sibal filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha Wednesday. His previous party hoped he 'finds peace in his new party'.

What is the 88th case against Azam Khan that could extend his stay in Sitapur jail

Supreme Court is set to hear Azam Khan’s bail plea on 11 May in connection with the last of 87 cases filed against him by the UP Police until recently.

Compromised self-respect but got ‘pain’ in return, Shivpal Yadav attacks nephew and SP chief Akhilesh

The differences between both leaders surfaced again when Shivpal Singh Yadav was not invited for a meeting of SP MLAs in March.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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.