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Akhilesh Yadav gets dad’s nod, to be party’s CM face

Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar (R) and Samsung India CEO H C Hong (L) sign a MoU with Uttar Pradesh Government. (Photo: PTI)

In an obvious attempt to pacify UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Samajwadi Party on Monday formally announced his name as the party’s CM face in the upcoming elections.

‘Sidelined’ Rita Bahuguna Joshi all set to ditch Cong for BJP

The Congress in Uttar Pradesh may receive a major jolt in the coming days, as former UP Congress Committee president Rita Bahuguna Joshi, say sources, is all set to join the BJP.

UP Stampede toll rises to 25, 7 suspended

Five police officials and two civil officials have been suspended in Varanasi after they were found prima facie guilty of “gross negligence” that led to the stampede in the holy city on Saturday.

24 killed in Varanasi stampede

Baba Jai Gurudev supporters crossing the crowded Rajghat Bridge for a meeting in Varanasi. (Photo: PTI)

Twenty-four people, including 20 women, were killed and more than 60 injured in a stampede as thousands of followers of a religious guru, Jai Gurudev, scrambled to cross a bridge in UP’s Varanasi on S

Now, Ram Gopal Yadav warns SP chief, backs Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party MP Ram Gopal Yadav has written to his chief Mulayam Singh Yadav that the latter would be held responsible if the party did not perform well in the assembly elections due next year.

SP telling lies, won’t tie up with BJP: BSP

The Bahujan Samaj Party has ruled out the possibility of any alliance with the BJP after the 2017 assembly elections.

Dad puts Akhilesh Yadav future under cloud

Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav (Photo: PTI)

Putting a question mark on the future of his son and UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Friday that the party’s MLAs will take a call on who will b

Stop fighting, Amit Shah advises Yadav family

Taking potshots at the bitter feud within the Samajwadi Party, BJP president Amit Shah advised the top brass to “first control the infighting” before trying to control the law and order situation in t

Death of inmate fuels jail clash in UP, 6 hurt

The death of a jail inmate in Gorakhpur district jail led to widespread violence on Thursday that left six jail guards and one constable seriously injured.

Congress stand on SP, BSP leaves workers clueless

Even though winter is round the corner, the summer of discontent has set in again in the UP Congress.

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