Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav is the current chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and the youngest person in India to hold the office. He assumed office on March 12, 2012 at the age of 38. He is the son of former chief minister of UP, Mulayam Singh Yadav. Before joining politics he completed his degree in Engineering from University of Sydney, Australia. Yadav formally entered politics in 2000 when he won a seat in the Lok Sabha from Kannauj. His chief ministerial tenure has been marked by ongoing feuds within the party.
Result: 1- 8 out of 2019 Article found
Akhilesh Yadav, Congress, Samajwadi Party, SP Congress alliance, Rahul Gandhi, Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Lok Sabha elections, Indian Express

Akhilesh Yadav to contest Lok Sabha poll from Kannauj, Mulayam chooses Mainpuri

Dimple Yadav had beaten the BJP candidate in 2014 by just 20,000 votes. Akhilesh Yadav has represented Kannauj thrice in the Lok Sabha before relinquishing the seat after becoming chief minister in 2012.

ED raids to divert people's attention from SC judges' issue: Akhilesh

Raids by ED to divert people’s attention from SC judges’ issue: Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted searches at 10 premises linked to Karti Chidambaram in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Hundred toilets in Akhilesh Yadav’s Etawah painted saffron, government denies role

Congress state president Raj Babbar said, “Woh rang nahi hai, woh humari aastha hai. Rang kehke uska apman hai.. Souchalaya mein aastha wala colour? (That is not a colour, it is our faith. Using a colour of faith on a toilet?).”

‘No cops being posted, will UP be left on its own’

On the Gorakhpur Mahotsav, Akhilesh said if it is being compared with SP’s Saifai Mahotsav, it should be better executed. On the recent protest by potato farmers, Akhilesh said: “Potato farmers and cold storage owners are ruined.”

Akhilesh Yadav, Congress, Samajwadi Party, SP Congress alliance, Rahul Gandhi, Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Lok Sabha elections, Indian Express

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Akhilesh Yadav says alliance talks a waste of time

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said: “The Yogi Adityanath government has failed… They are just carrying forward our work by putting their plaques.”

ED raids to divert people's attention from SC judges' issue: Akhilesh

Fodder scam: BJP did injustice to Lalu Yadav, says Akhilesh Yadav

“Aap khud jatiwadi hain isliye apni kami ko chupane ke liye dusron ko jatiwadi kehte ho (You are casteist and, hence, to hide your shortcomings you label others the same),” said Akhilesh Yadav.

BJP, samajwadi party, rss, atrocities against dalits, UP Assembly, Ram Gobind Chaudhary, indian express, uttar pradesh news, maharashtra violence

BJP unleashing atrocities against minorities, Dalits: Samajwadi Party

“Since the formation of BJP governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh, atrocities have been unleashed on the minorities, Dalits, and people hailing from other backward castes at the behest of RSS,” said a senior SP leader.

BJP, samajwadi party, rss, atrocities against dalits, UP Assembly, Ram Gobind Chaudhary, indian express, uttar pradesh news, maharashtra violence

Repeated poll defeats have dented Akhilesh Yadav’s morale: UP BJP

“Anticipating a possible loss in the bypolls for Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary constituencies, Yadav has started crying foul over EVMs (in advance),” UP BJP spokesman Rakesh Tripathi said.

ED raids to divert people's attention from SC judges' issue: Akhilesh

Hold Phulpur, Gorakhpur bypolls through ballot paper, demands Akhilesh Yadav

The SP leader’s remarks come in the wake of a contention made by some opposition parties and leaders that during the recent urban local polls in UP, the BJP did not perform well in places where EVMs were not used.

Wrong turn by PM convoy, pm modi convoy, noida Metro launch, Magenta Line, PM Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, DMRC, Indian Express

After Magenta line inauguration by PM Modi, Samajwadi Party accuses BJP of ‘usurping’ credit for its projects

In the past nine months since it came to power, the Yogi Adityanath government has in fact only been inaugurating schemes and projects which were completed by the SP government between 2012-17, SP spokesman Rajendra Chowdhary said.

Akhilesh yadav, UPCOCA bill, Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party, Yogi adityanath, Uttar Pradesh government, UP crimes,

Samajwadi Party to oppose UPCOC Bill tooth and nail: Akhilesh Yadav

From the intentions of the government, Akhilesh Yadav said, it does not appear that the people will get justice after the UPCOC Bill is passed.

BJP, samajwadi party, rss, atrocities against dalits, UP Assembly, Ram Gobind Chaudhary, indian express, uttar pradesh news, maharashtra violence

What does it take to catch 921 snakes? In Akhilesh Yadav’s UP, 24 snake catchers, Rs 50 lakh

The Akhilesh government had spent around Rs 396 crore on developing the Janeshwar Mishra Park across 376 acres.

Gujarat elections: BJP to see impact of demonetisation in polls, says Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav also added that BJP’s graph was coming down as its policies were “anti-farmer and anti-trader”.

Akhilesh yadav, UPCOCA bill, Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party, Yogi adityanath, Uttar Pradesh government, UP crimes,

Gujarat polls: Replace EVMs with ballot papers, demands Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav also took a swipe at the BJP and said that the “BJP’s model of development” was “deceptive”. 

Akhilesh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav government, Uttar pradesh government, mulayam singh yadav, mayawati, rajnath singh, indian express news, india news

Uttar Pradesh civic polls: BJP silent on defeats in nagar panchayat polls, says Akhilesh Yadav

“The BJP is a jhoot parosne wali party (a party which indulges in serving lies)… If countries more developed than India can use ballot papers in elections, what is the problem here?” questioned Yadav.