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.
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UP people want CM Yogi Adityanth to become ‘samajwadi’: Akhilesh Yadav

The former chief minister claimed that the good work done by the Samajwadi Party government cannot be matched with that of any other previous dispensations.

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Inside Track: Smriti’s makeover

Irani uses Twitter both to propagate handloom and, more recently, cotton fabrics. Many of her ministerial colleagues have joined in her ‘#CottonIsCool’ campaign on social media.

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Who rises through media.. will also be brought down by media: Akhilesh takes on media, govt

Akhilesh claimed that his government had done the most to improve power supply, and had ordered that Varanasi be given 24-hour electricity when a BJP MLA had staged a hunger strike.

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Akhilesh govt splurged Rs 15 crore on functions to distribute Rs 20 crore: CAG

This startling finding is part of a “General and Social Sector” report prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and tabled in the UP assembly Thursday.

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Akhilesh Yadav avoids uncle Shivpal in UP Assembly

The SP had witnessed a bitter feud between uncle Shivpal and nephew Akhilesh in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

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Akhilesh Yadav should step down as SP chief, says Aparna

Mulayam Singh had on Sunday told a gathering in Mainpuri that anointing Akhilesh as Chief Minister was his “big mistake” after which the party fortunes nosedived.

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Samajwadi Party headed for split: Shivpal to float new party, says Mulayam will be chief

The senior SP leader had on Wednesday said he will float a new secular party if his nephew and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav did not handover the party reins to Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Akhilesh spent Rs 21.15 lakh to save Yadav Singh: RTI

The RTI applicant said it was truly alarming that the state government had wasted such huge money to save a tainted person like Yadav Singh

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Ineffective coalition, unhappy party workers lead to SP-Congress split

The SP and Congress are also facing internal dissent with several leaders openly voicing their opposition to alliance.

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What Akhilesh Yadav said in response to Yogi Adityanath’s remark on age difference

While Akhilesh is 43, Adityanath, a five-time MP from Gorakhpur, is 44 years old.

PM Modi all ears to Mulayam, pats Akhilesh; Mayawati absent

Reflecting warmth, Modi shook hands with Akhilesh and patted him on his shoulder.

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Akhilesh Yadav: People may not have liked my Expressway and voted for Bullet train

Akhilesh Yadav said that Samajwadi Party’s alliance with Congress will continue.

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UP election results: BJP shining in Muslim stronghold a big setback for Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav

UP election results: From all six constituencies of riot-hit Muzaffarnagar to Deoband in Saharanpur, Bareilly, Bijnor and Moradabad where Muslims dominate the demography, the BJP swept the polls.

Uttar Pradesh election results 2017: Twitterati’s witty reaction to Rahul-Akhilesh’s bond post-poll

Twitterati’s on a meme-roll, what with ‘UP ko Rahul and Akhilesh’s ka saath seemingly nai pasand’.

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Akhilesh Yadav to BBC: Better to ally with Mayawati than to see President Rule in Uttar Pradesh

Yadav’s remark came amid the exit poll predicting historic win for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh.