May 28, 2014Partymen want SP chief to name a senior leader, not another of his family member, for the LS seat May 27, 2014In western UP, where two seats — Kairana and Bijnor — are going to the polls, SP’s Lok Sabha candidates were in second position. May 25, 2014SP president Mulayam Singh Yadav is learnt to have asked Akhilesh to review their performance. May 23, 2014Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, however, will continue to be the state president of the party. May 21, 2014In the run-up to the elections, Modi had repeatedly invoked 'Ganga maiya' while seeking votes in Varanasi, from where he won. May 21, 2014The SP leaders who faced action included 32 chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of various corporations, boards and councils. May 20, 2014Akhilesh said that all respect the mandate, the decision of the public and now concrete steps would be taken to take the state on the path of development. May 20, 2014Shattered SP leader tells his son: We won 36 seats when I was chief minister, you got only five May 18, 2014All the five seats that the SP eventually won had Mulayam or his family members as contestants. May 17, 2014Mulayam was leading in Mainpuri and Azamgarh, his nephews Akshay Yadav and Dharmendra Yadav from Ferozabad and Badaun respectively, and daughter-in-law Dimple Yadav from Kannauj. May 16, 2014SP bags only 5 seats - all from where Mulayam or his relatives contested. May 16, 2014The SP is leading on seven seats with three candidates belonging members of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's clan. May 15, 2014None of the leaders turned up at party office while Mulayam remained in Delhi. May 13, 2014While Mulayam is expected to get a major share of Muslim votes, Jamali is believed to have got a good number of Muslim votes in several polling stations. May 12, 2014A four-term MP from Azamgarh, with wins in 1996 and 1999 as an SP candidate, the BJP leader added that he was ready for any battle. May 11, 2014At another election meeting in Jahanaganj, Mulayam appealed to people to make his victory margin more than Narendra Modi’s in Varanasi. May 9, 2014Akhilesh attacked Mayawati, saying that in the name of development she had wasted money on installing stone idols and statues. May 9, 2014In this part of a series on constituencies that have improved on social indicators, The Indian Express visits Ghazipur, where the number of schools has increased but the quality of education has not improved. May 8, 2014Yadav claimed that BJP would not be able to win more than 150 seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls in the country. May 8, 2014Vijay Shankar Tiwari, a BJP leader, is not worried about the large turnout of Muslim voters.