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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BSP-SP alliance a mismatch, its leaders unreliable: Shivpal Yadav

"Akhilesh, who reached heights with his father’s help, and Mayawati, who called BJP leaders her brothers and also tied rakhi on their wrist, have cheated... They cannot be trusted and they can betray anyone at any time,” Shivpal Yadav said.

BSP-SP alliance is 'final', no issues related to seat-sharing in LS polls: Akhilesh Yadav

Yadav said that in the past Uttar Pradesh has always acted as a catalyst for change and the people of the state will change the prime minister. However, he skipped answering his choice as the next prime minister.


On talk about her nephew, Mayawati says he will join BSP

On Thursday, Mayawati announced that Akash Anand will join the BSP “movement” and get a “chance to learn,” a decision which, she said, was a “tit-for-tat” response to the speculation about the role of her 28-year-old nephew.

RLD's Jayant Chaudhary meets Akhilesh over seat-sharing in UP

Jayant Chaudhary and Akhilesh Yadav's meeting came four days after the SP and the BSP announced an alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha elections to unitedly fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP).

Uttar Pradesh decides who comes to power at Centre, who will be PM: Mayawati

On her birthday, she urged the workers of BSP and SP to set aside their differences and ensure the victory of alliance candidates, saying this would be the best birthday gift.

The story of the Guest House

What was the infamous incident that took place in Lucknow 24 years ago that turned the SP and BSP into sworn enemies, seemingly to never come together again? Why has that situation changed now?


Alliance on only as long as Akhilesh bows to Mayawati’s wishes, says SP MLA

Hari Om also claimed that SP workers were not happy with the decision, and said he would organise a 'Pol Kholo Sammelan' (a gathering to 'expose' the alliance) on January 22.

UP, Bihar will decide next govt, BJP will be wiped out: Tejashwi Yadav

Tejashwi’s remarks at a joint press conference with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow Monday came a day after his meeting with Mayawati — he tweeted images of him bending to touch the feet of the BSP supremo

The Spurned Party

Congress could prove to be a spanner in the works of the SP-BSP alliance

Akhilesh Yadav will have to bow down before Mayawati for alliance to work, says SP MLA

On Saturday, Akhilesh had claimed that he was ready to take the back seat for the sake of the alliance, but that “Behenji” had given him equal space. 

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Akhilesh Yadav goes cycling near Gomti, takes pot shots at Yogi government

Taking pot shots at the Yogi Adityanath government, Akhilesh Yadav expressed hope that now that his official residence is vacated, the state BJP government would do something meaningful for the people.

Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrates 79th birthday, showers blessings on Akhilesh

Mulayam Singh Yadav also cut a cake on the occasion and offered the first slice to his son Akhilesh.


Burying the hatchet? Akhilesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav meet in public after a year

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav touched the feet of his Father Mulayam Singh Yadav during Dr Ram Manohar Loihia's Death anniversary function at Lohia Park in Lucknow on Thursday.

First SP-Congress roadshow in Lucknow in pictures

Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh are due to start on February 3. SP and Congress have agreed to sharing the 403 assembly seats in the state, with SP contesting from 298 seats and Congress from 105 seats.

All party attendance at Mulayam-Lalu Saifai party

Hundreds of hands holding mobile phones could be seen clicking pictures of Modi. Some of them even reached the media section requesting the reporters seated to capture Modi in their mobiles.

Akhilesh Yadav leads roadshow in Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav led a rally in Varanasi on Saturday.


Today in pics: March 2, 2014

Akhilesh Yadav at 'Desh Bachao Desh Banao Maha rally' in Allahabad.

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SP - BSP Alliance: RJD's Tejashwi Yadav welcomes the move

After BSP and SP announced the alliance between the two parties, Tejashwi Yadav said that the people of India welcome the alliance. He also claimed that BJP will be whitewashed in UP and Bihar

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from