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Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav is the president of the Samajwady Party and has served as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh - 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.


Oppn in UP calls BJP’s 3-year report card: Full of lies, without vision

March 19, 2020 6:13 am

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said all the accomplishments being discussed by the BJP on completing three years were due to the SP government.

Akhilesh Yadav: Palm reader told me SP will win 350 seats in 2022 UP elections

March 15, 2020 8:23 pm

Hitting out at the ruling BJP, Akhilesh Yadav said if the saffron party can win 300 seats in the state by spreading lies, the Samajwadi Party can win 351 seats by working honestly.

Ruckus in UP House over assault on Dalit man, ‘threat’ to Akhilesh Yadav

February 18, 2020 5:00 am

The Question Hour was washed out with Samajwadi Party alleging that there was a threat to the life of former CM Akhilesh Yadav from leaders of the ruling BJP.

Man detained over ‘commotion’ at Akhilesh function, say Kannauj police

February 16, 2020 4:57 am

“The man asked a question to Akhileshji when he was on stage speaking during a women’s empowerment programme. Because Akhileshji could not see his face, he said the man should be brought to the front and his cap should be removed," SP’s Kannauj district, Munna Daroga.

Watch: Akhilesh scolds police officer after man breaks security and chants 'Jai Shri Ram' at rally

February 15, 2020 10:35 pm

At the rally, the Samajwadi Party supremo also took a dig at the Uttar Pradesh government saying that it is working the way Hitler's minister Joseph Goebbels used to. He also accused the government of projecting lies as truth.

CAA against structure of Constitution, stir will continue: Yashwant Sinha

January 28, 2020 9:02 am

The former BJP leader attacked the Uttar Pradesh government and asked if taking away blankets from women protesters was “less than terrorism”.

'Finalise a venue': Mayawati and Akhilesh accept Amit Shah's challenge for public debate on CAA

January 23, 2020 7:17 am

Home Minister Amit Shah hit out at opposition parties for spreading “lies” about the citizenship law. “There is no provision of taking anyone’s citizenship in CAA. Canards being spread against CAA by Congress, SP, BSP, TMC,” he said.

At govt hospital, Akhilesh Yadav tells doc to ‘get out’, calls him ‘RSS man’

January 15, 2020 2:34 am

The doctor, Devi Shankar Mishra (61) who is a senior consultant at the hospital, said the issue was related to distribution of cheques to those who were injured in the accident.

'Get out, You could be from BJP, RSS': Akhilesh to doctor while meeting patients in Kannauj

January 14, 2020 3:59 pm

Akhilesh Yadav was in the hospital to meet the victims of the recent Chhibramau bus accident, in which at least 20 people were killed.

Akhilesh meets relatives of six anti-CAA protest victims, hands over Rs 5L cheques

January 12, 2020 4:28 am

Last Sunday, the SP had announced that the party will provide financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to each of the families who have lost their family members during anti-CAA protests in the state.


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

June 04, 2018 7:07 pm

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

November 22, 2017 5:20 pm

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

October 12, 2017 6:11 pm

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

January 29, 2017 8:04 pm

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

February 21, 2015 8:27 pm

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

May 10, 2014 9:43 pm

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

Today in pics: March 2, 2014

March 02, 2014 5:00 pm

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


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

January 14, 2019 2:40 pm

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

November 01, 2018 1:35 pm

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

Samajwadi Party Soap Opera⁠⁠⁠⁠

January 04, 2017 1:02 pm