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Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh Yadav, born November 22, 1939, is a senior Indian politician and the supremo of the Samajwadi Party. He is currently a member of Lok Sabha, representing Azamgarh constituency of Uttar Pradesh. In his career as a politician, he also served as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice -- 1989 to 1991, 1993 to 1995 and 2003 to 2007. He also served as India's Defence Minister in the United Front coalition government that his party was part of. Towards the end of 2016, it was rumoured that Mulayam Singh Yadav, also popularly know as Netaji, would be made President of India, succeeding President Pranab Mukherjee.


Unite, stand with Akhilesh: Mulayam to SP workers

April 15, 2022 4:13 am

Giving a clear message that he backs the leadership of his son Akhilesh in the party, Mulayam, said all samajwadis should also “unite to give strength to Akhilesh.”

February 25, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Islamabad visit

February 24, 2022 11:36 pm

India has decided to defer indefinitely the visit of Foreign Secretary R D Sathe to Islamabad for talks on a no-war pact following references to Kashmir made by Pakistan at the Human Rights Commission in Geneva.

Will not let cows be slaughtered, also prevent crop damage from cattle: CM Yogi

February 23, 2022 10:52 pm

Adityanath asserted that 'gaushalas' (cow shelters) will be built on a large scale to protect cows.

Mulayam appears at first ’22 poll rally, seeks votes for son Akhilesh

February 18, 2022 7:39 am

Urging people to ensure Akhilesh's victory with a huge margin, the  82-year party patriarch said that the Samajwadi Party government would work for “naujawan, kisan aur vyapari (youths, farmers and traders)” and added the party would not disappoint the people.

Chhoti bahu, with big ambitions

January 20, 2022 12:03 am

In an acknowledgement of Aparna's persistence, Mulayam himself had turned out to seek votes for his then 27-year-old “chhoti bahu” in 2017, and called her election a matter of his “prestige”

Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law joins BJP, Akhilesh says spread of 'Samajwadi ideology'

January 20, 2022 1:26 am

Top BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, met Aparna soon after she had joined the party at the Delhi headquarters.

In BJP’s push for OBC outreach, its UP chief calls on Mulayam

September 01, 2021 12:55 pm

The SP, for its part, claimed that Swatantra Dev was unhappy within the BJP and Mulayam Singh had invited him to join the party.

Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Gurgaon hospital after complaining of body ache, joint pain

July 01, 2021 2:15 pm

Yadav had tested positive for Covid-19 in October, 2020 and had been admitted to the same hospital for treatment. He had received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on June 7 this year.

Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav tests positive for Covid-19

October 14, 2020 10:16 pm

The 80-year-old Mulayam Singh Yadav is presently asymptomatic and under medical observation.

Mulayam’s trust vacates govt bungalow after notice over pending rent

September 15, 2019 10:41 am

While Mulayam Singh is president of the trust, his brother and Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) founder Shivpal Yadav is the secretary. His son and SP president Akhilesh Yadav and several other party leaders are trust members.


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.

Mulayam Singh Yadav arrives in Saifai to celebrate his 76 birthday

November 21, 2015 8:56 pm

Mulayam Singh Yadav was given a rousing welcome when he reached his native village Saifai to celebrate his 76 birthday on Saturday (November 21).

Political rivals Modi, Mulayam share stage at wedding of Lalu's daughter

February 27, 2015 4:02 pm

To strengthen political ties, Lalu's youngest daughter Raj Lakshmi tied knot with Mulayam Singh's grand nephew on Thursday.

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.

Mulayam's birthday bash: Rides imported buggy, cuts 75 kg cake

November 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Mulayam Singh Yadav marked his 75th birthday in style, riding an imported Victorian- style ‘buggy’ in Rampur on Friday. However, controversy followed when party leader and minister Azam Khan, when asked about the funding for the event, quipped that the money has come from the Taliban and Dawood Ibrahim.

Mulayam Singh rides a London imported 'buggy' to celebrate birthday

November 21, 2014 7:20 pm

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan left no stone unturned to make Mulayam's birthday celebration a success.

Today in pics: March 2, 2014

March 02, 2014 5:00 pm

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


Mulayam Singh Yadav Announces Akhilesh As CM Candidate For Samajwadi Party

June 22, 2020 7:14 pm

Declaring himself as the national president of Samajwadi Party, Mulayam Singh Yadav, took a softening of stand on Monday evening as he announced Akhilesh Yadav would be the Chief Minister candidate for the party

Samajwadi Party Soap Opera⁠⁠⁠⁠

June 22, 2020 7:15 pm

While Akhilesh Yadav has been declared the Samajwadi Party’s national working president, his father, Mulayam Singh Yadav has challenged the same calling it unconstitutional.

Samajwadi Party Crisis: UP Congress MLAs In Favour Of Pre-Poll Pact With Akhilesh Yadav

June 22, 2020 7:15 pm

A majority of Congress MLAs in UP spoke in favour of a pre-poll pact with the SP under Akhilesh Yadav saying he is “popular”, has a “clean image” and that “secular parties should unite to defeat communal forces”

Samajwadi Party Symbol Is My Identity, I have Done Nothing Wrong: Mulayam Singh Yadav

June 22, 2020 7:15 pm

Claiming his authority over the Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav said the party symbol is his identity. He added that nobody can accuse him of doing anything illegal.