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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.


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 backs Azam Khan, accuses BJP govt of vendetta against MP

September 03, 2019 6:39 pm

Addressing his first press conference here in months, the SP founder said Azam Khan has been facing “injustice” and party workers will launch a protest against it.

Lucknow Confidential: ‘Places’ Apart

August 19, 2019 3:27 am

Several party leaders felt that Akhilesh should have been by his father’s side during the flag hoisting in Lucknow.

Delhi Confidential: Held In Affection

July 10, 2019 3:05 am

As Yadav came into the House, three minutes before it resumed after lunch, BJP’s Nishikant Dubey went up to him and asked how he was doing. NCP’s Supriya Sule touched Yadav’s feet, helped him take his seat and fix the headphone - “it’s good to see him”, she said.

Yogi Adityanath visits Mulayam after SP leader returns from hospital

June 11, 2019 4:02 am

Sources said that Akhilesh joined Mulayam soon after Adityanath arrived there, while Shivpal came later. While the visit lasted for about 15 minutes, Mulayam asked both Akhilesh and Shivpal to see-off Adityanath to his vehicle.

Mulayam Singh Yadav flown to Delhi, admitted to Gurgaon hospital

June 11, 2019 10:35 am

The SP leader was admitted to Lucknow's Lohia Medical Institute due to high levels of blood sugar on Sunday and was discharged a day later after his medical reports came out normal.

Yogi Adityanath visits Mulayam Singh Yadav after SP leader returns from hospital

June 11, 2019 10:26 pm

Yogi Adityanath's visit to Yadav comes two months after Union Minister Rajnath Singh visited the former chief minister at his residence and enquired about his health. The meeting had come at a time when Singh was contesting for the Lok Sabha constituency of Lucknow.

14 years later, relief for Mulayam, Akhilesh: CBI tells Supreme Court assets probe shut

May 22, 2019 6:42 am

On March 1, 2007, the apex court directed the CBI “to enquire into the allegations” and find out whether the plea was “correct or not”.

Explained: The disproportionate assets case against Mulayam, Akhilesh and Dimple

May 21, 2019 4:22 pm

Though the probe was closed in 2013, this fact was not communicated to the court officially. It is now up to the Supreme Court to decide whether or not to accept the CBI report.


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.