Sidartha Nath Singh said that questions were being raised whether Akhilesh would be able to handle a “grand-alliance” and criticised him for attempting to deflect the question.
The SP, which initiated alliance with BSP in Lok Sabha bypolls and Rajya Sabha elections early this year, sources said, is yet to reach any conclusion over seat sharing with Congress.
Two movements reduced to family-owned parties. Two transitions less radical.
“If we contest elections together, it will leave a positive impact on the common man,” he said in an apparent reference to SP president Akhilesh Yadav.
SP district president in Etawah, Gopal Yadav, informed that a vulgar video of a woman was uploaded and someone identified her as the party woman office bearer.
“Samajwadi people are ready (for the Lok Sabha elections). What is our strategy, we will not disclose. But its implementation has begun and see their condition,” Yadav told reporters.
While TRS member D Srinivas has written to Naidu, expressing his confidence in him, BJD leader Prasanna Acharya said his party has full confidence in Naidu and is satisfied with his running of the House.
Congress sources said the primary job is to bring together all opposition parties on “one platform” without “any confusion and disruption”. “What happens after that will depend on how different parties perform,” a senior leader said. The Congress feels that discussing a post-poll scenario could prove counter-productive and “divisive” for the opposition alliance, they pointed out.
Amar Singh, who was expelled from the SP last year, denied reports that he may be joining a BJP ally, the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), in the near future.
In an unusual move that outlined the SP’s roadmap for the months leading to the 2019 elections, Akhilesh Yadav asked the party’s top leadership to submit written feedback on forming alliances.
In April 2017, Maoists had killed 25 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh and had allegedly mutilated the bodies.
The former CM alleged that his image is being maligned for just a faucet, which is an outcome of hate and jealousy.
Inside Akhilesh Yadav’s former bungalow: Officials claimed that former CM Akhilesh Yadav’s bungalow was left badly ‘damaged’ with tiles broken, missing water taps, decorative plants, electrical fittings; damaged swimming pool, cycle track, and kitchen.
Terming the BJP governments at both the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh as a failure, Akhilesh said GST and demonitisation have “ruined” traders and affected economy.
Kairana, Noorpur bypolls in UP: Two party MLAs on Friday said the state government needs to take action against “rampant corruption” and “inefficient ministers” to ensure better party performance in future elections.