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.
Kairana Lok Sabha Bye-Election Results 2018 highlights: Meanwhile, in Noorpur Assembly, Samajwadi Party candidate Naeemul Hasan defeated his nearest BJP rival Avni Singh and won by 6,211 votes.
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In its observations, the ADR said, the most common and popular source of income for regional parties across 2015-16 and 2016-17 are grant, donations, contributions, gross receipts and interest income.
Before making an announcement, the SP and RLD are expected to apprise BSP chief Mayawati — the other alliance partner — regarding the names of the candidates, the RLD leader said, adding that all the Opposition parties must be kept united in order to counter the saffron challenge.
Sources said the meeting between SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and RLD vice president Jayant Chaudhary was likely even as the Congress’s local leadership in Kairana had suggested in Delhi on Wednesday that they would prefer supporting Chaudhary rather than going with the SP.
They agreed to bury their differences and to re-unite the family ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which the SP plans to contest as part of a “broader alliance” at the national level.
Without naming anyone, the chief minister said that there were people who have become “circus ke sher (circus lions)” and survived on “jhudhan (leftovers)” instead of catching their own prey.
While BSP chief Mayawati has not made any remarks on the SC ruling, SP president Akhilesh Yadav issued a statement.
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Swami Prasad Maurya’s son-in-law Naval Kishore joined Samajwadi Party in the presence of party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Ajam Khan, reported ANI.