Ready to support UPA: SP

Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh today indicated that the party would support the UPA but said the nature of support would depend on “what the alliance wants from us”. “We are happy that secular forces are progressing but the nature of support would depend upon what they (UPA) want from us,” Singh told reporters here.

Amar Singh’s ultimatum to Mulayam

The rift between the two top Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders, Amar Singh and Mulayam Singh, over Azam Khan seems to be widening. Amar singh has now threatened to resign saying Mulayam must take action by the last phase of polls on May 13. The SP leader has also accused Mulayam of being partial towards Azam Khan, once a prominent Muslim face of the SP. Amar and Azam fell apart over the former’s joining...

Nafisa Ali is SP’s new candidate from Lucknow

With the Supreme Court denying actor Sanjay Dutt permission to contest the Lok Sabha polls, the Samajwadi Party on Sunday named former Miss India and social activist Nafisa Ali as the new party candidate from the Lucknow seat.