Hopes of a ‘maha gathbandhan’ against the BJP in Uttar Pradesh were dashed on today in Uttar Pradesh. Samajwadi Party will be doing tie-up with Congress but there will be no alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).
Akhilesh Yadav given the license to ride the ‘cycle’ by Election Commission. The three-member EC, headed by Nasim Zaidi, had reserved its judgement after hearing both sides on January 13. The Election Commission granted the disputed ‘cycle’ symbol of the Samajwadi Party to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today.
On sunday Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav staged a coup , dislodging his father Mulayam Singh Yadav as Samajwadi Party president and installing himself as the boss at an “emergency convention” of the party.
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav who were expelled yesterday by party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav have been reinstated into the party informed.Shivpal.
Friday evening Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal for weakening the party.
With just a day left for counting of votes, Samajwadi Party today said it was hopeful of getting a majority in Uttar Pradesh and party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will become the next Chief Minister
The Samajwadi Party may been frontrunner in Uttar Pradesh for majority of poll pundits, but its senior leaders say that its post-poll manoeuvering will depend on the kind of numbers it secures.
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.
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...
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.