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Kapil Sibal quits Congress, files nomination for Rajya Sabha with SP support

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and lawyer Kapil Sibal is the latest to jump off the Congress ship. Backed by the Samajwadi Party, he filed the nomination as an independent candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh. Kapil Sibal said he had tendered his resignation from the Congress on May 16 itself. According...

Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav, Azam Khan resign from Lok Sabha to retain UP Assembly seats

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resigned as Member of Parliament on Tuesday. Besides him, another SP leader, Azam Khan, who won the Assembly election from Rampur, has resigned from the Lok Sabha. Akhilesh Yadav submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Azam Khan’s resignation is expected to be submitted the same...

Akhilesh Yadav to fight Uttar Pradesh Assembly election from Karhal

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav will fight his first Assembly elections from Karhal constituency in Mainpuri district. His candidature was declared by Prof Ram Gopal Yadav, SP general secretary. Karhal is a stronghold of SP, having voted for it in all elections since 1993 barring the one in 2002. Mainpur Lok Sabha constituency...

Priyanka Maurya, Congress’s poster girl for ‘Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun’, joins BJP

New Delhi: Dr Priyanka Maurya, the face of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s ‘Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun’ campaign, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday. Along with her, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s brother-in-law Pramod Gupta, too, joined the Saffron party. Priyanka Maurya had spoken about the alleged injustice to her. She alleged that she had been promised...

Uttar Pradesh BJP loses one more minister; Dharam Singh Saini quits party, to join SP

Including AYUSH minister Dharam Singh Saini, 9 UP BJP MLAs have quit Uttar Pradesh BJP in 3 days Lucknow: The trail of exits from Uttar Pradesh BJP is getting longer. Hours after Mukesh Verma announced his departure from BJP, four-time MLA and Uttar Pradesh AYUSH minister Dharam Singh Saini said he was leaving BJP. He...

NCP in talks with Congress, TMC for alliance in Goa, says Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party is in talks with Congress and Trinamool Congress for an alliance in Goa, said NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He shared the information at a press conference in Mumbai ahead of Assembly elections in five states. NCP, Congress and TMC are in talks for an alliance in Goa, he said, adding that...

Jaya Bachchan campaigns for TMC candidates in Bengal election

Rajya Sabha MP and Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Bachchan on Monday extended her support to Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee. She urged voters to re-elect Mamata to power. The veteran actor is on a three-day trip to Bengal to campaign for the TMC candidates. While describing Mamata Banerjee as a “single woman fighting against...

Akhilesh Yadav alleges BJP of rigging bypolls in UP

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has accused the BJP of rigging in the bye-elections. The allegation from the Samajwadi Party chief came a day before the announcement of the bye-election results for seven Assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh. Yadav did not explain his allegations or revealed any further detail. He, however, said that...

Vikas Dubey is connected to Samajwadi Party, claims gangster’s mother

Gangster Vikas Dubey’s mother Sarla Devi on Thursday said that her son, arrested for the Kanpur ambush, is with the Samajwadi Party, a claim denied by the party. Dubey was arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain on Thursday after a six-day manhunt following the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were gunned down. Earlier, in a...

Uproar in UP Assembly, Opposition MLAs Carry Gas Cylinder On Their Back

The budget session of the UP Legislative Assembly has started from today. As soon as the session started, opposition legislators created a ruckus on the issue of CAA-NRC and NPR. The SP-BSP MLAs protested with the posters and the banners. Opposition MLAs shouted slogans in Vail. At the same time, Congress MLAs demonstrated at the...

Akhilesh Yadav Missing Posters in Azamgarh After Police Action Against Anti-CAA Protesters

Yogi Adityanath took police action against people who demonstrated in Bilariaganj against the CAA, NRC and NPR and filed a sedition case against 35 nominees and hundreds of unknown people for raising anti-national slogans has been done. So far 20 people have been arrested by the police. On this action of the police, the Congress...