Mayawati said political compulsions cannot be ignored and Samajwadi Party’s base vote - the Yadav community - didn’t support the party in the Lok Sabha polls.
Updated on May 20, 2020 02:47 AM IST
In 2014, Mulayam Singh Yadav was the national president of the party and Akhilesh Yadav was the state president of the party and the UP chief minister.
Published on May 25, 2019 11:41 AM IST
Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha held a road show for her mother Poonam Sinha, who is contesting as a Samajwadi Party candidate from the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat .
Published on May 04, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Saurabh Chauhan, Lucknow
The highest number of EVM malfunctioning cases were reported from Kannauj’s booth number 189. Polling was suspended in Kannuaj for up to two hours due to EVM snags.
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Kanpur | HT Correspondent
Samajwadi leader Anil Arya alleged that the party’s leaders were being harassed by police at the behest of the BJP government.
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Lucknow |Indo Asian News Service
With the Congress and SP’s breakaway Shivpal Yadav’s Progressive Democratic Alliance (PDA) in fray separately, the fight becomes multi-cornered.
Published on Apr 28, 2019 01:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the SP-BSP alliance was bankrupt on policies and that there is a massive support for the BJP among all sections of the people.
Updated on May 06, 2020 03:50 PM IST
BJP’s nominee Jagdev Singh Yadav did not show up to file his nomination on the last day and independent candidates withdrew from the race following which Dimple Yadav was elected unopposed.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, KANPUR |Haidar Naqvi
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mayawati blesses Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple, calls her ‘part of my family’
At a joint rally in Kannauj, where SP chief Akhilesh Yadav’s wife Dimple Yadav is the alliance candidate for the Lok Sabha election, BSP chief Mayawati said the crowd present at the rally indicated that the people had made up their mind to remove the BJP and Narendra Modi.
Published on Apr 26, 2019 09:26 AM IST
During the procession, Poonam Sinha was accompanied by her husband and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha and Samajwadi Party leader Dimple Yadav atop the ‘party’s ‘Kaam bolta hai rath’ in Lucknow.
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 04:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The first woman MP of Kannauj was Sheila Dikshit who contested and won in 1984. Dimple Yadav, as a second woman MP won in 2012 and she is seeking a third term in this election. Before her, another woman, Pratima Chaturvedi, contested the seat in 2000 and ended up on the losing side with 22,000 votes.
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 10:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | HT Correspondent
Poonam is likely to file her nomination papers from a prominent seat in the state on April 18, according to party officials.
Published on Apr 17, 2019 01:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent
Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘BJP wants our kids them to become chowkidars’, says Dimple as she files nomination in Kannauj
Dimple Yadav took a swipe at the BJP for its Main Bhi Chowkidar campaign, saying while children aspire to be officers, the BJP wants them to become chowkidars.
Updated on Apr 06, 2019 09:57 PM IST
Kannauj | HT Correspondent
Sundaram implored the court not to proceed with the matter on account of the polls for which the SP has aligned with the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh that has the most -- 80 -- Lok Sabha seats.
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 10:39 PM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
In a list of two candidates that the party put out on its Twitter handle on Sunday, it also named Azam Khan as its candidate from Rampur.
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 10:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Pankaj Jaiswal
On January 12 this year, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav had announced an alliance between their parties - BSP and SP . Though the two had been bitter political rivals since 1995, but since the tie-up was firmed up, the chemistry between the SP-BSP workers is so good that it has to be seen to be believed.
Published on Mar 18, 2019 12:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kannauj | Pankaj Jaiswal, Kannauj
Akhilesh Yadav made this announcement with a photograph that he put out on Twitter.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 11:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav , chief patron of the Samajwadi Party (SP), will run for election to the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri— a constituency he has represented three times in the past.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 10:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent