Elections

Akhilesh rides away with Samajwadi Party on ‘bicycle’

A little over 25 years after Mulayam Singh Yadav founded the Samajwadi Party, he lost control over it today after the Election Commission recognised his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister as its pre

Given overwhelming support received by Akhilesh group, Election Commission gave its decision: Kapil Sibal

Hailing the Election Commission's decision to assign the 'Cycle' symbol to UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, Kapil Sibal said, “Given the overwhelming support received by Akhilesh group, EC has given its decisi

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party ‘Cycle’, Lalu Prasad tells Mulayam to walk into the sunset

The former Bihar Chief Minister even took to Twitter and congratulated Akhilesh over winning the cycle symbol.

Inside Election Commission, here’s how Akhilesh Yadav won ‘Cycle’ battle against father Mulayam Singh

Mulayam Singh Yadav has lost his claim over Samajwadi Party (SP) symbol 'Cycle' to son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Truce soon Samajwadi Party? Akhilesh Yadav meets Mulayam Singh Yadav, says will fight on Netaji’s name only

Akhilesh has said that party will fight Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections under Netaji's name only.

Akhilesh Yadav gets ‘Cycle’, Congress’ Sheila Dikshit to walk off into sunset?

Dikshit, who has been vocal about stepping down as Chief Ministerial candidate in UP if both parties join forces, was earlier reported to be upset at being sidelined after backchannel talks of Congres

Akhilesh Yadav rides away bicycle from Mulayam Singh Yadav; here’s how top politicians reacted

While Akhilesh camp's top leader Ram Gopal Yadav was first to issue a statement, leaders from Congress, Samajwadi Party, and Rashtriya Janata Party followed him to extend their support.

Assembly elections 2017: BJP releases 1st list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand polls

Senior leader JP Nadda announced 149 candidate for Uttar Pradesh, 64 for Uttarakhand elections.

BJP is ‘Kaikeyi’, Congress ‘Kaushalya’, so what? Does Sidhu think he is Lord Ram?

When in full flow, Navjot Singh Sidhu can pass off utter nonsense as a joke. It suited the cricketer-turned-politician when he was a "judge" on Kapil Sharma's comedy show.

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party’s Cycle Symbol, setback for Mulayam Singh Yadav

The news comes as a big shock for Mulayam Singh Yadav who have been the chief of Samajwadi Party since its inception in 1992.

Punjab polls: Arvind Kejriwal, Gul Panag, Kumar Vishwas star campaigners for AAP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Bollywood actress Gul Panag, poet Kumar Vishwas and Dalit activist Bant Singh Jhabbar have figured in the list of 40 star campaigners who will canvass for AAP ahe

Assembly elections 2017: Uttar Pradesh poll process to start rolling with notification tomorrow

The assembly poll process for Uttar Pradesh will start rolling tomorrow with notification for the first phase of voting on February 11 covering 73 constituencies spread over 15 districts in Muslim-dom

In Samajwadi ‘Ramayan’, Mulayam Singh may fight against new ‘king’ Akhilesh Yadav as son gets to ride ‘Cycle’

The Samajwadi Party war in UP took a new turn today when Mulayam Singh Yadav hinted he may take on son Akhilesh Yadav in a direct fight.

Why ‘Udta Sidhu’ can make AAP, Arvind Kejriwal fly in Punjab

Navjot Sidhu's 'ghar wapsi' into Congress may appear as a bad news for SAD-BJP combine but it is certainly one of the best Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP could have got in the run-up to Punjab Assembly elect

Punjab assembly elections 2017: Congress leader Manish Tewari to lose Ludhiana seat, Ravneet Bittu considered favourite

Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari might be on the losing side as the Congress party looks all prepared to announce the candidates for the last 9 seats in Punjab.

Goa assembly elections 2017: Tourism trade high on expectations ahead of polls

With State Assembly polls round the corner, voters in Goa tourism trade especially on the coastal belt up North are expecting some real solutions to problems plaguing their industry.

BJP will win comfortably in Manipur Assembly polls: Prakash Javadekar

BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today claimed that his party is expecting a comfortable win in the Manipur Assembly polls scheduled to be held on March 4 and 8.

Capt Amarinder Singh – Parkash Singh Badal in Lambi face-off during Punjab elections

Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said that he will go to Lambi and fight there to win the Punjab elections which are due this year.

BJP must be ready to face consequences of demonetisation: Mayawati

Addressing a press conference here on her birthday, Mayawati rubbished allegations being levelled against her brother Anand Kumar.

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress in Rahul Gandhi’s presence; Sukhbir Badal taunts former BJP man

Badal also attacked Captain Amarinder Singh and said he shouldn't fight from Patiala if he fights from Lambi.

Mayawati flays Narendra Modi government for vendetta politics, says BJP has casteist mentality; blasts ‘drama’ over surgical strikes

"BJP should be ready to face the consequences of their decision in UP polls that has rendered 90% of people 'kangaal'" Mayawati said.

Congress to forge alliance with Akhilesh Yadav, whether or not he gets the “cycle” symbol

The Congress isn't worried about Akhilesh, the young CM losing out the Samajwadi Party “cycle” symbol, as party strategists feel that it won't matter much.

Punjab assembly election: Former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh’s daughter Gurkanwal Kaur joins BJP

With the dates for the assembly elections nearing, Former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's daughter Gurkanwal Kaur has, today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Punjab polls: CPI(M) releases list of 12 candidates

The CPI(M) today released a list of 12 candidates for Punjab elections, which it is contesting jointly with other Left parties like CPI and Revolutionary Marxist Party of India (RMPI).

Goa assembly elections 2017: 10 key features from AAP’s ‘Vision for Goa’

Elvis Gomes, Aam Aadmi Party’s Chief Ministerial candidate took the stage on January 14 to announce the party’s manifesto.

Uttar Pradesh assembly elections: Another Samajwadi Party leader, Raja Mahendra Aridaman Singh, joins BJP

As the feud within the Samajwadi Party (SP) continues, with the dates for the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections nearing, SP leader Raja Mahendra Aridaman Singh has, today, joined the Bharatiya

Punjab Polls: Amarinder Singh to contest Parkash Singh Badal, Jarnail Singh from Lambi

In biggest battle heavyweights, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh has decided to fight 2017 assembly elections against Chief Minister Prakash Badal from Lambi constituency.

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