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  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST
  • Akhilesh Yadav detained on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

    Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was detained on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Hasanganj and later released, on Thursday. Akhilesh was on his way to meet his party workers in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya. Akhilesh alleged that the police do not want him to meet the party workers and everything was constructed so that a Bharatiya Janata Party leader can win the Panchayat presidential polls. Reportedly, a few party workers were also detained after they had a clash with the police in Auraiya

    Aug 17, 2017, 20:30 IST
  • Watch: Thousand litres of water wasted for Akhilesh Yadav's event

    Amid the severe water crisis prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, thousands of litres of water was sprinkled just to settle dust ahead of the event of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's event in Barabanki's Fatehpur town.

    Jun 02, 2016, 14:08 IST
  • Aishwarya Rai thanks UP CM Akhilesh for declaring 'Sarbjit' 'tax-free'

    The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer 'Sarbjit' has been declared 'tax-free' in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking at the red carpet premier of the film in Mumbai, Aishwarya Rai thanked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for the same.

    May 19, 2016, 20:06 IST
  • Photo journalist electrocuted while clicking 'water train'

    In a tragic accident, a photo journalist, Ravi Kanojia, got electrocuted at the Jhansi railway station while covering a water train story. Kanaujia, who was a photographer of English daily The Indian Express, was in Jhansi on an assignment. While he trying to click a photo, he came in contact with overhead high-tension wire and died on the spot.

    May 10, 2016, 12:17 IST
  • Ganga can be cleaned only if everyone joins hands: Akhilesh Yadav

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said cleaning of Ganga is an important issue and it is only possible with everyone's help. He further said they have already started work for cleaning of Yamuna and Varna River.

    Apr 26, 2016, 19:22 IST
  • Groom hires helicopter for his 'baraat'

    Sathava village of the Sarnath area in Varanasi saw a gala marriage taking place in which the groom chartered a helicopter for his wedding procession. Groom's father, who is supposedly the village head, said it was his dream to see his son's 'baraat' in a helicopter.

    Apr 24, 2016, 10:47 IST
  • 1,000 litres of water wasted on helipad for Haryana CM

    After a huge uproar over the wastage of water for Akhilesh Yadav's and S Siddaramaiah's visits in their respective states, 1,000 litres of water was used for preparing a helipad for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's chopper in Yamunanagar.

    Apr 22, 2016, 11:08 IST
  • BJP releases controversial poster in Varanasi

    Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released controversial posters mocking rivals in Varanasi. In the poster, state Uttar Pradesh is being portrayed as ';Draupadi' and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Bahujan Samajwadi Party supremo Mayawati, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi have been portrayed as 'Kauravas' stripping 'Draupadi'.

    Apr 15, 2016, 19:46 IST
  • Akhilesh Yadav directs UP police for quick action against criminals

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday directed the police department to take stringent and immediate actions against the culprits involved in any incident to maintain law and order in the state.

    Apr 01, 2016, 16:42 IST
  • Lucknow: SP supremo Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh pay tribute to Ram Manohar Lohia

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday garlanded statue of veteran nationalist political leader and independence activist Ram Manohar Lohia on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

    Mar 23, 2016, 16:50 IST
  • UP CM felicitates artists at Yash Bharti Awards

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated various artists at the Yash Bharti Awards Ceremony in Lucknow on Monday. The award is given to eminent persons belonging to the state in the fields of art, culture, sports, literature, medicine, journalism and social service.

    Mar 21, 2016, 14:17 IST
  • UP CM attends 'World Sparrow Day' event in Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday presided over an event organised to celebrate the 'World Sparrow Day' aimed to create awareness among the people to conserve the bird whose population is dwindling across the country.

    Mar 20, 2016, 15:26 IST
  • CM Akhilesh, CJI Thakur, Governor inaugurate new HC complex

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, along with Chief Justice of India TS Thakur and state Governor Ram Naik, inaugurated newly constructed building of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) on Saturday.

    Mar 19, 2016, 16:54 IST
  • UP CM welcomes 'IAS Week' in Lucknow

    After addressing a gathering at ongoing Uttar Pradesh 'IAS Week' in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday welcomed the event, saying that it allows administrators to discuss key issues related to the state and arrive on a common solution. The four-day long event kick started yesterday in the state capital.

    Mar 18, 2016, 18:18 IST
  • Teachers demanding pay hike lathicharged

    The Lucknow police on Wednesday lathicharged teachers protesting against the Akhilesh Yadav's government demanding pay hike and regularisation of jobs in the city. The police manhandled the teachers who were protesting quietly outside the Lucknow Vidhan Sabha.

    Mar 10, 2016, 09:03 IST
  • Police arrest Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand

    Police arrested a Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand giving a major blow to the extremist group in the region. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Chandamuni Hansda from a bus station in Giridih district

    Mar 01, 2016, 14:48 IST
  • Missing teen's body found near UP CM's residence

    A body of a Class 12 girl, who went missing on February 10, was recovered this morning from near Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence here. The girl had left for school on February 10 and when she did not return, her parents filed an FIR. The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted.

    Feb 17, 2016, 08:22 IST
  • Development provides employment: Akhilesh Yadav

    While speaking at the 2nd day of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas program at Agra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday talked about the development and achievements of the state.

    Jan 05, 2016, 19:36 IST
  • Mirzapur gang-rape:  Act against accused, Ilmi tells UP CM

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shazia Ilmi on Sunday said the Mirzapur gang-rape is a shameful incident and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should immediately take action against the accused.

    Dec 28, 2015, 10:38 IST
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