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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.