Akhilesh Yadav

No differences with dad, united SP will win UP polls: Akhilesh

No differences with dad, united SP will win UP polls: Akhilesh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh),[India] Jan 17 : A day after he was declared the rightful owner of the Samajwadi Party's 'cycle' symbol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday rubbished reports suggesting an increasing rift between him and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Silencing all critics, Akhilesh said that he never had any differences with his father and added the main mission at this point of time is to make all efforts to form the government yet again in Uttar Pradesh.

Asserting that 90 percent of the candidates in both candidature lists issued by him and his father are the same, Yadav said, "Relation with my father can never be broken, I never had differences with him."

SP 'cycle' war to continue at EC today

SP 'cycle' war to continue at EC today

New Delhi [India], Jan 13 : The Election Commission on Friday will hear the warring Samajwadi Party factions i.e. of party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and the other of his son Akhilesh Yadav, staking claims over the party symbol 'cycle'.

Candidates from both, Mulayam and Akhilesh camps cannot fight election on 'cycle' symbol at the same time, therefore, the EC will have to take a call on the issue before the filing of nominations begins.

The Samajwadi Party in-fight refuses to subside, as the current stalemate between Akhilesh and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav over the post of the party president, failed to reach a conclusion.

Samajwadi Party's 'D-Day' today

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct. 24 : After the high-voltage political drama that unfolded yesterday and resulted in the expulsions of Samajwadi Party Uttar Pradesh president Shivpal Singh Yadav from the Cabinet and general secretary Ramgopal Yadav for six years from the party, party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has summoned all senior leaders, MPs and MLAs, former MPs and MLAs for a meeting at the party headquarters here on Monday.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said he will attend the meeting convened by his father to whom he has pledged his allegiance. It has been learnt that Ramgopal Yadav and Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh have not been invited.

Yadav vs Yadav: Akhilesh calls meeting of MLAs, MLCs today

Lucknow [India], Oct. 23 : Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has called a meeting of MLAs and MLCs at his residence today, however, legislators considered too close to state party chief Shivpal Yadav have not been invited for the de-facto legislature party meeting.

According to reports, today's meeting is to be watched as it could witness Akhilesh Yadav spelling out his future course of action in the turf war which has erupted between him and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.

This pre-emptive strike by the Akhilesh camp comes just 24 hours ahead of a similar meet called on Monday by his father and Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in Lucknow.

There is no "sankat" in SP at all: Ram Gopal Yadav

Lucknow (UP) [India], Sept. 15 - Amid the ongoing power tussle between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Yadav, Samajwadi Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav on Thursday said there is no 'sankat' (rift) in the party and added that if some differences arise on minor points, those can be resolved.

"There is no crisis in the Samajwadi Party at all, there is no "sankat" or rift". Many a time it happens that some decisions are made and people think that there are problems in the party. Let me be clear, there is nothing like that," he told media here ahead of his meeting with Akhilesh at the latter's residence.

He said it is natural for a chief minister of a state to take some decisions on his own.

'PK' to be tax-free in Uttar Pradesh

pk movieNew Delhi, Dec 31 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced on Wednesday that Aamir Khan starrer ' PK' will be entertainment tax-free in the state.

The blockbuster film has been under attack from several right-wing organisations that have vandalized several film theatres across the country for screening the film.

Protesters in New Delhi had stormed a theatre showing the movie and vandalized furniture and also forced the theatre owners to stop the screening.

The Bajrang Dal has accused the film of making fun of Hindu gods and godmen, a charge denied by film director and actors.

Uttar Pradesh CM showers sops on doctors

akhilesh yadavLucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday showered sops on doctors raising the retirement age of faculty members of government medical colleges to 65 years and bringing pay scales of KGMU teachers here on par with SGPGIMS.

"Keeping in mind the specialist services being done by the teachers of the King Gerorge's Medical University, their pay scales will be at par with the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences here," Akhilesh said, addressing a function organised by KGMU.

"The retirement age of faculty members of the government medical colleges would be 65 years," he also said.

BJP more worried if Amar 'uncle' returning to SP: Akhilesh

Akhilesh-YadavKannauj: A day after BJP president Amit Shah took a dig at SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav over his meeting with Amar Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said BJP is more worried whether Amar "uncle" is returning to SP's fold or not.

"Amar Singh uncle aa rahe hain ya nahi... BJP ko iski jyada chinta hai (whether Amar Singh uncle is coming back (to SP) or not, BJP is more worried about it)," Yadav said today replying to a query about Singh's return to the ruling party.

Akhilesh Yadav appeals to Centre to evacuate Indians from Iraq

Akhilesh YadavLucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday appealed to the central government to evacuate all Indian citizens, including those from the state, stranded in Iraq.

The Chief Minister said that tight security arrangements should be made for the Indians till the time they can be evacuated from Iraq, an official spokesman said here in a statement.

Besides, adequate arrangements should be made for food and lodging of all the Indian citizens, especially nurses from Kerala, the spokesman added.

Akhilesh Yadav calls on PM Modi

Akhilesh-YadavNew Delhi, June 12 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

Yadav was accompanied by senior officials of his administration, including state chief secretary Alok Ranjan, televison reports said.

At the time of the filing of this report, it was not known what had transpired between the two leaders during their meeting.

Earlier, Yadav told media while on his visit to the capital, said that whichever government comes to power, the issue of law and order will always be a matter of great concern for it.

Akhilesh Yadav moves police chiefs of 5 districts

Akhilesh YadavLucknow: In the ongoing exercise to improve policing in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday removed police chiefs of five districts and attached them to the DGP office here besides posting a new IG of special task force (STF).

A home department spokesman said the CM has removed SSP Moradabad Ashotosh Kumar, SP Bijnore Anis Ahmed Ansari, SP Hapur Mahendra Pal Singh, SSP Saharanpur Dr Manoj Kumar and SP Auraiya Sayed Wasim Ahmed, and attached them to the DGP office in Lucknow.

Samajwadi Party way ahead of rivals in working for people: Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh-YadavBadaun: Attacking his political opponents, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said they might be ahead of Samajwadi Party in campaigning, but his party was way ahead of them in working for people.

"Those who are doing work are not seen on TV, but those who are doing no work are way ahead of us in campaigning," Akhilesh Yadav said addressing an election meeting in Binawar area in favour of his cousin and sitting MP Dharmendra Yadav here.

AAP running away from battlefield, not capable of facing challenges: Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh-YadavFirozabad, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 10 : Reactiong to Delhi Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal's threat to resign from his post if the Jan Lokpal Bill was not passed, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) just wanted to run away from the battlefield as they were not capable of facing the challenges.

"The AAP does not want to run the government and are not able to deal with the challenges. They want to run away from the battlefield," said Yadav.

Akhilesh inducts five ministers

Akhilesh-YadavLucknow, Jan 24 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday expanded his council of ministers for the fifth time, inducting four cabinet ministers and one minister of state.

Cabinet ministers sworn in by Governor B. L.  Joshi here were Shivkant Ojha, Iqbal Masood, Mehboob Ali and Shahid Manzoor.

The lone minister of state was Yasser Shah, son of Labour and Employment Minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Waqar Shah, who was relieved of his duties Friday as he has been ailing for the last one year.

Akhilesh welcomes Rahul Gandhi's visit to Muzaffarnagar

Akhilesh-YadavShamli, (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 23 : Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav on Monday welcomed suggestions from Congress Prime Ministerial candidate Rahul Gandhi to help riot-hit victims in Muzaffarnagar.

UP CM urged to help in getting 'Ram-Leela' title changed

ram-leela-posterLucknow, Nov 11: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav was Monday petitioned against the soon-to-be released Bollywood film "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela". In her representation made to Yadav, social activist Urvashi Sharma has urged him to "intervene in the matter related to public exhibition of the film".

Directed and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranbeer Singh and Deepika Padukone starrer "Ram-Leela" is scheduled for Nov 15 release.

Dismissal of Akhilesh Yadav government demanded

Akhilesh-YadavAligarh, Sep 9 : The Millat Bedari Muhim Committee (MBMC) Aligarh Monday demanded the dismissal of the government of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in Uttar Pradesh, and the imposition of President's rule, in the wake of communal clashes since Sep 7.

"Not only has the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh broken down, but the state government has failed in stopping communal riots and punishing the guilty," said Jasim Mohammad, as he chaired the meeting of the Millat Bedari Muhim Committee (MBMC) of Aligarh at the city's Media Centre.

Clerics slam Akhilesh for Lucknow sectarian violence

Akhilesh-YadavLucknow, Aug 3 : With no letup in sectarian violence in the old parts of Lucknow, religious leaders Saturday slammed the Akhilesh Yadav's government for "failing to control" the outbreak.

"The district administration and the state government have failed miserably and we demand all Shia and Sunni processions be banned forthwith" Shaher Qazi and Idgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali said.

Akhilesh defends IAS official's suspension

Akhilesh-YadavLucknow, August 1 : The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday firmed up its stand on the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav saying the administration "is within its right to suspend any errant official".

Talking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Yadav said a unilateral decision of the suspended officer could have led to communal trouble and government would in no way tolerate any such action that risks communal harmony in the state.

If all's so bad in UP, Mayawati should stop coming here: Akhilesh

Akhilesh-YadavLucknow, July 27 : In a scathing attack on his predecessor and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday asked her not to come to Uttar Pradesh if everything was so wrong with the state.

Taking a dig at the frequent demands made by the BSP supremo to impose president's rule in the state, Yadav said Mayawati was just "off balance" -- not in her right mind -- as money was now being used for the genuine welfare of the people.

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