Free Press Journal
  • Changing Uttar Pradesh scenario

    Politics might be opportunistic, unprincipled, selfish, ugly, etc, but dull it never is. For, its practitioners represent almost every colour in the multi-hued kaleidoscope. Just when you thought the BJP might be in for tough times ahead in the 2019 election following the unlikely jugalbandi between Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, out pops Shivpal Yadav, threatening to spoil the party. The newfound bonhomie between the SP’s ‘bhatija’ and the BSP’s ‘bua’, it seems,

  • Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav not to attend RSS meet in Delhi

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that he will not attend the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) meet scheduled to be held here from Monday. “I don’t have much knowledge about RSS. I have only read on what made Sardar Patel ban the RSS and after reading that paragraph I don’t have the courage to attend the meet,” said the Samajwadi Party President while attending the ‘India Today Mind

  • Yogi Adityanath likens Akhilesh Yadav to Aurangzeb

    Lucknow: In a scathing attack on Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Friday likened him to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who had jailed his father. “There is a character in history who kept his father in jail. This is the reason why no Muslim names his son Aurangzeb,” he said.

  • demonetisation atm

    Woman gives birth to a boy in ATM queue during demonetisation, her family to launch SP’s cycle yatra

    Lucknow: Keen to score a political point, Uttar Pradesh’s opposition Samajwadi Party has chosen the family of two-year-old Khajanchi, who was born outside an ATM shortly after the Centre’s demonetisation move, to flag-off its over 40-km ‘Haq aur Samman Yatra’ being carried out in the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. And the family of another tiny-tot, Akhilesh, who was born on a state highway last year, will mark the closing of the

  • Akhilesh Yadav gets party’s nod to decide on alliance, seat sharing for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party national executive today authorised party president Akhilesh Yadav to take a decision on alliances and seat sharing for the general elections next year, an SP leader said. Senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said, “The main decision taken in the national executive is that party president Akhilesh Yadav has been authorised to take a decision on alliance and seat sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.”

  • UP Bungalow row: Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav withdraw plea from SC seeking time to vacate govt bungalows

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday withdrew their petitions from the Supreme Court in connection with the issue of vacating their bungalows. The lawyer who was appearing on behalf of the father-son asked the Apex Court bench to dispose of their petition as the former chief ministers have already vacated the government bungalows.

  • Akhilesh sees BJP conspiracy in bungalow damage dispute

    Lucknow : Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday alleged a BJP “conspiracy” to malign him over the reported damage to the official bungalow vacated by him, prompting the state government and the ruling party to hit back.

  • Akhilesh Yadav ready to sacrifice few Lok Sabha seats to continue alliance with BSP

    Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav said his party is ready to sacrifice a few seats to continue its alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and ensure in-power Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav vacates official bungalow in Lucknow

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has handed over the keys of the official bungalow allotted to him on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh estate department, an official said today. The move comes after the Supreme Court on May 7 observed that former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers cannot retain government accommodation after demitting office.

  • Akhilesh Yadav rejoices over Noorpur bypoll victory

    Lucknow: After Samajwadi Party’s Naimul Hasan won the Uttar Pradesh’s Noorpur assembly seat, the party president Akhilesh Yadav said that they have given a befitting reply to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).