Mulayam, Akhilesh shout at each other as the SP supremo defends brother Shivpal, Amar Singh. And outside the venue, supporters of Akhilesh and Shivpal come to blows. Acrimonious scenes were witnessed on Monday at the meeting of the Samajwadi Party where Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Chief Mnister Akhilesh Yadav exchanged heated words, with the party supremo making clear his support for Amar Singh, describing him as his ‘brother’ and Shivpal Yadav as ‘mass ... Rediff.com, 23 hours ago
With party leaders critical of Amar Singh’s alleged role in the current feud in Mulayam Singh Yadav’s family, senior Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Thursday defended him by saying an organisation is strengthened by taking everyone along. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who had stripped his uncle Shivpal of key portfolios after SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav made him state unit chief, had on Wednesday blamed an “outsider” for the crisis. Speaking in ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
‘If Muslims who are 20 percent of UP’s population feel the SP has no future they will go with the BSP. Even if 10 percent Muslim vote goes to the BSP every equation will change.’ Indian politics has not seen anything like what is going on in Uttar Pradesh. What is unfolding in Lucknow is straight out of a television soap, with father fighting son, nephew opposing uncle, and cousins playing politics, while an outsider is in the midst of it all. Why is Mulayam Singh hell-bent ...Rediff.com, 20 hours ago
For most part things are fun barring the dull Deepika Padukone segment, writes Sukanya Verma. With this brand new season, Bigg Boss completes a decade of introducing voyeurism to Indian living rooms. As a concept that gains its strength from snooping about using multiple cameras on every possible turn and angle and initiating trouble by gathering unlike individuals to share a roof in a restricted, challenging environment, the contentious reality show on Colors has attracted both fans and flak.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Reacting to one of the six accused in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case Vinay Sharma’s alleged attempt to commit suicide at Tihar Jail late on Wednesday night, Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi on Thursday said she would have satisfied had he died, but the incident indicated negligence on the part of our law enforcement agencies, which failed to punish the guilty despite their brutal act. “The government and our law enforcing agencies should take a lesson from it that such a big ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: BSP MLAs Romi Sahni, right, and Brijesh Verma, left, address a press conference in Lucknow on Wednesday. Photograph: Sandeep Pal In a fresh rebellion in the Bahujan Samaj Party, MLAs Romi Sahni and Brijesh Verma on Wednesday criticised party workers for sloganeering against expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dayashankar Singh’s family and accused the party leadership of demanding ‘huge sums’ for allotting tickets for the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. “We ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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