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SP cadre not in favour of bailing out Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The demand to withdraw support to UPA II went up within the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday as a shutdown called by it evoked near complete response ... Read more...

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After Mamata blow, UPA turns to ‘Netaji’ and ‘Behenji’


September 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) As Mamata Banerjee turned her back on UPA-II, Congress emissaries Wednesday opened fresh channels of communication with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and BSP supremo ... Read more...

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Three border villagers arrested with Pak SIMs


September 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) Three people were arrested with Pakistani mobile SIM cards in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir near the India-Pakistan border, police said.They said the ... Read more...

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Power woes: Sonia’s whisper stronger than SC order


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) All it took for Amethi and Rae Bareli to get uninterrupted power supply was a whisper from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Samajwadi Party chief ... Read more...

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A word from Sonia means 24×7 power


August 29th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers and feasting in Uttar Pradesh Monday when Muslims turned up in large numbers to celebrate with traditional fervour Eid-ul-Fitr to ... Read more...

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With ministers like his, Akhilesh needs no enemies (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Who needs an opposition if you have such ministers? That really is the sorry story of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with one cabinet ... Read more...

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Congress not serious about Muslims’ welfare: Azam Khan


August 12th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying it was only using Muslims ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into leakage of UP order on graveyards to media


August 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's minorities welfare minister Friday ordered a probe into the leakage of an order on construction of walls around graveyards to the media.Mohd Azam Khan, ... Read more...

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Course correction if Mulayam wishes it: Akhilesh


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government would be happy to undertake any course correction if party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav suggests it, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said ... Read more...

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SP distances from Siddiqui for Modi interview


July 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Saturday clearly distanced itself from Shahid Siddiqui, saying he had long ago quit the party and was not even a ... Read more...

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UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies


July 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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UP officials to face salary cut if street lights on in day


July 10th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) In a move aimed at curbing waste of electricity, Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan Tuesday warned that if street lights were found on ... Read more...

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UP lodges cases against 176 fraudulent Haj applicants


July 9th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday lodged cases against 176 people whose names were included in the list of those approved for the Haj pilgrimage through ... Read more...

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Congress walks out of UP assembly after dig against N.D. Tiwari


June 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Congress members walked out of the Uttar Pradesh assembly Saturday after a tiff with legislators of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) when Parliamentary Affairs Minister Azam ... Read more...

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Raise UP’s quota of Haj pilgrims: Akhilesh


June 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday requested the central government to increase the quota of Haj pilgrims from the state.In a letter written to ... Read more...

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UP backtracks on 7 p.m. closure order for shop, malls (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days due to the acute power ... Read more...

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Congress was never serious about Muslim quota: Azam Khan


June 14th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has blamed the Congress for failing to get reservation for Muslims, and said the latter was never serious ... Read more...

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UP gives grace period for power MoUs inked by Mayawati


June 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Faced with an unprecedented power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday decided to give a grace period of 6-18 months to developers who had signed ... Read more...

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BSP-SP ‘war’ set to get shriller in times to come


May 21st, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) When Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati two days back made a scathing attack on the Samajwadi party (SP) government, little did Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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UP government reacts sharply to Maya’s diatribe


May 19th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday reacted sharply to Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati's utterances on the law and order situation in the state and said that ... Read more...

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Akhilesh firefights as ministers, officials embarrass government (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) "Even if god forms a government in Uttar Pradesh, crime cannot be controlled," said minister Durga Prasad Yadav. Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan wants ... Read more...

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Over 140 who fled Pakistan prison back in jail


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) As many as 143 of the 384 inmates who fled a prison in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province following an audacious Taliban attack are back ... Read more...

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Bukhari calls on Mulayam, seeks more Muslim say in governance


April 13th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday to voice his ... Read more...

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Mulayam, Akhilesh get Z-plus security cover


April 12th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday decided to give the highest Z-plus category security cover to 10 people, including ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief ... Read more...

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Expedite passports for Haj pilgrims, UP urges centre


April 11th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has asked the central government to expedite the process of issuing passports to Muslims seeking to go for Haj pilgrimage to Mecca.In a letter ... Read more...

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Azam refuses to call ceasefire with Bukhari


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav flew to New Delhi Monday where he is likely to meet an upset Imam Bukhari of ... Read more...

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Bukhari, Azam Khan spew fire


April 7th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The verbal spat between Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan and Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has put the Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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24×7 power for Akhilesh, Mulayam’s constituencies


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday ordered round-the-clock power supply to the constituencies represented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs ministry


March 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministries ... Read more...

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Akhilesh set to take over, promises a new UP (Roundup)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Akhilesh Yadav, a 38-year-old environmental engineer from Sydney, will be sworn in as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Thursday. After the announcement Saturday, the new ... Read more...

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Akhilesh stakes claim to form government


March 10th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav met Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi and staked claim to form the next government in the state.Flanked by Samajwadi Party leaders ... Read more...

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At 38, Akhilesh to be UP’s youngest chief minister (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is set to get its youngest chief minister in 38-year-old Akhilesh Yadav, with the Samajwadi Party (SP) legislature party Saturday unanimously electing him ... Read more...

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Rampur stuns Jaya Prada


March 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Cine star-turned-politician Jaya Prada faced a humiliation in Rampur, her candidate losing badly to old foe and Samajwadi Party veteran Mohammed Azam Khan.Jaya Prada, who ... Read more...

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Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) Who will emerge the winner in Rampur? Actor-politician Jaya Prada or bitter rival and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan?The 'Battle Royale' in ... Read more...

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