Police stopped the marchers on Vikramaditya Marg crossing near the SP office, as they started moving towards the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Bhavan, Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Piyush Mordia told PTI.
During the march, the party MLAs and MLCs will raise issues of unemployment, price rise, crime against women and poor law and order situation in the state, the SP's chief spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said here on Sunday.
The leaders of the two OBC caste-based regional parties, which were SP allies in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls but had left the alliance after its defeat in the elections, have all praise for the SP chief.
Yadav said this apparently referring to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s statement on Monday, which pinned blame on population imbalance for it.
The Supreme Court last week said Sharma and her loose tongue had set the country on fire’ and that she needed to apologise
In another bypoll, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Durgesh Pathak won Delhi's Rajinder Nagar assembly seat by over 11,000 votes. In Tripura, BJP bagged three assembly seats in by-elections, while Congress won one seat.
As announced, ’Agnipath’ or ’Agniveer’ is a scheme for recruiting soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air force, to be hired for a term of four years on contract.
Sibal, a member of Congress' dissenting 'G-23 group', represented senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan in the Supreme Court. Sibal said he quit the Congress on May 16
Mayawati’s remarks come a day after Akhilesh Yadav said in Mainpuri that the "BSP has transferred its votes to the BJP in the Uttar Pradesh polls. Now it will be interesting to see whether the BJP makes Mayawati President or not) in return”.
There has been a growing resentment among the Muslim rank and file of the SP over party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘silence’ over the issues related to the community
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav attacked the BJP-led state government over the incident. "Under the rule of BJP government 2.0, UP has drowned in crime. Today's crime list," he tweeted in Hindi.
“In today’s time of inflation, companies are recovering the increasing cost from the public but are not reducing their profits. The role of the government in a democracy is not to rule, but to make policies, which are in the public interest, so that no one can exploit and oppress the people. BJP has become a company,” Akhilesh said in a tweet in Hindi.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath greets Leader of Opposition and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav in the Legislative Assembly during oath-taking of newly elected legislators on March 28.
While Yogi Adityanath won the recent state polls from the Gorakhpur Urban seat, Akhilesh Yadav was elected as an MLA from the Karhal assembly constituency.
Akhilesh Yadav had won the Karhal assembly seat in the recently-held assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Besides him, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has four other members in the Lok Sabha, including his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 80 paise a litre while domestic cooking gas prices were increased by Rs 50 per cylinder, ending an over four-and-a-half month election-related hiatus in rate revision.
While 111 seats might look impressive, especially given that the Samajwadi Party won just 47 seats in 2012, this is less than its average over the past four elections
In these 35 seats, which in a way are representative of the SP’s overall strength in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led party failed to make big strides in 2022.
The BJP, which won 273 seats along with its allies, scripted history by retaining power in Uttar Pradesh, where a party hasn’t won a successive term since 1985.
Aparna Yadav applied tilak on Yogi Adityanath's forehead with her daughter after the BJP's thumping victory in UP.
In SP stronghold, Akhilesh Yadav had been pitted against MoS SP Singh Baghel
The victory despite concerns around unemployment, price rise, and agricultural distress is testimony to Yogi Adityanath’s governance track record and popularity
UP Assembly Elections Result 2022 Highlights: Uttar Pradesh is considered to be the most bellwether state, as its outcome may determine the voter sentiment ahead of the 2024 general elections.
The ECI added that the EVMs are kept under 3-layer security and under 24×7 CCTV supervision. Also, serial number of of each EVM has been shared with political parties, the commission added.
Akhilesh Yadav, the chief of the state's primary opposition Samajwadi Party, had demanded the Election Commission to launch in inquiry into the manner in which the EVMs were transported in Varanasi.