Akhilesh Yadav, his wife Dimple Yadav, party secretary-general Ram Gopal Yadav, and MLA Swami Prasad Maurya are among other star campaigners for the Assembly elections
The Samajwadi Party chief has announced that he will self-isolate for the next three days after his wife, Dimple Yadav, and his daughter tested positive for coronavirus
The mahagathbandhan, stitched up in January, promised to squeeze out the bitterness from the Dalit-Yadav relationship and reconfigure their ties to their mutual benefit.
CBI gives clean chit to Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh Yadav in disproportionate assets case; files affidavit in Supreme Court
The CBI said in its Supreme Court affidavit said it had closed the disproportionate assets case inquiry against Akhilesh and Mulayam Singh Yadav on 7 August, 2013.
Poonam Sinha, wife of Shatrughan, joins Samajwadi Party; to be fielded against Rajnath Singh in Lucknow
The development comes after last week, Shatrughan Sinha joined the Congress after quitting the BJP, with whom he had an almost three-decade-long association.
Yogi Adityanath could not save his own seat, BJP's Rajya Sabha win bolstered SP-BSP unity, says Akhilesh Yadav
The BJP may have wrested an extra seat in the recent Rajya Sabha polls but the victory will backfire on the saffron party as its "anti-Dalit face stood exposed" while the SP-BSP unity got strengthened, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav claimed
On Tuesday, Sadhna Yadav, wife of Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, said that 'Netaji shouldn't have been treated the way he was' in reference to the family feud that happened before the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls between the father-son duo.
SP candidate and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav on Monday hit out at the Narendra Modi government for "deriving political mileage" from the Army's accomplishments.
A highly-charged final phase of campaigning for the Uttar Pradesh polls culminated on Monday with the show of strength by the BJP, the SP-Congress combine and the BSP in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency taking centre stage where he camped for three days.
UP Election 2017: Heady mix of politics for Varanasi as heavyweights lock horns in competitive canvassing
Lusty slogans resonated through the narrow lanes in Varanasi as flag-waving supporters cheered heartily as top contenders for power in UP canvassed in a last gasp effort to swing the voters in their favour.
UP Assembly Election 2017: In Phase-III, trends point to Akhilesh Yadav, but voters seem amenable to BJP too
Akhilesh has used the development card to the hilt during his campaign across the state, often highlighting his work in and around Lucknow
In 2012, SP's Akhilesh, Mulayam and Shivpal Yadav were one force; in 2017, they might still be one party technically, but are certainly not a united front.
Curtains will come down on Friday on the hectic campaign in 69 Assembly seats spread over 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh that will go to polls in the third phase on 19 February.
UP Election 2017: Akhilesh does not know how 'cunning' Congress party is, says Modi at Kannauj rally
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the ruling Samajwadi Party for its pre-poll alliance with Congress, likening it to a movie in which rivals befriend each other after the "interval".
Those who are known to the family often refer to Dimple as its ‘feviquick’, sealing cracks big and small and keeping the political family glued through thick and thin.
UP Election 2017: The role of Priyanka Gandhi in clinching alliance indicates Rahul's failure as a leader
The public perception is that Priyanka has risen, when Rahul failed to deliver. Her emergence as the last minute saviour of the alliance, and in turn of the party in UP, is indicative that she took command when Rahul and his men completely messed up the game.
Just what was the case that Mulayam was referring to when he said Amar Singh saved from being Jailed. Debobrat Ghose meets the man who filed the PIL against Mualayam Singh and his family in 2005
Hundreds of supporters of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reached the party office demanding his reinstatement as state president.
Sajan and Bhadauria were expelled from the party on 25 December last and this had triggered off a cold war between Mulayam and Akhilesh.