Virender Kumar The Indian Express Group
Thursday 1 November '12Mathura, Pratapgarh, Bareilly, Lucknow, Ghaziabad and now Faizabad six riots in seven months, that is the Akhilesh Yadav government''s record in maintaining public order.
Friday 12 October '12By putting off a decision on continuing her party''s support to the UPA government, BSP chief Mayawati has shown that she is in no hurry to pull the rug
Tuesday18 September '12Six months on, too many in the SP wield power without accountability
Friday15 June '12Why Mulayam is miffed enough with Congress to have teamed up with Mamata
Wednesday18 April '12Akhilesh Yadav earns much goodwill by doing a few simple things
Thursday8 March '12Why she junked the rainbow, fled to her core vote
Tuesday6 March '12SP storms to power in Uttar Pradesh with a stunning majority routing Mayawati-led BSP.
Monday20 February '12In November 2009, Firozabad delivered a snub to Akhilesh Yadav, the rising star of the Samajwadi Party.
Thursday16 February '12Mining mafia, corruption, muscle power, underdevelopment all stories woven around 2 ministers past and present
Tuesday7 February '12The SP has fielded R P Chaudhary, who is a Dalit woman and married to an Ansari Muslim
Thursday2 February '12Launching her party''s campaign for the UP elections, BSP president and Chief Minister Mayawati accused the Congress of "anti-Dalit mentality"
Thursday2 February '12Mayawati accused the Congress of "anti-Dalit mentality", saying it was using the CBI and CAG to malign "the country''s only chief minister who is a Dalit ki beti".
Wednesday1 February '12Mayawati says CBI had lately become 'hyperactive' in its investigation of the NRHM scam in UP.
Wednesday1 February '12Gaddipur and Boudhini are two Ambedkar villages under a special programme in UP
Friday20 January '12BJP hopes fielding Uma in UP can serve many purposes. But here as in her home state, few leaders want her.
Wednesday18 January '12Last September, when the Samajwadi Party launched its UP election campaign, Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose government had been voted out in 2007 for letting loose "bullies" and "ruffians" in the state, pu...
Wednesday18 January '12History-sheeters crowd SP list; crime no longer the buzzword
Monday16 January '12About 25 per cent of the candidates the party has announced so far are fresh recruits
Friday6 January '12The NRHM mega probe: Rs 8,657 crore spent since 2005-06, all of UP in focus, and a list of suspects that can only grow longer
Wednesday4 January '12Sacking ministers, stitching castes and communities together, taking the Dalit vote for granted the BSP is nervous and in a hurry
Thursday13 October '11In a state where CMs usually ignore Lokayukta, UP chief minister removes 3 indicted ministers in weeks.
Thursday22 July '10Remembering Vijay Pratap Singh, a reporter as versatile as he was compassionate....