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Akhilesh Yadav: Indian Politician
Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian politician and president of the Samajwadi Party who served as the 20th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2012 to 2017. Having assumed office on 15 March 2012 at the age of 38, he is the youngest person to have held the office. Yadav is the Member of Parliament for Azamgarh in the 17th Lok Sabha, being elected in 2019. His first significant success in politics was being elected as the Member of the Lok Sabha for the Kannauj constituency in 2000. He is the son of veteran politician Mulayam Singh Yadav, the founder-patron of Samajwadi Party who has served as the Minister of Defence in the Government of India and three terms as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

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Will support Mamata Banerjee to defeat BJP in WB polls: Akhilesh Yadav [Video]

Will support Mamata Banerjee to defeat BJP in WB polls: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on January 18 announced his party's support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the upcoming assembly elections to defeat Bharatiya Janata Party..

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'Who will opt for vaccine...': Congress questions approval, slams govt [Video]

'Who will opt for vaccine...': Congress questions approval, slams govt

Congress leader Manish Tewari alleged that the union government has 'politically misused pandemic in its entirety'. Tewari also slammed the Centre over the grant of approval to Bharat Biotech's Covid..

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Never questioned experts, researchers over COVID-19 vaccine: Akhilesh Yadav [Video]

Never questioned experts, researchers over COVID-19 vaccine: Akhilesh Yadav

During press conference on January 04, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said, "We want to know when the poor will get the vaccine? I would like to ask BJP that how long will it take them to give..

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Covid vaccine: Impotency fear to 'premature' approval, Opposition slams govt [Video]

Covid vaccine: Impotency fear to 'premature' approval, Opposition slams govt

On the day that the Drug Controller General of India announced the approval of two vaccines for Covid-19, a war of words between the government and the Opposition intensified. Congress leaders also..

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Akhilesh Yadav's fear against COVID vaccine justified: Rashid Alvi [Video]

Akhilesh Yadav's fear against COVID vaccine justified: Rashid Alvi

Congress leader Rashid Alvi backed Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav after the latter announced he will not get vaccinated against COVID-19 for now as the 'BJP government cannot be trusted.'..

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Akhilesh doesn't even listen to his father: Narottam Mishra on SP chief's 'BJP vaccine' remarks [Video]

Akhilesh doesn't even listen to his father: Narottam Mishra on SP chief's 'BJP vaccine' remarks

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that he won't get vaccinated as it is 'BJP vaccine'. Replying on his statement Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said that Akhilesh Yadav never..

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'People might become impotent,' says SP MLC on taking COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

'People might become impotent,' says SP MLC on taking COVID-19 vaccine

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on January 02 said that he won't get vaccinated because he does not trusts BJP's vaccine. Mirzapur SP MLC Ashutosh Sinha when asked about the same, said that people..

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‘Unfortunate’: Anurag Thakur on Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘BJP vaccine’ remark [Video]

‘Unfortunate’: Anurag Thakur on Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘BJP vaccine’ remark

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Saturday termed the COVID-19 vaccines to be rolled out in the country as "vaccine of the BJP" and said he would not take the shot, drawing a sharp retort from..

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'Akhilesh can't think above politics: Anurag Thakur on 'BJP vaccine' remark [Video]

'Akhilesh can't think above politics: Anurag Thakur on 'BJP vaccine' remark

Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur on January 02 said Akhilesh Yadav's statement for 'not going to take COVID-19 vaccine as it's a BJP vaccine' is 'very..

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Can't trust BJP's COVID vaccine, not going to get vaccinated: Akhilesh Yadav [Video]

Can't trust BJP's COVID vaccine, not going to get vaccinated: Akhilesh Yadav

Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and chief of Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav on January 02 said that he is not going to vaccinate COVID-19 vaccine because he don't trust BJP's vaccine. He said,..

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Watch: Akhilesh Yadav, SP workers detained in UP during anti-farm law protests [Video]

Watch: Akhilesh Yadav, SP workers detained in UP during anti-farm law protests

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was detained by police in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow. Akhilesh was detained after he sat on a dharna in Lucknow to protest against the Centre’s farm laws. Yadav..

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Akhilesh Yadav detained by police during protest against farm laws [Video]

Akhilesh Yadav detained by police during protest against farm laws

On Dec 07, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and party workers staged protest in Lucknow in support of protesting farmers. He along with party workers staged a sit-in protest after their..

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Kejriwal meets protesting farmers; Akhilesh’s ‘Kisan Yatra’ foiled l Updates [Video]

Kejriwal meets protesting farmers; Akhilesh’s ‘Kisan Yatra’ foiled l Updates

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met farmers who have been protesting at the Singhu border and took stock of the preparations made for them. This comes a day ahead of the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called..

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‘Punjab farmers protesting’, says Haryana CM; SP chief’s jibe over ‘injustice’ [Video]

‘Punjab farmers protesting’, says Haryana CM; SP chief’s jibe over ‘injustice’

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that farmers from his state did not participate in the 'Dilli Chalo' protest march against the Centre's farm laws, adding the ongoing..

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Why Owaisi’s AIMIM poses serious challenge to Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party in UP

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Nitish Kumar disapproves of BJP vaccine remark by Akhilesh Yadav

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Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘COVID-19 vaccine of BJP’ remark draws sharp reactions

Samajwadi Party (SP) president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s remarks terming Covid-19 vaccines as “vaccine of the BJP” have drawn sharp reactions not just from the BJP..
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Won't get vaccinated since I don't trust BJP's vaccine: Akhilesh Yadav

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister met religious leaders from all faiths from Ayodhya on Saturday and took their blessings.
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Covid-19 vaccines don't belong to any political party, but humanity: Omar Abdullah

Covid-19 vaccines do not belong to any political party, but humanity, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said on Saturday, hours after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav termed coronavirus..
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Won't take Covid vaccine now, can’t trust BJP, says Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday termed the Covid-19 vaccines to be rolled out in the country as "vaccine of the BJP" and said he would not take the shot. "How can I trust the..
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It's BJP's vaccine, not taking the shot: Akhilesh Yadav


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Farmer's death at Ghazipur border while protesting against farm laws disturbing: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday termed the death of a 57-year-old farmer due to heart attack while protesting against the Centre's new farm laws at the Ghazipur border as..
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Akhilesh Yadav claims ground level BJP workers want withdrawal of new farm laws

In a tweet in Hindi, the SP chief said, “The BJP government should not 'cheat' farmers of the entire country for the benefit of a few rich friends and in today's talks, withdraw the agriculture laws...
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Farmers will bring down BJP govt: Akhilesh Yadav


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BJP govt ignoring farmers: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday accused the BJP of adopting a heartless attitude towards the demands of farmers, and said the global response to the stir has "deeply" hurt the image..
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Cops detain Akhilesh Yadav after he sits on dharna on road, breaks cordon

Police took SP chief Akhilesh Yadav into custody on Monday after party leaders led by him broke through security cordon to sit on a dharna in the heart of the city to oppose the three farm bills..
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Akhilesh Yadav detained after staging sit-in protest outside his residence in Lucknow

UP police detained former CM and SP president Akhilesh Yadav after he staged a sit-in protest with his supporters on the road outside his residence.
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Farmers stir gives opposition rallying point; 18 parties support bandh

Leaders of 11 parties, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi, DMK chief M K Stalin, NCP patriarch Sharad Pawar, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Left Front’s Sitaram Yechury and D Raja,..
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Akhilesh Yadav extends full support to Bharat Bandh call against farm laws

As several opposition parties came out in support of farmers' agitation near Delhi border, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav has extended his support to..
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Will oppose ordinance on conversions: Akhilesh Yadav


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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav reveals plan for 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election

It is to be noted that the Samajwadi Party a few weeks back withdrew its plea for disqualification of party MLA Shivpal Yadav from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.
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Akhilesh hints at electoral tie-up with estranged uncle for UP Assembly polls

Hinting at a possible electoral tie-up with his estranged uncle's Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said Shivpal Yadav..
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BJP's 'double engine government trying to crush democracy: Akhilesh Yadav

"The 'double engine' government (the government in Uttar Pradesh and the Centre) of BJP is trying to crush democracy. Rigging in polls is taking away the rights of people's vote and affects the..
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Big jolt to Mayawati as 5 BSP MLAs join Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party

The five MLAs have withdrawn their support to the BSP's official candidate, Ramji Gautam, for the Rajya Sabha biennial elections.
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Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Can Tejashwi Yadav do an Akhilesh Yadav in Bihar to come out of Lalu Yadav's shadow

Bihar is very much in discussion these days regarding Bihar Assembly Election 2020. Politics has once again come under the shadow of triangular political power and caste polarization.
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Honestly use PM Cares Fund for public good, online education of students: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that the government should "honestly" turn the PM Cares Fund into a "public cares fund" and make arrangements for online education of students.
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Akhilesh Yadav attacks Centre over India ranking second in Covid cases globally

BJP government's claims have been exposed with India becoming number 2 in the world in corona cases, tweeted SP leader Akhilesh Yadav . He further alleged that, the government took public data from the..
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UP govt indifferent to people's plight: Akhilesh Yadav

Accusing the Yogi Adityanath government of ignoring the youths' problems, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday demanded a “youth charter” envisaging the solution to their problems in a..
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Welcome release of Kafeel Khan, hope Azam Khan, framed in false cases, will get justice: Akhilesh Yadav


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BJP's attitude towards students 'devoid of humanity': Akhilesh on holding of JEE, NEET


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Akhilesh Yadav backs demand to defer JEE, NEET amid Covid-19

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday spoke out against the conduction of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in the middle of Covid-19..
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Akhilesh Yadav attacks BJP govt for crimes against women in UP

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the incident in which a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Isanagar in Lakhimpur Kheri and..
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Baaees mein bicycle: Akhilesh Yadav coins new slogan for 2022 UP assembly polls

"On the lines of 1942 August Kranti movement during the freedom struggle, SP through ideological movement in 2022 is going to realise the dream of the freedom struggle. We should not leave any stone..
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Hope present, future generations will follow Lord Ram's 'maryada' for welfare, peace: Akhilesh Yadav


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People no longer trust BJP govt in UP: Akhilesh

The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, as far as policy, intention and leadership are concerned, is "crippled" and the people no longer trust it, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav alleged on Sunday.
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Akhilesh Yadav slams UP govt over law and order situation, demands President's rule in state


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Akhilesh Yadav questions Vikas Dubey's encounter

Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Friday raised questions on gangster Vikas Dubey's encounter killing after an accident, saying the car did not topple but it was an effort to save the..
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Akhilesh Yadav hits out at BJP, says billions being spent on virtual rallies

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday criticized Union home minister for holding virtual rallies for the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar and West Bengal and said billions are being spent..
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Akhilesh Yadav demands Centre's economic package breakup


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New Commission for migrant workers by UP govt a diversionary tactic: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to create a commission for migrant workers and called it a..
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UP government banned mobile phones inside Covid-19 hospitals to hide their poor condition: Akhilesh Yadav

In a tweet in hindi, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, "If infection spreads through mobile phones, then they should be banned across the country. Mobile phones provide mental support and..
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Akhilesh Yadav: Why thousands of buses not utilised to send migrants home?

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav said on Tuesday that the people were wondering why thousands of buses were not being used by the Uttar Pradesh government to send the stranded migrant workers..
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Yogi govt ‘shaming humanity' by its inhuman attitude towards migrant workers: SP chief

“The BJP government is shaming humanity with its act. Due to its attitude, migrant labourers from not only UP but other states also are angry. It has raised question mark on its functioning," SP..
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Centre is again making false promises to 133 crore Indians: Akhilesh Yadav on Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over announcing Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package to boost the economy saying that the Centre is..
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Akhilesh Yadav slams Centre, UP govt over charging money to ferry migrant workers home


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Akhilesh targets UP govt over spraying migrant workers with 'disinfectant'

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday targeted the Yogi Adityanath government over allegedly spraying a group of migrants returning to their homes in Uttar Pradesh with "chemicals" to..
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Palm reader told me SP will win 350 seats in 2022 UP elections: Akhilesh Yadav


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Yogi calls up Akhilesh over ‘security breach’ at PM’s rally

In a surprise development, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath called up his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav on Friday expressing concern about a “security breach” during PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit..
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There can be understanding with SP for 2022 UP polls: Shivpal Yadav

Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav has hinted of an "understanding" between his party and the Samajwadi Party, headed by his estranged nephew Akhilesh Yadav, for the 2022..
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Not only SP, but those who 'understand soul' of country opposing CAA: Akhilesh Yadav

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said as far as the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is concerned, "not only the Samajwadi Party (SP) but all those who understand the soul of the country are..
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Amit Shah challenges Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav to a debate on CAA

The BJP was conducting this campaign was to 'dispel falsities' that were being spread over the amended citizenship act.
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Akhilesh Yadav chides doctor on emergency duty for interrupting during his meet with accident victims

Former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday lashed out at a doctor on duty at a government hospital here, while meeting the patients of the recent bus accident.
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'Won't be allowed to contest polls': Union minister Sanjeev Balyan warns Akhilesh Yadav against boycotting NPR

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav had said last month that he will not fill the NPR form, requesting his party workers to also follow suit.
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All deaths during anti-CAA protests in UP caused by police bullets: Akhilesh Yadav


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