Mon, Mar 27, 2017 | updated 10:10 AM IST

SP creating family drama to hide their failure in Uttar Pradesh: BJP

Updated: Sep 16, 2016 17:49 IST
New Delhi [India], Sept. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is trying to hide the failures of his government behind ongoing differences between family members.

"We are now seeing the great Uttar Pradesh family drama, what is happening today in Uttar Pradesh is in the name of samajwad we see parivaarvaad. Akhilesh Yadav the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has failed on every count he has failed to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh, he has failed to generate employment in Uttar Pradesh that is the reason as to why he is trying to hide behind this family drama," BJP leader Sambit Patra told ANI.

He said that by creating this family drama the Samajwadi Party is trying to confuse the people and distribute Uttar Pradesh within one single family but the people of the state will not let this happen.

Amid the ongoing power tussle in Samajwadi Party, the party's general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav today said there is no 'sankat' (rift) in the party and added that if some differences arise on minor points, those can be resolved.

"There is no crisis in the Samajwadi Party at all, there is no "sankat" or rift". Many a time it happens that some decisions are made and people think that there are problems in the party. Let me be clear, there is nothing like that," he told media here ahead of his meeting with Akhilesh at the latter's residence.

He also said it was a wrong decision to remove Akhilesh Yadav as the president of the Samajwadi Party.

Amid talks of his resignation from the UP cabinet, Shivpal said on Wednesday he will abide by whatever decision Mulayam Singh Yadav makes about him, because the state's people "are with their leader Mulayam."

Chief Minister Akhilesh, too, denied a family rift on Wednesday. "Where have you found a family fight? This is a fight in government, not a family fight ," Akhilesh told the media.

"If people from outside the family keep interfering, how will things (government) work?" (ANI)

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): As a part of Rotary Literacy Mission Campaign, three women have started their journey from Coimbatore, covering a total of 24 countries and concluding at London.

Full Story >>

New Delhi/Osmanabad (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Shiv Sena has given a shutdown call in Maharashtra's Osmanabad in support of MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who had assaulted an Air India employee on flight.

Full Story >>

Arrah (Bihar) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former home secretary R.K. Singh has said any nationalist won't tolerate if someone utters slogans of 'Bharat tere tukde honge' and would thrash that person.

Full Story >>

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): Incidents of utter apathy showing inconsideration of the people and government has time and again come to light but there has been no remedy.

Full Story >>

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) troops of border outpost Paharipur shot dead a Pakistani intruder ahead of the B.S. Fence on Monday morning.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Finance Bill, 2017, The Appropriation (Railways) Bill, 2017 and The Appropriation (Railways) Number 2 Bill, 2017 will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today for consideration and return.

Full Story >>

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) refused to answer as to why the conversion of old currency was not allowed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday taunted the Central Government saying it didn't listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's orders and work differently.

Full Story >>

Gulbarga [Karnataka], Mar. 27 (ANI): Condemning the recent Bikaner rape case, women activists on Sunday demanded a stricter law against the perpetrators who commit such heinous crimes with women.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that 125 crore Indians wanted to create a 'Bhavya and Divya Bharat' and asserted that instead of saying this, the former should have urged the youth to use their skills in India rather than going abroad.

Full Story >>

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): At least one policeman was injured in an encounter when heavily armed terrorists attacked the ancestral home of Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Hajj and Auquaf Syed Farooq Andrabi in poll-bound South Kashmir's Anantnag on Sunday evening.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): A mild tremor was felt in the nort-eastern state of Sikkim early in the morning at 3.12 a.m. today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): A day after Kerala Transport Minister A. K. Saseendran resigned from his post over obscene audio, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the former resignation indicated that he was guilty.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Patiala House Court on Monday will hear the students' plea against the police move to conduct lie detector test on them.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the plea filed by Kashmir High Court Bar Association (KHBA) seeking direction in the use of pellet guns.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today continue hearing the plea filed by the December 16 Nirbhaya gang rape convicts, challenging the Delhi High Court's order.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], March 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pass detailed formal order on the issue of banning Sardar or Sikh jokes today.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Bhavya and Divya Bharat' concept when, in the World Happiness Index, the country has fallen by four places, and has become the 122nd nation out of a total of 155.

Full Story >>

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): A 20-year-old girl was burnt alive here on Sunday after she allegedly protested over cutting of trees at Pipda city.

Full Story >>

Jajpur (Odisha) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village.

Full Story >>

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Mar. 27 (ANI): At least 12 children fell ill on Sunday with parents alleging that their kids were administered injections having expired medicines at a hospital.

Full Story >>