India  /  Published 20.09.21

Mayawati warns Dalits of ‘Cong's election stunt’

With Charanjit Singh Channi taking oath as Punjab's first Dalit chief minister, BSP president Mayawati on Monday termed it an election stunt of the Congress and asked Dalits to be wary of it. May...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.21

Privileged few: BSP and neo-Brahminism

Politicians often strive to resurrect tried-and-tested formulae, especially when the chips are down. This seems to be the case with Mayawati and her Bahujan Samaj Party. The BSP’s electoral tall...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.21

Thok ke bhav

Much is also said about the “visually incongruent” cityscape of Lucknow; much Nawabi, some part British, and then ostensibly Dalit. The statue of Ambedkar in the Ambedkar Memorial Complex ...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Agra: Changes in the heartland

Agra’s majestic Mughal heritage illustrates the ideological contestations shaping urban politics in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh. Hindu nationalist ideologues portrayed the Mughals as fo...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.21

Chosen few: BSP dilemma

Can the bahujan — ‘majority’ — coexist peacefully with the sarvajan — ‘everyone’? This has been one of the most enduring dilemmas confront...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 19.07.21

Mayawati on drive to woo Brahmins

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.07.21

Mayawati: Eye on Brahmin votes

Ahead of the 2022 UP Assembly elections, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said the Brahmins will not vote for the BJP and her party will begin a campaign from Ayodhya next week to ‘a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Farmers: Mayawati slams Punjab CM

BSP president Mayawati on Saturday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the ongoing farmers' agitation. "The letter writte...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.07.21

Mayawati to govt: settle Rafale dispute

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Monday said that Centre should take cognisance of the alleged "corruption" in the Rafale deal. "The news of a judicial inquiry set up by the Frenc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.06.21

BSP out of zila panchayat chiefs' election

BSP president Mayawati on Monday said her party will not contest the zila panchayat chairpersons' elections so that it can focus on next year's assembly polls, drawing accusations from the Con...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Lucknow


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