India  /  Published 12.12.18

BSP, SP support Cong in Madhya Pradesh

The BSP and the SP have won two and one seat, respectively, in Madhya Pradesh. The Congress has 114 seats, which is two short of the majority mark.Congress spokesperson Narendra Saluja announced on We...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.03.19

Chowkidar who arrives in a BMW

In an election-bound country facing numerous problems, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to milk the #MainBhiChowkidar campaign to its last drop. The BJP has announced that on Wednesday, Mo...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.03.19

No electoral alliance with Congress in any state: Mayawati

In a setback to the prospects of an Opposition grand alliance to take on the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) made it clear on Tuesday that it would not have any el...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Why is Modi mum on Shah's Balakot count, Mayawati asks

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday tried to put BJP president Amit Shah on the dock over his claim that 250 terrorists were killed in the Indian airstrike in Pakistan, asking him why Prime Minister Narendr...
By PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.01.20

Mayawati accepts Shah’s CAA debate challenge

A day after Amit Shah issued a challenge to several politicians including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for a public debate on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday tweeted...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.02.19

Mulayam questions alliance

Mulayam Singh Yadav has questioned the rationale behind the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance, highlighted that the number of seats won by his party came down when his son Akhilesh was chie...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Mayawati charges Adityanath government with delisting 17 OBC list castes

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has alleged that the Yogi Adityanath government has removed 17 castes from the list of Other Backward Classes and labelled them Scheduled Castes, depriving them of t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.06.19

Mayawati sounds end of alliance with Samajwadi Party

Mayawati on Monday announced that the Bahujan Samaj Party would contest all future elections alone, sounding the end of the alliance with the Samajwadi Party a day after appointing family members to t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.06.19

BSP and Samajwadi part ways for UP bypolls

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday said Yadav voters in Uttar Pradesh had internally damaged the Samajwadi Party, her ally in the just-concluded parliamentary elections, forcing her to deci...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Modi trumps Uttar Pradesh caste maths

The appeal of Narendra Modi pulverised the caste arithmetic of the Bahujan Samaj Party-Samajwadi Party-Rashtriya Lok Dal “gathbandhan” in Uttar Pradesh, and in over a half-dozen constituencies the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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