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Kanshi Ram: Sister to mark death anniversary on October 8, a day before Mayawati
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

The reason: Swaran Kaur has been alleging that while Mayawati had murdered Kanshi Ram on October 8, she announced it to the world only the day after.

Robbers thrash parents, drag out 12-year-old, gangrape her on the outskirts of Lucknow
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

“There were five persons who came inside. They were carrying an iron rod and a banka (axe). They started hitting my father and mother. We hid in a corner,” said the carpenter’s eight-year-old son.

Samajwadi Party inducts BSP MLA Ayodhya Prasad Pal who is facing vigilance probe
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

In a report sent to Akhilesh in June 2012, then Lokayukta N K Mehrotra had recommended a criminal probe against Pal.

12-yr-old ‘gangraped’, parents assaulted by robbers near Lucknow
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

The girl and her father, a carpenter, were both taken to a city hospital for medical examination and treatment.

Caste by caste, BSP fields ‘bhaichara coordinators’
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

Satish Chandra Misra, the BSP’s Brahmin face, has been assigned the reserved seats in eastern UP, central UP and Bundelkhand, and MLA Ramvir Upadhyay the reserved seats of western UP.

Before preaching to Pakistan, look into your backyard: Mayawati tells PM Narendra Modi
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

“Is it so that one who is eating jaggery is suggesting others to avoid it?” Mayawati said reacting to PM Narendra Modi's first public speech in Kozhikoder, the after Uri attack.

UP Assembly polls: Ramveer Upadhyay gears up for bigger role in BSP, to woo Brahmins
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

The party has directed Upadhyay to lead rallies in all the reserved constituencies in west UP’s Agra, Aligarh, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Meerut and Bareilly divisions.

In UP, Amit Shah lists BSP ‘scams’, takes potshots at Yadav family feud
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Shah also hit out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is currently on kisan yatra across the state.

‘He shouldered responsibility of joint family,’ says brother of soldier killed in Uri attack
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

"Though our family is large, he always tried to keep us together. He had given me his ATM card a few years ago.” The family owns six bighas agricultural land.

Waited for his call, got this news instead, says brother of Uri attack martyr
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

“He had gone about 20 days ago. We were not able to talk to him ever since then. And after all this wait, we got this news that he had been killed,” said Umendra, Rajesh’s brother.

Kanhaiya Kumar calls for ‘rainbow coalition’ between Ambedkarites, Communists
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Launching a tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kanhaiya said they were 'trying to convert the nation into a Hindu Rashtra'.

Another OBC MLA quits BSP, says Mayawati asked for Rs 6 crore
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

The departure of Saini comes as the latest one in the series of desertions and expulsions of backward caste leaders from the party in last few months.

Congress, BJP slam Akhilesh Yadav, his party over ‘family drama’
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Congress leader RPN Singh said, “The family drama...is affecting the state but the CM has been talking only about his family problems. He has not said anything about the communal clash in Bijnor.”

Law and order of ‘Samajwadi parivar’ Akhilesh govt’s only concern: Congress
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Congress hit out at the ruling 'Samajwadi parivar' for its preoccupation with the 'law and order of the family, instead of the state'.

Amit Shah: Modi government for Dalits; others exploiting community
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Amit Shah did not mention the ongoing family feud in the ruling Samajwadi Party in the state.

Nitin Gadkari paves 2017 poll path: Rs 2-lakh crore roads, 40 ports
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Gadkari and Singh laid the foundation stone of the 94-km four-lane outer ring road around Lucknow, which will be built at a cost of Rs 5,214 crore.

Akhilesh Yadav sacks two ministers, Oppn says ‘eyewash’
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

“Our party has been raising the issue of illegal mining. The decision should have been taken earlier,” BJP state general secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.

No instant triple talaq, let women have right to divorce: Shia board
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

AISPLB spokesperson Maulana Yasoob Abbas said he has suggested invalidating the instantaneous triple talaq, and provide women with the right to divorce.

Samajwadi Party also keeping Muslims backward, like Congress, says Asaduddin Owaisi
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Asaduddin Owaisi also stressed on the loss of lives and property in communal riots and the absence of punishment for rioters.

With Dhananjay Singh’s reinduction, Mayawati looks to woo kshatriyas
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

This comes close on the heels of Dayashankar Singh’s expulsion from the BJP for comparing BSP chief Mayawati with a prostitute.

To counter anti-incumbency, SP may not have Akhilesh Yadav as sole face of poll campaign
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

Akhilesh Yadav's proposed “Samajwadi Vikas Rathyatra” which was announced in June, is yet to get scheduled.

PM Narendra Modi promoting private firms, says Mayawati
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

Loans of big businessmen being waived, farmers ‘harassed’, alleges BSP chief at Allahabad rally

Mayawati targets PM Modi in speeches, but won’t hold rally in his seat
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Her approach is unlike that adopted by other parties, including the Congress and the JD(U), who have chosen to take on the PM on his turf.

Dismissing ‘exodus’ claims, BSP inducts 6 sitting MLAs
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

At her rally in Azamgarh on Sunday, BSP chief Mayawati attacked the Opposition for creating “the perception of an exodus from BSP”, saying that BJP was accepting BSP’s “rejected stuff without inspection or inquiry”.

BSP hires videographers for Mayawati’s rallies
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

A Delhi-based firm, IBL Communications, has been tasked with the videography of Mayawati’s rallies.

2017 Uttar Pradesh Polls: To divert attention, BJP govt can wage war with Pakistan, says Mayawati
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

BSP Supremo alleged that both central government and SP government could “foment communal passions” for the sake of votes

Uttar Pradesh: Masood Ahmed appointed as new RLD president
Sun, Aug 28, 2016

RLD national general secretary Anil Dubey said Ahmed has been appointed as state president, around a month after the death of incumbent Munna Singh Chauhan.

BJP sacked Dayashankar Singh for Mayawati remark, his wife now takes BSP head-on
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Officially, the couple maintain they are operating under the banner of the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha, run by Pratapgarh MP Haribansh Singh of the Apna Dal, a BJP ally.

Mayawati’s former MP Brajesh Pathak, Brahmin face joins BJP
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Pathak was among a few Brahmin leaders who had joined the BSP before the 2004 Lok Sabha elections.

First drought, now floods damage crops in UP
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The floods are also likely to lead to a demand by the state government for financial assistance from the Centre to provide compensation to people who have lost their houses and crops in the floods.

After decade of drought, Bundelkhand flooded 
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Bundelkhand: Most of the casualties were due to house collapses, while at least four people were swept away due to the strong water currents in Mahoba and Banda.

BSP shifts poll gear, to field 15 Yadavs in SP stronghold
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

The BJP has been aggressively pursuing non-Yadav OBCs and has recently inducted former BSP general secretary Swami Prasad Maurya.

To consolidate core vote bank, Mayawati plans rallies in Dalit-dominated dists
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

The first ‘Sarvajan Hitay, Sarvajan Sukhay’ rally will be held in Dalit-dominated Agra on August 21 followed by one in Azamgarh on August 28.

Loss of lions hurts Uttar Pradesh government’s pride
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Of 16 lions and newborn cubs, 9 dead including 4 adults brought from Gujarat as Mulayam’s dream project suffers blow after blow.

Am most infamous politician as I give voice to community suppressed for 70 yrs: Asaduddin Owaisi
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Addressing party workers in Lucknow as part of preparations for the assembly elections due early next year, Owaisi cited census figures to highlight the backwardness of Muslims in the state.

Amit Shah attends Dalit lunch in UP town, Mayawati calls it drama
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Mayawati said the UP assembly elections have turned from “a challenge” into “a question of life and death” for the BJP and the Modi government.