Taking a jibe at Mayawati, Nitish said people don’t become “the leader of Bahujan Samaj” just by being born in that
The van of Tender Heart English School in Ghosia town, carrying students of six villages in the age group of six to 14 years, was hit by a Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train.
She said it is “sad” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not said anything on the attack on Dalits in Gujarat.
Mayawati will address a press conference Sunday and announce the future programme of the party.
Mother of Dayashankar filed a complaint against the BSP leaders for raising "derogatory" slogans at the party protest in Lucknow.
The Governor said that he has been a bridge between Centre and state
The supporters staged a sit-in at B R Ambedkar Statue at Hazratganj roundabout in Lucknow.
Born in Ayodhya, Ansari, a tailor by profession, was the first to file a case in the dispute over the Babri Masjid in a lower court in Faizabad in 1949.
BJP national president during his meeting in state quipped that going by the nuumber of people leaving the BSP, only Mayawati will be left in the party by the time elections are announced.
Mayawati picked the five leaders from non-Yadav backward castes and authorised them to move out of their respective districts.
Chaudhary, a founder member of BSP, on Monday said he would try to offer an alternative to BSP.
BSP president Mayawati on Sunday attacked the BJP “for attempting to break its rival parties by using money power.”
Maurya displays show of strength with leaders who quit or were expelled from BSP, hints at floating new outfit.
Two senior leaders have left the BSP alleging that Mayawati has taken huge sums of money and sidelined 56 per cent OBCs during ticket distribution.
Pasis constitute 16 per cent, as against Jatavs (56 per cent) of the state’s Dalit population, which, in turn, comprise about 21 per cent of the entire populace of UP.
Maurya, who quit the BSP on June 22, has been mobilising his supporters and calling on former BSP leaders to join him for the meeting, where he is expected to decide his next move.
Mayawati turned party into pvt real estate company for money: R K Chaudhary.
'To cover its weaknesses in the law and order front, SP enacted various types of dramas on whether to merge with Mukhtar Ansari’s party, the same way it was done during the induction of D P Yadav (2011),' said Mayawati.
Dinkar was elected the leader of BSP Legislature Party at a meeting of party MLAs Saturday.
Three of the four Rajya Sabha MPs and four of the six MLCs nominated by the party since 2014 belong to the Jatav community.
Dinkar, 56, accompanied by party MLAs, later met Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey so that he could be designated as Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, the post that Maurya held.
Maurya flew to Delhi amid uncertainty and speculations over whether he will join the ruling Samajwadi Party.
Mayawati accused Maurya of leaving the party because she refused to give tickets to his son Utkrishta and daughter Sanghmitra to contest the assembly elections next year.
If Swami Prasad Maurya joins the SP it will fit into the party's plans to attract all OBC castes to counter the claim that the party caters to only Yadavs.
Swami Prasad Maurya’s exit leaves question mark over BSP’s poll prospects among non-Yadav OBCs.
With this, the BSP has ousted its eight sitting MLAs in less than a week.
The BJP and Congress have often accused Mayawati of selling Dalit votes and not visiting any Dalit’s house.
The former UP chief minister said the state’s 22 crore people are “badly dejected” by the works of NDA government at Centre and SP government in the state.
This sense of newfound support could be one of the reasons behind Mayawati’s decision to pick Muslims for at least 100 seats while finalising its list of candidates for the elections next year.
BJP MP from Kairana Hukum Singh has claimed that a large number of families, mostly Hindus, have left Kairana because of increasing crime in the area.
Mahatma Gandhi among others has fallen out of favour, but as Assembly polls draw near, BSP ticket aspirants are flocking to Prajapati’s office for busts of party chief.
Police and prosecution officials have said that the report will not affect their case against the alleged killers of Akhlaq.
The RS polls took an interesting turn with an independent candidate Preeti Mohapatra filing her nomination papers at the last moment, making it 12 candidates for 11 seats from the state.
Although neither side has confirmed the alliance so far, the result of the meeting is likely to become clear by Tuesday, the last day for filing nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections.
Each of the three has a relative in either the SP or the BJP, all recently joined.
Satish Mishra gets repeat ticket for third consecutive term, Ashok Kumar Siddharth is the new nominee.
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