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Mayawati detractor by his side, Nitish says fight for Bahujan Samaj is on
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Taking a jibe at Mayawati, Nitish said people don’t become “the leader of Bahujan Samaj” just by being born in that community.

Uttar Pradesh: 8 kids killed as train hits school van at unmanned railway crossing
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

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.

Mayawati defends obscene slogans by BSP leaders against Daya Shankar’s sister, daughter
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

She said it is “sad” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not said anything on the attack on Dalits in Gujarat.

Mayawati rushes to Lucknow, BSP cancels tomorrow’s protests
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Mayawati will address a press conference Sunday and announce the future programme of the party.

Dayashankar’s mother files FIR against Maya
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Mother of Dayashankar filed a complaint against the BSP leaders for raising "derogatory" slogans at the party protest in Lucknow.

UP governor Ram Naik completes two years in office
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The Governor said that he has been a bridge between Centre and state

BSP protests in UP, police look for Dayashankar Singh
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The supporters staged a sit-in at B R Ambedkar Statue at Hazratganj roundabout in Lucknow.

Oldest litigant in Ayodhya dispute dies
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

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.

On backfoot after desertions, BSP works quietly to claw its way back
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

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.

Handpicked by Mayawati, five leaders to woo backward castes
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Mayawati picked the five leaders from non-Yadav backward castes and authorised them to move out of their respective districts.

BSP rebels’ show of strength: Now, another ex-Maya aide plans ‘grand rally’
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Chaudhary, a founder member of BSP, on Monday said he would try to offer an alternative to BSP.

BJP using money power to break rivals: Mayawati
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

BSP president Mayawati on Sunday attacked the BJP “for attempting to break its rival parties by using money power.”

Mayawati planning to flee with crores made from selling tickets, says Swami Prasad Maurya
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Maurya displays show of strength with leaders who quit or were expelled from BSP, hints at floating new outfit.

Will Mayawati’s caste calculations jeopardise BSP’s chances in upcoming UP elections?
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

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.

R K Chaudhary quits BSP: To woo Pasis, only leader Mayawati took back
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

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 asks Mayawati detractors to attend his show of strength today
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

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.

Uttar Pradesh: BSP suffers fresh blow, another leader quits
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

Mayawati turned party into pvt real estate company for money: R K Chaudhary.

SP-QED merger row: Calling off merger will neither cover govt’s weaknesses nor strengthen law and order, says Mayawati
Wed, Jun 29, 2016

'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.

Gaya Charan Dinkar takes charge as LoP in Uttar Pradesh Assembly
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Dinkar was elected the leader of BSP Legislature Party at a meeting of party MLAs Saturday.

UP assembly polls 2017: Mayawati has gone back to basics, or rather Jatavs
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Three of the four Rajya Sabha MPs and four of the six MLCs nominated by the party since 2014 belong to the Jatav community.

BSP elects Dalit MLA to replace Maurya as LoP
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

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.

Swami Prasad Maurya begins work to assemble BSP defectors, ‘rebels’
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Maurya flew to Delhi amid uncertainty and speculations over whether he will join the ruling Samajwadi Party.

Mayawati may hate nepotism, BSP poll candidates don’t
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

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.

Swami Prasad Maurya’s future in UP: All fingers point to SP
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

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: BSP loses OBC face, Mayawati’s voice before the media
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Swami Prasad Maurya’s exit leaves question mark over BSP’s poll prospects among non-Yadav OBCs.

Mayawati expels two more MLAs, total 8 in 7 days
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

With this, the BSP has ousted its eight sitting MLAs in less than a week.

Uttar Pradesh elections: BJP, Congress eye its votebank, BSP goes in firefight mode
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

The BJP and Congress have often accused Mayawati of selling Dalit votes and not visiting any Dalit’s house.

SP, BJP using Kairana issue to gain political mileage: Mayawati
Mon, Jun 20, 2016

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.

Moving beyond Dalits: Congress, SP cross-voters spell Muslim gain for BSP
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

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.

Mayawati says BJP created Kairana issue for communal polarisation
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

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.

Many mini Mayas: A day in the life of a Lucknow sculptor
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

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.

Mathura lab report on Dadri meat may deepen communal fault-lines in poll-bound UP
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Police and prosecution officials have said that the report will not affect their case against the alleged killers of Akhlaq.

Rajya Sabha, Legislative Council elections: Extra UP candidates muddle equations, pave way for horse trading, rebellion
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

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.

On the back foot, Ajit Singh is looking for new new friends
Mon, May 30, 2016

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.

3 reasons why BSP wants to keep its MLA flock together
Wed, May 25, 2016

Each of the three has a relative in either the SP or the BJP, all recently joined.

Maya’s picks for RS: a Brahmin and a Dalit
Sun, May 22, 2016

Satish Mishra gets repeat ticket for third consecutive term, Ashok Kumar Siddharth is the new nominee.