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Rajya Sabha Elections: Day of drama in UP ends with wild card candidate pushed out of race

October 29, 2020 2:29 am

While about 37 votes of MLAs are required to elect one candidate, the BSP, which has just 18 members in the state Assembly, has fielded its candidate.

Explained: How BSP is banking on SC rulings to hold back former MLAs

July 29, 2020 8:33 am

Rajasthan crisis: The BSP is trying to win back its six MLAs who later joined the Congress, or at least to keep them from supporting Ashok Gehlot. Does the anti-defection law apply here?

Citizenship Amendment Bill: When arch-rivals SP and BSP were united in opposition

December 10, 2019 3:15 pm

Opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill, BSP MP Afzal Ansari said, “This Bill is completely against the original idea of article 14 of the constitution of India.”

Uttar Pradesh bypoll results 2019: BJP, ally win 8 seats, SP gets 3; BSP, Congress draw blank

October 24, 2019 8:06 pm

Uttar Pradesh bypoll results 2019: As per the latest trends, the ruling BJPis leading in six seats and its ally Apna Dal is ahead in one seat. On the other hand, the Samajwadi Party SP is ahead in two seats, while the Congress and the BSP are leading in one seat each.

Mayawati unanimously re-elected as BSP president, vows to never stop or bend

August 28, 2019 4:03 pm

The development takes when the BSP is going to fight assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Delhi and the upcoming by-election in Uttar Pradesh.

Maya reshuffles: Munquad Ali is BSP’s new UP president

August 08, 2019 5:59 am

Khushwaha was appointed as BSP’s state chief in May last year and had unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Salempur, where he lost to the BJP’s Ravindra Kushwaha.

In a first, BSP appoints a Yadav as leader of party in Lok Sabha

August 07, 2019 8:49 pm

In a rejig within the party, retired PCS officer and MP from Jaunpur Shyam Singh Yadav replaced Danish Ali as the BSP leader in the Lok Sabha. 

Mayawati ends alliance with SP, says BSP will fight all polls alone

June 25, 2019 6:42 am

Earlier this month, while saying that the BSP would contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly bypolls on its own, Mayawati had said that it was not a “permanent break” from the SP. She had said that she could work with SP leader Akhilesh Yadav again in the future if he “fulfills his political duties”.

Despite its rules, BSP gives top jobs to Mayawati's kin

June 24, 2019 7:02 am

The BSP also announced Sunday that its Amroha MP Danish Ali was appointed leader of the BSP in Lok Sabha and named Nagina MP Girish Chandra the party whip. Earlier, Ali was named chief whip and Chandra the party leader in the LS.

Mayawati's brother, nephew get plum posts in BSP, Danish Ali named Lok Sabha leader

June 23, 2019 7:38 pm

Meanwhile, Amroha MP Danish Ali was made the leader of the party in Lok Sabha and its Nagina MP Girish Chandra appointed chief whip. Akash, a prominent face in Mayawati's Lok Sabha campaign, had first raised brows with his presence at the birthday celebration of the BSP supremo.


Rajya Sabha adjourned over Rohith Vemula case

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien adjourned the house again till noon as Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati raised the issue of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student who committed suicide earlier this year after being suspended that created ado. Other BSP MPs also started sloganeering against the Central Government and demanded justice for Vemula's family.

Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in UP: Rahul Gandhi

February 18, 2016 4:05 pm

Lucknow, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and added that the latter is of the view that their plight would drastically change for the better if the Congress Party joins hands with them. Targetting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he said both wanted to suppress the poor and the downtrodden sections of society.Before reaching the venue of the event he was to address, BJP activists greeted the Congress vice president with black flags.