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Friday, August 19, 2022



Rajasthan govt appoints BSP-turned-Congress MLAs Wajib Ali, Sandeep Yadav to state-run bodies

August 09, 2022 7:28 am

All six MLAs who won the 2018 state assembly elections on Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ticket had joined the Congress in 2019.

Former BSP MP Umakant Yadav gets life in jail in 1995 murder case

August 09, 2022 4:50 am

According to the prosecution, the case dates back to February 4, 1995, when Umakant Yadav and his associates allegedly fired indiscriminately at Shahganj GRP lockup to free his driver Rajkumar Yadav.

In a 12-hour, 200-policemen raid on a house, story of a former west UP MLA

July 19, 2022 7:08 am

Haji Yaqub Qureishi has survived poll losses, party changes and controversies. But with Yogi govt on heels of absconding leader, his luck may have run out

Still headless, UP Cong hibernates as SP, BSP, BJP rev up for coming polls

July 08, 2022 7:04 am

Recently, the Congress did not field its candidates for the Azamgarh and Rampur Lok Sabha bypolls, which may lead to, party insiders say, the shifting of its remaining loyal voters to other parties there.

Once No. 2, Satish Misra sidelined as Maya looks to sharpen BSP’s Dalit face

July 07, 2022 9:27 am

BSP sources said Mayawati has asked Misra, 69, to devote himself mainly to fighting the party’s legal battles and look after its legal cell now.

Public support received by BSP will translate into votes: Mayawati on Azamgarh bypoll

June 30, 2022 3:30 pm

The Azamgarh seat fell vacant after Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan quit as a member of parliament (MP) after being elected a MLA in March.

Keep momentum intact, prevent Muslims from being misled in 2024 LS polls: Mayawati

June 28, 2022 2:36 am

BJP candidates won both the Azamgarh and Rampur seats in the bypoll, the counting for which were held on Sunday.

Presidential polls: Eye on tribal votes in other states, BSP backs Droupadi Murmu; Mayawati slams Oppn

June 25, 2022 10:17 pm

BSP president Mayawati’s announcement boosts Murmu’s already significant chances of winning against the Opposition’s consensus candidate and former Union minister Yashwant Sinha.

Uttar Pradesh Pulse | As UP convulses with protests, Oppn missing from the streets

June 18, 2022 5:44 am

It has been years since SP, BSP or Congress made their presence felt on the ground with large-scale demonstrations.

Mayawati asks govt to reconsider 'Agnipath' scheme; calls it 'unfair'

June 16, 2022 2:24 pm

The 'Agnipath' or 'Agniveer' is a scheme for recruiting soldiers in the Army, Navy, and Air Force, to be hired for a term of four years on contract. The scheme, as of now, is receiving major political backlash all across the country.


'Left to me, I would make Mayawati PM now: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar at Idea Exchange

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Chandrashekhar AzadBhim Army co-founder and chief talks about where his organisation fits into the politics of the country, his views on the Congress and the BJP.

Missing teen's body found near UP CM's residence

February 16, 2016 2:31 pm

Lucknow, Feb 16 (ANI): A body of a Class 12 girl, who went missing on February 10, was recovered this morning from near Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence here. The girl had left for school on February 10 and when she did not return, her parents filed an FIR. The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted. Lashing out at the UP Government, Bahujan Samaj Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya said this incident shows how irresponsible is the state police and government. Echoing similar sentiments, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Suresh Khanna said the girl was found dead in a drain between DGP headquarters and CM's residence, still no serious measures have been taken till now.

BJP has failed to bring good days: Mayawati

January 15, 2016 9:38 am

Lucknow, Jan 15 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Friday said the BJP-led Central Government has completely failed to fulfil their promise of ‘good days’. Lashing out at BJP, Mayawati added that the days have become worse than before.