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2022 Punjab Assembly Polls: 25 years on, SAD, BSP join hands again, say will form next govt

June 12, 2021 11:37 pm

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal said BSP would contest 20 of the 117 seats in the polls. The two parties are joining hands 27 years after the 1996 Lok Sabha elections.

BSP shrinks even more as Mayawati expels two senior leaders

June 04, 2021 7:03 am

Added to the expulsions by Mayawati earlier, this leaves the BSP with just seven MLAs in the Assembly, with one of them (Mukhtar Ansari) in jail. It had won 19 seats of 403 in the 2017 Assembly elections.

BSP's schemes aimed at rural development could have helped in Covid crisis: Mayawati

May 26, 2021 1:07 pm

The schemes aimed at extending 18 basic facilities in the villages, she said, adding, had they been implemented, things would not have been as bad as they are today during the corona pandemic.

UP Panchayat Polls: Mayawati says indecision in reserved seats cost party

May 07, 2021 12:14 am

BSP chief Mayawati said her party did not fare well on reserved seats where local party units couldn’t unanimously agree on one candidate. Urging party units to learn their lessons from this, the former CM said she hopes they won’t make the same mistake in future.

Back for third term, Mamata becomes one of the longest-serving woman CMs in India

May 03, 2021 8:13 pm

With Didi all set to take oath for the third time, we take a look at the longest-serving woman chief ministers the country has seen so far.

Centre should fix vaccine price, introduce uniform national policy: Mayawati

April 24, 2021 4:29 am

Following shortage of liquid medical oxygen being reported from different parts of the country, the BSP chief also sought to divert liquid oxygen used for industrial and commercial purposes to hospitals.

Names of BSP govt projects being changed due to casteist prejudice: Mayawati

April 15, 2021 5:40 am

She said the BSP had worked for the upliftment and welfare of people when it was in power, and alleged that other parties have only made fake claims and offered false dreams till the present day.

Opposition slams BJP government, calls Amit Shah's promise ‘hollow’

March 26, 2021 6:03 am

While Union Home Minister Amit Shah, campaigning for the BJP in Kerala, promised action, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Shah's remarks were “hollow statements” made in a poll-bound state.

Govt’s functioning under scanner over Hathras case: Mayawati

March 23, 2021 4:51 am

BSP chief Mayawati tweeted that the way High Court has ordered inquiry into the allegations of threats being given to witnesses in the case has put the UP govenrment under scanner.


Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

March 18, 2019 8:49 am

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

Complying with SC order, ex-CMs Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav vacate official bungalows

June 04, 2018 5:47 pm

BSP chief Mayawati today vacated the “portion” of the 13-A Mall Avenue bungalow she had been occupying just before the end of the deadline given by Uttar Pradesh estates department.

Monsoon Session: What all happened in first 3 days

July 19, 2017 4:01 pm

BSP Supremo Mayawati filed her resignation on the same day as BJP leader M Wenkaiah Naidu filed his nomination papers as NDA's candidate for Vice-Presidential elections, here is look at the second day of Monsoon session.

Election campaigns in full swing

March 28, 2014 6:03 pm

Candidates are seen campaigning in full swing ahead of Lok Sabha elections in their respective constituencies.


Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from

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.

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.