On the ruling party's repeated contentions that the Opposition does not have a leader fit to be the Prime Minister, Mayawati said the same argument was earlier used for PM candidates after Nehru, but "people gave a befitting reply to all this nonsense."
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is also a prime minister material though the JD(U) president is now with the BJP, he said adding that Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav also ruled Uttar Pradesh and therefore they too fit the bill.
PM Modi attacked the alliance and said, "By doing politics in the name of the poor they have only increased their own bank balances. Only the flags of the SP and the BSP are different, their intentions are the same."
The history of the bad blood between Mulayam and Mayawati is linked inextricably to the infamous “guest house” incident that took place in Lucknow on June 2, 1995, and turned the SP and BSP into sworn enemies, seemingly to never come together again.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.