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Om Prakash Rajbhar

UP Polls: Union Min Anupriya Patel, BJP Leader Dayashankar Singh In Touch With SP, Says Rajbhar

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Rajbhar's party has forged an alliance with the SP for the state assembly polls slated to begin from February 10.

Most Backward Communities With Us, BJP Will Be Wiped Out In UP: Ex-Ally Om Prakash Rajbhar

Oct 31, 2021 Preetha Nair

In an interview with Outlook, Om Prakash Rajbhar, president of Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) spoke about his party's poll aspirations in Uttar Pradesh and the need for inter-party alliances to beat the BJP.

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.

After Om Prakash Rajbhar's Sacking From UP Cabinet, SBSP Dismisses Reports Of MLAs Switching Sides

May 22, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

'Even if the BJP offers allurements and also cabinet berths, our MLAs will not come under pressure,' SBSP general secretary Arvind Rajbhar said.

Would've Been Better If Decision Came 20 Days Ago: O P Rajbhar On His Sacking From UP Cabinet

SBSP leader Om Prakash Rajbhar further added that had the decision been taken around 20 days ago, it would have been much better for him.

20 May, 2019

UP CM Adityanath Removes Om Prakash Rajbhar From Cabinet

Outlook Web Bureau

Governor Ram Naik accepted the recommendation and relieved Rajbhar from his post of Backward Class Welfare and Divyangjan Empowerment Minister.

19 May, 2019

SP-BSP Poised For Big Win In Purvanchal, Says Disgruntled BJP Ally Rajbhar

Outlook Web Bureau

Disgruntled BJP ally Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar said the SP-BSP alliance was poised for a big win in the final phase of voting in Purvanchal (eastern Uttar Pradesh).

18 April, 2019

BJP Neglected Our Party SBSP Because Of Caste Factor: O P Rajbhar

Preetha Nair

Om Prakash Rajbhar, leader of the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) talks to Outlook about the party's decision to go alone for the Lok Sabha elections and the differences with the BJP

14 February, 2019

Miffed UP Minister Rajbhar Threatens To Hand Over Charge To CM Adityanath

Outlook Web Bureau

On February 10, the SBSP headed by Rajbhar had warned that it will part ways with the BJP if the recommendations of the Social Justice Committee are not implemented by February 24.

30 January, 2019

Yogi Cabinet Took Dip In Sangam To Wash Off Their Sins: UP Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues took a dip in the Sangam on Tuesday after holding a cabinet meeting in Prayagraj.

18 December, 2018

UP Panel Suggests Limiting OBC Quota For Yadavs, Kurmis To 7%

Outlook Web Bureau

Backward Welfare Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has said that if the recommendations of the panel are not made applicable before Lok Sabha elections of 2019, he will launch a mass agitation starting December 24.

10 November, 2018

Change Names Of Your Muslim Leaders First: UP Minister OP Rajbhar Attacks BJP Over Renaming Cities

Outlook Web Bureau

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday renamed Faizabad as Ayodhya.

04 August, 2018

Minister Supports Demand For Separate Purvanchal State, Division Of Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Since few months, the people of Uttar Pradesh have been proposing the idea to divide the state into four new states- Bundelkhand, Purvanchal, Awadh Pradesh and Paschim Pradesh.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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