The BSP Chief has accused the Samajwadi Party of being disrespectful towards great men from the Dalit community.
Yogi Adityanath’s announcement that he is ready to contest from any seat in UP if the BJP so wishes may reverse the trend.
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.
Alleging that the BSP was ignoring its founder, Kanshi Ram's ideals, Chandra Shekhar Aazad claimed that the Mayawati-led party has lost its identity
She was reacting to the Congress allegation that the ‘B’ in BSP stands for ‘BJP’.
Our party chief Akhilesh Yadav has already made it clear that we will not ally with any mainstream parties: SP leader and spokesperson Ghanshyam Tiwari
'Barring Punjab, the BSP will be contesting the Assembly elections to be held in UP and Uttarakhand alone, and will not be entering into any alliance with anyone,' Mayawati tweeted.
Pandemic, infighting, anti-incumbency…the Yogi regime may be facing all of that. But SP, BSP and Congress seem to be in no position to cash in on the potential advantage
At present, there are 18 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
In a political ecosystem where the ‘Ayaram-Gayaram’ culture has flourished over the years despite stringent anti-defection laws, it seems anything but a mistake to switch allegiance.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said her party has had a bitter experience of aligning with other parties in the past and therefore will contest alone in UP elections next year
The police have raided four locations of the ex-MP Dhananjay Singh, who is wanted in the murder case of ex-block Pramukh Ajit Singh, but he could not be found
Khan also had a criminal record of six cases including two murders against him.
While 16 opposition parties issued a joint statement announcing their decision to boycott the President's address, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) also separately announced their decision to boycott the address.
Actor Richa Chadha responds to criticism that the poster of her film ‘Madam Chief Minister’ stereotyped Dalits.
BSP leader Bhim Rajbhar has claimed that the BSP will form the next government in Uttar Pradesh
Samajwadi Party chief says BJP has misused the administration
Both the ruling coalition of JDU and the BJP have a lot at stake in the final phase since almost all Muslim-dominated districts such as Kishanganj, Katihar, Araria and Purnia will vote on November 7.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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