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24-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Akhilesh anti-Muslim, Mulayam in cahoots with BJP : Mayawati

Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him 'anti-Muslim.Mayawati said that Akhilesh Yadav had asked her to not give...

20-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Law on private varsities will promote anarchy : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said on Thursday that the move by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh to bring all private universities under one umbrella Act will lead to "anarchy and chaos".Mayawati said that the state government was unable...

19-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Would've attended meeting if it was about EVMs : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday said that she would have attended the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi if it was on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).The BSP chief alleged that people's faith in the EVMs had dwindled...

06-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati attacks Modi over unemployment data

 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Thursday mounted a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over the unemployment rate  which has risen to a 45-year-high at 6.1 per cent.In a series of tweets, Mayawati said: "Just after the Lok Sabha...

04-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Cconfirms break-up, terms it temporary

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati said that her party would contest the upcoming Assembly bye-elections alone.Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, on the hand, did not comment on Mayawati's statement but said in Azamgarh on Tuesday that the Samajwadi...

30-May-2019 Lucknow

BSP sees no need to introspect over election results

 Even as other political parties have gone into a huddle, dissecting their failure in the Lok Sabha elections, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) refuses to introspect on the issue.Immediately after the Lok Sabha results were announced, BSP President Mayawati issued...

17-May-2019 Mirzapur

BJP'S policy of divide and rule wont't work : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday warned the BJP that its policy of divide and rule would not work with the SP-BSP-RLD alliance.Addressing a rally in Mirzapur, the BSP President said, "The BJP is worried in this last phase of elections because...

17-May-2019 Lucknow

Varanasi voters being threatened: Mayawati

BSP President Mayawati on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modis men were bribing and threatening voters in Varanasi and questioned why the Election Commission is not keeping an eye on his Lok Sabha constituency like in West Bengal.In a tweet,...

16-May-2019 Lucknow

BJP forced EC to ban campaigning in WB: Mayawati

BSP President Mayawati on Thursday alleged that the Election Commission's decision to curtail campaigning in West Bengal was taken under pressure from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi."The Election Commission has banned the...

15-May-2019 Lucknow

Modi 'unfit' to hold PM's post: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure had been full of violence and hence he was "unfit" for the office he holds.She termed Modi's legacy as Chief Minister of Gujarat a "stain on the BJP and...

13-May-2019 Lucknow

Modi cannot respect others' sisters, wives: Mayawati

In a scathing personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BSP President Mayawati on Monday said he cannot be expected to respect others sisters and wives as he had abandoned his own wife for political gains.Mayawati's attack on the Prime Minister comes...

10-May-2019 New Delhi

Mayawati attacks both Modi, Congress at Delhi rally

BSP President Mayawati took on both Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the Congress on Friday as she campaigned in the Lok Sabha elections for the BSP candidates in  Delhi.Accusing Modi of failing to work for the weaker sections, she told an election...

05-May-2019 Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Can fight LS poll, if needed from UP : Mayawati

Hinting at her Prime Ministerial ambitions, BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday said that she can enter the parliament from Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar constituency, "if and when needed".Addressing a poll rally here, Mayawati, while not directly saying that she...

05-May-2019 Lucknow

Back Congress, defeat BJP: Mayawati to voters

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday appealed voters in Amethi and Rae Bareli parliamentary constituencies to vote for the Congress, and accused Prime  Minister Narendra Modi of practicing "divide and rule" policy to bring down the SP-BSP...

02-May-2019 New Delhi

BJP, Cong united against UP alliance: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday accused the BJP and the Congress of fighting the Lok Sabha elections together against her party's alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) in Uttar Pradesh.Addressing the media, she...

01-May-2019 Lucknow

BJP misusing government machinery: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati here on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of misusing the government machinery to influence elections and slammed the Election Commission (EC) over its silence."In states where the BJP is in power,...

30-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati slams Congress, threatens to go solo in MP

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that she would reconsider her party's support to the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh.Mayawati's warning came after Lokendra Singh Rajput, the Samajwadi Party-BSP candidate in Guna in Madhya Pradesh,...

27-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Modi an OBC only for electoral gains : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of claiming to be an OBC only for electoral gains."He was an upper caste when he was Gujarat Chief Minister. Later he got his caste included in the OBC (other backward class)...

25-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Dimple Yadav is her daughter-in-law : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Thursday described Dimple Yadav as "a daughter-in-law of my own family". She blessed Dimple who touched her feet at a rally in Kannauj.Mayawati took a break from her routine political speech and described Dimple as an...

25-Apr-2019 Lucknow

'BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition's PM choice'

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed the BJP for repeatedly raising questions on the opposition's choice of Prime Ministerial candidate and said the saffron party is insulting 130 crore people of the country."Why is BJP & co. repeatedly insulting masses...

24-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Narendra Modi misleading the country on quota : Mayawati

BSP President Mayawati on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading the country on reservation.She was replying to Modi's assertion in Maharashtra's Nandurbar that no one can take away reservation allotted to some sections of the society...

21-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Those who voted for Modi can also oust him: Mayawati

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to keep his promises made to the people of Uttar Pradesh, BSP President Mayawati on Sunday said that those who voted him to power can also throw him out.The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister tweeted: "PM Modi...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati and Mulayam come together, attack Modi

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday shared a stage for the first time in 25 years where they blasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Samajwadi Party founder declared that this will be his last electoral battle.The...

19-Apr-2019 Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati shares stage with Mulayam, calls him genuine OBC leader

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati on Friday erased 24 years of bitter hostilities and shared the same platform in Mainpuri where the BSP President took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while the Samajwdi Party patriarch declared...

18-Apr-2019 Lucknow

EC ignoring code violation by BJP: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has alleged that the Election Commission was turning a blind eye to "blatant violation of the model code of conduct" by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.In a statement, Mayawati said that Adityanath was...

18-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Narendra Modi , BJP nervous like Congress was in 2014: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying they are nervous as the Congress was ahead of its rout in the Lok Sabha battle in 2014."Today, amid voting for the second phase, the BJP and Prime Minister Modi...

12-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Mayawati blasts BJP after SC ruling on bonds

BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday called the Supreme Court interim ruling on electoral bonds "a shameful defeat" for the BJP which it said will now have to reveal from where it gets its major donations.The Bahujan Samaj Party leader tweeted that the Bharatiya...

09-Apr-2019 Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati again blasts both BJP, Congress

BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday again targeted the Modi government and the Congress, asking the people to shun them both and vote for the BSP-SP-RLD alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh.Addressing a campaign rally in support of alliance candidate...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati, Akhilesh, Ajit denounce BJP, Congress

Addressing their first joint rally in Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and RLD chief Ajit Singh on Sunday declared war on both the BJP and the Congress saying they were two sides of the same coin.Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav,...

07-Apr-2019 Deoband (Uttar Pradesh)

Mayawati takes on BJP, Congress in first joint rally

BSP leader and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday urged people to defeat the BJP as well as the Congress in the Lok Sabha elections, saying both had betrayed the electorate.Addressing the first joint BSP-SP-RLD rally in the state, Mayawati...

04-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Portraying Modi as India is an insult : Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed the BJP and RSS for portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi as India, saying they were repeating the same mistake which the Congress did earlier."By portraying Modi-is-India and India-is-Modi, the BJP/RSS are committing...

31-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati accuses BJP of playing anti-Dalit politics

A day after the Bhim Army Chief Chandrasekhar Azad held a road show in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency of Varanasi, BSP Chief Mayawati on Sunday accused the BJP of supporting the Dalit leader for splitting the caste vote in the...

23-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati calls Modi greeting Pakistan PM cheating

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the occasion of their National Day as "cheating" and accused him of double speak for votes."On one hand, for vote bank...

23-Mar-2019 Lucknow

BJP's vow of jobless growth creating havoc: Mayawati

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday attacked the BJP-led Central government over unemployment in the country, saying that the government's vow of jobless growth is causing havoc.Her remarks came a day...

22-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati taunts 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign

BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday taunted the BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign, two days after she accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of changing his profile from 'Chaiwala' to 'Chowkidar' only to get votes in the Lok Sabha elections."BJP leaders are scrambling...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Mayawati not to fight LS poll but open to role at Centre

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest Lok Sabha elections so as to be able to campaign effectively across the country but also indicated that her decision did not mean she was ruling herself out of the post-poll...

19-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Modi now 'Chowkidar', no more 'Chaiwala': Mayawati

A day after BJP leaders prefixed 'Chowkidar' (watchman) to their Twitter handles, BSP leader Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has changed his profile from 'Chaiwala' to 'Chowkidar' only to get votes in the Lok Sabha...

18-Mar-2019 Lucknow

There will be no alliance with Congress : Mayawati

A day after the Congress announced that it will not contest on seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, BSP leader Mayawati on Monday reiterated that there will be no alliance with the grand old party anywhere in the country.In a series of tweets, Mayawati...

16-Mar-2019 Lucknow

PM splurges on publicity to hide failures : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wasting public money for self promotion.The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister tweeted: "Modi was busy mostly in laying foundation stones for various projects. He...

03-Mar-2019 Lucknow

PM trying to hide failures behind Indo-Pak tension : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of trying to hide behind the Indo-Pak tensions and extract political mileage out of the air strikes on terror launch pads in Balakot in Pakistan.Addressing party office-bearers...

24-Feb-2019 Lucknow

Mayawati trashes PM-KISAN, says it insults farmers

Hours after it was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BSP chief Mayawati trashed the ambitious PM-KISAN scheme -- which aims at giving Rs 6,000 annually to small and marginal farmers -- as "inadequate and humiliating"."Giving @ Rs 17 per day to few...

14-Feb-2019 Lucknow

Congress, BJP governments letting loose state terror : Mayawati

 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday targeted the Congress once again and slammed it for invoking the National Security Act (NSA) against Muslims for alleged cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh.In a statement, the four-time former UP chief minister...

11-Feb-2019 Lucknow

'Chowkidaar', not national security important for BJP : Mayawati

BSP leader Mayawati on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of giving himself self-importance at the cost of national security.In a string of tweets, the four-time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh said: "Corruption,...

12-Jan-2019 Lucknow

BSP-SP announce tie up for LS polls, keep Congress out of it

Arch rivals for over 25 years, the BSP and SP announced on Saturday that they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh sharing 38 seats each of the 80 in the state, while leaving Rae Bareli and Amethi for Congress, which has been...

07-Jan-2019 Lucknow

BJP trying to arm-twist Akhilesh through CBI : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has accrued the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to intimidate and arm-twist its political rivals through government agencies like the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).Referring to reports that the investigative...

12-Dec-2018 Lucknow/New Delhi

People voted for Congress with 'heavy heart' : Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday said that people voted for the Congress much against their wishes because they saw it as the prime challenger to the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.Mayawati told the media that this was unfortunate as...

04-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati blames UP government for Bulandshahr violence

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the violence in Bulandshahr which claimed two lives, saying the "lawlessness" in the state was a result of its "faulty and wrong policies".In a statement, the four-time...

16-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Prefer opposition than alliance with Congress or BJP : Mayawati

Asserting that her alliance with Ajit Jogi's party will get a majority in Chhattisgarh, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on Friday said she will prefer  sitting in the opposition to supporting the Congress or BJP in an adverse situation."I have full confidence...

09-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati seeks apology from Modi, BJP over demonetization

BSP chief Mayawati on Friday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "painful and forced" demonetization he ordered two years back.In a statement, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that so far none of the benefits propagated...

28-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah insulted Supreme Court, incited violence : Opposition

A day after BJP President Amit Shah criticised the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to the Sabrimala temple, the opposition hit back saying his "frivolous and ignorant" comments not only insulted the apex court but also exposed who was...

27-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Opposition parties will move forward to defeat BJP : Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BSP leader Mayawati and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and said that opposition parties have political and ideological compulsions, but they have...

03-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Mayawati deals blow to Congress in MP, Rajasthan, rules out alliance

In yet another blow to the Congress, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday ruled out any alliance with the party in the coming Assembly polls in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, a decision that could also impact the opposition's plan for a grand alliance against...

01-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati slams UP government over Apple executive's killing

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari by a policeman.In a statement, the four-time Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said the...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati jolts Congress, ties up with Jogi in Chhattisgarh

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday jolted the Congress by announcing an electoral pact with former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi in poll-bound Chhattisgarh.As per the agreement between the two parties, Jogi's Janta Congress Chhattisgarh will contest 55...

20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS won't accept Muslims : Mayawati

The RSS would never accept the Muslims even if they agreed to build not just the Ram temple in Ayodhya but many other temples, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Thursday.She also slammed the Narendra Modi government's move on the 'triple...

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