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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...

16-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati slams Bhim Army chief, wants more seats in alliances

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday took on Bhim Army leader Chandra Shekhar aka Ravana, saying she can "never have a relation with these sort of people".The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also made it clear that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) must be given...

07-Sep-2018 Lucknow

BJP-RSS behind 'Bharat Bandh' against SC/ST Act : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday alleged that the 'Bharat Bandh' organized against the amendment to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, was in fact "a conspiracy of the BJP" and an "event orchestrated by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh".In...

31-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP pursuing divisive politics in Assam : Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in states of playing a dangerous game of "narrow and divisive brand of politics" in the garb of implementing judiciary's directives.Referring to the "near elimination" of some...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP patronizing mob lynching forces, alleges Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of patronizing and promoting people behind mob lynching in states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to communalize politics in the poll-bound states.In a statement...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP may go for early general election : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously."BJP is desperate to have early election....It could...

29-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Surgical strikes video released for BJP's advantage : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday charged the Narendra Modi government of trying to gain political advantage out of the bravery and valour of the Indian armed forces by the release of a video clip of the 2016 surgical strikes.In a statement,...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday condemned BJP for the use of "inappropriate methods" to form their governments in various states and said that the party should take lessons from their defeat in Karnataka for next year's general elections.She...

07-May-2018 Bengaluru

Alliance with SP after seat adjustment : Mayawati

An announcement on an alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh will be made once the two parties figure out a seat sharing arrangement, BSP supremo Mayawati has said."There is some time for the Parliament...

27-Mar-2018 Lucknow

BSP not to support anyone in forthcoming bypolls : Mayawati

The BSP, which enabled the success of Samajwadi Party (SP) candidates in the Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary bypolls by successfully transferring its votes to them, will in future not play such an "active role", according to party chief Mayawati.At a...

26-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati hints at SP-BSP alliance in 2019

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday indicated that her party might align with Samajwadi Party (SP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections after the one-time bitter rivals helped defeat the BJP in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary bypolls.According...

24-Mar-2018 Lucknow

Rajya Sabha results will not affect SP-BSP tie up : Mayawati

Dubbing BJP's victory for the 10th Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh as "immoral", BSP supremo Mayawati on Saturday and made it clear that the defeat will not affect its tie up with former archrival Samajwadi Paty.The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also...

23-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati trashes 'UP Investors Summit', calls it waste of public money

A day after the two-day 'UP Investors Summit' ended here, BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday trashed it and accused the state government of blowing up crores of rupees to "hide its failures and deflect public attention"."It has become a fashion under the Bharatiya...

17-Feb-2018 Bengaluru

JD-S holds rally near Bengaluru ahead of Assembly poll

The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) on Saturday held a rally on the city's outskirts ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections in late April or early May and accused both the Congress and BJP of failure to serve the state's people.JD-S supremo and former Prime...

03-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati blames BJP, RSS for Maharashtra violence

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday accused the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of engineering the caste violence in Pune and other parts of Maharashtra."These incidents could have been prevented but the state government did not...

02-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Mayawati demands ballot paper-based Lok Sabha polls in 2019

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday demanded voting through ballot paper in the 2019 general elections.Flush with the victory in two mayoral seats in municipal corporations of Aligarh and Meerut, the...

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