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Will meet Dayashankar's daughter on Sunday: Naik

Naik told reporters that he has received a call from Dayashanker's daughter seeking an appointment with him.

Dayashankar row: How sympathising BSP leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui turns into a 'villain' – READ
Dayashankar row: How sympathising BSP leader Nasimuddin Siddiqui turns into a 'villain' – READ

The row over Dayashankar's comments seemed to be on the back burner for now after Siddiqui allegedly said “Bring Dayashankar’s daughter... Bring ... Bring Dayashankar wife,” to protest against the remarks.

UP: BJP protest for Naseemuddin Siddiqui's arrest, Dayashankar Singh's re-induction

BJP workers in Lucknow attempted to ghearo the Chief Minister's residence and the collectorate office.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav backs Dayashankar's ticket-selling allegation against Mayawati
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav backs Dayashankar's ticket-selling allegation against Mayawati

Akhilesh Yadav, while condemning Dayashankar's slur against Mayawati, takes a dig at BSP and BJP.

Congress sounds UP poll bugle; Sonia, Rahul flag off three-day bus Yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal'
Congress sounds UP poll bugle; Sonia, Rahul flag off three-day bus Yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal'

The Congress Party on Saturday formally launched its Uttar Pradesh Assembly election campaign with party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi flagging off a bus yatra '27 Saal UP Behaal' from the party office in the national capital.

UP assembly elections: Congress plans massive road show, public meeting on July 25
UP assembly elections: Congress plans massive road show, public meeting on July 25

According to Congress Kanpur city unit chief Har Prakash Agnihotri, party leaders Sheila Dikshit, Raj Babbar and Ghulam Nabi Azad are expected to be present on the occasion.

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar's family files FIR against Mayawati after BSP rampage
Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar's family files FIR against Mayawati after BSP rampage

 An FIR was lodged against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and three others by the family of former BJP Vice President Daya Shankar Singh at Hazratganj police station on Friday.

Dayashankar slur row: Now, FIR filed against Mayawati, other BSP leaders
Dayashankar slur row: Now, FIR filed against Mayawati, other BSP leaders

In a twist to the Mayawati slur row, the Uttar Pradesh police on Friday filed an FIR against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief.

My son didn't do anything wrong: Dayashankar Singh's mother

Apologising on her son`s behalf, expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh`s mother on Friday said that he had done no wrong.

Mayawati justifies counter abuse, says Dayashankar's wife, daughter paying for being silent on 'prostitute' comment
Mayawati justifies counter abuse, says Dayashankar's wife, daughter paying for being silent on 'prostitute' comment

According to Mayawati, the wife and daughter of expelled BJP leader Dayashankar have been targeted to make them feel the impact of obscene comments

PM Modi lays foundations stone of AIIMS Gorakhpur, reopens sick fertiliser plant
PM Modi lays foundations stone of AIIMS Gorakhpur, reopens sick fertiliser plant

The AIIMS hospital is being set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) at an estimated cost of Rs 1,011 crore.

 Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi
Seers, religious orders need to work towards a modern India: PM Modi

 Seers and the various religious orders can play a major role in making India modern and prosperous, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, noting that many of them have taken up public welfare works like building toilets and providing health care facilities.

BSP workers abusing Dayashankar's wife, daughter: BJP
BSP workers abusing Dayashankar's wife, daughter: BJP

The BSP workers are using the same kind of offensive language against women that they are protesting against being used for their leader Mayawati, said the Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday.

Mayawati slur: Dayashankar's daughter in trauma after BSP workers abuse her
Mayawati slur: Dayashankar's daughter in trauma after BSP workers abuse her

"What crime has my daughter committed that BSP workers are abusing her."

Mayawati slur: Dayashankar Singh may surrender today; wife alleges harassment by BSP goons
Mayawati slur: Dayashankar Singh may surrender today; wife alleges harassment by BSP goons

Dayashankar Singh, the sacked UP BJP leader,a is likely to surrender before the state police any time soon, said sources on Friday.

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of AIIMS in Gorakhpur today
PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of AIIMS in Gorakhpur today

PM Modi is scheduled to visit the Gorakhpur city on Friday where he will fulfil two promises made by him during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls – setting up an AIIMS hospital and second revival of the fertilizer unit.

BJP has no CM candidate in UP: Digvijaya

The BJP has no chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh despite having already suffered defeat in Bihar on fighting elections in name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh.

BSP workers hold protest, demand arrest of Dayashankar Singh

Hundreds of BSP workers on Thursday took to the streets here demanding the immediate arrest of Dayashankar Singh for his derogatory remarks against party supremo Mayawati even as police carried out raids in Lucknow and Ballia to trace the now expelled BJP leader and detained his brother.

Mayawati herself insulted women community: Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar
Mayawati herself insulted women community: Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar

Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh hit back at Mayawati for insulting women community in her speech yesterday.

Dalits across India see me as 'devi': Mayawati
Dalits across India see me as 'devi': Mayawati

BSP former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati said the Dalits across the nation see her as a `devi`.

BJP stood by Mayawati when she was attacked in guest house by SP 'goons': Umar Bharti
BJP stood by Mayawati when she was attacked in guest house by SP 'goons': Umar Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday came to the defense of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati over Daya Shankar Singh's slur comparing her to a prostitute. 

Major terror attack averted? 30 live bombs recovered from temple in UP's Pratapgarh; 2 arrested
Major terror attack averted? 30 live bombs recovered from temple in UP's Pratapgarh; 2 arrested

In a major development, two persons were arrested from a temple in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

BSP workers protest against Dayashankar Singh: As it happened
BSP workers protest against Dayashankar Singh: As it happened

Enraged with Dayashankar Singh's derogatory remark against Mayawati, BSP workers staged a protest on Thursday.

Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: FIR lodged against Dayashankar Singh; BJP expels him for six years
Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: FIR lodged against Dayashankar Singh; BJP expels him for six years

Dayashankar Singh said, “Mayawati is breaking the dream of Kanshi Ram into pieces. Mayawati is selling tickets like a...."

BSP lodges FIR against Dayashankar Singh for 'prostitute' remark against Mayawati
BSP lodges FIR against Dayashankar Singh for 'prostitute' remark against Mayawati

BJP state president Keshav Prasad Maurya condemned Dayashankar Singh's remarks.

Kashmiri Pandits will be rehabilitated in Uttar Pradesh: Amar Singh
Kashmiri Pandits will be rehabilitated in Uttar Pradesh: Amar Singh

Hitting out at the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir for its "failure" on a range of issues, SP leader Amar Singh said Kashmiri Pandits will be rehabilitated in Uttar Pradesh.

BSP plans to file FIR against foul-mouthed Daya Shankar Singh over 'prostitute' remark on Mayawati
BSP plans to file FIR against foul-mouthed Daya Shankar Singh over 'prostitute' remark on Mayawati

BJP Uttar Pradesh vice-president Daya Shankar Singh triggered a controversy after made objectionable remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati.

Prostitute remark: Embarrassed BJP sacks Dayashankar Singh from all party posts
Prostitute remark: Embarrassed BJP sacks Dayashankar Singh from all party posts

A senior BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday stoked a major row by making derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati.

Prostitute remark: Country will never forgive BJP, says Mayawati
Prostitute remark: Country will never forgive BJP, says Mayawati

A visibly agitated BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday slammed the BJP after its Uttar Pradesh state vice president compared her to a prostitute.

Prostitute remark on Mayawati: Accused UP BJP leader says sorry

The UP BJP leader who compared BSP leader Mayawati to a prostitute has tendered an unconditional apology.