BSP on Thursday accused BJP and RSS of spreading communal tension in the country through forced conversions and sought a ban on such outfits saying it was the responsibility of both the Centre and the state government to take stern action against them.
The NCP spent over Rs 51 crore while BSP shelled out more than Rs 30 crore during polls this year in the country, according to the latest data on parties' election expenses which, however, are yet to be shared by BJP and Congress.
Congress received donations worth over Rs 66 crore and NCP garnered about Rs 14 crore from individuals and business entities in fund contributions of over Rs 20,000 in the last financial year while BJP was among the parties which did not disclose such details to the Election Commission till the November 30 deadline.
Sensing an opportunity in the dismal showing by BSP in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party is silently working towards weaning away its arch-rival's Dalit vote bank with an eye on the 2017 Assembly polls.
The first day of Uttarakhand Assembly's Winter Session on Monday witnessed ruckus by opposition BJP over a sting operation that reportedly shows a member of the ruling alliance claiming that "he can topple" the government, following which Speaker ordered a probe.
The Uttarakhand Assembly was adjourned repeatedly on Monday after opposition BJP created a ruckus demanding a discussion over the issue of a sting operation reportedly involving a member of the ruling alliance claiming to topple the government.
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said her party will not oppose the passage of the Insurance Bill during the Winter Session of Parliament if the select committee, which is scrutinizing the bill agrees to their demands.
Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastav, who was nominated for Swachhta Abhiyaan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weilded the broom here on Sunday and nominated Mayawati and Azam Khan among 11 persons for the cleanliness challenge.
Hardoi: A case has been registered against a BSP leader and six others in connection with an incident of alleged firing to grab a piece of land belonging to a graveyard in Unnati village here, police said Friday.
A full bench of the Central Information Commission will hear on Friday complaints against six national political parties for non-compliance of its order that they came within the ambit of RTI Act and had to put in place all mandatory requirements under the law.
The Allahabad High Court Wednesday gave six weeks time to UP government to file its counter affidavit on a PIL seeking direction to the state to institute an inquiry against Mayawati for alleged misuse of public money in construction of memorials during her tenure as Chief Minister.
Minister of State for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria, who is at the centre of a controversy over his marksheet, on Friday alleged that the entire episode was a political conspiracy launched against him by the Bahujan Samaj Party.