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Mayawati kicks-off campaign to reclaim Dalit vote, says situation in country worse than Emergency

Mayawati kicks-off campaign to reclaim Dalit vote, says situation in country worse than Emergency

In 2017 UP Assembly polls, BSP got only 19 of the 403 seats.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Mayawati wants Centre to take sympathetic view of Rohingyas

Mayawati wants Centre to take sympathetic view of Rohingyas

The government, she said, should also hold talks with governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh to resolve the problems of Rohingya Muslims.

 

Sep 13, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Setback for Lalu Yadav; Mayawati announces BSP will not participate in anti-BJP rally 'Desh Bachao, Bhajpa Bhagao'

Setback for Lalu Yadav; Mayawati announces BSP will not participate in anti-BJP rally 'Desh Bachao, Bhajpa Bhagao'

Lalu has claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav would attend the RJD rally.

Aug 24, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
 Dark days ahead for BSP supremo? 16 Dalit, OBC, Muslim outfits plan Mayawati's exit

Dark days ahead for BSP supremo? 16 Dalit, OBC, Muslim outfits plan Mayawati's exit

In a bid to chalk out a strategy for Mayawati’s exit,  16 outfits of Dalits, Muslims and OBCs, led by former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders held a day long meeting in the national capital at Constitution Club on Sunday. 

Aug 07, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Samajwadi Party, BSP oppose renaming of Mughalsarai railway station

Samajwadi Party, BSP oppose renaming of Mughalsarai railway station

The railway station came into being in 1862 when the East India Company linked Howrah to Delhi by rail.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear plea seeking investigation into EVM tampering by US scientists

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking investigation into EVM tampering by US scientists

The plea filed by the BSP and lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma is seeking an investigation into the tampering of the EVMs by US-based scientists.

Aug 04, 2017, 06:43 AM IST
BSP legislator quits party, joins BJP

BSP legislator quits party, joins BJP

Thakur Jaiveer Singh's nephew Upendra Singh `Neetu`, the district panchayat chief of Aligarh, also joined the saffron camp on Saturday. 

Jul 29, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
'Not a sign of healthy democracy': Mayawati on Nitish Kumar's JD(U) alliance with BJP

'Not a sign of healthy democracy': Mayawati on Nitish Kumar's JD(U) alliance with BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursday said that recent political developments in Bihar is not a sign of healthy democracy.

Jul 27, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
A day after resignation, Mayawati calls for BSP meet on Sunday​

A day after resignation, Mayawati calls for BSP meet on Sunday​

 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has called for an meeting of MPs, MLAs and other party leaders on July 23 in Delhi.

Jul 21, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

Rajya Sabha wants Mayawati to withdraw resignation, says Deputy Chairman

The Rajya Sabha wants Mayawati to withdraw her resignation, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said on Wednesday, a day after the BSP chief quit as a member of the House, saying she was not allowed to speak on dalit issue.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks govt for gagging her; BJP calls BSP chief's resignation a 'drama'

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha, attacks govt for gagging her; BJP calls BSP chief's resignation a 'drama'

Mayawati lost power in Uttar Pradesh in 2012 and her party was routed in this year's Assembly elections.

Jul 18, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

Washout in Parliament on first working day of Monsoon session

Members from parties like the Congress, the Trinamool Congress, the Left parties and the RJD created uproar in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha as soon as the Houses met for the day.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Mayawati's resignation a 'drama' to create confusion: BJP

The Dalit leader on Tuesday tendered her resignation, hours after the Chair asked her to restrict her impromptu speech on alleged anti-Dalit violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
After being asked to restrict her impromptu speech, Mayawati resigns as Rajya Sabha member

After being asked to restrict her impromptu speech, Mayawati resigns as Rajya Sabha member

Mayawati lost power in Uttar Pradesh in 2012 and her party was routed in this year's Assembly elections.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Mayawati threatens to resign from Rajya Sabha, says not being allowed to speak on Dalit atrocities

Mayawati threatens to resign from Rajya Sabha, says not being allowed to speak on Dalit atrocities

Mayawati's reaction came after PJ Kurien asked her to wrap up her speech as she had exceeded the three minutes given to her to make her submission.

Jul 18, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

BSP pulls up socks for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The BSP could win only 19 seats in 2017 assembly in the 403-member House, down from 80 in 2012. This is its lowest tally since 1991, when the party won 12 seats.

 

Jul 09, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
100 days in office: Yogi Adityanath govt enlists achievements; Opposition punches holes

100 days in office: Yogi Adityanath govt enlists achievements; Opposition punches holes

As his government completed a roller-coaster 100 days in the office, UP CM Yogi Adityanath unveiled a booklet enlisting its "achievements".

Jun 27, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

SP, BSP back Meira Kumar, consolidate anti-BJP forces in UP

Struggling to regain lost ground after the near washout in the recent assembly elections with the BJP making deep inroads into their respective bastions, the SP and the BSP have found in the presidential election another opportunity to come on the same page.

Jun 25, 2017, 10:52 AM IST
BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar in President poll

BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar in President poll

Mayawati had said on Monday that her party was positive about the NDA nominating Kovind but wished the ruling alliance had named a non-political Dalit candidate for the top post.
 

Jun 22, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

BSP's stand towards a Dalit prez nominee can't be negative: Mayawati

She, however, stopped short of expressing immediate support for Kovind saying the BSP will be positive provided the opposition does not field any Dalit for the top post.

Jun 19, 2017, 18:47 PM IST