Mayawati re-elected BSP president

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati was Saturday unanimously re-elected Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president at the two-day national executive meeting of the party here.

Mayawati questions Akhilesh's foreign trip

Taking a dig at the SP government, BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday questioned Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's visit to the Netherlands and claimed that if the state's potential was exploited, such foreign trips would not be needed.

UP bypoll: BJP announces candidates for one Lok Sabha, 10 assembly seats

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Tuesday, announced its candidates for the Manipur Lok Sabha seat and 10 assembly seats where bypolls are scheduled to be held on September 13.

Mayawati to test electoral fortunes in Haryana, Maharashtra

After failing to open an account in the Lok Sabha elections, Mayawati`s Bahujan Samaj Party is testing waters in Haryana and Maharashtra where Assembly elections are due later this year.

UP: 7 officials suspended for fault in construction of apartment

Seven officials, including an IAS officer, has been suspended for alleged faults in the construction of an apartment at Gomtinagar here during the previous BSP regime.

UP: Former BSP MP, 2 other senior leaders join BJP

Three senior BSP leaders from Uttar Pardesh, including a former MP and a former MLA, joined the BJP on Friday.

Blow to BSP as SC Mishra`s cousin joins BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party`s Brahmin outreach in Uttar Pradesh faced a serious jolt after Dr Divya Mishra, cousin of Mayawati`s close confidant Satish Chandra Mishra, joined the Bhartiya Janata Party.

Woman raped in car; BSP leader`s son arrested

In a shocking incident, the son of a BSP leader was arrested for the alleged abduction and rape of a 22-year old woman in a car in Bangalore.

Mayawati says discussion on inflation should be prioritized in Rajya Sabha

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati told media here on Monday that the party has proposed that the issue of inflation should be taken up on priority in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament.

11 Telangana legislators join TRS

Eleven legislators of Telangana Wednesday joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Congress to fight Uttar Pradesh by-polls alone

Congress will go all alone in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly by-polls which are to be held for the twelve seats, a Congress party leader said on Wednesday.

SP govt helpless before criminals: BSP

The SP government in Uttar Pradesh is helpless in front of criminals and does not have the courage to face the opposition over the "collapsed" law and order situation of the state, opposition BSP said on Thursday.

BSP antagonized many Dalits in UP whom BJP wooed: Book

Disaffection among a large section of Dalits for the Bahujan Samaj Party may have paved the way for fragmentation of this caste group in Uttar Pradesh and led to a "great possibility of them being co-opted in a Hindutva project", says a recently-released book.

Opposition parties gear up to attack Akhilesh government in UP Assembly session

As the first UP Assembly session starts on Thursday, opposition parties have geared up to question the Akhilesh Yadav led government on various issues including power crisis, women safety and the deteriorating law and order situation.

LTC scam: Booked BSP MP Brajesh Pathak questioned by CBI

Bahujan Samaj Party`s Rajya Sabha MP Brajesh Pathak, who was among the six against whom the CBI registered a case in the leave travel concession (LTC) scam, said on Friday that he was ready to support the probe and aid the enquiry.

RS Chairman drops punitive proceedings against 5 BSP members

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari today dropped punitive proceedings against five BSP members who had yesterday created ruckus in the House after the party led by its chief Mayawati strongly opposed the move.

Badaun rapes cause uproar in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday disrupted as BSP members protested over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, raising the rape and murder of two girls in Badaun district.

BJP takes jibes at Congress, SP, BSP in Lok Sabha

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday took jibes at the opposition Congress in the Lok Sabha, saying it has been reduced to the status of a regional party.

BSP disrupts Rajya Sabha, wants discussion on law and order situation in UP

Bahujan Samaj Party MPs led by party supremo Mayawati disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha to press for a discussion on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.

Opposition thumbs down to president`s address

Opposition parties, including the Congress, Monday said the president`s address was similar to what the BJP promised in its manifesto and expressed skepticism about its implementation.