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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.