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Conduct polls with ballot paper, Mayawati challenges BJP

Conduct polls with ballot paper, Mayawati challenges BJP

Mayawati on Sunday challenged the BJP to conduct Vidhan Sabha and Lok Sabha elections on ballot paper.

Dec 10, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
BSP fared poorly where paper ballots were used in UP civic polls

BSP fared poorly where paper ballots were used in UP civic polls

 Even as BSP supremo Mayawati advocated the use of ballot paper in future elections instead of EVMs, data released by the State Election Commission based on the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh civic polls showed that the BSP fared poorly where paper ballots were used.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Mayawati pays tribute to Ambedkar's Buddhist guru

Mayawati pays tribute to Ambedkar's Buddhist guru

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday paid floral tribute to Buddhist monk Bhante Pragyanand, one of the seven monks who initiated Dalit icon Babasahed Bhim Rao Ambedkar into Buddhism.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Dare BJP to discard EVMs, use ballot papers in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Mayawati

Dare BJP to discard EVMs, use ballot papers in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Mayawati

While the Bharatiya Janata Party is celebrating its massive success in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, opposition parties have yet again alleged tampering of EVMs used in the elections.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Civic Polls: The politics of triumph, comeback and decimation

Uttar Pradesh Civic Polls: The politics of triumph, comeback and decimation

While BJP managed a triumphant win and BSP made a surprise comeback, SP and Congress have suffered massive blows once again after their shoddy show in assembly elections earlier in the year.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017: Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party is the surprise package

Uttar Pradesh civic polls 2017: Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party is the surprise package

Mayawati's BSP is the only party to offer some resistance to the BJP juggernaut in the civic polls.

Dec 01, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
UP civic polls 2017: After poor show in assembly elections, BSP edges back with surprise wins

UP civic polls 2017: After poor show in assembly elections, BSP edges back with surprise wins

The results of the civic elections held in Uttar Pradesh have thrown a big surprise for the supporters of Dalit leader Mayawati whose party Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was almost wiped out in the last assembly elections held in the state.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Mayawati daughter of 'daulat', not Dalit: Union Minister

Mayawati daughter of 'daulat', not Dalit: Union Minister

Union Minister Mahesh Sharma has dubbed BSP supremo Mayawati as a "daughter of daulat (wealth) and not a Dalit" and claimed that the Gandhi family was not "competent" enough to run the country.

Nov 23, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
November 16, 2017: All you need to know

November 16, 2017: All you need to know

Here is what is making headlines on November 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati said on Thursday that her party favoured joining hands with secular parties to check "communal parties" in Lok Sabha and state polls but only if it gets a respectable number of seats to contest.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
BJP should celebrate November 8 as 'sorry for demonetisation day': Mayawati

BJP should celebrate November 8 as 'sorry for demonetisation day': Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the first anniversary of demonetization, saying the "hasty and immature" decision had hurt millions of poor in the country "very dearly".

Nov 08, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

UP civic polls: Mayawati leaving no stone unturned for BSP win

With the BSP deciding to contest urban local body polls on party symbol after a gap of over two decades, party supremo Mayawati is camping here to personally monitor preparations and finalise candidates.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
BJP richest national party with Rs 893.88 crore, Mayawati's BSP second; DMK wealthiest regional party: ADR

BJP richest national party with Rs 893.88 crore, Mayawati's BSP second; DMK wealthiest regional party: ADR

The two main political parties of Tamil Nadu, the DMK and the AIADMK have the highest income amongst all regional parties.

Oct 28, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
'Munna Bhai' Sanjay Dutt gets court summons for 'Jaadu Ki Jhappi' to Mayawati

'Munna Bhai' Sanjay Dutt gets court summons for 'Jaadu Ki Jhappi' to Mayawati

In April 2009, actor Sanjay Dutt had taken a swipe at BSP chief Mayawati while campaigning for a Samajwadi Party candidate.

Oct 26, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
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
BJP slams Mayawati over Rohingyas, says India can't allow security situation to suffer

BJP slams Mayawati over Rohingyas, says India can't allow security situation to suffer

Speaking to ANI, BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that the Centre is fulfilling all its humanitarian obligations but it cannot overlook the manner in which a large number of illegal immigrants have been residing here and posing a challenge to the security of the country.

Sep 14, 2017, 08:55 AM 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
Teacher-turned-politicians: Mayawati, Mulayam, Swamy and other Indian politicians who once donned gurus' cap

Teacher-turned-politicians: Mayawati, Mulayam, Swamy and other Indian politicians who once donned gurus' cap

On the occasion of Teachers' Day on Tuesday, we prepare a list of India’s most famous politicians whose earlier profession was teaching. 

Sep 05, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
Happy that 'enemy of society' Ram Rahim in jail, says slain scribe's son - Who said what

Happy that 'enemy of society' Ram Rahim in jail, says slain scribe's son - Who said what

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim on Monday has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by a special CBI court for a 2002 rape case.

Aug 28, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
Lalu Yadav organised BJP rally only to 'launch his sons': JD(U)

Lalu Yadav organised BJP rally only to 'launch his sons': JD(U)

Lalu's mega rally ' BJP bhagao, Desh bachao' in Patna's Gandhi Maidan saw participation from Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav.

Aug 28, 2017, 15:01 PM IST