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 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. 

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.

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.

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. 

'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.

“Jo kuch ho raha hai loktantra ke liye shubh sanket nahi (Whatever is happening is not a sign of healthy democracy),” said Mayawati.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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".

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.

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.
 

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.

Two BSP ex-lawmakers, others cross over to BJP in Uttar Pradesh

The Deputy Chief Minister said everyone who believed in the ideology of `Sabka saath, sabka vikas` was welcome to join the BJP. 

Help those affected by crackdown on abattoirs or face protest: AIMIM tells Yogi govt

The AIMIM's city unit on Monday demanded that "alternative arrangements" be made ahead of the Eid festival by the Yogi Adityanath administration for those adversely affected by the recent crackdown on illegal slaughter houses.

UP govt asks DMs, SPs to strengthen law and order machinery

UP govt asks DMs, SPs to strengthen law and order machinery

Under fire on the law and order front, the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday directed district police chiefs and local administration to increase patrolling, conduct surprise checks and other steps to curb crime.