Lot of scope for investment in UP, says US envoy

US Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma said here that there was a lot of scope for investment in Uttar Pradesh, as a delegation of opposition parties today met him and discussed various issues, including industrial development in the state.

UP legislature proceedings washed out for second day

Proceedings in Uttar Pradesh legislature were washed out on Tuesday with Congress members holding both Houses to ransom and forcing repeated adjournments over demand for judicial probe into police lathi charge on party workers.

Ex-BSP MP Sukhlal Kushwaha shoots himself to death

Former BSP MP Sukhlal Kushwaha (56) allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a pistol at his residence here on Friday night, a police officer said.

UP Assembly session beings Friday; Oppn plans to corner govt

With the brief monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh legislature starting on Friday, opposition parties are bracing themselves to corner the Samajwadi Party government on all burning issues including law and order and suspended Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh case.

BSP to oppose UP Govt's move to amend Dalit land law

 Taking strong exception to Uttar Pradesh government's move to amend a law for allowing sale of land belonging to Scheduled Caste members to those of other castes, BSP today said the party will oppose it in the upcoming session of the state legislature.

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Maid murder case: Witness narrates his ordeal to court

A domestic help, who had worked at the house of former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh is facing trial in a case of murder of their maid, on Sunday claimed before a Delhi court that he too was a victim of assault and cruelty.

Bihar polls: BSP releases first list of candidates

The Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party has released its first list of 49 candidates for the Bihar Assembly elections, which is scheduled to be held in the second half of the year.

BSP accuses PM Modi of doublespeak on relation with Pakistan

BSP national general secretary Narendra Kashyap on Saturday said accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "doublespeak" over the issue of India's relation with Pakistan and said his meeting with his counterpart Nawaz Sharif did not "served any purpose".

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Digital India ineffective without 24X7 power supply: Mayawati

 BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday said the Digital India programme is ineffective until Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfills his pre-poll promise of supplying electricity to every home.

Govt may consider any decision on land bill after Bihar polls

Government may consider any decision on the contentious land bill issue only after Bihar polls, expected to be in held in September, even as a parliamentary panel looking into the issue has sought an extension of one week to give its recommendations.

Mayawati asks BJP allies to re-think their ties

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused BJP government at Centre and states of not following "raj dharma" and asked the allies of the saffron party especially in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, to reconsider their alliance.

BSP has deep roots in Maharashtra: Mayawati

 BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said that the roots of the party movement were deep in Maharashtra and exhorted workers to convert it into electoral success and emerge as balance of power in the state.

UP govt to demolish temporary structures near Mayawati's house

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to demolish three temporary structures built during construction of a flyover near BSP supremo Mayawati's residence to ensure smooth flow of traffic.

Mayawati attacks SP govt in UP
Mayawati attacks SP govt in UP

 BSP president Mayawati on Tuesday had a dig at Uttar Pradesh government for announcing compensation to victims of recent cases of crime and communal flare ups and alleged that the ruling dispensation is "giving patronage" to people indulging in such incidents instead of taking action.

Mayawati accuses govt of 'communalising' Yoga Day celebrations

BSP chief Mayawati on Monday accused the central government of "communalising" Yoga Day celebrations and said the ruling BJP had once again proved that it was not ready to shun its "narrow mindedness".

BJP, SP spreading hatred, communalism: Mayawati

BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday accused BJP and Samajwadi Party of spreading hatred and communalism in the society as some of their leaders were "spewing venom" and demanded stern action against them.

BSP to contest Bihar Assembly polls 'with full preparation': Mayawati

BSP president Mayawati on Tuesday said her party will contest the coming assembly elections in Bihar with "full preparation" and "strength".