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Congress slams BSP over alliance with Ajit Jogi, sees BJP role in tie-up

Congress slams BSP over alliance with Ajit Jogi, sees BJP role in tie-up

The Congress in Chhattisgarh has hit out at Mayawati-led BSP for allying with former chief minister Ajit Jogi's party for the upcoming state assembly election and claimed the pre-poll tie-up has the support of the ruling BJP.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Mayawati snubs Congress, joins hand with Ajit Jogi for Chhattisgarh polls

Mayawati snubs Congress, joins hand with Ajit Jogi for Chhattisgarh polls

Mayawati's move is a huge blow for the Congress, which is trying to build up a united Opposition against the BJP.

Sep 21, 2018, 06:42 AM IST
BSP ready to face elections alone: Mayawati threatens lethal blow to opposition alliance

BSP ready to face elections alone: Mayawati threatens lethal blow to opposition alliance

The readiness to face elections would be a severe blow to the opposition not only for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, and seems aimed at a settlement in the coming Madhya Pradesh elections.

Sep 16, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
BJP using Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death for political gains: Mayawati

BJP using Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death for political gains: Mayawati

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday reiterated attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) governments in different states and at the Centre, accusing them of trying to hide their failures using diversionary tactics.

Sep 16, 2018, 13:45 PM IST
Mayawati bowls a doosra on fuel price hike, targets both UPA and BJP

Mayawati bowls a doosra on fuel price hike, targets both UPA and BJP

Questions are being raised about Mayawati's plans even as Congress looks to put forth a united opposition against BJP ahead of elections next year.

Sep 13, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
Not Rahul? Party sources say Congress open to PM from allies in 2019

Not Rahul? Party sources say Congress open to PM from allies in 2019

On whether Congress President Rahul Gandhi will step aside for a woman candidate from a possible Opposition alliance, the sources said he "is comfortable seeing any prime minister other than an RSS-backed one".

Jul 24, 2018, 22:52 PM IST

Alliance with Congress possible only if given respectable number of seats: BSP chief Mayawati

Putting an end to all speculations, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said that her party is open to an alliance with Congress only if they are offered a respectable number of seats in the upcoming Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.

 

Jul 24, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Alliance with Congress possible only if given respectable number of seats: BSP chief Mayawati

Alliance with Congress possible only if given respectable number of seats: BSP chief Mayawati

BSP, which has been at the forefront in attacking the BJP-led Centre, is expected to play a key role in the Opposition. 

Jul 24, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
BSP has no official Twitter, Facebook page or website: Mayawati

BSP has no official Twitter, Facebook page or website: Mayawati

She said that the party has given adequate representation to the youth and therefore it has no separate youth wing.

Jul 23, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Mayawati sacks BSP's national coordinator, directs members to not comment on possible alliances

Mayawati sacks BSP's national coordinator, directs members to not comment on possible alliances

With speculation and rumours aplenty about opposition alliances ahead of Lok Sabha elections next year, Mayawati has issued a strong message to BSP members and has asked them to not comment on possible tie-ups till an official announcement is made.

Jul 17, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
BJP may go for early general election: Mayawati

BJP may go for early general election: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously.

Jul 15, 2018, 19:31 PM IST
Those who deposit black money abroad close to BJP, alleges Mayawati

Those who deposit black money abroad close to BJP, alleges Mayawati

The BSP supremo alleged that the saffron party, in a short span of time, has emerged as the wealthiest party of the country.

Jul 01, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad appeals to Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee and Mayawati to help pass triple talaq bill

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad appeals to Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee and Mayawati to help pass triple talaq bill

The Lok Sabha had on December 28, 2017, passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill making instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband.

Jun 25, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
Mayawati's BSP to go solo in MP Assembly polls after alliance with Congress hits roadblock

Mayawati's BSP to go solo in MP Assembly polls after alliance with Congress hits roadblock

Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh are likely to be held in November-December this year.

Jun 18, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
SP, BSP and Congress lock seat sharing deal to take on BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

SP, BSP and Congress lock seat sharing deal to take on BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

While the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party will contest on 30 seats each, the Congress is likely to field its candidates on 10 Lok Sabha seats.

Jun 13, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Target 2019: Akhilesh Yadav willing to compromise on seat sharing with BSP to ensure BJP's defeat

Target 2019: Akhilesh Yadav willing to compromise on seat sharing with BSP to ensure BJP's defeat

The SP-BSP coalition is said to pose a big challenge for the ruling government at the Centre in the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Jun 11, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Bua-Babua will finish off fighting among themselves before 2019 elections: Uttar Pradesh Minister Swami Prasad Maurya

Bua-Babua will finish off fighting among themselves before 2019 elections: Uttar Pradesh Minister Swami Prasad Maurya

The coalition is, however, said to pose a big challenge for the ruling government at the Centre in the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Jun 11, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Mayawati vacates government bungalow, calls it Kanshi Ram memorial

Mayawati vacates government bungalow, calls it Kanshi Ram memorial

While the estates department served notice to Mayawati to move out of the 13-A Mall Avenue bungalow, she vacated another house at 6, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, saying that was the one allotted to her as a former CM.

Jun 02, 2018, 23:08 PM IST
Most Uttar Pradesh ex-CMs leave official bungalows after SC order

Most Uttar Pradesh ex-CMs leave official bungalows after SC order

Acting on a Supreme Court order last month, the UP Estate Department issued notices to the former chief ministers asking them to vacate their official bungalows within 15 days that expires on June 3, 2018.

Jun 02, 2018, 22:57 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam pack up and vacate government bungalows

Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam pack up and vacate government bungalows

Both had asked for two years time to give up their official bungalows but the Supreme Court would have none of it.

May 31, 2018, 18:42 PM IST

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