Blow to BSP as SC Mishra`s cousin joins BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party`s Brahmin outreach in Uttar Pradesh faced a serious jolt after Dr Divya Mishra, cousin of Mayawati`s close confidant Satish Chandra Mishra, joined the Bhartiya Janata Party.

BSP to field Satish Chandra Mishra against Modi in Varanasi

Holy city and the cultural capital of the country – Varanasi – is expected to witness a multi-cornered contest with all major political parties fielding strong candidates against BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi, who is contesting for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls for the fist time outside Gujarat.

Step down if you can`t digest criticism: BSP to Akhilesh Yadav

Hitting out at Akhilesh Yadav for response to Mayawati`s criticism of state`s law and order, BSP said if Uttar Pradesh CM cannot digest criticism, he should step down or work for improving situation.

J&K: 18 serving life term for terror activities

As many as 18 convicts, including one Pakistani national, are serving life imprisonment for their involvement in terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

After Beni, EC lets off Mishra with a warning

The EC let off BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra with a warning for seeking votes of Dalit Brahmin families on the ground of caste and closed the model code of conduct violation
case against him.

BSP attacks govt over autonomy of CBI

Taking forward the debate on Lokpal Bill in Rajya Sabha, the BSP on Thursday attacked the UPA govt on the issue of autonomy for the CBI, religious quota and the threat which it poses to the federal structure.

Maya is corrupt and authoritarian: Top aide

In a major embarrassment for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, one of her top aide had described her as a person with a “penchant for personal corruption” and “a strong authoritarian streak”, reports claimed on Tuesday.