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How Mayawati's BSP may have played a key role in BJP winning Rampur, Azamgarh

UP bypoll results: The Bharatiya Janata Party wrested Rampur and Azamgarh from the Samajwadi Party. BJP's Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirahua’ won Azamgarh, while saffron party candidate  Ghanshyam Lodhi defeated Azam Khan's aide Asim Raja in Rampur.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati.(HT file)
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati.(HT file)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 10:08 AM IST
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Mayawati comes out in support of SP leader Azam Khan: ‘continuous hateful and..’

The BSP chief accused BJP-led state governments of targeting the poor, Dalits, Adivasis and Muslims and harassment of its political opponents.
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati.(HT File)
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati.(HT File)
Published on May 12, 2022 02:00 PM IST
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Social justice politics requires the unity of diverse deprived groups

  • Proponents of social justice politics must demonstrate sincere accountability towards worse-off social groups and ensure their dignified presence in the mainstream political process.
The BSP showed no organisational grit or ideological merit in challenging the Right-wing juggernaut. (HT)
The BSP showed no organisational grit or ideological merit in challenging the Right-wing juggernaut. (HT)
Published on Mar 29, 2022 07:44 PM IST
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President Mayawati? What BSP chief said on rumours about offer from BJP

After the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur concluded, all eyes are now on the Presidential polls. President Ram Nath Kovind's tenure ends on July 24 and the polls must be concluded before that date. 
A file photo of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati(HT/Deepak Gupta)
A file photo of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati(HT/Deepak Gupta)
Published on Mar 27, 2022 06:32 PM IST
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Angry with media, Mayawati bans spokespersons from attending TV debates

Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022: Taking to Twitter, the former chief minister accused the media of harming the BSP's prospects in the recently-held polls by being ‘casteist and hateful’ towards the party.
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati waves during a public meeting. (File photo) 
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati waves during a public meeting. (File photo) 
Published on Mar 12, 2022 12:06 PM IST
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UP Polls: Here's all about Uma Shankar Singh, lone winner of Mayawati-led BSP

  • With 87,887 votes in his kitty, Uma Shankar Singh defeated SP ally Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party's Mahendra, and BJP's Babban from Rasara constituency.
Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Uma Shankar Singh won 2022 UP assembly polls from the Rasara constituency.(Agency File Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Uma Shankar Singh won 2022 UP assembly polls from the Rasara constituency.(Agency File Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2022 09:50 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

The story in numbers: What’s the larger takeaway of the poll verdict

  • The BJP went to this election cycle as the incumbent in four out of five states, and faced double anti-incumbency: it was in power in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa as well as the centre.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath along with deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh and others celebrating at BJP state headquarter in Lucknow. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath along with deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh and others celebrating at BJP state headquarter in Lucknow. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 11, 2022 09:52 AM IST
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Mayawati calls for high voter turnout to bring back ‘tried and tested' BSP govt

  • BSP chief Mayawati said that higher number of votes will ensure Uttar Pradesh gets rid of the “casteist, communal…hateful and arrogant thinking government”.
BSP chief Mayawati said that everyone's interest is protected only in her government (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
BSP chief Mayawati said that everyone's interest is protected only in her government (HT file)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 09:52 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

After Manmohan Singh's appeal to Punjab voters, Amit Shah targets him in UP

  • Union home minister Amit Shah said if the BJP regains power in Uttar Pradesh, it will give a cylinder to every household in the state during Holi and Diwali. He also promised to make electricity free for farmers for the next five years, and give a scooty to all girls who pass class 12.
Union home minister Amit Shah speaks at Unchahar assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli on Saturday, February 19, 2022. (Twitter/Amit Shah)
Union home minister Amit Shah speaks at Unchahar assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli on Saturday, February 19, 2022. (Twitter/Amit Shah)
Published on Feb 19, 2022 07:16 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Keeping Up with UP | Is this a make-or-break election for Mayawati?

  • Her supporters believe that her role as king or kingmaker is crucial this election. Will she side with the BJP if the party needs her or will she slink into political irrelevance? March 10 will tell us. 
Even as speculation is rife about her tacit understanding with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Mayawati is keeping her cards close to her chest. (HT File Photo)
Even as speculation is rife about her tacit understanding with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Mayawati is keeping her cards close to her chest. (HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 17, 2022 10:50 AM IST
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UP polls: Must stop both SP & BJP from coming to power, says Mayawati

The BSP supremo accused the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party of limiting the development work to a particular community under their regime.
BSP chief Mayawati addressing a rally in Lucknow.(ANI)
BSP chief Mayawati addressing a rally in Lucknow.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2022 06:29 PM IST
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‘Bua-bhatija govts…’: Amit Shah's fresh attack on past BSP-SP regimes in UP

  • Maintaining his dig at Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, Union home minister Amit Shah said the former will play a game of “red light and green light” in Uttar Pradesh wherein he will show red light to development and green light to mafias.
Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a public meeting ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, in Atrauli. (PTI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a public meeting ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, in Atrauli. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Feb 02, 2022 06:09 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

'SP-BSP in competition to give tickets to criminals': BJP's Yogi Adityanath

  • Adityanath is contesting the Assembly polls from his home turf Gorakhpur which has long been a BJP bastion. Akhilesh Yadav has also chosen to contest polls from SP stronghold Karhal constituency in Mainpuri.
Senior BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, (HT_PRINT)
Senior BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, (HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 29, 2022 05:16 PM IST
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In stronghold Agra, Dalits start speaking of BSP again

Agra, with its nine seats in the district, has come to be known for two things. For the Taj Mahal. And, in politics, as the Dalit capital of Uttar Pradesh, fuelled by the 21% of its population that belongs to the scheduled caste.
BSP chief Mayawati (File Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati (File Photo)
Updated on Jan 28, 2022 09:37 AM IST
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The Political Eye | Why did Mayawati lose the political plot?

  • The BSP heads into the 2022 elections with the baggage of four consecutive electoral setbacks. Where did its political script go wrong? There are four inter-related explanations.
BSP chief Mayawati has said her party will not open its doors to defectors. (FILE PHOTO)
BSP chief Mayawati has said her party will not open its doors to defectors. (FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 17, 2022 10:38 PM IST
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Mayawati to hold crucial meeting on UP polls today, BSP strategy to be finalised

Mayawati is currently busy finalising the list of candidates for the assembly elections in Lucknow, reported Livehindustan. On the instructions of the BSP chief, the party's national general secretary Satish Chandra Mishra is holding a conference on all the reserved seats of the state.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday attacked both BJP and Congress on the issue of women empowerment.(PTI File Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday attacked both BJP and Congress on the issue of women empowerment.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Dec 23, 2021 05:58 AM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BSP MP Danish Ali, who attended House on Monday, tests positive for Covid

Ali took to Twitter to announce that he tested positive for Covid despite being fully vaccinated, urging everyone who came in contact to isolate themselves and get tested.
BSP MP Danish Ali tests positive for Covid-19(Twitter @KDanishAli Photo)
BSP MP Danish Ali tests positive for Covid-19(Twitter @KDanishAli Photo)
Published on Dec 21, 2021 04:37 PM IST
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BSP's SC Misra in Punjab on 3-day visit, to hold talks with Akali Dal brass

The two parties have entered into an alliance for next year's assembly elections in Punjab.
BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra. (HT FIle photo)
BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra. (HT FIle photo)
Published on Dec 13, 2021 06:47 PM IST
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Constitution not being followed with honesty, says BSP chief Mayawati

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati said the Centre and state governments need to review whether they are following the Constitution with honesty and integrity.
“Is the Constitution being followed in the ideal way by the central and state governments? Such governments do not have any moral right to celebrate Constitution Day,” BSP chief Mayawati said.(File Photo)
“Is the Constitution being followed in the ideal way by the central and state governments? Such governments do not have any moral right to celebrate Constitution Day,” BSP chief Mayawati said.(File Photo)
Published on Nov 26, 2021 05:51 PM IST
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Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'A victory for farmers': Mayawati after Centre decides to repeal farm laws

  • Underlining that the decision was delayed, the BSP chief also demanded compensation from the Centre to farmers who lost their lives over a year of the agitation.
BSP chief Mayawati.
BSP chief Mayawati.
Published on Nov 19, 2021 01:44 PM IST
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‘Saddening and condemnable’: Mayawati on BSP MP SC Mishra's 'house arrest'

The former UP said on Twitter that Mishra was put under house arrest last night itself as he was scheduled to lead a BSP delegation to violence-hit Lakhimpur Kheri.
A vehicle set ablaze after violence broke out after farmers agitating were allegedly run over by a vehicle in the convoy of a union minister, in Lakhimpur Kheri (PTI)
A vehicle set ablaze after violence broke out after farmers agitating were allegedly run over by a vehicle in the convoy of a union minister, in Lakhimpur Kheri (PTI)
Published on Oct 04, 2021 09:17 AM IST
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MP is lawless, officials can take bribe: BSP legislator's 'lesson' in graft

The BSP MLA is heard in the now-viral video asking the assembled villagers about the amount of money they had to pay to the officials.
Madhya Pradesh BSP MLA Ramabai is seen in this file photo. (ANI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh BSP MLA Ramabai is seen in this file photo. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 10:29 AM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

UP withdraws plea on closure of sugar mills from SC ahead of polls

The appeal was filed during the regime of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati (2007-12) after the Allahabad high court held in April 2010 that the state could not have passed a law assuming the power to close down the sugar mills or change the land use where the sugar factories stood.
There are 119 sugar factories in Uttar Pradesh. At least half of them are state-run mills.(AFP/File Photo)
There are 119 sugar factories in Uttar Pradesh. At least half of them are state-run mills.(AFP/File Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2021 01:18 AM IST
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No ‘bahubalis', mafia candidates for BSP; this strongman is first to be replaced

Mayawati has also addressed the ‘Prabudh Varg Sammelan’ aimed at garnering the support of intellectuals, especially Brahmins, ahead of the Uttar assmebly elections in 2022. 
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati made the announcement on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati made the announcement on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 10, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

BSP will extend support to protesting farmers in Haryana, MP: Mayawati

  • Addressing a meeting of the party's office bearers, the BSP chief said that due to the rigid stand of the Centre, the governments in BJP-ruled states are in a way considering the farmers their opponent.
BSP chief Mayawati said that her party will always stand with the genuine demands of the protesting farmers. (PTI File Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati said that her party will always stand with the genuine demands of the protesting farmers. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Aug 31, 2021 11:54 PM IST
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Mayawati to hold Brahmin outreach event today with an eye on 2022 UP polls

Mayawati, chief of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), said that the 'Brahmin Sammelan' campaign will be launched to assure the Brahmin community that their interests will remain safe under a prospective BSP regime.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati(File Photo / HT)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati(File Photo / HT)
Published on Jul 23, 2021 08:23 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP’s power abuse rekindles memories of SP rule: Mayawati says no to local polls

  • Hitting out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led SP over its “verbal opposition” to the Yogi Adityanath government in the state, Mayawati said the former was known for similar abuses of power to win elections.
“The SP's attack on the BJP government is very deceiving and unbelievable because the SP regime was known for similar abuses of power deployed to win elections at all costs,
“The SP's attack on the BJP government is very deceiving and unbelievable because the SP regime was known for similar abuses of power deployed to win elections at all costs," said Mayawati(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 09, 2021 04:18 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘C’ in Congress stands for 'cunning' as party left Bahujans helpless: Mayawati

  • "The C in Congress actually stands for 'cunning' party which left Bahujans helpless and made them slaves.." tweets Mayawati
BSP supremo Mayawati claimed that elections in the state will never be free and fair under Congress, Samajwadi Party, and BJP, as they were under her government (PTI file)(HT_PRINT)
BSP supremo Mayawati claimed that elections in the state will never be free and fair under Congress, Samajwadi Party, and BJP, as they were under her government (PTI file)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jul 04, 2021 06:31 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Hope new UP DGP stops BJP’s tradition of filing false cases: Akhilesh Yadav

  • Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, on the other hand, criticised Congress, Samajwadi Party and the ruling BJP governments for misusing the police and official machinery during their reign
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav wrote in a tweet posted in Hindi that police should become a faith symbol of the public. (PTI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav wrote in a tweet posted in Hindi that police should become a faith symbol of the public. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2021 05:42 PM IST
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By | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Mayawati hits out at BJP over laying foundation for Ambedkar cultural centre

  • Mayawati clarified that the party is not against commemorating Ambedkar but objects to electoral deception by laying the foundation stone so close to poll dates.
Mayawati also took to task the previous state governments led by Samajwadi Party and Congress
Mayawati also took to task the previous state governments led by Samajwadi Party and Congress
Updated on Jun 29, 2021 06:17 PM IST
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By | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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