By Abraham Thomas | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 11:31 PM IST
Six MLAs of the BSP had merged with the Congress giving a boost to the Ashok Gehlot government as the tally of the Congress increased to over 100 in the House of 200 MLAs.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 02:27 PM IST
The BJP state committee authorised the party’s state unit president to send the list of candidates to the central election committee for approval.
By Asian News International| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:33 PM IST
BSP national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria said that the Badaun case reminds people of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case. “I think Yogi ji must tell the nation and the people of the Uttar Pradesh about his failure and pull up the police for failing to provide security to women,” he added
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 09:08 PM IST
The six MLAs had contested and won the 2018 assembly elections on BSP tickets but later defected to the Congress party in September 2019.The MLAs had submitted an application for the merger on September 16, 2019 and the Speaker issued an order on September 18, 2019.
By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:01 AM IST
The BJP’ state unit vice president and member of the legislative council Vijay Bahadur Pathak had earlier said that various key issues would be taken up in the meeting apart from the discussion of panchayat polls. “Besides, the meeting will also discuss a work plan for taking the achievements of the Yogi Adityanath government, which is completing four years in office on March 19, among the people,” Pathak had said.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Ballia
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:59 AM IST
Bheem Rajbhar claimed that ‘taadi’ has immunity power and a drop of it is purer than the water of the Ganga river.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 10:18 PM IST
The BSP, which used to celebrate the occasion in a grand manner when the party was in power in Uttar Pradesh, began the practice of marking Jankalyankari Diwas after being voted out of office in the 2012 assembly elections.
By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 12:24 PM IST
BSP National Spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s government has failed to provide protection, security and dignity to the women.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 05:48 AM IST
In elections held for the 4,371 Panchayat Samiti seats in 21 districts of Rajasthan’s 33 districts, the BJP bagged 1,989, Congress won 1852, independents 439, CPI (M) 26, RLP six and BSP five.
By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:12 PM IST
Atul Rai is presently in jail in connection with the rape case against the complainant.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:07 PM IST
The BSP is among several political parties, including the Congress and the AAP, that are supporting the nationwide strike called by farmers.
By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led UP Cabinet had cleared the ordinance, proposing a maximum punishment of 10 years and fine for “love jihad” related offences on November 24.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 10:59 PM IST
Mayawati’s father Prabhu Dayal died at the age of 95, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) said in a statement.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:28 PM IST
Founder of the Centax Publications and editor of the Excise Law Times, Jain had complained against all the national parties that were not abiding by an order of the full bench of the Central Information Commission (CIC), which had brought them under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 07:22 PM IST
In a bid to reclaim its traditional support base, the BSP could be sending feelers to the backward community that they will get a prominent place in the organisation.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 02:20 PM IST
The bypolls are being seen a a test of popularity for the government led by chief minister Yogi Adityanath. The BJP, which has a comfortable majority in the Uttar Pradesh assembly, is contesting on seven seats.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 05:09 PM IST
The SP chief said that the BJP could enter into an electoral understanding with any party of its choice, but such tacit deals needed to be exposed.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:22 PM IST
In a dig at the BJP-led state government, Akhilesh Yadav enquired about the present state of the cleaning of river Gomti, and rued that there has been no expansion of the Lucknow metro project, both of which were started by his government
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:06 AM IST
BSP chief Mayawati has started preparations for the elections by revamping the party’s organisation. She has also started looking for new candidates and is collecting feedback about the performance of the party’s 18 lawmakers
By Pankaj Jaiswal | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The latest chapter of SP-BSP discord traces its origin to the biennial Rajya Sabha elections for 10 seats from UP, when an independent candidate Prakash Bajaj filed his nomination papers at the last moment on Tuesday (October 27) with 10 SP lawmakers in tow
By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 02:48 AM IST
The BSP would also move an application to get the seven rebel MLAs disqualified from the legislative assembly under the anti-defection law, Mayawati said.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Four of them had also filed an affidavit, saying their signatures on the nomination of the BSP’s national coordinator and Bihar in-charge Ramji Gautam’s nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections had been “forged”.
By HTC and Agencies | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2020 02:28 AM IST
SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said his party was neither indulging in horse-trading nor luring BSP MLAs. “There is dissatisfaction in the BSP against the party leadership.”
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 03:12 PM IST
The five MLAs claimed that their signatures had been forged, and their withdrawal of support has resulted in speculation that they might be planning to switch sides.
By Anshul Trivedi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 08:09 PM IST
Appealing across caste-class lines is nothing new for Kumar but the Yadav scion’s promise is a tacit acceptance that the old vocabulary of the Mandal politics of caste will not yield positive results
By HT correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Rinki Rani Pandey’s main opponent this time is Bharat Bind who joined the RJD from the BSP.
By Anirban Guha Roy | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 03:57 AM IST
The Grand Secular Democratic Front, as it calls itself, has pockets of support among the Other Backward Classes (OBCs), especially Kushwahas, Muslim minorities and scheduled castes – the vote base votes of RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and BSP chief Mayawati.
By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 09:01 PM IST
According to people familiar with the matter, six leading parties have sent reports to the Election Commission (EC) explaining why they chose candidates facing criminal cases. Over 100 recognised and unrecognised state and national parties have fielded their candidates in the polls.
By Prasun K Mishra | Hindustan Times, Bhabua
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 04:51 PM IST
Mayawati alleged that the Dalits, mahadalits, tribals and weaker sections in Bihar had also not got the proper benefit of reservation. The seats of their quota were still vacant in the state, she added.
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 09:46 AM IST
In the 2018 RS election, BSP candidate had lost, despite the combined support by both the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress