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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati(File Photo / HT)

Mayawati to hold Brahmin outreach event today with an eye on 2022 UP polls

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 08:23 AM IST
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) President Mayawati speaks to the media, in Lucknow(ANI Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati speaks to the media, in Lucknow(ANI Photo)

Mayawati plans Brahmin outreach before polls

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2021 06:29 AM IST
  • Mayawati’s Brahmin outreach was considered as one of the key factors for her win in the 2007 state assembly election.
“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)
“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)

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

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 04:18 PM IST
  • 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.
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)

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

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2021 06:31 PM IST
  • "The C in Congress actually stands for 'cunning' party which left Bahujans helpless and made them slaves.." tweets Mayawati
Mayawati accused Samajwadi Party of “specialising in the narrow politics of hate, manipulation, malice and casteism”.(PTI)
Mayawati accused Samajwadi Party of “specialising in the narrow politics of hate, manipulation, malice and casteism”.(PTI)

Mayawati attacks SP after Akhilesh meets rebel BSP MLAs

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 03:41 AM IST
On Tuesday, six rebel BSP MLAs met SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in the party office. After the meeting, the group’s leader Aslam Raini announced that 11 rebel BSP MLAs would launch a new political party.
"If the SP had been a little honest towards these suspended MLAs, it would not have kept them waiting till now," BSP chief Mayawati said.(PTI)
"If the SP had been a little honest towards these suspended MLAs, it would not have kept them waiting till now," BSP chief Mayawati said.(PTI)

BSP chief Mayawati denies party MLAs joining SP, slams it for propagating lies

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 03:27 PM IST
“SP is propagating lies about some BSP MLAs joining their party. We (BSP) had suspended them long back for conspiring with the SP against a Dalit leader to defeat him in the Rajya Sabha polls,” Mayawati said.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a bilateral meeting during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain.(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a bilateral meeting during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain.(REUTERS)

News updates from HT: G7 leaders to sign Carbis Bay Declaration

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. (PTI PHOTO.)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. (PTI PHOTO.)

Mayawati reacts to SAD-BSP alliance in Punjab, calls it a 'historic step'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:56 PM IST
  • Mayawati echoed the words of her new political ally SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, as she said the alliance is a " historic step".
 Richa Chadha has slammed Randeep Hooda's resurfaced joke.
Richa Chadha has slammed Randeep Hooda's resurfaced joke.

Richa Chadha slams Randeep Hooda for making 'crass, tasteless, casteist' joke

PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 05:34 PM IST
  • Richa Chadha has slammed a joke made by Randeep Hooda almost a decade ago, which resurfaced online recently.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati addressing a press conference on the birth anniversary of Kanshi Ram at BSP state party office in Lucknow. ( Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati addressing a press conference on the birth anniversary of Kanshi Ram at BSP state party office in Lucknow. ( Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)

Migrant exodus: Mayawati says Delhi CM and other state govts busy in theatrics

PTI | , Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:23 PM IST
She demanded that vaccines should be administered for free to everyone, especially the poor, Dalits and tribals, and economic assistance should also be given to them.
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati speaking at a press conference after paying floral tribute to party founder Kanshiram on his birth anniversary in Lucknow on Monday. (Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati speaking at a press conference after paying floral tribute to party founder Kanshiram on his birth anniversary in Lucknow on Monday. (Deepak Gupta/ HT Photo)

Mayawati attacks UP govt over Hathras case

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 11:55 PM IST
In a tweet, Mayawati said, the difficulties faced by the family of the Hathras gangrape victim in getting justice are well known, but the new facts in this regard revealed in the court have once again raised serious questions on working of the state government in ensuring justice to the victim.
Mayawati alleged that the Adityanath government's record on fulfilling its promises to the 23 crore people of Uttar Pradesh has not been "satisfactory."(ANI)
Mayawati alleged that the Adityanath government's record on fulfilling its promises to the 23 crore people of Uttar Pradesh has not been "satisfactory."(ANI)

BSP chief Mayawati says UP government's budget 'extremely disappointing'

PTI | , Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:28 PM IST
"The BJP government's budget presented in the UP assembly today, like the central government's budget, is extremely disappointing in the state, especially in terms of ending the cruelty of employment, and creating jobs," Mayawati said.
TMC Deputy Mayor Pallavi Kadam for the Covid-19 vaccine dry run at TMC Rosa Gardenia Health Centre on Ghodbunder Road, in Thane on Friday. (ANI Photo)
TMC Deputy Mayor Pallavi Kadam for the Covid-19 vaccine dry run at TMC Rosa Gardenia Health Centre on Ghodbunder Road, in Thane on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Poor should be given COVID-19 vaccine first: BSP

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 03:56 PM IST
Poor people who do not have any resources should be given the COVID-19 vaccine first so that they can continue on with their lives, demanded the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Sunday.
File photo: Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(Shahbaz Khan)
File photo: Congress leader and former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat.(Shahbaz Khan)

Congress’ Harish Rawat demands Bharat Ratna for Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Rawat said, “Sonia Gandhi and Mayawati made immense contribution towards women empowerment.”
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) party chief Mayawati extended support to the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by protesting farmers.(PTI Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) party chief Mayawati extended support to the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by protesting farmers.(PTI Photo)

BSP extends support to ‘Bharat Bandh’ call by farmers

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
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.
The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala opened for the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season on Sunday evening.(ANI photo)
The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala opened for the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season on Sunday evening.(ANI photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Covid-19 free certificate mandatory at Sabarimala and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference in Lucknow.(ANI FILE)
BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference in Lucknow.(ANI FILE)

Mayawati begins work to regain lost ground in UP

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
Mayawati said her decision to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in an alliance with the SP was wrong.(ANI File Photo)
Mayawati said her decision to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in an alliance with the SP was wrong.(ANI File Photo)

Mayawati suspends 7 MLAs, says will back even BJP to defeat SP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh
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.
BSP chief Mayawati is seen in New Delhi in this file photo. Mayawati said her party will leave no stone unturned to ensure the defeat of the Samajwadi Party in future elections for the legislative council in Uttar Pradesh.(/HT Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati is seen in New Delhi in this file photo. Mayawati said her party will leave no stone unturned to ensure the defeat of the Samajwadi Party in future elections for the legislative council in Uttar Pradesh.(/HT Photo)

Will leave no stone unturned to defeat them: Mayawati attacks former ally Samajwadi Party

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Mayawati, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, also said that the Samajwadi Party has insulted Brahmins in the state by insulting Satish Chandra Mishra, her party’s national general secretary.
BSP chief Mayawati addresses a press conference in Lucknow in this file photo. Mayawati on Thursday suspended seven rebel legislators of the party, who had opposed the nomination of its official candidate Ramji Gautam for the elections to the Rajya Sabha.(ANI Photo)
BSP chief Mayawati addresses a press conference in Lucknow in this file photo. Mayawati on Thursday suspended seven rebel legislators of the party, who had opposed the nomination of its official candidate Ramji Gautam for the elections to the Rajya Sabha.(ANI Photo)

BSP’s Mayawati suspends 7 rebel MLAs, day after they met Akhilesh Yadav

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
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”.
Mayawati said that Nitish Kumar failed miserably in helping the migrants come home and also failed in providing them livelihood after return.(PTI)
Mayawati said that Nitish Kumar failed miserably in helping the migrants come home and also failed in providing them livelihood after return.(PTI)

Gave 15 years each to Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, time for change: Mayawati

Hindustan Times, Bhabua | By Prasun K Mishra
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.
BSP national president Mayawati paying tribute to party founder Kanshi Ram on his 14th death anniversary in a programme organised at Prerna Kendra, New Delhi, on Friday.(HT Photo)
BSP national president Mayawati paying tribute to party founder Kanshi Ram on his 14th death anniversary in a programme organised at Prerna Kendra, New Delhi, on Friday.(HT Photo)

BSP chief Mayawati asks Dalits to unite, win power

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Mayawati accused Congress and BJP of conspiring against the BSP to stop it from coming to power and dividing Dalits
A meeting of the Brahmin community members held under the chairmanship of BSP national general secretary SC Mishra.(HT Photo)
A meeting of the Brahmin community members held under the chairmanship of BSP national general secretary SC Mishra.(HT Photo)

BSP revives 2007 Dalit-Brahmin formula, hopes to unseat Yogi in 2022 polls

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh | Posted by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 03:01 PM IST
BSP was credited with successful social engineering to forge a coalition of Brahmins and Dalits in 2007 assembly elections in UP.
There’s a lot of anger and outrage across the country over the wrong and inhuman treatment given to Hathras victim’s family, Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.(ANI file photo)
There’s a lot of anger and outrage across the country over the wrong and inhuman treatment given to Hathras victim’s family, Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.(ANI file photo)

Rectify mistake, focus on ensuring justice to Hathras victim’s family: Mayawati tells UP govt

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 09:53 AM IST
She stopped just short of calling the Yogi Adityanath government’s claim of some people trying to incite caste conflict in the aftermath of the incident an “electoral trick”.
Demonstrators during a protest against the Hathras gangrape, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, on October 2.(ANI)
Demonstrators during a protest against the Hathras gangrape, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, on October 2.(ANI)

Hathras gangrape: Mayawati demands CBI probe, Akhilesh seeks FIRs against DM, SP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pankaj Jaiswal
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 11:12 AM IST
On Friday, the Uttar Pradesh government suspended senior police officials in Hathras district and ordered narco-analysis tests for everyone involved in the case
Police personnel lathicharge a protest on NH 93 by Samajwadi party workers who were trying to reach the Hathras gang rape victim’s house, in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Police personnel lathicharge a protest on NH 93 by Samajwadi party workers who were trying to reach the Hathras gang rape victim’s house, in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Mamata slam UP govt over Hathras gangrape

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 07:19 AM IST
Condemnation also came in from the chief ministers of Kerala and Punjab, while protests against the UP government over the lapses in the Hathras gangrape were across multiple cities in UP.
Mayawati also raised questions on the actions taken against criminals in UP in the past few years.(ANI Photo)
Mayawati also raised questions on the actions taken against criminals in UP in the past few years.(ANI Photo)

Centre should impose President’s rule in UP, says Mayawati over Hathras, Balrampur incidents

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 12:14 PM IST
Mayawati demanded that the Centre impose President’s Rule in the state as the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led government had failed to protect the women in the state.
In a tweet in Hindi, Mayawati said, “It would have been better had the Central government also taken farmers into confidence before taking the decision” on farm bills.(ANI file photo)
In a tweet in Hindi, Mayawati said, “It would have been better had the Central government also taken farmers into confidence before taking the decision” on farm bills.(ANI file photo)

Govt should’ve taken farmers into confidence before deciding on farm bills: Mayawati

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:37 PM IST
The former UP chief minister recalled that during her regime, the BSP government in Uttar Pradesh used to take decisions relating to agriculture by calling a panchayat of farmers and “consulting them properly”.
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI file photo)
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI file photo)

Mayawati slams both opposition, centre over Monsoon Session chaos

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 12:02 PM IST
In a tweet in Hindi, she said “Although Parliament is called the temple of democracy, its dignity has been shredded many times. Even during the ongoing Parliament session, the functioning of the government and the behaviour of Opposition in the House are embarrassing for the dignity of Parliament, Constitution and democracy. Very sad!”
File photo: BSP Supremo Mayawati.(ANI)
File photo: BSP Supremo Mayawati.(ANI)

Uttar Pradesh assembly bypolls: BSP makes U-turn, decides to contest all 8 seats

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:56 PM IST
This comes in contrast to the BSP’s earlier policy of not contesting the polls.
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