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Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car crash

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car...

A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which a truck crashed into the car in...
Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath Govt’s SC certificates to OBCs ‘unconstitutional’, says Centre

Yogi Adityanath may have ignored BSP supremo Mayawati’s criticism of his government’s move to issue Scheduled Caste (SC) certificates to 17 OBC castes as...
“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

Panelists suggest that Rahul Gandhi should look for the right team of advisers The Oppositions is in disarray. SP-BSP tie-up is over, RJD had a...
Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

As was expected of her, BSP supremo Mayawati today (Tuesday, June 4) announced that her party will contest the upcoming assembly byelections in Uttar...
Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections were the most bitterly fought and arguable the most crucial India has had since independence. Never before was there...
Kamal Nath

Ready for floor test: Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that he is ready for the floor test; his statement comes hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party...

Opposition’s post-poll preparations: Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi, Left leaders, Mayawati

On the eve of last day of voting for 2019 Lok Sabha, opposition parties hopeful of getting a shot at forming government when no...

‘Will soldiers take Poll Body’s permission before killing terrorists?’: PM Modi in Kushinagar

As campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls entered its final phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  today (Sunday, May 12) predicted defeat of the opposition...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

59 parliamentary constituencies across six states and the National Capital Territory of Delhi have began voting today (Sunday, May 12) in the sixth phase...

“Politicians going all time low, not afraid of EC”

Criticising opposition parties during election is not a new thing in politics, but the way politicians are abusing each other in the ongoing 2019...

Mayawati appeals to SP-BSP workers to vote for Congress in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Sunday, May 5) appealed to the workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP)-BSP alliance to vote for the...
Narendra Modi

‘Delhi Abhi Door Hai’: PM Modi to opposition parties in Basti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Saturday, May 4) addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Basti, where he took a jibe on opposition parties saying,...
Akhilesh Yadav

‘If our alliance is mahamilawat, what is yours’, Akhilesh Yadav to BJP

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday (April 16) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reference to the alliance in Uttar Pradesh as...
Case filed against Azam Khan over sexist ‘Khaki underwear remark’, EC takes action

Case filed against Azam Khan over sexist ‘Khaki underwear remark’, EC takes action

Police have lodged an FIR against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan for his 'khaki underwear’ comment against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada. Addressing an election rally...
Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from campaigning

Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from...

The Election Commission (EC) today (Monday, April 15) barred Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from election campaigning...
Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: PM Modi, President Kovind among other politicians pays tribute

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: PM Modi, President Kovind among other politicians pays tribute

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Dalit social reformer and father of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar...
Mayawati

Mayawati opts out of Lok Sabha contest – for now, did not say about...

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Wednesday, March 20) said that she would not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election to be held...
Mayawati1

No alliance with Congress, not in any state: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday (March 12) declared that Bahujan Samaj Party will not tie-up with Congress in ‘any state’. She announced her decision...
Akhilesh Yadav

RLD officially joins SP-BSP, Congress also a part of grand alliance in UP: Akhilesh...

Finally negotiations for seats comes to an end, the Rashtriya Lok Dal will now join the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party alliance...

Kumbh ‘Shahi Snan’ won’t help wash off sins: Mayawati to PM Modi

A day after Narendra Modi took a dip in the Ganga at the Kumbh, Prayagraj, and washed off the feet of the sanitation workers...
PM Narendra Modi

Rs 2021 crore transferred to bank accounts of 1.01 crore farmers: PM Modi in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Sunday, Feb 24) launched PM-KISAN scheme from Gorakhpur’s Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI) grounds with the press of a...
SP-BSP announce UP seat sharing without Congress; Mulayam Singh unhappy with tie-up

SP-BSP announce UP seat sharing without Congress; Mulayam Singh unhappy with tie-up

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Thursday, Feb 21) announced the seat sharing formula between them...
Akhilesh Yadav reacts on Mayawati statue row

Akhilesh Yadav reacts on Mayawati statue row

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday (Feb 8) said BSP's lawyers will present their side before the Supreme Court, which expressed a tentative...

Supreme Court may order Mayawati to pay for statues depicting herself and BSP party...

The Supreme Court today (Friday, Feb 8) said it was of the “tentative view” that Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati should pay back...
Mayawati1

Government oppression continues to prevail in Madhya Pradesh: Mayawati

Bahujan Samajwadi Party Chief Mayawati on Sunday (Feb 3) claimed that that the government oppression continued to prevail in Madhya Pradesh as the new...
Mayawati

Mayawati’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi: Is ‘minimum income for poor’like fake promise of ‘Gareebi...

BSP Chief Mayawati took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi’s “Minimum income guarantee for poor” statement. Mayawati compared Rahul Gandhi’s statement to Indira Gandhi’s ‘gareebi hataao’...

“Priyanka Gandhi joins active politics ahead of Lok Sabha polls”

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been appointed as the Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East). Priyanka’s entry into active politics ahead of general elections is...

“It’s politics of opportunism in UP”

Panelists feel that parties are coming together for self-interest SP’s Akhilesh Yadav met BSP chief Mayawati to wish her on her birthday, signalling the two...
“Alliance talks are at an early stage”

“Alliance talks are at an early stage”

Panelists feel that in the coming days, picture will get clearer on the exact nature of poll pacts  RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav met BSP chief...

SP-BSP tie up in UP: 38 seats to each, leave two for Congress and...

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati today (Saturday, Jan 12) announced an alliance for the Lok Sabha...

“Are SP and BSP really in favour of Grand Alliance?”

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday (Dec 25) praised Congress's Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi; saying people should feel "proud of them"...

Mayawati-Akhilesh tie up, leave Congress seats only for Rahul and Sonia

Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have sealed a deal to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections in alliance, leaving three seats...
Kamal-Nath-swearing-in-Opposition-unity

Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath sworn in as CMs, Bhupesh Baghel ceremony held up by...

Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Kamal Nath were sworn in as chief ministers in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh respectively today (Monday, Dec 17), with...
Cop murder in Bulandshahr violence

Cop murder in Bulandshahr violence: BJP, VHP, Bajrang Dal members booked

Bajrang Dal district chief Yogesh Raj has been named as the number one accused for violence and murder of police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh...
Survey in Chhattisgarh gives BJP slim win margin

Survey in Chhattisgarh hands BJP slim win margin

But an APN-C-Voter study has revealed 62.1 percent in the state want a change of guard as far as the prime minister is concerned...
Is Mayawati a better PM face than Rahul?

Is Mayawati a better PM face than Rahul?

Grand opposition alliance to be established before Lok Sabha elections but only after assembly polls in five states In a major development in the present...
After BSP, Congress internal tussle in Madhya Pradesh likely to send away SP as well

After BSP, Congress internal tussle in Madhya Pradesh likely to send away SP as...

The Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav said today, (Saturday, October 6), just before the election schedule was about to be announced, that the...
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre, Maharashtra govts, orders house arrest for activists till Sep...

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today provided interim relief to the five activists arrested by...
Is the bill fair, or are Dalits still being used a vote banks?

Is the bill fair, or are Dalits still being used a vote banks?

Panellists feel that people should not swayed by remarks meant to destabilise peaceful relations among all communities; also earlier law was fine even if...
Casteism still exists despite tech advances: Mudda

Casteism still exists despite tech advances: Mudda

Panellists discuss cabinet move to undo the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by the Supreme Court Friday’s...
“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

Panellists feel that opposition parties will have to find more common ground to stitch an effective alliance before the 2019 general polls There appear to...
“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

Mudda panellists feel that opposition is getting together only to oust BJP, all parties are ready to work out a compromise formula As the opposition...
Akhilesh says alliance with BSP to continue, willing to give it more seats

Akhilesh says alliance with BSP to continue, willing to give it more seats

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has said his party was willing to sacrifice a few seats for Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to...
Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and...

The Congress and BSP are reported to have decided on an alliance for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh (MP) later this year and intend...
“Winning Kairana is a prestige issue”

“Winning Kairana is a prestige issue”

Mudda panellists feel that BJP has been trying hard to retain turf in this communal strife-ridden Lok Sabha seat, but only results will show...
Rolling Thunder motorcyclists, who ride annually on Memorial Day in support of US military veterans, hold a torchlit vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Reuters/UNI

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Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Following the reverses it suffered in by-elections for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, the BJP is taking no chances in Kairana. UP chief minister...
“Hoo-ha over Ambedkar just politics of symbols and symbolisms”

“Hoo-ha over Ambedkar just politics of symbols and symbolisms”

On birth anniversary of iconic leader, Mudda panellists unanimously assert that eating at Dalit homes and building structures to his name will not make...

Two more statutes of Ambedkar vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

While Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh ordered a change in the name of Dalit icon Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar to Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, ...
BSP and SP Join Hands to 'Eliminate the BJP' in UP bypolls

BSP and SP Join Hands to ‘Eliminate the BJP’ in UP bypolls

BSP supremo Mayawati clarified that the coalition will be limited to the upcoming bypolls only, to ensuring victory for the strongest non-BJP candidate. Indicating the...
TOYS ARE US: A dog sits on a sofa next to a man dressed as Santa Claus while its owner (not pictured) takes a picture of it inside Villa-Lobos shopping mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Police failed to prove how the mafia don-turned politician executed the double murder from his prison cell; Ansari remains in jail with other cases...
Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Brother Anand and nephew Akash had been attending all BSP meetings recently Days after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi came under fresh controversy with his remarks...
Rahul gandhi

Day after Mayawati pulled out of Lalu’s ‘BJP Bhagao rally’, Rahul Gandhi chooses Norway...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s effort to stitch up a Mahagathbandhan of secular parties to take on the BJP juggernaut begins to falter even...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Mayawati

Opposition backs Mayawati, BJP call resignation a drama

Many opposition leaders came out in support of BSP leader Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday claiming that she was disallowed...
Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha claiming that she was disallowed to speak on atrocities against Dalits...
Violence returns to Saharanpur in Mayawati shadow, Bhim Army looks to grow

Violence returns to Saharanpur in Mayawati shadow, Bhim Army looks to grow

Bhim Army’s Nawab Tanwar says Mayawati’s visit is a political ploy on seeing the Bhim Army’s success in Saharanpur Rajesh Sinha Violence returned to Saharanpur on...
Naseemuddin siddiqui

Naseemuddin Siddiqui says Mayawati called Muslims traitors, abused them and plays audio

Siddiqui said the BSP chief had demanded Rs 50 crore as compensation and when he failed to pay it, he and his son were...
BSP heading for a split

BSP heading for a split

Mayawati in the line of fire after defeat in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections By Nora Chopra                            Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is facing the most crucial...
Yogi for CBI probe into sugar mill scam

Yogi for CBI probe into sugar mill scam

Owners asked to pay farmers by April 23 APN Special Report In the midst of an ongoing anti-corruption drive, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has decided...
It looks like that the SP-Congress alliance, with its eye on capturing the Muslim vote, would push the BJP to try for the consolidation of the so-called Hindus cutting across caste, making it into a Hindu-Muslim divide.

UP’s psychedelic play of castes

There is visible desperation in Akhilesh Yadav reaching out to Congress Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Tactics are very important, and battles need to be won...

BSP supremo Mayawati to address rally in Allahabad

BSP supremo Mayawati will address a rally in Parade Ground, Allahabad

'Mayawati' - 74 News Results

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car crash

Unnao rape: Murder case against BJP MLA Sengar and others after rape victim’s car...

A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which a truck crashed into the car in...
Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath Govt’s SC certificates to OBCs ‘unconstitutional’, says Centre

Yogi Adityanath may have ignored BSP supremo Mayawati’s criticism of his government’s move to issue Scheduled Caste (SC) certificates to 17 OBC castes as...
“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

“Opposition should focus on quality, not numbers”

Panelists suggest that Rahul Gandhi should look for the right team of advisers The Oppositions is in disarray. SP-BSP tie-up is over, RJD had a...
Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

Mayawati says BSP will contest UP bypolls alone, but break with SP not permanent

As was expected of her, BSP supremo Mayawati today (Tuesday, June 4) announced that her party will contest the upcoming assembly byelections in Uttar...
Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections were the most bitterly fought and arguable the most crucial India has had since independence. Never before was there...
Kamal Nath

Ready for floor test: Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that he is ready for the floor test; his statement comes hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party...

Opposition’s post-poll preparations: Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi, Left leaders, Mayawati

On the eve of last day of voting for 2019 Lok Sabha, opposition parties hopeful of getting a shot at forming government when no...

‘Will soldiers take Poll Body’s permission before killing terrorists?’: PM Modi in Kushinagar

As campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls entered its final phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  today (Sunday, May 12) predicted defeat of the opposition...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

59 parliamentary constituencies across six states and the National Capital Territory of Delhi have began voting today (Sunday, May 12) in the sixth phase...

“Politicians going all time low, not afraid of EC”

Criticising opposition parties during election is not a new thing in politics, but the way politicians are abusing each other in the ongoing 2019...

Mayawati appeals to SP-BSP workers to vote for Congress in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Sunday, May 5) appealed to the workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP)-BSP alliance to vote for the...
Narendra Modi

‘Delhi Abhi Door Hai’: PM Modi to opposition parties in Basti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Saturday, May 4) addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Basti, where he took a jibe on opposition parties saying,...
Akhilesh Yadav

‘If our alliance is mahamilawat, what is yours’, Akhilesh Yadav to BJP

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday (April 16) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his reference to the alliance in Uttar Pradesh as...
Case filed against Azam Khan over sexist ‘Khaki underwear remark’, EC takes action

Case filed against Azam Khan over sexist ‘Khaki underwear remark’, EC takes action

Police have lodged an FIR against Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan for his 'khaki underwear’ comment against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada. Addressing an election rally...
Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from campaigning

Pulled up by Supreme Court, EC bars UP CM Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati from...

The Election Commission (EC) today (Monday, April 15) barred Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath and BSP chief Mayawati from election campaigning...
Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: PM Modi, President Kovind among other politicians pays tribute

Ambedkar Jayanti 2019: PM Modi, President Kovind among other politicians pays tribute

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Dalit social reformer and father of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar...
Mayawati

Mayawati opts out of Lok Sabha contest – for now, did not say about...

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Wednesday, March 20) said that she would not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election to be held...
Mayawati1

No alliance with Congress, not in any state: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday (March 12) declared that Bahujan Samaj Party will not tie-up with Congress in ‘any state’. She announced her decision...
Akhilesh Yadav

RLD officially joins SP-BSP, Congress also a part of grand alliance in UP: Akhilesh...

Finally negotiations for seats comes to an end, the Rashtriya Lok Dal will now join the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party alliance...

Kumbh ‘Shahi Snan’ won’t help wash off sins: Mayawati to PM Modi

A day after Narendra Modi took a dip in the Ganga at the Kumbh, Prayagraj, and washed off the feet of the sanitation workers...
PM Narendra Modi

Rs 2021 crore transferred to bank accounts of 1.01 crore farmers: PM Modi in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Sunday, Feb 24) launched PM-KISAN scheme from Gorakhpur’s Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI) grounds with the press of a...
SP-BSP announce UP seat sharing without Congress; Mulayam Singh unhappy with tie-up

SP-BSP announce UP seat sharing without Congress; Mulayam Singh unhappy with tie-up

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Thursday, Feb 21) announced the seat sharing formula between them...
Akhilesh Yadav reacts on Mayawati statue row

Akhilesh Yadav reacts on Mayawati statue row

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday (Feb 8) said BSP's lawyers will present their side before the Supreme Court, which expressed a tentative...

Supreme Court may order Mayawati to pay for statues depicting herself and BSP party...

The Supreme Court today (Friday, Feb 8) said it was of the “tentative view” that Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati should pay back...
Mayawati1

Government oppression continues to prevail in Madhya Pradesh: Mayawati

Bahujan Samajwadi Party Chief Mayawati on Sunday (Feb 3) claimed that that the government oppression continued to prevail in Madhya Pradesh as the new...
Mayawati

Mayawati’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi: Is ‘minimum income for poor’like fake promise of ‘Gareebi...

BSP Chief Mayawati took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi’s “Minimum income guarantee for poor” statement. Mayawati compared Rahul Gandhi’s statement to Indira Gandhi’s ‘gareebi hataao’...

“Priyanka Gandhi joins active politics ahead of Lok Sabha polls”

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been appointed as the Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East). Priyanka’s entry into active politics ahead of general elections is...

“It’s politics of opportunism in UP”

Panelists feel that parties are coming together for self-interest SP’s Akhilesh Yadav met BSP chief Mayawati to wish her on her birthday, signalling the two...
“Alliance talks are at an early stage”

“Alliance talks are at an early stage”

Panelists feel that in the coming days, picture will get clearer on the exact nature of poll pacts  RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav met BSP chief...

SP-BSP tie up in UP: 38 seats to each, leave two for Congress and...

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati today (Saturday, Jan 12) announced an alliance for the Lok Sabha...

“Are SP and BSP really in favour of Grand Alliance?”

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday (Dec 25) praised Congress's Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi; saying people should feel "proud of them"...

Mayawati-Akhilesh tie up, leave Congress seats only for Rahul and Sonia

Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have sealed a deal to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections in alliance, leaving three seats...
Kamal-Nath-swearing-in-Opposition-unity

Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath sworn in as CMs, Bhupesh Baghel ceremony held up by...

Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Kamal Nath were sworn in as chief ministers in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh respectively today (Monday, Dec 17), with...
Cop murder in Bulandshahr violence

Cop murder in Bulandshahr violence: BJP, VHP, Bajrang Dal members booked

Bajrang Dal district chief Yogesh Raj has been named as the number one accused for violence and murder of police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh...
Survey in Chhattisgarh gives BJP slim win margin

Survey in Chhattisgarh hands BJP slim win margin

But an APN-C-Voter study has revealed 62.1 percent in the state want a change of guard as far as the prime minister is concerned...
Is Mayawati a better PM face than Rahul?

Is Mayawati a better PM face than Rahul?

Grand opposition alliance to be established before Lok Sabha elections but only after assembly polls in five states In a major development in the present...
After BSP, Congress internal tussle in Madhya Pradesh likely to send away SP as well

After BSP, Congress internal tussle in Madhya Pradesh likely to send away SP as...

The Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav said today, (Saturday, October 6), just before the election schedule was about to be announced, that the...
Supreme Court

SC issues notice to Centre, Maharashtra govts, orders house arrest for activists till Sep...

A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today provided interim relief to the five activists arrested by...
Is the bill fair, or are Dalits still being used a vote banks?

Is the bill fair, or are Dalits still being used a vote banks?

Panellists feel that people should not swayed by remarks meant to destabilise peaceful relations among all communities; also earlier law was fine even if...
Casteism still exists despite tech advances: Mudda

Casteism still exists despite tech advances: Mudda

Panellists discuss cabinet move to undo the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by the Supreme Court Friday’s...
“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

Panellists feel that opposition parties will have to find more common ground to stitch an effective alliance before the 2019 general polls There appear to...
“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

“Grand alliance leader will emerge soon”

Mudda panellists feel that opposition is getting together only to oust BJP, all parties are ready to work out a compromise formula As the opposition...
Akhilesh says alliance with BSP to continue, willing to give it more seats

Akhilesh says alliance with BSP to continue, willing to give it more seats

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has said his party was willing to sacrifice a few seats for Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to...
Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh

Congress aligns with BSP in MP, moves on for tie up in Rajasthan and...

The Congress and BSP are reported to have decided on an alliance for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh (MP) later this year and intend...
“Winning Kairana is a prestige issue”

“Winning Kairana is a prestige issue”

Mudda panellists feel that BJP has been trying hard to retain turf in this communal strife-ridden Lok Sabha seat, but only results will show...
Rolling Thunder motorcyclists, who ride annually on Memorial Day in support of US military veterans, hold a torchlit vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Reuters/UNI

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Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Following the reverses it suffered in by-elections for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, the BJP is taking no chances in Kairana. UP chief minister...
“Hoo-ha over Ambedkar just politics of symbols and symbolisms”

“Hoo-ha over Ambedkar just politics of symbols and symbolisms”

On birth anniversary of iconic leader, Mudda panellists unanimously assert that eating at Dalit homes and building structures to his name will not make...

Two more statutes of Ambedkar vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

While Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh ordered a change in the name of Dalit icon Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar to Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, ...
BSP and SP Join Hands to 'Eliminate the BJP' in UP bypolls

BSP and SP Join Hands to ‘Eliminate the BJP’ in UP bypolls

BSP supremo Mayawati clarified that the coalition will be limited to the upcoming bypolls only, to ensuring victory for the strongest non-BJP candidate. Indicating the...
TOYS ARE US: A dog sits on a sofa next to a man dressed as Santa Claus while its owner (not pictured) takes a picture of it inside Villa-Lobos shopping mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Local court acquits Mukhtar Ansari of murder charge for lack of evidence

Police failed to prove how the mafia don-turned politician executed the double murder from his prison cell; Ansari remains in jail with other cases...
Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Dynastic politics: Mayawati introduces brother, nephew at Meerut rally

Brother Anand and nephew Akash had been attending all BSP meetings recently Days after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi came under fresh controversy with his remarks...
Rahul gandhi

Day after Mayawati pulled out of Lalu’s ‘BJP Bhagao rally’, Rahul Gandhi chooses Norway...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s effort to stitch up a Mahagathbandhan of secular parties to take on the BJP juggernaut begins to falter even...
Mayawati

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari accepts Mayawati’s resignation

Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati’s resignation was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Thursday. The letter was accepted only after Mayawati submitted it...
Mayawati

Opposition backs Mayawati, BJP call resignation a drama

Many opposition leaders came out in support of BSP leader Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday claiming that she was disallowed...
Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Mayawati quits Rajya Sabha for being disallowed to raise issue of Dalit atrocities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Tuesday resigned from the Rajya Sabha claiming that she was disallowed to speak on atrocities against Dalits...
Violence returns to Saharanpur in Mayawati shadow, Bhim Army looks to grow

Violence returns to Saharanpur in Mayawati shadow, Bhim Army looks to grow

Bhim Army’s Nawab Tanwar says Mayawati’s visit is a political ploy on seeing the Bhim Army’s success in Saharanpur Rajesh Sinha Violence returned to Saharanpur on...
Naseemuddin siddiqui

Naseemuddin Siddiqui says Mayawati called Muslims traitors, abused them and plays audio

Siddiqui said the BSP chief had demanded Rs 50 crore as compensation and when he failed to pay it, he and his son were...
BSP heading for a split

BSP heading for a split

Mayawati in the line of fire after defeat in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections By Nora Chopra                            Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is facing the most crucial...
Yogi for CBI probe into sugar mill scam

Yogi for CBI probe into sugar mill scam

Owners asked to pay farmers by April 23 APN Special Report In the midst of an ongoing anti-corruption drive, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has decided...
It looks like that the SP-Congress alliance, with its eye on capturing the Muslim vote, would push the BJP to try for the consolidation of the so-called Hindus cutting across caste, making it into a Hindu-Muslim divide.

UP’s psychedelic play of castes

There is visible desperation in Akhilesh Yadav reaching out to Congress Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Tactics are very important, and battles need to be won...

BSP supremo Mayawati to address rally in Allahabad

BSP supremo Mayawati will address a rally in Parade Ground, Allahabad

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