Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicBahujan Samaj Party

Topic: Bahujan Samaj Party

Modi is wrong to see defeat of caste politics in SP-BSP’s loss in UP. Battle’s yet to begin

To announce the defeat of social justice politics even before the battle against BJP's communal politics has begun is short-sighted.

BJP, SP lead Rs 100 crore club this UP election, ex-journalist, ‘nawab’ among richest candidates

There are six candidates in the Rs 100 crore club this UP assembly election — two each from the BJP and SP, one from the Congress and one from the BSP.

The BJP’s ‘2ab’ factor that’s missing from SP, BSP, Congress in UP elections

Modi talked about the extra ‘2ab’ factor in 2015. In UP elections, it matters more than development, growth and promises.

BJP has a challenger in UP 2022. Akhilesh Yadav’s campaign a shift away from Mulayam’s

Akhilesh Yadav is promising to hold a caste census in UP. It’s an issue that BJP and Congress have remained silent on out of fear they will lose dominant caste votes.

UP 2022 do-or-die not just for Mayawati or BSP, but for the idea of ‘mainstream’ Dalit party

BSP changed the paradigm of Indian politics to become a truly mainstream party with Dalit agenda at its core. Its decline has more consequences than just Mayawati's irrelevance.

Centre should take cognisance of alleged ‘corruption’ in Rafale deal, says Mayawati

The BSP chief also said the allegations of commission in defence deals and its investigation are not new, It is an old burning issue since the time of the Congress government.

BSP sacks legislative party leader Lalji Verma, another MLA for anti-party activities

The BSP said the two sacked leaders will not be invited to any party programmes in the future and will not be given party tickets.

With 11 more confirmed fatalities, Aligarh hooch tragedy death toll climbs to 36

Viscera samples of 35 remaining people, who are also suspected to have died of liquor poisoning, have been sent for examination to confirm cause of death, CMO Dr Bhanu Pratap said.

‘T-20’ teams across UP for legal aid to Brahmins — Jitin Prasada’s bid to woo community

Congress leader Jitin Prasada says atrocities against Brahmins in UP have increased in last 3 yrs. Advisory panel of ex-civil servants will guide his Brahmin Chetna Parishad to help ‘victims’.

Vote for any party, but only a Tripathi will win UP bypoll as everyone’s wooing Brahmins

The 3 main opposition parties SP, BSP and Congress fielded Tripathis for the 3 November bypoll, so ruling BJP had to give ticket to another.

On Camera

YourTurn

A health worker immunises a pregnant woman at a health centre in Aurangabad, India

Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.
BYJU'S the learning app logo displayed on a smartphone. Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/Getty Images/LightRocket via Bloomberg

Byju’s global expansion: EdTech pioneer eyes Chegg or 2U, weighs US acquisition

India's most valuable startup has lined up conditional debt commitments of more than $1 billion to finance the acquisition, but it's possible no deal will materialise.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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