Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBSP chief Mayawati

Topic: BSP chief Mayawati

Why did Amit Shah praise Mayawati? Not alliance, target is breaking SP’s votes, say BJP leaders

In a TV interview last week, Shah said 'it is not true Mayawati’s relevance is over' — countering many political pundits who have dismissed her BSP as a force in UP.

BSP fighting UP polls with ‘full might’ to usher in ‘achche din’, says Mayawati

Speaking in Jalaun district, the BSP supremo Monday dubbed Congress as 'strongly casteist', BJP as 'pro-capitalist' and accused Samajwadi Party of giving a freehand to criminals.

True essence of ‘Mahagathbandhan’, says SP, as BSP sees exodus of leaders before UP polls

Over 50 per cent of BSP MLAs and 25 per cent of its zonal coordinators have crossed over, says SP. Out of its 18 MLAs, BSP might be left with just three.

Mayawati rules out alliance with any party for 2022 UP polls, says BSP will get majority

Describing Samajwadi Party and BJP as' two sides of the same coin', the BSP supremo said the two parties want to make the upcoming Assembly polls a 'Hindu-Muslim matter'.

Why UP BJP has picked this woman Dalit leader to challenge Mayawati on her turf

The BJP has managed to stitch together an upper caste, non-Jatav Dalit and non-Yadav OBC coalition in UP. It is now eyeing the Jatav vote. 

UP govt increasing sugarcane MSP ahead of polls shows their selfishness, Mayawati says

Extending support to 'Bharat Bandh' call given by farmers, Mayawati also criticised Yogi Adityanath govt's cabinet expansion as an 'effort to mobilise voters on the basis of caste'.

In Mayawati’s BSP, these are the 3 young leaders who are party’s Gen Next

Mayawati insists she will not anoint a successor as she is healthy, but there are at least 3 young faces in the BSP whom party leaders say are the second rung of leadership.

‘What have you done for your caste’? Question BSP leaders must answer for UP poll ticket

BSP leaders say prospective candidates have to provide information not just of what they have done for their castes but also the Bahujan movement. 

Chandra Shekhar Azad can be the new Kanshi Ram — if he can upgrade for Modi-Shah era

Reservation and lower-caste politics have gained the pragmatic attention of Nagpur ideologues.

BSP will go solo in UP, Uttarakhand assembly elections, Mayawati says

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Sunday categorically denied entering into an alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi's party AIMIM in the upcoming UP Assembly elections.

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On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.