Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicBSP chief Mayawati

Topic: BSP chief Mayawati

This is why Mayawati wants to fight solo, says no more poll alliances

Congress and Samajawadi Party, though, believe it doesn’t matter what Mayawati's BSP decides because party 'isn’t in the race for 2022 UP assembly election'.

Bhim Army chief Aazad says open to alliance with SP or any party opposing BJP for UP 2022

In interview with ThePrint, Chandra Shekhar Aazad said he does not see himself as just a Dalit leader & does not seek ‘validation of veterans’, in response to Mayawati attacking him. 

BSP-BJP alliance not possible in any polls, ideologies opposite, says Mayawati

Last week, BSP chief Mayawati had said that to ensure the defeat of SP candidates in future elections, the BSP would vote for the BJP or any other party's candidate.

Mayawati, Akhilesh vocal on Hathras gang rape but quiet on Babri demolition verdict 

Both SP and BSP leaders say their party’s official stand on the Babri Masjid verdict is yet to come out.

Will build hospitals in name of saints from all castes & religions if elected, Mayawati says

The former UP CM also said she'll erect a big statue of lord Parashuram and other spiritual gurus & leaders in the state if BSP is voted to power.

On UP’s political turf, a new rivalry is unfolding: Mayawati vs Priyanka Gandhi

The UP assembly election is two years away, but Mayawati’s attacks on Priyanka Gandhi suggest that the latter is doing something right, politically of course.

Unlike Colston or Columbus, Ambedkar Memorial statues deserve their place in public spaces

Detractors may argue about the wisdom of expensive subaltern ornamentalism, but for the intended audience of statues and monuments erected by BSP supremo Mayawati, they are historic justice.

Mayawati asks Modi govt to review policies, says lives of poor more painful than before

The BSP leader said the Modi govt's tenure had been surrounded by a lot of controversies, adding that it must seriously think in the interest of the country and the people.

Akhilesh Yadav is counting his chickens before they hatch

A weak Congress and a weakening BSP are giving the SP the misplaced overconfidence that 2022 will be ‘Yogi versus Akhilesh’.

Mayawati suspends party MLA in Madhya Pradesh for supporting Citizenship Amendment Act

BSP chief Mayawati has been strongly critical of the new law, which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.