Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: BSP

BSP-SP joint press conference

In 2019 poll arithmetic, BSP+SP will mean advantage BJP

We can expect a 2014-like unprecedented voter swing in Uttar Pradesh.
File photo of BSP supremo Mayawati | Nand Kumar/PTI

Left out of UP alliance, Congress gives up plan to include BSP in MP cabinet

Congress is upset at being ignored for opposition alliance and Mayawati’s continued attack on the party, says no cabinet berth ‘as of now’.
BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference on the occasion of her 63rd birthday in Lucknow

Mayawati’s birthday wish — unity among SP, BSP workers & alliance victory in elections

The birthday message by BSP chief Mayawati, who turned 63 Tuesday, comes a day after an SP MLA took potshots at the Uttar Pradesh alliance.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Kisan Rally in Jaipur | PTI

Left out of SP-BSP alliance, Rahul Gandhi says not disappointed as long as BJP loses

Rahul Gandhi said he respected SP-BSP’s decision to tie-up without the Congress, and added his party will fight with full force in the Lok Sabha elections.

24 years after guesthouse attack on BSP chief Mayawati by SP workers, all seems forgotten

24 years after alleged bid to attack BSP chief Mayawati at guesthouse, she and SP seemed to have buried their differences.
File image of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati | PTI

Ahead of SP-BSP seat-sharing talks, RLD unsure what’s in store for it

RLD wants five seats, but is likely to get three. ‘Ignored ‘Congress warns that leaving it out in UP could be dangerous for the alliance.
Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav with Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati | PTI

BSP and SP to hold first-ever joint press meet tomorrow to announce LS polls alliance

BSP and SP are likely contest 37 seats each, which will leave six of Uttar Pradesh’s 80 Lok Sabha constituencies without a contender from either party.
File image of Shivpal Yadav | Getty Images

Won’t go back to Samajwadi, but open to an alliance, says Shivpal Yadav

Shivpal Yadav, who split from Samajwadi Party and set up his own political outfit, said he would request his elder brother and SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest Lok Sabha polls on his party ticket.

Mayawati calls Centre’s move to give 10% quota to ‘weaker’ upper castes an ‘election stunt’...

The move, though a 'political gimmick' and 'immature', is welcome, says BSP chief.

The not so science Congress and Rahul loses out in UP

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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...