Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: SP

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.
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.
Mayawati

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.

The not so science Congress and Rahul loses out in UP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Electronic voting machine | Getty Images

NOTA outperforms SP, AAP, NCP & others in assembly polls for five states

The None of the Above votes ranged as high as 2.1 per cent in Chhattisgarh to 0.5 per cent in Mizoram, said the Election Commission.

Opposition unity jolted as SP and BSP stay away from Bharat Bandh

Congress' Delhi dharna sees participation from other opposition parties. Manmohan Singh says shed differences and work together to defeat Modi govt.
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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...