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20 Oct 2018


Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

18 Oct 2018

Patiala House Court

Delhi: Former BSP-leader's son, who brandished gun, surrenders in court

Ashish Pandey, the son of former BSP MP Rakesh Pandey, who was seen brandishing a gun outside Hyatt Regency in Delhi on Sunday, surrendered at Delhi's Patiala House Court on Thursday.

17 Oct 2018

Lok Sabha

#DelhiHotelBrawl: Ashish Pandey comes from a family with criminal history

After Ashish Pandey grabbed headlines on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a five-star hotel in Delhi, it's been found that he's weapon enthusiast, and hails from a family of politicians who have dozens of serious criminal cases against them.

16 Oct 2018

Devender Arya

Delhi: Ex-BSP lawmaker's son pulls out gun at five-star hotel

Reacting angrily after a spat, the son of an ex-BSP lawmaker pulled out a gun at the entrance of a five-star hotel in south Delhi and threatened guests at the hotel, according to a widely-circulated video of the incident.

10 Oct 2018


Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Death toll rises to 11

Two employees, who were critically injured in yesterday's explosion at Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) in Chhattisgarh, succumbed to their injuries, taking the death toll in the blast to 11, an official said today.

08 Oct 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

79% of UP-govt funds for ex-CMs' houses went to Mulayam

An RTI filed by The Indian Express has revealed that 79% of the total money spent on renovation, maintenance, and decoration of bungalows allotted to five former Uttar Pradesh CMs in the past 14 years was spent on Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's house alone.

07 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Campaigning ends for first-phase of urban local body polls

Campaigning for the first-phase of the urban local body (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashmir ended today, 24 hours before the start of voting in 422 wards.

06 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

After BSP, SP dumps Congress; Bua-Bhatija may contest together

In yet another blow to Mahagathbandhan, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has hinted his party would team up with Bahujan Samaj Party for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh polls, leaving Congress.

05 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Mayawati's decision won't impact Congress's poll prospects in MP: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said BSP chief Mayawati's decision to not have an alliance with his party in Madhya Pradesh won't impact its poll prospects in the state.

05 Oct 2018


Rahul Gandhi speaks on 2019, BSP-alliance, leadership-qualities and more

At the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018, Congress President Rahul Gandhi touched upon several topics, including his temple visits, the trolling, his expectations from 2019 general elections and what makes him different from mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

05 Oct 2018


#CobrapostInvestigation: 194 politicians faked their PAN card details to EC

Investigative portal, Cobrapost, in its latest revelation, reported that as many as 194 Indian politicians, including 6 former Chief Ministers and 10 sitting Ministers, have faked their PAN details to the Election Commission.

Mayawati dumps Congress, says mistakes haven't taught them anything

Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, BSP chief Mayawati lambasted the Congress and said the party has not learned from its past mistakes.

24 Sep 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

People want 'mazboot', not 'majboor' govt: UP Deputy CM

UP Deputy CM, Keshav Prasad Maurya, today said people want a "mazboot" (strong) and not a "majboor" (helpless) government at the Center.

23 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Congress optimistic of 'grand alliance' in UP, says Raj Babbar

Undeterred by the BSP's recent alliance in Chhattisgarh and declaration of seats for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar has said that his party is "optimistic" of a grand alliance in the state for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

13 Sep 2018


Mayawati ruffles Congress's feathers by blaming UPA for fuel price

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President, Mayawati's remarks holding the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) equally responsible for the steep hike in fuel prices has ruffled many a feather in the Congress.

07 Sep 2018


Mayawati alleges that BJP-RSS is behind 'Bharat Bandh'

BSP Chief Mayawati on Friday dubbed the 'Bharat Bandh' called by some upper caste OBC groups against the SC/ST Act as an "electoral conspiracy" of Bhartiya Janta Party to divide people on the basis of caste ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

03 Sep 2018


Karnataka civic polls: Congress-JD(S) stand strong, despite BJP inroads

On Monday, the election results for 105 urban local bodies in Karnataka were declared, pointing towards the resilience of the Congress-JD(S) alliance that is currently in power in the state.

05 Aug 2018

Lok Sabha

Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC bill

BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday dared the Congress to clear its stand in the Rajya Sabha on the amended OBC bill, saying it will expose whether the party was really for the backward communities or not.

02 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ahead of Amit Shah's visit, Mughalsarai station being painted saffron

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah is visiting Mughalsarai in Uttar Pradesh on August 5, and ahead of his visit, the station is being painted saffron.

23 Jul 2018


BSP has no official Twitter, Facebook accounts or website: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati today said that the party has given almost 50% representation to the youth in its committees at all levels and therefore it does not have the need to have a separate youth front in the party.

17 Jul 2018


Mayawati sacks top BSP-worker after comments on "foreigner" Rahul Gandhi

As the opposition attempts to forge a unity to take on the BJP, BSP Chief Mayawati has made her political priorities clear.

25 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

24 Jun 2018

Samajwadi Party

Battle 2019: BJP deploys 11-member election-teams under 543 poll 'prabharis'

The BJP is gearing up with full force for the 2019 battle. For the first time, it is deploying one in-charge in each of the 543 Lok Sabha seats to oversee preparations.

13 Jun 2018


Chhattisgarh: PM Modi to inaugurate expanded Bhilai steel plant tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh tomorrow where he will dedicate the modernized and expanded Bhilai steel plant to the nation.

06 Jun 2018


Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

Mayawati, the astute BSP supremo, who was instrumental in uniting Congress and the regional JD(S) for a post-poll alliance in Karnataka, has convinced them to induct her only state MLA N Mahesh into the cabinet.

06 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today dared the BJP government at the Center to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state in 2019.

05 Jun 2018

Samajwadi Party

No seat sharing discussion with BSP yet: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav today said there was no decision on seat sharing between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and that it would be discussed at an "appropriate time".

05 Jun 2018


6 times Mayawati acted like a Princess

Mayawati's way of life has forever been a subject of controversy in Indian politics. Its reasons and her insecurities can be debated, but in a country where every third person is poor, her flaunting of riches demand outright condemnation.

03 Jun 2018


2019 Elections: Meet 5 potential PM candidates for general elections

About a year before the 2014 general elections, the then Gujarat CM Modi had taken everyone by storm with his incessant attacks on UPA 2.

03 Jun 2018


Mayawati vacates official bungalow on last day, avoids showdown

In a sudden turn of events, BSP chief Mayawati announced yesterday that she is vacating her official bungalow at 13A Mall Avenue.

Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order

A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.

31 May 2018


Bypolls: BJP loses Kairana, wins Palghar in crucial elections

The counting of bypolls for four Lok Sabha seats started on Thursday morning.

31 May 2018

Samajwadi Party

Kairana, Noorpur by-polls: Voter turnout 50%, counting begins today

Counting of votes for the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh began today amid tight security arrangements.

27 May 2018


Jaitley: 2019 is about 'Modi vs an anarchist combination'

From the hospital bed where he's recovering from his kidney transplant operation, Arun Jaitley has launched a scathing attack on the Congress and the "maverick and temperamental" leaders of regional parties like TMC, DMK, and BSP.

26 May 2018

Narendra Modi

NDA parting ways; four years of Modi government, disappointing: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati today termed the four years of Modi-led government as "disappointing" as the NDA alliance partners are parting ways with the BJP, one by one.

26 May 2018

Samajwadi Party

UP: Security beefed up ahead of Kairana by-poll

Authorities have tightened security and are taking steps to ensure a fair election ahead of the May 28 Lok Sabha by-poll in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana, a police official has said.

26 May 2018


BSP to declare Mayawati as PM candidate, discuss pre-poll alliances

Mayawati is likely to be projected as Bahujan Samaj Party's Prime Ministerial candidate for Lok Sabha elections of 2019 at its national executive meet, today.

25 May 2018


CM Kumaraswamy expected to sail through the floor test today

The Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government in Karnataka headed by HD Kumaraswamy is facing a floor test today which it is widely expected to sail through, ending the 10-day political speculation.

23 May 2018


Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.