23 Feb 2021
Opposition parties in UP attack Centre over fuel price hike
The Opposition Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday attacked the BJP Government at the Centre over the rise in fuel prices, saying it was unfair to trouble people reeling from the impact of COVID-19.
29 Jan 2021
Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address
As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.
06 Jan 2021
'Madam Chief Minister's trailer: Powerful tale of a politician
The trailer of Richa Chadha's much-talked-about film Madam Chief Minister has finally dropped.
06 Jan 2021
Ahead of release, Richa Chadha's 'Madam Chief Minister' receives flak
Bollywood actor Richa Chadha's upcoming film Madam Chief Minister, which claims to follow the tale of an "untouchable who rises to the top," has come under fire after the poster of the political drama was released on Monday.
13 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'
On Thursday, opposition BJP declared that it will bring a no-confidence motion tomorrow in Rajasthan Assembly, but Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has little to worry as Congress has mended ties with the rebels.
11 Aug 2020
UP-topper, studying in US, dies in accident after alleged harassment
A 20-year-old woman, whose journey from a small town in Uttar Pradesh to the prestigious Babson College, Wellesley in Massachusetts, United States inspired many, died on Monday after allegedly being harassed by unknown men on a bike.
31 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again
Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.
27 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: BSP's Mayawati wants her MLAs back, will approach court
Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) played its cards in the raging political crisis of Rajasthan by announcing that it would approach the high court to reclaim six MLAs, who "merged" with Congress in 2019.
18 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: BJP wants CBI probe into tapes leaked by Congress
In what marked BJP's full-blown entry into the raging political crisis in Rajasthan, the party on Saturday held a press conference demanding a CBI probe to know if phones of leaders were being tapped.
24 Jan 2020
Rape-accused BSP politician gets parole to take oath as MP
A Bahujan Samaj Party leader, who is accused of raping a college student, has been granted two-day parole to take oath as MP, eight months after he won from Ghosi parliamentary seat.
23 Jan 2020
Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures
With an aim to criticize the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), "reconnect" with masses, and shed light on the economic failures of the current regime, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will soon begin a yatra, an HT report said.
21 Jan 2020
Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow
The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been raging across India for the last couple of weeks, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which passed the law is in no mood to repeal it.
13 Jan 2020
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust
Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
13 Jan 2020
Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip
Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).
02 Jan 2020
Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month
The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements
Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.
29 Dec 2019
BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP boss, Mayawati, has suspended a party MLA from Madhya Pradesh after the latter allegedly supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
21 Dec 2019
UP: 11 die in anti-CAA protests, cops contradict number
The stir against Citizenship Amendment Act has thrown normal life out of gear in Uttar Pradesh and has taken the lives of 11 people in the last two days, TOI reported citing hospitals' data.
17 Sep 2019
Rajasthan: Setback for Mayawati, all 6 BSP MLAs join Congress
In a big jolt to Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, all six MLAs of her party switched sides in Rajasthan to join the ruling Congress, led by Ashok Gehlot.
26 Aug 2019
Mayawati slams Rahul and other Opposition leaders over Kashmir visit
BSP supremo Mayawati lashed out at leaders of Congress and other parties who tried to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, to understand the aftermath of revoking Article 370.
24 Jun 2019
Mayawati ends alliance with SP, slams Akhilesh's behavior after polls
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be remembered for unprecedented allies, and the one which topped the list was the friendship between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP).
23 Jun 2019
Mayawati, who 'hates' dynasty-politics, gives party positions to brother, nephew
BSP Chief Mayawati has always been a staunch critic of dynasty politics, but apparently she has forgotten all the things she "taught" others.
22 Jun 2019
UP: Rape-accused BSP MP surrenders, gets 14-days remand
Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai, who had been absconding for a month after being accused of rape, finally surrendered on Saturday before a Varanasi court.
19 Jun 2019
Explained: What is Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea?
In a gigantic country like ours, all elections become a big deal whether it is the panchayat, municipal or Lok Sabha polls. This also means that elections happen pretty frequently, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to change that.
18 Jun 2019
Absconding BSP MP, who's accused of rape, doesn't take oath
The first session of 17th Lok Sabha started on Monday with the oath-taking ceremony of 542 MPs.
04 Jun 2019
Mayawati ditches mahagathbandhan, will contest assembly by-polls without SP
Before Lok Sabha elections, former rivals SP and BSP forged an unlikely alliance for 80 parliamentary seats of Uttar Pradesh.
20 May 2019
Exit polls effect? Mayawati won't meet Gandhis in Delhi
Sunday's exit polls spelled trouble for almost all Opposition parties as pollsters gave a clear edge to BJP-led NDA.
18 May 2019
#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr
The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.
11 May 2019
Mayawati claims Congress delayed probe in Alwar gang-rape case
In Rajasthan's Alwar, a Dalit woman was gang-raped, her husband beaten up, the act filmed and subsequently shared on social media. The shameful incident happened on April 26 but for days, according to reports, police didn't take any action.
07 May 2019
"If all goes well". Mayawati drops hints about PM contest
Giving a more than obvious statement that she is a contender for Prime Minister post, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Sunday said she will contest elections from Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well".
25 Apr 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more
The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.
19 Apr 2019
In rare-sight, Mayawati seeks votes for Mulayam, he thanks her
Confirming that politics is an art of impossibilities, BSP chief Mayawati and SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav shared the stage in Mainpuri on Friday. Mulayam's son and party president Akhilesh Yadav also accompanied the former arch-rivals.
19 Apr 2019
Former bitter rivals Mayawati and Mulayam to share stage today
A possibility of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav sharing stage with Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati would have raised eyebrows years ago, but 2019 elections are all about unlikely alliances and arithmetic.
15 Apr 2019
BSP's bank balance is Rs. 670cr, highest among all parties
At Rs. 670 crore, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has the highest bank balance among all parties, TOI reports.
15 Apr 2019
EC bans Adityanath, Mayawati from campaigning for 72hrs and 48hrs
In a major setback to BJP and BSP, the Election Commission on Monday took action against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Dalit-leader Mayawati for their remarks during campaigns.
15 Apr 2019
Azam Khan sparks row with 'underwear' comment against Jaya Prada
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday sparked a controversy after he allegedly made offensive remarks against actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada.
12 Apr 2019
No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters
Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.
10 Apr 2019
Vidya Balan announces her next, a web-series on Indira Gandhi
Vidya Balan, who was last seen in Telugu movies, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu and N.T.R: Mahanayakudu, has now announced her next project.
07 Apr 2019
Why Akhilesh and Mayawati's first rally at Deoband is important
More than 20 years after Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party kept Bharatiya Janata Party out of Uttar Pradesh (in 1993), the foes-turned-friends will address a joint rally in Deoband on Sunday.
06 Apr 2019
Tracing Samajwadi Party's roots and relevance in Indian politics
The road to Delhi goes through Lucknow is perhaps the oldest and most relevant political slogan. And for 2019 elections, two parties, which were arch-rivals, have joined hands to ensure BJP stays out of power.