07 Sep 2020
Letter writers dropped from Congress' A-teams formed for UP polls
Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.
22 Feb 2018
Expelled BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui joins Congress
Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui who was once the close aide of party chief Mayawati, on Thursday formally joined the Congress party, along with some other former Uttar Pradesh ministers.
19 Sep 2017
Mayawati launches nephew: Is this a new political dynasty?
Even as the clamor against political dynasties picks up steam, Mayawati at her recent Meerut rally introduced her nephew Akash, a management postgraduate from London, as an "upcoming" party functionary.
12 May 2017
Expelled from BSP Siddiqui hits back, calls Mayawati a gangster
Expelled national general secretary of the BSP, Naseemuddin Siddiqui accused Mayawati of operating criminal gangs to quell voices of dissent within and outside the party.
10 May 2017
Mayawati expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui from BSP
BSP supremo Mayawati has expelled senior party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son from the BSP for alleged anti-party activities.