The Election Commission on Saturday announced poll dates for five states with Uttar Pradesh going for a seven-phase assembly election from February 10. The counting of votes in all states will take place on March 10.
PM Modi had inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Monday.
A youth called for questioning at Kasganj police station in a kidnapping case died in custody on Tuesday, with his family members alleging that he was killed by police personnel.
The BJP, she said, is also poised to face the same fate as that of Congress due to its alleged failure to fulfill promises made to the people.
A middle-aged Dalit woman was allegedly raped in the Jewar area by men known to her on Sunday morning, officials said.
Mayawati’s announcement comes days after Mukhtar Ansari’s brother Sigbatullah Ansari joined the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party.
Addressing a meeting at the BSP headquarters here to mark the culmination of the party’s ‘Prabuddha Varg Sammelans’, Mayawati said, “We have always respected all castes. This party does not belong to any one caste but to all.
Addressing a press conference, Mayawati said, “Now the condition of Congress in the country is very bad. Congress brings people in rallies on daily wages. This is their culture.”
A French judge has been appointed to lead a ”highly sensitive” judicial probe into suspected ”corruption” and ”favouritism” in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal with India, French investigative website Mediapart has reported.
Mayawati’s statement comes after the Congress had flayed the party alleging that the “B” in BSP stood for the BJP.
The deep frustration in the BSP cadre is the result of the gnawing feeling of utter irrelevance of the party in the current political scenario, as well as that of party supremo Mayawati, who looks fatigued and spent out.
In a press statement, Mayawati said she had entered into an alliance with the SP in 2019, setting aside the acrimony of the June 2, 1995 incident.
BSP president Mayawati has asked senior party leaders to launch a “Brahmin Jodo” campaign from ‘Navratri’ this month.
She also condemned as “shameful” the ill-treatment meted out to the media and the lathi-charge on the opposition leaders who supported the 19-year-old victim’s family in the past couple of days.
She further wrote that proper sanitation and maintenance is not being done in most of the government Covid centres set up in UP for prevention of corona disease.
The BJP MLA is known for making controversial statements. Earlier, he had said that Muslims have multiple wives and their children have “animalistic” tendencies.
Not just UP, the BSP candidates could also not open their accounts in Maharashtra and Haryana, where party supremo Mayawati herself campaigned.
Irked with corruption in ticket allocation, party workers made Ramji Gautam sit on a donkey and parade outside party office in Jaipur.
Mayawati said the move will not bring any benefits for OBC groups and Yogi Adityanath had deceived them.
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, on the hand, did not comment on Mayawati’s statement.
Addressing a meeting of party leaders, Mayawati announced that the BSP would contest the by-elections to 11 Assembly elections in the state on its own.
The SP-BSP alliance is now poised for a major victory in Uttar Pradesh and if reports are to be believed, it may even outdo the BJP
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