The Rajya Sabha MP from Karnakata said Mayawati had twice been taught lesson in Uttar Pradesh, when the opposition remained fractured.
As part of the event the party has reportedly asked sitting and former MPs, legislators, zonal coordinators, district presidents and other functionaries to bring minimum financial support of Rs 50,000 from at least 500 supporters each to fill the party coffers
As soon as the Upper House began the proceedings with the laying of papers during Zero Hour, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu asked Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad to speak.
As soon as the papers were laid during Zero Hour, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu asked Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad to speak.
Mayawati also questioned as to how the Congress will have the moral right to fight against the BJP's "anti- constitutional" thinking.
Scores of BSP workers took to the streets this morning, ransacking roadways buses and damaging public property while shouting slogans against the police, for failing to protect the BSP leader.
"The BJP leaders have shown 'achhe din' (good days) to the people of this country by misleading them. Now, the people have made up their minds to show them 'bure din' (bad days)," she said in a dig at the BJP's popular slogan 'achhe din'.
Mayawati, whose term in the Upper House is till April next year, argued with Kurien saying how can she be prevented from raising the issue about her 'samaj' (community) and the Dalits. "I have not finished. You cannot do this."
BSP supremo Mayawati today alleged that the Centre and the BJP are using the government machinery to target opposition parties and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "crossed all limits" in this regard.
BJP and Congress have not yet submitted their audited reports to the Election Commission even after six months from the due date for submission, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in its report released today.
The former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh also said that his party will play a crucial role in bringing opposition leaders together. “Aane wale samay mein desh mein jo bhi gathbandan banega, SP usme aham bhoomika nibhayegi (Samajwadi Party will play an important role in a coalition that will be formed in the country),” he said.
In order to "take revenge" of the drubbing it received at the hands of BJP in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the BSP has extended support to Congress for the crucial bypoll to Ater assembly seat, to be held tomorro
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All eyes are on the state election results which are due tomorrow and whether Bharatiya Janata Party, which is also the ruling party, will secure its win in Uttar Pradesh. However, market experts believe that such events are digested in 4-5 days and the focus is back on global news and earnings.
These elections are widely being seen as a virtual referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation decision and they would also be a test for Yadav who recently took charge as the national president of the Samajwadi Party.
"Counting se pehle hee haar maan liya (he has conceded defeat even before counting). What should I say on this?" Rijiju, the Union Minister of State for Home, said when his comment was sought on the Samajwadi Party president's remark.
Ahead of the outcome of the UP election, Anil Padmanabhan told CNBC-TV18 that the it would be a 'dysfunctional marriage' if Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) come together to form an alliance.
"The Samajwadi Party-Congress combine is set to get absolute majority. We will win 236-240 seats...there is no question of hung assembly," the party general secretary told reporters on Parliament premises.
Exit polls paint a rosy picture for Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh and Congress still is dealing with existential crisis. The verdict for the battle for the states will be declared on March 11.
Billed as the big semifinal before the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, and a referendum on PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive, most of the exit polls on Thursday predicted a BJP win in Uttar Pradesh, followed by the Samajwadi Party-Congress Alliance, with BSP being relegated to the third spot.
The saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pulled out all stops to capture power in the state where it has been on the margins for over 15 years.
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