Jan 12, 2019 01:15 PM IST
An analysis of constituency-wise data from the 2014 general election shows that the BJP may lose as many as 37 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh should the SP+BSP+RLD combine in 2019, leaving only 36 seat with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
- Jan 11, 2019 05:10 PM IST
The two parties have agreed to an in-principle alliance ahead of the parliamentary elections, SP's national spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary had said last week.
- Jan 11, 2019 10:36 AM IST
This was announced Friday by SP national secretary Rajendra Chaudhary and Bahujan Samaj Party national general secretary SC Misra.
- Jan 08, 2019 10:52 PM IST
SP members had on January 7 protested in the Lok Sabha against the Central Bureau of Investigation's alleged action against Akhilesh Yadav.
- Jan 07, 2019 06:22 PM IST
The agency said Yadav, who also held the mining portfolio for sometime, had cleared 14 leases, of which 13 were cleared on February 17, 2013, in violation of e-tendering process.
- Jan 07, 2019 02:41 PM IST
The case pertains to public servants allegedly conspiring with other accused to allow illegal mining of minor minerals in Uttar Pradesh’s Hamirpur district during 2012-16
- Jan 05, 2019 04:21 PM IST
A formal announcement on the gathbandhan between the two key parties in Uttar Pradesh is likely later this month, said a SP spokesperson.
- Jan 05, 2019 08:43 AM IST
Sources claimed that the SP and BSP will contest 37 Lok Sabha seats each.
- Dec 31, 2018 09:22 AM IST
After defeating the BJP in a slew of bypolls in the state, Yadav and Mayawati are said to be working for an electoral tie-up in UP where the BJP and its allies won 73 of the 80 seats in the last general elections.
- Dec 27, 2018 02:52 PM IST
K Chandrashekar Rao is trying to forge a non-BJP, non-Congress "federal front" for the upcoming general elections while Congress is hoping to woo the SP and Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh for the polls.
- Dec 26, 2018 09:31 PM IST
Yadav said he appreciates Rao's efforts to build an alliance, but he will not be able to meet him in Delhi.
- Dec 26, 2018 07:38 PM IST
He also accused the BJP's Central and state governments of failing to fulfil their promises and claimed that the people are not happy with them.
- Dec 25, 2018 11:12 AM IST
Referring to Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, Yadav said, "The chief minister does not like even a little bit of opposition."
- Dec 18, 2018 07:42 PM IST
On being asked about his absence at the oath-taking ceremony in MP, Yadav said, "I will not talk on this now."
- Dec 12, 2018 11:51 AM IST
The announcement by SP chief Akhilesh Yadav came less than an hour after Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati made a similar offer to the Congress for government formation in the Hindi heartland state of Madhya Pradesh.
- Dec 11, 2018 03:49 PM IST
In a tweet, Akhilesh Yadav said, "Jab ek aur ek milkar bante hai gyaarah, tab badey bado ki satta ho jaati hai nau do gyaarah (when one and one come together, it makes 11, and the power of the bigwigs eventually fade away)."
- Nov 20, 2018 07:07 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati had in October announced that her party would contest Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan assembly polls alone and had accused the Congress of being "arrogant" and not being interested in fighting the BJP. It was seen as a setback for the Congress which has been trying to rally opposition forces to forge an anti-BJP front.
- Nov 14, 2018 04:45 PM IST
The former chief minister's lyrical criticism of the Adityanath regime's name-changing spree came on a day when it faced another "poetic" attack from its own minister, Om Prakash Rajbhar, the chief of ruling NDA constituent Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP).
- Nov 02, 2018 08:48 AM IST
Andhra CM Naidu reached Mulayam Singh Yadav's official residence here in the evening and spent some time with him.
- Oct 08, 2018 06:11 PM IST
Elections in Madhya Pradesh, which has a 230-member assembly, are scheduled on November 28, while the counting of votes would be held on December 11.
- Oct 03, 2018 09:21 PM IST
His comments come hours after BSP chief Mayawati announced that her party would contest the Rajasthan and MP assembly elections either on its own or in an alliance with regional parties
- Sep 20, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Talking to reporters here Wednesday evening, the Independent MP, who was once an SP leader, said, "There is no one who has not been deceived by Akhilesh. It is in his nature to hurt people."
- Sep 17, 2018 10:59 PM IST
His statement came in response to a question about BSP president Mayawati virtually dictating terms on September 16 for her party to join any such alliance.
- Sep 17, 2018 12:08 PM IST
During the three-day event, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat is expected to speak about the Sangh’s organisation, ideology, vision and express his views on contemporary issues of national significance.
- Sep 17, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The Congress has the biggest responsibility and it should show a big heart by taking everyone along. It should hold discussions with all opposition parties, he said.