A provisional order of the attachment against Net Ram has been issued by the Delhi investigation unit of the department under section 24(3) of the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988, they said.
While the BSP was offering outside support to the Gehlot government, this move, according to BSP leaders and observers, was unexpected
Speaker CP Joshi, who will be processing the merger request over the next few days, said the BSP lawmakers had met him in person to request the merger
Chautala had last month announced that his party and the BSP would contest the Haryana Assembly polls as allies.
The massive protest in Delhi, seen after the demolition of the Guru Ravidas temple, can be seen as a moment in the consolidation of a new religious identity. It is also a manifestation of the rise of the new generation of the Dalits.
Jaunpur MP Shyam Singh Yadav has been made BSP leader in the Lok Sabha in place of Amroha MP Danish Ali
With the decimation of much of the Opposition and the aggressive inroads made by the BJP, the BSP wants to dig in as an exclusive party of the Dalit. It doesn’t want to dilute its brand value and agenda by allying with other parties.
The searches in the disinvestment scam case, which allegedly took place during the BSP rule in UP, were conducted at 14 locations in Lucknow and NCR.
This could be BSP's attempt to position itself as the key Opposition party in Uttar Pradesh
Though the alliance did not come up to her expectations in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BSP won 10 seats, a big gain from the zero in 2014.
The announcement came a day after the party held a marathon meeting in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow
The BSP supremo, however, said that she was not permanently breaking the alliance with SP.
Caste-based vote banks seem to have taken a hit, but religion-driven vote banks are catching all the eyeballs.
The results, however, have been a disappointment for the four-time Uttar Pradesh chief minister, who former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao famously called a “miracle of democracy” when she became the CM the first time in 1995.
Yadav, who had formed a coalition with the BSP and the RLD to take on the BJP, drove to the residence of Mayawati and the closed door talks lasted for almost an hour.
"All these symptoms are clearly visible in the statements of the BSP supremo," he told PTI in an interview. He said the Bahujan Samaj Party supremo needed a "political health tonic".
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said the language used by the BJP showed it has realised "definite loss in polls" and is "frustrated" and making baseless and absurd allegations.
"Our (electoral) prospects are improving...the prospects of the opposition alliance will further improve in the remaining two phases of Lok Sabha polls," BSP chief Mayawati said at joint rally with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav here.
Mayawati appealed to the voters to ensure a historic win for Yadav, who is the joint opposition candidate from the Azamgarh seat held by the SP in the outgoing Lok Sabha.
Terming Modi the 'chowkidar (watchman) of capitalists', Mayawati alleged that he helped the rich become richer.
The SP supremo said that the next prime minister would come from the 'gathbandhan' and that he would be happy if it is a woman.
In another tweet, Mayawati said everyone knows that the Bahujan Samaj Partry (BSP) respects women.
At an election meeting in Siddharthnagar district in favour of the alliance's Domariyaganj candidate Aftab Ahmad, she accused the Congress of failing to eliminate poverty.
The sale of the sugar mills in 2011-12 led to a loss of Rs 1,179 crore to the state exchequer, according to officials.
Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the SP chief said the BJP will not be able to talk about their performance. 'So, how can they face the SP-BSP-RLD alliance,' he asked.