Bahujan Samaj Party

  • LS polls: 20 Rajasthan seats record 63.25 per cent voter turnout in first phase 17-04-2014 06:44 PM

    58.70per cent voters in Rajasthan's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies casted their ballots on Thursday, with people turning up early at the polling booths before the sun began to beat down on them. The polling was majorly peaceful and brisk polling was witnessed in Rajasthan withBarmer recording 65.66 per cent voter...
  • UP: BSP leader's supporters clash with police, FIR registered 14-04-2014 10:51 AM

    Lucknow: A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader's supporters got into a scuffle with the police on Sunday during a poll rally in the village of Basti. The incident happened after Ram Prasad Chowdhury's convoy was intercepted by the police for flouting the model code of conduct. An FIR was filed...
  • 2.6 lakh fake voters in Ghaziabad, says General VK Singh 08-04-2014 09:10 PM

    BJP candidate General VK Singh on Tuesday alleged that the parliamentary constituency has about 2.6 lakh fake voters in the electors list despite the district administration having been apprised of such bogus names. Speaking to media persons, the former army chief said the Election Commission (EC) has been informed of...
  • Campaigning ends for 10 LS seats in western UP 08-04-2014 08:58 PM

    Campaigning for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in western Uttar Pradesh, including Aligarh, that go to the polls April 10, ended on Tuesday evening. The fate of 146 candidates will be decided by 1,74,12,605 voters. The constituencies are Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Kairana, Bijnor, Meerut, Bagpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr and...
  • Nominations for Lucknow parliamentary seat begin today 02-04-2014 09:37 AM

    Nomination process for the prestigious Lucknow parliamentary seat of Uttar Pradesh begins on Wednesday, officials said. The process which will be videographed at the instructions of the Election Commission (EC) will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue till 3 p.m., District Magistrate Raj Shekhar told IANS. While for the...
  • BSP worker's brother arrested for raping Class 10 girl 27-03-2014 09:42 PM

    An incident of rape of a 15-year-oldgirl by two persons has come to the light in Meerut even as policehave arrested an alleged accused, the brother of a BSP leaderand Zila panchayat member. The victim, a class X student, a resident of Partapurarea, alleged that she was raped by two...
  • Mayawati to address election rally in Amravati tomorrow 26-03-2014 07:53 PM

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati will address a public rally in Amravati on Thursday morning, which would be her only one in the Vidarbha region, before flying to Nashik for another rally there, party sources said in Nagpur on Wednesday. She would also launch the BSP's campaign from Amravati...
  • Ensure arrest of gangrape accused ex-MLA: HC to UP police 26-03-2014 08:16 AM

    Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh police to ensure arrest of an absconding former MLA who has been accused of raping a girl along with his brother and a close aide in Badaun district six years ago. Passing the order, a Division Bench comprising Justice Devendra Pratap...
  • BSP MP, wife to contest against each other from Muzaffarnagar 19-03-2014 02:11 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: In an interesting contest, a couple will be pitted against each other in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Shahida Begum, wife of Kadir Rana, MP from Bahujan Samaj Party, filed her nomination on Tuesday from this constituency, as an independent candidate, officials said. Interestingly, Rana is a sitting MP...
  • Ex-minister Nandi and his mayor wife expelled from BSP 11-03-2014 04:03 PM

    Nand Gopal Gupta "Nandi", a cabinet minister in the previous Mayawati government, and his mayor wife Abhilasha have been expelled from the Bahujan Samaj Party for alleged anti-party activities. The announcement, which comes just ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, was made here by the party's zonal coordinator Vijay Pratap...
  • BSP criticises SP for presenting vote-on-account in Assembly 20-02-2014 02:14 PM

    Criticising ruling Samajwadi Party for presenting vote-on-account in the Budget session, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday said that move was taken keeping in mind the Lok Sabha polls. "The Budget session of the state Assembly is going on and SP government should have presented the budget instead of vote-on-account....
  • BJP likely to move no-trust motion against Harish Rawat government today 18-02-2014 01:58 PM

    The Uttarakhand assembly will on Tuesday take up a no-confidence motion against the Harish Rawat-led Congress government in the state. The motion moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would be debated on and the ruling party has issued a whip to all its legislators to be present during the...
  • Court takes cognisance of chargesheet against BSP MP 04-02-2014 10:44 PM

    A court in New Delhi on Tuesday took cognisance of the charge sheet filed against Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife in connection with a case relating to the death of their maid following alleged torture by them. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha, while taking cognisance of the...
  • UP with 80 seats crucial for BJP, Congress in Lok Sabha elections 23-01-2014 08:58 PM

    New Delhi: Major political parties Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and the ruling Samajwadi Party are going all the way out to conquer Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha elections. UP has 80 seats to offer, the largest amongst the states, which makes it very crucial and decides...
  • Mayawati celebrates 58th birthday by lashing out at opposition parties 15-01-2014 01:12 PM

    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati turns 58 on Wednesday. Instead of going for a lavish birthday party like every year, she opted for a huge show of strength in her first rally since losing the 2012 elections. From the word go, the BSP chief not only hit out at...
  • Security outside Amitabh Bachchan's house fearing SP, BSP protest 30-12-2013 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: Anticipating protests by workers of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) following the truce between Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and actor Amitabh Bachchan, police have provided additional security at latter's bungalows in suburban Juhu. "As a precautionary measure, we have deployed our men at Jalsa,...
  • Delhi BSP leader's son arrested for allegedly raping woman 28-11-2013 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi BSP leader's son has been arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman on the pretext of marrying her. Shivbhushan is the son of BSP candidate from Mangolpuri area. The woman has claimed that she has a two-year-old son with the man. She has told the police...
  • Domestic help abuse case: BSP MP, wife's custody ends today 11-11-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: Police custody of both the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh will end on Monday. The two were arrested last week in connection with the assault and murder of their 35-year-old domestic help Rakhi Bhadra. Jagriti has been charged with murder of...
  • Domestic help abuse case: Act is condemnable, strict punishment should be given, says Cong 06-11-2013 03:30 PM

    A domestic help at Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh's residence has died under mysterious circumstances in New Delhi. The Police has arrested the MP and her wife Jagriti Singh for the death of the domestic help. ...
  • Modi mocks Rahul, says he talks only about his family and not the poor 25-10-2013 05:33 PM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of talking only about his family and emotional issues and not about the problems plaguing India. Modi, who mockingly called the Congress MP "shahzade" (prince), pointed to Rahul's election speeches...
  • Delhi pre-poll survey: Congress to retain power as AAP sweeps up BJP votes 18-09-2013 09:58 PM

    There seems to be some good news for the troubled Congress from the national capital Delhi. A Hindustan Times-C Fore pre-poll survey predicts a fourth consecutive term in office for the Congress with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) broom actually sweeping the BJP votes, unintentionally helping the Congress...
  • No end to politics over Muzaffarnagar riots; BJP, SP slam PM's visit 16-09-2013 09:30 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Politics over riots in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh continues with political parties charging each other of taking advantage of the communal flare up. The visit of Prime Minster Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi to the riot-hit areas on Monday also came under...
  • Ayodhya Yatra becomes a political issue, BJP to raise matter in Parliament 22-08-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Ayodhya Yatra has once again become a political battle in Uttar Pradesh with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) hitting out at the Samajwadi Party government for denying them permission to undertake the yatra. The BJP said that it will bring up the issue...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Durga Shakti Nagpal issue 11-08-2013 11:27 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati and much more. ...
  • Allahabad HC directs district court to expedite trial in 2006 SP leader murder case 06-08-2013 10:51 AM

    The Allahabad High Court has directed a Meerut court to expedite, "without granting any unnecessary adjournment to either side", the trial in a seven-year-old murder case in which a sitting MP of the Bahujan Samaj Party is a prime accused. The order was passed by Justice Ravindra Singh on July...
  • The Last Word: Telangana - Has the govt opened a pandora's box of others demands for separate states? 31-07-2013 11:01 PM

    A day after the government gave its green signal to the formation of the 29th state, Telangana, demands for more smaller states from different regions grew louder. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Demands for new states in other regions grow louder 31-07-2013 10:08 PM

    Hyderabad: A day after the government gave its green signal to the formation of the 29th state, Telangana, demands for more smaller states from different regions grew louder. While Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday reiterated her demand to divide Uttar Pradesh into four new states, Civil Aviation...
  • Mayawati welcomes Telangana, renews demand to split UP 31-07-2013 12:29 PM

    Lucknow: Taking a cue from the Telangana statehood announcement, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has reiterated her demand of dividing Uttar Pradesh into four smaller states. Welcoming Telangana, Mayawati on Wednesday said, "We welcome this decision of making Telangana, the BSP always advocates smaller states and governance units." Reiterating her...
  • CPI received over Rs 3 crore funding, shows RTI 15-07-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (CPI) has received over Rs 3 crore funding through various sources in the past five years, an answer to an RTI query revealed on Monday. The disclosure comes after last month's Central Information Commission (CIC) order that political parties are public authorities and...
  • Why should you get Y security, SC asks ex-BSP minister 03-06-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed surprise over former ministers getting security cover and questioned an ex-minister in Uttar Pradesh for seeking police protection. "Can you get Y security just because you are an ex-minister? We are unable to understand," a bench of justices Gyan Sudha Misra and...