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Reached out to Mayawati, offered CM post, she didn’t respond, says Rahul Gandhi
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Reached out to Mayawati, offered CM post, she didn’t respond, says Rahul Gandhi

Taking on Mayawati, he said, "We gave a message to Mayawati to form an alliance and asked her to become the chief minister. She did not even talk to us."

Assembly poll results and after: Why Muslims and the BJP need to talk, and talk fast
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Assembly poll results and after: Why Muslims and the BJP need to talk, and talk fast

The effort should be to try and strike a balance between minority rights and the majority community’s sensitivities, which it believes have been ignored in the name of secularism

UP polls: Imprisoned mafia will be released if Samajwadi Party voted to power, says Amit Shah
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UP polls: Imprisoned mafia will be released if Samajwadi Party voted to power, says Amit Shah

The home minister was speaking at a rally in Azamgarh, which goes to poll in the seventh phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, slated to be held on 7 March

Behenji’s canny card in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, or is she being arm twisted?
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Behenji’s canny card in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, or is she being arm twisted?

Surveys are giving the BSP anywhere between 15 and 20 seats. So why is Mayawati still relevant in Uttar Pradesh?

Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan: Man who wears azadi with swag
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Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan: Man who wears azadi with swag

Ravan is pugnacious and confrontational, even as he assiduously sticks to the Dalit rhetoric and a familiar script

UP polls: Azam Khan will replace Jayant Chaudhary if SP-led alliance forms govt, claims Amit Shah
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UP polls: Azam Khan will replace Jayant Chaudhary if SP-led alliance forms govt, claims Amit Shah

Shah hinted that voting for Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party will give rise to mafias in the state

UP Assembly elections: Mayawati faces off with Yogi Adityanath over Gorakhpur 'math': What the row is all about
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UP Assembly elections: Mayawati faces off with Yogi Adityanath over Gorakhpur 'math': What the row is all about

A Twitter war broke out on Sunday when BSP chief Mayawati said that Uttar Pradesh chief minister should tell people that the ‘Gorakhpur ‘math’ is no less than a mansion’

UP polls: BSP chief Mayawati releases second list of 51 candidates, announces new slogan
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UP polls: BSP chief Mayawati releases second list of 51 candidates, announces new slogan

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, "This time we have given the slogan ‘Har polling booth ko jitana hai, BSP ko satta mein lana hai’ (every polling booth has to be won, BSP has to be brought to power)"

Punjab Assembly polls: Bahujan Samaj Party releases list of 14 candidates
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Punjab Assembly polls: Bahujan Samaj Party releases list of 14 candidates

According to the seat-sharing arrangement between the BSP and Shiromani Akali Dal, the BSP will contest 20 of the 117 seats in Punjab, while the rest will be contested by the SAD

Watch: BSP worker Arshad Rana cries after being denied party ticket, threatens self-immolation
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Watch: BSP worker Arshad Rana cries after being denied party ticket, threatens self-immolation

In a video, Rana can be seen sobbing and claiming that the party has made him a joke

UP Assembly Elections: Mayawati set to chair crucial meet; Is it too little, too late for BSP chief?
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UP Assembly Elections: Mayawati set to chair crucial meet; Is it too little, too late for BSP chief?

The BSP has been facing a steady political decline and in 2017, it was able to win only 19 of the 403 seats it had contested; its vote share decreased to only 22.2 percent

BSP supremo Mayawati's mother Ramarati passes away at 92
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BSP supremo Mayawati's mother Ramarati passes away at 92

She died at a hospital in the national capital where she was undergoing treatment. Her last rites will be performed in Delhi on Sunday

Got 'nil' donation in excess of Rs 20,000 in 2020-21: BSP tells Election Commission
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Got 'nil' donation in excess of Rs 20,000 in 2020-21: BSP tells Election Commission

The BSP's statement is in line with its stated claim that it only gets funds from people with small earnings. The Mayawati-led party has maintained this stand for the past several years.

BSP chief Mayawati slams BJP over UP Cabinet expansion, says move aimed at mobilising caste votes
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BSP chief Mayawati slams BJP over UP Cabinet expansion, says move aimed at mobilising caste votes

Taking to Twitter, the BSP chief cautioned the voters of the poll-bound state about the "dual character" of the Uttar Pradesh government and alleged that the BJP-led government has not taken any concrete steps for the development of the sections.

BSP supremo Mayawati says 'only a Dalit' will lead the party after her
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BSP supremo Mayawati says 'only a Dalit' will lead the party after her

“My health is fine now, I don’t need anyone to be my successor right now,” the Bahujan Samaj Party leader added

'Profiteering during health emergency is inhuman': Mayawati slams Punjab govt over selling COVID-19 vaccine
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'Profiteering during health emergency is inhuman': Mayawati slams Punjab govt over selling COVID-19 vaccine

Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday accused the Punjab govt of selling Covaxin doses to private hospitals at a profit

Randeep Hooda criticised for 'casteist, sexist joke' about Mayawati as old video resurfaces on Twitter
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Randeep Hooda criticised for 'casteist, sexist joke' about Mayawati as old video resurfaces on Twitter

Netizens claim the joke is "in very poor taste" in the video from 2012, and has demanded Randeep Hooda issue an unconditional apology for the same.

UP Police takes custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Rupnagar jail amid heavy security
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UP Police takes custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Rupnagar jail amid heavy security

The Supreme Court had directed the Punjab government to hand over the custody of Ansari to the Uttar Pradesh Police, saying it was being denied on trivial grounds under the guise of medical issues

BJP may win at least 8 out of 10 Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh, poll analysts predict
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BJP may win at least 8 out of 10 Rajya Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh, poll analysts predict

As for the remaining two seats, analysts say that the number of Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party members is so limited that even if they get together, they are in no position to get any seat

BJP to move no-confidence motion against Rajasthan govt even as reports claim possible truce between Gehlot, Pilot
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BJP to move no-confidence motion against Rajasthan govt even as reports claim possible truce between Gehlot, Pilot

Even though the political crisis in the Congress has been resolved, the BJP said, all is still not good in that party as "one is going to East and the other to West"