BSP chief Mayawati comes out in support of SP leader Azam Khan, accuses UP government of targeting opponents
Mayawati also hit out at the BJP government for allegedly targeting the poor, Dalits, tribals and Muslims and harassment of its political opponents
Mayawati's remarks come a day after Yadav said that BSP had transferred its votes to the BJP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and it will now be interesting to see whether the BJP makes Mayawati the president or not in return
‘Anti-Dalit’ Congress didn’t offer CM post, never invited BSP for alliance, says Mayawati as she junks Rahul Gandhi’s claim
The former UP chief minister said that Gandhi's comments show his inferior feelings and malevolence towards Dalits and the BSP.
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."
The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24 and elections to the post have to held before that
Narendra Modi has changed the paradigm of Indian politics and initiated a new politics based on economic well-being and last-mile targeted delivery that has dismantled old politics of feudalism, favouritism, casteism and rhetorics
The key takeaway from the present election is that the phase of BJP waves that can be sensed is over. The reason: a wave is sensed when there is change
Yogi Adityanath has emerged as the new hero figure of the right, and Arvind Kejriwal willy-nilly of the centre-left, with significant implications for national politics.
The real trench warfare was between the Samajwadi Party and the BJP. Priyanka Gandhi did try to revive the Congress but its virtual absence at the grassroots was a major setback. Mayawati’s political decimation trotted up BJP’s numbers
The real significance for 2022 UP results is not 2024 but 2029, for which the BJP already has a leader in Yogi Adityanath. Kejriwal, if he plays well and with patience, could become his opposition
UP Assembly Elections 2022: Yogi Adityanath breaks the ‘Noida jinx’; what is it and how did former CMs fall for it?
In UP political circles, there was a myth that any chief minister who visited Noida would lose. But several visits to the city did not stop Yogi Adityanath from winning
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Punjab goes the AAP way as Kejriwal ensures he doesn’t repeat the mistakes he made in the last election when his party won just 20 seats out of 117
UP Assembly Elections 2022: With exit polls favouring BJP, stage set for counting of votes in Uttar Pradesh
Almost all the exit polls have predicted that the BJP will return to power. They have forecast an increase in Samajwadi Party's tally but not enough to form the government.
Some of the surveys gave an edge to the BJP while others indicated a close fight and a possible hung Assembly
While Uttar Pradesh is likely to see the return of an incumbent chief minister after completing his full five-year term, one may see a change in the binary nature of Punjab politics so far dominated by Congress and Akali Dal
Here is what we can expect the Narendra Modi government to do if the Assembly elections do not go according to its plans
A total of 613 candidates are in the fray on various seats, including those falling in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary segment Varanasi
Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022: Voting begins for last phase; 613 candidates in fray on 54 seats
The districts going to the polls in this phase are Azamgarh, Mau, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Bhadohi and Sonbhadra.
UP Assembly elections: Seventh and final phase of polls tomorrow; 54 seats, including Varanasi in fray
Polling will start at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm in Azamgarh, Mau, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Bhadohi and Sonbhadra districts.
Different hues of UP politics: From disciplined BSP cadre to boisterous slogan-shouting SP supporters
BSP rallies are marked by disciplined and the low-key approach of its cadre, with crowds sitting in neat rows and remaining silent particularly when Mayawati is speaking