UP Assembly bypolls: With BSP ending alliance with SP, parties gear up for a four-cornered contest in 12 seats
With the end of the alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, the upcoming bypolls to 12 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh are likely to witness a four-cornered contest.
Collapse of SP-BSP alliance signals end of Mandal politics; Opposition must reimagine its approach to counter BJP
In numerous interviews before the Lok Sabha elections, Amit Shah had pointed out that BJP’s fortunes in Uttar Pradesh won’t take a dip despite the ‘caste-and-community-based’ SP-BSP alliance because voters have become more empowered and have developed an agency on their own. And he wasn't wrong.
SP-BSP alliance was a 'trial', such tie-ups help in knowing shortcomings, says Akhilesh Yadav on poll results
The BJP won 62 of 80 seats in the state while the Opposition alliance bagged just 15, with the BSP winning 10 and the SP five.
The impact of Mayawati unilaterally calling off the gathbandhan, even temporarily, was such that Akhilesh was at a complete loss for words. All he could say is that he is going to mull things over.
Mayawati confirms BSP to contest Uttar Pradesh bypolls solo, clarifies break in alliance with SP 'not permanent'
BSP chief Mayawati said the Samajwadi Party's (SP) failure to retain its traditional Yadav votes had 'forced' it to rethink its strategy for the Uttar Pradesh bypolls.
SP-BSP gathbandhan on ventilator due to development work of BJP govt at Centre, state, says UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma
With fissures apparently appearing in the alliance of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma Monday said the 'gathbandhan' (of SP-BSP) is today "taking its last breath, and is on ventilator"
Lok Sabha polls: BJP may bank on beneficiaries of electricity, sanitation schemes to defeat SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh
Even if the BJP can get a reasonable percentage of Yadav and Dalit votes, it will put up a respectable performance in politically-critical Uttar Pradesh.
Lok Sabha election 2019: Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats of Uttar Pradesh to be in focus in Phase 6; BJP confident of emerging victorious
Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, which will vote in the last two phases of Lok Sabha polls, are again in the limelight as electoral battle intensifies in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.
Opposition steps up alliance efforts after Ram Madhav cast doubts over BJP's ability to get majority
With only two phases of the Lok Sabha election left, it appears that the Opposition is hoping to come together if the BJP does fall short of numbers.
LS polls: UP's Awadh to see several high-pitched battles; fortunes of Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh to be decided
The Awadh region, which has given India three prime ministers in the past, will be the most keenly-watched part of Uttar Pradesh.
'Congress branded Hindus as terrorists instead of acting against Pakistan-backed terror': Narendra Modi in Bareilly
Modi said while the world does not link any religion with terrorism, the Congress and 'its sycophants' had knit 'a web of torture and oppression'.
Mamata Banerjee says Narendra Modi dividing people because he is suffering from 'fear of losing elections'
Speaking at a rally in support of TMC's Krishanagar candidate Mohua Moitra, Banerjee urged the people not to vote for BJP to save the country.
While promoting ‘federal front’, Mamata Banerjee may have strengthened Narendra Modi’s 'mahamilavat' jibe
While promoting a non-UPA, non-NDA 'federal front' government at the Centre, Mamata Banerjee unwittingly reinforced the chaotic nature of the stillborn 'grand alliance'
Lok Sabha polls: 'Modi wave' continues to be a reality; absence of PM face hurts Opposition's chances
Several political experts presently argue that there is no 'Modi wave' in the ongoing election.
Congress aims to make up for cancelled Saharanpur joint rally with Priyanka Gandhi's roadshow, boost morale of party workers
Congress workers worried about their winning prospects in Saharanpur, and Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi's presence would have helped build much-needed confidence.
Narendra Modi to News18: Why is 'secular brigade' silent on Mayawati's appeal for Muslim votes? EC must take note
In an interview to News18, Narendra Modi said he was unperturbed by Mayawati's appeal to Muslims to vote for the BSP and Samajwadi Party, not Congress.
SP-BSP joined hands to fight BJP, but latest remarks by Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav indicate quiet fear of Congress
Mayawati and Akhilesh may have come together to fight the BJP, but its constant reiterations that the Congress poses no threat are more than likely a farce.
Lok Sabha election: Nishad Party that won Gorakhpur bypoll quits UP mahagathbandhan; leaders meet Yogi Adityanath after split
Barely three days after joining the SP-BSP-RLD 'Mahagathbandhan' in Uttar Pradesh, the Nishad Party on Friday sprang a surprise by parting ways with the fledgling anti-BJP alliance and meeting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.