Dalit protests turn violent over Delhi Ravidas temple demolition

After protest by dalits against the demolition of a Ravidas temple in Delhi’sTughlakabad area turned violent, on Wednesday night, the Delhi Police detained Bhim Army chief and dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad “Ravan”, along with 50 others. Read More
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Benami property worth ₹400 of Mayawati’s brother attached

The income-tax department has recently attached a benami commercial plot in Noida belonging to the Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati’s brother and his wife. Read More
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UP govt to issue caste certificates to 17 OBCs, opposition slams move

The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to issue caste certificates to members of 17 other backward classes. This decision is seen as a political ploy for the 2022 assembly election. Read More
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After exit polls, Akhilesh Yadav pays Mayawati a visit

While considering exit poll that predicts full mandate for Bhartiya Janata Party-led NDA in the Lok Sabha election 2019, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met his ally Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. Read More
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Alwar rape: Maya attacks Modi’s comments, drags in PM’s wife

BSP chief Mayawati assailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on Alwar gang rape. She alleged that women workers of the BJP were scared of their husbands meeting Narendra Modi fearing they might also “abandon their wives like the prime minister”. Read More
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Opposition targets Modi over his caste background

Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi Yadav insisted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a “forward by birth,” a day after Modi emphasized his ‘most backward caste’ background in response to Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati’s comment dubbing him as a ‘fake OBC’. Read More
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Mayawati may be in trouble as CBI files FIR in sugar mills case

The CBI has registered an first information report and six preliminary enquiries, a year after the Yogi Adityanath government recommended a probe into alleged irregularities in the disinvestment of 21 state-owned sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh in 2010-11, when Mayawati was the CM. Read More
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Maya shares dais with Mulayam; decades-old rivalry looks history

The Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief, Mayawati, shared a dais with Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav after a long time. At an election rally in Mainpuri, Mayawati urged the people to vote for Singh while Singh urged his supporters to always respect Mayawati. Read More
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EC ban: SC rejects Maya’s plea, says ‘poll body found its powers’

The Supreme Court has rejected BSP chief Mayawati’s plea against the Election Commission’s decision of temporarily banning her from campaigning. While rejecting her plea, the apex court said the EC “seems to have woken up and found its powers”. Read More
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EC bans Yogi, Mayawati from campaigning for MCC violation

The Election Commission of India has banned the Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath for three days and Bahujan Samajwadi Party chief Mayawati for two days from campaigning for violating the poll model code of conduct. Read More
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