Ex-BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav’s nomination from Varanasi rejected

The Election Commission, on Wednesday, cancelled the nomination of former Border Security Force jawan and SP-BSP alliance candidate Tej Bahadur Yadav from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency. 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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SP calls off tie-up with Nishad Party over Gorakhpur LS seat

Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party confirmed the end of its alliance with the Nishad Party in the eastern UP over the dispute over Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, where Nishad Party’s Praveen Nishad pulled off a sensation victory with the help of SP and Mayawati’s BSP in the 2018 bypoll. Read More
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Bhim Army chief Azad to Priyanka: ‘Will fight against Modi’

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met the Bhim Army chief, Chandrashekhar Azad, who is admitted in a hospital after being detained by the Saharanpur Police for allegedly violating the model code of conduct in Deoband. Read More
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Congress reopens talks with SP-BSP alliance for tie-up in UP

The Congress party, which is set to announce its second list of candidates, has opened a back channel for talks with the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh for a tie-up in the Lok Sabha election. Read More
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LS poll: RLD officially joins SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh

The Rashtriya Lok Dal will contest along with the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha election. This comes after a monthlong negotiation. Read More
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BSP, SP face exodus after discord among ticket aspirants

All is not well in the SP-BSP alliance as both the parties are facing an exodus of senior members who fear they would be denied tickets following the seat-sharing move. Read More
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BSP-SP alliance releases list of UP Lok Sabha seats they will fight

The Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party jointly released the list of seats from where the two partners would contest, on Thursday, stamping out any possibility of congress being a part of the opposition. Read More
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On her birthday, Mayawati pitches reservation for poor Muslims

The Bahujan Samaj Party chief, Mayawati, demanded reservation for the “economically backward” Muslims – a community that can tip the scales for the anti-BJP alliance in the general election – on her 63rd birthday. Read More
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In UP, small parties step up talks with SP, BSP, Congress

After BSP and SP announced that they were forming an alliance in UP for this year’s Lok Sabha election and the subsequent announcement by the Congress that it would contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, smaller parties intensified alliance talks with all the three. Read More
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