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Phoolan’s statue revives caste war in UP

Fifteen years after her death, bandit queen and former Samajwadi MP Phoolan Devi — rather, her statue — has revived a intense caste war between OBCs and MBCs in Uttar Pradesh.

At UP rally, Nitish Kumar plays safe, makes no mention of Mayawati

Bihar chief minister and JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar on Tuesday shared the dais with former BSP leader R.K.

Pressure on BJP to take back Daya Shankar

The Bhartiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh is now facing a piquant situation with the Daya Shankar controversy taking on a casteist colour and its cadres demanding that the expelled leader should be t

Resignations plague big parties in UP

With political bickering between BJP and BSP touching a crescendo, the season of allegations and resignations has also set in.

Mayawati says ‘SP-BJP nexus’ exposed in UP

BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference at the party office in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati alleged on Sunday that the nexus between the BJP and the Samajwadi Party had been “exposed” in Uttar Pradesh.

BSP to go to villages with booklets on derogatory remarks on Mayawati

The Bahujan Samaj Party is preparing to strongly take up the issue of the offensive remark against Ms Mayawati by expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh, and is apparently undeterred by the flak it is

Families in Aligarh seek to migrate after clashes

A communal clash between two communities over an incident of eve teasing this week, has prompted ten Hindu families in Aligarh district to seek permission to sell their properties.

Casteism hinders growth, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a meeting in Gorakhpur. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that nepotism and casteism can never lead to the development of Uttar Pradesh.

Sacked leader’s family files FIR against Mayawati


Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh’s wife Swati Singh (centre) and mother (right) display a written complaint against Mayawati and other BSP leaders outside a police station in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

BSP holds protests, demands swift action

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers took to the streets in Lucknow on Thursday to demand “stringent action” against expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh who had made derogatory remarks against BSP pres

On July 13, as the Northeast Democratic Alliance met in Guwahati, the Supreme Court redefined the constitutional role and responsibilities of a governor by declaring unconstitutional the governor’s di

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) constitutional amendment again in doubt in the Rajya Sabha, the process for what has been labelled the “most ambitious tax reform” in Indian history remains stall