UP Ex Minister, Who Joined Akhilesh Yadav Camp Just Before Polls, Loses

UP results: Swami Prasad Maurya had switched to Samajwadi Party before the election New Delhi: A former Uttar Pradesh minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, whose exit was billed as a big blow to the BJP just before the elections, has been defeated by a BJP candidate. The former BJP leader, Swami Prasad Maurya, had … Read more

“Waiting Since 2011”: Akhilesh Yadav Praises Ex BJP Minister Who Switched

UP Elections 2022: The Fazilnagar constituency will vote in the sixth round on March 3. New Delhi: As polling for the fifth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh draws to a close, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav is back at rallies taunting the ruling BJP and shoring up support for fellow candidates. Addressing a … Read more

Yogi Adityanath Eats At Dalit House As Rebel Leaders Join Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow: On Friday afternoon, as Akhilesh Yadav was welcoming seven rebel BJP leaders – two ex-ministers and five ex-MLAs who have considerable sway over OBC voters in the state – to his party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was lunching at a Dalit household in Gorakhpur. The Chief Minister, whose party and government are … Read more

“BJP The Snake, I’m The Mongoose”: SP Maurya, Who Quit Team Yogi

Swami Prasad Maurya resigned as minister in the BJP government on Tuesday New Delhi: Swami Prasad Maurya, who quit Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s government and is leading the flight of backward caste leaders from the BJP, has pulled out a snake-and-mongoose parallel for his political moves. The former UP minister who was the … Read more

“Final Nail In BJP Coffin, Wait Till Friday”: UP Minister Who Quit Cabinet

Swami Prasad Maurya and Dara Singh Chauhan are the two ministers to have quit the UP government New Delhi: ‘All will be revealed on January 14 (Friday)’ – influential OBC leader Swami Prasad Maurya’s response to furious speculation surrounding his political future after he quit the BJP and the Yogi Adityanath government yesterday ahead of … Read more

Opinion: The BJP’s Biggest Weakness Is Being Exploited By Akhilesh Yadav

If the 2017 UP assembly elections were defined by the Hindutva Wave, then can 2022 be defined by the fightback of Mandal Politics? It may be too early for a prediction, but there seems to be a new yearning amongst the backward castes (OBCs). The intensity of this reassertion will determine the result of the … Read more

‘Abduction’ Drama Follows UP Minister, MLAs’ Big BJP Exit Before Polls

The district police chief said Mr Shakya was at home with his elderly mother Lucknow: A bed-ridden Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA – among five lawmakers who quit the ruling party yesterday ahead of elections next month – has issued a statement after his daughter alleged he had been ‘kidnapped’ by his brother and ‘forced’ to join … Read more

The Significance Of The Minister Who Quit In Uttar Pradesh: 5 Points

Swami Prasad Maurya announced his resignation from Yogi Adityanath’s cabinet today. Lucknow: In a major setback for the BJP weeks ahead of the state assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, a key minister along with three MLAs has quit the party. Swami Prasad Maurya, a top UP minister, and influential backward caste leader, has joined the … Read more