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Ahead of by-polls, Mayawati and Akhilesh under CBI scanner

New Delhi:  Ahead of the crucial by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, two key opposition leaders, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, seem to be in big trouble as the CBI probes two fresh cases of corruption involving the two. The Rs 1,100-crore sugar mills scam which unravels the bureaucrat-political nexus, in selling state assets, involves BSP Supremo Mayawati’s […]

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Inclusion of 17 OBCs in SC list unconstitutional: Mayawati

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Monday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Caste (SC) list as “unconstitutional and politically motivated”. Mayawati said the move will not bring any benefits for OBC groups and Yogi Adityanath had deceived them. “No government can include or remove […]

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Akhilesh anti-Muslim, Mulayam in cahoots with BJP: Mayawati

Lucknow: Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him ‘anti-Muslim. Mayawati said that Akhilesh Yadav had asked her to not give tickets to Muslims as it would result in religious polarization. “But I did […]

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Would’ve attended meeting if it was about EVMs: Mayawati

Lucknow:  Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday said that she would have attended the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi if it was on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The BSP chief alleged that people’s faith in the EVMs had dwindled to a “worrisome level”. She described the idea of simultaneous Lok […]