Free Press Journal
  • BJP will get ‘demonetisation-like’ jolt in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get a ‘demonetisation-like’ shock in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It said that winds of changed in favour of the opposition alliance were blowing in almost all the states and that people had “made up their minds since one-and-half years” to give a big jolt to the BJP.

  • BSP will contest in alliance only if gets respectable number of seats: Mayawati clears to Congress

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday clearly stated they will forge an alliance with the Congress party only if they are offered a respectable number of seats. Mayawati’s reaction came amid reports that she asked the Congress party to forge an alliance in election-bound states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan.


    New Delhi : Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati began a meeting with the senior party leaders and coordinators at the party’s headquarters at Rakabganj Road here on Saturday to finalise the strategy for the party’s alliances.

  • MP pre-poll alliance: Mayawati, Kamal Nath meet in Delhi

    Bhopal: Amid talks of a pre-poll alliance in Madhya Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and state unit Congress president Kamal Nath have met in Delhi, a Congress leader said today.

  • If need be, will sacrifice some seats for BSP, We have to ensure the BJP is defeated: Akhilesh Yadev

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said today his party was prepared to walk the extra mile to defeat the BJP and was willing to sacrifice some seats for once bitter arch-rival, the BSP. “If there is a need to sacrifice a few seats for the BSP, we Samajwadis will not hesitate. We have to ensure the BJP is defeated,” he said in Mainpuri. He asserted the understanding between the SP and the BSP

  • Akhilesh Yadav ready to sacrifice few Lok Sabha seats to continue alliance with BSP

    Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh): Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav said his party is ready to sacrifice a few seats to continue its alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and ensure in-power Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati to share dais in Bengaluru 

    Lucknow: The swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister tomorrow is set to see one-time rivals in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav, sharing a public platform. Though Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party and Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party have recently come closer, particularly after they together managed to win the Lok Sabha byelections in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, their leaders have not been seen together on a public platform.

  • Dalit-speak of PM, BJP a sham, says Mayawati

    Lucknow : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said his words and the acts of BJP about Dalit welfare and respect for Dalit icon Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is a sham.

  • Amit Shah

    Shah berated for his ‘filthy’ language

    New Delhi : Bhartiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah continued to be berated by the opposition parties for the second day on Saturday for comparing the regional political parties with cats, dogs, snakes and mongoose getting on the Congress tree to create an anti-BJP and anti-Modi front.

  • Mayawati hits back at BJP, says ties with SP not selfish 

    Lucknow: Accusing the BJP of seeking to drive a wedge into the new-found bonhomie between her party with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today said the two parties’ “friendship” has been forged in national interest and not to meet any selfish end.

  • Calls for common Oppn front against BJP in 2019 grow after loss in UP, Bihar

    Lucknow/Mumbai : The reverses suffered by the BJP in the Lok Sabha and assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Thursday triggered urgent calls by rival parties to forge a united opposition front to take on the saffron party in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Gorakhpur-Phulpur bypolls: BJP gets reality check ahead of 2019 elections?

    2014: 73 seats out of 80, 2017: 325 seats out of 403. These were the number of seats that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won in 2014 Lok Sabha and 2017 assembly polls respectively. The shocking results in the bypolls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur have changed the political landscape not only in Uttar Pradesh but also in India. The bypolls were deemed necessary after Yogi Adityanath (Gorakhpur) and Keshav Prasad Maurya

  • UP Bypolls: Uttar Pradesh witnesses’ political tremors, good reason for BJP to be rattled

    New Delhi:  Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday was witness to political tremors, triggered by the Lok Sabha by-election results. First and foremost, the twin loss in seats that were held by Chief Minister Yogi and his deputy chief minister have underscored the formidable strength of the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party combine in a state that sends 80 members to the House.

  • Mayawati slams RSS over Mohan Bhagwat’s comment on Indian Army

    Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday condemned a statement of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat that they were ready, before the Indian Army, to take on Pakistan if the need arises. In a statement, party supremo Mayawati said the statement was not only an insult to the country’s armed forces but also reflected the ‘militant swayam sevaks’ that RSS nurtured.

  • Maharashtra: Two Maharashtra ex-bureaucrats join Congress

    Mumbai: Two top retired IAS officers from Maharashtra, including Uttam Khobragade, the father of controversial IFS officer Devyani Khobragade, have joined the Congress, a party leader said here on Friday.