Om Prakash Rajbhar

Three MLAs from Om Prakash Rajbhar's party may join BJP

A senior Bharatiya Janata Party functionary admitted that some party leaders were in talks with the disgruntled SBSP legislators.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Powerful liquor lobby influencing Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, alleges sacked Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar

Yogi Adityanath's silence on a liquor ban was the trigger point in the ongoing tussle between Rajbhar and BJP, he said.

published on : 20th May 2019

UP Governor accepts Yogi's request, sacks Om Prakash Rajbhar from state cabinet

Governor Ram Naik accepted the recommendation and relieved Rajbhar from his post of Backward Class Welfare and Divyangjan Empowerment Minister, an official spokesperson said in Lucknow.

published on : 20th May 2019

Huge win for SP-BSP alliance in Purvanchal, says SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar predicted that the saffron party will only win 15 seats in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 19th May 2019

Former BJP ally SBSP chief OP Rajbhar asks his workers to thrash ruling party activists with shoes

Last month, Rajbhar submitted his resignation from the Yogi Adityanath's BJP-led ministry, but it is yet to be accepted. 

published on : 18th May 2019

Temperatures soar as stakes increase in UP for sixth phase of LS polls

Former BJP ally Om Prakash Rajbhar is vigorously campaigning against the BJP in constituencies where he holds sway as the BSP contest 10 out of the 14 seats.

published on : 10th May 2019

BJP wanted to finish my party, says SBSP president Om Prakash Rajbhar

Om Prakash Rajbhar said that he had waited long enough for the BJP to decide on seat sharing with SBSP but the ruling party kept postponing a decision.

published on : 7th May 2019

BJP using Rajbhar's name in canvassing: SBSP

The party is fighting alone in 39 constituencies for the Lok Sabha election after talks with the saffron party fell through.

published on : 25th April 2019

CM Adityanath didn't accept offer to give up charge of UP backward class welfare dept: Rajbhar

The minister had said he would, however, continue to be in charge of the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department.

published on : 17th February 2019

UP Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar offers to quit backward class welfare department

Rajbhar, a BJP ally and chief of Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), has been at loggerhead with the BJP leadership and has been critical of CM Yogi over a number of issues since assuming charge.

published on : 14th February 2019

Will hand over backward class welfare deptartments's charge to Yogi Adityanath, says disgruntled Om Prakash Rajbhar

Rajbhar said he would, however, continue to be in charge of the empowerment of persons with disabilities department.

published on : 14th February 2019

Option of going with SP-BSP open, says SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar

Om Prakash Rajbhar has been making sharp statements against the BJP and had recently threatened to walk out of the National Democratic Alliance.

published on : 5th February 2019

UP ministers took dip in Sangam to wash off their sins: Om Prakash Rajbhar

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues took a dip in the Sangam on Tuesday after holding a cabinet meeting in Allahabad.

published on : 31st January 2019

Fissures in UP cabinet, minister skips meeting at Kumbh

On whether he would participate in the future cabinet meetings, the minister said it would depend on the course of action adopted by the Adityanath government on the matter raised by him.

published on : 29th January 2019

BJP's ally SBSP threatens to go it alone in 2019 Lok Sabha elections over quota demand

The SBSP, which enjoys considerable support among the Rajbhar community, is part of the BJP-led coalition government in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 18th January 2019
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