Unnao rape case: Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's brother arrested over custodial death of victim's father

An 18-year-old woman alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers.

10 Apr 2018

Father of woman who alleged rape by Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA dies in police custody; six cops suspended

The woman, from Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh had on Sunday tried to immolate self by dousing herself with kerosene near UP CM’s residence.

09 Apr 2018

Woman attempts suicide outside Yogi's Lucknow residence over alleged rape by BJP MLA  Kuldeep Singh Sengar

The woman and her family alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Unnao, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, and his fellow accomplices but no action was taken. 

09 Apr 2018

Another Dalit BJP MP writes to PM Modi, accuses Central government of ignoring Dalits

Recently, Chote Lal Kharwar, tribal MP from Robertsganj, had written a letter to Prime Minister Modi, alleging mistreatment by the Yogi Adityanath-led government.

08 Apr 2018

BSP chief Mayawati as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh had diluted SC/ST Act

As Chief Minister of country’s most populous state which has over 20 per cent Dalit population, issued at least two letters at a gap of six months modifying the SC/ST Act-1989.

03 Apr 2018

One dead, 75 injured as Dalit protests turn violent, hit normal life in Uttar Pradesh; 448 people detained

Normal life was severely affected especially in western UP following widespread violent protests against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act by Supreme Court.

02 Apr 2018

BSP chief Mayawati backs Dalit protest against alleged dilution of SC/ST Act but condemns violence in UP

Calling the BJP-led Central and state governments as anti-Dalits, the BSP supremo accused the Centre of delaying the review petition against the SC ruling in SC/ST Act.

02 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh government to add ‘Ramji’ as Ambedkar’s middle name in official documents

Yogi Adityanath government passed an order on Wednesday night to officially introduce word ‘Ramji’ as the middle name of Dr BR Ambedkar in Uttar Pradesh. 

28 Mar 2018

Akhilesh Yadav should have given priority to BSP candidate: Mayawati

However, Mayawati was quick to add that the RS results would have no impact on her party’s ties with the SP and that she did not hold SP chief responsible for the defeat of BSP candidate.

24 Mar 2018

BJP serves blow to SP-BSP alliance, clinches 9 of 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh

The ruling BJP clinched the most crucial 10th Rajya Sabha seat by drubbing BSP candidate besides ensuring smooth sailing of its eight other candidates including Arun Jaitley and GVL Narasimha Rao.

24 Mar 2018

Rajya Sabha polls: Two of 11 BJP candidates withdraw names

BJP’s state general secretaries — Vidya Sagar Sonkar and Salil Vishnoi — withdrew from the fray by taking their names back on Thursday, the last day for withdrawal of nomination papers.

15 Mar 2018

BJP underestimated unnatural SP-BSP deal; defeat people’s mandate, a lesson too, says Yogi Adityanath on party's loss in UP bypolls

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister termed BJP's bypoll defeats in Gorakhpur and Phulpur as a lesson to the party which would do an introspection.

14 Mar 2018

UP bypoll results: Congress decimated further, candidates lose deposit

The Congress party, which had offered an alliance with the old friend SP,  was spurned by the latter and was left to go it alone in the by polls.

14 Mar 2018

UP bypolls: Samajwadi Party-BSP combine deliver body blow to BJP; win Gorakhpur, Phulpur drawing roadmap for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The SP-BSP’s victory ahs certainly refreshed the days of 1993 when the two regional forces had joined hands to throw a spanner in saffron surge in the wake of Ram temple movement.

14 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh bypolls: Litmus test for CM Yogi Adityanath's governance, SP-BSP alliance

Much is at stake both for the ruling party and the Opposition as the prestigious Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats go to poll on Sunday.

10 Mar 2018