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Explained: BSP minus SP, between the lines

While calling off the alliance with SP, BSP chief Mayawati has blamed an erosion of SP’s Yadav votes. The fact, however, is that BSP did gain from the alliance in the Lok Sabha polls. What explains the announcement? The biggest political alignment ahead of the Lok Sabha elections — the gathbandhan between the Samajwadi Party […]

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Mayawati: Alliance will stay, contest Assembly polls together

She was responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who recently said that the SP-BSP alliance will not last long and would fall apart once the election results are out on May 23. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that the ‘gathbandhan’ in Uttar Pradesh would […]

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SP-BSP alliance forged out of fear of Modi: Anupriya Patel

Addressing an election meeting in Shohratgarh area of Siddhartnagar district, she said, "All matches are not made in heaven, some are made out of fear of Modi." Union minister Anupriya Patel, whose Apna Dal (Sonelal) is a constituent of the BJP-led NDA, Thursday took a dig at the SP-BSP alliance terming it like “oil and […]