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Trinamool's sole UP legislator joins BSP
Lucknow, June 25 : The Trinamool Congress's sole legislator in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and also announced the merger of his party with it.

SP parliamentary board sets aside merger with Ansari's party
Lucknow, June 25 : Bowing to the wishes of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday took a u-turn on the merger of mafia don Mukhtar Ansari's Quami Ekta Dal (QED) with it, setting it aside.

SP calls off merger with QEM, Balram Yadav to be inducted back in UP ...
Lucknow, June 25 : In what may come as a major shock to gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and his Qaumi Ekta Dal (QEM), the party's merger with the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) has been cancelled.

We did not scuttle any development work: Akhilesh
Lucknow, June 25 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that contrary to allegations levelled by BJP leaders, his government never scuttled development work or any central scheme.

BSP's Gaya Charan Dinkar is new Leader of Opposition in UP assembly
Lucknow, June 25 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators on Saturday unanimously elected Gaya Charan Dinkar as the new Leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh assembly.

Swami Prasad Maurya was a traitor: Mayawati
Lucknow, June 25 : Criticising rebel leaders of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), party supremo Mayawati on Saturday described Swami Prasad Maurya as a traitor.

Maurya's exit of no consequence, Maya tells party legislators
Lucknow, June 25 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday sought to downplay the exit of her former close aide Swamy Prasad Maurya from the party and termed it "good riddance".

BSP rebel Maurya has lost mental balance, says UP minister
Lucknow, June 24 : Two days after the Samajwadi Party leadership praised Bahuhan Samaj Party rebel Swamy Prasad Maurya, Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Friday described him as someone "who has lost his mental balance".

Goods train derails in UP, blocks Delhi-Lucknow route
Lucknow, June 24 : Rail traffic on the important Delhi-Lucknow route was hit for hours on Friday after three carriage vans of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, officials said.

Mayawati stunned by Maurya rebellion (News Analysis)
Lucknow, June 24 : BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is not new to rebellion. But the sudden desertion of a long-time aide, Swamy Prasad Maurya, has stunned her, insiders say.

Jail riot leaves one prisoner dead in Muzaffarnagar
Lucknow, June 24 : One prisoner was killed as violence broke out in Muzaffarnagar jail on Friday as two groups of prison inmates fought pitched battle inside the high-security prison.

Police officer probing madrassa scam shot dead
Lucknow, June 24 : A police sub-inspector probing a madrassa scam was shot dead in Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.

Accident blocks Delhi-Howrah rail route, two dozen trains diverted
Lucknow, June 23 : More than two dozen trains were diverted through other routes late on Thursday after traffic on the busy Delhi-Howrah rail route was brought to a grinding halt after a crane fell on the rail tracks in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, officials said.

Five seers submit report on 'Hindu exodus' from Kairana
Lucknow, June 23 : A committee of five seers on Thursday submitted to Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav its findings on whether there has been a "Hindu exodus" from Kairana in Shamli district.

UP cabinet approves sale of liquor in tetra packs
Lucknow, June 23 : The Uttar Pradesh cabinet decided here on Thursday that Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) will now be available in tetra packs in the state.

Akhilesh calls merger with mafia don's party an 'internal matter'
Lucknow, June 23 : The Samajwadi Party's embrace of the party of mafia don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari is an "internal matter" and his "displeasure" over the merger is a "media invention," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday.

'Chacha-Bhatija' feud: Rift in UP's first family gets worse (News ...
Lucknow, June 23 : Notwithstanding the public bonhomie and fire-fighting in private, contradictions in the first family in Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) are out in the open.

Police sub-inspector shot dead in UP
Lucknow, June 23 : A police sub-inspector was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun distrcit during a gun battle with armed assailants, police said on Thursday.

Case filed in UP courts against Salman Khan's 'rape' remark
Lucknow, June 23 : A case was registered in Kanpur and Lucknow courts on Thursday against Bollywood actor Salman Khan for his recent statement that "he felt like a raped woman" while shooting for his forthcoming flick "Sultan" slated to release on Eid next month.

Swamy's criticism proves govt.'s economic policies are failure: ...
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (ANI): Attempting to corner the government over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's remarks on Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Thursday said Swamy's criticism proves that the NDA government's ...

Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27
Lucknow, June 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav would be expanding his cabinet on June 27, officials said on Thursday.

Mayawati hits back at Maurya, says he was indulged in nepotism
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday fired back on Swami Prasad Maurya saying he was indulged in nepotism and wanted tickets for his children and upon refusal from her he left the party.

'All is well' within SP, says Shivpal Yadav post UP minister sacking
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 : Rubbishing rumours of conflict between his nephew Balram Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Akhilesh Yadav over the merger of Qaumi Ekta Dal with the Samajwadi Party (SP), senior leader Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday said 'all is well' within the party fold.

Swami Prasad Maurya quits BSP, accuses Mayawati of auctioning tickets
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 : In a big jolt to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls due next year, party heavyweight Swami Prasad Maurya quit the party on Wednesday and accused party supremo Mayawati of auctioning tickets.

Veteran BSP leader Swami Prasad Maurya quits party
Lucknow, Jun 22 : Swami Prasad Maurya, leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, quit Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday after levelling charges against party supremo and former UP chief minister Mayawati, according to media reports.

Maurya quits BSP, Mayawati says good riddance
Lucknow, June 22 : In a major blow to the BSP, senior leader Swamy Prasad Maurya on Wednesday quit the party. In no time, BSP leader Mayawati hit back, saying she was anyway planning to expel him.

BSP leader quits party, attacks Mayawati
Lucknow, June 22 : In a major development, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Swamy Prasad Maurya, leader of the opposition in the Uttar Pradesh assembly, quit the party on Wednesday saying he felt "suffocated".

Sacked UP minister breaks down, says my relations with 'Netaji' can't ...
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 : Uttar Pradesh Minister Balram Yadav, apparently sacked for facilitating the merger of Quami Ekta Dal (QED) of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari with the ruling Samajwadi Party, on Wednesday broke down and said that he would abide by the high command's ...

Over 40 killed in UP rains
Lucknow, June 22 : Over 40 persons were killed in the heavy rains and related incidents across Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Wednesday.

Mayawati rejigs organisation set up
Lucknow, June 22 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has rejigged its organisational set up once again, a party leader said on Wednesday.

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