Leaders from across parties condemned BJP vice president Dayashankar Singh for comparing the BSP chief to a sex worker; Arun Jaitley personally apologised, saying that action would be taken against him. A senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday stoked a major row by making derogatory remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati that drew severe condemnation from parties while an embarrassed BJP expressed regret but furore over the issue forced ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Series of controversies related to Dalit issues have come at a time when the BJP has launched a massive campaign to win back Uttar Pradesh. Archis Mohan reports. If atrocities on Dalits in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat and a massive rally to protest the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan in Mumbai on Tuesday were not enough, the party on Wednesday had to remove a senior figure in its Uttar Pradesh leadership for making derogatory comments about Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. The series ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
The stage is for a contest in the June 11 Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana even as union ministers Piyush Goyal and Suresh Prabhu, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav and all six nominees of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in Tamil Nadu were elected unopposed. IMAGE: Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was elected unopposed from ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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