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Akhilesh YadavSamajwadi Party MP Akhilesh Yadav, the son of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, was arrested from the airport here Wednesday to prevent him from taking part in protests against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her party. “The state government has been functioning in an autocratic manner and my arrest reflects it clearly,” Akhilesh Yadav […] Continue reading Akhilesh Yadav arrested, calls Mayawati autocratic

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Friday expelled criminal-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from the primary membership of the party.
“Ansari’s involvement in criminal activities led our party president to take the decision to expel him,” a BSP press release released here said.
His elder brother Afzal Ansari, who was earlier a BSP MP, […] Continue reading Mayawati expels Mukhtar Ansari, his brother from BSP

Throwing a challenge to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday accused her of neglecting the welfare of the poor she claimed to represent.
The son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi also asserted that he was confident of bringing the country’s oldest political party to power in the state.
Visibly impressed by the […] Continue reading Rahul challenges Mayawati in her Dalit bastion

Denied permission to garland a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in this town named after him, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has opted to offer floral tributes to a picture of the architect of the constitution on his birth anniversary here Wednesday.
Local Congress workers have hastily mobilised a large portrait of Ambedkar, which has been placed […] Continue reading Rahul to pay tribute to Ambedkar pic not statue in Mayawati land

And now, a Mayawati temple

If all goes well, Uttar Pradesh will soon get a temple dedicated to Chief Minister and Dalit icon Mayawati, whose statues already dot the sprawling state.
The temple is proposed to be erected in the poverty-stricken Mahoba district in Bundelkhand, economically the most backward region in Uttar Pradesh.
It will come up in Natpura village, about 300 […] Continue reading And now, a Mayawati temple