UP Elections 2022: 85% is Ours, There is Division in 15% Too, Says Swami Prasad Maurya as He Joins SP

UP Elections 2022: 85% is Ours, There is Division in 15% Too, Says Swami Prasad Maurya as He Joins SP

Days after resigning from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) , Swami Prasad Maurya, along with Dharm Singh Saini and other rebel BJP MLAs, officially joined the Samajwadi Party on Friday on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. The move by Maurya and other rebel MLAs has been seen as a setback for the ruling BJP, which […]

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'Swami Prasad Maurya Never Raised Concerns About UP Govt Overlooking OBCs, Dalits': BJP Leader on Exit

‘Swami Prasad Maurya Never Raised Concerns About UP Govt Overlooking OBCs, Dalits’: BJP Leader on Exit

Cabinet colleague of former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya, senior BJP leader Sidharth Nath Singh told CNN-News18 that those who did not work and expected things to happen in the last minute, also understood whether they will get a ticket. “So, accordingly, they try to play the card and some of them have left because […]

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UP Polls: In Switchover Season, CM Yogi’s '80 Vs 20' Claim Being Challenged by SP's 'Caste Coalition'

UP Polls: In Switchover Season, CM Yogi’s ’80 Vs 20′ Claim Being Challenged by SP’s ‘Caste Coalition’

‘Tis the season of jumping ships in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the assembly elections. As the BJP top brass deliberates over tickets in Delhi, four of their MLAs in Lucknow are said to have quit the party to join the Samajwadi Party though the former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya claimed he was yet to […]

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Defections of Disgruntled Leaders in UP and Goa Were Expected, Poll Plans Unaffected: BJP Sources

Defections of Disgruntled Leaders in UP and Goa Were Expected, Poll Plans Unaffected: BJP Sources

The Bharatiya Janata Party appears unfazed by the exit of a few leaders, including ministers and MLAs, ahead of the February-March assembly polls in five states. According to sources, most of these deserters were likely to be denied tickets and that triggered the defections. Senior leaders in the party said that the exit of ministers […]

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Swami Prasad Maurya — An Itinerant Politician and a Doting Dad

Swami Prasad Maurya — An Itinerant Politician and a Doting Dad

Swami Prasad Maurya, a senior leader and a backward caste face in Uttar Pradesh, has had a testy relationship with political parties, one that has also revolved around the political future of his two children. As he quit the Bharatiya Janata Party towards the fag end of the state government’s tenure on Tuesday, after serving […]

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