Bahujan Samaj Party

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The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is a national political party in India. In terms of vote share in the 2014 general election, it is the country's third-largest national party, even though it did not win any seats in the Lok Sabha. It was formed mainly to represent Bahujans, referring to people from the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes (OBC), as well as religious minorities that together, according to Kanshi Ram at the time he founded the party in 1984, comprised 85 percent of India's population but was divided into 6,000 different castes.

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The SP may fight around five seats as part of the understanding, including two from Mumbai, and pitch itself as the larger partner during the state assembly..
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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said his father and party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav had forged the relationship with the Bahujan Samaj Party..
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The grand alliance is focusing on the first phase on April 11 โ€“โ€“when eight Lok Sabha seats of West UP will go to the polls.
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In 2014, the defeat of the then Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal president Ajit Singh in Baghpat to BJP's Satyapal Singh, who had resigned as Mumbai Police..
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Earlier, the SP was trying to strike an understanding with the Congress-NCP for an alliance in return for a seat from Mumbai, while the BSP had announced its..
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There is no need to be angry as the common aim is to defeat the BJP, says Priyanka
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With the Lok Sabha elections beginning next month, the ruling party in the state plans to challenge the SP-BSP-RLD with help from its allies Suheldev Bharatiya..
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BJP plans to challenge the SP-BSP-RLD with help from its allies Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) and Apna Dal (S) in Uttar Pradesh. Smaller parties with..
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BSP chief Mayawati on Monday advised the Congress to refrain from spreading confusion by leaving seven Lok Sabha seats for the SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar..
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Mayawati said the Congress should feel free to contest in all 80 seats in UP and should not spread the rumour of leaving 7 seats for SP-BSP-RLD alliance.
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Speaking at an event here, he said the alliance's choice of Deoband was an indication of its orientation and priorities.
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BSP chief Mayawati campaigning for SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav at his home turf would be an insult to the socialist stalwart, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief..
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The Congress, which had earlier announced its intentions to contest from all 80 LS seats in UP, announced that it will leave vacant 7 seats for SP, BSP and RLD...
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Flags with the colours of the SP and BSP are ready and regular meetings are being held to fine-tune logistics of rallies, joint appearances and booth management.
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's entry into politics will make "no difference" to the BJP's Lok Sabha poll..
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BSP chief Mayawati claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent Rs 3044 crore on advertisements
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Former BSP leader Devendra Chourasia, who joined Congress three days ago, was killed and his son injured on Friday
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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Friday addressed a rally with BSP founder Kanshi Ram's sister and announced that he will contest the Lok Sabha elections..
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"For a national party like the Congress, we cannot take like that (the offer of only two seats). That is why we are putting up candidates," Moily told PTI in a..
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"There is hardly any sale of SP flags without a cutout of Mayawati.Everybody now wants both Mayawati and Akhilesh on the common flag.
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In a blow to the prospects of an opposition grand alliance to take on the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday said her party will..
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BJP had swept this communally sensitive region in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and in the 2017 assembly polls.
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ET took a look at some of the seats won by BJP in 2014 where the battle is not going to be easy in 2019.
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