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UP Election 2022: Ex-minister Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party-dnmUP Election 2022: Ex-minister Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party-dnm

UP Election 2022: Ex-minister Dara Singh Chauhan joins Samajwadi Party

He is the third minister to leave the ruling camp for the Yadav-led party after Swami Prasad Maurya and Dharam Singh Saini.

Top Stories Jan 16, 2022, 1:42 PM IST

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UP Election 2022: FIR lodged for defying COVID protocols, model code violation at SP's 'virtual rally'

The move was conducted after a large crowd gathered at the SP headquarters on Friday afternoon to celebrate the party's acceptance of former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya, Dharam Singh Saini, and other MPs.

Politics Jan 14, 2022, 9:01 PM IST

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UP Election 2022: Yogi Adityanath has 'khichdi' at Dalit house in Gorakhpur, takes sly dig at Akhilesh Yadav

Adityanath's visit to the Dalit family in Gorakhpur came just a few days after Swami Prasad Maurya, Dara Singh Chauhan, and Dharam Singh Saini resigned from the government. They had accused the BJP government of being anti-Dalit. 

Politics Jan 14, 2022, 5:00 PM IST

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UP Election 2022: Ex cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya, others join Samajwadi Party

The decision of Maurya to resign from the BJP Cabinet before the UP elections in 2022 was a big setback for the ruling party.

Politics Jan 14, 2022, 3:35 PM IST

UP Election 2022: BJP suffers massive setback as MLA Vinay Shakya tenders resignation-dnmUP Election 2022: BJP suffers massive setback as MLA Vinay Shakya tenders resignation-dnm

UP Election 2022: BJP suffers massive setback as MLA Vinay Shakya tenders resignation

In his resignation letter to the party, Shakya wrote, “Swami Prasad Maurya is the voice of the downtrodden and he is our leader. I am with him.”

Top Stories Jan 13, 2022, 2:50 PM IST

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UP Election 2022: BJP leader Mukesh Verma becomes 7th MLA to quit party ahead of polls

Like all the others before it, his resignation letter condemned the party for failing to support backward castes in Uttar Pradesh. He named Swami Prasad Maurya "the voice of the oppressed" and "our leader."

Politics Jan 13, 2022, 11:19 AM IST

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Arrest warrant issued against Swami Prasad Maurya for 2014 hate speech

Maurya has now been summoned to appear in court on January 24 in connection with a case of inciting religious hatred.

Politics Jan 12, 2022, 6:01 PM IST

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UP Election 2022: Swami Prasad Maurya to join Samajwadi Party on January 14

Swami Prasad Maurya also stated that he has not received any calls from politicians, no matter how big or little. "If they had been more careful with their time and concentrated on public concerns, the BJP would not have had to confront this," he continued.

Politics Jan 12, 2022, 2:05 PM IST

UP Election 2022: Bidhuna BJP MLA denies daughter's abduction claim, 'with Swami Prasad Maurya, will join SP'-dnmUP Election 2022: Bidhuna BJP MLA denies daughter's abduction claim, 'with Swami Prasad Maurya, will join SP'-dnm

UP Election 2022: Bidhuna MLA denies daughter's ‘abduction’ claim, ‘with Swami Prasad Maurya, will join SP'

A video of Shakya's daughter Riya Shakya went viral on social media on Tuesday. In the video, she claimed that her father was 'forcibly' taken to Lucknow by her uncle for ‘personal politics’.

Top Stories Jan 12, 2022, 10:50 AM IST

UP Election 2022: Curious case of BJP MLA's 'kidnapping' in AuraiyaUP Election 2022: Curious case of BJP MLA's 'kidnapping' in Auraiya

UP Election 2022: Curious case of BJP MLA's 'kidnapping' in Auraiya

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA's daughter posts a video in which she claims that her uncle and grandmother kidnapped her father. But there seems to be more to the story.

India News Jan 12, 2022, 10:36 AM IST

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Uttar Pradesh Election 2022: Big jolt to BJP as Swami Prasad Maurya, 4 others quit ahead of polls

In his resignation letter, Maurya stated that despite ideological differences, he worked hard in Yogi Adityanath's cabinet. Furthermore, he stated that he has chosen to quit owing to the severe mistreatment of Dalits, OBCs, farmers, the jobless, and small business owners.

Politics Jan 11, 2022, 2:45 PM IST

Triple talaq misused to satisfy lust says UP ministerTriple talaq misused to satisfy lust says UP minister

Triple talaq misused to satisfy lust, says UP minister

UP cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya has kicked up a controversy with his remarks that triple talaq is being misused by men to satisfy their "lust".

Apr 29, 2017, 1:08 PM IST