Grand Alliance in UP must have Mulayam, Mayawati: Congress

Kumar Anshuman

Congress leadership believes that to beat the BJP in UP, Samjawadi Party of Mulayam and Bahujan Samaj Party of Mayawati will have to come together

Sinking Elephant

With its shrinking Dalit base and the possibility of losing national-party status, BSP is in mortal crisis

Accidental death of a woman foretold

The investigation of a dowry death in UP reveals troubling aspects of social complicity

A Hanging

We travelled to the UP village of Katra Sadatganj where two girls were allegedly raped and then hanged. The story that emerges from whispers of the villagers and conflicting versions of the police only multiplies the horror

The BJP Swallows Mayawati’s Bait

As sacked UP ministers go to other parties, allegations of corruption against the BSP lose their punch

Maya’s land grab, Rahul’s bike ride

A chief minister loses the plot in Uttar Pradesh. A challenger grabs the opportunity. But this ought to be about a fair deal for farmers, not the 2012 polls

The Good, the Bad and the Difficult

The Congress’ bold new gameplan to win UP and Bihar polls involves setting up ‘third front’ alternatives to dominant regional parties in these states.

Maya Plays with Fire

The BSP leader’s latest effort to woo Muslims as part of her new electoral formula is raising the communal temperature in UP.

India This Week

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