SP-BSP alliance will humble BJP in LS polls: Akhilesh Jan 12, 2019 0 214 12345 IANSKannauj (Uttar Pradesh)Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said an alliance between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will knock out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Addressing a ‘chaupal’ in Kannauj, the Lok Sabha constituency of his wife Dimple Yadav, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that the writing was on the wall for the BJP.He pointed out how the coming together of the SP and BSP even in an informal way had ensured that the BJP lost seats held by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya.With BSP extending its support to the SP candidates in Phulpur and Gorakhpur, BJP candidates lost in both the parliamentary by-polls in 2018, leaving the ruling party red-faced. “This time too our arithmetic is in place and we will ensure that the BJP loses at the hustings,” the 45-year-old said. He, however forewarned the people to be on guard against what he termed was the “rumour spreading machinery” of the BJP.Yadav added that for the state and the country to progress, one should shrug off caste and community affiliations and work for development. He accused the BJP government led by Adityanath of trying to mislead the people. RELATED ARTICLES Alok Verma quits govt service, says justice scuttled in his case Jan 12, 2019 0 286 India being divided under Modi, help unite nation: Rahul to expats Jan 12, 2019 0 189 PM Modi to open Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Jan 18 Jan 12, 2019 0 837 SC seeks action over illegal mining in Meghalaya New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked what action has been taken against the owner of the illegal coal mine located in East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya in which 15 miners are trapped since December 13. “What .. India slams Pakistan PM’s charge of rejecting peace overtures IANS New Delhi India on Friday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s charge that New Delhi has rejected his peace overtures, saying Pakistani ministers continue to share public platforms with internationally .. Protests against citizenship bill intensify in Meghalaya IANS Shillong Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill got louder in Meghalaya on Friday with three pressure groups burning the effigies of the NDA government and the legislation. In Shillong, activists of the .. Three Maoists arrested in Ranchi Ranchi: Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested with weapons here on Friday, police said. The Maoists, belonging to the outlawed People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), were arrested on the border of Ranchi and Khuti .. India’s 2nd moon mission in mid-April IANS Bengaluru India’s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover will be attempted in mid-April, a top space official said on Friday. “We are targeting mid-April to launch Chandrayaan-2 as there were .. 12 boys paraded semi-nude in premises of govt company IANS Bhandara (Maharashtra) In a barbaric form of punishment, at least a dozen young boys were caught and allegedly paraded semi-nude inside the premises of a prestigious central government company on January 3, a top .. New drive launched to improve air quality AFP New Delhi India has launched a new campaign to improve air quality in more than 100 of its pollution-stricken cities, although an environment group said it lacked detail and the legal backing to ensure it is enforced. .. Soldier, officer killed in explosion near LoC in J&K Jammu: Two Army soldiers were killed on Friday in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district. Defence Ministry spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand said: “Today one officer and another .. Dera chief convicted for scribe’s murder IANS Chandigarh Holding him guilty of conspiracy to murder, a special CBI court in Haryana’s Panchkula town on Friday convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for the murder of journalist Ram Chander ..