Will wait and watch: Mayawati on BSP-SP alliance rumours

Will wait and watch: Mayawati on BSP-SP alliance rumours

When pressed about whether he would consider partnering with the BSP given what the exit polls were suggesting, significantly Akhilesh said no one wants to see President's Rule in UP. The ruling Samajwadi Party forged an alliance with the Congress and entered into a seat sharing arrangement with it. SP Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Agarwal was quick to point out that Akhilesh Yadav did not mention Mayawati by name, but also added that Akhilesh wanted to stop communal forces.

Interestingly, Akhilesh used the relation of Bua-Bhatija (nephew-aunt), the same address he has used to take a dig on the BSP supremo, to say that he respects Mayawati as a leader after she considers him his nephew. "I am saying that the Samajwadi-Congress alliance will win majority of the seats and form government", Akhilesh said.

Amar Singh hailed PM Modi and said that PM was not wrong when he said there has been no development in Uttar Pradesh. In an interview with BBC, Akhilesh Yadav said, "We are confident of winning UP". Angry SP legislators and supporters descended on the guest house on Mirabai Marg in Lucknow where Ms. Mayawati was staying and assaulted her, bringing to an end that relationship.

Duke vs. Clemson - 3/8/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
The Bison (26-8) are back in the tournament for the first time since 2013 and seem ready to shake up the brackets one more time. Jaron Blossomgame and Shelton Mitchell both scored 22 points for the Tigers, who led for almost 38 minutes in the game.

On Thursday, the Times Now-VMR exit poll gave BJP the maximum seats in UP, between 190-200, while consigning the SP-Congress combine to a mere 110-130 seats, and the BSP to a poor third at 57-74. In fact, some exit polls have even indicated a clear mandate for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. All Exit polls are showing "lotus" blooming in Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh said if the SP-Congress combined falls short of the majority mark in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections then he is ready to tie up with the BSP.

The India TV-C Voter poll also showed BJP just ahead at 155-167 seats, while the SP-Congress alliance was placed second at 135-147.

The results of assembly elections in five states- UP, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa will be announced on March 11.

Related Articles

  • Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer Gets You Ready for March 21

    Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer Gets You Ready for March 21

    Here you will explore seven Golden Worlds, which are planets that represent the best chance for humanity to find a new home. Mass Effect Andromeda has had many trailers in the past, and this seems like to be the last and final one of them all.
    Google buddies up to boost its business cloud

    Google buddies up to boost its business cloud

    Google on Wednesday also introduced its Cloud Video Intelligence API , providing an ability to search video for specific content. It is not a big deal since even companies like Spotify and Apple have begun to use Google's Cloud Storage.
    Gold Cup 2017: Groups, Schedule For CONCACAF Soccer Championship

    Gold Cup 2017: Groups, Schedule For CONCACAF Soccer Championship

    The top two teams from each group advance to the quarterfinals, along with the two of the three third-place finishers. Martinique also will play at Nissan Stadium on July 8 against the as-yet-undetermined fourth member of the group.
  • Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Accident in LA

    Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Accident in LA

    TMZ broke the story and posted video from the accident scene in which Ciara can be seen talking on her phone. Once the police and fire department arrived, the she briefly indicated some pain in her chest and shoulder.
    New Lorde album gets June release date

    New Lorde album gets June release date

    In an interview with Zane Lowe, Lorde said of the track: " I love the song so much and it feels so starkly truthful to me ". Today she's blessed us with the second installment from her sophomore album and people are feeling very emotional.

    Turkey warns United States relations are at risk if Kurds help retake Raqqa

    Despite Turkey's strong opposition, it favors the participation of the YPG's political wing in the Geneva peace talks. The meeting of the top brass came ahead of a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Russian Federation .
  • AT&T says 911 issues are resolved after several states reported outage

    AT&T says 911 issues are resolved after several states reported outage

    Some AT&T customers in several cities across the country have been experiencing difficulty placing 911 calls. Keller, Colleyville, Wylie and Highland Park have taken to social media to report the outages .
    Honda Civic Type R unveiled

    Honda Civic Type R unveiled

    Each selection tailors the adaptive dampers, steering force, gear shift feeling and throttle response of the auto on demand. As the good folks at Honda reminded us today, the long wait for the forbidden fruit of Type R performance is almost over.

    Afghan family detained in United States despite visas set for release

    They had Special Immigrant Visas, which were granted for life-risking work done for the U.S. military. The case arrived just days before President Donald Trump unveiled his new travel ban Monday morning.
  • Game of Thrones season 7 first poster teases ice vs. fire

    Game of Thrones season 7 first poster teases ice vs. fire

    The premiere date confirmation comes after a leak on IMDb in January which listed the release date for Season 7 as June 25, 2017. The premium network has finally revealed the season 7 premiere date. "It will be worth the wait", he said.
    'Australia crossed the line' on DRS - Kohli

    'Australia crossed the line' on DRS - Kohli

    He was then trapped leg before by off-spinner Nathan Lyon for 15 in the first innings at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Asked by a journalist if the word he was referring to was "cheating", Kohli said, "I didn't say that".
    Real Madrid star Gareth Bale: I spoke to David Beckham before move

    Real Madrid star Gareth Bale: I spoke to David Beckham before move

    Napoli completely outplayed the visiting Spaniards in the first half but only had Dries Mertens' 24th minute goal to show for it. However, just moments later, Madrid's star man Cristiano Ronaldo had the flawless opportunity to equalise.