Posts Tagged ‘uttar pradesh’

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s comments on Women’s Reservation Bill evoke anger

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 20:17

Sexist remarks from Samajwadi party boss Mulayam Singh Yadav have formed all of a sudden turned the topic of discussion in India’s sociopolitical circles.

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Azamgarh, interact with students of Shibli National College

Thursday, February 11, 2010 14:38

Rahul Gandhi, member of the Lok Sabha and Congress general secretary, will visit Azamgarh, in eastern Uttar Pradesh, to interact with the students of Shibli National College there.

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Mayawati wants Uttar Pradesh trifurcated into Bundelkhand, Paschimanchal and Poorvanchal

Monday, December 14, 2009 17:49

It seems the Central Government’s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and from a separate state of Telangana has opened a Pandora’s Box, with demands arising from elsewhere in the country for news states.

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Mayavati's statues in the spotlight

Supreme Court slams Mayavati’s UP government on statues case

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 15:27

The Supreme Court has severely criticised the government of Uttar Pradesh, led by Chief Minister Mayawati, for deciding to go ahead with its plan to build statues of and memorials for Dalit leaders in the state despite the court’s ban and also warned the state government that it “cannot treat the court like a political party.”

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Photo: Rahul Gandhi at St. Stephen's College, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi goes to JNU after dalit village visits in UP

Friday, October 2, 2009 7:06

Overruling objections, Rahul Gandhi to go ahead with his surprise visits to backward villages in UP.

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