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BSP protests renaming of Lucknow’s Kanshi Ram park


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took to the streets here Tuesday to protest against renaming a park commemorating its idealogue and founder Kanshi Ram after ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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39 percent turnout in fifth phase of UP poll (Second lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) A very brisk 39 percent polling in the first six hours -- the highest so far -- was reported Thursday from most of the 49 ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in fifth phase of UP poll (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported Thursday from most of the 49 assembly constituencies that voted in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh elections, including ... Read more...

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BSP calls Congress anti-Dalit


October 16th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh's criticism of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for building her own statues and monuments, the ruling ... Read more...

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Thousands of stone carvers helped create Mayawati’s dream project


October 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's Rs.684-crore "dream project" - the Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal and Green Garden - has been a subject of controversy ever ... Read more...

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People will reply to Mayawati in polls, says BJP


October 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of wasting public money over the park in Delhi's suburban Noida she inaugurated Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Congress slams Mayawati for ‘wasting public money’


October 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday charged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati with "wasting public money on grandiose projects" instead of providing basic needs like health, education ... Read more...

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Mayawati inaugurates Rs.684 crore Dalit park


October 14th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 14 (IANS) With rose petals, prayers and thousands of people looking on, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday inaugurated a Rs.684 crore park dedicated to the Dalit ... Read more...

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Mayawati dedicates 484 welfare schemes to Kanshi Ram


October 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday launched 484 development and welfare schemes, involving an expenditure of Rs.6,035 crore, to mark the fifth death anniversary of ... Read more...

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Mayawati allocates Rs.50 crore for her security, home


August 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's supplementary budget has an allocation of more than Rs.50 crore essentially for her personal security and comfort.This came to light in ... Read more...

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Mayawati issues full-page Buddha Purnima ads in 150 dailies


May 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) On the occasion of Buddha Purnima Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government has splashed in media Chief Minister Mayawati's achievements in developing Buddhist pilgrimage sites and ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh Kanshi Ram sports award for Raina, Chawla


April 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has honoured two Indian cricketers from the state, Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla, with the Kanshi Ram International Sports Award which ... Read more...

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Lucknow painted blue for Kanshi Ram’s birth anniversary


March 14th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh capital appeared to have been painted blue on the eve of the 77th birth anniversary of Kanshi Ram, the late founder of ... Read more...

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Mayawati pulls up officials during Noida, Ghaziabad trip


February 20th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Ghaziabad, Feb 20 (IANS) From lack of green cover to lesser number of cases registered by the police, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati found a number of reasons to pull up officials ... Read more...

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Government agency under scanner for child labour


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Even as the government make efforts to prohibit child labour, an Uttar Pradesh government-owned urban development agency itself has come under scanner for hiring minors for ... Read more...

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Ban non-coal activity in coal belts: Minister


February 4th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 4 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Friday sought a complete ban on all projects being undertaken in any of the coal belts across India."The demand for coal is on ... Read more...

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Mayawati honours CWG, Asian Games medallists


January 28th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) Sportspersons from Uttar Pradesh who earned honours at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games were Friday given cash prizes by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.The cash ... Read more...

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Fire at Kanshi Ram memorial in Lucknow


November 27th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) A fire broke out inside the Kanshi Ram memorial building here Saturday evening.While officials were tight-lipped about the incident and the Rs.750-crore sprawling memorial was completely shut to ... Read more...

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One labourer dead, five hurt in Lucknow accident


August 28th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) One labourer was killed and five were injured Saturday when a freshly dug trench caved in at an under-construction area here. While the labourers claim the area ... Read more...

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Kanshi Ram memorial to get silicon coat


July 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The barely one-year-old Rs.750 crore Kanshi Ram Memorial here is to be given a special silicon coat to provide a shield against seepage and discolouring of the ... Read more...

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Mayawati, centre head for showdown over special force (Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments are headed for a showdown over Chief Minister Mayawati's determination to create a special force to guard statues and memorials ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s yes for special force for statues, memorials


May 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is set to go ahead with her decision to form a special force to protect her multi-billion dream projects -- memorials and statues, ... Read more...

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Mayawati paints Lucknow blue for Ambedkar anniversary


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has virtually got the city painted blue on the eve of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversary. Various memorials and monuments erected by Mayawati in ... Read more...

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Agra gears up for biggest Dalit empowerment show


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 3 (IANS) Agra is gearing up for the annual three-day Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations starting April 14 that are seen as a demonstration of Dalit empowerment over the past decades. Each ... Read more...

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Mayawati wants memorial guards, and Rs.53 cr for them


January 28th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 28 (IANS) The Mayawati government Thursday tabled a bill in the Uttar Pradesh state assembly, seeking to raise a special security force to guard the chief minister's dream projects ... Read more...

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Former BSP members form anti-Mayawati front


December 16th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Close on the heels of expulsion of Shahid Siddiqui from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), former members of the party have opened an anti-Mayawati front called ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh official gets 15 days in jail


December 11th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday ordered 15-day imprisonment to Aligarh Development Authority vice-chairman Rama Shankar for contempt of court, officials said. A fine of Rs.2,000 was also imposed on ... Read more...

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Supreme Court grants relief to Mayawati on Ambedkar Park issue


November 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday lifted curbs imposed by the Allahabad High Court, giving relief to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati to go ahead with the ... Read more...

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Mayawati hails Kanshi Ram as greatest Dalit messiah


October 9th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday hailed her mentor and ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram as the greatest messiah of Dalits. Speaking at a brief ... Read more...

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SC extends stay on Kanshi Ram memorial construction


September 18th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 18 (ANI): Expressing dissatisfaction over the Mayawati Government's plea, the Supreme Court on Friday extended the stay order on its earlier ruling for stoppage of work at Kanshi Ram ... Read more...

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Did not violate court order on construction: Mayawati


September 18th, 2009 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday denied her government had defied the Supreme Court order on halting all construction activity in the state. Addressing a rally during a ... Read more...

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Work on at Mayawati’s memorials despite apex court order


September 9th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Unmindful of the apex court's stern directive, construction activity continued in full swing at each of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's dream projects here Wednesday. Taking serious view ... Read more...

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Supreme Court declines to stop Mayawati’s statue spree (Lead)


July 10th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday refused to restrain the Uttar Pradesh government from installing statues of its Chief Minister Mayawati, her political mentor late Kanshi Ram and ... Read more...

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