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BSP parliamentarian booked under stringent law


December 16th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday invoked the stringent gangsters act aggainst don-turned-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh who was arrested last week for a ... 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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Ready to negotiate with China, says new Tibetan leader


June 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 18 (IANS) "We are ready to negotiate with the Chinese government any time, anywhere," said Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile.The new Kalon ... Read more...

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Gadkari intervenes in Reddy brothers’ row, says all ministers unanimous choice


May 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari intervened Saturday to quell the raging controversy over remarks of party leader Sushma Swaraj on inducting the ... 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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Chouhan is ‘Kans mama,’ says Digvijay Singh


December 31st, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 31 (IANS) Digvijay Singh, All India Congress Committee general secretary and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Friday took on his successors, describing present Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ... Read more...

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No politics behind demand for Purvanchal, claims Amar Singh


December 30th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Concluding his Purvanchal Swabhiman Vikas Yatra across eastern Uttar Pradesh, ousted Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday said there was no politics behind his demand ... Read more...

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After Bihar rout, Congress pleanry provides some oxygen


December 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After the humiliating defeat in Bihar and the political turmoil over corruption scandals, at least some in the Congress were breathing easy after the morale-boosting plenary ... Read more...

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Brazil’s first woman president-elect vows to push for equality


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President-elect Dilma Rousseff has promised to guarantee freedom of the press and religion and to promote "equality between men and women", since all those things are "essential ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s apology to Muslims a gimmick: Amar Singh


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Expelled Samajwadi Party leader and now head of his newly formed Lok Manch, Amar Singh, Sunday attacked his one-time political mentor Mulayam Singh Yadav for shedding "crocodile ... Read more...

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Court seeks environment report on statues in Noida park


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Union government to examine the environmental viability of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati-backed project for converting a Noida park into ... 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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Mulayam Singh garlands Lohia’s statue despite tiff with UP Police


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar. 23 (ANI): Thwarting a determined effort by the police to stop him from unveiling a statue of Ram Manohar Lohia, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav garlanded it on Tuesday ... Read more...

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What’s wrong if I install my own statues, asks Mayawati


March 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is unable to understand why she is under fire from various quarters for installing her ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore garland for Mayawati? (With Images)


March 15th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was Monday presented a giant garland of currency notes by her fans from Karnataka. Though the exact value of the garland is ... Read more...

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Nearly 5 lakh attend Mayawati’s show of strength (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Nearly half a million supporters gathered to cheer Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati at the party's silver jubilee function here Monday, ... Read more...

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Lawsuit seeks derecognition of political parties


March 10th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea to derecognize major political parties for launching welfare schemes in the name of their ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman is Leader of Opposition in Trinidad and Tobago


February 26th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian-origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar has became the first woman Leader of the Opposition in the Trinidad and Tobago parliament, ousting former premier Basdeo Panday from the post.Kamla ... Read more...

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Thousands join Janeshwar Mishra’s last journey in Allahabad (Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Thousands of people came out on the streets of Allahabad to pay their homage to veteran socialist and Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Janeshwar Mishra, who died here ... Read more...

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Mayawati paints Lucknow BSP blue on her birthday


January 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh capital was literally covered under a blue blanket - from blue lights to blue buntings - to mark the 54th birthday Friday of Bahujan ... Read more...

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Narasimha Rao was denied Lok Sabha ticket over Babri demolition: Congress


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) After admitting there were perceptions that former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao did not do enough to prevent demolition of Babri mosque at Ayodhya in 1992, ... Read more...

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BJP setting stage for Kalyan’s return?


November 16th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel Kalyan Singh's bid to return to the party he walked out of twice before seems to have been viewed favourably by the ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s top official appears before apex court to say sorry


November 4th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Atul Kumar Gupta Wednesday appeared before the Supreme Court to tender an "unqualified apology" for violating the court's order halting further construction ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to transfer Amar Singh’s cases to Kolkata


October 18th, 2009 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday decided to transfer the cases registered against Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh from Kanpur to Kolkata, an official said. "Since all the cases ... Read more...

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Apex court’s second senior-most judge retires Thursday


October 14th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Justice B.N. Agrawal, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, retires Thursday after nine eventful years in the apex court, during which he often hit the ... Read more...

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Apex court halts work in Noida park (Lead)


October 9th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) In a setback to the Mayawati government, the Supreme Court Friday ordered stoppage of all construction and masonry work in a Noida park being developed as a ... Read more...

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Apex court dissatisfied over Mayawati government’s reply (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it was not satisfied with the Uttar Pradesh government's explanation on its violation of the court's Sep 8 order that all construction ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh stopped from scrapping free education for all poor


September 14th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday disallowed the Uttar Pradesh government from withdrawing the provision of free education beyond class 10 from poor general and backward category students in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stops Uttar Pradesh from demolishing Lucknow jail


August 7th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended its own order that had allowed the Uttar Pradesh government to raze to the ground the sprawling 195-acre Lucknow Jail to pave ... Read more...

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Supreme Court panel inspects Mayawati’s park project in Noida


August 6th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Noida, Aug 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court panel on Thursday inspected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's Noida park project.A high-level committee constituted by the apex court visited the Ambedkar Park to ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands Rs 27 crore for new statues


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Aug 3 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday demanded for a budget of Rs 27 crore for statues at the Kashiram memorial and for other structures in the state. ... Read more...

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Lawyers urge poll panel to act against Mayawati


July 17th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A group of lawyers Friday urged the Election Commission to freeze the election symbol of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and disqualify its chief, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Bachchans are forever Amar


July 15th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was a Bollywood star wives club on the occasion of the kidney transplant of Samajwadi party leader Amar Singh in Singapore, which thankfully, was conducted successfully on July 10.With such ... Read more...

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Centre seeks explanation from Mayawati on Noida park project


July 11th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Ministry of Environment and Forest has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government over alleged violation of environmental laws in construction of a park in NOIDAUttar Pradesh ... 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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