AMBEDKAR PARK

  • Mayawati's Dalit memorials to be used for public purpose May 23, 2013

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati's dream projects, including memorials and parks in the name of Dalit icons in the state capital, would now witness marriages and cultural events with the Akhilesh government deciding to use the space for public purposes. "Yes...the decision has been taken in this regard. It was in the...
  • UP government to probe Mayawati's comments April 17, 2013

    Lucknow: The bitter war of words between the Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has escalated in the last few days. The Akhilesh Yadav government has ordered an enquiry into BSP supreme Mayawati's rally at Lucknow's Ambedkar Park where the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister had alleged...
  • UP: Damaged Mayawati statue replaced overnight July 27, 2012

    Lucknow: Three people have been arrested for vandalising the statue of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP chief Mayawati. The incident took place on Thursday in a Gomtinagar park. Work continued into the early hours of the morning to repair the damage on Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's orders. An...
  • ExBSP leader commits suicide in Ambedkar Park July 16, 2012

    Azamgarh: A Dalit leader and former BSP functionary on Monday allegedly committed suicide in the collectorate compound in Azamgarh, police said. Baliram Prasad (65), who was presently associated with Ambedkar Samaj Party, sprinkled kerosene and set himself ablaze in the Ambedkar Park within the collectorate compound, Superintendent of Police (SP)...
  • Mayawati inaugurates Rs 650 crore park in Noida October 14, 2011

    Noida: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday inaugurated the 33acre Dalit Prerna Sthal or the Ambedkar Park in Noida. Mayawati spent Rs 650 crore for the development of the park, which has several statutes of Dalit leaders. The park has 24 pink sandstone elephants, the electoral symbol of Mayawati's party...
  • UP: Encephalitis kills 6 more, death toll 438 October 14, 2011

    Gorakhpur: With six more persons succumbing to encephalitis, the death toll in the viral disease in eastern Uttar Pradesh has climbed to 438 this year, health officials said on Friday. At present, 261 people suffering from encephalitis are undergoing treatment at the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur besides in some other...
  • Maya to inaugurate her dream park in Noida today October 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The 33acre Dalit Prerna Sthal or the Ambedkar Park in Noida, the pet project of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, will be inaugurated on Friday. Mayawati spent a staggering Rs 650 crores to put up the park. Preparations are on for the grand ceremony that takes place on Friday...
  • Mayawati pulls up 'slack' officials February 20, 2011

    Noida: Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday took local officials to task over "slackness" in discharging duty. Mayawati, who visited Bhimrao Ambedkar multispecialty hospital in Noida, gave a dressing down to the officials over poor maintenance of the medical wards. Unsatisfied with the pace of disposal of cases, she pulled up the SHO...
  • Fire breaks out at Ambedkar Park in Noida January 11, 2011

    Noida: A fire broke out at the Ambedkar Park in Noida on Tuesday afternoon. Two fire tenders were rushed to the sport and the fire was brought under control. The reason for the fire is still not known but reports say some construction work was on even though the Supreme Court...
  • Final SC verdict on Maya's park next week September 5, 2009

    New Delhi: It's a park that has been the subject of much controversy. Public money worth crores have already been spent on the Ambedkar Park being constructed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in Noida. The Park is now under the scanner for violating environmental laws. Last month, the Central...
  • Apex court flays UP govt for criticising High Court July 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday chided the Uttar Pradesh government for making allegations of bias against the Allahabad High Court. A bench comprising Justices B N Aggarwal and G S Singhvi reacted sharply to the allegations made by lawyer Satish Chandra Mishra, close aide and former minister...
  • HC restrained from hearing plea against Maya project April 21, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court from hearing a bunch of lawsuits opposing construction of any building in the city's sprawling Ambedkar Park as planned by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. A bench of Justice H.K. Sema and Justice Markandey Katju...
  • Maya's project: 62 sandstone elephants for Rs 38 crore February 25, 2008

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Mayawati's dream project, the Rs 5 billion Ambedkar park and memorial, will have as many as 62 statues of elephants her Bahujan Samaj Party's election symbol at a cost of more than Rs 38 crore. Sculptors from Rajasthan are already on the job, chiseling...