AMBEDKAR MEMORIAL

  • Environment Ministry panel clears Ambedkar memorial plan in Lutyens' Delhi October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Social Justice Ministry's proposal to construct a grand Ambedkar memorial in Lutyens' Delhi has received the nod from a high-powered Environment Ministry panel. Sources said that the Expert Appraisal Committee for Projects related to Infrastructure Development, Coastal Regulation Zone, Building/Construction and Miscellaneous projects, which met here last...
  • UPA disrupting RS to avoid vote on FDI: BJP December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Wednesday claimed that the disruption in the House is a tactic adopted by the UPA government and its allies in order to stay way from the FDI debate. Jaitley accused the government of diversionary tactics in the Rajya...
  • RPI warns of protest over Bhimrao Ambedkar memorial November 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has been rocked by demands for memorials to political leaders in the last few days. Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday warned of an agitation if the Indu Mills land in central Mumbai was not allotted for the construction of a memorial for...
  • Will ensure a memorial for Ambedkar, says PM August 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said in Mumbai that Babasaheb Ambedkar is the Father of the Constitution and his government will ensure a befitting memorial for him. The Prime Minister told this to an allparty delegation led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who called on him at Raj Bhavan...
  • Pune: Naked man runs amok in school April 5, 2012

    Pune: There was chaos at a Cantonmentrun school on Wednesday morning and the police had to be called in after a mentally deranged man roamed around the campus stark naked. The man identified as Rajesh from Orissa has been handed over to the Yerwada Mental Hospital by the Wanowrie police. Anita...
  • CAG flays Maya for extra memorials expenses August 6, 2011

    Lucknow: The Comptroller and Auditor General has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for incurring an "extra" expenditure of Rs 66 crore on her two dream projects BR Ambedkar and Kanshi Ram memorials in Lucknow. The auditor said a sum of Rs 15 crore was wasted transporting stone blocks...
  • Centre fine with Maya's park in Noida August 13, 2010

    New Delhi: In a major Uturn the Central Government on Friday told the Supreme Court that environmental clearance is not required for the Ambedkar Memorial Park being developed by the Mayawati government in Noida. The Centre had been asked to explain whether the Ambedkar Memorial Park is a building project, construction...
  • No maintenance work at memorial: SC tells Maya December 1, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to grant any relief to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for carrying out maintenance and cleaning work at the Rs 2600 crore Ambedkar site in Lucknow. Justice HS Bedi, who was heading the Bench, also threatened to recluse from the matter after senior...
  • SC stays Mayawati's Noida park construction October 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court gave a stay order to the controversial Ambedkar Memorial Park being constructed in Noida, Uttar Pradesh by the Mayawati government adjacent to a bird sanctuary. In response to a PIL filed by environmentalists, the Supreme Court asked for construction to stop till a complete...