Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday demanded that president's rule be imposed in the state.
At a hurriedly called press conference in Lucknow, Mayawati urged Governor BL Joshi to take note of "the breakdown of law and order" and recommend imposition of president's rule in the state.
Reacting to the attack on her by Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav, who had warned her to mind her language or face the wrath of the Samajwadi Party (SP) workers, she said she would not use the word "goondas" for SP workers but would now call them "dahshatgard" (extremists).
She added that if the minister did not like the words used by her for the ruling party workers, it would be better if he directed his energies at reining in the lumpen elements of his party....more
05:58 AM, Apr 17, 2013
Lucknow: Slamming the last five-year-"jungle raj" as unparallelled in the history of the country when the people got nothing but stones, statues and memorials, UP governor BL Joshi on Monday said the new government has formulated an agenda of development for the state. "Owing to political degradation, several incidents took place which brought shame to the state...my government has formulated the agenda of development to take the state ahead on...
03:49 PM, May 28, 2012