Bhatta Parsaul

  • Congress is for aam aadmi, SPBSP can't save Uttar Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi October 14, 2013

    Aligarh: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi kicked off his campaign in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh by targeting both the ruling Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. The Gandhi scion said that the two parties were playing castebased politics and this, in turn, was setting back the development work in...
  • UP withdraws cases against Bhatta Parsaul farmers November 4, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn criminal cases slapped on farmers who led the Bhatta Parsaul agitation in 2011 during the Mayawati regime. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late on Friday ordered the cases to be withdrawn and said the jailed farmers were innocent. He said the cases were being abjured...
  • Can acquire land for publicprivate projects: Govt July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The government has overruled the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Land Rehabilitation in the Land Acquisition Bill that is set to be tabled in Parliament. The government has now said that it can acquire land for publicprivate projects, taking a line that sharply contrasts that of Trinamool Congress...
  • 'Will withdraw cases against BhattaParsaul farmers' May 12, 2012

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday assured farmers of BhattaParsaul villages that criminal cases lodged against them by the previous Mayawatiled government would be withdrawn. The assurance was given to a farmers' delegation that called on Akhilesh at his official residence. The farmers told the Chief Minister...
  • Akhilesh to withdraw cases against Bhatta farmers May 11, 2012

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday assured farmers of BhattaParsaul villages that criminal cases lodged against them by the previous Mayawatiled government would be withdrawn. The assurance was given to a farmers' delegation that called on Akhilesh at his official residence in Lucknow on Friday. The farmers told the...
  • UP: HC reserves order in BhattaParsaul case January 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court on Monday reserved its order in the BhattaParsaul firing case till the elections. The court is likely to pronounce its order in the second week of March after the counting is over and the new Assembly constituted. While announcing that the order has been reserved...
  • Noida court to hear Bhatta Parsaul women's complaints December 3, 2011

    Greater Noida: A court in Noida has registered a complaint case on charges of dacoity, intimidation, hurt and mischief on the application of four women from Bhatta Parsaul village of Greater Noida, a lawyer said on Friday. The cases were linked to the violence allegedly perpetrated by police after the protests...
  • BhattaParsaul: Rape case to be filed against cops November 18, 2011

    Noida: A court in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Friday ordered registration of a rape and robbery case against 21 police and PAC men on the complaint of a woman from BhattaParsaul village where farmers had revolted against acquisition of their land. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who had visited BhattaParsaul in May...
  • BhattaParsaul: rape victims demand justice October 26, 2011

    Bhattaparsaul: With just a few months to go for the Uttar Pradesh elections, the lanes of Bhattaparsaul village are alive again with village women seeking justice. The government's FIR against 16 policemen almost six months after the alleged rapes took place seems top have emboldened them to finally speak out. This...
  • FIR against policemen in BhattaParsaul rape case October 24, 2011

    Dhankaur: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday registered an FIR against more than a dozen police personnel on charges of raping a woman in BhattaParsaul. The FIR was registered in Dhankaur police station. This comes soon after the Allahabad High Court rejected a petition by the police which requested for a stay...
  • Book 16 cops for rape in BhattaParsaul: Court October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court of Greater Noida has ordered Uttar Pradesh police to file a case against 16 policemen in the Bhatta Parsaul rape case. The court has warned the UP police that a case should be filed on Wednesday itself or else it will face...
  • Book 16 cops in BhattaParsaul rape case: Court October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: A Noida court has ordered Uttar Pradesh police to register case against 15 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel and one commandant in alleged BhattaParsaul rape case. Earlier, the state government has filed a review petition against the court order seeking action against the police personnel. After a visit to the...
  • Bhatta Parsaul: NHRC yet to get UP govt's reply September 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has failed to respond within the deadline set by the National Human Rights Commission on the BhattaParsaul violence, thus delaying finalisation of the rights body's report on the issue. According to NHRC officials, the deadline ended over a month ago and the Commission will finalise...
  • Draft land bill: 80 pc owners' consent mandatory July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has accessed the draft land acquisition bill. According to the draft, consent of 80 per cent of the project affected people is mandatory. The draft bill also has a provision for the land owners to get six times the registered price. If land prices go up, 20...
  • Man who led to Bhatta Parsaul violence arrested July 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The main accused in the Bhatta Parsaul violence case was on Saturday arrested in Delhi by the Noida Police. Manveer Tevatia was arrested from Hauz Khas in Delhi and has been taken to Uttar Pradesh. A reward of Rs 50,000 had been declared on Tevatia, who was accused of...
  • Rahul winds up UP padyatra, returns to Delhi July 8, 2011

    Bajna: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday wound up his fourday foot march through the dusty heartlands of rural Uttar Pradesh and returned to Delhi. Describing the padyatra as an unforgettable experience that has enlightened him of the farmers problems, the Gandhi scion told farmers...
  • Roti, charpai, padyatra: Rahul fights Maya July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi left for Tappal in west Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning as he took on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on her home turf. Rahul Gandhi started the padyatra on Tuesday from BhattaParsaul village. Rahul Gandhi resumed his footmarch on Wednesday to make common...
  • Rahul Gandhi's UP padyatra: miles for votes? July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Congress has sounded the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh as Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday began his padyatra across the state. His first stop was Bhatta Parsaul, the village where the Mayawati government finds itself in the centre of a land acquisition row. The padyatra across...
  • Rahul's padyatra in UP a political drama: BJP July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday termed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's 'padyatra' in BhattaParsaul village of Uttar Pradesh to raise awareness about land acquisition as a 'political drama'. "It is nothing more than a political drama and a political stunt," BJP leader Rajnath Singh told reporters. The BJP...
  • Rahul dares Maya, starts protest march across UP July 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Nearly two months after his visit to the epicentre of farmers' protests at Bhatta Parsaul that led to his midnight arrest Rahul Gandhi seems to be testing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's patience yet again. The Congress General Secretary visited Parsaul village in Greater Noida on Tuesday...
  • UP: Congress gets permission to hold rally July 3, 2011

    Noida: Gautam Budha Nagar district administration Saturday granted permission to the Congress to hold a farmers' rally in Noida to be addressed by Rahul Gandhi. Earlier, administration had refused permission to hold the rally at BhattaParsaul and Jewar areas which had been the epicentre of farmers' agitation in May this...
  • Maya takes on Rahul, says no to Cong gathering July 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh state administration on Friday refused permission to the Congress to hold a mahapanchayat of farmers in Bhatta Parsaul on July 9. AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi was to address that rally. The state administration fears that Rahul Gandhi's presence in the villages could create a...
  • No rape in BhattaParsaul: NHRC report June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ruled out rape at Lakhimpur Kheri police station and at BhattaParsaul villages. An 800page interim report on BhattaParsaul says no rapes took place contrary to Rahul Gandhi's claims. The report, submitted on Monday, also states that farmers hadn't lost their lives...
  • Rahul Gandhi to celebrate birthday with farmers June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: In a move that may make Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati see red, Rahul Gandhi is expected to celebrate his birthday with farmers in Bhatta Parsaul, the epicentre of the land acquisition battle in the state, on Sunday. The Uttar Pradesh Congress has decided to hold chaupals to across...
  • Rahul Gandhi's birthday to be farmers rights day June 23, 2011

    Ghaziabad: In an effort to keep the land acquisition issue alive, the Congress on Monday announced that it will celebrate Rahul Gandhi's birthday as farmers rights day across the country. While criticising the Mayawati government for the alleged police atrocities against protesting farmers in BhattaParsaul villages in Gautam Budhha Nagar on...
  • Mayawati announces new land acquisition policy June 23, 2011

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has announced a new land acquisition policy after weeks of violent protests against her government. Mayawati said that as per the new policy developers would now directly negotiate with farmers for land and that the state government would just act as a facilitator. Blaming the...
  • The Last Word: Rahul Gandhi and the media May 27, 2011

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar examines the relationship between the media and the Congress heirapparent Rahul Gandhi. ...
  • PM announces financial aid for Noida farmers May 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister on Sunday announced financial aid of Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured and Rs 10000 for those with minor injuries, for farmers and their family members injured during the recent incidents at Bhatta Parsaul and Acheypur village areas in District Gautam Buddha Nagar. On Sunday Sachin...
  • As allegations fly, fear rules BhattaParsaul May 21, 2011

    Greater Noida: The National Council for Women has challenged the Uttar Pradesh Police forensic report that there were no human remains in the mounds of ash found at Bhatta and Parsaul villages. CNNIBN revisited the villages to find out what the people have to say. The mounds of ash in Bhatta...
  • NCW demands CBI probe into BhattaParsaul June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women (NCW) acting Chairperson Yasmeen Abrar on Saturday alleged that crime against woman in Uttar Pradesh is very high and demanded an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the violence and alleged police atrocities in Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida. Yasmeen...