Bundelkhand

  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 18-04-2014 02:32 PM

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
  • Actor Raja Bundela to seek separate statehood for Bundelkhand 11-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Movie actor and BJP leader Raja Bundela said in Bhopal on Thursday that he would raise the issue of a separate state of Bundelkhand at the party forum, at an appropriate time after the polls. "I am very much committed to the cause of a separate Bundelkhand state, but this...
  • Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi 10-04-2014 01:51 PM

    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre. "I am always in favour of separate Bundelkhand state. If my party is voted to power, I will ensure that Bundelkhand is made separate...
  • Bundelkhand Vikas Sena workers attack Congress office, beat up party members 28-03-2014 04:50 PM

    Bundelkhand Vikas Sena workers on Friday protested outside Congress office in Lucknow. Sena workers ransacked the office and beat up the Congress workers as the party had no package for Bundelkhand in their election manifesto for Lok Sabha polls. Police then lathicharged the sena workers and chased them away. Congress...
  • Lucknow: Congress office ransacked by Bundelkhand Vikas Sena workers 28-03-2014 04:36 PM

    Lucknow: Suspected workers of the Bundelkhand Vikas Sena on Friday ransacked the Congress office in Lucknow. They also beat up local Congress workers present at the office. According to police officials, the BVS workers were protesting against the Congress manifesto saying it did not have any package for Bundelkhand. The...
  • PMT scam: 153 medical students suspended for admission using 'unfair means' 15-01-2014 02:52 PM

    Over 150 students have been suspended by the deans of three medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly using "unfair means" to clear Pre-Medical Tests (PMT) conducted between 2006 and 2012 to secure admission to MBBS course. Confirming this, Director, Medical Education Dr SS Khushwaha said that all these 153...
  • Rahul hits out at SP government, says Centre funds not reaching people 30-10-2013 02:23 PM

    Hamirpur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Samajwadi Party saying the Uttar Pradesh state government was not passing the benefits of the Central government schemes to the people. While addressing a rally in Hamirpur district, Rahul missed no chance to attack the state government and...
  • Modi mocks Rahul, says he talks only about his family and not the poor 25-10-2013 05:33 PM

    Jhansi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, accusing him of talking only about his family and emotional issues and not about the problems plaguing India. Modi, who mockingly called the Congress MP "shahzade" (prince), pointed to Rahul's election speeches...
  • LIVE: Rahul Gandhi must apologise to the youth of Muzaffarnagar, says Narendra Modi 25-10-2013 10:32 AM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi will address a Vijay Shankhnaad rally on Friday in Jhansi of the Bundelkhand region, which has been long considered a bastion of the SP and BSP. The rally, 313 km from Lucknow, is the second in Uttar Pradesh...
  • US to help UP minimise post-harvest losses 24-09-2013 03:21 PM

    The US will extend support to the Uttar Pradesh government to minimise post-harvest losses in the state's agriculture produce, officials said on Tuesday. The US would also help the state farmers in growing cotton, spices and olives in Bundelkhand. This was discussed at a meeting between Chief Minister Akhikesh Yadav...
  • If needed, will support demand for separate Bundelkhand: Beni Verma 08-08-2013 11:22 PM

    Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Thursday expressed concern over the backwardness of Bundelkhand region and said that if required, he would support the demand for a separate state to be set up there. But Verma assured that were Congress to retain power at the Centre after the 2014...
  • SP MP violates party line, pitches for Bundelkhand 01-08-2013 09:00 PM

    Taking a line different from its party which is opposed to creation of smaller states, a ruling Samajwadi Party MP on Thursday supported a separate Bundelkhand state and said he would raise the issue in the coming monsoon session of Parliament. "Bundelkhand is one of the most backward regions and...
  • Telangana fallout: Demands for new states in other regions grow louder 31-07-2013 10:08 PM

    Hyderabad: A day after the government gave its green signal to the formation of the 29th state, Telangana, demands for more smaller states from different regions grew louder. While Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday reiterated her demand to divide Uttar Pradesh into four new states, Civil Aviation...
  • Mayawati welcomes Telangana, renews demand to split UP 31-07-2013 12:29 PM

    Lucknow: Taking a cue from the Telangana statehood announcement, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has reiterated her demand of dividing Uttar Pradesh into four smaller states. Welcoming Telangana, Mayawati on Wednesday said, "We welcome this decision of making Telangana, the BSP always advocates smaller states and governance units." Reiterating her...
  • UP polls: Bundelkhand Congress to contest 41 seats 03-01-2012 12:11 AM

    Lucknow: The Bundelkhand Congress will contest 41 seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly election and will field candidates in consultations with the Team Anna. "The Bundelkhand Congress will contest 41 seats in the state. Consultations for finalising the candidates have been held with Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and...
  • Rahul assures central package for Bundelkhand 09-12-2011 03:47 AM

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, whose interventions have brought the backward Bundelkhand region into national focus on Thursday listened to the complaints of residents of the region straddling both Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and assured them of all possible help. "The Bundelkhand package money belongs to you....
  • Rahul blames UP, MP govts for Bundelkhand woes 08-12-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Thursday blamed Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments for lack of development in Bundelkhand and accused them of improper channelisation of funds meant for centrally-sponsored welfare schemes. "Today poor people are aware. They know what is good or bad for them. The real problem or...
  • Maya's UP split: motion passed, Oppn fumes 21-11-2011 01:16 PM

    Lucknow: Mayawati's move to get the resolution to divide the state into four parts passed by a voice vote in the state Assembly and then get the House adjourned indefinitely has stumped the Opposition in the state, which was planning to put the Bhaujan Samaj Party (BSP) on the mat...
  • Map: The aspiring states of India 16-11-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: The debate on splitting larger states has once again come to the forefront with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister announcing plans for carving out four new states: Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh and Paschim Pradesh/Harit Pradesh. There have been long standing demands across India for the formation of new states and...
  • Nitish supports Maya's stand on four new states 16-11-2011 02:59 PM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday lent support to his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Mayawati's stand to carve out four new states out of Uttar Pradesh. "We are in principle in favour of formation of smaller states... We have been votary of smaller states for fostering a new era...
  • Bundelkhand: 519 farmer suicides in 5 months 15-07-2011 08:40 AM

    Bundelkhand: More than 500 debt ridden farmers have committed suicide in the last 5 months Bundelkhand despite a Rs 7000 crore special package from the Centre. The story has now become a part of Bundelkhand's folklore with eight years of drought, starvation and debt, due to which there have been...
  • UP too huge to handle: Mayawati 11-12-2009 11:16 PM

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  • Bundelkhand drought ends, but no men left to till fields 24-06-2008 11:33 AM

    Visakhapatnam: New Zealand hope to get back on winning track when they take on India in the first T20 International here on Saturday as it will boost the morale of the side ahead of the World T20 in Sri Lanka starting from September 18. New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor feels...
  • In Maya land, water comes at premium for upper castes 23-06-2008 02:40 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa became the third ICC member to test pink balls in four-day day/night games, analysing issues such as rapid ball deterioration and likely bowler advantage during the trial game. The experiment in Potchefstroom involved North West Dragons hosting Chevrolet Knights in a game that had no first class...
  • Bundelkhand farmers not pleased with loan waiver 10-03-2008 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Former fast bowler, Bob Willis had brilliantly summed up the English batsmen's fate against the turning ball a little over a decade ago, with his sardonic observation that their batters were at sea against anybody who pretended to bowl slow. If the Indian batsmen have a history of...