JAI PRAKASH

  • PM Modi launches Adarsh Gram Yojana, says it's not guided by money but by people's participation October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) saying that the scheme was driven by demand and not by supply. Launching the scheme on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, Modi said, "The country's development model has been supply...
  • PM Modi to launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will launch Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on the occasion of birth anniversary of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan, aims to keep the soul of rural India alive while providing people with quality access to basic amenities and opportunities to enable them to...
  • Congress legislators demand Muslim face for North East Delhi seat March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Delhi Congress legislators on Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's North East constituency for the Lok Sabha polls. They also sought a change of face in the North West district, represented by union Women and...
  • Over 1,000 prisoners claim they have completed jail term, go on strike for release February 3, 2014

    Over a thousand prisoners went on strike in different jails of Jharkhand on Monday demanding their release, with some also on hunger strike.Around 700 prisoners are sitting on strike in Jai Prakash Narayan Central Jail, 200 in Garwah jail and 140 in Medininagar jail. The prisoners, most of them lifers, said...
  • Will write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam: Lalu January 16, 2014

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad plans to write a book to expose his rivals. "I have decided to write a book to expose those who conspired to frame me in fodder scam and sent me to jail," Lalu Prasad told media persons. "My book will also reveal a few interesting aspects...
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav: Student leader to railway minister October 3, 2013

    "Get back on track," Lalu Prasad joked in the Lok Sabha when a fellow MP once complained that interruptions were making him lose his train of thought during a noisy debate. After being consumed by the Fodder scam on Thursday, the question being asked is will Prasad's own humourous advice early...
  • SC issues notice to Centre and Uttarakhand government over fair distribution of aid and compensation to people September 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court, on Friday, issued notice to the Centre and Uttarakhand government on a PIL seeking fair distribution of aid and compensation to people affected in natural disaster in the state. A bench of justices A K Patnaik and J S Khehar sought response from the governments and tagged the...
  • Will personally monitor welfare schemes: Minister August 17, 2013

    Jharkhand Minister Jai Prakash Bhai Patel on Friday assured people that he would personally monitor all the welfare schemes allotted to Hazaribagh district. "I will monitor effective implementation of all the poverty alleviation Centrally sponsored schemes in the district as the people are facing problems in getting essential commodities," the Urban...
  • Can Kejriwal be tried under IT Act, asks BJP MP December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Can Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal be tried under the Information Technology Act for his allegations against Parliament, political parties and their leaders? This question was asked in the Rajya Sabha on Friday by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Jai Prakash Narayan Singh. Replying to this, Telecom...
  • MCD neckdeep in debt: Congress April 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday alleged grave irregularities in MCD, saying that the financial position of the corporation is very bad and it is neck deep in debt. "The financial position of the corporation is very bad. It has not been managed for the five years. There is...
  • BSP MP, over 15 other block heads join SP February 11, 2012

    Lucknow: BSP Rajya Sabha MP Jai Prakash Rawat along with over 15 other supporters on Saturday joined Samajwadi Party in Hardoi. Rawat, his wife Jyoti, a district panchayat chairman, and over 15 block heads joined SP in presence of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav at a public meeting in Harpalpur. SP general...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Kuldeep Bishnoi October 17, 2011

    The HJC candidate Kuldeep Bishnoi with the backing of BJP bagged the Hisar Parliamentary constituency byelection. ...
  • Results out: Cong on the mat after bypolls rout October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: A severe drubbing for the Congress in Hisar and two other losses in Assembly bypolls, Khadakvasala in Maharashtra and Banswada in Andhra Pradesh. The party is continuing to put up a brave face, dismissing suggestions that Team Anna which campaigned against the party played any role in the...
  • HJC's Bishnoi wins, Cong loses deposit in Hisar October 17, 2011

    Hisar: Kuldeep Bishnoi of the Haryana Janhit Congress (Bhajan Lal) won the Hisar Lok Sabha byelections defeating his nearest rival Ajay Singh Chautala of the Indian National Lok Dal by 6323 votes. Bishnoi was also supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress candidate Jai Prakash was a distant third despite...
  • Bishnoi set to win Hisar bypoll, Cong third October 17, 2011

    Hisar: All eyes are on Hisar in Haryana where the results for the bypolls for the Lok Sabha seat will be announced on Monday. Stakes are high for both the Congress and Team Anna, which had given a call to not vote for the ruling party candidate. Kuldeep Bishnoi of the...
  • No impact of Anna campaign on Hisar: Jai Prakash October 17, 2011

    Hisar: A threetime MP from Hisar, Jai Prakash, who is the Congress candidate in the current bypoll in the constituency, on Monday ruled out an impact of Team Anna's campaign against the party. As the counting for the seat kicked off, the Congress candidate said, "There will be no effect of...
  • Hisar bypolls: The contenders October 17, 2011

    Hisar: The results for the Hisar bypolls for the Lok Sabha seat will be announced on Monday. It remains to be seen whether Team Anna's campaign against the Congress will be effective. The candidates in the fray: Jai Prakash of the Congress is a threetime MP from Hisar. He finished third...
  • Shaurya Chakra for Sergeant who died saving others August 14, 2007

    New Delhi: On the eve of Independence Day this year, Sergeant Jai Prakash Shukla, Clerk General Duties, has been awarded Shaurya Chakra (Posthumous) for displaying exceptional courage in the face of severe adversity with disregard to his personal safety in attempting to rescue fellow citizens. Barmer district of Rajasthan experienced incessant...
  • Emergency was good for India: Lalu April 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday justified the imposition of Emergency in 1975 saying, it was necessary for curbing indiscipline in the country and creating national leaders like me. Indiscipline like recent utterances by Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackarey against President A P J Abdul Kalam...