KANSHIRAM

  • Centre considering Bharat Ratna for former PM Vajpayee, BSP founder Kanshiram: sources August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government is considering to honour former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna award. Names of other icons including Bahujan Samaj Party founder (BSP) Kanshiram are also under consideration for the highest civilian honour. The announcement is...
  • 4 'drunk' police constables misbehave with women, suspended August 14, 2013

    Four police constables, who were allegedly in an inebriated state, misbehaved with some women in Meerut district prompting the authorities to suspend them, police said on Wednesday. Constables Surendra Tewatia, Manoj Kumar, Lakhmi Singh and Neeraj Pundir posted with the Kharkhauda police station have been suspended by the SSP for allegedly...
  • UP govt cancels holiday on Kanshiram's death anniversary October 6, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled the public holiday on the death anniversary of BSP founder Kanshiram on October 9. A circular has been issued to all the district magistrates in the state in this regard, official sources said on Saturday. In fact, Azamgarh DM Pranjal Yadav on Saturday issued...
  • Dissident BJP leader Keshubhai quits party August 4, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Dissident Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Keshubhai Patel quit the party on Saturday. The former Gujarat chief minister is scheduled to hold a press conference at 4.30 pm in Gandhinagar on Saturday. Keshubhai, who has twice been the chief minister has been vocal in his criticism of Chief Minister...
  • UP: Mayawati blames Centre for lack of funds February 10, 2012

    Varanasi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati at a rally in Varanasi on Friday attacked the Congress government for not releasing the funds asked for development projects in the state. Mayawati said the State Government is not being given funds by the Central Government. "We have started many schemes...
  • UP: scam in Mayawati's homeforpoor project November 30, 2011

    Noida: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's biggest project till date, 'Kanshiram Awaas Yojna', is under the scanner. The project is aimed at giving thousands of free lowcost homes to the poor in the cities of Uttar Pradesh. CNNIBN has learnt that the flats are being handed to millionaires instead. Noida...
  • Train derails in Uttar Pradesh, driver critical September 24, 2010

    Lucknow: A driver of the Rohilkhand Express was critically injured after the train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar district on Friday morning, police said. The engine and two coaches of the train, heading to Lucknow from Kasganj in Kanshiram Nagar, derailed near the Nagaria railway station and fell into floodwaters...
  • Who is Mayawatis heir? Its not apparent August 9, 2008

    Lucknow: She's kept everybody guessing but informed sources say the heir apparent is around 36 and a member of the Uttar Pradesh legislative council. Mayawati has been discussing with her inner circle if she should encourage this young Dalit leader. The baton had to be passed on to a Dalit...
  • UP govt confers Kanshiram Sports Award on Praveen March 5, 2008

    Lucknow: Hailing the victory of Indian cricket team in oneday triseries against Australia, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced to confer upon the pretigious Kanshiram Sports Award on Praveen Kumar, the Team India member from the state who was instrumental in his team's victory. Praveen, hailing from Meerut, was named...
  • Profile: Rise and rise of Mayawati May 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Once upon a time Mayawati was a angry young woman and a firebrand championing the Dalit movement in pink chiffon suits Mentored by the a Sikh Kanshiram, Maywati learnt the tricks of the realpolitik over the many breakfasts they had in the early days in politics. Mayawati first became the...