PWD Minister

  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • 'Correct your own culture first' Kavita Krishnan on Goa PWD minister's remark July 1, 2014

    AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan strongly condemned the offensive remark made by Goa PWD minister, Sudin Dhavalikar that women going to pubs are against Indian culture. Krishnan said that the BJP should correct its own culture first, before telling others how to behave. Dhavalikar's statement comes at a time, when another...
  • 'Unfortunate' that opposition playing politics on Badaun gangrape case: Shivpal June 3, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government tonight hit back at opposition parties for "indulging in politics" over the Badaun gangrape and murder case of two cousin sisters, and asked them to introspect. Uttar Pradesh PWD minister and SP spokesperson Shivpal Singh Yadav told reporters in Lucknowthat the Government took "immediate and strict action" in...
  • UP minister clarifies 'steal a little' remark August 10, 2012

    Lucknow: Blaming the media for misquoting him, Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav clarified that he did not give any bizarre advice for bureaucrats. Yadav earlier in the day was quoted saying, "I told PWD officials that if you work hard, you can steal...
  • Work hard, steal a little: UP minister to bureaucrats September 30, 2012

    Etah: Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav has given some bizarre advice for bureaucrats. He told district officials in Etah that it's okay to steal a little but not loot as long as they work hard. "I told PWD officials that if you work...
  • Delhi PWD Minister likely to be sacked March 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday and is believed to have told her to remove PWD Minister Rajkumar Chauhan. The Lokayukta has recommended Chauhan's removal for interfering in a tax raid at a South Delhi resort in 2010. Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin's order came...
  • Goa minister beats up guards, makes them kneel August 13, 2009

    Panaji: A Goa cabinet minister allegedly beat up security guards and made them kneel down for 10 minutes as punishment on Wednesday for not letting his nephew near a water reservoir classified as a vital installation, officials disclosed on Thursday. In a written complaint filed on Thursday to the Chief Engineer...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news in India May 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Repolling will be held in twelve booths of the Panchayat bodies in Malda district of West Bengal. Results of the Class X ICSE Board and Class XII ISC Board will be declared on Wednesday. Former Kerala PWD minister, P J Joseph to be chargesheeted for molesting a TV...
  • Rajasthan minister says probe going strong May 17, 2008

    Jaipur: The police are looking to verify the documents of all Bangladeshi immigrants in Jaipur, post the serial blasts on Tuesday. CNNIBN's Parikshit Luthra spoke to Rajasthan's PWD Minister, Rajendra Singh Rathore for more details. Parikshit Luthra: How many Bangladeshis have been detained for questioning? Rajendra Singh Rathore Around 40 Bangladeshis are...