Shashank Shekhar

  • Jharkhand assembly speaker given Z category security 04-03-2014 09:05 PM

    Jharkhand assembly speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta has been accorded Z category security and the legislators of the state have been kept above the chief secretary in protocol, it was announced on Tuesday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Singh announced the protocol of the speaker and the state legislators in the assembly....
  • UP ex-cabinet secretary accused of scam 03-01-2013 01:29 PM

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  • NREGA irregularities: Maya hits back at Ramesh 19-11-2011 02:55 PM

    Lucknow: Hitting back at Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh over the MNREGA irregularities issue, UP Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday asked if any other state was being "harassed" in a similar manner and whether such an environment was being created "deliberately". Questioning as to how so many shortcomings have surfaced...
  • Explain Cabinet Secy's appointment: SC to Maya 15-07-2011 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: A week after the Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Uttar Pradesh government for acquiring the Greater Noida land for housing projects, the apex court on Friday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government on the appointment of state Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh. The Supreme Court asked...
  • 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 CMO case: Mayawati aide under scanner 23-06-2011 10:39 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh confirmed that the postmortem of Dr Yogendra Singh Sachan was videographed and a total of 9 wounds were found on the body. ...
  • Nine wounds found on Sachan's body: UP govt 23-06-2011 09:49 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government is on the defensive, with Opposition parties quick to question the police's suicide theory - blaming the Mayawati govvernment for trying to hush up the case. Giving the details of the report of the autopsy on the body of deputy Chief Medical Officer Y S Sachan,...
  • Rahul's claim of murder, rape false: UP govt 19-05-2011 06:52 PM

    Lucknow: The Mayawati government has hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his claims that several farmers were killed during the farmers' agitation in Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida and their bodies burnt to destroy the evidence of police atrocities. Mayawati has launched a counter offensive against Rahul Gandhi....
  • Mayawati plays safe by removing UP's top official 01-03-2008 11:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper Jacques Kallis has urged his team to come up with an improved performance in the main round of the Champions League Twenty20. Obviously I was very pleased to qualify for the next round because that was the main objective. So, I am very pleased. But...
  • Kidney racket claims top UP officer's job 01-03-2008 05:29 PM

    Hyderabad: Alankara Silva and Janaka Gunaratne took 3 wickets each as Ruhunu XI beat Leicestershire Foxes by 4 runs in the fifth qualifying match of the Champions League Twenty20 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Both teams came in looking for their first win, hoping to make...
  • UP's Cabinet Secy runs into trouble 02-06-2007 10:14 AM

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