Swami Prasad Maurya

  • Uproar in UP House over rising cases of crime against women, communal violence June 30, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue of rising cases of crime against women and communal violence in the state, with opposition BSP and BJP staging separate walkouts during Question Hour. As soon as the Question Hour began, agitated BSP members voiced serious concern over rising crime...
  • Legislators Condemn Maurya For Allegation Against Speaker June 30, 2014

    Leader of Opposition in UP Assembly Swami Prasad Maurya (BSP) on Monday accused Speaker of being biased towards the state government, a statement which was later condemned by members cutting across party lines. During the Question Hour when discussion on law and order was going on, Maurya said that Speaker Mata...
  • BSP stages walkout over non-appointment of primary teachers June 24, 2014

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members on Tuesday staged a walkout in the legislative assembly alleging that the state government was not serious in appointment of primary teachers. The walkout was staged during the question hour when leader of Opposition, Swami Prasad Maurya sought to know the time frame of appointment of...
  • Akhilesh government has failed on all fronts: BSP June 18, 2014

    Slamming the Akhilesh Yadav government for its "failure on all fronts", the BSP on Wednesday said just changing officials looking after the law and order situation would serve no purpose till the chief minister was not clear in his intentions. "The chief minister's intentions are not clear...He can change as many...
  • Uttar Pradesh budget session from June 19 likely to be stormy June 18, 2014

    The spate of rapes and political murders in Uttar Pradesh is likely to dominate the month-long budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature which begins on June 19. Opposition parties have chalked out strategies to attack the government on law and order front and raise issues like power scarcity and plight...
  • Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident lightens UP Assembly mood February 24, 2014

    Amid heated debates, light moments were witnessed in UP Assembly on Monday as Opposition leader Swami Prasad Maurya raked up Minister Azam Khan's buffalo-theft incident to highlight the worsening condition of law and order in the state. Speaking on the dismal law and order situation in the state, Maurya told Khan...
  • Cheques issued under welfare schemes by UP government bouncing September 5, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav government's welfare schemes are in shambles. Several cheques issued by the Akhilesh Yadav government to the beneficiaries of different welfare schemes have bounced causing acute embarrassment to the state officials. Many cheques issued under the Kanya Vidyadhan Yojna for girl students who have passed...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to present UP budget for 2013-2014 today February 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will present his second budget in the state Assembly on Tuesday amid allegation of non-spending of funds sanctioned during the previous budget. The BSP, BJP and Congress are ready to corner the ruling party alleging that though the financial year is coming to...
  • BSP warns of another food grains scam in UP August 30, 2012

    Lucknow: Warning the Uttar Pradesh government of another food grains scam, the BSP on Thursday claimed massive irregularities have come to light in wheat purchases in five districts of the state. "There is every possibility of another food grains scam like the one in 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 worth Rs 50,000 crores...
  • SP govt run by various 'parallel CMs': BSP June 25, 2012

    Lucknow: Accusing the ruling SP of having failed on all fronts after it assumed office 100 days ago, BSP on Sunday alleged that the government was in a state of confusion due to various "parallel Chief Ministers". "Problems could have been controlled and announcements given a formal...
  • UP Polls: BSP president involved in tiff February 11, 2012

    Kushinagar: Uttar Pradesh BSP president Swami Prasad Maurya was on Saturday involved in a tiff with security personnel after they allegedly prevented him from entering a polling centre, officials said. The incident occurred when Maurya tried to enter the polling centre at Tulsi school in Kushinagar to oversee the election process...