Babu Singh Kushwaha

  • NRHM scam: SC refuses to grant bail to exUP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha July 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court refused to grant bail to former UP cabinet minister Babu Singh Kushwaha in the multicrore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam om Thursday. A bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and N V Ramana refused to entertain his plea, saying the allegations against him are very grave and...
  • NRHM scam: HC rejects bail plea of exUP minister, another accused February 10, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and another accused in the multicrore NRHM scam. They are facing trial before a CBI court for alleged irregularities in the implementation of the scheme during the previous Mayawati government in the state. Justice...
  • Naseemuddin, Kushwaha among 19 booked in Dalit memorial scam January 2, 2014

    BSP chief Mayawati's close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha were among 19 people booked on Wednesday for their alleged role in Rs 1,400 crore scam in construction of Dalit memorials and parks in Uttar Pradesh. Along with the two former BSP ministers, former joint director of mining...
  • UP government gives nod to lodge cases against exBSP Ministers December 5, 2013

    UP government has given the nod for lodging cases against Mayawati's close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and another former Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha for alleged irregularities in construction of memorials during the previous BSP regime. The government has ordered the vigilance establishment to lodge cases against 21 persons, including Siddiqui and NRHM...
  • Dalit memorial scam: Akhilesh says UP govt will follow the law May 21, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that the state government will do everything possible under the law in the Dalit Memorial scam case in which close aides of BSP chief Mayawati have been indicted. While Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta NK Mehrotra had said that there is no evidence against...
  • UP govt laud Lokayukta for exposing memorial scam May 21, 2013

    Lucknow: The ruling Samajwadi Party on Monday said that all those indicted by Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta, for syphoning off public money in construction of memorials during the BSP regime, would be punished according to the law. In a statement issued here, SP spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said that Lokayukta, vigilance and...
  • Dalit Memorial scam: UP Lokayukta asks Maya aides to pay Rs 1,400 cr May 20, 2013

    Lucknow: In a huge setback for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, the state government has named the BSP chief's key confidant in its report on the Dalit Memorial Scam and asked for a Rs 1,400 crore compensation. The UP Lokayukta, NK Mehrotra, has named Mayawati's key aide former minister...
  • 'Kushwaha wanted to put bribe money into college' August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam accused Babu Singh Kushwaha was apparently planning to invest the alleged bribe money received by him into an engineering college and had set up two trusts for the purpose, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources have claimed. Kushwaha, who is in judicial...
  • NRHM scam: CBI raids in UP June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids in three places in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the NRHM scam. The raids were conducted at the residential premises of former UP health minister Anant Mishra in Lucknow and Kanpur. The action came after an FIR was filed...
  • CBI claims to have cracked UP's NRHM scam June 1, 2012

    Lucknow: The Rs 5,700-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam is now knocking on the doors of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources have told CNN-IBN that the Mayawati government split the Health Ministry to facilitate the appointment of...
  • CBI files another chargesheet in NRHM scam May 31, 2012

    Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed another chargesheet in the Rs 5,700-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam of Uttar Pradesh. The chargesheet has been filed against former health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and BSP MLA Ram Prasad Jaiswal in connection with the alleged irregularities in...
  • NRHM scam: Judicial custody of Kushwaha extended May 17, 2012

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court has extended by 14 days the judicial custody of former Uttar Pradesh health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and eight others, arrested for their alleged roles in the multi-crore NRHM scam. All the accused were brought from Dasna district jail to the court and were produced before...
  • ED registers money laundering case against Kushwaha April 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has registered 14 separate cases under anti-money laundering laws against former UP family Welfare Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and others in the alleged financial irregularities in the NRHM scam. The CBI, which had registered 13 FIRs in the same case, has already filed three charge sheets...
  • UP: CBI files first chargesheet in NRHM scam April 4, 2012

    Ghaziabad: CBI on Tuesday filed its first chargesheet in connection with alleged irregularities in the upgradation of 134 hospitals in Uttar Pradesh under the National Rural Health Mission accusing five former government officials, two companies and two others in the case. The agency did not include the names of former family...
  • Babu Singh Kushwaha alleges torture in CBI custody March 15, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha has alleged that he was "tortured" in CBI custody during interrogations. "CBI tortured us during interrogations for ten days," said the sacked BSP minister, while he along with another accused, former BSP MLA Ram Pratap Jaiswal, were being...
  • UP NRHM scam: Kushwaha, Ex-MLA sent to jail March 13, 2012

    Ghaziabad: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ghaziabad on Tuesday remanded former Uttar Pradesh Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and former BSP MLA Ram Prakash Jaiswal in judicial custody for 14 days in the multi-crore rupee NRHM scam in the state. The two politicians, arrested on March 3, were...
  • Babu Singh Kushwaha's bail plea withdrawn March 6, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Two days after former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha was arrested by the CBI in the multi-crore NRHM scam, his bail petition was withdrawn on Monday from a local court. The defence counsel had filed the petition seeking bail for Kushwaha at a CBI...
  • Kushwaha appears before judge, claims innocence March 4, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Former Uttar Pradesh Minister for Health and Family Planning Babu Singh Kushwaha appeared before a CBI judge and denied his involvement in the NRHM scam. Kushwaha said that he was not in a position to finalise the decisions about allocation of funds and work being assigned to companies and...
  • Main accused in NRHM scam left out: BJP March 3, 2012

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha was on Saturday arrested in connection with National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. ...
  • NRHM scam: Kushwaha, Jaiswal sent to CBI custody March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and BSP MLA Ram Prasad Jaiswal were on Saturday sent to CBI custody for ten days in connection with National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. The arrest of Kushwaha, who crossed over to BJP after being sacked as Family Welfare minister came...
  • Kushwaha case: UP Lokayukta gets HC notice February 22, 2012

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta directing him to file his reply on a writ petition challenging recommendation of a CBI probe against former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha in graft cases. The order was passed by the Lucknow bench comprising Justices Devi Prasad Singh...
  • Babu Singh Kushwaha now under ED scanner January 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate, India's premier probe agency for money laundering, is studying the alleged multi-crore Uttar Pradesh rural health scam and may register cases against the accused, including Babu Singh Kushwaha whose membership of the BJP has been suspended. According to sources, the Enforcement Directorate has started going through...
  • BJP may avoid campaigning for tainted nominees January 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leaders like LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj, Murli Manohar Joshi and others who are opposed to the decision of giving tickets to tainted leaders may avoid campaigning for such candidates as they feel the step has weakened the opposition's fight against corruption. While Advani has spoken strongly against...
  • Vinay Katiyar justifies induction of Kushwaha January 7, 2012

    Lucknow: Justifying induction of tainted former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha into BJP, party vice-president Vinay Katiyar on Saturday said he was brought in as an approver like a government witness. "Like government witness, Babu Singh Kushwaha has been brought in as a witness," Katiyar told reporters here. Katiyar said one...
  • First look within your own party: BJP to Rahul January 7, 2012

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday reacted sharply to Rahul Gandhi's comments on tainted former Uttar Pradesh Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, saying he should first look within his own party which has become a "mine of corruption". "Rahul Gandhi should not give such sermons. He should remember that the Congress hand is...
  • I deny Rahul's statement: Kushwaha to CNN-IBN January 7, 2012

    Congress General Secretary claimed that Kushwaha approached the Congress for a ticket, but the party did not give him one. ...
  • Suspend my membership: Kushwaha to BJP January 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha on Saturday wrote to BJP president Nitin Gadkari demanding that his membership should be suspended from the the party. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Kushwaha said, "Yes I accept that I have written a letter to Gadkari and told him till I...
  • CBI arrests ex-UP govt official in NRHM scam January 7, 2012

    Lucknow: CBI on Saturday arrested a former official of Uttar Pradesh Government-owned public sector unit for his alleged involvement in the Rs 10,000 crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. Sources said the accused, GK Batra, former Managing Director of M/s Shreeton India, was arrested following ay-long intensive interrogation by agency...
  • No question of being scared of anyone: Congress January 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress said it will remain in ministry despite Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee saying door was open for it to quit the alliance. Congress Spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi speaking on Congress-TMC alliance on Saturday said that there may be disagreements between both parties but these are part...
  • No rift within the BJP, says Uma Bharti January 7, 2012

    BJP's star campaigner Uma Bharti has played down differences within the party over the inclusion of tainted former BSP MLA Babu Singh Kushwaha. ...