JITIN PRASADA

  • Release payments of farmers' sugarcane dues: Jitin to Akhilesh February 9, 2014

    Union Minister Jitin Prasada has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav demanding immediate payments of outstanding sugarcane dues of farmers. In his letter, the Minister of State for Human Resources and Development alleged that the sugar units of the district were exploiting the cane farmers denying them...
  • SP and BJP behind the Muzaffarnagar communal violence, says Union Minister Prasada September 30, 2013

    Union minister Jitin Prasada, on Monday, alleged both the Samajwadi Party and the BJP were behind the Muzaffarnagar communal violence. Talking to reporters in Jounpur, he accused both the parties of spreading hatred to garner votes in coming lok Sabha polls. "Both SP and BJP are devoid of any programmes and are...
  • Rahul Gandhi removes all zonal presidents from UP Cong May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid mounting complaints to Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Monday removed all the eight zonal presidents in Uttar Pradesh including two Union Ministers RPN Singh and Jitin Prasada and CWC member Rasheed Masood and brought in local leaders in their place. Zonal presidents who faced the axe included senior...
  • MoS Sports Jitendra Singh will be also MoS Defence October 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Jitendra Singh, who became the Minister of State (MoS) with Independent Charge of Youth Affairs and Sports ministry in the Cabinet reshuffle, will also hold charge as MoS in the Defence ministry, it was officially stated on Sunday night. In a new communique issued by the Rashtrapati Bhawan,...
  • FIR against Cong leaders for assaulting people November 15, 2011

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed against union ministers Jitin Prasada, RPN Singh and Congress MLA Pramod Tiwari for assaulting alleged opposition workers. The three senior Congress leaders were caught on camera on Monday, kicking alleged opposition workers for breaching the security and making an attempt to come near Congress...
  • Is UP now a make or break campaign for Rahul? November 14, 2011

    The Congress hopes to ride on Rahul's charisma, but the BSP and Samajwadi Party are very tough and strong opponents. ...
  • Rahul hits the campaign trail in UP, kicks up row November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday literally 'kicked up' a controversy in Uttar Pradesh after its senior leaders, including union ministers, were caught on camera kicking protesters who allegedly breached Rahul Gandhi's security cordon in Phulpur. The day has seen another controversy too just after the first incident took place. Rahul...
  • UP: Cong leader justifies thrashing protesters November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress leader Pramod Tiwari who kicked protestors waving black flag against Rahul Gandhi on Monday justified his actions saying that the Uttar Pradesh government should be blamed for BSP workers trying to attack Rahul. Tiwari said that the BSP activists should have waved black flag outside the barricade. The Congress...
  • Cong leaders thrash protesters at Rahul's rally November 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jitin Prasada allegedly kicked protestors who were waving black flag against Rahul Gandhi. Before the Phulpur rally on Monday, Congressmen Jitin Prasada and Pramod Tewari were seen hitting two suspected Samajwadi Party workers in Rahul Gandhi's presence. Both Prasada, who also happens to be a Union Minister,...
  • People responsible for the making of Rahul Gandhi May 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, being credited by everyone starting from the Prime Minister himself, is now seemingly in a league of his own. So how did the young shy boy of 2004 metamorphose into a smart and strategically sound politician in 2009? ...
  • SP changes mind, to contest against Jitin Prasada March 14, 2009

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday announced its candidate from Dhaurara parliamentary constituency, one of the six seats which it had said it will leave for Congress following a deadlock over seat sharing in Uttar Pradesh. The SP has fielded Om Prakash Gupta against Union Minister Jitin Prasada who will...
  • Congress plays DalitBrahmin card in Uttar Pradesh April 13, 2008

    New Delhi: In an attempt to reclaim its support base in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party is wooing upper castes along with Dalits. The party expects that the recent induction of 34yearold Jitin Prasada into the central council of ministers will send a positive signal to the upper castes in...