Jitin Prasada

  • Release payments of farmers' sugarcane dues: Jitin to Akhilesh 09-02-2014 05:38 PM

    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...
  • SP and BJP behind the Muzaffarnagar communal violence, says Union Minister Prasada 30-09-2013 06:11 PM

    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...
  • Rahul Gandhi removes all zonal presidents from UP Cong 20-05-2013 06:50 PM

    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 28-10-2012 10:18 PM

    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 15-11-2011 11:01 PM

    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...
  • Is UP now a make or break campaign for Rahul? 14-11-2011 11:15 PM

    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 14-11-2011 09:25 PM

    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....
  • UP: Cong leader justifies thrashing protesters 14-11-2011 07:30 PM

    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....
  • Cong leaders thrash protesters at Rahul's rally 14-11-2011 05:10 PM

    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...
  • People responsible for the making of Rahul Gandhi 20-05-2009 11:42 PM

    Rahul Gandhi is now seemingly in a league of his own. ...
  • Congress plays Dalit-Brahmin card in Uttar Pradesh 13-04-2008 01:08 PM

    Melbourne: Impressed by the Australian team's dominance of India in the ongoing Test series, former national coach Tim Nielsen said the side could regain the top spot in world cricket within 12 months. Nielsen had to step down after England crushed Australia 3-1 in the last Ashes series and South...