Naseemuddin Siddiqui

  • BSP members walk out from UP Council July 1, 2014

    Enraged over the issue of inclusion of 17 backward castes into the Scheduled Caste category by the Uttar Pradesh government, Opposition BSP members on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Vidhan Parishad, asking why it was not done so far. During Question Hour, BSP member Husna Siddiqui asked whether an announcement...
  • BSP raises issue of rape of minor sisters in UP Legislative Council June 26, 2014

    The issue of rape of two sisters in Badaut area of Bagpath district was raised in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council by BSP members, who demanded a debate over the matter and immediate arrest of the accused. Raising the matter during Zero hour through an adjournment notice, the BSP members said...
  • UP Legislative Council briefly adjourned over law and order situation in the state June 23, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council was on Monday briefly adjourned following uproar by Opposition over prevailing law and order situation in the state. The issue was raised by BSP and BJP members through adjournment notice demanding a debate on the subject. Om Prakash Sharma of the Teachers' Group alleged that there...
  • Opposition stages walkout from UP Legislative Council over law and order situation February 20, 2014

    Opposition parties including BSP,BJP and Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from Uttar PradeshLegislative Council accusing the SP government of not beingserious on the issue of law and order in the state.The issue was raised by all three parties through anadjournment notice during the zero hour demanding a debate onthe...
  • 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...
  • Senior BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui receives death threats November 12, 2013

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui has received death threats on phone, police said on Tuesday. A complaint has been lodged with police by the personal staff of Siddiqui, one of the closest aides of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. In the complaint, the...
  • Taj corridor: SC seeks to review former order refusing to prosecute Maya January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Taj corridor case is likely to be back to haunt former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. The Supreme Court has said that it wants to take a second look at the order of the then UP governor TV Rajeswar's who had refused permission...
  • Allahabad High Court to hear plea in Taj corridor case January 11, 2013

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court is set to hear a petition challenging erstwhile Uttar Pradesh Governor TV Rajeswar's refusal to grant sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute formerUP chief minister Mayawati and her cabinet colleague Naseemuddin Siddiqui in the alleged Taj corridor...
  • Maya rules out CBI probe against trusted minister February 27, 2012

    Lucknow: Rejecting the state Lokayukta's recommendation for a CBI probe against her most trusted minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday contended that the nature of the charges against the minister did not merit such a probe. Lokayukta Justice (retd) NK Mehrotra said he would now approach the...
  • Cong, BJP, SP fighting together against us: BSP January 7, 2012

    Bhadohi: Senior Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader and PWD minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui on Saturday said main opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are fighting together against the ruling party in the state assembly election and asked party workers to be adequately prepared for this. "Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party...
  • Centre's funds siphoned off by UP ministers: Rahul December 17, 2011

    Ramabai Nagar: Firing a fresh salvo at the BSPled Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, Congress leader Rahul on Saturday alleged the money meant for Bundelkhand farmers was misused by minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui. Addressing a rally on the last day of his fiveday mass contact programme...
  • Maya's key confidante under Lokayukta's scanner December 14, 2011

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's confidante and high profile multiportfolio minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui is now under the Lok Ayukta's scanner, the fifth minister in the state to be probed for corruption. "A case has been formally registered against cabinet minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui following multiple complaints against him," the Lokayukta, Justice...
  • PIL seeks Mayawati's prosecution in Taj case January 4, 2011

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday fixed January 11 as the next date of hearing of PILs seeking prosecution of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and her Cabinet minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui in Taj Corridor case. The date was fixed by Justices Abdul Mateen and YK Sangal after...
  • Cong, BSP at loggerheads over bridge inauguration in UP March 28, 2010

    Lucknow: Inauguration of a bridge over the Ganga river in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency, Rae Bareli, has become a bone of contention between Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress party. Each of the five Congress legislators belonging to Rae Bareli on Wednesday expressed strong...