Pl Punia

  • BSP chief Mayawati hits out at Congress for opposing caste based quota 05-02-2014 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Slamming senior Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi for his statement against caste-based reservations, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday demanded that the party must make its stand clear on the issue. "A senior Congress leader has given a statement on reservation, this can't be an individual's opinion, but the party's...
  • Political reactions on Modi's comment on his PM ambition 05-09-2013 04:29 PM

    Political reactions poured in over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's comment that he has no intentions of becoming the Prime Minister. While BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi maintained that Modi's motive was to serve the people of India, Congress leaders said that it was not Modi but BJP which should take...
  • Ashis Nandy a criminal, should be arrested: PL Punia 28-01-2013 03:45 PM

    Punia said Ashis Nandy has disgraced many with his comment where he allegedly said that SC, ST and OBC people were "most corrupt". ...
  • Parl will make law, not Anna, says Punia 22-12-2011 02:08 PM

    Congress MP PL Punia lashed out at Anna Hazare on Thursday saying Parliament will make law, not Anna. Criticising the activist, Punia said that Anna could not flout parliamentary norms. ...
  • CJI asked to look into judge's claims of harassment 02-11-2011 02:17 PM

    Madras High Court Justice Karnan specifically mentioned caste as a reason for his harassment. ...
  • 'Policemen raped 7 women in Bhatta-Parsaul' 22-08-2011 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) claims that seven women of Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida were raped by policemen during the agitation against land acquisition in May 2011. NCSC Chairman PL Punia says that the women have claimed in an affidavit and also in...
  • Hazare's campaign a threat to Constitution: Punia 20-08-2011 11:10 PM

    Lucknow: Chairman of SC/ST Commission PL Punia on Saturday alleged that the Constitution was facing "threat" due to the campaign launched by social activist Anna Hazare. "Constitution is facing threat due to the campaign launched by Hazare," said Punia. "What would happen when some people start fast unto death demanding...
  • 'Aarakshan' needs more editing: SC/ST panel 10-08-2011 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Chairman of the SC/ST commission PL Punia got a pre-screening of Prakash Jhas "Aarakshan" and sought to play super censor, saying there were objectionable dialogues. But the Censor Board chief Leela Samson was categorical and the movie will be released without any further cuts. The film releases...
  • Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' anti-dalit: PL Punia 23-07-2011 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia criticised Prakash Jha's forthcoming film 'Aarakshan' and called it 'anti-dalit'. Filmmaker Prakash Jha has defended his soon to be released film which stars Amitabh Bachchan. He had asked the Film Censor Board for permission to watch the...
  • Orissa: Dalit MP denied entry in temple 25-06-2011 09:10 AM

    Puri: The chairman of the National Commission for Schedule Castes was denied entry at a temple in Puri. PL Punia, who is a Dalit himself, was allowed entry just till the compound, but found the main temple doors shut. The Congress MP has said that he will take up the...