PL PUNIA

  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • UPA appointees targeted: Mamta Sharma, Karan Singh, PL Punia to quit? June 19, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government, which aims at wiping out all political appointees from the UPA government, has now asked the heads of National Commission for Women, SC/ST Commission and Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR) to step down from their respective posts, say sources. ...
  • Will follow BJP's order and work under Modi's leadership: Priyanka Rawat May 20, 2014

    Priyanka Singh Rawat, who defeated Congress's PL Punia in Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha elections said that the BJP members will work under the leadership of Narendra Modi. ...
  • Congress demands action against Ramdev for his honeymoon remark against Rahul April 29, 2014

    The Congress said that yoga expert Ramdev was openly with BJP and he gave a statement against Rahul Gandhi to impress Narendra Modi. "Action must be taken against him for his remarks against Rahul Gandhi and he should be put behind bars," Congress leader PL Punia said. ...
  • BSP chief Mayawati hits out at Congress for opposing caste based quota February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming senior Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi for his statement against castebased 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 stand....
  • Political reactions on Modi's comment on his PM ambition September 5, 2013

    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 January 28, 2013

    Condemning sociologist Ashis Nandy's controversial remark against SC, ST and OBC, National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman PL Punia on Monday said that he is disgraced people with his comment and should be arrested. ...
  • Nandy should be arrested for his remarks: PL Punia January 28, 2013

    New Delhi/Jaipur: Sharp reactions continued to pour in even two days after sociologist Ashis Nandy made a controversial remark against SC, ST and OBC at the Jaipur Literature Festival. Condemning Nandy's statement, National Commission for Scheduled Caste chairman PL Punia said on Monday that Nandy had committed a crime and...
  • 'Wrong to connect incidents of violence in UP with SP' March 10, 2012

    Bhadohi: Scheduled Castes panel chairperson PL Punia on Friday said it was wrong to ink the recent incidents of violence with SP as the party has not formed the government yet. "SP has not yet formed its government and it is wrong to ink it with...
  • Parl will make law, not Anna, says Punia December 22, 2011

    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 November 2, 2011

    Madras High Court Justice Karnan specifically mentioned caste as a reason for his harassment. ...
  • 'Policemen raped 7 women in BhattaParsaul' August 22, 2011

    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 a...
  • Hazare's campaign a threat to Constitution: Punia August 20, 2011

    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 August 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chairman of the SC/ST commission PL Punia got a prescreening 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...
  • Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' antidalit: PL Punia July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia criticised Prakash Jha's forthcoming film 'Aarakshan' and called it 'antidalit'. 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 June 25, 2011

    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...