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...
  • Can the congress distance itself from Jagan Reddy? May 21, 2013

    In a dramatic development, Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P Sabita Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy, late on Sunday night submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy. ...
  • 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...
  • Jagan DA case: Under pressure from the Oppn, 2 AP ministers resign May 20, 2013

    Hyderabad: In a dramatic development, Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P Sabita Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister D Prasada Rao, who were named as accused in disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy, late on Sunday night submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy. The two...
  • Protests against Sri Lanka have taken form of terrorism: Envoy March 20, 2013

    Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasada Kariyawasam spoke to CNN-IBN and slammed the US-sponsored resolution against the island country by calling it "unnecessary". He added that the protesters demonstrating against Sri Lanka are all "uninformed" and their agitations have taken form of "terrorism". ...
  • Resolution against Sri Lanka 'unnecessary', says country's envoy March 18, 2013

    Sri Lankan envoy to India Prasada Kariyawasam called resolution against the island country unnecessary and said it will create ill-will among certain communities. He also said that those protesting against Sri Lanka in Tamil Nadu are taking the form of terrorism. ...
  • SL envoy compares Tamil Nadu protests to terrorism March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasada Kariyawasam on Monday compared the protests in Tamil Nadu against war crimes in Sri Lanka to terrorism and said the country will oppose any resolution against its army. Talking to CNN-IBN, the Sri Lankan High Commissioner said, "Resolution on Sri Lanka in UN...
  • Kannada actor Pradeep to star in 'Rangan Style' March 17, 2013

    It is four years of wait for the young and handsome actor Pradeep to turn an independent hero. However, the film 'Parol' did not bring him cheers and the sundry roles in Krishnan Love Story, Sri Harikathe, Aata, Kempe Gowda, Chingari in Kannada film industry kept him in circulation but did...
  • Action king Arjun awarded as the best male actor March 15, 2013

    Action king Arjun has been awarded as the Best Actor, for his Kannada film 'Prasada'. However, the actor has an enviable career of more than a hundred films to his credit, across languages like Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. Though he is renowned for his action skills, the movie that...
  • Jagan DA case: AP cabinet rejects CBI plea to probe minister November 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has rejected the plea of the Central Bureau of Investigation to prosecute Roads and Buildings Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao in connection with the disproportionate assets case against YSR Congress leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy. The Cabinet will recommend the Governor to turn down the plea. Rao has...
  • 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,...
  • Jagan case: AP minister appears before CBI court September 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Minister for Roads and Buildings Dharmana Prasada Rao, an accused in the case pertaining to alleged quid-pro-quo deals involving YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Tuesday appeared before a special CBI court in Hyderabad. The minister and two senior IAS officers, also accused in the...
  • AP: Dharmana fails to get CM's assurance September 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Roads and buildings minister Dharmana Prasada Rao, whose resignation is pending with chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, seems to have not got any assurance form him that the government will rescue him from the CBI charges pertaining to the Vanpic aspect of assets case against YS Jagan Mohan...
  • Telangana Cong slams Dharmana panel report July 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: Even as Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has swung into action to implement the recommendations of Dharmana Prasada Rao-led ministerial committee, Congress leaders of Telangana have slammed the report saying it was absurd to look for ways to strengthen the party without first resolving the separate statehood issue,...
  • Arjun to direct Kannada movie Dhruva June 22, 2012

    Waiting for the reports from the media and general public reaction the top Tamil action Kind Arjun has decided to take up direction in Kannada this time. Last he was seen as an actor in Ashok Kheney's 'Prasada' a well made emotional film. Now Arjun to Tamil and Arjun Sarja to...
  • DA case: CBI may grill 4 more AP ministers June 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Four Andhra Pradesh ministers may come under the CBI scanner for their alleged role in issuing controversial government orders that have become the basis for filing a case against YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. Jagan was arrested in an alleged disproportionate assets case on May 27 after being...
  • CBI questions Andhra minister in Jagan case April 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday questioned a Cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh for eight hours in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy. Minister for Roads and Buildings D Prasada Rao was questioned by CBI sleuths in two sittings through...
  • 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,...
  • BP Rao: On maintaining the growth momentum October 28, 2011

    Name: B Prasada Rao Profile: Chairman and Managing Director, BHEL Age: 57 Why he won for proving that a public sector company can hold its own in the face of stiff competition from India as well as overseas. And for cutting through bottlenecks to grab new opportunities in a growing economy. When I...
  • 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 20, 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 Dalit-Brahmin 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 34-year-old Jitin Prasada into the central council of ministers will send a positive signal to the upper castes in...