Raja Bhaiyya

  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP Zia-ul-Haq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to re-investigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • LS polls: Beni Prasad Verma eyes second term from Gonda May 6, 2014

    Union minister Beni Prasad Verma, known for his barbs not only against his political opponents but also against his own party, is eyeing a second consecutive term from this seat, where caste affiliations are likely to play a crucial role. Polling in the constituency, which has over 17 lakh voters, will...
  • Another case slapped on Raja Bhaiyya on witness's complaint April 7, 2013

    Lucknow: Another case was filed against former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya, the accused in killing of a village headman and a police officer, on Saturday when a prime eyewitness accused him of intimidation and threatening his life. The case was registered at the Sangramgarh...
  • Kunda killings: UP govt to transfer officers from 4 stations April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to order the transfer of all the policemen, including four Station House Officers or SHOs in Kunda in Pratapgarh district in connection with the triple murders. The order comes after the CBI asked for their transfer since they believe that they're...
  • Kunda murders: CBI questions Raja Bhaiyya's cousin March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI on Saturday questioned Akshay Pratap Singh, cousin of former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh who is popularly known as Raja Bhaiyya, in the murder case of Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq. Akshay is member of state legislative council and a MLC from Samajwadi Party. CBI sources said Singh...
  • Court scraps police's closure report against UP Minister Ambika Chaudhary March 5, 2013

    Ballia: In fresh trouble for the UP government, a local court has rejected a closure report filed by the police in an alleged embezzlement case involving sitting revenue minister Ambika Chaudhary. This comes close on the heels of Raghuraj Pratap Singh, alias Raja Bhaiyya, who was holding the portfolio...
  • Raja Bhaiya gets prison dept in the UP Cabinet March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Not surprising that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who had promised that law and order will be his government's priority, inducted controversial MLA Raja Bhaiya in the Cabinet. But to give him prison department was a shocker indeed! He will also be in charge of food and...
  • UP: Akhilesh keeps bulk of ministries for himself March 18, 2012

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday kept the bulk of ministries, including the key Home and Finance, with him. Interestingly, controversial independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya, who was jailed by previous chief minister Mayawati and against whom there are pending criminal cases of attempt...
  • Akhilesh Yadav's Govt: Is it the old guard in new bottle? March 15, 2012

    The notorious Raja Bhaiyya with several cases against him becomes a minister in the new UP government. ...