Rita Bahuguna Joshi

  • LS polls: 28 nomination papers rejected in Lucknow 12-04-2014 11:05 AM

    The nomination papers of 28 people who wanted to contest from Lucknow parliamentary constituency have been rejected, officials said on Saturday. The nomination papers were rejected late on Friday, leaving 29 people in the fray, officials said. After a 15-hour long scrutiny that gave anxious moments to even the politically...
  • Nominations for Lucknow parliamentary seat begin today 02-04-2014 09:37 AM

    Nomination process for the prestigious Lucknow parliamentary seat of Uttar Pradesh begins on Wednesday, officials said. The process which will be videographed at the instructions of the Election Commission (EC) will begin at 11 a.m. and will continue till 3 p.m., District Magistrate Raj Shekhar told IANS. While for the...
  • Congress delegation meets UP Governor over attack on party office 01-04-2014 12:29 AM

    A Congress delegation on Monday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi seeking his help in ensuring immediate action on those who attacked and vandalised the party office recently. The delegation, led by senior leader Ram Kishan Dwivedi, in a memorandum to the Governor, cited the sequence of events and stressed...
  • Campaign on hold as UP leaders take Holi break 17-03-2014 10:13 PM

    Canvassing can wait for now! Holi, the festival of colours, on Monday became a "temporary ceasefire", as politics was pushed to the backseat in Uttar Pradesh, and battle-ready leaders took part in celebrations in their constituencies. "It's a big festival and we all enjoy it, so where does the question...
  • UP government says will look into Rita Bahuguna's house arson case 25-02-2014 11:55 PM

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday alleged that a charge sheet was "deliberately" not being filed in her house arson case involving some BSP leaders, prompting the Uttar Pradesh government to assure her that they will look into the matter. "We will look into the matter and will go...
  • MLA seeks action against peers' stripping act in Assembly 21-02-2014 11:55 AM

    A woman legislator in Uttar Pradesh lodged a complaint with the speaker's office over two Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) legislators taking off their shirts in the assembly two days back, officials said on Friday. A complaint was lodged by Apna Dal legislator Anupriya Patel who has sought action against the...
  • Narendra Modi is not a national leader, says Rita Bahuguna Joshi 22-07-2013 03:55 PM

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi agrees with Nobel Laurate Amartya Sen remarks on Gujarat Chief Minister Modi and said whatever Amartya Sen has said is correct. She added Narendra Modi's ideology is communal. His words are anti-national. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Amartya said he doesn't want Modi as...
  • Naxal attack: Impose President's rule in C'garh, says Cong 27-05-2013 07:45 AM

    Allahabad: Flaying the BJP government in Chhattisgarh for Naxal attack on Congress convoy, in which 27 people were killed, party leaders here demanded imposition of President's rule in the Maoist-hit state. Led by MLA Rita Bahuguna Joshi and AICC member Shekhar Bahuguna, Congress leaders on Sunday staged a demonstration at...
  • 'Anna campaign will not have much impact in UP' 03-01-2012 08:52 AM

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its anti-Congress propaganda, UPCC President Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in poll-bound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable...
  • 'Team Anna's poll campaign won't have impact in UP' 03-01-2012 05:49 AM

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its anti-Congress propaganda, UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in poll-bound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable...
  • UP has a government of criminals: Cong 05-11-2011 11:03 AM

    Congress spokesperson Rita Bahuguna Joshi hits out at the Mayawati government for manhandling IPS officer Devendra Dutt Mishra. ...
  • Team Anna making a mistake by being drawn into politics? 19-10-2011 10:37 PM

    Team Anna had announced that they will campaign against Congress in UP polls if a strong Lokpal bill not passed. ...
  • We thought it was malaria: UP Cong on encephalitis 08-10-2011 10:37 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi said that Rahul Gandhi had been sending research teams to the area to find a solution to encephalitis. ...
  • We are not delaying Lokpal Bill: Congress 04-10-2011 03:06 PM

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi said the Jan Lokpal Bill has already been referred to the standing committee. ...
  • No differences in UP Cong: Rita Bahuguna Joshi 25-09-2011 11:03 PM

    Lucknow: Denying reports of differences within the party, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Sunday said the party was united and ready for the 2012 Assembly polls. "Reports that there are differences among party leaders of the state unit are baseless. The party is united and ready for...
  • Anna must remain apolitical: Congress 13-09-2011 01:12 PM

    Reacting to Anna Hazare's interview with IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi said it would be better if Anna did not involve political parties in his campaign. ...
  • Mayawati government turning fascist: Congress 27-06-2011 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Coming down hard on Mayawati for the Uttar Pradesh police's high-handedness towards IBN7 journalist Shalabh Mani Tripathi, Uttar Pradesh state Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi said that the state government is turning fascist. "I think it is the most detestable act of the UP govt because if they...
  • Maya govt denies permission for Cong rally in UP 26-06-2011 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Mayawati government on Sunday refused permission to the Congress to take out 'Nyaya' march in Lucknow on Monday against the alleged spurt in crimes in UP, citing possibility of breach of peace. But the city administration has flatly refused permission for the rally. Prohibitory orders have been...
  • Cong to protest over crime against women in UP 21-06-2011 01:20 PM

    Lucknow: Congress women's wing would stage a demonstration in the first week of July to protest against sudden spurt in crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi said on Tuesday. "It has been decided that the party's women wing will stage a massive demonstration in the...
  • Cong attacks Maya over teen's rape and murder 13-06-2011 01:10 PM

    Lucknow: The alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl inside a police station in Lakhimpur district in Uttar Pradesh is slowly turning into a political battle between the Congress and the Mayawati government. The Congress on Monday attacked the Mayawati government over the alleged rape and murder case and...
  • Maya hits back at Rahul over farmers' stir 12-05-2011 12:12 PM

    Lucknow: The farmers' agitation demanding more compensation for their land acquired by Uttar Pradesh for the Yamuna Expressway project has turned into an all-out political battle between the Mayawati government and the Congress. After the Congress called Mayawati anti-farmer, the Bhaujan Samaj Party chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister launched...
  • Item girls and raunchy numbers at Congress event 17-02-2011 01:40 PM

    Saharanpur: A public meeting held here Wednesday to welcome the Congress party's state unit president Rita Bahuguna Joshi, organised by a former legislator of the party, saw a group of women dancers gyrating suggestively on stage. However, party officials denied Joshi was present during the dance. Girls danced to suggestive...
  • UP farmers' protest rocks Parliament 16-08-2010 08:47 PM

    On Monday, Lok Sabha was adjourned after furor over the death of two protesters in UP on Saturday. ...
  • Rahul refutes UP Cong chief 's 'zero visibility' bit 08-12-2009 05:39 PM

    Rita Bahuguna Joshi said Rahul put his life at risk by flouting flight rules. ...
  • Didn't force landing: Rahul 08-12-2009 11:24 AM

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