UMA BHARATI

  • Medha Patkar, activists detained trying to enter water ministry December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Activist Medha Patkar and several of her supporters from the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) were detained by the police when they tried to enter the Water Resources ministry to meet Minister Uma Bharati. The protesters had reached the national capital as part of their Narmada Sangharsh Yatra from Badwani,...
  • Uma Bharti seeks FRI's help in cleaning Ganga September 16, 2014

    Dehradun: Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Tuesday asked the Forest Research Institute and the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education here to pool in their vast resources and expertise for the restoration of Himalayan ecology and rejuvenation of the Ganga. "If the FRI and ICFRE harness their...
  • Congress should revisit their own procedures on TRAI, says Uma Bharati July 11, 2014

    The amended Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The TRAI Bill has to be amended to allow the appointment of former TRAI chairman Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defending the government, Uma Bharati said, "Tell the Congress to revisit...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • SP should be ready to face the fallout if BJP MLAs are arrested, warns Uma Bharti September 18, 2013

    Lucknow: MLAs from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by BJP leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday protested against the arrest of their party members outside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly in Lucknow. Bharti who led the protest said that the ruling Samajwadi party should be ready to face the repercussions if any...
  • Activist seeks ban on BJP leaders' entry in project areas May 17, 2013

    Dehradun: Rights activist Avdhash Kaushal on Friday sought a ban on the entry of BJP leaders Uma Bharati, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank and environmentalist GD Aggarwal in any hydel project area in Uttarakhand and demanded their arrest under the NSA if they did so. Criticising these leaders for opposing the uplifting...
  • UPA afraid of taking action on China issue: Uma Bharati May 1, 2013

    Etawah: BJP leader Uma Bharati on Tuesday alleged that UPA government was "afraid" of taking any action on China issue. Uma told reporters in Etawah, "Delaying any step on China issue was not in the national interest." On the issue of security of women in Delhi, the BJP leader alleged that...
  • BJP attacks PM, say Cong is staring at defeat December 9, 2012

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that Congress will be in a minority in Gujarat after the Assembly elections. Rubbishing Singh's remark that minorities were feeling "insecure" in the BJPruled state, BJP spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain said the results will show that Congress...
  • Will gift PM a set of saffron clothes: Uma Bharati May 31, 2012

    Varanasi: Taking pot shots at the Prime Minister, firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharati on Wednesday said if Manmohan Singh quits public life over allegations of corruptions she would gift him saffron robes. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader was commenting on Prime Minister's statement that if charges of graft levelled by Team...
  • UP Polls: 50.16 pc voting recorded till 3 pm February 23, 2012

    Lucknow: Polling for the fifth phase of UP assembly elections covering 49 seats spread over 13 district, including Bundelkhand region, saw 50.16 per cent votes being cast till 3 pm. Fate of 829 candidates, including that of Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Shivpal Singh Yadav, BJP leader Uma Bharati...
  • Chouhan to campaign for Uma in UP polls January 22, 2012

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will campaign in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, including in Charkari from where his once bete noire Uma Bharti is contesting. "Uma ji is definitely a big national leader and I also spoke to her. She asked me to campaign in Uttar Pradesh...
  • BJP may field Uma Bharati in Uttar Pradesh January 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Accepting Uma Bharati's hold over OBC votes in Uttar Pradesh, BJP could field her as a candidate in the pollbound state. Sources in BJP said party chief Nitin Gadkari was keen on giving nomination to Uma to woo OBC votes. Former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, a Lodh leader, was a...
  • Kushwaha chapter closed, says BJP January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: On the mat over its anticorruption agenda after induction of tainted former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday brushed off the controversy, saying "it was a closed chapter" with the membership being suspended. "The party has suspended Kushwaha's membership. For us, it is...
  • Uma Bharati meets Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi December 22, 2009

    Nashik: Bharatiya Janshakti chief Uma Bharati on Monday met Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, in a hospital in Nashik and said she would launch a campaign to seek her release from jail. The former Bharatiya Janata Party leader, after seeking permission from...
  • Liberhan keeps cool, says his report has all answers November 24, 2009

    Chandigarh: Justice M S Liberhan on Tuesday asked the media to read his report on the 1992 Babri mosque demolition before asking questions even as the controversial document was tabled by the government in parliament. "All questions have been answered in the report. You should go and read the report and...
  • Babri Masjid demolition returns to haunt to BJP June 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said it was committed to building the Ram temple in Ayodhya but the party may soon be tested on its statement. The Justice M S Liberhan Commission probing the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid submitted its report to Prime Minister...
  • Babri issue: Uma not sorry June 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharati on Tuesday welcomed a commissions report on the demolition of the Babri Masjid but was not apologetic about the event 17 years ago. What happened on December 6, 1992 was because of the provocation of the Kar Sewaks, who were more than...
  • Uma meets Advani, says she is coming home March 19, 2009

    New Delhi: There are no permanent enemies in politics. In what could be the return of the prodigal daughter, expelled BJP leader Uma Bharati is leaving no stone unturned to cosy up to BJP's prime ministerial candidate, L K Advani. Uma Bharati had in a statement on Wednesday supported Advani's...
  • Uma to support Advani but no plans to join BJP March 19, 2009

    Uma Bharati says she will support BJP's LK Advani for the next PM. ...
  • Uma supports Advani's prime ministerial candidature March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Bhartiya Janshakti Party leader Uma Bharti has now come in support of L K Advani's prime ministerial candidature. Uma Bharti, who left BJP accusing partisan behaviour of Advani, is understood to have expressed her support for the veteran leader in a letter, sources said. The letter saying that she...
  • Uma blames media for slapping row November 7, 2008

    Bhopal: Bhartiya Janshakti Party (BJS) National President Uma Bharti on Friday blamed the media for blowing out of proportion the incident when she had slapped twice a worker of her party at Chhindwara. "My slapping the worker was not a big deal at all but the only thing was that it...
  • Watch: Uma slaps party official in public November 6, 2008

    Chindwara: Bharatiya Janshakti Party (BJS) Uma Bharti added some sensation to a drab election campaign in Madhya Pradesh. She publicly slapped her party's Chindwara's district president over an issue of party conduct. However, later attempted to kiss and make up in vain. ...
  • Slapped, kissed by Uma; party leader quits | More November 6, 2008

    Chhindwara: Anil Rai, General Secretary of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janshakti Party, who was slapped twice by his party president Uma Bharti resigned from his post on Wednesday evening. Rai told to reporters he resigned due to disgust at the manner in which he had been treated by...
  • Uma showers kisses on 'slapped' partyman November 5, 2008

    Chhindwara: Bhartiya Janashakti Party (BJS) President Uma Bharti made amends after slapping her party's district president in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district, Anil Rai, by showering kisses on him at a press conference. Earlier, the mercurial leader had slapped Rai after she got enraged over her party workers gathering at the circuit...
  • National Wipes: Big news from across India April 13, 2008

    New Delhi:The Congress kickstarted its election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir with Sonia Gandhi addressing a Mahila Convention in the state for the first time. Nine months after she assumed office, President Pratibha Patil left for her first official visit to Latin America on Saturday. The maverick sanyasin, Uma Bharati...
  • Uma dares Raj Thackeray to stop Chhath in Mumbai March 2, 2008

    Shajapur: After Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, it is now the turn of Bharatiya Janashakti Party president Uma Bharati to lock horns with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray on the issue of celebrating Chhath festival in Mumbai. "I will go to Mumbai to celebrate Chhath and I dare Raj Thackeray to...
  • Modi wooing Uma simply to unite Hindutva forces November 27, 2007

    Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Narendra Modi's big battle, it seems, is within his own party. His latest strategy is an attempt at uniting Hindutva forces including the VHP, and bringing rebel BJP leader and President of Rashtriya Janta Party, Uma Bharati back into the fold. However, Bharati was last heard saying: "We...
  • National Wipes: What's making news today November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Uma Bharati is making a final attempt to return to the BJP. Ronen Sen, was let off by the Lok Sabha Privileges Committee over his 'headless chicken' remark. Cricketer Mohammad Kaif has apologised to the newspaper photographer he had assaulted. Uma Back in BJP The maverick sanyasin, Uma Bharati is...
  • Khurana quits Uma Bharati's party April 14, 2007

    New Delhi: In reaction to Bharatiya Jan Shakti chief Uma Bharati's move to pull out her candidates from Uttar Pradesh polls after the BJPs appeal, former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana on Saturday announced his resignation from her party as its vice president. Khurana joined Jan Shakti a few months...
  • Uma Bharati back in BJP's good books April 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata party is happy with Uma Bharati now that the former BJP leader, who now heads the Bhartiya Janshakti Party, has withdrawn the decision to field candidates throughout Uttar Pradesh. Her decision to withdraw all her candidates comes a day after senior VHP leader Ashok Singhal made a...