Vijay Bahadur Pathak

  • SP govt has failed to check violence, communal clashes: BJP 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    BJP on Tuesday alleged that the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has failed completely to check incidents of violence and communal clashes. "People are creating anarchy in a planned manner. Police are being attacked and property damaged. Now incidents of communal clashes in the state are making headlines...
  • Akhilesh Yadav gets luxury cars, but cuts budget for women's panel July 15, 2014

    As women's safety continues to be a cause for concern in Uttar Pradesh, here's a shocker: An activist has found that the Akhilesh Yadav government has drastically downsized the budget of the state women's commission but has the money for two seven-seater Mercedes cars and two similar Land Cruisers. A Right...
  • BJP activists celebrate Shah's elevation July 9, 2014

    BJP activists broke into celebrations on Wednesday after Amit Shah, who led the party to victory in the Lok Sabha election in Uttar Pradesh, was named the party's new national president. As soon as the announcement was made by outgoing BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, crackers...
  • Uttar Pradesh minister's NSA remarks show bias, says BJP July 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday slammed Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Ahmed Hasan's comment that the BJP leaders would be slapped with the National Security Act (NSA) over last week's violence in Moradabad. State BJP spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said the statement was unbecoming of a cabinet minister as decisions...
  • Azam Khan blames Babri demolition for terrorism March 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Urban Development and Minority Affairs Minister Azam Khan has cited the demolition of the disputed Babri mosque structure in Ayodhya as the reason for terrorism in India. The senior Samajawadi Party (SP) leader commented about the Dec 6, 1992, demolition of the mosque at an election rally in Faizabad...
  • 200 hi-tech trucks to spread BJP's message 'Modi aane wala hai' March 13, 2014

    Two hundred modified trucks carrying "Modi aane wala hai" (Modi is coming) message were flagged off in the first phase from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Uttar Pradesh's capital Wednesday. These hi-tech "raths" will criss-cross the state in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. In all, 401 such...
  • Taking long lunch breaks? Be ready for suspension, Akhilesh tells officials January 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said his government would "suspend" officials if they were found absent during officer hours or taking long lunch break, and also sought help from the media. "Aap sahyog dijiye.. Aap news chalaiye ki kaun sa officer lunchtime ya waise bhi office me nahi...
  • SP worker complains against hooliganism, minister thrashes him January 21, 2014

    More embarrassment for Samajwadi Party as now a minister in the Samajwadi Party government of Uttar Pradesh first slapped a party worker, who complained of hooliganism, and then punched him at a meeting in Varanasi. Surendra Patel, state minister for Public Works Department (PWD), on Monday evening slapped the party worker...
  • Akhilesh Yadav paying lip service to riot victims: BJP November 4, 2013

    The BJP on Monday said the rape of a girl from a relief camp housing the Muzaffarnagar riot victims was a "sad reflection" on the Uttar Pradesh government. BJP state spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak accused the Samajwadi Party government of failing to create confidence among the riot-hit victims of Muzaffarnagar. He said...
  • BJP stages sit-ins to protest arrest of its legislators September 23, 2013

    Lucknow: The BJP on Monday staged sit-ins at all district headquarters aross Uttar Pradesh to protest the arrest of its MLAs in connection with Muzaffarnagar communal violence. "Party workers staged dharnas at district headquarters to protest arrest of our MLAs and the partisan attitude of the Akhilesh Yadav government," BJP...
  • Rajnath to address BJP's 'Swabhimaan' rally in UP today May 1, 2013

    Lucknow: Holding the Samajwadi Party government responsible for the alleged dismal condition of farmers in Uttar Pradesh, the state unit of BJP on Tuesday said it will organise a 'Swabhimaan' rally in Bareilly district on Wednesday to be addressed by party president Rajnath Singh. "The rally will be addressed by senior...
  • BJP demands inquiry into Shivpal's charges against Beni April 2, 2013

    Lucknow: BJP on Monday demanded a high-level inquiry into SP leader c's allegations of opium smuggling and using charas against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma. "Shivpal Yadav is a senior (state) cabinet minister and if he has levelled allegations against the union minister, he must have done it responsibly....
  • Farmers committing suicide due to SP policies: BJP June 17, 2012

    Lucknow: In a scathing attack on the ruling Samajwadi Party, the BJP on Saturday alleged that loopholes in the state government's policies were compelling farmers to commit suicide. "SP which made huge promises during assembly elections is not proving true on them. The government put conditions in giving unemployment allowance...
  • UP CM unable to contain 'rogue' party cadre: BJP May 17, 2012

    Lucknow: Expressing concern over rising cases of crime involving SP leaders and workers in Uttar Pradesh, BJP on Thursday alleged that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was unable to contain administration and his party cadre. "After taking the oath, Akhilesh advised his workers to remain vigilant towards...
  • Attempts made to derail probe in NRHM scam: BJP January 7, 2012

    Lucknow: Attempts were being made to derail the ongoing probe into the National Rural Health Mission scam in Uttar Pradesh, state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alleged on Saturday, and demanded that CBI should immediately seal all the offices where documents pertaining to the scam were being kept. "In a bid...
  • Why didn't CBI act when Kushwaha was in BSP, asks BJP January 4, 2012

    BJP leader Vijay Bahadur Pathak has said his party will not support any corrupt person. ...
  • UP BJP meet on Oct 29 to discuss polls October 27, 2011

    Lucknow: To chalk out strategy for the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a two-day meeting of BJP state executive committee would be held in Kushinagar from October 29. "The meeting will be inaugurated by former president Rajnath Singh on October 29 and national president Nitin Gadkari will be the chief guest...