PMO seeks report as UP district takes up letter campaign for AIIMS

A two-month long campaign by residents of an Uttar Pradesh district, which saw many Muslims writing to the Prime Minister's Office in Sanskrit to demand an AIIMS facility, has finally forced authorities to sit up and take notice.

Muslims write in Sanskrit to PM Modi for AIIMS in Bundelkhand

Adopting a novel way of making an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Muslims in this Bundelkhand district are writing to him in Sanskrit demanding establishment of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.

Water scarcity hampers marriage prospects of boys in Bundelkhand, UP

Water scarcity in many villages of Bundelkhand in UP has badly affected the life of boys of marriageable age, as nobody wants to marry off his or her daughter in any family here due to existing water problem.

Rs 2,839 cr spent under Bundelkhand special package so far

An amount of Rs 2,839.91 crore was spent out of Rs 3,755.08 crore released by government under the special package for drought mitigation strategies in the parched Bundelkhand region since November 2009, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty.

Farmer suicides, poor development top poll issues in Bundelkhand

A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.

Actor Raja Bundela to seek separate statehood for Bundelkhand

Movie actor and BJP leader Raja Bundela said that he would raise the issue of a separate state of Bundelkhand at the party forum, at an appropriate time after the polls.

Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre.

Union minister sits on dharna to highlight Bundelkhand issues

Union minister Pradip Jain Aditya sat on dharna along with his supporters and later met Governor BL Joshi to seek his help in resolving problems of Bundelkhand region in the state.

LS clears way for agricultural varsity in Bundelkhand

The parliamentary approval was accorded to the bill to set up a central agricultural university in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, when the Lok Sabha passed it on Thursday.

Vulture `safe zone` to come up in Bundelkhand

In order to protect critically-endangered vultures from being extinct, a Vulture Safe Zone (VSZ) would be created in Madhya Pradesh`s Bundelkhand, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) officials said today.

BJP`s Shilpi trounces Cong candidate to become Sagar Mayor

BJP on Wednesday defeated Congress in a by-election held for the post of Mayor of Sagar city in the Bundelkhand region.

Farmers` suicide in Bundelkhand: Centre, UP response sought

Allahabad High Court has asked Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" in Bundelkhand.

Farmers` suicide in Bundelkhand: Centre, UP response sought

Allahabad High Court has asked Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to file affidavits "indicating the extent to which benefits have been distributed" in Bundelkhand.

I want to be ‘chowkidaar’ of India`s treasury: Narendra Modi

Attacking Congress over the issue of corruption, BJP`s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Friday said he wished to become a `chowkidaar` (watchman) of the people so that "no claws can reach the country`s treasury."

Massive preparations for Narendra Modi`s Jhansi rally

The main opposition party, BJP, has worked overtime to accord a warm and stupendous welcome to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to address a rally at Government Inter College ground here on Friday.

Jhansi BJP rally: As it happened

Days after addressing a huge rally in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district, the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi arrived in the Bundelkhand region to reach out to the people here on Friday.

Bundelkhand a victim of BJP`s India shining `politics`: Rahul Gandhi

Slamming BJP Rahul Gandhi reached out to the poor and rural youths in Bundelkhand, hard-selling the UPA`s flagship schemes of food security, land acquisition and job guarantee programme MNREGA.

Govt rules out creation of more states

The Government has no plans to create new states like Bodoland, Gorkhaland, Vidarbha or Bundelkhand on the lines of the proposed Telangana state, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Cabinet may approve Central Agri varsity in Bundelkhand

Cabinet will consider a proposal to set up Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University at Jhansi, on Wednesday in its meeting.