Beni Prasad Verma

UP polls: Akhilesh-led Samajwadi Party releases list of 191 candidates, Shivpal Yadav gets ticket

Samajwadi Party headed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday released the first list of 192 candidates for the upcoming UP Assembly Elections 2017.

Jan 20, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

Congress' Beni Prasad Verma rides 'bicycle' again, joins Mulayam's Samajwadi Party

Beni Prasad Verma has been a long time friend of Mulayam but had criticised the SP patriarch several times in past after switching sides to Congress.

May 13, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

'Congress-free India' not possible till Patel, Gandhi, Nehru remembered: Beni Prasad Verma

Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a "Congress-free India" would not materialise as long as people continue to remember icons like Sardar Patel, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

Beni Prasad Verma criticises Narendra Modi Govt's Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday charged the Narendra Modi Government with not doing any welfare work for the country's citizens and said it has only handed them "jhaadu" (broom) in the name of Swachh Bharat campaign.

Nov 11, 2014, 02:14 AM IST

Without Congress, Janata Parivar's effort to fight BJP futile: Beni

 Former Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Thursday termed as futile the efforts of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to bring six political parties of 'Janata parivar' (family) together and said that they would have seek Congress's help in the task of countering resurgent BJP.

Nov 06, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Don't know why Beni Prasad Verma spoke of conspiracy: Prithviraj Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday expressed surprise at Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma's accusation that he was 'conspiring' against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Sep 10, 2014, 22:48 PM IST

Some Congress leaders plotting to sideline Rahul Gandhi, Sonia: Beni Prasad Verma

Known for his superfluous speeches, senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma has now alleged that some leaders in the party are trying to sideline the Gandhi family, especially vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Jul 16, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

BJP trying to destabilise UP govt, midterm poll possible: Beni

Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday said that there was a possibility of mid-term polls taking place in Uttar Pradesh as the BJP after its massive win in the Lok Sabha elections was "trying to destabilise" the Akhilesh Yadav government.

Jul 14, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

Moradabad clashes: Beni Prasad Verma targets PM Narendra Modi

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the recent clashes in Kanth area of Moradabad, saying that it was aimed at "diverting" people`s attention from the "failures" of the NDA government.

Jul 07, 2014, 22:19 PM IST

Won`t join Samajwadi Party: Beni Prasad Verma

Congress leader Beni Verma Prasad, who has repeatedly taken potshots at Mulayam Singh Yadav in the past, is expected to join the Samajwadi Party, which is in power in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 17, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

No party will get majority: Beni Prasad Verma

Union minister Beni Prasad Verma on Friday said no political party would get a majority in ongoing Lok Sabha elections and need of the hour was that all parties should unite to thwart Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister.

May 10, 2014, 01:02 AM IST

Beni eyes second Lok Sabha term from Gonda

Union minister Beni Prasad Verma is eyeing a second consecutive term from the Gonda seat, where caste affiliations are likely to play a crucial role.

May 06, 2014, 16:12 PM IST

Relief for Beni Prasad Verma in poll code violation case

In a relief to Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma, a local court has rejected the application moved by the district police seeking action against him in a case related to his alleged "objectionable" remark on Narendra Modi.

May 04, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

Beni demands fast track courts for Babri demolition, Gujarat riots

Welcoming Centre`s decision to constitute a judicial commission to probe `snoopgate` issue, Union minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday demanded fast track courts to punish those guilty of demolishing disputed structure in Ayodhya and the post Godhra riots.

May 03, 2014, 19:11 PM IST

Now, Beni calls Narendra Modi a monster

Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who has been censured by the EC for his insulting remarks against Narendra Modi, has stoked a fresh controversy by comparing the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate to a "monster".

May 03, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

EC censures Beni Prasad Verma for `highly insulting` remarks against Narendra Modi

The Election Commission on Thursday censured Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma for his `insulting` remarks against BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

May 01, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Beni Prasad Verma jibes at Mulayam over prime ministerial dreams

Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Wednesday said Samajwadi Party would not win even four seats and its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was dreaming of becoming the PM.

Apr 30, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

FIR on Beni for making objectionable comments against Narendra Modi

In the second FIR in three days, Union Minister and Congress candidate from Gonda Lok Sabha seat Beni Prasad Verma was on Friday booked for allegedly making objectionable comments against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Apr 25, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Beni Prasad Verma defies EC, calls Narendra Modi an `animal`

There`s no stopping Beni Prasad Verma as he perfects the art of launching acrid personal attacks on political opponents, especially against BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Apr 25, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

EC issues notice to Beni, Katiyar for model code violation

Taking cognizance of their alleged controversial remarks against Narendra Modi and Azam Khan respectively in election speeches, the Election Commission on Monday issued show cause notice to Union minister Beni Prasad Verma and BJP leader Vinay Katiyar for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct.

Apr 24, 2014, 14:42 PM IST