A day after embarrassment in LS on the Constitution Amendment Bill on Lokpal, government
was today forced by Opposition to defer introduction of a bill
in the RS for setting up an agri univ in
Bundelkhand region of UP.
"Mayawati never went to Bundelkhand to see what drought
is all about there, and what poverty is," Rahul said.
Rahul Gandhi blamed Uttar
Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments for lack of development
in Bundelkhand and accused them of improper channelisation of
funds meant for centrally-sponsored welfare schemes.
Mayawati said that the state should be divided into four new four states – Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh Pradesh and Paschim Pradesh.Nov 15, 2011, 12:40 PM IST
Team Anna is set to present Gandhian
activist Anna Hazare`s views on the Bundelkhand region at a
meeting in Banda on October 17, a member of the national core
committee of India Against Corruption (IAC) said here today.
After parting ways with Congress,
actor-turned-politician Raja Bundela on Saturday formed a new
political outfit to fight for a separate state of Bundelkhand.
Taking cognizance of complaints
on farmer suicides and corruption in giving aid to families in
Bundelkhand, the NHRC today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh
Government asking it to submit a report within four weeks.
Rashtriya Lok Dal president Ajit
Singh said the development of Bundelkhand region was not
possible unless it was given the status of a separate state.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday requested the Centre to come out with a special scheme to waive off loans of over 15 lakh farmers in Bundelkhand region.Jun 18, 2011, 21:33 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved additional central assistance of Rs 200 crore for drinking water in the Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, officials said.May 19, 2011, 16:03 PM IST
Refuting Congress` accusation that it is lax in using central funds for development of Bundelkhand, ruling BSP in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday presented details of the works taken by it through its "limited resources" in the region.Apr 30, 2011, 22:25 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Raja Bundela has decided to go it alone in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls next year.Apr 22, 2011, 11:43 AM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to
address a rally in Bundelkhand region on April 30.
Bundelkhand region falls within Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.Sep 05, 2010, 14:07 PM IST
Alleging irregularities in implementation of Rahul Gandhi`s ambitious project for Bundelkhand in the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Congress has demanded a central monitoring committee to monitor development activities in these areas.Jul 18, 2010, 12:32 PM IST
Mayawati on Saturday set a 10-month time-frame for the completion of unfinished irrigation projects in the backward Bundelkhand and Purvanchal regions of the state saying no laxity on the part of officials would be tolerated.Jun 19, 2010, 22:40 PM IST
After accusing the UPA of
discriminating against Uttar Pradesh, the state government
on Friday said it was not getting any additional help from the
Bundelkhand package announced by the Centre for the
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday
approved the 1,980-MW thermal power project to be set up by a
private consortium, led by sugar major Bajaj Hindustan, in the
A NGO has alleged that there is
"corruption and irregularity" in the implementation of NREGA
in the Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh.
The Uttar Pradesh government has
forwarded for approval a package of Rs 117 crore to the Centre
for horticulture schemes in Bundelkhand region.