Strongly opposing UP CM Mayawati`s demand for trifurcation of
the state, Samajwadi Party on Monday called it a "political
gimmick" aimed at diverting people`s attention from corruption
charges against her.
Taking exception to Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati`s demand of carving out separate Bundelkhand state out of UP and Madhya Pradesh, State BJP chief Narendra Singh Tomar said that his party doesn`t want the state to be bifurcated again.Dec 13, 2009, 17:53 PM IST
Inspired by the success of TRS,
Bundelkhand Mukti Morcha has decided to launch a "massive"
agitation for a separate Bundelkhand state.
Terming the Centre`s special package
for Bundelkhand as insufficient, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati today shot off a letter to the Prime Minister
demanding special area incentive package for the region.
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Thursday morning when a question on what the government was doing in the four `bimaru` states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh escalated into a full fledged row.Nov 26, 2009, 12:21 PM IST
Terming the Centre`s announcement
for a special package of Rs 7,266 crore for Bundelkhand as a
"delayed decision", the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday said
that it will not benefit the local people in any way.
Centre would give a special
package of Rs 4,310 crore for the development of Bundelkhand
region, Madhya Pradesh Congress President Suresh Pachauri said
Congress on Tuesday reacted sharply
to UP government boycotting a high-level meeting convened by
the Centre for development of Bundelkhand and accused the
state government of obstructing the development of the region.
Reacting to reports of poverty
stricken farmers selling off their wives in Uttar Pradesh`s
Bundelkhand region, Congress on Monday termed the matter as
unfortunate and said the party was taking it seriously.
A newspaper which has become the voice of the lower class women in Bundelkhand has been chosen for the prestigious King Sejong Literacy prize instituted by UNESCO.Aug 29, 2009, 21:13 PM IST
As many as 28 districts in the most
populous state of Uttar Pradesh have been declared drought hit
by a central team, which toured it recently.
The Union government`s move to set up a Central development authority for the Bundelkhand region has heated up politics in Madhya Pradesh.Aug 02, 2009, 21:55 PM IST
Accusing Congress of indulging in politics over Bundelkhand, BJP vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the UPA should roll out a special "economic package" for the region.Aug 02, 2009, 20:19 PM IST