Bundelkhand

Maya`s demand for UP trifurcation a political gimmick: SP

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.

Dec 14, 2009, 19:51 PM IST

We don`t want further division of MP: BJP

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

BMM to launch massive agitation for separate state

Inspired by the success of TRS,
Bundelkhand Mukti Morcha has decided to launch a "massive"
agitation for a separate Bundelkhand state.

Dec 10, 2009, 15:15 PM IST

Bundelkhand package insufficient: Mayawati to PM

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.

Dec 03, 2009, 23:40 PM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bundelkhand ruckus

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

Bundelkhand special package "delayed decision": UP govt

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.

Nov 20, 2009, 13:29 PM IST

Special package for Bundelkhand soon, says Pachauri

Centre would give a special
package of Rs 4,310 crore for the development of Bundelkhand
region, Madhya Pradesh Congress President Suresh Pachauri said
on Tuesday.

Oct 27, 2009, 18:32 PM IST

UP govt ignoring development of Bundelkhand: Cong

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.

Oct 13, 2009, 21:44 PM IST

Farmers selling off wives in Bundelkhand unfortunate: Cong

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.

Sep 07, 2009, 20:54 PM IST

Bundelkhand’s all-women newspaper to get UNESCO prize

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

Centre declares 28 UP districts drought hit

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.

Aug 20, 2009, 22:15 PM IST

Politics over Bundelkhand hots up in Madhya Pradesh

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

Naqvi for special economic package for Bundelkhand

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

Cong slams Mayawati, says she is against poor

The Congress today hit out at Mayawati for opposing an authority for development of Bundelkhand.

Aug 01, 2009, 18:08 PM IST