Ramendra Singh

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Story of Bundelkhand: Drought, crop failures and lack of jobs
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Ramendra Singh tells five stories of Bundelkhand’s daily battles

Justice (retd) N K Mehrotra: Everyone wants to be Lokayukta now
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Says post has now become ‘status-oriented’

This Dalit leader is Maya’s loss and BJP’s gain
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Last week, he was among the half-dozen members present with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the latter visited the Lucknow premises of Ambedkar Mahasabha, which Kishore founded.

This Dalit leader is Mayawati’s loss and BJP’s gain
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

He joined the BJP on January 15, with five months to go for his Upper House term to expire on July 4.

Akhilesh’s bollywood bonanza: Tax cut leads to Rs 14-cr loss
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Two films, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and PK, turned out to be the biggest culprits with tax losses amounting to Rs 2.5 crore and Rs 2 crore, respectively.

Dalits, next year polls ‘in mind’, PM stops at Ambedkar Mahasabha
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Commenting on the visit, being interpreted as a move to reach out to the Dalits before the assembly elections next year, Nirmal said Modi has shown he has interest in Dalits’ issues.

Behind rape, suicide of teen in UP village: no toilet at home
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Her body lay in a morgue for more than two days before autopsy was conducted on January 15. The delay in conducting the autopsy has sparked a blame game between the local administration and police.

Year to go for UP polls, BSP gets down to work
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Crowds every day at Mayawati’s home and party HQ; public meetings in assembly constituencies; over 300 of 403 candidates already finalised.

Mayawati @60: BSP chief charting out strategy for UP assembly elections
Thu, Jan 14, 2016

In 1995, she became the first Dalit woman chief minister in India and the youngest in UP at the age of 39.

Etawah Safari: Uttar Pradesh grapples with dying lions, rising cost
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

The figures were released in response to an application filed by The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act.

Criminal cases against lawmakers-SC order spurs action: compromise, withdrawals, only 1 disqualification
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

In 3 cases, involving an MP, an MLA and a Union minister, conviction quashed by a higher court.

Allahabad: Poor public transport
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

As many as 7,000 new vehicles get registered every month. Experts say the worst offenders are the three-wheelers, which function as the main mode of transport in the city. All of them run on diesel.

Nine SP, 1 BSP MP yet to adopt villages
Mon, Dec 28, 2015

4 of them reject scheme structure.

I think nobody in selection panel objected to my name: Virendra Singh
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Virendra Singh is currently chairperson of the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission.

Lokayukta office: No plan yet to fill crucial posts of secy, chief investigation officer
Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Incumbent deputy Lokayukta’s 8-year term ended on September 30

Once selected, Lokayukta may get more than one deputies
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

Sources said the government was considering appointing more than one such deputy Lokayukta this time.

UP elects its pradhans: Over 9% illiterate, 40% studied till Class V
Tue, Dec 15, 2015

The figures indicate that more women would become ineligible if illiterates are barred or a minimum educational qualification is fixed for contesting panchayat polls as has been done in neighbouring Haryana.

Upper House: Parties prepare to clash for 36 vacant seats
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

In 2010, BSP won 34 while SP and Cong shared the two.

Hardoi exam: UP Lokayukta mulls entry of Governor
Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Mehrotra’s report to Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan in August had recommended an inquiry by an anti-corruption agency which could detect the “wrongdoing” and prosecute those found guilty.

Stones age: The story of artisans at Ayodhya
Sun, Dec 06, 2015

Down to a dozen and lower in expectations, artisans at Karsevakpuram, Ayodhya, chisel away for the Ram temple, as another December 6 comes along.

UP 2017: BSP shifts into poll gear
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

Now, in an apparent move to circumvent the ban, the cadres call and gather members of a community depending on the leader who will be addressing the gathering, party sources said.

UP 2017: BSP shifts into poll gear
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

The BSP is seeking to build an atmosphere in its favour ahead of the 2017 elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Peace party urges Mayawati to form grand alliance, minus BJP and SP
Mon, Nov 30, 2015

In an advertisement published in a Hindi daily, Ayub urged Mayawati to “initiate the formation of a grand alliance, respecting the people’s sentiments”.

Makeshift temple in Ayodhya gets new tarpaulin cover
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

The work for replacing the old tarpaulin sheet and dilapidated bamboo sticks, part of the structure of the makeshift temple, began on Sunday morning.

I thought, I am not guilty but who is, says framed officer who fought UP govt for 12 years and won
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The battle culminated this week with the Supreme Court asking the UP government to pay Singh Rs 10 lakh as compensation for having framed him.

Ayodhya: Makeshift temple to get new cover on November 22
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

In August, the Supreme Court had allowed changing of the worn-out tarpaulin sheets and other material at the makeshift temple.

Eye on Muslim voters, Mayawati makes Munquad party in-charge of east UP
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Ali will now oversee the BSP’s affairs in Varanasi, Azamgarh, Mirzapur and Allahabad divisions.

Bihar polls: In NDA vs Grand Alliance fight, BSP fails to make mark
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

With a setback in Bihar and poor presence in states like West Bengal, Assam and Tamil Nadu, which will go to polls in 2016, the BSP could be officially stripped of its national party status.

A hut without a toilet serves as a house for Uttar Pradesh’s new Dalit minister
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

The Dalit MLA from the reserved constituency of Balha and his family of nine have lived in five huts for the past four decades.

UP Sena chief held for remarks on Ghulam Ali
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

This comes days after he claimed that Pakistani Ghazal singer Ghulam Ali, who is scheduled to perform at Lucknow Mahotsav on December 3, will face a worse fate than Sudheendra Kulkarni if he comes to the state.

BSP stages comeback in UP panchayat polls, leaves Samajwadi Party red-faced
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

The result has come as a morale-booster for the BSP which had been lying low since its failure to win any seats in last year's Lok Sabha polls.

‘Threat call’ to IPS officer: Cops give clean chit to Mulayam Singh
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

IPS officer Amitabh Thakur who had accused the Samajwadi Party supremo of threatening him in a telephonic conversation on July 10.

Won’t construct memorials or parks in future, says Mayawati
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

“Once back in power, I will concentrate on development, and on making the state free of crime, communal violence, corruption and injustice. I have already got the memorials constructed during our previous regime,” Mayawati said.

A hiding: A day in the life of cattle skinners, Rahimabad, UP
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

In this “workplace”, the 28-year-old, from Sandila village in Hardoi, waits for phone calls from nearby villages alerting him about dead animals.

CBI to probe into death of daughter-in-law of former UP minister Amarmani Tripathi
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

CBI spokesperson RK Gaur confirmed that the central agency had taken over the investigation of FIR registered by the Firozabad Police at Sirsaganj police station a few days after Sara's death.

Girl murders 5-yr-old whose father raped her: UP police
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

The girl was booked for murder, causing disappearance of evidence and under provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.