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Ms. Mayawati’s Rs 7,300 crore birthday gift for UP

Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Ms. Mayawati [ Images ] celebrated her 54th birthday on Friday, but without the trademark pomp, splendour and ostentatious celebrations. Instead, the CM surprised many by announcing welfare programmes for the poor and development schemes worth over Rs 7,300 crore for the state. Her earlier birthdays were celebrated as arthik sahyog diwas (fund raising day) when her partymen allegedly indulged in blatant extortion. Last year, Public Works Department engineer Manoj Kumar Gupta was allegedly murdered by BSP Member of Legislative Assembly Shekhar Tiwari, when the engineer refused to ‘donate’ money for Mayawati’s birthday ... Read More »

UP CM Ms.Mayawati releases 25 convicts on her birthday

On the occasion of her birthday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has recommended release of 25 old and sick convicts undergoing imprisonment in various jails of the state. The government has already recommended it to Governor BL Joshi, CM Mayawati said here. The government has also decided to release of 26,336 poor inmates who were languishing in jails due to non payment of bail amount while 960 other were also released on bail after completion of half of their jail term. Meanwhile, several welfare camps were organised across the state to provide benefits of various welfare schemes being run ... Read More »

BSP sweeps Uttar Pradesh council polls

 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) made a clean sweep in the Uttar Pradesh legislative council polls, winning 31 of the 33 seats, counting for which was held on Wednesday. While the Election Commission is yet to declare the results officially, according to sources in the State Election Commission, of the 33 seats for which counting was held, the BSP won 31, the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) could get only one seat each, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not even open its account. The lone seat that went to the Congress was Rae Bareli, while the SP could ... Read More »

Ms. Mayawati comes to the resucue of Hockey India

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati today announced to give Hockey India(HI) a financial assistance of Rupees 5 crore to sort out the differences between the players and the organisation. This is said to be a gift to the hockey players by the UP CM on her 54th birthday this January 15. According to official sources, Ms Mayawati has proposed to give Rs 5 crore in next two years to help the hockey players who are in a tossle with the HI over their pending dues. Sources said that UP government has also offered to hand over the money as a ... Read More »

CM reviews situation arising out of cold wave

Keeping in view the intense cold wave that has enveloped the State; the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has directed the officers to ensure that bonfires were lit up at the public places in all the 312 tehsils of the State. To save children from the cold wave, she has also ordered closure of all the schools up to class 8 till Saturday, 09 January 2010. She said that the State Government was committed to save poor and destitute from the cold wave. The Chief Minister was reviewing the situation arising out of cold wave in the State at ... Read More »

Inflation escalated because of Congress led UPA Government’s capitalists oriented policies: Ms. Mayawati

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has strongly criticised the Agriculture Minister of Congress led U.P.A. Government for holding global warming and State Governments responsible for the rising inflation, instead of accepting that the Central Government was responsible for it. She said that the ever rising inflation was the result of the wrong economic policies of the Central Government. She said that all the policies of the Central Government were formulated keeping interests of the capitalists in mind; it had nothing to do with the common man. She said that owing to these policies, the common man was facing ... Read More »

Formulate strategy for doubling agricultural production: Ms. Mayawati

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati directed the officers to formulate strategy for doubling the agricultural production of the state and present it before the State Cabinet within a month. She directed the officers to take punitive action against those who had furnished wrong income certificates to avail government facilities. She also decided to replace Jal Nigam with other department or any other agency for the installation of and-pumps under the rural drinking water programme, so that its resources could be fully utilised for the large projects. The C.M. gave these directives when the Cabinet Secretary Mr. Shashank Shekhar ... Read More »

Conduct detailed survey to give rights to SC and Vanvasis on land,their settlement claims should also be solved immediately

Amend MNREGA scheme to provide infrastructure facilities like irrigation to SC and poor people — Chief Minister Directives issued to provide X-ray and Pathology services in government hospitals round the clock and improve operation system The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati directed the officers to ensure transparency and quality in the implementation of programmers directly related with the people. These programmes should be completed in a time bound manner, she warned. She said that detailed survey should be conducted to give rights to SC and Vanvasis on land and their settlement claims should also be solved immediately. She said ... Read More »

State Government very sensitive for solving problems of families of serving soldiers and dependents of ex-servicemen and martyrs

Chief Minister appeals people to contribute liberally on occasion of Armed Forces’ Flag Day The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has appealed to the people of the State to contribute liberally in the Flag Day Fund on the occasion on Armed Forces’ Flag Day. She said that it was a national responsibility to accord proper place to the ex-soldiers and their families in the society and to provide them alternative means of employments as well. She said that the State Government was very sensitive to provide benefits of welfare schemes to the families of the serving soldiers, to the ... Read More »

Efforts being made to malign State Government’s image for cancellation of auditorium

Allotment of auditorium allotted for holding proposed press conference of Mr. Rahul Gandhi tomorrow not cancelled, no cancellation order issued either. State Government has nothing to do with this matter:- Additional Cabinet Secretary The Additional Cabinet Secretary Mr. Vijay Shankar Pandey has said that the allotment of the auditorium, situated in Tourism Department in Gomti Nagar, allotted for holding Mr. Rahul Gandhi’s press conference tomorrow, has neither been cancelled nor any cancellation order had been issued in this regard. He said that State Government had nothing to do with such matters. The Additional Cabinet Secretary was addressing media persons on ... Read More »

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