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C.M. writes letter to P.M., terms Bundelkhand package as insufficient

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati in a letter written to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today termed the package announced for Bundelkhand as insufficient. She said that only Rs. 1595 crore had been sanctioned as additional central assistance for three years. In this way, only Rs.550 crore would be given to Uttar Pradesh per year. The remaining amount would become available through conversion from the Central schemes running already, she said adding that the people of Bundelkhand had felt cheated by this meagre assistance. She has requested the Prime Minister to direct the Central Planning Commission to arrange ... Read More »

C.M. writes letter to Union Home Minister

Chief Minister requests Centre to deploy RAF companies in adequate numbers to maintain law and order and communal harmony in the state, also requests to share specific intelligence inputs with state. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has requested the Centre to make available specific intelligence inputs to the state and also deploy RAF companies in adequate numbers to maintain law and order and communal harmony in the state and also to deal with any urgency. In a letter written to the Union Home Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram today, the Chief Minister said that to maintain status quo at ... Read More »

Chief Minister directs all commissioners to make efforts for providing appropriate price, incentives and cilities to sugar cane farmers

Token system is not binding for paddy purchase — Mayawati The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has directed all commissioners to make efforts again for providing appropriate price to sugar cane farmers by sugar mills for their produce on the basis of mutual consent among them and cane farmers’ representatives and sugar mill owners. This price should be more than SAP announced by the state government, besides other incentives and facilities. In this connection, a government order has been issued. The office bearers of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) demanded more support price for wheat next year terming it as ... Read More »

BSP won by-polls to 9 seats of the 11 assembly constituencies

Bahujan Samaj Party won by-polls to 9 of the 11 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, including Etawah, the home district of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. In Etawah, BSP candidate Mahendra Singh Rajput defeated SP candidate Vimal Bhadauria by a margin of over 32,000 votes. Rajput bagged 76,131 votes, while Bhadauria managed 43,318 votes. In Hainsar Bazar, BSP candidate Dashrath Singh Chauhan trounced his nearest rival Neelmani of Congress by over 8,000 votes. While Chauhan secured 47,815 votes, Neelmani got 39,018 votes. SP and BJP were placed on third and fourth place respectively. BSP’s Chandra Bhadra Singh alias Sonu ... Read More »

System of payment of sugarcane prices based on SAP should be kept intact

Considering the larger interests of cane farmers, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati has requested the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to reconsider the arrangement of payment of difference between the fair and remunerative prices (FRP) and state advisory price (SAP) by the state government. She requested that the current system of the payment of sugar cane prices based on SAP should be kept intact. In her letter written to the Prime Minister today, the Chief Minister said that the state’s right to fix SAP was recognised by the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court. The Government of India ... Read More »

Full care of families of martyrs will be taken

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati paid warm tributes to police personnel who laid down their lives while performing duties. She paid floral tributes to the martyrs at a function organised at the police lines to mark the ‘Police Smriti Diwas’ here today. She called upon all the police officers and jawans to work with new enthusiasm to achieve the target of ‘Sarvajan Hitai Sarvajan Sukhai’ to set up example for others. She said that her government had taken full care of the family members of the martyrs and it had also ensured welfare of retired police personnel. Addressing ... Read More »

Directorate of Enforcement, Government of India seeks details of economic fraud of crores of rupees involving Amar Singh

Amar Singh gave government contracts worth crores of rupees to his industrialist friends, misused his post of Chairman U.P.D.C. during previous Government The Directorate of Enforcement, Government of India, after getting the information of economic fraud of crores of rupees involving Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha M.P. Mr. Amar Singh, through its letter No.-PMLA/MISC/ LZO/2009/760, dated 27 October 2009 has sought the details from the Economic Offence Wing (E.O.W.) in this regard. The details have been forwarded to the Enforcement Directorate. It may be recalled that Sri Shivakant Tripathi had lodged an F.I.R. on 15 October 2009 against Mr. Amar Singh ... Read More »

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