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Amid BSP walkout, Akhilesh presents UP Budget with no new tax


Amidst uproar and walkout by BSP, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday presented his maiden state Budget for 2012-13 with no new tax and a provision of Rs 500 crore for waving farm lo

SP Rajya Sabha MP Brij Bhushan Tiwari dead

Samajwadi Party MP Brij Bhushan Tiwari, who was recently re-elected to the Rajya Sabha, died here early this morning after suffering a heart attack.

71-year-old Tiwari took oath as member of the Rajy

Development work to be videographed in UP

In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get all works video-graphed.

The directives were iss

BSP will not contest UP civic polls, blames SP

In a smart political move, BSP president Mayawati announced on Sunday that her party would not contest the forth-coming elections of local bodies since she feared that BSP candidates and workers would

BSP man killed as violence continues in UP despite appeals

A BSP activist was killed in a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district as violence by Samajwadi Party workers continued across the state on Saturday, despite appeals and warnings by the party leaders

150 SP workers in preventive custody

Kanpur: Taking SP workers in preventive custody, the police today came down heavily against the 'BSP hatao, Pradesh Bachao' campaign of Samajwadi Party against the Mayawati government.

Since morning,

FM calls for logjam end

New Delhi, Feb. 7: The Union finance minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, has his task cut out when he faces Opposition parties to discuss their demand for a JPC probe into the 2G scam on Tuesday.

While th

SP leader injured in accidental shot

A Samajwadi leader was injured when his revolver accidentally went off in Modinagar district here, police said on Friday. The incident occurred late on Thursday night when a revolver kept in the pocke

Lalu wants Centre to pay salary to imams

New Delhi, Aug. 21: The issue of remuneration to imams in government-aided mosques disrupted the Lok Sabha on Saturday when RJD, SP and Trinamul members pressed the Centre to implement a 17-year-old S

BJP to help pass civil nuclear Bill

New Delhi, Aug. 17: The prospect of quick passage of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 through Parliament turned brighter on Tuesday with the Opposition BJP saying it was willing to coo

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