Corruption: Rs 400 crore ‘benami’ plot of Maya brother attached

The BSP chief on Thursday alleged it as “BJP’s deplorable attempt to falsely implicate… & harass members of my family”. The provisional order for the attachment of the seven-acre plot, “beneficially owned” by Anand Kumar — recently appointed BSP national vice-president — & his wife, Vichiter Lata, was issued by the I-T department’s Delhi-based Benami […]

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Mayawati justifies construction of statues in UP, tells SC they represent will of people

BSP supremo Mayawati Tuesday defended in the Supreme Court the construction of life-size statues of herself in Uttar Pradesh, saying they represent the “will of the people”. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, in an affidavit filed in the apex court, said the memorials and statues of herself and other leaders were “intended to promote […]

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PIL on manipulation of land records: Allahabad HC issues notices to Maya

The Allahabad High Court today issued notices to BSP supremo Mayawati and two of her close relatives on a PIL alleging “manipulation” of land records in their native village while she was the UP Chief Minister. A division bench comprising Chief Justice D B Bhosle and Justice Yashant Verma passed the order on the PIL […]

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CJ to assign PIL against Mayawati’s bungalow: HC

The Allahabad High Court has directed that a plea against merger and allotment of bungalows to former Chief Minister Mayawati be placed before Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud so that it can be assigned to an appropriate bench. “The question of merger, as pointed out by the learnedAdditional Advocate General (AAG), is not directly an […]

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Scam-accused former UP minister’s bail plea rejected

The Allahabad High Court today rejected the bail plea of former Uttar Pradesh minister Badshah Singh, an accused in the multi-crore Labour and Construction Co-operative Federation (LACCFED) scam during the erstwhile BSP regime. Justice Aditya Nath of the Lucknow Bench passed this order on an application for bail moved on behalf of Singh. Opposing the […]

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Mayawati’s disproportionate assets: SC disposes off petition

In a relief to Mayawati, Supreme Court Thursday disposed off a petition seeking review of its earlier judgement quashing CBI investigation into alleged disproportionate assets of BSP supremo. Disposing off the petition, the apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said that by its earlier judgement it has only said that the investigation […]

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Taj corridor case: Supreme Court seeks Mayawati’s response

The Supreme Court decided to examine afresh a plea seeking prosecution of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the Rs 17 crore Taj Corridor scam case without sanction of the Governor. “We will examine the case,” a bench comprising justices H L Dattu and Ranjan Gogoi said on the plea challenging a judgement of […]

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Akhilesh Yadav: Game of name changing continues

It seems that Uttar Pradesh is not going to do development in future but will do development in changing names of cities, changing names of programmes initiated by Mayawati. Since the coming of Akhilesh Yadav we often hear maladministration news from Uttar Pradesh this is perhaps because of his total attention is diverted towards changing […]

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Corruption cases continue to haunt Mayawati

Mayawati,Bahajun Samaj Party(BSP) supremo and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) may have got relief in the disproportionate assets (DA) case from the Supreme Court but corruption cases will continue to chase her. While the 2003 Taj Heritage Corridor Scam is still pending in the Allahabad high court, her name is also being taken […]

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SC quashes CBI probe against Mayawati

The Supreme Court on Friday quashed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe against Mayawati in a corruption case stemming from the Taj Corridor case and related to assets disproportionate to her income, which brought some good news for her. Quashing the first information report (FIR), the apex court bench headed by Justice P. Sathasivam […]

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