Bric a Brac

Turf wars in UP

akhilesh holds the reins firmly

akhilesh-yadav-sept2016THERE was a time when Amar Singh as a newly elected MP used to give out appointments when he was reportedly ‘milking’ the Uttar Pradesh government with the tacit support of Mulayam Singh. Times have changed. Amar Singh today is furious at the shabby way the Akhilesh Yadav government is treating him. His name has been included in the list of the visitors who desire to meet Akhilesh. Amar Singh’s biggest asset and liability is Jaya Prada. She has stood by him during his rough period. It is reported that Amar Singh desires to get Jaya Prada appointed as the Chairman of the UP Film Board, but Akhilesh Yadav has his own plans. A Lucknow source informs that even Mulayam Singh’s brother, Shivpal Yadav, is not amused with Akhilesh. There is an intense group war going on. Though Shivpal is holding the coveted PWD ministry, Akhilesh controls the State treasury and most of the contractors are clamouring for payments by the department. Tipu is the nickname by which Akhilesh is known in the family, but clearly Tipu has become a Sultan now and is working in his own style.

VOL. 10, ISSUE 6 | SEPT, 2016

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

To Top
Latest Articles
close slider

Lastest Articles

   
From the Editor:Anil Tyagi
   
Corruption :From Raj to Rafale 7 – A Mother’s Son & Son of God
   
Cover Story :Let’s lure voters – again
   
Cover story:Challenge of 2019: A Parliament for the people,not politicians
   
Governance :Con Man’s image makeover
   
State Scan:Faltering start
   
State Scan:Indore shows the way
   
Governance :The post-GST era
   
First Stirrings :Among the first of the doyens
   
Bric a Brac :Publicity on public money
   
Bric a Brac :Scindia blue-eyed boy of Congress
   
Bric a Brac :Rahul’s goodbye to Chandrababu
   
Bric a Brac:Amit Shah’s balance sheet formula
   
By the way:Bureaucrats as Politicians
   
By the way:PS and PAs in demand
   
By the way:RSS perturbed in Haryana
   
By the way:DoPT’s caution : Declare assets