Amita Verma
Sept. 6: Film actor turned politician Raja Bundela will take out a "padyatra" from Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh to Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh in November to press for the demand for creation of a separate Bundelkhand state.

Aug. 25: AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi's social initiative is already transforming the lives of thousands of rural women in the backward Bundelkhand region in UP even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is planning development projects there.

Atiq Khan

LUCKNOW: In a region notorious for its feudal mindset, where remnants of erstwhile aristocracy still rule the roost, an eight-page weekly, Khabar Lahariya is a ray of hope. It has created awareness among the oppressed and deprived sections of the Chitrakoot and the Banda districts in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh.

Atiq Khan

LUCKNOW: The Mayawati government on Monday got a resolution through the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, opposing the Centre

Atiq Khan

LUCKNOW: The proposed Bundelkhand Development Authority of the Centre for integrated development of the backward region of Uttar Pradesh is yet to take shape, but Chief Minister Mayawati has made it known that the move would amount to transgressing the State

If Implemented, It Will Be First To Transcend State Borders
Subodh Ghildiyal | TNN

The Centre is set to roll out the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana this year where the government would adopt 1,000 villages where the population of Scheduled Castes is more than 50 per cent and develop them as model villages.

K. Venkateswarlu

Andhra Pradesh tribals live in pathetic conditions, with little or no access to health care

For decades, democracy remained a distant dream for the aboriginal Chenchu tribes in the Nallamala hill ranges of Andhra Pradesh. They hardly had a chance to vote freely, caught in the crossfire between the Maoists and the police.

Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday claimed that his government was fast implementing its promise to expand education to the remote areas and let the youth benefit from institutions of higher education at their doorsteps. He said both at school and higher education level the State had witnessed unprecedented growth and infrastructure development during the past four years.

Within two months of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanding a development package for the Bundelkhand region, the Planning Commission has firmed up a proposal to set up a 4,000-Mw power plant there.