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Akhilesh Yadav meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as NCW chief calls calls for his resignation

Thursday, 12 June 2014 - 7:41pm IST | Agency: dna webdesk

Akhilesh Yadav calls on PM Narendra Modi
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Yadav was accompanied by senior officials of his administration, including state chief secretary Alok Ranjan. 

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is being put under the scanner over the spate of rape cases in his state. The Badaun and Moradabad case of minor girls who were allegedly raped and then found hanging from trees have invited scorn from across the country. Read more 

National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamta Sharma wants Akhilesh Yadav to resign
Mamta Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission for Women has demanded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's resignation following reports of more attacks against women in his state. She said, "Chief Minister should now resign considering the condition of women in Uttar Pradesh. It is very shameful that the government is unable to protect their women." Read more 

Law and order better in Uttar Pradesh than many other states, claims Akhilesh Yadav
Under fire over a spate of serious crimes in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that the law and order situation in his state was better than that in many other parts of the country and maintained that his government was working to improve matters. Speaking to reporters at an Investors' Conclave organised by UP, Yadav said that the "big" participation by investors at the meet was evidence that the law and order situation was fine in the state. Read more 

 

 

 

 

 

Law and order in Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav govt's responsibility: Kiren Rijiju
Concerned over the spate of rapes and killings in Uttar Pradesh, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju today said that the Centre was closely watching the situation but pointed out that law and order was primarily the state government's responsibility. If such incidents have taken place in UP, it means there is some problems in the state and the state government must ponder over it, Rijiju said. "It is a matter of concern if incidents of violence have taken place in any state. (But) we will not interfere in it as law and order is a state subject," he told reporters. Read more

 

 




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