• Inflammatory social media posts: Arrest count now 93 12 Nov 2019 00:36 TNN | Updated: Nov 12, 2019, 4:30 IST Lucknow: Altogether 16 persons were arrested across the state on Monday for trying to vitiate communal harmony on social media through objectionable posts, taking the total number of such arrests to 93 since the …
  • Yogi govt in UP acquires over 10,000 hectares of land for flagship projects 31 Oct 2019 13:18 Giving its flagship infrastructure projects a push, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has acquired more than 10,000 hectares of land across the state. These mega projects, estimated to cost nearly Rs 80,000 crore, aim to boost the basic road …
  • SP, BSP govts always promoted casteism, corruption during their rule: 28 Oct 2019 12:24 Image Source : PTI Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantradev Singh on Sunday accused the SP and BSP of always promoting casteism and corruption while in power, unlike the saffron party governments "working for …
  • Uttar Pradesh bypolls: Lok Sabha show eclipsed, BSP fort crumbles 25 Oct 2019 06:52 BSP chief Mayawati LUCKNOW: Anticipating a revival in UP after winning 10 Lok Sabha seats, BSP chief Mayawati decided to contest assembly bypolls after 12 years. The results, however, are a far cry from the boost she was expecting. Not only did BSP fail to …
  • UP By Election Results 2019 Live: SP takes comfortable lead in Rampur, BJP ahead on 7 seats 24 Oct 2019 07:34 UP By Election Results 2019 Live Updates: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is currently ahead on seven of the 11 seats where polling was held on Monday. In Rampur, the stronghold of Samajwadi Party, Azam Khan’s wife Tazneen Fatima is leading by a margin …
  • UP By Election Results 2019 Live: BJP ahead on 5 seats, Congress takes lead in Gangoh, SP in Rampur 24 Oct 2019 05:40 UP By Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting of votes began at 8 AM amid tight security in all 11 assembly constituencies. The Election Commission has put elaborate arrangements in place for free and fair counting. The bypolls to 11 assembly seats — …
  • Bypolls: Counting of votes on Thursday for 51 Assembly and 2 Lok Sabha seats in 18 states 23 Oct 2019 13:58 By PTI LUCKNOW: Counting of votes will be held on Thursday for 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states where by-elections were held two days ago. The BJP and its allies held nearly 30 of these assembly seats, while the …
  • Turnout dips to 47%, Lucknow Cantt lowest with quarter of voters at booths 21 Oct 2019 19:48 At a polling booth in Lucknow Cantonment on Monday. Vishal Srivastav THE ASSEMBLY bypolls on 11 seats in the state recorded 47.05 per cent voting Monday, an overall dip from the 2012 and 2017 Assembly elections. While Gangoh seat in Saharanpur recorded the …
  • Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Hema Malini cast vote | LIVE 21 Oct 2019 10:07 Oct 21, 2019 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Pakistan is breaching Postal Union's norms, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said: "For the last two months, Pakistan has stopped postal service from India. It…
  • Polling for 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, advantage for BJP 21 Oct 2019 03:56 The by-elections were necessitated after some MLAs were elected to the Lok Sabha and resigned as members of the state Assembly. Lucknow: Voting for the bypolls to 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh began on Monday morning amid tight security. Polling began …
  • Bypolls to 51 assembly, 2 LS seat across 17 states, 1 UT today 21 Oct 2019 03:02 The BJP and its allies had nearly 30 of these assembly seats, while Congress had won 12 and the rest were with regional parties. Mumbai: Bypolls will be held in as many as 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states on Monday …
  • Hardlook: Silicosis Threat 20 Oct 2019 20:18 Glazing work in progress at a ceramic factory in Thangadh (Express) Shantaben Parmar reminds her daughter-in-law it was time to report for her shift at the ceramic kiln. Obligingly, the 38-year-old daughter-in-law, who was widowed in August, mops the floor …
  • Voting in Maharashtra, Haryana assembly elections on Monday; Bypolls to 51 assembly seats across the country 20 Oct 2019 15:24 MUMBAI/CHANDIGARH: Polling will be held on Monday to elect Maharashtra and Haryana assemblies with the BJP and its allies seeking to retain power in the two states on the back of the recent Lok Sabha polls victory, while the opposition is hoping to …
  • In Uttar Pradesh, mini version of assembly polls on Monday 18 Oct 2019 13:07 Uttar Pradesh will on Monday see a mini version of assembly elections with bypolls in 11 constituencies, coming just months after the BJP swept the state in the Lok Sabha elections. The UP bypolls for Gangoh, Rampur, Iglas (SC), Lucknow Cantonment, …
  • UP: Flood waters enter Ballia district jail, 900 prisoners to be shifted 30 Sep 2019 08:22 A waterlogged street in Varanasi. (PTI) Flood waters have entered the barracks of the district jail located near the River Ganga here, prompting authorities to shift 900 prisoners, a senior official said on Monday. Heavy rains have battered many areas of …
  • Uttar Pradesh bypolls 2019: 11 seats up for polls, Hamipur votes tomorrow 21 Sep 2019 20:56 In a statement issued by the chief election commissioner, Uttar Pradesh, the Model Code of Conduct has been initiated in the districts where bypolls are to take place. THE ELECTION Commission of India on Saturday announced that bypolls would be held on 11 …
  • IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 16 UP districts 16 Sep 2019 07:05 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall to likely occur over 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours. “Rain, thundershowers, and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid …
  • Weather Department Predicts Heavy Rainfall In 16 UP Districts Today 16 Sep 2019 06:18 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall likely to occur in 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours this morning. "Rain, thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next …
  • Ahead of UP bypolls, Mayawati changes organisational set up of BSP yet again 05 Sep 2019 15:11 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Having taken lead over her rivals in announcing candidates for upcoming by-polls to 13 assembly seats in the state, BSP chief Mayawati effected some organisational changes in the party here on Thursday. In a crucial meeting, …
  • Rs 38 lakh looted in daring ICICI Bank heist in UP's Ambedkarnagar 28 Aug 2019 08:28
  • UP govt to raise Rs 9,000 crore bank loan for two highway projects 25 Aug 2019 13:11 The Uttar Pradesh government will raise more than Rs 9,000 crore in commercial bank loans to fund two highways that will cost more than Rs 20,000 crore to connect backward regions of the state. The 296-km Bundelkhand Expressway and the 91-km Gorakhpur Link …
  • Dissent over Article 370: BSP removes party leader in Lok Sabha, senior Congress leader resigns 07 Aug 2019 18:05 Express News Service LUCKNOW: Amid voices of dissent emanating from different political parties, with most prominent ones in Congress, over their respective stand on abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, while BSP chief Mayawati removed Danish …
  • 32 killed due to lightning strike in Uttar Pradesh; death toll swells in Assam, Bihar 22 Jul 2019 07:33 Image Source : PTI 32 killed by lightning strike in UP Lightning strike in Uttar Pradesh has killed 32 people in a single day, said, officials. According to a statement, the lightning had claimed one life in the state a day earlier, while two others had …
  • Lightning strikes kill 32 in Uttar Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 05:45 On Sunday, the lightning had claimed one life in the state, while two others had died of snake bites on July 18 and 20 respectively, the government officials said.  Thirteen others were injured due to lightning, the statement said. The Sunday's …
  • 35 killed as lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 05:38 Among three who died earlier, one was killed due to lightning in Deoria, while one lost his life to snake bite on in Kushinagar on Saturday. Lucknow: As many as 35 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh due to lightning on Sunday, said officials. A day …
  • BJP draws elaborate plan to face by poll challenge in Uttar Pradesh 27 Jun 2019 12:10 Express News Service LUCKNOW: With three Yogi mantris along with six other sitting BJP MLAs and one each from SP and BSP having elected to the Lok Sabha, Uttar Pradesh is set to witness an electoral challenge on 12 assembly seats soon. While SP and BSP, …
  • Corp Bank to lend Rs 1,000 cr for 340 km stretch of Purvanchal Expressway 25 Jun 2019 12:12 Public sector Corporation Bank will bankroll 340 km Purvanchal Expressway, one of the flagship infrastructure projects of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, with advances of Rs 1,000 crore. So far, the state has already tied up with financial …
  • Yogi seeks coordination with defence ministry over UP defence corridor 18 Jun 2019 12:40 Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to expedite work on the defence corridor project in the state. He has instructed the nodal agency, UP Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA), to coordinate with the defence …
  • UP govt saves Rs 620 cr in bidding process for Purvanchal Expressway 03 Jun 2019 11:28 Uttar Pradesh government claims to have saved nearly Rs 620 crore by allowing private developers to bid for civil contracts for its flagship Purvanchal Expressway, which is now under-construction and expected to be completed by August 2020. The 340km …
  • BSP-SP alliance: United they fall in UP 25 May 2019 08:10 Image Source : PTI Despite its high expectations from the alliance forged with Mayawati’s BSP this time, the SP got just five seats  The Samajwadi Party came off worse than its coalition partner BSP as the caste arithmetic by the “gathbandhan” in Uttar …
  • UP: Mahagathbandhan fails, but BSP remains biggest gainer among constituents 24 May 2019 13:20 Image Source : PTI BSP remains biggest gainer among constituents in UP Though the SP-BSP mahagathbandhan fell short of expectations in Uttar Pradesh, reports have suggested Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has been a major gainer in the 2019 Lok Sabha …
  • In Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati's BSP Only Gainer Among Grand Alliance Constituents 24 May 2019 12:19 The performance of the BSP-SP-RLD mahagathbandhan might have fallen short of expectations and also shattered her prime ministerial aspirations, but BSP supremo Mayawati has been a major gainer in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. After drawing a blank in the …
  • BSP biggest gainer among mahagathbandan constituents in UP 24 May 2019 08:43 Mayawati benefitted from her partners, bagging as much as 19.26 percent of the votes. Lucknow: The performance of the BSP-SP-RLD mahagathbandhan might have fallen short of expectations and also shattered her prime ministerial aspirations, but BSP supremo …
  • Hyderabad: Speeding bike runs over kid 14 May 2019 00:42 Hyderabad: A five-year-old boy who was crossing the road near his house was mowed down by a speeding bike at Jawaharnagar on Monday. The victim, identified as Boya Hari Krishna, a Class I student at Ambedkarnagar, Jawaharnagar. Krishna’s father B. …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Uttar Pradesh records over 43 pc voter turnout till 3.25 pm 12 May 2019 12:30 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 12, 2019, 4:58 pm IST Updated: May 12, 2019, 4:58 pm IST Lucknow: Over 43 per cent voting was recorded till 3.25 pm on Sunday in Uttar Pradesh where 14 parliamentary seats are at stake in the sixth …
  • Maneka, Akhilesh among key candidates in sixth phase of UP polls 11 May 2019 14:14 Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Union minister Maneka Gandhi are among key contestants in the second-last phase of polling in 14 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Polling will be held in Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Phulpur, …
  • Electioneering ends for 14 UP seats; Akhilesh, Maneka among candidates 10 May 2019 13:49 Lucknow: Hectic electioneering ended Friday evening for 14 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, including those for which Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and Union minister Maneka Gandhi are in the fray. The constituencies will go to the polls in on …
  • Ambedkarnagar elated over prospect of electing Mayawati 07 May 2019 23:40
  • Terror factories in neighbourhood waiting for weak government, says PM 02 May 2019 02:38 Ayodhya / Kaushambi: Terming terrorism the biggest threat facing the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said terror factories running in the neighbourhood are waiting for a weak government here. This is a new India which will strike …
  • PM Modi likely to give Ram temple a miss during Ayodhya visit 30 Apr 2019 13:48 Express News Service LUCKNOW: While the Ram temple in Ayodhya is a prominent issue for the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to give a miss to the disputed site during his maiden visit to the district in the last five years …
  • BJP fields Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur 15 Apr 2019 23:24 The party dropped its sitting MP from Sant Kabir Nagar, Sharad Tripathi, who was in news recently for beating a BJP MLA with shoes. New Delhi: The BJP on Monday announced Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan from the prestigious Gorakhpur constituency while the …
  • BJP fields Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur constituency 15 Apr 2019 22:47 New Delhi: The BJP on Monday announced Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan from the prestigious Gorakhpur constituency while the sitting MP Praveen Nishad, who had contested the 2018 bypolls from Samajwadi Party ticket, will contest from Sant Kabir Nagar. Mr …
  • Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP fields Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur 15 Apr 2019 19:21 New Delhi/Lucknow: In a surprise move, the BJP Monday announced Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan as its Lok Sabha candidate from Gorakhpur, the bastion of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, instead of the widely-speculated candidature of sitting MP …
  • BJP fields Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur 15 Apr 2019 15:49 Nishad party forged an alliance with the BJP and Praveen Kumar Nishad is set to contest from Sant Kabir Nagar on a BJP ticket. New Delhi: Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan will be contesting from Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency on a BJP ticket, the party …
  • BJP fields Ravi Kishan from Gorakhpur, Praveen Nishad from Sant Kabir Nagar 15 Apr 2019 15:25 NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: In a surprise move, the BJP on Monday announced Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan as its Lok Sabha candidate from Gorakhpur, the bastion of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, instead of the widely-speculated candidature of sitting MP …
  • Congress announces names of 9 more Lok Sabha poll candidates for Uttar Pradesh 13 Apr 2019 22:12 Lucknow: The Congress Saturday announced names of nine more Lok Sabha candidates for Uttar Pradesh, which included R K Chaudhary, Raj Kishore Singh and Ramakant Yadav, all of whom joined the party recently. R K Chaudhary came into the Congress fold earlier …
  • Hyderabad: Man arrested for stealing taps 05 Apr 2019 20:36 Hyderabad: In a peculiar incident that took place in Shamshabad, a man from Andhra Pradesh was caught for stealing taps from houses and also from the farmhouse of a former Congress MP. Apparently, the accused sold the taps to make money to buy alcohol. …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Akhilesh looks to consolidate 'lathi, hathi, 786' voters in UP 27 Mar 2019 03:58 By PTI LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's decision to contest from his father Mulayam Singh's bastion Azamgarh is being touted as a move to consolidate the Yadav, Dalit and Muslim voters in the Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh. The …
  • Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav may not contest Lok Sabha polls 17 Mar 2019 06:01 The BSP and SP may have come together for the 2019 polls, but the leaders of the two parties are in two minds as to whether they should themselves contest or not. The hectic campaign schedule, which will leave them with little time to canvass for …
  • Akhilesh and Maya may not contest, focus on campaign 17 Mar 2019 00:39 Lucknow: Hindi heartland’s twin satraps Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav may have taken a giant leap of faith to bury acrimony and jointly fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, but both leaders are in two minds about hitting the hustings. The reason behind the sudden …
  • SP-BSP-RLD tie-up, combative Congress change UP equations for BJP 12 Mar 2019 01:25 New Delhi: The SP-BSP-RLD tie-up and a combative Congress has made the electoral prospects tough for BJP in several constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in these Lok Sabha elections, making it virtually impossible to repeat the 2014 performance of winning 71 of …
  • Maya gives lion’s share of seats to Brahmins 04 Mar 2019 01:35 LUCKNOW: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday fielded 25% Brahmin candidates in UP for the Lok Sabha polls due soon, once again falling back on her time-tested Brahmin card to wean them away from the BJP. She is also not likely to contest the …
  • LS elections: Maya gives lion’s share of seats to Brahmins 03 Mar 2019 23:25 Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday fielded 25% Brahmin candidates in UP for the Lok Sabha polls due soon, once again falling back on her time-tested Brahmin card to wean them away from the BJP. She is also not likely to contest the …
  • SP-BSP alliance announces seat division for LS polls 21 Feb 2019 12:09 Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) Over a month after announcing an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced the allocation of seats to each partner on Thursday. In a statement, the leaders of the …
  • Priyanka seeks ‘ground realities’ from Congress workers 13 Feb 2019 10:51 Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) On the third day of her visit, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met more party workers and leaders on Wednesday and sought details of their constituencies and the party organisation in their areas. The 47-year-old, …
  • 15km in 5 hours: Biggest Congress show in several years 12 Feb 2019 03:13 LUCKNOW: Cutouts of Rafale jets were held aloft by Congressmen amid fluttering party flags even as city roads were lined with posters and banners of the party trinity — Rahul, Priyanka and Jyotiraditya. Lucknow was witness to one of the biggest show of …
  • 15km in 5 hours: Biggest Cong show in several years 11 Feb 2019 22:11 Lucknow: Cutouts of Rafale jets were held aloft by Congressmen amid fluttering party flags even as city roads were lined with posters and banners of the party trinity — Rahul, Priyanka and Jyotiraditya. Lucknow was witness to one of the biggest show of …
  • ‘Priyanka will put an end to dalali in Congress’ 11 Feb 2019 11:31 It is still, probably, the most candid confession made by an Indian politician – former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s take on corruption that of every one rupee spent by the government for welfare of the downtrodden, only 15 paise actually reaches the …
  • Gadkari to lay foundation stone for 5 national highways in Ayodhya on Fri 07 Feb 2019 15:06 Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday will lay the foundation stone for five national highway projects worth Rs 7,195 crore in Ayodhya, that includes sections of Ram Vangaman Marg and Kosi Parikrama Marg, the government said. Foundation stone will be laid …
  • Gadkari to lay foundation stone for 5 national highway projects in Ayodhya Friday 07 Feb 2019 13:35 New Delhi, Feb 7 () Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday will lay the foundation stone for five national highway projects worth Rs 7,195 crore in Ayodhya, that includes sections of Ram Vangaman Marg and Kosi Parikrama Marg, the government said. Foundation …
  • Rain continues in UP 07 Feb 2019 03:54 Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) Most parts of Uttar Pradesh woke up to heavy rains on Thursday morning, while the weather office announced that more heavy showers were in store. The present weather conditions would continue till the weekend and it would get sunny …
  • Did UP CM Yogi Adityanath lie about Ganga Expressway? Here are the facts 30 Jan 2019 15:26 The Yogi Aditynath government's claims of building the "world's biggest expressway" in Uttar Pradesh may fall flat especially when there are many bigger road links already present in the country and outside. On January, 29, the UP Chief …
  • 7 die in Gurugram building crash 25 Jan 2019 00:33 GURUGRAM: Seven people were buried under debris after a building in Ullawas village of Gurugram along Southern Peripheral Road (SPR) collapsed on Thursday while it was being illegally extended by constructing a second and a third floor. The building …
  • NTPC to invest Rs 10,300 cr in greenfield thermal and solar plants in UP 08 Jan 2019 11:34 Public sector energy generation major NTPC Limited has planned to invest almost Rs 10,300 crore in Greenfield power plants in Uttar Pradesh. These plants include a proposed 1,600 megawatt (Mw) (2x800) thermal power project at Shaktinagar (Singrauli) in …
  • Extinct Tamsa of Ramayana lore being revived in Ayodhya 07 Jan 2019 12:27 FAIZABAD: Lost in the mists of time, the ancient Tamsa river is all set to brim again and chart its mythological course from Basedi village of Faizabad district, now rechristened Ayodhya. The Uttar Pradesh government has launched a massive exercise to …
  • BJP making inroads into SBSP vote bank 30 Dec 2018 04:40 LUCKNOW: While BJP ally SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar boycotted the release of postage stamp in the name of Maharaja Suheldev by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday, the saffron party made a concerted bid to prop up its own Rajbhar leaders while honouring …
  • Snubbed and sulking, BJP’s junior partners in UP ask for more 28 Dec 2018 19:41 Ashish Patel, Apna Dal (S) working president Days after settling disquiet within the NDA in Bihar, the ruling BJP stared at fresh rumblings in its alliance in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh with its junior partner, Apna Dal (S), going public with its …
  • Two with illegal firearms arrested in Jogeshwari 09 Dec 2018 19:49 Mumbai: Two people were arrested for possession of illegal firearms in Jogeshwari (East) on Saturday. The accused have been identified as Raju Hariram Tiwari (38), a resident of Ambedkarnagar, Thane, who hails from Pali Tehsil, Uttar Pradesh, and Jagdish …
  • Corporators raise pitch for slum survey to avert fires 04 Dec 2018 19:01 Pune: The elected representatives in the civic body want the municipal corporation and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to jointly conduct a survey of slums to spot and fix the loopholes leading to fires. At least 100 of …
  • Large-scale transfer of prison officials in UP 28 Nov 2018 16:37 Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Days after reports emerged about videos being shot inside prisons showing luxuries inside the confines of the jail, the state government on Wednesday rejigged the jail department, transferring a dozen officials, sources said. The …
  • Get fit, or miss out: Yogi Adityanath to cops 19 Nov 2018 08:56 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police chiefs to ensure that fat and unfit policemen were not put in charge of police stations. At a review meeting through video conferencing late on Sunday, Adityanath also ordered the transfer of …
  • Get fit, or miss out: Yogi to cops 19 Nov 2018 06:52 Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police chiefs to ensure that fat and unfit policemen were not put in charge of police stations. At a review meeting through video conferencing late on Sunday, Adityanath also …
  • V2 Retail Ltd opens new store at Shahjahanpur 16 Nov 2018 08:04 V2 Retail Ltd has launched one operational Retail Store at Bhukhand No.294/1/2, Mohalla Shahjahanpur, CNAI Sadak, Near Mahendra Finance: Tehsil Akbarpur, Distt. Ambedkarnagar, Shahjahanpur, Shejadpur - 224146. Therefore currently 73(Seventy Three) …
  • Amid changing politics, new dawn on horizon? 15 Nov 2018 18:38 There are many reasons for Congress leaders being more daring in displaying religiosity in the course this round of polls. Back in 1991, long after Rajiv Gandhi’s mortal remains were immersed in holy rivers and some time after the ballot boxes were sealed …
  • UP cabinet gives nod to renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya 14 Nov 2018 08:03 LUCKNOW: Days after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced the renaming of Faizabad division as Ayodhya, the state cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval to the change of name. The cabinet also approved the name-change of Allahabad division …
  • UP Cabinet Okays Proposal To Rename Allahabad As Prayagraj, Faizabad as Ayodhya 13 Nov 2018 18:25 The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday approved renaming of Faizabad and Allahabad divisions as Ayodhya and Prayagraj  respectively. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here, …
  • Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad, Allahabad 13 Nov 2018 15:23 Image Source : PTI UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad, Allahabad The renaming of Faizabad and Allahabad divisions as Ayodhya and Prayagraj respectively were approved by the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday. The decision came during a meeting of …
  • UP cabinet approves renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya, Allahabad as Prayagraj 13 Nov 2018 09:52 The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved renaming of Faizabad and Allahabad divisions as Ayodhya and Prayagraj respectively. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here, Parliamentary …
  • Ayodhya out on streets as Shobha Yatra taken out on Diwali 06 Nov 2018 11:58 AYODHYA: Drums beating loud, chants of Jai Shri Ram, music and dance with artists from all over the country showcasing their skills, recreating the Treta Yug when Ram came back to Ayodhya after exile, was how the ancient town of Ayodhya woke up on Chhoti …
  • 'Pistol' Pandey's licences for 3 guns suspended 18 Oct 2018 04:39 LUCKNOW/FAIZABAD: UP government on Wednesday suspended three gun licences issued to former BSP MP Rakesh Pandey's son Ashish whose video showing him pointing a pistol at a couple outside Hyatt Regency hotel in Delhi has created a national outrage. …
  • 'Pistol' Pandey's licences for three guns suspended 18 Oct 2018 04:19 LUCKNOW/FAIZABAD: UP government on Wednesday suspended three gun licences issued to former BSP MP Rakesh Pandey's son Ashish whose video showing him pointing a pistol at a couple outside Hyatt Regency hotel in Delhi has created a national outrage. …
  • Hyatt hotel brawl: Ashish Pandey's family ready to cooperate in probe 17 Oct 2018 18:18 [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Ritesh Pandey, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Ambedkarnagar, has committed to cooperate in the investigation involving his brother Ashish Pandey, who waved a gun outside a hotel in Delhi. …
  • Cops conduct raids in UP, fail to nab Ashish Pandey 17 Oct 2018 18:04 LUCKNOW: Delhi and Uttar Pradesh police teams raided several places on Wednesday but failed to trace Ashish Pandey, a BSP leader's son who is on the run after brandishing a gun at a five-star hotel in New Delhi. “Raids have been carried out at various …
  • Uttar Pradesh government mulls cancelling arms licence of BSP ex-MP's son 17 Oct 2018 09:51 LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday directed the state police to evaluate suspension and cancellation of the gun licence issued to Ashish Pandey, son of BSP's former MP after he was filmed brandishing a weapon at a young couple outside Hyatt …
  • Why private procurement of oilseeds may not be commercially viable 16 Sep 2018 20:58 The government has decided to allow the entry of private players into oilseeds procurement on a pilot basis, but experts have raised concerns about its commercial viability. According to the decision taken by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday, private …
  • Rains wreck havoc in UP 04 Sep 2018 06:15 By Neha On September 04, 2018, 11:11 AM IST India News Lucknow: Rains continued to wreck havoc in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, with flooding reported from seven districts, an official said. Rains have been battering most parts of the state since …
  • Luck: Docs save fetus growing with headless twin 30 Aug 2018 19:00 LUCKNOW: A baby, which was growing with an abnormal, headless and heartless conjoined twin inside her mother's womb and would have eventually died, was saved by doctors at the Maternal and Reproductive Health Department at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate …
  • UP Police too made a Kiki Challenge video, but featuring those caught doing it 24 Aug 2018 13:04 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 24, 2018 5:48:40 pm The group was arrested by Ambedkarnagar Police recently after uploading their video on YouTube. (Source: UP Police Twitter) Multiple police departments across the country have issued …
  • UP readies list of rivers where Vajpayee’s ashes will be immersed 17 Aug 2018 14:30 Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday released a list of places where the urns containing the ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be taken, besides the prominent rivers of the state where the ashes will be …
  • Government to set up 25 courts for cases of Dalit atrocity 06 Aug 2018 15:10 LUCKNOW: Even as Centre is gearing up to table a bill to nullify the Supreme Court’s March 20 order that diluted provisions of the SC/ST Act, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up special courts to hear cases of atrocities against Dalits …
  • Uttar Pradesh government shifts 15 IPS officers 03 Aug 2018 05:00 By UNI LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh government has shifted 15 IPS officers including 3 DIG and 2 IG rank officers, official sources on Friday said. According to the sources, DIG Lucknow Luv Kumar will be now DIG of Agra range, while IG Agra range Raja Srivastava …
  • Parties are of people not of any religion: Akhilesh 16 Jul 2018 15:33 Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today said that "parties are of people and not of any religion", days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Congress, saying it was a "party for Mulsim men only". Addressing his party …
  • Parties are of people not of any religion: Akhilesh Yadav 16 Jul 2018 15:28 Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today said that "parties are of people and not of any religion", days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Congress, saying it was a "party for Mulsim men only". Addressing his party …
  • Scrapped notes racket: Lucknow Police search for ‘mastermind’ bank employee 04 Jun 2018 01:09 The four accused — identified as Faizabad resident Amar Nath, Rajesh Gautam of Lucknow, Krishna Kumar Verma of Ambedkarnagar and Kannauj resident Sumit Sharma — had been caught in front of K D Singh ‘Babu’ Stadium. LUCKNOW POLICE are on the lookout for an …
  • Purvanchal e-way: Year ago, Government had cancelled tenders awarded to six firms 29 May 2018 00:18 Written by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Updated: May 29, 2018 4:52:23 am UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (Express Photo by Pradip Das/Files) A year after it cancelled tenders awarded to six firms during the previous Samajwadi Party regime to develop …
  • UP selects seven lowest bidders for showcase expressway project 28 May 2018 22:32 Written by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | Published: May 29, 2018 3:31:11 am UP CM Yogi Adityanath. (Express Photo by Vishal Srivastav) A year after it cancelled tenders awarded to six firms during the previous Samajwadi Party regime to develop the 354-km …
  • L&T, Reliance bidders for Yogi's flagship Rs 182 bn Purvanchal Expressway 25 May 2018 10:55 Infrastructure majors including L&T and Reliance Infrastructure are among the seven companies in fray for Yogi Adityanath government’s flagship Purvanchal Expressway project that is estimated at Rs 182 billion. In the financial bids that began on …
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  • Ambedkarnagar strives to preserve Lohia legacy as SP fights to retain seat 25 Feb 2017 21:06 Ambedkarnagar: While the Shahzadpur market of Ambedkarnagar bustles with activity, silence pervades this pharmacy store where its owner Gajanand Yadav sits pondering over a register scribbled with rare details about socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia. …
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