Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

Modi’s love for industrialists

Industrialists are not be hated. They are not persona non-grata. They are also the citizens of the country and hence Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to take care ...
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Akhilesh authorised to decide on alliance, seat sharing for LS polls

Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party national executive on Saturday authorised party president Akhilesh Yadav to take a decision on alliances and seat sharing for the general elections next year, ...
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Hry. to set up custom hiring centres to check stubble-burning

Chandigarh: In view of crops residue management and to prevent farmers from burning the crops residue, the state government will set up custom hiring centres at a cost ...
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Haryana Women and Child Development Minister presses for a major campaign to check crime against children

Chandigarh : Haryana Women and Child Development Minister, Kavita Jain today stressed upon the need of launching a major campaign to check crime against children and ensuring them ...
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Bihar and IRRI partnering to improve rice-based cropping systems

Patna: Dr. Matthew Morell, Director General, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) today met with Dr. Prem Kumar, Minister for the Department of Agriculture, Government of Bihar at Vikas ...
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Centre approves coonstruction 1.5 lakh affordable houses for urban poor under PMAY(urban)

New Delhi: Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 1.5 lakh affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas ...
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Project Signing: India, World Bank sign $500 million loan pact to finance PMGSY using green technologies

New Delhi: India and the World Bank today signed a $500 million loan agreement to provide additional financing for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Rural Roads ...
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Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Gadkari

New Delhi: A programme to push construction of water bodies in drought-prone areas in lieu of soil excavated to be used in highway building has come in handy ...
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Centre to link 200 more mandis to eNAM this fiscal

New Delhi, May 13, 2018: The Central government will link additional 200 wholesale mandis to the online trading platform eNAM this fiscal and also encourage inter-mandi transactions, Agriculture ...
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Storage level at 91 major reservoirs drops to 22% of total live capacity

New Delhi, May 5 : The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country for the week ending on May 3, 2018 has gone down to 22 ...
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At least 109 killed in storm in UP, Rajasthan

Lucknow/Jaipur, May 3 : A storm barrelled through a swathe of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 109 people in a trail of destruction that brought down ...
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Intra-state e-Way bill in 5 states from April 15

New Delhi, April 10 : Encouraged by the success of its inter-state implementation, the e-Way bill system for intra-state movement of goods will be implemented for Uttar Pradesh, ...
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Wheat production likely to hit 100 MT target this year

New Delhi, March 20 : Wheat production in the country could this year achieve the long-cherished target of 100 million tonnes (MT), thanks to the conducive climatic conditions ...
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In 2019, BJP tally may drop by 110 seats: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, March 16 : The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s tally may drop by 100-110 seats in the next Lok Sabha polls in 2019, if the current trends and the ...
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Jio to invest Rs 10,000 crore in 3 years in UP: Mukesh Ambani

Lucknow, Feb 21 : Reliance Jio will invest another Rs 10,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh over the next three years, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said here ...
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Second defence industrial corridor to come up in UP: PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that the government would establish a defence industrial production corridor in Uttar Pradesh at an estimated cost ...
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People, country deeply troubled in Modi regime: Sonia

New Delhi, Feb 8 : Returning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fire, Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused his government of creating an atmosphere of fear, damaging ...
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#BUDGET2018 – With eye on 2019 polls, Budget for NewIndia

In his last full budget before general elections in 2019, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax to 10 per cent from zero at present, ...
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Political democracy cannot survive without social and economic democracy -President Kovind

Budget session 2018 began with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. In an hour long speech, President Kovind listed ...
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Rush in Himachal temples on first day of 2018

Shimla, Jan 1: Thousands of devotees from across the region thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Monday to mark the beginning of 2018. “We are expecting arrival of ...
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Cold wave: Yogi orders relief measures for homeless, poor

Lucknow, Dec 28: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday issued instructions to all district magistrates to ensure proper arrangements for poor, destitute and homeless in the ...
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Only six states, UTs comply with Centre’s renewable purchase obligations

New Delhi, Dec 27: Only six out of 29 states and seven union territories are complying with the central government’s Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, a Greenpeace India ...
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Teenaged sisters found hanging from tree in Noida

Noida, Dec 26: Two teenaged girls were found hanging from a tree in Noida, adjoining national capital Delhi, on Tuesday, police said. The bodies were spotted by people ...
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UP frees 93 prisoners on Vajpayee’s birthday

Lucknow, Dec 25: The Uttar Pradesh government set free 93 prisoners from their jail term – in a gesture of respect to former Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya ...
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Sugar output so far this season at 14 lakh tonnes, up 79%: ISMA

New Delhi, Nov 20: Indian sugar production touched 13.73 lakh tonnes (LT) till November 15 of the ongoing 2017-18 season beginning October, which was 79 per cent higher ...
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Bareilly ‘starvation’ death’: Akhilesh calls it ‘blot on democracy

Lucknow, Nov 16: Even as the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday denied that the death of a 50-year-old woman in Bareilly was due to starvation, the Samajwadi Party ...
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India registers significant decline in infant mortality rate

New Delhi: India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). According to the just released SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points ...
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Stop misleading farmers: Captain tells Kisan union leaders

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has urged leaders of the farming community in the state to stop misleading the farmers with false statements on the issue ...
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Doctors go on mass leave in UP’s Farrukhabad

Lucknow, Sep 5 : Upset over charges brought against senior doctors of a state-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad, where 49 infants died within a month, all government ...
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Hindon Air Force base to be used for RCS-Udan scheme

New Delhi, Aug 30 : The government on Wednesday said the Hindon Air Force base in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad may be used to connect regional destinations to the ...
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UP has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for start-ups: Yogi

Lucknow, Aug 30 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday made a strong pitch for start-ups and flagged off a “Start-up Bus Yatra” from the scientific ...
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BJP has failed to curb crime in UP: Mulayam

Lucknow, Aug 23 : Samajwadi Party mentor Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to curb crime and maintain ...
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Engine, five coaches of Kaifiyat Express derail in UP

Lucknow, Aug 23 : The engine and five coaches of Kaifiyat Express derailed near Auraiyya district of Uttar Pradesh, injuring more than 50 passengers, police said on Wednesday. ...
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UP survey of rural women: Want to work, watch news, go to parlours

Lucknow, Aug 20 : A survey of rural women in Uttar Pradesh, Indias largest state, has shown the rising spiral of their aspirations — 56 per cent want ...
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Fix responsibility on prima facie evidence: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, Aug 20 : A day after 24 people were killed in train derailment in Uttar Pradesh, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said that he has ...
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UP power shortage adds to humidity woes

Lucknow, Aug 19 : Uttar Pradesh is facing an acute shortage of power as the demand for electricity has peaked due to humid conditions, an official said on ...
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Varun Gandhi pledges Rs 5 cr for UP hospital

New Delhi, Aug 14 : In view of the Gorakhpur tragedy in Uttar Pradesh that claimed many infants lives, BJP leader Varun Gandhi on Monday pledged Rs 5 ...
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PM constantly monitoring Gorakhpur situation: PMO

New Delhi, Aug 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly monitoring the situation in wake of the death of more than 60 children in the past five ...
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SP, BSP hit by political tremors, Akhilesh slams BJP

Lucknow, July 29 : After Bihar and Gujarat, convulsions were witnessed in the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh where four MLCs quit their parties ...
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Crackdown on spurious liquor in UP, 3,727 arrested

Lucknow, July 13 : A state-wide drive against manufacturers of illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh has led to the arrest of 3,727 people, an official said on Thursday. ...
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Yogi’s maiden Rs 384,659 cr budget for UP

Lucknow, July 11 🙂 The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh presented its maiden budget of Rs 384,659 crore — a hike of 10.90 per cent over the ...
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Sugar year: Good monsoon, more cultivation to spur output

New Delhi, July 9 : After a huge fall in sugar production 2016-17, that forced the import of 500,000 tonnes, official and industry circles expect the upcoming “sugar year” ...
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Jewar airport to reinvigorate Greater Noida housing sector: Industry

New Delhi, July 9 : With the decks being cleared for the construction of a second airport for the capital at Jewar in Uttar Pradesh, the residential segment in ...
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Absconding 1993 blast accused arrested in UP

Lucknow, July 8 : A man accused in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts was arrested on Saturday from Bijnore in Uttar Pradesh by a state Special Task Force (STF) ...
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Yogi completes 100 days as Uttar Pradesh CM

Lucknow, June 27 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday completed 100 days in office and said he was committed to the welfare of the farmers and ...
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Modi lauds villages for becoming free of open defecation

New Delhi, June 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised two villages in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh for taking initiatives to make themselves free of open ...
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UP Ministers to allay traders’ fears on GST

Lucknow, June 14 : Worried at the opposition to the GST by a large section of traders in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Ministers will fan out an “explain ...
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UP, Rajasthan sign agreement for plying buses

Lucknow, June 13 : An agreement for plying state-owned buses was signed between Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan here on Tuesday at Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s official residence. The agreement ...
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States will have to find funds for farm loan waivers: Jaitley

New Delhi, June 12 : With mounting demands from farmers for loan waiver, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said states will have to find funds for it from ...
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Adityanath meets Modi, discusses development projects

New Delhi, June 12 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and some Union Ministers regarding various development projects in his state. ...
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Impoverishment of agri sector, loan waiver triggered protests: Experts

New Delhi, June 11 : The almost deliberate impoverishment of the agriculture sector by successive governments, which has translated into poor returns to farmers, and the recent loan waiver ...
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Agra builders want private sector role identified

Agra, May 9 : A forum of builders here has urged the Uttar Pradesh government to speed up the proposal for land pooling to make more areas available for ...
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Sue BJP for treachery, Shiv Sena tells Hindus

Mumbai, May 8 : The Shiv Sena on Monday asked “all the 100 crore Hindus” of India to sue the ruling BJP for “treachery and character assassination” for declaring ...
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Lakhimpur: How communalism is creeping up on a peaceful UP town

Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 13 Salim Siddiqui, 65, who fixes motorcycles in a Hindu majority area here, the headquarters of the state’s largest district of Lakhimpur-Kheri, feels the ...
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