Namita Bajpai

Jobs few back home, migrants leave UP in packed trains, buses

The occupancy data of trains originating from the NE Railway headquarters at Gorakhpur shows that a bulk of migrant workforce is heading back to states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Delhi.

23 Nov 2020

Ganga expressway foundation stone in June

Issuing fresh directives to the departments concerned on Saturday, CM Yogi asked the officials to get into ‘mission mode’ and bring the mega infra project on the ground soon.

22 Nov 2020

Kanpur ambush: Over 30 police officers to face action by UP government

In a letter to the DGP earlier this month, the government directed for punishment to 14 policemen.

22 Nov 2020

UP: 37 cops face action for links with slain gangster Vikas Dubey

All the 37 cops are of the non-gazetted ranks, while the action is also being contemplated against three provincial police officers for laxity in the performance of duty.

21 Nov 2020

UP: Foundation stone of 594-km six-lane ‘Ganga Expressway’ to be laid in June 2021

Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath asks officers to get into ‘mission mode,’ complete 90% land acquisition by then.

21 Nov 2020

UP: Yogi govt proceeds to bring strict ordinance against 'love jihad'

As per the informed sources, the draft of the ordinance has been prepared and sent to the ministry of law and justice for its perusal after being approved, in principle, by CM Yogi Adityanath.

20 Nov 2020

14 including six children killed as car rams into truck on Prayagraj-Lucknow highway

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to ensure rescue and relief work on a war footing. He also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those who died.

20 Nov 2020

UP lawyer demands FIR against Obama, says references to Rahul, Manmohan in book humiliating

Gyan Prakash Shukla petitioned the court over what he termed 'insults' to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and ex-PM Manmohan Singh in the book The Promised Land written by Obama

19 Nov 2020

With a few takers for cattle adoption project, UP grapples to address stray animal issue

Under the scheme, the government offered a monthly allowance of Rs 900 per animal to the one who would adopt a cow which had turned commercially unviable.

18 Nov 2020

Lucknow diary

“As Lucknow University is all set to start its centenary year celebrations, a historical invite has arrested the citizen’s attention.

16 Nov 2020

Ayodhya celebrates Ram's homecoming, lights 6 lakh diyas to break record

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said it was PM’s cherished dream to develop Ayodhya as the 'Vedic Ramayana City' and it should be the most beautiful city.

14 Nov 2020

WHO lauds UP govt’s Covid-19 management strategy

State govt makes it mandatory for people coming from outside to undergo the Covid-19 test.

13 Nov 2020

Bikru massacre fallout: UP govt suspends IPS officer over links with gangster Vikas Dubey

The three-member SIT in its 3200-page report submitted to the state government last week had pointed to a nexus between the senior official and the gangster, said senior home department officials

13 Nov 2020

Jewar airport project: Yeida seeks Yogi government go-ahead to begin land acquisition

In phase-2, the government has the target to acquire 1,365 hectares of land. In phase-three, 1,318 hectares will be acquired while in phase-four, 735 hectares will be acquired.

13 Nov 2020

UP launches Rozgar Mission, targets 50 lakh jobs till March 2021

The scheme will be targeted largely at those who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 economic slowdown.

12 Nov 2020