Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath advises Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to focus on Amethi

Adityanath while talking to media, averred that instead of resorting to new lows, the Congress party should focus on development of the nation.

16 Jan 2018

Infamous BRD Medical College’s records gutted

Baba Raghav Das Medical College (BRDMC) of Gorakhpur has hit the headlines again after the principal’s office and the adjacent record room caught fire around 10 am on Monday.

09 Jan 2018

Magh Mela: Young folk flock to Sangam in search of spiritualism

If you thought that Magh Mela and Kalpwas, the month-long stay in tents with basic amenities, were only for the elderly and rural folks, do pay a visit to Sangam — the  confluence of the rivers.

07 Jan 2018

Muslim women welcome triple talaq bill, but AIMPLB mounts a last-ditch attempt to get it stalled

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has started talks with Muslim MPs from Opposition parties, urging them to stall the passage of the bill in the Parliament.

28 Dec 2017

Process to withdraw 20,000 cases against politicians, including Yogi Adityanath, takes off in Uttar Pradesh

The withdrawal would include cases against CM Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CM Keshav Maurya, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, BJP MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj.

27 Dec 2017

Triple talaq victims slam All India Muslim Personal Law Board for opposing government bill

A day after the All India Muslim Personal Law Board opposed the Centre’s proposed bill by calling it anti-women, unislamic and unconstitutional, the victims came out to slam the Board.

25 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath defies 29-year-old Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers' jinx, lands in Noida

There is a superstition that any chief minister visiting Noida loses power and does not come back to assume the office again.

23 Dec 2017

UPCOC bill: Draft of new strict law to tackle lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh gets Cabinet nod

The draft Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Bill was approved in a meeting of the state Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

14 Dec 2017

Ayodhya tangle: Sri Sri Ravishankar starts talks amidst opposition in temple town

After meeting seers and Muslim leaders, he said there was scope for a peaceful ‘out-of-court’ settlement to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.

16 Nov 2017

Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: Sri Sri on ‘mediation mission’ meets Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

The meeting at Adityanath’s residence, which lasted about 40 minutes, came through as the spiritual leader ramped up his efforts to mediate in the dispute.

16 Nov 2017

Ayodhya talks gain momentum

Process for Ram Temple will start by December 5, Mahant Giri says after talks with Shia Waqf Board chairman

14 Nov 2017

Supreme Court judge's bribery case leaves Lucknow medical college students clueless about future

The institute which falls short of norms was being investigated by a bench of Supreme Court judges, who are now being probed for taking bribes, leaving the students in a lurch regarding their future.

14 Nov 2017

Madrasa is for religious teaching: Cleric on Uttar Pradesh government’s move to make NCERT books must

UP government’s move to make modern subjects, NCERT books must in madrasas comes in for criticism

12 Nov 2017

Modern education welcome, but state must help out

Chairman, Islamic Centre of India, tells Namita Bajpai of The Sunday Standard that before introducing modern education in madrasas, the Government must equip them with requisite infrastructure.

12 Nov 2017

After Nitish, Mayawati demands quota for SC/ST, OBC in private sector

Mayawati suggested the Bihar CM to facilitate the move instead of just demanding it as he is a part of the ruling coalition in the country now.

08 Nov 2017