Namita Bajpai

Uttar Pradesh madrasas see steady fall in number of students

The state government allocated Rs 479 crore for the Madrasas Modernization scheme in its 2021-22 budget to upgrade the traditional institutions and connect students with emerging opportunities.

14 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls face Allahabad High Court order hurdle

Subsequent to HC order, the state government has issued orders to the panchayati raj department and all district magistrates to stop the rotation of reserved seats till further orders. 

14 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh engages 68,000 groups to facilitate its 'Take Home Ration' scheme

THR, executed by UPSRLM, focuses on children under six months of age, pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and severely malnourished children in the age group of six months to six years.

14 Mar 2021

Akhilesh Yadav begins 350 km cycle yatra from Rampur in support of Azam Khan

He claimed that every time the 'Samajwadis' hit the roads on bicycles they changed the government in Uttar Pradesh.

12 Mar 2021

Yogi Adityanath govt orders removal of all roadside shrines in UP

These instructions have been issued by the government in compliance with the order of Allahabad High Court, said a state government release.

12 Mar 2021

Two men booked for using fake identity to trap Dalit, Sikh women, forcing them to convert

The men allegedly concealing their religious identity to have sexual relationships with a Dalit and a Sikh girl and forcing them to convert to their faiths.

12 Mar 2021

Mayawati preps for UP Panchayat polls, tasks cadres to expose 'failures' of state govt, Centre

She issued the directives to rope in as many people as possible through membership drive across the state before the panchayat polls.

11 Mar 2021

Will purchase wheat from farmers under MSP till their stocks exhaust: UP govt

The wheat procurement by government agencies would commence on April 1 and would continue till June 15.

11 Mar 2021

Nine dead, four injured in car-truck collision in Agra

According to local eyewitnesses, the driver of the SUV bearing the registration number of Jharkhand, reportedly dozed off and lost control of the wheel.

11 Mar 2021

Day after lodging complaint about minor daughter’s rape, UP man dies in ‘accident’

The prime accused in the rape case, Golu Yadav, son of a police sub-inspector posted in Kannauj, was arrested earlier and efforts were underway to nab his brother Saurabh and friend Deepu, cops said.

11 Mar 2021

Lucknow diary

It has enabled the alignment of approach roads from access points near Manikarnika, Jalasen and Lalita Ghats to KV Dham, making it more convenient for visitors.

11 Mar 2021

No shorts for boys; no jeans, T-shirts for girls: UP Khap diktat

The majority of the Khap members expressed annoyance over the issues related to changing lifestyles of youths at the village level.

10 Mar 2021

Tandav row: Amazon Prime head Aparna Purohit appears before SIT again

On February 24, Purohit was asked about 50 questions and directed to come prepared with their answers during her next visit to record her statement.

09 Mar 2021

UP panchayat polls: End of Mulayam clan’s reign in Samajwadi Party bastion Saifai

The Saifai blockhead post has also been reserved for a scheduled caste woman for the first time in the last 25 years after the government revised and released the fresh reservation list of seats.

09 Mar 2021

Priyanka’s UP visits give Congress chance to strike a chord it long lost

Farmer protests seem to have given grand old party a foothold to strategise and reinvent in Uttar Pradesh.

08 Mar 2021

Three-year-old girl dies as UP hospital refuses to stitch wounds over non-payment of bills

The child was handed over to her relatives by doctors of Unity Medicity Hospital without giving her the stitches and dressing after an abdominal surgery.

07 Mar 2021

Over a dozen cities in Uttar Pradesh set for makeover, fresh master plans to be drawn

According to official sources, besides Varanasi, state capital Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) in the National Captial Region (NCR) are also on the list.

06 Mar 2021

Tension grips border in UP's Pilibhit after Nepal cops kill Indian youth

Another Indian civilian was injured in the incident and has been shifted to KGMU in Lucknow in a critical condition

06 Mar 2021

UP govt allows foreign countries to construct guest houses for pilgrims visiting Ayodhya

According to Ayodhya Municipal Commissioner Vishal Singh, 12 acres of land have already been earmarked for the purpose of building guest houses for visitors from foreign countries

05 Mar 2021

UP woman seeks divorce after discovering husband’s baldness

The woman in her plea said that she wanted a divorce as her husband concealed his baldness by wearing a wig prior to their marriage.

04 Mar 2021

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