UP government

‘Allahabadi’ becomes Akbar ‘Praygraji’ on UP Higher Education Commission’s website; authorities blame 'mischievous elements'

The name-changing process has irked a number of writers and poets, while the President of the commission Prof Ishwar Sharan Vishwakarma tried to distance himself from the controversy.

published on : 28th December 2021

Yogi Adityanath didn't take dip in Ganga as he knows rivers are not clean: Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav's assertion comes a day after Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi.

published on : 14th December 2021

Government official, wife found murdered with their throats slit open in Azamgarh village: Police

Some unidentified miscreants had barged into the couple's home on late Sunday night and killed them by slashing their throats by some sharp-edged weapon and left, Police said.

published on : 29th November 2021

UP includes 'married daughters' in list of dependents for government jobs

The state cabinet headed by CM Yogi Adityanath put its seal on the proposal. The move could give a new colour to women empowerment in poll-bound UP.

published on : 11th November 2021

Women unsafe in Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi 

Her attack came after media reports claimed that an officer at Bapu Bhavan in Lucknow has been arrested for allegedly molesting a contractual worker after a video of the incident went viral.

published on : 11th November 2021

UP govt releases over Rs 208 crore for flood-hit farmers

The government has directed all the concerned officials to ensure that the aid reaches the affected farmers immediately.

published on : 31st October 2021

Kanpur's Zika virus case tally reaches 10, focus on halting mosquito breeding

UP government is carrying out strict testing of samples at a large scale to remove the risk of any further spread at KGMU, Lucknow. 

published on : 31st October 2021

Lakhimpur will add charge to the anti-farm laws stir across India

The counter narrative - that the BJP entourage was attacked by farmers pelting stones and wielding lathis - has evaporated in the face of fresh evidence.

published on : 10th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: SKM rejects UP govt SIT, inquiry commission; threatens 'rail roko' on Oct 18

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has been demanding that Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra be sacked and his son Ashish Mishra arrested in connection with the October 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri.

published on : 8th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP gets it from Supreme Court for failing to arrest minister’s son

An FIR under section 302 of the IPC has been registered against the Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra and others in the incident but no arrest has been made so far.

published on : 8th October 2021

SC criticizes Yogi govt's probe in Lakhimpur violence case, asks why accused not arrested yet

During the suo-motu hearing on Lakhimpur Kheri violence, the Supreme Court said 'it is a brutal murder of eight persons and the law must take its course against all accused.'

published on : 8th October 2021

BJP will pay a heavy price for Lakhimpur Kheri incident, says Sharad Pawar 

Expressing anguish over the deaths, Pawar assured the farmers that the entire opposition is with them and will soon take a call on the future course of action.

published on : 5th October 2021

Priyanka's detention at Lakhimpur Kheri: Shiv Sena calls for joint Opposition action

Sanjay Raut said that he will be meeting former Congress president Rahul Gandhi at 4.15 PM today to chalk out a joint opposition strategy.

published on : 5th October 2021

WATCH | Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel stopped at Lucknow airport, disallowed to visit Congress office

Baghel sat on a dharna at the airport after being disallowed to go to the Uttar Pradesh Congress office amid widespread protest over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

published on : 5th October 2021

'Can't be detained for more than 24 hours': P Chidambaram calls Priyanka Gandhi's detention illegal

Priyanka has been in detention for more than 30 hours and has not been produced before a judicial magistrate, he pointed out.

published on : 5th October 2021
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