‘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.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav's assertion comes a day after Prime Minister Modi inaugurated Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi.
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.
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.
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.
The government has directed all the concerned officials to ensure that the aid reaches the affected farmers immediately.
UP government is carrying out strict testing of samples at a large scale to remove the risk of any further spread at KGMU, Lucknow.
The counter narrative - that the BJP entourage was attacked by farmers pelting stones and wielding lathis - has evaporated in the face of fresh evidence.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
Priyanka has been in detention for more than 30 hours and has not been produced before a judicial magistrate, he pointed out.