Eight government officials were booked on Thursday and an inquiry launched into fraudulent recruitments done over a five-year span in the state cooperative department during the Samajwadi Party regime.
By not taking BSP general secretary SC Mishras call, an experienced lawyer, politician and BSPs national general secretary when he attempted to reach out to the Samajwadi Party chief to discuss the Rajya Sabha seats, Akhilesh Yadav not just insulted him but the entire Brahmin community, Mayawati has said.
Stung by an open rebellion from party MLAs and allegations that she had fielded a candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections with support from BJP, BSP chief Mayawati lashed out at Samajwadi Party on Thursday, accusing it of conspiring against her and adding that even if her party had to support BJP in the next Vidhan Parishad election, she would do so to ensure that SP did not win.
Over 21% civil work in the 296-km Bundelkhand Expressway has already been finished. Talking to reporters on Thursday, UPEIDA CEO Awanish Awasthi said that the construction work was much ahead of schedule.
Stepping up his attack on Lalu Yadav-led RJD, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said, the party which unleashed anarchy in the state for 15 years was now handing out a lollypop of employment to the youth.
Akanksha Singh of Kushinagar, who stood second in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test despite securing a perfect score (720 out of 720) along with Shoyeb Aftab, was felicitated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday.
In a fresh twist to the Rajya Sabha elections after a day-long political drama in which four BSP MLAs submitted their affidavit before the returning officer disowning their signatures as proposers for their party candidate Ramji Gautam, the candidature of SP supported independent candidate Prakash Bajaj was rejected on Wednesday. The nomination of Gautam, however, was found to be in order.
Eight persons were booked for allegedly coercing a 16-year-old girl in Gonda to embrace Islam with the promise of marriage. The teens father, who lodged the FIR with Kernalganj police on Tuesday, also accused the groupof-eight of delivering violent threats and brainwashing his daughter with grandiose marriage plans in Dubai.
The basic infrastructure of state capital will get spruced up in the next three months. Defence minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh laid the foundation of 176 projects worth Rs 51 crore on Wednesday with the deadline to complete them by end of the year.
The firearms used by slain gangster Vikas Dubey and his aides had fingerprints of more than one person, suggesting that the firearms were exchanged by the gangster and his aides in killing policemen who had gone to arrest Dubey at Bikru on the night of July 2 & 3, police sources told TOI quoting content of the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report submitted along with the chargesheet in the court recently.
In the likelihood of the five switching parties at some point in the near future, the BSP won the first round as Gautams papers were finally accepted on Wednesday evening. He will also sail through now since there wont be elections as there are only 10 candidates for 10 seats.
In a fresh twist to the Rajya Sabha elections after a day-long political drama in which four BSP MLAs submitted their affidavit before the returning officer disowning their signatures as proposers for their party candidate Ramji Gautam, the candidature of SP-supported independent candidate Prakash Bajaj was rejected on Wednesday. The nomination of Gautam, however, was found to be correct.
Arvind Maurya from Varanasi learnt how to make many varieties of momos this year and spent two months of lockdown practising at home. After curbs were lifted, he opened a momo and coffee stall in Varanasis Durga Kund and on Tuesday, he was one of the three people chosen to speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on SVANidhi Scheme.
After about seven months, liquor shops in Uttar Pradesh will go back to their pre-Covid timing of 10am to 10pm. The order was issued by the excise department on Tuesday and will be applicable to all liquor shops located outside Covid-19 containment zones.
Now, there are 11 candidates in the fray for 10 vacant seats, necessitating the polling for the last seat which was being eyed by Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) despite not having adequate numbers. Voting will take place on November 9.
A folk singer from Bihar suffered bullet injuries in celebratory firing during a birthday party hosted by Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morchas district unit vice president Bhanu Dubey at his residence in Mahakarpur village under the limits of Ballia district on Monday night.
Samajwadi Party (SP) national president Akhilesh Yadavs attempt to prepare the party for the 2022 assembly elections got a major boost on Tuesday when veteran Congressman and a close associate of Rajiv Gandhi, Saleem Iqbal Sherwani joined SP
Though dengue cases are rising in the city, Lucknow Municipal Corporation has failed to conduct adequate fogging, anti-larvae spraying and cleanliness of the most affected areas like Indiranagar, Gomtinagar and Faizullahganj.
Putting speculations to rest, the BJP announced eight candidates, including former UP DGP and ex-chairman of state SC Commission Brij Lal, for the Rajya Sabha seats from UP on Monday. BJP and its allies have a strength of 313 MLAs in UP assembly which is enough to get eight candidates sail through easily. The party ranks, however, did not rule out the possibility of an additional candidate filing his papers on the last of nomination on Tuesday.
To allow farmers to store their produce safely and get a fair price for their efforts, UP government has planned on constructing about 5,000 warehouses across the state, with at least one for every 10 villages.
The temple town has been included in the ninth round of bidding undertaken by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board earlier this year. The responsibility has been given to service provider Green Gas Limited (GGL) which is already providing the eco-friendly fuel to Lucknow and Agra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to interact with beneficiaries of the PM SVANidhi Scheme in UP on Tuesday. Modi will interact in the event at 10.30am via videoconference. The interaction would be shown live across 75 districts. Here is all you want to know about the scheme.
Prime minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to interact with beneficiaries of the PM SVANidhi Scheme on Tuesday. The scheme was started in June this year under which street vendors are being offered a loan up to Rs 10,000 on easy terms in order to kickstart their work after the Covid lockdown.
Uttar Pradesh registered 1,814 fresh cases of Covid-19 in a day which took the infection tally in the state to 4,72,075 on Monday, while the death toll rose to 6,902 with 21 more people succumbing to the disease during the same period, officials said.
A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Sunday again questioned the family members of the Hathras victim and the accused, and reportedly confronted them with two local residents of the village in connection with the alleged gang-rape of the 19-year-old Dalit girl.
Sharpshooter of Udham Singh gang, Kamal Pawar, who had killed a cement trader, was nabbed by police in Baghpat district on Saturday evening. While Kamal has been arrested, one of his accomplices, Bunty, is still at-large.
The wife of a deputy inspector general of police, at present posted at Police Training School, Unnao, found hanging at her Sushant Golf City residence on Saturday. The post mortem revealed the cause of death as asphyxia due to hanging. Police claimed it to be a case of suicide.
Two days after a sub-inspector was suspended in Uttar Pradesh for growing a beard without permission, Intizar Ali, 46, was reinstated by the Baghpat SP. Ali returned, on Saturday, clean shaven with an application admitting his mistake.