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Change of guard likely for UP BJP

Lucknow | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Uttar Pradesh BJP unit is setting for an overhaul as there are indication of change of guards with present incumbent Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey could be replaced by either a dalit or a backward caste lea

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UP govt bans plastic under 50 micron from Sunday

Lucknow | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

For the third time in past three years, Uttar Pradesh government has banned polythene and plastic from Sunday. Though the government was yet to get Governor Ram Naik's approval on the Ordinance to be

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BJP trying to take political mileage by launching Purvanchal expressway, alleges Mayawati

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

After SP -BJP spat over taking credit on the Purvanchal Expressway for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone in Azamgarh on Saturday, now Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) too have join

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About 2,000 Lekpal protesting for their demands suspended in UP, 350 newly recruited terminated

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Following the protest of Lekhpals across the Uttar Pradesh, about 2,000 Lekpal has been suspended till date and notice of warning was severed to over 11,000 newly recruited Lekhpals. The protest

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''Yogi has made yoga compulsory in govt schools''

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said here on Saturday that the Yogi Adityanath government has made yoga compulsory in all Uttar Pradesh government schools from class 9 to 12 and it

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UP pilgrims commence Haj

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Uttar Pradesh Haj minister Mohsin Raza flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from the UP Haj House here on Saturday. Around 34,000 Muslim pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh will go on Haj this

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Every song based around Taj Mahal becomes memorable: Amyra Dastur

Agra |Saturday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Actress Amyra Dastur, who has shot a romantic number with co-actor Ali Fazal at the Taj Mahal here for the upcoming film "Prassthanam", hopes the track becomes "catchy" as every song based around the

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SP, BJP locked in spat over trying to seize credit for Purvanchal expressway

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

The day Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to lay for the foundation of the Rs 23,349 crore Purvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh, the ruling BJP and the principle opposition Samajwadi Party are on verba

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Sugar mills yet to clear over Rs 12,000 cr dues

Lucknow | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Despite the mounting arrears of the sugarcane farmers, there is no let up in increase in area under sugarcane cultivation for the next cane crushing season 2018-19. The sugar mills are yet to clear

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Yogi warns govt employees of going on strike

Lucknow | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Giving a stern warning to the agitating lekhpals in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said now the government would not allow any threatening by the employees and their

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UP PWD gave employment to 792 youths: Maurya

Lucknow | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Friday claimed that they were facilitating employment to technically sound youths in Public Works Department (PWD) and so far 792 aspirants

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UP govt ready to give land to consumer electronic companies

Lucknow | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Close on the heels of inauguration of the Samsung factory at Noida by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Uttar Pradesh government has said that it would help other consumer electronic companies, seekin

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