Articles about Sidharth Nath Singh

Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 33.8L with another record spike

28 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally climbs to 33.8L with another record spike

On Thursday, India reported nearly 77,000 new coronavirus infections, marking a record single-day spike for the second consecutive day.

Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

19 May 2020

Politics
Letter-war between Priyanka Gandhi, UP government over buses for migrants

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Uttar Pradesh government are locked in a nasty war of words over the transportation of migrant workers from Delhi.

UP: Prisoners flash guns, government says weapons made of 'clay'

27 Jun 2019

India
UP: Prisoners flash guns, government says weapons made of 'clay'

Administration in Uttar Pradesh came under fire on Wednesday after two prisoners of Unnao district jail were seen flashing country-made pistols in a viral video.

Top BJP leaders, ministers campaign for PM Modi in Varanasi

17 May 2019

Politics
Top BJP leaders, ministers campaign for PM Modi in Varanasi

Top Union ministers and BJP leaders have been campaigning in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to not only win but break the record for margin of victory in the constituency.

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

26 Mar 2019

Politics
BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

UP: High-alert sounded after 84 die due to 'mystery disease'

21 Sep 2018

India
UP: High-alert sounded after 84 die due to 'mystery disease'

In Uttar Pradesh, a 'mystery fever' killed as many as 84 people in the last six weeks, following which the Yogi Adityanath government has issued a high alert across the state.

UP: Deaths due to 'unknown' fever rise to 42

14 Sep 2018

India
UP: Deaths due to 'unknown' fever rise to 42

The death toll due to an unknown fever in various districts under Bareilly division in UP has risen to 42 with six more people dying in Badaun and Shahjahanpur in last three days, officials said today.

The-Great-Indian-Political-Drama: Akhilesh Yadav brings taps to press conference

13 Jun 2018

Politics
The-Great-Indian-Political-Drama: Akhilesh Yadav brings taps to press conference

Indian politics can never be sans drama and Wednesday's press conference of former Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav proved just that.

SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

06 Jun 2018

Politics
SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019

Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today dared the BJP government at the Center to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state in 2019.

Varanasi: Under-construction flyover collapses killing 12; many others trapped

15 May 2018

India
Varanasi: Under-construction flyover collapses killing 12; many others trapped

In a tragic incident, at least 12 people lost their lives when an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi's Cantonment area in Uttar Pradesh.

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

01 May 2018

World
UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.

UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme

29 Apr 2018

India
UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct around 1,000 hospitals under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to provide good healthcare facilities to people, state Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.

UP minister on five-day US visit to woo investors

29 Apr 2018

World
UP minister on five-day US visit to woo investors

To showcase Uttar Pradesh as an ideal investment destination, cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh today embarked on a five-day visit to the US to rope in certain reputed companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Amazon for setting up their units in the state.

American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP

24 Apr 2018

Business
American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP

American firms are seeing a window of opportunity to invest in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a US business advocacy group said today, underlining that a change in India's most populous state would mean a change in the entire country.

For Guru-Nanak Jayanti in November, BJP-leaders tweet greetings in April

16 Apr 2018

India
For Guru-Nanak Jayanti in November, BJP-leaders tweet greetings in April

Many ministers of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday, wished Guru Nanak Jayanti. There is only one problem. The birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism falls on November 23, this year.

UP: 21 affected by HIV after quack uses same syringe

06 Feb 2018

India
UP: 21 affected by HIV after quack uses same syringe

Officials in UP's Unnao were worried: reports of a "high number of HIV cases" in the area had been coming in.

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

29 Jan 2018

India
UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

13 Aug 2017

India
Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

Even as international media rues how 60 children died in Gorakhpur in a matter of days, many of them allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply, the Yogi Adityanath government continues to deny the allegations.

Registration of marriages now compulsory in Uttar Pradesh

02 Aug 2017

India
Registration of marriages now compulsory in Uttar Pradesh

It is now compulsory for UP residents to register their marriage irrespective of community or religion.

Yogi wants NIA probe after explosive threat; 1 man arrested

15 Jul 2017

Politics
Yogi wants NIA probe after explosive threat; 1 man arrested

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath summoned a high-level meeting to discuss Vidhan Sabha security issues after an explosive white substance was discovered during a session. The UP government has asked the Home Ministry to investigate the "dangerous terror conspiracy", through NIA.

Explosives found in UP assembly, CM Yogi demands NIA probe

14 Jul 2017

Politics
Explosives found in UP assembly, CM Yogi demands NIA probe

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called for an investigation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) after an explosive was found in the state assembly in Lucknow.

Kailash Vijayvargiya calls PM Modi undefeatable

07 Feb 2017

Politics
Kailash Vijayvargiya calls PM Modi undefeatable

On Tuesday, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya compared the opposition unity to a "pack of dogs" coming together against the Prime Minister.

Jaitley skips Bengal Global Business Summit

21 Jan 2017

Politics
Jaitley skips Bengal Global Business Summit

Amid turbulent relations between the TMC and the BJP, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decided to skip the Bengal Global Business Summit.

Mamata accuses Modi of hiding files on demonetization decision

12 Jan 2017

Politics
Mamata accuses Modi of hiding files on demonetization decision

TMC leader and West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused PM Modi of removing key files related to the decision to carry out demonetization.

Congress CMs push for 18% GST

26 Sep 2016

India
Congress CMs push for 18% GST

The Congress high command has ordered all Congress Chief Ministers to push for an 18% cap on GST rates in the upcoming meeting of the GST council on 17 October.

Centre, States agree upon April 1 deadline for GST

23 Sep 2016

India
Centre, States agree upon April 1 deadline for GST

The Centre as well as states agreed to complete deliberations in the GST council so that the GST can be rolled out on 1 April, 2017.

President constitutes GST council

17 Sep 2016

India
President constitutes GST council

The Centre has notified the GST council which will now decide the tax limit, exemptions and geographical application limits.

Jaitley: Apr 1 deadline for GST

08 Sep 2016

India
Jaitley: Apr 1 deadline for GST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has stated that 1 April 2017 would be the stiff deadline for the government to roll out the GST bill.

Odisha 16th state to ratify GST, bill awaits Presidential nod

02 Sep 2016

India
Odisha 16th state to ratify GST, bill awaits Presidential nod

Odisha became the 16th state to pass the Constitutional Amendment which allows for the passage of the Goods and Services Tax, leaving it up to Presidential approval to come into force.

Maha ratifies GST, WB does not bring it up

30 Aug 2016

India
Maha ratifies GST, WB does not bring it up

The Maharashtra state government ratified the GST bill in a special session of the state assembly that was called on 29 Aug.

Assam: First state to pass GST Bill

12 Aug 2016

India
Assam: First state to pass GST Bill

India's north-eastern state of Assam became the first state in the country to ratify the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.