Articles about Uttar Pradesh government

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

26 Apr 2022

India
'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

19 Apr 2022

India
No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

UP: Wearing masks now mandatory in Lucknow, 6 NCR districts

18 Apr 2022

India
UP: Wearing masks now mandatory in Lucknow, 6 NCR districts

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued orders making the wearing of face masks compulsory in public places in the state capital Lucknow and six National Capital Region (NCR) districts.

Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

16 Apr 2022

India
Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's top research institutes, has instructed its employees to avoid posting "anti-government" content on social media platforms.

Uttar Pradesh lifts night curfew as COVID-19 cases drop

19 Feb 2022

India
Uttar Pradesh lifts night curfew as COVID-19 cases drop

The government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to lift the night curfew imposed due to COVID-19, with effect from Saturday (February 19).

Varun Gandhi slams BJP government over unemployment, paper leaks

02 Dec 2021

Politics
Varun Gandhi slams BJP government over unemployment, paper leaks

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday attacked the central and Uttar Pradesh governments over several issues including unemployment and frequent exam paper leaks.

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

22 Sep 2021

Politics
Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if someone plays with the dignity of women, he will meet the same fate as that of Duryodhan and Dushashan in Mahabharata and asserted that strict action will be taken against those involved in supporting anti-India activities.

Twenty-two wards of Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam declared holy pilgrimage sites

11 Sep 2021

India
Twenty-two wards of Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam declared holy pilgrimage sites

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday declared 22 wards of the Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam area as holy pilgrimage sites.

Expect Adityanath government to be reelected: Govindacharya

06 Sep 2021

Politics
Expect Adityanath government to be reelected: Govindacharya

Former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya on Sunday said that he expects the incumbent BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to be reelected in the state elections next year.

Firozabad: Death toll due to dengue, viral fever reaches 50

03 Sep 2021

India
Firozabad: Death toll due to dengue, viral fever reaches 50

With three fresh fatalities, the death toll due to dengue and viral fever has climbed to 50 in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, official sources said on Friday.

UP orders extensive cleanliness campaign after suspected dengue deaths

02 Sep 2021

India
UP orders extensive cleanliness campaign after suspected dengue deaths

In view of a rising number of dengue cases in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed authorities on Thursday to run a widespread cleanliness campaign and assign a nodal officer to every district for monitoring.

UP: Sultanpur likely to be renamed 'Kush Bhawanpur'

28 Aug 2021

India
UP: Sultanpur likely to be renamed 'Kush Bhawanpur'

Sultanpur Municipal Council chairperson Babita Jaiswal on Friday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to rename the district as Kush Bhawanpur after Lord Ram's son Kush.

Schools may be closed if COVID-19 situation worsens: UP government

19 Aug 2021

India
Schools may be closed if COVID-19 situation worsens: UP government

The Uttar Pradesh government, which has decided to open schools for physical classes, on Thursday said the attendance for students will not be compulsory and schools may be closed again if the COVID-19 situation worsens.

UP: Schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from August 16

02 Aug 2021

India
UP: Schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from August 16

Schools in Uttar Pradesh will resume classes 9 to 12 from August 16, but with 50 percent attendance, according to an order issued by the state government on Monday.

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

14 Jul 2021

India
UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Cinema halls allowed to open in UP from today

05 Jul 2021

India
COVID-19: Cinema halls allowed to open in UP from today

The Uttar Pradesh government has allowed the opening of cinema halls in the state from Monday, further easing the curbs imposed to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

06 Oct 2020

India
To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

Yogi Adityanath government announces lockdown in Uttar Pradesh: Details here

09 Jul 2020

India
Yogi Adityanath government announces lockdown in Uttar Pradesh: Details here

The Government of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced that a lockdown will be imposed in the state from 10:00 pm on July 10 to 5:00 am on July 13 to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19.

UP Government bans mobile phones in colleges and universities

18 Oct 2019

India
UP Government bans mobile phones in colleges and universities

The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has banned the use of mobile phones in colleges and universities in the state, according to a circular issued by the Directorate of Higher Education in Uttar Pradesh, IANS reported on Friday.

Pay fine if you cover Agra-Lucknow Expressway within three hours

01 Jul 2019

India
Pay fine if you cover Agra-Lucknow Expressway within three hours

The Agra-Lucknow Expressway was built to ease traveling and improve connectivity. But off late, the highway has turned into a death trap mostly due to over-speeding vehicles.

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

12 Jun 2019

India
Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.

Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

28 Nov 2018

Politics
Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya

A three-day 'Param Dharma Sansad' was held in Varanasi, where seers opposed the Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to install a 221-meter statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu river in Ayodhya.

All you need to know about UP Police recruitment process

18 Oct 2018

India
All you need to know about UP Police recruitment process

The Uttar Pradesh Government will recruit 56,808 personnel in the state police force to fill the vacant posts.

Mayawati's vacated bungalow is now Shivpal Yadav's, courtesy Adityanath government

13 Oct 2018

Politics
Mayawati's vacated bungalow is now Shivpal Yadav's, courtesy Adityanath government

The sprawling bungalow on 6, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, in Lucknow, which was former Chief Minister Mayawati's abode for long, will soon be the house of Samajwadi rebel Shivpal Yadav, multiple reports said.

Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

27 Sep 2018

India
Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

In the afternoon on Thursday, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a crucial judgment which will have far-reaching consequences in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute.

SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection

25 Sep 2018

India
SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection

The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.

Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal

11 Jul 2018

India
Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Center for its "lethargy" in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal, dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a "hopeless cause".

Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt

20 Mar 2018

India
Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt

With 62% seats lying vacant in engineering colleges, the Uttar Pradesh Government today said it will not open any new engineering college in the state.

UP: 37 IAS officers including Gorakhpur District Magistrate transferred

17 Mar 2018

India
UP: 37 IAS officers including Gorakhpur District Magistrate transferred

In an administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh Government has transferred 37 IAS officers, including the Gorakhpur District Magistrate.

Nithari killings: Accused get death penalty in yet another case

08 Dec 2017

India
Nithari killings: Accused get death penalty in yet another case

Businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his aide Surendra Koli have been sentenced to death for the rape-murder of their housemaid Anjali (2006).

Nithari killings: Pandher, Koli get death in eighth rape-murder case

24 Jul 2017

India
Nithari killings: Pandher, Koli get death in eighth rape-murder case

Businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and domestic help Surinder Koli, recently convicted in the murder of a 20-year-old woman along with several others, have been given the death penalty for Pinki Sarkar's abduction, rape and killing.

IAS officer's death- UP Govt. suggests CBI probe

23 May 2017

India
IAS officer's death- UP Govt. suggests CBI probe

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer Anurag Tyagi from the Karnataka cadre.

IAS officer found dead near Lucknow guesthouse

17 May 2017

India
IAS officer found dead near Lucknow guesthouse

Anurag Tiwari, an IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh, was found dead near Lucknow's Meerabai Guest House in the morning.

Delhi: DMRC's housing scheme to be launched in May

11 Apr 2017

Delhi
Delhi: DMRC's housing scheme to be launched in May

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is currently building 2BHK and 3BHK flats in Janakpuri and Okhla which would cost between Rs. 60 lakh and Rs. 1.20cr.

Cannot impose ban on food, food-related trade: Allahabad HC

06 Apr 2017

India
Cannot impose ban on food, food-related trade: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court stated choice of food and food-related trade are part of the right to life.

Nithari Killings Case: Surinder Koli found guilty in sixth case

06 Oct 2016

India
Nithari Killings Case: Surinder Koli found guilty in sixth case

A Ghaziabad special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) court held Surinder Koli guilty of Nanda Devi's murder in the sixth case of the 2006 Nithari killings case.