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Cheap shops, houses: What are UP's plans for migrant workers?

27 May 2020

Cheap shops, houses: What are UP's plans for migrant workers?

Laborers who returned to Uttar Pradesh from other states, after being rendered jobless due to the lockdown, will be given affordable houses and shops, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Tuesday.

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

19 May 2020

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

16 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

Twenty four migrant workers were killed in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday, when the truck they were traveling in collided with another in Auraiya, some 200 kilometer away from the state capital Lucknow.

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

25 Apr 2020

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

22 Dec 2019

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

Over 60 shops in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar were sealed following violent protests in the city.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

19 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

Food park project: UP CM reaches out to Patanjali's Balkrishna

06 Jun 2018

Food park project: UP CM reaches out to Patanjali's Balkrishna

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to expedite the process for Patanjali Ayurved to set up its Rs. 6,000cr food park, after the company said it was pulling out from the project due to non-cooperation from the state government.

UP: Thunderstorm kills 15 people, injures 10

29 May 2018

UP: Thunderstorm kills 15 people, injures 10

Thunderstorm and lightning claimed 15 lives and injured 10 people in various parts of Uttar Pradesh.