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UP Government bans mobile phones in colleges and universities

18 Oct 2019

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.

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

12 Jun 2019

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.

UP-govt yet to give permission to withdraw Muzaffarnagar riots cases

08 Apr 2019

UP-govt yet to give permission to withdraw Muzaffarnagar riots cases

The Uttar Pradesh government has not yet permitted the district authorities to withdraw any of the Muzaffarnagar riots cases that it had decided to take back, an official said today.

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

20 Jan 2019

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh, your beer will take care of cow shelters now.

Kumbh Mela 2019 commences with first bath of Makar Sankranti

15 Jan 2019

Kumbh Mela 2019 commences with first bath of Makar Sankranti

At the daybreak of Tuesday, which marked Makar Sankranti, thousands of pilgrims took a dip in the chilly waters of the Sangam - the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers - thus officially kicking off the Kumbh Mela 2019.

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

08 Jan 2019

#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.

UP: Government to levy 'gau kalyan' cess to build shelters

02 Jan 2019

UP: Government to levy 'gau kalyan' cess to build shelters

On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approved a plan to impose a 'gau kalyan cess' (cow welfare cess) on multiple "profit-making" public sector departments in a bid to raise funds for the setting up of temporary cowsheds across the state.

Minister says UP will achieve 100% electrification by December end

23 Dec 2018

Minister says UP will achieve 100% electrification by December end

On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh power minister Srikant Sharma told the press that the state would be achieving 100% electrification by the end of December.

After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment

20 Dec 2018

After Hyderabad, IKEA eyes Noida with Rs. 5,000cr investment

A few months after opening its first Indian store in Hyderabad, Swedish furniture giant IKEA has now set its sight on Noida.

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

01 Oct 2018

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

The family of Apple executive, shot dead by a policeman in Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow, met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today and said that they "have faith" in UP government.

Prisoners in UP will soon be able to watch TV

09 Sep 2018

Prisoners in UP will soon be able to watch TV

Prisoners lodged in Uttar Pradesh jails will soon be able to enjoy shows on the latest LED televisions as authorities are providing education and entertainment to prisoners in 64 jails.

UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme

04 Sep 2018

UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization programme (RIP) to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhea.

Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath

27 Aug 2018

Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath

The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is the best the state has seen in the last 15 years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed today.

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

15 Aug 2018

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Center for its approval to rename the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur, and Agra, a move that comes close on the heels of rechristening the iconic Mughalsarai Railway Station after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyay.

UP-govt to dump babus in their 50s unfit for duty

08 Jul 2018

UP-govt to dump babus in their 50s unfit for duty

Uttar Pradesh government is contemplating "compulsory retirement" for employees aged 50 years and above if they are found neglecting their duty.

UP Investors' Summit: Rs. 66cr was spent on Lucknow's beautification

23 Feb 2018

UP Investors' Summit: Rs. 66cr was spent on Lucknow's beautification

The beautification of Uttar Pradesh's capital for the 2-day Investors Summit-2018, which concluded yesterday, cost over Rs. 66cr to the state exchequer.

Yogi Adityanath government to present UP's biggest ever budget

08 Feb 2018

Yogi Adityanath government to present UP's biggest ever budget

Following Budget 2018, which featured ambitious schemes and a pro-farmer tilt, UP's BJP government is also planning something historic.

Days after major bureaucratic reshuffle, UP transfers 26 IPS officers

02 Feb 2018

Days after major bureaucratic reshuffle, UP transfers 26 IPS officers

The UP government has transferred 26 IPS officers, including the additional director general (ADG), inspector general (IG), deputy inspector general (DIG) and superintendent of police (SP).

World Bank pledges $40 million for UP tourism project

30 Dec 2017

World Bank pledges $40 million for UP tourism project

The World Bank has offered $40 million (Rs. 260 crore) credit to the Uttar Pradesh government for implementing a tourism project in the state.

CM Adityanath's residence is now a 'no selfie' zone

22 Dec 2017

CM Adityanath's residence is now a 'no selfie' zone

There's at least one place in Lucknow where taking selfies is banned - the area near CM Yogi Adityanath's residence at 5, Kalidas Marg.

33 IAS officials, including 8 DMs, transferred in Yogi's UP

20 Dec 2017

33 IAS officials, including 8 DMs, transferred in Yogi's UP

Following UP civic polls, the Yogi Adityanath UP government has transferred 33 IAS officials, including eight district magistrates (DMs).

Yogi Adityanath: The word 'secular' is biggest lie since independence

14 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath: The word 'secular' is biggest lie since independence

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said the word secular is the "biggest lie" told since independence and those using it should apologize to the people.

Yogi Adityanath on Ayodhya's Diwali celebrations: Don't question my faith

19 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath on Ayodhya's Diwali celebrations: Don't question my faith

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has slammed the opposition for criticizing the grand celebrations that BJP organized in Ayodhya.

UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal

17 Oct 2017

UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal

After BJP MLA Sangeet Som created controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by 'traitors', UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced he will visit the monument on October 25.

UP Minister: Taj Mahal rightly kept off UP tourism booklet

10 Oct 2017

UP Minister: Taj Mahal rightly kept off UP tourism booklet

After the UP government was criticized for keeping one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Taj Mahal, out of its tourism booklet, UP minister of religious affairs and culture Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary raked up another controversy when he said that the monument was "rightly kept out and should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth."

Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years

05 Oct 2017

Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years

At Samajwadi Party's convention, Akhilesh Yadav was unanimously re-elected as the party's national president.

Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

20 Sep 2017

Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

After completing six months in office, UP CM Yogi Adityanath furnished a report card detailing his state's achievements.

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

14 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

The Gorakhpur tragedy has been a fiasco for the Yogi Adityanath government. Denial of responsibility, contradictory statements by BJP ministers and action against a doctor being hailed as a hero has all added up against it.

Disrupted oxygen supply at Gorakhpur hospital: Death toll reaches 63

12 Aug 2017

Disrupted oxygen supply at Gorakhpur hospital: Death toll reaches 63

UP might soon have the UPCOCA to fight organized crime

07 Aug 2017

UP might soon have the UPCOCA to fight organized crime

The Yogi Adityanath government is upping its fight against organized crime. According to reports, it is considering passing the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act - UPCOCA - on the lines of Maharashtra's MCOCA.

UP Government department duped, paid lakhs for fake study tour

27 Jul 2017

UP Government department duped, paid lakhs for fake study tour

A UP government department got hoodwinked by a company claiming to have been established by Delhi government; they eventually ended up paying lakhs of rupees after the former arranged overseas study tour for a senior official.

UP wants separate lanes for MLAs, MPs at toll booths

22 Jul 2017

UP wants separate lanes for MLAs, MPs at toll booths

The BJP government has focused on removing the VIP culture prevalent in the society. But the UP government seems to be taking a contrary stand.

UP budget leaves out Taj Mahal from 'cultural heritage' plans

12 Jul 2017

UP budget leaves out Taj Mahal from 'cultural heritage' plans

The UP government has come under fire from academicians after it failed to include the Taj Mahal in its budgetary plans for the state's cultural heritage.

UP newlyweds will now get condoms from government as 'shagun'

06 Jul 2017

UP newlyweds will now get condoms from government as 'shagun'

In a unique move, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to gift condoms as 'shagun' to newlyweds in the state.

Yogi Adityanath refuses a new Mercedes in his fleet

05 Jul 2017

Yogi Adityanath refuses a new Mercedes in his fleet

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has refused to have a Mercedes, a second SUV, in his fleet.

Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO received over 80% of UP 'gaushala' grant

03 Jul 2017

Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO received over 80% of UP 'gaushala' grant

Political nepotism does run in Indian politics and an RTI query filed by activist Nutan Thakur proved that. Apparently, Aparna Yadav, Akhilesh's sister-in-law's NGO Jeev Ashray received over 80% of UP gaushala grant between 2012-2017.

Rs. 2000 crore for Jewar airport land, assures UP government

02 Jul 2017

Rs. 2000 crore for Jewar airport land, assures UP government

The UP government has given assurance to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) chairman of releasing Rs. 2,000 crore to acquire land for the Jewar international airport.

100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?

27 Jun 2017

100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?

BJP's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM was hailed by many, while criticized by several others. Known as a hard taskmaster and a man with great attention to detail, 100 days of Yogi's governance has seen several hits and misses.

Greater Noida: Centre clears proposal for Jewar Airport

24 Jun 2017

Greater Noida: Centre clears proposal for Jewar Airport

The Centre approved the proposal for the greenfield airport in Jewar in Greater Noida.

UP's rent-a-teacher scam: Govt to display photos of 'real' teachers

15 Jun 2017

UP's rent-a-teacher scam: Govt to display photos of 'real' teachers

Primary school teachers in UP have been adopting a unique method to shirk responsibility while drawing salaries.