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Opposition's Hands Stained with Blood of Riot Victims : Yogi

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Raking up the ghost of Muzzafarnagar riots, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that those responsible for the bloodbath and exodus of traders were now questioning the BJP, whose government is committed to providing security to the people. “Those people who were responsible for Muzaffarnagar riots are now in the opposition camp...

Threat messages to MLAs through Whatsapps / SMS

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Initial probe into the threat messages sent to MLAs through Whatsapps / SMS in recent days has hinted towards the role of ‘professional hackers’ aiming to create panic. A total of 22 MLAs, most of them from the ruling BJP, received threats on SMS or WhatsApp with each of...

UP government’s request to withdraw a rape case struck down

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Shahjahanpur | in Lucknow

Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) on Thursday struck down UP government’s request to withdraw a rape case against former Union minister of state for Home Swami Chinmayanand. The couyr further issued a Rs 5000 bailable warrant against him and asked him to appear in person in the court on July 12....

Yogi govt to change name of Allahabad to Prayag

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Allahabad is set to be rechristened as ‘Prayag’, a long pending demand of sadhus and saints of the Sangam City. The new name is likely to be approved by the state cabinet soon, sources in the government said in Lucknow on Thursday. During his recent visit to Allahabad to release dates...

Kunwar Hasan announces withdrawal from Kairana by-polls

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Opposition parties got a shot in their arm on Thursday, when Independent candidate Kunwar Hasan announced his withdrawal from Kairana by-polls in favour of the RLD candidate Begum Tabassum saying that he was doing it for opposition unity. Hasan made the announcement on a day when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...

Cook turnes to ba a spy, Ramesh Singh Kanyal

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Cook-turned-spy, Ramesh Singh Kanyal, bugged an Indian diplomat’s house in Pakistani capital Islamabad at the insistene of the ISI, was provided with a Pakistani ‘Q-mobile’ phone by his handlers for communication. The ATS which picked up Kanyal from his home in Didihat area of Pithoragarh with the help of Uttarakhand...

Om Prakash charges party over mere vote politics

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Despite a warning from the BJP state president Dr Mahendra Nath pandey asking ministers not to speak against government and party, a cabinet minister and president of Suheldeo Bharatiya Samaj Party(SBSP) Om Prakash Rajbhar has charged the party leadership of using the backward leaders for mere vote politics. “BJP used Keshav...

Mahant Narendra Giri to be the patron of new political party

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The newly floated Indian Shia Awami League, a political outfit of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi, announced that Mahant Narendra Giri, chairperson of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad will be the patron of the new political party. The announcement was made by Rizvi after meeting Narendra...

Beefed up security at all Christian Minority institutions

Friday, 25 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

UP Intelligence wing had asked for beefing up security at all Christian Minority institutions in wake of Archbishop of Delhi Anil Counto’s letter addressed to all parish priests in the National Capital calling for a yearlong prayer campaign to save India from “turbulent political atmosphere”, which had threatened the democratic...

Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav shared the stage for the first time

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

In what is being termed as an unprecedented shift in political dynamics of UP, two bitter rivals – BSP chief Mayawati and SP president Akhilesh Yadav, shared the stage for the first time at the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy in Bangalore, Karnataka . The two former UP...

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