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UP Govt slashes number of gazetted holidays

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government has slashed the number of gazetted holidays from the present 44 days to 25 days in 2018. However, the number of restricted holidays for state employees has been hiked from 16 to 30 days a year. A state employee can avail only two restricted...

Alert train driver averts major mishap in Pratapgarh

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Miscreants with probable terror links made yet another bid to derail a train in Pratapgarh but the alert driver saved the day for the passengers on Saturday. As per reports, Lucknow-Varanasi Inter-city train (4219) was heading to Lucknow on Saturday morning and as it neared Chamraudha bridge near Chilbila-Jagesarganj railway...

State Govt changes scholarship rules for minority students

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Taking umbrage at the UP government decision to link facility of student scholarship of Other Backward Caste pursuing professional courses only if they obtain at least 50 marks in the qualifying examination or Intermediate, Samajwadi Party has said that it would protest against the move. The state government provides scholarship to...

AIPC slams NDA Govt’s policies

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

All India Professional Congress (AIPC) on Saturday attacked the policies of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre and said that decisions like demonetisation etc reflected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lack of mental application. "Demonetisation which hit the national economy reflected the PM's lack of application of mind. Even introduction...

Weak party organization behind poor show in local election : Shivpal

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

When Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav blamed the EVM for the party’s defeat in the just concluded Urban Local Bodies elections, his `chacha’ and party’s MLA Shivpal Singh Yadav said that weak party organization was behind poor show in the election. “There is no proof about tampering of the EVMs...

New technology for construction of roads : Keshav Prasad

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Deputy Chief Minister and PWD minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said that Uttar Pradesh will go for a new technology for construction of roads which will be cheap as well as durable. He also announced that all villages across the state will have two -lane roads. “New technology like use of...

Proposal to create 24 new police stations in CM parliamentary constituency

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

To further strengthen law and order in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Parliamentary constituency and adjoining districts, the DGP office sent a proposal to create 24 new police stations in districts coming in the Gorakhpur Zone. The proposal was sent to Police headquarters (PHQ) in Allahabad from where it would have...

UP Congress to get new life

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Congress is expected to get a new life in the state with Rahul Gandhi taking over the mantle of party presidentship from his mother Sonia Gandhi on December 11. After suffering numeorus electoral lows in recent years, including the last general and Assembly polls, Congress can now bank...

UP government to organize road shows in six cities including Delhi

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

As a pre-cursor to the `Investment Meet’ to be organized in Lucknow on February 21-22, the UP government will organize road shows in six cities including Delhi to showcase its investment potential. The first of the series of road shows will be held at Taj Mahal hotel at Mansingh Road...

Muslim women thank Modi government for stringent law on 'Triple Talaq'

Friday, 08 Dec 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Muslim women in large number came out on the streets in Lucknow ,Varanasi and Gorakhpur on Thursday to thank the Narendra Modi government for bringing a stringent law on Triple Talaq to protect the rights of the women. In Lucknow, around 100 women brought out a procession at Rumi Gate...

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