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CBI arrests retd judge of Orissa HC

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The Central Bureau of Investigation had arrested a retired Judge of High Court of Orissa and five others, including a Chairman of a private medical college in Lucknow, one hawala operator and three more in connection with charges of corruption on the accused. The arrested accused were later produced before...

State Govt shifts 29 IPS officers

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The state government shifted 29 IPS officers including police chiefs of a dozen districts on Wednesday. SP ATS, Prabhakar Chaudhary will be SP of Bijnore replacing Atul Sharma who goes to Meerut as SP (EOW). SSP STF, Amit Pathak will be new SSP of Agra replacing Dinesh Chandra Dubey who comes...

Stae Govt’s White Paper is a 'bundle of lies': Akhilesh Yadav

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Rebutting charges levelled against his government in the White Paper released by the Yogi Adityanath government, Samajwadi Party president and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav termed the compilation as a 'bundle of lies'. ``Yogi Adityanat had announced to bring out the White Paper in a month after forming the government....

Miscreants attacks BJP legislator’s house in Ferozabad

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Close on heels of efforts to kidnap and threaten the sister of Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, a BJP legislator's house was attacked by unidentified miscreants in Ferozabad on Tuesday night. As per reports, unidentified miscreants raided the house of BJP MLA Manish Aseeja in Uttar police station area of...

Mayawati criticizes State Govt

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

BSP chief Mayawati termed the state government's `Sankalp Patra' to highlight its achievements during the last six months as an effort to conceal its abject failure. She further stressed that accuse the previous regimes for underdevelopment and corruption in the `White Paper’ was indicative of the confined mindset of Yogi...

CM asks officials to improve basic facilities in all Shakti Sthals

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Urging devotees not to use polythene in Navratri mela, a government spokesman said that orders have been issued to improve basic amenities in all 'Shakti Sthals' across the state so that devotees could get best possible facilities. Government spokesman and Power minister Shrikant Sharma said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has...

Death sentence for those manufacturing or supplying spurious hooch in State

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Taking a tough stand against manufacture and sale of hooch resulting in death after consumtion by unsuspecting drinkers, the UP has decided to award death sentence to people engeged in the illicit business. The government would amend norms in State Excise Act and recommended life imprisonment and Rs 10 lakh fine...

Need time to improve system says Power Minister Shrikant Sharma

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Power Minister Shrikant Sharma admitted that his department has failed to implement power roster as announced earlier at the village-level and that it would take at least two years to improve the system for the people to avail 24x7 electricity supply. “We have no hesitation in admitting that the government has...

Amar Singh lashed out at Mulayam Singh Yadav

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Once synonymous with Samajwadi Party, Amar Singh lashed out at party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav saying that he wanted to use him as a ‘political prostitute’. Singh said that Mulayam wanted to meet him incognito to keep his son Akhilesah Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav in the dark about...

Vishnu Sahay submitted a 347-page report to Governor

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

A single-member commission headed by Justice (Retd) Vishnu Sahay to probe into Gumnami Baba / Bhagwanji submitted a 347-page report to Governor Ram Naik in Lucknow on Tuesday. Later, the Governor said that he would forward the report to the state government after examining it. The commission...



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