A day of walkouts in UP Assembly

A day of walkouts in UP Assembly

Friday, 26 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha witnessed three walkouts on Thursday, one by Congress and the other by Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party, over mob lynching, attack on lawmakers and attempt by the ruling party to muzzle the voice of the opposition parties. The Congress raised the issue during the zero hour,...

Govt committed to piped drinking water facility in villages: Minister

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The UP government informed the Assembly on Tuesday that the government was committed to providing piped drinking water facility in rural areas of the state by 2022.  Rural Development Minister Dr Mahendra Singh said in the Assembly during Question Hour that a Rs 9,000-crore project had been taken up in Bundelkhand...

Sonbhadra: BSP promises compensation to victims’ kin

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi took the lead amongst opposition parties in raising the voice against Sonbhadra massacre, the BSP also sent a delegation in a bid to woo the victims by announcing a compensation of Rs 50 lakh each and 10 bigha land to the affected families and...

Govt bid to promote khadi

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Aiming to promote khadi, the UP government has made it mandatory for the government and state-run public sector organisations to purchase khadi from UP State Handloom Corporation Ltd and UPICA.  However, the UP Police department has been kept out of this. Besides, Lucknow will get two rail overbridges near Sharda...

Yogi govt tables supp budget of Rs 13,594.87

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Yogi government tabled its first supplementary budget to the tune of Rs 13,594.87 crore for the 2019-20 fiscal in the Assembly on Tuesday. The Finance Bill for supplementary grants was tabled by Finance Minister Rajesh Agrawal in the presence of the Chief Minister. On February 6 earlier this year, the...

Govt stands with poor whose land usurped by Khan: Khanna

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The UP government has said it stands with the oppressed whose land was forcibly occupied by Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur Azam Khan and included in his private property at Jauhar University.  The government said that law would take its own course and there was no element of political vendetta in...

SP MLA asks people  to boycott traders supporting BJP

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party legislator from Kairana, Nahid Hasan, stoked a controversy when he was caught on camera asking people of his constituency to boycott traders supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party, drawing sharp reaction from ministers in the Yogi Adityanath government, who said that if a similar call was given by Hindus...

Mathura heliport  to commence  operation by Dec

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday informed the Assembly that a heliport being constructed in Mathura would become operational by December.  Besides, it said, to increase connectivity, airstrips were being constructed in Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Sonbhadra, Shravasti, Moradabad and several other cities. “In Mathura, the government is constructing a heliport at the cost...

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