Five-time MLA from Rae Bareli Akhilesh Singh dies

Five-time MLA from Rae Bareli Akhilesh Singh dies

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 | Lucknow | Pioneer News Service

Former Congress leader and five-time MLA from Rae Bareli Sadar Assembly constituency, Akhilesh Singh passed away on Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 60. Singh is survived by wife and two daughters, including MLA Aditi Singh. He was called the Robinhood of Rae Bareli. Singh, who was battling cancer...

SP initiates process to overhaul organisation

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Nearly three months after the drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party has started the process for overhauling the party organisation. Officially, the SP leadership has initiated this exercise in view of the upcoming by-election to 13 UP Assembly seats. The objective is to weed out the dead wood, and...

UP govt to develop textile park in Farrukhabad

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

With the aim to promote textile industry in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to set up a textile park in Farrukhabad for which land has been acquired and investment has been arranged. Principal Secretary (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Navneet Sehgal said that the proposed park would be...

BJP has made UP a ‘Hatya Pradesh’, says Akhilesh

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, on Sunday launched a blistering attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, accusing it of turning the state into a ‘Hatya Pradesh’. He said due to the large number of murders taking place in the state, it had become a “murder state”. Speaking to...

Scribe, brother shot dead in Saharanpur

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Two brothers, one of them a journalist with a prominent Hindi daily, were shot dead in Saharanpur on Sunday morning following a heated argument over disposal of cow dung. The incident was reported from Madhav Nagar locality under Kotwali police station of Saharanpur. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over...

Confusion over UP Cabinet rejig

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Confusion prevailed on Sunday over the much awaited expansion of the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet slated for Monday with the government hesitating in giving the go-ahead in view of the critical health of former Union finance minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley. Jaitley is undergoing treatment at the All-India Institutes...

Need people’s cooperation for development: Yogi

Monday, 19 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that Gorakhpur was entering a new phase of development with better medical facilities, more tourist influx and creation of job opportunities by inviting entrepreneurs to set up industrial units in this region. He, however, said mere approval of projects would not ensure development as people’s cooperation...

BJP crosses target of enrolling new members in UP

Sunday, 18 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party has crossed the target of enrolling 50 lakh new members in the membership drive which concludes on August 20. National returning officer of the party, former Union minister Radha Mohan Singh, said here on Saturday that so far over 53 lakh new members...

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