New transfer policy offers  special relief to divyangs

New transfer policy offers special relief to divyangs

Monday, 17 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

In a significant development, the Yogi Adityanath government has introduced special provisions for persons with disabilities (divyangs) in its transfer policy for 2024-25. Under these measures, divyang personnel or those with dependent family members affected by more than 40 per cent disability will be exempted from general transfers. Notably, transfer of...

Security on high alert after JeM threat to blow up Ram temple

Saturday, 15 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Security forces once again went on high alert with policing being further strengthened in Ayodhya after a threat was made to blow up the newly-consecrated Ram temple. This time the threat has been given by the terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). After an audio of the threat went viral, the Yogi Adityanath government...

Mayawati condoles death of Indians in Kuwait fire mishap

Friday, 14 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Thursday expressed grief over the death of Indians in a fire incident in Kuwait and asked the Centre to extend all help to their families. “The death of 41 Indians in a Kuwait fire accident is very sad. Deep condolences to the families of those...

Yogi congratulates Pema Khandu for being sworn in as Arunachal CM

Friday, 14 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Thursday, congratulated Pema Khandu for being sworn in as chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Yogi Adityanath, while posting the congratulatory message on his official handle on X, expressed confidence that the new government in Arunachal Pradesh will set new benchmarks of prosperity, development, good governance and...

Yogi govt developing state-of-the-art healthcare facilities in Kashi, Agra

Friday, 14 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

In line with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s vision to enhance healthcare infrastructure, the state government has commenced the development of state-of-the-art healthcare facilities in cities such as Kashi and Agra. Under this transformative agenda, the process of rejuvenation and reconstruction of the 500-bed Multi Super Specialty Hospital (Shri Shiv Prasad Gupta...

Postal ballots air govt employees’ ire against NDA over OPS

Friday, 14 June 2024 | Biswajeet Banerjee | Lucknow

In a significant show of discontent, government employees in Uttar Pradesh have voiced their dissatisfaction with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government through their postal ballot votes in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Out of the 2,36,508 votes cast via postal ballots, the NDA secured 40.75 per cent,...

Opposition attacks govt over outsourcing in police dept UPP admits mistake

Friday, 14 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

The opposition, upbeat after their recent victory in the Lok Sabha polls, got further ammunition to attack the Yogi Adityanath government after a letter related to the recruitment process through outsourcing in Uttar Pradesh Police went viral on Wednesday. However, just a few hours after the letter went viral, the UP...

With heatwave sweeping UP, peak power demand reaches 29,820 MW

Thursday, 13 June 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

With an intense heatwave sweeping Uttar Pradesh, the peak power demand reached 29,820 megawatt on Tuesday night, the highest ever recorded. Electricity consumption also surged to approximately 643 million units. On May 31, the electricity demand had reached 29,727 MW, which was met by the UP Power Corporation Limited, setting a new...

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