UP looks beyond boundaries to  achieve tn-$ economy mark

UP looks beyond boundaries to achieve tn-$ economy mark

Sunday, 18 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

With the aim to achieve the ambitious trillion-dollar economy mark by 2024, Uttar Pradesh is looking beyond the state and national boundaries — to faraway Russia. The state government has mooted a proposal of contract farming by UP entrepreneurs in Russian Far East regions, which have abundant land but are sparsely...

Three held for attack  on Congress MLA

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Special Task Force arrested three persons in connection with an attack on Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, Aditi Singh, and other zila panchayat members in May.  The Rae Bareli police had already filed a closure report in the case, claiming that the woman legislator had lodged a fake case.  However, when...

Maya criticises demolition of Ravidas temple

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Wednesday alleged that the demolition of the Ravidas temple in Delhi’s Tughlaqabad area was a result of a collusion between the Centre and Delhi government and reflected a “casteist mentality”.  She also demanded that the temple be reconstructed. In a tweet, the former chief minister of...

SHO, 50 cops on shunted out of Mahila PS

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Taking a serious note of a suicide attempt by a woman sub-inspector over harassment and torture by her immediate bosses, Senior Superintendent of Police of Muzaffarnagar, Abhishek Yadav, shunted out all cops posted at Mahila police station and attached them with the Reserve Police Lines till further orders.  The district police...

Shekhar files  papers for RS  bypoll from UP

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar’s son Neeraj Shekhar on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for the bypoll to a Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh.  The by-election was necessitated by Shekhar’s resignation from the Rajya Sabha recently. The term of the seat is up to...

Jail official  escapes bid  on his life

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

A senior prison official escaped a bid on his life when some unidentified criminals shot at him at his official residence in Etawah on Wednesday. Superintendent of Etawah District Jail, Raj Kishore Singh, told media persons in Etawah that two masked assailants fired with country-made pistols at deputy jailer HS Zafri...

SP set to overhaul party organisation

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Rattled by the exodus of its Rajya Sabha members, former ministers and other leaders, Samajwadi Party is likely to initiate a massive exercise to overhaul the party organisation to stem the tide.   Three Rajya Sabha members have so far resigned from the SP and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. A...

Russian investors invited to UP’s defence sector: Yogi

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Aiming to tap opportunities in food processing sector in Far East Russia, the Uttar Pradesh government has signed seven memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and an agreement with Russia in agriculture and food processing sectors.  This was stated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Wednesday. “India’s technical expertise and skilled manpower can...

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