Notification issued for bypoll to UP Rajya Sabha seat

Notification issued for bypoll to UP Rajya Sabha seat

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued notification for the bypoll to one Rajya Sabha seat of Uttar Pradesh.   The seat fell vacant due to the resignation of Samajwadi Party MP Neeraj Shekhar, who has now joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.  The term of this Rajya Sabha seat ends on...

Women being harassed as police look the other way

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been espousing ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ to encourage women to compete in every sphere, the UP Police are either doing nothing to protect girls from goons or harassing them to end their lives. The first case of cops not ensuring safety to a girl...

Farmers to be paid  to take care of cattle

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

To counter the menace of stray cattle, the state government has proposed a new scheme under which farmers will be paid on a monthly basis to take care of the bovines. The project to be named ‘UP Nirashit, Besahara Gauvansh Yojana’ was cleared by the UP Cabinet on Tuesday. Under this...

BSP expects people in J&K to benefit from Centre’s decision: Maya

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After supporting the BJP in Rajya Sabha over abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said that her party expected that the people of the northern most state would benefit from the Centre’s decision.   Mayawati said that due to this decision, Buddhist followers of...

India’s biggest floating solar power plant to be set up in UP

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

India’s biggest floating solar power plant will be set up in Uttar Pradesh as the government has decided to opt for green energy, for which it also formulated Electric Vehicle Policy inviting entrepreneurs to set up units in the state. The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief...

CM warns UPRNN

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Showing his displeasure over the functioning of Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Nirman Nigam (UPRNN), Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned that it could be blacklisted if construction of buildings was not completed within the stipulated time.  He also said that the construction of five new medical colleges should be completed by October 31. The...

Azam moves court  for anticipatory bail

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Apprehending arrest, Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur, Mohammad Azam Khan, has moved the court for anticipatory bail following a battery of 64 cases being filed against him by the UP Police over the last three months.  Of these, 28 cases have been registered against the Rampur MP in the last one...

Jawwad hails scrapping of  Arts 370, 35A

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Prominent Shia cleric and Imam-e-Juma Lucknow, Maulana Kalbe Jawwad, has welcomed the scrapping of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories. He appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir not to be misled by the propaganda of secessionist organisations...

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