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UP legislature’s monsoon session from August 23

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh legislature will start from August 23 in which the Yogi Adityanath government will bring supplementary budget, seeking more funds for the development projects it has initiated in the recent past. Governor Ram Naik has given his assent to the government’s request for convening the...

Deoria redux in Hardoi;19 inmates found missing

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Forty-eight hours after the Deoria women shelter home scandal, the state was rocked by a similar case in Hardoi. In Lucknow too, one of the inmates in a shelter home was found missing. District Magistrate of Hardoi Pulkit Khari raided a shelter home at Beniganj area on the CM’s directions...

CPI (M) demands Joshi’s resignation

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Reacting to the Deoria women shelter home incident, the state unit of Communist Party of Indian (Marxists) demanded the resignation of Social Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi for not acting in time. It also demanded a CBI probe into the case saying that the monitoring of the case be done...

Deoria racket: Minister blames it on Opp

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Admitting laxity on part of authorities in Deoria vis-a-vis the shelter home controversy, Women and Child Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi tried to shift the responsibility to the Opposition on Tuesday. She blamed the previous SP and BSP regimes for irregular activities in those homes. Addressing media persons in Lucknow on...

UP to implement ‘Mygov’ platform

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

The state issued directions for the effective implementation of ‘Mygovernment’ platform - a portal under Digital India programme with the objective of developing the state as knowledge-based state. ‘Mygovernment’ is a programme of the Centre for citizen engagement towards good governance and will provide information technology infrastructure for the common...

Guv, CM mourn Karuna’s death

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Offering condolences over the death of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M Karunanidhi, Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that it was an irreparable loss for the poor people as they had lost a friend who fought for their rights. “It is the end of a...

Ready to face united Opp challenge: Shah

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | Ramesh K Singh | Varanasi | in Lucknow

National president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Amit Shah has given an open challenge to the Opposition to face the rising popularity of the party in UP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. “Even if bua and bhatija are united and supported by Rahul Baba, they won’t be able to...

CM: Govt to ensure security of women

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the Uttar Pradesh government was working to ensure security of women and it was committed to providing the best possible amenities to the fairer sex so that they could become self-reliant. “The government has initiated proposals which are women-centric and aim at bringing women at...

Lucknow to soon emerge as a Smart City: Rajnath

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Declaring that Lucknow would soon emerge as a Smart City, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that what Lucknow was today it was because of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who envisioned a city full of public amenities. Singh, who represents Lucknow in the Lok Sabha, said it was an...

Damage to bungalow Charges baseless, says Akhilesh

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Lucknow

Facing flak over the alleged damage caused to the official bungalow he vacated recently, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav sought to turn the situation to his advantage, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were in the race to occupy the bungalow he had vacated but none was seeking allotment...

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