Repeal of Art 370  a historic decision,  says Sharma

Repeal of Art 370 a historic decision, says Sharma

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Terming the decision of the Narendra Modi government to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution as historic, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said this was a red letter day for India as this decision would usher in a period of hope and prosperity in the lives of the people of...

CBI sleuths question Sengar in Sitapur jail

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Rae Bareli mishap case questioned rape accused and now expelled BJP legsilator Kuleep Singh Sengar in Sitapur District Jail on Saturday.  The CBI may now apply for custodial remand of Sengar and other named accused and amygot for their polygraph or...

Yogi: Knew mediation  on Ayodhya will fail

Sunday, 04 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that mediation had never been successful in the past and now that the panel constituted by the apex court had not offered a solution to the Ramjnamabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, everyone was confident that the Supreme Court would respect the public sentiment in the...

Sugar mills asked to clear farmers’ arrears by Aug 31

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed the sugar mills to clear arrears of cane farmers for the 2018-19 season by the end of August. The government move comes as the next cane crushing season is set to commence in the next two months. The sugar mills owe over Rs 8,200 crore to...

UPPCL not to sign pact for purchase of thermal power

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and its four subsidiary power distribution companies (discoms) will not sign any new power purchase agreement (PPA) with thermal power generating companies till December 2022.  The state public sector undertaking (PSU) has taken this decision in compliance with directive of state power regulator UP Electricity...

Employees complain of low oxygen level in Lok Bhawan

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Secretariat employees posted at the newly-built Lok Bhawan complained of oxygen deficiency in the building, leading to an inspection by a team of UP Pollution Control Board, doctors and Estate department officials to ascertain the facts on Friday. “There is some problem in the Lok Bhawan. We believe that the oxygen...

Probe ordered into video showing cop being ‘bribed’

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After three videos showing visitors giving money to cops outside the District Jail in Sitapur for meeting rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar went viral, Director General (Prisons) Anand Kumar ordered a probe to dig out the truth. Kumar said that if the clippings were genuine, the guilty cops could be...

CBI seeks custody of truck driver, cleaner

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Rae Bareli accident in which the Unnao rape victim and her lawyer were critically injured and her two aunts were killed, have sought a week-long police custody remand of the truck driver and cleaner for extracting valuable inputs from them...

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