On allegations that the Police Response Vehicle (PRV) took too much time to respond, the official spokesperson of the police said that the vehicle had reached the site of the incident “within five minutes of getting the call”.
A native of Gorakhpur’s Majhgawan village, CRPF sub-inspector Sahab Shukla (52) was killed while two others were injured on Saturday when Lashkar-e-Toiba militants opened fire on a CRPF vehicle at Athwajan, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
The UP government is also contemplating to recommend a CBI probe into various anomalies in the Gomti Riverfront Development Project- a dream project of former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
Cabinet Minister and government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said the challenges existing before the government will be highlighted in the white paper.
The chief minister also launched 181 Women Helpline and flagged off 64 rescue vans. Adityanath said that the state government is committed to providing complete security to women and also ensure that they are strengthened – socially and economically.
Jewar airport project: The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport in Jewar, Aviation minister said.
According to sources, the first name that has been proposed is of Raj Bhushan Singh Rawat, currently Adityanath’s personal assistant. He used to work with him in Delhi but moved to Lucknow soon after Adityanath was sworn in as Chief Minister.
Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Naidu, the chief minister also assured that his government would make every effort to promptly carry out works for the development of the cities selected under the Smart City project, the release said.
Sources said that the 1981 batch IAS officer Rajiv Kumar, who is Union road, transport and highways secretary, is the front runner for the post of the chief secretary. In Uttar Pradesh, Kumar has previously served as the divisional commissioner of Saharanpur.
The BJP had recently declared Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, who is from Uttar Pradesh, as NDA’s candidate for the Presidential elections.
International Yoga Day 2017: PM Narendra Modi is performing the Yogasanas along with 50,000 people gathered at Lucknow’s Ambedkar Maidan.
International Yoga Day 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi led thousands of Yoga enthusiasts in performing asanas in the 80-minute event.
The prime minister had on June 17 appealed to the people not to give him bouquet as a greeting. “I appeal to people to give a book instead of bouquet as a greeting. Such a move can make a big difference,” Modi had tweeted
Officials booked under sections for cheating, breach of trust as well as under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Speaking about the party’s ongoing “Haq Maango Abhiyan” (Claim Your Rights Campaign) to fight for the right of farmers and youths in the state, Raj Babbar said that it is the task given by Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi to him.