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June 25, 2017 5:14 am

Cabinet Minister and government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said the challenges existing before the government will be highlighted in the white paper.

June 25, 2017 5:03 am

At an event in Lucknow, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the state and launched the scheme aimed at arresting cases of female foeticide.

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June 25, 2017 4:53 am

The girl was heard shouting for help and she asked a few people waiting nearby on motorcycles to follow the tempo. Fearing that they may get caught, the accused threw her off the moving vehicle.

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June 25, 2017 4:44 am

While the villagers have set up a ‘Beti Bachao Sangarsh Samiti’ to pursue the matter, the girl’s father and uncle are set to go on a hunger strike from Sunday.

June 25, 2017 4:34 am

The Uttar Pradesh government has moved to procure around 1.80 crore school bags to be distributed free to students in its primary schools. But suppliers might take upto two months to distribute the large order.

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June 25, 2017 4:25 am

The CBI claimed to have laid a trap on Friday evening and arrested Singh red handed accepting the money from Surendra at a hotel in Gomti Nagar.

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June 20, 2017 5:46 am

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.

June 20, 2017 5:30 am

Sanjay Singh was referring to a data which, according to him, was presented by the UP Tourism Directorate, replying to an RTI query. He claimed that this is a “scam” of several crores of rupees in which Faizabad Regional Tourism Officer is involved.

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June 20, 2017 5:26 am

“Kovind has been associated with the BJP and RSS since the beginning and I don’t agree at all with this political background of his," said Mayawati.

June 20, 2017 5:11 am

Stating that the communal clashes have led to “nayi samudayik chetna ka jagran” across the country, Adityanath made an appeal to all political parties — “personally” as well as “from the level of the government” as the chief minister - to support Kovind's candidature.

June 19, 2017 5:44 am

RSS national joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Sunday said Hindus “discovered” yoga and surya namaskar, adding they do not have a patent on it, and it should be practiced by everyone. The RSS leader was speaking in Lucknow three days before the International Yoga Day programme, after releasing a special edition of a monthly […]

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June 19, 2017 5:35 am

The SIT is verifying claims of over 100 affidavits that families of accused filed claiming their innocence. Affidavits also carried “evidence” to support the claim.

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June 19, 2017 5:06 am

Keshav Chand Goswami, ASP (Kannauj), said that so far they have not found evidence of a “terror angle” and that police were in touch with anti-terrorist squad officials.

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June 19, 2017 4:58 am

The party will also hold two panchayats in Lucknow on Monday with farmers and youths to raise their issues under the ongoing “Hak Maango Abhiyan”.

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June 19, 2017 4:51 am

As per the complaint, the accused allegedly entered her room in the home and assaulted her, held her captive for two days during which time he allegedly raped her.

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June 19, 2017 4:43 am

In its manifesto for the 2012 Assembly elections, the Samajwadi Party had promised to build the boundary walls around kabristans. After the party came to power, the government decided to give effect to the proposal in its first cabinet meeting on March 15, 2012.

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June 19, 2017 1:11 am

The GJM had on Saturday given a call for strike to protest the death of its three supporters in Darjeeling during a clash with police. However, establishments stayed open in most places in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts. Government and private vehicles were seen on roads.

June 18, 2017 6:30 am

The police verified Muneer's statement from the revenue records at Dhampur tehsil and found that Rizwan had purchased the plot at the same time.

June 18, 2017 6:26 am

Addressing a press conference on Saturday after his six-day-long tour of various districts, CSB chairman KM Hanumantharayappa said the climate of the Terai region bordering Nepal is conducive to production of silk, and awareness about silk production will help farmers as silk is ready to sell in about two months, faster than most other crops.

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June 18, 2017 6:22 am

Sodhi said Amul was paying Rs 360 crore annually to farmers in UP and plans to increase this to Rs 3500 crore per annum. The chief minister extended support by offering to enter into an agreement with the company to operate the milk processing plant coming up in Varanasi. He also directed the plant’s capacity be raised from Rs 4 lakh litres to 6 lakh litres a day.

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June 17, 2017 2:52 am

The mix-up came to light after family of the acquitted person raised the issue with senior police officers.

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June 17, 2017 2:46 am

As many as five such protests have been held by Dalit women in the past week, following arrests and raids being conducted by police to arrest the remaining accused named in various cases filed over the Saharanpur violence incident.

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June 17, 2017 2:39 am

The girls had gone to bring soil from the pond.

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June 17, 2017 2:35 am

Talking to reporters, officials from the Lokayukta office said the office received a total of 3,393 complaints in 2016 and as many as 2,867 of these were closed at the preliminary level.

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June 17, 2017 2:29 am

Uttar Pradesh sports department has decided to upgrade the under-construction international-level swimming pool in Saifai area of Etawah as a high excellency academy.

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June 17, 2017 2:23 am

Over the last few weeks, the department has been physically verifying such madrasas across the state.

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June 17, 2017 2:15 am

Close to completing 100 days in power, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the dairy development department to come out with a plan to promote milk of indigenous cow and ensure better price for dairy farmers.

June 17, 2017 2:05 am

CBI registered an FIR in the case of the death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Anurag Tewari

June 17, 2017 2:00 am

Two senior RSS functionaries of Awadh Prant, posted on Facebook about how “dedicated” workers were being “ignored” while “outsiders” enjoyed greater importance in the new government.

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June 17, 2017 1:53 am

RJD and JD(U) slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remarks on gifting Taj Mahal.

June 16, 2017 1:38 am

Industry department's UP Expressway and Industrial Development Authority could take loans worth Rs 3,500 crore for development of expressways.

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June 16, 2017 3:17 am

The report points out that most of the Waqf is for the poor. “Its top regulating body i.e UP Sunni Waqf board has failed to help even a single needy out of 3 crore 90 lakh Sunni Muslims in the last 12 years.

June 16, 2017 3:12 am

Responding to the Bihar CM’s poser on if the UP government would announce 50 per cent reservation for women, Adityanath said: “Nitish Kumar loves talking about ‘aadhi aawadi (women)”, but why is he silent on triple talaq?

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June 16, 2017 3:08 am

Maurya said the state government is constantly working to improve the road connectivity in the state

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June 14, 2017 5:46 am

Congress leaders alleged that the students initially wanted to meet the university’s Vice-Chancellor with their demands but as the V-C refused to meet them, they decided to register their protest in front of the chief minister

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June 14, 2017 5:39 am

Party sources said that the campaign, helmed by state Congress president Raj Babbar, is likely to begin at Aligarh on June 15