Lucknow Metro Project: Yet to get nod from central board, state opens its own coffers for first stretch
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The decision is likely to mount pressure on the Centre to ensure that PIB clearance is issued at the earliest to ensure that UP cannot blame the Union government for any delay in the implementation of the project.

Congress sells ‘Rahul pyaaz’ to poor at Rs 5 per kg
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

With posters marketing the onion under the tagline, ‘Aapka dhyan kidhar hai, Rahul Gandhi pyaaz idhar hai,' Congress workers set up stalls at the Golghar market and claimed to have sold 500 kg.

Mahasampark Abhiyan: In Sangh, BJP finds its team monitors
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Prakash Sharma was the VHP’s national spokesperson and had also served as national convener for Bajrang Dal.

PM Narendra Modi cancels Varanasi visit after labourer dies at venue
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

The Varanasi district administration officials, however, claimed that continuous downpour since midnight was the reason for cancellation of Narendra Modi's visit.

PM Narendra Modi cancels Varanasi visit for the third time
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

BJP state president Laxmikant Bajpai told The Indian Express that PM has cancelled his visit showing concern over the death for labourer at programme venue.

Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Hindu Mahasabha claims VHP ‘pocketed’ Rs 1,400 cr; Singhal rubbishes charge
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

According to the design that Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas and VHP leaders have prepared, the temple can be built by using only Rs 4 crore.

1 year, 31 ministers, 129 visits: all roads lead to Varanasi
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

PM Modi is expected to be in Varanasi on Thursday to launch a number of development projects.

Mission 2017 gathers strength in numbers — in national body
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Laxmikant Bajpai, too, said the central leadership was inducting UP leaders in the national team with an eye on the next Assembly elections.

4 days ahead of PM’s Varanasi visit, SP inaugurates trauma centre in a ‘hurry’
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Except BHU, there is no other government-run trauma centre in 11 districts of eastern UP’s three divisions — Varanasi, Azamgarh and Mirzapur.

Hindu Mahasabha to oppose ‘communal harmony’ meet
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Muslim Rashtriya Manch’s August 8 meet in Lucknow only a drama; prepared for a clash too, says national chief.

Procurement of artillery guns is underway, says Manohar Parrikar
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

The Ministry plans to provide Army with Dhanush, a 155-mm, 45-calibre gun with a maximum effective range of 38 km.

Communal clash in kannauj: Suspected of inciting Hindus, BJP Subrat Pathak leader who inherited RSS ideology from father
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Party’s sitting Kannauj president Narendra Rajpoot says that Subrat Pathak is 'a dedicated worker of the BJP and remains active in all the events organised by the party'.

On RSS menu in UP, more Iftar parties, Eid milan, Ulemas’ meet for Muslims
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

' Offering somebody Iftar is a noble work and we are doing it to give message of harmony in the society,' senior RSS Pracharak Mahirajdhwaj Singh said.

RSS plans more Iftar parties, Eid milan in UP
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Eid Milan will be organised after July 18 in Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Banda, Jhansi, Agra, Aligarh, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, and Bareilly.

Akhilesh government not supporting central schemes: Santosh Gangwar
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Gangwar had also met Akhilesh Yadav on January 30 on the issues related to textile projects in the state.

Santosh Kumar, who got PMO funds for kidney transplant, dies on waitlist
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

PMO had deposited Rs 2.17 lakh into the bank account of hospital in February to treat him but, hospital authorities said they were in no position to slot an appointment for a surgery for the next eight months.

Amit Shah to review membership drive duringall-party meet on July 11
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

President and organisation secretaries of all eight regional units along with three leaders each from 90 districts have also been called to attend the meeting.

8 months on, foundation stones only reminder of PM Narendra Modi’s projects for weavers
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

While the site still bears the display board informing about the project, nothing besides the dismantled stage prepared for the PM’s visit speaks of the ongoing work.

Downpour forces PM Narendra Modi to cancel Varanasi visit
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Fresh date for IPDS launch soon, says power minister; second consecutive time inauguration of BHU’s Trauma Centre put off.

BJP to keep tab on its state MPs, team to conduct surprise checks in UP
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Complaints have been received about MPs not spending time in their constituencies and taking a casual approach while redressing public problems.

RSS off-shoot finds way to expand base: ‘Mini rural Olympics’
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

The Kreeda Bharti has also put on fast track its plan to set up Kreeda Kendra (sports centres) at district and village level across the state in next one year.

Less than 20 BJP minority wing members participate in Lucknow
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

CRPF officials claimed nearly 17,000 people attended the event.

The biggest party? Count us in
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

It’s 8.30 am, and they are at the home of S K Tiwari, an Excise Department employee. “If mosques can be built anywhere, why not the Ram temple?” Tiwari persists.

International Yoga Day: It’s Ramzan, minority wing of BJP not to participate in camps
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

While state president of UP BJP Minority Morcha has directed all districts units to take part in yoga camps on June 21, the participation is likely to be negligible as these units have expressed inability citing Ramzan.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on five-day Varanasi tour
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Bhagwat will also review the works done by RSS workers in the region since the formation of the NDA government.

Babri Dispute: For early verdict, Nyas to urge PM Modi for special bench in SC
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

In a crucial meeting held in Ayodhya, Nyas members urged the Muslim community to withdraw their claim over Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi.

Govt selects Muslim couple’s NGO to hold yoga camp in UP
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Since May 21, around 100 people — including 26 Muslims — are practicing yoga at a camp being conducted by the NGO in a school in Balrampur.

In Modi seat, Akhilesh plans state’s 3rd Haj House; Azam to finalise location
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Ahmed said that Haj House in Ghaziabad will be completed by end of this year.

BHU hospital to be first in state to install robotic surgery system
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Bhandari, currently based in USA, is the CEO of Vattikuti Foundation which has marketing rights of the company, which manufactures the robotic surgical system.

In BJP fund drive, workers told to dine with leaders – at a cost
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The district unit has no office space in the state capital since it was set up nearly 25 years ago and office-bearers are currently running the organisational activities from their homes.

After Godhra attack, we got ‘iron man’ Modi: Singhal
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Singhal further claimed that the Ram Janmabhoomi movement was also the result of “Jehadi movement”. He said Muslim invaders had built Babri Masjid after demolishing the Ram temple.

Yoga not to be linked to religion: Rajnath Singh
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Some people suffering from a disease to oppose yoga: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

Ram temple in Ayodhya will get grand shape in BJP rule: Sakshi Maharaj
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

BJP MP says temple in Ayodhya not on party’s agenda, but on saints’ agenda

Yoga Day: RSS goes all out to make it a success
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

The BJP central leadership, too, has directed all the state units to hold yoga camps in every district on June 21.

Railways to sign MoU with IIT-BHU for research work
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The chair is being named after Madan Mohan Malaviya — the founder of BHU.

In fire-season, Congress, BJP stock up on relief material in race to reach the affected
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Besides keeping stocks of “relief packets” to be distributed soon after any such incident, the two political parties have also started peddling claims of who has helped the villagers most, and how soon.