Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: PM Narendra Modi invites nominees for ‘chai pe charcha’
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Cricketer-turned-politician Mohammad Kaif told The Indian Express that he has received an invitation to meet the PM.

Cancer hospital at chandauli: BJP MP request behind Akhilesh letter to Nadda
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

On August 25, Pandey had met Akhilesh at his Lucknow residence and urged him to request the Centre to set up a high-level cancer hospital in the district.

Blood donation camp in Jayapur: Event cancelled day after pradhan says won’t attend
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

During his tenure as the Gujarat chief minister, pressure from Modi had reportedly kept Joshi away from the BJP national executive. Since then, Joshi has been sidelined by the party.

New BJP members take ‘RSS lesson’
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

The booklet clearly states that the RSS “believes in cultural nationalism” and that “bharatiyata as well as Hindutva are the base of nationalism”.

Falcon 2000S yet to join state fleet
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

‘Busy’ US aircraft firm fails to turn up for final deal.

Blood donation camp in Jayapur: Village pradhan says no to event that Sanjay Joshi will attend
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

The camp in Jayapur is being organised by local Varanasi businessman Nilesh Singh, on the birth anniversary of his mother.

Intercation with PM: Only 10 of 75 UP districts respond to MHRD call on ‘meritorious’ kids
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

On the occasion, the PM would release a coin in the memory of former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Muslim population ‘alarming’: Adityanath, Sakshi revive demand for Uniform Civil Code
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

BJP leader, Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj, to reassert their demand for a “Uniform Civil Code” and formation of laws to control population.

‘BJP worker’ Sanjay Joshi to visit PM’s adopted village, party in a bind
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

During his tenure as the Gujarat chief minister, pressure from Modi had reportedly kept Joshi away from the BJP national executive.

In Amethi, Smriti Irani hurls land grab charge against Congress
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Calling the Congress vice-president a 'liar', Irani claimed that Gandhi family had failed to deliver on their development promises to Amethi, which had to wait for all these years to get a rail line.

Pakistan cancelled talks, not India, says Rajnath Singh
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Cancellation of NSA talks by Pakistan is "unfortunate", Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here today and made it clear that the possibility of any future dialogue will depend on the neighbour.

‘Maoists’ threaten MP: ‘get Rajnath to cancel Maharajganj visit or else…’
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Rajnath is scheduled to visit Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh on August 30. The district shares international border with Nepal.

IIT-R to make fireproof cover for Ayodhya site
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Last week, the Supreme Court allowed replacement of worn-out tarpaulin sheets and ropes at the makeshift temple.

‘UP Recruitment scam’: SP MLC visits PMO, demands CBI probe
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

SP MLC Devendra Pratap Singh recently met Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh and handed him over documents related to irregularities in the recruitments done by UPPSC during last two years.

Ram Janmabhoomi movement: Shiv Sena to felicitate families of deceased karsevaks
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Shiv Sena’s UP in-charge, said on Thursday that the families will be honoured in ‘Rambhakt Sammelans’ that the party will organise from next month.

Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary: BJP plans 4-month-long celebration, PM chief guest
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Keeping this target in mind, the BJP has chosen Kanpur whose Sikh population numbers over 2.5 lakh, the party’s Kanpur Mahanagar president, Surendra Maithani said.

Uttar Pradesh: For Rs 124 cr, govt gets two new aircraft to bolster fleet
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

While the Super King Air B-250 airplane, worth Rs 40 crore, landed in Delhi Tuesday and will be reaching Lucknow Thursday, the Bell 412 EPI helicopter, worth Rs 84 crore, will be delivered in October.

Clean cities list shows why Modi chose ‘dirty Varanasi’ to launch Swachh Bharat
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

There are about 1.70 lakh households in Varanasi that generate 650 tonnes of solid waste daily.

UP panchayat polls: With BJP as ally, LJP to contest elections
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

State LJP president Triveni Prasad Pal told The Indian Express that the party will contest panchayat elections in UP in alliance with BJP and other constituents of NDA.

Citizen Hope: The Imam’s Call
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

Articles 15 and 25 - All citizens shall have the right to freedom of religion

At Ulemas’ meet, RSS leader launches veiled attack on SP, praises Modi govt
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

The RSS leader praised the Narendra Modi government for the way Mumbai serial blasts’ convict Yakub Memon’s hanging was carried out.

BJP offices across country to get library, reading rooms
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

BJP is set to undertake a modernisation drive wherein its offices across the country - up to the district units - will have libraries, reading rooms and facilities for video conferencing.

Day before ‘jalabhishek’ in Varanasi, chief of Hindu Mahasabha arrested
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

ABHM had given a call to its workers from across the country to reach Varanasi on August 3 and perform ‘Jalabhishek’ at Shringar Gauri, as part of its campaign — ‘Islam Mukt Bharat'.

Banaras Hindu University won’t allow anyone with face covered to enter campus
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The university claims to have taken the decision in view of the increasing incidents of eve-teasing, chain snatching and vehicle thefts on the campus.

Bahu lao-Beti Bachao: VHP puts campaign on hold to save Centre from Opposition storm in Parliament
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The VHP has even transferred Bajrang Dal’s state convener Ajju Chauhan to its other wing soon after UP Minority Commission issued a notice to Agra DM and the SSP recently.

BJP casts wide its net, set to fete Dalit students, retd bureaucrats
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

The party has also planned to felicitate retired Scheduled Caste IAS, IPS and PCS officers at such functions.

Varanasi: Hindu Mahasabha calls for ‘jalabhishek’ at disputed site near Gyanvapi Masjid
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Outfit says August 3 event part of ‘Islam-free’ India campaign.

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.