Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

No-trust motion in 5 zilla panchayats
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

These include districts like Meerut, Mau, Pilibhit, Rae Bareli and Kaushambi.

Lucknow-Agra expressway under Yogi Adityanath-led-govt’s scanner
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The previous government had claimed that the expressway was constructed in record time and the then chief minister Akhilesh Yadav often peppered his election speeches with the mention of his dream project.

Bundelkhand: Six-lane expressway to Delhi in the works, says CM Yogi Adityanath
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Attacking the previous Samajwadi Party government Yogi said that they never ensured that the benefits of schemes reached everyone.

Leader tells Rahul Gandhi Congress has become ‘private limited company’, expelled
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

"Congress has deviated from the democratic system and has turned into a private limited company," said Vikas Srivastava

No one knew he was joining, probe ordered
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Fresh guidelines for induction issued after Sena leader joined Congress with supporters who turned out to be fake

2009 AIIMS project: Stalled, Congress cries vendetta
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

“We have decided to approach both Congress president Sonia Gandhi and the administration over the pending works,” Congress spokesperson in Rae Bareli said.

Jewar International Airport project: After 15 turbulent years, state govt, Centre to attempt another take-off
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

“The proposal is already with the Union civil aviation ministry and after the review meeting last week, a fresh reminder has been sent by the UP government to the ministry,” Satish Mahana said.

A mother, a sister vs the Tripathis
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

CCTVs, RTIs, court appeals, pamphlets. Seema Singh and Nidhi Shukla are geared up for the long haul

Missing in Action: The curious case of state Congress party
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Following govt’s move to waive farm loans, the first reaction from the Congress came from its national leadership

After two weeks in government, Uttar Pradesh cabinet yet to meet
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Delay due to poll promise to decide on farm loan waiver in first meet, say sources

Over half of Uttar Pradesh’s licensed slaughterhouses ‘temporarily shut’ for not following norms
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

While there are 44 licensed slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh, 26 have been “temporarily shut” for not following basic rules and guidelines.

Looking for Yogi Adityanath
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

In Gorakhpur, there is no getting away from the Peethadhishwar, his temple trust, its various institutions and hospitals, and his chair. But as Adityanath proceeds to Lucknow as CM, he also carries from here a long list of cases, clashes, and a tainted private army.

On Yogi govt table, file on Yogi hate speech case
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

According to the FIR, Adityanath delivered speeches seeking “revenge” for the death of the Hindu youth in a clash.

On Adityanath’s website: poll on cow slaughter, blogs on ‘Hindu Rajya’
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

In the past two days, over 600 applicants from Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and West Bengal, wanted to work for Adityanath.

Yogi Adityanath’s website: Opinion poll on cow slaughter, blogs on ‘Hindu Rajya’
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

A blog on the website , titled “Laton ke bhoot, baton se nahi mante”, claims it is necessary to restore “Hindu Rashtra” status for Nepal for India’s safety.

Gorakhpur priests ‘purify’ CM Yogi Adityanath’s bungalow
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Adityanath, a Peethadhishwar of Gorakshanath Temple in Gorakhpur, is expected to move into the official accomodation on Tuesday.

At Yogi Adityanath’s Gorakhpur durbar: selfies with chair, all-powerful ‘chitthis’
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Maharaj ki chitthi is that magic letter that gets all work done in Gorakhpur, say the people who throng Yogi’s janta durbar.

Lucknow: Poster announces Rs 5 lakh for finding Prashant Kishor
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Raj Babbar, who saw the poster just before entering the office in the afternoon, asked party workers to immediately remove it.

Congress to felicitate its seven MLAs today, hold post-poll review
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Sources said the party high command has asked state UP president Raj Babbar, to submit his report on the reasons behind the loss after holding discussions with the candidates and the cadre.

In Congress camp, workers feel party didn’t capitalise on loan waiver sop
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Sources said state party chief was not in favour of an alliance with SP initially.

UP election results 2017: Dayashankar back in BJP
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

In a statement, party state media in-charge Harish Chandra Srivastava said that state UP president Keshav Prasad Maurya has revoked Dayashankar’s suspension

UP election results 2017: In Congress, fingers point to ‘SP, communication gap’
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

I believe that internal rift within Samajwadi Party played a major role. There were a large number of leaders who were given ticket by one leader and then their names was cancelled by another Ajai Kumar, Congress MLA.

4, Vikramaditya Marg to now house Akhilesh officially
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

While officially the outgoing CM is scheduled to shift to his new home soon, Akhilesh and his family had been staying at 4, Vikramaditya Marg since the end of last year.

UP election results 2017: Congress stares at rock bottom, partymen blame SP tie-up
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The two parties contested against each other on as many as 20 seats, where candidates of both parties refused to withdraw.

UP defeat: Why the Congress hand could not steer the SP cycle to victory
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

A few leaders in these parties feel that despite the work hard to consolidate the minority votes in their favour, the BJP also attracted votes of Muslim women on the issue of triple talaq.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: What they said this 1 month
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Akhilesh, who spoke about his development and welfare schemes in the first few phases, largely started targeting the PM and replying to his barbs by the fourth phase.

After exit polls, SP leader grumbles: ‘Suffered because of Congress alliance’
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Outgoing minister accuses Congress of sabotage, says SP could have won UP on its own.

Saifullah’s family refuses to take body: Jo apne desh ka nahin ho saka, woh hamara kya hoga
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

His brother Khalid, who was contacted by ATS in the evening to persuade him to step out of the house, was on the phone for over 70 minutes but “there was no response except the sound of gunshots”.

The suspects: Some educated, some dropouts — bound by family ties
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Khan said he would not want his son back if he is guilty.

Current through campaign speeches in UP: bijli, bua, babua, bhabhi and a Gujarat ‘bhai’
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

While Akhilesh and BSP chief Mayawati tried to target Prime Minister on “demonetisation”, Modi chose to target Akhilesh on absconding minister Gayatri Prajapati who had been booked in a gang-rape case.

Uttar Pradesh elections 2017: Far from Varanasi, constituencies 402 & 403 votes, tribal issues in focus
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

The seats are significant in the sense that this is the first time that seats are being reserved for the ST community since the formation of Uttarakhand in 2000.

UP polls 2017: What will happen if a Gujarat ka bhai becomes CM, asks Dimple Yadav
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

"Ab soch lijiye UP ka mukhyamantri agar koi Gujarati bhai ban gaya to kya karenge... Ya Uttar Pradesh koi Dilli ke remote se chala to kya karenge."

Why is Prajapati still a minister, it’s a blot: UP Governor asks Akhilesh Yadav
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

In his letter to the CM, the Governor wrote that even the Union Home Ministry had not only issued a look-out notice for Prajapati but also impounded his passport, suspecting that he might abscond to another country.

UP polls 2017: 160 km away from Varanasi, 800 stay away from voting
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

“We have been treated in a step-motherly fashion. That is why everyone decided not to vote. There is no power, schools, health facilities, bridge or road.”

UP elections 2017: SP, Congress, BSP will get electric shocks on March 11, says PM Modi
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

Modi also targeted Akhilesh for not being able to complete two bridges — Bhatauli and Chunar — in Mirzapur, although the foundation stones were laid by his father about a decade ago.

UP elections 2017: In clash of titans on March 4, Modi, Mayawati, Rahul, Akhilesh to address rallies
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

PM Modi an MP from Varanasi, is scheduled to visit BHU. BSP chief Mayawati, on the other hand, would hold a rally in Rohaniya constituency of Varanasi.