Congress Legislature Party leader Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’ said, “Most significantly, we will demand an apology from the chief minister for creating fear in the mind of legislators as well as the public by giving wrong information about PETN being found in the Assembly."
While the last date of submitting the applications for the 2018 Haj pilgrimage is December 7, the committee has received around 19,000 applications till the morning of December 6 for its quota of around 29,000 seats.
On December 9, the state AIPC will hold its first “big” event in Lucknow - “Challenges before contemporary India” with commentator Salman Anees Soz, and a member of AIPC’s national body, as chief guest.
While the party won nine Nagar Palika chairperson seats (among 191 of the total 198 seats declared till Friday evening), it bagged 17 Nagar Panchayat chairperson seats (out of 437 of 438). Of the 1,300 seats of corporators, the party won 155 of the 1,287 seats declared.
While invites have already been sent out to 12 countries including the USA, Korea, Japan, etc., the state government has planned at least six roadshows in major cities across the country over the next two months to sell “brand Uttar Pradesh”.
After reports that 70 children died at Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur in the first five days of this month, rekindling the August horror, the government is planning steps to strengthen medical and health services at the periphery
The leaders were asked to campaign and handle poll-related activities in their respective regions. However, the upcoming Gujarat and Himachal Assembly elections could make it difficult for those slated to campaign there.
With allegedly no teacher or staff coming forward to help him, Shivam Kumar — who suffered 20 per cent burns — had to walk around 500 m to his home before he could be taken to the district hospital by his family.
The move comes after the state government recently started the process of online registration of madrasas, apart from asking them to provide details of teachers, number of students and management committee members.
Stating that his government would fulfill its duty towards conservation of Taj Mahal, Adityanath announced that he would visit Agra on October 26 to review the development projects in and around the Taj Mahal.
The three-level committee formed at the state level includes former MLA and senior party leader Satish Ajmani, who was recently made Organisation in-charge of the party in the state, state vice-president Anusuiya Sharma and former Youth Congress President Nadeem Asharaf Jaisi
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was till recently the Gorakhpur MP, had earlier raised the issue of Vantangiyas in the Parliament and sought the help of the Centre to declare these revenue villages.
Nineteen children have died in the hospital in the last 24 hours — 13 neonatal (newborn) deaths, and six suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), according to BRD Medical College principal P K Singh.
Tiwari said West Bengal is the only state where an Act is in place to protect the rights of students, and that NSUI officebearers have been asked to make students in colleges across the state aware of the need for the same in UP as well.