Maulshree Seth

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Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

UP Assembly session from December 14: Opposition to corner Yogi govt on PETN claims, hike in power tariff
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

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."

Draft Bill proposes to regulate private school fee in Uttar Pradesh
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

The schools may also have to upload their statement of fee online by December 31 every year.

Uttar Pradesh: Haj applications fall short of quota for the first time
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

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. 

Uttar Pradesh: Seeking reversal in fortune, Congress looks at enlisting professionals
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

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.

Congress workers celebrate in Amethi: Party in power in 6 states, will take it to 20
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

Shouting slogans such as “Amethi ka Toofan, Badlega Hindustan”, they said that despite BJP barbs about “Congress-mukt Bharat”, the party has a good chance of reviving under Rahul.

Having lost to BJP in civic polls, Amethi remains very proud of Rahul
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

With Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi becoming president of the Congress party, Amethi-wallahs say they are under pressure to perform more than ever.

No mayor seat, Congress also loses both nagar palika chairs in Amethi
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

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.

UP govt plans grand investors’ meet, targets MoUs worth Rs 50,000-cr
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

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”.

Yogi Adityanath govt plans investors’ meet in February, targets MoUs worth Rs 50,000 crore
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

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”.

December 21 bypoll: 8 months after Congress set aside Sikandra for SP, former allies to fight each other for seat
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

The Congress and Samajwadi Party are keeping a watch whether BSP decides to contest. The party had won the seat in the 2012 state polls.

Shia Waqf Board head with a Babri solution faces forgery charges
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Rizvi recently met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as well as Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over the issue.

Congress’ star campaigners missing in action, party cites Gujarat elections
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Congress leaders claimed that the Gujarat elections had made it difficult for national leaders to join the campaign in UP.

UP civic polls: ‘Shamshan’, ‘kabristan’, CCTVs among Congress promises
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

It promised roads, lanes and localities free from garbage, streets lights, clean drinking water, measures to prevent the spread of diseases through mosquitoes, and a planned drainage sewage line.

Medical college bribe case: Woman held in graft case was also arrested 16 yrs ago
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Two mining leases in UP, says brother

In rural Gorakhpur, govt to set up mini-PICUs
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

While the initiative will seek to reduce pressure on BRD Medical College, the shortage of specialised doctors is a hurdle.

Gorakhpur deaths: Real problem not with BRD hospital but medical services at grass-root level, say experts
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

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

August re-run at Gorakhpur: 70 children die in 5 days at BRD hospital
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

Most cases are allegedly related to premature birth, low birth weight and septicemia. Also, delay in reaching the hospital has compounded the problem.

Ex-union minister in Congress’ second list
Sun, Nov 05, 2017

Pradeep Aditya Jain had been minister of state for rural development in the UPA government and had lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

A year after demonetisation, Kanpur traders face ‘chillar’ problem
Sun, Nov 05, 2017

That was what 22 traders of Kanpur pleaded recently, seeking the government’s help over the mounting coins with them, but found themselves booked. 

Uttar Pradesh local body elections: Congress releases its first list
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

Sources in the party said the argument seemed to centre around the candidatures of Jail Ahmad Ansari (Hardoi Nagar Palika Parishad) and Mohammad Saeed Khan (Pihani Palika Parishad in Hardoi).

Five thrown off train in UP: Back with girls, mother says can’t recall how she reached village
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

Afreen claims that Ansari had asked her to return to her parents soon after she gave birth to Rabiya.

Congress senior leaders to campaign, first list of candidates likely on Thursday
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

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.

Boy falls in hot curry while standing in midday meal queue, 3 teachers suspended
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

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.

Yogi Adityanath government set to introduce NCERT books in madrasas
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

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.

BHU students write to V-C for relaxation in rules
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

The students also wrote that they expect the university to ensure equality within the campus.

After Sangeet Som, Yogi Adityanath’s tune: Taj Mahal built by blood, sweat of Indian workers
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

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.

UP urban body polls: Congress forms three-level panel to select nominees
Tue, Oct 17, 2017

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

Gorakhpur: Five tribal villages get ‘revenue village’ tag, can now avail benefits
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

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.

BRD Medical College: 69 children dead in 4 days; 19 in last 24 hours
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

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.

Congress launches door-to-door campaign in Amethi
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

‘BJP can’t take credit for projects brought to Amethi with Rahulji’s hard work’

Rahul Gandhi’s three-day UP visit starts today, to host ‘chaupal’ for farmers, meetings with party workers
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

This will be Rahul Gandhi’s first visit to Amethi after Congress suffered a major loss in the state Assembly elections around six months ago.

Amethi officials ask Rahul Gandhi to put off trip, Congress sees vendetta
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

While Rahul Gandhi had planned to visit Amethi from October 4 to 6, officials want him to come only after October 5, saying forces deployed for Durga Puja and Moharram would not be free till then.

Why parents are going private in UP: ‘Our children will study English, get good jobs’
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

Soaring aspirations, gaps in govt system behind rise in number of private higher secondary schools

Amethi: Amit Shah, Union ministers to launch slew of projects
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah is expected to address a public meeting near Samrat Cycle campus on Musafirkhana Road, while Union ministers are expected to lay foundation stones for a slew of projects.

BHU Violence: Congress’ student wing launches campaign across Uttar Pradesh, calls for Student’s Rights Bill
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

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.

Ownership of Congress UP HQ: Civic body calls for final hearing on October 4
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The LMC has called for final hearing in the case on October 4. If the Congress fails to present the papers, the matter would be referred to the court to decide, an LMC official said.