Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Azam Khan’s latest: Women cut off private parts of Armymen
Thu, Jun 29, 2017

“I request both Modiji and Yogiji to end the anarchy and bring rule of law. So many railway reservations were cancelled and youngsters did not return to their homes for Eid, fearing some untoward incident in the trains. This should end,” said Azam Khan.

Booklet lists 3 infra projects of SP, BSP govts
Wed, Jun 28, 2017

hile Lucknow Metro and Poorvanchal Expressway projects were launched during the Akhilesh regime, Jewar international airport was a pet project of BSP chief Mayawati.

UP Govt may not be able to distribute bags, shoes on July 1
Sun, Jun 25, 2017

The Uttar Pradesh government has moved to procure around 1.80 crore school bags to be distributed free to students in its primary schools. But suppliers might take upto two months to distribute the large order.

To revive its fortunes: Congress looks to reconnect with its ‘sidelined’ leaders
Fri, Jun 23, 2017

In the meantime, Congress state president Raj Babbar has also become active with the responsibility to ensure the success state-wide campaign. In the last week, Babbar has already covered districts like Aligarh, Gautam Budh Nagar, Agra, Lucknow, Hamirpur in Bundelkhand etc.

Opposition parties should back ‘UP ka laal’ Ram Nath Kovind: CM Yogi Adityanath
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Stating that the communal clashes have led to “nayi samudayik chetna ka jagran” across the country, Adityanath made an appeal to all political parties — “personally” as well as “from the level of the government” as the chief minister - to support Kovind's candidature.

UP Minority welfare dept finds ‘anomalies’ in 12 government-aided madrasas
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Over the last few weeks, the department has been physically verifying such madrasas across the state.

Dairy development officials, minister to promote cow milk
Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Close to completing 100 days in power, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the dairy development department to come out with a plan to promote milk of indigenous cow and ensure better price for dairy farmers.

UP govt wants CBI to probe Waqf property ‘scam’, ‘misuse of office’ by Azam Khan
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

The report points out that most of the Waqf is for the poor. “Its top regulating body i.e UP Sunni Waqf board has failed to help even a single needy out of 3 crore 90 lakh Sunni Muslims in the last 12 years.

100 days of Yogi rule: UP government to submit report on its performance to public
Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Although the government is yet to finalise the final contents of the ‘progress report’, sources said it is getting final clearances to ensure the rollout of Lucknow as well as Greater Noida Metro rail projects.

Protest at CM event in Lucknow University: Congress comes out in support of arrested students
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Congress leaders alleged that the students initially wanted to meet the university’s Vice-Chancellor with their demands but as the V-C refused to meet them, they decided to register their protest in front of the chief minister

Will campaign for youth, farmers & highlight Yogi govt’s 100 days of doing nothing: Congress
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Party sources said that the campaign, helmed by state Congress president Raj Babbar, is likely to begin at Aligarh on June 15

UP: Minister asks Cabinet colleagues, MLAs to adopt govt schools
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

The officers in the education department, too, have been instructed to adopt schools while Basic Shiksha Adhikaris (Education Officers) in the district have been asked to facilitate these adoptions.

Yogi govt proposes ‘Make in UP’ department for creation of industry, investment zones
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

The task of the board would be to take decisions related to industrial projects, carry out investment promotion activities like road shows and also sign memorandums of understanding with industries.

Adityanath Govt reviews Akhilesh’s ‘perfume city’ project
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

Named ‘International Perfume Museum and Perfume Park’, the project’s foundation stone was laid by the Yadav couple in April 2016.

Bhim army chief arrested: Family threatens govt, Congress calls him ‘victim’
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

They alleged that the government was “acting in a different manner” against Chandrashekhar when compared to BJP MP Raghav Lakhanpal and his brother Rahul, both of whom have been booked for allegedly instigating communal violence in the district in April

Four accused of vandalising Rajiv Gandhi bust arrested
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

This comes three days after the bust was found damaged and a day after a Congress delegation met Governor Ram Naik, demanding that the culprits be arrested

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue damaged, Congress declares protest
Mon, Jun 05, 2017

The Comgress announced statewide protest after a statue of late Rajiv Gandhi was found damaged.

Uttar Pradesh: Government to create databank of available land
Sat, Jun 03, 2017

New Industrial Policy also in the works.

‘Deserted’ party HQ spurs Congress top rung to draw up roster for legislators
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Congress Legislature Party leader Ajay Kumar ‘Lallu’ has been given the task of finalising the schedule of these party MLAs and MLCs.

UP lost Rs 477 crore revenue in mining sector: CAG report
Fri, May 19, 2017

Another Rs 179 crore was not recovered by the government from five lessees and 2,909 brick kiln owners for extraction of sand, morrum, boulder etc, the report said.

Akhilesh govt splurged Rs 15 crore on functions to distribute Rs 20 crore: CAG
Fri, May 19, 2017

This startling finding is part of a “General and Social Sector” report prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and tabled in the UP assembly Thursday.

UP Assembly: ‘Had you not brought down Babri, temple would have been built’
Thu, May 18, 2017

The Opposition leader said Hindus also eat meat and run slaughterhouses, and that the poor from both communities have been affected by cow vigilantism

Paper balls thrown at UP Governor Ram Naik contained messages of public concern, says opposition
Wed, May 17, 2017

Congress leader Ajay Kumar Lallu claimed that in 2014, BJP members had protested half-naked in the Assembly.

Stormy Start to UP Assembly Session: Paper balls thrown at Governor
Tue, May 16, 2017

Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was in the Well with the protesting members, though his uncle Shivpal Yadav stayed at his seat

In 2007 hate speech case, Yogi Adityanath govt denies sanction to prosecute Yogi
Fri, May 12, 2017

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

Uttar Pradesh: Notice sent to Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust over land use
Thu, May 11, 2017

Officials said that the land was never given to the RGCT and have thus asked for land-use documents.

‘Former minister encroached upon Waqf, govt properties’: Governor Ram Naik asks CM Yogi Adityanath to look into charges against Azam Khan
Fri, May 05, 2017

In his letter on April 10, Congress leader Faisal Khan Lala had made 14 charges against Azam Khan, accusing him of misusing power in Rampur, and also sought a probe.

In Amethi, Sanjay Gandhi Hospital guesthouse under scrutiny after BJP alleges misuse by family and party
Thu, May 04, 2017

BJP allege that rules are being flouted by members of the Gandhi family who stay over at the guesthouse and by the Congress which holds political meetings there when Rahul Gandhi is in Amethi

Congress loses office in Gorakhpur, looks for temporary accommodation
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Congress district president, Syed Jamal Ahmed, said the party was now hunting for a temporary accommodation.

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.