Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

To boost morale of workers, Congress seeks Rahul’s appointment
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Since the meetings he had held with party workers before the 2012 state elections, Rahul’s visits to Uttar Pradesh have been mainly limited to his constituency Amethi, except while he was campaigning for the LS polls last year.

VHP enters, calls ‘Beti Bachao’ meet over Bareilly eve-teasing
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The Mahapanchayat is being purportedly held over incidents of “regular eve-teasing” of girls.

4 months after Sonia Gandhi’s letter, Rae Bareli academy gets Air India boost
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

IGRUA spokesperson R K Dwivedi said that the last time Air India hired pilots from the academy was in 2012.

Akhilesh Yadav plans an airstrip with a VIP lounge in wife Dimple’s constituency
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

About 115 hectare of land in Rasulabad area of Kanpur Dehat district has already been identified for the project.

State govt does not follow Constitution in letter and spirit: UP Governor Ram Naik
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Two days before he completes a year in office, UP Governor Ram Naik speaks about his face-off with the SP government.

Asaram case witness murder: Kripal’s widow writes to Akhilesh, demands Rs 50 lakh, arms license, pistol
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Kripal Singh, who had recorded his statement in the rape case against Asaram about three months ago, was shot at on July 10 and died a day later.

Asaram witness widow seeks Rs 50 lakh, arms licence
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Thirty-five-year-old Moni Singh, widow of Shajahanpur resident Kripal Singh who was shot at by unidentified assailants.

In Centre-state one-upmanship tussle, Ayodhya the big gainer
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Akhilesh govt sanctions funds to strengthen security infra, upgrade Ram Katha Museum.

Congress: PM Narendra Modi ‘marketing Gujarat’ in Varanasi
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Congress has planned to oppose former’s visit to his parliamentary on July 16.

Sunday Story: Dabang Didi
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Four years after she was assaulted, the 23-year-old wears only jeans and shirts, wields a revolver goes around settling disputes, notwithstanding the criminal complaints.

In ‘pol kholo abhiyan’, Cong’s only target is ‘suit-boot ki Modi sarkar’
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Party won’t raise issues pertaining to state or against Akhilesh Yadav govt in July 22 protest.

11 yrs after it was installed and removed, Savarkar’s plaque set to be restored at Cellular Jail
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Governor Ram Naik to lay foundation stone on Sunday

Gov details faults in Akhilesh’s ‘MLCs’: pending criminal cases, scams, jail term
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Seeks details of the exact profession or businesses being run by 5 candidates , probe into complaints against them

Today: rally for rally, Anupriya in Varanasi, mother in Allahabad
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Both Krishna and Anupriya claim to be the national party president.

Race against time: Akhilesh Yadav wants Metro, IT City, Expressway and more, all next year
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Some of these projects were part of the Samjwadi Party’s manifesto in 2012, others promised after it took over.

In-principle nod to Azharuddin’s Lucknow cricket academy
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Azharuddin met Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with his proposal, which has been given in-principal approval.

Congress takes up fight against SP govt’s ‘gunda raj, double standards’
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Meanwhile, party workers led by party MLA Rita Bahuguna Joshi, and party state president Nirmal Khatri, took out a march in Lucknow demanding a CBI inquiry into the entire incident.

Congress cracks whip on ‘non-performers’
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Post review, 15% of lowest performers to be changed every three months.

MLC Appointment: Instead of candidates’ details, govt submits personal affidavits
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Since Governor Ram Naik had received 'over 100 complaints against the government-recommended candidates', he will now have to 'examine the names from this point of view as well'.

13 UP cadre IAS officers hold key posts in Modi government
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Meanwhile, some young officers from the state are also serving as private secretaries of Union ministers.

Bundelkhand fronts remind BJP of its pre-poll promise
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Various organisations have started raising the issue, reminding Uma Bharti that she had promised to take up the cause if BJP came to power.

Rae Bareli-Unchahar: Congress agitates against cancellation of passenger train
Sat, May 30, 2015

Block presidents of Congress sat on dharna in Unchahar area threatening to stop trains if their request of reviving the train was not accepted.

Kanhar Irrigation Project: Why the hurry, ask Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand
Thu, May 21, 2015

In Jharkhand, the water resources department is searching its files for old correspondence with UP so that it can write to that state to clear “pending” issues.

Sonbhadra dam, four decades later: Where fears return in a flood
Thu, May 21, 2015

The protests had been peaceful until the violence of April 14 leading to police firing. The agitation had begun last December following efforts to revive the dormant project.

PM Narendra Modi visited many nations, but not one farmer, says Rahul Gandhi
Tue, May 19, 2015

They (BJP) want to hurt me but in the process, they have hurt farmers, which has made me sad, Rahul said.

Project Amethi: Much trying, some hits, mostly misses
Thu, May 14, 2015

Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the Centre’s 'politics of revenge' has crippled development projects in Amethi.

After food park, now discovery park, IIIT under Centre scanner
Wed, May 13, 2015

Planned in 2008, the discovery park is considered Rahul Gandhi’s pet project.

Politics heats up Amethi ahead of Smriti Irani and Rahul Gandhi’s visit
Tue, May 12, 2015

While Smriti Irani is reaching Amethi on Tuesday, and Rahul Gandhi will be in his constituency on May 18.

Stuck for 7 years, govt decides to rope in AAI for Kushinagar airport
Sun, May 10, 2015

The AAI has agreed to take up the project following a meeting between state Chief Secretary AAI Chairman.

C’garh demands suspension of work, UP govt says ‘no question’
Mon, May 04, 2015

Ranjan refuted the allegations and said that he would be able to respond better once he has received the letter from Chhattisgarh and has gone through the issues raised by them.

UP government pitches for airport at Saifai
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan reportedly will hold a meeting with the state tourism department to look into all the possibilities of floating a fresh proposal for Saifai.

Rahul may visit Amethi by April end
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Rahul’s team in Amethi has been asked to do a progress check on all the development projects.

Women’s univ project in Rae Bareli shelved
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

The University was supposed to have an all-India character. Thus the admission of students as well as recruitment of faculty was to be made on all-India basis.

Appropriating Ambedkar
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Political outfits, social bodies, BHU line up plans to celebrate Dalit icon’s 125th birth anniversary

The Big Picture: RTE Scorecard – 0/4
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

The Sunday Express visits four schools in four states, not far from the homes of their education ministers, and finds that none strictly conforms to all norms laid out in the Act.

Resentment brews as Congress district units asked to hold organisational polls
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Party has already set up district and city committees twice in last one year.