Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

To bond with Dalits, Congress falls on birha and ballads
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Songs emphasise that Ambedkar’s dreams were fulfilled by the party.

Amethi land row: Bicycle firm never owned land sold to Rajiv trust, rules court
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Union Minister Smriti Irani questioned the sale of the land to the Rajiv Gandhi Trust and had accused the Gandhi family of "land-grabbing" .

Lokayukta appointment: Governor rejects govt nominee
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

This comes three days after Akhilesh Yadav, recommended Singh’s name for the fourth time citing that Governor was bound by the advice of the council of ministers.

Lokayukta appointment: CM Akhilesh Yadav sends same name to Gov again
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

This was two days after the Governor wrote a letter to Akhilesh Yadav, explaining why he returned the recommendation that the CM had sent on August 19.

RSS model of education kills creativity, says Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Rahul Gandhi said that the midnight crackdown and arrest of protesting students at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, was a “symbol” of what is happening across the country.

Narendra Modi destroying creativity with RSS, BJP model of education: Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Rahul Gandhi says govt will collapse under pressure of protests.

After House, Rahul Gandhi targets PM Narendra Modi in Amethi
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Rahul Gandhi also attacked Narendra Modi for his foreign tours, claiming that the NDA government was working for a few selected industrialists.

Like OROP, Modi’s Bihar package promise may not be fulfilled: Rahul Gandhi
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

On a two-day visit to his constituency, Rahul was addressing villagers at a chaupal in Jainabganj village of Amethi.

Congress plans to take on government inside and outside Assembly
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

On Monday, when the Akhilesh Yadav govt will place supplementary budget in the Assembly, the Congress MLAs will raise slogans and could possibly stage a walkout.

Centre gives in to Sonia demand, AI to hire half its pilots from Indira Gandhi academy
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

In its latest recruitment drive to fill up 180 posts of pilots, Air India has committed that it will hire 90 pilots from IGRUA.

Sibal’s double speak will embarrass us: Congress state unit writes to Sonia
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

“His (Sibal) opposing CBI probes amount to double speak and will embarrass us,” Congress Legislature Party leader Pradeep Mathur has written.

Babasaheb B R Ambedkar law University: Varsity follows Gov’s advice, plans Indian attire for convocation
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Sources said that while the university plans to go for a blue-coloured attire, committee has been asked to first suggest the style and design.

Govt vs Governor again, over another UP Lokayukta
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

A familiar battle over the Lokayukta’s appointment is playing out in Uttar Pradesh. The state government has chosen Justice Ravindra Singh, just retired from Allahabad High Court, but Governor Ram Naik has sent the recommendation back twice in a week. A similar confrontation with the previous governor had taken place in the very first week […]

Varanasi jail inmate is IGNOU course national topper
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

Culpable homicide convict to be feted with gold medal at BHU today.

From August 20, Congress to woo Dalits with night stays, electronic rath
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to join the yatra at Amethi in September. In all, the yatra will cover Dalit-dominated areas in every district of the state in three phases.

Under police cover, Bareilly girls start going to school across river
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

The girl students had been demanding security while travelling to school and also the withdrawal of complaint lodged against their parents for beating up the boys from Tanda village.

Foreign tourists: UP third in country, dept to revise policy to tap potential
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

In 2013, the state was placed fourth, after Delhi.

The two sides of a river
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

On one side is a village where girls refuse to go to school because of harassment by boys. On the other is a village where boys say they are being wrongly framed. In the dispute, the cause of education is lost.

Indian attire for university convocations real tribute to Kalam: Ram Naik
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Last year, former Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva had criticized the ceremonial gown as “British colonial legacy”.

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.