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Mulayam Singh chides CM Akhilesh Yadav for ‘not meeting people’

Mulayam Singh chides CM Akhilesh Yadav for ‘not meeting people’

“I always ask him to go amongst the people. When I ask him about his location, he tells me that he is at a programme in Lucknow."

House adjourned after tribute to members, budget presentation on February 11

House adjourned after tribute to members, budget presentation on February 11

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Leader of Opposition Swami Prasad Maurya, Congress’s Pradeep Mathur, BJP’s Suresh Khanna and RLD’s Dalbeer Singh paid tributes to the members.

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Maintenance is largely neglected, say people looking after crematoriums and burial grounds. Here is the lowdown on problems they face.

As one traverses along the lanes of the fishing hamlet, the pungency of drying fish grows stronger.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he was the “wall” between the Centre and his ministers.

All India Police Duty Meet is the first major achievement for Pune in the Computer Awareness convention and has raised the morale of the police personnel in the city.

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Ruckus mars session: Azam Khan demands video footage of PM-Nawaz meet in Pakistan
Ruckus mars session: Azam Khan demands video footage of PM-Nawaz meet in Pakistan

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to Pakistan breaking all the rules and met an international criminal. They should release the photo and video as to who else was present in the room. BJP should first clarify its relationship with Dawood,” Azam said.

Work undertaken by  Centre on Ganga to act as growth engine for UP, says Nitin Gadkari
Work undertaken by Centre on Ganga to act as growth engine for UP, says Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said that his ministry is working on a plan to develop eight-lane access controlled highway between Lucknow and Kanpur at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.

Valentine’s Day- Self policing for moral police: Bajrang Dal, Shiv Sena activists won’t harass couples

Bajrang Dal’s convener for UP and Uttarakhand, Surendra Mishra said that the “acts that couples indulge in” on roads and at public places on Valentine’s Day is “similar to nature of animals” and interfering with them is useless.

Youth Congress protests against ‘gungi-behri’ Akhilesh govt
Youth Congress protests against ‘gungi-behri’ Akhilesh govt

The protesters, including MLAs as well as party’s Legislature Council leader Naseeb Pathan, courted arrest after they were not allowed to move towards the Vidhan Sabha.

2017 Assembly polls: Late off mark, SP darts in to seek its share of Dalit votes
2017 Assembly polls: Late off mark, SP darts in to seek its share of Dalit votes

Now, the ruling Samajwadi Party has stepped in to attract non-Jatav communities among the Dalits in the run-up to 2017 polls.

Congress’s Muzaffarnagar hope rests on Dalit-Muslim combine

Significantly, both BJP and Congress appeared to have made Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 play a crucial role in their preparation for the upcoming bypoll.

More work done by Modi govt so far than previous ones in 50 yrs: Nitin Gadkari
More work done by Modi govt so far than previous ones in 50 yrs: Nitin Gadkari

Claiming that India will become the leading global power under Modi rule, Gadkari said wrong economic policies of previous Congress-led governments hindered the progress of the nation.

Congress ropes in IIT-alumnus to help connect with Dalits
Congress ropes in IIT-alumnus to help connect with Dalits

Arya has been tasked with the duty to form his own team, picking the members from Dalit teachers and students.

House adjourned after tribute to members, budget presentation on February 11
House adjourned after tribute to members, budget presentation on February 11

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Leader of Opposition Swami Prasad Maurya, Congress’s Pradeep Mathur, BJP’s Suresh Khanna and RLD’s Dalbeer Singh paid tributes to the members.

Mulayam Singh chides CM Akhilesh Yadav for ‘not meeting people’
Mulayam Singh chides CM Akhilesh Yadav for ‘not meeting people’

“I always ask him to go amongst the people. When I ask him about his location, he tells me that he is at a programme in Lucknow.”

Arrested Delhi cleric Abdus Sami Qasmi had contested 2007 UP Assembly polls

ABDUS SAMI Qasmi, the cleric from Delhi who is the 20th suspected Islamic State (IS) sympathiser arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) and charged with conspiracy to form a terror organisation and launch terror attacks in the country, had unsucessfully contested the 2007 UP Assembly elections from Suar Tanda constituency in Rampur. Qasmi, who is […]

Second rally in up in a week- Owaisi politics shifts gear: Vote is your biggest ammunition, use it to win power
Second rally in up in a week- Owaisi politics shifts gear: Vote is your biggest ammunition, use it to win power

Owaisi also invoked Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the country’s first education minister, to instill confidence among Muslims.

Block pramukh elections: SP claims ‘80% victory’, others wait for ‘details’

Issuing a statement, SP spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said the victory of SP-supported candidates on “80 per cent of BDC chairperson’s posts” comes after its candidates won 60 out of 74 posts of zila panchayat chairpersons recently.

Clerics ask govt to file appeal against acquittals

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted 10 persons in the killing of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lakh village on September 8, 2013.

MCOCA Case: MLA Mukhtar Ansari, three others acquitted
MCOCA Case: MLA Mukhtar Ansari, three others acquitted

The court stated the accused were acquitted due to lack of evidence in the case.

Akhilesh Yadav Govt spreads schemes’ net for weaver community, Centre shadow looms large
Akhilesh Yadav Govt spreads schemes’ net for weaver community, Centre shadow looms large

The Chief Minister is likely to introduce budgetary provisions for this when he presents on February 12 the state’s budget for the next financial year.

RSS wing to organise Swadeshi Mela to promote PM Modi’s ‘Make in India’
RSS wing to organise Swadeshi Mela to promote PM Modi’s ‘Make in India’

According to ‘Swadeshi Mela’ convener Anand Srivastava, who is also an SJM worker of Kashi region, various ministries will put up their stalls in the fair being organised at the city’s cultural complex.

Shia board directs Meerut DM to recover waqf property in Vijay Mallya’s control
Shia board directs Meerut DM to recover waqf property in Vijay Mallya’s control

The board has also directed to register an FIR against Mallya and 12 other officials of USPL, including its CEO.

Uttar Pradesh SP women’s wing chief alleges attack, names party MLA in FIR
Uttar Pradesh SP women’s wing chief alleges attack, names party MLA in FIR

According to the FIR lodged on the basis of her complaint, six motorcycle-borne assailants, including Yadav, hurled a crude bomb and fired several rounds in an attempt to kill her.

No evidence of HuJI links, Shamli imam acquitted
No evidence of HuJI links, Shamli imam acquitted

Iqbal comes from Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh and was imam at a local mosque there. His wife Khairunnisa and three children live in Shamli.