UP Budget: By Oct this year, 24x7 power to urban areas

UP Budget: By Oct this year, 24x7 power to urban areas

Akhilesh Yadav’s fifth budget promises 16-hour power supply to rural areas, says action plan ready for uninterrupted power to all by 2019-20.

Akhilesh Yadav presents poll-driven budget, Opposition says 'disappointing'

Akhilesh Yadav presents poll-driven budget, Opposition says 'disappointing'

A sum of Rs 13,842 crore has been earmarked for new schemes, with focus on agriculture, health and education.

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Akhilesh Yadav presents poll-driven budget, Opposition says ‘disappointing’
Akhilesh Yadav presents poll-driven budget, Opposition says ‘disappointing’

A sum of Rs 13,842 crore has been earmarked for new schemes, with focus on agriculture, health and education.

J&K handball player jumps off train after cellphone, injured

Teen girl was on way to Patna for a tournament.

BSP to field nominees only on eight seats where it ‘can win’

The 36 vacant seats, nominations for which will end Monday, will go to polls on March 3 with the results slated for announcement three days later.

Elections to Legislative council: Of 36 seats, Congress to contest only 1 — Rae Bareli

The party claimed that it had received a large number of proposals but decided not to contest from other seats due to “misuse of money and power in such elections”.

Ram janambhoomi movement: ABHM plans memorial for karsevaks

Names of nearly 2,000 karsevaks will be engraved at the memorial site, which will also have an ‘Amar Jyoti’ that will remain lit round-the-clock.

Muzaffarnagar bypolls today: BJP campaign material asks people to ‘teach SP a lesson’

BJP has also stated that vote to BJP means a lesson to those who did not approve development projects worth Rs 223 crore to take “revenge from people of Muzaffarnagar”.

Sonia Gandhi hits back at PM Modi for ‘trying to suppress Congress voice in Parliament’
Sonia Gandhi hits back at PM Modi for ‘trying to suppress Congress voice in Parliament’

Addressing office-bearers of 11 frontal organisations of the party in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae Bareli, where she was on a two-day visit, Sonia said forces, which are trying to disturb communal harmony of the country are in the power at the centre.

Sonia Gandhi takes ‘cancelled’ trip, lands in Allahabad
Sonia Gandhi takes ‘cancelled’ trip, lands in Allahabad

Officials caught off guard, even Congress’s district unit was not in know.

UP Budget: By Oct this year, 24×7 power to urban areas
UP Budget: By Oct this year, 24×7 power to urban areas

Akhilesh Yadav’s fifth budget promises 16-hour power supply to rural areas, says action plan ready for uninterrupted power to all by 2019-20.

Uttar Pradesh: 2 labourers fall to death, CM Akhilesh Yadav gives Rs 10 lakh relief
Uttar Pradesh: 2 labourers fall to death, CM Akhilesh Yadav gives Rs 10 lakh relief

Sub-Inspector Satyavir Singh said the two were trying to set a net for construction on the third floor of the building at around 11 am.

Stray cows on the rise in Bundelkhand, farmers bear brunt
Stray cows on the rise in Bundelkhand, farmers bear brunt

As Bundelkhand faces yet another drought and farmers struggle to provide fodder for their cattle, the number of stray animals, mostly cows and its progeny, in the region is becoming a cause for concern. The district administration of Mahoba, the worst-affected among seven Bundelkhand districts, claims that nearly 80 per cent of 2.16 lakh cows […]

Get set to expose Modi govt, Sonia Gandhi tells ‘Priyanka ki sena’
Get set to expose Modi govt, Sonia Gandhi tells ‘Priyanka ki sena’

Sonia reached her parliamentary constituency for a two-day visit on Thursday. She held chaupals in villages, offered prayers at a temple and held a meeting with office-bearers at Bhuvemau guesthouse.

PM Modi in varanasi for Sant Ravidas jayanti, BJP plans red carpet welcome for Raidasis
PM Modi in varanasi for Sant Ravidas jayanti, BJP plans red carpet welcome for Raidasis

Raidasis will start reaching Varanasi from February 20 and will stay there for three days. A control room is being set up to monitor the arrangements.

UP Assembly: Government, Oppn spar over relief given to farmers
UP Assembly: Government, Oppn spar over relief given to farmers

BSP member Dharampal inquired about the deadline for completion of distribution of total relief while Leader of Opposition Swami Prasad Maurya asked for a break-up of Center and state’s share in the relief funds.

Council: Adjournment notice rejected, Oppn walks out over law and order issue
Council: Adjournment notice rejected, Oppn walks out over law and order issue

BJP leader Hriday Narayan Dixit said S-I Mishra’s family has alleged that police were not investigating the case properly.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly passes second supplementary budget
Uttar Pradesh Assembly passes second supplementary budget

Earlier, Opposition BSP, BJP and Congress questioned the relevance of bringing the supplementary grant a day before the general budget for the next fiscal.

For 37 years, govts formed on emotional slogans, says Azam Khan
For 37 years, govts formed on emotional slogans, says Azam Khan

The issue came up in the Assembly during Zero Hour when opposition moved adjournment notice over poor law and order situation in the state.

Uttar Pradesh MLC polls: SP re-inducts its suspended MLA, revokes suspension of 4
Uttar Pradesh MLC polls: SP re-inducts its suspended MLA, revokes suspension of 4

Akhilesh has reportedly told them to ensure the victory of party candidate in the MLC polls from Sitapur seat.

Uttar Pradesh MLC polls: BJP turns to turncoats, four make it to first list
Uttar Pradesh MLC polls: BJP turns to turncoats, four make it to first list

BJP has declared Rajesh Singh as candidate for Azamgarh-Mau seat. Rajesh Singh was earlier in SP and joined BJP at party’s Azamgarh district office on Tuesday.

Muzaffarnagar case: JUH to hold rally in Meerut on Feb 14

Jamiat leaders to target SP govt over acquittal of riots accused.