“On Saturday, I got a complaint from Jaynath Singh stating that objectionable comments about the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister were made in a WhatsApp group with teachers and staff of Rajkhiya Balika Inter College at Bagwar area in Azamgarh,” Sharma told The Indian Express.
It will be interesting to see how — if at all — the move to cancel the meetings affects Akhilesh's election prospects in Azamgarh, where he is facing BJP candidate and Bhojpuri actor Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirhaua”.
This comes a day after an inquiry found that a video of his speech that was widely circulated on social media was genuine and a report was submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Uttar Pradesh.
Police said the elder sister of the deceased, who is also a student of the same university, said her sister was under stress because her exams were not going well and she used to tell them about her “suicidal thoughts.”
The fire broke out at a hotel in the Charbagh area near the railway station in Lucknow at around 6 am and spread to an adjacent hotel, police said. As many as 55 people, including the hotel staff, were rescued, a senior police official informed.
Lucknow, Feb 24 (ANI): The Deputy Inspector General of Lucknow has been caught on camera abusing and slapping a street vendor. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media embarrassing the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Police department.
Sitapur, Feb 18 (ANI): A marriage party turned out to be a sorrow affair after the groom was allegedly shot dead accidently in a celebratory firing. As per reports, the man who fired is yet to be identified. The bullet hit the groom's head and he fell off the horse. He was immediately rushed to the Sitapur district hospital, where doctors referred him to Lucknow after some preliminary medication. However, he succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lucknow. The news of the groom's death has created panic among the two families.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.
Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.
Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Mahamana Superfast Express in Varanasi. The train will run between Varanasi and Delhi via Lucknow thrice a week. The train is fully equipped with the modern facilities and also has new renovated AC-coaches fitted with LED television screens. This is Prime Minister Modi's fifth visit to his constituency after assuming office in May, 2014.