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Lucknow: Boy’s abduction conspiracy by Opposition, says minister

With the Opposition said that the allegations were serious and needed a discussion, Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit downplayed the matter saying, “Opposition members cannot indulge in such activity.”

Explosive found in Assembly: NIA begins probe, takes samples

“Our officers visited the UP Assembly along with explosive expert and forensic experts from CFSL, Chandigarh,” said NIA spokesperson.


Uttar Pradesh Assembly: Centre puts on hold probe by NIA into PETN

On July 12, 150 gm of a powdery substance was found under the seat of Samajwadi Party MLA Manoj Singh in the UP Assembly. That the substance was PETN, a plastic explosive, was declared by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath a day after.

'Explosives' in UP Assembly: The unanswered questions

A controversy has also erupted over the authenticity of preliminary findings of Lucknow forensic laboratory that declared the powder to be PETN. The UP Police never sends samples of suspicious substance for tests to the Lucknow laboratory but to the one in Agra that is the only certified destination for these tests.

Akhilesh blames BJP govt for security lapse in UP Assembly, accuses it of playing politics

"The BJP government is responsible for the security lapse which led to the recovery of the white powder from the Assembly and it is now playing politics over the issue," the former chief minister told reporters in Kannauj.

Ahead of presidential polls, UP ATS conducts mock drill inside Uttar Pradesh assembly building

"A mock drill is being conducted to cater to any emergency-like situation and evacuate people during the crictical hour. Apart from this, the mock drill will also enable us to plug possible loopholes in the security apparatus (if any)," SSP, ATS, Umesh Kumar Srivastava told reporters.


PETN explosive inside UP Assembly: High-level inquiry going on

Following recovery of explosive, several security arrangements have been decided to made in the Vidhan Bhawan. Quick Response Team would be formed, body and bag scanner machine will be installed in the Vidhan Bhawan and others.

PETN explosives found in Uttar Pradesh Assembly, CM Yogi Adityanath wants NIA probe

Weighing around 150 gm, the packet containing explosives was found under the seat of Samajwadi Party MLA Manoj Pandey. The contents of the packet were sent to a forensic laboratory where it was identified as PETN (Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate).

Opposition voices concern over Azamgarh hooch deaths in UP Assembly

Leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) Ajay Singh Lallu said that those dealing in illicit liquor often enjoyed political patronage and should be dealt sternly. He urged the government to announce financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh for the family members of the deceased.

Budget session of Uttar Pradesh assembly to begin on Tuesday

The 2017-18 budget is expected to include measures to mop up additional resources to offload Rs 36,000 crore meant for crop loan waiver to benefit nearly 86 lakh small and marginal farmers, and Rs 34,000 crore required to meet expenses for implementation of the seventh pay panel's recommendations and some other major commitments made in its election manifesto.