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Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

To expand health infra in populated areas, UP govt allows purchase of land but with riders
Tue, Jun 21, 2022

Officials said that the new policy would help the government to expand the public health infrastructure in urban areas and ensure that health centres are not constructed in far-off places, but instead in populated areas

UP: 316 arrested, Yogi calls for ‘exemplary action’
Mon, Jun 13, 2022

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told officials to “take such an action against those guilty that it sets an example so that no one commits a crime or take law into their hands in future”.

An 8-km elevated road, 3 ‘finger bridges’ to ghats: UP govt comes up with plan to transform Ganga riverfront
Fri, Jun 10, 2022

The Indian Express, however, has learnt that the road is part of a larger project conceptualised by the state government to transform the river bank opposite the old ghats.

Congress left red-faced as its Rampur leader backs BJP against Azam nominee
Thu, Jun 09, 2022

Congress leader and former MLA from Rampur, Kazim Ali Khan, has said that he would back the BJP candidate since he has not been allowed to contest the election.

Jitin Prasada Interview: ‘Plan afoot to transform road monitoring with digitisation’
Wed, Jun 08, 2022

Jitin Prasada said, "While monitoring and maintenance guidelines for certain roads already exist, we are planning to come up with a 5-year monitoring and maintenance policy for all kinds of roads... which will help fix responsibilities."

3 months after poll rout, headless Congress adrift in Uttar Pradesh
Wed, Jun 08, 2022

The pending appointment of the UPPCC president has led to frustration in the party circles over the leadership’s continued “indecision”.

Dynastic politics a disease, want strong opposition: PM Narendra Modi
Sat, Jun 04, 2022

He said that while he has no personal grudge against any party or leader and wants a strong opposition in the country.

President Ram Nath Kovind welcomes PM Narendra Modi to Paraunkh: ‘Sanskar trumps protocol’
Sat, Jun 04, 2022

While delivering a speech later, Modi said that Kovind told him he had come to the helipad personally since the Prime Minister was an “atithi (guest) of his village”.

PM Narendra Modi to visit President Ram Nath Kovind’s ancestral village in UP today
Fri, Jun 03, 2022

Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also accompany PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.

We failed to connect…have to double efforts: Priyanka
Thu, Jun 02, 2022

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday exhorted party leaders to focus on the coming municipal elections in the state and the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Satish Mahana interview: ‘Have received CM’s nod for new Vidhan Sabha building’
Thu, Jun 02, 2022

With paperless system, questions taken up during Question Hour tripled, says Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Satish Mahana.

Adityanath claps back: ‘Kids are right… Akhilesh no different from Rahul’
Wed, Jun 01, 2022

On Akhilesh’s remark that BJP leaders think only about “gobar” (cow dung), Adityanath said that while Akhilesh on one hand talks about farming, he smells badbu (bad smell) in cow dung.

Appeasement of none our resolve: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Wed, Jun 01, 2022

MLA Local Area Fund increased to Rs 5 crore; Budget passed by both Assembly and Council

39,000 families given Covid death relief, says Dy CM Brajesh Pathak; UP govt says 23,512 dead
Tue, May 31, 2022

The government was replying to a question raised by Samajwadi Party MLA Ravidas Mehrotra about the number of Covid-19 deaths in the state.

Akhilesh says education quality poor in state: ‘kids mistook me for Rahul’
Tue, May 31, 2022

“In the education index, UP is fourth from the bottom. This is the level of education in the state which gave so many prime ministers to the country,” Akhilesh said while speaking during a discussion on the state Budget.

Why two MLAs from UP but three RS tickets for UP leaders by Congress
Tue, May 31, 2022

All three are seen to carry the stamp of Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, with both Pratapgarhi, 34, and Tiwari, 69, belonging to the same district of Pratapgarh.

Newsmaker | 34-year-old for House of Elders seat; seniors in Congress ranks ask what about us
Tue, May 31, 2022

In 3 years of joining Congress, Imran Pratapgarhi has lost a Lok Sabha election, been named Minority Dept head, and now got RS nod

First week good show as UP Assembly makes a nervous screens’ debut
Sun, May 29, 2022

Last week, the UP Assembly became only the second in the country, after Nagaland, to come on board NeVA (National e-Vidhan Application), whereby all Assemblies will come on a single digital platform.

Chacha, bhatija aur woh: Yogi takes swipe at Akhilesh via Shivpal
Fri, May 27, 2022

So fulsome was Yogi Adityanath's praise for Shivpal Yadav, including asking Akhilesh Yadav to learn about Ram Manohar Lohia from him, that Akhilesh shot back saying he was glad that his “chacha (uncle)” was now the CM's “chaha” too.

‘Limited fiscal deficit due to able financial management’
Fri, May 27, 2022

CM calls it 5-yr vision document aimed at achieving holistic goals: ‘reflects aspirations of 25 cr people’

Pilgrim’s progress: In UP Budget, Yogi govt’s focus religion & culture
Fri, May 27, 2022

The religious, cultural and regional focus of the Rs 6 lakh crore budget was evident as the CM spoke as how the government aimed at presenting to the world the upcoming Maha Kumbh as a “unique event”, referring to it as the biggest “spiritual and cultural gathering”.

First Budget of Yogi 2.0 puts focus on election promises
Fri, May 27, 2022

With Rs 6,15,518.97 crore total outlay, it is the biggest budget of Uttar Pradesh till date. The Adityanath government had presented a Rs 5,50,270.78-crore budget for the last financial year.

UP Budget: CM Yogi Adityanath looks to make good on poll promises
Thu, May 26, 2022

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister calls budget a five-year vision document for “holistic development” of the state.

Akhilesh Yadav, Maurya spar in UP Assembly, make ‘personal remarks’
Thu, May 26, 2022

The heated exchanges between Maurya and Samajwadi Party chief AkhilesH Yadav took place during the discussion on Governor's speech.

Budget Session: Day 2 Adityanath, Akhilesh face off over crime
Wed, May 25, 2022

Raising the issue of crime against women and the law and order situation in the state during the Zero Hour, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav hit out at the BJP government over its claim of “zero tolerance” toward crime.