Maulshree Seth

Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Articles By Maulshree Seth

UP: Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia get 3 secys each, 1 replaced within hours

UP: Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia get 3 secys each, 1 replaced within hours

Uttar Pradesh: ‘Not Rafale or Ram temple, youth need jobs, skills’

At Lucknow teastall where Priyanka roadshow stopped for tea, conversations range from SP-BSP alliance to caste, fertilisers to Digital India.

Priyanka, Scindia buck up for polls, hold marathon meetings with workers

Asked about the possibility of her "direct contest" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Priyanka said that it is being done by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Rahul spells out goals as Priyanka, Scindia hold first roadshow in UP after taking charge

Just after leaving the airport, Rahul and Priyanka waived a cut-out of an air force plane, as a sign of Rafael deal.

Priyanka Gandhi slams UP, Uttarakhand govts over hooch deaths

Priyanka’s statement came a day ahead of her four-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, her first after being anointed as the general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

BJP’s youth wing demands land for temple on AMU campus

Leaders of AMU Students’ Union said the BJP youth wing leader’s threat was an attempt to disturb peace in the city and polarize voters in the run-up to the general elections.

‘From mafia under SP-BSP, east UP got development from BJP,’ says Amit Shah in Purvanchal

Shah, in Maharajganj and Jaunpur districts of the region to address BJP booth workers, also said that successive governments under the SP and the BSP made Purvanchal a “corridor of terrorism”, while the BJP gave the “eastern highway and (a) defence corridor”.

UP Assembly budget: Focus on infrastructure, schemes, religious tourism, cow welfare

Around Rs 447 crore has been proposed for cattle welfare in both urban and rural areas. Meanwhile, Rs 459 crore has been allocated for modernisation of Arabi-Farsi madrasas.

Priyanka, Scindia to hold meetings with leaders from each constituency

A list of about 30 leaders from each Lok Sabha constituency is being prepared, which includes former MLAs, sitting MLAs, former MPs, district and city presidents, PCC office bearers like general secretary, secretary, district level heads of different departments.

Rs 4.8 lakh crore UP budget: Focus on infrastructure, religious tourism, cow

A sizeable share of the budget has been allocated to central government schemes. For example, Rs 6,240 crore has been set aside for the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, Rs 6,000 crore under Swachh Bharat Mission Rural and Rs 3,488 crore under the MGNREGS.

Congress, SP and BSP must answer on Ram temple, quota at AMU: Amit Shah and Adityanath in Aligarh

BJP president Amit Shah, who addressed the booth workers before leaving for Bulandshahr, asked the Congress, SP and BSP to clarify their stand on the Ram temple.

Oppn attacks govt on ‘misuse of CBI’, farmers, unemployment

As some Opposition members stood on their seats and others tried to push their way towards the Governor, SP legislator Subhas Pasi, who represents Saidpur constituency, fainted in the Well of the House.

Protesters demand date for Ram temple construction from Mohan Bhagwat

When the protesters refused to calm down despite repeated assurances from the leaders on the dais, VHP volunteers threw them out of the pandal of the Dharma Sansad.

Sabarimala row: Court didn’t consider sentiments of crores of Hindus, says Mohan Bhagwat

Bhagwat said that women did not want to enter the Sabarimala temple despite the Supreme Court order lifting age restrictions, and that is why women were brought from Sri Lanka and made to enter through the back door.

Different PM every day if alliance wins: Amit Shah

He claimed that the alliance was based on casteism and corruption.

Buzz in Ayodhya: ‘Should have happened earlier, but govt’s move gives hope’

Standing next to the rows of carved stones at the workshop at Karyasewak Puram, Satyendra Das, chief priest of the makeshift Ram temple, said the move was delayed but required.

600 km expressway to connect Meerut with Prayagraj: Yogi Adityanath

"The Ganga Expressway will pass through Meerut, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Badaun, Shahjahanpur, Kannauj, Unnao, Raebareli, Pratapgarh and arrive at Prayagraj," Adityanath said.

No theatre in Amethi, Smriti Irani arranges for mobile hall that screens Uri for free

The screenings, currently held four times a day at a spice factory, are the initiative of Union Minister Smriti Irani, who had contested the 2014 Assembly elections from Amethi, and lost.

Lucknow: Congress hunts for ‘working zonal presidents’ to intensify local connect

The Congress president is scheduled to address 10 public rallies across the state next month. These rallies are likely to start from February 10 with the first one in Lucknow.

Congress district, city units pass ‘resolution’, want Priyanka Gandhi to ‘directly confront Modi’

The ‘resolution’ was passed in the presence of senior Congress leaders including former MLA Ajai Rai, who was the candidate pitted against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014.