Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Amendments to SC/ST Act: Will appeal to non-Dalits to vote NOTA in reserved seats, says BJP MLA
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Singh, who had earlier also threatened to resign over the amendment, said, “I will do whatever it takes to fight for the right of my community. If needed, I would leave politics, resign from all the posts and just focus on this movement nationwide.”

Rae Bareli: Decade after Centre nod, AIIMS OPD starts service, gets 1,100 patients in 2 days
Wed, Aug 15, 2018

A team of eight doctors attended to around 1,100 patients in the last two days. “Five faculties - medicine, ophthalmology, ENT, orthopaedics and dental - have begun functioning at the centre,” said Ashok Kumar, medical superintendent.

UP govt crackdown on shelter homes: No full-time probation officer in 38 districts
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

"The reason for the shortage is that earlier governments were not interested in filling up vacancies. They were only interested in making costly purchases and even if they were done, it was not transparent and thus landed into legal battle," said Rita Bahuguna Joshi, minister for women and child welfare

President Ram Nath Kovind underlines UP’s political, economic importance
Sat, Aug 11, 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind, who was in Lucknow at the launch of the “One District, One Product (ODOP)” summit, underlined the importance of Uttar Pradesh in the country’s politics.

Crackdown on UP shelter homes: Pratapgarh, Pilibhit administrations seek detailed inquiry after anomalies
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Both district administrations have written to the government requesting a detailed inquiry into the functioning of these shelter homes. They specifically requested the government to look into the funds sanctioned to them and recover the same if the charges are found to be true.

Deoria shelter home case: Last they came here, guardians believed their kids were in safe hands
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

“We wanted what was good for her... We didn’t expect this... As soon as we read about the matter in the newspaper today, we rushed here at once,” said the uncle of a girl found in Deoria shelter home case.

Deoria shelter abuse case: One of missing girls found in Gorakhpur old age home; five detained
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Police detained five staff members from the old age home including Kanaklata Tripathi, the elder daughter of Girija Tripathi, who was arrested Monday along with her husband after 24 girls were rescued from a Deoria shelter following allegations of abuse.

Uttar Pradesh: Girls were sent to Deoria home despite licence being revoked
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

The licence for the Deoria shelter — it was being run by Girija Tripathi who was arrested along with her husband after 24 girls were rescued during a raid Sunday — was suspended by the state government in June 2017.

Muzaffarpur echo in UP’s Deoria: ‘Char baje jaati thi, subah aati thi’
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

Deoria Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay told reporters: “Twenty-four girls were rescued yesterday from the shelter... which has 42 inmates. Eighteen inmates are still missing. We have sealed it.”

Handicraft work from 9 districts to be available online soon
Sun, Aug 05, 2018

As part of government’s move to give impetus to local products under its “one district, one product” scheme, it will, on the same day, sign a memorandum of understanding with e-commerce website Amazon.

Lucknow: Handicraft work from nine districts to be available online soon
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

In the first phase, products from 300 artisans and local salesmen from nine districts would be available on Amazon.

Uttar Pradesh: Congress chief Raj Babbar attacks PM Modi, calls Amar Singh ‘bimar gawah’
Tue, Jul 31, 2018

On Prime Minister’s plea that industrialists ought not to be called thieves, Raj Babbar said, “but Prime Minister gets clicked with “lutere Nirav Modi”, referring to the diamantaire accused of fraud in the PNB scam case.

Industrialists no chor-lutere, vital for nation-building: PM Narendra Modi
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he was not afraid of being seen next to “udyogpati” as they played as crucial a role in nation development as a labourer, a farmer or an artisan.

Proud to be ally of poor, consider bhagidar remark reward: PM Modi
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

The Prime Minister was in Lucknow to mark the three-year anniversary of his government’s flagship urban development schemes — AMRUT, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna and Smart Cities mission.

Children are god’s gift, every Hindu should have at least five kids: BJP MLA
Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Singh, who had earlier this month courted controversy by saying that rape cannot be curbed even if Lord Ram descends on earth, on Thursday said that Hindus will become a minority if there is “no balance” in population control.

Hindus should have at least five children: BJP MLA Surendra Singh
Fri, Jul 27, 2018

After the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur assembly bypolls earlier this year, Singh had blamed ministers in the Yogi Adityanath government for the party’s humiliating defeat in both places.

On agenda of Amit Shah’s visit to Allahabad: Talks on changing name
Thu, Jul 26, 2018

The city is preparing for a grand Kumbh-2019 and Shah’s visit will come just three days after the state government cleared the proposal to build infrastructure on the land available with the four Akharas in Allahabad with an investment of about Rs 5 crore.

PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 60,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

The Prime Minister, who is supposed to arrive in Lucknow on July 28, will inaugurate 57 projects under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation scheme, 26 projects under Smart City scheme and 11 projects under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna.

PM Modi mocks opposition saying dal plus dal is dal-dal, adds Rahul Gandhi ‘piled on to me’
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Modi specifically referred to the coming together of the Samajwadi Party and BSP in UP, saying the unity of the “cycle” and “haathi (elephant)” was “sabse bada dhokha (biggest betrayal)” of the people.

Haj without male guardian: ‘We will help each other out’
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

When Hasmitul, Mumtaj, Shamim and Nur board the flight to Saudi Arabia, they would be among India’s first women to do Haj without a ‘male guardian’. But that won’t be the only milestone in their individual journeys there.