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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Five months after China U-turn, IIT Kanpur develops mix to fix rain, trials likely in August
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

“The mixture is most critical part and we have perfected it,” explained IIT Kanpur deputy director Manindra Agarwal.

To rekindle fortunes, Congress looks to freedom struggle, nationalism
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

The prabhat pheri, a senior Congress leader said, was a strategy used during the Independence movement where the Dal volunteers would go around trying to bring about a sense of unity amongst the people.

UP: Foreign language course for class IX students in 7 districts, 50 schools under pilot project
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Govt targets tourism, higher education in free 3-month optional programme

UP plans foreign language course in tourist destinations
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

The pilot project will see the selected schools in Lucknow, Allahabad, Agra, Mathura, Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Ghaziabad offer training in at least two of the four foreign languages — French, German, Spanish and Japanese — depending on the number of students applying for the same.

Ahead of Modi’s July 21 rally, BJP holds farmer outreach programmes in Shahjahanpur
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

The Centre recently announced steep hikes in the minimum support prices (MSPs) for most crops planted in the current kharif season.

PM Modi to inaugurate key projects worth Rs 70,000 cr in UP
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

PM Modi will begin his tour on Saturday with the laying of a foundation stone of the Purvanchal Expressway project in Azamgarh.

Purvanchal Express project: Two days before PM lays foundation stone, SP, BJP squabble over credit
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

The SP has been circulating photographs of former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav laying the foundation stone on December 22, 2016. Meanwhile, UP Minister for Infrastructure and Industries, Satish Mahana, called the 2016 stone-laying ceremony fraudulent.

Bribes can make anything possible in UP jails: BJP MLA Surendra Singh
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Referring to the recent murder of gangster Munna Bajrangi inside the Baghpat jail as an “ishwariya vyawastha”, BJP’s Bairia MLA Surendra Singh told reporters that “due to the delay in constitutional justice, god inspired someone to do the act”.

Why a second foundation function for latest Uttar Pradesh expressway
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

Running 354 km, it will complete a link by expressways between UP’s east and west. Expressways from Noida in the west to Agra (165 km), and then from Agra to Lucknow (302 km), are already in place, before this extends to Ghazipur in the east, a total of over 800 km.

PM Modi to visit Azamgarh, will inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway
Mon, Jul 02, 2018

The visit is significant considering that Azamgarh is neither the starting nor the end point for the 353-km long project. It is, however, the parliamentary constituency of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh.

BJP readies to meet Opposition unity in Uttar Pradesh, smells ‘disunity’ chance in Karnataka
Sat, Jun 30, 2018

Preparing to counter a united opposition in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has scheduled visits by its top leaders, including the prime minister and the party president, to the state.

PM Narendra Modi targets SP-BSP alliance: They worry about bungalows, not poor
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Targeting the Opposition for playing politics over icons, Prime Minister said that after Kabir, there came Ravidas, Mahatma Gandhi and B R Ambedkar, who made efforts in their own ways to remove inequality from society.

Yogi Adityanath declines to wear cap at Kabir’s mausoleum
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

This is the first time anyone has refused the wear the cap, said the caretaker of the mausoleum after Yogi Adityanath's decision not to wear one.

PM Narendra Modi to land at Lucknow airport due to heavy rain forecast for Gorakhpur
Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, as well as senior government officials, visited Maghar on Wednesday to oversee the preparations.

Aurangzeb forced Kashmiri Pandits to change their religion: Yogi Adityanath
Thu, Jun 28, 2018

When Aurangzeb began torturing Kashmiri Pandits, to free themselves, a group of Kashmiri Pandits met Guru Tegh Bahadur in Delhi and told him about their sufferings and how they were being forcibly converted.

Build Ayodhya temple as soon as possible, says Uma Bharti
Wed, Jun 27, 2018

With the 2019 general elections around the corner, Bharti said that “Ram bhakti” should not be linked with winning and losing, and that the construction of a “magnificent temple” in Ayodhya is “a matter of national pride”.

Yogi Adityanath ahead of 2019 polls: No doubt Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya
Tue, Jun 26, 2018

This is the first time in the recent past thatYogi Adityanath has spoken so strongly in favour of the temple’s construction.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath wants quota for Dalits in AMU, Jamia
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Targeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Adityanath told the gathering that Rahul visited temples wherever elections took place, trying to “prove he is a Hindu”.

Rajbhar-Shivpal meeting in Varanasi: BJP MLA calls SBSP chief dog over Shivpal meet
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

It all began with Singh indirectly comparing the BJP ally chief to a dog, while Rajbhar responded by claiming that Singh should be sent to an “asylum” as he had “lost his mind”.

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kafeel Khan, farmers’ leader and man on dharna; offers support
Sat, Jun 16, 2018

Rahul wrote that he was disappointed that the government only helped the sugarcane mill owners by providing Rs 7000 crore for their losses and gave hardly anything to farmers.