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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference: Hurdles in proceedings lead to loss of time, faith in democracy, says UP CM
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that on many occasions, proceedings of the House are disrupted and that for country with 130 crore population, taking everyone along is full of challenges.

Om Birla to lawmakers: Raise issues strongly, but with parliamentary dignity
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Om Birla said that while members should raise their issues strongly and with emotions, they should do so with discipline and with parliamentary dignity.

‘Ayodhya Darshan’ likely for Commonwealth delegates
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

According to the tentative programme, Joshi would deliver the keynote address on “capacity building of the legislators for scrutinising budgetary proposals” on January 16, while Naqvi would speak on “enhancing focus of Legislatures on Legislative business” on January 17.

UP to get police commissionerate system in Lucknow, Noida
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who presided over the cabinet meeting, told reporters that an ADG-level officer will be the police commissioner of Lucknow and Noida. The commissionerate will also have an SP-level woman officer to deal with cases of crimes related to women.

Priyanka meets anti-CAA protesters, BJP says she feels pain selectively
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

Saying that she heard the “plight” of those arrested during the protests in Varanasi, she added that “injustice” was done to those who were raising their voice peacefully.

NSUI sweeps Varanasi university students poll
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

In the elections held on Wednesday, the NSUI candidates won the top four posts — president, vice-president, general secretary and library secretary — of the students union, leading to celebrations by Congress workers in Varanasi as well as in Lucknow.

Focus on tourism: UP govt to develop ‘Mahabharat’s Hastinapur’
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Sources said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is likely to start his Ganga Yatra from Bijnor on January 27, may visit Hastinapur, where he could take part in “Ganga Arti” and address a public meeting.

VHP Event: 200 sadhus to converge at Prayagraj to thank PM for Ram temple, Art 370 & CAA
Fri, Jan 03, 2020

A discussion on Article 29 and 30 of the Constitution, which talks on the protection of interest of minorities, is also likely to take place. The saints may also stress on the need for the same law for all citizens.

Yogi, Maya slam Priyanka ‘silence’ on Kota hospital baby deaths
Fri, Jan 03, 2020

Attacking the Congress, Adityanath said it would have been better “had Priyanka met and consoled the aggrieved mothers instead of indulging in politics in UP”.

Akhilesh Yadav should stay in Pakistan for a month: UP BJP chief
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Swatantra Dev Singh alleged that misperceptions are being created about the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) and NPR.

There’s no place for revenge in Hinduism: Priyanka to Yogi
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

Priyanka’s remarks prompted a counter from Adityanath in the evening, stating that anyone interrupting a sanyasi’s “relentless efforts for public welfare” will be “punished”.

Six months, 35 artistes to give shape to 25-ft Atal statue in Lucknow
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue in Lucknow on Wednesday.

Rights vs responsibilities: PM Modi has a message for protesters
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while people have the right (adhikar) to education, healthcare and secure environment, they also have duties  (kartavya) and responsibilities (dayitva) towards teachers, doctors and the police force.

UP Assembly adjourned as BJP MLAs protest, Opposition MLAs back them
Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Nand Kishore Gujjar, MLA from Loni in Ghaziabad, alleged that he was being harassed by officers in the government and demanded that they be summoned in the Assembly.

In village of Unnao rape victim, girls ‘waiting to get out’
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

On December 12, 2018, the younger of the two sisters was allegedly raped by two men, one of them allegedly the man she loved. Then, on December 5, as the family fought the case in Rae Bareli, the 23-year-old was waylaid by five men, two of them allegedly her rapists, and set on fire.

CM must visit us, send accused to gallows in a week: Unnao victim’s kin on dharna at grave
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

They also wanted Adityanath to announce that the culprits will be sent to the gallows within a week.

Women should snatch power from men for safety: Priyanka Gandhi
Sat, Dec 07, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to own to the responsibility for the crimes against the women and demanded explanation on actions taken so far.

Unnao: Women may gherao UP CM with shoes, says corporator
Fri, Dec 06, 2019

Mamta had gone to a hospital to meet the family members of a 23-year-old gangrape victim who was set on fire by five men in Unnao district Thursday. Chaudhary alleged that she was not allowed to meet the victim’s family members.

Top Indian animal safaris: Lions of Gir, tigers of Ranthambore, rhinos of Kaziranga… cows of UP?
Fri, Dec 06, 2019

In June 2018, members of a foundation that runs a cow rehabilitation centre near Jaipur had announced plans to start a safari where visitors would learn about “indigenous breeds”. It’s yet to start, though, with organisers now claiming a January launch.

After Ayodhya verdict — ‘Nirmohi Akhara has everything, yet nothing’
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

At the Akhara, whose suit over the disputed Ayodhya site was rejected by the Supreme Court, teenage residents accept the verdict as Ram’s wish, call for better education to help secure their future.