Maulshree Seth

Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Articles By Maulshree Seth

UP: Adityanath expands Cabinet, Muzaffarnagar riot accused finds place

UP Cabinet expansion: Due significance was also given to Varanasi constituency, represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the reshuffle. Two MLAs from Varanasi were promoted -- Anil Rajbhar as Cabinet minister and Neelkhand Tiwari as Minister of State (Independent charge).

Many new faces in Cabinet likely in UP reshuffle

While many leaders have got hints about their inclusion, Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal was the first leader to offer his resignation.

Sonbhadra killings: Priyanka makes three demands, CM aide hits back with Vadra jibe

Priyanka also reiterated that false cases have been filed against the tribal men and women of the village by gram pradhan Yagya Dutta, who is currently in jail for killing 10 persons over the land dispute last month.

Uttar Pradesh: Neeraj Shekhar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll

Even as Shekhar filed his nomination papers Wednesday on the seat vacated by him, no other nomination was filed.

Priyanka Gandhi visits Sonbhadra village, says govt filed ‘false cases’ against villagers

BJP calls visit ‘political stunt’, Mayawati tweets ‘don’t shed crocodile tears’.

Centre’s move on Kashmir unconstitutional, says Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called the move “unconstitutional” and “against principles of democracy”. She also said the opinion of Congress leaders on the issue was not divided.

Samajwadi Party MP Sanjay Seth quits Rajya Sabha, party says no impact

The resignation of Seth, who was considered close to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, was accepted by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.

Uttar Pradesh: Schoolgirl speaks up on Unnao incident, family scared

The parents of the Class XI girl said that they will meet the school principal on Monday, and only after that, they will decide on when to send her to school again.

After outrage mounts, pushed to the wall, BJP finally expels Kuldep Singh Sengar

If there was hesitation in the BJP on Sengar’s expulsion, the reason was political, and a divide within its state unit over caste affiliations. Sengar is a Thakur, a community to which Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath too belongs.

SC on Unnao rape-accident: Pay relief, move case to Delhi, trial in 45 days

The Supreme Court Thursday transferred all cases related to the matter from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi, while ordering interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh for the victim and CRPF security cover for her, the family and their lawyer.

Unnao rape-accident: News comes of funerals in Lucknow hospital where she fights for life

As the Unnao woman fights for life on ventilator support, with doctors saying she is still critical with “vitals showing some improvement, which is hard to define”, her family is caught between two cremations, her recovery and a police case.

Unnao rape victim’s family sits on dharna, uncle granted ‘short-term bail’

The victim’s family demanded that the uncle be released as there is no one else in the family to conduct his wife’s last rites. They said they had sent complaints to CM Yogi Adityanath and PM Narendra Modi about threats they received.

Grief and fear in Unnao rape victim’s village: We are afraid of Sengar’s henchmen

Residents of the village speak of how they have heard that the woman’s mother had recently complained of threats, of how the number plates on the truck that hit her car were blacked out and of how her police escort had gone on leave.

Unnao rape victim critically injured in ‘accident’: Oppn slams BJP govt, wants SC to monitor related cases

Rahul Gandhi took a dig at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme.

UP Assembly: Opposition walks out over teacher recruitment, says BJP govt bent on eliminating quota

Pointing to the recent process of appointment of teachers by Higher Education Commission, Leader of Opposition alleged that candidates belonging to OBC, SC, ST category got more marks than General Category candidates, but they have not been called for an interview.. This is utmost injustice.”

$1 trillion economy target not easy but UP has resources to achieve it: Adityanath

Stating that with current economic growth, it would take 12-15 years to achieve the $1 trillion target, the CM said the state needs to run ahead of time to achieve it by 2022.

Yogi Adityanath: ‘Brothers killed in 2013 immoral, not linked to Muzaffarnagar riots’

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has informed the Assembly that the probe has made it clear that the murder of two brothers - Nawab and Shahid - has nothing to do with the riots.

Religious tourism: More funds pour in for Ayodhya

While additional funds of Rs 6 crore has been proposed for “Deepotsava” in Ayodhya during Diwali, the government has allotted Rs 10 crore each for the development of Vindhyavasini Dham in Mirzapur and Naimisharan in Sitapur district.

Bill barring ‘anti-national activities’ on private university campuses tabled in UP Assembly

Non-compliance will be deemed as a “major violation” and private universities will face government “action”, stated the Bill, which aims to govern them under a common law. This is among the conditions for setting up a private university.

Lucknow: Expressways, urban projects take lion’s share of extra funds

While Rs 1150 crore has been allotted for Bundelkhand Expressway, a demand of Rs 850 crore has been placed for Poorvanchal Expressway, which is under construction.