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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Maulshree Seth


Maulshree Seth is a Principal Correspondent at The Indian Express

Brahmins should not be made to feel terrorised, Mayawati tells UP govt
Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Mayawati said, “The government should not do anything that will make the ‘Brahmin Samaj’ here feel scared, terrorised and insecure.”

UP lockdown Explained: Why the Yogi govt announced two days of restrictions
Sun, Jul 19, 2020

Uttar Pradesh lockdown news update: The case load in UP has been rising steadily. The government wants to utilise these two days to sanitise hotspot premises such as mandis and offices, as well as push ahead with its statewide screening programme.

Was it surrender or arrest? Make Dubey’s call details public: SP
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Dubey was caught outside a temple in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, on early Thursday morning.

Cong demands CBI probe, says chain of events indicate collusion
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

UP Congress unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu asked the government to make call-detail records of Dubey’s phone public, “so that his links and who all were giving him patronage could be exposed”.

UP shut but for essential services this weekend
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

The order, issued by State Chief Secretary R K Tiwari to the district and police administration, says the restrictions are being imposed to control the spread of “Covid-19 and communicable diseases like malaria, encephalitis, dengue and kala-azar”.

Akhilesh targets Yogi govt over Kanpur raid, BJP says SP leaders in cahoots with Dubey
Thu, Jul 09, 2020

Alleging that the SP had fielded Dubey's wife in the Zila panchayat elections five years ago, BJP leaders shared photographs of Vikas Dubey and his associates with leaders of Samajwadi Party, alleging that the Samajwadi Party had links with the accused.

UP govt faces Oppn’s attack over law and order: ‘CM Yogi needs to take responsibility’
Sat, Jul 04, 2020

While the Congress said that there is a “goonda raj” and “jungle raj” in the state, the Samajwadi Party said the incident has exposed the “connivance between criminals and those in power”. The BSP, on the other hand, called for the need to improve the law and order situation.

Congress protests party leader’s arrest, Priyanka says government can’t suppress us
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Shahnawaj Alam was arrested from Hazratganj area on Monday night in connection with the violent protest during an anti-CAA agitation on December 19 last year.

Shahnawaj Alam booked in two more cases linked to anti-CAA stir, says government
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

As Congress leaders condemned Alam’s arrest, the government said that besides his role in the December 19 anti-CAA protests in Hazratganj area that had turned violent, the Congress leader was booked in two other cases related to anti-CAA protests.

Can’t suppress us: Priyanka Gandhi on UP Cong leader’s arrest
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

“Leaders and workers of Congress are committed to raising the issue of people. While the BJP government can suppress other political parties by making police an instrument of suppression but it would not be able to stop us,” Priyanka tweeted.

PM Modi: 1.3 lakh Covid deaths in 4 European nations, UP under Yogi with same population saw 600
Sat, Jun 27, 2020

The situation, PM Modi said, would have been different under previous governments, as they would have only made excuses. But the Adityanath government foresaw the situation and made quarantine and isolation centres to curb the virus’ spread, he said.

Of UP govt’s 1.25 crore jobs, over 1 crore went to MGNREGA and MSME sectors
Sat, Jun 27, 2020

Nearly 5 lakh workers have been given employment under self-help groups (SHGs), which includes a large number of women workers.

Half of 30 lakh workers who returned to UP are unskilled, MNREGA the main avenue for jobs so far
Fri, Jun 26, 2020

The state's massive exercise to prepare a database of returning migrant workers nears completion, provides detailed profile of workforce as government seeks to connect them with potential employers.

Row over Covid deaths: Agra DM tells Priyanka to contradict her tweet on death figures in 24 hrs
Wed, Jun 24, 2020

28 deaths within 48 hrs of admission to hospitals, clarifies Congress leader

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra served notice over tweet alleging high Covid mortality rate in Agra
Tue, Jun 23, 2020

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had on Monday tweeted that 28 coronavirus patients died within 48 hours of hospitalisation in Agra.

UP govt amends law, to regulate pvt school fees in ‘extraordinary’ times
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

The law gives the state government powers to regulate fees charged by private schools from existing or new students for each academic year.

Penalty for fake vehicle licence hiked by 4 times
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

The penalty for giving wrong details for vehicle licence has been increased by four-fold to Rs. 10,000.

UP: Govt forms panel to link labour with industries
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh Labour (Employment Exchange and Job) Commission will ensure economic and social security of workers, and link the workforce with industries by undertaking their skill development.

UP employed 57.13 lakh under MGNREGA, ‘highest in country’
Tue, Jun 16, 2020

Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi said UP now accounts for 18 per cent of the total workers employed under MGNREGA in the country and has generated 7.93 crore man-days.

UP govt clears ordinance against cow slaughter
Wed, Jun 10, 2020

Under the provisions of the ordinance, authorities can charge the driver as well as the owner of the vehicle used to transport beef in an unauthorised manner.

Noida apparel export cluster asks govt to immediately provide 2 lakh tailors & staff
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

After checking the database, the government has been able to locate around 75,000 tailors and support staff and has decided to facilitate training to meet the rest of the demand, sources said.

UP govt readies website for NRI investment, live-stream of festivals
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

The website will not only facilitate investment by NRIs but also live-stream significant cultural and religious tourism events such as Deepotsav in Ayodhya or Holi of Barsana.

Economic Impact of Covid May revenue collection good, no need for additional tax: CM Yogi Adityanath
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

Yogi Adityanath also rejected the opposition charge that the government was giving misleading infection numbers and claimed that the work done by them was being experienced by the common public.

Bus row: Mayawati sides with BJP govt to slam Cong, Pilot calls it petty politics over migrants
Sat, May 23, 2020

She targeted the Congress by comparing the demand for Rs 38 lakh with its offer to run hundreds of buses for migrant labourers in UP.

Opportunity to remove the blot of labour migration: UP CM to officials
Fri, May 15, 2020

Lakhs of skilled and semi-skilled workers of Uttar Pradesh migrate to mostly big cities in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Delhi annually.