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BJP disrupts event held to pay tribute to Vemula
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Trigger: Objectionable comments against Rani Lakshmi Bai.

How a grand alliance may work out in UP
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

After the overwhelming success in Bihar for the grand alliance, leaders like Sharad Yadav and Nitish Kumar are eyeing a national role by extending it to other states.

Akhilesh govt plans Tourism Day for UP — on Valentine’s Day every year
Sun, Jan 31, 2016

“We are having our own ‘Tourism Day’ on February 14. We have dedicated one day for tourism to project UP and highlight its tourism potential.

Poverty as showpiece, Bundelkhand provides easy hunting ground to political parties
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

In coming days, the region will find itself amidst many saviours - opposition parties trying to project failure of the state government while ruling party claiming to have offered many sops eliminating the hardships of people.

UP’s Lokayukta saga: How not to appoint a Lokayukta
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The saga of the appointment in the Lokayukta is a lesson in how not to appoint a Lokayukta. The appointment process had been controversial since 2012 and eventually reached the Supreme Court in 2014.

Akhilesh Yadav visits Bundelkhand, lists development projects
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

With each stop, the CM became more assertive, more critical of the opposition, warning villagers against “political conspiracies”.

CM in Bundelkhand: Akhilesh pats own back and lists out projects, asks what has Rahul given
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The CM was peeved at recent insinuations that his party was “not concerned” about Bundelkhand after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s much-hyped visit last week to the region’s Mahoba district became a talking point among villagers and in the media.

Mulayam targets Akhilesh ministers: Asserts authority, tames dissent
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

The SP leaders claim that Mulayam is only speaking from the heart is also unconvincing as a shrewd politician like Mulayam knows only too well the implications of his statements.

Rohith Vemula’s death: ‘We are deeply hurt, expressed what’s in our heart’
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Both Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who spoke before him, were visibly taken aback by the interruption.

Mother India lost a son…I feel the pain, says PM; Govt sets up a judicial probe
Sat, Jan 23, 2016

Modi breaks silence on Rohith: Keep reason, politics aside, he was forced to commit suicide

Lucknow: Dalit law student raises Rohith in PM Modi speech
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and university Vice-Chancellor R C Sobti looked on with surprise from the stage, as the student was joined by two others, all raising the same slogans.

Akhilesh Yadav sets plan in motion to put Jaunpur on tourism map
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Once famous as Shiraz-e-Hind, district with several historical monuments soon to get special package.

SP appoints a pool of ministers, leaders, top officials for each seat
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

The Election Commission of India has announced January 20 as date of issuing notification while polling would be held on February 13.

Al-Nimr execution: Sunni clerics call convention in support of Saudi Arabia, its king
Sun, Jan 17, 2016

Organised by ‘Majlis Tahaffuz-e-Namoosa-e-Sahaba’, the convention is being held to defend Saudi Arab and expose the alleged “conspiracy against holy shrines” at Mecca and Medina.

Narendra Modi can’t solve Ram temple issue, but Mulayam can: Chinmayanand
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Former BJP MP says Subramanian Swamy’s statement on Ayodhya will only complicate issue.

AMU convocation in February: For chief guest, council shortlists PM, Tata, Ambani
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

V-C to pick one from 6, others include UP Governor, Smriti Irani, Narayana Murthy.

Akhilesh loosens purse strings: offers Rs 10-cr cash subsidy to set up hotels
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

This, combined with other incentives on offer in the proposed UP Tourism Policy-2016, is likely to draw in big players boost to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s plans to turn the state into a most sought after tourist destination.

Ram temple in Ayodhya: Not a single brick will be lifted or installed, says SP
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

SP govt hardens stance, its MLC offers Rs 10 lakh, gold crown to BJP to start work.

Lucknow- Zila Panchayat chairpersons’ polls: SP bags 60 seats in 74 dists, BSP only 4
Fri, Jan 08, 2016

The BJP, meanwhile, lost the seat in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency of Varanasi to SP. Overall, while BJP managed to win four seats, Congress could only win Rae Bareli and RLD Baghpat.

UP zila panchayat chairperson polls: Rampaging SP meets roadblocks; own men, BSP
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

BSP has won one seat unopposed and is giving tough fight in 10 districts; in six districts rebels are posing challenge to official SP nominees

Modernisation on cards: For its 9 schools, AMU plans major facelift, KVS norms
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

Of the nearly 15,000-odd students at AMU’s, about one third come from these nine schools maintained by the university. Till now, they were following university norms in their functioning.

Lucknow’s Sunnis ask why Shias protesting Saudi move
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

The exchange caused tension in the old city of Lucknow.

Zila panchayat chairman polls: With 3 more unopposed wins SP takes tally to 36, flaunts ‘big success’ Amethi
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

On last day of withdrawal of nominations, Cong nominee from Amethi quits the race; BSP wins Saharanpur.

SP set to revive its financial assistance scheme for poor backwards
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

With the launch of Samajwadi Pension Scheme, Shadi Bimari Anudan Yojana was postponed in 2014-2015. No budgetary allocation was made for the same.