• 50517 stories UTTAR PRADESH

43 seconds ago
Shun pressuring government for transfer-posting: Modi to UP MPs

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Days after the BJP installed its government under Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cautioned party MPs from the state to refrain from pressurising state officials and asked them to focus on development of their region, sources said. Modi's remarks came during his meeting with parliamentarians from the state over breakfa...

44 seconds ago
Rs 5,021-crore central assistance to disaster-affected states

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A high-level committee chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a total of nearly Rs 5,021-crore assistance to 10 states affected by natural disasters. Andhra Pradesh will get Rs 584.21 crore, Assam Rs 269.40 crore, Bihar Rs 822.96 crore, Himachal Pradesh Rs 152.28 crore, Karnataka Rs 171.69 crore, Manipur Rs 19.11 crore, Rajasthan Rs 3...

51 seconds ago
'Saffron party' threatening Bengali poet Srijato: Mamata

Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) In a veiled attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said a certain party engaged in saffronisation is threatening Bengali poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay who is courting controversy over a poem that allegedly hurt Hindu religious sentiments. Banerjee said she will ensure the writer is protected. Throwing her weight behind Srij...

40 seconds ago
Refrain from transferring of officials, Modi cautions BJP MPs from UP

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Days after the BJP installed its government under Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cautioned party MPs from the state to refrain from pressurising state officials and asked them to focus on development of their region, sources said. Modi's remarks came during his meeting with parliamentarians from the state over breakfa...

33 seconds ago
BJP-RSS targeting Bengal due to disappointment: Mamata

Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the RSS is targeting her state due to disappointment stemming from a string of poll defeats. Why are you worried? There is no need to be excited. This is a result of disappointment. They have lost elections consecutively... in Bihar... in Bengal... and suddenly they emerge victorious in Uttar Pradesh. Th...

16 seconds ago
BJP demands closure of illegal slaughter houses in Bihar

Patna, March 23 (IANS) The opposition BJP on Thursday demanded that illegal slaughter houses flourishing in Bihar should be closed in line with the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh. Leader of Opposition Prem Kumar raised this issue in the state assembly to demand immediate closure of illegal slaughter houses in Bihar and asked for the cancellation of licences of all slaughter houses i...

15 seconds ago
EVMs don't change fortunes, voters do: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Dismissing allegations of misuse of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), levelled by some opposition leaders after the elections in five states, Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said EVMs don't make or break fortunes, but voters do. EVMs don't make or break fortune. Voters do, Prasad said, while replying to a debate in the Rajya Sabh...

55 seconds ago
Airtel to acquire Tikona's 4G business for Rs 1,600 crore

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced an agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the latter's 4G business, including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles for around Rs 1,600 crore. However, the acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals. Tikona currently has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2,30...

23 seconds ago
SC defers hearing in Babri Masjid conspiracy case

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing on a CBI plea seeking restoration of criminal conspiracy charge against senior BJP leaders in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, asking the parties to file written submission focusing on issues to be adjudicated. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought the restoration of the charge against senior B...

47 seconds ago
'EVMs don't make or break fortunes; voters do'

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Dismissing doubts over the misuse of electronic voting machines (EVMs), Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said EVMs don't make or break fortunes, but voters do. EVMs don't make or break fortune; voters do, Prasad said while replying to a debate in the Rajya Sabha over electoral reforms that began on Wednesday. When we (BJP) ...

35 seconds ago
Farm loan waiver affects credit discipline: RBI

Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Echoing State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya's views, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor S.S. Mundra on Thursday expressed concern over farm loan waiver affecting credit discipline. The RBI's views has always been that farm loan waiver affects credit discipline, Mundra told reporters at the launch of Bandhan Bank's branch here. On Marc...

10 seconds ago
Mother Dairy eyes Rs 10,000 cr revenue in next two years

Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), is expecting to touch Rs 10,000 crore turnover in the next two years with its expansion plan towards the eastern and western parts of India, a company official said on Thursday. We should be reaching Rs 8,000 crore revenue by end of this fiscal year (2016...

41 seconds ago
VHP demands closure of illegal abattoirs in Jharkhand

Ranchi, March 23 (IANS) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday demanded that illegal slaughter houses flourishing in Jharkhand should be closed and sealed in line with neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. We also demand that beef should be banned in line with Maharashtra, said Pramod Mishra, Bihar and Jharkhand VHP head to IANS. Both Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand are BJP-ruled states. ...

33 seconds ago
Adityanath as CM a step towards Hindu Rashtra: CPI-M

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the RSS have taken the most audacious step to usher in a Hindu Rashtra by making Adityanath Yogi the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the CPI-M has said. They have put in place, as Chief Minister of the biggest state of India, a person who has openly challenged the very precepts of the Constitution, said an editorial in the CPI-M j...

39 seconds ago
Congress MP alleges caste discrimination in UP

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Congress member in the Lok Sabha Ranjeet Ranjan on Thursday said Yadavs and some other castes were being targeted in Uttar Pradesh, and questioned the anti-Romeo squads formed in the state. An IPS officer has said, a particular caste is being targeted. The way hatred is being spread against Yadavs, Muslims and Dalits in Uttar Pradesh, it is against our Constitu...

1 hour ago
Modi asks BJP MPs from UP to focus on development

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cautioned BJP MPs from Uttar Pradesh to refrain from pressurising state officials and also asked them to focus on development of their region, sources said. Modi's remarks came during his meeting with parliamentarians from the state at his official residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg here. Bharatiya Janata Party Pres...

13 hours ago
States advised to amend law to accommodate AYUSH system

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday urged all state governments to consider amending their state medical practioners act to enable AYUSH system to deal with medical emergencies. According to Naik, several states including Maharashtra, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have already made such amendments in their respective medical Pra...

14 hours ago
Four meat shops set ablaze in UP's Hathras

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Four makeshift meat shops were set afire on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras area by anti-social elements, the town's residents said. Earlier in the morning, three shops were set afire in the Uttar Pradesh town. The shopowners, Raees and Muhammad Sindhi said they came to know about the burning down of their shops by miscreants near Kashiram Colony around 3 ...

15 hours ago
SWN sets up 'Water ATMs' in Telangana

Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Safe Water Network India (SWN), a non-profit organisation providing affordable and safe off-grid drinking water solutions, has launched a Water ATM in Telangana. SWN has set up more than 150 safe water stations across Telangana in Karimnagar, Adilabad, Warangal Rural, Warangal Urban, Jayashankar, Mahabubabad, Jagtiyal, Peddapalli, Badradri, Mancherial, Suryapet...

15 hours ago
Adiyanath bans pan, gutka in UP offices, allocates portfolios

Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday banned chewing of 'paan' (beetal leaves), and consumption of tobacco and its products in all state government offices, hospitals and educational institutions and directed for ban on use of polythene. The Chief Minister also allocated portfolios to his ministerial colleagues, keeping several key departments...

Subscribe
Read latest breaking news on UTTAR PRADESH in your favourite RSS reader!
All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
News Delivered The Way It Should Be!
INSANELY FAST | RESPONSIVE INTERFACE | NO CLUTTER
Page generated in 0.0006 seconds.