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Uma Bharti-Akhilesh Yadav discuss cleaning of Ganga
Lucknow, Dec 20 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti at his official residence here and discussed irrigation projects and cleaning up of rivers.
NDA committed to strengthening healthcare infrastructure: Rajnath
Lucknow, Dec 20 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday stressed upon the need of improving conditions of the primary health centres (PHCs) as he asserted the NDA government was committed to improving India's medical infrastructure.
Six killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, Dec 20 : Six people were killed Saturday in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh when a bus overturned at a steep turn due to dense fog and poor visibility, police said.
Government committed to improve medical infrastructure: Rajnath Singh
Lucknow, Dec 20 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said the government was committed to improving India's medical infrastructure while stressing the need for an integrated healthcare system.
Fog returns to UP, adds to winter chill, cripples transport
Lucknow, Dec 20 : After a gap of more than a week, fog resurfaced in the state capital and other parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday, adding to the winter chill.
Much food for thought at this media hangout (Foodie Trail - Lucknow)
By Mohit Dubey, Lucknow, Dec 19 : Since the times of the nawabs, the city has been known for its delectable street food. While the royals munched on mouth-watering delicacies cooked by their 'khansamas', old Lucknow has been dotted with several dhabas and roadside food joints serving a cocktail of ...
India's largest, oldest press printing Gita shuts shop
By Mohit Dubey, Lucknow, Dec 18 : India'a most authentic, biggest, trusted and sustained connect for the Hindu devout with its rich past of religious literature is faced with a strike and indefinite closure. Headquartered in eastern Uttar Pradesh and publishing religious works since 1923, the Gita ...
70 Hindus allegedly converted to Christianity in UP
Lucknow, Dec 18 : Over 70 Hindus have been allegedly converted to Christianity in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district. While district officials are probing the matter, a suspect from an outfit called India Hope Center has been arrested, police said.
Severe cold in Uttarakhand leaves 24 dead
Lucknow/Dehradun, Dec 18 : Intense cold wave conditions accompanied by snowfall have left 24 people dead in Uttarakhand, officials said Thursday.
Nirbhay Wadhwa bags role in '...Maharana Pratap'
Lucknow, Dec 17 : After mythological show "Mahabharat", actor Nirbhay Wadhwa is all set to enter historical drama "Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap".
Lucknow arms smuggler held, sophisticated weapons sized
Lucknow, Dec 17 : The city police Wednesday arrested a key arms smuggler in the state capital and recovered many sophisticated weapons, officials said.
UP, Delhi to work on development of border areas
Lucknow, Dec 17 : Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have agreed to work on a plan to develop areas on the border of the two states, an official said Wednesday.
Online booking of Tharu huts at Katraniaghat sanctuary soon
Lucknow, Dec 16 : Online booking of Tharu huts will soon be available for tourists and visitors at the Kakraha and Katraniaghat wildlife sanctuaries, an official said Tuesday.
BJP enrols 12 lakh new members in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 16 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday announced that the state unit of the party has enrolled 12 lakh new members in the ongoing membership drive, launched Nov 1, pushing the total strength of its members to 42 lakh in the state.
AAP to host fund-raiser lunch in Lucknow
Lucknow, Dec 16 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will organise a fund-raiser lunch with traders, government employees and the common people here Dec 27. The event will offer an 'AAP thali' for Rs.11,000 to raise funds for Delhi polls, an organiser said.
Snowfall in Uttarakhand adds to winter chill in UP
Lucknow/Dehradun, Dec 16 : Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under cold wave conditions Tuesday after fresh snowfall in the neighbouring hill state of Uttarakhand.
VHP to convert minorities in Sonia's constituency
Lucknow, Dec 15 : The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Monday announced plans to convert 60 Muslim and Christian families to Hinduism in Rae Bareli, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's constituency.
Cold wave continues unabated in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 15 : The winter chill continues unabated in the state, with snowfall in the Himalayas adding to the inclement weather.
VHP to organise 'ghar wapasi' in Sonia Gandhi's constituency
Lucknow, Dec 15 : The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Monday announced its plan to organise a 'Ghar Wapasi' (home coming) programme in Rae Bareli, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency.
BJP asks Akhilesh to rein in minister Azam Khan
Lucknow, Dec 15 : The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday sought action against Urban Development Minister Mohd. Azam Khan and warned Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of serious consequences if he failed to rein in his minister.
IS' destructive agenda can't affect India's development, says Naqvi
Lucknow, Dec. 13 : Asserting that the destructive agenda of the Islamic State can neither diffuse the constructive agenda for the development of India nor dominate it, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said that such powers will be isolated.
UP lokayukta summons complainant against minister
Lucknow, Dec 13 : Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta N.K. Mehrotra has summoned a complainant who submitted a fact-sheet on Mining minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, officials said Saturday.
Lucknow, coldest city in UP at 2.2 degrees Celsius
Lucknow, Dec 13 : The state capital of Uttar Pradesh Saturday received a brief spell of rain, adding to the ongoing winter chill. The city was the coldest in the state with minimum temperature Friday recorded at 2.2 degrees Celsius.
Inclement weather hits UP transport system
Lucknow, Dec 12 : Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver Friday as temperatures dropped further, the winter chill being compounded by icy winds blowing across the state. While fog on the outskirts of the capital city wreaked havoc on the transport system.
Religious conversion row: UP CM Akhilesh criticizes opposition parties
Lucknow, Dec. 11 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday avoided commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding the religious conversions, saying the opposition parties try to derive political benefit from any incident that happens in the state.
UP Minority Commission requests police to probe Agra conversions
Lucknow, Dec. 11 : The Uttar Pradesh Minority Commission on Thursday requested the police to investigate the alleged forceful conversion by Hindu groups of Muslim families in Agra, adding that it was treating the matter very seriously.
Another conversion event in UP Dec 25, alert sounded
Lucknow, Dec 11 : The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday sounded an alert across the state following a call given by the Dharma Jagran Samiti - an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that it would convert 5,000 Muslims to Hinduism Dec 25 in Bulandshahr and Aligarh.
Post Lok Sabha polls, RSS expands in Uttar Pradesh
By Mohit Dubey, Lucknow, Dec 11 : Since Narendra Modi became the prime minister in May, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has been merrily expanding its network in populous Uttar Pradesh.
Fog recedes but no relief from winter chill in UP
Lucknow, Dec 11 : Even as the dense fog that blanketed the Uttar Pradesh capital and neighbouring regions for the last five days receded Thursday, there was no let up in the willy winter conditions.
Akhilesh asks Irani to set up NAAC regional office in UP
Lucknow, Dec 10 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday requested union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani to set up a regional office of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the state without delay so that educational institutes can be evaluated ...