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Uttar Pradesh CM makes PK tax free in his state
Lucknow/Mumbai, Dec 31 : Amid several protests against Aamir Khan starrer PK, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday decided to exempt the movie from entertainment tax in his state.
PK' tax free in UP, Akhilesh says film a 'must watch'
Lucknow, Dec 31 : The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that Aamir Khan's movie "PK" will be exempted from tax, as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said it was a "very nice" film.
Would like everyone to watch 'PK', says UP CM Akhilesh
Lucknow, Dec. 31 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that he had made the Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' tax-free as he wanted more and more people to see the movie.
BJP criticises Mulayam over comment on Modi
Lucknow, Dec 31 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday lashed out at Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for saying he would not allow Uttar Pradesh to be won by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sunny morning in Lucknow
Lucknow, Dec 31 : It was a bright and sunny morning here Wednesday after days of blinding fog and bitterly cold days.
UP government working expeditiously for development: Akhilesh
Lucknow, Dec 30 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday said his government was working expeditiously for the state's development and provisions have been made in the budget to execute many big-ticket projects, result of which would be seen in times to come.
UP clears metro rail project reports for four cities
Lucknow, Dec 30 : The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday okayed the detailed project reports (DPRs) for metro rail projects in four major cities.
Official accuses Samajwadi legislator of intimidation
Lucknow, Dec 30 : A senior Uttar Pradesh district official has accused a Samajwadi Party legislator of intimidating him over house allotments.
Intense cold, dense fog cripples life in UP
Lucknow, Dec 30 : Inclement weather and dense fog continued to cripple life in Uttar Pradesh for the sixth day Tuesday, delaying more than 100 trains and leading to the death of at least 24 people since Monday.
Fog blankets north India, Amritsar colder than Shimla
New Delhi/Srinagar/Shimla/Chandigarh/Jaipur/Lucknow, Dec 29 : It was yet another bone-chilling day across northern India Monday, and the entire region remained blanketed under dense fog. Temperatures in many places in Jammu and Kashmir went below the freezing point, while cities like Amritsar and ...
Five held for pasting posters depicting Mulayam as 'missing'
Lucknow, Dec 29 : Five members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were arrested by police Monday for allegedly putting up posters in Azamgarh that described Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav as "missing".
Sreejesh hopes to live up to expectations in HIL 2015
Lucknow, Dec 29 : After being picked up by Uttar Pradesh Wizards for a whopping $69,000 (Rs. 43 lakhs) which made him the richest goalkeeper in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), P.R Sreejesh is aiming to live up to the expectations.
SP, BJP in war of words over Azam Khan
Lucknow, Dec 29 : A war of words has broken out between Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over remarks by minister Azam Khan.
Indian Grameen Cricket League begins in Saifai
Lucknow, Dec 29 : A tennis ball cricket tournament - the Indian Grameen Cricket League (IGCL) - has been inaugurated by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at his native Saifai village.
Uttar Pradesh on alert after Bengaluru blast
Lucknow, Dec 29 : An alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh Monday after a low intensity blast killed a woman and injured three in Bengaluru late Sunday, an official said.
Dense fog envelops UP, rail and air transport crippled
Lucknow, Dec 29 : Most parts of Uttar Pradesh were blanketed by a dense fog Monday morning. With the cold wave continuing unabated, return of fog compounded the inclement weather, and crippled rail and air transport.
North India shivers; season's coldest in Delhi, UP toll now 125
New Delhi/Srinagar/Lucknow/Shimla/Jaipur/Chandigarh/Patna, Dec 28 : It was a bone-chilling day across northern India Sunday, as Jammu and Kashmir's Leh recorded its coldest temperature at minus 17 degrees Celsius and Delhi saw the season's coldest day at 2.6 degrees. While seven people died in ...
Winter chill gets harsher in Uttar Pradesh, death toll 125
Lucknow, Dec 28 : Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver Sunday, as dense fog and cold wave conditions continued unabated. At least 25 people died since Saturday, taking the death toll due to the extreme cold to 125, officials said.
Now state-funded pilgrimages for Hindus in UP
By Mohit Dubey, Lucknow, Dec 28 : Accused by political opponents of tilting towards Muslims, the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh is now seeking to woo the majority community by launching a scheme to send 1,000 Hindu senior citizens on state-funded pilgrimages every year.
BJP enrols 64 lakh new members in UP
Lucknow, Dec 27 : The BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Saturday said they had contributed 64 lakh out of the total 2.4 crore new enrollments nationwide in the first phase of the membership drive undertaken from last month.
Never said PM Modi spoke to Nawaz Sharif about Dawood: Rajnath Singh
Lucknow, Dec. 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that he never said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif today about returnimg Dawood Ibrahim to India.
14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 27 : The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.
Woman sets herself, four children on fire
Lucknow, Dec 27 : A woman set herself and her four children on fire in Bulandshahr, apparently due to a financial crisis, police said Saturday.
Cold wave intensifies in UP, 20 more dead
Lucknow, Dec 27 : The cold wave intensified in Uttar Pradesh Saturday with the return of fog and icy winds. In most parts of the state the mercury dipped further and dense fog resulted in poor visibility, hitting both rail and road transport.
UP shivers as cold wave continues; death toll 70
Lucknow, Dec 25 : A cold wave continued to shiver people across Uttar Pradesh Thursday as the mercury dropped at most places. Eighteen people died due to intense cold taking the toll to 70.
Vajpayee's 90th birthday celebrated in UP with laddoos
Lucknow, Dec 25 : Several kilograms of laddoos were made for distribution among the poor across Uttar Pradesh to mark the 90th birthday former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Thursday.
Minister booked for calling Azam Khan terrorist
Lucknow, Dec 24 : A case has been filed against union Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Baliyan in a Uttar Pradesh court for calling the state's Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan a terrorist.
21 die in UP cold wave; toll 52
Lucknow, Dec 24 : Twenty-one people have died due to intense cold in Uttar Pradesh taking the toll in the state in the prevailing cold wave to 52, officials said Wednesday.
Charan Singh remembered in UP on 112th birth anniversary
Lucknow, Dec 23 : Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday paid tributes to the late former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh on his 112th birth anniversary.
31 die due to cold in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 23 : At least 31 people have died across Uttar Pradesh due to the intense cold, officials said Tuesday.