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UP farmers duped as quintals of seeds supplied only on paper

Quintals of seeds meant for distribution to poor farmers were purchased and supplied, but merely on paper, by top officials of Uttar Pradesh government. Signatures of officials and the seal of government were blatantly used in ‘forged purchase receipts’ to siphon off funds.  A preliminary probe has indicated that a major part of the scam

Saffron is the new color of politics

Saffron symbolizes renunciation but it is now becoming the new colour of politics, especially in the Hindi heartland.With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath riding the crest of popularity in politics, the sight of ascetics, clad in saffron robes, walking in and out of the Chief Minister’s office is a common sight.While Sakshi Maharaj, the

Sapna Chaudhary does volte-face, claims she hasn't joined Cong

Haryanavi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary does volte-face, claims she hasn’t joined Cong

New Delhi Within hours of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar welcoming her into the party fold, Haryanavi singer-dancer Sapna Chaudhary on Sunday claimed she has not joined the Congress and accused it of using her old pictures with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Babbar had Saturday night welcomed Chaudhary into the party and posted a picture

Uttar Pradesh: Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife over WhatsApp

Uttar Pradesh: Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife over WhatsApp

Uttar Pradesh: Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife over WhatsApp. Police have registered a case here against a man living in Saudi Arabia for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife over Wats App over the dowry issue. According to the information, the woman got married to Hameed in April 2005. The victim

Men harass teacher inside Uttar Pradesh School. An FIR was registered on Friday against unidentified persons

Men harass teacher inside Uttar Pradesh School

Men harass teacher inside Uttar Pradesh School. An FIR was registered on Friday against unidentified persons for allegedly entering a state-run school in Dataganj area and harassing a female teacher, police said. According to a complaint filed by the teacher, some 10-12 men, some of whom were in an inebriated condition, entered the primary school and

UP: Student issued admit card with Amitabh Bachchan's image

UP: Student issued admit card with Amitabh Bachchan’s image

UP: Student issued admit card with Amitabh Bachchan’s image. An university in Uttar Pradesh has allegedly issued an admit card with a photograph of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to a student of Bachelor of Education (B Ed). Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Uttar Pradesh’s Faizabad allegedly issued the admit card to Amit Dwivedi, student of Ravindra Singh Smarak Mahavidyalaya in Gondadistrict

UP Yogi luxurious cruise varanasi

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi inaugurates luxurious cruise in Varanasi

In a bid to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated Alaknanda, a luxury tourist cruise at Khidkiya Ghat here, during his two-day visit to the town. The ride on this cruise will cost around Rs 750 per person, excluding the Goods and Service Tax. The double-storeyed cruise will give the

Girl from UP’s Bijnor reunites with family after 12 years

Girl from UP’s Bijnor reunites with family after 12 years. After a span of 12 years, a teenage girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor was found at a women’s shelter home in Shimla and handed over to her parents. The girl, identified as Kajal, was seven-year-old when she went missing from a Dussehra fair in Bijnor’s Chandpur. After she went missing, Kajal

PM to launch mega projects in UP today

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching various mega projects during his two-day visit to Varanasi, Azamgarh and Mirzapur districts starting today. In Azamgarh, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of 340 kms-long Poorvanchal Expressway. This road will connect Lucknow with various important towns of Eastern Uttar Pradesh including Barabanki,

Adityanath gives Rs.51,000 reward to girls with 'sharp memory'

Adityanath gives Rs.51,000 reward to girls with ‘sharp memory’

Adityanath gives Rs.51,000 reward to girls with ‘sharp memory’. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday gave a reward of Rs. 51,000 each to two sisters who are acclaimed for their sharp memory as a part of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign. Hailing from Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit dictrict, Honey Singh and Hasi Singh from

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kabir Mahotsav 2018 in UP

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kabir Mahotsav 2018 in UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a two-day ‘Kabir Mahotsav’ 2018 at Maghar in Sant Kabir district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, to mark the 500th death anniversary of Kabir Das. The festival, organised by the Ministry of Culture, will feature folk music, dance performances, and musical theatre, artistes from all over the country will

Dinesh Sharma apologies for ‘test-tube baby’ remark

Dinesh Sharma apologies for ‘test-tube baby’ remark. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has tendered apology for his earlier remark where he said that Sita, the central figures in the Hindu epic, was India’s “first test-tube baby”. Sharma while addressing a gathering here on Friday said he was just comparing the modern inventions with

Former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav vacates official residence

Akhilesh Yadav vacates official residence: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday vacated his official residence, in lieu of the Supreme Court’s order on the matter. Akhilesh will now reside in the Ansal API township situated in Sultanpur road along the Shaheed Path. The two-storeyed villa, which will also be used for official

Thunderstorm kills 5 in UP, Uttarakhand

Thunderstorm kills 5: At least five people were reported dead and six others left injured after a thunderstorm hit Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Friday. While two people died in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad four were killed in Uttarakhand’s Mandal. Trees, electric poles and hoardings also fell down at some place. Earlier on Thursday, India Meteorological

Adityanath lauds PM Modi's development vision on completion of 4 yrs

Adityanath lauds PM Modi’s development vision on completion of 4 yrs

Adityanath lauds PM Modi’s development vision on completion of 4 yrs. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s good governance saying ‘that his unbiased development has benefitted the citizens of the country.’ Speaking to ANI, on the completion of four years of Modi government, Adityanath said, “I congratulate the

Tree falls in front of Hema Malini's convoy in Uttar Pradesh

Tree falls in front of Hema Malini’s convoy in UP

Tree falls in front of Hema Malini’s convoy in UP. A tree fell in front of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Hema Malini’s convoy in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura, following heavy rain and dust storm in the district on Sunday. No information about injuries or any casualty has been reported so far.Dust storms, followed by heavy

SC rules no govt bungalows for former CMs of Uttar Pradesh

SC rules no govt bungalows for former UP CMs

SC rules no govt bungalows for former UP CMs. The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the law passed by the Uttar Pradesh government granting permanent residential accommodation to former chief ministers of the state.The apex court, in its order, said that former chief ministers of the state were not entitled to government bungalows. While striking

Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years

Over 700 Uttarakhand villages deserted in 10 years

DEHRADUN: Over 700 villages in Uttarakhand have been deserted and more than 3.83 lakh people have left their villages in the last 10 years with half of them going out in search of livelihood, according to a report. Sharing the data with the media in the presence of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Uttarakhand Rural Development

India's MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states

India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states

India’s MET dept. predicts thunderstorm for several states. In the wake of the dust storms that swept through Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, claiming over 60 lives in the two states, the India Meteorological Department, on Friday, released a statement forecasting thunderstorms and gusty winds in several Indian states.The forecast suggests that on May 5, thunderstorms

At least 45 dead in Uttar Pradesh storms

Uttar Pradesh storms: At least 45 persons have died following heavy rainfall and storms across Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, Agra registered 36 deaths, Bijnor three and Saharanpur two, while one death each was reported from Bareilly, Moradabad Chitrakoot and Rampur.The local authorities in each of these areas have issued directions to provide immediate relief