Tag Archives: Uttar Pradesh

Debate on BJP’s chances in Uttar Pradesh

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Samajwadi Party and BSP have ruled Uttar Pradesh for the last two terms with full majority, but no substantial change was visible on the ground. With Modi at the Centre, should BJP be given a chance to rule UP so that they can prove their mettle? Deepak Kumar Prusty: Should be given but under aContinue Reading…

Debate on Akhilesh Yadav’s rise as a strong Youth Leader

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Is Akhilesh Yadav emerging as a Youth Icon and Mass Leader sans the traditional Samajwadi tag? Will he outwit others like Nitish Kumar, Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee as the Face of Opposition? Or, is it too early to predict so? Badri Mohanty: May be too early, but it seems that he mayContinue Reading…

2 killed, over 40 injured in Kanpur Train Accident

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At least 2 persons were killed and over 40 people were injured when 15 coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer express train derailed between Rura -Metha near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning. The mishap occurred at about 5:20 am near Rura railway station, 50 kms from Kanpur. Due to dense fog in the early morning,Continue Reading…

Sheila as Congress’ CM Candidate for UP: Seriously?

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A beleaguered Congress, which is facing reverses across the country over the last few years, hired poll strategist Prashant Kishor to revive its fortunes in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. After the snub from Captain Amarinder Singh in Punjab, PK zeroed in on Uttar Pradesh. And, his strategies have left even the hardcore Congress supporters shell-shocked.Continue Reading…

Maneka Gandhi lays foundation stone for ‘Home for 1000 Widows’

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Women & Child Development Minister, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched the project of construction of a special Home for one thousand widows at Vrindavan, Mathura. The foundation stone for the Home was laid by Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in the presence of Women Welfare Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Smt Syeda Shadab Fatima. Being set upContinue Reading…

Kanika Kapoor to pay tribute to Uttar Pradesh at TOIFA 2016

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Dubai, March 18: Singer Kanika Kapoor, who is prepping to showcase her vocal prowess at the second edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) here, says she will be paying a tribute to her native Uttar Pradesh state at the event. “I am doing a tribute for Uttar Pradesh because I belong toContinue Reading…

Justice Sanjay Mishra appointed UP Lokayukta

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New Delhi, Jan 28: The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed Justice Sanjay Mishra, a former judge of the Allahabad High Court, as the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. The apex court bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Prafulla C. Pant appointed Mishra as the Lokayukta, while recalling their December 16, 2015 order appointing Justice VirendraContinue Reading…

Rahul Gandhi to set off on ‘Pad Yatra’ in Bundelkhand

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Lucknow, Jan 23: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to arrive in Uttar Pradesh on a day-long trip to Bundelkhand on Saturday, party leaders said. Rahul would arrive at Khajuraho airport in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday around 11.00 a.m. from where he will drive to Mahoba. He will reach Supa Mandi at Pawa round in noon.Continue Reading…

Bajirao Mastani tax free in Uttar Pradesh

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Lucknow, Jan 19: Bollywood movie ‘Bajirao Mastani’ has been made tax free in Uttar Pradesh, a government spokesman said on Tuesday. He said that Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his family watched the movie on Sunday night and was “impressed” by the movie directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. In 16th century India, undefeated warrior Bajirao wasContinue Reading…


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