UP Government

  • No fresh petition filed for bail cancellation of Muzaffarnagar riot accused 09-04-2014 03:30 PM

    No fresh application was moved by the UP government to High Court or lower court in connection with cancellation of bail of the 50 politicians accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots. District government counsel Dushyant Tyagi said no fresh application of cancellation of bail was moved in the High Court or...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Government warns LMRC officials against laxity in metro project 12-03-2014 04:57 PM

    A senior UP government official on Wednesday warned the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) against adopting dilly-dallying tactics towards the project. Adviser, Uttar Pradesh government's External aided Projects Department, Madhukar Jetley, said,"No laxity or dilly-dallying on the part of officials will be tolerated in the project. Action will be taken...
  • HC stays UP government order including 'Kumhar' caste under SCs 05-03-2014 11:18 PM

    Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed an order passed by the Uttar Pradesh government two months ago in which 'Kumhar' caste was included in the Scheduled Castes. A Division Bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Satish Chandra passed the order on a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Government Order...
  • Agra airport to get a new terminal after government approval 04-03-2014 01:27 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government's nod for acquiring around 50 acresof land for constructing a new terminal at Agra's Kheria Airport, which is part of an Indian Air Force base, has raised hopes of majorly boosting the Taj city's tourism industry. The state government has sanctioned Rs 60 crores for the...
  • Hold LS polls in UP under Central forces: Congress to EC 26-02-2014 08:38 PM

    Alleging the Samajwadi Party-led government in Uttar Pradesh was carrying out large-scale transfer of administrative officials ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Congress today demanded holding of elections in the state under watchful eyes of the Central forces. "Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, the UP government has been carrying out...
  • UP government says will look into Rita Bahuguna's house arson case 25-02-2014 11:55 PM

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday alleged that a charge sheet was "deliberately" not being filed in her house arson case involving some BSP leaders, prompting the Uttar Pradesh government to assure her that they will look into the matter. "We will look into the matter and will go...
  • CBI probe into NREGA funds must start, Jairam Ramesh tells CM 12-02-2014 02:36 PM

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has shot off another letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seeking early implementation of the Allahabad High Court order on CBI inquiry into misappropriation of funds under the NREGA. While recalling his earlier correspondence to the Chief Minister, in a fresh letter issued on...
  • Sand Mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders 22-01-2014 06:58 PM

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice...
  • As UP's crime graph soars, even high and mighty are unsafe 18-01-2014 01:41 PM

    Even as the Akhilesh Yadav government makes tall claims of Uttar Pradesh being a state where law and order is intact and criminals are inside jails, the statistics rather cut a sorry picture for the Samajwadi Party (SP). While the records released by the home department as a year-ender show...
  • Now, free X-ray facility available at UP government hospitals 16-01-2014 03:37 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a series of welfare and development measures, including free X-ray facilities at all government hospitals in the state, and an international airport at Kushinagar, a prominent Buddhist centre. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government of...
  • DM sends report on Muzaffarnagar relief camps to UP government 13-01-2014 02:57 PM

    The district authorities have sent a report to the state government about the rehabilitation measures undertaken for Muzaffarnagar riots victims living in relief camps after Supreme Court sought a reply in this regard. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said a report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government about...
  • UP government to give aid to kins of Uttarakhand flood victims soon 13-01-2014 12:48 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to families of residents of the state who died in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, officials said on Monday. An official told IANS that 1,150 people from Uttar Pradesh who went on 'Char Dham Yatra' either died or were missing...
  • Objection overruled: Ghaziabad Police to give 'Z' security to Kejriwal 12-01-2014 11:20 PM

    Ghaziabad: Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad Police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed round-the-clock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal presently resides...
  • Has UP govt behaved in inhuman manner towards Muzaffarnagar riot victims? 01-01-2014 11:45 PM

    While Samajwadi Party leaders celebrated New Year's eve at the 'Saifai Mahotsav' in party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's native village, Muzaffarnagar riots victims in relief camps continue to battle the winter chill in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. The riot victims in relief camps stare at an uncertain future as...
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  • News 360: I was shattered, wracked with pain, says Modi on 2002 riots 27-12-2013 09:08 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday shared his views for the first time on 2002 Gujarat riots through a blog and said he was shaken to the core by the riots. He said after Gujarat was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2001, the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 34 children died in relief camps, says panel 26-12-2013 07:43 PM

    Lucknow: At least 34 children below the age of 12 years have perished in the relief camps for people displaced during the riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, according to a high-level committee constituted by the UP government to look into the reported deaths. The deaths occurred between September 7...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Riot victims demand houses be built near relief camps 25-12-2013 11:29 AM

    The Muzaffarnagar riots victims said that they did not want to return to their villages and demanded the government to build houses for them near the relief camps. The riot victims also said several people had died due to cold, but the state government had turned a deaf ear towards...
  • We have given best help to relief camp inmates: UP Govt 20-12-2013 10:41 PM

    Facing flak for "mismanagement" inrelief camps in riot hit Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, atop Uttar Pradesh official on Friday said the government has madeall efforts to provide succour to the victims.Highlighting details of works undertaken there, ChiefSecretary Javed Usmani said, "serious efforts have been madeto provide as much help as...
  • Muzaffarnagar relief camps: UP govt fails, NGOs, people come forward 15-12-2013 02:47 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Even as Supreme Court has taken notice of the miserable state of affairs at the Muzaffarnagar relief camps, the Uttar Pradesh government continues to face massive criticism for its relief work. Now NGOs and other good Samaritans have come forward to fill in the gap. The relief camp in...
  • Arrested 120 persons for illegal sand mining: Government tells National Green Tribunal 13-12-2013 03:56 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government has admitted before the National Green Tribunal that large scale illegal sand mining had been going on in Gautam Budh Nagar district of the state and said it has arrested 120 persons in this connection. The State government also assured a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice...
  • UP government transfers 9 IPS officers 05-12-2013 03:54 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred nine IPS officers, an official sources said in Lucknow. Promoted to Additional Director General of Police (ADG) from Inspector General(IG)-Security Vishwajeet Mahapatra has been posted as ADG-Human Rights, while ADG/IG (CB-CID) DL Ratnam has been posted as ADG-PIC Sitapur, he said. ADG technical services...
  • UP government to lay foundation stone of Lucknow metro project without Centre's approval 05-12-2013 10:00 AM

    Confident of getting Central nod for the Lucknow metro project "soon", Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said the foundation laying of the first phase of the project will be performed this month. "Lucknow metro rail will get central government's approval soon and the foundation laying of the first phase of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishnu Sahai commission granted 6 months' time to submit report 15-11-2013 08:42 AM

    Uttar Pradesh government has extended the tenure of the one-man inquiry commission into Muzaffarnagar riots by six months. The tenure of former Justice Vishnu Sahai commission, constituted to probe into Muzaffarnagar riots, has been extended by six months, Special Secretary (Home), Saroj Kumar on Thursday told reporters. The UP government...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishnu Sahai Commission seeks 6 months' time more to submit report 12-11-2013 03:01 PM

    With the two-month deadline to submit the report coming to an end, the one-man inquiry commission into Muzaffarnagar riots that left over 60 people dead has sought six months extension from the Uttar Pradesh government. "The Commission has sought more time to complete its inquiry and the process is already...
  • Akhilesh Yadav paying lip service to riot victims: BJP 04-11-2013 03:41 PM

    The BJP on Monday said the rape of a girl from a relief camp housing the Muzaffarnagar riot victims was a "sad reflection" on the Uttar Pradesh government. BJP state spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak accused the Samajwadi Party government of failing to create confidence among the riot-hit victims of Muzaffarnagar....
  • Home Ministry seeks report from UP government on fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar 31-10-2013 01:41 PM

    In the wake of fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar, the Home Ministry is keeping a close watch on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and has sought a report on it. "We are keeping a watch on the situation. We have also sought a report from UP," Home Minister...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to probe 405 cases of crime 17-10-2013 01:57 PM

    The number of cases registered in connection with last month's Muzaffarnagar riots has risen to over 400, proving to be quite a task for the SIT team of Uttar Pradesh government to probe into the incidents. According to police, the number of cases registered has increased to 405 which include...