Uttar Pradesh Government

  • FIR against Amit Shah a deliberate move by UP government: BJP 06-04-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: After an FIR was registered by the Bijnor administration against BJP leader Amit Shah over his recent 'revenge' speech, a fumed saffron party said that the complaint was filed deliberately by the Uttar Pradesh government. "There are no cases against Beni Prasad Verma and Azam Khan for the...
  • 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...
  • UP government announces names of 22 recipients of Yash Bharti Award 05-03-2014 10:53 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced the names of 22 renowned personalities who would be conferred with the state's highest Yash Bharti Award this year. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav made the announcement at an official programme in Lucknow. Prominent among the awardees are Bhajan singer Anup Jalota, lyricist Sameer,...
  • No building demolished in Rampur at Azam Khan's behest: UP tells HC 04-03-2014 11:16 PM

    Allahabad High Court was on Tuesday informed by the Uttar Pradesh government that no structure has been demolished in Rampur district at the behest of state minister Azam Khan, as alleged in a contempt petition. The submission was made by Advocate General VC Mishra, assisted by senior counsels SMA Kazmi...
  • UP doctors stir intensifies, talks fail to end deadlock 04-03-2014 09:25 PM

    The doctors' stir that has hit health services in several parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday intensified with 200 medicos in Agra joining the resignation spree to protest the attack on their colleagues in Kanpur, even as talks with the government failed to end the deadlock. As the protest entered...
  • NHRC notice to UP government over minor girl's death 04-03-2014 09:13 PM

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a four-year-old girl due to alleged medical negligence. Acting on media reports, the commission asked the UP director general of health services to file a report within four weeks, said an NHRC statement....
  • Government makes online applications mandatory for business in Uttar Pradesh 04-03-2014 08:47 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced that May 1 onwards, all applications for setting up industrial enterprises in the state would have to be submitted online. No application moved manually would be accepted, an official said. The step, he added, is aimed at reducing human interference in the process...
  • 200 junior doctors in Agra quit over Kanpur row 04-03-2014 06:18 PM

    The doctors' stir that started in Kanpur today spread with 200 junior medicos of Agra Medical College tendering their resignation to Uttar Pradesh government. The development came as the protest against the attack on junior colleagues in Kanpur entered the fifth day today crippling medical services in the district. "The...
  • Allahabad HC directs state government to axe security to 288 people 03-03-2014 11:17 PM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw, within 10 days, security provided to 288 people with criminal antecedents. This list includes former ministers Ram Achal Rajbhar, Rakeshdhar Tripathi, Daddu Prasad, Nand Gopal Gupta, Harish Nagpal, D.P. Yadav, Pankaj Chaudhary, Begum...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots inquiry commission to visit after 3 months 02-03-2014 06:09 PM

    The one-man inquiry commission constituted by the Uttar Pradesh government to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots will visit again Muzaffarnagarafter three months, sources said. The commission constituted by retired judge of the Allahabad High Court, Justice Vishnu Sahai, will visit and meet victims, official sources said, adding that he will come...
  • Amethi gets highest allotment in budget under Faizabad division 02-03-2014 05:10 PM

    The Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh Government has sanctioned Rs 236.92 crore for Rahul Gandhi's constituency, highest among the five districts of Faizabad Division, a senior government official has said. According to District Magistrate Jagat Raj Tripathi, the state government sanctioned Rs 236.92 crore for Amethi, while the other four districts...
  • Police on duty for Modi's Lucknow rally stay in schools, HC pulls up government 28-02-2014 08:04 AM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply within six weeks in the matter of using school premises to provide accommodation to police personnel to be deputed for BJP leader Narendra Modi's rally in Lucknow on March 2. A...
  • UP government approves proposal for tiger reserve in Pilibhit 26-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday approved the proposal for establishing a tiger reserve in Pilibhit for conservation of the feline. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, an official release said in Lucknow. The cabinet also approved expansion of National...
  • 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...
  • Airports Authority to develop 7 airports in Uttar Pradesh 24-02-2014 08:47 PM

    Seven airports in Uttar Pradesh, the home state of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, will be developed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under an agreement it signed with the state government on Monday. As part of the government's intent to provide air connectivity to regional or remote centres,...
  • UP Assembly drowns in din over Muzaffarnagar riots 24-02-2014 02:39 PM

    BJP and BSP members on Monday tried to corner Uttar Pradesh government over the number of riots in the state and rehabilitation of Muzaffarnagar riot victims leading to a din and adjournment of the state Assembly. The matter was raised during Question Hour by Congress member Anugrah Narain Singh, who...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: State government justifies compensation to victims 12-02-2014 05:20 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government, under scrutiny on the issue of relief and rehabilitation provided to riot victims of Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Rs 5 lakh compensation have been given to 1600 families of the minority community who are not willing to return to their...
  • Negligible representation of Muslims in UP Police, reveals RTI 10-02-2014 10:48 PM

    Recent data released by the Uttar Pradesh government about representation of Muslims in Police force flies in the face of the claims made by government and political parties about uplift of the community. According to the recent data, only two per cent Sub-Inspectors (SI), three per cent Head Constables and...
  • State government transfers 25 IAS officers in major administrative reshuffle 08-02-2014 07:31 PM

    In a major administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday transferred 25 IAS officers, including district magistrate of Lucknow, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. The government has put Lucknow District Magistrate Anurag Yadav on the wait list while Rajshekhar, District Magistrate of Allahabad, has been posted in his...
  • State government transfers 53 IAS officers in major administrative reshuffle 04-02-2014 10:52 PM

    Carrying out a major administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday night transferred 53 IAS officers, including two commissioners and 29 district magistrates. The government transferred commissioners of Mirzapur Shambhu Nath Shukla and Faizabad Sanjay Prasad. Ajay Kumar Singh is the new commissioner of Mirzapur while Vipin Kumar Dwivedi...
  • Noida police to upgrade facilities for better surveillance 29-01-2014 10:06 AM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday gave approval for the setting up of five police stations, a hi-tech police control room, a cyber-crime police station and a forensic lab in Greater Noida region. The state cabinet approved the proposal of the police department to upgrade security and surveillance for the twin...
  • UP government woos voters with 'samajwadi pension scheme' 28-01-2014 02:10 PM

    In a bid to woo electorate ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced to launch "samajwadi pension scheme" which will benefit over 40 lakh families. "The cabinet has okayed Samajwadi pension scheme, which will benefit 40 lakh families. Under the scheme, pension between Rs 500...
  • SP leader's murder: IPS officer suspended for alleged laxity in duty 23-01-2014 08:40 AM

    A week after a local leader of the ruling Samajwadi Party was shot dead in Barabanki, the Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday suspended an IPS officer, who was the then SP of the district, for alleged laxity in duty. A government spokesman said that the then SP of Barabanki district,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT moves court for warrants against 6 gangrape accused 20-01-2014 10:06 AM

    Special Investigation Team probing Muzaffarnagar riots has approached a local court seeking arrest warrants against six persons for their alleged involvement in six cases of gangrape during the clashes. So far, the SIT has identified 22 persons out of 27 accused in the rape cases. All the accused are on...
  • State government reshuffles 18 IPS officers 19-01-2014 03:04 PM

    In second police reshuffle within two days, the Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 18 IPS officers including district chiefs, officials said in Lucknowon Sunday. The development took place late last night which comes close on the heels of a major bureaucratic reshuffle on Thursday in which 22 senior IPS officers...
  • HC defers hearing in petition on UP ministers' foreign tour 17-01-2014 03:11 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Friday fixed January 21 as the next date of hearing in a PIL on foreign tour of 17-member delegation including eight UP ministers. The Lucknow division bench comprising Justices Imtiyaz Murtaza and DK Upadhyay fixed the date on a petition filed by social worker Nutan...
  • UP government launches medical drive for Muzaffarnagar riot victims 15-01-2014 03:00 PM

    "The Uttar Pradesh government has launched a medical drive for Muzaffarnagar riot victims, with checkups of pregnant women and children given priority. Medical examination of around 168 pregnant women and 4,000 children has been carried out till now," District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said. "A team of doctors under the...
  • Kejriwal's objection to security overruled, Ghaziabad police to give 'Z' security cover 13-01-2014 07:55 AM

    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 with...
  • Akhilesh Yadav organises Saifai event, MLAs' tour, ignores riot victims 08-01-2014 08:20 PM

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has come under stinging attack for organising its annual event, the extravagant 'Saifai Mahotsav', and sending a group of its MLAs for a study tour to foreign countries at a time when the future of Muzaffarnagar riot victims remains uncertain, with several...
  • Will rid UP of lawlessness, corruption: AAP 06-01-2014 10:00 AM

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday claimedthat it will repeat its Delhi feat in Uttar Pradesh and ridthe state of nepotism, lawlessness and corruption.AAP leader Sanjay Singh, who was in Kanpur in connection withthe party membership campaign, said they were trying tocontest in all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in...