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  • Congress delegation meets UP Governor over attack on party office 01-04-2014 12:29 AM

    A Congress delegation on Monday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi seeking his help in ensuring immediate action on those who attacked and vandalised the party office recently. The delegation, led by senior leader Ram Kishan Dwivedi, in a memorandum to the Governor, cited the sequence of events and stressed...
  • UP Governor, chief minister extend Holi greetings 16-03-2014 04:54 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav have extended their greetings to the people of the state on the festival of Holi. The governor, in his message, said the festival of Holi gives message of love and harmony irrespective of caste and religion. He also appealed the...
  • Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges in India, says UP Governor BL Joshi 10-03-2014 06:12 PM

    Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges India is facing on Monday and there is a great need for the forces to tackle it completely, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi said in Lucknow on Monday. "Terrorism both within and outside India has affected the development process of the country and...
  • BL Joshi sworn-in as UP Governor for second term 06-03-2014 03:37 PM

    BL Joshi was sworn-in as the Uttar Pradesh Governor for the second time today by Allahabad High Court Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud. At a function here at Rajbhawan, Joshi was sworn in as the Governor for the second term in presence of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief Minister...
  • RLD MLAs go shirtless in Assembly, ask government to clear cane farmers' dues 20-02-2014 08:39 AM

    Uttar Pradesh assembly session on Thursday began on a stormy note as legislators raised anti-government slogans and two of them took off their shirts protesting over various issues. The bedlam started as soon as Governor BL Joshi began his address to the joint sitting of the two houses of the...
  • Akhilesh asks police to restore confidence in people 19-02-2014 07:18 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said law and order problem should be addressed in a manner so as to restore people's confidence in the police. Addressing IPS Officers on the conclusion of Police Week at his official residence, he stressed on improving the image of the police...
  • BJP to boycott Governor's address as Assembly session begins 19-02-2014 01:31 PM

    The 10-day session of the Uttar Pradesh state legislature will begin on Wednesday with the address of Governor BL Joshi to the joint sitting of both the state legislative assembly and the state council. While the session has been called to pass the interim budget for the next three months,...
  • Restore confidence in people, Akhilesh tells police officers 19-02-2014 07:45 AM

    In the wake of increasing crimes in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said law and order should be addressed in a manner so as to restore people's confidence in the police. Addressing IPS Officers on the conclusion of Police Week at his official residence, he stressed on...
  • UP Assembly session to begin on Wednesday, BJP to boycott governor’s address 18-02-2014 09:08 PM

    Opposition BJP on Tuesday claimed the Uttar Pradesh Government has failed on all fronts and it would boycott the Governors joint address highlighting the SP led governments achievements in the state Assembly on Wednesday. BJP Legislature Party leader Hukum Singh said the Governors address will be an account of the...
  • Governor felicitates police officials on Republic Day 26-01-2014 05:56 PM

    The 65th Republic Day was celebrated with usual pomp and gaiety amidst tight security with Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi taking salute of an impressive parade in Lucknow on Sunday. Contingents of Army, Police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among others, participated in the parade in which the highlight...
  • Two Ministers of State elevated to Cabinet rank 18-01-2014 02:37 PM

    Two Ministers of State of the Uttar Pradesh government were on Saturday elevated to the rank of Cabinet minister. Ministers of State Manoj Pandey and Gayatri Prasad Prajapati were administered the oath by Governor BL Joshi at the Raj Bhawan. Though name of MLA Shivakant Ojha was also announced for...
  • Opposition questions Akhilesh Yadav's move to expand cabinet 18-01-2014 12:16 PM

    The Akhilesh Yadav cabinet in Uttar Pradesh will be expanded for the fourth time later on Saturday, official sources said. The opposition slammed the expansion move, terming it a futile exercise. The oath taking ceremony will be held at the Raj Bhavan and Governor BL Joshi is likely to swear...
  • Kanpur University's 28th convocation ceremony on Dec 23 17-12-2013 09:49 PM

    Kanpur University will hold its 28thconvocation ceremony on December 23 and the event will bepresided over by Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi. Padma Bhushan awardee and CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow atNational Chemical Laboratory (Pune) Dr Raghunath AnanthMashelkar will be the main speaker at the function, universityVice-Chancellor Ashok Kumar said.At the function,...
  • BJP leaders meet Governor BL Joshi over sugarcane prices 04-12-2013 02:27 PM

    A delegation of BJP leaders on Wednesday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and requested him to direct the state government to fix cane price at Rs 325 per quintal and ensure that farmers are paid their dues with interest. The delegation led by BJP legislative party leader Hukum Singh,...
  • Justice Chandrachud is new Chief Justice of Allahabad HC 31-10-2013 05:28 PM

    Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Courton Thursday. He was administered the oath of office by Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi at a ceremony held inside the High Court premises which was attended by a number of judges and senior advocates....
  • Raja Bhaiya gets Food and Civil Supplies portfolio 19-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Controversial independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, who was sworn in as the minister recently, was on Saturday given charge of Food and Civil Supplies department. "In consultation with the Chief Minister, Governor has directed to allocate portfolio of Food and Civil Supplies to Raja Bhaiya," a notification...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP meets UP Governor, demands dismissal of SP govt 11-09-2013 10:00 AM

    BJP on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi and submitted a memorandum demanding dismissal of the Samajwadi Party government in the state for its alleged failure to check communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts. ABJP delegation led by the party's state president, Laxmikant Bajpai, blamed the SP's appeasement...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP Governor pulls up Akhilesh government 09-09-2013 08:50 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: The bloody communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district have left 26 people dead. Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi has pulled up the Akhilesh Yadav government and has singled out the local administration for failing to maintain peace in a report sent to the Home Ministry on Sunday night....
  • Governor BL Joshi throws Iftar party; CM among attendants 26-07-2013 09:27 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi on Friday hosted an Iftar party at the Raj Bhawan lawns, which was attended by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and two of his cabinet colleagues. Cabinet ministers Ahmed Hasan and Ram Govind Chaudhary, besides Laliji Tandon of BJP and Pramod Tewari of Congress, also...
  • BSP for President's rule in UP over Dalit memorials 'misuse' 27-05-2013 03:55 PM

    Lucknow: Upset over UP government's decision to allow Dalit memorials constructed during previous Mayawati regime to be used for cultural functions, BSP today demandedimposition of President's rule in the state. A delegation of BSP leaders met Governor BL Joshi and handed him a memorandum, stating that the move was in...
  • Mayawati demands president's rule in Uttar Pradesh 17-04-2013 05:58 AM

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday demanded that president's rule be imposed in the state. At a hurriedly called press conference in Lucknow, Mayawati urged Governor BL Joshi to take note of "the breakdown of law and order" and recommend imposition...
  • UP Governor, CM greet people on eve of Ambedkar Jayanti 14-04-2013 07:45 AM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday extended their good wishes to the people on the eve of 122nd birth anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar. In his message, the governor said Ambedkar dedicated his entire life in the service of the deprived sections...