Tag archive for ‘Uttar Pradesh’
By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 15th, 2021

Just one new COVID-19 case in Noida since March

Noida (UP), Jan 15 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar recorded just one new case of COVID-19 on Friday, the lowest single-day count since the outbreak of the pandemic in March, even as the district’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

UP govt increases monthly allowance of medical interns to Rs 12,000

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 5 (ANI): The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has increased the monthly allowance of MBBS and BDS interns in the state from Rs 7,500 to Rs 12,000, the Chief Minister’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, January 4th, 2021

UP anti-conversion law applies to all, safeguards women’s dignity: Former IAS, IPS, judges, veterans

New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Defending the anti-conversion law enacted by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, a group of former judges, civil servants and veterans on Monday hit out at its critics, saying More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

UP Police makes first arrest under new anti-conversion law (love jihad law)

Bareilly (UP), Dec 3 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh Police has made its first arrest under the new anti-conversion law, days after a man complained that someone is harassing his daughter in a bid to change her religion, More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 29th, 2020

First case registered in UP’s Bareilly under anti-conversion law

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 29 (ANI): The first case has been registered under the newly-promulgated Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, at Deorania Police More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, November 26th, 2020

No permission required for wedding functions, UP officers warned against harassment

Lucknow Nov 26 (PTI) Harassment in the name of COVID-19 protocols will not be tolerated, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told officials on Thursday as he asked them to create awareness and encourage More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

UP govt imposes ESMA on strikes in state depts for another six month

Lucknow, Nov 25 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday extended the Essential Services Maintenance Act in the state, banning strikes in all departments and corporations under it for a period of another More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Uttar Pradesh criminalises ‘forced’ religious conversions by marriage

LUCKNOW (Reuters) – India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party approved a decree in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday laying out prison terms for anyone compelling others to convert their faith or luring them into these More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

UP engineer suspended after his arrest by CBI for alleged sexual abuse of children

Chitrakoot (UP), Nov 18 (PTI) Authorities have suspended a junior engineer of the Uttar Pradesh irrigation department after he was arrested by the CBI for alleged sexual exploitation of children for last 10 years More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Supreme Court allows UP govt to fill up 69,000 posts for teachers as per results declared in May

New Delhi, Nov 18 ( PTI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Uttar Pradesh government to fill up vacancies of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in the state as per results declared by it in May. Uttar Pradesh More...