Tag archive for ‘Uttar Pradesh’
By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Ayodhya breaks Guinness record with Diwali lamps

Ayodhya: The northern Indian city of Ayodhya broke a Guinness World Record on Tuesday by lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes on the banks of the river Saryu as part of More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Rahul lashes out at UP govt over caning of aspiring teachers in Lucknow

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi lashed out Saturday at the Uttar Pradesh government over the caning of aspiring teachers protesting over the court rulings that quashed the results of two recruitment exams, More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 2nd, 2018

UP teachers’ recruitment: Protesters caned by police

Lucknow: The police used canes to disperse people protesting here Friday against two court rulings that quashed the selection of over 12,000 government teachers and ordered a CBI probe into the process to appoint More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Allahabad High Court quashes selection of 12,460 assistant teachers in UP

Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday quashed the selection of 12,460 assistant teachers in government primary schools, finding them to have been made in violation of Uttar Pradesh Basic More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, October 28th, 2018

3,000 UP youths get job offers at Skill India’s ‘Rozgar Mela’

Lucknow: A three-day Skill India ‘Rozgar Mela’ here, dubbed as the largest job fair in Uttar Pradesh, concluded Sunday in which around 3,000 candidates were selected for various job roles. Union Home More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 18th, 2018

N D Tiwari: Achievements, controversies marked his long run in politics

Dehradun/New Delhi: N D Tiwari’s long political career included helming Uttar Pradesh three times as chief minister, becoming the only Uttarakhand CM to complete a full term and holding key portfolios at the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 18th, 2018

N D Tiwari passes away on his 93rd birthday

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader and former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Narayan Datt Tiwari passed away at a hospital in South Delhi on his 93rd birthday on Thursday. N D Tiwari was the only politician, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

UP cabinet clears proposal to rename Allahabad as Prayagraj

Lucknow/Gorakhpur: The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday adopted a proposal to rename the historic city of Allahabad as Prayagraj, a move opposed by the opposition parties in the state. The proposal to rename Allahabad More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 15th, 2018

UP police gives clean chit to Mulayam in IPS officer threat case

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police Monday yet again gave a clean chit to former chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav in connection with allegedly threatening IPS officer Amitabh Thakur over phone three years ago. IPS More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, October 14th, 2018

UP cop mimics gunshot sound after pistol falters

Lucknow: A cop of the Uttar Pradesh Police was left with no other option but to mimic the sound of a gunshot after his pistol jammed during an encounter with criminals in Sambhal district. UP Policeman mimics gunshot More...