Tag archive for ‘Uttar Pradesh’
By Manisha Sen On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Bypoll verdict can spell trouble for Cong, for regional outfits may flex muscles

New Delhi: The results of bypolls in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar do not bode well for the Congress as the strengthening of regional outfits may weaken the grand old partys chances of leading a joint opposition front More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Appointment of IAS officers in UP: SC refuses to interfere with HC order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to interfere in the Allahabad High Court’s verdict which had dismissed a petition raising issues related to appointment and posting of Indian Administrative Services More...

By Manisha Sen On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

CM suspends two UP govt officials on graft charges

Lucknow: A tehsildar and a revenue clerk posted in Sitapur district were suspended on the directives of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on graft charges, a state government spokesperson said today.Uttar More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

O P Singh takes charge as Uttar Pradesh DGP

Lucknow: O P Singh, a 1983-batch IPS officer, assumed office as the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police today. CISF DG O P Singh today took charge Uttar Pradesh DGP. Singh, who arrived here this morning, was More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

UP govt removes Haj Committee secy after saffron paint row

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government today removed R P Singh from the post of Uttar Pradesh Haj Committee secretary following the controversy over the saffron paint on Haj office boundary wall. Yogi Adityanath More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 12th, 2018

CBI arrests Vyapam scam accused medical officer from UP

New Delhi: The CBI has arrested a medical officer from Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki who has been absconding in a Vyapam scam case related to Madhya Pradesh Pre Medical Test conducted in 2012, an official said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, January 8th, 2018

IFS officer-turned-minister elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from UP

Lucknow: IFS officer-turned-Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri was today elected unopposed in a bypoll to a Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, principal secretary of the state Assembly Pradeep Dubey said. Minister More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Tatkal ticket scam accused had pan-India network: CBI officials

New Delhi: A CBI official and his crony, who allegedly manipulated Tatkal ticket reservation system of the railways through an illegal software developed by the former, were operating at pan-India level, officials More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

UP cabinet approves draft of UPCOCA bill

Uttar Pradesh: The Uttar Pradesh government today approved the draft of a bill to enact a stringent law on the the lines of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) to combat land mafia, mining mafia More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, December 1st, 2017

UP results reaffirm peoples support for note ban, GST:Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls reaffirmed peoples support for the GST which has made doing business “easier” for traders. “Todays More...