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Monkeypox: UP govt on alert as cases surface in neighbouring states

Lucknow, July 25 : Stepping up precautionary measures as cases of monkeypox surface in the neighbouring states, the Uttar Pradesh government has intensified surveillance and has put the State Health machinery on high alert.

UP govt extends wheat procurement season till June 30

Lucknow, July 15 : The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday extended the wheat procurement season till June 30 to ensure no wheat farmer faces inconvenience. The extended period is expected to benefit farmers.

Sibal quits Congress, files RS nomination with SP support

Lucknow, May 25 : Eminent lawyer and former Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha with the support of Samajwadi Party, announced that he has quit the Congress, and clarified that he has not joined the SP.

HC dismisses PIL to open closed rooms of Taj

Lucknow, May 12 : The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to open 20 rooms of the Taj Mahal and setting up a fact finding team to study them. The PIL filed by Dr Rajneesh Singh was dismissed by Justice Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya and Justice Subhash Vidyarthi. Referring to a book written by historian P N Oak, the petition claimed that the Taj Mahal was actually Tejomahalay, which was built by Raja Parmardi Dev in 1212 AD. It claimed that there is a Shiva temple behind the closed doors of the 17th century Taj. The petitioner sought direction to constitute a fact finding committee to study the monument and to open the 20 closed rooms of the Taj.

UP to become dreamland for sportspersons

Lucknow, April 22 : Uttar Pradesh is soon going to become a dreamland for the aspiring sportspersons in the country as the Yogi government has started preparations for setting up sports grounds and gymnasiums in 100 Gram Panchayats across the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is showing concern towards the skill development and fitness of our upcoming generations of sports stars. In order to promote sports talent and boost the skills of players coming out from the small villages and districts, the Yogi Government, in its second innings, has prioritised providing sports facilities to all the players, officials here on Friday said. The focus of the state government, which is engaged in realizing the mission 'Khoob-Khelo-Khoob-Badho', is mainly on the players coming out of the villages. The government is ensuring that the players, who have the potential to bring laurels to the country, should not be deprived of any facilities.

Akhilesh Yadav will contest UP Assembly polls

Lucknow, Jan 19 : With Aparna Yadav expected to join BJP in Delhi on Wednesday, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, sparing no space to the BJP, will contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. SP sources told UNI today that party president will contest the assembly polls.

Announcement of poll dates is welcomed: Yogi

Lucknow, Jan 8 : Welcoming the announcement of election schedule for the assembly elections by the Election Commission of India, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that declaration of the dates of the state assembly polls is welcomed in the 'Mahaparv' (mega festival) of the democracy.

UP govt intensifies preparations against Covid variant on a war footing

Lucknow, Jan 4 : Upgrading its armour against the rising of Covid-19 cases, the Yogi Adityanath government has started preparations in Uttar Pradesh on a war footing.

UP procures over 11.32 lakh MT of paddy

Lucknow, Nov 29 : Ensuring timely payments to the farmers against the purchase of their produce, the Uttar Pradesh government has bought around 11.32 lakh metric tonnes of paddy so far in the ongoing Kharif marketing season at minimum support price. The purchase has benefitted more than 1.62 lakh farmers across the state.

Revenue secretary exhorts officers to collect more GST, says rising cases...

Lucknow, Nov 26 : Noting that taxpayers continue to have some kind of fear and anxiety towards both the direct tax and indirect tax departments, Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj on Friday asked the officers to bridge the gap between the taxpayers and the tax collectors.
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