New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant step ahead of polls in various states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday announced a 27 per cent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and 10 per cent for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in medical courses.
Lucknow/IBNS: Ahead of the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, BJP has planned an outreach programme in the state with the newly included Union Cabinet ministers from the state, according to media reports.
New Delhi/Barabanki: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the loss of lives in the road mishap in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki region.
Barabanki/UNI: At least 18 passengers of a private double decker bus were killed and 24 others were injured in a bus-truck collision on Lucknow-Ayodhya highway in Barabanki district, the police said on Wednesday.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condemned the raids on the Dainik Bhaskar group of newspapers at multiple locations in the country by the IT department and said it was an attempt to stifle democracy.
New Delhi/IBNS: Income Tax raids are being conducted in offices of Dainik Bhaskar Group as well as a channel in Uttar Pradesh Thursday morning, media reports said.
Lucknow/IBNS: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said on Sunday that the party is ready to forge alliance with an open mind for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022.
Lucknow/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh has cancelled Kanwar Yatra, the annual pilgrimage observed during the holy month of Shravan, in view of the coronavirus pandemic, according to media reports.
Lucknow/UNI: Crediting the Yogi Adityanath government with turning Uttar Pradesh into one of the “leading states” in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Friday exhorted party leaders and workers to ensure that welfare schemes and programmes reach people.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prioritising the lives of people amid COVID-19, the Supreme Court Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to hold Kanwar Yatra, which has already been called off by its neighbouring state Uttarakhand for the same reason.
Lucknow/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday heaped praises upon Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of COVID-19 second wave.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to allow Kanwar Yatra from the next week amid COVID-19, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the people killed due to lightning strikes in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
New Delhi/Panaji/IBNS: After Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Uttarakhand, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal has set his eyes on politics in the coastal state of Goa.
Lucknow/UNI: At least 41 people were killed in thunderstorm and lightning incidents in several parts of Uttar Pradesh along with heavy rains.