This is not Ram Rajya, but Nathuram Rajya

Jhansi, Oct 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that with fake encounters claiming lives almost every day in Uttar Pradesh, the state was facing ‘Nathuram'(Godse) Rajya and not... Read more »

Yogi’s encounter policy boosts UP’s trigger-happy cops

By Amita Verma Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) When a Chief Minister announces, “Agar apradh karenge to thok diye jayenge’, the state police, without doubt, becomes trigger-happy. The killing of ‘hardened’ criminals in... Read more »

Dissent emerges over new UP Congress committee

Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) Within hours of the announcement of the new Congress team in Uttar Pradesh, rumblings of dissent have started surfacing in the party ranks. Party leaders are upset over... Read more »

Priyanka to camp in Lucknow for UP brainstorming session

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) After overhauling the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be visiting Lucknow where she has called a meeting of all the newly-appointed office... Read more »

SC indicates not diluting stringent provisions of SC/ST Act

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated that it is not going to dilute the stringent provisions of Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,... Read more »

SP boycotts Assembly, offers tributes at Gandhi statue

Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav boycotted the assembly session and led his party leaders and workers to the Gandhi statue at the GPO Park here and offered floral... Read more »

Special UP Assembly session to be held sans opposition

Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as the countdown has begun for the historic 36-hour marathon special session of the Uttar Pradesh state legislature to be held on Wednesday as part Mahatma Gandhi’s... Read more »

SC sets aside its 2018 verdict on SC/ST Act

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside its judgement which introduced measures like prior inquiry before the arrest of an accused under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled... Read more »

Sacked BSF trooper to now contest against Khattar

Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who had sought to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general elections, on Monday said he will contest against... Read more »

Azam accompanies wife for nomination, appears before SIT

Rampur, Sep 30 (IANS) After a gap of almost two months, Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan reached Rampur on Monday to accompany his wife Tanzeen Fatima to file her nomination papers... Read more »

BJP, JMM yatras assess public mood ahead of polls

Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Jharkhand as well as the main opposition party JMM are taking out ‘yatras’ or road shows in a bid to gauge the public mood... Read more »

BJP wins Hamirpur by-poll in UP and Tripura’s Badharghat by-poll

BJP candidate wins Tripura’s Badharghat by-poll Agartala, Sep 27 (IANS) BJP candidate Mimi Majumder on Friday won the Badharghat Assembly by-poll in Tripura defeating her nearest CPI-M rival Bulti Biswas by a... Read more »

Delhi govt plans online portal for scholarship scheme

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After extending the benefits of the Jay Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana to all students, the Delhi government is planning to launch an online portal for it. After... Read more »

SC issues notice to Centre over caste bias plea

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a petition seeking a direction to put an end to discriminatory practices in university campuses filed... Read more »

Jolt to Akhilesh: 3 more SP MLCs set to join BJP

Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Three more Samajwadi Party (SP) members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council are likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon. These three MLCs — Ramesh Misra, Ravi... Read more »

HC strikes down Yogi’s move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list

Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes... Read more »

3-judge Bench to hear SC/ST Act order review plea

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday referred the Centre’s plea seeking recall of its 2018 judgment, which virtually diluted stringent provisions of immediate arrest and no anticipatory bail for... Read more »

Muslim religious leader flays Akhilesh support to Azam Khan

Rampur, Sep 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Akhilesh Yadav who reached Rampur on Saturday to express solidarity with senior party leader Azam Khan, is facing criticism from Muslim religious leaders. Preacher Mohabbe... Read more »

SP seeks Shivpal’s disqualification from UP Assembly

Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh has finally decided to shut its door on its estranged leader Shivpal Singh Yadav. The party has filed a petition before the... Read more »

SP-Cong can boycott 48-hr UP Assembly session

Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) is likely to boycott the 48-hour marathon Uttar Pradesh Assembly session proposed by the Yogi Adityanath government to discuss and deliberate the 17-point Charter of... Read more »