Senior AIMPLB member and convener of the All India Babri Masjid Action Committee (AIBMAC) Zafaryab Jilani (File Photo/IANS)

Ayodhya: AIMPLB to file review plea, rejects land offer

Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Sunday declared that it will file a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue. The AIMPLB also decided not to accept the five-acre land for the mosque at an alternative site since it is against the tenets of Islam. Senior AIMPLB member […]

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Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to hospital in Lucknow

Lucknow:  Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPIGMS) on Wednesday evening after he complained of uneasiness and breathlessness. He was taken to the emergency ward where the doctors began treatment. SP sources said that he was likely to be discharged on Wednesday night but […]

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UP govt planning to modernise Madarsas, students to be trained in NCC, NSS

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a plan to modernise madarsas across the state and connect students with the social programmes of the government. It has now decided to impart cadet training course like NCC and NSS to these students. Madrasa Board Registrar Raghavendra Singh said on Wednesday that the National Cadet Corps (NCC) […]

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File Photo/IANS)

EPF Scam: Yogi government finally removes Chairman of Power Corporation

Lucknow: Even as the UP Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) continues to grill three key officials in the Rs 4,000 crore Employees’ Provident Fund scam, the Yogi Adityanath government on Friday night finally removed the UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) Chairman Alok Kumar from his post. Besides heading UPPCL, Alok Kumar, a senior IAS officer, […]

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UP: Two officials sent to 3-day police remand in EPF scam

Lucknow: Two senior officials — Praveen Kumar Gupta, former Secretary of the UP State Power Employees Trust and UPPCL’s Provident Fund Trust, and UPPCL’s erstwhile Director (Finance) Sudhanshu Dwivedi — arrested in connection with the Rs 4,000 crore Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) scam were sent to a three-day police remand by the court on Wednesday. […]