Yogi Adityanath (File Photo/IANS)

Yogi government sends refugees’ list to Centre, UP becomes 1st state to start implementing CAA

Lucknow: Of the 40,000 odd non-Muslim illegal immigrants living in Uttar Pradesh, 30,000 to 35,000 are living in Pilibhit district alone. According to a report prepared by the Yogi Adityanath government that has been sent to the Centre, these are mainly Hindu refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. These refugees are living here for over […]

Social activist Sadaf Jafar and former IPS officer SR Darapuri after release from Lucknow jail spoke to mediapersons

Called ‘Pakistani’, kicked in stomach by a male cop, Sadaf Jafar recounts police brutality

Lucknow: Social activist Sadaf Jafar who was released from Lucknow Jail on Tuesday, has narrated the brutal behaviour of the police that she faced during the anti-CAA protests. Sadaf was arrested in Lucknow on December 19 while she was streaming live on Facebook the anti-CAA protests in the state capital. “I was kicked in the […]

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo)

Priyanka slams Yogi govt over Meerut viral video

Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday mounted an attack on UP’s Yogi Adityanath government and the conduct of some of the senior police officers in the state. From her official Twitter handle, Priyanka tweeted a video in which a police officer in Meerut is seen making communal statements against the Muslim community. […]

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Priyanka administers ‘Save Constitution’ oath to party workers

Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attended the 135th Foundation Day celebrations of the party here on Saturday and administered the oath of the Preamble of the Constitution to party workers. She is the first from the Nehru-Gandhi family to hoist the party flag at the UP Congress headquarters. कॉंग्रेस महासचिव श्रीमती @priyankagandhi जी […]

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)

Govt aiming to achieve NRC goals through NPR: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that the Modi government could not achieve its goal through the National Register of Citizens (NRC) but will now do the same through the National Population Register (NPR). In an informal chat with reporters, he said that there was no difference between NCR and NPR because […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Twitter)

CAA a legacy issue, we’ll challenge the challengers: PM

Lucknow: Condemning violence over the new citizenship law, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the problem over the Citizenship Amendment Act was one of “legacy issues”, asserting that “we will challenge the challengers”. More than a dozen people have died across Uttar Pradesh in protests against the law. The damage to public property is […]

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PM unveils 25 ft Vajpayee statue in Lucknow

Lucknow: Prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 25-feet tall statue of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow on Wednesday. प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi लखनऊ में परम श्रद्धेय स्‍व. अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी जी की प्रतिमा का अनावरण कर रहे हैं.. लाइव देखें https://t.co/xfx8FAhoUN pic.twitter.com/Vt5QIQPrLe — BJP Uttar Pradesh (@BJP4UP) December 25, 2019 The statue which […]