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. […]

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Power dues of UP ministers, MLAs, officers Rs 13,000 crore

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will now install pre-paid power meters in the official residences of all ministers, legislators and officials in order to check non-payment of electricity dues. UP Power Minister Shrikant Sharma told reporters here that dues on government departments and houses had added up to a whopping Rs 13,000 crore. […]

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Reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each declared on Kamlesh Tiwari’s killers

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh DGP O.P. Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.50 lakh each on the two suspects, accused of killing 43-year old right wing leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow on Friday last week. The Deputy General of Police said the reward would elicit information about the whereabouts of the two assailants. On Sunday, […]