UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, (File Photo: Twitter)

UP govt issues guidelines for university academic session

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued new guidelines regarding the beginning of the next academic session in the state universities. According to an official statement, the admission process to graduation classes will begin from September and classes for first year graduation will start from October 1. Classes for all post-graduation classes […]

Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy (File Photo/IANS)

Swamy backs UP govt on Dubey encounter, calls it ‘self-defence’

New Delhi: After concerted attack by the opposition parties, with terming the Vikas Dubey encounter as ‘cover up, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has come out strongly in support of the Uttar Pradesh government, calling it an act in “self-defence”. Swamy tweeted, “There is howling against UP CM because of the killing of gangster Dubey. Police […]

UP Government moves SC against HC order to remove ‘name-and-shame’ hoardings

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Allahabad High Court order directing the administration to pull down posters of people allegedly accused in vandalism during the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December. A vacation bench of Justices U.U. Lalit and Aniruddha Bose is scheduled to hear […]

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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. […]

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

UP govt ends services of 25,000 Home Guards on Diwali eve

Lucknow: Under pressure from the Supreme Court to pay them at par with the Police constables, the Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday terminated the services of 25,000 Home Guards in the Uttar Pradesh Police Department. In an order, the state Police headquarters in Prayagraj stated that 25,000 Home Guards will be relieved from their duties. “The […]