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Intra-Uttar Pradesh air services from November

Intra-Uttar Pradesh air travel will take off from November and people in the state will be able to fly between Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi and Allahabad.

Lucknowites spent Rs 590 crore on Dhanteras

For those who continue to believe that Lucknow, the state capital of Uttar Pradesh is still a conservative ‘B’ class city, this Dhanteras should serve as an eye-opener.

No pencils for kids but Uttar Pradesh splurges on premium pens

The Uttar Pradesh government that claims to be cash-strapped when it comes to providing basic amenities, including stationary for schoolchildren, has been found to be splurging on expensive pens for o

Smriti Irani nurtures Amethi, sends gifts

Smriti Irani

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani has started nurturing Amethi by increasing her interaction with the voters and sending them Diwali gifts.

BSP to give 50% quota to youth in party

In a major development, the Bahujan Samaj Party has decided to give 50 per cent reservation to youth in the party organisation, right down to the booth level.

RSS puts ball in PM Narendra Modi’s court

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at the RSS meet. 	— PTI

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has said that the Modi government has time till 2019 to clear the obstacles that lie in the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

Sugar mills spar with Uttar Pradesh government

Sugar mill owners refused to start crushing by November 10 as directed by state government

After RSS, VHP to make ‘dalit friends’ on Diwali

After the RSS and the BJP, it is now the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) that has decided to “build bridges” with dalits in Uttar Pradesh.

Admission racket in Uttar Pradesh, FIR on professor

An FIR was lodged against an associate professor, a staff member and a dental department student of the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow for running an admission racket.

IIM-L achieves feat of 100% placements

A total of 464 students placed in reputed firms

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra