Amita Verma

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Children being tutored for interaction with PM Modi

When former US President Bill Clinton had visited a government school on the outskirts of Lucknow in July 2014, school children had been “imported” from another school for the VIP visit.

Jats in UP to revive quota stir

Threat to block water, power for Delhi; stall trains

UP VIP districts pay less, but steal more electricity

It pays to be a living in a VIP constituency in Uttar Pradesh. It helps you save money and even lights up your life.

Dial 100 in UP to get an American makeover

The police emergency number 100 is set to get an American makeover.

Akhilesh Yadav focus on quota seats

The Samajwadi Party has started drawing up a fresh strategy to win the maximum number of 80 reserved seats in the upcoming 2017 Assembly elections.

Police take murder accused shopping

The Delhi police, along with cops in Uttar Pradesh, has landed in another controversy when police personnel took an undertrial for shopping in Agra during a court hearing.

Minister grandkid to go to government school

In a welcome move, UP minister for basic education Ram Govind Chaudhary has said that he not only welcomed the Allahabad high court decision that makes it mandatory for all government servants to send

UP IAS officer revives Ganga sub-tributary

Even as the governments grapple with the cleaning of the Ganga, an IAS officer in Uttar Pradesh has succeeded in cleaning and reviving a sub-tributary of the Ganga in Saharanpur district.

UP sacks teacher over PIL on schools

In a shocking move that demonstrates the ruling Samajwadi Party’s posture on the issue, the Akhilesh government has terminated the services of the trainee teacher who had filed the petition on which t

UP Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe staff to be demoted

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe employees who had been promoted under the reservation in promotion policy will now be demoted after the Akhilesh government was pulled up by the Supreme Court.

As frenzy over a young girl’s presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while visiting my son when he lived in Bandra, Mumbai.

A great Zen master, in charge of the monastery of Mayu Kagi, owned a cat, who was the real love of his life.