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Samajwadi Party begins exercise to identify ‘saboteurs’

The Samajwadi Party is finally getting down to business.

Akhilesh Yadav to kick off SP pension scheme November 5

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav will launch a pension scheme for 40 lakh families, including those belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and minorities, in the state on November 5.

‘Uttar Pradesh remains most backward among bimaru states’

UP has clocked the slowest compounded annual growth rate of about 6.9 per cent

A frog temple in Uttar Pradesh that comes alive only on Diwali

According to a popular legend in the area, the frog is said to have changed the fate of a Rajput noble named Bakhat Singh

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.

Mayawati: Result not barometer of PM modi success

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday downplayed the BJP’s success in the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls and said that this success should not be seen as a success of the Modi government.

Letter to PM Modi on ‘promises to Muslims’

Senior Congress leader and former MLC Siraj Mehndi has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to implement various measures for the welfare and development of Muslims as promised

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

Girl gangraped by boyfriend and two others, videotaped

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in Meerut district by three, including her boyfriend, who also filmed the act and threatened her that they will upload the clip on Internet if she complained

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