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BJP MPs stage dharna against Akhilesh Yadav government

BJP MPs sit on a dharna against the UP government over various issues in Lucknow on Monday. 	— PTI

Over two dozen BJP MPs, including minister of state for agriculture Sanjiv Baliyan, staged a one-day dharna in Lucknow on Monday to protest against the deteriorating law and order situation, prevaili

Mayawati gets wary of BJP effect

BSP president Mayawati is wary of the BJP, and not without reason either.

Bangle-makers get green option

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has found an eco-friendly way to make bangles.

Badaun gets toilets in fitting ode to victims

Children hold signs at the launch of the “Toilet for Every House” campaign at Katra Sahadatgunj village in Badaun BIPLAB BANERJE

After the alleged rape and gruesome murder of two sisters in Badaun district in May this year, the “Toilet for Every House” campaign was launched on Sunday from the Katra Sahadatgunj village in Badaun

Jan Dhan won’t serve purpose: Mayawati

Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as BSP president for a third term in Lucknow on Saturday.  	— PTI

BSP president Mayawati said on Saturday that the newly-launched Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana will not serve much purpose and merely opening bank accounts for the poor will not change their future.

UP Congress denies ‘maha alliance’ talk

The UP Congress is vehemently opposed to a maha-alliance on the Bihar pattern party in UP to keep the BJP at bay.

BJP has a Hindutva plan for UP

The BJP in UP is preparing to serve a potion of Hindutva in the upcoming byelections, with firebrand Hindu leader and BJP MP Yogi Adityanath and the issue of “love jihad” as the main ingredients.

UP Chief Minister for fast-track courts soon

The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up fast-track courts in all districts to deal with pending cases of violence against women and those cases involving women as accused.

Rajnath Singh won’t point finger

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in Lucknow on Thursday. -PTI

Union home minister Rajnath Singh Thursday refused to identify who might be behind the “rumours” of his son Pankaj being ticked off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged misconduct.

UP BJP faces factionalism over byelections

There is trouble in BJP’s paradise in Uttar Pradesh and factionalism has returned to haunt the party leadership.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.