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Killing of cow-calf triggers tension in Old City
Mar 26, 2017 20:38 IST
By Rohit Kumar Singh
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what happened: Three Muslim youths reportedly beat up a cow-calf to death in the Old City of Lucknow.
what it means: The incident caused tension in the area. Hindu outfits' volunteers warn agitation, demand arrest. The incident assumes significance as cow-protection is a priority of the Adityanath govt in UP.
what next: Police raids were on to arrest the three brothers accused in the FIR registered in the case.
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Lucknow Metro launch delayed by four months
Mar 26, 2017 20:21 IST
By Anupam Srivastava
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what happened: The official launch of Lucknow Metro is delayed by four months.
what it means: This is the first date that MRC failed to keep. Original launch date was March 26 that lapsed today. The launch is delayed because RDSO hasn't been able to submit a trial report to Rail ministry.
what next: The railway ministry will examine the report before forwarding it to Commissioner, Railway Safety.
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Yogi-led UP govt mulls linking 'Aadhar' with Haj application
Mar 26, 2017 18:37 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: The government plans to link Haj subsidy application with Aadhar, make application process online.
what it means: The UP minister of state for Haj, Mohsin Raza said that this will prevent cases of single person availing subsidy more than once. Online application process will bring in greater transparency.
what next: The government also begins making appeals to affluent individuals not to seek Haj subsidy.
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Prisoners siege Farrukhabad Central Jail
Mar 26, 2017 18:04 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
India Rail Info
what happened: The prisoners siege the most guarded jail in the region. DM Farrukhabad, many others hurt.
what it means: Prisoners were upset with non-availability of medicines. They attacked the prison guards engage in vandalism and arson. All the attempts by the administration to regain control of the jail failed.
what next: DIG Jail Rajendra Pratap was leading the ongoing operation. Additional reinforcement rushed.