The state government has given minister of state (MoS) status to six more leaders of the Samajwadi Party.
President of Rashtriya Sawbhiman Party RK Chaudhury was on Thursday re-joined the Bahujan Samaj Party. He is likely to be the BSP’s Lok Sabha candidate from Mohanlalganj.
After the death of naib subedar Shiv Kumar Pal, his wife Madhu Pal is not sure what the future holds for her and her two children even as her relatives have demanded a state government job for her in Lucknow.
In a setback to the state government, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Thursday ordered a stay on the ambitious IT City project at Chak Ganjaria farm on Sultanpur Road till further orders. Justice Uma Nath Singh and justice Satish Chandra passed the order on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a local lawyer. The court has retrained the state government from relocating the farm, its livestock and felling of trees till further orders.
With the Supreme Court expressing serious concern at the detention of a 10-year-old rape victim in Bulandshahr, the state government on Wednesday lodged an FIR against the entire team of police personnel posted at the women police station and also suspended two more cops in this connection.
Naib Subedar Shiv Kumar Pal, 45, was supposed to return from south Sudan and meet his aged parents in the state capital on May 10. But that was not to be. Exactly a month before the scheduled visit, his mortal remains would be flown in from New Delhi for the last rites here on Thursday.
The Lucknow zoo received two ‘royal guests’ on Sunday evening. Two Asiatic lion cubs - ‘Kuber’, an 18-month-old male and ‘Heer’, a five-monthold female - were brought to the zoo from the Rajkot zoological park in Gujarat.
The threat of cross-border transmission of polio still exists and hence Lucknow is taking every precaution to check such transmission, Lucknow's minister of state for health and family welfare Shankhlal Majhi said.
In a major breakthrough in the murder of Balipur village pradhan Nanhe Yadav, the CBI arrested two brothers - Ajay Pal and Vijay Pal - on Sunday.
After soaring to 38.3 degree celsius on Sunday, temperature in Lucknow is expected to breach the 40-degree mark. The temperature shot up by 3 degrees in a day. The maximum on Saturday was recorded at 35.7 degrees celsius.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday announced the setting up of a development fund for upgrading infrastructure across the state. The fund would be set up from profits of development authorities such as Noida, Greater Noida and GDA. Yadav also said his government would take initiatives to protect the interests of farmers.
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said an infrastructure development fund would be set up with part of the profits of Noida, Greater Noida, GDA, LDA and other such agencies to develop infrastructure across Uttar Pradesh.
After running uninterrupted for a record 3000 days at Ayodhya, the world famous Ramlila took a forced break on Monday and Tuesday.
The district administration is still waiting for an official directive for enforcing the ban on the sale and production of gutkha in the state capital. The Food Safety and Drug Administration (FDA) department, which is supposed to enforce the ban, however said there was no need for a directive when the notification had already been issued six months ago.
In the war between cable operators and the government, consumers are finding themselves on the receiving end, literally.