Anupam Srivastava

Anupam Srivastava is a Special Correspondent with Hindustan Times, Lucknow. Has produced exclusive stories in medical, civil aviation, civic, political and other issues for over 20 years.

Articles by Anupam Srivastava

U.P.: National anthem recital made mandatory in madrasas

Registrar, Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Education Board, SN Pandey has issued an order in this regard to minority welfare officers all districts of the state
At present, there are 16,461 recognised madrasas in Uttar Pradesh and 560 of them are aided by the state government. (For Representation)
At present, there are 16,461 recognised madrasas in Uttar Pradesh and 560 of them are aided by the state government. (For Representation)
Published on May 12, 2022 10:41 PM IST
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Now a varsity, Bhatkhande to go big with culture promotion via MoU route

Experts aver the cultural university can play major role in preserving and promoting art forms on the verge of extinction
The Bhatkhande State Cultural University in Lucknow (Sourced)
The Bhatkhande State Cultural University in Lucknow (Sourced)
Published on May 11, 2022 11:29 PM IST
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Green corridor, organ donation give new lease of life to three patients in Lucknow

It was the first time that a green corridor was created in Lucknow between a private and a government-run hospital.
Green corridor refers to a special traffic route set up to carry organs for transplant, critical medicines or patients to save human life. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Green corridor refers to a special traffic route set up to carry organs for transplant, critical medicines or patients to save human life. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Published on May 11, 2022 11:05 PM IST
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ByGaurav Saigal and Anupam Srivastava, Lucknow

Trouble likely for Azam as probe ordered into Oriental College row

Madarsa education board chairman had in January written to the governor, seeking to restore the college’s old glory and expose how Azam allegedly conspired to take over the old institution spread over 2 acres of land by misusing his powers during the Samajwadi Party regime
UP Madarsa Education Board chairman Iftikhar Ahmed Khan said Government Oriental College in Rampur is currently functioning from the campus of Government Raza Inter College, Rampur which has only two rooms and one verandah in which 53 students/girls are getting education. (Pic for representation)
UP Madarsa Education Board chairman Iftikhar Ahmed Khan said Government Oriental College in Rampur is currently functioning from the campus of Government Raza Inter College, Rampur which has only two rooms and one verandah in which 53 students/girls are getting education. (Pic for representation)
Updated on May 09, 2022 10:44 PM IST
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Inquiry ordered against madarsas run by non-Muslims

Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Madarsa Education Board Iftekhar Ahmed Javed has written to officials to find madarsas being run by people of other communities, as they are not entitled to do so. A madarsa can only be run by a Muslim, according to him.
Madarsas run by non-Muslims can lead to misuse of government funds, says Madarsa Education Board chairman. (Pic for representation)
Madarsas run by non-Muslims can lead to misuse of government funds, says Madarsa Education Board chairman. (Pic for representation)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 12:52 AM IST
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Sikh gurus transformed their bhakti into shakti, says Yogi Adityanath

India’s history would not be complete without mentioning the sacrifice and contribution of the Sikh gurus, says Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath at a programme dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur in Lucknow on Saturday. (PTI PHOTO)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath at a programme dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur in Lucknow on Saturday. (PTI PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 24, 2022 12:31 AM IST
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Lucknow: All LDA zones asked to buy or hire bulldozers

In consonance with the LDA vice-chairman’s directives, officials have prepared a list of over 100 buildings that were constructed illegally in Lucknow.
A bulldozer in action in a Lucknow locality. (Deepak Gupta/HT)
A bulldozer in action in a Lucknow locality. (Deepak Gupta/HT)
Published on Apr 08, 2022 10:55 PM IST
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ByAnupam Srivastava, Haidar Naqvi, K Sandeep Kumar, Sudhir Kumar and Hemendra Chaturvedi, Lucknow/kanpur/ Varanasi/ Agra

After two years: Saffron-themed Lucknow Holi procession set for a grand comeback

However, elephants would be missing from the procession this year though camels and horse driven chariots would try to make up for their absence.
Saffron-themed Lucknow Holi procession set for a grand comeback (ht file)
Saffron-themed Lucknow Holi procession set for a grand comeback (ht file)
Published on Mar 16, 2022 11:59 PM IST
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UP polls: After resounding win, a riot of colours at BJP office

Amid the deafening tunes of drums with party workers dancing, senior leaders including chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief ministers Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Prasad Maurya along with BJP minister Brajesh Pathak and state party chief Swatantra Dev arrived at the party office in the evening
Amid the deafening tunes of drums with party workers dancing, senior leaders including chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief ministers Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Prasad Maurya along with state party chief Swatantra Dev arrived at the party office in the evening (Deepak Gupta)
Amid the deafening tunes of drums with party workers dancing, senior leaders including chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief ministers Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Prasad Maurya along with state party chief Swatantra Dev arrived at the party office in the evening (Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Mar 11, 2022 12:00 AM IST
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World Kidney Day today - ‘Research, awareness must to control CKD deaths’

Social media proliferation leading to non-scientific, non-validated and harmful information, experts said
On World Kidney Day experts called for greater awareness about chronic kidney disease (HT File Photo)
On World Kidney Day experts called for greater awareness about chronic kidney disease (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 09, 2022 10:43 PM IST
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UP braces for CNG shortage, price rise in wake of Russia-Ukraine conflict

Gas Authority of India Ltd has already cut down 20% of CNG supply to 34 CNG pumps in Lucknow, 30 pumps in Agra, four in Ayodhya and three in Unnao
An attendant fills CNG gas in an autorickshaw at a pump station. (File Photo)
An attendant fills CNG gas in an autorickshaw at a pump station. (File Photo)
Published on Mar 07, 2022 09:08 PM IST
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Covid-19 affect: Artistes face penury as events, finances dry up

Due to Covid-19, most artistes are jobless and have spent all they earned. Now they are facing problems
Haider Baksh Qawwal (SOURCED)
Haider Baksh Qawwal (SOURCED)
Published on Feb 23, 2022 12:02 AM IST
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By, Lucknow

UP polls: Private airlines back in business after EC’s decision to allow rallies

Political parties have started approaching companies after the election commission (EC) permitted rallies with social distancing.
UP polls: Private airlines back in business after EC’s decision to allow rallies (file pic)
UP polls: Private airlines back in business after EC’s decision to allow rallies (file pic)
Published on Feb 22, 2022 10:33 PM IST
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As part of outreach, candidates visit religious places, social gatherings

Rajnish Gupta ‘Bobby’, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Lucknow Central attended the marriage of one of his supporters to meet people of his area. He has also visited several temples. Samajwadi Party candidate from Lucknow West Arman Khan attended a bhajan session in Rajajipuram to extend social reach ahead of the polls on February 23.
Candidates of different political parties are wooing voters in every possible way, visiting all places where there might be a congregation of people. (Pic for representation)
Candidates of different political parties are wooing voters in every possible way, visiting all places where there might be a congregation of people. (Pic for representation)
Published on Feb 20, 2022 11:37 PM IST
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UP polls: In Lucknow East, candidates play up the development tune

The Lucknow East constituency with 4.51 lakh voters is witnessing an interesting contest this time. It goes to polls in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election on February 23
Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ashish Kumar Sinha meets a man in the Lucknow East assembly constituency. (HT Photo)
Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ashish Kumar Sinha meets a man in the Lucknow East assembly constituency. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 19, 2022 12:30 AM IST
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With civic issues on agenda, tough fight likely in Lucknow Cantt

According to residents, in Lucknow Cantt constituency, issues are primarily civic in nature. Poor condition of roads in almost all the colonies is a topic of discussion among locals. Poor quality of sewer line laying work is also an issue.
Lucknow Cantt has always been an important constituency which sets the tone for the rest of the city during the elections. (Pic for representation)
Lucknow Cantt has always been an important constituency which sets the tone for the rest of the city during the elections. (Pic for representation)
Published on Feb 17, 2022 11:49 PM IST
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Spouses take to battle ground, drum up support for partners

Spouses of candidates contesting from different assembly seats are spending the day moving from one locality to another, seeking votes, mingling with residents as family members, urging them to ensure the victory of their better halves
Bindu Bora, wife of BJP candidate from Lucknow North, Neeraj Bora, campaigning for her husband Neeraj Bora. (HT Photo)
Bindu Bora, wife of BJP candidate from Lucknow North, Neeraj Bora, campaigning for her husband Neeraj Bora. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 16, 2022 12:03 AM IST
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Civic issues get pushed to backburner amidst ‘important’ poll matters

Civic issues are very important, but during assembly polls people also want to hear the policies of the party, candidates said.
Civic issues, which affect the life of the common man, have been missing from the agenda of political parties. (HT Photo)
Civic issues, which affect the life of the common man, have been missing from the agenda of political parties. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 11, 2022 12:21 AM IST
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Lucknow: BJP candidates rebel after denied ticket, deputy CM Sharma defuses situation

Deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma recently managed to convince corporator from Triveni Nagar ward, Munna Mishra, who was reportedly angry after he was denied a ticket. Besides him, some workers in the Lucknow West and Lucknow Cantt were also angry and pacified by Sharma
Deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma with four-time corporator from Triveni Nagar ward, Munna Mishra, in Lucknow. (HT)
Deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma with four-time corporator from Triveni Nagar ward, Munna Mishra, in Lucknow. (HT)
Published on Feb 08, 2022 12:24 AM IST
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Lata Mangeshkar: The Nightingale once blessed Lucknow with her presence

Awadh Ratna Samman, the highest honour bestowed by the Lucknow Municipal Corporation, was awarded to Lata Mangeshkar on April 9, 1995.
Governor Motilal Vohra honoured the Melody Queen with the Awadh Ratna at a grand function at Begum Hazrat Mahal Park in presence of the then chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Governor Motilal Vohra honoured the Melody Queen with the Awadh Ratna at a grand function at Begum Hazrat Mahal Park in presence of the then chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Feb 07, 2022 01:35 AM IST
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Covid surge affects travel behaviour in Lucknow

The frequency of the first corporate train of India – Tejas – has been reduced from six to four times a week as it was not getting enough passengers
A medical worker collects swab sample of a passenger for Covid-19 test amid fear of spread of Omicron varaint, at Charbagh railway station in Lucknow. (PTI file photo)
A medical worker collects swab sample of a passenger for Covid-19 test amid fear of spread of Omicron varaint, at Charbagh railway station in Lucknow. (PTI file photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 08:48 PM IST
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A corporation that turns beggars into entrepreneurs

The Beggars Corporation has been running since Jan 2021 in Varanasi and has so far equipped 55 beggars with skills to run self-help groups
A scene at School of Life, a school run by the Beggars Corporation where kids of beggars are given free education. (Sourced)
A scene at School of Life, a school run by the Beggars Corporation where kids of beggars are given free education. (Sourced)
Updated on Dec 10, 2021 12:49 AM IST
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Omicron casts shadow on tourism, UP vacationers in wait-and-watch situation

With the government rolling back plans to resume scheduled international flight operations from December 15, new travellers have stopped booking tickets while number of inquiries dropped by 20%, say tour operators
A healthcare worker collects a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test swab sample from a woman at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. (Reuters)
A healthcare worker collects a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test swab sample from a woman at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. (Reuters)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 08:59 PM IST
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‘More than Muslims, Hindus are flag-bearers of Urdu’

Urdu is the language of love not of a community, said Farhan Wasti, who established Jashn-e-Urdu (which organises the biggest Mushaira of the world in Dubai and Delhi)
People browse through books at the book fair organised at the Islamic Centre of India, Aishbagh (HT Photo)
People browse through books at the book fair organised at the Islamic Centre of India, Aishbagh (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2021 11:31 PM IST
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Lucknow: PGI team gets Australian patent for ‘method to determine steroid-resistant patients’

The patent relates to a method to determine steroid-resistant patients in childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS) by utilizing pharmacogenomic biomarkers. The study has been registered as an innovation patent for eight years from August 16, 2021 to next 8 years.
PGI Lucknow (Ht file)
PGI Lucknow (Ht file)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 12:30 AM IST
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Pandemic takes the wind out of ‘patangbazi’ in Lucknow

No major kite tangling tournaments this year. Compared to the usual sale of around 4 lakh kites during Diwali, only 30% sale has been recorded due to the pandemic, rising prices of kites and cash crunch among the middle class, say traders
People buying kites in Lucknow ahead of Jamghat. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
People buying kites in Lucknow ahead of Jamghat. (Deepak Gupta/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2021 08:08 PM IST
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SGPGIMS to relax RTPCR test requirement for fully vaccinated outpatients

However, the requirement of mandatory RTPCR test for patients and attendants before admission in SGPGIMS wards will remain
Currently, SGPGIMS is the only hospital in Lucknow where even fully vaccinated patients and attendants need RTPCR report for consulting doctors. (FILE PHOTO)
Currently, SGPGIMS is the only hospital in Lucknow where even fully vaccinated patients and attendants need RTPCR report for consulting doctors. (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 21, 2021 10:08 PM IST
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Kushinagar airport inauguration today: 8 UP airports servicing 74 destinations

The airport is expected to operate more international flights than Lucknow in coming days, Airports Authority of India officials said
Kushinagar airport has already received queries for slots from South East Asian (Buddhist) countries (HT Photo)
Kushinagar airport has already received queries for slots from South East Asian (Buddhist) countries (HT Photo)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 11:48 PM IST
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Now, specific biomarker to help treat liver cirrhosis patients

Through this biomarker, the cause of the problem in liver cirrhosis patients will be detected in just one to two hours. Hence the direction of treatment will also be decided within hours.
According to SGPGI doctors, the life expectancy of patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis can be extended, after the discovery of the specific biomarker. (Pic for representation)
According to SGPGI doctors, the life expectancy of patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis can be extended, after the discovery of the specific biomarker. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 12:46 AM IST
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Ram temple structure will have minimum life of 1000 years: Trust general secretary

Trust general secretary Champat Rai addresses All India Mayors’ Council convention in Ayodhya, says the Ram temple will be an engineering marvel
Work on the upcoming Ram temple in Ayodhya is in full swing and trust general secretary Champat Rai has said that the best of architects and engineers are working on a durable structure. (PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)
Work on the upcoming Ram temple in Ayodhya is in full swing and trust general secretary Champat Rai has said that the best of architects and engineers are working on a durable structure. (PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)
Published on Sep 13, 2021 09:31 PM IST
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