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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Brajendra K Parashar

Brajendra K Parashar


Brajendra K Parashar is a Special Correspondent presently looking after agriculture, energy, transport, panchayati raj, commercial tax, Rashtriya Lok Dal, state election commission, IAS/PCS Associations, Vidhan Parishad among other beats.

articles by Brajendra K Parashar (365 results)
Jun 11, 2019 13:03
Deadline missed: Distribution, transmission bottlenecks and staff laxity short-circuit UPPCL’s ambitious plan. read more
Jun 09, 2019 01:28
The job was considered fit only for men till recently due to everyday instances of hooliganism at the plazas, most of which are located in far-flung areas.        read more
Jun 07, 2019 15:31
Around one-third of electricity consumers using prepaid electricity meters in Uttar Pradesh have not bothered to recharge their connections for months. read more
Jun 04, 2019 15:49
Despite all the public outcry and brouhaha by the opposition, the stray cattle menace apparently failed to become a poll issue during the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh contrary to what many believed beforehand. read more
Jun 04, 2019 15:15
Uttar Pradesh will soon have a special legislation to manage and regulate extraction of ground water with the provision of heavy penalty on industrial and commercial consumers if they do not recharge water back into the ground. read more
May 26, 2019 09:48
The fight in these high-profile constituencies was not only for victory but also for the winning margins that the candidates and their supporters were bent on increasing over the previous ones as a matter of prestige. read more
Apr 15, 2019 10:16
The demand for division of UP has often been raised by different political parties and interest groups citing reasons related to administrative efficiency and economic development. read more
Apr 04, 2019 13:30
Post Lok Sabha elections, the UP Power Corporation Ltd will be launching a statewide drive to replace the existing energy meters with the smart ones in all the 47 towns covered under the Revised Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme as well... read more
Apr 03, 2019 14:39
Even after two years of its launch, the Uttar Pradesh government’s Debt Redemption Scheme still hangs fire with more than 7.50 lakh farmers left standing in the queue to get their claims settled. read more
Apr 02, 2019 15:02
In its desire to wrest pending dues from defaulters, the UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) has ended up losing Rs 1,800 crore that it had to waive off as surcharge (interest) applicable on the bills. read more
Apr 02, 2019 07:11
Once called an “iron man” by the party, former deputy PM Advani will not contest the election this time. A former party president, Advani led a Rath Yatra in September-October 1990 to demand the construction of a grand temple at the site of the Babri... read more
Mar 30, 2019 15:01
Bovine challenge: Official machinery has pulled out all the stops to put over 3.50 lakh stray cattle in the cow shelters that have been arranged all over UP quickly. read more
Mar 30, 2019 14:49
 Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd is gearing up to start providing 24x7 electricity to people from April1 despite the government-owned corporation’s tight financial position. read more
Mar 30, 2019 09:11
Jagga and his brother Kaliya, also known as Baliya, made headlines in October, 2017, when the heads of these craniopagus conjoined twins were separated by AIIMS’ doctors in a first of its kind successful rare surgery in India. read more
Mar 28, 2019 12:13
Under the scheme launched nationally from Gorakhpur on February 23, the Central government provides Rs 6,000 income support for small and marginal farmers by transferring Rs 2,000 directly to their bank accounts every four months. read more