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Varanasi: BJP National Presdent J P Nadda inaugurates the Kashi BJP office building as UP CM Yogi Adityanath claps, in Varanasi, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_28_2021_000211B)(PTI)

Kashi BJP gets hi-tech office, Nadda calls it 'medium' for best quality values

By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST
  • The new BJP office in Varanasi was built in about two year’s time at an estimated cost of around 6 crore, said a party leader.
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.

NSUI chief urges UP youth to join unemployment protest at Parliament on March 12

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:46 AM IST
  • Neeraj Kundan also lauded NSUI for winning two important posts in the recently held student union’s election at Kashi Vidyapeeth.
BSP had suspended seven rebels after they opposed the nomination of party's official candidate Ramji Gautam for the elections to the Rajya Sabha.(ANI File Photo)
BSP had suspended seven rebels after they opposed the nomination of party's official candidate Ramji Gautam for the elections to the Rajya Sabha.(ANI File Photo)

Rebel BSP MLAs denied separate seating arrangement in UP assembly

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 10:43 AM IST
  • The BSP’s strength in the Uttar Pradesh lower house has effectively come down from 18 to nine after the rebellion of nine MLAs
Two main options were being discussed before a policy was framed for reservations in the Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh(HT Photo)
Two main options were being discussed before a policy was framed for reservations in the Panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh(HT Photo)

Uttar Pradesh government weighing quota formulas for panchayat polls

By Brajendra K Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 02:47 PM IST
  • The UP govt is discussing whether to opt for rotation or go by the Zero formula, where fresh reservation of panchayats would be ordered without factoring in their categorisation in previous elections.
Poet Imran Pratapgarhi seen with Amanatullah Khan(HT File Photo)
Poet Imran Pratapgarhi seen with Amanatullah Khan(HT File Photo)

UP poet Imran Pratapgarhi slapped with Rs 1.04 crore fine for anti-CAA protests in Moradabad

Hindustan Times, Bareilly | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 04:37 PM IST
The fine has been calculated on the basis of the daily cost of the deployment of police and paramilitary forces at the Eidgah protest site in Moradabad.
Demonstrators pelting stones on security personnel during a violent protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, in Rampur on December 21, 2019.(ANI Photo/File)
Demonstrators pelting stones on security personnel during a violent protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, in Rampur on December 21, 2019.(ANI Photo/File)

Murder, attempt to murder charges against 26 anti-CAA protestors withdrawn in Uttar Pradesh

Hindustan Times, Bareilly | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 08:41 PM IST
In a separate application, however, Singh added that proceedings under remaining sections which include rioting, assault and damage to public property against the offenders would continue.
The DyCM praised the Muslims for “understanding the real game of the opposition” on Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)
The DyCM praised the Muslims for “understanding the real game of the opposition” on Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)

Muslims have understood opposition ploy on CAA, says UP DyCM Maurya

Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Maurya’s comments assume significance in the backdrop of the massive protests seen across the state in December, which resulted in at least 19 deaths and over a thousand arrests. Police had to fight pitched battles with violent protestors who mobilized after Friday prayers at mosques in several cities on December 20.
Yogi Adityanath launched an attack on Priyanka Gandhi over the infant deaths in a Rajasthan Hospital(REUTERS Photo/File)
Yogi Adityanath launched an attack on Priyanka Gandhi over the infant deaths in a Rajasthan Hospital(REUTERS Photo/File)

Adityanath turns political heat back on Priyanka over Rajasthan infant deaths

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 09:15 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati had earlier in the day also asked Priyanka Gandhi similar questions and said if Gandhi does not go and meet the children’s mothers, then her meeting with the families of anti-CAA protestors in UP will be seen as “pure theatrics”.
one-and-a-half-year-old Champak with her aunt Debadrita(Sourced Photo)
one-and-a-half-year-old Champak with her aunt Debadrita(Sourced Photo)

‘Where’s Mamma’: Varanasi toddler’s parents jailed for anti-CAA protests

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By Sudhir Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 01:08 AM IST
Champak’s separation from her parents came to light after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted about the child on Tuesday.
Vajpayee served three terms as the prime minister of India and represented Lucknow Lok Sabha seat five times during his five-decade long political career.(HT Photo)
Vajpayee served three terms as the prime minister of India and represented Lucknow Lok Sabha seat five times during his five-decade long political career.(HT Photo)

Narendra Modi will unveil Vajpayee statue in Lucknow, city turns into fortress

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Wednesday marks Vajpayee’s 95th birth anniversary and Prime Minister Modi will unveil his bronze statue at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow and also lay the foundation stone for the Atal Behari Vajpayee Medical University at the Chak Ganjaria area on Sultanpur road.
Students of Aligarh Muslim University seen leaving for home after hostels were vacated by authorities.(ANI Photo)
Students of Aligarh Muslim University seen leaving for home after hostels were vacated by authorities.(ANI Photo)

Magisterial probe ordered into AMU’s Sunday violence

Hindustan Times, Aligarh | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 01:46 AM IST
The violence broke out when miscreants joined AMU students’ protest against alleged police brutality on Jamia Millia Islamia University students in Delhi the same day.
People gather outside the house of the 24-year-old rape victim, who died in a New Delhi hospital on Friday after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao.(REUTERS Photo)
People gather outside the house of the 24-year-old rape victim, who died in a New Delhi hospital on Friday after she was set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao.(REUTERS Photo)

Unnao rape and murder victim to be buried, grave to turn memorial

Hindustan Times, Unnao | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 09:20 PM IST
Hundreds of people visited the place near the Gaura crossing on Saturday, where the victim was set on fire, to pay her homage. Several candles were lit and flowers placed at the spot that has turned black due to burning.
Rape accused and former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati was arrested on March 15, 2017(HT Photo/File)
Rape accused and former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati was arrested on March 15, 2017(HT Photo/File)

Key witness in gangrape case against ex-SP minister alleges kidnap attempt by his son

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 09:32 PM IST
The key witness--who is the elder daughter of the woman who accused Gayatri Prajapati and his aides of gang rape-- also claims that her mother has turned hostile after receiving money and other inducements from the former minister and was co-plotting to eliminate her .
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with her mother Sonia Gandhi.(PTI file photo)
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with her mother Sonia Gandhi.(PTI file photo)

Tactical or strategic: Decoding Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s big role in UP politics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is a formidable campaigner. In speech, she can be firmly soft and softly firm, deftly using her charisma to connect with the audience.
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