The resignation of state Labour Minister Maurya has come as a jolt to the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
It will carry out an extensive public contact programme to reach out to the people belonging to various castes with the message that "all Hindus are one".
Samajwadi Party has suspended 5 of its youth members who were arrested by the Kanpur Police as they allege them of trying to instigate violence in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kanpur rally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked IIT graduates to chooses challenge over convenience and urged them to start working for the kind of India they want in the next 25 years, saying as a lot of time has already been wasted.
Addressing the 54th convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, Modi told the fresh graduates that they have to take over the reins of the country.
Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief guest on the occasion of IIT Kanpur’s convocation ceremony.
Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill and Axar Patel revealed the youth force in India's Test squad. The selectors must believe in them and the team management must instill confidence in their abilities.
New Zealand's last pair, Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel, literally blocked 52 balls for 10 runs to deny India a win in the first Test at Green Park, Kanpur on Sunday (November 29).
India and New Zealand settled for draw after five days of thrilling contest in the first Test match at Green Park, Kanpur. Here's a look at some key facts and numbers from the match.
Head coach Rahul Dravid hailed the Indian spin trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel, but rued the lack of assistance from the pitch in Kanpur. First India vs New Zealand Test ended in a draw.
Ravichandran Ashwin (419) became India’s third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket when he got past Harbhajan Singh (417). Former India captains Anil Kumble and Kapil Dev are first and second with 619 and 434 wickets, respectively.
Indian spinners, led by Ravindra Jadeja, put up one of their most persevering performances in recent times but Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel and Karnataka-born Rachin Ravindra defied odds to help New Zealand share the spoils in the first Test.
Needing 280 runs on the final day, New Zealand thwarted the Indian spin attack at Green Park to settle for a fascinating draw. The second match of the series will be played in Mumbai. Catch highlights of IND vs NZ, 1st Test match.
Shreyas Iyer, who scored 105 runs and 65 runs in the first Test against New Zealand, is the first Indian to score a century and fifty in a debut Test match. With the century, he became the 16th Indian batter to score a hundred on debut.
Will Young's indecisiveness haunted New Zealand as India got the opening they needed towards the close of Day 4's play in the first Test. The Kiwis still need 280 runs on the final day.
Shreyas Iyer hit 105 and 65 against New Zealand to become the first Indian batter to score a century and half-century in his debut Test match. India set a 284-run target for New Zealand in the first Test.
India declared at 234 for 7 for an overall lead of 283 and gave New Zealand four tricky overs to face under fading light on Day 4 of the first Test in Kanpur. The Kiwis were 4/1 at the close of play.
India declared their second innings at 234/7decl for a lead of 284 runs. On a spinning Green Park wicket, New Zealand need 280 runs on Day 5 on Monday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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