Yogi Adityanath changed the work culture of governance in the state and financially facilitated women business professionals, women entrepreneurs and craft women including self-help groups, established law and order at a high level and provided the best business environment.
In the districts where the number of active cases exceeds 1,000, not more than 100 people will be allowed at marriage ceremonies and other events. Public places like gyms, spas, cinema halls, banquet halls and restaurants will operate at 50 per cent capacity.
Taking a dig at Yadav’s frequent visit to temples, Maurya said those who fired bullets at ‘kar sevaks’ and lathi-charged ‘kanwariyas’ have suddenly started remembering Ram.
Albeit in a lighter vein, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that Lord Ram comes in his dreams every night and tells him that he would form a government in UP and establish a Ram Rajya.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday alleged that the ruling BJP is targeting the minority Jain community and does not want it to prosper.
Agra has so far recorded 25,866 coronavirus cases and 25,317 of them have recovered from the infection, as per the data released by the district administration.
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Sunday accused the opposition parties of indulging in communal and casteist politics, and urged people to vote for the BJP in the upcoming Assembly polls.
The chief minister, who is currently a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, was interacting with the media in Lucknow on Saturday night.
Lakhmipur Kheri violence: Four protesting farmers were run over by a vehicle, while a journalist was also killed in the incident. Ashish Mishra son of Union minister of state for Home Ajay Misra was arrested in the case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘Now, the Yogi government is playing 'jail-jail' with such criminals. Five years ago, the daughters of Meerut used to fear leaving their homes after evening. Today, the daughters of Meerut are bringing laurels to the entire country’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut on January 2, his office said on Friday.
Clearing the air around a possible assembly election delay in Uttar Pradesh due to the rising Covid-19 cases, the Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said that all political parties want elections according to the schedule.
Covid-19 Uttar Pradesh: The three cases reported in Mathura have foreign travel history. One person has returned from Mathura, while other two people have been to Singapore.
He also took a swipe at Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav over the income tax raids on a Kanpur-based perfume trader, saying this shows why Yadav was opposing demonetisation.
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.
Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief guest on the occasion of IIT Kanpur’s convocation ceremony.
The BJP had won 312 seats with almost 40 per cent vote share in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.