Supreme Court decision in Unnao case stamp on Uttar Pradesh government’s failure: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Unnao rape case is a “stamp” on the prevailing “jungle raj” in Uttar Pradesh and the state government’s failure. The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a slew of instructions in the case, including directing the transfer of all […]

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Government mulling use of nitrogen filled tyres to help reduce

New Delhi: The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of Nitrogen in them to help prevent road accidents, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, the minister termed today’s road accident on […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government transfers 18 IPS officers

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 18 IPS officers on Thursday. A state Home Department spokesman said Deputy Inspector General (Intelligence), Meerut, Rajendra Prasad Pandey, has been sent to Anti-Corruption Wing, Lucknow in the same capacity. Assistant Superintendent of Police in Crime Branch-CID, Lucknow, Sunita Singh, has been made Superintendent of Police in the […]

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Uttar Pradesh cracks whip on corrupt police officials

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has started an operation to screen corrupt police officials who will be asked to take compulsory retirement, the state’s top cop said Thursday. “The idea is to refurbish the image of the state police. As part of of the clean-up efforts, corrupt policemen will be asked to take compulsory […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government order on Scheduled Castes (SC) list not proper: Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot

New Delhi: The Centre Tuesday said the BJP- led Uttar Pradesh government’s move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only Parliament has the right to do so. “This is not proper,” Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said […]

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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari demands ‘anti-Romeo’ squads in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari Saturday suggested taking a leaf out of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh government’s ‘anti-Romeo’ squads to check eve-teasing in the national capital. “Eve-teasing incidents in buses, Metro and other places in Delhi is a matter of great concern. I demand the Delhi Police to form special squads as has been […]

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Government taking steps to protect indigenous breeds of cow

New Delhi: The government has taken a series of steps to protect indigenous breeds of cow under the Gokul Mission and in the next five years local breeds will be on par with foreign ones, Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh said. Replying to a query raised by actor Ravindra Shyam Narayan Shukla (Ravi Kishan) in […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government to now issue press releases in Sanskrit also

New Delhi: In a bid to promote Sanskrit, the Uttar Pradesh government will now issue press releases in Sanskrit along with Hindi, English and Urdu, an official said Tuesday. The first press note in Sanskrit was issued by the state government’s Information Department on Monday. Senior officials of the Information Department said the important speeches […]

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Uttar Pradesh Government transfers six IPS officers

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government Friday transferred as many as six IPS officers in the state. This was the first transfer of senior police officials of the state after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting of all district magistrates and SSPs/SPs to review law-and-order situation in the state. According to a statement issued […]

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UP to ask non-performing employees aged over 50yrs to retire

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed department heads to screen employees aged above 50 years and consider asking non-performing staff to take early retirement. A list of defaulters among an estimated 4 lakh employees will be submitted to authorities later this month. Claiming that rules on early retirement have existed since 1986, officials said several […]

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