BJP’s Central leadership quells murmurs in Uttar Pradesh, backs Yogi Adityanath

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Central leadership has thrown its weight behind Yogi Adityanath, putting a stop to murmurs against the state government months ahead of the Assembly polls. Knowing that a divided house in Uttar Pradesh can cost the BJP dearly, the party’s Central leadership has assured leaders that they will be heard. However, […]

Uttar Pradesh: Meerut reports 147 black fungus cases so far

As many as 147 cases of black fungus or Mucormycosis have been reported in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut so far. Chief Medical Officer of Meerut Akhilesh Mohan on Thursday informed that the district recorded 11 new cases of the Mucormycosis in the last 24 hours and nine patients were also discharged in the said period. “Meerut has 88 active cases […]

Junked bikes get new lease of life in UP’s Bijnor

Bijnor district administration has launched 100 refurbished bicycles under a public bicycle sharing programme, “Bikes of Bijnor”, and made them available for the people across ten points in the city to use and return free of cost. Bijnor District Magistrate Ramakant Pandey and Police Superintendent Dharm Veer Singh launched the programme on Monday. […]

Uttar Pradesh DGP writes to state police department seeking data of cops who died of Covid-19

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Hitesh Chandra Awasthi has expressed displeasure for not receiving information about the exact number of policemen who had succumbed to the coronavirus pandemic in the state. In a letter to all the UP superintendents of police and police commissioners, Awasthi said, “It seems that the district […]

Uttar Pradesh State Passes New Anti-Conversion Law

Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed India’s latest anti-conversion law. The new law allows the state government to regulate all religious conversions and criminalizes forced religious conversions. The new law, entitled the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill 2021, replaces an anti-conversion ordinance enacted by the executive branch […]

Uttar Pradesh: Colleges, universities to re-open from February 15

All degree colleges, state, private universities, and other educational institutions of higher learning across Uttar Pradesh will re-open in Uttar Pradesh from February 15 while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, said an official communication on Friday. According to the communication letter between officials of higher education, it will be mandatory for […]

Yogi govt committed to welfare of differently-abled persons, says UP Minister Rajbhar

After inaugurating a Braille printing machine from Norway in a government hostel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Minister Anil Rajbhar said that the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led government is committed to the upliftment of persons with disabilities. “The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led government is committed towards the upliftment of the differently-abled people. Our department has worked hard on collecting information as to […]