Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh population policy draft draws ire from Hindu bodies

The draft proposal on population control, released by the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission, that seeks to exclude people with more than two children from...

Those giving communal colour to population control efforts in UP ‘enemies’ of country: Naqvi

Hitting out at those critical of the Yogi Adityanath government’s steps aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh, Union Minority Affairs Minister Abbas Naqvi...

up population policy: Uttar Pradesh to unveil policy on population control

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will unveil its new policy on population control for 2021-30 on the occasion of the World Population Day...

Jewar Airport: Buying land for data centres near Jewar airport becomes cheaper

Acquiring land to set up data centres near the upcoming international airport at Jewar has become cheaper with the local authorities adopting the Uttar Pradesh...

Petrol gains traction among SUV buyers

The share of petrol in the country’s fast-growing utility vehicle segment has nearly doubled in the past one year, thanks to a rise in the...

Data policies of 45 out of 100 smart cities approved, 35 cities using insights for governance

A total 45 cities out of the 100 smart cities planned under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs’ National Smart Cities Mission have already...

View: Pursuit of lower solar tariff – Fate of successful bidders in competitive bidding

Uttar Pradesh has become the latest state to renege on winning bids for solar projects, after the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency...

Senior BJP leaders BL Santhosh, Radha Mohan Singh in UP again to review party’s functioning from Monday

The BJP’s national general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh and Uttar Pradesh in-charge Radha Mohan Singh will be in Lucknow on a two-day visit from Monday...

Supreme Court order to clear encroached forest land leaves 50,000 facing homelessness

Around 50,000 migrants from various states, settled in the Khori area on the encroached land of the Aravali forest in Faridabad district, face the prospect...

Discoms’ outstanding dues to gencos fall 11.2 per cent to Rs 81,628 crore in April

Total outstanding dues owed by electricity distribution utilities or discoms to power producers fell 11.2 per cent to Rs 81,628 crore in April 2021 from...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Supply uncertain, multiple states set to delay vaccination

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an expansion of the country’s vaccination drive, opening up inoculation for everyone above the age of 18....

Over 14.19 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 14.19 crore as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive,...

Indian Railways’ Oxygen Express reaches Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh towns

Smaller towns in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will be getting a fresh load of oxygen containers as the second round of roll on-roll off Oxygen...

Covid-19 Uttar Pradesh: Explained in 5 charts: How UP became second worst Covid-hit state after Maharashtra

(This story originally appeared in on Apr 24, 2021) NEW DELHI: The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has left a brutal impact on Uttar...

COVID challenge bigger than last year, stop it from hitting villages: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the COVID-19 challenge before the country now is bigger than the last year and called for making efforts...

Most BJP-ruled states announce free jabs for all; Chhattisgarh only Cong govt to offer so far

Two days after the Centre announced vaccination for all above the age of 18 years from May 1, state governments are busy finalising the modalities...

Form national task force to monitor remedial steps to improve air quality in 124 cities: NGT to govt | India News

NEW DELHI: Looking at the problem of air pollution as a critical issue beyond the high focus Delhi-NCR zone, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has...

Second wave of coronavirus in India: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday reported a surge of over 2.61 lakh cases, its highest daily count by far since the pandemic. The second wave...

No SOP yet, states do usual checks on kumbh returnees

Madhya Pradesh on Saturday became the first state to start quarantining people returning from the Kumbh while other Covid-sensitive states like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh,...

RT-PCR catching all Covid variants: Government | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid concerns that RT-PCR may be failing to detect SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Centre on Friday said the test “does not miss” the variants...

10 states, including Maharashtra and UP, account for nearly 80 per cent of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise...

Indian economy may clock double-digit growth in 2021: Moody’s

The second wave of COVID-19 infections presents a risk to India’s growth forecast as the reimposition of measures to curb the spread of the virus...

India reaches new peak of 1.7 lakh Covid-19 cases | India News

India recorded another new peak in daily cases with 1,70,195 fresh infections detected on Sunday, an 11.6% jump from the previous day’s tally of over...

India celebrates ‘Tika Utsav’ to combat Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI: With an aim to vaccinate maximum number of eligible people against Covid-19, India on Sunday launched the four-day-long ‘Tika Utsav‘ or vaccination festival....