Tag: Uttar Pradesh

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....

India becomes fastest COVID-19 vaccinating country in world, over 8.70 cr doses administered

In a significant development, India has surpassed the United States to become the fastest vaccinating country in the world with an average daily rate of...

6 states account for over 85% of fresh Covid-19 cases in India: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of fresh Covid-19 cases and together account for 85.91...

Supreme Court says Centre dragging feet on CCTVs in Central agencies

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up Centre for dragging its feet by seeking more time for installing CCTV cameras in the offices of Central...

India set for record wheat output: Expert

India is set for record wheat output in the current crop year on higher acreage, conducive weather and fewer crop pest attacks, the chief of...

High alert in UP as glacier breaks off in neighbouring Uttarakhand

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday put on high alert the authorities in all districts on the banks of the Ganga and asked them...

religious conversion: Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea challenging laws dealing with religious conversion

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the validity of laws enacted by states, including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, which...

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till Jan 15 up by 31%, says ISMA

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till January 15 is up by 31% when compared to the same period of the previous year, said industry body Indian...

Govt notifies modified scheme on ethanol production

The government on Thursday notified a “modified” scheme to provide financial assistance to distilleries producing first-generation ethanol from feedstocks, including cereals. The assistance will be...

Thousands of children displaced due to lockdown still out of school

NEW DELHI: Thousands of children displaced due to the lockdown are yet to get readmitted to schools, latest data submitted by the education ministry to...

Blueprint for Ayodhya: Solar City, 1200 acre Vedic township and country and state bhawans on lines of Chanakyapuri

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh has outlined a blueprint for the development of Ayodhya, which includes a 1,200-acre greenfield township based on Vedic city planning that...

IAS officer-turned politician RCP Singh becomes new Janata Dal (United) President

PATNA: Bureaucrat-turned politician Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, better known by his initials RCP, owes his rise to become the president of the Janata Dal (United)...

Armed police deployed outside my residence to stop me from visiting Jhansi: UP Congress chief

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu Sunday alleged the state government has deployed armed police outside his residence here to stop him from...

Supportive farmer groups from UP meet Narendra Singh Tomar, urge Government not to repeal Acts

NEW DELHI: Extending support to three new farm laws, two farmer organisations from Uttar Pradesh on Thursday met Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and...

UP’s unlawful conversion law: Right wing organisations force cases on intercaste marriages through parents/relatives

LUCKNOW: With the unlawful conversion law coming into effect in UP, right wing organisations have been on the prowl assiduously searching for intercaste marriages and...

Protesting farmers perform ‘havan’ at Delhi-Noida border | India News

NOIDA: Scores of farmers opposing the Centre’s new farm laws performed a “havan” on a partially closed highway and offered prayers wishing “good sense” to...

What Uttar Pradesh government’s new anti-conversion law says

NEW DELHI: Under the new anti-conversion law of Uttar Pradesh, people wishing to change their religion will have to give a notice two months in...

Moradabad MP terms ‘love jihad’ political stunt, asks Muslim boys to consider Hindu girls their ‘sisters’ | India News

MORADABAD: Samajwadi Party (SP) MP from Moradabad ST Hasan has termed “love Jihad” a political stunt and asked Muslim boys to consider Hindu girls their...