Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Sonbhadra Massacre: Priyanka Vadra prevented from meeting victims, detained by UP Police

Newsroom24x7 Network Lucknow: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday, 19 July 2019, was detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down in a land related feud this week. Ten people were killed and 18 injured in a clash between supporters of the village head and Gond tribals over

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CBI tightens noose in alleged illegal sand mining cases related to Uttar Pradesh

Illegal sand mining (representative image © Lalit Shastri)

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: CBI conducts searches at 12 locations in 8 cities/districts of Uttar Pradesh in alleged illegal sand mining cases; huge cash recovered The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered two separate cases related to alleged illegal sand mining in Uttar Pradesh and conducted searches at 12 locations in 8 cities/districts of Uttar

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Retired bureaucrats write to PM on the “unspeakable horror” of Kathua and Unnao incidents

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: When the entire country is shaken and rattled by the Unnao rape incident in Uttar Pradesh and the  gang rape and murder of an 8-year girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, many retired bureaucrats have come forward and written a hard-hitting letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the

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Anti-quota agitation: Firing at Arah in Bihar, mixed response in many states

….Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal/Patna/Lucknow/Jaipur: There was a mixed response to the anti-reservation Bharat Bandh (country-wide call for strike) today (Tuesday 10 April 2016) with firing reported in Arah district of Bihar, group clashes in Punjab and curfew imposed in Bhind and Morena district of Madhya Pradesh to prevent unlawful assembly of people. Prohibitory orders were also

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Bharat Bandh against Apex Court order on SC/ST Act: 6 killed in MP, 1 in UP

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The “Bharat bandh” to protest against a recent Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act today turned violent resulting in the death of six persons -four of them from the reserved SC and two from the unreserved category – in Madhya Pradesh. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh one person was killed and nearly

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Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar in UP: 23 dead, 72 injured

Newsroom24x7 Network Muzaffarnagar (UP): At least 23 persons have died and more than 70 have been inured as five coaches of Utkal Express derailed at Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening. The site of the accident is about 100 kms from Delhi, the national capital. According to the Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena

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Left leaning Intellectuals polarising politics

A solid take on Politics Raghvendra Das Mamata and those who want to defeat Narendra Modi should learn a lesson from recently concluded assembly in UP. The landslide victory of BJP can be attributed to the silent polarisation on communal and caste lines. The much touted MY ( (Muslim-Yadav)) combination of Samajwadi Party crumbled like

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Ken-Betwa Link Project will spell disaster for Panna Tiger Reserve

Lalit Shastri Government of India and the State Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have rallied forces and after according all mandatory clearances they are now waiting for the final nod from the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court to go ahead with the Ken-Betwa Link Project which will submerge more than 4000

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Tamil Nadu, MP, UP, AP, Chattisgarh lead in addressing urban poverty

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh are ahead of other States in implementing Urban Poverty Alleviation Programme during the last three years from 2014 to 2017. According to the information furnished to Rajya Sabha today by Minister of State for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Tamil Nadu

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Rahul accuses BJP of stealing mandate in Goa and Manipur

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today accused Bharatiya Janata Party of stealing the mandate in two of the three States where the Congress party has won in the just concluded Assembly election. “Out of five states, BJP won two, we won three (Punjab, Manipur and Goa). In two of the states

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Exit polls show BJP ahead in UP, Uttarakhand and Manipur, Congress leading in Punjab

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A number of exit polls for assembly elections in five states show the balance tilting towards the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Manipur. The Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are emerging strong in Punjab while there are indications that the electoral battle in Goa is evenly poised, with

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One terrorist killed in Lucknow after Bhopal-Ujjain train blast

Newsroom24x7 Network Lucknow: One terrorist was killed early today after 12 hours of fierce gun battle between the anti-terror squad (ATS) and the terrorist, who was holed up in a house in the outskirts of Lucknow. When the anti-terror operation ended, Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Daljit Chaudhary said: “After

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