8 Union, 56 UP ministers to take part in 'Ganga Yatra'(13:48) Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) When UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath embarks on his ambitious Ganga Yatra from Monday, eight union ministers including home minister Amit Shah, and 56 ministers from Uttar Pradesh, will be a part of the event.
TV broadcasters fear massive loss due to NTO 2.0(11:42) New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) With the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) bringing amendments to the broadcast tariff regulations much sooner than expected, television broadcasters believe they are staring at a massive cut in their subscription base and loss in revenue.
Seek freedom from burqa 1st, not CAA: Tarek Fatah (IANS Interview)(10:30) By Vivek Tripathi Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistani-Canadian author Tarek Fatah has said that those opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) are prone to a "separatist mindset". Raising questions on Muslim womens' participation in anti-CAA demonstrations, he said before seeking freedom from the new citizenship law, they must seek freedom from the veil (burqa) first.
Omar in white beard surfaces on Twitter(17:38) Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's latest photograph wearing a woollen cap and sporting a long white beard surfaced on social media on Saturday, and went viral.
"Dekho apna desh" pledge to boost local tourism(13:04) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to encourage more footfall on domestic tourism destinations, the Tourism ministry started a unique "Dekho Apna Desh" campaign asking Indians to take pledge to visit at least 15 different tourism locations in India by the year 2022.
No major coronavirus impact so far on India-China air sector(21:07) By Nirbhay Kumar New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The outbreak of coronavirus in Chinese province of Wuhan has set off alarm bells across the globe but air traffic on India-China route is yet to see any major impact, primarily because it is not peak travel season.
R'sthan farmers dig, sleep in pits demanding compensation(19:53) Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Farmers in village Ladli Ka Baas in Rajasthan's Dausa district have started an indefinite protest from Thursday over disproportionate distribution of compensation for their land which has been acquired for the construction of Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway.
Govt preparing law to link Aadhaar to Voter ID (IANS Exclusive)(13:58) By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Law Ministry has been working on a Cabinet note to prepare a new law after considering the Election Commission's proposal to give it statutory backing to collect the Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in the electoral rolls.
Meerut to have war memorial for animals(11:05) Meerut, Jan 24 (IANS) A first of its kind war memorial for animals is being planned in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city. It will feature those animals that have lost their lives in counter-insurgency operation, mainly in Kashmir.
Farmers to get back land grabbed by Azam Khan(08:59) Rampur, Jan 24 (IANS) After taking possession of 104 bighas of land in the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, run by the Jauhar Trust, Rampur administration has decided to launch the process of releasing the 'occupied land' to the 'rightful owners'.
The importance of being Chandra Kumar Bose in Bengal (IANS Special)(17:02) By Anindya Banerjee New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) From the pleasant winter of Kolkata in 2020 to the unbearable scorching summer of 2021 will decide who will rule Bengal next year -- 'Didi' or 'Dada' (as Modi is often referred to in order to counter Mamata Banerjee's Didi phenomenon).
Govt to sell 15% stake in Bharat Dynamics via OFS(11:56) New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Department of Investment and public Asset Management (DIPAM) will put 15 per cent of government stake on sale in Defence PSU Bharat Dynamics Ltd under the Offer for Sale (OFS) route and has invited merchant bankers to bid for the mandate to take it forward.
FIR lodged for using Smriti's pic in real estate ad (Lead)(09:47) Amethi, Jan 23 (IANS) An FIR has been lodged against unnamed persons on a complaint by the aide of Smriti Irani that said that the Union Minister's photograph have been used by a real estate developer without her consent in an advertisement.
Jauhar university's 104 bigha land seized in Rampur(09:20) Rampur, Jan 23 (IANS) The district administration of Rampur, on Wednesday, seized 104-bigha land inside the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University campus on the directions of revenue board court in Prayagraj.
UP IPS officer files petition on DGP selection(09:17) Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Senior IPS officer and director general (civil defence) J L Tripathi has filed a petition in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, challenging the ongoing selection process of the UP Director General of Police.