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Polling for third and final phase of U.P civic body polls begin

Polling for the third and final phase of civic body polls began today morning amid tight security in Uttar Pradesh. Voting for 76 Nagar Palika Parishads and 152 urban panchayats is also underway. It covers 233 urban bodies spread across 26 districts, including five municipal corporations of Bareilly, Saharanpur, Jhansi,

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UP govt asks officials to begin work under ‘Smart City’ project

The Uttar Pradesh government today asked its officials to commence work on the selected cities under the ‘Smart City’ project of the union government. Chief Secretary Rajeev Kumar held a meeting on Smart Cities of the state and asked officials of the selected cities – Lucknow, Agra, Kanpur, Varanasi, Jhansi,

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UP minister Mohsin Raza injured in road accident

LUCKNOW: Police today informed that Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohsin Raza had a close shave yesterday night when his car was hit by a stray bull in adjoining Sitapur district. The minister, who was returning from a public rally when the incident happened, sustained minor injuries in the accident at Suraincha

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Contract killer taken into custody by Delhi Police

New Delhi: Police today informed that a 33-year-old contract killer involved in more than two dozen cases of murder and extortion was today taken into custody. The arrest was made around 2 a.m. when Abdul Munnar, a native of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, was heading to Okhla with an accomplice.

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Yogi Adityanath urges people to vote for BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today requested people to vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the ongoing urban body polls and not to focus on the candidates. Addressing a public rally in Balrampur, Aditynath said people should focus on the party symbol “lotus” and not see the

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Kumar Vishwas tells the right mantra for AAP

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) founder-member Kumar Vishwas today went on to say that the Aam Admi party had moved away from the path that it had focused on and has to find the right way forward. Vishwas was present at the Aam Aadmi Party’s national conference on its

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Difficult to repeat the 2014 poll outcome: JD-U leader

Janata Dal-United leader and former parliamentarian Pavan K. Varma today went on to say that there was a huge gap between promises made and deliverance by the government and it would not be easy to repeat the 2014 poll outcome. He further mentioned: “In my personal opinion, it is going

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Former Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan gets Asia Pacific Leadership Award

Alok Ranjan Former Chief Secretary & LMA President was awarded with Asia Pacific Region Life Time Achievement award by Academy For Global Business Advancement, Texas, USA during the LMA Annual Convention-2017 at Jaipuria Management Institute, Lucknow. This award was declared on 20th October 2017 at Royalpark Hotel, Kitchener Road, Singapore.

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Onset of fog results in cancellation of eight trains for two months

According to the information given by the official, keeping in mind the onset of fog, the North Eastern Railways (NER) has suspended eight trains from December 1 to February 13. These trains include the Agra Intercity, 12179 Lucknow Junction-Agra Cantt Express, 15209 Saharsa-Amritsar Express, 14674 Amritsar-Jainagar Shaheed Express and Lucknow-Anand

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Car falls off UP bridge, one dead

Lucknow: According tot he information given by the police, man lost his life and his wife and two children got critically injured when their car fell from a bridge in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur. The incident took place on the Dhaniamau bridge around midnight on Sunday. A container coming from behind