Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Government

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Government

Adityanath govt announces full transformation of UP in report card, opposition says ‘lies’

Yogi Adityanath Sunday said UP is on frontline of implementing welfare schemes and fighting Covid-19. But opposition parties said poverty and unemployment have soared under BJP rule.

Priyanka Gandhi hits out at UP govt over deaths in state, including children, due to fever

Gandhi said news of deaths due to fever in Firozabad, Agra & other places in UP is worrying and alleged that concrete steps had not been taken to strengthen the health system.

Uttar Pradesh began declining after the 1980s. Old industrial cities played a big role

From role models to economic opportunities, small districts depended on Uttar Pradesh's cities in a big way.

BJP-led UP govt anti-Brahmin and anti-Dalit, says BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra

The Bahujan Samaj Party leader said many innocent Brahmins were booked in last year's Bikru ambush case in Kanpur, and that the BSP has always supported and honoured Brahmins.

Yogi Adityanath govt turned UP into one of India’s ‘leading states’, claims JP Nadda

Nadda also took a jibe at the previous govt saying that UP was once afflicted by appeasement politics where a particular caste used to get benefits & the other faced harassment.

Voting in 53 UP districts for post of zila panchayat chairman begins

Chairpersons are elected from among elected members of zila panchayats of districts. Voting began at 11am and counting of votes will be held after 3pm, state election commission said.

UP govt allows opening of gyms, cinema halls, sports stadiums at 50% capacity from 5 July

Under the new guidelines, gyms, cinema halls will be allowed to open between 7 am to 9 pm five days a week with strict compliance of Covid appropriate behaviour.

Ahead of elections, most populous state UP plans 2-child policy, is preparing draft bill

Justice (retd) AN Mittal, who heads UP law commission, said it will take at least 2 months to prepare the draft bill for two-child policy, after consultations with all stakeholders.

UP to ease Covid curfew restrictions as active cases fall below 600 in all districts

In a high-level meeting on Tuesday, CM Yogi Adityanath reviewed the Covid situation and decided to ease curbs for all 75 districts of the state, from 7 am to 7 pm, for five days.

UP govt announces partial relaxation of Covid lockdown from 1 June

Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary R K Tiwari said shops and markets outside containment zones will be allowed to open from 1 June onwards from 7 am to 7 pm on weekdays.

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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