Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Government

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Government

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.

Yogi govt first off the block, eyes 40 mn Sputnik V, Moderna shots from global market

Pre-bid meeting Wednesday for global tender floated by UP govt to procure Covid vaccines. State hopeful of good response from international vaccine manufacturers.

‘Where are our netas?’ Anger in UP over missing politicians as state buckles under Covid

Uttar Pradesh is angry with its politicians — whether from BJP, SP, BSP or Congress — as people feel their elected representatives have deserted them in their hour of need.

Huge concern that Covid hit UP rural areas where medical infra is inadequate, minister says

UP cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh tells ThePrint state always had shortage of medical infrastructure and Covid pandemic has overwhelmed the existing resources.

Hathras DM among 16 IAS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh

Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar, who had hit the headlines after the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, will be the new district magistrate of Mirzapur.

Kerala journalist was asked to travel to Hathras by Delhi riots accused, UP govt tells SC

In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court last week, UP government alleged that Siddiqui Kappan's travel was facilitated by PFI's student wing, and accused him of misleading probe.

SIT recommends ED probe into gangster Vikas Dubey’s property worth Rs 150 crore

The 3-member SIT, set up by the UP govt, also recommended action against 90 police officials for their alleged involvement in helping gangster Vikas Dubey build his empire.

UP not first to target ‘love jihad’, 2 states have law against forced conversions for marriage

UP govt has approved the Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion Bill 2020 that seeks to bar 'forceful religious conversions', including for marriage.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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