Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicUttar Pradesh Government

Topic: Uttar Pradesh Government

‘Mini CM’, ‘super CM’, troubleshooter IAS officer — the power centres in Yogi’s UP

A powerful civil servant, a BJP gen secy and former Man Friday of Mayawati & Akhilesh are the faces of UP administration as it draws flak for Hathras incident.

Pacts with industry bodies, helpdesks, job schemes: UP tells SC about steps taken for migrants

In an affidavit, UP govt told SC over 30 lakh migrants have returned. It also highlighted the schemes it has floated to generate jobs for the migrants in the next 6 to 12 months.

Bhujiya, bicycle, bathroom: TV news scripts potboiler story of Vikas Dubey before UP Police

Aaj Tak anchor Anjana Om Kashyap seemed to be auditioning for a dialogue writer's role. Channels not satisfied with police-criminal nexus went looking for gangster Vikas Dubey's wife.

‘Viral letter by slain Kanpur cop’ hints at Vikas Dubey nexus with police, probe launched

According to the letter, which is yet to be verified as authentic, police in Kanpur had watered down a case against UP history-sheeter Vikas Dubey.

On UP’s political turf, a new rivalry is unfolding: Mayawati vs Priyanka Gandhi

The UP assembly election is two years away, but Mayawati’s attacks on Priyanka Gandhi suggest that the latter is doing something right, politically of course.

Allahabad HC suggests mass testing for Covid in UP, asks Yogi govt to begin with Prayagraj

According to the bench, Covid-19 is an 'erratic' virus and the number of tests conducted in Uttar Pradesh is currently insufficient.

‘One policy, one portal’: SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to plan interstate movement

The SC has asked the Centre to convene a meeting with the states concerned and find a common programme for interstate movement within the NCR amid the lockdown.

UP Congress chief, 3 others arrested after dharna over buses for migrant workers

A case has been registered against UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu under various sections of the IPC and the Epidemic Act at the Fatehpur Sikri police station.

4.8 lakh daily wagers get Rs 1,000 financial assistance from UP govt during lockdown

Street vendors, auto drivers, rickshaw pullers, e-rickshaw drivers and porters working at agricultural wholesale markets mandis are among the beneficiaries.

SC says there is no law to back UP govt on ‘name and shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters

A CJI-led bench will now hear UP govt's appeal against an HC order to remove posters identifying those accused of vandalism during anti-CAA protests.

On Camera

YourTurn

Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

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

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

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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