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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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UP allots land for AIIMS in Rae Bareli town


August 13th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his consent for allotment of land to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Heat wave kills 16 in UP


June 18th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks three more AIIMS-like institutes in UP


May 18th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) After initiating the legwork for opening an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institute in Rae Bareilly, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president and ... Read more...

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UP farmers seek Big B’s help to write off debts


May 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Days after Amitabh Bachchan wrote off the debts of 90 farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, those in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand area have written to the ... Read more...

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Varun Badola rues lack of quality content on TV


April 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Television actor Varun Badola, who is known for his role of a mentally-challenged man in "Koshish Ek Aashaa", feels that the content of television shows ... Read more...

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Akhilesh meets PM, seeks funds for central aided projects


April 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and discussed a range of issues with him, including funding for ... Read more...

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I just accept the best options: Narayani Shastri (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She is just 33, but Narayani Shastri is playing a mother to a grown up girl in forthcoming TV show "Phir Subah Hogi". The actress ... Read more...

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Narayani Shastri returns as Raai dancer on TV


March 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Actress Narayani Shastri is set to feature as a Raai dancer in upcoming show "Phir Subah Hogi", a story about the Bedia tribe of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Rahul hits out at Mulayam on his home turf


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 21 (IANS) Hitting out at Mulayam Singh Yadav in his pocket borough here, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday the Samajwadi Party chief was ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti to cast her vote in Lucknow


February 19th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner Uma Bharti, who migrated from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh to make Uttar Pradesh her political abode, will cast her vote ... Read more...

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31 percent of UP third-phase candidates have criminal cases


February 14th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Nearly 31 percent of the candidates fielded by political parties for Wednesday's third phase poll of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh state assembly election have criminal ... Read more...

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UP elections sans fanfare this time


January 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The T.N. Seshan ghost seems to be haunting Uttar Pradesh after a lull of many years. Usually poll time sets the entire state abuzz with ... Read more...

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Nominations for fourth phase begin in Uttar Pradesh


January 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The filing of nominations for the fourth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh began Wednesday.The fourth phase, which would cover 56 of the state's 403 ... Read more...

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Rahul, Uma take on each other in battleground UP


January 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh pollscape heated up Thursday with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uma Bharti taking on each other in ... Read more...

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Rahul’s Bundelkhand package hits the bumpy road


December 11th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Concerned over the poor 11 percent fund utilisation of the Rahul Gandhi-driven Bundelkhand package worth Rs.7,000 crore, the central government will review its performance ... Read more...

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History and logic favour Uttar Pradesh’s division (Comment)


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
The decision to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states by Chief Minister Mayawati has set a new agenda in the state's politics. This will have far reaching consequences for the coming ... Read more...

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‘Montek satisfied with work in Bundelkhand’


December 5th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Refuting allegations levelled by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Aluwalia about poor implementation of the special Bundelkkhand package released by the union government, the ... Read more...

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Sack minister indicted by Lok Ayukta, Congress tells Mayawati


November 29th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought the immediate sacking of Uttar Pradesh's Minister of State for Ambedkar Gram Development Ratan Lal Ahirwar, indicted by the state Lok ... Read more...

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Has Mayawati set agenda for assembly polls?


November 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Has Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati set the agenda for the upcoming assembly polls with the proposal for four-way division of the state?Some analysts ... Read more...

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Women rights activist held for attacking cops


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Women rights activist Sampat Pal, who is a Congress candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, has been arrested with her nine aides for assaulting ... Read more...

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Mayawati crosses first hurdle, what next? (News Analysis)


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) With the Uttar Pradesh assembly passing a resolution amid bedlam, Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati has crossed the first hurdle on ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh division needs central government, parliament approval


November 21st, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Though the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday passed a resolution seeking division of the state into four states by a voice vote without any discussion, the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh assembly passes split motion amid pandemonium


November 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Monday managed to get the much-debated resolution for division of Uttar Pradesh into four smaller states passed by voice ... Read more...

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Mayawati decides to split Uttar Pradesh, opposition fumes (Roundup)


November 15th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, is to be broken into four states for better governance, Chief Minister Mayawati announced Tuesday, triggering an opposition outcry.The ... Read more...

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Parties term Uttar Pradesh split a political stunt (Lead)


November 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Major political parties have described the Uttar Pradesh cabinet's decision to divide the state into four as a political stunt aimed at the coming ... Read more...

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Congress slams Mayawati over Uttar Pradesh split


November 15th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party slammed Chief Minister Mayawati on her move to split Uttar Pradesh into four smaller units, but remained non-committal on the question of supporting ... Read more...

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Mayawati trying to misguide people: SP


November 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday said the Mayawati government's proposal to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states would neither lead to better development or better ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cabinet decides to divide state into four


November 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) In a move that Chief Minister Mayawati said was inspired by B.R. Ambedkar, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday decided to divide the state into four: ... Read more...

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Congress for panel on Uttar Pradesh reorganisation


November 9th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Amid reports that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati may push for reorganisation of the state ahead of the 2012 assembly polls, the Congress Tuesday ... Read more...

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Mayawati attacks centre on prices


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Attacking the centre over high food prices which were "impacting the pace of development", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday asked for more central funds ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh opposition demands minister’s sacking


October 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition in Uttar Pradesh Thursday demanded sacking of state Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad who, along with his personal assistant, has been accused ... Read more...

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On I-Day, Mayawati rues lack of central assistance (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday accused the central government of not making efforts to curb backwardness in the country's most populous state.In her Independence Day ... Read more...

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Mayawati rues lack of central assistance


August 15th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday said the central government was not making efforts to remove backwardness from the state.In her Independence Day speech, Mayawati said: ... Read more...

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