Lok Sabha Politics 

Akhilesh ready to sacrifice Lok Sabha seats to continue alliance with BSP

Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 11 : Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav said his party is ready to sacrifice a few seats to continue its alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and ensure in-power Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. “Our alliance with BSP will continue. In 2019, even if we have to give up a few seats we will do it. We have to ensure BJP is defeated,” Akhilesh said while addressing a rally here on…

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rape crime Politics 

Unnao rape case: CBI files progress report

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a progress report in the Allahabad High Court in connection with the death of the father of a minor girl, who was allegedly raped by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar last year. The next date of hearing is scheduled for May 30. Earlier in the day, the CBI booked Sengar, who is in police custody on charges of rape. A case has also been filed against him on charges of criminal…

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12 dead in varanasi crime DM 

12 Dead in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh Due to collapses of Flyover

Varanasi: At least 12 people were dead and several feared trapped under debris after a portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi’s Cantt. the area on Tuesday. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Minister Neelkanth Tiwari have been directed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to go to Varanasi’s Cantt area. “Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and Minister Neelkanth Tiwari have been directed by CM to go to Varanasi’s Cantt area, where over 12 people died after a portion of under construction flyover collapsed there. CM expressed grief and directed the administration to speed up rescue operation,” said Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh. More details are…

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telenor Technology 

Department of Telecommunications approves Bharti Airtel-Telenor merger

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Monday approved the merger of Bharti Airtel with the Indian unit of Norwegian telecom major Telenor India, a notice said here. The notification said DoT has transferred all licences and liabilities of Telenor India to Bharti Airtel. The notification said: “The present merger is taken on record without prejudice to the rights, contentions, remedies and steps which may be taken by the Department, in pursuance of any subsequent orders of any orders, judgements and decisions of Hon’ble Courts/Tribunals in related matters” pending in the…

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Ujjwala Yojana Entertainment 

A film to promote PM Ujjwala Yojana

New Delhi [India], May 12 : On the occasion of the second anniversary of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, a film, ‘Winds of Change,’ will remind viewers to focus on cleaner energy. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is an initiative launched on 1st May 2016 by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. This initiative aims to safeguard the health of women and children from the smoke emitted from households using firewood for cooking purposes and consequently is committed to providing 80 million BPL households with free LPG connections over the next few years. The…

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gratia Politics 

Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to kin of thunderstorm victims

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 05: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia each for the kin of those killed during Wednesday’s thunderstorm. He, along with other officials, reached here and interacted with the victims and reviewed the relief measures being taken by the district administration. The chief minister said, “Relief has been provided to the affected. Kin of those who died have been given Rs 4 lakh as ex-gratia and the injured are given free treatment in hospitals.” The Uttar Pradesh chief minister…

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Political Hyderabad Telangana 

Effort is not to form political front, but to bring qualitative change: KCR

Hyderabad: Seeking to give clarity and direction to his recently-launched national initiative, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday asserted that it was neither a political move with an eye on the 2019 elections nor an attempt to “foist someone as Prime Minister.” “It is to secure the future of the country and galvanise it on the path of real development,” he said.   Chandrashekhar Rao was addressing a joint press conference with former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after the two had a marathon four-hour-plus luncheon meeting on…

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accident Accident 

Kushinagar accident: PM Modi expresses grief, assures action

New Delhi [India], Apr. 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the Kushinagar accident that claimed 11 students’ lives and assured that the Uttar Pradesh government and Railway department will take appropriate action on it. At least 11 school students were killed after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a passenger train at an unmanned crossing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar. “I am extremely saddened on hearing about the death of 11 school students in a collision between a school van and a train in Uttar…

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security cover withdrawn Politics 

Unnao rape: Kuldeep Sengar’s security cover withdrawn

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Apr 20(Media): The Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn the ‘Y’ category security cover of rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar. The Bangarmau MLA from Unnao district enjoyed ‘Y’ category security which has a security cover of 11 personnel, including one or two commando and police personnel. The MLA, who was arrested by the CBI this week in connection with the alleged rape of 18-year-old-girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district, is currently in the custody of the agency. The CBI, which is probing the case, has…

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uttar pradesh Deccan Media crime 

India: Nationwide protests to demand justice for rape victims

Angry protesters rally crosswise over urban communities calling for equity following an eight-year-old Kashmiri young girl was lethally gang-raped. Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a 50-year-old member of the Uttar Pradesh state legislative assembly, was arrested on Saturday following public outcry. Sengar is accused of abducting and raping the teenage girl. A large number of Indians have rioted to join across the country challenges proceeding with rapes of women and girls, including that of an eight-year-old young girl who was gang-raped and fiercely killed inside a sanctuary in Jammu zone of Indian-managed Kashmir. “Rebuff…

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