Bundelkhand

Won't let Bundelkhand suffer from water scarcity, says CM Yogi Adityanath

CM Yogi Adityanath offered prayers to Mandakani River in Chitrakoot, days after celebrating Diwali in Ayodhya. The chief minister will announce several developmental schemes for Chitrakoot today.

Oct 23, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Hindu family coverts to Islam after facing social boycott

A Hindu man and his family here have embraced Islam after allegedly facing social boycott for over 28 years since he married a Muslim woman.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
UP budget presented, provides for Rs 36,000cr farm loan waiver

UP budget presented, provides for Rs 36,000cr farm loan waiver

The farm loan waiver was a major promise in the BJP's election manifesto and the fulfilment of the commitment was a big challenge before the Adityanath government, which has just completed 100 days in office.

Jul 11, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Heavy rains to lash Uttar Pradesh: Met office

The orange code -- warning of very heavy rains -- has been flashed for many areas.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath approves draft of new industrial policy

Yogi Adityanath had gone through the key points of the 'UP Industrial Investment and Employment Promotion Policy-2017' yesterday.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath conducts surprise inspection of hospital in Jhansi; tells BJP workers not to take law into their hands

BJP workers should not take law into their hands if they find any discrepancy in development works being carried out in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday said.

Apr 20, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to make maiden visit to Bundelkhand on Thursday

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to make maiden visit to Bundelkhand on Thursday

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be on a day-long visit to Jhansi to review various developmental works of the state government including provision of drinking water and wheat purchase in backward Bundelkhand region.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Issue of division of UP back in focus

Issue of division of UP back in focus

The issue of division of Uttar Pradesh has once again bounced back to the centre stage of state politics with BSP supremo Mayawati raking up the issue that had been lying dormant in the polls till now.

Feb 27, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Demand for division of Uttar Pradesh loses steam in 2017 Assembly polls

Demand for division of Uttar Pradesh loses steam in 2017 Assembly polls

Once a hot issue to lure voters, division of Uttar Pradesh no longer finds favour with key political parties this time round.

Feb 09, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
BJP to begin Parivartan Rath Yatra from Jhansi today

BJP to begin Parivartan Rath Yatra from Jhansi today

In Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will initiate the Parivartan Rath Yatra from Bundelkhand on Sunday, where party president Amit Shah, who flagged off the first Parivartan Rath from Saharanpur yesterday, will flag off the second Rath Yatra from Jhansi.

Nov 06, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi on Monday, while addressing a rally in UP's Mahoba, lashed out at people advocating 'triple talaq'.

Oct 24, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

New questions over India's $165 bn gamble of linking rivers

Charu Bahri/IndiaSpend /IANS

Oct 13, 2016, 12:06 PM IST
Floods hit life in Vindhya, Bundelkhand regions

Floods hit life in Vindhya, Bundelkhand regions

The authorities have commissioned a helicopter to rescue six persons who are perched for many hours on a tree in Magraj village in Satna district.

Aug 19, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
First drought, now water: Rains wash away farmers' hopes in Bundelkhand

First drought, now water: Rains wash away farmers' hopes in Bundelkhand

The rains which were expected to be a godsend for the drought-prone Bundelkhand now threaten to be a calamity, according to the farmers.

Jul 08, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

The Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh is reeling under a severe crisis following drought and unemployment.

May 31, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
Drought politics: 10 more states demand package on lines of Karnataka, UP

Drought politics: 10 more states demand package on lines of Karnataka, UP

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Gujarat, Haryana and Jharkhand are the other states that have asked for additional funds. 

May 09, 2016, 23:02 PM IST
Farmer arrested for 'stealing' water in drought-hit Bundelkhand

Farmer arrested for 'stealing' water in drought-hit Bundelkhand

A 55-year-old farmer was arrested for allegedly stealing water from Urmil dam in drought-hit Mahoba of Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh. 

May 08, 2016, 09:05 AM IST

Discussion over why govt is ignoring condition of drought-hit areas-Part III

The news has again hit the death of a common citizen due to hunger and the government has once again started doing the politics.

May 07, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Discussion over why govt is ignoring condition of drought-hit areas

The news has again hit the death of a common citizen due to hunger and the government has once again started doing the politics.

May 07, 2016, 20:50 PM IST
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav seeks Rs 10,600 cr from Centre to tackle drought

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav seeks Rs 10,600 cr from Centre to tackle drought

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss water scarcity and drought issues in the state.

May 07, 2016, 10:04 AM IST