The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and the Mathura-Vrindavan Development Authority asking why landfill sites have not been provided in Vrindavan to stop the dumping of garbage in the Yamuna flood plains.
Refuting reports of suicide by farmers due to crop loss caused by vagaries of nature, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said all the deaths were due to incidents related to unprecedented rain and hailstorm.
In the backdrop of alleged snooping on Rahul Gandhi in Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday assured that it will ensure "foolproof" security of the Congress general secretary as he is an MP from the state.
A complaint against Uttar Pradesh mining minister and SP MLA Gayatri Prasad Prajapati has been filed with the state Lokayukta for allegedly misusing his office and amassing assets worth several crores on Friday.
In what can possibly make the Samajwadi Party an object of ridicule, the party's chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said that the laptops his party's government distributed in Uttar Pradesh aided Narendra Modi to win 2014 Lok Sabha election.
Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday demanded a flood-relief package of Rs 774.47 crore from the Centre and asked it to develop a warning system to alert the state prior to release of water from neighbouring Nepal so that timely preventive measures could be taken.
The Uttar Pradesh government has confirmed invoking of National Security Act (NSA) against the main accused in the Saharanpur communal clashes of July, a senior government official said here on Friday.