BJP leader calls for UP Mahotsav to replace Saifai Mahotsav

A senior BJP leader on Monday said an 'Uttar Pradesh Mahotsav' should be held in place of 'Saifai Mahotsav', the annual event held in the native village of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

UP Governor seeks CM's clarification on Lokayukta reports

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Monday shot off a fresh letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seeking clarification on Lokayukta's special reports in 23 cases concerning politicians and government officials pending before the state government.

Schools closed for two days after fresh tremors in Uttar Pradesh, toll rises to 14

The toll due to Saturday`s earthquake rose to 14 in Uttar Pradesh even as many parts of the state were on Sunday again jolted by fresh tremors that forced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to order the closure of schools till Tuesday.

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BJP trashes Akhilesh's pro-farmer claims

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for trying to fool the state's people through a "false propaganda machinery".

UP CM announces 'One City, One Ticket' for travellers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday announced "One City, One Ticket" scheme, for Lucknow and Noida cities.

UP CM promises financial help to kin of Rajasthan farmer

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has promised financial assistance to the kin of farmer Gajendra Singh Kalyanwat, who took his life at an AAP rally in Delhi recently.

Akhilesh's Twitter accounts safe: UP govt

Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday denied media reports that suggested chief minister Akhilesh Yadav's Twitter accounts were hacked.

Akhilesh Yadav gives three days time to DMs to complete relief work for rain-hit farmers

Expressing concern over slow pace of relief distribution to farmers hit by unseasonal rain, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday issued a warning to District Magistrates in this regard and gave them three days time to complete the process.

'Holiday politics' – a new trend in UP ahead of polls

Lucknow; Uttar Pradesh is now observing a new trend ahead of Assembly elections, that of 'holiday politics'.

Rs 563 crore relief fund distributed among rain-hit farmers in UP
Rs 563 crore relief fund distributed among rain-hit farmers in UP

In pursuance with the directives of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, financial help worth Rs 563 crore has been distributed among 12.71 lakh farmers who suffered crop losses due to recent untimely rains and hailstorm.

Demand for toll-free DND flyway gains momentum

The demand for toll-free DND flyway gained momentum after Zee Media's initiative.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to review law, order situation

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will review the law and order situation in the state every two months, an official said on Thursday.

Mayawati announces phased stir for farmers' cause

 The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would be launching a phased agitation against the anti-farmer policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP).

Parties go all out to stake claim to Ambedkar's legacy

Dr B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary Tuesday got political parties going all out in the contest to woo the voters as they hailed the Dalit icon while staking a claim to his legacy.

BJP joins Dalit families in protest against demolition drive in Rampur

Protesting against a proposed demolition drive by the Rampur administration, around 80 Dalit families in Rampur, a city of western Uttar Pradesh, have said that they will convert to Islam on Ambedkar Jayanti, April 14.

UP declares emergency over untimely rainfall

With more rainfall in the past two days causing further damage of standing crops in Uttar Pradesh, the state government has declared emergency and cancelled the leave of all district magistrates, officials said here on Tuesday.

Farmers block Yamuna Expressway in UP

Farmers blockaded the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, demanding more money as compensation for crops damaged by untimely rainfall.

Akhilesh Yadav declares holiday on Ambedkar's death anniversary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday declared public holiday on death anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar which falls on December 6.

Akhilesh declares calamity in UP, seeks Rs 1,000 cr from PM

With 55 districts in Uttar Pradesh hit by untimely rains and hailstorm, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has declared a calamity and has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1,000 crores to immediately provide relief to farmers.