A 22-year-old woman on Sunday threatened to immolate herself in front of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's residence if action is not taken against six persons, including her husband and mother-in-law, accused of harassing her for dowry.
The Samajwadi Pension Scheme, an ambitious programme of Akhilesh Yadav government which aims to cover 40 lakh poor families in Uttar Pradesh, was launched in the district on Saturday with distribution of certificates to 25 beneficiaries.
The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.
In the backdrop of row surrounding conversion programmes, Uttar Pradesh government has issued detailed directives to all the sensitive districts of the state, and also asked their police chiefs to deal "sternly" with all those harming peace and order.
Noting that contribution from NRIs can change the picture of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday urged them to ensure their maximum participation in the development of the state, especially the health sector.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti at his official residence here and discussed irrigation projects and cleaning up of rivers.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday directed the concerned officials to implement the Samajwadi Avas Yojna promptly to ensure that quality houses are provided to the beneficiaries on time.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will distribute employment letters to 100 female applicants trained under skill development mission on National Youth Day, an official spokesperson said on Thursday.
In an apparent reference to the ongoing conversion row, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that the state government would take stern action against those acting against the Constitution and law.
Accusing BJP of being double-faced, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that while the party was talking about going to Mars, its people were raking up issues like "love jihad" and religious "conversion" to create a divide in the society.
Lucknow,: The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday sought action against Urban Development Minister Mohd. Azam Khan and warned Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of serious consequences if he failed to rein in his minister.
Reacting to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's announcement to ensure uninterrupted power supply at nine prominent religious places in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party today questioned the non-inclusion of Ayodhya in the list.