Accusing the BJP of blowing out of proportion minor incidents of violence in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday affirmed that there is no law and order problem in the state and the government is keeping a close watch on all "troublemakers".
A court here Tuesday granted bail to former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and four others, allegedly involved in favouring an Uttar Pradesh private medical college by renewing permission to admit students in 2008-2009.
Amid the controversy over the Centre according Z security to BJP MLA Sangeet Som, a Muzaffarnagar riots accused, UP government today said no inputs were taken from it on the issue even as it maintained that it will continue to provide him Y category security as per a High Court order.
The Election Commission has directed the district officials to ensure complete adherence to model of conduct in places where assembly and parliamentary by-polls will take place in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.
Flood situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 82 on Wednesday with reports of 19 more deaths even as authorities feared outbreak of disease in the worst affected eastern parts of the state.
With a "high flood situation" warning issued in Uttar Pradesh after water level in Rapti River rose above danger level, Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Centre would extend full cooperation to the state in tackling floods.