Uttar Pradesh Assembly

UP Assembly ruckus: SP MLAs are goons, says Yogi Adityanath

“The conduct of the legislators of Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress is undemocratic and unconstitutional. Such behaviour and conduct weakens the democracy and undermine its institutions,” said the Chief Minister.

Feb 05, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

UP Budget Session: Opposition members hurl paper balls towards podium during Guv's address

Opposition members hurled paper balls towards the podium as Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik addressed a joint sitting of the state legislature on the Budget Session first day on Tuesday.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

Potatoes dumped in Lucknow: Four policemen including Sub Inspector suspended

Four policemen including a Sub Inspector were on Saturday suspended in connection with the potatoes dumped outside Uttar Pradesh Assembly building.

Jan 07, 2018, 00:33 AM IST

White powder found in UP assembly was not explosive material; Govt suspends FSL director for wrong report

In what can be called as a huge embarassment to Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, it has been confirmed that the 150gm of white substance recovered from the state assembly on July 12, was not highly explosive material  PETN (pentaerythritol tetranitrate) but silicon oxide (SiO2).

Sep 05, 2017, 07:45 AM IST

Police modernisation in UP: CAG paints a grim picture

The Centre released "Rs 496.84 crore (70 per cent)" during the period, of its due share, as against "Rs 162.20 crore (38 per cent)" allocated by the state.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly adjourned till July 26

BJP MLA Mathura Prasad Pal had recently come to the UP Assembly on a wheel chair to cast his vote in the presidential poll.

Jul 24, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Powder found inside Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha was not explosive, confirms forensic lab

Days after suspicious white powder was found inside Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, the Agra-based forensic lab said that it has found no traces of any explosive in the suspicious white powder, which was believed to be deadly Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN)

Jul 18, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

After explosive materials, security agencies find 'suspicious powder' at UP Assembly gate

According to a preliminary probe, the powder is said to be magnesium sulfate, a drying agent used in the packaging industry.

Jul 15, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

Security beefed up at Uttar Pradesh Assembly in Lucknow

The entry has been prohibited to those who do not have the Assembly pass.


Jul 15, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Youth arrested for threatening to blow Uttar Pradesh Assembly on August 15

Uttar Pradsh Police have arrested a youth who had threatened to blow up the Vidhan Sabha with bombs on August 15, 2017.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Powerful explosive PETN recovered from Uttar Pradesh Assembly, CM Yogi Adityanath calls high level meeting today

In a major security lapse, 60 grams of suspicious white powder was found inside UP Assembly during ongoing session yesterday.  According to the reports, the white powder, PETN- a powerful explosive was kept under a seat of an MLA. Fortunately, the security personnel with the help of dog squad recovered it and avert the big mishap. 

Jul 14, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Floods in UP: Yogi Adityanath says govt taking measures to control floods, funds for affected villages to be released soon

"The deparments concerned should start necessary preventive works to protect villages from floods and funds will be provided to them. Our government is serious on the issue and will ensure that the affected get necessary relief," the chief minister said in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

Jul 12, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly condemns Amarnath terror attack

The House passed the resolution after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed members about the incident and said the terrorist attack was condemnable.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh budget to be presented on July 11

There would be discussion on the budget on July 17 and 18 and the budgetary provisions would be debated on July 19 and 20. This process will continue through July 24 to 27 and on the last day it will be put for final vote. 

Jul 04, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Samajwadi Party govt spent Rs 15 crore to give Rs 20 crore unemployment dole: CAG

The allowance scheme was initially started by the Samajwadi Party government of 2003-2007 under Mulayam Singh Yadav.

May 19, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Assembly passes GST Bill by voice vote; Yogi Adityanath says it will curb tax evasions

The Uttar Pradesh assembly passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill with a voice vote on Tuesday after an address by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

May 16, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Uproar in UP Assembly over killing of bullion traders

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly witnessed uproar for the second consecutive day on Tuesday with the opposition raising the matter of the killing of two bullion traders in Mathura, and alleging that law and order had collapsed in the state under the Yogi Adityanath government.

May 16, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

As CM Yogi Adityanath spoke on GST Bill, UP MLAs enjoyed a nap; pics become viral

Several UP MLAs were caught on camera taking a nap during a discussion on the GST bill in Lucknow's Lok Bhawan. 

May 16, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

State GST Bill tabled in Uttar Pradesh Assembly

The session has been convened especially for introduction and passage of the GST Bill with the Narendra Modi-led Central government keen on rolling out the indirect tax regime from July 1.

May 15, 2017, 17:32 PM IST

Ruckus in UP Assembly: Opposition throws papers balls at Governor Ram Naik — Watch video

The first session of the newly elected Uttar Pradesh Assembly witnessed a stormy affair with the Opposition parties taking on the Yogi Adityanath government on the law and order front.

May 15, 2017, 13:02 PM IST