Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicYogi government

Topic: Yogi government

Some BJP MPs in UP are getting restless–more and more vocal against Modi and Yogi govts

The saga of immortal love between Laila-Majnu, Shirin-Farhad, and Romeo and Juliet, which is recited even today, is similar to the pairing of Nitish and BJP.

‘Speaking not allowed. Will be termed rebel’ — BJP MP lashes at Yogi govt on flood situation

Kaiserganj MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh claims he never saw such shoddy preparation for floods. Gonda administration comes up with statement to give details of relief work.

Massive dropout, no salaries, UP madrasas gripped in a climate of fear, bulldozer worries

The most rattling part of the survey is Question no. 9 — about the funding of madrasas. Muslims fear such an exercise may bring out the bulldozers.

Modernisation, or harassment? Why survey on unrecognised madrasas is fuelling row in UP

The UP Madrasa Shiksha Parishad chairman claims several madrasas that got recognition earlier never existed. But an activist asserts such surveys can end up in spiking corruption.

What’s the e-way land acquisition ‘scam’ for which Yogi govt has suspended Ghaziabad ex-DM

In 2017, a group of farmers had alleged that Ghaziabad magistrate officials acquired land from them in their relatives’ names & sold it to the state govt at much higher prices.

UP withdraws 274 notices to anti-CAA protesters, but can still recover damages under state law

SC accepts UP govt’s submission that proceedings will now be in accordance with state law on recovery for damage to property, directs it to refund any recoveries made so far.

Six months after 4-year celebration, BJP plans another for 4.5 years of Yogi govt across UP

The celebration will be held between 19 and 26 September in all districts and 27,700 shakti kendras, which are clusters of 6 to 8 booths.

Retired IAS Anup Chandra Pandey, former UP chief secy, appointed Election Commissioner

The Election Commission of India now has full strength, ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to be held in UP, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand in 2022.

No response to global tender for 4 cr vaccine shots, UP extends date for bid submission again

Uttar Pradesh was the first state to float global tender, on 5 May, to procure foreign-made Covid vaccines. Several states had since followed in UP’s footsteps.

UP woman hid Muslim boyfriend’s name to marry him. Now he’s in jail for ‘deceit, conversion’

It was just last month that Priya Verma of Kannauj got married to Taufiq with Hindu rituals, in the presence of her parents. Now he is in jail & she says no one's hearing her truth.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.