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  • It was a 35-year-old housewife who triggered off the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests at the Clock Tower in Lucknow.

    As chaat became a ubiquitous street food, the use of masala also morphed from simple bhuna zeera-rock salt combine to recipes containing multiple spices.

    During the Samajwadi Party’s rule, Akhilesh Yadav had started a lion safari in Ettawah, the district of Saifai. Now Gorakhpur is set to have a zoo at the cost of Rs 181.82 crore.

    Police "chased away" the women and youth who had descended on the Varanasi's Baniabagh ground on Thursday in protest against the CAA amid reports of similar demonstrations from Rae Bareli and Azamgarh.

    The visit that will enable to boost India’s forays into Latin America was strengthened with the conclusion of 15 agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) including on investment cooperation and facilitation treaty, mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, bioenergy and cyber security.

    "Now they don't even have the courage to protest themselves ... because they know that if they resort to arson and damage to public property their own property will be seized , so they have started positioning the women and children of the house on the streets," said Adityanath.

    Talking to reporters after the meeting, Adityanath said state capital Lucknow and economic capital of the state Noida will have an ADG-level officer as police commissioner. Both police commissioners will have magisterial powers. The system gives more powers, including magisterial powers, to police officers and is aimed at better and effective policing.

    Inspector General attached to DGP (Headquarter) Naveen Arora and IG Provincial Armed Constabulary (Headquarter) Lucknow Nilabja Chaudhary will be the two joint police commissioners of Lucknow. DIG PAC (Headquarter) Lucknow, Akhilesh Kumar, and DIG Jail Administration Sriparna Ganguli will be additional police commissioners of Noida.

    According to ED's special counsel, the directors of Amrapali group of companies are accused of misappropriating and diverting the money of investors for their personal use. The investors had deposited the money with the company for purchasing flats. The ED is inquiring the matter on the apex court's directions, which had passed the order in this regard.

    Nineteen members of the Popular Front of India (PFI), an Islamic organisation whom UP Police wanted banned for their alleged role in organising violent anti-CAA protests in the state, have been released on bail. The police had arrested a total of 25 PFI members.

    Rana's reasoning comes a day after his daughters Sumaiya and Fauzia were named, along with several others, in FIRs registered after protesters defied prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPC to take part in a rally at Lucknow's Clock Tower against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

    The senior superintendents of police for Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) were transferred on Thursday and no new officers posted there immediately.

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