Farmer unions drop plan to block roads in Delhi, UP & Uttarakhand
Farmer unions are also cautious after the violence during their tractor rally in Delhi on January 26 and that’s why they don’t want any further wrongful act during their protests, said people aware of the matter.
Agitation against new farm laws draws mixed response in Bijnor district of UP
Local BJP leaders have fanned out across villages in the state ...
No chickening out of tough steps
Birds rank low in the pecking order of urban nuisances but we feed them at our peril.
More farmers pour into protest site at Ghazipur border, extra forces withdrawn
The crowd of protesters that had reduced to 500 on Thursday night has now again increased with around 1000 farmers joining the stir.
On a personal mobility drive, first-timers hit motown
The share of first-time car buyers has hit almost 50% in the first six months of this financial year, a 700 basis points rise compared with FY20. The number of additional car buyers too has gone up by 300 basis points to 33%.
Shuttered shops, silent scissors: Beauty industry looks at bleak future
As the country stumbled back to a semblance of normalcy in lockdown 4.0, most salons and parlours remained shut, leaving the beauty industry dry and desperate for business and their owners hoping to survive the financial pandemic.
193 Pakistanis stranded in India for over two months due to coronavirus lockdown return home
The Border Security Force (BSF) handed over 193 people, including women and children, to the Pakistan Rangers at the Wagah Border.
3 lawyers injured in Lucknow court blast
The explosion took place in the Lucknow collectorate in Hazratganj, near the district magistrate's office and barely a kilometre from the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. The locally made crude bomb was hurled by a group of men. Two bombs remained unexploded and were seized by the police.
Alok Singh joins as first police commissioner of Noida
Singh, a 1995-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, holds the rank of an ADG and was till last week serving as the Inspector General (IG) of police of Meerut Range. The Uttar Pradesh government had on Monday announced switching to the commissionerate system of policing for Lucknow and Noida, giving magisterial powers to the top cops in both cities.
Arvind Kejriwal, Gandhi's inciting riots: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah accused Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi of inciting violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Internet cut in parts of UP ahead of Friday prayers
Internet connectivity has been snapped in districts including Agra, Bulandshahr, Bijnor, Mathura, Saharanpur, Firozabad, Ghaziabad, Sambhal, Meerut and Sitapur till at least Friday evening.
Gandhis not allowed to enter Meerut
The two had requested that they, along with another Congress leader, be allowed to meet the families, but were denied entry, Congress sources in Delhi said.
UP boat tragedy: Authorities seek Army helicopter to trace 9 missing people
Yesterday, a woman died and nine other people went missing after the boat capsized in the river near Rajarampur village in Bijnor. There were 27 people on the boat.
In Bijnor, BJP banking on jats, MBCs, non-Jatav dalits and BSP on Muslims, Jatavs
In Bijnor, barring the two reserved seats, all BSP candidates are Muslims. SP has fielded four Muslims, giving hope to BJP that the minority votes will get divided.
Samajwadi Party's promises to Uttar Pradesh: 20 highlights
Roads is another sector which gets emphasis in the party's manifesto. It announces construction of a few new highways.