In yet another indication of continuing infighting within the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday skipped a crucial party meeting convened by state unit chief and his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has rapped the Akhilesh Yadav government for poor work in controlling the menace of dengue, for not spending central funds and for faking statistics on the death toll in the vector borne disease.
The Uttar Pradesh government affected a major reshuffle in the police department late tonight, transferring 70 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including police chiefs of more than 65 districts, an official said.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has written to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav directing him to take action against former legislator Krishna Kumar Sachan after he was found guilty in the Lokayukta report in a disproportionate assets case.
The services of suspended Vice chancellor of Kanpur's Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology Professor Munna Singh has been terminated with immediate effect by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced there will be no more public hearings of grievances -- Janata Darshan -- at his official residence. The announcement was made on social media without providing any reason.
Six knocks and loud banging on the door of a one-room house on the outskirts of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow announced the nightmare that would end nearly an hour later with the gang-rape of a 12-year-old girl and an assault on her parents and little brother.