An elaborate security will be in place with commandos and para-military forces at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead some 55,000 people in performing 'asanas' (yoga postures) on June 21.
Claiming to have inherited a legacy of 1.21 lakh Kms of potholed highways, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the state for the first time will see a large number of projects for economically backward areas like Bundelkhand.
Photographs of Uttar Pradesh minister Swati Singh allegedly inaugurating a beer bar went viral on social media stirring a controversy with opposition parties today questioning if this is the true face of the BJP government.
The former Samajwadi Party (SP) government led by Akhilesh Yadav spent over Rs 15 crore on programmes to distribute unemployment doles worth over Rs 20 crore, according to a report by the country's top audit body.
The Uttar Pradesh legislature today unanimously passed the UP Goods and Service Tax Bill 2017, paving the way for the Narendra Modi government to roll out the indirect tax regime from July 1. It being a money bill, the proposed legislation was returned by voice vote by the legislative council hours after the state assembly approved it unanimously.
With the Modi government keen on rolling out the Goods and Services Tax from July 1, a workshop on the new tax regime will be held here tomorrow for all Uttar Pradesh legislators on the first day of the assembly session.
After the Swachh Bharat survey revealed that Indias most populous state Uttar Pradesh is also the filthiest, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath decided to take the matter into his own hands, literally. Armed with a broom, the chief minister headed to a congested pocket of Lucknow and swept the streets along with his ministers.