The traders have said they did not mean to malign the prime minister’s image and only wanted to highlight banks’ refusal to accept small coins after demonetisation.
Involving the weaker sections in finding farming methods that work in conditions of floods and water-logging goes a long way in renewing livelihoods.
With only 18 months to go for the general elections, the BJP seems to have decided to abandon the vikas plank and go back to full-throated Hindutva and minority baiting.
The bus service is to connect interior areas of the state, where the BJP government is planning to build “gaurav paths,” or link roads to villages of martyred soldiers.
Vinod Dua talks about the UP chief minister’s plan to build a Ram statue as part of religious tourism in the state and the lack of strong public policies for the elderly.
In a video, Om Prakash Rajbhar is reportedly seen addressing a party gathering and speaking vociferously against those who failed to send their kids to schools.
According to the police, the incident was deliberate and was planned keeping in mind the Moharram procession in the village.
Increased healthcare expenses and lack of access to hospitals prompted a women’s collective in UP to run a biweekly village clinic on family subscriptions.
The police has registered a case against the school authorities under IPC Section 305 for abetment of suicide of a child.
The three accused were arrested over the last two weeks following a police raid after a tip-off about alleged cow slaughter.
The first phase of the UP government’s much-hyped crop loan waiver has turned into another farce for farmers.
Ten of the alleged criminals were killed in the 48 days before September 14.
Textbooks will be changed to reflect this, Dinesh Sharma said, because students should not spend so much time studying “invaders”.
When we address the question of reform in public systems, can we not also address the question of reform in human nature?
Adityanath’s visit to City Montessori will provide legitimacy to a school which doesn’t honour the orders of his government or administration and flouts the national law openly.
Farmers with the smallest land holdings and landless agricultural labourers who need financial support do not have access to formal sources of credit and do not benefit from loan waivers.
Eleven of the deaths in the past three days have been reported from the encephalitis ward, while 25 each have been recorded in the neonatal intensive care unit and general paediatric ward.
“After the attack, many frightened families have locked their houses and left for safer places fearing further attacks.”
Are these children just a piece of news, some numbers, data? Or a legacy of 70 years of apathy that runs in my – and everybody else’s – free veins?
Due to the vacancies, the panel found that the patients were being tended to by untrained doctors beyond office hours.
The UP chief minister has said he will prevent the recurrence of such events, but that will mean focusing efforts on locating and solving systemic problems rather than suspending individuals.
If I Allow Namaz on Streets, How Can I Stop Police Stations from Celebrating Janmashtami: Adityanath
Ahead of Janmashtami, the UP chief minister had told the police to celebrate the festival in a ‘traditional, grand and decent’ way.
In any sane democracy, the death of over 60 children in a few days would have been a career-ending event. Not here.
Meanwhile in Kerala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat went against the CPI(M)-led state government to hoist the tricolour at a school in Palakkad district.
Shortage of textbooks in schools in Banda shows the farcical state of primary education in rural Bundelkhand.
“One can keep blaming us for things but this is an exercise which has been neglected for the last 20 years in the state of UP, Bihar, Assam,” UP health minister Siddharth Nath Singh said.
The National Human Rights Commission has asked the UP government to submit a report on what happened and how it is compensating families.
With the government giving 23 natural reasons for the children’s deaths, the official line eliminates any human or institutional hand or negligence.
A desperate attempt is underway to change the narrative over the death of scores of children.
The UP government insists that the deaths are unrelated to any oxygen shortage, though they are yet to explain why 23 children died on August 10.
While the SP Gorakhpur has said 21 of those deaths were due to a lack of liquid oxygen, the Adityanath state government has fiercely rejected this claim.
India is a Hindu Rashtra, according to the ‘syllabus’ for an exam that 9000 schools will administer, and Vivekananda spoke in Chicago as a representative of ‘Hindutva’, not Hinduism.
Besides Yogi, the then Gorakhpur Mayor Anju Chaudhary and local MLA Radha Mohan Das Agrawal have also been named as accused in the case.
Successive UP governments, BJP and non-BJP, have sought to scuttle the investigation into Adityanath’s role in anti-Muslim violence ten years ago. But there is enough in the case to still be revived if the court wants to.
Capital expenditure has been cut for police services, public construction and ironically various agriculture-associated sectors.
His election is a key element of the party’s strategy for the 2019 election, and its aftermath.
The streets of Banda and Mahoba in Bundelkhand are being taken over by a new fashion fad.
Terming the forcible cancellation of the convention and subsequent arrests as “an attack on freedom of expression”, S.R. Darapuri said “The government is in a state of panic amidst the rising public voices against it.”
A push for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya is likely to gain support from Guru Poornima next week when saints gather at Naradanand Ashram.
Other directives include installing CCTV cameras along the route and avoiding songs that are “filmy, vulgar or provocative.”