Everything you need to know about Uttar Ballavpur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Uttar Ballavpur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) From calling BJP leader L.K. Advani honest to billing Congress leaders "cheats" and "conspirators", the Samajwadi Party (SP) is steadily upping the ante against the Congress.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday attacked Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government over the killing of a police officer, saying it indicated a poor law and order situation in the state.
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Wednesday called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed the progress on the recently signed memorandum of cooperation signed between the state government and the foundation.
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in various health, nutrition, agricultural and other development programmes
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A total of 1.7 lakh freedom fighters and their eligible dependents have been granted freedom fighters pension since the scheme was launched in 1972, the government said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Journalist?turned?director Anusha Rizvi, who debuted as a director with highly acclaimed "Peepli Live", has teamed up with her husband Mahmood Farooqui to direct her second movie "Opium".
Varanasi, Nov.25 (ANI): Hundreds of people participated in a unique Owl Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, to highlight the current state of the country's political class.
Varanasi/Siliguri, Nov.19 (ANI): Devotees in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh and in Siliguri, West Bengal, observed the 'Chhath' Festival, a Hindu festival dedicated to Sun God, on Monday on the banks of the River Ganges.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) leader Arvind Kejriwal Monday produced "more evidence" of financial bungling regarding a trust run by Law Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife even as the Congress defended him saying he was "a very important minister of UPA-2".
Lucknow, Oct 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday hit out at activist-turned politician Arvind Kejriwal over his comment that the Samajwadi Party (SP) Government won't be impartial in the probe against Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, saying it would be better to comment on the matter only after the investigation is complete.
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The central government will bring additional areas under wheat cultivation in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar as they have the "untapped potential" to produce food grain, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) State-run gas distributor Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) Saturday hiked compressed natural gas (CNG) prices by 20 paise per kg.
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) A "Fish-on-Wheels" project that serves up delectable sea food delicacies in cities across the state is proving to be a hit across Uttar Pradesh. There is now a growing demand for franchises of the mobile fish parlours scheme undertaken by the Uttar Pradesh Fisheries Development Board.
In an India that prides itself on the surge towards a more modern tomorrow, a reality check is in order. And it came again - as it always does with tragic regularity - with a panchayat in Uttar Pradesh decreeing that women should not be allowed to use mobile phones, a teen in Guwahati being molested by a mob in public and a young acid attack victim in New Delhi pleading for government help or just the permission to die..
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' diktat banning women from using cell phones, going to the market or walking unescorted.
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee will be in the Uttar Pradesh capital Tuesday to meet legislators across parties and garner support for his election to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrives here Tuesday to meet legislators across parties and garner support for his election to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide who to back in the presidential race only after knowing the candidates and simultaneous damanded "maximum" central assistance for Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav was Saturday declared elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj constituency.
Huelva (Spain), June 8 (IANS) India's long distance runner Sudha Singh, an Asian Games gold medallist, has qualified for the 2012 London Games, breaking her own 3,000m steeple chase national record in the VIII Meeting Iberoamericano de Atletismo here.
Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and offered the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's support to help improve health services in the state.
Raipur, Jan 6 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar has said he was confident of his party's thumping victory in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.
Lucknow, June 21 (ANI): With the sudden spurt in crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh shocking the nation, the State Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Mayawati Government and different district officials, and sought a reply from them by June 28.
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Stating that the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated, Congress Party on Monday criticized the Mayawati Government for not taking any effective action on crimes against women.
Agra, Jan 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Government in Uttar Pradesh of failing miserably in maintaining law and order.
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.1 (ANI): As different parts of the country are witnessing a heavy downpour during the ongoing Monsoon season, incessant rains have led to overflowing rivers at many places.
Ludhiana, June 23 (ANI): A gang led by a doctor was arrested here on Tuesday for smuggling rare snakes.
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 25 (ANI): Locals in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District are flocking a temple to offer prayers to a Hindu deity as they believe the wrath of the Goddess has led to an outbreak of chickenpox in the region.
Lucknow, April 17 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has expelled criminal-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and his brother Afzal Ansari from the party.
Faizabad, Mar 21 (ANI): A woman hairstylist in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad city on Sunday attempted an unusual record by performing haircutting while being blindfolded in a moving boat!
Lucknow, Feb 23 (ANI): Police resorted to a baton-charge here on Monday to control a mob of unemployed aspiring teachers who were demanding jobs.
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.21 (ANI): In a gruesome incident of violence against wild animals, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district killed a leopard after it allegedly strayed into their locality on Saturday (Feb.21).
Gorakhpur, Jan 27 (ANI): Five persons, including a policeman in-charge of an armoury, have been arrested for allegedly trading police ammunition in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district.
New Delhi, December 7 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of thirteen-year-old Aarushi Talwar and her family's domestic help Hemraj has still not yielded fruitful results. Several questions still remain unanswered, as Aarushi's phone that was recovered recently has provided no further clue.
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 12 (ANI): Excess water released from Banbasa barrage in Nepal has marooned residents of 15 villages in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district.
Hathras, Sept 30 (ANI): Police personnel fired in the air to prevent protestors from damaging the Hathras railway junction in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
Bahraich (UP), Aug 25 (ANI): Flood situation continued to be grim in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With the UPA now needing just 10 more seats to get simple majority in the Lok Sabha, the Congress was Sunday undecided on taking the support of the Samajwadi Party, which has emerged the single largest party in Uttar Pradesh.
The National Election Watch (NEW), in one of its latest report on the comparison of assets of a number of MPs who are re-contesting in 2009 after the 2004 poll, has found tremendous increase in the possessions of the candidates.
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Congress of ignoring his party despite the help it extended to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the time of last year's trust vote in parliament.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Leading telecom player Bharti Airtel emerged as the most congested mobile network in the GSM space in October-December 2008 with competitor Vodafone close behind, the telecom regulator said Monday.
Bhagalpur, Mar 29 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday claimed that her party was the only alternative to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose policies are influenced by big houses and brokers.
Leh, Mar 29 (ANI): A group of disabled people in Ladakh displayed their creative talents by turning waste material into useful products of daily use.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS)Putting all speculation to rest, the Congress party Wednesday announced that possibilities of a poll alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh were over.
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Communist Party of India- Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) on Monday announced its first list of 80 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.
Lucknow, Mar 1 (ANI): Around a lakh twenty five thousand immunisation booths have been set up across Uttar Pradesh to administer polio drops to children on the first day of a week-long imunisation drive.
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) Nearly 2,000 oil sector employees struck work in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, the second day of the nationwide strike called by officers of public sector oil companies.
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) State-run telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), in association with Ajanta India Ltd, Monday announced the launch of low-cost mobile phones with free prepaid connections for rural subscribers of Uttar Pradesh.
Bijnor (UP), Dec 25 (ANI): Forest officials in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh has rescued a two-year-old injured female leopard that had lost its way in the forest and later strayed into human habitat.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI):The Central Government has announced a seven-day state mourning from Friday as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister V.P. Singh.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has assured India full support of his philanthropic foundation in the area of healthcare, especially to introduce injectible polio vaccine alongside the ongoing immunisation drive to eradicate the disease from the country.
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday lavished praise on the state police for gunning down wanted criminals like the bandits Dadua and Thokiya and assured the families of killed policemen that her government would do everything to help them.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of playing 'politics of revenge' after she cancelled the land allotted for a rail coach factory in Rae Bareli.
Gorakhpur, Sept 23 (ANI): Authorities in flood-hit Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh sounded red alert after Nepal released water from the Ghagra River and advised evacuation from vulnerable areas as a precautionary measure on Monday.
Faizabad, Aug 22 (ANI): Life in Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh remains affected due to unabated floods caused by monsoon rains.
Lucknow, August 5 (ANI): Thousands of people have been displaced by floods in many villages around Lucknow, and they are being forced to spend nights in makeshift tents.