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  • Censor Board has issued U/A certificate to film on 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

    In a surprising turn of events, the Censor Board has issued a U/A certificate to a film based on the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, although it is too close to reality

  • Aishwarya Rai thanks UP CM Akhilesh for declaring 'Sarbjit' 'tax-free'

    The Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer 'Sarbjit' has been declared 'tax-free' in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking at the red carpet premier of the film in Mumbai, Aishwarya Rai thanked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for the same.

  • 'Sarbjit' goes tax free in Uttar Pradesh

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan-starrer 'Sarbjit' has been declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh, two days ahead of its release

  • 'Bicycle highway' from Taj to Etawah lion safari approved

    An over 197-km long 'bicycle highway' will be developed from Taj Mahal in Agra to the lion safari in Etawah to encourage eco-tourism in the vicinity of historical and tourist places

  • Photo journalist electrocuted while clicking 'water train'

    In a tragic accident, a photo journalist, Ravi Kanojia, got electrocuted at the Jhansi railway station while covering a water train story. Kanaujia, who was a photographer of English daily The Indian Express, was in Jhansi on an assignment. While he trying to click a photo, he came in contact with overhead high-tension wire and died on the spot.

  • Akhilesh Yadav meets PM Modi over drought

    PM briefed on the 50 districts affected. Yadav had earlier accused Centre of playing politics’

  • Ganga can be cleaned only if everyone joins hands: Akhilesh Yadav

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said cleaning of Ganga is an important issue and it is only possible with everyone's help. He further said they have already started work for cleaning of Yamuna and Varna River.

  • 1,000 litres of water wasted on helipad for Haryana CM

    After a huge uproar over the wastage of water for Akhilesh Yadav's and S Siddaramaiah's visits in their respective states, 1,000 litres of water was used for preparing a helipad for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's chopper in Yamunanagar.

  • 'Nil Battey Sannata' declared tax-free in Uttar Pradesh

    Swara Bhaskar-starrer 'Nil Battey Sannata' will be tax-free in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced on Thursday

  • 1,000 cops to shield Salman Khan from fan frenzy in Uttar Pradesh

    Salman Khan, who is currently shooting for his film, 'Sultan', in Muzaffarnagar to be provided with security of 1,000-strong police contingent to deal with fan frenzy

  • BJP releases controversial poster in Varanasi

    Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released controversial posters mocking rivals in Varanasi. In the poster, state Uttar Pradesh is being portrayed as ';Draupadi' and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Bahujan Samajwadi Party supremo Mayawati, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi have been portrayed as 'Kauravas' stripping 'Draupadi'.

  • International perfume museum, park at Kannauj

    In a major boost for thr famous perfume industry of Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of an international perfume museum and park at Kannauj

  • Akhilesh Yadav directs UP police for quick action against criminals

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday directed the police department to take stringent and immediate actions against the culprits involved in any incident to maintain law and order in the state.

  • Akhilesh Yadav announces new facilities for Vrindavan widows

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced a host of facilities for destitutes, widows living in Vrindavan, an official said on Thursday

  • Lucknow: SP supremo Mulayam Singh, Akhilesh pay tribute to Ram Manohar Lohia

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday garlanded statue of veteran nationalist political leader and independence activist Ram Manohar Lohia on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

  • UP CM felicitates artists at Yash Bharti Awards

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated various artists at the Yash Bharti Awards Ceremony in Lucknow on Monday. The award is given to eminent persons belonging to the state in the fields of art, culture, sports, literature, medicine, journalism and social service.

  • UP CM attends 'World Sparrow Day' event in Lucknow

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday presided over an event organised to celebrate the 'World Sparrow Day' aimed to create awareness among the people to conserve the bird whose population is dwindling across the country.

  • CM Akhilesh, CJI Thakur, Governor inaugurate new HC complex

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, along with Chief Justice of India TS Thakur and state Governor Ram Naik, inaugurated newly constructed building of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) on Saturday.

  • UP CM welcomes 'IAS Week' in Lucknow

    After addressing a gathering at ongoing Uttar Pradesh 'IAS Week' in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday welcomed the event, saying that it allows administrators to discuss key issues related to the state and arrive on a common solution. The four-day long event kick started yesterday in the state capital.

  • Teachers demanding pay hike lathicharged

    The Lucknow police on Wednesday lathicharged teachers protesting against the Akhilesh Yadav's government demanding pay hike and regularisation of jobs in the city. The police manhandled the teachers who were protesting quietly outside the Lucknow Vidhan Sabha.