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Jagmohan Yadav appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 01-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

He is the 8th police chief of Uttar Pradesh in the last three-and-a-half years of the Samajwadi Party (SP) rule.

Lucknow zoo renamed after last Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Published on: 24-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Shah was the last Nawab of Oudh under whom the province was annexed by the British under the policy of Doctrine of Lapse in 1856. Later, Shah was exiled to Matia Birj in Bengal.

Uttar Pradesh government amended State Film Policy to woo tourism

Published on: 25-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated the UP Film Bnadhus’s Website and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a film city.

UP Government launched Samajwadi Shudha Payjal Yojna for UP Roadways bus stations

Published on: 13-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Through this service, the passengers will get best potable water at the most affordable price of two Rupees per liter.

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2015-16

Published on: 25-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 83 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on 24 February 2015 presented the State Budget 2015-16 of 302687 crore rupees.

Jawed Usmani sworn-in as Chief Information Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 18-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Jawed Usmani was appointed as UP Chief Information Commissioner in November 2014. But during this appointment, he was the Chairman of UP Board of Revenue.

77th Annual Convention of Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies held in Lucknow

Published on: 06-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Four-day convention was held between 31 January and 3 February 2015. It was held in Uttar Pradesh after a long gap of 30 years.

Arvind Kumar Jain appointed as Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh

Published on: 02-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Jain succeeded Arun Kumar Gupta who retired as the DG Police of Uttar Pradesh on 31 January 2015.

AP Government decided to file a defamation suit against the State Bank of Hyderabad

Published on: 31-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

State government will file a defamation suit as SBH has freezed account of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education.

NHRC issued notice to UP Government over Hooch Tragedy

Published on: 20-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on 19 January 2015 issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Government over hooch tragedy in Malihabad near Lucknow and its bordering Unnao district.

Charan Singh's statue unveiled in Ghaziabad

Published on: 24-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh’s statue was unveiled by activists of Rashtriya Lok Dal and Jat Sabha to mark Charan Singh’s 112nd birth anniversary.

UP Government launched the Women Entrepreneurship Scheme 2014-15

Published on: 03-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

The Women Entrepreneurship Scheme 2014-15 was launched by UP Government to empower women and ensure their participation in the process of industrialization.

Jawed Usmani appointed as State Chief Information Commissioner in UP

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Jawed Usmani selected as Chief Information Commissioner by the Governor of UP Ram Naik.

UP government to set Nirbhaya Centers in all districts

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

UP Government has decided to open Nirbhaya Centers in all districts of the state to provide prompt help to the victims of crime against women.

UP Government raised retirement age of State Election Commissioner to 68 years

Published on: 25-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

The Uttar Pradesh government raised the retirement age of State Election Commissioner from 65 to 68 years.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister presented tax free budget for fiscal 2014-15

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh presented a tax free budget of 274705 crore rupees for fiscal year 2014-15 with a proposed deficit of 4132 crore rupees.

UP Government constituted SIT to probe Badaun case

Published on: 07-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh Government has constituted a four-member SIT to probe the Badaucase. The SIT will be headed by Mukesh Saxena.

UP government ordered establishment of women helpline in each district of State

Published on: 03-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Government of Uttar Pradesh has ordered establishment of women helpline in 75 districts that will be monitored and maintained by the SSP and SP.

UP government ordered magisterial inquiry into group clashes in Meerut

Published on: 12-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

UP government ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Meerut group clashes. The inquiry will be conducted by Meerut DM, Randeep Rinwa.

UP Assembly passed Water Management and Regulatory Commission Bill 2014

Published on: 26-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

UP Assembly passed Water Management and Regulatory Commission Bill 2014 by Voice Vote that will suggest ways for judicious utilization of water.

Ten-day festival Taj Mahotsav began in Agra

Published on: 19-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Taj Mahotsav, the ten day annual festival began in Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad High Court ordered CBI probe into alleged misappropriation of MGNREGA funds

Published on: 01-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 570 people agreed

High Court of Uttar Pradesh directed CBI to probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds in seven districts for MGNREGA Scheme from the centre.

Uttar Pradesh government launched Samajwadi pension scheme

Published on: 28-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 904 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh government launched Samajwadi Pension Yojana on 28 January 2014

UP Government constituted a high-level committee to look into the issue of death in relief camps

Published on: 14-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

UP Government has set-up a high-level committee to look into the issue of deaths of children in relief camps set after the Muzaffarnagar riots.

State can't withdraw cases against terror accused without Centre's consent: High Court

Published on: 13-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Allahabad High Court on 12 December 2013 ruled that UP cannot withdraw prosecution in terror cases under the central acts without permission of Centre.

RAF Academy of Public Order inaugurated in Meerut

Published on: 10-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 98 people agreed

Ministry of Home Affairs on 9 November 2013 inaugurated RAF Academy of Public Order in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Oracle to introduce Train the Trainer Initiative in UP

Published on: 03-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Oracle offered to introduce its courses in Uttar Pradesh schools, under its Train the Trainer initiative

Bhumi Sena Scheme launched in UP for transformation of Barren Land

Published on: 09-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Akhilesh Yadav launched Bhumi Sena Scheme in Uttar Pradesh. The scheme has been designed to reclaim the barren, usar (alkaline soils) and ravenous land.

Planning Commission of India finanalised Uttar Pradesh Plan for 2013-14

Published on: 19-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

PCI finalized annual plan of 69200 crore rupees for UP. The state will encourage private participation by creating an atmosphere conducive to investment.

Allahabad High Court put a Ban on Caste-based Rallies in UP

Published on: 11-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The Allahabad high court on 10 July 2013 put a stay on caste-based rallies throughout Uttar Pradesh.


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