Jagran Josh Logo
  1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. State Current Affairs
  4.  |  
  5. Uttar Pradesh

Centre plans to buy 1 lakh potato from UP farmers to ease their load

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The centre has planned to buy 1 lakh tonnes of potato from the farmers in UP to guard them against the drastic fall in the crop’s prices.

UP Government increased age limit for UPPSC exams for those who appeared in 2013

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

UP cabinet has decided to grant two more attempts to UPPSC candidates who faced difficulty in exams due to the introduction of CSAT.

Uttar Pradesh government scraps Samajwadi pension scheme

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

After scrapping the existing Samajwadi Pension Scheme, CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Mukhya Mantri Pension scheme will be introduced in future. The scheme will also include beneficiaries from most Dalit communities.

UP government orders probe into alleged misuse of money in Gomati River Front Development project

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Rs 1500 crore rupees were allocated for the project of which 90 percent has been spent, while only 60 percent of the work has been completed.

UP to set up 6 AIIMS like institutes, 25 medical colleges in next 5 years

Apr 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh led by Yogi Adityanath has planned to set up six AIIMS like institutes and 25 medical colleges in the state in the next five years.

Below Poverty line households in UP to get free power connection

Mar 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Union Power Minister along with UP's energy Minister has decided to provide free power connection in the state to those households that fall below the poverty line.

Yogi Adityanath sworn-in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the President of the BJP Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of several BJP ruling-States attended the swearing-in ceremony.

BJP won the 2017 Assembly Elections of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

BJP emerged as the largest party in Uttar Pradesh by winning three-fourth seats in an assembly of 403 seats.

UP:1st phase polling to be held tomorrow

Feb 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The first phase of the seven-phase UP assembly elections is scheduled to begin tomorrow. The voting would be spread across 15 districts of west Uttar Pradesh.

Centre of Integrative Oncology to be inaugurated today

Feb 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Centre of Integrative Oncology, an institute dedicated to assist quality research on cancer in country will be inaugurated in Noida on 3 February 2017.

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party cycle symbol

Jan 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Akhilesh’s popularity among youth of the state helped him to get majority backing as the party president.

Akhilesh Yadav named Samajwadi Party's national president

Jan 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been named the new National President of the Samajwadi Party, replacing party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Akhilesh Yadav expelled from party for 6 years

Dec 31, 2016
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Mulayam Singh Yadav accused Ram Gopal of indulging in anti-party activities, which was weakening the party ahead of the assembly elections.

UP Government transfers 17 OBCs sub-castes into SC category

Dec 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Earlier in 2005, the SP government tried to do the same by amending UP Public Services Act, 1994. But the decision was termed unconstitutional by High Court.

PM Modi laid foundation stone of Cancer Center in Varanasi

Dec 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

During his one-day visit to Parliamentary constituency Varanasi, PM Modi laid the foundation of super speciality block of Institute of Medical Science of BHU.

Deepak Agarwal appointed CEO of Noida Authority

Dec 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Deepak Agarwal will replace P K Agarwal, who was officiating as the CEO of Noida Authority.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th pay commission

Dec 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Akhilesh Yadav announced that the decision was taken to benefit lakhs of government employees, who will now help him win the upcoming elections with a complete majority.

Triple Talaq is unconstitutional and violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad High Court

Dec 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Allahabad High Court has observed that no Personal Law Board is above the Constitution and declared Triple Talaq as unconstitutional.

12 eminent personalities bestowed with Yash Bharti Awards 2016

Dec 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

With this, a total of 77 personalities have so far received the highest award of the state for the year 2016.

Asia’s first and longest cycle highway inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Nov 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

It runs parallel to the main highway, but is separated by a divider which ensures the safety of cyclists.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav launched integrated emergency services UP-100

Nov 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The UP-100 service is the official name of Uttar Pradesh Police Emergency Management System. Earlier, it was referred as dial 100 project.

UP allows use of old currency for Land Registry

Nov 17, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The use of old currency notes have been permitted by various other state governments for specific purposes. Vinod Tawde, Minister of Cultural Affairs in Maharashtra announced his government’s decision of allowing the use of old notes in Marathi theatres.

Safe Motherhood Week starts in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The main aim of the 'Safe Motherhood Week' is to decrease the 'Mother Mortality Rate' (MMR) and 'Infant Mortality Rate' (IMR).

Justice DB Bhosale sworn-in as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

Aug 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Justice Babasaheb Bhosale succeeds Justice DY Chandrachud who was elevated as a judge of Supreme Court in May 2016.

Netherlands-UP signs agreement for setting up skill development centre for farmers

Jul 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Dutch government would help the state in cleaning the Yamuna in Agra. It would also help them in land reclamation of 1500 acres in the Ganga basin in Kanpur and development of cultural heritage.

Deepak Singhal appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh

Jul 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

He will also hold additional charge of Principal Resident Commissioner of UP in New Delhi, and chairman of the Pradeshiya Industrial & Investment Corporation of UP (PICUP).

UP government declares all natural calamities will be treated as state disaster

Jun 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

All victims of disasters that include unseasonal heavy rain, lightning, Loo and storm will be given relief as per provisions made under State Disaster Relief Fund by the Union government.

UP Government approves Detailed Project Report of Varanasi Metro Rail

Jun 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

According to the DPR, the 29.23 km Metro will have two corridors that include from BHEL to Banaras Hindu University (19.35 km) and Benia Bagh to Sarnath (9.885 km).

UP government approves bicycle highway between Taj and lion safari

May 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Starting from eastern gate of the Taj Mahal, it will cover areas such as Raja Bhoj ki Haveli, Bateshwarnath Temple, Mela Kothi Jarar, Naugava ka Quila and other rural areas to reach lion safari in Etawah.

UP Cabinet approved Senior Citizen Policy

Mar 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The policy will come into effect from 1 April 2016 and the social welfare department has been made the nodal agency for this new policy.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • By clicking on Submit button, you agree to our terms of use
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Newsletter Signup
Follow us on