Akhilesh’s popularity among youth of the state helped him to get majority backing as the party president.
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has been named the new National President of the Samajwadi Party, replacing party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Mulayam Singh Yadav accused Ram Gopal of indulging in anti-party activities, which was weakening the party ahead of the assembly elections.
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.
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 will replace P K Agarwal, who was officiating as the CEO of Noida Authority.
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.
Allahabad High Court has observed that no Personal Law Board is above the Constitution and declared Triple Talaq as unconstitutional.
With this, a total of 77 personalities have so far received the highest award of the state for the year 2016.
It runs parallel to the main highway, but is separated by a divider which ensures the safety of cyclists.
The UP-100 service is the official name of Uttar Pradesh Police Emergency Management System. Earlier, it was referred as dial 100 project.
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.
The main aim of the 'Safe Motherhood Week' is to decrease the 'Mother Mortality Rate' (MMR) and 'Infant Mortality Rate' (IMR).
Justice Babasaheb Bhosale succeeds Justice DY Chandrachud who was elevated as a judge of Supreme Court in May 2016.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
The High Court also instructed the State government to take action against those officials, who are responsible for illegal mining.
The size of the budget is 346935 crore rupees and the Annual Budget for 2016-17 is 14.60 percent more than the Annual Budget for 2015-16.
The new revenue act also replaced the pre and post British era British era Land Revenue Act of 1901 and Zamindari Abolition and Land Reform Act 1950.
The apex court bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Prafulla C Pant recalled the earlier order dated 16 December 2015 appointing Justice Virendra Singh for the post.
He succeeds Jagmohan Yadav, who retired from the post on 31 December 2015.
The Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project is the first supercritical thermal unit in the state to achieve capacity addition on attaining full load.
It is the first time that the apex court exercised its powers to appoint a Lokayutka, after repeated orders to the state that it must appoint a new person in the position.
The amendment allows Dalits to sell their lands to non-Dalits even if they are left with less than 3.5 acre of land.
The order was passed on a PIL filed by Anurag Mishra who had drawn courts attention towards a number of incidents caused by razor-sharp nylon string coated with glass.
The districts which got lesser than 60 percent rain during the period from June to September 2015 or where more than 33 percent crops were ruined are included in the list of drought-hit areas.