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Vrindavan, Barsana declared as Sacred Sites, no meat and liquor shops allowed

Oct 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

As per the state government, the main objective behind declaring Vrindavan and Barsana as pilgrimage sites is to honour the sentiments of devotees, who are hurt by the operations of liquor and meat shops. The move will help in restoring the age-old traditions of these places.

UP Cabinet approves digitalisation of land maps

Oct 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The state cabinet of Uttar Pradesh on 9 October 2017 approved digitalisation of land maps in 70 districts of the state. The information was shared by the state’s Power Minister Shrikant Sharma who said that this move was necessary as the land maps were in a very bad condition and needed proper preservation.

UP tops all states by building 3.2 lakh toilets in 17 days

Oct 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Uttar Pradesh government has stated that it has built over 3.52 lakh toilet units in 17 days under the Centre's Swachhta hi Seva campaign thereby, topping other states in the  effort. The toilets were constructed between 15 September and 2 October.

No interview for non-gazetted posts in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

To keep in touch with the national policy, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has decided to end the process of interviews for selection of candidates’ non-gazetted jobs of the state government.

UP Government announces to launch all-women 'Pink' AC buses with CCTV cameras

Jul 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Union Ministry sanctioned funds for the 50 buses from its 'Nirbhaya Fund' for the 'Pink' buses in UP.

Rajiv Kumar appointed as Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh

Jun 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Prior to this appointment, Kumar was a Secretary in the Union Shipping ministry. He is a 1981 batch IAS Officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.

Adani Group set up 50-MW solar PV plant in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh

Jun 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The plant has been set up with an investment of Rs. 315 crore, under the National Solar Mission Scheme.

Yogi Adityanath raises retirement age of UP doctors to 62

May 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has extended the retirement age of government doctors from 60 to 62 years.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath launches JE vaccination drive in 38 districts of UP

May 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

CM Yogi also launched a toll free number to get or provide any information about encephalitis.

UP Assembly passes Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The CGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods and services by the Union Government.

Yogi Adityanath to declare no school bag day in UP government schools

May 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to declare "no school bag day" on Saturdays in all the state-run schools.

Adityanath’s government to merge local bodies of Mathura-Vrindavan & Ayodhya-Faizabad

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The merger was done with an aim to provide better services in local bodies, all-round development and providing employment to the local population.

Uttar Pradesh cancels 15 government holidays

Apr 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Uttar Pradesh State government has cancelled almost 15 public holidays that marked the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.

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: 5 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: 9 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: 6 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: 4 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: 19 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: 10 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: 3 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: 7 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.

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