UP mid-day meal row: Owaisi condemns arrest of journalist

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday condemned the Uttar Pradesh government’s move to register a case against a journalist for posting a video of school children being served salt and roti as their mid-day meal. Continue Reading

Pakistan-based LeT plotting major strike in Varanasi: Intel

Days after an intelligence alert was surrounded in Tamilnadu warning that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists had infiltrated and were planning an attack in Coimbatore and other places, a fresh report has claimed that ultras have been making attempts to establish a base in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi, which is the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

World largest temporary city gets ready at Prayagraj for Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh is all decked up to welcome devotees for Kumbh Mela, which is expected to be attended by people from across the country and more than 5000 NRIs. While Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh had earmarked an amount of Rs 2800 crore for Kumbh Mela 2019, the total expenditure, including from other funds, has gone up to a whopping Rs 4300 crore. Continue Reading

Hapur lynching case: SC issues notice to UP Govt

The Supreme Court today directed the Meerut inspector general of police (IGP) to investigate the alleged Hapur lynching case, in which one person was killed and another brutally assaulted by a mob on the pretext they were involved in cow-slaughter, and file a report within two weeks. Continue Reading