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As campaign heat rises, poll pitch for subtle polarisation gets intense in west U.P.

Lucknow, April 14 -- With less than a week to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh, contentious issues are coming to the forefront of the campaign rhetoric in the state's wes... Read More


As vote base shrinks, is BSP losing 'master key' to political power?

LUCKNOW, April 14 -- The 'blue wave' of political churning that started in Uttar Pradesh during the mid-80s and took the state by storm by mid-90s is now on the ebb. It was this big political upheaval... Read More


Focus shifts from Jat belt to Yadav land in third phase

Lucknow, April 13 -- The third phase of the Lok Sabha elections featuring 10 seats in Uttar Pradesh marks the shift of focus from the Jat belt in the first two phases to Yadav land where Yadav-Muslim ... Read More


UPERC nod to STU's 5-yr plan to increase capacity

Lucknow, April 9 -- The Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (UPPTCL), a government-owned transmission utility, will now upgrade its network across the state to handle an ever-increasing p... Read More


Highs, lows and belied hopes showcase political gender gap

Lucknow, April 8 -- Representation of women from Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha has been marked by highs and lows since the inception of parliamentary elections in India in 1951-52. Despite women now... Read More


UPERC nod to STU's five-year plan to increase capacity

Lucknow, April 8 -- The Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (UPPTCL), a government-owned transmission utility, will now upgrade its network across the state to handle an ever-increasing p... Read More


Ensure 50% fall in road accident deaths in state: Government

Lucknow, April 7 -- Chief secretary Durga Shankar Mishra has given district-wise instructions to authorities concerned in an attempt to bring down road accident deaths in the state by 50% this year. ... Read More


U.P. marks 35 dams, lakes; panel formed to allot sites

Lucknow, April 7 -- Uttar Pradesh has earmarked 35 dams and other water bodies for the installation of floating solar plants targeting a minimum production of 11 GW (11,000 MW) of photovoltaic power. ... Read More


Uttar Pradesh power body 'hopes' to keep supply on track in poll season

Lucknow, April 3 -- The U.P. Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) is confronted with the daunting challenge of maintaining electricity supply, especially amidst the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the state, whi... Read More


From crossroads toreunion for BJP-RLD

Lucknow, April 1 -- In a significant display of political realignment, Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary greeted the crowd at a rally in Meerut, which has over 33% Muslim voters, with the... Read More