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Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal elect most women MPs: 11 each

LUCKNOW, May 26 -- Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal elected the most women MPs to the Lok Sabha, 11 each. Overall, the 17th Lok Sabha will have the highest number of women parliamentarians ever at 78. ... Read More


UP, Bengal elect most women MPs: 11 each

LUCKNOW, May 25 -- Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal elected the most women MPs to the Lok Sabha, 11 each. Overall, the 17th Lok Sabha will have the highest number of women parliamentarians ever at 78. I... Read More


UP gets 11 women MPs including two Gandhis

Lucknow, May 25 -- UP will send 11 women MPs to Lok Sabha this time, including two daughters-in-law of the Gandhi family -- Sonia Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi. There were 104 women candidates in UP of wh... Read More


UP child rights panel to keep vigil on civil societies

Lucknow, May 22 -- The Uttar Pradesh Commission for Protection of Child rights (UPCPCR) is keeping a strict vigil on the activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) claiming effective presence... Read More


NRI-abandoned brides say law lacks teeth, demand tougher measures

LUCKNOW, May 20 -- Battling barriers of police apathy and cumbersome legal procedures, several women of the state who were deserted by NRI husbands feel the need to have a strong law that protects the... Read More


'Students shouldn't be forced to buy non-NCERT, non-SCERT books'

Lucknow, May 20 -- To facilitate affordable and quality education, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the state education department and the education board to en... Read More


NRI-abandoned brides say bill lacks teeth, demand tougher measures

Lucknow, May 18 -- Battling barriers of police apathy and cumbersome legal procedures, several women of the state who were deserted by NRI husbands feel the need to have a strong law that protects the... Read More


'Future drives to focus more on awareness among girls'

Lucknow, May 15 -- To check the possibility of a romantic involvement, parents of eight-year-old Subhadra, residents of a Malihabad village, planned to get her married to a man from a neighbouring vil... Read More


Niti Aayog recommends UP's 'digital land' model for other states

LUCKNOW, May 10 -- The Central government's top think tank, Niti Aayog has recommended the Uttar Pradesh government's 'digital land' model to be replicated in other states for online land record keepi... Read More


Lending a helping hand to elderly voters

LUCKNOW, May 7 -- Voting day was not a routine day for almost 15,000 students in Lucknow, who were part of 'Bulawa tolis' across 3,561 polling booths. They ensured that their parents and neighbours c... Read More