Oppn mocks 'biggest budget', says it's visionless & misleading

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- Opposition parties too pot shots at the UP government over its "biggest budget", saying it is all "talk and no reality...visionless and misleading." Samajwadi Party (SP) president ... Read More

Budget pro-poor, pro-people: BJP

Lucknow, Feb. 6 -- The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its leaders welcomed the budget with deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya indicating the government's pro-people budget would help ... Read More

No populist schemes announced for farmers, others even in poll year

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- Contrary to expectations by many, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh in its voluminous Budget presented in state assembly here on Monday refrained from announcing populist schemes ... Read More

Skill-based BBA courses in 113 colleges

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- To strengthen the skilled workforce in the state, 113 colleges have been selected for the skill-based courses, including BBA (Retail), BBA (Logistics), BBA (Healthcare) and BBA (Tou... Read More

Prayagraj gets Rs.2,500 cr for Mahakumbh preparations

PRAYAGRAJ, Feb. 6 -- With a mega budget allocation of Rs 2,500 crore for the forthcoming mega religious fair of Mahakumbh-2025, Prayagraj emerged as a major gainer following announcements and budget a... Read More

A 'sports-centric' budget: 50 int'l coaches for hostels, Rs.12-crore injury centre

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- In another significant move to help athletes from the state better their game, the Yogi government has earmarked Rs 195 crore for the development of sports infrastructure in the 202... Read More

Ganga Expressway gets Rs 2057 crore; Rs 500 crore for link expressways

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- With the aim of providing world-class infrastructure to investors, the Yogi Adityanath government has doubled the budgetary allocation for the Ganga Expressway, allocating Rs 2057.7... Read More

Budget speech: Minister's poetic touch 'floors' house

LUCKNOW, Feb. 6 -- Uttar Pradesh finance minister Suresh Kumar Khanna tabled the annual budget for 2024-25 fiscal on Monday in a poetic style reciting couplets from "Ramcharitmanas" and attacking the ... Read More

1500-acre Aerocity to be next landmark of Lucknow

Lucknow, Feb. 6 -- A 1500-acre Aerocity with state-of -the-art facilities for commercial offices, seven-star hotels, parks, convention centres and other such facilities will be a new addition in the c... Read More

fm rejects claims of discrimination in fund rationing

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday rejected allegations of "discrimination" in allocating funds to non-BJP governed states, saying it was a "politically vitiated ... Read More