27 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In a major setback for Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has cold-shouldered his son Pankaj Singh for the upcoming by-polls in Uttar Pradesh as the saffron party announced names of 11 candidates on Tuesday. However, in a surprising move, senior leader Lalji Tandon effectively managed to get a ticket for his son Gopalji Tandon.
12 Aug 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that Noida and Greater Noida would be further developed as 'cycle friendly' cities.
13 Nov 2013
There are no takers for the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, a pet project of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. On Tuesday, no company or infrastructure developer came forward to bid for the proposed eight-lane Greenfield Expressway between Agra and Lucknow.
23 Aug 2014
Lucknow: The power crisis continued unabated in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday as the people battled extreme heatwave conditions and long power cuts.
16 Aug 2014
Agra: The Agra Municipal Corporation has announced better sanitation management and tougher enforcement measures to ensure a cleaner Taj city. Property owners would be prosecuted if domestic waste or garbage is found accumulated outside their premises, Environment officer Rajeev Rathi said.
19 Aug 2014
Agra: More than 200,000 people visited the Taj Mahal in two days over the weekend, causing alarm among conservationists who feel the ever-increasing human load on the fragile white marble wonder on the banks of the Yamuna could prove detrimental to the health of the monument to love.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A scrutiny of 19th century photographic negatives brings into focus the existence of a series of Mughal gardens, which once laced between majestic Taj Mahal and its neighbouring Agra Fort.
14 Aug 2014
Lucknow: All passengers from international destinations are being checked for the Ebola virus at the airport here, officials said on Thursday.
05 Jul 2013
A Malaysian firm has expressed interest in building the proposed Agra-Lucknow expressway, which is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities by almost half, an official said on Friday.