02 Oct 2011
Despite the government’s attempt to boost the primary education for children between 6 and 14 years by implementing Right to Education, one cannot ignore the harsh reality in Uttar Pradesh that the basic education system has been crippled by corruption.
03 Jun 2015
Lucknow: In an effort to improve education system in the state, Uttar Pradesh government has directed all district administrations to observe the current academic session as 'Education Quality Upgradation Year' wherein performance of schools will be regularly assessed.
10 May 2011
In a bid to strictly implement the Right to Education Act (RTE), the Central government has refused to give its nod to open 5000 primary and 900 upper primary schools in Uttar Pradesh. Centre’s decision comes in the wake of the state government’s failure to notify the implementation of RTE Act.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
29 Jun 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government was working towards encouraging girls’ education in the state.
30 Sep 2011
In a bid to provide free education to children in the age group of 6-14 under the Right to Education Act, the Central government has approved opening of more than 10,000 primary and 1000 upper primary schools in Uttar Pradesh.
13 Sep 2015
Allahabad: In a setback to nearly two lakh contractual teachers in primary schools across Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court declared as illegal the state government's move to regularize them and appoint them as Assistant Teachers.
26 Aug 2011
Cocking a snook at the tall claims of the Centre and UP government regarding promotion of education, the ramshackle condition of building of Basic Shiksha Parishad schools which sans the basic facilities speak volumes for the double standard of politicians in power.
03 Aug 2016
Bareily (UP): A teacher was on Tuesday allegedly abducted in broad daylight and gangraped in a field along a state highway linking Delhi-Lucknow National Highway 24, days after the Bulandshahr gangrape incident.
14 Jun 2016
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government yesterday ordered a probe in connection with the alleged migration of Hindus from Kairana town in Shamli district in western part of the state.