18 Dec 2011
Favouring reservation for Muslims, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday said that 27 percent OBC quota should be increased by making constitutional amendment to include backward Muslims in it.
19 Sep 2011
The political fervour in state has geared up ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh after Chief Minister Mayawati demanded reservation for Muslims in government job.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a first-of-its-kind plan to take a group of Hindus and Muslims on a joint pilgrimage. The 'dharmarth karya' department has issued a Government Order (GO) in which 10 Muslim and Hindu devouts from each district will be taken on a pilgrimage in a single trip, including a visit to Pushkar and Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan.
17 Jan 2012
In a bid to woo Muslim vote bank ahead of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav assured Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid in Delhi Syed Ahmed Bukhari of extending maximum reservation for the Muslim community if voted to power.
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.
09 Sep 2013
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will open modern schools in Muslim-majority areas to provide better education facilities to their children, an official said. These schools would be opened in 40 districts, where the Muslim population is more than 25 percent.
03 Jan 2014
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will soon conduct a survey to assess the living standards and necessities of Muslims in the state, an official said on Friday.
02 Sep 2013
Lucknow: Addressing the party workers of Bundelkhand region at Jhansi, BJP general secretary and Uttar Pradesh party incharge Amit Shah on Sunday asked them to fight against anarchism. Shah advised them to make the region criminal free.
03 Nov 2011
Terming the demand for reservation for Muslims as a political gimmick, BJP’s national vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi came down heavily on the trio of the Congress, SP and the BSP.
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.