29 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Underlining the need for use of good quality seeds in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said 80 percent farmers in the plains and 33 percent in the hills will have to be provided with modern seeds over the next two years to make farming beneficial.
08 Jan 2014
Etawah: Live coverage of a cultural extravaganza in the ancestral Saifai village of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been prohibited by the district administration.
30 Dec 2013
Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) leadership in Uttar Pradesh came under attack over holding the annual festival of song and dance at Mulayam Singh Yadav family's native village at a time, when hundreds of victims of Muzaffarnagar riots are living in difficult circumstances in relief camps.
10 Jan 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday defended the cultural extravaganza in Saifai village, which has been widely criticized as a display of appalling insensitivity at a time thousands are suffering in riot-affected Muzaffarnagar.
11 Jan 2014
Mumbai: Alia Bhatt has been under fire for performing at the Saifai Mahotsav, following which her father Mahesh Bhatt issued an apology. However, superstar Salman Khan, who was also amongst the performers, says the filmmaker needn't be apologetic about his daughter's ‘upbringing’.
11 Jan 2014
Aligarh: A youth group has decided to boycott Bollywood star Salman Khan's forthcoming movie "Jai Ho" for taking part in a musical extravaganza in Saifai in Uttar Pradesh.
09 Jan 2014
Lucknow: Accusing the Samajwadi Party (SP) government of being ‘insensitive’, Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Thursday said it was busy ‘having fun’ in Saifai while Muzaffarnagar riot victims were suffering in the relief camps.
06 Sep 2014
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday inaugurated the Sufi Mahotsav (festival) at Kako in Jehanabad district of Bihar.
15 Dec 2012
The 15 day-long 'Saifai Mahotsav' was inaugurated at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav by JNU's Hindi department head Kedar Nath Singh on Friday.
10 Dec 2012
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday visited the site of Saifai Mahotsav to review the preparations. He personally reviewed everything related to the festival, be it mahotsav pandals, guest houses, traffic, security arrangements and the buildings where the special guest will stay during the Mahotsav.