30 Apr 2012
BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday demanded that the Centre bring a Constitutional amendment bill during the current session of the Parliament to provide for reservation to SC and ST government employees in promotions.
01 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today made a pitch for reservation for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and backward communities in private sector jobs.
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.
20 Dec 2012
UP state government employees continued their protest against reservation in promotions by taking out a funeral procession of political parties supporting the constitutional amendment bill for the purpose.
16 Apr 2015
Visakhapatnam: The CPI(M) on Thursday demanded reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in private sector jobs and resolved to run a campaign to bring pressure on the Centre to bring a legislation to help people of these communities, hit hard due to neo-liberal economic policies.
07 May 2012
Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi on Sunday gave his assent to an ordinance to scrap quota-based promotions for SCs and STs in state government departments on Supreme Court order.
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.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh seems headed for a hung assembly in the next year's Assembly elections with Bahujan Samaj Party emerging as the single largest party, a opinion poll has claimed.
16 Sep 2016
Bijnor: Three persons were shot dead and many injured during a fight which broke out after the incident of sexually harassing a girl in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh.
05 Oct 2015
Lucknow: With Uttar Pradesh seeing a high rate of crime against SC,ST community members, the state government is mulling a proposal for setting up separate police stations to deal with such cases.