Uttar Pradesh gets new advocate general

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The Uttar Pradesh government late Wednesday appointed V.C. Mishra, 83, as the new advocate general, an official said. Governor B.L. Joshi approved Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s recommendation of appointing him, and also accepted the resignation of S.P. Gupta for the post. A notification of the appointment was issued. Gupta had earlier quit citing personal reasons,… Read more »

NCW seeks report on remarks against IAS officer

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The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to probe a complaint against a Samajwadi Party leader accused of making “objectionable comments” against the now suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Taking cognizance of a complaint against Uttar Pradesh Agro chairman Narendra Bhatti, NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma urged Chief Secretary Jawed… Read more »

We treat minister and ordinary person alike: say SC judges

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On issues related to right to life and personal liberty, a minister and an ordinary person are treated alike in the Supreme Court, a bench of two judges said on Monday. The apex court bench of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice Ranjan Gogoi said “before the Supreme Court a minister and an ordinary person under… Read more »

Allahabad HC asks UP govt to submit its policy on murder compensation

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The Uttar Pradesh government has been directed by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High court to submit its policy regarding paying of compensation to the family of the murdered persons in the state. The court has given two weeks time to the UP government to submit its report. A division bench of court comprising Justices… Read more »

NRHM scam: Court asks UP to explain delay

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Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned the Uttar Pradesh Principal Health Secretary to explain the delay in allowing the CBI to prosecute officials accused in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. The Lucknow bench of the court asked Principal Secretary, Health, Sanjay Agarwal to appear before it by 2 pm and explain the delay…. Read more »

Akhilesh Yadav: Game of name changing continues

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It seems that Uttar Pradesh is not going to do development in future but will do development in changing names of cities, changing names of programmes initiated by Mayawati. Since the coming of Akhilesh Yadav we often hear maladministration news from Uttar Pradesh this is perhaps because of his total attention is diverted towards changing… Read more »

Corruption cases continue to haunt Mayawati

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Mayawati,Bahajun Samaj Party(BSP) supremo and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) may have got relief in the disproportionate assets (DA) case from the Supreme Court but corruption cases will continue to chase her. While the 2003 Taj Heritage Corridor Scam is still pending in the Allahabad high court, her name is also being taken… Read more »