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Feeling the Gulf: Meet the men who returned from Saudi Arabia in wake of its 'nitaqat' law

Sunday 22 December '13

Unable to find valid work permits in the wake of law, 17000 migrants have returned to Kerala.
UPSACS to track HIV prevalence among migrants in 5 UP districts

Saturday 21 December '13

Source Destination Corridors — having high migrant movement — identified
AAP to have separate manifestos for UP LS seats

Tuesday 17 December '13

AAP’s Political Affairs Committee member Ilyas Azmi said it was voiced that there are many local issues which are not addressed by a common manifesto.
Grants cut: Lucknow univ’s poor fund management behind UGC move

Friday 13 September '13

Lucknow University’s unimpressive track record in utilising grants has led to it being ‘downgraded’ by the UGC in its Twelfth Five-Year Plan
V-C prepares ‘Vision 2020’ to make LU among the best in the world

Monday 29 July '13

Hoping to put Lucknow University among the best in the world, Vice-Chancellor Dr S B Nimse, in his soon-to-be-finalised ‘Vision 2020’ document, will focus on four key areas — teaching, research, appli...
Apex court verdict on convicted legislators first big victory, they wait for more

Friday 12 July '13

WHEN the Supreme Court Wednesday struck down Section 8(4) of the People’s Representation Act, 1951 — which means that the MPs and MLAs will be disqualified as soon as they are convicted — a promise th...
At 13, she is busy preparing for MSc microbiology at LU

Wednesday 10 July '13

At an age when most kids are trying to find their feet, 13-year-old Sushma Verma is preparing for her MSc in microbiology from Lucknow University (LU).
Stone’s throw from Lucknow, first ‘Diwali’ since Freedom

Tuesday 30 April '13

Chibau Khera of 120 houses gets electricity 66 years after India got Independence.
No more ‘dark’ nights for this UP village

Tuesday 30 April '13

Till Sunday, Chibau Khera, a village just 20 km from Lucknow in Mohanlalganj block, would have been fit for an R K Laxman illustration
State gets its own tree DNA bank

Wednesday 24 April '13

In the process, the trees of the state have also been enumerated for the first time in its history.
Demand for set top boxes dips

Friday 5 April '13

The operators said that the supply of STBs is adequate but the bottlenecks are in installation.
‘He was scared, kept away from family, friends’

Saturday 16 March '13

Shashank Yadav’s family Friday demanded a CBI probe into his death even as his friends indicated the engineer was scared because of CBI’s surveillance of him.
The world at their feet, with a laptop in their hand

Tuesday 12 March '13

For most students, who received the laptops from the state government on day one of the launch of the scheme, it will be for the first time that they will lay hands on the technology.
Few takers for Rahul’s ‘youthful’ idea

Tuesday 5 February '13

While Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is pushing for inclusion of the youth in the political system, it seems the youth in his own parliamentary constituency Amethi have stopped buying his idea a...
Agra literature festival in February

Tuesday 1 January '13

To revive the literature scene in Uttar Pradesh and the Braj region, enthusiasts have come together to organise the first Taj Literature Festival in Agra.
Now, apply for voter card at internet cafe

Saturday 29 December '12

EC identifying centres where voters can register
UP Cong leader opposes quota in promotions

Thursday 20 December '12

After divisions within the BJP on the issue of reservation in promotion, Vivek Kumar Singh, one of the eight Congress zonal presidents and MLA from Banda
Firm seeks EC nod to distribute voter I-card in 7,000 UP villages

Monday 17 December '12

Residents of over 7,000 villages in UP may soon be able to obtain Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPICs) from their village.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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