UP government is planning to raise a dedicated force to tackle illegal mining in the state.

The department wants own sleuths to crack down on illegal mining activities, just like transport and excise department have their personnel for such tasks

Even as the Rs 15,000-crore transmission project continues to remain embroiled in a controversy over change of conductors, the UP Transmission Corporation Limited (UPTCL) is all set to embark on ye

ALLAHABAD: In a novel approach aimed at recharging depleting ground water status in the arid land of Bundelkhand, the Banda district administration has been interacting and seeking suggestions from

BHOPAL: The Public Health Engineering Department has completed 621 drinking water schemes sanctioned under Bundelkhand package so far at a cost of Rs 21.29 crore.

Total 1287 drinking water schemes costing about Rs 100 crore were sanctioned to 6 districts under Bundelkhand package, including Sagar, Chhatarpur, Panna, Tikamgarh, Damoh and Datia. Public Health Engineering Minister GaurishankarBisen has directed departmental officers to complete under-construction schemes under the package at the earliest.

What does it say about the rest of India when Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's pet project is reeling under corruption?

Lucknow: With a total of Rs 17,174 crore allocated for agriculture and allied sectors, UP budget-2013 is all set to shower some bounty on Uttar Pradesh’s farm sector.

The lights are going out in Uttar Pradesh’s power capacity addition plan and the villain is once again land acquisition. Bajaj Hindusthan has decided to pull out of the R10,000-crore, 1,980 MW Bargad power project planned in Chitrakoot district, following the recent exit of Jaypee Group from the R7,000-crore, 1,320 MW Karchhana project.

The company had signed the memorandum of understanding with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation in December 2010, but not even 10 out of the required 13,000 acres have been acquired so far, sources told FE.

After meeting the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday, the firebrand BJP leader and party MLA Uma Bharti claimed that the CM has assured her that all efforts would be taken up to ensure pure wa

In India, almost 52 per cent of the labour force is employed in the agricultural sector, yet the sector contribution to the national GDP is only 17 per cent. This discrepancy is on account of a neglected policy for agriculture and farming communities continue to suffer due to lack of agricultural modernisation, ecological degradation and rural indebtedness. Farmer suicides and food prices have been on the rise in India since the last few years. The condition of farmers in the semi-arid region of Bundelkhand in Central India is deplorable.

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