ALLAHABAD: With the objective of checking infant mortality rate (IMR), state health authorities have come up the Khasra Rakshak Abhiyan, a campaign to control spread of measles, as part of the nati

The cold wave was relentless in most parts of North India on Monday, claiming six more lives to take the death toll in the past three days to eleven.

After a gap of four years, roads in rural areas of the state will get a facelift under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday assured full support to upcoming power projects in the state provided all formalities -- environmental clearances and coal linkages -- are complet

Captive job cards. Fake bank accounts. Coercion by pradhans. In Uttar Pradesh, ingenious methods are employed to deprive the poor of MGNREGA benefits, reports Abhishek Bhalla

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has written a fresh letter to UP Chief Minister Mayawati over alleged irregularities in implementation of MNREGA in seven districts and demanded a CBI probe

Rain claimed four lives in Uttar Pradesh and forced officials to issue an alert in Uttarakhand as the monsoon remained fairly active in North India on Wednesday.

LUCKNOW: More areas in Terai region along the UP-Nepal border and central UP were flooded as water level of rivers flowing via Nepal continued to rise on Tuesday.

Following heavy rain in its catchment areas and release of water from upstream barrages, the turbulent Ghagra swept away the Ring embankment and breached the Elgin-Charsari embankment on the border


He takes unusual gifts to weddings and makes the bride and the groom accept it.

Santosh Bajpai, a government employee in Gonda district, makes it a point to attend every wedding function in his district