Gairaha is not a place that usually attracts media attention. But something unusual was under way as the new year entered its second week.

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the much awaited Ken-Betwa river link which will benefit Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in terms of meeting irrigation, drinking water and electr

The National Democratic Alliance government will execute the Ken-Betwa rivers (both flow in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh) linking project on a priority basis, Water Resources Minister Uma Bhart

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Babu Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/10/2013 regarding mining in Districts Jhansi and Jalaun. This order of NGT direct and prohibit any mining activity being carried out in Districts Jhansi and Jalaun without seeking appropriate permission of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF)/State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), as the case may be,
under the garb of dumping and otherwise.

Uttar Pradesh has fared badly in utilising the financial assistance received under the Bundelkhand Package managing to spend only 43.89 per cent of the money allocated to it as Additional Central A

In a bid to curb illegal mining in the state, the government has decided to install CCTVs at barriers in 13 districts where mining is carried out.

Even as rivers continued to rise in the state, flooding more low-lying villages in various districts of the state, affecting over 20,000 people, state government stepped up relief operation and rel

The impact of climate change on food and nutrition security is exacerbating the existing inequalities in access to resources and contributing to injustice. Those who have done the least to cause the climate change problem are already suffering its impacts on one of their most fundamental human rights – the right to food. The marginalised communities and primitive tribes and communities are adversely affected. Their dependence on the natural resources for income and nutrition has crippled their livelihood.

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh government has decided to replicate Gujarat model of installing canal based solar power projects.

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has pulled out from providing services as a consultant in setting up new generation units in UP.