The government is studying the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code on a “comprehensive basis” to amend the law to provide relief to thousands of homebuyers stuck in projects where builders are claiming insolvency.
He said the government planned to bring "necessary changes" in the school syllabus.
Livemint looked at data which shows that the loan amounts waived are as low as as Rs 1-100 per farmer for 4,814 farmers.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued the directive at a meeting with the developers and top administrators from Noida and Greater Noida Authority.
At an event organised at Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh, farmers were shocked to receive loan waiver certificates with amounts as low as Rs 10. The event was attended by state Minister for Labour and Employment Exchanges, Manohar Lal (Mannu Kori).
Yadav's comments invited a terse reply from the ruling side with deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya saying that the SP leader seemed depressed and "should take some rest".
The train coming from Howrah went off the track around 6:25 am nearly 40 km from Sonbhadra but there was no report of any injury, Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said in New Delhi.
Adityanath and deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma filed their nomination papers in the presence of their Cabinet colleagues and senior party leaders, including newly-appointed BJP state unit chief Mahendra Nath Pandey.
The District Magistrate (DM) has ordered a probe into the incident after the children allegedly died due to lack of oxygen.
Dr. Kafeel Khan was in-charge of the hospital's encephalitis ward at the time of the deaths.
CM Adityanath said that development works must be visible at the ground level and rectification in administrative work was required to win the trust of people.
Till last year, animal sacrifice was carried out at government slaughterhouses but their closure has created a difficult situation in UP and confusion is prevailing among the Muslim community on the eve of Bakrid.
Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey was today appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP president in place of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, the party said in a statement.
Polling will be held on September 15 and counting of votes will be done the same day.
Citing a report compiled till yesterday, the relief commissioner's office here said around 60,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps in the affected districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh as raging waters of rivers emanating from Nepal caused havoc in vast swathes of land.
Adityanath said that Rs 25 lakh will be given to universities and leading educational institutions to encourage students to take up self-employment through startup projects.
A Division Bench, comprising Justice Tarun Agarwala and Justice Ashok Kumar (RPT) Ashok Kumar, deferred hearing on the petition till tomorrow, while asking the Noida Authority, the Yamuna Expressway Authority and the Uttar Pradesh forest department to apprise the court about the issue.
This is the second rail accident in this month after the Utkal Express derailment last Saturday.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had formed the committee on August 12 to probe the incident.
State Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma said honest customers suffer because of power theft and the government is committed to check the menace.
SWAT teams will be apprised about ways of raids, room entry and ways to search, arrest of accused and use of handcuffs
The accident which occurred near Khatauli town, 40 km off Muzaffarnagar on Saturday, left 23 people dead, according to the Uttar Pradesh police.
Several PILs have been filed in the high court by lawyers and social activists demanding a judicial probe.
The death toll in the BRD hospital since August 7 till yesterday was 71 due to various causes including encephalitis.