On April 06, 2017 20:25 (IST)
The BJP-led government in UP has waived agriculture loans up to Rs 1,00,000 of 21.5 million small and marginal farmers.
On March 20, 2017 20:28 (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power. The party and its allies won a whopping 325 seats in the 403-member house.
On March 11, 2017 18:33 (IST)
Assocham President Sandeep Jajodia said one of the important takeaways of the poll outcome is that a far better coordination is expected between UP and the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.
On March 10, 2017 09:29 (IST)
Analysts say that a good performance from BJP in the state elections will help boost the government's reform agenda.
On November 12, 2016 13:40 (IST)
The Centre dismissed the rumours of shortage of salt in the market and said adequate stocks are available across the country, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi-NCR and Tamil Nadu.
On November 08, 2016 19:58 (IST)
The notified amount for the auction by the 19 states was Rs 25,190 crore, but Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh retained an additional Rs 300 crore, Rs 500 crore and Rs 400 crore, respectively.
On May 25, 2016 23:18 (IST)
Railway projects worth Rs 10,736 crore were cleared by the government on Wednesday for improving infrastructure in various states, including Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.
On October 07, 2015 13:21 (IST)
Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan said a few things have been done to improve the situation of sugarcane farmers in western Uttar Pradesh but still there is need to done lot.
On April 05, 2015 20:01 (IST)
The government on Sunday said it has released over Rs 37,420 crore to states for 2015-16 as the first instalment of devolution as per the 14th Finance Commission recommendations, with Uttar Pradesh getting the highest share.
On January 04, 2015 19:43 (IST)
The government is in the final stages of formulating guidelines for setting up BPOs in small towns and cities in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha.
On December 24, 2014 13:02 (IST)
The official further said that coal import will be through MoU with MSTC. Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) had signed an pact with Uttar Pradesh government in 2010 to set up 1980-MW thermal power plant in joint venture with UP Rajya Vidyut Utapadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL).
On May 15, 2014 12:43 (IST)
Uttar Pradesh will play a starring role in Narendra Modi's move to Delhi at the head of a BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government, NDTV's Exit Poll shows. The NDA is set to win 279 seats, seven more than the majority mark at 272.
On February 21, 2014 14:46 (IST)
Power Finance Corp (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corp (REC) have disbursed transitional loans worth Rs 33,694 crore to state-owned power distribution companies, the government said on Thursday.
On November 20, 2013 20:19 (IST)
The support price for the early maturing variety is Rs 290 per quintal, while the inferior one will get Rs 275 per quintal, according to a government spokesperson.
On July 05, 2013 16:46 (IST)
The government had last week decided to set up the 51 airports to enhance air connectivity to small cities in Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.
On April 05, 2013 22:07 (IST)
The government has decided to expand its Direct Cash Benefits Transfer Scheme to another 78 districts starting July 1. New states that will be covered by the scheme include Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.
On April 05, 2013 18:54 (IST)
The Centre said on Friday that the bonds to be issued by states, backed by it under the debt recast plan for power distribution utilities, will attract about 0.5 per cent premium over the issue price yet to be determined.
On March 08, 2013 19:26 (IST)
"After a certain point in time, money cannot make a difference in your life. I feel that it's not even called charity, it's about accountability and responsibility," Sobha Group founder P.N.C. Menon said, when he announced he would donate half of his wealth (estimated at $600 million) to charity. A first generation entrepreneur based in Dubai, Mr M...