Free Press Journal
  • UP will name statues, roads after great personalities

    Lucknow : UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said the UP government will name roads after BSP founder Manyavar Kanshiram and socialist ideologue Ram Manohar Lohia.

  • Delhi High Court asks DMRC how it can justify not providing free drinking water to commuters

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the DMRC how it can justify not providing free drinking water to commuters if metro services in Kochi, Jaipur, Lucknow and other cities are making it available. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao also asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) how it was going to provide water free of cost to commuters at one location inside the

  • Centre may opt for legislative route for construction of Ram temple: UP Dy CM

    Lucknow :   Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday said he was hopeful that if the need arose and there was no way out, the Centre could opt for the legislative route in Parliament for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, when it has adequate numbers in both Houses.

  • Lucknow remembers its most-loved MP

    Lucknow  : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will always have a special place in the hearts of countless Lucknowites who saw, met or talked with him, and were turned into fans for life. Vajpayee’s easy manners, smiling countenance, willing availability and sense of humour never failed to win hearts even among political foes.

  • Deoria shelter home abuse: SP shunted out

    LUCKNOW: Taking strong note of the Deoria shelter home abuse case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday shunted out Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay and initiated departmental action against him.

  • Breaking stereotypes in the film industry

    With the evolution of Indian cinema, the industry has also seen the rise of many stories and storytellers. And many times not all these stories reach the audiences through a traditional theatrical release.

  • Shelter home case: UP minister admits laxity by Deoria admin

    Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday admitted laxity by Deoria administration in shutting down the shelter home from where 24 girls were rescued, saying the district officials were aware about the closure order but allowed the facility to operate for more than a year.

  • Lucknow building collapse: 1 dead, 1 injured after three-storey building collapses in Ganeshganj

    Lucknow: A three-storey building collapsed here in Ganeshganj area on Friday morning, leaving one person dead and another injured. The mother-daughter duo was drinking tea in the same room when suddenly the front part of the decade-old house came down at a free-fall speed due to torrential rains in the region in the past few days.

  • Part of Lucknow-Agra Expressway caves in

    Lucknow : An SUV plunged 15-20 feet after a service road caved in alongside the Agra-Lucknow expressway on Wednesday following heavy rains, prompting the Uttar Pradesh government to order a probe.

  • PM launches Rs 60k cr projects for Yogi’s UP

    Lucknow : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched 81 investment projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore for Uttar Pradesh at a mega ground-breaking event.

  • Crime in UP set to be 2019 Lok Sabha election issue

    Lucknow : With the Lok Sabha polls just months away, the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is set be a key election issue for both the ruling BJP and the opposition in the state.

  • Shooting for Emraan Hashmi’s ‘Cheat India’ begins in Lucknow

    Lucknow: The shooting for the film “Cheat India”, based on education scams in India, has commenced here and will release on January 25. Producer Atul Kasbekar of Ellipsis Entertainment on Wednesday tweeted: “And it begins.

  • Walmart plans 20 stores in India in three years

    Lucknow : US retail major Walmart will open 20 wholesale cash-and-carry stores in India in the next three years, a top company official said on Monday. Besides, the company, which opened its second fulfilment centre here, is also in the process of opening more such centres to cater to online business-to-business (B2B) customers to tap the fast growing e-commerce in India.

  • Viral video! Jackie Shroff assists traffic on the busy street of Lucknow

    Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff was seen assisting traffic in the city of Nawabs, Lucknow. The actor posted the video on his Instagram and Twitter account and captioned it “Lucknow Traffic Control…”. Jackie Shroff got down from his car and directed traffic on the busy streets of Rumi Darwaza.

  • UP to dump babus in their 50s if found unfit

    Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh government is contemplating “compulsory retirement” for employees aged 50 years and above if they are found neglecting their duty, an order that has not gone down well with the workforce.