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CM Yogi Adityanath directs officials to develop ancient forts in Bundelkhand as new tourism centres
India

CM Yogi Adityanath directs officials to develop ancient forts in Bundelkhand as new tourism centres

The chief minister directed the officials that light and sound show, camping, trekking, rock-climbing and facade lighting of Kalinjar fort should be done with private partnership

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Bundelkhand Expressway, says the identity of UP is changing in India
India

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Bundelkhand Expressway, says the identity of UP is changing in India

In his address, PM Narendra Modi opened his speech with 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' and congratulated the people of Bundelkhand during the inauguration of the new expressway

How the Bundelkhand Expressway was completed 8 months before the deadline
India

How the Bundelkhand Expressway was completed 8 months before the deadline

The construction of the 296-km expressway was started on 29 February, 2020 and was scheduled to be finished in 36 months. It will connect seven districts of Uttar Pradesh while playing a crucial role to the success of the upcoming defence corridor in the state

Uttar Pradesh govt to pay Rs 180 crore as bonus for completing Purvanchal E-way early
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Uttar Pradesh govt to pay Rs 180 crore as bonus for completing Purvanchal E-way early

The expressway has been an important showpiece project for the government before the elections and was inaugurated by the Prime Minister last November.

Farmers’ protests: Twitter, mainstream media reduce Indian farmer to binaries of Khalistani and well-heeled; truth is hardly this simplistic
India

Farmers’ protests: Twitter, mainstream media reduce Indian farmer to binaries of Khalistani and well-heeled; truth is hardly this simplistic

Khabar Lahariya’s ground reportage, featuring interviews with farmers from Bundelkhand, investigates the diversity of issues that make up the ongoing agitation in particular, and the agrarian sector in general

RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected
India

RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected

The large backlog of pending ration card applications and the return of more than 30 lakh migrant workers to Uttar Pradesh during the COVID-19-induced lockdown is a worrying combination, especially when many have lost their means of livelihood

'Would've gone home if we knew things will get bad': Lockdown leaves seasonal wedding workers in UP's Banda hapless
India

'Would've gone home if we knew things will get bad': Lockdown leaves seasonal wedding workers in UP's Banda hapless

While majority of rural migrants are stuck in cities, the coronavirus lockdown has left seasonal wedding workers in a limbo in rural Uttar Pradesh

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
India

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living

Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.

Laal Kaptaan movie review: Saif Ali Khan throws himself into a Naga sadhu role in an overwritten, underdeveloped film
Bollywood

Laal Kaptaan movie review: Saif Ali Khan throws himself into a Naga sadhu role in an overwritten, underdeveloped film

Laal Kaptaan had all the pieces to craft an effectual Indian western but it falters on a visually over-told story.

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
India

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh, questions efficacy of loan waiver scheme
India

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh, questions efficacy of loan waiver scheme

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over issues being faced by farmers and questioned the efficacy of farm and loan waiver schemes.

Israel can help increase availability of water in Bundelkhand, says Yogi Adityanath after meeting with ambassador
India

Israel can help increase availability of water in Bundelkhand, says Yogi Adityanath after meeting with ambassador

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday said Israeli help can increase the availability of water in Bundelkhand region as both have similar geographical conditions

Yogi Adityanath says clean Ganga is UP govt’s ‘top priority’, promises piped water to every household in state
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Yogi Adityanath says clean Ganga is UP govt’s ‘top priority’, promises piped water to every household in state

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that every household in the state will receive piped water within two years.

'Fake news, indecent language on social media triggers communal riots,' says Digvijaya Singh in Rajya Sabha, demands law for regulation
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'Fake news, indecent language on social media triggers communal riots,' says Digvijaya Singh in Rajya Sabha, demands law for regulation

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said communal riots and societal divide is being created by circulation of fake news on social media and demanded a comprehensive law to regulate social media.

Ken-Betwa river link project boon or bane? Parched Bundelkhand residents hopeful but experts warn of ecological disaster
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Ken-Betwa river link project boon or bane? Parched Bundelkhand residents hopeful but experts warn of ecological disaster

The budget earmarked for the project was Rs 18,000 crore; the aim was to divert water from the Ken river basin.

District Magistrate's push for revival of wells, ponds brings hope in Banda; 471 gram panchayats join movement
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District Magistrate's push for revival of wells, ponds brings hope in Banda; 471 gram panchayats join movement

Banda DM Heera Lal's ‘Kuan-Talab Jivao Abhiyaan’ initiative to revive the natural and man-made water bodies has started a movement in the district with 471 gram panchayats taking matters into own hands to recharge groundwater in their areas

Severe water crisis in Uttar Pradesh's Gopipur leaves bachelors in Chitrakoot's parched village without brides
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Severe water crisis in Uttar Pradesh's Gopipur leaves bachelors in Chitrakoot's parched village without brides

Gopipur village has seven hand pumps, installed by the government long ago, but not a single one of them works.

Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh are forced to drink from dirty pond frequented by animals due to water crisis
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Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh are forced to drink from dirty pond frequented by animals due to water crisis

Diarrhoea was the second-biggest cause of death among children in the age group 0-14 years in Madhya Pradesh in 2016.

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
India

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration

Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths

Migrant workers who returned to UP's Banda to vote complain of intimidation by officials, long journey home
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Migrant workers who returned to UP's Banda to vote complain of intimidation by officials, long journey home

Bundelkhand witnesses the highest rates of migration in the country, with at least 50 to 70 percent of rural households having at least one annual or permanent migrant.