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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
700 Jal Sahelis have changed the fate of over 200 villages with their efforts related to water awareness and availability, by reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.
In UP's Bundelkhand, caste politics over water could see Dalit anger translate into voting behaviour on Monday
In Bundelkhand, all villages are segregated into upper cast and lower caste sections
Bundelkhand reels under water crisis even as politicians offer few solutions during 2019 general elections
In most Bundelkhand villages, women fetch water four to five times a day from hand pumps installed at least one to two kilometres away from their homes. Voters say politicians meanwhile prefer to play the caste card to come to power.
Narendra Modi did nothing for water-scarce Bundelkhand, BJP will be ousted from power, says Akhilesh Yadav at Jhansi
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav dubbed Yogi Adityanath as "baba chief minister" and attacked Modi on the Budelkhand issue in a rally in Jhansi.
Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi launch fresh salvo against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh election rallies
Uttar Pradesh, where 80 Lok Sabha seats are at stake, is undergoing polls during all seven phases. So far, the election has been held for 26 Lok Sabah seats in the state