Crackdown on slaughterhouses has led to loss of livelihood: UP minister

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For the first time after the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in UP, a representative of the Aditya Nath Yogi government admitted on Saturday that the move had resulted in loss of livelihood for many.

Allahabad cops wield brooms at 39 police stations

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Days after chief minister Yogi Adityanath called for a greener and cleaner Uttar Pardesh, Allahabad's policemen have launched cleanliness drives at all 39 police stations in the city and trans-Ganga and Yamuna areas.

Chicken, mutton sellers harassed, says AIMIM

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Mahanagar AIMIM president Afsar Mahmood said traders with valid licences are facing hardship in their business and there was none to hear their grievances.

Job process for 65,000 posts in Uttar Pradesh's colleges halted

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A day after Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) stopped interviews for 3,996 vacancies for an indefinite period, three major autonomous recruiting agencies of the state -UPBSP, UPHESC and UPSESSB -too halted their ongoing recruitment processes on Thursday .

Allahabad University students aim for Guinness records with 'veena' sculpture on Ganga banks

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In an attempt to register their name in the Guinness Book of World Records, a team of 61 students of the department of fine arts, Allahabad University, would try their hand at a 450-feet long and 20-feet tall sand sculpture of 'veena', the instrument of goddess Saraswati on the banks of Ganga at Sangam.

People yet to do their bit for paan ban

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The newly appointed chief minister, Adityanath Yogi, has called for keeping the government offices clean and has even banned paan and gutkha there. However, doing the same might be a task for people in Allahabad. In reality check, TOI visited some of the important offices of the city to ascertain their cleanliness levels.

UP Board exams: 26 students rusticated

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At least 26 students, including seven girls were rusticated after they were caught copying through mobile phones and answer guides.

Cops' eye on hooligans aboard public transport; seek tips from working women

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Police in Sangam city has taken up a fresh exercise of interaction with working women. In this series, a police team led by SP (city) Vipin Tada on Wednesday interacted with them and appealed to them to share their ideas and suggestions to improve their safety. He also asked them to share their grievances, if any, and their identities would be kept secret.

Khaki crackdown on road bullies, 24 in police dragnet

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Within two days of chief minister Adityanath Yogi taking charge police has stepped up its drive against roadside Romeos and eve-teasers in the city and detained over two dozen people on different charges on Wednesday.

In blind cases, cops turn to tech wing

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Police have turned to the technical wing of the state police, situated in Lucknow, to draw portraits of outlaws to crack down on blind murder or dacoity cases.

Want reforms for speedy disposal of cases:Adhivakta Parishad

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Adhivakta Parishad, the lawyers wing of Rashtriya Swyamsewak Sangh, is gearing up to initiate major reforms so as to expedite the processes in the legal system, make it people-friendly and qualitatively better. Adhivakta Parishad's well-planned outreach throughout the state had helped BJP garner votes of lawyers from all regions of the state.

Akhara Parishad wants political parties out of talks

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Allahabad Municipal Corporation seals illegal abattoir at Atala, AIMIM resents move

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The Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Sunday evening sealed a slaughter house at Atala after it was found to be functioning illegally for the second time in nine months after being shut. The move was resented by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), and the outfit has demanded the civic body to revoke the order.

HC wants govt's stand on cases against MPs, MLAs

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The Allahabad high court on Monday directed the state government to apprise the court about its stand in respect of early disposal of criminal cases pending against former and present Member of Parliaments and MLAs. The court also directed the state to inform about the formation of a committee to monitor such type of cases.

'CBI should probe UPPSC exams'

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Students preparing for competitive examinations on Monday demanded the new chief minister to initiate probe into the examinations conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) during 2013-16.

UP Board scraps maths paper at 1 centre, issues show-cause

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UP Board authorities, at an examination centre, cancelled the mathematics paper of class 10 and served a show-cause notice to five schools after they were found to be aiding mass copying in connivance with a copy mafia here on Monday.

Hours after Adityanath takes oath as CM, officials seal two illegal slaughterhouses in Allahabad

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Two slaughterhouses were sealed by the authorities on Sunday night, a development that came within hours of BJP leader Yogi Adityanath taking over as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister. Almost a year ago the National Green Tribunal had ordered the closure of these two slaughterhouses.

BSP leader shot dead in Allahabad

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60-year-old Mohd Shami was gunned down by assailants close to his residence in Mauaima police station area, 40 kms from the city, according to Senior Superintendent of Police Shalabh Mathur.

Sirathu celebrates as Keshav Prasad Maurya becomes deputy CM

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When Phulpur MP and state BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya took oath of deputy chief minister, Sirathu, the small hamlet in Kaushambi district erupted in celebrations.

42-year-old jumps off third floor of house

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A 42-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house near Mansarovar at Bahadurganj here on Sunday.

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