Uttar Pradesh likely to set up 218 fast track courts
State law minister Brajesh Pathak told reporters that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed concern over crimes against women. For these fast-track courts, 218 posts of additional session judge have been created, and staff posts for the court will also be created.
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UP Police to beef up security for women
The Anti-Romeo Squads and traffic police will get 25,000 body-worn cameras and post-mortem kits, police said on Tuesday, adding that 5,000 hand-held mobile tablets along with 15,000 desktops monitors will be provided for the Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems in the current fiscal.
Parliament passes bill for stringent punishment to those carrying, manufacturing illegal weapons
Moving the legislation in the Upper House, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said effective control over arms and ammunition is very important for safety and security in the country. He said the bill seeks to bring in stringent punishment for people involved in illegal manufacturing of arms while ensuring easier provisions for people with licensed arms.
Govt duty-bound to set up trust within 3 months to construct Ram temple in Ayodhya
The Centre is duty-bound to set up a new trust for the development of Ayodhya and construction of a Ram temple within three months as per the directive of the Supreme Court, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said.
UPPCL to buy 200 MW solar power from SECI
The UPPCL had entered into a power purchase agreement with SECI on November 14, 2018 to purchase 200 MW of solar power from Karnataka-based Pavagada Solar Park for a period of 25 years.
Uttar Pradesh govt promises to put Unnao case on fast track
Unnao Police told journalists that it had taken steps to protect the relative. The police also said that it had provided protection to the victim’s family members who are with her in Delhi. It has also made security arrangements for the family when they return to their village.
Unnao immolation case: Police to use victim’s dying declaration to nail 5 accused
The five accused, whom the police interrogated for a day before sending them to jail on December 6, did not confess to their crime while in police custody, state police chief OP Singh confirmed to ET. In fact, sources said that the accused even alluded to the girl committing self-immolation in order to implicate them.
Law & Order still a concern in Uttar Pradesh
Before the horrific incident in Unnao on Thursday, a similar case was reported from UP’s Sambhal a fortnight ago when a 15-year-old girl was raped and burnt as she succumbed to her injuries in Delhi last week. Opposition leaders Akhilesh Yadav and Priyanka Gandhi have raised over half a dozen more shocking incidents of sexual crimes in UP over the past month.
LS passes bill for stringent punishment to those possessing illegal arms, indulging in celebratory gunfire
Piloted by Home Minister Amit Shah, the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 also ensures that those using firearms in a rash or negligent manner in celebratory gunfire, endangering human life or personal safety of others, shall be punishable with an imprisonment to two years or with fine which may extend to Rs one lakh or with both.
Government moves further changes to Arms (Amendment) Bill
The Bill was tabled in Lok Sabha on November 29. The Bill seeks to enhance punishment for illegally possessing and making prohibited arms besides other changes in the six- decade-old Arms Act.
Zurich Airport gets UP govt nod to develop Jewar, construction likely to begin in February
Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Information) Awanish Awasthi confirmed that the Cabinet has approved Zurich Airport International as developer for Jewar airport. The PMIC has recommended the highest bidder Zurich Airport among Adani Enterprises, DIAL and Anchorage Infrastructure, as the preferred bidder to the state government.
In Uttar Pradesh, you can now 'adopt' a government primary school
This new policy comes close on the heels of a series of media reports from schools in UP regarding poor facilities or sub-standards mid-day meals.
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