Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra, UP introduce mobile-classroom for underprivileged

Maharashtra, UP introduce mobile-classroom for underprivileged

April 27, 2017

Various educational institutions in India are ignorant about the inclusion and education of children helming from rural areas and city streets. However, there are others who are recognising the need to provide for this population to create a pool of educated and self-reliant yout...

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Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

April 1, 2017

Government of India has launched the PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) scheme to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability to enrich the religious tourism exper...

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Ayodhya Ram Temple issue back in Headlines

Ayodhya Ram Temple issue back in Headlines

March 22, 2017

India's apex court has suggested out-of-court settlement in the Ram Temple issue. Can India find a solution to this dispute that has been raising its ugly head at regular intervals, ahead of every election, and polarising communities and causing communal riots?

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Ban against Triple Talaq Gains Momentum in India

Ban against Triple Talaq Gains Momentum in India

March 19, 2017

Indian Muslim Women rise against the medieval practice of triple talaq.

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Les conséquences des dernières élections locales en Inde

Les conséquences des dernières élections locales en Inde

March 16, 2017

Le Premier ministre indien Narendra Modi est sorti largement renforcé politiquement après la victoire très nette, annoncée le 11 mars dernier, de son parti, le Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), à l’élection régionale de l’Etat d’Uttar Pradesh (Nord). Le scrutin dans ...

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Assembly Election Results: Will BJP repay the faith of India?

Assembly Election Results: Will BJP repay the faith of India?

March 14, 2017

Blasting his critics and smashing every political formation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demolished the Opposition’s rule in four states. Will Modi now deliver his promise of ’Achche Din’ (Good Times) for India’s poor? Or, will it be limited to political rhetoric?

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Holi 2017: Splash of Colours in Vrindavan

Holi 2017: Splash of Colours in Vrindavan

March 14, 2017

Holi, a celebration of colours, is a unique festival celebrated widely in India and among Indian diaspora abroad. A festival that marks the end of winter and onset of spring sees people embrace nature by submerging in colours. The festival also celebrates peace, happiness and tra...

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Pollsters Predict Hot Prospects for BJP

Pollsters Predict Hot Prospects for BJP

March 10, 2017

Five assembly election results on March 11 will hold the key to the future course of political developments in the coming weeks. Will BJP continue its victory run as predicted by the pollsters?

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Une manière originale de protéger les animaux dans le Nord de l’Inde

Une manière originale de protéger les animaux dans le Nord de l’Inde

February 28, 2017

Il n’y a pas qu’en Europe que l’hiver a été rude … Cette année, dans le Nord de l’Inde, les températures sont aussi fortement descendues, passant souvent sous la barre des 0°C, ce qui n’est pas si fréquent ! Conséquence immédiate : les habitants de l’Etat...

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Uttar Pradesh revving up for Assembly Elections

Uttar Pradesh revving up for Assembly Elections

January 18, 2017

Uttar Pradesh, an epicentre of tumultuous events that have shaped the history and politics of India, is reeling under the cold wave. Things promise to heat up with the forthcoming political battle next month, when the state goes to poll for 402 state assembly seats.

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India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

January 9, 2017

As global bodies on energy efficiency discuss imperative measures to make an impact on the carbon footprint, India is set to witness the world's largest street light replacement programme (SLNP), today.

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Maharashtra Tourism to make Sarangkheda fair a global attraction

Maharashtra Tourism to make Sarangkheda fair a global attraction

December 29, 2016

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) organised the Sarangkheda festival in order to boost tourism in Nandurbar. Held as one of the largest horse fairs in India, the festival witnesses the arrival of more than 2,000 horses.

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