Tag Archives: Pradesh

Opposition unity: Upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh will be the first major test

The attempts by Opposition parties to forge a common front will face its first test in Uttar Pradesh in April, when the election to 10 Rajya Sabha seats will be held. Though the seats will fall vacant only two months from now, there is already a buzz in political circles about whether the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh Considers Giving Students Free Smartphones

As part of its efforts to develop Digital Andhra Pradesh, the state government has come up with a new proposal to distribute smart phones to students free-of-cost as an “incentive for innovation”. The government intends to involve students in spreading “digital literacy” and simultaneously come up with various innovations. A proposal to incentivise the students by giving them free smart ... Read More »

Uttar Pradesh Government to Distribute ‘Samajwadi Smartphones’

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced that his government would soon begin the ‘Samajwadi Smartphone Scheme’ “for benefit of all sections of the society”. He also added that by rolling out world’s largest free laptop distribution scheme, the Samajwadi Party government had ushered in “Digital Democracy” in the state and express hope that the new and ambitious ... Read More »