Kenneth John is a Principal Correspondent based in Allahabad. He writes on wide ranging issues including education, women and child welfare, infrastructure development, environment, human rights, poverty and rural development.
Articles by Kenneth John
‘We have a right to know’: Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri’s son wants files on his death declassified
Anil Shastri, son of former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri said that despite repeated requests by the family members, no post-mortem examination was conducted on his father’s body.
According to April 2019 survey report of the UPPCB, the top five most critical level of twin forms of bacteria in the Ganga was detected in Kanpur, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Kaushambi and Prayagraj.
The Kumbh 2019 visitors included 10.30 lakh foreign tourists. The Maha Kumbh Mela held in 2013 had seen 7.86 crore pilgrims, including 3.50 lakh foreign tourists, arriving here.
UP Board compartmental exam 2019: Apply for improvement and compartment exam by May 31, read full details here
UP Board students who failed in one subject can apply for appearing in improvement examination while those who failed in two subjects can apply for compartment examination on board’s website www.upmsp.nic.in latest by May 31, said an official.
Interestingly, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s hometown, Gorakhpur, reported the highest level of air pollution with the SPM level more than three times the permissible limit.
In comparison to the voting pattern in 2014, Allahabad witnessed a 2.86% drop in voter turnout in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
In past over seven decades, the Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency which gave the country two prime ministers --Jawahar Lal Nehru and VP Singh- has failed to witness any landmark development project come its way expect for a IFFCO fertilizer plant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the state government for launching One District One Product (ODOP) scheme which was supposed to benefit amla farmers by enabling them to get a suitable price and market for their produce.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Phulpur still waiting for development, says PSP-L candidate Priya Singh Paul
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: PSP-L candidate from Phulpur Lok Sabha seat, Priya Singh Paul, says people in the constituency are still waiting for development.
Modi also accused Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav of cheating his Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati by benefitting from her vote bank and falsely promising her the PM’s chair.
Published on May 04, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Pratapgarh/Gorakhpur | ByKenneth John and Abdul Jadid
In high school examination, Kaushambi, which has earned the dubious distinction for being a safe haven for copying mafia, as many as 13 such schools have achieved the feat of obtaining zero results.
Held amid strict anti-copying measures, overall 80.07% students managed to clear the high school and 70.06% intermediate examinations, said Vinay Kumar Pandey, director, UP Board.
UP Board 10th High School Result 2019 Toppers: Gautam of Kanpur tops in High School and Tanu of Baghpat in Intermediate
Girls once again outdid boys in both the examinations with girls achieving a pass percentage of 83.98 per cent vis-à-vis 76.66 per cent attained by boys in High School examination while in Intermediate examinations too girls secured a pass percentage of 76.46 percent while boys managed to register 64.40 percent results.
UP Board 12th Intermediate Result Toppers: The Uttar Pradesh Board Class 12 or intermediate exam results were declared on Saturday, April 27. Know who is the topper here.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 03:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Prayagraj | ByNilesh Mathur and Kenneth John
UP Board 10th High School Result 2019 Toppers: The Uttar Pradesh Board Class 10 or high school exam results were declared on Saturday, April 27.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi and Prayagraj | ByNilesh Mathur and Kenneth John
UP Board Results 2019: UP Board High School and Intermediate results would be declared today at 12.30pm at UP Board’s Headquarter in Prayagraj.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 02:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Prayagraj | ByKenneth John and Nilesh Mathur
UP Board 12th Result 2019 LIVE: Intermediate results declared, CM Yogi, Priyanka Gandhi congratulate students
The Uttar Pradesh Board Class 12 or intermediate exam result has been declared today, on April 27. The UP board result was released at around 12.30 pm at the Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad head office in Prayagraj.UP Board 12th Results declared: Read all information hereStudents can check their UP Board results both on the online portal of Hindustan Times and the official website of UP board this year after 1 PM. We have made this arrangement keeping in view the heavy rush of students to check their UP Board results on the day of the declaration.In 2019, for the first time UP Board examinations were held in 16 working days without any untoward incident reported from any examination center in the state. The UP board high school examination started on February 7 and concluded on February 28, while the Intermediate examination commenced on February 7 ended on March 2, 2019.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKenneth John and Nandini
UP Board 10th Result 2019 LIVE: Results declared, Gautam Raghuvanshi is state topper, check High School results here
The UP Board high school or Class 10th results will be declared today, April 27. According to the press release issued on Thursday, the UP Board Secretary Nina Srivastava announced that the UP Board Class 10 results will be released at 12.30pm on Saturday at its Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad head office in Prayagraj.Check UP Board 10th Results here. A total of 31,95,603 students had registered to appear in UP Board’s High School examinations.This year for the first time UP Board examinations were held in 16 working days without any untoward incident reported from any examination center in state. The UP board high school examination commenced on February 7 and ended on February 28 while the UP intermediate examination after commencing on February 7 ended on March 2, 2019.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 01:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKenneth John and Nilesh Mathur
UP Board Results 2019: Class 10th and 12th board exam results will be declared tomorrow, April 27. Candidates can check their results on the official websites of UP Board or check directly on hindustantimes.com.
The green court pulled up the UP chief secretary for severe lapses in letting the situation in Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad, to come to such a pass and instructed the officer to appear before it on Friday.
The tribunal had appointed a committee to see to it that the Ganga did not get polluted further during the Kumbh Mela. The present order of the NGT is based on this committee’s report.
UP Board Result 2019: UP Board 10th, 12th results likely to be declared this week, most likely on April 28
UP Board 10th, 12th result date 2019 :As per a senior Board officials, who did not want to be named, the ongoing work of preparation of results has been completed and soon a day would be decided for its declaration, most likely on April 27.
Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) president Mahant Narendra Giri called Sadhvi Pragya a self-appointed seer, who was using saffron robes for her own gain
UP Board 12th Intermediate Result 2019 Update: Result likely next week, dates to be announced by Monday. Check full details here
UP Board 12th Intermediate Result 2019 News Updates: The work on results of high school and intermediate examinations is nearing completion. The final date for declaration of results is likely to be announced by Monday.
UP Board Results 2019: The stage is all set for the declaration of UP Board’s High School and Intermediate results 2019, the examinations for which were conducted in a record 16 working days.
Senior SP leader Reoti Raman Singh, in an interview with HT, spoke about deterioration in politics and the missing essence of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Shiv Babu, a watchman in Sawadih village, under the Phulpur Kotwali, has been working for over a decade. He said that he used to get ₹1,500 per month till last year, when the Yogi government increased the salary to ₹2,500.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his December 17, 2018 rally in Andawan had visited Akshawat and Saraswati Koop and announced its opening for devotees. The same was formally opened on January 10, 2019 with chief minister Yogi Adityanath offering prayers there.
UP Board exam results 2019 may be declared before April 20, evaluation process to complete by March 25
The evaluation process of UP Board answer sheets which commenced on March 8 was scheduled to be completed by march 23. But due to Holi holiday, it will now be completed by March 25.
The punch line for the 1984 Lok Sabha election in Allahabad was ‘Mere angne mein tumhara kya kaam hai’ -- a song from one of Bachchan’s movie Lawaaris (1981).