Lucknow(i/ˈlʌknaʊ/Lakhna'ū) is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India A major metropolitan city of India, Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division. It is the 2nd largest city in north, east and central India after Delhi. It is also the largest city in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub and seat of Nawab power in the 18th and 19th centuries. It continues to be an important centre of government, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry.
The city stands at an elevation of approximately 123 metres (404ft) above sea level and covers an area of 2,528 square kilometres (976sqmi). Bounded on the east by the Barabanki District, on the west by Unnao District, on the south by Raebareli and in the north by Sitapur and Hardoi, Lucknow sits on the northwestern shore of the Gomti River. Hindi is the main language of the city and Urdu is also widely spoken. Lucknow is the centre of Shia Islam in India with highest Shia Muslims population in India. It is accessible from every part of India by air, rail and road.
Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi:लखनऊ लोक सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. It is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.
The article comes after the I-T department on Wednesday surveyed at least six premises in Mumbai and Lucknow connected to the actor, official sources said, adding that the department is looking into a land deal between Sood’s firm and a real estate company in Lucknow following complaints alleging tax evasion.
The on Friday said the income tax raids on actor Sonu Sood’s premises showed the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled central government’s narrow-mindedness ... Tax officials had first raided Sood’s premises in Mumbai on Wednesday in connection with a land deal between his firm and a Lucknow-based real estate company ... RAIDRAJ continues unabated ! ... ....
Although farmers of some villages have opposed the acquisition of their agricultural land for this project, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the Delhi-Katra expressway will be launched in two years ... Farmers of Jammu, Punjab opposed acquisition of land.
According to reports, the Income TaxDepartment is looking into a land deal between a firm owned by Sonu Sood and a Lucknow-based real estate company following the complaint of tax evasion. The I-T 'sruvey' at premises owned by Sonu Sood began in the morning and continued till at least 7 pm ... Also read ... .
By month-end, Uttar Pradesh government to hand over land to DRDO at a token amount of Re 1, says industries minister ... The DRDO had asked for land on the Lucknow, Kanpur and Jhansi stretch of the DefenceCorridor and officials saw several locations during the past two weeks. The land between Lucknow and Kanpur topped priority, said officials.
PM Modi announced the establishment of a defence industrial corridor in Uttar Pradesh while inaugurating the Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit in Lucknow on February 21, 2018, stated the release from PMO. Six nodes—Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi and Lucknow—have been planned in the defence industrial corridor.