A Home department spokesperson said any laxity in registration of FIRs will be taken “very seriously by the government”. The spokesperson added that it was an important part of BJP election manifesto to provide “fearless atmosphere for registration of FIR to every citizen…”
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy, Keshav Prasad Maurya, arrived in New Delhi on Thursday evening to attend Ram Nath Kovind’s nomination ceremony. While Adityanath is a Lok Sabha member from Gorakhpur, Maurya is the MP from Phoolpur.
The 11 students, among which six belong to Samajwadi Chatra Sabha and one to AISA, were arrested under sections 147 (rioting), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter police servant from doing his duty) and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant) of the IPC.
A seven-year-old girl died after a heavy iron gate of the Lok Bhawan building allegedly fell on her on Wednesday. The state government has announced ex-gratia of Rs 1.5 lakh for her family. Police said incident occured when Kiran, the daughter of a daily wage labourer, was swinging on the gate. Anand Shahi, station house […]
Sanjay Singh was referring to a data which, according to him, was presented by the UP Tourism Directorate, replying to an RTI query. He claimed that this is a “scam” of several crores of rupees in which Faizabad Regional Tourism Officer is involved.
The police verified Muneer’s statement from the revenue records at Dhampur tehsil and found that Rizwan had purchased the plot at the same time.
Addressing a press conference on Saturday after his six-day-long tour of various districts, CSB chairman KM Hanumantharayappa said the climate of the Terai region bordering Nepal is conducive to production of silk, and awareness about silk production will help farmers as silk is ready to sell in about two months, faster than most other crops.
Sodhi said Amul was paying Rs 360 crore annually to farmers in UP and plans to increase this to Rs 3500 crore per annum. The chief minister extended support by offering to enter into an agreement with the company to operate the milk processing plant coming up in Varanasi. He also directed the plant’s capacity be raised from Rs 4 lakh litres to 6 lakh litres a day.
The demolition comes two days after the Allahabad High Court directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file a report on June 19 on the issue of an illegal construction in the city allegedly by former minister Gayatri Prajapati in connivance with some LDA officials.
The mix-up came to light after family of the acquitted person raised the issue with senior police officers.
As many as five such protests have been held by Dalit women in the past week, following arrests and raids being conducted by police to arrest the remaining accused named in various cases filed over the Saharanpur violence incident.
The girls had gone to bring soil from the pond.
Talking to reporters, officials from the Lokayukta office said the office received a total of 3,393 complaints in 2016 and as many as 2,867 of these were closed at the preliminary level.
Uttar Pradesh sports department has decided to upgrade the under-construction international-level swimming pool in Saifai area of Etawah as a high excellency academy.
Over the last few weeks, the department has been physically verifying such madrasas across the state.
Close to completing 100 days in power, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the dairy development department to come out with a plan to promote milk of indigenous cow and ensure better price for dairy farmers.
CBI registered an FIR in the case of the death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer Anurag Tewari
Industry department’s UP Expressway and Industrial Development Authority could take loans worth Rs 3,500 crore for development of expressways.
The report points out that most of the Waqf is for the poor. “Its top regulating body i.e UP Sunni Waqf board has failed to help even a single needy out of 3 crore 90 lakh Sunni Muslims in the last 12 years.
“During investigation, we found that these eight accused were falsely named in the FIR lodged on various charges including attempt to murder.”
Police said Ashok Kumar Srivastava, an ayurvedic doctor, had retired as the district research officer in the office of Hardoi chief medical officer on October 31, 2015.
“They appear to have escaped after removing the fan. The boys used their bedsheets to make a rope, which helped them reach the ground from the two-storey building,” Lucknow District Probation Officer said.
The officers in the education department, too, have been instructed to adopt schools while Basic Shiksha Adhikaris (Education Officers) in the district have been asked to facilitate these adoptions.
Pratyush Shukla was booked for forging signatures of two district officers to verify that a camp for the differently-abled had been held on May 29, 2010 using funds sanctioned by the UPA II government to the Trust.
The woman had shifted from Muzaffarnagar following the 2013 riots.
According to police, Chandauli (Sadar) Circle Officer Tripurari Pandey had found a truck that was stopped by a Transport Department vehicle on Thursday. Truck driver Teju Yadav from Jaunpur, accused the constable of the vehicle, Shiv Bahadur, and his friend Dhanji of extorting money from him.
According to police, the boy, Sameer Khan, had gone missing six days ago. His decomposed body was found on Saturday in the accused’s house.
The arrested students, including two girls, had showed black flags and stopped CM Yogi’s convoy, while he was going to attend a function at Lucknow University to observe “Hindvi Swaraj Divas Samaroh”.
Police said the driver of the vehicle, Harish Chand, lost control, following which the car fell into the Fatehpur Sikri canal.
The incident took place when the girl had reportedly gone to the fields near the village to graze cattle.
Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar, however, denied that any such report has been prepared by the state government.
“India is responsible for 20 per cent of all pneumonia deaths, which is nearly 3.5 lakh. Uttar Pradesh is at the top of the list in terms of deaths in India,” said Dr Bhrigu Kapuria, immunization specialist, UNICEF.
Police produced the 14, including two girls, before a local court in Lucknow, which sent them to 14-day judicial custody. Most protesters were affiliated with the Samajwadi Chhatra Sabha, the student wing of Samajwadi Party. They were detained on Wednesday.
The meeting focused on the use of technology to transfer teachers, ensuring that they attend schools, improving teaching techniques and also ensuring that government schools students attend classes.
Sunil Jaiswal (52) owned a wholesale grain shop in the area. Police said around 9.30 pm, Jaiswal was about to enter his house at Church Road when four youths, with helmets and scarves hiding their faces, arrived and snatched the bag Jaiswal was carrying.
Black flags and slogans greeted him and the protests — carried out by students, including members of the Samajwadi Party’s student wing — saw the CM convoy being forced to halt on the University Road for several minutes.