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Uttar Pradesh: 1,000 children died in Gorakhpur in past 12 months, says Akhilesh

January 04, 2020 5:30 am

“The CM is worried about children dying in Kota. But in the past 12 months, more than 1,000 children have died in Gorakhpur. When will he worry about that," Akhilesh said in Lucknow.

Police action in Gorakhpur: Shaken and scared, residents recount day police ‘barged in’

January 02, 2020 7:12 am

Residents in nearby Askarganj allege that policemen climbed onto the terraces to look for the men and when they could not find them, they hurled abuses at women.

BJP MP Ravi Kishan eyes to create grand film city in Gorakhpur

June 07, 2019 5:05 pm

"I have started working hard to create a film city in Gorakhpur so that youths who want to make their career in film-making or acting can do so in their home state. It will create immense employment opportunities," Ravi Kishan told PTI.

Gorakhpur Gathbandhan candidate Ram bhuwal Nishad: 2018 showed BJP could be beaten

May 19, 2019 1:12 am

Two-time MLA from Kaudiram assembly seat, now Gorakhpur rural, Ram Bhuwal Nishad had also been the fisheries minister during BSP chief Mayawati’s government in 2007.

Pinjore murder: ‘Aasiya and Shifa were shy, very scared of father’

May 16, 2019 9:38 am

Neighbours recall the family had shifted to Gorakhpur village three months ago from nearby Maddawala village but the girls did not mix up with anyone in the locality.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: After Nishad Party quits alliance, SP fields its own candidate in Gorakhpur

March 30, 2019 1:57 pm

Ram Bhuwal Nishad will be the nominee from Gorakhpur, a Samajwadi Party release said. Ram Bhuwal Nishad had been two-time MLA from Kaudiram assembly seat, now Gorakhpur rural, and had also been the fisheries minister during BSP chief Mayawati's government in 2007.

Dr Kafeel Khan held for ‘disturbing’ services in Bahraich hospital: Cops

September 23, 2018 4:58 am

Khan was arrested in September last year in connection with the death of over 60 children at BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur allegedly due to lack of oxygen cylinders. He was released on bail in April this year.

Heat wave prevails over UP, Orai hottest at 47 degree Celsius

May 29, 2018 4:54 pm

Rain and thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds or squall, with wind speed reaching 50-70 kmph were very likely at isolated places in the state over the next couple of days, Met officials said.

Gorakhpur stands by Yogi Adityanath, but growing anger at his govt, BJP

March 18, 2018 9:34 am

The powerful peeth, which between Yogi and his guru Avaidyanath has controlled the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat since 1989, has distanced itself from the loss. With no one from the peeth contesting this time, its officials insist they had little to do with the election.

1971: another UP CM, another blow in Gorakhpur

March 15, 2018 6:14 am

The BJP’s shock defeats in the Lok Sabha by-elections for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, held by Yogi and Maurya respectively, would appear to vindicate their apprehensions.


These images capture the tragedy of Gorakhpur deaths

August 12, 2017 10:25 pm

As many as 60 children died in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur in the past five days. Infections and a possible cut in oxygen supply is being regarded as the reason behind the deaths. The state government has ordered a magisterial level inquiry into the matter.