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Tuesday, July 05, 2022



Akhilesh hits back at Rajbhar: SP doesn’t need anyone’s advice

July 06, 2022 1:36 am

When asked who might be “operating” Rajbhar, Akhilesh said, “In today’s time, you can’t know.”

UP Deputy Chief Minister, Additional Chief Secretary spar over doctors’ transfer

July 06, 2022 1:30 am

Sources in the government said Dy CM Brajesh Pathak was unhappy that a transfer list of doctors was released while he was away for the BJP national executive meeting in Hyderabad.

Protests over remarks against the Prophet: Saharanpur court orders release of 8 accused after police find no proof against them

July 03, 2022 10:20 pm

The families of the eight persons had submitted CCTV footage to the police that showed that the accused were not present at the site of the violence on June 10.

Minority Report: UP minority panel to seek opinion from Muslims about population control law

July 03, 2022 12:06 am

Panel members to focus on districts with over 25% Muslim population, send report to Assembly & Parliament as well

BJP’s Azamgarh winner Nirahua, Bhojpuri actor close to Yogi; Rampur victor Lodhi, ex-Azam Khan loyalist

June 26, 2022 11:19 pm

While the BJP candidate Dinesh Lal Yadav Nirahua bagged the Azamgarh constituency, the saffron party’s nominee Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi won from Rampur seat.

Newsmaker | Guddu Jamali, the BSP candidate who marred SP’s chances in Azamgarh

June 26, 2022 11:04 pm

In his campaign, the two-time MLA played up his ‘local’ status while painting his rivals from SP and BJP as ‘outsiders’.

Contractor ‘who had 30 cases against him in Bihar’ shot dead in Lucknow

June 26, 2022 1:24 am

The contractor, Virendra Thakur, had at least 30 cases including murder and extortion registered against him in Bihar, police said, adding that he had previously been attacked in 2019 at Lucknow's Charbagh railway station over a business rivalry.

Ayodhya: FIR filed over video of assault on man bathing in river with woman

June 24, 2022 12:31 am

“We lodged the case after taking cognisance of the video. We are trying to identify the accused as well as the victim who was beaten up,” said Pandey.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SIT arrests 5 more in triple murder case

June 24, 2022 12:22 am

Those arrested on Thursday are Jaswant (68), Ramesh Chandra Dixit (62), Ravi Shankar Mishra (76), Bhola (70) and Ganga Baksh Singh (60), said an SIT official.

Agnipath Protests: Ensure peace, UP Police tells coaching centres

June 23, 2022 2:32 am

In Ballia, owners told to give sureties; notices served to 40 in Mathura


Express Wanderlust: When Lucknow's Bara Imambara reopened its doors to tourists

June 30, 2021 5:16 pm

It was a source of relief for tourist guides at the iconic Bara Imambara in Lucknow, which opened to visitors on June 17.

Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

From tanks to fighter jets: Innovations in defence technology on show at DefExpo

February 06, 2020 11:41 am

The 11th edition of the biennial mega Defence Expo will continue till February 8 where defence manufacturers from the public and private sectors, as well as Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are displaying their products.

Charred vehicles, vandalised police station: Pictures that tell the story of violence in Lucknow

December 22, 2019 7:24 am

Protesters pelted stones and torched vehicles parked outside a police post in Lucknow. Police fire teargas shells to control the situation in Madeyganj area. About 20 people have been taken into custody.

Five killed, several injured as fire engulfs two hotels in Lucknow's Charbagh

June 19, 2018 3:01 pm

At least five people were killed and around six were injured after a fire broke out in the Charbagh area of Lucknow on Tuesday morning.


News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#NewsInNumbers How much work the busiest passport office in India does. (PS: It’s Lucknow which was recently in the news over an inter-faith couple’s complaint.

Lucknow DIG slaps elderly street vendor

February 24, 2016 2:37 pm

Lucknow, Feb 24 (ANI): The Deputy Inspector General of Lucknow has been caught on camera abusing and slapping a street vendor. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media embarrassing the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Police department.

Groom killed in celebratory firing in UP

February 18, 2016 5:51 am

Sitapur, Feb 18 (ANI): A marriage party turned out to be a sorrow affair after the groom was allegedly shot dead accidently in a celebratory firing. As per reports, the man who fired is yet to be identified. The bullet hit the groom's head and he fell off the horse. He was immediately rushed to the Sitapur district hospital, where doctors referred him to Lucknow after some preliminary medication. However, he succumbed to his injuries on his way to Lucknow. The news of the groom's death has created panic among the two families.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

Varanasi: PM Modi flags off Mahamana Superfast Express

January 22, 2016 12:03 pm

Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Mahamana Superfast Express in Varanasi. The train will run between Varanasi and Delhi via Lucknow thrice a week. The train is fully equipped with the modern facilities and also has new renovated AC-coaches fitted with LED television screens. This is Prime Minister Modi's fifth visit to his constituency after assuming office in May, 2014.