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Saturday, January 18, 2020



Explained: What is a police commissionerate system?

January 15, 2020 8:28 am

Previously, only four cities had the commissionerate system of policing: Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai. Now, it will be implemented in Lucknow and Noida.

Why I protest as a Muslim

January 03, 2020 1:27 pm

When agenda is written into law, the “wisdom” of not resisting won’t save you. When you are pushed to the wall, you can’t be pushed further. You must rise back.

Uttar Pradesh: Oppn backs peaceful protests, CM says SP & Cong misleading people

December 21, 2019 3:11 am

Will oppose CAA-NRC with all our might, says Akhilesh; BSP backs protests ‘but not violence’.

New citizenship law: Lucknow's Nadwa College students forced to retreat protest march, 2 FIRs filed

December 17, 2019 11:03 am

The FIR has been lodged against 25-30 unidentified people under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 147, 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) among others.

Citizenship law: Sedition case in Lucknow over ‘anti-national slogans’

December 15, 2019 4:06 am

The case of sedition and other serious offences has been lodged at Thakurganj police station. Another case related to the same protest was registered at Chowk police station on charges of rioting and violation of CrPC Section 144.

Unnao: Rape victim set ablaze by five men, all accused arrested

December 05, 2019 6:14 pm

In her FIR registered in March this year, the victim accused five men of sexually assaulting her on several occasions in 2018.

‘Rape-murder’ of Mainpuri student: Without court’s nod, police take ‘suspects’ to polygraph test lab

December 03, 2019 9:14 am

The government on Monday also transferred Mainpuri District Magistrate, Pramod Kumar Upadhyay. This comes a day after the SP of Mainpuri, Ajai Shankar Rai, was removed for “slow investigation”.

Families in Food: The delicious halwas of Lucknow's Rehmat Ali Sweets Corner

December 01, 2019 1:12 am

In the flower lane of old Lucknow, lies a sweet shop with delectable, mouth-watering halwa to die for.

The true story of the Jungle 'Prince' of Delhi

November 24, 2019 9:19 am

The royal family of Oudh was one of the city’s great mysteries. Their story was passed between tea sellers and rickshaw drivers and shopkeepers in Old Delhi

Lucknow: Gangster found in hotel with wife, sister

November 22, 2019 6:45 pm

Undertrial gangster, kin sent to jail; 6 Delhi cops released on bail


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.

July 06, 2018 6:48 am

#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.