Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh News

Cong on way to form UPA-3, poll result surprises in store for UP: Salman Khurshid

Salman Khurshid, who has been the chief of the Congress' UP unit twice in the past, said he would not be surprised if the party matches or betters its 2009 performance in the state when it won 21 seats.

In Rohilkhand, Gangwars in Bareilly and Muslims in Badaun could hold key

While Bareilly is dominated by Gangwars, Badaun seat is dominated by Yadavs — accounting for nearly 4 lakh votes — followed by Muslims with 3.5 lakh.


PM Modi likely to file nomination from Varanasi on April 26; here's a list of those contesting against him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit his constituency of Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, on April 25 and 26, during which he is likely to file his nomination papers.

Low down the social ladder, and small in numbers, why they still matter in Uttar Pradesh

Kurdi Nangal has an estimated 9,000 voters, including Jats (6,000), Kashyaps (700), Jatavs (600), Brahmins (300), Prajapati (150) and Jogi (150).

Mulayam Singh Yadav reiterates: ‘Not in race to be PM’

Filing his nomination, Mulayam claimed that after the elections, SP would come out as the party with largest number of Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh: BSP names six more candidates in state

The candidates are Amar Chandra Jauhar from Shahjahanpur, Neelu Satyarthi from Mishrikh, Manoj Agarwal from Farukkhabad, Nisha Sachan from Akbarpur, Pankaj Singh from Jalaun and Dilip Kumar Singh from Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat.


Meerut: Days after gangster fled their custody, six cops re-arrested

These policemen were arrested and sent to jail Friday but were all released on bail next day as they were charged with bailable IPC sections but the police produced them again in a Meerut court Monday under stricter sections and they are likely to be back in jail.

Probe ordered after UP cop ‘shares’ invite for BJP event

Two forwards were shared from the official number. The first message was an invite in the form of a pamphlet with details of the event. The pamphlet carried the photos of top BJP leaders, including PM Narendra Modi.

Uttar Pradesh: Man believed to have played role in gangster’s escape from custody surrenders

Police sources said that Baddo had joined hands with Sushil Moonch and spread a reign of terror in the entire West UP districts.

UP gangster being escorted to court takes policemen to liquor party, escapes

"We have detained seven policemen, including an inspector, but they are still not in their senses. Nearly 10 cases, including those of murder and dacoity, are lodged against the gangster," police said.

Uttar Pradesh Photos

Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

Jumbo leap: India opens first hospital for elephants

At India’s first hospital for elephants, opened last week in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.


Devotees perform Karaha Puja in Uttar Pradesh

The ritual is witnessed by a large number of people and is generally performed in temples by elderly priests.

Floods wreak havoc across India

With several parts of the country facing torrential rainfall, many states are flooded.

Riots deepen communal divide in Uttar Pradesh

With Lok Sabha elections being underway, the riots divided the political landscape of the region on religious lines.

Uttar Pradesh Videos

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

What tiger census tells us about the population in India: News in Numbers

The killing of T1 or Avni, the tiger, in Maharashtra has led to much controversy. It’s worth looking at what the numbers in the tiger census tell us.


Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

Amritsar train accident: Magisterial enquiry launched but political blame game takes the stage

The Opposition is accusing Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of deputy Chief Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, for fleeing the site of the accident without checking on the victims.

At least 7 dead, over 35 injured as the New Farakka Express derails near UP's Rae Bareli

At least 7 people died and over 35 people were injured after 9 coaches of the New Farakka Express derailed in Rae Bareli on Wednesday.

UP, Bihar migrants flee Gujarat after rape of 14-month girl triggers violence

Migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh are fleeing Gujarat after an alleged rape of a 14-month girl triggered violence against them.


Dalit man’s wedding procession passes through Thakur village

After a struggle of six months, a Dalit groom’s wedding procession passes through a Thakur-dominated village in Uttar Pradesh.

News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

#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.

College student stabbed to death, two injured

Shamli (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): A student was stabbed to death by unidentified people at a bus stop in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a clash allegedly regarding a girl. In this clash, four students were injured out of which two students are critical. Three NCC students were at the stop waiting for the bus to their village when suddenly 10 to 12 boys arrived with knives and attacked the three boys. Police has begun investigations in the case.