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Uttar Pradesh


UP man persistently calls control room for samosas, has to clean drain as punishment

March 30, 2020 7:21 pm

Along with the samosas, the man was given an order to clean the nearby drain as punishment for hindering official work.

India Coronavirus lockdown: After PM Modi’s speech, spree of panic buying in Lucknow

March 25, 2020 9:55 am

Markets saw large crowds huddled at shops selling medicines, groceries, milk, and vegetables.

Uttar Pradesh: First coronavirus case in Shamli, 3 more in Noida

March 25, 2020 5:49 am

Eleven people — seven from Agra, two from Ghaziabad, one from Noida and one from Lucknow — have recovered from the infection, and have been discharged from hospitals.

4 more test positive in UP: Pilibhit, Kanpur and Jaunpur register their first case

March 24, 2020 11:33 am

Till date, eight cases each have been reported from Agra, Lucknow and Noida, and one each from Lakhimpur Kheri, Moradabad and Varanasi.

3 new coronavirus cases in UP: youth in Varanasi, son & his mother in Noida

March 23, 2020 11:36 am

At present, the three cities — Lucknow, Agra and Noida — have reported eight cases each, Ghaziabad two and Lakhimpur Kheri and Moradabad and Varanasi one each.

Uttar Pradesh extends Janata Curfew, puts 16 districts under lockdown till Wednesday

March 23, 2020 11:11 am

This meant that Sunday’s lockdown, called Janata Curfew, will remain in force in Agra, Lucknow, Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), Ghaziabad, Muradabad, Varanasi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bareilly, Azamgarh, Kanpur, Meerut, Prayagraj, Aligarh, Gorakhpur and Saharanpur. Later, Pilibhit was also added to the list.

Coronavirus: UP launches scheme to disburse Rs 1,000/month to daily wage workers

March 21, 2020 2:24 pm

CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered the immediate release of a month's worth of food grain to about 1.67 crore people who have Antyodaya cards, MGNREGA cards, and also to construction workers and daily wage workers.

UP property damage ordinance: Tribunal can hear ex-parte, can’t be questioned

March 16, 2020 7:06 am

The ordinance was promulgated a day before the High Court’s March 16 deadline for the state to take down the hoardings.

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March 16, 2020 8:21 am

Allahabad HC was right to condemn naming and shaming of protesters. By not upholding it, apex court disappoints.

Hoardings of CAA protesters: SC says no law to support UP govt action, doesn't pass interim order

March 12, 2020 1:54 pm

A vacation bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and UU Lalit said Chief Justice of India S A Bobde would constitute a three-judge bench next week to examine the matter.


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.

Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

April 19, 2019 9:49 am

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

November 20, 2018 7:05 am

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

March 25, 2015 9:21 pm

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

Floods wreak havoc across India

August 19, 2014 1:22 pm

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

Riots deepen communal divide in Uttar Pradesh

April 23, 2014 5:44 pm

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


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

December 13, 2018 3:06 pm

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

November 07, 2018 9:35 am

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

October 24, 2018 10:50 am

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

October 22, 2018 7:12 pm

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

October 10, 2018 7:35 pm

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

October 09, 2018 8:20 pm

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

July 16, 2018 12:00 pm

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.

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.

College student stabbed to death, two injured

March 01, 2016 5:15 am

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.