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Health official’s nod must for getting tocilizumab injection

May 18, 2021 10:00 am

According to Meerut Divisional Commissioner Surendra Singh, the government started regulating the sale of tocilizumab around 15 days ago following widespread black marketing and hoarding of the drug.

UP: Active Covid cases down 52% in a fortnight, but fatalities remain high

May 18, 2021 10:00 am

Fewer than 10,000 new cases. CM says intensity of second wave of Covid weakening,

PMO watching, Covid command centre tracks easing in Varanasi

May 18, 2021 7:20 am

What really makes the Prime Minister's constituency stand apart from other districts in Uttar Pradesh is the one-of-its-kind Covid Integrated Command and Control Centre, just 3 km from the ghats.

Stop ritual of dumping bodies in rivers, UP government directs officials

May 17, 2021 6:23 am

The direction comes after scores of bodies were found in several districts along the Ganga, including Ghazipur and Ballia.

Uttar Pradesh government sets up Covid centres for cops across 66 districts

May 17, 2021 6:17 am

The centres will be equipped to provide proper isolation and quarantine facility, as well as immediate medical aid to asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic police personnel.

Covid-19 cases drop to 12,547 in Uttar Pradesh, deaths to 281

May 16, 2021 6:31 am

As many as 12,547 cases and 281 death were reported in the last 24 hours. With the fresh deaths, the state toll reached 17,238. On Friday, the state had logged 15,747 cases and 312 deaths.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves 25% subsidy for new units making medical equipment

May 16, 2021 6:05 am

Under the “UP COVID Emergency Financial Support Scheme”, a minimum investment requirement of Rs 20 lakh has been fixed to set up the unit.

‘Challenges like in the ‘70s… most judges can’t be pressured’: Justice Mathur

May 16, 2021 7:28 am

Speaking at Idea Exchange from his Jodhpur home, in an interaction with The Indian Express newsroom, Justice Mathur underlined the need for the judiciary to be free, fair, not vulnerable to pressure from the government and more representative of women and minorities.

It seems PM Modi is more worried about his image than the country

May 16, 2021 8:17 am

Denial is the shield that the BJP’s mightiest leaders have been using ever since the pandemic reached catastrophic levels.

UP Govt Claims Covid Curve ‘flattening’: Positivity rate falls to 7% from high of 17%

May 14, 2021 4:07 am

The test positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases against the total tests done, reflects the infection rate – how fast the virus is spreading.


Farmers defy police order, gather for mahapanchayat in UP’s Shamli

February 05, 2021 10:16 pm

The Shamli district administration had denied permission for mahapanchayat in west UP at Bhainswal village on Friday, citing “unruly behaviour by farmers” at the tractor rally in Delhi on Republic Day and “violation of Covid guidelines” by protesters.

A timeline from July 3 to July 10: The events leading up to the Vikas Dubey encounter

July 11, 2020 3:09 pm

Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey was shot dead Friday when he allegedly tried to escape from the police custody.

UP Board Class 10 Results 2020 declared: Result link active, check websites

June 27, 2020 3:22 pm

UP Board Class 10th Result 2020, UPMSP Highschool (Class 10) Result 2020: The exams for the same were held from February 18 till March 13 earlier this year. The result can be checked at,

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

June 22, 2020 6:08 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

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:13 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.

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

June 22, 2020 6:14 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

June 22, 2020 6:14 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

June 22, 2020 6:22 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.

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.

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.