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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Uttar Pradesh


In Prayagraj, varsity offers 3-month course on CAA

January 22, 2020 7:24 am

The course has been named ‘Awareness Programme in Citizenship (Amendment) Act (APCAA)’.

VHP Marga Darshak Mandal Meeting: ‘Build Ram temple from Ram Bhakts’ money, not govt funds’

January 21, 2020 8:51 am

They also expressed hope that the construction of the temple would start by “Navratra” this year

CAA falsehoods being spread by keeping women in front: Yogi Adityanath

January 20, 2020 6:50 am

Speaking at a rally at MP Inter College in Gorakhpur as part of the BJP’s awareness campaign on the new law, he said the country is being “ripped apart by the propaganda against the CAA”.

Anti-CAA protests: Seized blankets from protesters to disperse 'outsiders', says Lucknow police

January 19, 2020 3:04 pm

The women protesters who are sitting on a dharna since Friday alleged that the police snatched their food items, cut the electricity at the Ghantaghar and locked the nearby public toilet.

ED attaches Rs 5 cr assets of former UP minister in money laundering case

January 18, 2020 2:50 pm

Mishra was the minister for secondary education and home in the 2007-11 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government headed by the then Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati.

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.

UP to get police commissionerate system in Lucknow, Noida

January 13, 2020 9:31 pm

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who presided over the cabinet meeting, told reporters that an ADG-level officer will be the police commissioner of Lucknow and Noida. The commissionerate will also have an SP-level woman officer to deal with cases of crimes related to women.

UP suspends SSP, probes officers he named in leaked ‘racket’ report

January 10, 2020 7:06 am

The Uttar Pradesh government said a forensic report had shown that the video was not morphed, and that Gautam Buddh Nagar SSP Vaibhav Krishna leaked the contents of a confidential document.

Explained: Who was Ashfaqullah Khan, and why did the British hang him?

January 10, 2020 10:11 am

The Uttar Pradesh government has recently announced it will build a 121-acre zoo named after Ashfaqullah Khan.

UP to build Rs 234-crore zoo named after Ashfaqullah Khan

January 08, 2020 11:58 am

The zoo will come up across over 121 acres. A government spokesperson said the objective was to attract tourists and increase employment opportunities.


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.