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UP: 16 students, two others injured after cylinder in school van explodes

While most of the students have been discharged from the hospital, condition of four, who suffered around 50-70 per cent burns, is reportedly serious.

UP: 16 students, 2 women injured after gas cylinder of school van explodes

District Magistrate Rajendra Prasad said the driver of the van, attached to the private school, was using a domestic gas cylinder as fuel for the vehicle. Two women who tried to save the students also suffered burn injuries, Prasad said.


SP-BSP announce tie-up for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Top developments

The SP-BSP tie-up could prove to be a deterrent for the incumbent BJP in the state. 

DGP credits effective policing and prompt action for falling crime rate in UP

As per official figures, key crimes including rape, murder, kidnapping and loot have come down in 2018 as compared to 2017. While there were 4,272 rape cases in 2017, the figure came down by 7.63 per cent to 3,946 cases in 2018.

Infrastructure boost ahead of Kumbh: ‘264 new streets, 10 flyovers, 1.22 lakh toilets in Prayagraj’

Singh, who was nominated as minister in-charge during the visit of 70 Heads of Missions to Prayagraj on December 15 ahead of the Kumbh, said, “It was a beautiful moment to see 70 flags, along with the Indian flag, urfurled at the Kumbh site.”

Cheating mafia to be booked under NSA: UP Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma

The state board examinations will begin on February 7 and will be conducted over 16 working days. The NSA is a stringent law that allows preventive detention for months, if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to national security or law and order.


Secretaries of UP ministers caught on tape negotiating bribes arrested

The development comes weeks after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered registration of an FIR and formation of a Special Investigation Team to probe the case.

Uttar Pradesh: Three secretariat staff held on bribe charge

The alleged accused - Om Prakash Kashyap, Santosh Awasthi and S P Tripathi - worked as personal secretaries to Om Prakash Rajbhar, Sandeep Singh and Archana Pandey respectively.

Uttar Pradesh’s animal farm: The cow count

For the farmer, the cow today is purely a milch animal, valued only so long as it gives milk. Maintaining an unproductive animal is something he cannot afford and will seek to dispose of at any price.

Uttar Pradesh: Truck ‘carrying cattle illegally’ drives into hutment, 6 killed

Villagers staged a protest claiming the driver was being chased by a police team looking to extort money. Chandauli’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Kumar Singh denied the allegation.

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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.

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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.