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UP minister recommends fine of Rs 10 lakh per day if Jewar airport work is delayed

May 22, 2022 8:27 am

Nand Gopal Gupta, the Uttar Pradesh industrial development minister, concluded a two-day visit to Gautam Buddha Nagar district during which he reviewed several industrial policies.

Newsmaker | Azam Khan walks out of jail, into everyone's most-watched list

May 20, 2022 6:58 pm

Imprisoned for the past two years, Azam Khan remained very much a part of the political discourse, especially since the recent Uttar Pradesh results, and the choices he makes now will shape Opposition politics in the coming days in the state.

Is the BJP in UP really more representative of society than other parties? Not really

May 20, 2022 9:23 am

Prannv Dhawan and Christophe Jaffrelot write: Upper castes dominate not just the state assembly, but also the government, while religious minorities find little representation

'Majority of Indians have not voted for BJP... For the first time, AIMPLB has decided to reach out to leaders of non-Muslim bodies'

May 20, 2022 1:24 pm

'It is very unfortunate that the so-called secular parties have not come out and said anything, in particular in defence of the Places of Worship Act. We are very disappointed by their lack of stance.' Excerpts from an interview with AIMPLB Executive Member Qasim Rasool Ilyas.

Explained: Lucknow's Laxman connection, and a large mosque built in the reign of Aurangzeb

May 19, 2022 7:26 pm

While Lucknow's name has long been associated with Laxman in the popular imagination, speculation about its possible renaming gained ground after the late BJP leader Lalji Tandon wrote a book, Ankaha Lucknow, in 2018, in which he lamented the loss of the city’s connection with the brother of Lord Ram.

No govt grants to new madrasas, says UP minister

May 19, 2022 5:48 am

'The idea is to focus on quality than quantity. We already have 558 aided madarsas, with at least three-aided madarsas in every district.'

PM halts in Lucknow today, all fingers crossed over dinner with Yogi cabinet

May 16, 2022 7:36 am

The visit is being seen as important from various aspects, especially keeping the 2024 Lok Sabha elections in mind, sources said.

Woman shot dead after police raid leads to clash in UP’s Siddarth Nagar

May 15, 2022 6:13 pm

The police said a team had gone to Kodra Grant village on a complaint of cow slaughter and caught the deceased woman’s son, following which the villagers attacked the police team.

Nanda Gopal Gupta interview: 'I told officers to act like luxury car sellers... Show intent, and they are after you to make that purchase... An industry shows interest, give your 100%'

May 15, 2022 4:23 am

"It should be written in black and white that Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav are responsible for the lost credibility of NOIDA and its adjoining region in UP," said Nanda Gopal Gupta.

Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi case: Video survey resumes amid tight security

May 16, 2022 3:43 am

The inspection began at 8 am and ended at noon, amid heavy police force deployment and elaborate arrangements near the complex.


Ayushman Bharat mission launched: Glimpses from the PM's Uttar Pradesh visit

October 25, 2021 10:06 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday was on a visit to Uttar Pradesh where he inaugurated nine medical colleges and launched Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission, along with other developmental projects.

Yogi Adityanath expands UP Cabinet; Channi's cabinet takes oath in Punjab

September 27, 2021 12:02 am

Seven new ministers took oath in the UP cabinet, whereas, six ministers were dropped from the Punjab cabinet

UP floods: Over 5 lakh people affected; Ganga, Yamuna above danger mark

August 12, 2021 10:16 pm

The conditions are, however, hot and humid in neighbouring Delhi and Punjab and Haryana, while in Uttarakhand, two people have died in rain-related incidents amid incessant downpour in various parts of the state.

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.


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.