RLD set to join SP-BSP, may get 3 seats

The RLD is likely to contest Baghpat and Muzaffarnagar and Mathura seats, said a top party leader.

Who is Aakash Anand?

Mayawati's brother Anand and Aakash were introduced to BSP party workers in September 2017. The introduction – that came at a time when Anand was already being projected as Mayawati’s heir – was taken as the launch of Akash's political career.

Uttar Pradesh decides who comes to power at Centre, who will be PM: Mayawati

On her birthday, she urged the workers of BSP and SP to set aside their differences and ensure the victory of alliance candidates, saying this would be the best birthday gift.

UP: Two booked for ‘kidnapping, selling 24 people as bonded labourers’ in Sonbhadra

According to one Jeetlal Vishwakarma of Bhaluhi village in Sonbhadra, the accused — Kamlesh and Sanjay, who are from the same district — had asked his brother Rajendra (16) in November to find people for a job in Haryana.

70-year-old watchman killed in bull attack in Hapur: Police

Last week, a 15-year-old boy had allegedly died in a similar incident in Mathura.

Uttar Pradesh: Small parties step up talks with SP, BSP and Congress

Nishad Party president Sanjay Nishad said, “Let the media speculate. I have already talked to them (SP) and in a day or two, things will be clear. We are going to have a meeting soon. The SP will give us seats from its share,” Sanjay said.

FIR against 14 Allahabad varsity students for ‘attacking’ police

According to Satyendra Singh, Colonelganj station house officer, the students were protesting against the issuance of a car challan to their union vice-president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh: 2,050 posts created for anti-power theft police stations across state

The order states that 1,950 (75 inspectors, 375 sub-inspectors, 825 head constables, of which 150 will work as console operators, and 675 constables) of these posts will be for police stations.

RLD’s Jayant Chaudhary, Akhilesh meet in Lucknow: ‘An informal meet over a cup of tea… keep the suspense for now’

Asked about the proposed grand alliance, he said, “Others might be tense about seat-sharing but we are not. We only discussed the political situation and failures of the BJP government. We will say more on it when everything is decided. Keep the suspense for now.”

Constable’s killing in Ghazipur: Accused surrenders at Varanasi court in different case

A total of 32 persons had been named along with 100-150 unidentified others in an FIR registered at Nonhara police station. At least 36 persons have been arrested in the case so far.

In Uttar Pradesh, junior allies to BJP: Will quit alliance, we are being ignored

Apna Dal (S) president Ashish Patel suggested that instead of worrying about of the Opposition alliance, the state BJP leadership should think about their own allies.

Shahjahanpur: Teacher accused of ‘molestation’, probe ordered

A team, comprising the district Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) who also holds the additional charge of District Inspector of Schools (DIOS) and the tehsildar, has been asked to conduct an inquiry into the allegations and submit a report in three days.

Ghazipur: Villagers allege police barged into Dalit homes, damaged property

Chakfarid village is less than 1 km from where Vats was killed. IG Varanasi (range) Vijay Singh Meena on Monday said that 27 people have been arrested so far in connection with Vats’s death.

Day after constable’s killing in Ghazipur, 20 arrests, men flee village

The UP Police said Sunday that 11 people were arrested, taking the total number of arrests to 20. Locals said the police raid was swift.

Apple executive’s murder: Chargesheet junks self-defence theory of key accused

On September 29, Vivek Tiwari and his colleague Sana Khan were on their way home in Lucknow when Chaudhary fired the shot that killed Tiwari.

Slash student intake: AICTE to colleges that ‘didn’t follow norms’

While the Technical Education Directorate could not confirm the exact number of seats reduced by the AICTE, an approximate figure would be 8,000 seats out of total 36,000 polytechnic seats in 141 government and 19 aided polytechnics for 2019-20.

Gorakhpur: Cops launch ‘Operation Asmita’ to prevent sexual harassment in schools

Gorakhpur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sunil Gupta, who has started ‘Operation Asmita’, said, “It is an extension of the anti-Romeo squads, and is focused on preventive steps to curb such crimes."

Lucknow: Six guest lecturers at UIET refuse to teach over ‘unpleasant behaviour of students’

According to a case registered by some of the students, UIET director Kaman Singh, who later resigned from the post, had allegedly attacked the protesting students in an inebriated state.

At Shivpal Yadav’s outfit rally, Mulayam Singh talks of Samajwadi Party

The rally was also attended by Mulayam’s daughter-in-law, Aparna Yadav.

Lucknow: BJP youth wing leader murdered in Lucknow, two youths arrested

Moments after the death of Pratyush Mani Tripathi (38) at KGMU’s trauma centre, his family members and supporters staged a protest outside, raising slogans against Lucknow SSP Kalanidhi Naithani. Heavy police force was deployed on the premises.