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Pulled UP out of identity crisis, says Yogi Adityanath as he completes 30 months in office

The chief minister said the law-and-order situation in the state has 'improved' and claimed that there 'has not been a single incident of riot in the state in the last two-and-half years'.

Uttar Prdaesh DMs directed to check if licenced firearms used for ‘purpose other than self-defence’

"The physical verification report has to be submitted at the DM office. If a person is using the weapon issued for any purpose other than self-defence, action will be taken as per the Arms Act,” read a statement issued by the state government media cell.

UP: Five districts face flooding threat as rivers flow above danger mark

The affected districts are Ballia, Ghazipur, Auraiya, Jalaun and Hamirpur. Officials said in Ballia and Hamirpur, the rivers are rising at the rate of 1-2 cm per hour.

UP: Family of girl found dead in hostel alleges rape attempt & murder, police claim suicide

While the girl’s family, in a complaint to the police, alleged that a student of the school had attempted to rape the 16-year-old and killed her, the police have denied the sexual assault allegations.

UP: BSP MLA booked for murder attempt

According to the police, the caretaker, Ashok Jain, had constructed a boundary wall on the perimeter of the land that was allegedly pulled down by some villagers.

UP: Out on parole in murder case, man beaten to death

“A probe is on. Krishanpal was attacked with bricks and died because of heavy blood loss,” said Ranveer Yadav, in-charge of Chaprauli police station.

Uttar Pradesh: Dalit youth burnt alive ‘by family of OBC woman’

Police have booked five persons, including the girl, her uncle and aunt, and two more villagers, for the murder. The two villagers — Satyam Singh and Shikhar Singh — are absconding.

Missing 6-year-old found in Lucknow, father’s friend booked for rape and murder

Earlier in the day, a missing report was filed by the child’s family after she went missing from near her house.

BHU prof accused of sexual misconduct told to go on leave

Last October, at least 36 students of BSc final year had accused the zoology professor of sexual misconduct and passing lewd comments.

Threat messages have not stopped, we are living like fugitives: BJP MLA’s daughter who married a Dalit

Two months ago, their video message had gone viral, leading to the Allahabad High Court ordering police protection for the couple, Ajitesh’s parents, and their lawyer on a petition filed by them.

Mirzapur block pramukh declared ‘land mafia’ for ‘grabbing’ 51 bighas of gram sabha

An inquiry was ordered by Mirzapur District Magistrate Anurag Patel on the basis of a complaint against Block Pramukh Suresh Dubey.

Bureaucrats, ministers attend the second ‘leadership’ session at IIM-Lucknow

On Sunday, along with ministers, chief secretaries and other senior IAS officers took part in the three-session programme.