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09-Nov-2018 Lucknow

4-year-old raped, killed in UP

A four-year-old girl was raped and then strangled to death in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday after her body was recovered from a cattle shed.The victim went missing from her bed on Thursday night, her uncle complained to the police.A...

09-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati seeks apology from Modi, BJP over demonetization

BSP chief Mayawati on Friday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "painful and forced" demonetization he ordered two years back.In a statement, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that so far none of the benefits propagated...

07-Nov-2018 Lucknow

3 killed in UP accident

Three people were killed and one critically injured when a car they were travelling in rammed into a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district on Wednesday, police said.According to the police, the victims were coming from Delhi and were heading home for...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

India clinch series with thumping win

An all-round show guided India to a thumping 71-run victory over West Indies in the second contest of the three-match T20 international series at the newly inaugurated AB Vajpayee Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.It was a completely one-sided affair as the...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Partnership with Dhawan was crucial : Rohit Sharma

After India hammered West Indies by 71 runs to clinch the T20I series 2-0 with a game left, an elated India skipper Rohit Sharma felt it was the crucial opening partnership which helped the host dominate their opponents.India rode Rohit's scintillating 111-run...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath inaugurates international cricket stadium in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the 'Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium' here on Tuesday.Accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan...

31-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Ram Naik, Adityanath lead UP in paying tributes to Sardar Patel

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday led Uttar Pradesh in paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 143rd birth anniversary.After paying floral tributes at a statue of the first Home Minister of India, Governor...

31-Oct-2018 Lucknow

4 mowed down in UP home

Grandparents and two children were killed while the parents were critically injured when a dumper lost control and rammed into a roadside house in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.At dawn a loud bang in the Sadikpur Semraha village awakened the neighbourhood....

27-Oct-2018 Lucknow

4 killed in UP accident

Four people were killed and 11 injured when a tourist bus was hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district on Saturday, police said.The accident took place on the Yamuna Expressway at Tappal.The bus was headed to Agra from New Delhi.The victims...

26-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Blast in UP cracker unit kills 8

Eight persons were killed and six critically injured on Friday when a stockpile of crackers exploded at a firecracker factory in Budayun district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The tragedy took place at Rasoolpur in a house where the firecrackers were being...

26-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Blast in firecracker unit kills seven in UP

Seven persons were killed and six critically injured when a stockpile of crackers exploded at a firecracker factory in Budayun district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday evening, police said.The tragedy took place at Rasoolpur in a house where the firecrackers were...

26-Oct-2018 New Delhi/Lucknow

PM addresses Krishi Kumbh in Lucknow, via video conference

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today addressed the Krishi Kumbh in Lucknow, via video conference.The Prime Minister expressed confidence that this gathering of farmers would pave the way for new technology to be imbibed and better opportunities to be...

24-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Civil War-like situation prevailing in country: Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said there was a "civil war-like situation" prevailing in the country, adding that the minorities were living in perpetual fear and feeling alienated."Ministers of the Government of India are inciting communal passions...

20-Oct-2018 Lucknow

2 killed in UP on Dussehra

Two minors were killed and one woman was injured in accidents and violent clashes reported from many parts of Uttar Pradesh during the idol immersion procession of Goddess Durga, police said on Saturday.A minor girl and a teenage boy died while a woman sustained...

17-Oct-2018 Lucknow

BJP dividing society : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of "dividing the country and society as the colonial British did during their rule."Addressing a rally in Kannauj, his one-time parliamentary constituency, the former Uttar...

08-Oct-2018 Lucknow/Nagpur

BrahMos scientist held on spying charge, 2 others raided in UP

In a shocking development, a young scientist working with the BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd (BAPL)'s missile research centre in Nagpur was arrested on Monday on alleged charges of spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and other countries, informed sources...

07-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Maoists will be crushed in 2-3 years : Rajnath Singh

The long drawn Maoist insurgency in the country will be "completely erased" in two to three years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh declared here on Sunday.Addressing the 26th anniversary of the Rapid Action Force (RAF), a specialised wing of the Central...

07-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Kashmir is ours, no power can snatch it from us : Rajnath Singh

Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India and it will remain so and and "no power in the world can snatch it from us", Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday."Kashmir is ours, it was ours and it will be ours. No power of the world can snatch it from us,"...

01-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati slams UP government over Apple executive's killing

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari by a policeman.In a statement, the four-time Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said the...

01-Oct-2018 Lucknow

Seven run over by vehicle in UP

Seven persons were killed after being run over by a tractor-trailer early on Monday in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The incident happened near Bhadoi village when passengers were pushing a broken down state-owned Uttar Pradesh State Roadways...

28-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Bhagat Singh an inspiration for millions : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday paid rich tributes to Bhagat Singh on his 111th birth anniversary and said his life and sacrifices for the nation still inspired millions.In a message, Adityanath said that Bhagat Singh's name had been...

26-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Governor calls on Yogi Adityanath

Governor Acharya Devvrat called on Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at Lucknow, today.It was a courtesy call. ...

24-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Pakistan sponsoring terror in India: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday accused Pakistan of "sponsoring terror" in Jammu and Kashmir and said the military was fully capable of thwarting any terror attack.In the Uttar Pradesh capital to chair the 21st meeting go the Inter-State Council...

24-Sep-2018 Lucknow

2 killed, 15 injured in UP road accident

Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a state-owned bus rammed into a stationary truck on national highway 91 in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said.The incident took place near Maman flyover when the UPSRTC bus was going to Delhi from...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

5 killed in UP road accident

Five persons were killed and two dozen injured after a bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district on Friday, police said.The bus, which was going from Joya to Sambhal, overturned apparently due to bursting of its rear tyre. It then hit a mini-truck,...

21-Sep-2018 Lucknow

3 children drown in UP

Three children drowned in a river in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot town on Friday, police said.The victims were part of a Muharram procession who later went to bathe in the Baghe river.Two other children said to be in critical condition, have been rushed to a...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati jolts Congress, ties up with Jogi in Chhattisgarh

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday jolted the Congress by announcing an electoral pact with former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi in poll-bound Chhattisgarh.As per the agreement between the two parties, Jogi's Janta Congress Chhattisgarh will contest 55...

20-Sep-2018 Lucknow

4 killed in UP accident

Four people were killed and seven others injured when a mini truck rammed into a jeep in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place on the Paraspur-Karnailganj two-lane road.All the injured persons were said to be...

19-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Woman, two children burnt to death in UP

A woman and hertwo children were burnt to death in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district on Wednesday when a fire broke out in their house, police said.The fire, apparently caused by a short circuit, broke out in a house in Baria Tola village.Sushila, 25,...

16-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati slams Bhim Army chief, wants more seats in alliances

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday took on Bhim Army leader Chandra Shekhar aka Ravana, saying she can "never have a relation with these sort of people".The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also made it clear that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) must be given...

14-Sep-2018 Lucknow

BJP dumped Ram temple issue after getting power : Praveen Togadia

Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) President Praveen Togadia on Friday accused the BJP of coming to power by promising a Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh but dumping the issue thereafter.Addressing a rally at the Janakpuri ground in Akbarpur, he said:...

12-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Six killed in explosion in UP chemical factory

Six persons were killed and several others were injured in a chemical tank blast in Bijnore district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at the Mohit Chemical and Metro factory situated on the Dehat Marg in the morning.Senior...

11-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Suicides by 2 IPS officers in 5 months rattles UP Police

Suicides, between May and September, by two of its bright officers -- one with the anti-terror squad (ATS) and the other posted as SP (East) in Kanpur -- has rattled the Uttar Pradesh Police, one of the largest such forces in the country.It also raises the question...

08-Sep-2018 Lucknow

2 killed in UP accident

Two people were killed and two others injured in a road accident on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said.The accident took place on the National Highway-28 when a tyre of the car the victims were travelling in punctured, causing the...

07-Sep-2018 Lucknow

BJP-RSS behind 'Bharat Bandh' against SC/ST Act : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday alleged that the 'Bharat Bandh' organized against the amendment to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, was in fact "a conspiracy of the BJP" and an "event orchestrated by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh".In...

07-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Three killed in firing in UP's Shahjahanpur

Three persons were shot dead in a firing between two groups in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday night, police said.The incident happened at the Aawas Vikas Colony around 8:30 p.m., police said, adding the firing took place after an altercation...

04-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Five killed as buses collide in UP

Five persons were killed and two dozen injured when two buses rammed into each other in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district on Tuesday, police said.The accident happened when a bus carrying a marriage party from Firozabad en route to Ramgarh collided with another...

01-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Lord Ram will set date for temple construction : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the date for construction of a grand Ram temple will be set by Lord Ram himself.Speaking at a conclave in the state capital, organised by a Hindi newspaper, the monk-turned-politician said what...

01-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Smriti Irani inaugurates 'digital village' in Amethi

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani on Saturday inaugurated a 'digital village' in Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.Accompanied by district officials and BJP leaders, Irani, who unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok...

28-Aug-2018 Lucknow

BJP's public love for Vajpayee has plenty of critics

The BJP's high-profile immersion of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes in rivers has not impressed everyone in Uttar Pradesh. While many feel that the "tamasha" would not have earned the approval of the late leader himself, a small section...

27-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Opposition trying to create anarchy : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday accused the opposition parties of spreading anarchy.Talking to reporters, he lashed out at the opposition for the ruckus they created in the state Assembly when the government was presenting the supplementary...

27-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Two killed in road mishap on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Two persons were killed on Monday on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway when the vehicle they were travelling in got a flat tyre, police said.The victims were into real estate business and were headed from New Delhi to Lucknow. Another inmate of the car was injured...

25-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav accuses Modi, BJP of making 'hollow promises'

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making "hollow promises" and the Uttar Pradesh government of not "paying heed to the poor and marginalised"."They have left...

21-Aug-2018 Lucknow

1 killed in UP train accident

A man was killed and six others were critically injured early on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh' Mathura district after being hit by a train, police said.The incident occurred at the Kosi Kalan railway station when the speeding Chhattisgarh Sampark Kranti express...

18-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Mother-son hacked to death in UP

A 55-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son have been hacked to death in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district, police said on Saturday.The villagers, on Saturday, woke up to discover the twin murders, which took place in Baagi village in the night.The deceased...

15-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Protests, arson as two seers found murdered in UP

Two seers were found murdered and another seriously injured in a temple in Auraiyya district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, triggering protests, arson and tension in the area.Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a grim view of the killings at the Bhayanaknath...

15-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Aayushman Bharat to benefit 6 crore people in UP : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that six crore people from the state will be linked to the 'Aayushman Bharat' medicare scheme of the country.Addressing a gathering on the 72nd Independence Day, the Chief Minister exhorted the...

15-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Will host 'grand' Kumbh in 2019 : Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government is committed to host "a great and grand" Prayag Kumbh in 2019, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday, while greeting the people on the occasion of India's Independence Day.Adityanath said that various projects had...

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