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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...

07-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Four of family found dead in UP town

A woman was found strangled and her three minor daughters thrown off the fourth floor of a building in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh early on Tuesday, police said.All four have died. The husband of the woman, an egg vendor, has been arrested in connection...

04-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Five killed in UP road accident

Five pilgrims headed to Allahabad were killed and seven others injured when their vehicle crashed into a truck stationed on the roadside in Jaunpur early on Saturday, police said.The accident took place on the Rae Bareli-Jaunpur highway at around 3 a.m. when...

31-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP pursuing divisive politics in Assam : Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in states of playing a dangerous game of "narrow and divisive brand of politics" in the garb of implementing judiciary's directives.Referring to the "near elimination" of some...

31-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Four labourers buried alive in UP

Four labourers working on laying 4G cables for a private telecom company were buried alive in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late on Monday, police said on Tuesday.They had slipped into a six-feet-deep pit and a mud mound collapsed on them, an officer...

28-Jul-2018 Lucknow

37 killed in UP rains in two days

At least 37 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh in the past 48-hours since Thursday, an official said on Saturday.Rains have continued to batter many parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Saturday, the Met said.District...

27-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Several killed as rains continue in UP

Heavy rains battered Uttar Pradesh over the last 24-hours and claimed several lives, an official said on Friday.The rains will continue for the next 48-hours but with a lower intensity, the Met said.According to the government official, nine persons, including...

26-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath pays homage to bravehearts on 'Kargil Divas'

On the 19th anniversary of the day India defeated Pakistan to recapture the Kargil peaks, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid floral tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil war and remembered their sacrifices in the line of duty.Adityanath,...

26-Jul-2018 Lucknow

2 killed in UP town, situation tense

Two traders were killed by unidentified assailants late on Wednesday at their shop in Pratapgarh town of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday.The situation has been tense after the brothers were murdered in Kaudhaur market.All through the night, family...

25-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath lauds UP Police for working hard for image makeover

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday lauded the state's police force for working hard to change its image.At an event here, he said law and order had become a huge challenge during the previous governments but the hard work of police had...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow/Ranchi

Swachh Survekshan Grameen launched in UP, Jharkhand and Maharashtra

The Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 (SSG 2018) announced by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation on July 13th, 2018, was launched by three States this week.Under the SSG 2018, an independent survey agency will conduct the survey in all districts...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Mob lynching worst period for minorities : Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan on Tuesday said the safety and security of minorities in the country was in danger, adding that post independence this was by far the worst period for Muslims.Talking to reporters in his home town Rampur, the former Uttar...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP using social media to spread hatred : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "using social media to spread hatred against religions and communities".In a statement issued here, the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that this...

24-Jul-2018 Lucknow

BJP patronizing mob lynching forces, alleges Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of patronizing and promoting people behind mob lynching in states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to communalize politics in the poll-bound states.In a statement...

23-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Man kills wife, two sons before committing suicide in UP

A man on Monday killed his wife and two children before committing suicide by consuming poison in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar district, police said. The eldest daughter of the assailant is battling for life in hospital.The incident happened in Bawli Chowk...

21-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav cautions Rahul Gandhi over hug-diplomacy

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday sought to caution Congress president Rahul Gandhi against his controversial hug- diplomacy wherein he had embraced Prime Minister Narendra Modi after speaking on the no-confidence motion in the...

29-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Surgical strikes video released for BJP's advantage : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday charged the Narendra Modi government of trying to gain political advantage out of the bravery and valour of the Indian armed forces by the release of a video clip of the 2016 surgical strikes.In a statement,...

25-Jun-2018 Lucknow

4 die in junk shop blast in UP

Four persons were killed and three injured in an explosion on Monday in a junk shop in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.Eyewitness accounts suggest that the owner of the junk shop was hammering a pointed object when the explosion occurred.Muzaffaranagar...

23-Jun-2018 Lucknow

5 killed in UP road accident

Five persons, including four of a family, were killed and two others injured on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh when their car was hit by a sand-laden truck in Unnao district, police said.The accident occurred when the Innova car was trying to overtake another...

21-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Rajnath Singh participates in Yoga Day activities in Lucknow

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh participated in Yoga Day activities on the occasion of 4th International Day of Yoga (IDY) in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh today. Addressing the gathering, Shri Rajnath Singh said that Yoga has been accepted universally...

20-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Terror groups will be flushed out of J&K : Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government will not tolerate terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir any more and that operations will be launched to flush out militants.He added that restoration of peace in the strife-torn state was on top...

16-Jun-2018 Lucknow

6 killed in UP road accident

At least six persons were killed and eight others critically injured on Saturday when a speeding sand-laden truck rammed into a roadside slum in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place in Maharajpur town in Kanpur when the driver suddenly lost...

14-Jun-2018 Lucknow

13 killed in UP weather-related incidents

At least 13 people were killed in weather-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Thursday.Most of the deaths occurred due to walls and trees collapsing on people.Four people died in Sitapur and two each in Faizabad, Gonda, Kaushambi, Kannauj,...

11-Jun-2018 Lucknow

7 students killed in UP accident

Seven students were killed and two others critically injured on Monday after they run over by a bus in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, police said.The students of the Prabha Devi Bhagwati Prasad BTC degree college who were on a study tour from Sant Kabir...

09-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath meets Sanjay Dutt for 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday met Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to discuss 'Sampark for Samarthan' (contact for support), a personal outreach programme to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led government in the last four...

08-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Storm, lightning in UP leave 30 dead

Heavy pre-monsoonal rains lashed many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Friday bringing relief from scorching heat but also leaving 30 persons dead in storm and lightning-related accidents, officials said on Friday.While 11 persons have been killed and 16 injured...

05-Jun-2018 Lucknow

UP to achieve ODF status by 2nd October, 2018

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress of the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G) in Lucknow with all District Magistrates of the State through Video Conferencing last evening. Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government...

02-Jun-2018 Lucknow

Five killed in UP dust storm

Five people were killed and a dozen others injured in a dust storm that hit Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, officials said on Saturday.There were reports of widespread damage and destruction across the district due to the dust storm on Friday night.The...

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