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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,...

18-Sep-2018 Varanasi

Narendra Modi inaugurates key development projects in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several important development projects, at a public gathering in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.Among the projects inaugurated are the Integrated Power Development...

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...

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...

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 Allahabad

4 of a family killed in Allahabad

Four members of a family were hacked to death here in Uttar Pradesh early on Friday, police said.The murders took place in Bigahiya in Madhavnagar. The dead include two women, a child and one man. The deceased have been identified as Kamlesh Devi, 52, her...

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...

06-Sep-2018 Uttar Pradesh/Madhya Pradesh

Bharat Bandh over SC/ST Act effective in UP, MP

Many places in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Thursday were affected by the Bharat Bandh called to protest against the changes made in  the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.Not just rail and road traffic, markets...

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...

29-Aug-2018 Greater Noida (UP)

La Brezza's got what it takes but could do with some tweaking

The mere mention of Italian cuisine brings to mind the aroma of fresh herbs, savoury soft cheese, homemade pasta and Margherita pizza accompanied with some quality wine.This was exactly what I expected and "almost" got on my visit to La Brezza -- a fine-dining...

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...

22-Aug-2018 Agra

53 snakes seized in Agra

More than 50 snakes were seized by Forest department officials in a day-long drive to prevent snake charmers from duping 'Shiv bhakts' outside temples across Agra.The snakes are currently under the care and treatment of Wildlife SOS.In the past few days,...

21-Aug-2018 Mathura

Train hits 5 in UP station

Five men were critically injured on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh when they were hit by the speeding Chhattisgarh Sampark Kranti express near Mathura, an official said.The incident occurred early in the day when the passengers were trying to board the Agra intercity...

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...

13-Aug-2018 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates 20 Ghats in Kanpur and Bithoor

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 20 newly constructed/ restored Ghats on river Ganga in Kanpur and Bithoortoday .The Minister also announced...

11-Aug-2018 Agra

Man, 3 children consume poison in Agra, 2 dead, two critical

A man, along with his three children, committed suicide by consuming poison-packed bananas in Agra on Friday, police said.The incident of collective suicide took place under Taj Ganj Police Station area of the city.According to neighbours of the deceased,...

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...

26-Jul-2018 Noida

I'm completely different from my onscreen image : Sanjay Dutt

Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is popularly known for his gangster roles in Bollywood, says he is completely different from the image that he has in films.During a visit here on Wednesday to promote his upcoming film "Saheb, Biwi aur Gangster 3" in which he is essaying...

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

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 Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh)

Ajit Singh bows out of electoral politics

Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Ajit Singh on Tuesday announced that he is retiring from electoral politics and will not contest any Lok Sabha election in future.Addressing the media in his one-time parliamentary constituency, Ajit...

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...

24-Jul-2018 Agra

Four killed in LPG cylinder blast in UP

At least four persons have been killed and 12 injured after an LPG cylinder exploded at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district, police said on Tuesday.The incident took place in Daadhki village in Iradatnagar around midnight apparently due to leakage...

24-Jul-2018 Ghaziabad

Mob thrashes Muslim man in Ghaziabad court

A 25-year-old Muslim man was beaten up by a group of people in a Ghaziabad court in Uttar Pradesh where he had gone to marry a Hindu woman, police said on Tuesday.Sahil, who works at a Noida firm, went to the court to register his marriage with Preeti...

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...

22-Jul-2018 Varanasi

Manoj Sinha inaugurates Ghazipur Regional Rail Training Institute

In a bid to strengthen the expertise and capabilities of the employees of North-Eastern Railways, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) at Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.He also inaugurated the...

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...

21-Jul-2018 Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Opposition blinded by lust for power : Narendra Modi

Flush with a decisive victory in the no-confidence vote in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tore into the opposition parties,  alleging that their leaders were "blinded by lust for power".He said that when a dal (party) joins another...

18-Jul-2018 Greater Noida

3 dead, many trapped in G.Noida twin-building collapse

At least three persons have died in a twin-building collapse in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida area, police said on Wednesday.The incident in Shahberi village took place late on Tuesday, apparently due to "too much moisture in the walls of the basement and...

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