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15-Jan-2019 Prayagraj

First Shahi Snan of Kumbh at Prayagraj Today

First bathing festival of Makar Sankranti of  Prayagraj Kumbh is being held today. First Shahi Snan royal bathing of Akharas will also held on the occasion. Large number of devotees are continuously reaching to Mela area. Entry of vehicles in Prayagraj...

13-Jan-2019 Lucknow

Congress to contest all UP seats but doors open for secular parties

Snubbed by the SP and BSP who have joined hands in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Sunday said it will contest all the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state but insisted that its doors were open for secular parties willing to defeat the BJP.A day after arch rivals...

12-Jan-2019 Lucknow

BSP-SP announce tie up for LS polls, keep Congress out of it

Arch rivals for over 25 years, the BSP and SP announced on Saturday that they will contest the coming Lok Sabha polls together in Uttar Pradesh sharing 38 seats each of the 80 in the state, while leaving Rae Bareli and Amethi for Congress, which has been...

11-Jan-2019 Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh)

SP-BSP alliance will knock out BJP in Lok Sabha polls : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said an alliance between his party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will knock out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Addressing a 'chaupal' in Kannauj, the Lok Sabha constituency of...

07-Jan-2019 Lucknow

Himachal Pradesh signs transport agreement with UP and J&K

Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh on Monday signed the mutual transport agreement at Lucknow to extend inter-state transport services.Forest and Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur after signing the agreement aid that this would prove to...

29-Dec-2018 Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)

Congress a 'Lollipop Company', has no concern for farmers : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, billing it a "lollipop company" that had no real concern for the country's farmers.Addressing a rally at Ghazipur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Prime Minister asked the gathering...

25-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Year that saw tectonic shift in UP's political landscape

A year is a long time in politics. In Uttar Pradesh, the change of the calendar from 2017 to 2018 saw a tectonic shift in the political landscape, one that left the ruling BJP and its cadres shocked to the core. Mayawati, the Dalit powerhouse who was daggers...

21-Dec-2018 Kanpur

The Dream of Clean Ganga is Now Within Reach : Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping  Shri Nitin Gadkari today presided over the ceremony of signing of concession agreement for sewage treatment infrastructure in Kanpur...

19-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Bulandshahr violence 'political conspiracy' : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the mob violence in Bulandshahr on December 3 -- which left two including a police Inspector dead -- was a "well-hatched political conspiracy".Talking to reporters at the state Assembly, the saffron-robed...

19-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Bulandshahr violence: Slain youth's family meets UP CM

Family members of a youth, who was killed in the Bulandshahr mob violence earlier in December, met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday and demanded the 21-year-old be declared a martyr, officials said.Emerging out of the hour-long meeting...

18-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Akhilesh Yadav objects to Kamal Nath's utterance on UP-Bihar youth

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath came under fire from the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday for his comments that the people of his state have the first right over job opportunities in the state and that their jobs are being usurped by the people of Bihar...

18-Dec-2018 Lucknow

BJP in Uttar Pradesh: The year the lotus started to wilt

The lotus was in full bloom in 2017 as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged out of its 14-year political exile and stormed to power in India's most populous and politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.A year-and-a-half later, in 2018, the lotus has...

17-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Congress' campaign on Rafale was full of lies : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar on Monday attacked the Congress for carrying out a "campaign full of lies" on the Rafale fighter jets purchase and demanded an apology from its president Rahul Gandhi.The senior BJP leader...

16-Dec-2018 Prayagraj

Narendra Modi inaugurated 175 Km of sewerage network in Prayagraj

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) furthered its effort to reduce  pollution in river Ganga before Kumbha when Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated projects in Prayagraj including 175 KM of sewerage network today. The projects will now carry...

16-Dec-2018 Rae Bareli

Narendra Modi launches development projects in Rae Bareli

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who is on a day-long visit to Uttar Pradesh, visited the Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli today. At a public meeting, he flagged off the 900th coach, and a Humsafar Rake. He also dedicated to the nation, inaugurated,...

16-Dec-2018 Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh)

PM says Congress weakening Army, launches Rs 1,000 cr projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched over Rs 1,000 crore worth of projects here and accused the Congress of aiding those who he said want to weaken the Indian Army."Today, there are two camps in the country. One is the government that is trying...

16-Dec-2018 Prayagraj

Congress thinks it is above judiciary : Narendra Modi

Launching a blistering attack on the Congress party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the party has always thought it was above the judiciary."The party that has ruled the country for the longest time has always considered itself to be above every law,...

16-Dec-2018 Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh)

Congress helping those who want to weaken Army : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress of aiding those who he said want to weaken the Indian Army and raising questions over the government and even the Supreme Court over Rafale fighter jets."Today, there are two camps in the country....

15-Dec-2018 Lucknow

No need of JPC on Rafale after apex court verdict : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that his party has given up its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal after Supreme Court verdict in the matter.Yadav said at an event here that SP had demanded JPC...

14-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Providing timely relief to flood-hit top priority : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met the Central Flood Commission officials and underlined the need for providing timely help to flood-ravaged people of the state.He said providing relief to the flood-hit people is a top priority of...

12-Dec-2018 Lucknow/New Delhi

People voted for Congress with 'heavy heart' : Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday said that people voted for the Congress much against their wishes because they saw it as the prime challenger to the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan.Mayawati told the media that this was unfortunate as...

12-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Election results signal beginning of BJP's end : Raj Babbar

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar on Wednesday said the electoral reverses suffered by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assembly polls signalled that the ruling party's end had begun."This is the beginning of the end for the BJP as the people have...

11-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Case filed against 'Kedarnath' in UP court

A case has been filed in a local court at Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh against the Bollywood flick "Kedarnath", which is set against the backdrop of the 2013 flash floods.The film which depicts the love story of a Muslim porter and a Hindu girl on...

04-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Mayawati blames UP government for Bulandshahr violence

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the violence in Bulandshahr which claimed two lives, saying the "lawlessness" in the state was a result of its "faulty and wrong policies".In a statement, the four-time...

27-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Three women mowed down in UP

Three woman standing on a roadside in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district were run over by a Scorpio vehicle on Tuesday, police said.The incident happened near Surhurpur village. The speeding vehicle first hit the three and then skidded and fell into a ditch.Angry...

25-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Modi, BJP 'anti-Muslim': Azam Khan

With thousands of Hindu activists and Ram Lalla followers congregating to Ayodhya for the mega 'Dharam Sabha' calling for immediate nod to construct a grand Ram temple, senior Samajwadi party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Sunday lashed out at the BJP and Prime...

25-Nov-2018 Ayodhya

Uddhav Thackeray warns BJP over Ram temple delay, predicts 2019 loss

Mounting pressure on the BJP government at the Centre over the construction of a grand Ram temple in Uttar Pradesh here, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said if the Narendra Modi government dithered this time, it will not come to power in 2019."Sarkaar...

24-Nov-2018 Lucknow

2 killed in accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Two persons were killed on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Saturday when a tourist bus rammed into nearby vehicles, including a police gypsy, at a toll plaza. The bus driver has been arrested, police said.The bus was travelling from Muzaffarpur in Bihar to...

23-Nov-2018 Lucknow

After 'Dharam Sabha', straight to Ram temple's construction : VHP

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) said on Friday that the scheduled 'Dharam Sabha' in Ayodhya on Sunday was its "last effort" to clear the hurdles for the construction of a Ram temple in the temple town.The meeting has been called to discuss a strategy for...

20-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Clear cane arrears : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that the pending Rs 6,830 crore arrears are immediately paid to the cane farmers, an official said on Tuesday.Following a review meeting late on Monday at his residence, Adityanath...

19-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Six die as tanker hits stationary bus

Six persons were killed in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on Monday when a speeding tanker rammed into a stationary roadways bus parked on the roadside after it broke down, police said.Ten persons were injured in the accident near Muni village, of whom four were...

19-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Get fit, or miss out : Yogi Adityanath to cops

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed police chiefs to ensure that fat and unfit policemen were not put in charge of police stations.At a review meeting through video conferencing late on Sunday, Adityanath also ordered the transfer of...

18-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Farooq Abdullah calls for a united front against communal forces

National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Sunday urged all the secular forces of India to put up a strong and joint front against the communal forces that are hell-bent to tarnish the secular countenance of India.Dr Farooq while addressing various...

18-Nov-2018 Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh)

Jai Ram Thakur attends meeting of IIA at Muzaffarnagar

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today attended the meeting of Indian Industries Association (IIA) at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.During this meeting, he held discussion with the officer bearers of the Association regarding inviting industrial investment in...

12-Nov-2018 Varanasi

We pursue development-oriented politics : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for development-oriented politics and said that the people were now voting on the basis of development and were no longer interested in vote-bank politics.Addressing a gathering at Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency,...

12-Nov-2018 Noida

4 wanted criminals nabbed in Noida

Four persons involved in kidnapping and extortion were arrested here in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday, police said.Following a tip-off Noida police set up a trap in Sector 15 here to nab the gang that has been dodging arrests in Delhi, Ghaziabad and here...

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...

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