Uttar Pradesh News

Centre gave enough funds to UP to deal with crop loss: BJP

BJP on Sunday alleged that the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh was "ruing" about shortage of resources in the face of massive crop loss even as the Centre has given calamity relief fund to the state.

'No allegation or counter allegation over relief to farmers'

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Sunday said that there should be no allegation or counter allegation over relief to farmers hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorms.

'Braj Mahotsava' to be dedicated to farmers: MP Hema Malini

Mathura MP and actress Hema Malini on Sunday said that the upcoming two-day 'Braj Mahotsav' festival will be dedicated to the farmers of Mathura who suffered losses in the recent unseasonal rain and thunderstorm.

Mayawati asks BSP leaders to donate a month's salary to rain-hit farmers

BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in their respective constituencies.

Rampur civic body against proposal to stall demolition drive

The Rampur Municipal Board has opposed a proposal against the demolition of homes of Balmiki community after the National Scheduled Castes and Sub-castes Commission assured that it would be sent to the state government "within 15 days".

Man stabbed to death in Muzaffarnagar

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by four men over some quarrel at Rasolpur village under Kandhla police station in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.

Govt property at Rs 100/yr to Azam's trust: HC seeks UP's response

Allahabad High Court Saturday sought UP government's response on a PIL challenging the alleged leasing of government land and building at Rampur to state minister Azam Khan's private Trust on a nominal rent of Rs 100 per year.

Vrindavan widows protest over poor quality services

Vrindavan widows have taken to the streets to protest against a governmental organisation for allegedly providing poor quality services to them.

20-year-old girl shot at in UP

A 20-year-old girl was shot at allegedly by two unidentified persons in Baradari area on Saturday, police said.

Allahabad HC asks Centre, UP to file response on compensation to farmers

The Allahabad High Court Saturday directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file their response on April 27 on petitions seeking proper compensation to farmers in the state who suffered crop loss due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms recently.

Varun Gandhi to lead dharna to demand compensation for farmers

BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Varun Gandhi would lead a dharna on April 28 to demand adequate compensation for farmers who have suffered crop losses due to recent untimely rains and hailstorm.

UP DM donates 15-day salary for rain-affected farmers

District Magistrate of Barabanki Yogeshwar Ram Mishra has announced to donate his 15-day salary to the chief minister's relief fund for farmers affected by recent rains and hailstorms in the state.

Hema Malini's Braj Mahotsav shifted to April 25-26

 Bharatiya Janta Party leader Hema Malini has announced that the two-day Braj Mahotsav, which was postponed due to the farmers being adversely affected by unseasonal rain and hailstorms in the region, will now be held April 25-26.

Man killed as wall collapse in UP

A 55-year-old man was on Saturday killed after a wall at his residence collapsed in Ramgargh area here, police said.

Tyagi murder case: notices affixed at houses of accused

Court notices for attachment of properties have been affixed outside the residences of the five absconding accused in gangster Vicky Tyagi murder case, police here said.

Waive interest on farmers' loan to prevent suicides: Rajnath Singh to UP govt

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to waive interest on farmers' loan to prevent them from committing suicide.

Police to book guilty in Agra church case under NSA, Gangster Act

 Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday said that stringent Gangster and National Security Acts will be invoked against those found guilty of vandalising the chruch in Agra.

Will consider views of all constituent parties: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Head of the newly formed Janata Parivar outfit Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said the opinions of all constituent parties would be considered while deciding the structure of the new party.

Two killed as septic tank explodes in Agra

Two persons were killed and another was injured when the septic tank of a public toilet exploded at a bus stand under Rakabganj police station area here, police said.

Three arrested for hacking UPPCL online billing system

Three persons were on Friday arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly hacking UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) online billing system and reducing power bills of consumers.

Minor raped in UP's Balrampur

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Utraula area of the district, police said on Friday.

Two killed in Agra septic tank mishap

Two people were killed and one was injured on Friday when they fell into a septic tank, after a public toilet collapsed at Agra's Idgah bus stand in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Two beaten up at religious place in UP; loudspeaker vandalised

Fear and tension gripped Aheda village here after a group of people entered inside a religious place and beat up two persons besides vandalising loudspeaker, police said Friday.

Shivpal Yadav to donate his salary to farmers relief fund

Uttar Pradesh minister Shivpal Yadav Friday announced that he will donate his month's salary to the farmers relief fund after they suffered losses in the unseasonal rains.

SHOCKING: Viscera samples found in generator room of UP police station

In a highly insensitive and shocking developmnt, viscera samples of victims were seen hanging from the ceiling of a police station in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

35-year-old man shot dead in UP

A 35-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by four persons at Amvali village under Jhinjhana police station area in Shamli district, police said on Friday.

Agra church attack: Christian priests raise concern over security

Christian priests in Mathura on Friday raised security concern after an attack on the 95-year-old St. Mary's Church in Agra on Thursday.

Asaduddin Owaisi's men move Allahabad HC seeking permission for rally

A petition seeking a direction to the Allahabad administration for granting permission for a proposed public meeting to be addressed by AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi later this month came up for hearing before the Allahabad High Court on Thursday.

Balmikis' homes in Rampur won't be demolished for now, members end fast

Members of Balmiki community here ended their nine-day hunger strike on Thursday after assurances that a proposal against demolition of their homes would be sent to the state government "within 15 days".

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav to review law, order situation

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will review the law and order situation in the state every two months, an official said on Thursday.