Uttar Pradesh News

Centre, UP govt indifferent to farmers' plight: RLD chief

RLD chief Ajit Singh on Monday accused the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government of being indifferent to the plight of farmers who have suffered huge crop losses in the recent unseasonal rains.

4-year-old boy kidnapped, sodomised in Faridabad

A 4-year-old boy was allegedly abducted and sodomised by a man here, police said on Monday.

Groom unable to count money, bride calls off wedding in UP

A girl from the Ballia district in Uttar Pradesh has refused to tie the knot with her to-be-groom due to his inability to count money.

We cannot progress without education: Akhilesh Yadav

Laying stress on education, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the countries, which have progressed, first ensured strengthening their educational system.

Couple commits suicide after parents say no to marriage in Muzaffarnagar

Two young lovers allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree after they failed to get their parents' permission for marriage in Bhorakhurd village here on Monday, police said.

BSP's founder member Deena Nath Bhaskar joins BJP

A month after resigning from BSP, its founder member and former minister, Deena Nath Bhaskar, on Monday said that he has joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a formal announcement will be made here on May 14.

Jail staffer injured in clash with inmates in Ballia

 A jail staffer was seriously injured when a clash broke out between inmates and prison authorities at the district jail here, police said on Monday.

Man shot dead over property dispute in Muzaffarnagar

A 35-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by his brother and his three associates over property dispute at Khanjahapur village here, police said on Monday.

SP MLA booked for Saturday's violence in Shamli

Ruling Samajwadi Party MLA Nahid Hasan is among two thousand people booked by Railway Protection Force (RPF) for allegedly damaging rail property and disrupting services during a violent protest on Saturday at Kandhla railway station in neighbouring Shamli district.

UP cop's car damaged in brickbatting by irate locals

A vehicle owned by a sub-inspector was damaged in brickbatting by locals in Kosi town of the district when a police team had gone there following a tip-off that a girl who had eloped with a youth was present there.

24 injured in bus-truck collision in UP

Twenty-four people were injured, 10 of them seriously, when a truck and a state roadways bus collided in Sajeti rural area here, police said.

Azam Khan targets PM Modi, says he has 'very dangerous intentions'

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan on Sunday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that "he carries in his kitty very dangerous intentions" and said there is need to be vigilant.

SP wins Pharenda Assembly seat in bypoll

 Ruling Samajwadi Party today won the bypoll to the Pharenda Assembly seat defeating its nearest Congress rival by over 9,000 votes.

Asaduddin Owaisi now eyes Uttar Pradesh

 With its electoral curve showing an upward trend in Maharashtra, AIMIM is now focusing on Uttar Pradesh in an apparent move to make inroads into the support base of Samajwadi Party and BSP.

RPF says it is taking action after violent protest in Shamli

 A day after protesters clashed with police in neighbouring Shamli district, railway police today said that they have booked five persons for the alleged attack on members of a religious group on a train which had led to tension and efforts were on to nab them.

140 bonded labourers freed from brick kiln in UP

As many as 140 bonded labourers, including woman and children, were rescued from a brick kiln in Bhanwada village by the district authorities.

Protest turns violent in UP's Shamli; 16 policemen injured

Sixteen policemen were injured on Saturday when a protest by members of a particular community at Kandhla in neighbouring Shamli district turned violent following which a case has been registered naming, among others, a former nagar panchayat chairman.

Mathura residents collect Rs 30 lakh for Nepal quake victims

In a joint effort, the residents, government employees and philanthropists here collected around Rs 30 lakh in a day to help those affected by the large scale destruction caused by earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April.

Named many schemes 'Samajwadi' as it is in Preamble: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that his government has named a number of schemes as 'Samajwadi' since the word which means 'socialist' was in the Preamble of Constitution.

16-year-old girl raped by cousins in Uttar Pradesh

A minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped by her two cousins in Balauni police station area here, police said on Saturday.

16 police personnel injured during protest in UP

One man and sixteen police personnel were injured on Saturday during a protest held by members of Tablighi Jamaat community at a police station in Shamli district, police said.

Five children drown in UP

 Five children drowned today while bathing their buffaloes in a pond in Bharonpur dargah village, police said.

Farmer dies of 'shock' due to crop damage in UP

A 65-year-old farmer died allegedly due to shock after seeing the damage to his crops due to unseasonal rain in Nathna village in the district, police said.

Aligarh: Boiler explosion kills 3, injures 12

Three persons were killed and at least 12 others seriously injured in a boiler explosion this morning at Harduagunj Thermal Power station at Qasimpur, about 15 km from here.

Ex-BSP minister, aides booked for assault in Balia

A former BSP minister and his three associates have been booked for allegedly attacking a truck driver under Kotwali police station area here, police said on Saturday.

Families of eloping couple ostracised by panchayat in Muzaffarnagar

A community panchayat has decided to socially boycott families of a couple who had eloped recently in neighbouring Shamli district, police said on Saturday.

Mathura courts paralysed as advocates boycott work

Judicial work here remained paralysed today as advocates led a boycott over their demand for morning courts.

It's time for Left parties to join 'Janata Parivar': SP leader

Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Friday said Left parties should join the 'Janata Parivar' to fight capitalist forces that are being promoted by the BJP-led government at the Centre.

Sakshi Maharaj pulls up UP govt over farmers suicide

The Uttar Pradesh government has failed to address the agrarian crisis in the state and the funds allocated by Central government to the distressed farmers have not reached them, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj said on Friday.

Congress leader Jitin Prasada threatens agitation over lack of relief to farmers

Alleging gross neglect by the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government of the farmers affected by rain and hailstorm here, Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Friday threatened to launch an agitation if they were not provided adequate compensation.