Uttar Pradesh News

Man held for posing as RAW officer in UP

The police have arrested one person who posed as a RAW officer in a bid to release a criminal from a jail here on Sunday.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Raju Srivastav wields the broom, nominates Mayawati, Azam

Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastav, who was nominated for Swachhta Abhiyaan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weilded the broom here on Sunday and nominated Mayawati and Azam Khan among 11 persons for the cleanliness challenge.

MP police coordinating with UP police, NIA in Bijnor blast case

The Madhya Pradesh police has joined hands with their Uttar Pradesh counterparts and National Investigation Agency (NIA) in probing the case related to explosion during bomb-making in UP's Bijnor district in which five SIMI activists are allegedly involved.

Mulayam Singh Yadav lays foundation stone of Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav laid the foundation stone of the Agra-Lucknow Expressway here on Sunday.

People feel so much should not be spent: Naik on Mulayam birthday

 In a veiled criticism of the lavish birthday festivities for the ruling SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, UP Governor Ram Naik has said that there is a feeling among the people that so much expenditure should not be done.

Mulayam pulls up Akhilesh govt for "slow pace of work" in UP
Mulayam pulls up Akhilesh govt for "slow pace of work" in UP

Pulling up the Akhilesh government for "slow place" of work on development front in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said that he was only hearing about "foundation-laying" and not "inauguration" of such schemes.

15 children fall ill after consuming poisonous seeds

At least 15 children fell ill after consuming Jatropha seeds at Jolla village in the district, police said today.​

Muzaffarnagar riots: Delhi Police constable among 13 chargesheeted

The Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has chargesheeted 13 people, including a Delhi Police constable, in arson and loot cases during the riots last year.

SP workers thrash toll booth attendants in Barabanki

The Samajwadi Party workers were caught on camera thrashing toll booth attendants in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki District.

BHU violence: 14 students suspended

Banaras Hindu University on Saturday suspended 14 students for their alleged role in inciting violence on the campus two days ago.

Mulayam to lay foundation of Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Sunday

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will on Sunday lay the foundation stone of his son Akhilesh Yadav-headed Uttar Pradesh government's most ambitious project - the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

Mulayam, Mayawati adopt villages under MP Model Village Scheme

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati have adopted Tamauli and Mall villages, respectively under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yonjna.

Man sets himself ablaze inside police station in Etawah

A 53-year-old man, detained on charges of abduction, on Saturday allegedly set himself ablaze inside a police station here.

Bukhari, Azam 'should go to Pakistan': UP Navnirman Sena chief

In controversial remarks, Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena chief Amit Jani on Saturday said that Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari and Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan "should go to Pakistan".

One dead in stampede at SP's event to celebrate Mulayam's birthday in Badaun
One dead in stampede at SP's event to celebrate Mulayam's birthday in Badaun

A woman reportedly lost her life while several others were injured as a stampede broke out during Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday celebrations in Badaun on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Life term for three in Dalit murder case

Three persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for murdering a Dalit man.

Newly born grandson of JD(U) MLC and BJP MLA kidnapped in Bihar

 In a shocking incident, two unidentified women allegedly kidnapped the newly born grandson of JD(U) MLC Dinesh Prasad Singh and BJP MLA Veena Devi from a well-known private hospital in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

UP-Haryana border dispute: Three farmers arrested

Tension prevailed on the Uttar Pradesh-Haryana border following a dispute between farmers of the two states over an agricultural land after UP police released it from the possession of Haryana farmers.

Woman shot by unidentified assailants in UP

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly shot at by some unidentified assailants when she was out of her house at Makhyali village in the district, police said today.

Mulayam Singh Yadav cuts 75-ft cake at grand birthday bash
Mulayam Singh Yadav cuts 75-ft cake at grand birthday bash

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav celebrated his 75th birthday by cutting a 75-feet -long cake at midnight at a grand event here.

Dead rat found in mid-day meal, school principal suspended

A dead rat was found in the mid-day meal being served to the children of a primary school in Sultanpur district following which the UP government ordered a probe and suspended principal and a class IV employee of the school.

Violence erupts again in BHU; 5 hostels evacuated

Five hostels were evacuated in Banaras Hindu University after students of two hostels clashed with each other on Friday, the second day of the ongoing stalemate between varsity and students who want the earlier form of the students union to be brought back.

Mulayam rides a buggy on birthday, Azam triggers controversy over funds

 The 75th birthday bash of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, who rode an imported Victorian- style 'buggy' today, kicked up a controversy over its funding with party leader Azam Khan saying that money has come from terror group Taliban and Dawood Ibrahim.

Nabard commits Rs 2000 cr for UP during current fiscal

 Rural lender NABARD has committed a sum of Rs 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-1015.

'Naik more of a political activist than constitutional head'

Senior Communist Party of India leader Atul Kumar Anjaan on Friday criticised Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik saying that he was acting more like a political activist than a constitutional head.

Youth booked for raping woman on false marriage promise in UP

Baghpat: A 35-year-old widow has lodged a complaint against a youth for allegedly raping her for two years on a false promise of marrying her.

Mathura-Vrindavan area clean-up ordered

Local officials in the sprawling Braj region, visited by millions of Hindus for its association with the life of Lord Krishna, have been told to ensure cleanliness in the vicinity of major temples and pilgrim spots.

Case against BSP leader for attempt to grab land

Hardoi: A case has been registered against a BSP leader and six others in connection with an incident of alleged firing to grab a piece of land belonging to a graveyard in Unnati village here, police said Friday.

Dawood, Taliban, Abu Salem paying for Mulayam's birthday bash: Azam Khan
Dawood, Taliban, Abu Salem paying for Mulayam's birthday bash: Azam Khan

Rampur: Under fire from several quarters for spending people's money on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's 75th birthday celebrations, party's prominent Muslim face and UP Minister Azam Khan on Friday hit back, saying Dawood Ibrahim, Taliban and Abu Salem are paying for the birthday bash.

Azam Khan draws flak over `Taj Mahal should be declared Wakf property` remark

Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohammed Azam Khan's comment that Taj Mahal should be declared Wakf property has invited flak from heritage lovers and Hindu groups.