Uttar Pradesh News

Ex-AMU official alleges 'financial irregularity' by university administration

A retired section officer at the Aligarh Muslim University submitted a complaint to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging that the university administration has indulged in "financial irregularity."

STF arrests wanted criminal, his accomplice in UP

A man, wanted by Bihar and Uttar Pradesh police in 23 criminal cases and carrying a total cash reward of Rs 60,000 on his head, has been arrested along with his accomplice following an encounter with Special Task Force (STF) here.

UP: 24 booked for pilfering power in Etah

 As many as 24 persons were booked for allegedly pilfering power during a drive by Electricity Department here, police said on Monday.

Beer bar owner to chief of Niranjani Akhara – The story of Sachin Datta
Beer bar owner to chief of Niranjani Akhara – The story of Sachin Datta

The appointment of Sachidanand Giri Maharaj – Sachin Datta before he took sanyas – as Mahamandaleshwar of Niranjani Akhara has triggered a massive controversy.

Security guard found dead in UP

A 57-year-old security guard posted at UP's government Information Department was killed by some unidentified persons in city area here, police said on Monday.

Two youths beaten up in bus in UP

 Two youths were allegedly beaten up by some persons while they were travelling in a bus under Mansurpur police station limits here, police said today.

Woman constable killed over dowry in Uttar Pradesh

 A woman constable was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Khatauli town here, police said today.

Teenage girl gang-raped by 3 minor boys in UP

A teenage girl was allegedly gang-raped by three minor boys in Ughaiti area here, police said today.

Man's body found hanging from tree in Greater Noida

 A body of a man was found hanging from a tree between Dastampur and Nisia area here, police said on Saturday.

Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad
Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad

Shivratri is round the corner and preparations are underway to avoid hour-long traffic jams during Kanwar Yatra in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas. The traffic police has chalked out a plan to divert several routes between August 06 to 14. Here's how it has been planned:

Univ renamed after Kalam should be a centre of excellence: Akhilesh Yadav

After naming Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday emphasised on developing it as a centre of excellence.

UP Council nominations: Guv-SP govt in tug-of-war

Refusing to relent, Uttar Pradesh government has sent the same list of five names to Raj Bhawan for nomination to the Legislative Council under the nominated members category which the governor had returned seeking more information.

Three cops arrested for 32-year-old fake encounter case

Three policemen who were wanted in a 32-year-old alleged fake encounter of the brother of a former MLA have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Clash over offensive remark against a girl

Six persons, including two women, were injured in a clash between two groups allegedly over an offensive remark made against a girl at Bbhanwada village in the district, police said on Saturday.

Class XII student abducted and raped in UP

A class XII student was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths at Civil Lines area here, police said on Saturday.

Congress questions UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on Lokayukta

 The Congress on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Akhilesh Yadav government on the appointment of Lokayukta in Uttar Pradesh and has asked it to come clear on the controversy.

Nine injured in clash over land dispute in UP

 Nine persons were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute at Vidirika village in this district, police said on Saturday.

BJP to hold workers' training workshop in UP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day training programme for its workers in Bareilly starting Saturday, a party spokesman said.

Shias being targeted, clerics to tell Mulayam

 Shia clerics will meet Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his Delhi residence next week and tell him that members of their community were being targeted, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Stampede at temple in Vrindavan, 4 injured

Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Drug-and-loot gang busted in Kanpur

With the arrest of two persons, the Government Railway Police today claimed to have busted a drug-and-loot gang operating from Kanpur Central Railway Station.

NHRC notice to UP over alleged beating of disabled people

The NHRC on Friday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh authorities over the alleged beating up of disabled people by police at Bijnore collectorate. It called for a report on the matter within two weeks.

Man arrested for torturing minors to cook dog meat in Uttar Pradesh

An eatery owner in Uttar Pradesh`s Greater Noida city has been arrested for torturing three minors and forcing them to cook dog meat, police said on Friday.

Two held for hunting animals of reserve forest area in UP

 Two persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly hunting and selling meat of animals belonging to the reserve forest area near here.

Man robbed off car, belongings in Greater Noida

 A man was today robbed off his car and other belongings allegedly by four persons at gun-point in Knowledge Park area here, police said.

Over 55 lakh devotees take part in Mathura's Mudiya Poono fair

Over 55 lakh devotees have so far completed the 23-km long Goverdhan 'Parikrama' as part of this year's Mudiya Poono fair, which began here earlier this week.

UP on high alert after Yakub Memon's execution

A high alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh following the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon, officials said.

Minor girl abducted, gang-raped in moving car, 1 arrested in Meerut

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four persons in a moving car at Khatoli area here.

Wanted gangster shot dead in UP

A notorious gangster carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 was shot dead in an alleged encounter with sleuths of Special Task Force on the premises of a government hospital in Kabir Chaura math here, police said today.

UPTU, Chaudhary Charan Singh University get new VCs

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday appointed Vinay Kumar Pathak and Narendra Kumar Taneja as vice-chancellor of Uttar Pradesh Technical University and Chaudhary Charan Singh University, respectively.