Uttar Pradesh News

Watch video: Samajwadi Party leader's celebratory firing kills 10-year-old child in Shamli
Watch video: Samajwadi Party leader's celebratory firing kills 10-year-old child in Shamli

The SP workers opened fire while celebrating the victory of candidate Nafisa in the block elections.

Muslim leader Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Mulayam, pitches for dalit-muslim unity in UP

Attacking Mulayam, Owaisi asked why they SP chief "invited Narendra Modi, the man responsible for Gujarat carnage, to his place to attend a marriage ceremony".

Muslim clerics demand govt to file appeal in Muzaffarnagar riots case

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted the 10 people in connection with the burning of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lank village due to lack of evidence.

Prove Azam Khan's 'Modi met Dawood' claim or apologise: BJP to UP CM Akhilesh
Prove Azam Khan's 'Modi met Dawood' claim or apologise: BJP to UP CM Akhilesh

Hitting out at SP leader Azam Khan for his "Modi met Dawood" claim, BJP today asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to either prove his cabinet colleague's charges or apologise for the "baseless remark".

UP's tainted engineer Yadav Singh received at least Rs 100 crore as bribe?
UP's tainted engineer Yadav Singh received at least Rs 100 crore as bribe?

Controversial Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh , facing corruption probe by CBI, is alleged to have pocketed over Rs 100 crore as "undisclosed commission" during his tenure between 2008-14.

UP govt must ensure Ghulam Ali's concert is not sabotaged: BJP
UP govt must ensure Ghulam Ali's concert is not sabotaged: BJP

Amid the Shiv Sena protests looming over Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali `s concert in Lucknow today, the Bharatiya Janata Party has called upon the state administration to ensure that the event is performed in a peaceful environment and no untoward incident takes place.

Shiv Sena's UP chief under house arrest ahead of Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow
Shiv Sena's UP chief under house arrest ahead of Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow

Ahead of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, Shiv Sena's UP Chief Anil Singh has been put under house arrest but the latter has asserted that protests against the singer will be carried out in the city.

Govt rejects as 'baseless' Azam Khan's claim that PM Modi met Dawood in Pakistan

Government Saturday rubbished as "false and baseless" the allegation of senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who plumbed new depths to claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore at the residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during his Christmas Day visit.

Azam Khan believes PM Narendra Modi met Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore
Azam Khan believes PM Narendra Modi met Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore

While BJP attacked him, even a Congress spokesperson said attached no importance to it saying it cannot be believed.

Yash Bharti awardees Suresh Raina, Raj Babbar apply for Rs 50K monthly pension from UP govt
Yash Bharti awardees Suresh Raina, Raj Babbar apply for Rs 50K monthly pension from UP govt

Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya and son Abhishek had politely declined the pension offer by the UP government.

ISIS suspect arrested in Uttar Pradesh, NIA court sends him to 10-day police custody
ISIS suspect arrested in Uttar Pradesh, NIA court sends him to 10-day police custody

Delhi Police' Special Cell on Friday arrested a suspected ISIS sympathiser Mohsin from the Inter State Bus Terminal in national capital.

77-day yagna for Mulayam in Ayodhya to end today

The supporters of Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav are performing a 77-day yagna to seek divine blessings for the veteran leader's 76th birth anniversary.

UP school headmaster in trouble for purifying chair used by Dalit village head
UP school headmaster in trouble for purifying chair used by Dalit village head

A probe has been ordered against the headmaster of a primary school in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh after a complaint by the Dalit village head that the he purified his chair before sitting on it as it was was used by her.

'Selfie' with Bulandshahr DM B Chandrakala lands 18-year-old in jail
'Selfie' with Bulandshahr DM B Chandrakala lands 18-year-old in jail

A 18-year-old youth was sent to 14-day police custody after he clicked 'selfie' with B Chandrakala, District Magistrate, Bulandshahr.

Allahabad High Court to hear plea on bungalow allotted to Mayawati today
Allahabad High Court to hear plea on bungalow allotted to Mayawati today

A PIL seeks a CBI probe into alleged merger and transfer of a bungalow to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP chief Mayawati in Lucknow.

Modi should not join war against ISIS; SP govt ignoring Muslims in UP: Asaduddin Owaisi
Modi should not join war against ISIS; SP govt ignoring Muslims in UP: Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi attacked the ruling Samajwadi Party and the BJP for ignoring Muslims and the downtrodden in Uttar Pradesh during his first rally in the state.

Noida Authority's 'Mr 5%' aka Yadav Singh to be produced before CBI court today
Noida Authority's 'Mr 5%' aka Yadav Singh to be produced before CBI court today

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will produce suspended Noida Authority chief engineer Yadav Singh, who was arrested yesterday in a corruption case , before an anti-corruption court on Thursday.

Ghaziabad encounter: One robber arrested after gun battle with police

A gun battle in Ghaziabad between police and two robbers, who were allegedly running away with a car, ended with the security personnel arresting one of them late last night.

Suspicious object found on Allahabad-Mirzapur highway

 A suspicious object has been found on the Allahabad-Mirzapur highway, around 45 kilometres away from Allahabad.

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi to hold first rally in UP today
AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi to hold first rally in UP today

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi will hold his first rally in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district ahead of the February 13 Bikapur bypoll.

CBI arrests suspended Noida Authority chief engineer Yadav Singh in corruption case
CBI arrests suspended Noida Authority chief engineer Yadav Singh in corruption case

The CBI had earlier in the day summoned Yadav for questioning in a disproportionate assets case.

BSP expels ex-minister for anti-party activities

The Bahujan Samaj Party has expelled former minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav for anti-party activities, an official statement said.

Son of SP MLA booked for threatening BDC member in UP

A newly elected woman BDC member has lodged an FIR accusing the son of a Samajwadi Party MLA of threatening her against contesting the upcoming Block Pramukh election.

Saudi based Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abdul Aziz arrested by Uttar Pradesh ATS
Saudi based Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abdul Aziz arrested by Uttar Pradesh ATS

Uttar Pradesh ATS arrested Saudi-based LeT commander Abdul Aziz was arrested from Lucknow airport late Tuesday night.

Around 12,000 Uttar Pradesh home guards go on strike demanding salary hike
Around 12,000 Uttar Pradesh home guards go on strike demanding salary hike

Around 12,000 home guards posted in 10 districts of Western Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday abstained from duty demanding hike in salary. 

SP to contest 2017 UP Assembly elections alone: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the Samajwadi Party (SP) will contest the coming 2017 Assembly elections in the state alone on the basis of its development works.

Poll panel orders probe against UP tourism minister

The State Election Commission (SEC) has ordered a probe against Tourism Minister Om Prakash Singh over a alleged threat to a member of the block development council (BDC) asking him to vote for a particular candidate or face arrest.

Lightest and cheapest revolver for office-goers at a price of just Rs 35,000
Lightest and cheapest revolver for office-goers at a price of just Rs 35,000

Rifle Factory Ishapore , Agra has developed the country's lightest revolver 'Nidar' , which weighs just 250 grams, half the weight of its earlier version 'Nirbheek'.  

Man escapes unhurt after being run over by train at Mathura junction – Viral video
Man escapes unhurt after being run over by train at Mathura junction – Viral video

In the clipping, it could be seen that the victim fell on his face and his body landed exactly in the gap between the platform wall and the tracks. 

50-year-old rapes teenage girl in Uttar Pradesh
50-year-old rapes teenage girl in Uttar Pradesh

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a relative at her house in Sardhana town of the district, police said today.