Uttar Pradesh News

Central govt did not fulfil even a single promise: Akhilesh

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said BJP did not fulfil even a single promise it had made during last year's Lok Sabha elections and just like electricity, the party-led Central government was "giving shocks to people".

Rao memorial NDA's reward for his role in Babri demolition: Azam

Amid reports that the Centre was mulling erecting a memorial to honour P V Narsimha Rao, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today said it will be a reward for the former prime minister for his "tacit" understating with the RSS in demolition of Babri mosque.

Bank officer held for accepting bribe

A bank officer was arrested by an anti-corruption team for allegedly accepting bribe from a farmer to increase the credit limit of his Kisan credit card in Gandwar area here, police said on Tuesday.

UP: 21 persons sentenced to life in double murder case

A local court has awarded life imprisonment to 21 persons in connection with a 24-year-old double murder case.

Minor boy sodomised in Uttar Pradesh

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 16-year-old youth in Purkazi town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

UPPSC reschedules exam to May 10 after paper leak

The first paper of the UP Provincial Civil Services preliminary examination which was cancelled today after it was leaked on social media, would now be held on May 10.

Badaun case: Court asks CBI to submit videography, evidences

A sessions court on Monday directed the CBI to submit videography and remaining evidences in the case related to the death of two cousin sisters here last year.

Woman attempts suicide after giving poison to two children

A woman on Monday tried to commit suicide after giving poison to her children in Tulapur village of Mirzapur district, police said.

Panel asks UP to reinvestigate Hashimpura massacre

The Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission on Sunday asked the state government to order a probe into the 1987 Hashimpura massacre to investigate the matter from the beginning and unmask all the culprits, and

Taunkpuri Tanda: UP village where grooms are penalisesd for turning up late

They are neither part of a Khap's diktat nor any Fatwa from clerics, but Taunkpuri Tanda village here follows certain interesting norms during their marriages including penalising the groom's party Rs 100 per minute if they turn up late at the venue.

Violence breaks out in front of UPPSC headquarters over paper leakage

Violence broke out in front of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission headquarters here on Monday when youths demanding the removal of the Chairman over the issue of leakage of question papers indulged in stone pelting and damaged a state roadways bus.

Elderly woman raped in Uttar Pradesh

A 75-year-old woman was allegedly raped by unidentified persons in Neemgaon area here, police said on Monday.

UP minister distributes cheques to pension beneficiaries

Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav on Monday distributed cheques to 500 beneficiaries under the Samajwadi Pension Yojna here.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Cops to increase reward on absconding accused

The Uttar Pradesh police on Monday said that it has decided to double the cash reward on the one remaining accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots who continues to be absconding.

Lightning strike, crop loss claim four lives in UP

Two people were killed by lightning and two others died of shock as unseasonal rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, destroyed standing crops in their fields in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening.

UP PCS paper leak: STF cracks case within 24 hours, arrested three

The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh, Monday, arrested three persons, including promoter of a Lucknow school, in connection with the leak of the question paper of Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services (PCS) preliminary examination on Sunday.

Akhilesh ensures prompt action in acid-attack cases

 Promising all possible help for victims of acid attacks, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his government would ensure prompt action in such cases.

Man slits brother's throat, dumps body in ditch

 A 25-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his brother after slitting his throat and dumping the body in a ditch near the Saharanpur village here, police said on Sunday.

Azam Khan 'gifts' broom, pen to MLAs; taunts Modi

UP minister Azam Khan, known for his frequent barbs against the Prime Minister, surprised MLAs from all parties with unusual 'gifts' of a broom and a pen along with a letter asking them to decide which among the two can take on the evils in the society.

Two UP labourers shot dead in Bihar

Two labourers hailing from Uttar Pradesh were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Jehanabad district of Bihar early Sunday morning.

UP civil services prelims paper allegedly leaked, probe on

The question paper of Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services preliminary examination was on Sunday allegedly leaked on WhatsApp messenger before the start of the examination after which police swung into action.

Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT completes probe in 503 of 510 cases

The SIT probing the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots has completed its investigation in all cases except in seven, including one against BJP MLA Sangit Som.

No major danger to Kedarnath shrine: IIT experts

 The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and its foundation was not damaged, an IIT expert team from Chennai has found.

Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

A baby girl born with a `trunk` has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha.

Dalit girl raped by servant boy in Muzaffarnagar

A youth has been arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old Dalit girl at Nawla village here, police said on Sunday.

Mayawati detractors to float new party before UP polls

BSP supremo Mayawati's detractors and family members of her mentor Kanshi Ram appear to be inching closer to evolving an alternative to her party in the coming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017.

Efforts on to unite political parties against BJP: Mulayam

 Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said that efforts to unite political parties against the BJP were moving in the positive direction.

UP govt should file appeal in Hashimpura massacre case: Owaisi

 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Saturday demanded Uttar Pradesh government to immediately file an appeal against a Delhi Court verdict in the Hashimpura massacre case in which all 16 accused policemen were acquitted.

Rahul will also visit when he returns: Sonia Gandhi to Amethi
Rahul will also visit when he returns: Sonia Gandhi to Amethi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi faced unnerving questions regarding her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi's absence when she visited his Lok Sabha constituency – Amethi, on Saturday.

Woman dies days after sterilisation surgery in UP

A 32-year-old woman, who had undergone a surgery at a sterilisation camp earlier this week, died on Saturday at a private hospital here, triggering protest by her family members, district officials said.