Uttar Pradesh News

Man refrained from touching mother's body for 'marrying widow' in UP

A man was allegedly refrained from touching his mother's body at her funeral by a panchayat of the Valmiki community for "marrying a widow" on the grounds that he had gone against the "rules of the society".

'Advani not invited for Mathura event as he is not member of committee'

Amid controversy over L K Advani not being invited at a function in the district which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend, the organisers has said the BJP patriarch has not been extended an invitation as he has never been a member of its committee.

Meerut college student union president shot at in UP

President of Meerut College Students' Union was slightly injured after being allegedly shot at in the premises of the institute here on Friday.

'Dead' murder accused: HC raps Delhi, UP police for blame game

A murder accused who masterminded his disappearance by getting himself declared dead was taken note of by the Delhi High Court on Friday which criticised the police Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for indulging in a blame game rather than collectively trying to track him down.

Minor gang-raped in UP; Three arrested

A 15-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by four persons following which three of them were arrested on Friday in Badaut police station area here, officials said.

Woman gang-raped on pretext of being given job

Two men allegedly raped a 30-year-old married woman on the pretext of giving her a job in Kankerkheda area in the district, police said on Friday.

ND Tiwari's son appointed adviser in UP transport department

Uttar Pradesh government has appointed former Chief Minister ND Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar as adviser to the state's Transport department.

Bride refuses to marry groom after finding he is handicapped

A bride in Kanpur Dehat district refused to marry the groom after she found out that he was physically handicapped, police said.

Daughter of UP minister Shahid Manzoor buried

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor's daughter Abida, who drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh, was buried at Kasba Kithore here.

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold merger talks on Friday

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad will hold talks with Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav here tomorrow amid continuing differences over formalising a merger before the state Assembly polls.

Body of UP minister's daughter recovered from Ganga barrage

The body of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor's daughter Abida, who was feared drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh, was recovered here on Thursday, 11 days after the mishap.

Three arrested for posting obscene photos of girl on Internet

 Photos of a girl were allegedly taken and morphed into obscene pictures at a birthday party and posted on social media, police said on Thursday.

Tripartite meet on Bansagar dam water fails to make headway

A tripartite meeting convened by the Centre to resolve disputes between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh governments over release of water from Bansagar dam on Thursday failed to make headway as several outstanding issues could not be sorted out.

Heat wave continues in Uttar Pradesh; Allahabad hottest at 43.1 deg C

The plains of Uttar Pradesh reeled under sweltering heat on Thursday with weather remaining dry all over the state.

Banarasi 'paan' to get sweeter as 'gulkand' becomes tax-free in UP

The famous Banarasi 'paan', known for its sweetness all over the world, would now become sweeter after Uttar Pradesh government has decided to exempt aromatic rose petal-based 'gulkand' from tax net.

Local BSP leader accused of killing niece, arrested

A local BSP leader has been arrested on charges of murdering his 16-year-old niece with whom he was allegedly in an extra-marital relationship, police said on Thursday.

Dalit marriage party attacked by mob over playing music

A marriage party of 12 persons was allegedly attacked by a mob with stones over playing music at Sonta village here, police said on Thursday.

PMO directs Delhi govt to save life of 12-year-old Agra heart patient

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has given a young heart patient from Agra a reason to smile despite her hardships, by ensuring that she gets treated free of cost.

Three killed as tractor-trolley overturns in UP

Three persons were on Thursday killed and another injured when a tractor-trolley overturned in the Isanagar area here, police said.

Cleric shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

A 50-year-old cleric was shot dead allegedly by three unidentified persons in Mimlana road locality here, police said on Thursday.

Akhilesh Yadav to lead delegation to France today

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lead a state delegation to France, known for manufacturing best perfumes in the world.

UP govt announces Rs 5 lakh each to kin of Hashimpura victims

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to families affected in Hashimpura and Maliyana incidents in Meerut district in 1987.

Three girls, including two minors, reported missing from Faridabad

A UP-based 20-year-old girl, who had gone to Delhi to appear for an examination, has reportedly gone missing, police said on Wednesday.

Without a check on corruption UP can't grow, says Governor

Corruption is the biggest hurdle in the development of Uttar Pradesh, Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday said as he flagged its growth in the education sector.

Kanpur district admin cancels 20 land leases

 The district administration here has cancelled leases of 20 pieces of land given to 17 people for plantation which they allegedly used for farming purposes.

Constable suspended over suicide of youth in UP

 A police constable has been suspended in connection with the alleged suicide of a youth here and a probe ordered against him, police said on Wednesday.

UP: Man killed, three of family injured

A 60-year-old man was killed and three of his family members seriously injured when a gang of robbers allegedly beat them in Chandasi locality of Mughalsarai city here, police said on Wednesday.

Village pradhan assaulted by policemen in UP

 The pradhan of Mant Raja village here was allegedly harassed and assaulted by two policemen, prompting the department to take action against them.

Uma Bharti meets UP, MP CMs on Bansagar Dam issue

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti met the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday to discuss the issue of supply of water to Uttar Pradesh from the Bansagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

Narendra Modi govt stalling Amethi projects to get back at me: Rahul Gandhi
Narendra Modi govt stalling Amethi projects to get back at me: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at Modi government, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged it was trying get back at him by creating hurdles in implementation of development schemes in his constituency and was hurting the interests of farmers and the poor with its actions.