Uttar Pradesh News

Chargesheet against five over BJP leader's death

A chargesheet has been filled against five people including mafia don DP Yadav's cousin in connection with the murder of a local BJP leader last year, police said on Wednesday.

Vicky Tyagi murder: NBW against five issued

Arrest warrants were issued on Wednesday against five persons, including a local BJP leader and his wife, a block pramukh, in connection with the murder of alleged gangster Vicky Tyagi.

Muslim chamber welcomes cow slaughter ban

The Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) here has welcomed the ban on cow slaughter in Maharashtra and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clamp a nationwide ban.

Uttarakhand CM seeks help of BRO, NHAI ahead of Char Dham Yatra

With Char Dham Yatra scheduled to begin next month, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has sought the help of central agencies in improving connectivity on the pilgrimage route saying the task is unachievable without their cooperation.

Helpline launched in Uttar Pradesh to check crime on trains

A new helpline has been launched by the Uttar Pradesh Police to check crimes on trains passing through the state, an official said on Wednesday.

Compensate farmers at Rs 10,000 per hectare: Bajpai

Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP on Wednesday demanded that the state government provide financial assistance of at least Rs 10,000 per hectare to farmers to compensate for the loss to their crops in the wake of unprecedented rain and hailstorm in the past few days.

Hastinapur sanctury land grab: Former SDM among five booked

District authorities have booked the then Sub Divisional Magistrate and four other revenue officials for allegedly alloting government land to ficticious persons at Lukadri village here.

Muzaffarnagar: Crops washed away as water in Yamuna overflows

The overflowing water discharged from Hathni Kund barrage today raised the level of Yamuna in Kairana area, damaging crops on the river bank here in Shamli district.

UP: Nagar Panchayat chairman booked in missing files case

A case has been registered against the chairman of Khatauli Nagar Panchayat in connection with missing of 150 official files belonging to different departments of the governing body.

Minor raped by two youths in UP; accused arrested

A minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths in a rural area here, police said on Wednesday.

Over Rs 30 lakh robbed from judge, businessman's houses in Meerut

In two separate incidents in the city, unidentified persons allegedly robbed the houses of a retired judge and a businessman and fled with over Rs 30 lakh in cash and valuables, police said on Wednesday.

Farmer killed by youths in Muzaffarnagar

A farmer was allegedly bludgeoned to death by four youths when he tried to stop them from stealing crops from his field in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

BJP demands action against Azam's bus ride

The BJP Wednesday demanded legal action against Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan for driving a bus without having a license to drive a heavy passenger vehicle.

Thousand widows celebrate Holi with fervour

 Over a thousand widows from the ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi began a special four-day Holi celebrations in Vrindavan on Tuesday morning.

BKU demands withdrawal of new land law, threatens to strike

Bhartiya Kisan Union on Tuesday threatened to launch an indefinite dharna in Delhi from March 18 if the proposed "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill is not withdrawn by the Union Government.

Not enough media coverage to our work on law & order: Akhilesh

Facing flak over "deteriorating" law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday sought to deflect the criticism, saying that though his government has worked on this front but it "does not find enough media coverage."

Widows play Holi in Vrindavan

 Thousands of widows living as recluse in ashrams of Vrindavan today celebrated a special four-day Holi festival in Virndavan, deviating from their prosaic day-to-day activities.

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows celebrate Holi together

Around a thousand widows living reclusive lives at ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi today began special four-day long Holi celebrations in Vrindavan Tuesday.

Elderly man killed by unidentified persons in UP

A 50-year-old man was killed allegedly by unidentified persons in Bahjoi area here, police said Tuesday.

BSP members stage walkout from UP Assembly over farmers' issue

 Raising the issue of losses to farmers due to hailstorm, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members today staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

Crops suffer rain damage in Uttar Pradesh

For the farmers in the five districts of Agra division, it's been raining disaster the last few days, flattening the standing wheat and mustard crop and rotting potatoes that were about to be dug out.

28-year-old youth shot dead in UP

A 28-year-old youth was allegedly shot dead by unidentified assailants near Shamli railway station, police said on Tuesday.

3-year-old raped, accused held in Noida

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jewar area here.

SP govt fails to deliver on poll promises: BJP

BJP on Monday alleged that the SP government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to fulfill its poll promises to probe alleged scams of previous Mayawati regime.

Vicky Tyagi murder case: Judicial custody of accused extended

A local court on Monday extended till March 17 the judicial custody of two persons accused in the murder of gangster Vicky Tyagi.

Tension in Mathura village after group clash, cross-firing

 Clash and heavy gun firing were reported between people belonging to different communities in Hathia village of Barsana in Mathura this evening, following which a large posse of police personnel is camping in the area.

Book raises questions about Mumtaz's burial in Taj Mahal

Was Mumtaz Mahal's body mummified before her temporary burial in Burhanpur and later finally laid to rest at the Taj Mahal in Agra?

Minor girl gang-raped in Etah

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two persons in Ishara village under Sateesh Kotwali police station here, police said on Sunday.

26-year-old girl allegedly raped inside Noida mall with lure of job
26-year-old girl allegedly raped inside Noida mall with lure of job

A 26-year-old girl was reportedly raped by her male friend inside a handicap toilet of a Noida mall, on the pretext of providing her a job, police said on Sunday.

Woman drugged, gang-raped by five youth in UP

A 26-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped here by five youths, including son of a Sub-inspector, police said on Sunday.