Uttar Pradesh News

Woman gang-raped by advocate, two aides in Amethi

A woman was allegedly gang-raped by an advocate and two of his accomplices in Kherauna village here.

Akhilesh Yadav names new CM office as 'Mukhamantri Karyalaya'

Setting aside the suggestion of Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik to name the new secretariat building under construction in the state capital as 'mantralaya', Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said it would be named as 'Mukhamantri Karyalaya'.

Yadav Singh case: ED to slap money laundering charges

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is soon expected to register a criminal case of money laundering against former Chief Engineer of Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Yadav Singh and his associates.

This Muslim MLA campaigns to prevent cow slaughter

Haji Zameerullah Khan, the Samajwadi Party leader, has initiated a campaign to save cows from being slaughtered.

Explosions at Kanpur court, no one injured

Two days ahead of the Lawyers' Association election, two explosions rocked the district court within span of minutes here on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the incident, police said.

Congress protests in UP against suspension of MPs

Congress workers on Tuesday staged a demonstration in front of BJP state office here against suspension of 25 party MPs from Lok Sabha.

Congress protests over MPs' suspension in Lucknow

Congress workers staged a protest here on Tuesday against the suspension of its MPs from Lok Sabha.

Inflammatory speech: Allahabad HC stays bailable warrant against Kejriwal

The Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed for four weeks the bailable warrant issued against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by a Amethi court for his alleged inflammatory speech in UP during Lok Sabha elections.

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.