Uttar Pradesh News

Religious leader's car attacked in Muzaffarnagar

Tension prevailed in Jansath after a local religious leader's car was allegedly attacked by some people in Muradnagar here, police said on Friday.

Jat reservation: BKS threatens to boycott Muzaffarnagar MP Sanjeev Balyan

Opposing the demand for Jat reservation, the Bhartiya Kisan Sanghathan (BKS) has threatened to boycott Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Sanjeev Balyan for supporting the issue.

Teenager raped by three youths in UP

A 16 year-old-girl was allegedly raped by three youths when she has gone to collect water from public hand pump at Budhana town in the district, police said on Thursday.

Faizabad: Teenage girl jumps into Saryu river, saved by PAC jawans

Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) jawans on Wednesday saved a teenage girl from drowning after she jumped into the Saryu river allegedly in an attempt to take her life.

UPSRTC officer roughed up by private taxi owners

 Private taxi owners roughed up Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) officer when he tried to stop the illegal operation of unauthorised taxis from Faizabad bus depot.

Ghaziabad: Unidentified body of woman recovered from railway station

 An unidentified body of a 40-year-old woman was today found from Behta Hajipur Railway station here.

UP Lokayukta recommends probe against Amitabh Thakur

In more trouble for suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, UP Lokayukta has recommended registration of an FIR and an inquiry against him by "any agency", including CBI, in disproportionate assets case.

PM Modi takes stock of development in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand and inquired about several issues including progress made by the state in crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) and road construction.

PM Modi interacts with Firozabad dist, police officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to senior administration and police officers of the district through video conferencing and inquired about law and order.

UP Assembly passes Dalit land amendment Bill

Amid strong protest and walkout by Opposition parties, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill that seeks to relax the provisions restricting SCs and STs to sell their land to non-Dalits.

BJP, BSP stage walkout from UP Assembly

Opposition BSP and BJP on Wednesday staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, accusing the government of not being serious towards preventing the spread of dengue and other vector-borne diseases in the state.

UP govt plans 24-hr power supply after 2019

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said it has proposed round-the-clock power supply, except for tubewells, at all places in the state after 2019.

Rajiv Gandhi Trust land in Amethi to be returned to UPSIDC

Sub-Divisional Magistrate on Wednesday ordered return of land with Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust in Amethi to UP state corporation, DM Jagatraj Tirpathi said.

UP missing girl case: 3 youths gang-raped, strangulated her

An 18-year-old girl, who went missing from Shamli and later found dead in Baghpat district on Saturday, was gang-raped and murdered by three youths who have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Army jawan shot dead over property dispute

A 27-year-old Army jawan was shot dead allegedly by his uncle over property-related dispute in Bopada village here, police said on Wednesday.

Gandhi family in BJP's sights over Amethi land row

BJP plans to target the Gandhi family in a big way over the alleged sale to a trust run by it of land meant for a bicycle factory here and said the party is awaiting the local administration's action on a complaint over the matter before proceeding with such programmes.

Congress protests against Akhilesh government

The Congress party on Tuesday held demonstrations across the state at district headquarters and tehsils against the Akhilesh Yadav-led government in Uttar Pradesh.

UP health office fire incidents deliberate act: STF

The series of fires in 'Swasthya Bhawan', the health headquarters of Uttar Pradesh, have turned out to be a conspiracy, police said on Tuesday.

UP govt has failed to check crime: BJP Mahila Morcha

 Slamming the state government over the law and order situation, BJP Mahila Morcha Uttar Pradesh president Madhu Mishra on Tuesday said the Samajwadi Party has failed to check crime.

Allahabad HC dismisses PIL with a plea seeking check in onion price

 The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed a Public interest litigation ( PIL ) petition seeking a direction for controlling the hike in prices of onion, pulses and other essential food articles.

Steps must to help acid attack victims: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has said that remedial steps have to be taken for acid attack victims because they endure sufferings everyday for whole life and the wrong done always haunt them.

UP: School girl kidnapped, dumped in train toilet

 A class XI school girl was on Tuesday kidnapped allegedly by unidentified persons and was later recovered from a train toilet at Bilpur railway station, police said here.

Fire incidents in UP health directorate not 'accidental': STF

The recent fire incidents in Uttar Pradesh health directorate were caused "deliberately" and six doctors as well 16 clerks were "involved" in it, Special Task Force has said in its inquiry.

Man claiming to be MLA's brother thrashes trainee inspector in UP

A man, claiming to be brother of a Samajwadi Party MLA, has allegedly thrashed a trainee inspector here, police said on Tuesday.

Govt-Guv tussle on UP Lokayukta appointment hits new low

The tussle between Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and the state government over appointment of Lokayukta today hit a new low with the file recommending the name of retired justice Ravindra Singh being returned by Raj Bhawan for the fifth time.

36 students fall ill after having mid-day meal

At least 36 school children were taken ill after consuming mid-day meal at two government schools, located in the same compound, at Kaserwa village under Budhana police station in the district.

Shocking! UP couple's home sex video goes viral on Internet
Shocking! UP couple's home sex video goes viral on Internet

In what came as a rude shock for a young man and a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district, a home sex video of the couple went viral on social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

BJP reviews preparedness for UP panchayat polls

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls, BJP vice-president Om Mathur on Monday took stock of the party`s preparedness in the state and organisational work here at the party headquarters.

''Land sold to Rajiv trust was 'illegally' transferred in bicycle company's name”

A plot of land here that is at the centre of a row between BJP and Congress was "illegally" transferred in the name of a bicycle company that had taken it on lease from UP government and later sold to a trust owned by the Gandhi family, a senior official said on Monday.

Police fail to submit report on Amitabh Thakur's plea, claims his wife

No enquiry report has yet been submitted by police before the Lucknow CJM on a complaint filed by suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur seeking registration of FIR against Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him, Thakur's wife on Monday claimed.