Uttar Pradesh News

UP governor unfit for any constitutional post: Ram Gopal Yadav

In a stinging attack on Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik, the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday said he was "working like a BJP worker and was unfit for any constitutional post".

Firebrand Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi arrested

Firebrand Hindutva leader Sadhvi Prachi was on Monday arrested while she was on her way to hold a Mahapanchayat on the eve-teasing issue in Paharpur village under Shergarh police station area.

How a domestic help turned into the world's richest – crazy story of a Kanpur woman!
How a domestic help turned into the world's richest – crazy story of a Kanpur woman!

Imagine waking up one day to see Rs 95.7 lakh crore in your bank account! That's what was in store for Urmila Yadav of Kanpur, a domestic help.

BJP demands judicial or CBI probe in Hamirpur firing incident

 Uttar Pradesh BJP on Monday demanded a judicial or CBI probe into the mob violence and police firing in Hamirpur in which two villagers were killed after a girl immolated herself on being teased by some youths.

Samajwadi Party seeks UP Governor's dismissal

 The Samajwadi Party on Monday sought an apology from Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik for 'denigrating' the dignity of the post and asked the Centre to dismiss him.

Sub-inspector manhandled in UP's Etah

 A day after a Zila Panchayat member was booked for "threatening" a police official here, a sub-inspector was today allegedly manhandled by a theft-case accused and his family members for probing a case against him, police said on Monday.

Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad held in UP

 Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad was on Monday arrested along with his supporters here in Kaiserbagh area when he was going to hold a demonstration at Shahi Masjid in Hazratganj area, police said.

High alert sounded across Uttar Pradesh

 A high alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh on Monday in the wake of a terror attack in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

Licensed revolver of former Etah MLA stolen

 A licensed revolver along with cash Rs eight thousand were allegedly stolen from the car of former Etah MLA Praja Palan Verma in the district, police said on Monday.

Six injured in clash over eve-teasing in UP

Six persons here were taken injured after a clash broke out between two groups over alleged eve-teasing of a girl at Sanjak village in Shahpur area, police said on Monday.

Two accidents a day on Yamuna Expressway, 319 killed in 3 years

 As many as 319 persons have lost their lives in accidents on Yamuna Expressway since it was opened for traffic nearly three years ago with the highway on an average witnessing two mishaps every day.

Two dead in UP police firing, SP suspended; CM orders probe

Two villagers were killed in mob violence and police firing in Hamirpur district after a girl immolated herself on being teased by some youths, prompting the state government to suspend the Superintendent of Police and order magisterial inquiry on Saturday.

Two killed in violence, police firing after eve-teasing in UP

Two villagers were killed in violence and subsequent police firing when they tried to gherao the Biwanr police station here to lodge FIR against an eve-teasing accused, who allegedly abetted suicide of a teenage girl, police said on Sunday.

UP: Life sentence for woman, son-in-law in murder case

 A local court here has sentenced a woman and her son-in-law to life imprisonment for murdering her husband nine years ago.

Asaram's ashram in UP found ransacked

Jailed self-styled godman Asaram's ashram in Shahjahanpur district was found ransacked, police said on Sunday.

Petrol pumps to remain shut for 6 hours in UP on Tuesday

 To protest against the VAT hike on petroleum products in the state, all petrol pumps in Uttar Pradesh will remain closed for six hours on Tuesday.

Anti-encroachment drive to clear Agra's interiors

 A massive anti-encroachment drive launched by the district authorities here in collaboration with the civic body, is gathering pace towards clearing the interiors of the city.

Central agencies assessing threat to IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, wife

 Central security agencies are assessing the threat to suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur and his social activist wife Nutan Thakur.

Nepal Maoists burn down Indian school bus along Indo-Nepal border, no casualty

An Indian school bus carrying Nepalese children was allegedly set ablaze by a section of protesting Maoists along the Indo-Nepal border, police said.

Beheaded bodies of couple found in UP

The beheaded bodies of a couple were recovered from a railway track on the Lucknow-Varanasi section here on Saturday morning, police said.

UP govt recommends CBI probe in Asaram witness murder case

Uttar Pradesh government Friday recommended CBI probe into murder of prime witness Akhil Gupta in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.

UP govt recommends CBI probe into Sara Singh death case

 Uttar Pradesh government on Friday recommended a CBI probe into the death of Sara Singh, daughter-in-law of jailed former minister Amarmani Tripathi, in a car accident in Firozabad earlier this month.

Dead woman comes back to life at funeral, dies again after meeting family

In what may sound like a mythical tale, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun area whom her kin had thought to be dead, came back to life during her funeral procession, a report claimed on Friday.

Senior police officer's complaint against Mulayam disposed off

Senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur's complaint against Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has been disposed off, police said. Thakur is now planning to move court.

UP police rejects IPS officer Amitabh Thakur's plea for FIR against Mulayam Singh Yadav

The Uttar Pradesh police has rejected suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur's plea for an FIR against SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening him on phone with dire consequences, saying the allegations have not been substantiated.

Gunshots fired at local clinic, compounder beaten up in UP

Gunshots were fired at a private clinic here allegedly by a group of people following a heated argument with a compounder over a pathology report.

Minor gang-raped by two youths

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two youths at Kandhla town of Shamli district, a police officer said on Friday.

UP: Robbers kill woman, injure husband

A 26-year-old woman was shot dead and her husband injured by three unidentified robbers on Panipat-Khatima highway in the district.

Lokayukta probing police officer who took on Mulayam

The Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta has begun a probe against a senior IPS officer, Amitabh Thakur, an official said Thursday.

Road mishap in UP leaves 3 dead, 6 injured

Three persons were killed and six others injured when a bike collided with an ambulance near here, police said today.