Uttar Pradesh News

PM Narendra Modi shares web link on Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared on social media the link to a specially-created page on his website dedicated to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

PM Narendra Modi shares web link on Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared on social media the link to a specially-created page on his website dedicated to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

Now, Samajwadi Party MLA blames women for rapes

In a shocking sexist comment, a ruling Samajwadi Party(SP) MLA in Uttar Pradesh today said women were more responsible for rapes, drawing strong condemnation from opposition parties.

Wanted criminals arrested in UP

Two criminals were arrested with fire arms following an encounter in Bakewar area in Etawah district, police said today.

Badaun rerun: Two minor sisters kidnapped, gang-raped by 5

Two minor girls, both cousins, were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped at gun point by five persons in Jareef Nagar area here, almost a year after a similar incident in the district had stirred Uttar Pradesh and opposition had attacked the government over law and order.

Congress to undertake padyatra to gather support for Kisan rally

Congress will undertake a nine-day 'padyatra' in all Assembly constituencies to muster up support for the party's proposed Kisan rally in New Delhi against land acquisition bill and other issues on April 19.

Rafting in Rishikesh: Green Tribunal asks Centre to respond

The National Green Tribunal has sought the Centre's response on "unregulated" operation of rafting camps on the banks of Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

Tight security in UP ahead of Mahavir Jayanti, Good Friday

Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Uttar Pradesh ahead of Mahavir Jayanti and Good Friday festivals falling back to back, a senior police official said here on Wednesday.

Mathura Strike 1 Corps celebrates 50th Raising Day

The Mathura-based One Strike Corps, a military field formation of Indian Army, celebrated its 50th Raising Day here on Wednesday.

UPPCS leak: Students demand quashing of both papers, CBI enquiry

Violence rocked many parts of the city as hundreds of students on Wednesday protested against the Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services (UPPCS) examination question paper leak earlier this week.

Students get violent in Allahabad over PCS paper leak

Hundreds of students, worked up owing to the paper leak of the Uttar Pradesh PCS exams last week, on Wednesday indulged in violence and set ablaze a city transport bus in Allahabad, police said.

Lawyers demand HC bench in western UP, stage 'rail roko'

City lawyers on Wednesday staged a 'rail roko' at the railway station here, demanding setting up of a separate High Court bench in western Uttar Pradesh.

Milkman shot, defaced with stones in Kanpur

A 37-year-old milkman died after being shot in back by some unidentified persons who later smashed his face with stones and bricks in Chaubepur area here, police said on Wednesday.

Former village head commits suicide over debt, crop loss in UP

A former village head allegedly committed suicide here after consuming poisonous substance over debt and crop loss in the untimely rains and hailstorm in UP, official said on Wednesday.

Properties of 7 absconding train robbers attached in UP

Properties of seven absconding accused in a robbery case in Rohana in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, were attached on the direction of court here, police said on Wednesday.

Two cops injured as locals attack police team in UP village

Two police constables, including a woman home guard, were injured after being attacked allegedly by locals when they went to settle a land dispute in Badhiya village here.

24-year-old girl commits suicide in UP

A 24-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging in Shorem village under Shahpur police station here, police said on Wednesday.

Labourer killed in Agra over a mere Rs 100

An unskilled labourer was killed by the grandson of a retired army Major in the Katra Wazir Khan locality here late Tuesday evening over a payment of a paltry Rs.100.

BJP, SP spar over farmer woes in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh have begun sparring, accusing each other of being indifferent to the plight of farmers.

Central govt did not fulfil even a single promise: Akhilesh

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said BJP did not fulfil even a single promise it had made during last year's Lok Sabha elections and just like electricity, the party-led Central government was "giving shocks to people".

Rao memorial NDA's reward for his role in Babri demolition: Azam

Amid reports that the Centre was mulling erecting a memorial to honour P V Narsimha Rao, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today said it will be a reward for the former prime minister for his "tacit" understating with the RSS in demolition of Babri mosque.

Bank officer held for accepting bribe

A bank officer was arrested by an anti-corruption team for allegedly accepting bribe from a farmer to increase the credit limit of his Kisan credit card in Gandwar area here, police said on Tuesday.

UP: 21 persons sentenced to life in double murder case

A local court has awarded life imprisonment to 21 persons in connection with a 24-year-old double murder case.

Minor boy sodomised in Uttar Pradesh

An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 16-year-old youth in Purkazi town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

UPPSC reschedules exam to May 10 after paper leak

The first paper of the UP Provincial Civil Services preliminary examination which was cancelled today after it was leaked on social media, would now be held on May 10.

Badaun case: Court asks CBI to submit videography, evidences

A sessions court on Monday directed the CBI to submit videography and remaining evidences in the case related to the death of two cousin sisters here last year.

Woman attempts suicide after giving poison to two children

A woman on Monday tried to commit suicide after giving poison to her children in Tulapur village of Mirzapur district, police said.

Panel asks UP to reinvestigate Hashimpura massacre

The Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission on Sunday asked the state government to order a probe into the 1987 Hashimpura massacre to investigate the matter from the beginning and unmask all the culprits, and

Taunkpuri Tanda: UP village where grooms are penalisesd for turning up late

They are neither part of a Khap's diktat nor any Fatwa from clerics, but Taunkpuri Tanda village here follows certain interesting norms during their marriages including penalising the groom's party Rs 100 per minute if they turn up late at the venue.

Violence breaks out in front of UPPSC headquarters over paper leakage

Violence broke out in front of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission headquarters here on Monday when youths demanding the removal of the Chairman over the issue of leakage of question papers indulged in stone pelting and damaged a state roadways bus.