Uttar Pradesh News

 'Achhe din': All families of PM Narendra Modi's adopted village to get free electricity
'Achhe din': All families of PM Narendra Modi's adopted village to get free electricity

'Achhe din' seems to have arrived for the people of PM Narendra Modi's adopted village in Varanasi!

BJP calls Samajwadi rule in UP a 'Mughal sultanate'

 The BJP on Tuesday compared the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh to "Mughal sultanate", stressing lawlessness prevails.

While politics got 'detached' from religion, Modi govt took measures to preserve 'Sanatan Dharma': Amit Shah
While politics got 'detached' from religion, Modi govt took measures to preserve 'Sanatan Dharma': Amit Shah

 BJP president Amit Shah said the government of PM Narendra Modi had taken the country on the path of dharma (righteousness).

Kanpur Metro rail project to be launched by March

The Metro rail project in Kanpur, the largest industrial city in Uttar Pradesh, would be launched by March while Rs.200 crore has been provided from the Infrastructure Development Fund for the Lucknow Metro rail, an official said on Monday.

Vrindavan gets lotus-shaped temple

A lotus-shaped, 125-feet-high white marble temple dedicated to Lord Krishna opened here on Monday.

Modi government will spread India's spiritual message: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah said on Monday that Modi government had taken measures to preserve and promote 'Sanatan dharma', while politics in the country had earlier got "detatched" from religion.

Samajwadi Party in damage control mode after child killed in celebratory fire by partymen
Samajwadi Party in damage control mode after child killed in celebratory fire by partymen

In a huge embarrassment to ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh, an eight-year-old boy was killed in celebratory firing by party workers in Shamli district that led Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today to order the immediate removal of some of the area's top officers.

Angry over persistent eve-teasing, UP sisters thrash vendor, drags him to police station -WATCH
Angry over persistent eve-teasing, UP sisters thrash vendor, drags him to police station -WATCH

The sisters had ignored the eve-teaser for a few days but things went to a boil when he also started passing lewd gestures.  

UP has been turned into 'Islamic State'; 'Islamic Yadav' govt has begun 'anti-national business': Shiv Sena
UP has been turned into 'Islamic State'; 'Islamic Yadav' govt has begun 'anti-national business': Shiv Sena

Lashing out at the Akhilesh Yadav government over Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, the Shiv Sena on Monday branded Uttar Pradesh as an "Islamic state" and alleged that the state government has begun "anti-national business" for appeasing politics. 

Shamli incident: UP Police arrests three persons

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday detained three persons in connection with the death of an eight-year-old boy in a celebratory firing in Shamli.

Will decide on Ram temple in Ayodhya after SC verdict: Kalraj Mishra
Will decide on Ram temple in Ayodhya after SC verdict: Kalraj Mishra

Union minister Kalraj Mishra has said government will take a call on construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya after the Supreme Court comes out with its verdict on the appeal against the Allahabad high court judgement on the title suit.

Mauni Amavasya: Over 50 lakh take holy dip at Sangam in Allahabad
Mauni Amavasya: Over 50 lakh take holy dip at Sangam in Allahabad

Over 50 lakh people took the holy dip at Sangam , the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati, at Sangam in Allahabad on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya on Monday.

'After Ghulam Ali, Mulayam may invite Hafiz Saeed to appease Muslims in UP'
'After Ghulam Ali, Mulayam may invite Hafiz Saeed to appease Muslims in UP'

Lashing out at the Akhilesh Yadav government for organising Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, the Shiv Sena on Monday branded Uttar Pradesh as an "Islamic state" and alleged that the state government has begun "anti-national business" for appeasement politics.

Mulayam, Akhilesh scared of me; not allowing Muslim leaders in SP to speak up, alleges Asaduddin Owaisi
Mulayam, Akhilesh scared of me; not allowing Muslim leaders in SP to speak up, alleges Asaduddin Owaisi

Lashing out at Samajwadi Party chief  Mulayam Singh Yadav and UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi has alleged that they are not allowing Muslim leaders in their party to speak up.

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: Hashim Ansari in ICU; he is the only surviving plaintiff in case
Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute: Hashim Ansari in ICU; he is the only surviving plaintiff in case

The oldest litigant in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, Hashim Ansari has been admitted to the ICU of Lucknow's King George Medical University (KGMU) on Sunday. 

'Road Romeo' beaten up by brave girl in Allahabad: Watch
'Road Romeo' beaten up by brave girl in Allahabad: Watch

A young eve-teaser was beaten up by a brave girl student in Allahabad recently in a new video which has become viral on the Internet.

Former LS Speaker Meira Kumar calls for 'befitting reply' to BJP for false assurances

Muzaffarnagar; Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has accused BJP of giving "false" assurances to the people and said it should be given a "befitting lesson" for failing to fulfill its election p

Snow, rain in Uttarakhand bring back winter chill in Uttar Pradesh

 The winter chill returned to most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, on Monday following heavy snowfall and rains in neighbouring Uttarakhand.

Three coaches of Avadh Assam Express derails in Muzaffarpur

At least three coaches of the Avadh Assam Express derailed on Monday at Muzaffarpur Junction railway station of Bihar.

Devotees throng 'Har Ki Pauri', 'Triveni Sangam' ghats to take holy dip on Mauni Amavasya
Devotees throng 'Har Ki Pauri', 'Triveni Sangam' ghats to take holy dip on Mauni Amavasya

Large number devotees thronged 'Har Ki Pauri' ghat in Haridwar on Monday morning to take holy dip in the Ganges on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya.

Watch video: Samajwadi Party leader's celebratory firing kills 10-year-old child in Shamli
Watch video: Samajwadi Party leader's celebratory firing kills 10-year-old child in Shamli

The SP workers opened fire while celebrating the victory of candidate Nafisa in the block elections.

Muslim leader Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Mulayam, pitches for dalit-muslim unity in UP

Attacking Mulayam, Owaisi asked why they SP chief "invited Narendra Modi, the man responsible for Gujarat carnage, to his place to attend a marriage ceremony".

Muslim clerics demand govt to file appeal in Muzaffarnagar riots case

On February 5, a Muzaffarnagar court had acquitted the 10 people in connection with the burning of a 30-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy at Lank village due to lack of evidence.

Prove Azam Khan's 'Modi met Dawood' claim or apologise: BJP to UP CM Akhilesh
Prove Azam Khan's 'Modi met Dawood' claim or apologise: BJP to UP CM Akhilesh

Hitting out at SP leader Azam Khan for his "Modi met Dawood" claim, BJP today asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to either prove his cabinet colleague's charges or apologise for the "baseless remark".

UP's tainted engineer Yadav Singh received at least Rs 100 crore as bribe?
UP's tainted engineer Yadav Singh received at least Rs 100 crore as bribe?

Controversial Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh , facing corruption probe by CBI, is alleged to have pocketed over Rs 100 crore as "undisclosed commission" during his tenure between 2008-14.

UP govt must ensure Ghulam Ali's concert is not sabotaged: BJP
UP govt must ensure Ghulam Ali's concert is not sabotaged: BJP

Amid the Shiv Sena protests looming over Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali `s concert in Lucknow today, the Bharatiya Janata Party has called upon the state administration to ensure that the event is performed in a peaceful environment and no untoward incident takes place.

Shiv Sena's UP chief under house arrest ahead of Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow
Shiv Sena's UP chief under house arrest ahead of Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow

Ahead of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, Shiv Sena's UP Chief Anil Singh has been put under house arrest but the latter has asserted that protests against the singer will be carried out in the city.

Govt rejects as 'baseless' Azam Khan's claim that PM Modi met Dawood in Pakistan

Government Saturday rubbished as "false and baseless" the allegation of senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, who plumbed new depths to claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore at the residence of his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during his Christmas Day visit.

Azam Khan believes PM Narendra Modi met Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore
Azam Khan believes PM Narendra Modi met Dawood Ibrahim in Lahore

While BJP attacked him, even a Congress spokesperson said attached no importance to it saying it cannot be believed.

Yash Bharti awardees Suresh Raina, Raj Babbar apply for Rs 50K monthly pension from UP govt
Yash Bharti awardees Suresh Raina, Raj Babbar apply for Rs 50K monthly pension from UP govt

Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya and son Abhishek had politely declined the pension offer by the UP government.