Uttar Pradesh News

Release rest of money for rain-hit farmers: UP CM writes to PM

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to sanction the remaining Rs 4,700 cr of the Rs 7,543 cr- memorandum sent by the Uttar Pradesh government for relief of farmers affected by hailstorm or untimely rains.

UP: Brothers beaten-up for resisting eve-teasing

Two brothers were injured when they were allegedly beaten up by four persons for resisting eve-teasing of a girl in Barthari village under Bagwala police station here, police said on Sunday.

Four killed, 20 injured as mini bus-truck collides in UP

Four persons were on Saturday killed and around 20 others injured when a mini bus collided with a truck in Kakori area, police said here.

Varanasi's potholed roads: Centre turns table on UP govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image was not getting sullied due to potholed roads in his constituency Varanasi as their maintenance was responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Saturday.

Locals manhandle policemen, set afire police outpost in UP

Locals assaulted a policemen and torched a police outpost in protest against death of a youth due to a road accident in Rampur Karkhana area, near Maduwahdeeh village, police said here on Saturday.

Muzaffarnagar riot victims attacked in native village

Five victims of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots were beaten up allegedly by some residents of their native village when they went there for some work.

More youths, teenagers 'involved' in cyber crime: UP official

Rising number of youths and teenagers are engaging in cyber crime due to lack of awareness, a top Uttar Pradesh police official said on Friday.

Khurja Power Plant will boost industrial growth in Noida: Minister

Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Friday said that the 1,320 MW Khurja power plant at Arnia block here will boost industrial growth in Noida and benefit around a dozen districts in UP.

No coercive action if Kejriwal surrenders within four weeks: Allahabad High Court

 The Allahabad High Court has ruled that if Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surrenders before a court in Amethi district within four weeks, no coercive action shall be taken against him till then in a criminal case pending in the lower court.

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.