Uttar Pradesh News

Bhati murder case: CBI raided DP Yadav's house in Ghaziabad

A CBI team from Dehradun along with local police raided the house of former minister DP Yadav in Rajnagar area here after a CBI court held him guilty in Janata Party leader Mahendra Singh Bhati murder case of 1992, police said on Thursday.

8-year-old Dalit raped in UP

An eight-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a minor in a village in Safdarganj police station area here, police said on Thursday.

UP Chief Minister greets people on Holi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav extended Holi greetings to the people of the state on Thursday.

Holi catches a chill in Uttar Pradesh

Swine flu and the chilly weather are likely to play spoilsport during Holi in Uttar Pradesh.

Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in one hour

A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre here recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe.

Uttar Pradesh: 20 schoolgirls, 2 drivers attacked for resisting eve-teasing

Over 20 schoolgirls were attacked and two drivers of school buses injured after they resisted an alleged eve-teasing by a group of bike-borne assailants here, police said on Thursday.

Three killed in road mishap in UP's Sambhal

Three persons were on Thursday killed and another injured when their vehicle collided with a tractor trolley in Bahjoi area here, police said.

BJP hits back at UP CM for Modi barb

Hitting back at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's potshot on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Wi-Fi services at the Varanasi ghats, the BJP on Thursday said his anti-technology mindset will not take him far in politics.

Ghaziabad police gears up ahead of Holi festivities

 District police is undergoing strenuous training to avert any untoward incident during the upcoming Holi festival.

Chargesheet against five over BJP leader's death

A chargesheet has been filled against five people including mafia don DP Yadav's cousin in connection with the murder of a local BJP leader last year, police said on Wednesday.

Vicky Tyagi murder: NBW against five issued

Arrest warrants were issued on Wednesday against five persons, including a local BJP leader and his wife, a block pramukh, in connection with the murder of alleged gangster Vicky Tyagi.

Muslim chamber welcomes cow slaughter ban

The Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) here has welcomed the ban on cow slaughter in Maharashtra and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clamp a nationwide ban.

Uttarakhand CM seeks help of BRO, NHAI ahead of Char Dham Yatra

With Char Dham Yatra scheduled to begin next month, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has sought the help of central agencies in improving connectivity on the pilgrimage route saying the task is unachievable without their cooperation.

Helpline launched in Uttar Pradesh to check crime on trains

A new helpline has been launched by the Uttar Pradesh Police to check crimes on trains passing through the state, an official said on Wednesday.

Compensate farmers at Rs 10,000 per hectare: Bajpai

Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP on Wednesday demanded that the state government provide financial assistance of at least Rs 10,000 per hectare to farmers to compensate for the loss to their crops in the wake of unprecedented rain and hailstorm in the past few days.

Hastinapur sanctury land grab: Former SDM among five booked

District authorities have booked the then Sub Divisional Magistrate and four other revenue officials for allegedly alloting government land to ficticious persons at Lukadri village here.

Muzaffarnagar: Crops washed away as water in Yamuna overflows

The overflowing water discharged from Hathni Kund barrage today raised the level of Yamuna in Kairana area, damaging crops on the river bank here in Shamli district.

UP: Nagar Panchayat chairman booked in missing files case

A case has been registered against the chairman of Khatauli Nagar Panchayat in connection with missing of 150 official files belonging to different departments of the governing body.

Minor raped by two youths in UP; accused arrested

A minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths in a rural area here, police said on Wednesday.

Over Rs 30 lakh robbed from judge, businessman's houses in Meerut

In two separate incidents in the city, unidentified persons allegedly robbed the houses of a retired judge and a businessman and fled with over Rs 30 lakh in cash and valuables, police said on Wednesday.

Farmer killed by youths in Muzaffarnagar

A farmer was allegedly bludgeoned to death by four youths when he tried to stop them from stealing crops from his field in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

BJP demands action against Azam's bus ride

The BJP Wednesday demanded legal action against Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan for driving a bus without having a license to drive a heavy passenger vehicle.

Thousand widows celebrate Holi with fervour

 Over a thousand widows from the ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi began a special four-day Holi celebrations in Vrindavan on Tuesday morning.

BKU demands withdrawal of new land law, threatens to strike

Bhartiya Kisan Union on Tuesday threatened to launch an indefinite dharna in Delhi from March 18 if the proposed "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill is not withdrawn by the Union Government.

Not enough media coverage to our work on law & order: Akhilesh

Facing flak over "deteriorating" law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday sought to deflect the criticism, saying that though his government has worked on this front but it "does not find enough media coverage."

Widows play Holi in Vrindavan

 Thousands of widows living as recluse in ashrams of Vrindavan today celebrated a special four-day Holi festival in Virndavan, deviating from their prosaic day-to-day activities.

Vrindavan, Varanasi widows celebrate Holi together

Around a thousand widows living reclusive lives at ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi today began special four-day long Holi celebrations in Vrindavan Tuesday.

Elderly man killed by unidentified persons in UP

A 50-year-old man was killed allegedly by unidentified persons in Bahjoi area here, police said Tuesday.

BSP members stage walkout from UP Assembly over farmers' issue

 Raising the issue of losses to farmers due to hailstorm, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) members today staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.

Crops suffer rain damage in Uttar Pradesh

For the farmers in the five districts of Agra division, it's been raining disaster the last few days, flattening the standing wheat and mustard crop and rotting potatoes that were about to be dug out.