Uttar Pradesh News

Rahul Gandhi to be face of Congress in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls?
Rahul Gandhi to be face of Congress in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls?

Congress party's poll strategist Prashant Kishor has suggested that Rahul Gandhi should be made the party's face in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Solar-powered boats launched at Varanasi for plying on river Ganga: PM Modi's top 10 quotes
Solar-powered boats launched at Varanasi for plying on river Ganga: PM Modi's top 10 quotes

Accusing the erstwhile Congress governments of pursuing "vote bank politics", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took potshots at Nehru-Gandhi family and reached out to the numerically significant Nishad community in Uttar Pradesh as he launched solar-powered boats for plying on river Ganga.

PM Modi visits Varanasi, launches 'e-boats' at Assi Ghat: In Pics
PM Modi visits Varanasi, launches 'e-boats' at Assi Ghat: In Pics

Accusing the erstwhile Congress governments of pursuing "vote bank politics", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday on Sunday took potshots at Nehru-Gandhi family and reached out to the numerically significant Nishad community in Uttar Pradesh as he launched solar-powered boats for plying on river Ganga.

A much needed break! PM Modi spends some moments of solitude with a boat ride in Varanasi – Watch
A much needed break! PM Modi spends some moments of solitude with a boat ride in Varanasi – Watch

Ganga is at its best in Varanasi when its serpentine course softly touches the shores of this temple town.  

PM Modi launches solar-powered boats in Varanasi, says 'govt schemes should strengthen people, not vote banks'
PM Modi launches solar-powered boats in Varanasi, says 'govt schemes should strengthen people, not vote banks'

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that schemes that strengthen the people are important not schemes that strengthen vote banks. 

PM Narendra Modi to launch solar-powered e-boats on River Ganga in Varanasi
PM Narendra Modi to launch solar-powered e-boats on River Ganga in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will pay a visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' on Labour Day, calls himself no. 1 labourer of India
PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana' on Labour Day, calls himself no. 1 labourer of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid a visit to Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and launched the 'Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana'.

PM Modi to launch solar-powered boats in Varanasi today, visit to Ballia also on cards
PM Modi to launch solar-powered boats in Varanasi today, visit to Ballia also on cards

The Prime Minister will arrive at the Babatpur airport from New Delhi by a special aircraft. 

Illegal construction: UP CM suspends MLA Rampal Yadav from party
Illegal construction: UP CM suspends MLA Rampal Yadav from party

Samajwadi Party today expelled MLA Rampal Yadav from the party for six years in illegal construction case.

Sitapur district authorities start demolition of Rampal Yadav-owned hotel-cum-multiplex

Samajwadi Party MLA Rampal Yadav is reportedly also projected as the "Mini Chief Minister" of Uttar Pradesh. 

Six minors killed in house blaze in Uttar Pradesh
Six minors killed in house blaze in Uttar Pradesh

Six members of a family, all minors, were killed when a fire broke out in their house here early Friday morning, police said.

Scary! Truck carrying firecrackers catches fire at Yamuna Expressway – Watch
Scary! Truck carrying firecrackers catches fire at Yamuna Expressway – Watch

Yamuna Expressway is notorious for deadly accidents that take place at this stretch quite often.

'Revamped' Varanasi ghats to go green - PM Modi set to distribute e-boats to boatmen of Ganga
'Revamped' Varanasi ghats to go green - PM Modi set to distribute e-boats to boatmen of Ganga

In yet another move to keep the holy city of Varanasi pollution free and decongested, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon distribute e-boats – the country's first – to the famed boatmen of the Ganga river here.

UP Police Computer Operator Admit Card 2016 for May 19 exam available. Check uppbpb.gov.in
UP Police Computer Operator Admit Card 2016 for May 19 exam available. Check uppbpb.gov.in

The Uttar Pradesh Police has released the Computer Operator Admit Card 2016. The exam for the same post will take place on May 19, 2016.

LPG cylinder blast kills seven in Barabanki district

At least seven persons were killed when an LPG cylinder exploded in a house in Barabanki district near here on Wednesday, police said.

UP Police computer operator exam 2016: Admit card available at uppbpb.gov.in - Check dates
UP Police computer operator exam 2016: Admit card available at uppbpb.gov.in - Check dates

UP Police Recruitment and Promotion Board (UPRPB) has released the admit card for the recruitment of computer operators.

Jet Airways flight runs short of fuel, makes emergency landing in Lucknow: Report

A Jet Airways flight from Dehradun to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Amausi airport, as per a media report.

Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws in Shamli

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws over a family dispute in Shamli district, police said today.

UP moves HC against IPS officer's reinstatement

A day after the Central Administrative Tribunal quashed the suspension of Indian Police Service officer Amitabh Thakur and ordered his immediate reinstatement, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday challenged the order in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court.

Now, celebratory firing by UP policemen leaves boy dead in Lucknow

A teenaged boy was killed and two injured in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday when a group of policemen went on a firing spree while celebrating engagement of a family member.

BHU's assistant professor Swati Pandey commits suicide - Know why she took extreme step
BHU's assistant professor Swati Pandey commits suicide - Know why she took extreme step

In a shocking incident, an assistant professor in prestigious Banaras Hindu University (BHU) allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan.

NIA officer murder: UP Police starts process to attach accused Muneer's property
NIA officer murder: UP Police starts process to attach accused Muneer's property

The Uttar Pradesh Police, after obtaining a non-bailable arrest warrant against Muneer - the main accused in NIA officer Tanjil Ahmed's murder case - has started the process to attach the accused's house.

Woman stripped, tortured after her son elopes with a girl in UP
Woman stripped, tortured after her son elopes with a girl in UP

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly stripped and tortured as part of punishment after her son eloped with a girl from the same village. 

With Dalit voters in mind, BJP ropes in Buddhist monks to dent Mayawati's kitty in poll-bound UP
With Dalit voters in mind, BJP ropes in Buddhist monks to dent Mayawati's kitty in poll-bound UP

In an attempt to propagate Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's thoughts on Buddhism and Bhimrao Ambedkar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has roped in Buddhist monks who will travel across Uttar Pradesh in next six months. 

Central Administrative Tribunal directs UP govt to reinstate IPS officer Amitabh Thakur: Report

The Lucknow bench of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in an interim order, on Monday stayed suspension of IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, as per a media report.

Caught on camera: Leopard enters a house in Agra, injures one villager
Caught on camera: Leopard enters a house in Agra, injures one villager

A leopard entered a house in a village of Agra district on Monday and injured one villager.

UP CM announce Rs 20 lakh compensation for kin of SI Akhtar killed in encounter

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced Rs 20 lakh compensation for kin of Sub-Inspector Akhtar who was killed in an encounter with criminals in Greater Noida on Monday.

Posters of Mayawati as Hindu goddess Kali holding chopped off head of Smriti Irani spark major controversy
Posters of Mayawati as Hindu goddess Kali holding chopped off head of Smriti Irani spark major controversy

A major controversy erupted on Monday over posters and hoardings featuring BSP chief and ex-UP CM Mayawati and Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

Noida's sub-inspector Akhtar Ali conducts raids in Dadri to nab criminals, killed by goons in encounter
Noida's sub-inspector Akhtar Ali conducts raids in Dadri to nab criminals, killed by goons in encounter

In a yet another incident of crime, a sub-inspector was killed was goons in Greater Noida's Dadri as after he conducted raids to nab some criminals.

UP Police Sub-Inspector killed in encounter in Greater Noida
UP Police Sub-Inspector killed in encounter in Greater Noida

Sub-Inspector Akhtar Khan of the Uttar Pradesh Police was on Monday morning killed in an encounter with some criminals in Greater Noida.