Uttar Pradesh News

Bride refuses to marry groom after finding he is handicapped

A bride in Kanpur Dehat district refused to marry the groom after she found out that he was physically handicapped, police said.

Daughter of UP minister Shahid Manzoor buried

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor's daughter Abida, who drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh, was buried at Kasba Kithore here.

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav to hold merger talks on Friday

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad will hold talks with Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav here tomorrow amid continuing differences over formalising a merger before the state Assembly polls.

Body of UP minister's daughter recovered from Ganga barrage

The body of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor's daughter Abida, who was feared drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh, was recovered here on Thursday, 11 days after the mishap.

Three arrested for posting obscene photos of girl on Internet

 Photos of a girl were allegedly taken and morphed into obscene pictures at a birthday party and posted on social media, police said on Thursday.

Tripartite meet on Bansagar dam water fails to make headway

A tripartite meeting convened by the Centre to resolve disputes between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh governments over release of water from Bansagar dam on Thursday failed to make headway as several outstanding issues could not be sorted out.

Heat wave continues in Uttar Pradesh; Allahabad hottest at 43.1 deg C

The plains of Uttar Pradesh reeled under sweltering heat on Thursday with weather remaining dry all over the state.

Banarasi 'paan' to get sweeter as 'gulkand' becomes tax-free in UP

The famous Banarasi 'paan', known for its sweetness all over the world, would now become sweeter after Uttar Pradesh government has decided to exempt aromatic rose petal-based 'gulkand' from tax net.

Local BSP leader accused of killing niece, arrested

A local BSP leader has been arrested on charges of murdering his 16-year-old niece with whom he was allegedly in an extra-marital relationship, police said on Thursday.

Dalit marriage party attacked by mob over playing music

A marriage party of 12 persons was allegedly attacked by a mob with stones over playing music at Sonta village here, police said on Thursday.

PMO directs Delhi govt to save life of 12-year-old Agra heart patient

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has given a young heart patient from Agra a reason to smile despite her hardships, by ensuring that she gets treated free of cost.

Three killed as tractor-trolley overturns in UP

Three persons were on Thursday killed and another injured when a tractor-trolley overturned in the Isanagar area here, police said.

Cleric shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

A 50-year-old cleric was shot dead allegedly by three unidentified persons in Mimlana road locality here, police said on Thursday.

Akhilesh Yadav to lead delegation to France today

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lead a state delegation to France, known for manufacturing best perfumes in the world.

UP govt announces Rs 5 lakh each to kin of Hashimpura victims

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to families affected in Hashimpura and Maliyana incidents in Meerut district in 1987.

Three girls, including two minors, reported missing from Faridabad

A UP-based 20-year-old girl, who had gone to Delhi to appear for an examination, has reportedly gone missing, police said on Wednesday.

Without a check on corruption UP can't grow, says Governor

Corruption is the biggest hurdle in the development of Uttar Pradesh, Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday said as he flagged its growth in the education sector.

Kanpur district admin cancels 20 land leases

 The district administration here has cancelled leases of 20 pieces of land given to 17 people for plantation which they allegedly used for farming purposes.

Constable suspended over suicide of youth in UP

 A police constable has been suspended in connection with the alleged suicide of a youth here and a probe ordered against him, police said on Wednesday.

UP: Man killed, three of family injured

A 60-year-old man was killed and three of his family members seriously injured when a gang of robbers allegedly beat them in Chandasi locality of Mughalsarai city here, police said on Wednesday.

Village pradhan assaulted by policemen in UP

 The pradhan of Mant Raja village here was allegedly harassed and assaulted by two policemen, prompting the department to take action against them.

Uma Bharti meets UP, MP CMs on Bansagar Dam issue

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti met the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday to discuss the issue of supply of water to Uttar Pradesh from the Bansagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

Narendra Modi govt stalling Amethi projects to get back at me: Rahul Gandhi
Narendra Modi govt stalling Amethi projects to get back at me: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at Modi government, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged it was trying get back at him by creating hurdles in implementation of development schemes in his constituency and was hurting the interests of farmers and the poor with its actions.

8-year-old raped in Uttar Pradesh

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man in Aurai area here, police said on Wednesday.

Elderly woman fighting poverty kills self in UP

A youth and an elderly woman allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents here by jumping into the Ganga canal, police said on Wednesday.

Death toll in UP tractor-train accident rises to 8

Four more persons died on Wednesday, taking the death toll in an accident between a train and tractor trolley at Najibabad to eight, police said.

Man objects to eve teasing; assaulted by mob in UP

Around 20 people have been booked for allegedly assaulting a shopkeeper and ransacking shops at Jhinjhana area in Shamli district, when he resisted eve teasing of a girl, police said on Wednesday.

Three drown as boat capsizes in Sangam

Three persons drowned after a boat carrying 18 people, beyond its permissible limit, capsized in the Sangam river here, police said on Wednesday.

Centre calls meeting of UP, MP CMs to resolve water issue

In a bid to resolve the dispute between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over releasing water from Bansagar Dam, the Centre has convened a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states here on Thursday.

Financial crises must be determined before compassionate appointments: HC

The Allahabad High Court has held that benefit of compassionate appointment cannot be claimed as a "matter of right" and such a benefit would be "illegal" if given "without determining the financial crises" that family members of a deceased government employee may be facing.