Uttar Pradesh News

A look at what BJP's strategy for 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections might be
A look at what BJP's strategy for 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections might be

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is eyeing the state of Uttar Pradesh for the 2017 Assembly elections.

Akhilesh, Mayawati slam Amit Shah's 'drama' of dining at Dalit home

Amit Shah dined at the home of Girija Prasad Bind in Jogiyapur village of Varanasi

Dadri lynching: Meat found in Akhlaq's fridge was beef, confirms forensic lab
Dadri lynching: Meat found in Akhlaq's fridge was beef, confirms forensic lab

Akhlaq was beaten to death by a 200-strong mob which barged into their house in Greater Noida's Dadri following rumours that the family had consumed beef.

BJP president Amit Shah eats at dalit's house in PM Narendra Modi's constituency - PIC INSIDE
BJP president Amit Shah eats at dalit's house in PM Narendra Modi's constituency - PIC INSIDE

It seems BJP is all geared up and leaving no stone unturned for UP assembly elections!

Akhilesh Yadav to adopt village in Shravasti district under state nutrition mission

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will today adopt a village in Shravasti District under the state nutrition mission.

Noida: Uber cabbie killed for not allowing taxi to overtake him
Noida: Uber cabbie killed for not allowing taxi to overtake him

In an incident of road rage, a cab driver of an app-based aggregator was murdered in Noida, police said on Monday.

Why Amit Shah will have meal with dalit family in PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi
Why Amit Shah will have meal with dalit family in PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi

It seems BJP is all geared up and leaving no stone unturned for UP assembly elections!

Samajwadi Party not confident of winning 2017 Assembly Elections: Niranjana Jyoti

Union Minister and senior BJP leader Niranjana Jyoti on Monday claimed that the Samajwadi Party is trying to form an alliance with the RLD of Ajit Singh as it is not confident of winning the 2017 state Assembly Elections.

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

The Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh is reeling under a severe crisis following drought and unemployment.

Shame! This man approached UP Police to register complaint, was forced to polish cops' shoes instead – Watch
Shame! This man approached UP Police to register complaint, was forced to polish cops' shoes instead – Watch

The video shows a missing mobile phone complainant polishing cops' shoes at Muzaffarnagar police station, thus exposing the inhuman face of Uttar Pradesh Police.

Storms, lightning and heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh; at least 12 dead
Storms, lightning and heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh; at least 12 dead

At least 12 people were killed across Uttar Pradesh (UP) due to storms, lightning and heavy rains, an official said on Monday.

Man arrested for trying to sell stolen car on e-commerce site

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to sell a stolen car on a popular e-commerce website, police said on Sunday.

Badaun re-run? Teenage girl murdered after gang-rape, body hanged from tree in UP
Badaun re-run? Teenage girl murdered after gang-rape, body hanged from tree in UP

A teenaged girl was allegedly abducted, gang-raped, murdered and her body hanged from a tree in Nanpara area here.

Trains being searched at Mathura Railway Station post bomb threat call
Trains being searched at Mathura Railway Station post bomb threat call

All trains going from Agra to New Delhi are currently being searched by the Government Railway Police ( GRP) and Bomb Squad agency.

BJP to go it alone in UP Assembly polls, Ram temple not to be on poll agenda: Mahesh Sharma
BJP to go it alone in UP Assembly polls, Ram temple not to be on poll agenda: Mahesh Sharma

BJP shifted its focus to the Assembly polls in UP due next year after its resounding victory in Assam.

Speed trial of Spanish-built Talgo train conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad rail route
Speed trial of Spanish-built Talgo train conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad rail route

The Indian Railways on Sunday conducted the much-awaited speed trial of Spanish-built Talgo train between Bareilly and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. 

Bizarre: Man puts wife at stake in IPL gambling, loses her
Bizarre: Man puts wife at stake in IPL gambling, loses her

In a bizarre incident, Just like the Mahabharata in which Yudhishthir lost his wife Draupadi , who was put at stake in a gambling game, a man from Govindnagar area of Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh put his wife at stake in an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting game and lost her.

BJP slams UP government over firing on ex-justice's car

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government over the firing incident on retired Justice U.K.Dhawan`s car late Friday night.

BJP to fight UP polls on development plank, not Ram temple issue: Rajnath Singh
BJP to fight UP polls on development plank, not Ram temple issue: Rajnath Singh

The issue of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya was a "cultural issue" and not political, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

Modi govt treated UP with apathy and neglect: Mayawati

People of Uttar Pradesh fell prey to Modi's big claims and promises in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, said Mayawati.

Mathura: Women protest power, water cut by climbing atop overhead tank

A group of women in a village here climbed atop an overhead tank, threatening to jump if power and water supply were not ensured and came down only after the district magistrate arranged for water tankers.

Two years of Modi govt: Hope has replaced hopelessness under NDA rule, says PM
Two years of Modi govt: Hope has replaced hopelessness under NDA rule, says PM

The BJP-led NDA government completed two years in office on Thursday.

VHP accuses UP government of polarising people

Bajrang Dal, the youth wing of the VHP, had organised a “self-defence training camp” in Ayodhya on May 10.

Clash between two communities in UP's Shamli; sharp-edged weapons and firearms used, 9 injured
Clash between two communities in UP's Shamli; sharp-edged weapons and firearms used, 9 injured

A major incident of clash between two communities has been reported from Shamli district.

Ayodhya self-defence camp: Azam Khan slams Bajrang Dal, says its polarising society
Ayodhya self-defence camp: Azam Khan slams Bajrang Dal, says its polarising society

A Bajrang Dal leader, Mahesh Sharma, was arrested last night in connection with the camp conducted in Ayodhya. 

SP main rival in UP polls, not decided on CM face: Amit Shah
SP main rival in UP polls, not decided on CM face: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party has not decided if it will project a chief ministerial candidate for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year.

Arms training: Bajrang Dal's Ayodhya chief Mahesh Mishra arrested over charges of inciting religious hatred
Arms training: Bajrang Dal's Ayodhya chief Mahesh Mishra arrested over charges of inciting religious hatred

After a video showing volunteers of a right-wing outfit purportedly brandishing weapons in an arms training camp surfaced, police on Wednesday arrested Bajrang Dal's Ayodhya chief Mahesh Mishra.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav non-committal on liquor ban, asks people to drink less
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav non-committal on liquor ban, asks people to drink less

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday remained non-committal on the issue of banning liquor in the state even as he advised people to "drink less".

Bajrangi Dal camp row: CPI(M) questions SP govt silence, calls on President to take action

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday castigated the self defence camp organised by a right-wing group Bajrang Dal and questioned the silence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the matter. It also urged President Pranab Mukherjee to take action.

Have you seen Bajrang Dal training video shot in Ayodhya? Watch it here
Have you seen Bajrang Dal training video shot in Ayodhya? Watch it here

Right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal organised a 'self defence' camp in Ayodhya to impart training in weapons to saffron cadres.