Uttar Pradesh News

Drug-and-loot gang busted in Kanpur

With the arrest of two persons, the Government Railway Police today claimed to have busted a drug-and-loot gang operating from Kanpur Central Railway Station.

NHRC notice to UP over alleged beating of disabled people

The NHRC on Friday issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh authorities over the alleged beating up of disabled people by police at Bijnore collectorate. It called for a report on the matter within two weeks.

Man arrested for torturing minors to cook dog meat in Uttar Pradesh

An eatery owner in Uttar Pradesh`s Greater Noida city has been arrested for torturing three minors and forcing them to cook dog meat, police said on Friday.

Two held for hunting animals of reserve forest area in UP

 Two persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly hunting and selling meat of animals belonging to the reserve forest area near here.

Man robbed off car, belongings in Greater Noida

 A man was today robbed off his car and other belongings allegedly by four persons at gun-point in Knowledge Park area here, police said.

Over 55 lakh devotees take part in Mathura's Mudiya Poono fair

Over 55 lakh devotees have so far completed the 23-km long Goverdhan 'Parikrama' as part of this year's Mudiya Poono fair, which began here earlier this week.

UP on high alert after Yakub Memon's execution

A high alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh following the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon, officials said.

Minor girl abducted, gang-raped in moving car, 1 arrested in Meerut

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four persons in a moving car at Khatoli area here.

Wanted gangster shot dead in UP

A notorious gangster carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 was shot dead in an alleged encounter with sleuths of Special Task Force on the premises of a government hospital in Kabir Chaura math here, police said today.

UPTU, Chaudhary Charan Singh University get new VCs

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday appointed Vinay Kumar Pathak and Narendra Kumar Taneja as vice-chancellor of Uttar Pradesh Technical University and Chaudhary Charan Singh University, respectively.

Verdict against UP ex-legislator Udai Bhan Singh in murder case August 5

 A special court here on Wednesday fixed August 5 for delivering its verdict in a murder case against former Uttar Pradesh legislator Udai Bhan Singh.

NHRC notice to UP over youth's death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a report that said a youth died after allegedly being pushed from a moving train by a travel ticket examiner (TTE).

Youth arrested for sodomising minor boy in UP

 A 12-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a neighbour in Khekhda area here following which the accused was arrested, police said on Wednesday.

UP: 52 students taken ill after consuming milk in school

 Over 50 students of a government primary school at Arya Nagar locality in Cantonment area here fell ill after consuming milk provided under mid-day meal scheme on Wednesday, prompting the district administration to order an inquiry into the matter.

UP challenging Allahabad ​HC order over engineer triggers row

The Uttar Pradesh government`s decision to approach the Supreme Court against a Allahabad High Court order for a CBI probe into graft charges against former a Noida authority chief engineer has triggered a political row.

Security for Kawad Yatra strengthened

In wake of the terrorist attack in Gurdaspur, the authorities here have increased security for the annual Kawad Yatra which is slated to begin on August 1.

Rape victim burnt to death for refusing compromise

In a gruesome incident, a 17-year-old girl was set ablaze at a village near here by a youth, who had allegedly raped her a year ago, as she refused to reach a compromise, police said on Wednesday.

Twelve inmates flee juvenile home in Gautam Budh Nagar

Twelve children escaped from a government juvenile home in Gautam Budh Nagar Phase II on Wednesday, police said.

UP woman gives birth outside health centre

A 20-year-old woman gave birth at the main gate of a primary health centre of Budhana town in the district after the authorities allegedly refused to admit her.

Denied admittance, woman gives birth at health centre gate in UP

A 20-year-old woman gave birth at the main gate of a primary health centre of Budhana town in the district after she was allegedly refused admittance.

Kalam was a simple man with a great soul: Uttarakhand Governor

Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul and Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday expressed grief at the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam describing him as a simple man with great soul whose loss is irreparable for the nation.

Missing minor girl found dead after alleged gang-rape; 4 policemen suspended in UP

Four police personnel including Incharge of Farah police station have been suspended after body of a 12-year-old girl, who was missing since last night, was found on Tuesday near Parkham railway station falling under Farah police station.

Shia cleric demands President's rule in UP

Alleging that there is "jungle raj" in Samajwadi Party regime, prominent Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad today demanded imposition of President's rule in Uttar Pradesh.

Two Bhojpuri film actors injured in acid attack

Two actors of Bhojpuri films were seriously injured in an acid attack in Narayanpur village here, police said today.

UP Lokayukta registers case against suspended IPS officer

In fresh trouble for suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta NK Mehrotra has registered a case against him on complaint of an RTI activist of allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to known sources of income.

5 killed in road accident in UP

 Five people from Gujarat were killed and another was seriously injured in a road accident near Chonk village under Kalpi police station area here, early Tuesday morning, police said.

UP: Two minors of a family killed in house collapse

Two minor boys of a family were killed and four others injured after a portion of their house collapsed here, police said on Tuesday.

UP: Father kills daughter in honour killing

A 23-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by her father for planning to marry a youth from a different caste.

Three killed, 22 injured in accident in UP

Three persons, including two children, were killed and 22 injured when the bus in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck on Basti-Faizabad national highway.

Five killed in UP road mishap

Five people were killed in a road accident inJalaun District of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.