Uttar Pradesh News

Man's body found hanging from tree in Greater Noida

 A body of a man was found hanging from a tree between Dastampur and Nisia area here, police said on Saturday.

Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad
Kanwar Yatra: How to avoid long traffic jams in Ghaziabad

Shivratri is round the corner and preparations are underway to avoid hour-long traffic jams during Kanwar Yatra in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas. The traffic police has chalked out a plan to divert several routes between August 06 to 14. Here's how it has been planned:

Univ renamed after Kalam should be a centre of excellence: Akhilesh Yadav

After naming Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday emphasised on developing it as a centre of excellence.

UP Council nominations: Guv-SP govt in tug-of-war

Refusing to relent, Uttar Pradesh government has sent the same list of five names to Raj Bhawan for nomination to the Legislative Council under the nominated members category which the governor had returned seeking more information.

Three cops arrested for 32-year-old fake encounter case

Three policemen who were wanted in a 32-year-old alleged fake encounter of the brother of a former MLA have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Clash over offensive remark against a girl

Six persons, including two women, were injured in a clash between two groups allegedly over an offensive remark made against a girl at Bbhanwada village in the district, police said on Saturday.

Class XII student abducted and raped in UP

A class XII student was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths at Civil Lines area here, police said on Saturday.

Congress questions UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on Lokayukta

 The Congress on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Akhilesh Yadav government on the appointment of Lokayukta in Uttar Pradesh and has asked it to come clear on the controversy.

Nine injured in clash over land dispute in UP

 Nine persons were injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute at Vidirika village in this district, police said on Saturday.

BJP to hold workers' training workshop in UP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day training programme for its workers in Bareilly starting Saturday, a party spokesman said.

Shias being targeted, clerics to tell Mulayam

 Shia clerics will meet Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his Delhi residence next week and tell him that members of their community were being targeted, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh: Stampede at temple in Vrindavan, 4 injured

Four people were injured after a stampede broke out at a temple in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

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.