Uttar Pradesh News

Elaborate arrangements ahead of Janmashtami festival

Ahead of the Janmashtami festival, which marks the birthday of Lord Krishna, elaborate arrangements are being made in the city for hassle free darshan of the principal deity at Sri Krishna Janmasthan.

BJP leaders hold meeting in Mathura to discuss plans for upcoming polls

 BJP's Braj area office-bearers today met here to discuss strategies for the upcoming panchayat polls and the 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

15-year-old raped in Faridabad

A 15-year-old girl has filed a complaint saying that she was raped by her neighbour in Faridabad.

Ensure national flag is hoisted at madrassas on Aug 15, Jan 26: HC tells UP govt

The Allahabad High Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that the national flag is hoisted at madrassas across the state on Independence Day and Republic Day.

SC intervenes into Khap panchayat's rape order of two UP sisters, seeks report from Akhilesh govt
SC intervenes into Khap panchayat's rape order of two UP sisters, seeks report from Akhilesh govt

In a bizarre ruling, the all-male Khap Panchayat in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh has ordered to rape a 23-year-old woman and her 15-year-old minor sister, in order to punish them for their brother's mistake.

Congress doesn't want to see country's progress: Venkaiah​ Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday attacked the Congress saying it was "obstructing" passage of important bills in the Parliament as the party did not want to see "progress" of the country.

UP: 12 policemen injured as degree holders clash with police

 Twelve policemen and several others were today injured as Physical Education degree holders demanding government jobs in primary and secondary schools of the state indulged in arson and clashed with police which used batons and water canons to quell the protest.

Insects found in midday meal for primary school children in UP

Insects were found in the midday meal served to children in a primary school in Sheetalpur area here following which a complaint has been lodged with the Basic Shiksha Adhikari.

Free ultrasound facility at govt hospitals in UP: Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to extend free ultrasound facility to patients in government hospitals.

Four killed, 2 injured in road mishap in UP

Four persons were today killed and two others injured when a jeep they were traveling in was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned crossing in Mainpuri district, a police spokesman said here.

Ghaziabad traffic cops identify places to install road security signages

Police here have identified 100 such places in the city where road security signages is proposed to be installed to tackle the problems of congestion due to unruly traffic.

Mulayam takes SP ministers to task, gives them 1 month to 'improve'

 Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav took the ministers in the Akhilesh Yadav-led government and the party MLAs to task by giving them one month's time to "improve" in a bid to gain good results for the Assembly elections in 2017.

18 injured in clashes in UP

 Around 18 people were injured in separate incidents of clashes between various groups here.

UP: Village pradhan, supporters fire at team of officials

A case has been filed against Bakshipur village pradhan and his associates for allegedly firing at a tehsildar and his team here, who had gone to investigate election rigging complaint against him.

One shot dead in Noida

One person was killed and another was injured when they were allegedly fired at near NTPC crossing here on Sunday evening, police said.

Release rest of money for rain-hit farmers: UP CM writes to PM

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to sanction the remaining Rs 4,700 cr of the Rs 7,543 cr- memorandum sent by the Uttar Pradesh government for relief of farmers affected by hailstorm or untimely rains.

UP: Brothers beaten-up for resisting eve-teasing

Two brothers were injured when they were allegedly beaten up by four persons for resisting eve-teasing of a girl in Barthari village under Bagwala police station here, police said on Sunday.

Four killed, 20 injured as mini bus-truck collides in UP

Four persons were on Saturday killed and around 20 others injured when a mini bus collided with a truck in Kakori area, police said here.

Varanasi's potholed roads: Centre turns table on UP govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image was not getting sullied due to potholed roads in his constituency Varanasi as their maintenance was responsibility of the Uttar Pradesh government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Saturday.

Locals manhandle policemen, set afire police outpost in UP

Locals assaulted a policemen and torched a police outpost in protest against death of a youth due to a road accident in Rampur Karkhana area, near Maduwahdeeh village, police said here on Saturday.

Muzaffarnagar riot victims attacked in native village

Five victims of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots were beaten up allegedly by some residents of their native village when they went there for some work.

More youths, teenagers 'involved' in cyber crime: UP official

Rising number of youths and teenagers are engaging in cyber crime due to lack of awareness, a top Uttar Pradesh police official said on Friday.

Khurja Power Plant will boost industrial growth in Noida: Minister

Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Friday said that the 1,320 MW Khurja power plant at Arnia block here will boost industrial growth in Noida and benefit around a dozen districts in UP.

No coercive action if Kejriwal surrenders within four weeks: Allahabad High Court

 The Allahabad High Court has ruled that if Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surrenders before a court in Amethi district within four weeks, no coercive action shall be taken against him till then in a criminal case pending in the lower court.

Religious leader's car attacked in Muzaffarnagar

Tension prevailed in Jansath after a local religious leader's car was allegedly attacked by some people in Muradnagar here, police said on Friday.

Jat reservation: BKS threatens to boycott Muzaffarnagar MP Sanjeev Balyan

Opposing the demand for Jat reservation, the Bhartiya Kisan Sanghathan (BKS) has threatened to boycott Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Sanjeev Balyan for supporting the issue.

Teenager raped by three youths in UP

A 16 year-old-girl was allegedly raped by three youths when she has gone to collect water from public hand pump at Budhana town in the district, police said on Thursday.

Faizabad: Teenage girl jumps into Saryu river, saved by PAC jawans

Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) jawans on Wednesday saved a teenage girl from drowning after she jumped into the Saryu river allegedly in an attempt to take her life.

UPSRTC officer roughed up by private taxi owners

 Private taxi owners roughed up Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) officer when he tried to stop the illegal operation of unauthorised taxis from Faizabad bus depot.