Uttar Pradesh News

Post office in PM Modi's model village Jayapur closed, ministry seeks report

The lone post office in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village in Varanasi's Jayapur village was closed after the landlord alleged that he did not get a permanent job.

UP, Maha, Haryana seek over Rs 10,100 cr for farmers' relief

Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Haryana have sought a total of over Rs 10,100 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund to provide urgent relief to farmers for damaged crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm, government said today.

Eight killed as bus catches fire in UP

Eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a moving state transport bus caught fire in Amethi on Tuesday, police said.

Nine killed, over 10 hurt as bus catches fire near Amethi

Nine persons were killed on Tuesday and over 10 others injured when a roadways bus caught fire in Peeparpur area near here, police said.

Ex-armyman shot dead in UP

An ex-serviceman was shot dead allegedly by four persons over an old rivalry in Rajpura area, police said here Tuesday.

Woman's purse with Rs 1.5 lakh stolen at Indo-Pak lifestyle exhibition in Agra

A Pakistani woman`s purse was stolen from the ongoing Indo-Pakistan lifestyle exhibition in Agra, with the bag containing Rs 1.5 lakh and her passport.

Lord Rama is needed at all levels of society: UP Governor

Invoking Lord Rama, Governor Ram Naik on Monday suggested the Hindu god is "needed" at all levels of society, including governance.

Rs 563 crore relief fund distributed among rain-hit farmers in UP
Rs 563 crore relief fund distributed among rain-hit farmers in UP

In pursuance with the directives of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, financial help worth Rs 563 crore has been distributed among 12.71 lakh farmers who suffered crop losses due to recent untimely rains and hailstorm.

Man appeals for enquiry after grandson's death at UP school

Alleging foul play behind the death of his grandson at a school in Lucknow, an octogenarian has urged the District Collector to get all the facts and to make arrangements to conduct an enquiry into it.

UP: Boy drowns in water-filled ditch

A 4-year-old boy drowned in an 8- foot deep water-filled ditch while playing near it at Chakeri area of the city here, police said on Monday

Mercury up 12 degrees Celsius in UP in past 48 hours

After a week of pleasant weather and an overcast sky, the fury of summer has finally been unleashed in the state with the mercury rising by 12 degrees Celsius over the past two days -- and the regional Met Office on Monday forecast harsher days ahead.

Over dozen injured in group clash in Gorakhpur

Over a dozen persons were injured when a clash broke out between two groups in Bhatpar Tola in Gagha area here, police said on Monday.

Two farmers die in UP

Two farmers died in the district which has witnessed crop loss due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Vicky Tyagi murder case: Charge sheet filed under Arms act

A charge sheet for possessing illegal arms was today filed in court against an accused in connection with the Vicky Tyagi murder case here, police said on Monday.

UP officer urges discontinuation of Guard of Honour ceremony

A senior IPS in Uttar Pradesh has written to Chief Secretary requesting to discontinue the ceremonial Guard of Honour accorded to ministers, top police and administrative officers.

One held with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in UP

One person has been arrested the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) with smack worth Rs 51 lakh in the international market.

Woman shot dead in UP

A 55-year-old widow was shot dead by unidentified persons in Doghat village here, police said today.

Two arrested in murder case in Muzaffarnagar

Railway police have arrested two persons in connection with the murder case of gangster Asif.

Centre gave enough funds to UP to deal with crop loss: BJP

BJP on Sunday alleged that the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh was "ruing" about shortage of resources in the face of massive crop loss even as the Centre has given calamity relief fund to the state.

'No allegation or counter allegation over relief to farmers'

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Sunday said that there should be no allegation or counter allegation over relief to farmers hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorms.

'Braj Mahotsava' to be dedicated to farmers: MP Hema Malini

Mathura MP and actress Hema Malini on Sunday said that the upcoming two-day 'Braj Mahotsav' festival will be dedicated to the farmers of Mathura who suffered losses in the recent unseasonal rain and thunderstorm.

Mayawati asks BSP leaders to donate a month's salary to rain-hit farmers

BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in their respective constituencies.

Rampur civic body against proposal to stall demolition drive

The Rampur Municipal Board has opposed a proposal against the demolition of homes of Balmiki community after the National Scheduled Castes and Sub-castes Commission assured that it would be sent to the state government "within 15 days".

Man stabbed to death in Muzaffarnagar

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by four men over some quarrel at Rasolpur village under Kandhla police station in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.

Govt property at Rs 100/yr to Azam's trust: HC seeks UP's response

Allahabad High Court Saturday sought UP government's response on a PIL challenging the alleged leasing of government land and building at Rampur to state minister Azam Khan's private Trust on a nominal rent of Rs 100 per year.

Vrindavan widows protest over poor quality services

Vrindavan widows have taken to the streets to protest against a governmental organisation for allegedly providing poor quality services to them.

20-year-old girl shot at in UP

A 20-year-old girl was shot at allegedly by two unidentified persons in Baradari area on Saturday, police said.

Allahabad HC asks Centre, UP to file response on compensation to farmers

The Allahabad High Court Saturday directed the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to file their response on April 27 on petitions seeking proper compensation to farmers in the state who suffered crop loss due to unseasonal rains and hailstorms recently.

Varun Gandhi to lead dharna to demand compensation for farmers

BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Varun Gandhi would lead a dharna on April 28 to demand adequate compensation for farmers who have suffered crop losses due to recent untimely rains and hailstorm.

UP DM donates 15-day salary for rain-affected farmers

District Magistrate of Barabanki Yogeshwar Ram Mishra has announced to donate his 15-day salary to the chief minister's relief fund for farmers affected by recent rains and hailstorms in the state.