Uttar Pradesh News

Mayawati asks BJP allies to re-think their ties

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused BJP government at Centre and states of not following "raj dharma" and asked the allies of the saffron party especially in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, to reconsider their alliance.

Moderate to heavy rains occur in parts of Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at many places over eastern Uttar Pradesh and at a few places in western parts of the state in the last 24 hours.

Activist instigating tribals to encroach forest land, arrested in UP

A social activist along with another person was arrested today for allegedly instigating tribals to encroach forest land.

30 pilgrims injured as bus rams into truck in UP

 As many as 30 pilgrims were injured on Tuesday as the bus they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck on Hathras-Sikandarau road here, police said.

UP: 7 years jail for man, mother for killing wife for dowry

A court here sentenced a man and his mother to seven years imprisonment for killing his wife for dowry in 2011.

UP: Rape accused booked under Gangster Act

Three persons have been booked under the Gangster (Control) Act three months after allegedly raping a woman here, Sakrauli police said on Tuesday.

Four of a family killed in fire in UP

Four persons, including three children, from the same family were killed and others received serious injuries in a fire due to cooking gas leakage in their house  in Majhwara bazar area here, police said on Tuesday.

Three killed in last 48 hours in Etah

Three persons, including two women, have been killed in separate incidents in the district during last 48 hours, police said on Tuesday.

Seven injured in clash in Etah

Seven persons were injured in a clash between two groups in Bhagpur village under Kotwali Bagwala area, police said.

Woman abducted, gang-raped by three youths in Meerut

A 20-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three youths in Kithore police station area here, police said on Monday.

Minor girl brutally gang-raped in UP's Badaun
Minor girl brutally gang-raped in UP's Badaun

It seems even death sentence has failed to infuse fear in the perverted minds of rapists.

Coaches of train get detached from engine in UP

Passengers of the the Aisbagh-Gonda passenger train faced anxious moments when six of its coaches on Monday got detached at the outer signal of Bankeyganj railway station here and the engine chugged forward, railway officials said.

14-yr-old gang-raped in Badaun

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three youths from her neighbourhood in Civil Lines area here, police said on Monday.

UP govt's schemes unparallelled, better than Centre: Akhilesh Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the schemes launched by his government were "unparallelled" as against those launched by the NDA-led Centre.

MHA asks UP to ensure peace after two incidents of tension

The Union Home Ministry on Monday expressed concern over two recent incidents of communal tension in Uttar Pradesh and asked the administration to ensure peace in the state.

Moderate to heavy rains lash Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at most places over eastern Uttar Pradesh while rains lashed few areas in the western part in the last 24 hours.

Samajwadi Party committed to solving India's problems: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that the Samajwadi Party, led by his father Mulayam Singh Yadav, is committed to solving the nation's problems.

Preparations begin for 'Ardh Kumbh' in Haridwar

Preparations have commenced for the 'Ardha Kumbh' set to begin here in January 2016.

Girl gang-raped by two youths in UP

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped at a gunpoint by two youths here, police said on Monday.

Man shot dead by son in Muzaffarnagar

A man was shot dead allegedly by his son in Udaypur village of neighbouring Shamli district, following which he was arrested, police said on Monday,

Five injured in group clash in UP

Five persons including two women, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over a minor issue at Chala Village here, police said on Monday.

Tihar Jail's security breached: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung orders probe, Centre seeks report
Tihar Jail's security breached: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung orders probe, Centre seeks report

In a daring jailbreak, two undertrials dug a tunnel in the country's most secure prison, Tihar jail, and managed to escape.

BJP worker allegedly molested by party leader in UP

A BJP worker was allegedly molested by a party leader and his four associates here, police said on Sunday.

51 rape cases in Ghaziabad in 5 months

 As many as 51 cases of rape and 208 cases of harassment have been registered in the district till May this year.

Journalist attacked for objecting to dumping of waste

 A journalist was seriously injured in an attack by about half-a-dozen persons in Anand Puri Colony in Krishna Nagar area, police said on Sunday.

PM should not play with the emotions of people, says Azam

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for postponing his Varanasi visit due to heavy rainfall, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Sunday said he should not play with the emotions of the people.

Congress blowing Lalit Modi controversy out of proportion: BJP leader Arun Singh

Congress is unnecessarily blowing the Lalit Modi controversy out of proportion, BJP leader Arun Singh has said, adding that false allegations are being levelled against the women leaders of his party.

Undertrial escapes from police custody in UP; cop suspended

An undertrial managed to escape from custody while being taken to local court here, following which a police personal has been suspended, officials said on Sunday.

Varun Gandhi distributes compensation cheques to UP farmers
Varun Gandhi distributes compensation cheques to UP farmers

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi on Sunday distributes compensation cheques to farmers in Uttar Pradesh who have suffered crop damage due to unseasonal rain.

129 people fined for urinating publicly in Agra

 In a first amidst the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', 129 people have been fined in the last three days for allegedly urinating in public in the city of Taj.