Uttar Pradesh News

Smriti Irani hits back at Priyanka Gandhi, asks her to do homework

Priyanka Gandhi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani were on Wednesday engaged in a war of words after the Congress leader said an IIIT was not being set up in her mother Sonia Gandhi's Rae Bareli constituency by the Union Minister who hit back by saying that she has not done her "homework".

Woman gang-raped in Bahraich, 2 arrested

A woman was allegedly gang-raped by four persons in Dargarh Shareef area here and two accused have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

ATM machine containing Rs 15.56 lakh cash stolen in UP

In a daring heist, unidentified robbers allegedly have decamped with an ATM machine containing Rs 15.56 lakh cash in Shishgarh area here, police said on Wednesday.

Mobile phones seized in UP jail; jailor suspended

Five jail personnel, including the jailor of a divisional prison, have been suspended after mobile phones and other electronic accessories were recovered from inmates during raid by the local administration, an official said here on Wednesday.

Man shot dead in UP

A 55-year-old man was on Wednesday shot dead allegedly by three unidentified persons in Ambedkar Nagar district here, police said.

Farmers plough CPWD's acquired land in Ghaziabad; stopped

Several agitated farmers, demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by CPWD in 1961, today tried to plough it, following which they were stopped by police, a senior official said.

Sex racket busted in Ghaziabad, 9 arrested

 The police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of nine persons, including four women, from a flat near Santosh Medical College here.

Minor stabbed to death by brother in UP

A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death allegedly by her brother over some family dispute at Rasoolpur Ghari village here on Wednesday, police said.

Five killed as car collides with truck in UP

Five people, including two children, were killed and as many others injured when the car in which they were travelling collided with a truck at Karhal crossing here Wednesday morning, police said.

NDA has done more for Amethi than generations of Congress first family members: Irani

Announcing several schemes for the Amethi constituency of Uttar Pradesh, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani said that the NDA Government at the Centre has done more for the region than generations of the Congress's first family members.

Green tribunal bans garbage burning in Vrindavan

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned civic garbage burning in the holy town of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.

Man arrested for killing elderly parents in UP

A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his parents in connivance with his relatives in Shamli district, police said today.

Labourer dies after wall collapses in UP

A labourer was killed and another injured after a wall allegedly collapsed on them while they were working in Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

'Congress to contest panchayat polls in UP'

The Congress would contest the forthcoming Panchayat polls with its full might, party leader Madhusudan Mistry said here on Tuesday.

BJP launches mass contact programme in UP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday kicked off a 'Maha Sampark Abhiyaan' - a contact programme aimed at telling the masses about the achievements of the NDA government at the centre in one year.

UP Governor returns list of Vidhan Parishad nominees

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Tuesday said he had sent back for re-examination the list of persons to be nominated for the upper house Vidhan Parishad sent by the government for his approval.

Shankaracharya row: No HC interim relief to Swami Vasudevananda

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday declined to grant interim relief to religious leader Swami Vasudevananda Saraswati who has challenged a lower court order declaring his claim to the title of "Shankaracharya" of Jyotishpeeth Badrikashram shrine as illegal.

Sonia Gandhi to visit Rae Bareli on May 28

Congress president and Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate works done under the MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds during a day-long visit here on Thursday.

Clash breaks out over appointment of Imam in UP mosque

A clash on Tuesday broke out between members of two groups allegedly over appointment of an Imam of a mosque in Kutubkhana area here, police said.

President mourns loss of lives in UP train accident

President Pranab Mukherjee has mourned the loss of lives in a train derailment on Monday in Uttar Pradesh.

Heatwave conditions at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh

Heat wave conditions prevailed at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday as weather was dry over the state.

Fifty people injured in Mathura bus accident

At least 50 people were injured when the bus carrying them overturned at Raya Bichpuri road in Mathura.

President condoles loss of lives in UP train derailment

President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives caused by the derailment of the Muri Express near Sirathu in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district.

Journalist shot at by unidentified persons in UP

A journalist was seriously injured after he was allegedly shot at by three unidentified persons in Kandhla town of Shamli district, police said on Tuesday.

Two injured in group clash over parking of vehicles in UP town

Two persons were injured in stone pelting when a clash broke out between two groups over parking of vehicles in Miranpur town here, police said on Tuesday.

Allahabad HC sets aside single judge order on merit list for OBC candidates

The Allahabad High Court has set aside a single judge's order whereby Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board had been directed to prepare a merit list of OBC candidates who had appeared in written examinations for posts of constables by extending "benefit of 7.50 marks admissible against six wrong questions" in question paper.

CBSE 2nd topper Mythili wants to become IAS officer

Mythili Mishra of Amity International School, who achieved a second rank in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class XII exams, wants to become an IAS officer.

Hashimpura massacre: HC seeks UP govt response on NHRC plea

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of Uttar Pradesh government on a plea by NHRC challenging a trial court's decision to acquit 16 policemen of charges of murder and other crimes in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case, in which 42 people were killed in Meerut city.

Girl strangulated by brother over affair with neighbour

An 18-year-old girl was on Monday strangulated to death allegedly by her elder brother as he was unhappy over her affair with a neighbour, police said.

Man rapes minor daughter, tries to set her ablaze in UP

An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze by her father in Azadpur Teela locality here, police said on Monday.