Light rains in UP; Gorakhpur coldest at 3.4 degrees Celsius

Light to moderate rains on Thursday lashed isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh with Agra receiving 1 cm of rainfall.

Hindu seer hacked in Allahabad

A Hindu seer was Tuesday murdered at the Magh Mela here on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, police said.

Devotees take holy dip in River Ganges on Makar Sankranti

Devotees thronged the banks of river Ganga here on Thursday to take a holy dip and offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Thousands converge at Allahabad sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

 Thousands of devotees today converged at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical river Saraswati here for a holy dip on the auspicious occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' - the Hindu festival which marks the Sun god's transition into the Capricorn zodiac sign.

'Make Priyanka Gandhi Congress president' posters re-emerge in Allahabad
'Make Priyanka Gandhi Congress president' posters re-emerge in Allahabad

In view of Congress' continuous electoral drubbings in several states, the clamour for making Priyanka Gandhi Vadra the party president is growing stronger with every passing day.

Thousands take holy dip in Sangam as Maagh Mela begins

Braving the winter chill, thousands of Hindu devotees Monday took the holy dip at the Sangam (the confluence of the three rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) on the first day of the 44-day long Maagh Mela.

Lawyers create ruckus outside Allahabad court

A chaos was created by the Lawyers outside Allahabad court due to parking issues.

31 die due to cold in Uttar Pradesh
31 die due to cold in Uttar Pradesh

At least 31 people have died across Uttar Pradesh due to the intense cold, officials said on Tuesday.

Cold wave intensifies in UP, 3 die in fog-related mishaps

Three persons were killed in fog- related incidents even as intense cold conditions continued to prevail across Uttra Pradesh on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear.

Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: Allahabad High Court
Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: Allahabad High Court

In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls "without their faith and belief in Islam" and "solely for the purpose of marriage" to Muslim boys could not be held valid.

Allahabad HC lawyers' strike continues, delegation to meet minister

Allahabad: Judicial work was paralysed at the Allahabad High Court for the third consecutive day today due to the strike by lawyers to protest proposed creation of a separate bench for western Uttar Pradesh even as a delegation left for New Delhi to meet the Union Law minister.

Allahabad HC asks AMU V-C to allow girls to use library
Allahabad HC asks AMU V-C to allow girls to use library

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday ordered the Aligarh Muslim University authorities to allow girls full access to its central library.

Allow entry of girls inside library: Allahabad HC to AMU

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) authorities to allow entry of girl students inside the Maulana Azad central library.

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in UP opens for tourists

The world-famous Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh opened for tourists on Saturday.

Punjab govt employee held for eve-teasing in Rajdhani train

An employee of the Punjab government was on Thursday arrested for allegedly teasing two women in a Rajdhani Express train while it was passing between Kanpur and Allahabad.

Celebrating Karthik Purnima

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Devotees take holy dip to celebrate Karthik Purnima

Thousands of devotees across the country thronged at the banks of the Sangam on Thursday morning to take holy dip on the occasion of Kartik Poornima.

HC gives 6 weeks time to Modi to file statement on election petition

The Allahabad High Court on Friday granted six weeks' time to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for filing an "effective written statement" in reply to a petition challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency.

Low intensity blast in Allahabad

Low intensity blast in Allahabad.

Three Army jawans arrested for harassing woman on train

Three Army jawans have been arrested for allegedly harassing a woman on board a moving train, Government Railway Police (GRP) said here on Tuesday.