As sun blazes down, April is the new May-June in Uttar Pradesh

The situation is so sweatingly hot that the mercury has already touched a scalding 45.4 degrees Celsius in Banda district of UP. 

50 Uttar Pradesh districts declared drought-hit; revenue realisation suspended

As many as 50 of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh were declared drought-hit.

40-year-old woman gang-raped by bus driver, conductor in UP

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by the driver and the conductor of a private bus in Kotwali area here, police said Tuesday.

Kanpur Police's helpline gets ISO certificate

The helpline launched by the Kanpur Police was given the ISO certificate, police said on Friday.

'Objectionable picture' in newspaper triggers tension in Jhansi, three held

Tension prevailed in the city after an "objectionable picture" was published in a newspaper here leading to the arrest of three persons.

Dalit woman gang-raped, burnt, cut into pieces in Uttar Pradesh

In a horrifying incident which reveals the pathetic law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, a Dalit woman was gang-raped and murdered at Malpura in Agra.

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UP CM lays foundation stone for multipurpose dam in Jhansi

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the over Rs 600 crore multipurpose dam in Jhansi district, and said his government was committed to bring the Bundelkhand region to the mainstream of development.

Nine killed as strong winds, heavy rain lash Uttar Pradesh

At least nine people were killed and many injured when gusty winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Farmer dies in UP after setting himself afire

A 45-year-old farmer died of severe burn injuries in a hospital here almost a week after he tried to immolate himself at Swari village here, police said on Friday.

Bawankule demands Central Agriculture Varsity in Nagpur

Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has requested Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh to consider setting up a Central Agriculture University in Nagpur.

UP: Professor assaulted by students for preventing cheating in exam

A professor in Jhansi was assaulted by a students after he prevented cheating in exam.

Uttar Pradesh reviews law and order

The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday began a review of the law and order situation in the state, an official said.

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.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Rani Lakshmibai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai, the fiery queen of Jhansi, on her 186th birth anniversary.

Eight IAS officers transferred in UP

In a reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred eight IAS officers, an official spokesman said here.

NHRC notices to Jhansi authorities over torture of Dalit youth

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the district authorities of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged torture of a Dalit youth who was "thrashed and forced to eat human excreta".

Six UP medical colleges to be super-speciality centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, Union Health Ministry officials said on Monday.

Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty.

Farmer suicides, poor development top poll issues in Bundelkhand

A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.