Deaths due to illicit liquor: UP govt suspends six officials

Taking serious note of deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bhadohi district, Uttar Pradesh government has suspended the excise inspector and five others of the excise department.

KGMU assistant professor arrested in alleged admission racket

An assistant professor at King George Medical University has been arrested in connection with an alleged admission racket, police said here.

Delhi-Kathmandu bus service to be flagged off today

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will run a luxury Volvo bus on the Delhi-Kathmandu bus route and the tentative one-way fare is likely to be around Rs 2,200.

Dead rat found in mid-day meal, school principal suspended

A dead rat was found in the mid-day meal being served to the children of a primary school in Sultanpur district following which the UP government ordered a probe and suspended principal and a class IV employee of the school.

Need to set up new leper colonies; change mindset: UP Governor

 There is a need to change the mentality of society towards leprosy patients and people be made aware that this disease is fully curable, Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday said.

UP govt striving towards bringing all-round improvement: CM

Stressing on use of modern technology in the police force for improving its functioning and response time, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said his government is continuously striving towards bringing an all-round change.

Akhilesh blames centre for power crisis in UP

Lucknow: Holding the NDA government at the Centre responsible for the power crisis in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said the state was not getting its allocated quota of coal and power.

14 more districts drought-hit in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh has said 14 more districts, including Lucknow, are drought-hit. With this, more than two thirds of the state districts have now been declared drought-hit, an official said on Tuesday.

Info provided by media helps govt take prompt action: Akhilesh

Lauding the role of the media as a bridge between people and government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said sometimes the information it provides helps administration to take prompt action.

Sulabh built poor quality toilet during Kumbh for Rs 9.5L: Congress

The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.

Six incidents of communal violence in UP in April-August period: Khan

Uttar Pradesh government Monday said that between April to August this year, six incidents of communal tension took place in the state.

BJP leaders stage walkout from UP Legislative Assembly

Lucknow: BJP members Monday staged a walk out from the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly alleging apathetic attitude of the state government towards drought-hit farmers.

Gusty winds usher winter in Uttar Pradesh

Gusty winds have ushered winter chill in Uttar Pradesh with the minimum temperature dropping considerably, officials said on Monday.

Alert sounded at UP's Akbarpur railway station after threat SMS

An alert was on Friday sounded following an SMS threat to police that Akbarpur railway station in Ambedkar Nagar district would be blown up.

Pandemonium in UP Assembly, House adjourned

Lucknow: Pandemonium marked the first day of the winter session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Friday with opposition staging a walkout and stalling proceedings leading to the adjournment of the House.

Will take everyone along for 2017 Assembly elections in UP: BJP

To ensure that BJP comes to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, the state party unit on Thursday said it would not let anyone feel ignored and give responsibility to all big and small leaders as part of its poll strategy.

'Swachkar samaj' to get priority in appointments of cleanliness workers

In a bid to shun the manual scavenging, Centre would give priority to people of the "swachkar samaj" in appointments of "safai karmis" in its departments and ministries, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said.

Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law lauds PM Modi's cleanliness campaign

The "Swachh Bharat Mission" has found a proponent in Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav who has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking forward the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.

Om Mathur to kickstart BJP membership drive in Lucknow

Lucknow: BJP leader and party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Om Mathur, who will arrive here Thursday will kickstart the party's membership drive, a leader said.

Rajnath Singh adopts Beti village

Union Home Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has adopted Beti village in the district under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna.