Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said VHP's 'Ghar Vapasi' programme will continue unless conversions are banned and that India's problem was "not poverty" but "vote bank politics fuelled by jehadi fervour".
BJP’s firebrand MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath has triggered a fresh controversy by saying that he will install idols of Gauri-Ganesh in every mosque, if given a chance.
Light to moderate rains on Thursday lashed isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh with Agra receiving 1 cm of rainfall.
Fog and cold wave conditions continued to prevail in most parts of Uttar Pradesh as Churk in Sonbhadra district recorded the coldest place in the state with minimum temperature at 0.6 degrees Celsius.
Gorakhpur: A leopard, wreaking havoc in the Chiluatal area here since the past 15 days, today made the forest department team toil for over three hours before it was finally caught and taken away.
Leopard enters into house in Gorakhpur; 1 injured.
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.
The indefinite lockout of the historic Gita Press here has been withdrawn following the intervention of local administration, officials said on Thursday.
New Delhi: Notwithstanding controversy over the conversion issue, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath Tuesday justified such programmes saying it is an ongoing process and will continue to happen.
Amidst raging controversy over alleged conversion in Agra, firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that there was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it willingly.
Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a wanted criminal carrying reward of Rs 15 thousand after an encounter, a senior official said on Friday.
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.
Rural lender NABARD has committed a sum of Rs 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-1015.
Police and school authorities clashed on Saturday after a four-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at her school here.
A four-year-old class nursery student was allegedly raped by a youth inside a school in Rajghat area here, police said on Saturday.
National Human Rights Commission on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to pay Rs five lakh to a victim of alleged police torture due to which he became permanently disabled.
Moderate to heavy rains or thundershowers were recorded at various places across Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, the MeT officials said.
Heavy rains induced by the cyclonic storm Hudhud has left behind a trail of destruction, despair and death in many parts of Uttar Pradesh.
Two speeding passenger trains collided near here late Tuesday night, killing 14 people and injuring 45 others.
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