Cop crushed to death in Lucknow

A police constable was crushed to death by a tractor-trolley being used in illegal mining in Shahjahanpur district, police said on Saturday.

Mulayam Singh Yadav asks leaders to ensure SP candidates victory in bypoll

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday directed leaders and ministers to ensure the party's victory in the next month's bypoll to 11 assembly and one Lok Labha seats in the state.

Uttar Pradesh to have fast track courts in every district: CM

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts in every district to ensure the speedy trial of cases, especially those involving atrocities on women.

BJP blowing up minor issues; no law and order problem in UP: Akhilesh

Accusing the BJP of blowing out of proportion minor incidents of violence in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday affirmed that there is no law and order problem in the state and the government is keeping a close watch on all "troublemakers".

149 candidates in fray for by-polls on 11 UP Assembly seats

With the last date for filing nomination for by-polls on 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh ending today, a total of 149 candidates are in the fray.

Akhilesh to inspect development works next month

In a bid to check the progress of development works being undertaken in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will carry out inspections from next month.

Former health minister Ramadoss granted bail in graft case

A court here Tuesday granted bail to former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and four others, allegedly involved in favouring an Uttar Pradesh private medical college by renewing permission to admit students in 2008-2009.

Z security for Sangeet Som: 'No inputs taken from UP'

Amid the controversy over the Centre according Z security to BJP MLA Sangeet Som, a Muzaffarnagar riots accused, UP government today said no inputs were taken from it on the issue even as it maintained that it will continue to provide him Y category security as per a High Court order.

Block Development Committee member murdered in Lucknow

A 35-year-old Block Development Committee member was killed allegedly by some unidentified persons in the wee hours today in Kakori area here, police said.

Flight carrying Haj pilgrims to leave Aug 27

The first flight carrying Haj pilgrims will leave for Saudi Arabia Aug 27 from an airport in Lucknow, officials said Saturday.

Ensure code of conduct for UP by-polls: Poll panel to officials

The Election Commission has directed the district officials to ensure complete adherence to model of conduct in places where assembly and parliamentary by-polls will take place in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

Humid spell to continue in Uttar Pradesh

Humid weather is likely to continue in Uttar Pradesh for the next fortnight, the Met Office said on Thursday, ruling out any possibility of rains.

CCTVs to be installed in UP girls` colleges

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras at the entry gates of all girl`s colleges and hostels, an official said on Thursday.

19 more die in flood-hit parts of UP, death toll crosses 80

Flood situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 82 on Wednesday with reports of 19 more deaths even as authorities feared outbreak of disease in the worst affected eastern parts of the state.

Notice to organisers of Amit Shah`s Lucknow visit for violating model code

The district administration has issued a notice to the organisers of BJP president Amit Shah`s Lucknow visit for alleged violation of model code of conduct in place ahead of by-polls.

Amit Shah accuses Samajwadi Party of poor law and order situation in UP

In a bid to make the Bharatiya Janata Party a dominant force in Uttar Pradesh, the party`s newly appointed president Amit Shah addressed the party workers in Lucknow on Tuesday.

Amar Singh meets Mulayam again, Akhilesh joins in

Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh Tuesday called on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his residence here.

`Centre to extend full cooperation to UP in tackling floods`

With a "high flood situation" warning issued in Uttar Pradesh after water level in Rapti River rose above danger level, Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Centre would extend full cooperation to the state in tackling floods.

Who will be BJP`s UP CM candidate? Fierce online campaigns on

Although more than two years are left for Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, supporters of BJP leaders have started aggressive online campaigns for their choice of chief ministerial candidate.

Noida, Agra and Lucknow to be cycle friendly

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to develop Noida, Lucknow and Agra as cycle friendly, officials said on Tuesday.