Non-veg food banned in Lucknow University campus, students term the decision as 'anti-Dalit'

Non-veg food banned in Lucknow University campus, students term the decision as 'anti-Dalit'

In what may come as a surprise to many that Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar University (BBAU) administration has decided to ban non-vegetarian food in the varsity mess. 

Not CM candidate, Rahul Gandhi to lead party across the country: Congress

Not CM candidate, Rahul Gandhi to lead party across the country: Congress

Congress on Tuesday virtually dismissed reports that Rahul Gandhi would be projected as the party's CM candidate in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, stating that he is the leader of Congress all over the country.

Arvind Kejriwal to visit Uttar Pradesh today

Arvind Kejriwal to visit Uttar Pradesh today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Monday visit Uttar Pradesh to attend a family function of his party colleague Sanjay Singh.

Illegal construction: UP CM suspends MLA Rampal Yadav from party

Illegal construction: UP CM suspends MLA Rampal Yadav from party

Samajwadi Party today expelled MLA Rampal Yadav from the party for six years in illegal construction case.

Housing prices rose during Oct-Dec quarter of 2015-16: RBI

The latest Reserve Bank of India data released on Thursday states that housing prices rose during Oct-Dec quarter of 2015-16.

Jet Airways flight runs short of fuel, makes emergency landing in Lucknow: Report

A Jet Airways flight from Dehradun to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Amausi airport, as per a media report.

Asaduddin Owaisi denied entry in Azamgarh, says district admin scared of Mulayam Singh

Asaduddin Owaisi denied entry in Azamgarh, says district admin scared of Mulayam Singh

Azamgarh district administration on Saturday cancelled permission to all scheduled programmes of AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi due to communal tension in nearby Mubarakpur area.

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. 

At least three labourers injured as Lucknow Metro shuttering collapses

At least three labourers injured as Lucknow Metro shuttering collapses

One construction worker died while eight others sustained injuries after a construction mishap in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

Girl dances on 'ranaji maaf karna' song to commemorate Ambedkar in event organised by BSP leaders – Watch

Girl dances on 'ranaji maaf karna' song to commemorate Ambedkar in event organised by BSP leaders – Watch

At a time when the architect of India's Constitution, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar is being remembered with great fanfare across the nation on his 125th birth anniversary, some BSP leaders decided to go a little off the track to commemorate Babasaheb.

No memorials now, only development if voted to power: Mayawati

Defending putting up her statues beside Kanshi Ram's at various memorials her government built, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday said it was done to honour the wishes of her mentor and her party will concentrate on development now and not on building memorials if voted to power.

After Kollam temple tragedy, Lucknow bans use of firecrackers

After Kollam temple tragedy, Lucknow bans use of firecrackers

The Lucknow DM has banned the use of firecrackers at all public events in the state capital.

'Bheem Jyoti Yatra' of Congress calls Mayawati's bluff: UPCC chief

Ahead of Ambedkar's anniversary later this week, Congress today accused BSP supremo Mayawati of 'hijacking' Dalit community in the name of icons and said the party has exposed it through 'Bheem Jyoti Yatra'.

UP rape horror: Teen raped on pretext of marriage

UP rape horror: Teen raped on pretext of marriage

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexually exploited by a youth for a month on the pretext of marrying her, police said here today.

Rape survivor refused stretcher in Uttar Pradesh hospital

Rape survivor refused stretcher in Uttar Pradesh hospital

In yet another case of apathy towards rape victims, a girl who was sexually assaulted and was bleeding profusely, was denied use of stretcher in Lakhimpur government hospital. 

Akhilesh Yadav announces Rs 20 lakh for murdered NIA official's family

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh for the family of NIA official Tanzeel Ahmad, who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the state's Bijnor.

Drought-hit Bundelkhand: Akhilesh govt announces free food material for 'Antyodaya' families

Drought-hit Bundelkhand: Akhilesh govt announces free food material for 'Antyodaya' families

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced to provide special relief package to drought-affected people in Bundelkhand region every month. 

Allahabad HC dismisses petition on Commission report on Muzaffarnagar riots

Allahabad HC dismisses petition on Commission report on Muzaffarnagar riots

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation petition seeking quashing of the report of justice (retd) Vishnu Sahai Commission on Muzaffarnagar communal riots of 2013 and a CBI probe into it.

Bundelkhand starves but UP netas go on foreign tour packed with shopping, sightseeing

Bundelkhand starves but UP netas go on foreign tour packed with shopping, sightseeing

At a time when Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh is reeling under the fourth consecutive crop loss and a sharp increase in cases of farmer suicide, 17 ministers and MLAs of state are on multi-foreign trip under the name of 'study tour'.

UP Assembly polls: Samajwadi Party releases first list of 143 candidates

UP Assembly polls: Samajwadi Party releases first list of 143 candidates

Samajwadi Party on Friday released its first list of 143 candidates for Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, to be held in 2017.