UP marks Republic Day; CM says Obama visit a moment of pride

Inclement weather and light rains failed to dampen the Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh, where Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav hoisted the national flag and took part in ceremonies.

Rains in Lucknow hit Republic Day festivities

 Overnight rains here in Uttar Pradesh played spoilsport Monday as the Republic Day festivities were delayed by a few hours at many places.

Over one crore joined party in fresh drive, claims UP BJP

BJP in Uttar Pradesh has said that in its fresh membership drive over one crore people have enrolled themselves as party members.

Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title
Saina Nehwal beats world champion, wins Syed Modi title

Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to beat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Sunday.

UP MLA disqualified from UP Assembly after conviction for murder

Ruling Samajwadi Party MLA from Charkhari, Kaptan Singh Rajput, who was recently convicted in a 13-year-old murder case, has been disqualified from the membership of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

BJP suffers loss of face in UP Council polls

In a loss of face to BJP, its extra candidate in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elections on Friday lost while ruling SP and opposition BSP won an additional seat each with support from Congress and other parties.

UP govt running several people welfare schemes: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that his government is running several schemes for the progress of farmers and poor people which will lead to an improvement in their condition.

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.

5 family members test positive for Swine Flu in Lucknow

At least five members of a family have been tested positive for Swine Flu at a government hospital here, a senior official said today.

Gang providing illegal immigration busted by Crime Branch

Crime branch of Lucknow police has busted a gang of cheats with the arrest of five persons who have arranged illegal immigration of around 1000 people and duped them of Rs 25 crore, police said Thursday.

Law and order in UP needs improvement: Governor Ram Naik

Law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh needs improvement and even SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav feel so, Governor Ram Naik said on Wednesday.

Gadkari, Akhilesh discuss improvement of UP roads

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday discussed the improvement of road transport in the state, officials said.

Former Uttar Pradesh top cop joins the BJP

Uttar Pradesh`s former director general of police (DGP) Brijlal Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as its primary member.

Six run over by train in Uttar Pradesh

Three children and three women were run over by a train early on Wednesday when they were crossing the railway tracks in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh and apparently did not see the train coming, police said.

UP: Oudh lawyers to abstain from work till Jan 22

Lawyers of Oudh Bar Association (OBA) will continue to abstain from work till January 22 in support of their demand for enlargement of territorial jurisdiction of the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court.

UPATS, Lucknow Police arrests Dawood's aide

Tariq Parveen, a close aid of India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was on Monday arrested in a joint operation by the Lucknow Police and Uttar Pradesh Anti-terror squad (UPATS).

Rajnath Singh holds meeting with four CMs of Central Zonal Council

Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a meeting of 20th Central Zonal Council on security where he held discussions on infrastructure and Naxal menace with chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Support to SP to avoid communal parties from gaining: Congress

Terming SP "equally dangerous" as the BJP and BSP, Congress in Uttar Pradesh said it was supporting SP in the Legislative Council elections in order to avoid communal parties taking gains through horse-trading.

Lucknow hooch tragedy: NHRC issues notice to UP Govt

National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Government over hooch tragedy in Lucknow and bordering areas of the state.

Why US observatory, pundit can give astronomical predictions: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the next door pundit can give astronomical predictions and one need not depend on US observatories, emphasising on contributions of ancient Indian knowledge.