UP mulling filing review petition against SC's advertisement order

After Tamil Nadu, the Uttar Pradesh government is exploring legal options to challenge the Supreme Court order banning chief ministers' photographs on government advertisements.

Communal clash in Lucknow, security beefed up

A communal clash broke in the state capital on Friday night after a minor spat between two communities over use of a loudspeaker during Friday prayers snowballed into pitched battles and incidents of vandalism, officials said.

Lucknow: Man commits suicide to know what happens after death

Achal Mishra commited suicide to know what happens after death in Lucknow. He was a spiritual man who wanted to look beyond death.

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UP under the grip of heat wave; Allahabad hottest at 47.7 deg

Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under sweltering heat with mercury in Allahabad touching 47.7 degrees Celsius which was the hottest in the state.

UP demands probe into spending on Bansagar Dam construction

Agitated over Madhya Pradesh not releasing water from Bansagar Dam over Sone river to Uttar Pradesh, state Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today demanded proper account of spendings on construction of dam and a probe into it.

UP officials on field postings allowed expensive official cars

Uttar Pradesh government has approved a long-pending proposal to give expensive cars to officials posted in the field.

ND Tiwari's son appointed adviser in UP transport department

Uttar Pradesh government has appointed former Chief Minister ND Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar as adviser to the state's Transport department.

Heat wave continues in Uttar Pradesh; Allahabad hottest at 43.1 deg C

The plains of Uttar Pradesh reeled under sweltering heat on Thursday with weather remaining dry all over the state.

UP CM lays foundation stone for multipurpose dam in Jhansi

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the over Rs 600 crore multipurpose dam in Jhansi district, and said his government was committed to bring the Bundelkhand region to the mainstream of development.

UP Govt to include recognised madrassas on grant list

 Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday took some important decisions including, inclusion of madrassas on grant list and launch of Janeshwar Mishra solar street light scheme, an official spokesperson said.

Shahi Imam warns SP against not fulfilling promises to Muslims

Accusing SP of failing to fulfill "promises" made to Muslims in 2012 assembly elections, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Maulana Ahmad Bukhari today warned the party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav that it may have to taste defeat in 2017 polls if it doesn't deliver.

Air India flight makes emergency landing in Lucknow after windshield crack

An Air India plane made an emergency at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow after the pilot noticed a crack in the windscreen.

Congress slams fuel price hike, demands rollback

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices and slammed the Narendra Modi-led central government for "adding more burden" on the common man.

Rahul Gandhi to begin 3-day Amethi visit on May 18

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will pay a three-day visit to his Amethi parliamentary constituency beginning May 18, during which he will meet farmers affected by the recent untimely rain and hailstorm.

Uttar Pradesh reels under acute power crisis

Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of acute power crisis with restricted demand of electricity going up to about 13,000 mega watt and availability of power on Sunday ranging from 10,000-11,000 MW.

UP govt to have 'labs' for policing social media

Realising that social media with its massive reach and lightning speed has the potential "to affect law and order", especially in sensitive areas, Akhilesh Yadav government is setting up two "laboratories" to be manned by police to monitor content and prevent any trouble.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav launches Samajwadi water ATM scheme

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said launch of affordable 'Lohia gramin bus seva', with 25 per cent lower fares, has received accolade from the people and it needs to be expanded further keeping in view the size of the state and the population.

AIMPLB to discuss 'Ghar Wapsi' issue in next meet

The 'Ghar Wapsi' issue is likely to figure in the next meeting of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) which has alleged that the community's right to religion was being attacked.

Low intensity blast outside Allahabad railway station

A low intensity blast occurred outside the Allahabad railway station on Tuesday. However, no casualties were reported.