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UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

UP government issues notification renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification directing its departments to use Prayagraj instead of Allahabad for all official purposes, district magistrate Suhas L Y said on Saturday.

Oct 20, 2018, 22:46 PM IST
Man 'stoned to death' by monkeys in UP, family wants FIR against simians

Man 'stoned to death' by monkeys in UP, family wants FIR against simians

Family claims that bricks were thrown at his head and chest, and he succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

Oct 20, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan to pay off loan of over 850 farmers

Amitabh Bachchan to pay off loan of over 850 farmers

The 76-year-old actor said he previously helped over 350 farmers from Maharashtra by clearing their loans.

Oct 20, 2018, 09:44 AM IST
Alleged Khalistani militant arrested in Uttar Pradesh

Alleged Khalistani militant arrested in Uttar Pradesh

"Punjab Police and UP Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) teams are investigating the case," said ASP Ajay Pratap Singh.

Oct 19, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
UP cop who shouted ‘thain thain’ to scare away criminals recommended for award

UP cop who shouted ‘thain thain’ to scare away criminals recommended for award

Superintendent of Police Yamuna Prasad has written a letter in this regard to the Director General of Police.

Oct 17, 2018, 19:29 PM IST
Shivpal Yadav open to grand alliance after moving to Mayawati's Bunglow

Shivpal Yadav open to grand alliance after moving to Mayawati's Bunglow

Samajwadi Secular Morcha chief Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday said that he was open to joining hands with the opposition parties against the Yogi Adityanath government. 

Oct 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
At Samajwadi Party office, Mulayam Singh Yadav asks partymen to fight 'conspiracies', communalism

At Samajwadi Party office, Mulayam Singh Yadav asks partymen to fight 'conspiracies', communalism

Both Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Samajwadi Secular Morcha (SSM) founder Shivpal Yadav claim the support and blessings of Mulayam Singh Yadav. 

Oct 17, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
New Farakka Express derailment: Preliminary probe suggests glitch in train's guiding system

New Farakka Express derailment: Preliminary probe suggests glitch in train's guiding system

The report by the Commission of Railway Safety was released on Tuesday. 

Oct 17, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

Allahabad is now Prayagraj, UP Cabinet clears proposal to change name

The proposal to change the name was approved by the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet at a meeting on Tuesday.

Oct 16, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

After Yogi Adityanath says Allahabad may be renamed, Justice Katju suggests new names for 18 more UP cities

Two of the new names suggested by Justice Katju are Narendramodipur for Faizabad, Amitshahnagar for Fatehpur and Mankibaatnagar for Moradabad.

Oct 15, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
Instead of talking, bring ordinance for Ram temple in Ayodhya: Shiv Sena tells Centre

Instead of talking, bring ordinance for Ram temple in Ayodhya: Shiv Sena tells Centre

Shiv Sena has demanded the Centre to bring an ordinance on Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Oct 15, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh government focus on Swachh Bharat, to install more than one lakh toilets for Kumbh Mela

Uttar Pradesh government focus on Swachh Bharat, to install more than one lakh toilets for Kumbh Mela

Speaking on the hygiene issue during the festival, CM Adityanath said that more than one lakh toilets will be installed.

Oct 14, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Under construction building collapses in Uttar Pradesh, 3 killed

Under construction building collapses in Uttar Pradesh, 3 killed

An under construction building collapsed in Shahjahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday. 

Oct 14, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Clear stand on reservation or lose votes in 2019 polls: OP Rajbhar warns BJP

Clear stand on reservation or lose votes in 2019 polls: OP Rajbhar warns BJP

OP Rajbhar heads the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party in UP.

Oct 14, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
UP cops shout 'thain, thain' to scare criminals in UP's Sambhal - WATCH

UP cops shout 'thain, thain' to scare criminals in UP's Sambhal - WATCH

A team of UP Police was involved in an encounter in Sambhal.

Oct 14, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
If everyone agrees, Allahabad can be known as Prayag Raj, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

If everyone agrees, Allahabad can be known as Prayag Raj, says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The move was initiated in July when BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh wrote to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik proposing a change in the name of Allahabad.

Oct 13, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
Provide periodical counselling to policemen: High Court tells Uttar Pradesh government

Provide periodical counselling to policemen: High Court tells Uttar Pradesh government

The Allahabad High Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government and police department to provide periodical counselling to policemen.

Oct 13, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Shivpal Singh Yadav allotted bungalow constructed as per Mayawati’s likings

Shivpal Singh Yadav allotted bungalow constructed as per Mayawati’s likings

Being a legislator, Shivpal has been allotted bungalow number 6 at Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg in Lucknow.

Oct 12, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Minor girl raped by five youths in Ghaziabad

Minor girl raped by five youths in Ghaziabad

A minor girl was allegedly raped by five youths in a hotel here, police said Thursday.

Oct 11, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
Apple executive death case: Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM gives job appointment letter to wife Kalpana Tiwari

Apple executive death case: Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM gives job appointment letter to wife Kalpana Tiwari

Speaking on the investigation, Kalpana said that the investigation is heading in the right direction.

Oct 11, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

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