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Uttar Pradesh News

UP Assembly passes annual budget; Opposition remains absent

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday passed a Rs 3,84,659.71 crore state budget for the fiscal 2017-2018 and the related appropriation Bill.

'Na na karte pyar tumhi se kar baithe' - Akhilesh Yadav's filmy take on fresh Nitish Kumar-BJP bonhomie
'Na na karte pyar tumhi se kar baithe' - Akhilesh Yadav's filmy take on fresh Nitish Kumar-BJP bonhomie

Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar decided to part ways with his party's allies in the 'Grand Alliance', former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took to popular networking website Twitter to share his reactions on the dramatic political developments in Bihar in pure Bollywood style.

NIA registers case to probe UP Assembly explosives recovery

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday registered a case into the recovery of explosives in the Uttar Pradesh assembly earlier this month, an official said.

UP govt committed to safeguarding interests of home buyers: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said his government is fully committed to safeguarding the interest of home buyers and redressing their problems.

UP: Car rams into divider on Yamuna Expressway, two dead

Two persons including a child were killed and seven others of a family were injured when a speeding car rammed into a divider on Yamuna Expressway, police said on Wednesday.

41 deaths due to illicit liquor between Jan'16 and June'17: UP minister

In UP, 41 people have died due to consumption of illicit liquor between January 2016 and June 2017. 

Dowry death: Three of family sentenced to 10 years jail in UP

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5000 each on the convicts.

HC quashes UP's move to admit Ayush students on NEET basis

The petitioners had challenged the state government's order issued on July 7, providing that for academic session 2017-18, the students for AYUSH course would be taken on the basis of the merit list of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET).

Muzaffarnagar: Two brothers among 3 get life term in double murder case

Three persons, including two brothers, were today sentenced to life by a court here for murdering a man and his son 14 years ago.

With Presidential election over, BJP to decide seats for Yogi Adityanath, Maurya

With the Presidential poll over, the BJP central leadership is now likely to take a call on getting Yogi Adityanath elected to UP Assembly by September.

UP cancels police recruitment process after paper leak

The Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment Board is yet to come up with fresh dates for exams for the post of Sub-Inspectors.

NIA arrests two from Uttar Pradesh in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two more people in connection with its probe into Pakistan`s terror funding in the Kashmir Valley, officials said.

After Aulakh, BJP's Raj Bala wants Azam's varsity guest house

BJP MLA Raj Bala has claimed there was no "central place" in her constituency for such meetings, so the guest house be alloted to her in "public interest" and in the "best interest of democracy".

UP CM Yogi Adityanath urged to allow state buses to run on ethanol

Apex industry lobby Assocham has urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to allow all state-run buses to move on from oil-based fuel to alternative and environment-friendly fuel like ethanol.

Teenager flees with cash from bank counter in Uttar Pradesh

A teenage boy allegedly fled with Rs six lakhs kept in the cash counter of a bank here, police said on Tuesday.

Nithari case: Won't rest till punishment is not implemented, says victim's mother

A Central Bureau of Investigation court in Uttar Pradesh on Monday awarded the death sentence to accused Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli in the 20-year-old Pinki Sarkar murder case.

Rs 100 crore ransom sought for abducted UP businessman

Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta is a partner in prominent food chain Sagar Ratna.

No separate lanes for VIPs at toll plazas: Uttar Pradesh govt

After facing flak, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday decided that there will be no separate lanes for VIPs at toll plazas in the state.

Oppn boycotts UP Assembly for third day, holds parallel 'House'

Instead of participating in the proceedings of the House, members of the Samajwadi Party, the BSP and the Congress sat in the Central Hall and ran a parallel "House".

UP to undertake major police recruitment soon

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath`s government proposes to recruit more than 1.5 lakh police personnel in the next five years.

Uttar Pradesh: One killed in road accident

 One person was killed and another seriously injured when their motorcycle was hit by a van near Jehagirabad.

Police modernisation in UP: CAG paints a grim picture

The Centre released "Rs 496.84 crore (70 per cent)" during the period, of its due share, as against "Rs 162.20 crore (38 per cent)" allocated by the state.

Nithari killings: Moninder Singh Pandher, Surinder Koli get death penalty in Pinki Sarkar murder case
Nithari killings: Moninder Singh Pandher, Surinder Koli get death penalty in Pinki Sarkar murder case

A CBI court on Monday convicted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli to death in a Nithari serial rape and murder case.

Shortage of ammunition plagues UP ATS: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General has red-flagged shortage of ammunition for the UP Anti- Terrorist Squad.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly adjourned till July 26

BJP MLA Mathura Prasad Pal had recently come to the UP Assembly on a wheel chair to cast his vote in the presidential poll.

Real estate sector's credibility at stake, govt will be forced to take harsh decisions: UP CM
Real estate sector's credibility at stake, govt will be forced to take harsh decisions: UP CM

Adityanath said that over the last four months, his government had sensed a problem between the builders and buyers.

UP: 21 admitted after consuming 'poisonous' tea in Mirzapur
UP: 21 admitted after consuming 'poisonous' tea in Mirzapur

At least 21 people fell ill after consuming poisonous tea from a tea stall in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district.

UP: 24 Kawariyas, many policemen injured in stone pelting
UP: 24 Kawariyas, many policemen injured in stone pelting

Nearly 24 Kawariyas along with four Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel and two police personnel were injured after a group of stone pelters attacked a number of devotees of Lord Shiva in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

Uttar Pradesh: Stopped from playing music, Kawariyas attack police with stones

Four of the kawariyas were taken into custody and cases were registered against the others.

Nithari killings: CBI court convicts Moninder Singh Pandher, Koli in 7th case

Police had discovered 19 skeletons from Moninder Singh Pandher's house in Nithari in Noida on December 29, 2006.