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Uttar Pradesh News

PM Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation.

Man shot dead over monetary dispute in Uttar Pradesh

Santosh Singh was shot last night by some persons in Sahatwar area.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman ends life, father claims killed over dowry

Ilaichi Devi (24) was yesterday rushed to a hospital after she consumed poison.

SP, BSP back Meira Kumar, consolidate anti-BJP forces in UP

Struggling to regain lost ground after the near washout in the recent assembly elections with the BJP making deep inroads into their respective bastions, the SP and the BSP have found in the presidential election another opportunity to come on the same page.

Adityanath govt banks on informers to curb female foeticide

At an event here, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the state and launched the 'Mukhbir Yojana' (Informer Scheme) aimed at arresting cases of female foeticide.

UP govt identifies more than 15 lakh land encroachers

The Goondas Act and the Gangsters Act have been slapped on 1,035 such people, and action is being taken against them, the CM said.

Uttar Pradesh: Four held for illegally slaughtering buffaloes

Four arrested in the neighbouring Shamli district for "illegally slaughtering buffaloes".

Uttar Pradesh: Three prison wardens suspended for dereliction of duty

Three wardens of district jail were suspended and departmental action was initiated against two others after a mobile phone and three sim cards were seized from the inmates.

 

Ram Nath Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour from Uttar Pradesh tomorrow
Ram Nath Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour from Uttar Pradesh tomorrow

An Election Commission team also took stock of the preparations and held meeting with Vidhan Sabha officials here last evening.

Two Moradabad women set ablaze in case of honour killing

A married woman and her sister-in-law were allegedly set ablaze by family members in Anwla Ghat of Uttar Pradesh`s Moradabad district for marrying a man against their wishes.

Meira Kumar's candidature an opposition ploy to divide Dalits: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
Meira Kumar's candidature an opposition ploy to divide Dalits: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

"Intentions of the opposition are not honest towards Dalits, otherwise they would have fielded Kumar last time," Adityanath said.
 

Uttar Pradesh: Former village headman, wife shot dead on NH 91

A former village headman and his wife were killed after allegedly being ambushed by motorcycle-borne assailants on the NH 91 here.

Allahabad High Court quashes Uttar Pradesh govt order, reinstates six Shia Waqf Board members
Allahabad High Court quashes Uttar Pradesh govt order, reinstates six Shia Waqf Board members

All the were nominated by the previous Samajwadi Party government.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath promises to develop cities in 'smart' list
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath promises to develop cities in 'smart' list

Announcing the new list of smart cities in Delhi, Naidu said 45 cities contested for the 40 available smart city slots but only 30 were selected to ensure their feasibility and workable plans.

 

Minor raped by teenager in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal

The girl has been sent for medical examination and a case has been registered.

 

BJP aiming to win all 80 seats from Uttar Pradesh in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Keshav Prasad Maurya

The party is also aiming a complete sweep in UP, as it plans to bag all the 80 Lok Sabha seats from the state, said UP BJP president and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.

 

UP govt announces free electricity for BPL families

The 'Power for All' pact was signed in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power Piyush Goyal.

UP: Tension grips Shahjahanpur after cow slaughter reports, heavy police force deployed
UP: Tension grips Shahjahanpur after cow slaughter reports, heavy police force deployed

An FIR was registered against four persons under various provisions of the IPC and the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, a police official said.
 

BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar in President poll
BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar in President poll

Mayawati had said on Monday that her party was positive about the NDA nominating Kovind but wished the ruling alliance had named a non-political Dalit candidate for the top post.
 

Suspected Hizbul operative does yoga in jail

"Clad in white kurta-pyjama, 34-year-old Naseer performed almost all the yoga asanas on the International Yoga Day yesterday, but abstained from singing national song 'Vande Mataram'.

UP gives 147 students Rs 1 lakh, tablet for board results

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday felicitated 147 students with Rs 1 lakh and a tablet computer each for their excellent performance in the board exams this year.

Three accused arrested in Greater Noida gang rape case

According to the primary information, the woman belongs to Gurugram and was in the Sohna area at around 8-8:30 pm when some people, driving a Swift car, dragged her inside and raped her.

Uttar Pradesh: 6-year-old raped in Aligarh, locals lynch accused to death
Uttar Pradesh: 6-year-old raped in Aligarh, locals lynch accused to death

The incident took place in Aligarh's Bheekamapur village.

Samajwadi Party to declare stand on Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday
Samajwadi Party to declare stand on Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17. President Pranab Mukherjee will demit office on July 24.

Uttar Pradesh Congress cancels 'iftar' that was scheduled tomorrow

"The roza-iftar programme which was scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled," Congress leader Dwijendra Tripathi told PTI.

Farmers perform 'shavasana' in Uttar Pradesh to protest govt policies

Farmers under the banner of the Bhartiya Kisan Union performed 'shavasana' on the Lucknow-Barabanki Highway.

PM Narendra Modi to lead 3rd International Yoga Day celebrations with UP CM, 51,000 participants in Lucknow
PM Narendra Modi to lead 3rd International Yoga Day celebrations with UP CM, 51,000 participants in Lucknow

To make the third edition of International Yoga Day a grand success, PM Narendra Modi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and 51,000 participants will perform various yoga 'asanas' in Lucknow on Wednesday.

No DJs, hockey sticks in 'kaanwar yatra'
No DJs, hockey sticks in 'kaanwar yatra'

DJs, hockey sticks and tridents bigger than six inches will not be allowed to be carried by devotees during the annual 'kaanwar yatra' in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and the National Capital Region, an official said on Tuesday.

Scores of Muslims to join PM Narendra Modi in Lucknow's mega yoga event

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while addressing the three-day UP Yoga Mahotsava in Lucknow, had said that Surya Namaskar was similar to namaz offered by Muslims.