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Supreme Court to decide on early hearing of pleas in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case
Supreme Court to decide on early hearing of pleas in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case

The apex court questioned Swamy`s role in the matter and said it did not have the time to hear the plea."What is your locus standi in the case? We didn`t know that you are a party to the case. 

Babri Masjid land dispute: SC to decide on early hearing of pleas
Babri Masjid land dispute: SC to decide on early hearing of pleas

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will soon decide on early hearing of batch of petitions including cross appeals in the Ram Temple Babri Masjid land dispute case.

Uttar Pradesh government recommends into Gomti River Front project

This comes a month after an FIR was lodged at the Gomti Nagar police station against eight engineers of the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department in connection with alleged financial anomalies in the project.

Mixed response among parties to Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha

"BSP supremo Mayawati is unable to digest the results of 2014 Lok Sabha elections and 2017 UP Assembly elections. People of UP have grossly rejected partisan and communal politics. They are looking forward to progress and development of the state," UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said.

UP school girls forced to strip: 12 staffers dismissed

"The other 12 staffers, including seven teachers and an accountant, were dismissed yesterday. They were found responsible in an inquiry into the forced stripping of the girls to check if they were menstruating ," he said.

Jubilation, jigs and sweets in President-elect Ram Nath Kovind's village

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India. 

Uttar Pradesh: Man rapes stepdaughter, attacks wife

The woman, who married the accused a few years ago, told police that her husband raped her 18-year-old daughter from her first marriage.

Over 100 kanwariyas hurt as lightning strikes camp in Uttar Pradesh

The kanwariyas or Lord Shiva devotees were taking rest under the shed of an abandoned petrol pump in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli area when lightning struck and the shed collapsed, burying many.

Man booked for trying to rape widowed sister-in-law in Uttar Pradesh

The accused and his parents have been arrested and the woman hospitalised, they said.

Mayawati presents handwritten resignation, Hamid Ansari accepts note
Mayawati presents handwritten resignation, Hamid Ansari accepts note

The Rajya Sabha chairman on Thursday accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati. 

Uttar Pradesh: Woman killed by former husband after heated argument in Muzaffarnagar

A 27-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her estranged husband after a heated argument at Mansurpur village in the district on Thursday, an official said.

Caught on cam: Goons brutally thrash couple in UP's Maharajgang, circulate video
Caught on cam: Goons brutally thrash couple in UP's Maharajgang, circulate video

In a shocking incident, a boy and a girl were mercilessly thrashed up by three goons in the name of moral policing in Maharajgang district of Uttar Pradesh. 

All appointments made during Samajwadi Party rule in Uttar Pradesh will be probed by CBI: Yogi Adityanath
All appointments made during Samajwadi Party rule in Uttar Pradesh will be probed by CBI: Yogi Adityanath

All appointments made during the Samajwadi Party rule in Uttar Pradesh will be probed by CBI, Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday.

Court refuses to revoke POCSO charges against Gayatri Prajapati

A special court on Wednesday rejected a plea by lawyers of former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati, an accused in a gang-rape case, for the removal of POCSO charges against him.

Four children drown in River Ganga

Four children on Wednesday drowned in the River Ganga, police said.

Preliminary tests positive for PETN at SFSL-Lucknow, samples not sent to Agra lab: Official
Preliminary tests positive for PETN at SFSL-Lucknow, samples not sent to Agra lab: Official

About 150 grams of the white powdery explosive PETN was found wrapped in a paper close to the seat of the Leader of the Opposition.

July 12 violence fallout: 'No domestic help to work in Noida’s Mahagun Moderne society'
July 12 violence fallout: 'No domestic help to work in Noida’s Mahagun Moderne society'

A domestic helps’ union has decided to boycott Noida’s Mahagun Moderne society in Sector 78 after the residents blacklisted 81 domestic workers following the July 12 incident.

UP: Woman attacked with knife by in-laws over property dispute in Vrindavan, brother-in-law arrested
UP: Woman attacked with knife by in-laws over property dispute in Vrindavan, brother-in-law arrested

In an another case of dowry-related violence, a woman was allegedly attacked with a knife by her in-laws over a property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan.

Mayawati's resignation a 'drama' to create confusion: BJP

The Dalit leader on Tuesday tendered her resignation, hours after the Chair asked her to restrict her impromptu speech on alleged anti-Dalit violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.

Court frames charges against Gayatri Prajapati, 6 others

A special court on Tuesday framed charges against former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and other six co-accused in a gang-rape case.

Centre likely to hand over UP Assembly explosive case to NIA

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had described it as a "dangerous terror conspiracy" and he recommended a probe into the incident by the NIA.

803 rapes, 729 murders in 2 months of BJP govt: UP Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna
803 rapes, 729 murders in 2 months of BJP govt: UP Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna

The minister said that action has been taken in 67.16 per cent of murder cases as also in 71.12 per cent cases of rape and 52.23 per cent of kidnapping.

UP shamed again! 85-yr-old elderly women raped, stabbed to death in Muzaffarnagar
UP shamed again! 85-yr-old elderly women raped, stabbed to death in Muzaffarnagar

In yet another shocking incident, an 85-year-old elderly woman was allegedly stabbed to death after being raped in a village here, police said on Tuesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Bride walks out of marriage after groom demands SUV

Angry over the sudden demand, the bride's family members closed the doors of the banquet hall, not allowing the groom's family to leave the venue.

Fire audit ordered in Ghaziabad multi-storey buildings

The GDA will also issue a final notice to builders of various high-tech integrated townships to recover its outstanding Rs 34.27 crore. 

Uttar Pradesh horror: Father rapes 11-year-old daughter in Badaun, held

The incident occurred at Aurangabad Tappa village under Sahaswan police station area.

Mockdrill conducted in Uttar Pradesh legislature

"A mockdrill is being conducted to cater to any emergency-like situation and evacuate people during the crictical hour. Apart from this, the mockdrill will also enable us to plug possible loopholes in the security apparatus (if any)," SSP, ATS, Umesh Kumar Srivastava told PTI.

Speeding car kills three children in Uttar Pradesh
Speeding car kills three children in Uttar Pradesh

Police has arrested the driver of the vehicle and are investigating the matter.

Dawood gang may be behind planting of explosives in UP Assembly: Amar Singh
Dawood gang may be behind planting of explosives in UP Assembly: Amar Singh

He claimed that the Dawood company may be involved in the July 12 incident.

UP govt has set target to provide 70 lakh jobs in five years: CM Yogi Adityanath
UP govt has set target to provide 70 lakh jobs in five years: CM Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government has fixed a target to provide jobs to 70 lakh people in five years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday.