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Uttar Pradesh govt welcomes Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq

The court by a majority verdict has set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, saying the it was void.

Utkal Express, derailed near Khatauli in UP, to run from Tuesday

Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening, killing 22 people and injuring 156 others. 

Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts
Uttar Pradesh floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts

Over 20 lakh people have been hit by the current spell of floods in 24 districts of the state.

 

No such thing as 'VIP' in democracy: UP CM Yogi Adityanath
No such thing as 'VIP' in democracy: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that there is no such thing as 'VIP' in a democracy, adding that the State Government's mantra is to develop each and every sector.

Uttar Pradesh: Two killed in accident

A man and his son were killed after being hit by a truck near Ambara village on Lalganj-Fatehpur road here, the police said on Monday.

Traffic restored on UP's Meerut-Muzaffarnagar rail section

The railways said on Monday traffic on the Meerut-Muzaffarnagar-Shaharanpur section in Uttar Pradesh where the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed has been restored.

Utkal derailment: Action taken against Secy-level officer, 7 other officials
Utkal derailment: Action taken against Secy-level officer, 7 other officials

The action against the eight officers came hours after Member (Traffic) of the Railway Board, Mohd Jamshed, indicated that negligence appeared to have caused the derailment.

Utkal Express tragedy: Railways suspends 4 officials, transfers 1; death toll 22
Utkal Express tragedy: Railways suspends 4 officials, transfers 1; death toll 22

Besides actions against these five officials, a general manager and a Railway Board member have also been “sent on leave”, the ANI news agency reported. 

Allahabad: Essay competition winner takes charge as SHO for one day

Total of 25 children from different prestigious schools had participated in the essay writing competition on the topic titled "A society without police".

Utkal Express derailment: Temple opens door to accident survivors, offer food, mobile phones
Utkal Express derailment: Temple opens door to accident survivors, offer food, mobile phones

At least 23 people were killed and over 40 others injured when 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express derailed, with one of them crashing into a house adjacent to the track, in Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday.

NIA's regional office, residential premises open in Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath and Rajnath Singh on Sunday inaugurated NIA's regional office in Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh floods claim 69 lives; 20 lakh people hit in 24 districts
Uttar Pradesh floods claim 69 lives; 20 lakh people hit in 24 districts

"The death toll in the floods has reached 69 in the state, where 2,523 villages in 24 districts are flooded affecting a population of over 20 lakh," the relief commissioner's office said here citing a flood report compiled till yesterday.

 

FIR against unknown persons in Utkal Express derailment, charges include 'death due to negligence'
FIR against unknown persons in Utkal Express derailment, charges include 'death due to negligence'

Thirteen coaches of the high-speed Utkal Express on Saturday jumped the rails near Khatauli in UP. 

UP: Minor gangraped by cop, father dies of shock
UP: Minor gangraped by cop, father dies of shock

In yet another shocking incident, a minor girl in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh was allegedly gang raped by a police constable and the village head. 

Utkal Express mishap: Know how the derailment took place
Utkal Express mishap: Know how the derailment took place

At least 23 people were killed and over 50 others were injured after 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening. 

Yogi Adityanath assures all possible assistance to injured passengers of Utkal Express
Yogi Adityanath assures all possible assistance to injured passengers of Utkal Express

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday called the Utkal train derailment as 'unfortunate' and issued a direction to officials to give all possible assistance to injured passengers of the Express.

Utkal Express derailment: President Kovind, PM Modi express grief
Utkal Express derailment: President Kovind, PM Modi express grief

At least 23 people were killed and dozens of others were injured when 14 coaches of the express train derailed. 

Utkal Express derailment: UP govt to rush 9 PAC companies for rescue operations
Utkal Express derailment: UP govt to rush 9 PAC companies for rescue operations

Several persons were injured after six coaches of the Kalinga-Utkal Express went off the tracks in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening.

Utkal Express derailment: Uttar Pradesh Police issue helpline numbers
Utkal Express derailment: Uttar Pradesh Police issue helpline numbers

The Uttar Police on Saturday released helplines number in the wake of derailment of six coaches of the Kalinga-Utkal Express went off the tracks in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of the state. 

23 dead, many injured as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP's Khatauli
23 dead, many injured as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP's Khatauli

Six coaches of Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express were derailed in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli on Saturday.

Man booked for making 'derogatory' comments against Yogi Adityanath on social media

A police complaint against the accused was lodged this morning by Manoj Kashyap, who had contested the state Assembly polls earlier this year on a BJP ticket from Jalalabad.

Non bailable warrants against two UP BJP MLAs

A local court has issued non-bailable warrants against two BJP MLAs for not appearing in court in connection with a case of disrupting train services here.

Uttar Pradesh: Police constable sexually harasses teenage girl, arrested
Uttar Pradesh: Police constable sexually harasses teenage girl, arrested

Her family members lodged an FIR against the constable, the ASP said, adding that they also alleged that her father died of shock after hearing about the incident.

Stones pelted at Dehradun-Delhi Shatabdi Express near Muzaffarnagar railway station

Miscreants pelted stones at the Dehradun-Delhi Shatabdi Express near Muzaffarnagar railway station here, damaging some window panes.

Five suspended in UP for seeking bribe for farm loan waiver

Uttar Pradesh government has suspended five revenue department employees for seeking bribe for the farm loan waiver scheme launched by it.

Threat call to kill Yogi Adityanath: UP anti-terrorist squad takes over probe
Threat call to kill Yogi Adityanath: UP anti-terrorist squad takes over probe

The Delhi police went into a tizzy after a duty officer in the police control room received the call on his landline number at 3 pm yesterday.

Portal launched for online registration of madrassas in UP

There are over 19,000 recognised and 560 aided madrassas in the state, he said, adding that the new portal will help in improving the quality of madrassa education.

Army's help sought for flood relief in UP
Army's help sought for flood relief in UP

With 22 of the 75 districts bearing the brunt of flood fury, the Army's assistance has been sought in around six worst-hit districts, including Gorakhpur and Siddharthnagar, they said.

Yogi Adityanath, Rahul Gandhi to visit UP's Gorakhpur on Aug 19
Yogi Adityanath, Rahul Gandhi to visit UP's Gorakhpur on Aug 19

"The chief minister will be here on a day's visit to inaugurate 'Swachch Uttar Pradesh - Swasthya Uttar Pradesh campaign' which will be carried out between August 20-25 in all the districts," BJP spokesman of the region Satyendra Sinha said.

 

Five officials suspended for Lucknow trauma centre fire
Five officials suspended for Lucknow trauma centre fire

The July 15 fire left five patients dead and caused immense chaos and inconvenience as very serious patients, many on ventilators, had to be rescued in billowing smoke and raging flames.