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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.

 

Flood-hit villagers decry apathy as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath skips visit
Flood-hit villagers decry apathy as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath skips visit

The villagers started the `jal satyagraha` on late Thursday by standing in the neck-deep water of river Ghagra, officials said on Friday.

HC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh on Gorakhpur deaths
HC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh on Gorakhpur deaths

Over 70 children have died at Gorakhpur`s Baba Raghav Das Medical College over the last 10 days.

Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought
Flood situation worsens in eastern Uttar Pradesh; Army help sought

Teams of NDRF are providing food and drinking water to the flood-hit people with the help of 169 boats.

Noida: Police arrests 4 criminals after encounter, one injured
Noida: Police arrests 4 criminals after encounter, one injured

Four persons were arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Friday morning after an encounter between police and criminals. One person has also been injured in the incident.

Uttar Pradesh's law and order has improved under Adityanath govt: BJP

The BJP-led government in Uttar Pradesh has restored law and order in just five months after assuming power and its focus has been on people-centric issues, a senior leader of the party from UP claimed on Wednesday. 

Pregnant woman turned away by hospital in Uttar Pradesh; gives birth in e-rickshaw

While the woman's husband was taking her to another hospital in an e-rickshaw, she gave birth in the vehicle.

Muslim community is in constant state of fear: Samajwadi Party MLA Shivpal Singh Yadav
Muslim community is in constant state of fear: Samajwadi Party MLA Shivpal Singh Yadav

He further cornered the government over its poor policies including demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said both broke the backbone of the traders.

5 more deaths at Gorakhpur hospital; toll since Aug 7 reaches 71

The Congress accused the Yogi Adityanath government of not accepting its responsibility on the issue. UP Congress chief Raj Babbar said that his party will fight till the victims get justice.

 

National Security Act to be imposed against UP Madrasas who didn't sing National Anthem on Aug 15: Govt
National Security Act to be imposed against UP Madrasas who didn't sing National Anthem on Aug 15: Govt

The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to take action against madrasas in the state who defied the government's order to celebrate Independence Day by unfurling Indian flag and sing the national anthem. 

UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits flood-hit Lakhimpur Kheri, orders relief measures
UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits flood-hit Lakhimpur Kheri, orders relief measures

The chief minister was on a visit to flood-hit Dhaurahra tehsil in the district to review the situation and distribute relief materials among the people affected by the deluge.