Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath warns officials of action if loudspeakers found violating norms in UP

Addressing a review meeting with officials via video conferencing from his official residence, CM Yogi Adityanath said his government has successfully removed loudspeakers used in violation of norms at religious places in the state.

May 19, 2022, 08:21 AM IST

Gyanvapi masjid row: Supreme Court to hear plea challenging mosque survey today

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and P S Narasimha will hear a plea challenging the Gyanvapi mosque survey today. 

May 19, 2022, 06:30 AM IST

UP govt accepts Cabinet proposal to exclude new madrasas from grant list: Report

According to reports, the Yogi government has now closed all avenues for giving grants to new madrassas across the state. In the year 2016, the Yogi government abolished the policy implemented by the previous Akhilesh Yadav-led government to give grants to madrasas. 

May 18, 2022, 09:42 AM IST

Dengue outbreak: Uttar Pradesh on high alert, officials amp up medical infrastructure

"If the fever persists, the patient should get tested for dengue," said Vikas Singhal, Joint Director, Vector Borne Diseases (VBD).

May 17, 2022, 13:17 PM IST

Gyanvapi mosque survey: It is a fountain, not 'Shivling', claims Asaduddin Owaisi

The AIMIM leader said he will not let the Gyanvapi mosque meet the fate of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya that was demolished nearly three decades ago.

May 17, 2022, 06:50 AM IST

Gyanvapi row: Supreme Court to hear mosque management's plea challenging survey today

The apex court will hear the matter amidst an important development with a Varanasi court on Monday directing the district administration there to seal the spot of the survey inside the complex where allegedly ‘Shivling' has been found by the surveying team.

May 17, 2022, 06:20 AM IST

Thieves in UP return stolen idols from temple worth crores claiming they had 'nightmares' after committing crime

"Out of 16 stolen idols, 14 were found mysteriously in a sack near the residence of Mahant Rambalak on Sunday," the police said and added that the priest also found a letter with the sack in which thieves wrote that they were having scary dreams at night, so because of fear they are returning the idols.

May 16, 2022, 18:04 PM IST

'Shivling' found inside well at Gyanvapi, claims petitioner; Varanasi court orders sealing of area

After the conclusion of the survey, the Varanasi court ordered the District Magistrate of Varanasi, Kaushal Raj Sharma, "to seal the area where the Shivling was found and to bar people from going to the place." 

May 16, 2022, 13:51 PM IST

Lucknow preps for PM Modi's arrival today; posters up, Yogi's city illuminated for grand welcome

During his visit to Lucknow, the Prime Minister will hold an interaction with the Cabinet Ministers of Uttar Pradesh at chief minister Yogi Adityanath`s official residence.

May 16, 2022, 08:22 AM IST

Gyanvapi mosque row: Major part of court-mandated survey completed, exercise to continue today

The survey was stalled last week amid objections by the mosque management committee, which claimed that the advocate commissioner appointed by the court for the survey did not have the mandate to film inside the premises. However, it will continue on Monday.

May 16, 2022, 06:58 AM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath lays foundation stone for schemes worth Rs 144 crore in Gorakhpur

The Chief Minister listened to the problems of the people who had come to the `Janata Darshan`, reports ANI.

May 15, 2022, 17:26 PM IST

Delhi stares at water crisis amid severe heatwave, seeks help from Haryana again

Delhi water crisis: Officials stated that authorities have resorted to water rationing to meet the high demand but the situation could get worse. 

May 15, 2022, 07:36 AM IST

After Uttar Pradesh, reciting national anthem may be compulsory at madrassas in MP soon

Talking to reporters, MP Home Minister said the national anthem should be sung everywhere. "It is a good thing. It is a national anthem and it can be sung everywhere," he said.

May 13, 2022, 17:00 PM IST

Shocking! 13-year-old girl dragged away by crocodile in Uttar Pradesh’s Etawah

Crocodile emerged from the river and dragged a young girl

May 13, 2022, 10:50 AM IST

India's first 'Amrit Sarovar' to be inaugurated today in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur

Amrit Sarovar has been constructed under the inspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will help in protecting the environment and conserving water, ANI reported Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi as saying.

May 13, 2022, 07:00 AM IST

BSP chief Mayawati backs SP MLA Azam Khan, lambasts BJP for ‘targeting’ opponents

BSP chief Mayawati accused the BJP of targeting and “harassing” poor, Dalits, tribals and Muslims "like the Congress" party. 

May 12, 2022, 16:11 PM IST

Lucknow bench of Allahabad HC rejects plea for opening 22 closed doors of Taj Mahal

A petition has been filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court seeking directives to the Archaeological Survey of India to open 20 rooms inside the Taj Mahal in Agra to find out whether Hindu idols and inscriptions are hidden there.

May 12, 2022, 15:35 PM IST

Heatwave onslaught: India's hottest and coolest places last week- In Pics

 The maximum temperature at the Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi's base station, rose to 41.4 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and is predicted to touch the 43-degree mark on May 12. 

May 12, 2022, 12:21 PM IST

UP to soon get its first tribal museum 'Tharu Janjati' in Balrampur district

Uttar Pradesh's first tribal museum: The state will open the museum soon as it has almost neared completion.

May 11, 2022, 21:20 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh DGP Mukul Goel removed for disobeying orders, neglecting duty

Mukul Goel, a 1987-batch IPS officer, was appointed the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) in June last year.

May 11, 2022, 21:02 PM IST