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Four arrested for ‘forcible conversion’, marriage of minor boy in UP's Kanpur

Four arrested for ‘forcible conversion’, marriage of minor boy in UP's Kanpur

Four people including a 24-year-old woman, her parents and a cleric have been booked for alleged kidnapping and forceful conversion of a minor Dalit boy. 

May 25, 2022, 16:36 PM IST
Kapil Sibal quits Congress, files nomination for Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party support

Kapil Sibal quits Congress, files nomination for Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party support

Kapil Sibal said, “I have filed nomination as an Independent candidate. I have always wanted to be an independent voice in the country,” adding, “On May 16, I resigned from the Congress Party.”

May 25, 2022, 13:02 PM IST
39 dead in rain-related incidents in UP in single day, CM Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh aid

39 dead in rain-related incidents in UP in single day, CM Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh aid

Of 39, five lives were lost due to lightning - one each in Aligarh, Shahjahanpur and Banda, and two in Lakhimpur Kheri district.

May 25, 2022, 12:21 PM IST
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan skips UP Assembly session for second day in a row

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan skips UP Assembly session for second day in a row

Azam Khan was recently released on bail Sitapur Jail where he was lodged on various charges.

May 24, 2022, 16:43 PM IST
Gyanvapi mosque hearing update: Court to decide on maintainability on May 26

Gyanvapi mosque hearing update: Court to decide on maintainability on May 26

Gyanvapi mosque row: The court also gave a week's time to both Hindu and Muslim sides to file objections to the report of a court-mandated videography survey of the mosque.

May 24, 2022, 16:06 PM IST
Gyanvapi mosque row: Hearing underway at Varanasi district court

Gyanvapi mosque row: Hearing underway at Varanasi district court

The Varanasi district court is likely to announce a verdict on the Gyanvapi case on Tuesday (May 24).

May 24, 2022, 15:39 PM IST
Amid Gyanvapi row, Hindu Mahasabha seeks court's nod for 'purification' of Shahi Idgah mosque in Mathura

Amid Gyanvapi row, Hindu Mahasabha seeks court's nod for 'purification' of Shahi Idgah mosque in Mathura

Amid legal battle over the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, another land dispute of Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi and Shahi Idgah Masjid is unfolding in Mathura with Hindu Mahasabha filing a plea in the

May 24, 2022, 07:30 AM IST
Gyanvapi mosque row: Varanasi court to decide on fresh hearing in the case today

Gyanvapi mosque row: Varanasi court to decide on fresh hearing in the case today

The apex court had on Friday transferred the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex case from a civil judge (senior division) to a district judge.

May 24, 2022, 06:57 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: 4 die in tragic incident after boat capsizes in Ganga

Uttar Pradesh: 4 die in tragic incident after boat capsizes in Ganga

UP: Following the tragic death of the boat passengers, CM Yogi Adityanath announced a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the dead.

May 23, 2022, 20:09 PM IST
SP leader Azam Khan, released on bail, says inspector threatened him of 'encounter'

SP leader Azam Khan, released on bail, says inspector threatened him of 'encounter'

Azam Khan was released from Sitapur jail on Friday (May 20) after Supreme Court granted the Samajwadi Party leader interim bail.

May 23, 2022, 18:00 PM IST
Gyanvapi Masjid case: Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeks impleadment before Supreme Court

Gyanvapi Masjid case: Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeks impleadment before Supreme Court

Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay earlier filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Constitutional validity of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 (Act). 

May 23, 2022, 15:54 PM IST
Gyanvapi Masjid row: Hindu devotees refer British era govt stand taken in 1936 civil suit

Gyanvapi Masjid row: Hindu devotees refer British era govt stand taken in 1936 civil suit

According to the affidavit, the written statement had said that the idols and the temple which stand there have existed since long before the advent of the Mohammedan Rule in India. 

May 23, 2022, 15:45 PM IST
UP budget for 2022-23 will be introduced on May 26: CM Yogi Adityanath, says govt is prepared to discuss issues raised by Assembly members

UP budget for 2022-23 will be introduced on May 26: CM Yogi Adityanath, says govt is prepared to discuss issues raised by Assembly members

Welcoming all the elected members, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "The first session of the 18th UP Assembly is starting today. I welcome all the elected members. The state budget for 2022-23

May 23, 2022, 12:45 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav accustomed to air-conditioned rooms, says SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar

Akhilesh Yadav accustomed to air-conditioned rooms, says SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar

SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar told PTI, "His (Akhilesh Yadav) party leaders complain that he does not meet anyone. He should venture out more often to constituencies."   

May 23, 2022, 10:59 AM IST
Namaz on roads stopped since BJP came to power in UP: CM Yogi Adityanath

Namaz on roads stopped since BJP came to power in UP: CM Yogi Adityanath

Lauding the law and order situation in the state for the last five years, which the BJP underlined during the Assembly poll campaign, the Chief Minister said that there was not a single incident of a

May 23, 2022, 10:02 AM IST
Amid rumours of chasm, Azam Khan, Shivpal Yadav skip Samajwadi Party MLAs meeting

Amid rumours of chasm, Azam Khan, Shivpal Yadav skip Samajwadi Party MLAs meeting

Azam Khan’s absence from the meeting called by the SP chief comes amid the speculations of his discontentment with Akhilesh Yadav. 

May 22, 2022, 16:12 PM IST
Gyanvapi mosque row: Supreme Court transfers case to district judge in Varanasi

Gyanvapi mosque row: Supreme Court transfers case to district judge in Varanasi

Gyanvapi Mosque case: The Supreme court said that considering the sensitivity of this civil suit, the court is transferring the case from civil judge senior division Varanasi to district judge in

May 20, 2022, 16:08 PM IST
'Sheshnaag’ like structures, idol with 'Sinduri' mark were seen in Gyanvapi Masjid, says sacked surveyor Ajay Mishra’s report

'Sheshnaag’ like structures, idol with 'Sinduri' mark were seen in Gyanvapi Masjid, says sacked surveyor Ajay Mishra’s report

Former court-appointed Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra's survey report is said to have revealed that several sculptures of gods and goddesses along with other structures related to Hindu belief were

May 19, 2022, 12:49 PM IST
Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, orders him to seek regular bail within two weeks

Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, orders him to seek regular bail within two weeks

The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao invoked its special power under Article 142 of the Constitution to grant relief to Azam Khan in view of the peculiar facts of the case.

May 19, 2022, 11:50 AM IST
Gyanvapi row: Commission submits mosque survey report in Varanasi court

Gyanvapi row: Commission submits mosque survey report in Varanasi court

The court-appointed Commission that conducted the survey of the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi mosque complex has filed the report in the Varanasi court on Thursday.

May 19, 2022, 10:57 AM IST