Uttar Pradesh News

In Varanasi, PM Narendra Modi flags off world's first diesel-to-electric converted locomotive

In Varanasi, PM Narendra Modi flags off world's first diesel-to-electric converted locomotive

PM Modi will also address a public meeting later in the day in Varanasi.  

Feb 19, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Ambulance carrying mortal remains rams into a car on Yamuna Expressway, 7 dead

Ambulance carrying mortal remains rams into a car on Yamuna Expressway, 7 dead

The ambulance was carrying the mortal remains of a family member of the victims of the accident.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:14 AM IST
Thousands of devotees flock to Sangam to take holy dip on Maghi Purnima

Thousands of devotees flock to Sangam to take holy dip on Maghi Purnima

Over one crore devotees are likely to participate in the fifth royal bath of the Kumbh Mela this year.

Feb 19, 2019, 09:46 AM IST
 PM Narendra Modi to visit his Lok Sabha constituenct Varanasi on Tuesda

PM Narendra Modi to visit his Lok Sabha constituenct Varanasi on Tuesda

Modi will also visit the Sant Ravidas temple on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti.

Feb 18, 2019, 19:51 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath didn't accept offer to give up charge of backward class welfare dept: Rajbhar

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath didn't accept offer to give up charge of backward class welfare dept: Rajbhar

The SBSP leader, however, said that he would like to remain in charge of the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department.

Feb 17, 2019, 18:59 PM IST
AMU student booked, suspended for objectionable tweet on Awantipora suicide attack

AMU student booked, suspended for objectionable tweet on Awantipora suicide attack

The student, Basim Hilal, had tweeted praising Jaish-e-Mohammed for the terror strike. 

Feb 15, 2019, 17:13 PM IST
Yet to come across any evidence supporting sedition charges against AMU students: Police

Yet to come across any evidence supporting sedition charges against AMU students: Police

The case of sedition and attempt to murder was filed on Tuesday evening on the basis of a written complaint by Lodhi, the Aligarh president of the BJYM.

Feb 14, 2019, 20:36 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh minister OP Rajbhar accuses state government of ignoring him, gives up one portfolio

Uttar Pradesh minister OP Rajbhar accuses state government of ignoring him, gives up one portfolio

Rajbhar, the MLA from Jahurabad in eastern UP's Ghazipur, will, however, retain the empowerment of persons with disabilities department.

Feb 14, 2019, 15:29 PM IST
SP leaders tight-lipped after Mulayam backs Narendra Modi's return as PM

SP leaders tight-lipped after Mulayam backs Narendra Modi's return as PM

Mulayam Yadav's comment left opposition members squirming at a time when his son Akhilesh Yadav has joined hands with arch rival Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to challenge the BJP.

Feb 13, 2019, 20:53 PM IST
Mayawati breaks silence on CAG's Rafale report, claims Constitutional bodies not able to work with honesty

Mayawati breaks silence on CAG's Rafale report, claims Constitutional bodies not able to work with honesty

The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister remarked that it seems that the report was prepared under some kind of pressure.

Feb 13, 2019, 19:23 PM IST
SP-BJP face-off continues in UP over Akhilesh being stopped at Lucknow airport

SP-BJP face-off continues in UP over Akhilesh being stopped at Lucknow airport

Samajwadi Party workers protested at the busy Hazratganj in the state capital and raised anti-government slogans.

Feb 13, 2019, 16:14 PM IST
Security beefed up at Aligarh Muslim University, sedition case against 12 students

Security beefed up at Aligarh Muslim University, sedition case against 12 students

As many as 12 students, including the university's students' union chief, were booked under sedition charges after a complaint of alleged assault was filed by an ABVP member. Following this a "

Feb 13, 2019, 15:57 PM IST
Gujjars protest in Meerut, block rail traffic

Gujjars protest in Meerut, block rail traffic

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan demanding five per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions found an echo in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district. 

Feb 13, 2019, 15:20 PM IST
Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj - Watch

Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath take holy dip at Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj - Watch

Amit Shah also visited other holy places and met saints during his one-day visit.  

Feb 13, 2019, 14:28 PM IST
UP Assembly adjourned amid chaos over Akhilesh Yadav being stopped at airport

UP Assembly adjourned amid chaos over Akhilesh Yadav being stopped at airport

As soon as the House met on Wednesday, SP leader Narendra Verma tried to raise the issue in the Question Hour.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
Fire at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent in Kumbh mela; mobile, watch set ablaze

Fire at Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon's tent in Kumbh mela; mobile, watch set ablaze

There were no injuries or casualties in the incident.

Feb 13, 2019, 09:19 AM IST
SC refers to 7-judge bench issue of determining correctness of minority status to AMU

SC refers to 7-judge bench issue of determining correctness of minority status to AMU

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench for defining the parameters for grant of minority status to educational institutions.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
A cover to hide nervousness: Akhilesh hits back after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says visit could have led to violence

A cover to hide nervousness: Akhilesh hits back after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says visit could have led to violence

Akhilesh stressed that stopping him from attending a students' union programme in Prayagraj shows how "scared" the government is.

Feb 12, 2019, 15:56 PM IST
Allahabad University had informed Akhilesh Yadav of 'no politician in campus' clause

Allahabad University had informed Akhilesh Yadav of 'no politician in campus' clause

Akhilesh also posted photographs on his official Twitter handle in which he was seen talking to police officers inside the airport.

Feb 12, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav stopped at Lucknow airport, SP chief says UP government scared of him

Akhilesh Yadav stopped at Lucknow airport, SP chief says UP government scared of him

Akhilesh Yadav was headed to Prayagraj to attend a student union function at the Allahabad University.

Feb 12, 2019, 11:51 AM IST