Uttar Pradesh News

UP govt trying to silence us by giving money: Kamlesh Tiwari's wife

UP govt trying to silence us by giving money: Kamlesh Tiwari's wife

It may be recalled that the state government earlier this week sanctioned Rs 15 lakh and a house to the family of Kamlesh Tiwari, who was murdered in Lucknow on October 18. 

Oct 26, 2019, 21:59 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath attends 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya; 5.51 lakh diyas lit to celebrate Diwali

UP CM Yogi Adityanath attends 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya; 5.51 lakh diyas lit to celebrate Diwali

The Yogi government also launched several schemes worth Rs 226 crore on the occasion.

Oct 26, 2019, 19:12 PM IST
CM Yogi Adityanath launches single emergency helpline number 112 in Uttar Pradesh

CM Yogi Adityanath launches single emergency helpline number 112 in Uttar Pradesh

During the event, a new initiative for the safety of senior citizen 'Savera` was also launched by the UP Chief Minister.

Oct 26, 2019, 17:01 PM IST
Kamlesh Tiwari's wife appointed as new chief of Hindu Samaj Party

Kamlesh Tiwari's wife appointed as new chief of Hindu Samaj Party

Slain Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari's wife Kiran Tiwari has been appointed as the new chief of the Hindu Samaj Party.

Oct 26, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath govt to light 5.51 lakh diyas on Deepostav today, eyes Guinness World Record

Yogi Adityanath govt to light 5.51 lakh diyas on Deepostav today, eyes Guinness World Record

The Yogi Adiyanath government of Uttar Pradesh will celebrate the annual Diwali event `Deepotsav` on Saturday with the illumination of 5.51 lakh diyas or earthen lamps. The government will also

Oct 26, 2019, 06:45 AM IST
Dial 100 emergency service to be closed in Uttar Pradesh from Saturday, CM Yogi Adityanath to launch single helpline number

Dial 100 emergency service to be closed in Uttar Pradesh from Saturday, CM Yogi Adityanath to launch single helpline number

Traditional emergency service number Dial 100 will be closed in Uttar Pradesh from Saturday, October 26, and will be replaced by a single helpline number 112.  Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will

Oct 26, 2019, 06:35 AM IST
Ayodhya to celebrate grand Diwali on Saturday, CM Yogi Adityanath will take part in event

Ayodhya to celebrate grand Diwali on Saturday, CM Yogi Adityanath will take part in event

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, along with his entire cabinet, will take part in the event. He will be reaching Ramkatha Park at 4 pm, as per the schedule.

Oct 25, 2019, 23:42 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh by-poll results boost Congress despite no wins

Uttar Pradesh by-poll results boost Congress despite no wins

The Congress in Uttar Pradesh has been re-energised despite not winning a single seat in the by-polls in 11 constituencies as it has managed to substantially increase its vote share.

Oct 25, 2019, 17:59 PM IST
Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Bareilly cleric arrested on charges of helping accused

Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Bareilly cleric arrested on charges of helping accused

The maulana was detained on Tuesday by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). He was arrested after a long interrogation under Section 216 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The accused had visited the cleric

Oct 25, 2019, 10:40 AM IST
Congress' vote percentage has increased in Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress' vote percentage has increased in Uttar Pradesh: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Uttar Pradesh Congress general secretary in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday expressed her pleasure on the assembly election and bypoll results and said she is happy that Congress' vote

Oct 24, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath sanctions Rs 15 lakh, house to Kamlesh Tiwari's wife

UP CM Yogi Adityanath sanctions Rs 15 lakh, house to Kamlesh Tiwari's wife

The Chief Minister has also instructed the authorities to take the accused to a fast track court for a speedy trial. Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead at Naka area of Lucknow.

Oct 23, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered two days before actual plan

Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered two days before actual plan

Ashfaq Shaikh and Moinuddin Pathan are the two prime accused in the case. Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered at his home in Naka Hindola area in Lucknow over a hate speech given by him in 2015. 

Oct 23, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Burst green firecrackers between 8 pm to 10 pm: UP government's Diwali advisory

Burst green firecrackers between 8 pm to 10 pm: UP government's Diwali advisory

The government has urged the people to purchase firecrackers only from licensed sellers. It also asked the people to not buy firecrackers from e-commerce websites. Authorities have been directed to

Oct 23, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed multiple times, killers tried to slit his neck twice: Post-mortem report

Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed multiple times, killers tried to slit his neck twice: Post-mortem report

Kamlesh Tiwari's post-mortem report has revealed that he was stabbed at least seven times. The attackers stabbed him in the upper part of the body from jaws to the chest. 

Oct 23, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Gujarat ATS to handover two main accused to UP Police; three others sent to police custody

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Gujarat ATS to handover two main accused to UP Police; three others sent to police custody

The Gujarat ATS had arrested the two main accused in the case - Ashfaq Hussain Jakirhussain Shaikh (34) and Moinuddin Khurshid Pathan (27) - from the Gujarat-Rajasthan border. 

Oct 23, 2019, 06:27 AM IST
Both main accused in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case arrested by Gujarat ATS

Both main accused in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case arrested by Gujarat ATS

The Gujarat ATS said in a press release that in the primary interrogation both Ashfaq and Moinuddin have accepted their involvement in the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari.

Oct 22, 2019, 21:50 PM IST
Martyred soldier Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha cremated in Varanasi on Tuesday

Martyred soldier Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha cremated in Varanasi on Tuesday

Martyr Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha lost his life on October 19 after Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir Tangdhar sector.

Oct 22, 2019, 18:45 PM IST
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: UP Police to produce three accused before Lucknow court

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: UP Police to produce three accused before Lucknow court

The UP Police brought the three accused in the case to Lucknow from Gujarat on Monday after a court in Ahmedabad on Sunday granted 72-hour transit remand to the police.

Oct 22, 2019, 09:57 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh sees lowest voting percentage in assembly by-polls

Uttar Pradesh sees lowest voting percentage in assembly by-polls

Uttar Pradesh observed the lowest polling percentage of 47 per cent among 17 states whereas Arunachal Pradesh recorded the highest voting percentage of 89.27 per cent. 

Oct 21, 2019, 22:14 PM IST
Trainee aircraft crashes in Amethi, pilot escapes unhurt

Trainee aircraft crashes in Amethi, pilot escapes unhurt

The aircraft was of Indra Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy (IGRUA) a pilot training institute located in Amethi. The aircraft was flown by a trainee pilot who escaped unhurt in the accident.  

Oct 21, 2019, 20:07 PM IST