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  • Water level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills. The rising water of the Ganga could affect 30 villages along the bank of the river, Additional District Magistrate (ADM)...
  • UP government is doing wrong: Shahnawaz Hussain 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    In connection with the temple clashes in Moradabad BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said that everybody has the right to pray. "There is no need to take permission from Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. UP government is doing wrong." ...
  • Bharatiya Janata Party leaders detained for protests in Saharanpur 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    A few Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were on Saturday detained in the party's bid to hold state-wide protests seeking registration of an FIR against a senior Moradabad police officer for allegedly assaulting party workers in Kanth. Uttar Pradesh BJP President LaxmikantBajpai, who was going to Kanth to lodge an FIR against SSP Moradabad, was stopped, the District...
  • Protest was held to please BJP: UP Waqf Minister Azam Khan 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    Uttar Pradesh Waqf Minister Azam Khan has alleged that the protest held outside his residence in Lucknow was an attempt to please BJP. "Whatever has happened in Lucknow was an attempt to please the BJP and the perpetrators must had realised creating chaos on the occasion of Juma Alvida Namaaj was...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Akhilesh Yadav instructs officials to monitor situation in Saharanpur 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    With tension prevailing in Saharanpur and Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday directed senior home department officials to strictly handle the situation in the two areas. "A continuous monitoring of the situation in Saharanpur and Moradabad is being done by senior police and government officials," Principal Secretary (Information)...
  • Congress leaders detained on their way to a 'peace march' to Moradabad 6 hours 24 minutes ago

    Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained in Ghaziabad, when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'. Congress leaders Naseeb Pathan, Madhusudan Mistry, Nagma and other prominent leaders were detained by the police at UP Gate for violation of prohibitory orders, city Superintendent...
  • Three persons killed as truck rams into motorcycle 8 hours 5 minutes ago

    Three persons, including a woman and a girl, were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on was hit by a truck in Deedarganj area in Azamgarh, police said on Saturday. Shakuntala Devi (40), Khushboo (12) and Anil Kumar (20), were killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was hit...
  • Three killed in a clash between 2 communities in Saharanpur, curfew imposed 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    Violent clashes on Saturday broke out between two communities over a land dispute in Saharanpur with the two sides indulging in brick batting and arson, leaving three  people dead and prompting authorities to impose curfew in the district. ADG (Law and Order) Mukul Goel confirms death of three persons in Saharanpur....
  • Temple politics heat up in Moradabad, Congress leaders detained 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress leaders were on Saturday detained by the police when they were on a peace march towards Moradabad. They accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of raising communal tensions in Moradabad. Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were leading the peace march. "We are going to Moradabad to calm...
  • UP: Two dead in Saharanpur violence, curfew imposed 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute. The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured. Traffic on the national highway connecting Ambala was thrown out of...
  • Three persons bearing illegal weapons arrested 13 hours 45 minutes ago

    Three persons have been arrested in Ghaziabad for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, police said on Friday. The accused identified as Shiva, Anuj and Vir Singh were nabbed by the Indirapuram Police last night. "During checking on Thursday night, police tried to stop an Indica car, after which the driver tried to...
  • Youth Congress demands CBI probe into Mohanlalganj case 21 hours 56 minutes ago

    Activists of Youth Congress on Friday staged a protest against alleged dismal law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a CBI probe into murder of a young woman in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. Led by Youth Congress central zone president Ankit Parihar and outfit's national secretary and in-charge of...
  • Maharashtra Sadan incident is ideology of BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi Yesterday

    Amethi: Reacting to the Maharashtra Sadan incident, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi termed the actions by Shiv Sena MPs a reflection of the ideology of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In a shocking video a group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs is seen to have...
  • IAF chopper crashes in Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, all 7 on board killed Yesterday

    Sitapur: An Air Force helicopter has crashed in Ataria in Sitapur with IAF confirming the death of all 7 people on board. The crashed helicopter was an indigenously developed Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv. It was on its way from Bareilly to Allahabad. Before crashing into an agricultural field, the chopper...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, thanks people for support in elections Yesterday

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited villages in his parliamentary constituency and thanked people for their support in the recent Lok Sabha elections. Gandhi went to villages where Congress got the highest number of votes in a Block. Arriving from Lucknow by road, he drove to Babupur Sarraiya village in...
  • Watch: Shia protestors beat up policeman over property dispute in Lucknow Yesterday

    Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties of Waqf Board and appoint Waseem Akram as the member of the board. The protest was led by Shia community leader Kalbe Javed....
  • Protests in Lucknow over Azam Khan's decision to sell Waqf board properties Yesterday

    Lucknow: Certain controversial decisions by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan to sell properties of Waqf board have led to violent protests in Lucknow. Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties...
  • Lucknow murder: Victim's kids join family dharna for CBI probe Yesterday

    Children of a 35-year-old widow, who was found brutally murdered in Mohanlalganj area, on Friday joined a dharna that her family has been holding at GPO Crossing here for the past three days to demand a CBI probe in the case. "We are sitting on a dharna with two children of...
  • Two men kidnap, gangrape 15-year-old girl; booked Yesterday

    A 15-year-old girl was abducted and allegedly raped by two youth in a house in Kethora village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The girl was allegedly raped by Saleem Qureshi and Zahirat yesterday, SHO Kamal Yadav said. A case has been registered and a hunt has been launched for the absconding accused. In...
  • UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek Kanth temple Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ahead of Vishwa Hindu Parishad's plan of 'Jal Abhishek' at a temple in Kanth area of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, Section 144 has been imposed in the area from Friday. District Magistrate Deepak Agarwal said that Section 144 will be imposed in Moradabad till August 4. Agarwal said,...
  • Security in beefed up in UP for 'Alvida Ki Namaz' on Friday Yesterday

    The state government has beefed up the security in Western UP districts adjoining Moradabad in view of Vishwa Hindutva Parishad (VHP)'s proposed ‘Jalabhishek march’, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s protest and Congress' ‘peace march’ in Kanth area of Moradabad on Friday. The situation is expected to remain tense due to the...
  • Lucknow murder: PIL filed seeking CBI probe into the case Yesterday

    A PIL was filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking a CBI probe into the July 16 murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area here. The PIL, filed by People's Forum in the bench here, is likely to come up for hearing on July 28. According to convener of People's Forum...
  • CM Akhilesh Yadav assures justice in Mohanlalganj rape and murder case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the culprits of the brutal rape and murder of the 35-year-old woman will be punished. The incident happened in Mohanlalganj in Lucknow. The CM assured that investigations were underway. On Wednesday, the UP police said that particles found in the nails of the...
  • 7 officials suspended for fault in construction of apartment 2 days ago

    Seven officials, including an IAS officer, has been suspended for alleged faults in the construction of an apartment at Gomtinagar in Lucknow during the previous BSP regime. "On the directives of the Chief Minister, seven officers posted in the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) at the time of the construction of River...
  • Shamli: 'Depressed' engineer kills father, sister after he fails to get a job 2 days ago

    A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and sister at Shamli town in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The accused Vikrant, a B Tech engineer was arrested on Wednesday evening after he confessed that he committed the crime under depression, Superintendent of Police A K Rai told reporters. The accused...
  • Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena demands apology from Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    Irked over alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, a radical outfit in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday asked the Sena activists to offer apologies. Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena (UPNNS) chief Amit Jani said the matter about forcing...
  • Lucknow murder: Victim's family terms probe as 'misleading', demands CBI inquiry 2 days ago

    Terming the police probe as "misleading", family of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow, has written a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the DGP demanding a CBI inquiry in the case. "I have sent a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and DGP A...
  • AMU professor suspended for using objectionable language against VC on Facebook 3 days ago

    An associate professor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was on Wednesday suspended by the vice chancellor for allegedly using objectionable language against him on social networking site Facebook. "There is a prima facie case of gross misconduct against Dr Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi, Associate Professor in the Department of History at...
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof 3 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...