Uttar Pradesh

  • UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek Kanth temple 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    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,...
  • 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 rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof 2 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...
  • Ground report: Flash floods hit over 40 villages in Moradabad, 7 dead 3 days ago

    Flash floods have hit over 40 villages in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, taking seven lives so far. Locals have complained of administrative apathy. ...
  • Gopal Sharma ousted from UPCA committee 4 days ago

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association(UPCA) has undergone major alterations in the selection panel as former India off-spinner Gopal Sharma and Ranji stalwart Shashikant Khandekar were shown the door in the Dehradun meet on Sunday. In the meeting chaired by UPCA secretary Rajeev Shukla, many senior and junior officials were deposed as...
  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season 4 days ago

    Ending his 16-year association with Uttar Pradesh, veteran Mohammed Kaif will lead Andhra in the upcoming Ranji season after striking a two-year deal with Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). The Allahabad-born player has accumulated 9277 runs, taken 143 catches and picked up 20 wickets in his first-class career. "It's the end of the...
  • Lucknow rape: Police arrest security guard, rule out gangrape 5 days ago

    Lucknow: The police on Sunday arrested the security guard at an under construction site in the connection with the rape and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow. The Additional Director General of Lucknow Sutapa Sanyal identified the accused as Ramsevak, a resident of Balsikheda in Garhi,...
  • CBI finds irregularities in statements of Badaun victims' relatives 5 days ago

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has found inconsistencies in the statements of the relatives of the Badaun garngrape and murder victims. The central nodal agency had conducted the polygraph tests on the father and uncle of the deceased on Saturday night. The CBI has also recorded the statement of...
  • CBI to try exhuming bodies of Badaun gangrape, murder victims today 5 days ago

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to try and exhume the bodies of the Badaun murder victims on Sunday for fresh autopsy after the procedure was stopped on Saturday as the water level rose in Ganga. The investigating agency officials were finding it difficult to locate the...
  • Badaun gangrape: Process to exhume victims' bodies stopped as water level rises in Ganga 6 days ago

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday stopped the procedure to exhume the bodies of Dalit sisters for fresh autopsy due to rain and rise in the water level of river Ganga. The investigating agency officials were finding it difficult to locate the bodies. The operation will continue on...
  • Secure women, children by implementing rules: Smriti to UP government 6 days ago

    Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani asked the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh to secure women and children by implementing rules. She said, "I request the state government to secure women and children by strictly implementing rules and punishing culprits." The remarks came in the backdrop of gangrape and...
  • Badaun gangrape: Procedure to exhume victims' bodies begins 6 days ago

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday begun the procedure to exhume the bodies of Dalit sisters in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh. The CBI feared that any delay could leave the graves of the Badaun gangrape victims submerged due to rising water level in Ganga. The doctors advised...
  • CBI likely to exhume bodies of Badaun gangrape victims today 6 days ago

    Badaun: Fearing that any delay could leave the graves of the Badaun gangrape victims submerged due to rising water level in Ganga, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to carry out exhumation on the bodies of Badaun gangrape victims on Saturday. The doctors advised the investigating agency to carry...
  • Body of Lucknow gangrape victim cremated 6 days ago

    The unfortunate victim of gangrape whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlaganj area of Lucknow after the gruesome rape and murder has been cremated on Saturday. The incident took place in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder. "We have...
  • UP to provide free power connections to 1.72 lakh families 6 days ago

    The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said on Saturday. Chief secretary Alok Ranjan has issued an order for getting the desired logistics. He said the construction of 33/11 substations in 166 out of out of 201...
  • Rapes can happen as UP is a big state, media shouldn't sensationalise: SP 6 days ago

    Lucknow: Defending themselves over the brutal gangrape and murder of a medical research institute employee in Lucknow, the ruling Samajwadi Party government said that the situation in the state is much better than other states. "Look at the total population of Uttar Pradesh, it has a 21 crore population, if...
  • Blame game begins over Lucknow gangrape, police yet to take action 6 days ago

    An employee of a medical research institute is brutally gangraped and murdered, the accused are still at large even as the ruling Samajwadi Party accuses media of sensationalism. ...
  • UP government pays compensation of Rs 3 lakh to Gonda rape victim 1 week ago

    Uttar Pradesh government has paid monetary relief of Rs 3 lakh to a woman, who was allegedly raped by a police constable in district Gonda, following a direction from the National Human Rights Commission. Initially, the government had refused to provide financial assistance to the victim but later complied with the...
  • UP government to constitute committee for journalists July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has decided to constitute a committee to resolve problems being faced by journalists in their work area, including security for them during coverage of events, officials said. The committee, to be headed by Principal Secretary (Home), would include principal secretaries of Information, Housing and Urban Development, Medical and...
  • Despite rising crimes, UP government downsizes women commission's budget July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as crimes against women continue unabated in Uttar Pradesh, the Akhilesh Yadav government has downsized the budget of the state women's commission. A Right to Information application by an activist has revealed that the UP government has been slashing the budgetary allocation by over 85 per cent...
  • Poor rainfall, technical glitches worsen UP's power crisis July 16, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh continued to face power outages on Wednesday due to technical glitches in some of the state's power plants, an official said. Major cities like Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, Ghaziabad and Noida, besides others, had power cuts for a long time. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) officials...
  • UP: Woman sub-inspector takes fight against sexual harassment by DIG rank officer to Facebook July 16, 2014

    A female sub-inspector in Meerut has taken her fight against alleged sexual harassment by a DIG rank officer to social media. She claims her superiors failed to act on her complaint. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rape victim commits suicide; family, BSP protest July 15, 2014

    Hathras: There is no end to the rape horror in Uttar Pradesh. A Dalit woman, who was allegedly gangraped, reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze. Her family and BSP workers protested on Tuesday. The woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped near Etawah on July 12. She set herself ablaze on...
  • BJP set for a political showdown with the SP government in Moradabad July 15, 2014

    Moradabad: Tensions are escalating in Moradabad once again between local Bharatiya Janata Party workers and the Samajwadi Party-led government. The local BJP leaders along with their MPs will protest outside Moradabad collectorate on Tuesday. The BJP has accused the SP government of targeting BJP workers. This comes just 10 days...
  • Happy that leaders have recognised my work: UP Governor Ram Naik July 14, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Ram Naik who was recently appointed as the governor of Uttar Pradesh, expressed gratitude to the NDA government for showing confidence in him. Naik said that he will dutifully carry out all his responsibilities and was flattered that leaders have recognised his work. ...
  • Large section of people in 5 states still do not use toilets: Government July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A large section of people in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh have neither built toilets at their homes nor use them as they continue to remain unaware about the benefits of using lavatories, the government said on Monday. Minister of State for Drinking Water...
  • Ram Naik made UP Governor as Modi government appoints 6 new governors July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After asking governors of six states including and West Bengal to step down from their positions, the Central government has now appointed governors for all the six states, say sources. Sources say the former Petroleum Minister Ram Naik has been made the Uttar Pradesh Governor and former Delhi...
  • Modi's aide Amit Shah appointed new BJP President July 9, 2014

    BJP's Uttar Pradesh in-charge and close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah is the new President of the party. Shah was rewarded for the party's massive victory in Uttar Pradesh and his appointment is a move that reflects the absolute stamp of Modi over party and the government. ...
  • PM Modi congratulates Amit Shah on being appointed as BJP President July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Uttar Pradesh BJP in-charge and his close aide Amit Shah on being appointed as the party President. That announcement was made by the party's Parliamentary Board which met today to nominate Shah. Modi said, "The party will become stronger under Shah's...
  • Amit Shah will lead Maharashtra to victory in assembly polls: Mumbai BJP July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai unit of the BJP on Wednesday expressed confidence that the new BJP President Amit Shah, would be able to replicate the performance of the party in Maharashtra, as he did in Uttar Pradesh in the recent Lok Sabha elections. 50-year-old Shah had engineered a massive victory in Uttar...