UTTAR PRADESH

  • UP: Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in 1 hour Yesterday

    Chandauli: A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. "Chief Medical officer (CMO) has been asked to probe the alleged negligence in carrying out laparascopic tubectomy...
  • Won't allow land acquisition against farmers' will: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav 2 days ago

    Mirzapur: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that acquisition of farmers' land by the Centre would not be allowed at any cost. Akhilesh said that the "precious land of farmers" could not be taken without their will. "Agriculture is the main employment oriented sector in the country. Farmers...
  • UP: Women asked to sleep on floor near washrooms for sterilisation surgery in Chandauli 2 days ago

    Chandauli: In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh, doctors performed sterilisation surgery on 27 women and asked them to sleep on the floor next to the washrooms in Chandauli district. The incident took place in a sterilisation camp in Niyamatabad PHC of Chandauli. There were no beds in the hospital and...
  • Rain lashes Uttar Pradesh; CM Akhilesh Yadav reviews loss of Rabi crops 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Moderate to heavy rain/thundershowers which lashed most parts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours came as a dampener for farmers whose ready crops suffered losses due to it. MeT department here said that heavy rain/thundershowers occurred at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reviewed...
  • Snowfall, rains lash North India, temperatures dip below normal, several areas waterlogged 4 days ago

    North India is witnessing heavy rainfall with major cities and towns water logged. Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have witnessed rain and snowfall in most areas. Rain and thundershowers also occurred at most places in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. With severe rains, the entire...
  • Advocates protest for separate Allahabad High Court bench in west Uttar Pradesh 6 days ago

    Ghaziabad: Demanding a separate western UP bench of Allahabad High Court, scores of lawyers on Saturday staged a protest inside court premises in Ghaziabad on Saturday and also locked the main gates of district treasury. Currently the Allahabad High Court has a bench in Lucknow and lawyers in West UP have...
  • 31 more die, toll from swine flu rises to 774 February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu deaths continued unabated in the country with 31 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus even as the total number of affected persons neared the 13,000 mark. The Health Ministry, however, said that there was no dearth of medicines and hospitals were equipped to deal with the...
  • Ranchi Rays beat UP Wizards to reach HIL final February 21, 2015

    New DelhiL: Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 9-8 via penalty shootouts, which reached sudden death, to enter the final of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Wizards' V.R. Raghunath (39th minute) and Rays' Ashley Jackson (42nd) scored but both teams refused to...
  • PM Modi attends wedding rituals of Mulayam's grandnephew and Lalu's daughter in Saifai February 21, 2015

    Saifai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the wedding ceremony of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. Mulayam Singh had personally invited Modi for the ceremony. Mulayam's grandnephew and RJD President Lalu Prasad's daughter Raj Lakhsmi tied the knot...
  • BJP reworking strategy in Uttar Pradesh post Delhi debacle: Kalraj Mishra February 19, 2015

    Bareilly: Union Minister Kalraj Mishra has said that BJP is reworking its strategy in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of its debacle in the recent Delhi polls but denied that he had attributed the loss to entry of "parachute leaders". Mishra, Minister for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises, said the...
  • Delhi Waveriders, UP Wizards draw 3-3 in thrilling HIL clash February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Playing their last game of the Hockey India League (HIL) pool phase, both Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards came out with brilliant performances to provide a thrilling and entertaining 3-3 draw to the fans at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Wednesday. Though the match was an...
  • UP couple leaves property worth crores of rupees for their pet monkey February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A couple, Savista and Brajesh, from Raebareli has decided to leave all their property to their pet monkey, Chunmun. The couple have decided to leave their estate worth crores of rupees, including a house and 200 yard plot to the monkey. They believe that they started experiencing financial prosperity...
  • Muslim group demands SIT probe into 1992 Ayodhya riots in Uttar Pradesh February 17, 2015

    Uttar Pradesh: A Muslim group has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to set up Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1992 Ayodhya riots post Babri mosque demolition. The demand has come after Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government announced an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the victims of 1984...
  • Delhi Waveriders, Uttar Pradesh Wizards clash in HIL match February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The last time they squared off, it ended in a hard-fought draw but Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards will be keen to fetch an outright win when they meet again in the Hero Hockey India League here tomorrow. Having played against each other on the very second day...
  • India's victory over Pakistan sparks clash in UP district February 16, 2015

    Lucknow: Members of two communities clashed in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh after India defeated Pakistan in the World Cup 2015 group match, police said on Monday. Cricket supporters from a community were angry after some Indian cricket team fans started bursting crackers and danced on the roads. Some youths started...
  • Swine Flu spreading tentacles, death toll in just three states rises to 300 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine Flu is assuming serious proportions in the country with more deaths being reported due to the disease in several states in the last few days. The death toll so far in only three states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh has risen to 300 and...
  • RSS would strive to 'unite' Hindu society, must expand: Mohan Bhagwat February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said his organisation would strive to "unite" the Hindu society and that it must "expand" to meet the expectations of people. Bhagwat also said that RSS moves ahead on the basis of its "own strength". "RSS' work is to unite Hindu society,...
  • UP Roadways to provide wi-fi service in air-conditioned buses February 15, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Roadways has decided to provide wi-fi internet facility to the passengers traveling in its low cost air-conditioned bus service 'Janrath' for which they will be charged. "In the first phase, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSTRC) will equip its 10 air-conditioned 'Janrath' buses with wi-fi systems for...
  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai's loss ensures Waveriders' entry into semis February 15, 2015

    Lucknow: Dabang Mumbai were knocked out of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) semis race, losing 2-3 to Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Major Dhyan Chand College stadium on Sunday. The result not only helped Wizards to move to top of the pool standings, but also ensured Delhi Waveriders' entry into...
  • RSS meet starts, strategy for UP, Bihar Assembly elections to be discussed February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party's debacle in the Delhi Assembly polls and the organisational strategy to galvanise the cadre in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where elections are not far away are likely to be discussed threadbare at the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's four-day meet 'Manthan' which started in Kanpur on Sunday. RSS...
  • Dabang Mumbai eye win against UP wizards in HIL February 14, 2015

    Lucknow: Bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai gear up to clash against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Sunday. Currently sitting third in the standings with 25 points, UP defeated Mumbai 5-1 when they last met at the latter's home turf. While the Wizards...
  • UP Police issues directives ahead of Holi celebrations February 12, 2015

    Lucknow: With a view to ensuring peace and communal amity during the festival of Holi in Uttar Pradesh, state DGP on Thursday issued necessary directives to district police officials. DGP Arvind Kumar Jain has asked the officials to identify sensitive spots, mischievous elements and take preventive action to ensure peaceful observance...
  • UP thrash Mumbai to take one step closer to semis February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh Wizards trounced Dabang Mumbai 5-1 to take a firm step towards the semifinals of the Hero Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday. Dutch midfielder Bob de Voogd scored two brilliant reverse-hit field goals in quick succession (42nd and 45th minutes) for the winners, who rode...
  • Uttar Pradesh police enhances Arvind Kejriwal's security February 11, 2015

    Ghaziabad: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday enhanced security for Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal, a day after Delhi Police provided him 'Z plus' security cover. Kejriwal was on Tuesday given Z-plus security by Delhi Police under which he would be protected round-the-clock by 12 commandos armed with automatic guns....
  • UP Wizards face Dabang Mumbai in HIL February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Dabang Mumbai are set to clash with Uttar Pradesh Wizards on their home ground in the Hockey India League (HIL) here on Wednesday. While Mumbai will play to claim their second win of 2015, post a convincing victory over Kalinga Lancers in their last outing, UP will look at...
  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai have tough task against UP Wizards February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After ending their victory drought on Sunday, Dabang Mumbai have a formidable task on hand when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their Hockey India League first leg clash at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday. The 2-1 win over cellar outfit Kalinga Lancers two days ago, after three losses...
  • UP: Female student beaten by landlord for refusing to be surrogate mother February 9, 2015

    Meerut: A 22-year-old law student was allegedly raped by a guest house owner and beaten by him and his accomplices after she refused to be a surrogate mother, police said on Monday. The incident took place in Merrut's Jagriti Vihar. The manager of the guest house where the victim worked allegedly...
  • UP: VHP plans 'Panchavati' in every village, to plant 'Tulsi' February 9, 2015

    Lucknow: On the lines of the mythological "Panchvati" garden mentioned in Ramayana, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has decided to plant five trees in every village in the country and gift "Tulsi" saplings, considered sacred among Hindus, to every household of the community. "With the concept of an ideal home, VHP will...
  • HIL 2015: Ranchi Rays edge past Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 February 8, 2015

    Ranchi: Captain Ashley Jackson struck the winner to help Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards by a solitary goal in a Hockey India League match on Sunday. Englishman Jackson scored in the 18th minute from a penalty corner to seal the win for the home side and maintain their second spot...
  • Delhi will be first nail in BJP's coffin, Uttar Pradesh the last: SP February 8, 2015

    Hardoi: Delhi Assembly elections will be the first nail in the coffin of BJP and Uttar Pradesh will put the last one, a senior Samajwadi Party leader said on Sunday. "Delhi elections will be first nail in the BJP's coffin and UP will put the last nail," SP National General...