UTTAR PRADESH

  • UP: Railway Police arrests people for attacking clerics in Shamli 20 hours 7 minutes ago

    Shamli: A day after clashes in Shamli, police sources said that the situation is now under control. Railway police has said that they have booked five people for attacking clerics on board a train. This incident sparked off the clashes on Saturday where a mob laid siege to a police station,...
  • UP: Locals clash with police officials in Shamli 23 hours 56 minutes ago

    Shamli: Angry Muslim clerics on Sunday clashed with the police in Muzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The clashes erupted over an alleged incident of violence onboard a train. The mob also damaged a train at a local railway station. The clerics claimed that police refused to register their complaint. The police later...
  • UP: Groom turns up drunk for wedding, girl calls off the wedding 3 days ago

    Mahoba: A girl in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh called off her wedding after the groom turned up drunk. The incident took place on Tuesday at the Ajnar village when the girl got incensed at seeing her suitor drunk and fighting with her siblings and other guests. Devaki, bride, said, "The...
  • Nepal tragedy rings bells in Uttar Pradesh, 50 of 75 districts found to be quake-prone 3 days ago

    Lucknow: The killer earthquake in Nepal has rung alarm bells across Uttar Pradesh where 50 of the 75 districts have been found to be quake-prone. National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) under the Ministry of Home Affairs has identified 29 districts under Zone-IV, considered to be the high...
  • Farmer hangs self over crop loss, 3 die of cardiac arrest in Uttar Pradesh 4 days ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Unable to repay a loan, a 55-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his residence in Alem town of Shamli district here, police said on Wednesday. Anandpal committed suicide last night by hanging himself from ceiling of his house as he was unable to repay...
  • Uttar Pradesh government offers help for earthquake-hit Nepal April 26, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has assured all possible help to Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake and will send water, food packets and medicines to the Himalayan country. The decision was taken by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav to send 10 trucks of mineral water, 10 trucks...
  • UP: Farmer shoots himself as 60% of his potato produce gets destroyed April 24, 2015

    Farmer of Firozabad situated in Uttar Pradesh takes his life as sixty per cent of his potato produce gets destroyed due to hail storm and unseasonal rainfall. ...
  • Farmers at Modi's adopted village complain of crop damage being underestimated April 23, 2015

    Jayapur: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have destroyed 70 per cent of the wheat crop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village of Jayapur in Uttar Pradesh. Farmers have complained that the crop damage is being underestimated. A farmer said, "The crop damage has affected our family tremendously. We are unable...
  • Mathura: Gangrape victim battles for life as she immolates herself April 22, 2015

    Mathura: In a shocking incident, a gangrape victim in Mathura is battling for her life after she tried to immolate herself. The 14-year-old suffered 70 per cent burn injuries and is said to be in a critical condition. The girl belonged to the Dalit community and was gangraped by five men...
  • Compensation cheques issued to farmers by Uttar Pradesh government bounce April 21, 2015

    Mathura: Adding to the plight of farmers in Mathura whose crops were destroyed by unseasonal rains and hailstorm, the compensation cheques issued to them by the Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh government bounced on Tuesday. But district officials claimed the cheques bounced due to technical errors. "Satish could not get payment...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 15, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to return to Delhi late on Wednesday night April 15, 2015

    Rahul has been on leave since the 22nd of February, missing the first leg of the crucial Budget session of Parliament. He will hold internal meetings on Thursday. He is expected to lead an anti-land ordinance rally on the 19th. Meanwhile there is a divide in Congress over Rahul taking...
  • Non-Hindus should not be allowed at Har ki Pauri: Yogi Adityanath April 15, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has targeted non-Hindus and called for a ban on their entry into the world famour Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar. Adityanath called for stopping non-Hindus from entering the religious place during a function in Haridwar and added...
  • UP: Shiv Sena hoardings call BJP leaders 'fake' devotees of lord Ram April 14, 2015

    Kanpur: After Shiv Sena dubbed its ally Bharatiya Janata Party a party of "fake" followers of Lord Ram, hoardings were put up on Monday in various areas of the city saying "Beware of fake devotees of Lord Ram". When Shiv Sena UP Secretary General Manoj Tiwari was asked who these fake...
  • Uttar Pradesh's rain-hit farmers get Rs 63 as compensation for crop damage April 13, 2015

    Faizabad: Rain-hit farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, reeling under severe debt due to crop loss following unseasonal rains and hailstorm, have got another shock as they are being handed paltry sums of Rs 63 and Rs 100 as compensation. A farmer from Rudauli Tehsil, Mohammad Shahid, claimed having received a...
  • HC asks UP government to review strength of students, teachers April 12, 2015

    Lucknow: In furtherance to its earlier orders, the Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to review the sanctioned strength of students and correspondingly, review the number of teachers required to be provided for higher education. The Lucknow bench of the court also directed the state to apprise...
  • Uttar Pradesh's role in Make in India most important: CM Akhilesh Yadav April 12, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday underlined the importance of his state in ensuring the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' scheme, saying UP has all the necessary resources for it. "Uttar Pradesh will have the most important role in 'Make in India' campaign," Akhilesh...
  • UP: 11-year-old school student dies after being beaten up by principal in Barabanki April 9, 2015

    Barabanki: Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday detained a school principal after he allegedly thrashed an 11-year-old class 3 student in Barabanki. The student was reportedly beaten after he was found with a stolen pencil and eraser. After the student reached home he complained of stomach ache and began vomiting blood....
  • Lucknow police to use pepper-spraying drones on unruly protesters April 9, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police said Tuesday they have a new weapon for controlling unruly protesters - pepper-spraying drones. Yashasvi Yadav, police chief of Lucknow, said his officers have successfully test-flown the newly purchased drones with a view to better crowd control. "The results were brilliant. We have managed to work out how...
  • Rajnath Singh's relative shot dead in Varanasi April 8, 2015

    Lucknow: A relative of Home Minister Rajnath Singh was shot dead in a Varanasi district village, police said on Wednesday. According to information available, Arvind Singh, a petrol pump owner, was returning home after dropping his wife at the airport when three bike-riding youths intercepted him at Makhsudanpatti in Phoolpur late...
  • Investment worth Rs 2-3 lakh crore likely in UP by year-end: Assocham April 6, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh attracted an investment of Rs 6.9 lakh crore in last two years and an additional sum of Rs 2-3 lakh crore is expected by the end of 2015, industry body Assocham has said. Releasing the chamber's report titled "UP: Inching towards double digit growth", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister...
  • Trial room voyeurs: UP police conducts searches for hidden camera April 5, 2015

    Lucknow: In line with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's call for strict action against incidents of hidden camera or video recording in trial rooms, the state police has conducted a series of searches at the malls and showrooms of the city. "After checking at prominent malls in the city yesterday, though...
  • Monkeys hinder government's IT plans in Varanasi April 3, 2015

    Varanasi: As India launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past - electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed cities, and monkeys. The clash between the old world and the new is sharply in focus in the crowded...
  • Lord Ram at centre of yet another BJP-SP flashpoint April 3, 2015

    Lucknow: Hindu lord Ram is once again at the centre of a flashpoint between the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh. Daggers drawn over the past two decades on the Ram Janmabhoomi imbroglio, the two parties are now set to fight it out on...
  • Centre to seek explanation from LBSNAA Deputy Director Saurabh Jain in IAS impostor case April 2, 2015

    Mussoorie: After a woman was allegedly found to have used a fake identity card to enter the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), the Centre has decided to seek an explanation from the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain. The impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain...
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • Impostor Ruby blames IAS training academy Deputy Director Saurabh Jain, says he issued her a fake ID April 2, 2015

    Mussoorie: Ruby Choudhary, accused of using a fake identity card to gain entry into the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where Indian Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers undergo training, has blamed the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain for the incident, claiming that he facilitated her stay...
  • Woman uses fake ID to join IAS training at LBSNAA, flees after FIR is filed April 1, 2015

    Mussoorie: In a major security lapse and embarrassment for the government, a woman posing as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationer joined the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie and underwent training for seven months before the truth came out. The woman from Muzaffarnagar in...
  • Government to revive two fertiliser units, nod for Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Tuesday approved revival of two shut fertiliser plants in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar at an investment of up to Rs 12,000 crore and by making use of 2,000-km proposed gas pipeline from Jagdishpur to Haldia. The urea plants at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and Barauni...
  • Taunkpuri Tanda: A village in Uttar Pradesh where grooms are penalisesd Rs 100 per minute for turning up late March 30, 2015

    Rampur: They are neither part of a Khap's diktat nor any Fatwa from clerics, but Taunkpuri Tanda village follows certain interesting norms during their marriages including penalising the groom's party Rs 100 per minute if they turn up late at the venue. The villagers also believe that it is auspicious if...