Uttar Pradesh

  • UP: Feud within Sanjay Singh's family over Amethi Palace turns violent, 1 constable dead 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    Amethi: Tensions escalated in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as the feud within Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh's family turned violent. A police constable was injured during the clash and he later succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place after Singh and his second wife Ameeta were...
  • Bypolls: Voting held for 33 Assembly, 3 Lok Sabha seats, counting on September 16 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Moderate to high turnout today marked the byelections held in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. The polling in the three LS constituencies--Vadodara...
  • Want best for Lucknow, country, says voter Yesterday

    As bypolls are being held for one Lok Sabha and 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, voters put forth their demands. One of the voters said, "We want the best for Lucknow as well as the country. There are many issues that need to be tackled." ...
  • UP bypoll: Voting underway for Noida assembly seat 2 days ago

    Nearly 6 million people in Uttar Pradesh are exercising their franchise in 11 assembly constituencies and 1 Lok Sabha constituency in the bypolls happening in Noida. This is the largest constituency as far as size is concerned. ...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats held today Yesterday

    Voting for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats were held on Saturday. The results are crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations of...
  • UP bypolls: About 50 per cent polling recorded in state Yesterday

    Lucknow: About 50 per cent electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in bypolls to 11 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm. Around 53.2 per cent votes were polled in Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat where Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his MP wife Dimple...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats across 10 states 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats are going to bypolls on Saturday with the results crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations...
  • FIR against Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting 4 days ago

    Lucknow: Hours after BJP leader Yogi Adityanath defied a ban on his election meeting here, police lodged an FIR against the controversial MP and other party leaders who participated in the rally. SSP Praveen Kumar on Thursday said that cases were lodged late on Wednesday night against Adityanath and others...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah charged for alleged hate speech during Lok Sabha elections campaign 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah was chargesheeted on Wednesday for making an alleged hate speech in Muzaffarnagar during campaigning for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Shah had landed in a major controversy for allegedly saying that the 2014 Lok Sabha polls were an opportunity to seek "revenge for...
  • One killed, 2 injured as security guards open fire in Amethi 5 days ago

    Amethi: In a shocking incident in Amethi, one person was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday when guards of a private factory opened fire on each other in Kotwali area. The two guards had a dispute over a trivial issue after which they opened fire on each other....
  • EC issues show-cause notice to BJP's Yogi Adityanath for violation of poll code 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath for alleged violation of poll code. Yogi Adityanath had given some inflammatory speech at Noida on September 7 at a public meeting. The Commission found that prima facie there was violation of model code...
  • 'Love' and 'jihad' are 'paak lafz', shouldn't be misused: Azam Khan 5 days ago

    Rampur (UP): Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of 'love jihad', senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has said that both 'love' and 'jihad' are "paak lafz" (pure words) and should not be misused to vitiate the atmosphere. Talking to reporters on Monday, the senior Samajwadi Party leader said,...
  • A year after Muzaffarnagar riots, victims still await justice 1 week ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Even a year after voilent clashes in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh that claimed 65 lives and left 50,000 homeless, the state government has been unable to bring the offenders to book. In fact, the police have even tried to convince victims to withdraw cases. A special cell of...
  • UP: Girl commits suicide after being raped 1 week ago

    Bahraich: A minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide after being raped. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Police sources said that the class nine student immolated herself and died of injuries in hospital. The body has been sent for postmortem. The accused has also been arrested. ...
  • Teach girls meaning of 'Love Jihad', says Mohan Bhagwat September 6, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday raked up the issue of 'Love Jihad' saying the girls should be taught its meaning and ways to save themselves from the "trap", more than a fortnight after the Bharatiya Janata Party avoided its mention in political resolution at its executive...
  • Suspected IM operative arrested in Western UP September 6, 2014

    Suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Azaz Sheikh has been arrested in Western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The 27-year-old was allegedly in-charge of the outfit's tech and hawala operations. He is wanted for several blasts across India. ...
  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old girl Rimpa...
  • Rahul visits Amethi, is questioned by locals on lack of facilities in the district September 4, 2014

    Amethi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited his constituency Amethi on Thursday. According to reports, the locals questioned him over the lack of development in the constituency. They complained about the lack of electricity and water supply in the district. Rahul is currently battling criticism from within and outside the party...
  • Badaun murders: Three accused get bail September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The three accused in the Badaun killings case got bail on Thursday after the Central Bureau of Investigation didn't press charges against them. The three had reportedly cleared the lie detector and other forensic tests in the case. The three had been arrested on charges of gangraping and killing...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rape survivor alleges the probe panel offered her bribe to take back the case September 4, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A rape survivor has alleged that the Special Investigation Cell mandated to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots had offered her bribe to take back the case. One year after the Muzaffarnagar riots, CNN-IBN revisited ground zero. "Investigating Officer Mala Yadav took me to the Malakpura camp and asked me to...
  • Noida Nithari killings: Court issues death warrant against Surinder Koli September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ghaziabad sessions court has issued a death warrant against Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old Rimpa Halder in 2005. It has sent the warrant to the Uttar Pradesh government for making necessary preparations for Koli's execution. President Pranab Mukhejree...
  • 100 days of Modi government: A ground report from Varanasi September 3, 2014

    As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days, we checked what has changed for Varanasi, his constituency. Our correspondent Priyanka Dube reports from the ground. ...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes, murders woman in Kasganj, family says police not registering rape case September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In another instance of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was allegedly raped and murdered in the Kasganj district. The police reportedly reached the spot after locals informed them. The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem. Police have registered a case of murder. However, the woman's relatives...
  • Sonia, Congress leaders attack Modi over price rise, communal tension September 1, 2014

    Rae Bareli/New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi on Monday led the Congress attack against Narendra Modi government and flagged the issue of price rise as her party slammed both the Prime Minister and BJP for "rise in communal tension" as NDA completes 100 days in power. "People will give a reply to whether...
  • UP: Sulabh hands over 108 low cost toilets to villagers in Badaun September 1, 2014

    Lucknow: Sulabh International handed over 108 low cost toilets to villagers at Katra Sadatganj in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, where two sisters were allegedly gangraped and murdered while they went to relieve themselves in fields. This sanitation drive is the starting point for a nationwide 'Toilets for Every House' campaign....
  • EC orders transfer of Moradabad SSP ahead of by-poll August 30, 2014

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to remove Senior Superintendent of Police Moradabad Dharamveer Yadav. "On the directives of the EC, SSP Moradabad has been removed and Luv Kumar has been posted in his place," a senior officer said. Yadav's transfer has been done following BJP's...
  • UP: Police constable mowed to death for taking on the sand mafia August 30, 2014

    Shahjahanpur: Sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh is back in the news for causing the death of a police constable in Shahjahanpur district. The constable was killed for stopping illegal sand mining. The incident occured when the constable tried to stop a tractor that was illegally mining sand. He was mowed...
  • Sonia, Rahul not to campaign for Uttar Pradesh by-polls August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will not be campaigning for the forthcoming by-polls in Uttar Pradesh. Party sources, however, downplayed it saying the Congress President, by convention, never campaigns in by-polls. The seats going for elections on September 13 include Noida, Lucknow East, Saharanpur Nagar, Bijnore, Thakurdwara,...
  • Deficient rainfall has hit Uttar Pradesh farmers, says Akhilesh Yadav August 29, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that deficient rainfall has hit farmers in the state. He says he will write to the Centre seeking government intervention. ...