UTTAR PRADESH

  • Celebrated mango grower comes out with 'Modi mango' 20 hours 27 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Celebrated mango grower Haji Kalimullah has come out with a new "Modi mango" variety and wishes that it will reach Prime Minister Narendra Modi so that he can taste this royal fruit named after him. "I had kept the first fruits of the Modi mango variety...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Gangster arrested while planning to kill industrialists Yesterday

    New Delhi: A 32-year-old Uttar Pradesh-based gangster was arrested here after he hired sharpshooters to kill three top industrialists, police said on Wednesday. Mohammad Yusuf was arrested from the Alipur area of north Delhi on March 20 following which he was in five-day police custody. According to the police, Yusuf was on...
  • UP: Eunuch chops off private parts of two youths in Meerut Yesterday

    Meerut: The private parts of two youths were on Tuesday allegedly chopped off by a eunuch in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident came to light on Wednesday morning when villagers found two youths, in critical condition near Panchali poultry farm under Jaani police station limits, police said. The...
  • Mulayam Singh blames party workers for Lok Sabha poll debacle 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's pain over the humiliating defeat in Lok Sabha polls on Monday came to the fore as he told party workers that they poured cold water on his dreams of forming a government at the Centre. Addressing party workers on the birth anniversary of socialist...
  • UP: Students assault professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in exams 5 days ago

    Jhansi: Soon after the mass cheating episode came to light in Bihar, yet another grim picture of cheating in examinations was witnessed in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. Students in Jhansi assaulted their professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in their college exams. A Samajwadi Party student leader was...
  • AAP to protest against Land Bill in Uttar Pradesh 6 days ago

    Lucknow: The Aam Aadmi Party will launch statewide protests in Uttar Pradesh against Land Acquisition Bill next week on the occasion of the death anniversary of Bhagat Singh. "AAP will hold protests in all district headquarters of UP on March 23 against the Land Acquisition Bill," the party's national spokesperson Sanjay...
  • 34 dead, 150 injured as three coaches of Janta Express train derail in Raebareli 6 days ago

    Raebareli: Thirty four people are feared dead while 150 others have been injured when three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The incident took place near Bachhrawan in Raebareli. The 150 injured people have been transferred to nearby hospitals. Several relief vans are...
  • We should not over react on Section 66A of IT Act: Ravi Shankar Prasad 1 week ago

    The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstances in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "We should not over react on Section...
  • SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy. Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the police has detained a...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • UP: Class 11th student's family agrees to apologise to Azam Khan for 'mischief' on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: After the arrest of the Class 11th student for posting against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan, the boy's family has agreed to apologise to the Samajwadi Party leader. Raising objection over the case, Azam Khan said, "there was a comment from a boy on Facebook against me which caused...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policemen beat up, throw stones at farmers outside DM's office March 18, 2015

    Chitrakoot: Shocking visuals have emerged of the Uttar Pradesh police brutally beating up farmers who were on protest seeking compensation for crop damaged in the unseasonal rains. Police threw stones as well as beat up protestors including women in Chitrakoot. The farmers had come to the District Magistrate's office to seek...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • UP: 6 men molest, thrash girl and make video of the incident in Hathras March 17, 2015

    Hathras: A girl was allegedly molested and beaten up by a group of young men in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh. The girl, accompanied by a male friend, was allegedly stopped by a group of six men and thrashed on her way back from school. According to the girl the assailants took them...
  • Agra: Man who allegedly got drunk, harassed girls, beaten to death by mob March 13, 2015

    Agra: A man accused of getting drunk and misbehaving with girls was dragged out of his house by a mob and thrashed in Agra. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified to as Jeetu and post-mortem is being conducted. An eyewitness said,...
  • Former Uttar Pradesh MP DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrenders March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh member of Parliament DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrendered on Monday. He has been sent to judicial custody. Yadav will be presented in Dehradun court for sentencing. He was earlier convicted in a murder case of Mahendra Singh Bhati, then MLA from Dadri in...
  • English medium schools make education ludicrous: Azam Khan March 8, 2015

    Rampur (UP): Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said that English medium schools make education "ludicrous" and that they have been "exploiting and looting" the parents of poor students by charging exorbitant fees. "They have been exploiting and looting the poor guardians of students. Then they dump the money in gunny...
  • UP: Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in 1 hour March 5, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 2, 2015

    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 March 2, 2015

    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 February 28, 2015

    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...