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  • Four coaches of Lalkuan Express derail in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 29: Four coaches of a train derailed late Monday here when a fighting bull and cow suddenly came on the railway tracks and hit engine of the moving Lal Kuan Express, officials sai....
  • Rain likely in Delhi Tuesday
    New Delhi, July 29: It was a cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi and there is a possibility of rainfall in some areas of the city, said the Met Office.

    "The sky will remain cloudy with li....

  • Three killed as groups clash in another UP town
    Lucknow, July 28: Three people were killed and over a dozen injured Monday when a minor brawl turned ugly in Rampur town of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    The incident took place in Mehndipu....

  • Curfew still on in Saharanpur, situation tense
    Lucknow, July 28: The situation in violence-hit areas of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, where three people were killed in communal violence two days ago, continued to be tense Monday, forcing aut....
  • Clashes in Saharanpur, curfew clamped
    Lucknow, July 26: Violent clashes broke out in Saharanpur Saturday over a land dispute as two groups fought pitched battles, fired at each other and burnt several vehicles, police said. Five po....
  • Lucknow woman's family stages sit-in, demands CBI probe
    Lucknow, July 25: The family of a Lucknow woman, who was murdered last week, Friday began an indefinite sit-in here, trashing police investigations and demanding the case be handed over to the ....
  • One dead as Shia protestors clash with police in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 25: One person was killed and over two dozen others injured Friday when a crowd of thousands of Shias protesting against Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan clashed....
  • Controversy over Lucknow woman's autopsy heats up
    Lucknow, July 23: The controversy surrounding the autopsy of a woman gang raped and murdered near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh last week turned murkier Wednesday with the opposition parties accusin....
  • Woman journalist found dead in Ghaziabad apartment
    Ghaziabad, July 22: A woman journalist working with the Rajya Sabha Television was found dead at her residence here in mysterious circumstances, police said Tuesday.

    Milita Dutta Mandal (....

  • Housing scam unearthed in Ghaziabad: Official
    Ghaziabad, July 22: An alleged scam has been unearthed here in the 20 percent mandatory allotment of houses for economically weaker sections (EWS) and low income groups (LIG) in hi-tech townshi....
  • Lucknow rape victim's family questions autopsy report
    Lucknow, July 22: The family of the woman who was murdered in Mohanlalganj last week, Tuesday questioned the post-mortem report which inferred "both her kidneys" were intact.

    The ....

  • Three 'kanwarias' die in accident
    Lucknow, July 22: Three 'kanwarias' or Shiva devotees were killed Tuesday when a truck in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    Seventeen others we....

  • Ghaziabad house looted of valuables worth Rs.20 lakh
    Ghaziabad, July 21: Half a dozen robbers Monday looted cash, jewellery, mobile phones, TV and other valuables worth around Rs.20 lakh from a doctor's house in Ghaziabad, police said.

    ....

  • Now, Uttar Pradesh sets up NRI department
    Lucknow, July 18: The Uttar Pradesh government Friday announced a new department has been set up for NRIs, tasked with not only solving their problems but also attracting investment in the stat....
  • Four killed in Uttar Pradesh house collapse
    Lucknow, July 18: Four people, including three children, were killed early Friday in Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh when their house collapsed following heavy rain, police said.

    The....

  • Woman gang raped, murdered near Bill Clinton event venue
    Lucknow, July 17: A young woman was brutally gang raped and killed on the outskirts of the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said Thursday, even as tight security was in place in the area ahead ....
  • CCTV cameras installed in Ghaziabad court
    Ghaziabad, July 17: The Ghaziabad civil court complex has been equipped with close circuit television (CCTV) cameras, following several assaults on accused people by the public and shootings by....
  • Power crisis in Uttar Pradesh continues
    Lucknow, July 16: Uttar Pradesh continued to face power outages Wednesday due to technical glitches in some of the state's power plants, an official said.

    Major cities like Varanasi,....

  • UP to become tech-savvy to attract investors
    Lucknow, July 16: In a bid to attract investment, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon be using a GIS system for mapping available industrial land, enabling investors to select a site online,....
  • UP seeks Rs.30 crores to install CCTVs in buses
    Lucknow, July 15: Uttar Pradesh has sought Rs.30 crore from the central government to install CCTV cameras in its 9,600 buses.

    The state has sought money from the Nirbhaya fund, created ....

  • Ghaziabad house looted at gun-point
    Ghaziabad, July 14: A gang of robbers Monday looted cash, jewellery and mobile phones at gun-point from the house of a trader in Ghaziabad, police said.

    Police said 45-year-old auto-parts....

  • Cloth merchant's burnt, chained body found in Kanpur
    Lucknow, July 14: A cloth merchant's burnt body was found chained Monday in his shop in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, police said.

    The chained and burnt body of Lalit Maheshwari wa....

  • 2 children drown in Hindon canal
    Ghaziabad, July 11: Two children were drowned Friday when a car in which they were travelling in rolled into Hindon canal here, police said.

    The deceased were identified as Kartik, 5, and....

  • Fire in Ghaziabad building
    Ghaziabad, July 11: A fire broke out in the basement of an apartment building in Ghaziabad Friday, officials said.

    The fire broke out in the basement of AS Apartments building in Indirapu....

  • Rain takes break in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 8: After two days of incessant rainfall in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, it finally took a break for few days, officials said Tuesday.

    The rain took a break for few days and ....

  • Violations in allotment of Ghaziabad's reserved houses
    Ghaziabad, July 7: Gross violations have been detected in the allotment of compulsory housing schemes for EWS and LIG categories in Ghaziabad, a civic official said Monday.

    Municipal Coun....

  • Pleasant weather continues in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 7: People across Uttar Pradesh experienced yet another pleasant day as rains continued in most of the regions Monday, bringing the temperature below the normal level.

    The Me....

  • Customs official accused of rape in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 7: A customs official was accused of rape by a domestic help in Uttar Pradesh's capital and a case has been registered against him, police said Monday.

    Superintendent of....

  • Uttar Pradesh files hit digital button
    Lucknow, July 5: In a significant development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday started "paperless" office in the state government by clearing an IT and electronics ....
  • Moradabad village tense after clashes
    Lucknow, July 5: The situation in Kanth village in Moradabad district continued to be tense Saturday, following Friday's clashes between BJP workers, villagers and police in which the distr....
  • Ghaziabad police arrest criminal from hospital
    Ghaziabad, July 4: The Ghaziabad police Friday took into custody a criminal who was undergoing treatment in a hospital.

    Meerut Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) K. Satyanarayana said A....

  • Uttar Pradesh to promote development of elephant reserves
    Lucknow, July 4: The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh may have a pathological apathy for arch rival Bahujan Samaj Party but its symbol - the elephant - is in for some good time as the Ak....
  • 35 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 3: Continuing with the re-jig of the state bureaucracy he started after the Lok Sabha election debacle, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday ordered transfer of 35....
  • Fire at LIC building in Kanpur
    Lucknow, July 3: A massive fire broke out at the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) building in Kanpur on Thursday, police said.

    No one was injured in the incident as the office had not ope....

  • Monsoon to hit Lucknow soon
    Lucknow, July 3: Monsoon will hit Uttar Pradesh's capital within next two days, the Met Office said Thursday.

    After a delay of 13 days, monsoon will arrive in Lucknow and other parts ....

  • Police team attacked, constable killed in Agra
    Lucknow, July 3: A police constable was gunned down by unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district when he was on duty, police said Thursday.

    The incident took place in Bamrauli....

  • Heavy rain lashes Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 1: Residents of Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow woke up to heavy rains Tuesday that brought down the temperature, giving much relief to the people from the hot and humid weath....
  • Man shot dead, Rs.18 lakh looted
    Ghaziabad, June 30: Robbers gunned down an accountant of a private firm here Monday and looted Rs.18 lakh the man was carrying to deposit in a bank, police said.

    The daring crime took pla....

  • Police on alert for holy month of Ramzaan in UP
    Lucknow, June 30: Uttar Pradesh Police have been put on alert across the state for the holy month of Ramzaan, officials said Monday.

    The local intelligence units (LIU) have been sensitize....

  • UP cop transferred after minister booked in dacoity case
    Lucknow, June 28: A senior police officer in Uttar Pradesh was transferred after a cabinet minister was booked in a dacoity and arson case.

    Sambhal Superintendent of Police Piyush Srivast....

  • One killed, dozen injured in UP gas cylinder fire
    Lucknow, June 27: A woman was killed and over a dozen sustained serious burn injuries early Friday after gas leaked from a cylinder and caught fire in a home in Kanpur, police said.

    The i....

  • Lucknow hot and humid despite showers
    Lucknow, June 27: Despite heavy overnight showers, the weather in Uttar Pradesh's capital was hot and humid Friday.

    The weatherman said there will be no respite from the sultry weathe....

  • Dacoity case slapped on UP minister
    Lucknow, June 26: A senior minister in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet has been booked for dacoity and threatening a person, police said Thursday.

    Minister of Fisheries Iqbal Masood was booked ....

  • Congress corporator shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 24: A Congress corporator has been shot dead in Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday.

    The shooting took place late Monday in Deoria when Mihirkant Mishra was on his way to the....

  • Committee formed to probe CPMT papers leak in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 24: A three-member committee of the Uttar Pradesh government's IT department has been assigned to probe the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) papers leak, an official said Tues....
  • Man robbed of Rs.32 lakh in Aligarh
    Aligarh, June 23: Unidentified motorcycle-riding miscreants Monday robbed a private company's employee here of Rs.32 lakh while he was returning to his office after withdrawing the amount f....
  • Varanasi road accident kills three
    Lucknow, June 23: A doctor and two others were killed Monday in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh when a speeding truck rammed into their car, police said.

    Two of the dead were identified as Vire....

  • Minor gang raped in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 23: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said Monday.

    The incident took place Sunday when the gi....

  • Lucknow calm after sectarian clashes
    Lucknow, June 21: The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm Saturday, two days after sectarian clashes took place after a prayer meeting over Iraq, officials said.

    Both the Provincial Armed Cons....

  • Factory worker battling for life after friend's prank
    Ghaziabad, June 21: An ordnance factory worker is struggling for life after a friend played a practical joke on him. He filled compressed air into the worker's intestine through his rectum ....
  • Tourism projects in Agra, Mathura reviewed
    Agra, June 20: Uttar Pradesh Tourism's director general Amrit Abhijat Friday reviewed tourism projects in the pipeline for Agra and Mathura and instructed officials to ensure their early co....
  • Uttar Pradesh gang-rape accused to undergo narco test
    Lucknow, June 20: The five accused in the gang-rape and killing of two girls in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district last month will undergo a brain mapping and narco test, an official said Fri....
  • Lucknow calm after sectarian clashes
    Lucknow, June 20: The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm Friday, a day after sectarian clashes followed a prayer meeting over Iraq, authorities said.

    A young man who was seriously wounded in ....

  • Rains cool Lucknow
    Lucknow, June 20: Rains lashed the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday bringing down the temperature, giving much relief to the people from the hot and humid weather.

    The monsoon has arrived in ....

  • Six girls rescued from Agra brothel
    Agra, June 20: Six girls from West Bengal were rescued from a brothel in this Uttar Pradesh city, police said Friday.

    Acting on a complaint filed by a Mumbai NGO, Rescue Foundation, Senio....

  • Taj city bans polythene
    Agra, June 19: The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

    Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar Wednesday instructed municipal authorities to ....

  • Rs.12.7 lakh looted from UPPCL employees in Meerut
    Meerut, June 18: Unidentified armed robbers Wednesday looted Rs.12.7 lakh cash from employees of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) while they were transporting the money to a ....
  • Man kills sister in UP for eloping with lover
    Lucknow, June 17: A young woman was shot dead by her brother and then burnt in Aligarh town in Uttar Pradesh for eloping with her lover, police said Tuesday.

    The incident took place Monda....

  • Five killed in road accident near Agra
    Lucknow, June 13: Five people were killed and six injured when a vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Gwalior highway Friday, police said.

    The accident took place early morn....

  • UP woman kills three daughters, herself after spat with husband
    Lucknow, June 13: A woman killed her three daughters by poisoning them in Gorakhpur, and then committed suicide, police said Friday. The woman was found hanging from the ceiling in her house wh....
  • UP inks MoUs worth Rs.54,606 crore with investors
    Lucknow/New Delhi, June 12: Twenty memoranda of understanding (MoU) worth around Rs.54,606 crore were signed by 23 companies in the inaugural session of an investor conclave organized by the Ut....
  • Woman gang raped inside UP police station, SHO nabbed
    Lucknow, June 11: A woman was gang raped allegedly by four policemen inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh. The SHO was arrested Wednesday.

    The incident took place Monday when the woma....

  • Girl found hanging from tree in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 12: A 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree outside a village in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district Thursday, police said.

    The girl was missing from her house i....

  • Woman found hanging in UP village, family cries rape
    Lucknow, June 11: A middle-aged woman was Wednesday found hanging in a Bahraich village, police said. Though the family alleged rape and subsequent murder, a police officer said the post-mortem....
  • Five killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Lucknow, June 11: Five people, including three women, were killed and four others injured Wednesday when the driver of a speeding SUV lost control over the vehicle and rammed it into a tree in ....
  • Workers, families jam traffic in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 10: Over a hundred families of the employees of an electronics company here that had declared a lockout in November 2012 staged a sit-in outside the SSP's office on Hapur Ro....
  • Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats
    New Delhi, June 10: Buyers of flats in some parts of Noida will have to mark time as the Supreme Court Tuesday declined to interfere with an NGT order restraining the New Okhla Industrial Devel....
  • Another girl gang raped, killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 10: Yet another girl, a 13-year-old, was gang raped and killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said Tuesday.

    Two accused have been arrested and are being inte....

  • 27 drown during Ganga Dussehra celebration in UP
    Lucknow, June 9: At least 27 people were killed in separate incidents while taking dip in rivers on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh, police said Monday.

    The annual festiva....

  • Cloudy day in Lucknow, but mercury set to rise
    Lucknow, June 9: Residents of Lucknow woke up to a pleasant Monday morning as it turned cloudy and cool breeze swept the city. The Met Office called it a "temporary" respite and said th....
  • Violence in Noida as BJP leader shot dead
    Noida/Lucknow, June 8: Violence broke out Saturday in Greater Noida near the national capital after a BJP leader was shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants, police said.

    Bharatiya Jana....

  • Departmental inquiry after UP police station locks main gate
    Bulandshahr, June 7: A departmental inquiry has been ordered after a police station in this Uttar Pradesh district locked its main gate.

    "A departmental inquiry has been ordered to fi....

  • 42 police officials transferred in UP
    Lucknow, June 7: In a major shake-up of the police department, the Uttar Pradesh government Saturday transferred 42 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including inspectors general and deputy....
  • UP policemen thrashed by mob for not registering rape complaint
    Lucknow, June 7: Policemen were attacked and senior district officials roughed up in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar late Friday for refusing to lodge a complaint about the rape of a mentally....
  • Power cuts continue as mercury soars in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 7: Soaring day temperatures and an acute power crisis continued in Uttar Pradesh Saturday for the fifth consecutive day.

    The mercury touched a new high of 47 degrees Celsius....

  • No let up in heat wave in UP, power woes continue
    Lucknow, June 6: Extreme heat wave conditions continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh with the mercury climbing steadily with Mahoba being declared the hottest district Friday. The maximum tem....
  • Two sisters gang raped in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 6: Two sisters, both minors, were raped at gun point in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district late Thursday, an official said. The sisters were raped when they were returning home ....
  • Uttar Pradesh suffers as mercury zooms up
    Lucknow, June 6: Uttar Pradesh is reeling under a severe heat condition with the maximum temperature in many places touching a new high.

    The mercury soared to a maximum of 47.2 degrees Ce....

  • Six more UP district police chiefs transferred
    Lucknow, June 6: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred six more district police chiefs and suspended four constables for laxity in duty, an official said.

    The transfers, which took....

  • Policeman shot and injured in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 5: A policeman was shot and injured in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district while he was checking vehicles, police said Thursday.

    To check the movement of some crimina....

  • Violence in Gorakhpur after road accident
    Lucknow, June 5: Violence broke out in Gorakhpur Thursday following the death of a trader in a road accident, police said. Angry at the incident, an irate mob torched a police motorcycle, vanda....
  • Agra sizzles at 45 degrees, two dead
    Agra, June 5: Two people have died here as a heat wave continued to sweep the city, with the mercury hovering around 45 degrees Celsius.

    A 60-year-old man died of heatstroke in Ghatiz Aza....

  • 5-year-old's penis chopped off in UP
    Lucknow, June 4: In a shocking incident, a five-year-old boy's penis was chopped off for urinating in the field of a villager in Uttar Pradesh, police said Wednesday.

    The ghastly inci....

  • UP police officer writes to centre against arbitrary transfers
    Lucknow, June 4: A senior Uttar Pradesh Police officer has written to the union cabinet secretary, seeking to make public the recommendations of the Civil Services Board constituted for the tra....
  • A woman judge is raped in UP!
    Lucknow, June 3: Even a woman judge has not been spared in Uttar Pradesh. The judge was raped and an attempt was made to kill her in Aligarh, police said Tuesday.

    The attack comes just da....

  • Spurt in UP's sex-related crimes shocks civil society
    Agra, June 3: The civil society is shocked by the spurt in sex-related crimes in western Uttar Pradesh.

    Social activist Shravan Kumar Singh says the porn-epidemic through laptops, smart p....

  • Policeman opens fire in Lucknow, injures four
    Lucknow, June 3: A police constable opened fire in the King George's Medical University (KGMU) here and critically injured four of his family, an officer said Tuesday.

    The firing occu....

  • Land gets costlier in Noida
    Lucknow, June 2: Land in Noida in the neighbourhood of the national capital would be dearer as authorities Monday hiked prices of residential plots by 10 percent and industrial plots by ....
  • UP police chief issued notice over another rape
    Lucknow, June 2: The National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday took suo moto cognizance of the rape and killing of a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district and served a not....
  • UP Police chief finds his men missing from duty
    Lucknow, June 2: Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police A.L. Banerjee, who was on rounds to check the security cover in the wake of Badaun incident, found several of his policemen missing dur....
  • Varanasi doctor held for assaulting nurse
    Varanasi, May 31: A doctor at a government women's hospital here was arrested on Saturday for assaulting a nurse, police said.

    A police officer said the incident took place in the Kab....

  • Online registration for VIP vehicle numbers in UP
    Lucknow, May 30: For vehicle owners in Uttar Pradesh who fancy VIP numbers, here's some good news: They can now register for these online, an official said Friday.

    As a pilot project,....

  • 21 killed in UP road accidents
    Lucknow, May 28: At least 21 people were killed Wednesday in two road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

    In the first accident on the National Highway No.2 in Bareilly, a speedin....

  • Trains diverted, cancelled after UP accident
    Lucknow, May 26: Three trains were cancelled and the routes of 10 were diverted following an accident in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said.

    Barauni-Lucknow Express, Lokmanya Tilak Ter....

  • Five killed in Uttar Pradesh train accident
    Lucknow, May 26: At least five people were killed and over 50 injured as Gorakhdham Express Monday ramped into a stationary goods train at Sant Kabir Nagar, 230 km from here, officials said. ....
  • UP sizzles as mercury shoots up
    Lucknow, May 24: Uttar Pradesh continued to sizzle Saturday, with temperatures at some places crossing 46 degrees Celsius.

    The day temperature in cities like Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi ....

  • UP to set up crime branch cells in 14 districts
    Lucknow, May 23: Faced with spurt in crimes and growing criticism over the law and order situation in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has cleared a proposal to create special crime bran....
  • Man, two children drown in Yamuna in Agra
    Agra, May 23: A banker, his son and daughter drowned in the Yamuna river Thursday, police said.

    Braj Kishore Sharma, an employee of a Punjab National Bank branch in Firozabad, had come to....

  • Consumer Forum issues arrest warrant against Supertech directors
    New Delhi, May 22: The Noida District Consumer Forum has ordered arrest of directors of real estate company Supertech for non-compliance of its order in a consumer complaint.

    In its execu....

  • Heat wave to intensify in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 22: The heat wave in Uttar Pradesh is set to intensify in days to come, the Met Office has forecast Thursday adding that the mercury could touch as high as 46 degrees Celsius in so....
  • UP to levy 'green tax' on old vehicles
    Lucknow, May 21: All motor vehicles more than 15-years old will have to pay green tax in Uttar Pradesh soon, officials said.

    The state cabinet has given a go ahead to the amendment in the....

  • Seven die in Shahjahanpur road accident
    Lucknow, May 17: Seven people, including two women and a child, died Saturday in Shahjahanpur when a speeding truck rammed into a tempo full of passengers, police said.

    Four others were s....

  • Pre-monsoon showers in UP by mid-June
    Lucknow, May 16: The heat wave in Uttar Pradesh is likely to subside within a fortnight and the pre-monsoon showers may arrive June 18, the Met Office said Friday.

    "The pre-monsoon sh....

  • UP put on high security alert for vote counting
    Lucknow, May 15: A state of high security alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh ahead of counting of votes for 80 Lok Sabha seats Friday, an official said Thursday.

    Fearing clashes between s....

  • UP turnout beats 1977 post-Emergency balloting
    Lucknow, May 13: Voters in Uttar Pradesh have set a new record at turnout with over 58.29 percent ballots cast in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls compared to 56.44 percent in 1977, post-....
  • Rising mercury forces early summer vacations in Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 13: The Lucknow district magistrate ordered early summer vacations in all city schools upto class 12th due to steady rise in mercury level, officials said Tuesday.

    The decisi....

  • Re-poll ordered at 11 UP polling booths
    Lucknow, May 12: Re-polling at 11 polling booths in Uttar Pradesh will be held May 13, an official said Monday.

    The re-poll was ordered on the basis of reports filed by observers.

    ....
  • 50 injured in Meerut riot
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), May 10: About 50 people, including a top police officer and two media persons, were injured in a communal clash in Meerut Saturday, police said.

    The incident occur....

  • Varanasi's top official, under BJP attack, is a local hero
    Varanasi, May 10: Even as he faces the BJP's wrath for putting curbs on its leader Narendra Modi's election campaign, Pranjal Yadav, the young IIT-educated district magistrate of Varana....
  • 13 killed as train rams into vehicle in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 9: Thirteen people were killed late Thursday when a passenger train hit a Bolero SUV at an unmanned level crossing in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Friday.

    Three people wer....

  • Woman shot at in Lucknow for resisting chain snatcher
    Lucknow, May 7: A woman was shot at twice late Tuesday here when she resisted a chain snatcher, police said Wednesday.

    The shooting took place around 11.30 p.m. when two men attacked Meen....

  • Four killed in UP in row over road divider
    Allahabad, May 6: Four people were killed and one person was injured when a dispute over the construction of a road divider turned bloody in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said Tuesday. ....
  • Poll panel orders more security for May 7 election in UP
    Lucknow, May 6: The Election Commission (EC) has ordered the deployment of more security personnel for the fifth phase of polling in 15 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh May 7, offi....
  • Visitors to Taj Mahal face intense Agra heat
    Agra, May 3: The soaring day temperature in Agra is taking a toll on visitors to the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. Very few tourists are now visiting the historic monuments.

    "Due to s....

  • Public land sold in violation of rules: councillor
    Ghaziabad, May 2: Public land spread over a dozen villages worth Rs.1,532 crore was sold to private builders in Ghaziabad, Municipal Corporation vice president and councillor Rajendra Tyagi sai....
  • Police, mining mafia exchange fire in Noida
    Lucknow, May 1: Uttar Pradesh Police Thursday raided an area in Noida on suspicion that illegal mining was taking place, an officer said.

    Acting on a tip-off, two police teams raided the ....

  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' now tax free in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 1: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to make Amitabh Bachchan's latest Bollywood film "Bhoothnath Returns" tax free across the state, an official said Thursday. ....
  • Ghaziabad courts closed following lawyer's murder
    Ghaziabad, April 30: Courts in Ghaziabad remained closed Wednesday after a lawyer was found murdered in Bhoorgarhi locality.

    Ghaziabad Bar Association president Anil Pandit said senior la....

  • Youth sets himself ablaze, hugs BSP leader
    Lucknow, April 29: A youth set himself on fire and embraced a BSP leader in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur town during a live TV debate on the Lok Sabha election, police said Tuesday.

    The ....

  • Survey on Lucknow Metro stations to begin May 1
    Lucknow, April 29: A survey on eight Lucknow Metro stations in the first phase of the project will begin May 1, officials said Tuesday.

    The move has been set rolling on suggestions from E....

  • One killed, 26 injured in Ghaziabad clash
    Ghaziabad, April 28: At least one person was killed and 26 others were injured in this Uttar Pradesh town when two groups clashed Monday over a piece of land, police said.

    Police said the....

  • Schools in Lucknow get five holidays due to polls
    Lucknow, April 28: School children here are looking forward to a string of holidays from April 28 to May 1, thanks to the polling schedule in the state capital.

    Monday and Tuesday have be....

  • Repolling in five booths in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 26: Repolling will be held at five polling stations of Firozabad and Etawah Lok Sabha constituencies as the Election Commission (EC) has received complaints about booth capturing....
  • DM restrains Ghaziabad public schools from hiking fees
    Ghaziabad, April 25: The Ghaziabad district magistrate has restrained public schools from hiking fees for now and regulated them to maintain the same fee structure for three years besides exten....
  • Statues garlanded by Narendra Modi washed with Ganga water, milk
    Varanasi, April 25: Hours after BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi garlanded Madan Mohan Malviya's statue during a mega road show in this Uttar Pradesh town, Congress and Sam....
  • Train passengers looted in UP
    Moradabad, April 22: Unidentified armed robbers looted cash, jewellery, credit cards and other belongings worth over Rs.5 lakh from passengers of Lucknow Mail up and down services early Tuesday....
  • Showers bring down temperature in Agra
    Agra, April 19: The temperature fell sharply Saturday in Agra following intermittent showers.

    The showers were heavy Saturday morning, causing alarm in the rural areas where wheat is yet ....

  • Ghaziabad lawyers booked for violent agitation
    Ghaziabad, April 18: The Ghaziabad police Friday booked a number of lawyers following violence during their agitation a day before.

    The station officer of Kavi Nagar police station said t....

  • Dust storm kills 18 in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 18: At least 18 people were killed and property worth several million rupees damaged in a dust storm that hit Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh late Thursday, officials sa....
  • Fire in Noida building
    Noida, April 18: A fire broke out in a commercial building in Delhi's suburban Noida Friday morning. There were no injuries and the fire has been contained, officials said.

    The fire, ....

  • Showers worry farmers in Agra
    Agra, April 18: A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop.

    "The ....

  • Ghaziabad lawyers' agitation turns violent
    Ghaziabad, April 17: The two-day-old Ghaziabad lawyers' agitation turned violent Thursday after the police failed to act against allegedly erring constables who Sunday manhandled the former....
  • Six children injured in UP clash over cricket
    Lucknow, April 16: A minor scuffle between children during a cricket match turned ugly in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut town Wednesday when people took sides and hurled stones and fired blanks, po....
  • Agra's free water service completes 30 years
    Agra, April 14: An initiative run by volunteers to provide free and cold drinking water to all completes 30 years of service in the Taj city.

    Each summer, a group of thirst quenchers who ....

  • 28 nomination papers rejected in Lucknow
    Lucknow, April 12: The nomination papers of 28 people who wanted to contest from Lucknow parliamentary constituency have been rejected, officials said Saturday.

    The nomination papers were....

  • Violence in Kanpur over procession route injures many
    Lucknow, April 9: Violence broke out in Kanpur town of Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday over the route of a religious procession, officials said Wednesday.

    The incident was triggered when the d....

  • Live webcasting at 40 UP polling stations
    Lucknow, April 5: Live webcasting will take place at 40 sensitive polling stations across Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said Saturday.

    A technical team under an assistant returning off....

  • Schoolgirl raped in Agra
    Agra, April 5: A 14-year old schoolgirl going for her tuition class Friday evening was picked up by three boys in a car and raped by one of them, police said.

    Police said a medical examin....

  • Plea for FIR registration against defecting Congress candidate
    Noida, April 4: A plea has been filed in a court here seeking registration of an FIR against Gautam Budh Nagar's Congress candidate Ramesh Chand Tomar who joined the BJP Thursday after expi....
  • Man seeks public toilet in lieu of his vote, booked
    Allahabad, April 2: An AAP worker who rode a donkey in this Uttar Pradesh city to demand a public toilet in lieu of his vote was booked for disturbing peace. Sulabh has now stepped in to fulfil....
  • Petha goes missing from Agra railway stations
    Agra, April 2: Petha is no longer easily available at Agra's three railway stations where transit passengers hop off to purchase the city's famous sweets.

    Hundreds of railway pass....

  • Medical stores shut down in Lucknow
    Lucknow, March 28: Medical stores and pharmacies here were closed Friday to protest the central government's new drug policy.

    All wholesaler shops have also joined the one-day token p....

  • No jeans for girls, says Mahapanchayat
    Barsana (Mathura), March 26: A Mahapanchayat held in a Uttar Pradesh town has ruled that girls should refrain from wearing jeans.

    The order was issued two days ago in a meeting that was a....

  • Seven dead as SUV falls off bridge in UP
    Lucknow, March 24: Seven people were killed and a child was seriously injured when a speeding SUV fell into a river in Shravasti district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Monday.

    The acciden....

  • Abrupt change in weather surprises people
    Agra, March 24: The abrupt change in weather over the past two days, with a few brief spells of rain and even hail storms in some areas here, has surprised people.

    "Saturday was windy....

  • Morning showers make day pleasant in Lucknow
    Lucknow, March 24: Weather turned pleasant Monday morning after rain drenched the city.

    The drizzle started around 4 a.m. Moderate to heavy rain lashed many parts of eastern UP and the st....

  • Black paint smeared on Narendra Modi posters in Varanasi
    Lucknow, March 24: Samajwadi Party (SP) workers Monday smeared black paint on posters of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi following a row over a slogan.

    A controversy h....

  • UP government fourth class staff to exercise NOTA
    Lucknow, March 22: The fourth class government employees in Uttar Pradesh have decided to opt for the None Of The Above (NOTA) option in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, it was announced Saturd....
  • Fatal love story leads to death, jail
    Agra, March 20: A girl's decision about who she liked the most in a love triangle resulted in the death of one, serious injuries to the other and jail for the third.

    Farman and Anshu ....

  • Violence in Uttar Pradesh town after man dies
    Lucknow, March 20: Violence broke out in a Uttar Pradesh town after an elderly man was allegedly beaten to death in police custody, officials said Thursday.

    Sant Lal, 58, was picked up by....

  • Man jumps on metro track, killed
    Noida, March 19: A man died at a hospital here after he jumped in front of a metro train and received critical injuries, a metro official said Wednesday.

    The incident took place around 9.....

  • AMU chief medical officer commits suicide
    Lucknow, March 15: The chief medical officer of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) committed suicide by shooting himself Friday, police said Saturday.

    The 59-year-old Mohammad Arshad lived i....

  • Lucknow seminary clarifies cancellation of Saudi delegation visit
    Lucknow, March 14: Putting to rest speculation and political chatter on why the visit of a Saudi delegation to Lucknow earlier this week was called off, the Nadwatul Ulema seminary Friday said ....
  • Uttar Pradesh official tries to set himself afire
    Lucknow, March 13: A government official tried to set himself on fire Wednesday, accusing the state tourism minister of land grabbing, police said Thursday.

    The incident took place in Bij....

  • Polls 2014: Video camera shortage hits Ghaziabad officials
    Ghaziabad, March 12: The Ghaziabad district administration is facing a shortage of video cameras, said an officer Wednesday.

    "To conduct peaceful elections we need about 200 video and....

  • Man shoots wife dead in Lucknow
    Lucknow, March 11: A 30-year-old woman was Tuesday shot dead by her husband in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said.

    The incident took place at Kursi Road in Lucknow when, apparently fe....

  • Vrindavan widows' first Holi with colours on Friday
    Goverdhan/Vrindavan, March 11: For the first time, about a 1,000 widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will this year play Holi with colours at an ashram, Meera Sahabhagini Sadan, Friday.

    ....

  • Over 14,400 troopers to be deployed for UP polls
    Lucknow, March 11: More than 180 companies of para-military forces or over 14,400 troopers would be deployed in Uttar Pradesh during the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls, officials said Tuesd....
  • Retired UP constable guns down two people
    Lucknow, March 10: A retired police constable Monday shot dead two people and critically injured another at his village in Kanpur, police said.

    Anil Kumar, who retired as a constable with....

  • 35 UP girls ill after consuming iron pills
    Lucknow, March 10: Thirty-five girls at an Uttar Pradesh college fell ill Monday after they were administered iron pills following lunch, officials said.

    The incident took place at the Ka....

  • Petrol pump owner shot dead in Lucknow
    Lucknow, March 10: All petrol pumps in Lucknow closed down Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner.

    M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road here was shot dead M....

  • UP to have handicrafts, artisans policy
    Lucknow, March 10: The Uttar Pradesh government will soon be announcing a policy for handicrafts and artisans, an official said Monday.

    Emphasising on the need to encourage, promote and p....

  • Ghaziabad voters can check their names Sunday
    Ghaziabad, March 8: The Ghaziabad district administration Saturday appealed to voters to check their names in the voter list at a "matdaan chaupal" (polling forum) to be held Sunday, Ma....
  • Gang of highway robbers busted in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, March 7: Police in Ghaziabad Friday busted a gang of highway robbers after a driver complained that his truck was looted Feb 25 from a sugarcane centre at Kakra Bridge in Muradnagar ....
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors call off stir
    Lucknow, March 6: Doctors in Uttar Pradesh called off their strike Thursday morning, a day after the Allahabad High Court directed the striking doctors to return to work.

    The doctors deci....

  • UP gets six-phase Lok Sabha election
    Lucknow, March 5: Uttar Pradesh, which elects the maximum of 80 members to the Lok Sabha, will see polling spread over six days in April-May.

    The Election Commission said balloting will t....

  • For business in Uttar Pradesh, online applications mandatory
    Lucknow, March 4: The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that May 1 onwards, all applications for setting up industrial enterprises in the state would have to be submitted online.
  • New terminal cleared for Agra airport
    Agra, March 4: The Uttar Pradesh government's nod for acquiring around 50 acres of land for constructing a new terminal at Agra's Kheria Airport, which is part of an Indian Air Force ba....
  • Soon, Delhi-Taj drive without entering Agra
    Agra, March 4: In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city.

    This will be made possible ....

  • Doctors in Agra region protest
    Agra, March 3: Doctors at the S.N. Medical College here continued their protest here Monday against a Samajwadi Party legislator, forcing hundreds of patients to fend for themselves.

    The ....

  • Ghaziabad doctors on strike
    Ghaziabad, March 3: Doctors here launched an indefinite strike Monday after the Indian Medical Association (IMA) decided on it following the arrest of 24 medical students in Kanpur, an IMA mem....
  • UP doctors' strike continues
    Lucknow, March 3: Patients across Uttar Pradesh continued to suffer Monday as the strike by doctors entered its fourth day.

    Junior doctors and other medical practitioners have struck work....

  • Doctors attack UP legislator
    Lucknow, Mar 1: Doctors at a government hospital attacked a Samajwadi Party legislator in Kanpur after which clashes erupted between the doctors and the lawmaker's supporters, police said. ....
  • Rains lash Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Mar 1: Heavy rains lashed the state capital and some parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday. The Met Office has forecast rains here till Sunday.

    The weather was muggy and dark clouds ho....

  • Rains in Lucknow bring in chill
    Lucknow, Feb 28: Residents here woke up to a cold Friday morning after rains lashed parts of the state.

    It was chilly thanks to clouds and fog. The Met Office forecast rain here and in....

  • Enterprising UP official gets farmers their loan waivers
    Firozabad, Feb 26: More than 12,000 farmers from 506 villages, whose bank loans amounting to over Rs 34 crore (Rs.340 million/$5.5 million) had been waived more than a year ago but who were sti....
  • Three bodies found on Mathura expressway
    Lucknow, Feb 25: Three bodies were found on the busy Mathura expressway Tuesday with identification documents belonging to other people, police said.

    Two admit cards for the Rajasthan Pub....

  • Meerut normal after leopard attack
    Meerut, Feb 25: Schools and market places reopened Tuesday after being closed since Sunday as a precautionary measure after a leopard entered the city and attacked several people, officials sai....
  • Agra to get clean water by year-end
    Lucknow, Feb 25: Agra city would start getting clean water by the end of 2014, a minister said in the state assembly.

    Urban Development Minister Mohd Azam Khan said the Taj city will get ....

  • Alert sounded as leopard slips into Meerut
    Lucknow, Feb 24: An alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city after a leopard entered into the city Sunday and attacked several people, officials said Monday.

    As a precautionar....

  • Students create ruckus in Lucknow over minor dispute
    Lucknow, Feb 24: A group of Lucknow University students went berserk after a scuffle with a shop owner here late Sunday, attacking policemen, firing several rounds, beating up passersby and da....
  • Girl's headless body found in Taj city
    Agra, Feb 23: Two men said to be 'tantriks' have been arrested here after they dug out the body of a young girl buried after death in order to do occult rituals in search of gold, polic....
  • Heavy rains lash Lucknow
    Lucknow, Feb 22: Residents of the Uttar Pradesh capital woke up to heavy rains Saturday that brought down the temperature. The maximum temperature tumbled by three degrees to settle at 23.9 deg....
  • Four killed in Ghaziabad hutment fire
    Ghaziabad, Feb 21: Four people, including three children, were burnt to death in a fire that broke out around Thursday midnight in a hutment in Ghaziabad, police said.

    Police said the inc....

  • Agra man kills American wife, blows himself up
    Agra, Feb 21: This one is straight out of a Bollywood potboiler. An American, who fell for an auto driver here and married him, was viciously stabbed to death by her husband. The man then blew ....
  • Fresh spell of rain likely in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 21: The Met Office here Friday forecast rain in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, and a dip in temperature.

    Regional Met director J.P. Gupta said the state capital as well as east....

  • UP woman MLA seeks action against peers' stripping act
    Lucknow, Feb 21: A woman legislator in Uttar Pradesh lodged a complaint with the speaker's office over two Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) legislators taking off their shirts in the assembly two da....
  • 12 of family die in UP accident
    Lucknow, Feb 21: A dozen people were killed and three injured when a truck collided with a multi-utility vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district late Thursday, police said.

    The....

  • Agra's leather shoe units told to check pollution
    Agra, Feb 20: After hundreds of petha (sweetmeat) units were forced to shut down in Agra last fortnight, Uttar Pradesh's pollution control body has now shifted its focus to pollution causin....
  • Lover couple found dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Feb 20: The bodies of a couple said to be in love against the will of their parents was recovered from the outskirts of the state capital Thursday, police said.

    The 16-year-old g....

  • Agra water supply may be snapped, warn authorities
    Agra, Feb 20: Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river's already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment.....
  • Fog-hit trains in Uttar Pradesh to resume Friday
    Lucknow, Feb 20: Over two dozen trains that remained cancelled for the past three months because of fog and poor visibility will begin running Feb 21, an official said Thursday.

    These tra....

  • Forest department lodges cases against Ghaziabad civic officials
    Ghaziabad, Feb 18: The Ghaziabad forest department has registered two criminal cases against the city's municipal corporation officials for damaging trees and concretising the ground surfac....
  • Two children beheaded in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 17: The beheaded bodies of two children, who are brothers, was found Sunday in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said Monday.

    The incident occurred in Lakhimpur Kheri district....

  • Vrindavan widows attend national seminar in Varanasi
    Varanasi, Feb 17: The temple town of Varanasi Sunday witnessed an unusual sight as some of the abandoned widows from Vrindavan were brought here by an NGO for an event at the Banaras Hindu Uni....
  • Angry mob beats robber to death in Aligarh
    Aligarh, Feb 15: An angry mob beat a robber to death after a gang robbed a house in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town and was decamping with cash and jewellery, police said.

    Half-a-dozen r....

  • Uttar Pradesh continues to shiver
    Lucknow, Feb 15: Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver in the winter chill Saturday due to heavy rains across the state Friday.

    Heavy snowfall in parts of Uttarakhand forced the closure of t....

  • Mercury drops as heavy rain lash UP
    Lucknow, Feb 14: With heavy overnight rain in most parts of Uttar Pradesh, temperature dropped drastically across the state Friday.

    The morning temperature in Lucknow was 2.9 degrees Cels....

  • Five killed in UP boat capsize
    Lucknow, Feb 13: A woman and four of her children were drowned when a boat capsized Thursday in a lake near here, police said.

    The boat went down in Baghar lake in Barabanki district'....

  • Five killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Lucknow, Feb 13: Five people were killed and three others injured when a speeding truck rammed into a passenger vehicle in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh Thursday, police said.

    The acc....

  • Fresh spell of rains expected in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Feb 13: The Met Office forecast fresh spell of rains here for the next two days.

    The weatherman attributed the change in weather to Western Disturbances, and also added that heav....

  • Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsava
    Agra, Feb 10: After a long and cold winter, the Taj city is gearing up for its 10-day annual extravaganza - Taj Mahotsava - here which begins Feb 18.

    The fun-filled event will be held at ....

  • Woman opposes tree felling, hacked to death in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 10: A 58-year-old woman was hacked to death in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur town when she protested the felling of trees in the area, police said Monday.

    The incident took pl....

  • Icy winds bring back chill in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 10: With heavy snowfall in neighbouring Uttarakhand, icy winds brought back the winter chill in Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh.

    The Met Office has forecast that the....

  • Seven killed as train rams into car in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 7: Seven members of a family were killed Friday when a train rammed into their vehicle at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said.

    T....

  • Midnight showers make Agra chilly
    Agra, Feb 7: Gusty winds and a shower and hail post midnight brought the chill back to the Taj city Friday.

    The weather office has forecast light rain due to a Western disturbance. Far....

  • UP powermen to strike Feb 19
    Lucknow, Feb 7: Electricity workers in Uttar Pradesh would go on a day-long strike Feb 19 to oppose a government move to privatize power distribution in Meerut, Ghaziabad, Kanpur and Varanasi,....
  • MCOCA charges dropped against UP mafia don, aide
    New Delhi, Feb 5: A court here Wednesday discharged Brijesh Singh, an alleged mafia don from Uttar Pradesh, and his associate Tribhuvan Singh, of stringent MCOCA charges.

    The court disch....

  • Speeding truck crushes man, two daughters
    Ghaziabad, Feb 5: A speeding truck crushed a scooter here Wednesday, crushing the driver and two of his three children on their way to school, police said.

    Police said Mohan Singh was fe....

  • Over 100 path tests made free in UP hospitals
    Lucknow, Feb 5: Patients in Uttar Pradesh can henceforth get more than 100 types of pathological tests done free of cost in government hospitals under a cabinet decision taken Wednesday.
  • Noida policeman held for sexually assaulting two boys
    Lucknow, Feb 5: An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was Wednesday arrested for sexually exploiting two young boys in Noida, police said.

    The constable, identified as Gyan Singh, was on duty....

  • Noida policeman held for sexually assaulting two boys
    Lucknow, Feb 5: An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was Wednesday arrested for sexually exploiting two young boys in Noida, police said.

    The constable, identified as Gyan Singh, was on duty....

  • Maha panchayat in Muzaffarnagar Feb 9
    Lucknow, Feb 5: More than 185 representatives of 'khap panchayats' from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will converge on Muzaffarnagar Feb 9 for a 'maha panchayat'.

    The 'kha....

  • Make rules to protect elderly: HC to UP
    Lucknow, Feb 5: The Allahabad High Court (HC) has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to expedite the formulation of rules for the safety of senior citizens in the state.

    Directing the go....

  • 53 IAS officers transferred in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 5: The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 53 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officials, including 27 district magistrates, late Tuesday.

    Sources said the transfers, one....

  • Spring smiles on Sri Krishna land on Basant Panchmi
    Mathura/Vrindavan/Agra, Feb 4: The city of the Taj Mahal woke up to a sunny Tuesday, heralding the onset of spring with Basant Panchmi.

    But Agra has other reasons to celebrate too - 100 y....

  • Ghaziabad residents delighted over Metro line extension
    Ghaziabad, Feb 3: The residents of Ghaziabad, in Uttar Pradesh, are upbeat after the Delhi government cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) extension from Dilshad Garden Metro statio....
  • Taj city residents complain of contaminated water supply
    Agra,Feb 3: The Taj city has been battling a water crisis with supply hit since the last 10 days and whatever quantity trickling in into homes highly contaminated, say people. Officials Monda....
  • Man held for acid attack in Agra
    Agra, Feb 3: A 28-year-old man was arrested here for an acid attack on a girl that she escaped but critically injured her father, police said Monday.

    An first information report was regi....

  • Fog adds to winter chill in UP
    Lucknow, Feb 3: The return of fog Monday added to the winter chill in Uttar Pradesh, as weather officials here claimed the cold conditions will last longer than expected.

    The Met Office ....

  • 22 chargesheets filed in Muzaffarnagar riots
    Lucknow, Feb 1: The Uttar Pradesh police have filed chargesheets in 22 cases in Muzaffarnagar riots, an official said Saturday.

    These chargesheets have been filed by the Special Investig....

  • Lucknow reels under cold
    Lucknow, Jan 30: The city reeled under cold conditions for the second day Thursday. Poor visibility due to fog made the commute tough for office goers and school children.

    The maximum tem....

  • Fog envelops Lucknow
    Lucknow, Jan 29: A dense blanket of fog enveloped the state capital Wednesday morning.

    The Met Office has, however, said it will be sunny here after noon.

    The maximum temperatur....

  • Inspectors to head two-third police stations in UP
    Lucknow, Jan 29: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to appoint inspectors in two-third of the police stations across the state, an official said Wednesday.

    The state cabinet Tuesday....

  • Three die in UP clash
    Lucknow, Jan 29: Three people were killed and three injured in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district when two groups clashed after a teenaged girl was harassed, police said Wedn....
  • Noida to get new police stations, fire stations
    Lucknow, Jan 28: The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved a police modernisation package for Noida, a sprawling suburb of Delhi, an official said.

    Under the project, four police sta....

  • 40 lakh Uttar Pradesh families to get 'Samajwadi Pension'
    Lucknow, Jan 28: The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday approved the "Samajwadi Pension" scheme, aimed at giving direct benefits to 40 lakh families in the state, an official said.

    Ben....

  • Agra district magistrate takes on corruption
    Agra, Jan 28: The district magistrate here has invited victims of corruption to pen their grievances and drop these in a complaint box at his camp office.

    District Magistrate Zuher Bin Sa....

  • Fog returns in UP, disrupts rail, air traffic
    Lucknow, Jan 28: Trains were running late and flight schedules were disrupted due to fog returning in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday.

    Jet Airways and Indigo, which had cancelled their early mornin....

  • R-day celebrated in Agra
    Agra, Jan 26: The Taj city Sunday celebrated Republic Day with fervour, with Uttar Pradesh Revenue Minister Aridaman Singh taking the salute at the official event.

    The biting cold, howev....

  • Icy winds make Uttar Pradesh chilly
    Lucknow, Jan 25: It was a chilly Saturday morning here as icy winds swept the city. The Met Office said the weekend would be "fairly cold" and receive light to moderate rain Sunday onw....
  • Two impersonators nabbed, five cops suspended in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Jan 24: Uttar Pradesh Police Friday arrested two men in Ghaziabad town for defrauding people by impersonating as a judge, senior administrative officer and a journalist. Five constab....
  • Man kills six members of his family
    Lucknow, Jan 24: A man slaughtered six members of his family in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh over a property dispute, police said Friday.

    The incident took place around midnight in Pilkha....

  • Agra region receives record rain this January
    Agra, Jan 23: Having witnessed record rain in January, Agra residents heaved a sigh of relief when 36 hours of incessant showers finally stopped Wednesday evening.

    "Life appears to be....

  • Pleasant morning in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Jan 23: It was a clear and sunny day after a day of heavy rain, authorities said.

    The Met Office said fog and rain are likely to subside and brighter days were in store for the r....

  • Chilly Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh as rain returns
    Lucknow, Jan 22: Uttar Pradesh experienced a chilly Wednesday morning led by sporadic rain along with icy winds. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

    The change in weather come....

  • Uttar Pradesh on alert ahead of Republic Day
    Lucknow, Jan 21: Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create ....
  • Fog hits trains, flights in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 21: Uttar Pradesh continued to be enveloped in dense fog Tuesday, affecting train and flight operations. Light to moderate rain is expected during the day.

    According to airpo....

  • One held for shooting BJP leader, family in UP
    Lucknow, Jan 20: A man was arrested over the killings of a Madhya Pradesh-based BJP leader and three of his family members in Jhansi Sunday, officials said.

    The Special Task Force of Utta....

  • Weather clears up in Uttar Pradesh, schools reopen
    Lucknow, Jan 20: With the weather clearing up in Uttar Pradesh, schools for classes 6th to 12th reopened here Monday after a long winter vacation.

    This follows reversal of an earlier orde....

  • Overnight rains add to winter chill in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 18: Heavy overnight rains that lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh added to the winter chill Saturday.

    While it has been raining intermittently in the state capital Lucknow since t....

  • Power outages hit Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Jan 18: Ghaziabad residents faced unprecedented power outages throughout Friday night, caused by the heavy downpour.

    Superintendent Engineer (Distribution), S.B. Yadav said aft....

  • Notice to Noida schools for staying open despite severe cold
    Lucknow, Jan 16: The district administration of Noida in Uttar Pradesh Thursday issued notice to six public and private schools for not complying with its orders on closure of schools in view o....
  • Fog disrupts life in UP, adds to chill
    Lucknow, Jan 16: Lucknow witnessed heavy fog today morning, even as the intense cold conditions continued to prevail in the state.

    According to the met officials, the intense cold conditi....

  • Nine school students injured in Noida accident
    Lucknow, Jan 16: Nine school students were injured Thursday when a truck rammed into their bus in Uttar Pradesh's Noida town, a suburb of Delhi, police said.

    The school bus was hit by....

  • NHRC to share Muzaffarnagar findings with UP Friday
    Lucknow, Jan 15: The NHRC, whose teams visited violence-hit Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, will share its observations and recommendations with government officials Jan 17, the rights panel c....
  • Four killed in UP due to intense cold
    Lucknow, Jan 15: At least four people were killed in Uttar Pradesh due to intense cold as icy winds swept through most parts of the state and mercury dropped by several notches.

    The deat....

  • UP shivers as Lucknow records season's coldest day
    Lucknow, Jan 14: The Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver in the intense cold Tuesday, as the minimum temperature here dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius Monday - the coldest day this winter.

    Mo....

  • UP soon to give aid to Kedarnath flood victims' kin
    Lucknow, Jan 13: The Uttar Pradesh government would soon disburse financial assistance to families of residents of the state who died in last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand, officials s....
  • Fog, winter chill return in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 13: Fog and the winter chill returned to Uttar Pradesh Monday after a bright sunny Sunday, crippling rail and air traffic once again.

    The minimum temperature Monday was 4.4 d....

  • Over 300 fall ill from left over food
    Agra Jan 11: More than 300 people, including women and children, fell ill after eating left over food distributed as part of the funeral rites of a person in Malpura area near Agra.

    The a....

  • Rain adds to winter chill in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 11: Cold conditions continued to prevail in Uttar Pradesh as many parts of the state received rainfall Friday as well.

    Friday saw sunny afternoon giving some relief from cold....

  • An unseemly battle erupts over spiritual trust
    Lucknow, Jan 10: A war of legacy has broken out in a well known charitable trust founded by a spiritual guru, pitting his three daughters against the family of one of his two sons.

    The Ja....

  • Eight die of cold in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 10: At least eight people fell prey to the biting cold in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

    The deaths were reported from Varanasi, Ballia, Jaunpur, Bhadohi, Azamgarh an....

  • Bikers' rally in Lucknow to raise voice for women's rights
    Lucknow, Jan 9: Hundreds of motorbike riders will take out a rally here this Republic Day, Jan 26, to create awareness about women's rights.

    A group of 500 young bikers, including 150....

  • Rain adds to winter chill in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 9: Cold conditions continued in Uttar Pradesh Thursday as many areas received rainfall. The temperature in state capital Lucknow Wednesday night was 3 degrees celsius, while it slu....
  • Rain, hail bring temperature down in Agra
    Agra, Jan 9: Brief spells of rain and hail early Thursday intensified the cold conditions in the Taj city and neighbourhood.

    The minimum temperature In Agra Wednesday was 3.5 degrees Cels....

  • Muzaffarnagar officials refuse to drop Muslim leaders' cases
    Lucknow, Jan 8: The Muzaffarnagar district administration has refused to withdraw cases against Muslim leaders named in riots cases, home department officials said Wednesday.

    Sources sai....

  • Fog hampers rail, road, air services in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 8: Dense fog and icy winds affected rail, road and air traffic in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday.

    More than 24 passenger trains and 290 state roadways night service buses were cance....

  • Constable shoots self at police post
    Lucknow, Jan 7: A constable shot himself dead at a police post in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said Tuesday.

    The incident took place late Monday at Kashipur when 43-yea....

  • Fog cripples rail, air traffic in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 7: A dense blanket of fog enveloped most parts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday. More than 40 trains were behind schedule and over a dozen flights were cancelled, officials said.

    The....

  • Fog disrupts normal life in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 6: Fog and the cold wave tightened its grip on Uttar Pradesh, disrupting normal life. The mercury will drop further in coming week, the Met Office here said Monday.

    Due to he....

  • UP information commissioners' appointment challenged in court
    Lucknow, Jan 4: A day after the the Uttar Pradesh government appointed eight information commissioners, the decision was challenged before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court (HC). ....
  • Petition, fast to stop eviction of UP riot victims from camps
    New Delhi, Jan 4: A petition was handed over Saturday to the district magistrates of Shamli and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh against the forced eviction of people living in camps after last S....
  • Pedestrian railway overbridges opened, with no stairs!
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 4: Two new railway overbridges in Ghaziabad were thrown open to the public on the first day of 2014. Residents of the area, however, were left with no means of u....
  • Senior Uttar Pradesh cop gets death threat, ransom demand
    Lucknow, Jan 4: The police chief of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh Saturday received a death threat and an extortion demand of Rs.5 lakh, police said.

    The threat was contained in a....

  • Preventing peeing in the open with toffees a la Gandhigiri
    Lucknow, Jan 4: Here's one more form of Gandhigiri: Police in this Uttar Pradesh capital are handing out toffees to those caught peeing in the open in a bid to get them to kick the pernici....
  • Agra records 0.1 degrees, coldest in state
    Agra, Jan 4: Agra recorded its coldest night at 0.1 degrees Celsius Friday, the weather officials in Lucknow said, adding the Taj city was the coldest in Uttar Pradesh.

    "Today (Saturd....

  • Eight information commissioners appointed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 3: The Uttar Pradesh government late Thursday appointed eight new information commissioners.

    The appointees include four journalists, a lawyer, a social worker, a former stu....

  • Uttar Pradesh to asses Muslims' condition through survey
    Lucknow, Jan 3: Uttar Pradesh will soon conduct a survey to asses the living standards and necessities of Muslims in the state, an official said Friday.

    The survey by the minority welfar....

  • BJP, Congress workers clash in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Jan 2: A protest by the BJP youth wing outside the Congress party office here Thursday set off a pitched battle between activists of both parties. Police used water cannons to disperse....
  • Two dozen trains cancelled in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 2: After a sunny Jan 1, fog and icy winds returned here and in many other parts of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Due to the dense fog, more than two dozen trains were cancelled acros....
  • Agra set to host 'Utsav Rishton Ka', unique cultural show
    Agra, Dec 31: Over 100 artistes from Bollywood and rest of the country have put together a unique show called "Utsav Rishton Ka". The hour-long program will be unveiled from Makar Sankr....
  • Police patrolling, frisking increased in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Dec 31: The Ghaziabad police have intensified patrolling and frisking in all shopping malls and hotels of the city for safe and secure New Year celebrations for all.

    Superinten....

  • Weather plays truant in UP, New Year revellers undettered
    Lucknow, Dec 31: Lucknow woke up to a drizzle and chilly winds Tuesday, the last day of the year, but revellers were seemingly determined to party in the night to sign off 2013 and ring in the ....
  • Wet New Year's eve in Agra
    Agra, Dec 31: It is going to be a wet New Year's Eve in this Taj city.

    The rainfall till Tuesday morning was around 3 mm, the authorities said, adding that more was expected. The n....

  • Taj city remembers Farooque Sheikh
    Agra, Dec 30: Theatre lovers, artists, activists and litterateurs Monday paid tributes to actor Farooque Sheikh, recalling that the actor's debut film and his last public performance were b....
  • Taj city shivers at 1.4 degrees
    Agra, Dec 30: At 1.4 degrees Celsius, Taj city was the coldest in Uttar Pradesh Sunday night, six degrees below normal. The maximum temperature hovered around 18 degrees Celsius.

    The temp....

  • 'Meetings will come and go, this moment will never come'
    Ghaziabad, Dec 28: For 61-year-old Kaushambi resident S.K. Shangari, missing an important meeting and the long Metro ride was no big deal, if in the end he got to travel with Delhi's new Ch....
  • 3,000 blankets given away at Muzaffarnagar camps
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) Dec 23: A citizen' group distributed over 3,000 blankets at camps here housing those displaced during the Muzaffarnagar riots Monday, a day after Congress vice....
  • UP women narrate their tales of empowerment
    Lucknow, Dec 21: Over 600 women belonging to community-based organisation Nari Sangh from nine districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh congregated at Mau town to share their success stories, announ....
  • GDA sets up special cell to handle disputes
    Ghaziabad, Dec 20: After the introduction of the Apartment Act in Uttar Pradesh and the rise in disputes between apartment owners and realtors, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has fo....
  • Fog cripples train, flight services in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 20: Fog has disrupted railway traffic and flight schedules in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

    According to the railway authorities, more than 76 trains were running beh....

  • Pakistan youth held in UP
    Lucknow, Dec 14: A 17-year-old Pakistani national was held in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur without any relevant documents or passport and is being interrogated, police said Saturday.
  • Injury confirmed in Dasna jail inmate branding case
    Ghaziabad, Dec 13: A medical report has confirmed the allegation of an undertrial inmate in Dasna jail of Ghaziabad that he was branded Dec 5 for not paying bribe to the jailor.

    Followin....

  • Seer moves UP court to survey another site for gold
    Lucknow, Dec 13: The seer whose "dream" set the government digging for 1,000 tonnes of gold, buried underneath a dilapidated fort in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, Thursday moved a court to co....
  • BSP legislator accused of threatening policeman
    Ghaziabad, Dec 12: A BSP legislator is facing charges of sheltering two wanted criminals and threatening a policeman with dire consequences when he went to the politician's house to arrest....
  • Undertrial branded in Uttar Pradesh jail
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 11: An undertrial inmate of Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh has told a local court that he was branded on his waist with a hot iron rod by a jail offici....
  • Four killed in road mishap
    Lucknow, Dec 11: Four persons were killed and two dozen injured Wednesday when a speeding bus rammed into a motorcycle in Bahraich, police said.

    The accident occurred on Sherkot road nea....

  • Uttar Pradesh clears ropeways construction at religious spots
    Lucknow, Dec 11: The Uttar Pradesh government has given a green signal for the construction of ropeways in Barsana, Mirzapur and Chitrakoot- all religious places and known to attract thousands ....
  • ATM broken into in Ghaziabad, over Rs.14 lakh looted
    Ghaziabad, Dec 10: Taking care to avoid getting caught on CCTV cameras, unidentified criminals broke into an ATM of the Punjab National Bank (PNB) here and fled with cash amounting to over Rs.....
  • Former UP councillor arrested for murder
    New Delhi, Dec 7: A former councillor in Uttar Pradesh, who disguised himself as an astrologer to avoid arrest in a murder case, was finally held in the capital along with an associate, police....
  • International orthopaedics conference opens in Agra
    Agra, Dec 3: Debates, symposia, workshops, case discussions and guest lectures are among the events planned during a six-day annnual conference here being attended by over 6,000 orthopaedic sur....
  • Ghaziabad market shut down over attack on trader
    Ghaziabad, Dec 3: Traders' organisations here said Tuesday the markets would remain closed until the culprits who looted a jewellery shop and shot at the owner Sunday night were arrested. ....
  • Two shoe factories gutted in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Dec 2: Two factories here were gutted Monday after the fire broke out in the units, resulting in huge loss of property.

    At least 14 fire tenders battled the blaze for seven hou....

  • Four arrested for Nov 25 murder in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 29: The Ghaziabad Police Friday arrested four people involved in the Nov 25 murder near Karhera bridge, said SP City Muniraj.

    Police said the deceased Sunny had a dispute ....

  • In prison, dentists Talwars earn Rs.40 a day
    Ghaziabad, Nov 28: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, sentenced to life imprisonment for a gory double murder, are earning Rs.40 each a day at the Dasna Jail here, a prison official said T....
  • FIRs filed against UP sugar mill owners
    New Delhi, Nov 27: District authorities in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, have filed FIRs against two sugar mill owners for not starting crushing work.

    First information reports (FIRs) ha....

  • Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12
    New Delhi, Nov 27: The second edition of the Taj Literature Festival will be held in Agra Dec 12-14. The three-day extravaganza aims to reach out to the literati of Agra and Kanpur, the organi....
  • Muslims still in camps in Uttar Pradesh: Majlis
    New Delhi, Nov 26: A number of Muslims who fled their homes following the communal violence in September in western Uttar Pradesh are still in refugee camps, a Muslim group said Tuesday.

    ....

  • Bone specialists to meet in Agra
    Agra, Nov 26: More than 6,000 orthopaedic surgeons and bone specialists will take part in a six-day global conference in this Taj city Dec 3-8.

    An Indian Orthopaedic Association spokesma....

  • Man shot dead in Agra
    Agra, Nov 24: A shopkeeper was shot dead here late Saturday night by unidentified assailants, while he was returning home from his shop.

    Police said his cash bag and an Activa scooter wer....

  • Prison official shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 23: The deputy jailor of Varanasi prison in Uttar Pradesh, Anil Tyagi, was shot dead Saturday, police said. Tyagi was getting off his car to enter a gymnasium near the Deen Dayal ....
  • UP tries to sort out problems faced by industries
    Lucknow, Nov 20: The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday reached out to industry and tried to sort out long standing issues and problems faced by it.

    The state government's investment ....

  • Security upped in Agra for Narendra Modi's Thursday rally
    Agra, Nov 20: National Security Guard commandos, Special Task Force personnel from Gujarat and more than 1,000 UP policemen Wednesday turned the Kothi Meena Bazar ground here into a fortress. ....
  • Foodbank opened in Noida, Ghaziabad
    New Delhi, Nov 20: India Food Banking Network (IFBN) Wednesday launched a foodbank in Noida and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, an official said.

    Ensuring a sustained supply of basic food it....

  • Rs.38 lakh looted in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) Nov 20: Armed robbers looted Rs.38 lakh belonging to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) from a vehicle in Loni town of Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pr....
  • Ghaziabad man fatally shoots wife, son, kills self
    Ghaziabad, Nov 20: A businessman gunned down his wife and son and then turned the gun on himself in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, police said Wednesday.

    The incident took place....

  • Foreign institutional investors to visit Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 20: A 20-member delegation of venture capitalists and foreign institutional investors will visit Uttar Pradesh Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.

    The delegation is co....

  • Private UP sugar mills threaten to suspend operations
    Lucknow, Nov 19: Private sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh have threatened to suspend operations, terming the state government's move to fix sugarcane prices as “unreasonable, unaffordable and ....
  • Immediately talk to striking Uttar Pradesh staff: HC
    Lucknow, Nov 19: The Allahabad High Court (HC) Tuesday directed the state government to immediately hold a dialogue with its striking employees and try to work out a solution to the stir, whic....
  • Auto thieves held, 10 motorcycles recovered in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 19: The Ghaziabad police have arrested two auto thieves and one buyer of stolen vehicles and recovered 10 motorcycles from them.

    City Superintendent of Police Muniraj said....

  • Don't use PM advisory against news channels: HC
    Lucknow, Nov 19: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday directed the union information and broadcasting ministry not to use its Oct 21 order against news channels that said the ....
  • School girl raped in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 19: A school girl was raped on her way back from a free laptop distribution function in Faizabad late Monday, police said. Villagers are angry at a minister who arrived seven hour....
  • All woman bank's first branch in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Nov 19: A branch of India's first all woman bank -- Bharatiya Mahila Bank -- will open here Tuesday, officials said.

    The branch is part of the seven branches across the count....

  • Boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 19: A boat carrying 25 people capsized Monday night in an Uttar Pradesh river. Thirteen people were rescued by locals, while 12, including five children, are missing, police said. ....
  • Dentist, executive commit suicide in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 18: Two professionals, a dentist and a marketing executive, committed suicide by hanging themselves from ceiling fans in their homes in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh,....
  • Agra's homeless get new night shelters
    Agra, Nov 18: Good Samaritans in the Taj city have got together to open night shelters free of cost for the poor and the homeless, as the mercury dropped and Agra became enveloped in a thick l....
  • Striking employees in Uttar Pradesh hit medical services
    Lucknow, Nov 18: The state-wide employees strike in Uttar Pradesh, on its seventh day, entered a critical phase Monday with employees announcing stalling of medical services.

    Employee uni....

  • Uttar Pradesh to build more food storage godowns
    Lucknow, Nov 13: Speeding up implementation of the National Food Security Act 2013 in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday directed officials to get food storage godowns constructe....
  • Uttar Pradesh to act tough on striking employees
    Lucknow, Nov 13: With normal government working getting badly hit on the first day of the employees strike Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government said Wednesday that it will "act tough" ....
  • Government employees on strike in Agra
    Agra, Nov 12: Uttar Pradesh government employees began an indefinite strike in Agra Tuesday morning to press for action on their 15 point demand charter including a wage hike.

    More than ....

  • 16 lakh Uttar Pradesh govt employees to strike Tuesday
    Lucknow, Nov 11: State government employees in Uttar Pradesh will go on strike Tuesday, an office bearer of the employees union said Monday.

    The agitation will be led by the Rajya Karmac....

  • Corporator murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 11: The badly mutilated body of a Saharanpur corporator was found in the city Monday, police said.

    The deceased, identified as Sanjeev Jain, did not return home Sunday and t....

  • Minor burnt alive for resisting harassment
    Lucknow, Nov 9: A minor girl, set on fire by two youths for resisting harassment, succumbed to injuries in Lalitpur district, 407 km from here, police said Saturday.

    The girl from Patsam....

  • UP to post Madrassa details online
    Lucknow, Nov 9: The details of Madrassas' in Uttar Pradesh would be posted online after 118 of them were found to be fake and running only on official records, an official said Saturday. ....
  • UP names new Madrassa board chief
    Lucknow, Nov 9: The Uttar Pradesh government has appointed Qazi Jainus Sajiddin as the chairman of the Madrassa board in the state.

    Sajiddin is a retired professor from the Aligarh Muslim....

  • Haj House in Ghaziabad gets Rs.3.7 crore waiver
    Ghaziabad, Nov 7: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has waived a Rs.3.70 crore levy on the Haj House here in Uttar Pradesh. In its 138th board meeting Thursday, the authority passed ei....
  • Agra's Krishna Leela gets new lease of life
    Agra, Nov 7: The more than a century-old tradition of Sri Krishna Leela, which was fading for want of patronage and support, has been revived through efforts of the business community, cultura....
  • UP told to withdraw security for 830 'VVIPs'
    Lucknow, Nov 7: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw unauthorized security provided to 830 people and recover money spent on....
  • Son kills man to get riot compensation
    Lucknow, Nov 7: A man killed his father and another man and gave the crime a communal angle to grab the compensation promised by the Uttar Pradesh government to victims of the recent riots, pol....
  • Uttar Pradesh gets new advocate general
    Lucknow, Nov 7: The Uttar Pradesh government late Wednesday appointed V.C. Mishra, 83, as the new advocate general, an official said.

    Governor B.L. Joshi approved Chief Minister Akhilesh ....

  • Lucknow industrial area's draft master plan approved
    Lucknow, Nov 6: Uttar Pradesh Wednesday approved the draft master plan 2031 of the Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA), an official said.

    The plan envisages an integrated ind....

  • 'Ghaziabad's green areas being fast concretised'
    Ghaziabad, Nov 6: Ghaziabad's civic and development bodies seem obsessed with concretising the city's green areas, environmentalists say.

    Defying strictures of the National Green....

  • Encephalitis claims 22 more lives in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 6: With another 22 deaths due to encephalitis in the past five days in Gorakhpur, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday cancelled the leave of all doctors and paramedical staff, a....
  • Minor gang-raped, brother killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 5: A minor girl was gang-raped Tuesday in a village in Unnao, 60 km from here, police said. Her brother, who resisted the assailants, was killed.

    The incident took place in A....

  • Mob protesting killing attacks police
    Lucknow, Nov 4: Police used canes to disperse an irate mob in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh Monday after it blocked traffic and stoned security personnel over the killing of a youth, official....
  • UP pollution control panel fails to control bursting fire crackers
    Lucknow, Nov 4: The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board failed in its efforts to contain bursting of fire crackers post 10 p.m. Sunday night on Diwali, as per a Supreme Court ruling.

    So....

  • Two Gujarat policemen die in UP
    Lucknow, Nov 1: Two policemen from the Gujarat bomb disposal squad going to Patna for Chief Minister Narendra Modi's trip were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh Friday, police sai....
  • Tension in communal clash hit Muzaffarnagar
    Lucknow, Oct 31: The situation in Muzaffarnagar, where three people were killed in a communal clash late Wednesday, continued to be tense Thursday, police said.

    Officials admitted that th....

  • UP pollution control body to act tough Diwali
    Lucknow, Oct 30: The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board Wednesday announced it would strictly enforce the Supreme Court ban on bursting fire crackers on Diwali after 10 p.m. and would penali....
  • 8 stolen vehicles recovered in Ghaziabad, four arrested
    Ghaziabad, Oct 29: Four vehicle thieves have been arrested here and eight luxury cars recovered from then, police said Tuesday.

    Superintendent of Police (Rural) Jagdish Sharma said police....

  • ASI's gold hunt in Uttar Pradesh may end
    Lucknow, Oct 29: The gold hunt in an Uttar Pradesh village sparked off by a Hindu religious leader's "dream" might end soon, sources in the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) sai....
  • Work on Agra's IT Park to begin Nov 25
    Agra, Oct 28: This was stated to IANS by Abhishek Arun Gupta, joint chairman of the IT cell of the National Chamber of Industries and Commerce in Agra.

    Gupta said officials in Lucknow had....

  • It's Diwali for Vrindavan widows too, this year
    Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 28: Thousands of widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will, for the first time, celebrate Diwali this year. These women will light diyas and firecrackers too, br....
  • Dengue leaves over 120 Agra prisoners ill
    Agra, Oct 28: Over 120 prisoners and the deputy superintendent of the central jail here have been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with dengue fever, authorities said.

    The priso....

  • Woman gang-raped in moving car in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Oct 26: A woman was gang-raped in a moving car in Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad Friday night between Arthala Peer and Hindon Bridge.

    Police said the woman, 22, who resides in Na....

  • Workshop on careers in pharmaceutical industry
    Agra, Oct 26: Pharmaceutical industry experts spoke about career opportunities in clinical research and "pharmacovigilance" at a workshop in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Saturday.

    The wo....

  • UP received investments worth Rs.9,608 crore
    Lucknow, Oct 26: Uttar Pradesh attracted Rs.9,608 crore as investment in its industrial sector in the past financial year 2012-13, officials said Saturday.

    Alok Ranjan, the infrastructure....

  • UP dismisses Rahul Gandhi's remark on Muslim youth
    Lucknow, Oct 26: The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday dismissed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's statement that some Muslim youths in riots-hit Muzaffarnagar were in touch with Pakis....
  • Muslim body to build houses for Muzaffarnagar victims
    New Delhi, Oct 25: Muslim religious organisation Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has decided to build 200 houses for riot victims in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, said a statement Thursday.

    A d....

  • United Nations Day celebrated in Agra
    Agra, Oct 25: United Nations Day was celebrated here with songs, dance and music by students from more than 20 countries. The cultural evening also heard Sarvodaya and Gandhian leaders talk on ....
  • New Coca Cola bottling plant opened in UP
    Chatta (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 24: Coca Cola Company opened a new, state-of-the-art bottling facility at Chatta in Mathura district Thursday, commemorating 20 years of operations in India.

    ....

  • One killed in train-truck collision in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 24: One person was killed and over 36 injured Thursday when a passenger train rammed into a truck at an unmanned railway crossing on the outskirts of Kanpur, police said.

    The....

  • Agra jail inmates to sell petha
    Agra, Oct 24: Officials of the central jail here Thursday opened a retail counter in a busy commercial complex in the city to sell a sweetmeat, 'petha', made by the jail inmates.
  • Class 8th UP girl set on fire after gangrape
    Lucknow, Oct 23: A minor girl was gangraped by village youth and then burnt alive in a Uttar Pradesh district Tuesday night. The girl sustained 80 percent burns and died in a district hospital ....
  • UP to cancel unused allotted industrial plots
    Lucknow, Oct 23: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to cancel allotment of industrial plots which have not been utilised by establishing industrial units within the stipulated time period....
  • Uttar Pradesh postpones exam to recruit constables
    Lucknow, Oct 21: The Uttar Pradesh government late Sunday postponed the written exam scheduled for Oct 27 to recruit more than 41,000 police constables.

    The decision was taken after the t....

  • Thousands pack annual Sufi fair in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 21: Thousands of people have gathered for a 10-day annual Sufi fair at Deva Sharif in Barabanki near here.

    The even began Sunday evening. The fair is organised in memory of ....

  • Man electrocuted in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Oct 19: In a freak incident, a man was electrocuted after coming in contact with a high-tension wire as he climbed upon a truck to sleep late Friday, police said.

    The victim w....

  • Toll in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy climbs to 37
    Lucknow, Oct 19: With 15 more deaths reported early Saturday, the toll rose to 37 in the illicit liquor tragedy in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, making it one of the worst hooch traged....
  • Chinese delegation explores investment potential in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 18: A high-level Chinese delegation Friday visited Noida, Greater Noida and the Yamuna Expressway to explore business and investment potential in Uttar Pradesh, a state government....
  • 22 die in UP after consuming hooch
    Lucknow, Oct 18: Twenty-two people died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh, police said.

    Scores of people fell ill and co....

  • One dead in Mathura gas tanker explosion
    Agra, Oct 18: The driver of a liquefied gas tanker was killed when it exploded in Mathura Thursday morning, leading to traffic snarls on the Agra-Delhi National Highway till late Thursday eveni....
  • Emperor Akbar lauded for governance
    Agra, Oct 16: Mughal emperor Akbar was lauded for his ideas of governance on his birthday at an event in the Taj city of Agra, which owes a lot to the 16th century king.

    Students of jour....

  • UP drafting new integrated industrial township policy
    Lucknow, Oct 16: Uttar Pradesh government is preparing a new 'Integrated Industrial Township Policy' to facilitate private sector participation in developing industrial townships in th....
  • Despite NGT orders, Ghaziabad trees rooted in concrete
    Ghaziabad, Oct 15: Environmental considerations do not seem to be part of the civic agency's development programmes in Ghaziabad, said an environment conservationist here bemoaning that de....
  • Nine killed in Lucknow accident
    Lucknow, Oct 15: Eight people travelling to Lucknow to sell goats for Bakr-i-Eid were among nine killed Tuesday when their van smashed into a truck on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capita....
  • Eid fervour high in Taj city
    Agra, Oct 15: With pleasant weather, shops in old Agra markets well stocked with clothes, fancy skull caps, colourful handkerchiefs and scarfs, and bazaars full of goats, the Taj city was high ....
  • Uttar Pradesh releases compensation for Muzaffarnagar victims
    Lucknow, Oct 14: The Uttar Pradesh government late Sunday released a Rs.7 crore financial package for riot victims in Muzaffarnagar and nearby areas, an official said.

    The financial aid w....

  • UP legislator's wife killed over property dispute
    New Delhi, Oct 13: UP legislator Haji Aleem's wife was killed over a property dispute allegedly by two of his sons from an earlier marriage, police said Sunday.

    Rehana, 40, wife of Al....

  • Night-long rains hits life in Agra
    Agra, Oct 12: A night-long heavy downpour which continued into Saturday morning badly disrupted life in the Taj city of Agra, dampening the festival fervour.

    Several road junctions were u....

  • Stone pelting at a Ramlila in Muzaffarnagar
    Lucknow, Oct 12: A few unidentified men pelted stones at a Ramlila in Kawal town in Uttar Pradesh Friday night, raising tensions in the district that had witnessed communal violence in Septembe....
  • Four persons trapped in Noida building elevator
    Noida, Oct 11: Four persons were trapped in a lift in a commercial complex in Noida, abutting Delhi, Friday afternoon, police said.

    The incident took place in the Silver Tower complex in....

  • Dual murder sparks tension in Muzaffarnagar
    Lucknow, Oct 10: Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh grew tense again, after two young people were murdered in two different places a day ago, officials said Thursday. The district was rocked by co....
  • Three killed on railway tracks in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Oct 9: Three people were killed on railway tracks in two separate accidents Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, adjoining the national capital.

    The state poli....

  • CBI chief inaugurates Interpol training programme
    Ghaziabad, Oct 8: CBI director Ranjit Sinha Tuesday inaugurated here an Interpol training programme on checking trade in spurious medical products.

    The three-day programme "Investiga....

  • Taj city Agra battles power crisis, pollution
    Agra/Mathura, Oct 8: The continuing power crisis in this Taj city is undoing all the good work done on the pollution abatement front in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

    The city was....

  • Two people killed for stealing buffaloes
    Lucknow, Oct 5: Two people were beaten to death by a mob in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh Saturday for allegedly stealing buffaloes, police said.

    The incident occurred in Fariha vi....

  • Moolchand Hospital now in Agra
    Agra, Oct 5: Delhi's Moolchand Hospital opened a branch in this Taj city Saturday.

    Moolchand Medi City is located on the Delhi-Agra highway. Shravan Talowar, the CEO of Moolchand Hea....

  • Agra battles record rain in 12 hours
    Agra, Oct 5: The Taj city of Agra was Saturday battling the consequences of a record 142 mm downpour in just 12 hours a day earlier.

    This year Agra has had 1,003 mm of rain against the a....

  • Juveniles consume poison in reform centre
    Lucknow, Oct 5: Three juveniles at a reform centre in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow consumed poison late Friday, officials said.

    They were admitted to a medical facility in critical....

  • Muzaffarnagar fallout: Restrictions on Durga Puja
    Agra, Oct 4: The Agra district authorities have imposed restrictions on Durga Puja celebrations as a fallout of the Muzaffarnagar violence.

    Police officer Shalabh Mathur said according t....

  • Rs.70 lakh looted from Agra-based jeweller
    Ghaziabad, Oct 3: Unidentified armed robbers Thursday looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.70 lakh from an Agra-based jeweller in Uttar Pradesh's Loni, the victim said.

    The inc....

  • Metro rail between Noida, Greater Noida by 2017
    Lucknow, Oct 3: The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced that a new Metro rail system would be developed between Noida and Greater Noida by 2017.

    A detailed project report (DPR) of....

  • Agra's biggest annual show is on
    Agra, Oct 1: The Taj city's biggest annual extravaganza, the Ram Baraat, began here Tuesday evening, with the wedding of Hindu god Ram and goddess Sita set for Wednesday.

    The 125-year....

  • Rs.25 lakh robbery in Ghaziabad factory
    Ghaziabad, Oct 1: Armed robbers made away with brassware and other goods worth over Rs.25 lakh from a hardware manufacturing factory here in Uttar Pradesh.

    Police said the robbers broke i....

  • UP politician's security men arrested for assaulting chemist
    New Delhi, Sep 28: Five people including three Uttar Pradesh Police constables posted as security officers of a politician were arrested for assaulting a chemist here, police said Saturday. ....
  • Two engineers suspended for Noida Metro pillar crack
    New Delhi, Sep 28: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Saturday suspended two of its engineers and initiated action against contractors responsible for the crack in one of the pillars of the N....
  • Taj gets air-conditioned toilet on World Tourism Day
    Agra, Sep 27: Agra's tourism industry got an air-conditioned toilet complex at the western gate parking slot of the Taj Mahal on World Tourism Day.

    UP's Tourism Minister Onkar Sin....

  • Agra flooded with nightmare after downpour
    Agra, Sep 27: The downpour in Agra in the early hours of Thursday broke all records with nearly 120 mm rainfall in just three hours. It spell a nightmare for the city of the Taj, a grim reminde....
  • UP to have three new medical colleges
    Lucknow, Sep 27: The Uttar Pradesh government has cleared setting up of three private medical colleges in the state, an official said Friday.

    A decision to allow these medical colleges a....

  • 12 injured in lift mishap at Lucknow Nabard office
    Lucknow, Sep 26: Twelve people were injured when the lift at the Nabard office here fell from the fifth floor to the ground after its cable suddenly snapped, police said.

    The incident too....

  • Woman found murdered in moving train in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 26: A young woman was found murdered Thursday in the toilet of an AC coach of a train passing through Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    The woman, aged around 25 years, was found ....

  • UP transfers top cop
    Lucknow, Sep 26: The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday transferred a top-ranked police officer who had earlier complained about political interference.

    Additional Director General of Pol....

  • Heavy rain lashes Agra city
    Agra, Sep 26: Heavy showers lashed Agra for close to four hours early Thursday, paralysing traffic movement and flooding most new colonies. Many schools have declared the rainy day a holiday as....
  • UP to recruit 10,000 teachers
    Lucknow, Sep 26: The Uttar Pradesh government will recruit 10,000 teachers for its basic education schools, an official said Thursday.

    The recruitment process would begin Oct 15, and woul....

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Special probe; NSA against BJP legislator
    Lucknow, Sep 24: The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday formed a special investigation cell to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots and also slapped the National Security Act (NSA) on jailed BJP legisl....
  • Man shot at for not putting onions in omelette
    Lucknow, Sep 24: A man was shot at in Uttar Pradesh's Etah town for not putting onions in an egg omelette, police said Tuesday.

    The incident took place in the Aliganj area in Etah, 2....

  • Explosion in UP cracker unit, three killed
    Lucknow, Sep 23: At least three people were killed and four others injured in an explosion at a fire cracker unit in Uttar Pradesh late Sunday, police Monday said.

    The incident occurred a....

  • US student molested in Lucknow, three held
    Lucknow, Sep 23: Three youth have been arrested for molesting an American student who had to jump off a moving auto rickshaw to save herself, police said.

    The student had boarded a te....

  • UP's sugar industry seeks cane policy rationalisation
    Lucknow, Sep 19: The Uttar Pradesh sugar industry Thursday asked the state government to reconsider the sugarcane price fixing system in the form of state advised price (SAP) and rationalise it....
  • UP's sugar industry seeks cane policy rationalisation
    Lucknow, Sep 19: The Uttar Pradesh sugar industry Thursday asked the state government to reconsider the sugarcane price fixing system in the form of state advised price (SAP) and rationalise it....
  • Six die in cracker factory explosion
    Lucknow, Sep 19: Six people, including four women, died and four others were seriously injured Thursday when a stock-pile of fire crackers accidentally caught fire and exploded in Unnao, Uttar....
  • UP to give pension to Muzaffarnagar riot victims
    Lucknow, Sep 19: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give "special pension" to people affected in the violence in Muzaffarnagar.

    A total of 48 people were killed and more....

  • UP to give pension to Muzaffarnagar riot victims
    Lucknow, Sep 19: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give "special pension" to people affected in the violence in Muzaffarnagar.

    A total of 48 people were killed and more....

  • Top UP police officer goes on long leave
    Lucknow, Sep 19: Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police Arun Kumar Thursday proceeded on long leave, leading to speculation that he took the step over political interference in po....
  • Man held for pasting inflammatory posters
    Kanpur, Sep 17: A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city for pasting inflammatory posters on the walls of the district court premises, officials said Tuesday.

    Ashish....

  • Army begins leaving Muzaffarnagar
    Lucknow, Sep 17: Soldiers Tuesday started pulling out of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh after being deployed there for the last one week following communal violence.

    "There is absolut....

  • Communal skirmish in Agra
    Agra, Sep 17: A minor communal flare-up erupted Monday evening here in the Taj city but was effectively contained, police said Tuesday.

    The scuffle broke out in Taj Ganj area between ....

  • Curfew lifted in Muzaffarnagar
    Lucknow, Sep 16: With normalcy returning to the violence-ravaged Muzaffarnagar town in Uttar Pradesh, the district administration Monday lifted curfew completely, officials said.

    A home d....

  • All steps for relief taken in Muzaffarnagar, UP tells SC
    New Delhi, Sep 16: The Uttar Pradesh government Monday told the Supreme Court that allout relief measures have been undertaken in the communal violence-affected areas in western parts of the st....
  • Muzaffarnagar peaceful, curfew relaxed
    Lucknow/Muzaffarnagar, Sep 14: The situation in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and its adjoining areas, where 47 people died in communal clashes, was peaceful Saturday, officials sa....
  • Muzaffarnagar riots leave 43,000 homeless
    Muzaffarnagar, Sep 13: Violence-hit Muzaffarnagar was calm for the fourth day Friday, with Uttar Pradesh officials saying that the three days of violence had left over 43,000 people homeless. ....
  • Agra denies BJP permission for yatra
    Agra, Sep 13: Citing the recent violence in Muzaffarnagar of Uttar Pradesh as a reason, District Magistrate Zuher Bin Sagir of Agra has withdrawn permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party to hol....
  • Bangladeshis held with fake passports in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Sep 12: Two Bangladeshi nationals were arrested at the Lucknow airport when they tried to board a flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on fake Indian passports, officials said Today.

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  • 10,000 preventive arrests over Muzaffarnagar riots
    Lucknow, Sep 12: Over 10,000 preventive arrests have taken place till Wednesday following the communal violence in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, a senior police official said. ....
  • Muzaffarnagar calm, victims being identified
    Lucknow, Sep 12: With calm prevailing for the third consecutive day in Uttar Pradesh's violence-hit Muzaffarnagar district Thursday, authorities moved on to identifying the victims, their ....
  • Banaras Utsav to take place in October
    New Delhi, Sep 11: Banaras Utsav, which will bring together the best of art, craft, literature, music, theatre and more, will start Oct 24 in Banaras, Uttar Pradesh.

    Presenting a combinat....

  • PIL seeks CBI probe into Uttar Pradesh riots
    Lucknow, Sep 11: A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court (HC) in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, seeking a CBI probe into all riots in the sta....
  • Policeman shot dead in UP court
    Lucknow, Sep 11: A police constable was shot dead in a district court in Uttar Pradesh when he was escorting two accused from the court lock-up to be presented before a judicial magistrate.

    ....
  • Face-lift for tourist complex, Agra city in shambles
    Agra, Sep 10: Prior to the Samajwadi Party's national executive meeting Sep 11-12 here, the tourist complex is being spruced up while Agra city is in a complete mess.

    "Most roads ....

  • Two more bodies found in Muzaffarnagar, riots toll 32
    Lucknow, Sep 10: The deaths in the sectarian violence that erupted over the weekend in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district climbed to 32 Tuesday, with two more bodies recovered, police o....
  • What's happening in Muzaffarnagar, centre asks UP
    Lucknow, Sep 9: Just hours after Governor B.L. Joshi sent a detailed report to New Delhi on the Muzaffarnagar conflagration, the union government Monday sought a report from Uttar Pradesh on th....
  • Stalker's death triggered Muzaffarnagar conflagration
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 9: Two brothers kill a man stalking their sister and the stalker's family kills both of them. It was a revenge killing that triggered sectarian violence i....
  • Muzaffarnagar violence toll 28, governor writes to centre
    Lucknow, Sep 9: Shoot-at-sight orders were issued Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district as the toll in communal clashes climbed up to 28. Cases were slapped against 1,000 people ....
  • Toll in UP communal clashes rises to 14
    Lucknow, Sep 8: The deaths in communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district Sunday rose to 14, administration officials said.

    A television journalist was among those kill....

  • Agra on alert after communal dispute
    Agra, Sep 8: Police in the Taj city are on high alert after a communal skirmish took place Saturday evening, officials said Sunday.

    Two groups clashed Saturday in Wazirpura area. No one w....

  • One killed in greande blast in UP
    Lucknow, Sep 5: One person was killed in Saharanpur Thursday when a grenade he discovered in a forest area exploded, police said.

    Amarjeet, 40, went to pick wood in Sherpur village in the....

  • Agra woman attacked with acid, serious
    Agra, Sep 5: A 20-year-old woman was Thursday in a serious condition after being attacked with acid by her jilted lover, police said.

    After spending nearly two hours in the district h....

  • UP to create road safety fund
    Lucknow, Sep 5: The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday moved to constitute a State Road Safety Council, officials informed.

    Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will chair this council. Order....

  • Policeman shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 3: A police constable was Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants in Baghpat town in Uttar Pradesh, an official said.

    The attack took place outside the railway station w....

  • Green tribunal issues warrants against ministry official
    Ghaziabad, Sep 2; The National Green Tribunal today issued warrants against a union urban development ministry official for failing to appear over a plea filed by a Ghaziabad-based activis....
  • Two cops among four held for Noida gang rape
    Noida, Aug 31: Two Uttar Pradesh Police personnel and two others were arrested Saturday for gangraping a woman here. The incident occurred in Sector 105 late Friday night.

    Police said ....

  • Tormented wife kills husband
    Ghaziabad, Aug 30: A man who used to return home here drunk every night and thrash his wife was killed by the enraged woman, police said Friday.

    The incident came to light Friday morning ....

  • Yamuna Expressway accident kills four
    Aligarh, Aug 29: Four people were killed Thursday when a speeding car headed from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh headed towards New Delhi toppled after one of its tyres burst, police said.

    Pol....

  • Uttar Pradesh gets 560 extra seats for Haj
    Lucknow, Aug 29: Uttar Pradesh has been granted 560 extra seats for the Haj pilgrimage this year, after 1,533 pilgrims from India cancelled their trip to Saudi Arabia, an official said Thursday....
  • Make the best of Janamashtami package at Vrindavan
    Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 28: Devotees coming here to celebrate Janamashtami, the festival marking the birth of Lord Krishna, can make the best of their stay by availing two special packag....
  • UP clamps down on '84 kosi parikrama'
    Lucknow, Aug 25: The entire top leadership of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) was Sunday arrested in the temple town of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh as they tried to proceed for "Saryu Pujan&#....
  • Alert in Ghaziabad over VHP's Ayodhya march
    Ghaziabad, Aug 24: Section 144 of the CrPC (prohibiting an assembly of more than 10 people) has been imposed in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh after Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) calle....
  • Journalist shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 24: A journalist with a Hindi daily was shot dead in Etawah, home district of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Police said the incident took place in the Bakewar area a....
  • 50 ascetics arrested en route to Ayodhya
    Agra, Aug 24: Fifty ascetics from Rajasthan headed, by bus, to Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to undertake the 84-kosi parikrama were arrested around midnight at the Chauma Shahpur border and sent to....
  • Liquor smugglers, tipplers bash up UP babus, cops
    Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 21: Four Uttar Pradesh officials, including a deputy superintendent of police, were injured in an attack by people involved in the illegal sale of liquor brought from....
  • Work on Lucknow Metro to begin December
    Lucknow, Aug 21: Work on the first phase of the Lucknow Metro in the Uttar Pradesh capital will begin December this year, and is expected be completed by December 2016, officials said Wednesday....
  • UP denies permission to VHP programme in Ayodhya
    Lucknow, Aug 19: The Uttar Pradesh government today denied permission to the proposed "84 kosi parikrama" planned by the Vishwa Hindi Parishad (VHP) in Ayodhya and its surrounding area....
  • Yamuna recedes in Agra
    Agra, Aug 18: The Yamuna began receding Sunday morning, after almost touching the low flood level of 495 feet, officials said.

    Water, however, entered around 30 villages in Bah area.
  • Yamuna rising in Agra
    Agra, Aug 17: Residents of villages along the Yamuna in Agra have been alerted as its water level rose and was only a few inches below the low flood level Saturday, officials said.

    It is ....

  • Sand mafia shifts from Noida
    Hapur, Aug 16: The Noida sand mafia has allegedly shifted its activities to Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday after they seized 15 trucks loaded with sand and arrested the drivers....
  • Biscuits make UP school children sick
    Lucknow, Aug 16: Over a dozen school children aged between five and 10 years took ill in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh after eating biscuits served at the Independence Day function, police....
  • 97 UP policemen honoured on I-Day
    Lucknow, Aug 15: Ninety-seven policemen, including 17 officers, were Thursday honoured at the Independence Day celebrations here, with 17 of them getting gallantry medals.

    Seven policemen....

  • Security beefed up near Taj Mahal
    Agra, Aug 14: Ahead of India's Independence Day Thursday, police Wednesday beefed up security in and around the Taj Mahal.

    Taj security officer Swarnjeet Kaur said security arrangemen....

  • Uttar Pradesh to count Muslims in local bodies
    Lucknow, Aug 13: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided on a head-count of Muslim employees in local bodies and municipal corporations to increase their participation at senior levels, an off....
  • Pro-reservation students on protest inside Allahabad jail
    Lucknow, Aug 10: Pro-reservation protestors late Friday began an indefinite sit-in at the Allahabad prison in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Saturday.

    Students jailed for protests last wee....

  • Raging bull disrupts Eid celebration in Mathura
    Mathura, Aug 9: A bull disrupted Eid celebrations in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh when it went on a rampage before the day's main prayers, police said.

    The incident took place as Muslim....
  • Eid-ul-Fitr, Teej celebrations in midst of downpour
    Agra, Aug 9: A heavy downpour Friday morning brought cheer in some quarters but also concern, as water-logging and overflowing of drains were reported, making mobility cumbersome on the day of ....
  • 22 kids take ill in Uttar Pradesh after deworming dose
    Lucknow, Aug 7: Twenty two children took ill at a Jhansi village after they were administered a deworming medicine under the Aasheervad Child Health Guarantee Scheme of the Uttar Pradesh govern....
  • Stage actor bludgeoned to death in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Aug 5: A stage artiste who performed in plays was bludgeoned to death in the state capital, police officials said Monday. The murder took place in the actor's house in Sarvodaynaga....
  • Two UP policemen rob jeweller, suspended
    Lucknow, Aug 5: Two sub-inspectors of Uttar Pradesh Police have been suspended for robbing a jeweller of his valuables last month on the Faizabad-Gorakhpur highway, an official said Monday. ....
  • Kids' squabble over kite leads to sectarian violence in Allahabad
    Lucknow, August 1: Children of different communities squabbled over a kite-flying incident, sparking violence in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, as people of the two communities pelt....
  • UP government defends IAS officer's suspension
    Lucknow, July 31: The Uttar Pradesh government today defended the suspension of IAS official Durga Shakti Nagpal and said any official found wanting in his or her duties would be dealt with in....
  • Now demand to divide Uttar Pradesh picks momentum
    Agra July 31: The decision of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Telangana has struck the right chords in Uttar Pradesh political circles.

    Now, supporters of former chief....

  • Stone-pelting on Ramzaan procession sparks violence in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 31: Violence broke out here Wednesday as two communities of Muslims fought in the Bazarkhala area after stones were pelted near Bhadenva telephone exchange on the "taboot"....
  • Woman sets herself, two kids ablaze
    Lucknow, July 31: In a heart rending incident, a woman set herself and her eight-month-old and two-year-old daughters ablaze in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday, police said.
  • Man kills mother, brother, self over property
    Lucknow, July 30: A man gunned down his mother and brother in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district before pulling the trigger on himself following a bitter property feud, police said. ....
  • IAS association up in arms against suspension
    Lucknow, July 29: The Uttar Pradesh IAS association Monday urged the government to reverse the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal who had taken on the sand mafia.

    The suspended....

  • Dead body taken on JCB machine, two policemen suspended
    Lucknow, July 29: A dead body was fished out of a drain with the help of a JCB digging machine and carried to hospital piled up on garbage in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad town. Two policemen h....
  • Two killed in communal clashes in Meerut
    Lucknow, July 27: Two people, including a woman, were killed and over a dozen injured in clashes between two communities in a village in Meerut, police said Saturday. The clashes erupted aft....
  • World Bank to fund master plans of UP investment zones
    Lucknow, July 26: World Bank has agreed to fund the preparation of preliminary master plans of Auraiya Investment Zone and Allahabad-Naini-Bara Investment Zone, officials said Friday.

    Inf....

  • Tadpole found in mid-day meal at UP school
    Lucknow, July 25: A tadpole was found in the mid-day meal served to students at a primary school in Moradabad, an official said Thursday.

    'Tahri' (cooked rice) was served Wednesda....

  • Interstate gun-runners' gang busted in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, July 24: An interstate gang of arms suppliers was busted here today with the arrest of its two members, police said.

    Police arrested the two men from Ghaziabad's Raj Naga....
  • Workshop on disaster management unveiled in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, July 24: A three-day workshop on disaster management was inaugurated here Wednesday as part of the National School Safety Programme (NSSP).

    Two districts from Uttar Pradesh - G....

  • UP moots new Metro rail between Noida-Greater Noida
    Lucknow, July 23: The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that a 29.5-km Metro rail route will come up between Boraki and Noida City Centre to link Noida and Greater Noida.

    Chief S....

  • Man hacks two daughters to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 22: A man, apparently depressed for some time, hacked his two daughters to death and critically injured his wife in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district, police said....
  • 152 killed in UP floods, five lakh displaced
    Lucknow, July 22: The death toll in the flood fury in Uttar Pradesh climbed up to 152 Monday as most rivers continued to flow over the danger mark and heavy rains added to people's woes. Ov....
  • One killed as seers shoot each other in Ayodhya
    Lucknow, July 22: Firing between two groups of seers in the temple town of Ayodhya Sunday left one dead and three injured, police said.

    The deceased was a labourer Bharat from Baraban....

  • Teenager burnt alive in UP
    Lucknow, July 20: A teenaged girl was burnt alive in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore district, police said.

    The incident took place Friday in Mudhaal village, 435 km from her....

  • Man thrown out of train in UP
    Lucknow, July 20: A man was thrown out of a moving train by some passengers after an altercation over occupancy of seats, police said Saturday.

    Virendra Kumar, 40, was thrown out of t....

  • UP gang-rape victim succumbs to injuries
    Lucknow, July 19: A young girl who was allegedly gang-raped by her lover and his five friends and then set ablaze last week in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah, the home town of Chief Minister Akhile....
  • Night downpour in Agra brings relief
    Agra, July 19: An hour-long downpour that stopped around 2 a.m. today ended the sultry and suffocating weather in the Taj city.

    Low-lying areas in the city were inundated by the unexpec....
  • UP to check mid day meals' quality
    Lucknow, July 18: The Uttar Pradesh government decided to scrutinise food being served to students in schools here Thursday, a day after 22 students died after eating contaminated meal in a Bih....
  • Uttar Pradesh gets notice over infant's death
    New Delhi, July 17: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and police following the death of a seven-month-old baby who was administered ....
  • Murdered family loses property documents
    Ghaziabad, July 17: Burglars took away documents related to property from the unguarded house of a family whose seven members were massacred two months ago, police said Wednesday.

    The....

  • Flood toll 144 in UP
    Lucknow, July 17: Floods in parts of the state continued to devastate the countryside and the death toll in flood-related incidents touched 144, officials said.

    Rivers in Bahraich, Ba....

  • Panchayat announces bizarre punishment for sexual assault
    Lucknow, July 17: At a time when people across the country are seeking tougher laws and stringent punishment for rape and sexual assaults, a youth got away with a punishment of being hit five t....
  • UP panel seeks report on SC/ST police officers' postings
    Lucknow, July 16: The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Commission has ordered a probe into an allegation that the SC/ST police officers are neglected in postings of....
  • Minor raped in Ghaziabad ashram
    Ghaziabad, July 15: A 13-year-old girl was raped repeatedly over an year in a Ghaziabad ashram by three co-workers, police said Monday. Two accused have been arrested.

    Shiv Kumar Meht....

  • Six killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, July 15: Six people were killed and eight injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles, police said Monday.

    The dead include two women and two children, police said. T....

  • Rains cool Taj city
    Agra, July 15: The drizzle that began around 7 p.m. here Sunday continued early Monday, ending a hot and humid spell.

    However, the rains caused water logging in low lying areas and le....

  • Raids on Agra hotels upset hoteliers, tourists
    Agra, July 13: Hoteliers in the Taj Mahal city of Agra are fuming after officials raided budget hotel rooms here to catch tourists consuming alcohol and with female company.

    The hoteliers....

  • Girl gang-raped, set ablaze in UP
    Lucknow, July 12: A young girl was set ablaze after she was allegedly gang-raped by six men in Etawah, the home town of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, police said Friday.

    Th....

  • Rae Bareli to get two central varsities
    New Delhi, July 11: The cabinet Thursday approved two central universities in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

    The cabinet has approved setting ....

  • Four killed, five cops injured in UP accident
    Lucknow, July 8; Four people were killed and five policemen injured when a speeding truck rammed into a police jeep and a small truck in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district Monday, polic....
  • Lost in Uttarakhand, bodies being found in rivers in UP
    Lucknow, July 8: Three weeks after the heavy rains and subsequent flash floods killed hundreds and left several thousand missing in Uttarakhand, bodies are being fished out of rivers in neighbo....
  • UP frees sloth bear in the wild
    New Delhi, July 6: For the first time, the Uttar Pradesh forest department has released a sloth bear in the natural habitat.

    The four-year-old male bear was rescued by Wildlife SOS fr....

  • Physicist Ashoke Sen gets M.P. Birla Award
    Allahabad, July 4: Leading physicist Ashoke Sen was Thursday conferred the M.P. Birla Golden Jubilee Award for 2013, for his pioneering fundamental research in string theory.

    Sen, a w....

  • Lightning kills five in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 4: Five people, including two children, were killed after being hit by lightning in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, police said.

    The lightning struck at three different pl....

  • Don's brother shot dead in Varanasi
    Varanasi, July 3: A cousin brother of alleged mafia don Brijesh Singh was gunned down here Wednesday while going to fetch the morning newspaper, police said.

    The incident appears to be th....

  • Ghaziabad, Allahabad most polluted in UP, says survey
    Lucknow, July 3: Ghaziabad and Allahabad have emerged as the two most air polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh in a recent survey by a research and advocacy organisation.

    The survey condu....

  • 55 travellers in UP found unconscious in bus
    Lucknow, July 2: Fifty-five people travelling in a chartered bus, including the driver and conductor, were found unconscious in a Uttar Pradesh town early Tuesday, police said.

    A pass....

  • UP begins work on online policy
    Lucknow, July 2: Uttar Pradesh has begun drafting an online policy aimed at catering to news websites, portals and news wires, an official said Tuesday.

    The idea of a web policy came ....

  • Over 570 UP villages flood-hit following incessant rains
    Lucknow, July 1: More than 570 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been hit by floods following incessant downpour in most parts of the state since Sunday, officials said Monday.

    Most district....

  • Heavy rains lash UP, 16 districts face floods
    Lucknow, June 27: After days of humidity and high temperatures, heavy rains lashed Uttar Pradesh Thursday. With many rivers across the state in spate, officials say that at least 16 districts f....
  • Arthritis patient spends nine hours on Swiss Ball
    Agra, June 26: Agra pathologist Pramod Katara, suffering from acute arthritis, said Wednesday that he had set a new record after sitting for nine hours on a Swiss Ball.

    Katara, 48, go....

  • UP clears Rs.350.79 crore for Uttarakhand
    Lucknow, June 26: Reaching out to Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday ordered the release of the pending Rs.350.79 crore for disbursement of pension.

    Th....

  • Taj sparkles after rain
    Agra, June 25: The Taj Mahal sparkled Tuesday after two spells of showers even as the swollen Yamuna flowed majestically, touching the base of the 17th century wonder.

    The water level in ....

  • No flood threat at Agra as Yamuna recedes
    Agra, June 24: Agra is no longer facing a flood threat as the water level in the Yamuna has gone down, an official said Monday.

    "The situation for the moment is stable," said ....

  • Yamuna flows close to danger mark in Agra
    Agra, June 21: As the Yamuna continues to flow near the danger mark of 150.88 metres in Agra, the district authorities have warned all residents living close to the river banks to move to safer....
  • 22 from Gurgaon missing in Uttarakhand
    Gurgaon, June 20: Family members of at least 22 pilgrims from here travelling in Uttarakhand claimed Thursday that they had lost contact with their loved ones.

    Among those reported mi....

  • UP offers Rs.25 crore aid to Uttarakhand
    Lucknow, June 19: The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced a Rs.25 crore ($4.2 million) financial aid to the rain ravaged Uttarakhand.

    Expressing his condolences on the large ....

  • Cricket match triggers communal clash in Agra
    Agra, June 18: Dozens of people were injured in a communal clash that broke out here Monday following a cricket match. Peace was restored by Tuesday morning, said police.

    Police said ....

  • 15 killed, flood alert sounded in UP
    Lucknow, June 17: Fifteen people were killed in heavy rains and floods in Uttar Pradesh Monday and a flood alert was sounded in several districts of the state, officials said.

    All the cas....

  • Agra woman hangs self
    Agra, June 17: Anju Singh, the daughter-in-law of a Congress corporator, was found hanging in the bathroom of her home here Sunday, police said Monday.

    Anju's parents have accused....

  • Auto thief dies in police custody in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 15: An auto thief, reportedly picked up for questioning in connection with a missing vehicle, died in police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad town, police said Saturday.....
  • Protests in Ghaziabad against power tariff hike
    Ghaziabad, June 12: Traders, industrialists and members of opposition political parties protested here Wednesday against a hike in power tariff, an organiser said.

    The protestors took....

  • UP inspector hired contract killers to shoot Class 8 student
    Lucknow, June 10: An inspector with Uttar Pradesh police was Sunday suspended on suspicion of ordering the killing of a Class 8 student in the state capital last month, police said. The case wa....
  • Hiked power tariff comes into effect in UP
    Lucknow, June 10: The power tariff hike announced May 31 came into effect in Uttar Pradesh Monday. Domestic users would now pay 35 percent more for power, while the rural sector would have to p....
  • Murdered UP cop's widow hopes for justice
    Lucknow, June 8: Parveen Azad, the widow of a police official who was killed by a mob, Saturday said she was not disappointed by the recently filed chargesheet of the CBI in which former Uttar ....
  • Encephalitis kills seven more, toll 19
    Patna, June 6: Seven more children have succumbed to encephalitis in Bihar, taking the total deaths in the state since early May to 18, officials said Thursday.

    Two of the children di....

  • Five killed, 15 injured in road accident
    Lucknow, June 6: Five people were killed and 15 injured Thursday when a speeding truck collided with a state transprt corporation bus near Bareilly, police said.

    "The accident occurre....

  • 358th annual Urs of Shah Jahan begins
    Agra, June 6: The 358th annual Urs of Shah Jahan has begun in the Taj Mahal, which the Mughal emperor built for his queen Mumtaz.

    The qawwali programme continued till late Wednesday eve....
  • Cops across UP set to get weekly off
    Lucknow, June 6: Buoyed by the results of a pilot project that offered a day off each week to constables and sub-inspectors, police in Uttar Pradesh has decided to implement the scheme across t....
  • Man commits suicide in UP Police custody
    New Delhi, June 5: A 30-year-old man committed suicide by consuming poison in the custody of Uttar Pradesh Police, a Delhi Police officer said Wednesday.

    Rinku, a resident of Aligarh,....

  • Soldiers throw six youth out of moving train
    Lucknow, June 5: Six young men who had, by mistake, occupied a coach reserved for army personnel were thrown off a moving train by soldiers in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    The in....

  • Lightning kills 13 in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 5: Thirteen people were killed and over a dozen injured after being struck by lightning in eastern Uttar Pradesh, officials said today.

    The incidents took place Tuesday....

  • Woman sets herself, daughters on fire in UP village
    Lucknow, June 4: A woman in an Uttar Pradesh village set herself and her five daughters on fire after she was taunted and beaten up by her husband for not bearing a son, police said Tuesday.
  • Lucknow's iconic Coffee House locked
    Lucknow, June 3: The iconic Coffee House in the state capital of Uttar Pradesh has been locked, owing to a dispute between office bearers of the cooperative society running it that threatened p....
  • Cool weekend in Lucknow
    Lucknow, June 1: Lucknow and many parts of Uttar Pradesh woke up to a pleasant weekend Saturday, as clouds hovered above and cool winds blew across the city. Many cities in the state have repor....
  • Woman killed in UP capital
    Lucknow, June 1: A 57-year-old woman was murdered here after her house was broken into but the killers did not harm her 13-year-old granddaughter sleeping by her side, police said Saturday. ....
  • Steep power tariff hike in UP, domestic, rural consumers worst hit
    Lucknow, June 1: Power tariff has been hiked quietly by a whopping 40 percent in Uttar Pradesh. This is the steepest hike in the history of the state. The decision was taken by the State Regula....
  • Two killed in UP shootout
    Lucknow, May 30: A constable and a villager were killed during a shootout in Uttar Pradesh, police said Thursday.

    The incident took place at Hathiyan village in Barsana area of Mathura la....

  • Class 8 student gunned down in Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 30: In a shocking incident, a student of Class 8 was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen late Wednesday, police said. The gunmen barged into a house in Indiranagar and shot Maaz A....
  • UP rolls back power privatisation, strike call withdrawn
    Lucknow, May 29: The deadlock between the state government and protesting power board staff, who threatened an indefinite strike from Wednesday, ended late Tuesday as the Uttar Pradesh Power Co....
  • UP sizzles as mercury hovers around 45 degrees
    Lucknow, May 28: Heat wave conditions continued to roast Uttar Pradesh Tuesday with the mercury soaring to 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of the state and hot winds lashing the state.

    M....

  • Ghaziabad jeweller shot dead by robbers
    Ghaziabad, May 28: A jeweller returning home on a scooter with his son was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne men when he resisted their attempt to rob him, police said Tuesday.

    Asho....

  • UP announces compensation for kin of terror accused
    Lucknow, May 27: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced financial compensation of Rs.600,000 to the family of Khalid Mujahid, the serial blast accused, who died last week.

    Mujahid, ....
  • Bus falls into canal, over two dozen feared dead
    Lucknow, May 27: Over two dozen people are feared dead after a bus from Farukkhabad to New Delhi fell into a canal in Etah late Sunday, police said Monday.

    The incident took place 265....

  • Nine Agra teenagers to collectively pen book
    Agra, May 25: Nine teenagers - seven girls and two boys - are to collectively produce a volume of short stories before the Taj Literature Festival in December.

    The lucky nine - Kuhu G....

  • Woman, daughter jump off moving truck in UP, die
    Lucknow, May 25: A mother and her three-year-old daughter were killed in Uttar Pradesh late Friday after they jumped off a speeding truck while resisting a sexual assault by the driver, police ....
  • UP minister's son goes missing
    Lucknow, May 24: The son of an Uttar Pradesh minister has gone missing from Bareilly city, police said Friday, adding a manhunt has been launched to trace him.

    According to the family, 35....

  • 'Illegal occupants in 27 government properties in Lucknow'
    Lucknow, May 24: Of the 89 government properties allotted by the Uttar Pradesh government here to various organisations and individuals, 27 are being illegally occupied, according to an estate ....
  • Stringent law shields UP hospitals, staff from vandalism
    Lucknow, May 23: People who vandalise medical facilities or thrash hospital doctors in Uttar Pradesh can now be arrested by police faster, without a court-issued warrant, and the culprits would....
  • Suspecting wife, man kills three children, self in UP
    Lucknow, May 22: A man killed his three children Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh and committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a speeding bus, police said. He suspected his wife to be in an ....
  • Seven members of family killed in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, May 22: A businessman and six members of his family, including his three grandchildren, were found killed in their house in a densely populated locality here Wednesday, police said.<....
  • 24 killed in road accidents in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 21: At least 24 people were killed and over 50 injured in three separate accidents in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday, police said.

    A bus carrying a marriage party rammed into a tr....

  • NRI found dead in Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 20: A NRI, running a NGO here for HIV-AIDS afflicted, was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his rented accomodation here Monday, police said.

    While police clai....

  • Man accused of violence against Dalit woman activists arrested
    Lucknow, May 20: The man accused of bullying and physically abusing five Dalit woman activists in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district last week, was arrested there Monday, police said. He was....
  • Uttar Pradesh set for a Navi Mumbai address
    Lucknow, May 20: Coming Thursday, Uttar Pradesh will have an address in Navi Mumbai, adjacent to India's commercial capital.

    Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will inaugurate an Uttar....

  • 'Close Agra monuments in afternoon'
    Agra, May 20: Emplayees at monuments in Taj city Agra should get a four-hour lunch break to give them some respite from the scorching heat, Federation of Travel Agents of India Rajiv Tiwari sai....
  • Woman dies of swine flu in UP
    Lucknow, May 18: A woman died here of swine flu late Friday, health officials said today.

    Neelam Singh had recently returned from Delhi and had complained of breathlessness and other ....

  • Ghaziabad passport office short-staffed
    Ghaziabad, May 17: A shortage of staff at the Ghaziabad Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) is resulting in long queues of people applying for passports.

    Regional Passport Officer Sita Ram Yadav s....

  • Man who abused lower caste women not arrested
    Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 17: In another case of police apathy in cases of gender-related violence, activists alleged here Friday that a man who physically and verbally abused five lower ca....
  • Bus mows down four in UP
    Lucknow, May 16: Four people were killed and four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki town Thursday when a speeding state roadways bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw packed with devot....
  • Five killed in UP wall collapse
    Lucknow, May 16: Five passers-by were buried alive when an old wall of a house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi town, police said today.

    The incident took place late Wednesday....

  • UP told to add pillars to Ghaziabad bridge
    Ghaziabad, May 15: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to construct more pillars on the approach road to the third Hindon river bridge being built n....
  • Water harvesting made compulsory for Agra RO plants
    Agra, May 14: Reverse osmosis (RO) plants in Agra should install water harvesting systems within three days or face closure, a top district official said today.

    Agra District Magistra....

  • Japanese agency offers funds for Lucknow Metro project
    Lucknow, May 14: The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, includi....
  • UP to enact law on time-bound clearances for industries
    Lucknow, May 13: In an initiative aimed at ensuring time-bound issuance of clearances to industries, the Uttar Pradesh government Monday announced its decision to frame an exclusive law for the....
  • Nine cops suspended, Lucknow crime branch disbanded for robbery
    Lucknow, May 13: Nine Uttar Pradesh policemen were suspended and 21 others sent to police lines, officials said today, as Lucknow district's crime branch was disbanded for involvement in ex....
  • Three killed in tractor-trolley accident near Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 13: Three people, including a minor, were killed and 17 others injured today near the Uttar Pradesh capital when a tractor-trolley carrying people of a wedding party overturned, po....
  • UP's oldest prisoner dies at 107 years
    Lucknow, May 13: Ram Kali, 107, Uttar Pradesh's oldest prisoner, died late Sunday at the Bulandshahr jail, 403 km from here, police said.

    Prison officials said the aged inmate was....

  • Young woman found dead in Agra
    Agra, May 11: An unidentified, naked body of a young woman was found in the Kashmiri Bazaar red light area here, police said today.

    Police said the victim appeared to be around 22 yea....

  • College near Agra bird sanctuary to be closed
    Agra May 9: Agra district authorities have ordered the closure of an engneering college near a bird sanctury for violating environmental laws, an official said today.

    District Magistr....

  • Kumbh pontoons to be used elsewhere in UP
    Lucknow, May 8: The 18 pontoon bridges used during the 56-day Kumbh this year will be used to build temporary bridges in many parts of Uttar Pradesh.

    The dismantling of these bridges will....

  • Bodies of four missing Dalits found in UP field
    Lucknow, May 8: The bodies of four Dalit farmers, missing since April 30, were found Wednesday in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said.

    The bodies of Jasbee....

  • Agra schools to shut by 11 a.m. to escape heat
    Agra, May 8: With the mercury crossing the 44 degrees Celsius mark, the Agra district administration has ordered all schools till Class 8 to close by 11 a.m.

    The order, passed by Dist....

  • Live wire injures roof-top bus traveller
    Lucknow, May 7: A pilgrim travelling on the roof of a bus and his 14 other co- passengers inside the vehicle were injured Tuesday when a live high-tension electricity wire fell on the vehicle i....
  • Woman delivers twins on train - for the second time!
    Lucknow, May 6: A woman from Uttar Pradesh gave birth to twins on a moving train - the second time in four years that she has delivered twins in a train!

    The bizarre coincidence took ....

  • Boycott rapist's family, Agra panchayat rules
    Agra, May 4: A maha panchayat in Agra district has called for the boycott of a family of a man who allegedly raped and murdered an eight-year-old girl.

    The panchayat ordered that the rapi....

  • Security beefed up for Pakistanis in UP jails
    Lucknow, May 3: Security for Pakistani prisoners in Uttar Pradesh jails was beefed up Friday following an alert by the state home and prisons department.

    The missive came hours after a Pa....

  • Three injured as school van catches fire in Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 3: The driver of a school van was seriously injured and two school children slightly hurt after the vehicle caught fire Friday while dropping students home, police said.

    Acco....

  • Experts to reconstruct Ghaziabad 'custody death' scene
    Ghaziabad, May 2: Forensic experts would be called in to help reconstruct the scene of the death of a murder suspect in a Ghaziabad lock-up, police said today.

    Vineet Sharma, 30, suspec....
  • UP cops, doctor tried to hush up case: Gang-rape victim
    Allahabad, May 1: A young girl, gang-raped by two men in a moving car in Allahabad two days ago, Wednesday said policemen and a government hospital's woman doctor threatened her in an attem....
  • Five killed, 20 injured in UP road crash
    Lucknow, April 30: Five people were killed and 20 others injured early Tuesday when a bus coming from New Delhi rammed into a tractor trolley at Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    ....

  • Tension in UP town after attack on Jain monks
    Agra, April 30: There was tension in Uttar Pradesh's Etmadpur town Tuesday after a group of Jain monks was attacked the night before, leading to protests and a bus being set on fire.

    ....
  • Discover Agra beyond the Taj - in electric rickshaws
    Agra, April 30: The city of the Taj is now aiming to show visitors that there is much more to it than the monument to love. Discovering Oriental Agra, a new tourist circuit, will showcase not j....
  • Three killed as expired bomb explodes in Agra
    Agra , April 25: Three people were killed and several injured when an expired army bomb exploded in a scrap dealer's shop in this city's Taj Ganj area early today, police said.

    ....
  • Three teenagers drown in UP river
    Lucknow, April 24: Three teenagers were drowned today morning in a river while performing Navratra rituals in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    The bodies of two of them h....

  • Agra student's murder: accused sent to judicial custody
    Agra, April 24: Two people have been sent to judicial custody in the rape and murder case of a 25-year-old research student at the Dayalbagh Educational Institute, a deemed university here, pol....
  • Four killed in UP as bike rams into truck
    Agra, April 23: Four youths, riding one motorbike, were killed near Farah town in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district when they rammed into a truck, police said Tuesday.

    The accident....

  • Four minor rapes reported in a day in UP
    Lucknow, April 23: At least four rape cases involving minors have been reported from various parts of Uttar Pradesh in a day, police said Today.

    As the national spotlight swivels to c....

  • Passport seekers face problems at Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, April 22: Passport seekers from western Uttar Pradesh today complained of poor service at an application processing centre managed here by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

    Pe....
  • Woman robbed of gold chain at gun point
    Noida, April 20: A 51-year-old woman was robbed of her gold chain at gun point by two men on a motorcycle near her home here Saturday, the family said.

    As Sujata Ranganathan was takin....

  • UP gears up to deal with encephalitis
    Lucknow, April 20: Unhappy with the tardy progress in initiatives to deal with the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh, the government has fixed tim....
  • Six UP cops suspended for custodial death
    Lucknow, April 18: Six policemen, including an inspector were suspended in Uttar Pradesh after a man facing charges for running an illegal arms racket died in a police station here, officials s....
  • Teenager falls to death in Lucknow shopping mall
    Lucknow, April 17: A 17-year-old class Xth student fell to his death from the second floor of a shopping mall here Tuesday, police said. The incident happened at the Saharganj mall in the he....
  • UP bus blast: Pakistani convict gets life term
    Ghaziabad, April 15: A Ghaziabad court today awarded life term to two terror convicts, including a Pakistani national, who planted in an Uttar Pradesh government-run bus in 1996 a bomb that ki....
  • UP bus blast: Pakistani convict gets life term
    Ghaziabad, April 15: A Ghaziabad court today awarded life term to two terror convicts, including a Pakistani national, who planted in an Uttar Pradesh government-run bus in 1996 a bomb that ki....
  • Elderly couple brutally murdered in Lucknow
    Lucknow, April 15: An elderly couple was found brutally murdered in Gomtinagar in the state capital late Sunday. The bodies of Rakesh Narayan Mehra, 61, and his wife Lata, 59, were found in poo....
  • 24x7 power supply status to Amethi, Raebareli withdrawn
    Lucknow, April 12: In a move suggesting growing differences between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has withdrawn the 'VIP'....
  • Nearly 2,000 UP cops transferred in two years
    Lucknow, April 11: A Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed that 1,828 officers of the provincial police service (PPS) in Uttar Pradesh were transferred in Uttar Pradesh in the last two ....
  • UP announces Rs.20 lakh each for soldiers' families
    Lucknow, April 11: The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs.20 lakh each to the families of two of the five Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan.

    Haw....

  • Uttar Pradesh towns sizzle
    Lucknow, April 10: With dry winds blowing across Uttar Pradesh, the state is set for hot summer ahead as major towns Lucknow and Allahabad recorded maximum temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius an....
  • Minor rape victim in lockup, blow for UP Police
    Lucknow, April 9: Desperately looking for an image makeover, the Uttar Pradesh Police suffered a major setback when a 10-year-old who was allegedly raped was thrown into a lockup in Bulandshahr....
  • Ten undertrials escape on way to court in UP
    Lucknow, April 8: Ten undertrials escaped when they were being taken for a court hearing from the high security Naini Jail in Allahabad Monday afternoon.

    An initial probe has revealed....

  • Two held, CBI suspects rivalry behind Kunda murders
    Lucknow, April 8: CBI arrested two young men brothers Ajay and Vijay Pal from Balipur village of the Kunda area in Pratapgarh on charges of murdering village head Nanhe and his brother Suresh Y....
  • Six dead, 500 ill after drinking water in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, April 6: Six people died and at least 500 people fell seriously ill after drinking contaminated ground water in the Loni area of Ghaziabad, officials said.

    Hospital and pol....

  • UP roads to get smoother with Rs.1,700 crore
    Lucknow, April 5: The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs.1,700 crore for laying new roads and for the maintenance and repair of existing roads in the current financial year, said an of....
  • Panel to oversee Lucknow metro rail project
    Lucknow, April 5: A committee headed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani will oversee the "formative steps" of the ambitious metro rail project for the state capital, official....
  • Four sisters suffer acid attack in UP town
    Lucknow, April 3: Four sisters were sprayed with acid by bike-borne assailants when the girls were returning home from a coaching centre in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Kanwar Ja....

  • Nine killed in tractor accident in UP
    Lucknow, April 3: Nine people were killed and over two dozen injured Tuesday when the tractor trolley in which they were going home from a religious ceremony fell into a deep roadside gorge in ....
  • Ghaziabad municipal body's audit demanded
    Ghaziabad, April 2: A councillor Tuesday demanded an audit of the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation's developmental works which, he alleged, resulted in a loss of Rs.46 crore to the civic age....
  • UP to set up infrastructure development fund

    Lucknow, April 2:

    Uttar Pradesh will soon set up an infrastructure development fund (IDF), Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced here Tuesday.

    Speaking in Lucknow while launching projec....

  • Cops in love commit suicide in UP
    Lucknow, April 1: An Uttar Pradesh Police constable and his lover, also a cop, committed suicide in Varanasi late Sunday, police said.

    Akhilesh and Kanchan Singh joined the force in 2011 ....

  • Lakhs of TVs fall silent in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 1: Over 7.50 lakh cable TV sets went blank in seven major cities of Uttar Pradesh, a day after the deadline to get set top boxes installed expired.

    In state capital Luc....

  • Five killed in bike collision
    Lucknow, March 30: Five persons including a child were killed late last night in a head-on collision between two motor bikes, police said.

    The accident took place at Bhadoiya village ....

  • Lightning kills nine in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, March 30: Even as pleasant weather in the last two days brought some respite for residents of Uttar Pradesh, lightning which accompanied the rains killed at least nine people in differ....
  • Seven missing as boat capsizes in UP
    Lucknow, March 28: Seven people were Today missing after the boat they were in capsized on Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district, police said.

    The boat was carrying 1....

  • Mob goes on rampage as cops ignore gang-rape complaint
    Lucknow, March 28: Angry at police inaction in the alleged gang-rape of a minor girl, a mob in Chandauli went on the rampage Thursday, damaging government property and beating up policemen, pol....
  • 300 new bank branches to open Friday in UP
    Lucknow, March 28: Efforts of the Uttar Pradesh government to increase the ratio of banks to population in the state are set to get a major boost Friday as union Finance Minister P. Chidambara....
  • Eight drown in Ganga
    Lucknow, March 28: Eight youths drowned in the Ganga river in two separate incidents in Kanpur during Holi Wednesday, police said.

    The victims, aged between 16 and 26, were washed away wh....

  • Four dead in Uttar Pradesh fire
    Lucknow, March 27: Four people, including two children, were killed when a fire broke out in their house in an Uttar Pradesh village early today, police said.

    The fire was triggered when ....

  • 21 UP districts declared sensitive for Holi
    Lucknow, March 26: A day ahead of Holi, Uttar Pradesh government Today declared 21 districts, including Meerut, Aligarh and Faizabad as sensitive and asked the authorities to be extra vigilant ....
  • Uttar Pradesh Police to appoint 24,000 constables
    Lucknow, March 22: Seized of a huge manpower shortage in Uttar Pradesh Police, the state government has sanctioned a major recruitment drive under which 2,200 computer operators, 4,000 sub-insp....
  • Spurned lover sets girl on fire in UP
    Lucknow, March 22: A 17-year-old girl was yesterday set on fire by her spurned lover in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said. She sustained 40 percent burns.

    ....
  • Two killed in police firing at Mathura, probe ordered
    Lucknow, March 20: Violence swept a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Tuesday after a man died after he was allegedly beaten up and shot by police, while another person died in po....
  • Agra hotel rating scrapped after tourist harassment
    New Delhi, March 19: Taking a serious note of the alleged attempt to molest a foreign tourist at the Hotel Agra Mahal in the Taj city, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi Tuesday ordered the suspens....
  • After Akhilesh Yadav rap, UP Police on image makeover
    Lucknow, March 16: Facing brickbats over the soaring crime graph, the Uttar Pradesh Police is all set for an image makeover.

    Police recently got a reprimand for poor response time eve....

  • Female researcher murdered in lab
    Agra, March 16: A woman researcher's body with multiple wounds inflicted by a surgical blade was found in the laboratory of the Dayalbagh Educational Institute, a deemed university in Agra,....
  • CBI team probing UP cop's murder stoned
    Lucknow, March 13: The CBI team probing the triple murder at Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh village in which former state minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiyya is an accused, was atta....
  • World Bank assures more assistance to UP
    Lucknow, March 12: The World Bank Today assured "increased development assistance" to Uttar Pradesh for improving rural and urban infrastructure.

    World Bank president Jim Yong....

  • Ten killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Lucknow, March 12: Ten people, including two children, were killed Tuesday when a speeding tempo collided with a school bus in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    The school bus wa....

  • Government jobs for widow, brother of slain UP cop
    Lucknow, March 9: The widow and brother of a slain Uttar Pradesh Police officer were Friday appointed to government jobs, a state government spokesman said.

    While Parveen Azad, widow ....

  • Four killed in UP road accident
    Lucknow, March 8: Four people were killed and seven injured when the van they were travelling in was hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli town, police said today.

  • Student gang-raped in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, March 7: A 19-year-old girl, student of class 12, was brutally gang-raped by three men Today, police said. Two of the attackers have been arrested.

    Policemen said the girl,....

  • Curfew in UP's Tanda after violence
    Lucknow, March 5: Indefinite curfew was clamped in Tanda town of Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar district Monday following incidents of arson and violence after a local Hindu leader was shot ....
  • Violence after Hindu group leader killed in UP
    Lucknow, March 4: Policemen were attacked and government property damaged as violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar distrct after a Hindu leader was shot dead, police said toda....
  • Script writer held for friend's murder
    New Delhi, March 4: A script writer was arrested Sunday from Uttar Pradesh for the murder of his friend and aspiring model here last month, Delhi Police said.

    "Shanti Deep Verma, ....

  • Three arrested with rare snakes in Noida
    Lucknow, Mar 2: Three people were arrested with two rare species of snakes worth around Rs.2 crore in the international market in Uttar Pradesh's Noida town late Friday, police said.

    ....
  • Preserving cultural heritage of UP music village with British help
    New Delhi, March 2: In the remote village of Hariharpur in the Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, a traditional community of musicians that sings classical devotional songs is getting space to....
  • Ghaziabad police nab SP leader's killers
    Ghaziabad, Mar 2: The Ghaziabad police today claimed to have cracked the sensational murder case of ruling Samajwadi Party leader and lawyer Yashveer Singh that occurred Feb 25.

    Superint....
  • Ghaziabad Metro set to roll, UP clears higher budget
    Lucknow, Mar 1: For the millions who live in Ghaziabad, adjoining the national capital, the wait for a Metro ride into New Delhi just got shorter - the enhanced cost of the second phase of the ....
  • UP allows sale of premium liquor in shopping malls
    Lucknow, Mar 1: Premium foreign liquor would now be available in Uttar Pradesh's shopping malls. For this, the state government has decided to levy a license fee of Rs.10 lakh.

    A pro....
  • Metro project in Ghaziabad suffers setback
    Ghaziabad, Feb 27: Controversy has risen over the Delhi Metro extension from Delhi's Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand here with the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation unwilling to fund the proj....
  • Lakhs throng Kumbh on Maghi Poornima
    Allahabad, Feb 25: The penultimate bathing day of the 55-day Maha Kumbh - Maghi Poornima - began early Monday at the Sangam here, with lakhs taking an early holy dip in the Ganga.

    The....

  • Hailstorm leaves Agra farmers worried
    Agra, Feb 23: Hailstorm and strong winds that lashed the Agra region Saturday left farmers worried.

    "The rain has been intermittent. It is the wind that is causing harm to the standi....
  • Finance company robbed of cash, jewellery worth Rs.10 crore
    Lucknow, Feb 21: Armed robbers today fled with jewellery and cash worth Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million) from a gold financing company's office in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said.

    ....
  • Power restored at Allahabad Kumbh
    Allahabad, Feb 20: After three days of partial blackout, electricity was restored in the Kumbh mela premises yesterday, officials said.

    Several sectors in the mela premises had plunge....

  • Green tribunal raps UP bureaucrat over Hindon bridge
    Ghaziabad, Feb 18: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has threatened to prosecute the Uttar Pradesh irrigation secretary for contempt of court, for violating a stay order of the tribunal and al....
  • Uttar Pradesh orders judicial probe into Allahabad stampede
    Lucknow, Feb 18: Fearing further furore during the ongoing budget session of the state assembly, the Uttar Pradesh government late Sunday ordered a judicial probe into the stampede at the Allah....
  • Builders fear for projects near Uttar Pradesh reserves
    Agra Feb 16: As the deadline for filing objections to the draft notification for declaring the 10-km eco-sensitive zone around forest reserves ended Friday evening, builders fear the stalling o....
  • Rains bring back winter chill in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Feb 16: Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday, bringing back the winter chill, the Met office said.

    Rains that began late Friday night were likely to continue ....
  • One killed in Kumbh fire
    Allahabad, Feb 15: One person was killed and another injured as a fire swept through a cluster of tents at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, officials said today.

    The fire broke out at ....

  • Lawyers disrupt train service in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Feb 13: Hundreds of lawyers Wednesday disrupted rail services here for about an hour to press for their demand of setting up a high court bench in western Uttar Pradesh.

    The a....
  • Four Oriya pilgrims killed in UP road accident
    Lucknow, Feb 12: Four Kumbh Mela pilgrims, including a woman, were killed and over a dozen injured Today when their bus overturned at Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    The acc....

  • 10 killed in Allahabad Railway Station Stampede
    Allahabad, Feb 11: At least 10 people were killed and over a dozen injured when the railing of an overbridge at Allahabad railway station collapsed yesterday due to the Kumbh Mela rush, state g....
  • Fresh guidelines for journalists at Kumbh
    Lucknow, Feb 8: Anticipating a huge media presence from across the world to cover Mauni Amavasya, the most important royal bathing day, the Kumbh administration today issued fresh guidelines to....
  • Allahabad braces for biggest 'shahi snan' Sunday
    Allahabad, Feb 8: A rare planetary configuration after 147 years, unprecedented security and a multitude of faithfuls has set the stage for the biggest of all holy 'shahi snans' (royal ....
  • Samsung warehouse at Ghaziabad looted
    Ghaziabad, Feb 8: Three unidentified armed robbers looted cash, valuables and Samsung products worth over Rs.15 lakh from the warehouse of Samsung here, police said yesterday.

    Accordi....

  • Uttar Pradesh spends Rs.120 cr to protect VIPs
    Lucknow, Feb 4: With security often seen as a status symbol, the Uttar Pradesh government is spending a whopping Rs.120 crores in public money a year to provide security cover to around 1,500 V....
  • 'Vishwaroop' releases in UP amid high security
    Lucknow, Feb 1: "Vishwaroop", the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's multi-lingual movie "Vishwaroopam", released in Uttar Pradesh Friday amid tight security.

    The fil....

  • Cop shot dead in Mulayam Singh Yadav's constituency
    Lucknow, Feb 1: A policeman was shot dead yesterday by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district in the parliamentary constituency of the ruling Samajwadi Party's ch....
  • Agra fumes over minister's remark on razing Taj Mahal
    Agra, Jan 29: Agra is fuming over Uttar Pradesh minister Mohammad Azam Khan's statement that he would have led the mob that razed the Babri Masjid if it had chosen to bring down the Taj Mah....
  • Three of a family killed in road mishap
    Kanpur, Jan 28: Three people of a family were killed today when a truck rammed into a motorcycle at Audauri village, on the outskirts of Kanpur, police said.

    The dead were identified ....

  • UP to invest $4.25 billion on state highways
    Agra, Jan 28: Uttar Pradesh plans to invest Rs.23,000 crore ($4.25 billion) on upgrading state highways and will build a new expressway linking Lucknow and Agra, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav s....
  • Republic Day celebrated in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 26: The Republic Day was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh Saturday with traditional fervour.

    The main parade, led by an army contingent, was received with applause here as re....
  • Up in the air - experience aero balloon ride in Noida!
    New Delhi, Jan 24: Noida-based amusement park Worlds Of Wonder will open its doors to an aero balloon ride for the public on Republic Day Saturday.

    It will be launched by Monny Vijes....

  • Uttar Pradesh to buy 15 lakh laptops from HP India
    Lucknow, Jan 23: The Uttar Pradesh government today approved the purchase of 15 lakh laptops from HP India at a unit cost of Rs.19,058, an official said.

    The council of ministers appr....

  • Farmer dies of cold in Agra
    Agra, Jan 23: A farmer died of cold in Agra yesterday even as the night temperature today settled at 2.7 degrees Celsius in the Taj City, which remained the coldest in Uttar Pradesh for the thi....
  • Man cuts wife's hair for not covering head
    Ghaziabad, Jan 22: A man cut his wife's hair here and forced her out of house as a punishment for not following the custom of keeping her head covered with a cloth. The wife complained to ....
  • Four arrested for Lucknow violence
    Lucknow, Jan 17: Four people were arrested Thursday for their involvement in sectarian violence in Lucknow's old city areas which left one person dead and over a dozen injured.

    Offic....
  • Taj city fumes over unending power crisis
    Agra, Jan 17: Thirty months after a private discom took charge of energy distribution in the Taj city, there seems to be no relief from long power cuts and erratic supply.

    This, when ....

  • One killed in sectarian clash in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Jan 17: A man was killed and more than a dozen people were injured in a clash between members of the Shia and Sunni sects last night, police said.

    Several rounds of gunshots ....

  • Juvenile inmates go on rampage in UP, many escape
    Lucknow, Jan 17: Juvenile inmates of a reform centre in Uttar Pradesh fought pitched battles and injured some security personnel yesterday , police said. Many inmates also escaped.

    Th....

  • Tiger trophy recovered from Ghaziabad transporter's house
    Ghaziabad, Jan 15: A stuffed Royal Bengal Tiger was seized from the house of a leading transporter yesterday and the man arrested, police said.

    Police, on the tip of the People for An....

  • 'Sangam' of technology and tradition at Kumbh
    Allahabad, Jan 14: It was a rare 'sangam' of technology and tradition on day one of Maha Kumbh 2013 today with Google map integration, GPS and 'flying cameras' making their adve....
  • Naga sadhus lead Kumbh festivities, thousands take holy dip
    Allahabad, Jan 14: The world's largest gathering of people, the 55-day Kumbh congregation, began in this north India town today with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ash-smeared Naga a....
  • Ahead of investor meet, Agra cries for water and power
    Agra, Jan 11: Dragging power cuts, erratic water supply, garbage at street corners, potholed roads and rising crime graph. But Agra is all set to host a three-day global summit for investors.
  • UP village mourns army martyr
    Lucknow, Jan 9: A pall of gloom descended on a village in Mathura Wednesday as the family of Lance Naik Hemraj, who was killed by Pakistani troops near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Ka....
  • Mercury dips further in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 8: The meteorological department in Uttar Pradesh today predicted heavy frosting during the night even as temperatures across the state fell to a new low.

    In state capit....

  • Fighting the cold, Agra style
    Agra, Jan 7: The Taj Mahal city is shivering. But Agra's traditional 'halwais' have an answer to the biting cold.

    Owners of the city's famed sweetmeat shops say there ....

  • Woman found stripped, dead
    Noida, Jan 5: A 22-year-old woman was found stripped and dead in Noida. The woman's mother alleged that the girl had been raped and the rapists had killed her to destroy evidence.

    ....

  • UP to introduce 6,000 additional buses for Kumbh
    Lucknow, Jan 4: The Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will mobilize around 6,000 additional buses to facilitate hassle-free travel of pilgrims to the Kumbh Mela that b....
  • SP favours stricter laws against rapists, says Akhilesh
    Lucknow, Jan 4: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the Samajwadi Party (SP) favoured stringent laws against rapists and that such laws should be enforced strictly to check crimes ....
  • No respite from severe cold in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 2: Despite a sunny day, Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under extreme cold wave conditions today.

    The regional Met Office said inclement weather would continue for most p....

  • Fog hits train services, flights in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 1: Even as the sun shone bright and mercury climbed a few notches on New Year's Day here, dense fog on the outskirts delayed a dozen trains and led to cancellation of five toda....
  • Cold wave claims 30 lives in UP
    Lucknow, Dec 29: The cold wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed at least 30 lives in the state since Thursday night, officials said.

    The maximum number of deaths were reported from Ballia....

  • UP seeks central support for growth
    New Delhi, Dec 27: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today sought the support of the Congress led central government in achieving a state growth rate of 8.5 percent in the 12th Five Y....
  • 30 dead as cold wave sweeps Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 27: The cold wave sweeping through Uttar Pradesh has claimed more than 30 lives in a 24-hour span, officials said.

    The maximum number of deaths, between Wednesday and....

  • 26 dead in UP as cold wave intensifies

    Lucknow, Dec 24 Even as the fog receded in most parts of Uttar Pradesh Monday, 26 people have died in the last 24 hours because of the extreme cold, officials said.

    The deaths were....

  • Fog in Agra doesn't deter tourists
    Agra, Dec 23: Despite a foggy today, holiday crowds are swelling in the Taj city ahead of Christmas celebrations.

    Agra's main churches -- St Peter's, St Mary's, St George's,....
  • Protests against Delhi gangrape in Uttar Pradesh too
    Lucknow, Dec 22: Massive protests over the brutal gangrape in Delhi erupted across many parts of Uttar Pradesh today, as people took to the streets to vent their anger at the rapists and the in....
  • UP signs accord with Gates Foundation
    Lucknow, Dec 13: The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in vari....
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle effected in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 12: The Uttar Pradesh government today effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle and transferred seven IAS and 11 IPS officers.

    The Indian Police Service (IPS) officers who....

  • 12 killed in two separate accidents in UP
    Lucknow, Dec 12: As many as 12 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday, police said today.

    At least seven people were killed and six injured when ....
  • Farmers' protest in UP for toll free travel spreads
    Lucknow, Dec 6: The protests by famers in Uttar Pradesh led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), seeking free access at all toll bridges in the state, is spreading fast and wide.

    The farm....
  • UP Assembly remembers Inder Kumar Gujral's simplicity
    Lucknow, Dec 4: The Uttar Pradesh assembly today paid glowing tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, recalling his simplicity and love for the common man as well as efforts to be....
  • UP on alert for Babri demolition anniversary
    Lucknow, Dec 4: Two days before the 20th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, the Uttar Pradesh Police has been put on high alert and all religious and political processions have been ba....
  • BKU continues siege of Dasna toll bridge
    Ghaziabad, Dec 3: A day after allowing traffic to pass through free of cost, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) continued to lay siege to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Dasna toll ....
  • UP rural weekly to connect villagers, government
    Lucknow, Dec 2:Gaon Connection, a rural all-colour weekly newspaper in Hindi, was launched today in an attempt to bridge the gap between villagers and the government.

    Uttar Pradesh C....

  • Rs.15 lakh looted from Kanpur bank
    Lucknow, Nov 29: A gang of robbers today barged into a bank in Kanpur city and looted Rs.15 lakh cash at gunpoint, police said.

    The incident took place at the Bank of Baroda in the p....

  • Three held for Bulandshahr 'honour' killing
    Bulandshahr, Nov 28: Three men were arrested today for the alleged honour killing of Mohammad Hakim, who was shot dead on Nov 22 on G.T. Road here, for marrying Mehwish against their families&#....
  • UP files review petition against removal of Noida officials
    Lucknow, Nov 19: The Uttar Pradesh government today filed a review petition in the Allahabad High Court seeking a review of its Nov 8 order directing the transfer of Noida Authority's chair....
  • Sachin Pilot's uncle dies of wounds inflicted by robbers
    Ghaziabad, Nov 15: Ashok Kasana (60), uncle of union minister Sachin Pilot, who sustained injuries a month ago when two men attempting robbery shot him at his home in Hapur, died at a hospital ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Where cops need protection
    Lucknow, Nov 15: Even as Uttar Pradesh Police today launched a helpline (1090) meant to serve women in need of protection, people wondered whether a helpline for cops in distress might not be ....
  • Mob lynches robber in UP
    Lucknow, Nov 14: A criminal was beaten to death by an angry mob in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district late Tuesday when he tried to flee the crime scene after shooting a garment businessman, p....
  • Arvind Kejriwal aide fears threat to life
    Ghaziabad, Nov 12: Poet-activist Kumar Vishwas, an aide to activist-politician Arvind Kejriwal, has told police that he faces danger, and claimed that police were not taking the situation serio....
  • 'Breaking news syndrome hinders fight against terrorism'
    Aligarh, Nov 10: Corporatization, politicization and trivialization of the Indian electronic media is hindering the fight against terrorism in India says Lt. General (Retd) S.S. Mehta.

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  • Transfer Noida authority chief: Court
    Lucknow, Nov 8: The Allahabad High Court today ordered the removal of Noida authority chairman and CEO and directed a CBI probe into the allegations of irregularities in land allotments since 2....
  • Three booked for executive's murder in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 7: Three men have been booked for the murder of a marketing firm executive in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh late Tuesday, police said today.

    Anjali Pandey (30), who was wo....

  • Agra activists demand white paper on Yamuna
    Agra, Nov 4; Environmental activists here today demanded a white paper on expenses incurred by the state and central governments in the past 25 years on cleaning up the Yamuna river.

    ....
  • Sonia Gandhi to inaugurate rail coach factory
    Lucknow, Nov 3: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate a rail coach factory in her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareily in Uttar Pradesh Nov 7, an official said today.

    The ....

  • UP government dropping case against Amar Singh?
    Lucknow, Nov 2: The Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government is learnt to have given the go-ahead to the police to 'bury' a money laundering case against Amar Singh, former leader of....
  • Arvind Kejriwal asks Farrukhabad people to dismiss Salman Khurshid
    Lucknow, Nov 1: Anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal today stepped up attack on External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in Farukkhabad and urged the people to "dismiss" their tainted r....
  • Policemen on their toes in Farrukhabad
    Lucknow, Oct 31: The Uttar Pradesh government today stepped up security in Farrukhabad, 24 hours ahead of a protest to be staged here by India Against Corruption (IAC) activist-turned-politicia....
  • Girl burnt to death, family alleges gangrape
    Ghaziabad, Oct 30: A 16-year-old girl was found burnt to death here today, police said. The victim's family said she was gangraped before being set afire.

    The girl was burnt to de....

  • Three killed in UP cracker blast
    Lucknow, Oct 30: Three members of a family were killed early today in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad when a stockpile of crackers kept for Diwali suddenly exploded in a house, police said.

    ....
  • Akhilesh Yadav, army officers meet to resolve issues
    Lucknow, Oct 29: Government officials headed by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and defence officials led by Lt. Gen. Anil Chait met today to thrash out issues between the civil administration an....
  • Cop shot dead in UP, assailant also killed
    Lucknow, Oct 29: In yet another brazen act of violence against policemen, an Uttar Pradesh police constable was shot dead late on Sunday in Lakhimpur Kheri, about 130 km from here, police said.....
  • Curfew to be relaxed in Faizabad today
    Lucknow, Oct 29: After four days of near peace, the district administration of Faizabad announced that the ongoing curfew in the district, which had witnessed communal clashes on Wednesday, wou....
  • Trouble defused at the Taj
    Agra, Oct 26: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and troopers guarding the Taj Mahal had been told not to bar people unless they were specific orders to do so, an official said today, def....
  • Clashes in UP over idol immersions, nine injured
    Lucknow, Oct 25: Nine people, including two policemen, were injured in violence that broke out during the immersion of Durga idols in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad and Barabanki areas, police sa....
  • SP leader arrested for beating up news photographer
    Lucknow, Oct 23: Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Khadi Gramudyog chairman Natwar Goyal, who had beaten up a photographer of a national Hindi daily, was arrested late today ....
  • Light drizzle cheers Agra
    Agra, Oct 23: A light drizzle early today brought cheer to Dussehra festivities in this Taj city although Ram Lila organisers looked a bit concerned.

    "I am afraid if there is a do....

  • 16 power engineers suspended in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 22: Taking a serious view of the persisting grim power situation in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government today suspended 16 engineers of the power department.

    The deci....

  • BSNL employee allegedly beaten to death in UP
    Ghaziabad, Oct 22: An employee with the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was today allegedly beaten to death inside a telephone exchange in Ghaziabad.

    There are differing accounts ....

  • Akhilesh Yadav visits Agra, disappoints supporters
    Agra, Oct 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav visited Agra today afternoon and ended up disappointing a lot of people.

    Akhilesh Yadav came, delivered a 30-minute speech at....

  • 24 fall ill after consuming adulterated flour in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 20: More than two dozen people fell ill in three districts of western Uttar Pradesh today after consuming adulterated 'Kuttu Ka Atta' during fasting for Navaratri, official....
  • Neelanchal Express coach derailed in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 19: Hundreds of passengers on board the Neelanchal Express from Odisha to New Delhi had a narrow escape today after one of train's coaches derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Mirza....
  • Mob tries to set afire UP official
    Lucknow, Oct 19: In a shocking incident, a crowd tried to set afire a senior Uttar Pradesh government official, police said.

    The incident occurred on Thursday in Badayun, 274 km from ....

  • UP policeman shoots himself dead
    Lucknow, Oct 18: An Uttar Pradesh police official shot himself dead at a police station, police said today.

    Sub-Inspector Vijay Kumar Mishra killed himself with his service revolver a....

  • Sachin Pilot's uncle shot in UP
    Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 16: An uncle of union minister Sachin Pilot was today shot at in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur town, leaving him critically injured and on life support, police said.

    ....
  • Cop shot dead in Aligarh
    Lucknow, Oct 16: In another sign of failing law and order in the state, unidentified assailants shot dead a police sub-inspector and stole his service pistol in Tikiri village in Aligarh distri....
  • Cops question UP officials over Salman Khurshid trust
    Lucknow, Oct 15: Officials of Uttar Pradesh's social welfare and handicapped welfare departments were today questioned in 17 districts over alleged financial lapses by a trust run by union ....
  • Martial Arts training for UP school girls
    Lucknow, Oct 12: With cases of eve teasing and harassment against girls increasing in the state, the UP government has set rolling an ambitious scheme of self-defence training in primary govern....
  • UP feels the winter nip
    Lucknow, Oct 12: Paving the way for winter, most parts of Uttar Pradesh are seeing a dip in temperatures, the weather department said today.

    There has been a distinct nip in the air i....

  • Criminal attacked in Ghaziabad court: Four injured
    Ghaziabad, Oct 11: Four people were critically injured today when three assailants, posing as lawyers and believed to belong to a rival gang, opened fire at a person undergoing trial in the Gha....
  • UP to probe abduction charges against its minister
    Lucknow, Oct 11: A red faced Akhilesh Yadav government today ordered an investigation into the allegations of a chief medical officer (CMO) that he was abducted by a state minister.

    S....

  • Thousands gather to listen to Maya's next move
    Lucknow, Oct 9: Hundreds and thousands of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers and supporters from all over the country tropped into the state capital today to join the Maha Dalit Sankalp rally at....
  • Pact signed for 2,000-MW thermal plant in UP
    Lucknow, Oct 6: Uttar Pradesh today signed a pact with the union government to set up a 2,000-MW thermal power plant in Kanpur district.

    The project in the backward Ghatampur region i....

  • False ceiling falls at Lucknow airport, none hurt
    Lucknow, Oct 5: A portion of the false ceiling at the recently inaugurated new terminal of Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport fell down today. No one was hurt in the incident but it c....
  • Brothers shot dead over water dispute
    Lucknow, Oct 4: Two brothers were shot dead over a water dispute today in the ancestral village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, police said.

    The incident came hours be....

  • UP exploring new options for power
    Lucknow, Oct 4: Hoping to meet the growing demand for power, the Uttar Pradesh government is exploring the viability of setting up two new thermal power plants in the state.

    Officials....

  • Concept report on Agra-Lucknow expressway approved
    Lucknow, Oct 3: The ambitious 270-km-long six-lane Agra-Lucknow greenfield expressway project gathered speed today with the public-private partnership (PPP) monitoring committee of Uttar Prades....
  • IAS officer arrested in UP for molesting woman on train
    Lucknow, Oct 1: A senior Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer of the Uttar Pradesh government was today arrested for molesting a woman on board the Lucknow Mail, police said.

    ....

  • Negotiating potholes in Agra to get to the Taj
    Agra, Oct 1: This year's monsoon has left most roads in Taj city Agra in shambles. Except for a few roads in Agra Cantonment, all exit and entry points to the city are in a terrible state. ....
  • Son of engineering college owner missing
    Ghaziabad, Sep 30: A 22-year-old son of the owner of an engineering college here has gone missing, police said today.

    Naman Jain was last seen Saturday night at a wedding party at a f....

  • Global Partnership Summit shifted out of Kolkata to Agra
    New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 26: Days after the Trinamool Congress walked out of the UPA, the central government has shifted a meeting of world's industry captains from Kolkata to Agra in Uttar P....
  • Village headmen baton-charged in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Sep 26: More than a dozen people were injured outside the Vidhan Sabha building here today when police baton-charged a protest rally of 'gram pradhans' (village heads), who wer....
  • UP to have anti-obscene call cell in each district
    Lucknow, Sep 26: The Uttar Pradesh Police has decided to set up anti-obscene call cells in all districts of the state in an effort to curb vulgar SMSes and calls on mobile phones belonging to g....
  • UP cabinet clears Agra-Lucknow expressway
    Lucknow, Sep 25: The Uttar Pradesh cabinet today approved the proposal to build a six-lane expressway between Agra and Lucknow.

    The greenfield expressway project, to be built on minim....

  • Court seeks report on Uttar Pradesh power supply
    Lucknow, Sep 25: The Allahabad High Court today sought within four months a report from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission on power supply in Uttar Pradesh. It was hearing a plea all....
  • 12-year-old shoots man dead
    Lucknow, Sep 24: A 12-year-old boy shot dead the priest of a temple in a suburb of this state capital after the man entered into an argument with his mother, police said.

    The incident....

  • UP gives compensation to kin of Masuri riot victims
    Ghaziabad, Sep 22: Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today distributed cheques to the families of those killed in the clash between police and protestors at a police station....
  • Slippers, shoes thrown at Sriprakash Jaiswal's motorcade in Kanpur
    Kanpur, Sep 22: Angry traders opposing the decision of the union government to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail today threw slippers and shoes at the motorcade of union Coal Minister ....
  • Agra MP injured in mob attack
    Agra, Sep 22: Lok Sabha member from Agra Ram Shankar Katheria was injured when he was hit in stone-pelting by a mob, police said today. The incident, in an area where most hotels are located, p....
  • Poisonous gas kills four in Uttar Pradesh village
    Lucknow, Sep 21: Four people were killed after they inhaled poisonous gas in an Uttar Pradesh village today, police said.

    The tragedy took place when four labourers in Behjoi village ....

  • High Court bars Amethi's name change
    Lucknow, Sep 21: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati Shahuji Ma....
  • UP wants better railway platforms
    Lucknow, Sep 21: Uttar Pradesh is seeking better and improved railway platforms in the state. The state government today said it would ask the railway ministry to improve the condition of platf....
  • Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad
    Lucknow, Sep 21: Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said today.

    The accident happened in t....

  • Bandh supporters breach Taj security
    Agra, Sep 20: A group of Samajwadi Party activists tried to force the closure of the Taj Mahal during the opposition shutdown today, but police persuaded them to leave.

    The group was ....

  • Shutdown cripples normal life in UP
    Lucknow, Sep 20: Normal life was crippled across the state today in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) to oppose the die....
  • Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition
    Ghaziabad, Sep 19: Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said today.

    Head constable Roop Ch....

  • Gang of fraudsters busted, three arrested from UP
    New Delhi, Sep 19: Three members of an international gang of fraudsters have been arrested for duping hundreds of people in the country of crores of rupees, police said here today.

    Ke....

  • Akhilesh Yadav seeks ban on 'Innocence of Muslims'
    Lucknow, Sep 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today asked the Indian government to immediately ban the exhibition of the film "Innocence of Muslims".

    In a lette....

  • UP appoints consultant for Ghaziabad road
    Lucknow, Sep 19: The Uttar Pradesh government today selected Feedback Infrastructure & Services Private Limited as consultant for the building of a key link road in Ghaziabad.

    The....

  • Two injured in firing in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Sep 19: Two people were injured when the gun of a security guard of a private bank accidentally went off here today, police said.

    The injured were the driver of a van and a 2....

  • Ban gutka or we will, high court tells Akhilesh Yadav government
    Allahabad, Sep 18: The Allahabad High Court today directed the Akhilesh Yadav government to spell out its stand on banning gutka (tobacco pan masala) in Uttar Pradesh within two weeks, and warn....
  • Downpour floods Agra streets
    Agra, Sep 17: An hour-long heavy downpour today evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road.

    Vehicles were stranded i....

  • Harassed girl immolates self in UP
    Kanpur, Sep 17: A 14-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh succumbed to burn injuries today, two days after she set herself afire following continued harassment by a group of youths, police said.

    ....
  • Agra jeweller shot at by bikers
    Agra, Sep 17: Prominent Agra jeweller Anand Agarwal was shot at and critically wounded by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle, prompting jewellers across this city of the Taj to strike at w....
  • Six die in Muslim-police clash
    Ghaziabad, Sep 15: Six people were killed as police opened fire to break up a rampaging mob denouncing the desecration of a holy book, police and witnesses said today.

    The violence er....

  • Police station torched in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Sep 14: Irate members of a community set a police station afire in Ghaziabad district today after the reported defiling of their holy book. The incident occurred after police alleged....
  • 'Kidnapped' man challenges Dimple Yadav's election to Lok Sabha
    Lucknow, Sep 12: The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High Court by a man who sa....
  • UP panel to deal with village land encroachment
    Lucknow, Sep 12: Alarmed by widespread encroachment of pastures, reservoirs, ponds and graveyards that are owned by village councils, Uttar Pradesh has constituted a committee the principal sec....
  • Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured
    Lucknow, Sep 11: A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured today when a man opened fire in Kasganj district, police said.

    ....
  • Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled
    Kanpur, Sep 10: Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, today heckled union Coal Ministe....
  • Minor allegedly raped by her tutor
    Ghaziabad, Sep 10: A Class 9 student of a local public school was allegedly raped by her tutor in Modinagar in Ghaziabad. The incident occurred on Sep 7 but came to light today after the girl&#....
  • IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Sep 10: In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise to scout for young talent ....
  • Students beat up policemen in Ghaziabad
    Lucknow, Sep 10: Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad today when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.

    According to ....

  • Villagers clash with police in Noida
    Lucknow, Sep 10: Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension today fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to d....
  • IGL raises gas prices by 0.20 paise in UP
    New Delhi, Sep 8: State-run gas distributor Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) today hiked compressed natural gas (CNG) prices by 20 paise per kg.

    An IGL statement said that the hike was due ....

  • UP set to dole out unemployment allowance
    Lucknow, Sep 8: The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday is set to fulfil its biggest poll promise - paying an unemployment allowance.

    Chief Minister Akhilesh Ya....

  • MPs' delegation calls on Akhilesh Yadav, seeks end of malnutrition
    Lucknow, Sep 5: A delegation of MPs - part of the Citizens Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) - met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and asked him to take concrete steps ....
  • Man dies in Lucknow court
    Lucknow, Sep 5: A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the civil court here today, police said.

    The deceased, identified as Nand Kishore, a farmer from Mal....

  • Police cane charge violent medics in UP
    Lucknow, Sep 4: Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their colleagues ....
  • UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11
    Lucknow, Sep 3: The Uttar Pradesh government today asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.

    In separate letters written....

  • Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Sep 3: The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped up efforts to check its fur....
  • West UP farmers upbeat after monsoon rains
    Agra, Sep 1: Dispelling fears of a drought, rains in August have lifted the spirits of farmers in western Uttar Pradesh with the region receiving more than the annual average so far, officials ....
  • UP cops accidentally kill youth
    Lucknow, Sep 1: A chase for two chain snatchers by the police in Rae Bareli turned awry Friday night when a youth was shot dead in a shootout, police said today.

    The incident happened....

  • Woman killed as lightning strikes UP village
    Lucknow, Aug 31: A woman was killed and 12 injured when lightning struck in Mirzapur district late on Thursday, police said.

    The incident happened at Veerpur village in Mirzapur distr....

  • Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death
    Lucknow, Aug 30: Six orphan siblings today submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no food.

    T....

  • Bureaucracy holding up Agra's air connectivity?
    Agra, Aug 30: The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But bureaucratic red tape ....
  • Scribes fear for safety in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 29: Journalists are a worried lot in Uttar Pradesh following two major attacks on them in a fortnight.

    On Aug 17, a Muslim mob thrashed photographers and reporters and da....

  • A night safari soon in Greater Noida
    Lucknow, Aug 29: Preliminary work on the first night safari in India is likely to begin soon in Greater Noida, a growing suburban town of Delhi.

    The Greater Noida Master Plan 2021 was....

  • Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters
    Agra, Aug 29: Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing the city's crumbling civ....
  • Bangladeshi airman finds cash missing in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Aug 29: A Bangladeshi flying officer has lodged a complaint that cash was stolen from his luggage in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said today.

    Tanveer Hassan is part of a....

  • Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief
    Lucknow, Aug 28: Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party put up a poo....
  • Yamuna Expressway to be aligned Agra-Lucknow highway
    Lucknow, Aug 27: Uttar Pradesh today approved the alignment of the 165-km Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway with the proposed 274-km Agra-Lucknow road project, a move which will considerably....
  • UP gives go ahead to prosecution of tainted doctors, officials
    Lucknow, Aug 27: The Uttar Pradesh government today gave the much awaited go-ahead for prosecution of 22 doctors and five state government employees for their alleged role in the multi-crore-ru....
  • BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP
    Lucknow, Aug 25: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested today on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal clashes earl....
  • UP to hold students union polls on Lyngdoh panel pattern
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Students union polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held on the basis of recommendations made by the high-powered Lyngdoh Committee, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered today.

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  • UP scraps admission fee in government hospitals
    Lucknow, Aug 23: The admission fee of Rs.35 has been scrapped in all government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh from today, an official said.

    The orders in this regard were issued by Chief....

  • Five more swine flu cases in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Five more cases of swine flue were reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital today, a day after an elderly person died of the virus here.

    Samples of five people, brought ....

  • Four new hydropower projects for Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years, the state government has said.

    An empowered committee he....

  • UP rolls out ambulance service for villages, districts
    Lucknow, Aug 22: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today flagged off 200 brand new ambulances for some districts of the state.

    Speaking before the flagging-off ceremony, Ya....

  • Professor critically wounded in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Aug 21: A professor was critically wounded here today after three robbers shot him when he resisted their attempt to steal his car, police said.

    Dev Dutt of Banke Behari De....

  • Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 18: Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert today and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh capital c....
  • Violent protests in UP against Assam-Myanmar violence
    Lucknow, Aug 17: Violence broke out in the Uttar Pradesh capital city today as hundreds of irate Muslims, protesting violence against the community in Assam and Myanmar, took to the streets, at....
  • Villagers demand toll tax waiver at Yamuna Expressway
    Lucknow, Aug 16: Hundreds of farmers supported by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists staged a sit-in at the Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway today and blocked traffic, demanding a to....
  • Criminal shoots at cop in UP
    Lucknow, Aug 15: A policeman was shot at and injured by a criminal he was chasing in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    According to police, a man was found walking ....

  • Akhilesh Yadav moots extension of Yamuna Expressway to Lucknow
    Lucknow, Aug 13: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today mooted the idea of extending the Noida-Agra Expressway up to Lucknow so that the entire state could benefit from the largest a....
  • Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested
    Lucknow, Aug 13: Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh today even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control.

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  • Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10: Thousands poured into Mathura today to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.

    After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day....

  • Farmers protest as Yamuna Expressway opens
    Agra, Aug 9: Angry farmers with black flags demonstrated in Agra to protest the opening of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway without the Uttar Pradesh government fulfilling their demands, which incl....
  • Free ride on Yamuna Expressway till Aug 15
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Jaypee Infratech, the developers of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway connecting Greater Noida with Agra, today said there would be no toll-tax till Aug 15.

    The freeway, wh....

  • Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here today, police said.

    The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying....

  • Yamuna Expressway opens, cutting Delhi-Agra run to 150 minutes
    Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9: The drive to Taj Mahal from New Delhi should take no more than two-and-a-half hours now with the inauguration of the Yamuna Expressway today -- a 165-km, six-lane freeway ....
  • 13 prisoners escape from prison van in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Thirteen prisoners who were being driven back to jail after a court hearing overpowered their guards and escaped at gun point in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said ....
  • Former UP official gets bail in graft case
    Ghaziabad, Aug 8: A CBI special court here today granted bail to a former Uttar Pradesh principal secretary in a corruption case related to a rural health scheme, a lawyer said.

    Speci....

  • Gas leak in Mathura, hundreds evacuated
    Lucknow, Aug 8: Five people were taken ill and hundreds evacuated today morning following leakage of ammonia gas from an ice manufacturing factory in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, polic....
  • Seven UP rivers in spate
    Lucknow, Aug 8: Seven rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate as rains continued in most parts of the state.

    The Burrhi Rapti river in Kakrahi, Sharda river in Palia Kalan, Ghaghra river....

  • No bail for three accused of vandalising Mayawati statue
    Lucknow, Aug 7: A city court today refused bail to the three people accused of vandalising a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati here la....
  • Three electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 7: Three people were today electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh while one of them, a teen-aged boy, was trying to hook main supply lines to illegally draw electricity, police said.

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  • Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways
    Ghaziabad, Aug 5: Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a repre....
  • Probe ordered into leakage of UP order on graveyards to media
    Lucknow, Aug 3: Uttar Pradesh's minorities welfare minister today ordered a probe into the leakage of an order on construction of walls around graveyards to the media.

    Mohd Azam K....

  • Woman attempts self-immolation in Meerut
    Lucknow, Aug 3: Disturbed at her missing daughter not having been traced by police, a middle-aged woman today tried to set herself on fire at the office of the Meerut deputy inspector general o....
  • Course correction if Mulayam Singh Yadav wishes it: Akhilesh Yadav
    Lucknow, Aug 1: Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party government would be happy to undertake any course correction if party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav suggests it, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ....
  • Theft suspect consumes poison, dies
    Ghaziabad, July 31: A 45-year-old man employed at a doctor's clinic here died today after consuming poison, police said. He was earlier named as a suspect by his employer in a Rs.5 lakh the....
  • UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure
    Lucknow, July 31: Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh today as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and cities and halting over 100 t....
  • Remove debris from Hindon river bed: Tribunal
    Ghaziabad, July 29: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and the irrigation department of Uttar Pradesh to clear the debris dumped on Hindon river ....
  • Three B.R Ambedkar statues vandalised in UP
    Lucknow, July 28: Two days after a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati was vandalised here, three statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar were damaged in Azamgarh district, polic....
  • Six students killed in UP school roof collapse
    Lucknow, July 27: Six class 5 students were killed today when a portion of their school's roof collapsed, burying them under the debris, in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said.....
  • UP government races to restore Mayawati statue
    Lucknow, July 27: The Uttar Pradesh government was today hurriedly restoring a life-sized statue of former chief minister Mayawati to replace the one vandalised the day before.

    A repl....

  • Left seeks universal public distribution system
    New Delhi, July 26: The Left parties today demanded a universal public distribution system and scrapping of the Planning Commission's "highly dubious poverty estimates".

    T....

  • Agra finally gets rains
    Agra, July 26: Heavy rains have lashed Agra and the neighbouring region, flooding low-lying areas and pushing back the spectre of drought.

    Agra saw several spells of rain in the past ....

  • UP sacks contractual employees in urban local bodies
    Lucknow, July 25: The Uttar Pradesh government today sacked thousands of contractual employees in urban local bodies who were appointed by the previous Mayawati regime of Bahujan Samaj Party (B....
  • Curfew partially lifted in Bareilly
    Lucknow, July 25: Curfew was today partially lifted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district where communal violence broke out two days ago, police said.

    There has been no incident of....

  • Ghaziabad plots auctioned at record rates
    Ghaziabad, July 24: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) recorded its highest residential plot auction at Rs.122,000 per square metre, marking a steep hike in real estate prices, an offici....
  • Communal clash in UP's Faizabad, paramilitary deployed
    Lucknow, July 24: Two Uttar Pradesh State Roadways buses were damaged as members of two communities clashed over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad town today, police said. A cont....
  • Powers crisis turns into law-and-order scare for UP government
    Lucknow, July 24: A minister booed at a public meeting, a legislator being held hostage, power stations being attacked, electricity department men being beaten up - the power crisis in Uttar Pr....
  • Extortion angle being probed in Woodland AGM murder case
    Ghaziabad, July 23: The motive behind the July 20 killing of a shoe and apparel firm's senior executive was being narrowed down to him not fulfilling extortion demands and being gunned down....
  • Akhilesh Yadav reverts names of eight UP districts
    Lucknow, July 23: The Uttar Pradesh government today changed the names of eight districts renamed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

    The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired....

  • Policeman booked for rape in UP
    Lucknow, July 23: Two people, including a police officer, were booked today in Uttar Pradesh after a woman accused them of raping her, police said.

    The 35-year-old woman had filed a c....

  • No arrest yet in Woodland manager's killing
    Ghaziabad, July 22: The Ghaziabad police today denied making any arrest in the murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was shot dead on Friday morning in Indirapuram local....
  • UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border
    Lucknow, July 20: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority....
  • Digvijay Singh defends Akhilesh Yadav
    Lucknow, July 19: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today sought to defend Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the grim law and order situation and said it would take him som....
  • UP to launch state portal for citizen welfare
    Lucknow, July 19: Uttar Pradesh today announced it will launch a web portal from Aug 1 to provide services like civil supplies, employment registration, and old age pension through information ....
  • 10-year-old shot dead in celebratory firing in UP
    Lucknow, July 17: A 10-year-old boy died in Bareilly, 250 km from here on Monday, in celebratory firing, police said.

    A stray bullet fired during the oath taking ceremony of the Nagar....

  • Protesters in UP torch vehicles, attack police
    Lucknow, July 16: Angered over power outages and poor water supply, protesters clashed with police, vandalised property and vehicles today in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha town, around 370 km from....
  • Rivers near danger mark in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 16: With heavy rains lashing many parts of Uttar Pradesh, some rivers are rising menacingly, officials said today.

    In many places, the embankment of the rivers have erod....

  • Notice to Uttar Pradesh over 90 missing children
    New Delhi, July 13: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the 90 children missing from the state's Ghaziabad district in the....
  • Jailed legislator embarrasses Akhilesh Yadav government again
    Lucknow, July 11: Embarrassments for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) from its own cadres and legislators show no signs of abating.

    A few days after its legislator from Bhadohi Vijay M....

  • UP officials to face salary cut if street lights on in day
    Lucknow, July 10: In a move aimed at curbing waste of electricity, Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan today warned that if street lights were found on in the morning, d....
  • In Mulayam's deal, more central funds for Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 10: For all those who wondered on the reasons behind Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's sudden U-turn in supporting Pranab Mukherjee, the United Progressive Alli....
  • UP plans special cells for NRIs
    Lucknow, July 10: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up an NRI cell for people from the state to track their growth and safety and also look into issues such as health, says Labour....
  • Uttar Pradesh to get highway network soon
    Lucknow, July 9: Uttar Pradesh will now have four state highways and road connectivity projects would be taken up with priority to stimulate industrial growth and socio-economic development, of....
  • BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor's seat to its kitty
    Ghaziabad, July 8: Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time in a row defeating it....
  • Major gains for BJP in UP urban body polls
    Lucknow, July 7: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a fresh lease of life in Uttar Pradesh as it is set to win 10 mayoral seats in the 13 municipal corporation polls, counting for which began....
  • Counting of votes in UP municipal corporation polls begin
    Lucknow, July 7: Amidst strong police presence and heavy rainfall, counting of votes for the municipal corporation and local bodies began in 71 districts of Uttar Pradesh today.

    Accor....

  • Monsoon showers bring relief to UP
    Lucknow, July 7: The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably today with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.

    The state received....

  • UP probe into presence of jailed MLAs at Pranab Mukherjee lunch
    Lucknow, July 7: Faced with severe criticism at the presence of two jailed legislators at the lunch hosted by the Uttar Pradesh chief minister for UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee ea....
  • New thermal station in UP starts generation
    Lucknow, July 6: Power-starved Uttar Pradesh got a breather today as the 250 MW unit-5 Parichha extension thermal power started commercial generation.

    Dheeraj Sahu, Managing Director,....

  • Japanese offer to develop Uttar Pradesh infrastructure
    Lucknow, July 5: A delegation of Japanese businessmen met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today and expressed interest in working with the state in infrastructure areas such as airp....
  • Uttar Pradesh to give foodgrain via biometric cards
    Lucknow, July 5: Uttar Pradesh will computerise the public distribution system and issue biometric smart cards to its residents, an official said today.

    Chief Secretary Javed Usmani s....

  • Lightning kills two in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 5: Two people, including a child and a young man, were killed when lightning struck at two places as the first monsoon showers pounded the state capital today, police said.

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  • Akhilesh Yadav withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators
    Lucknow, July 4: Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhi....
  • UP orders digitization of government records
    Lucknow, July 4: In the aftermath of the terrible fire that swept through the Mantralaya in Mumbai, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the digitization of all important official records.<....
  • Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes
    New Delhi, July 4: Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team with many childr....
  • No report on girls missing from Ghaziabad shelter: Panel
    New Delhi, July 3: The apex child rights panel has not got any report on the progress in the investigation into the six girls' escape from a state-run observation home in Ghaziabad last mon....
  • UP gifts Rs.20 lakh to MLAs for cars, opposition protests
    Lucknow, July 3: Uttar Pradesh government today allowed the legislators to withdraw Rs.20 lakh from their development fund to purchase a car, a move that has triggered a political storm in the ....
  • Cheated by rains, UP falls back to traditional coolers
    Lucknow, July 3: 'Khus ka itra' and 'Mitti ka itra', lemon grass shower dips, mattha, nariyal paani, phalse ka sharbat, keora water, rose water, lassi, bael ka sharbet, phalooda....
  • A dozen UP doctors injured in clash with police
    Lucknow, July 2: At least a dozen Unani and Ayurvedic doctors were injured in clashes with the police here after hundreds of medics, including women, tried to stage protest in front of Uttar Pr....
  • UP ups taxes on tobacco products
    Lucknow, June 30: The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has increased taxes on all types of tobacco products in the state in a bid to deter their use, and official said today.

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  • UP working on 'Guarantee To Health' scheme for children
    Lucknow, June 30: The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious project under the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) to give "complete and sustained healthcare" to about 7.3....
  • UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July
    Lucknow, June 29: The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said today.

    A senior official said th....

  • Unemployment allowance to roll out in July
    Lucknow, June 29: The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said today.

    Work on it is in the final phase. So f....

  • Tipsy cop kills girl in celebratory firing
    Kanpur, June 28: An 11-year-old girl succumbed to bullet wounds here today after a tipsy Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector opened fire during a marriage procession, officials said.

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  • Key panel clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension
    New Delhi, June 28: There is a positive news for thousands of home buyers in 'Noida Extension' after a key panel today approved the Draft Master Plan for Greater Noida 2021.

    T....

  • UP cane farmers team to visit Australia, Fiji and Mauritus
    Lucknow, June 28: A 25-member delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh would soon be visiting countries like Australia, Fiji and Mauritius to study the use of advanced technology to better suga....
  • UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers
    Lucknow, June 26: The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) today black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took....
  • Land bank, affordable housing scheme in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 26: Land bank will be created for various residential and commercial projects here and its acquisition process will be streamlined, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) sai....
  • UP suspends four officials after violence
    Lucknow, June 26: The Uttar Pradesh government late Monday suspended four senior officials in Pratapgrah district, including the district magistrate and police chief, for laxity in their duty f....
  • Complete work by deadlines, Akhilesh Yadav tells officials
    Lucknow, June 25: Uttar Pardesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today told officials to step up efforts to complete development work by deadlines.

    At a review meeting here, the chief m....

  • Thousands of fishes die in Gomti
    Lucknow, June 25: Authorities in Uttar Pradesh today ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.

    The possible reasons that could hav....

  • IPS officers reshuffled in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 20: The Uttar Pradesh government today transferred six Indian Police Service (IPS) officials, including the deputy inspector generals (DIG) of Agra and Faizabad and the Special In....
  • Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike
    Lucknow, June 19: Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced today.
  • Panel formed on Lucknow bus transit system
    Lucknow, June 19: The Uttar Pradesh government today took the first step towards building a bus rapid transit system (BRTS) here with the constitution of a panel to identify an agency to make a....
  • Akhilesh Yadav reviews projects to decongest Lucknow's traffic
    Lucknow, June 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday ordered timely completion of all projects aimed at solving the traffic problems of Lucknow city.

    He directed ....

  • Municipal poll contestant shot in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 19: A candidate for the upcoming municipal corporation elections in Uttar Pradesh was shot and critically wounded by unidentified motorbike-borne assailants in Meerut, 450 km from....
  • UP withdraws 7 p.m. shop, malls closure order
    Lucknow, June 18: Rattled by strong opposition to its decision to close all shops and malls by 7 p.m. for the next 15 days in view of the acute power shortages in the state, the Uttar Pradesh g....
  • UP traders to protest 'close at 7 p.m.' order
    Lucknow, June 18: Upset over the Uttar Pradesh government's order to close shops and malls by 7 p.m. in the face of acute power crisis, traders have decided to hold protests across the stat....
  • Heat wave kills 16 in UP
    Lucknow, June 18: The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.

    At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched Bundelkh....

  • Severe power crisis in UP forces partial shutdown
    Lucknow, June 17: Faced with an staggering 2,500 MW power shortfall, the Uttar Pradesh government today ordered all shops and malls across the state to close at 7 p.m.

    According to ....

  • Notorious criminals arrested in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 17: The Ghaziabad police today arrested five notorious criminals of the Sundar Bhati gang operating in Delhi and its surrounding areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) and r....
  • Trinamool wins first assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 15: On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) ditched the Trinamool Congress for the UPA's presidential candidate, the Mamata Banerjee-led party stunned the SP government in Utta....
  • UP sets 15-day deadline to clear files of investors
    Lucknow, June 15: The Uttar Pradesh government today warned officials to clear within a fortnight applications pending under the Nivesh Mitra scheme, a web-based single-window clearance system ....
  • UP government compromised on Mayawati's graft: BJP
    Lucknow, June 15: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today accused the Uttar Pradesh government of "compromising" and reaching an understanding with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) after a ....
  • Akhilesh Yadav regime refuses probe into 'sugar mill loot'
    Lucknow, June 14: The Akhilesh Yadav government has decided not to press for action in the multi-crore-rupee scam involving sale of 21 sugar mills during the erstwhile Mayawati regime, five of ....
  • To woo tourists, UP plans helium balloon rides, rope ways
    Lucknow, June 13 The Uttar Pradesh government today in-principle cleared the way for setting up helium balloon ride facility at Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Varanasi, and for restarting light and s....
  • GDA to seal banks working from residential premises
    Ghaziabad, June 12: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice for sealing 59 bank branches which have been found operating from residential premises in the city.

    Th....

  • Dimple Yadav collects victory certificate, thanks voters
    Lucknow, June 12: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, today collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.

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  • After Japan, Bihar's 'Super 30' now wows South Korea
    Patna, June 11: After impressing the Japanese, Bihar's 'Super 30', a free coaching centre which helps children from under-privileged backgrounds gain entry to the prestigious IITs, ....
  • 38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra
    Agra, June 10: A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur the city of love today witnessed a rare mass marriage where 38 couples of different....
  • Uttar Pradesh's Asiatic Lion safari plan finalized
    Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), June 10: The Uttar Pradesh Wildlife Department has completed the master plan for the state's first Lion Safari in Etawah. The department now plans to make the safari....
  • Huge cache of explosive seized in UP
    Lucknow, June 9: A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district today and three people arrested, police said.

    The seizure of over 200 k....

  • Two folk singers killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 9: A leading folk singer and a woman singer were shot dead at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Ramji Yadav and Suneeta Tyagi were going from Varanasi to Gha....

  • UP power corporation to open 168 online billing centres
    Lucknow, June 7: Buoyed by the success of online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) today said that it will soon open online payment facilities at 168 centres....
  • UP gives grace period for power MoUs inked by Mayawati
    Lucknow, June 7: Faced with an unprecedented power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government today decided to give a grace period of 6-18 months to developers who had signed MoUs with the erstwhile ....
  • Man killed over water in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 7: A middle-aged man was killed over filling water from a municipality tap in an Uttar Pradesh town, police said.

    Yaseen Khan, 40, was filling water from a municipality ....

  • Congress axes Pramod Tiwari as CLP leader
    Lucknow, June 6: The Congress today removed senior leader and nine-time legislator Pramod Tiwari as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and replaced him with Pradeep Mathur.

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  • BSP not to contest against Dimple Yadav
    Lucknow, June 6: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today decided not to contest the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election.

    The BSP said that it took the decision as "nothing fair" could b....

  • Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat
    Lucknow, June 6: A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father was riddled with bullets.

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  • World Bank's $152 million for UP healthcare
    Lucknow, June 6: The World Bank will give $152 million for the Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project, officials said.

    The ambitious project is meant to help improve the h....

  • Dimple Yadav files nomination, plays 'bahu' card
    Lucknow, June 5: Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, today filed her nomination papers for the June 24 Kannauj Lok Sabha seat by-election.

    Accompanied ....

  • Shahi Imam lashes out at Uttar Pradesh government
    Lucknow, June 4: Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, has come down heavily on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for its "inability to ensure th....
  • Mathura tense, two dead
    Lucknow, June 2: The death toll in the communal flare-up in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town rose to two today, with a man succumbing to his injuries.

    Home department officials said t....

  • Akhilesh Yadav orders probe against former UP power minister
    Lucknow, June 2: Acting on the recommendation of state Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a probe against BSP supremo Mayawati's close ....
  • Uttar Pradesh initiates work on freight corridor
    Lucknow, June 1: Aiming to accelerate implementation of the ambitious eastern dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project, the Uttar Pradesh government today directed officials to ensure time-boun....
  • No new taxes in Akhilesh Yadav's maiden UP budget
    Lucknow, June 1: Presenting his maiden budget today amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced that there ....
  • UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order
    Lucknow, June 1: Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava would beg....
  • Mayawati government cheated people: Akhilesh Yadav
    Lucknow, June 1: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of corruption and alleged that it had "cheated" people. "The previo....
  • Rs.14 lakh stolen from Ghaziabad district office
    Ghaziabad, May 31: Cash amounting to Rs.14.25 lakh was found stolen from the district office here today morning, police said.

    The money was kept in a cash box in the sub-registrar'....

  • Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted
    Lucknow, May 31: The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh today.

    Samajwa....

  • Lucknow traffic cops stripped of power to issue challans
    Lucknow, May 31: The Lucknow traffic police sub-inspectors have been stripped of their power to issue challans for violations of rules to drivers here.

    The orders were issued by Luckn....

  • Lucknow traffic cops stripped of power to issue challans
    Lucknow, May 31: The Lucknow traffic police sub-inspectors have been stripped of their power to issue challans for violations of rules to drivers here.

    The orders were issued by Luckn....

  • Hardly a contest in Mant seat
    Mathura, May 30: Though the Congress and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) have fielded a joint candidate, it looks like a one-sided contest for the Mant assembly seat here in UP where a by-election is d....
  • UP refuses to slash VAT on petrol
    Lucknow, May 30: Chances of petrol prices being slashed in Uttar Pradesh have dimmed as the state government has declined to reduce its Value Added Tax (VAT).

    Chief Minister Akhilesh ....

  • Woman pretends to be UP legislator, arrested
    Lucknow, May 29: A woman was arrested today outside the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan here when she tried to enter the high security premises, pretending to be a legislator.

    The woman has been ....

  • Bill Gates to meet Akhilesh Yadav
    Lucknow, May 29: Microsoft founder Bill Gates will meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Wednesday to discuss healthcare in the state.

    The 56-year-old Gates is li....

  • UP assembly adjourned till Tuesday
    Lucknow, May 28: The Uttar Pradesh assembly was today adjourned till Tuesday following noisy protests by Bahujan Samaj Party members.

    Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey gave the ruling after ....

  • UP assembly opens on stormy note
    Lucknow, May 28: The first day of the maiden session of 16th Uttar Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note today with BSP legislators creating a ruckus.

    Legislators of the Bahujan Sam....

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike
    Lucknow, May 26: Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for Utt....
  • UP to set up control rooms for road accident victims
    Lucknow, May 25: Uttar Pradesh will set up control rooms on national and state highways to provide emergency services to accident victims in district-level hospitals across the state, officials....
  • UP considers banning gutka, paan masala
    Lucknow, May 24: The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning gutka and paan masala. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal.

    On Wed....

  • Toll in Allahabad blast rises to six
    Allahabad, May 24: The toll in Wednesday's bomb blast in the Kareili area of Allahabad, around 200 km from Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, has overnight climbed to six, with four more childr....
  • UP pension for BPL families
    Lucknow, May 23: The Uttar Pradesh government today announced an ambitious pension scheme to pay Rs.400 a month for families living below the poverty line.

    Under the Rani Laxmibai Pen....

  • No recognition for Agra lifeguard who saved 50 lives
    Agra, May 23: River lifeguard Satish Chandra is like Mitch Buchannon, the popular character from American TV show "Baywatch" who saved people from drowning in the sea. However, Chandra ....
  • UP amends transfer policy for state employees
    Lucknow, May 23: In yet another sop to the state employees, the Akhilesh Yadav government announced amendments in the transfer policy of the state.

    Under the new policy, while ministe....

  • Scorching sun, power outages add to UP's 'summer misery'
    Lucknow, May 22: The gruelling heat wave that started in Uttar Pradesh a week ago shows no sign of abating with the mercury expected to touch 45 degrees Celsius at many places in the state toda....
  • Illegal constructions in Ghaziabad sealed, case against builder
    Ghaziabad, May 21: After punishing its guilty officials, the Ghaziabad Development Authority ordered the sealing of two towers in Amrapali Village found to be violating building by-laws and dec....
  • Noida chief now also heads Greater Noida, Expressway
    Lucknow, May 21: The Uttar Pradesh government today gave additional charges of the Greater Noida Development Authority and the Yamuna Expressway Authority to senior Indian Administrative Servic....
  • 220 turtles found on Mumbai-bound train
    Lucknow, May 21: A huge cache of rare turtles stuffed in two bags was discovered by Government Railway Police (GRP) on board the Mumbai-bound Pushpak Express.

    The turtles, aged betwee....

  • Congress asks Akhilesh Yadav to act against BSP leaders
    Lucknow, May 18: Calling for stringent action against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders found involved in graft, the Uttar Pradesh Congress today told the Samajwadi Party government that merely....
  • Akhilesh Yadav government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project
    Lucknow, May 18: Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- Luckn....
  • Akhilesh Yadav has no control over officials, party workers: BJP
    Lucknow, May 17: Launching its first offensive against the two-month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today alleged that Chief Minister Akh....
  • Criminals run truck over UP sub-inspector
    Lucknow, May 17: In yet another evidence of the rampant criminalisation of Uttar Pradesh and their brazen functioning, suspected criminals ran a truck over a police sub-inspector in Deoria dist....
  • UP farmers seek Big B's help to write off debts
    Lucknow, May 16: Days after Amitabh Bachchan wrote off the debts of 90 farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, those in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand area have written to the Bollywood ....
  • Hundreds arrested in UP
    Bareilly, May 15: Police in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly range have rounded up hundreds in a sweeping operation against criminals and seized a large stock of illegal arms.

    Deputy Insp....

  • Akhilesh Yadav takes oath as legislative council member
    Lucknow, May 14: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to the upper h....
  • UP gears up for Kumbh Mela 2013
    Lucknow, May 14: Gearing up for the Kumbh Mela being held in Allahabad next year, the Uttar Pradesh government has said that preparations will be reviewed every fortnight.

    At a meeti....

  • UP removes police officer for backing honour killing
    Lucknow, May 11: The Uttar Pradesh government has removed Saharanpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Satish Kumar Mathur for his "uncharitable remarks" to a man whose daughter ....
  • Saharanpur DIG's conduct unacceptable, says Akhilesh Yadav
    Lucknow, May 10: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said he was "amazed" that a senior officer like a deputy inspector general (DIG) could ask a father, whose daughter ha....
  • Manhole death: Ghaziabad civic officials booked
    Ghaziabad, May 9: A case of negligence was registered against officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority after an evening walker fell to his death in an open manhole in an Indirapuram par....
  • Kill eloped daughter, suggests senior UP cop
    Lucknow, May 9: A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer was caught on camera telling an aged man in Saharanpur that he should either kill his daughter, who had eloped, or commit suicide.

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  • Land identified for AIIMS-like institute in Sonia Gandhi's constituency
    Lucknow, May 8: The dream of an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) like institution in Uttar Pradesh could soon be a reality with land for the project being identified in the state....
  • Akhilesh offers sops for prisoners of emergency
    Lucknow, May 1: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced a host of facilities for people who were arrested during the emergency in 1975-77. He also announced plans to give fi....
  • Nursery textbooks with violent words seized in UP
    Lucknow, May 1: Following a report, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has seized copies of a book of English alphabets for nursery students that carried violent words such as bomb and 'chak....
  • UP Police issued notice over woman's death
    New Delhi, April 30: The National Human Rights Commission today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Police for remaining a meek spectator to the death of an old woman's death, hit by a vehic....
  • Akhilesh Yadav government to roll out 'red carpet' for scribes
    Lucknow, April 29: How to create a media-friendly environment in government offices and make maximum information available to journalists? This is a key task for the Akhilesh Yadav government i....
  • Noida land acquisition row: SC notice to UP, Noida
    New Delhi, April 27: The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition by the farmers of Visrak and Patwari villages seeking restoration of their lands acquire....
  • Empowering rural women to fight for their rights
    Lucknow, April 27: Seema Saroj, a resident of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, was denied payment under the rural jobs scheme for months. She then joined Nari Sangh, a women's group wo....
  • 'B' for bomb, 'ch' for chaku...in UP school books
    Lucknow, April 26: Upside down pictures of India's national flag, chapters to teach the Hindi alphabet that say 'b' for 'bomb' and 'ch' for 'chaku' (knife)......
  • UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free
    Lucknow, April 25: Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government today stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and universities &#....
  • Akhilesh assures all help for NIA hub in UP
    Lucknow, April 24: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today assured National Investigation Agency chief S.C. Sinha all help in setting up a hub in the state capital.

    Noting t....

  • UP legislators to have 3G connectivity
    Lucknow, April 24: Legislators of both houses in the Uttar Pradesh assembly will soon be armed with the latest gadgets and web-friendly mobile phones having 3G connectivity, thanks to new Chief....
  • US opens 'American Corner' in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 24: With an aim to promote American studies in India and strengthen India-US relations, an American Corner and American Studies Curriculum were inaugurated at a college here.

    ....
  • Yamuna clean-up operation begins in Taj city
    Agra, April 20: The Agra district authorities have begun an exercise to clean up the Yamuna, fearing Supreme Court action on non-implementation of its directives on the pollution threat to the ....
  • Akhilesh Yadav wants faster work on Agra international airport
    Lucknow, April 19: In a fresh impetus to tourism in and around the Agra region, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today asked officials to complete all ground work for the internation....
  • Family taken hostage, inspector shot dead by gangsters in UP
    Lucknow, April 18: An inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police was shot dead today in Mau district in a fierce gun battle between a Special Operations Group (SOG) team and two criminals, police sa....
  • Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18: Rioting broke out at the district jail here today with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring two peopl....
  • Letter threatens to blow up Ramjanmabhoomi complex
    Lucknow, April 17: Security in and around the Ramjanmabhoomi complex in Uttar Pradesh's temple town of Ayodhya was stepped up after a district judge received a letter threatening to blow up....
  • Mayawati attacks Samajwadi Party
    Agra, April 16: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Sunday refuted allegations by the ruling Samajwadi Party that her government wasted precious spac....
  • Infant buried on tantrik's advice, survives
    Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14: A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light today when local residents informed....
  • UP government withdraws cases against 24 Tappal farmers
    Lucknow, April 13: The Uttar Pradesh government late today revoked the cases slapped on two dozen farmers during an agitation over land acquisition at Tappal in Aligarh district in 2010.

  • Imam Bukhari calls on Mulayam Singh Yadav, seeks more Muslim say in governance
    Lucknow, April 13: An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday to voice his disappointment ....
  • Gay couple in UP on run after marrying
    Lucknow, April 13: Homosexuality may have been decriminalised by a Delhi court, but a gay couple in Uttar Pradesh is running for cover as their "marriage" solemnised "by mistake"....
  • Three die while cleaning sewer in Kanpur
    Kanpur, April 13: Three labourers cleaning a sewer were killed here on Thursday as poisonous gas leaked during the cleaning operation.

    The tragedy took place at Fazalganj in the city ....
  • Akhilesh Yadav files nomination for legislative council
    Lucknow, April 12: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today filed his nomination papers for the state legislative council. Yadav, a member of parliament, needs to get elected to either....
  • Rain worries farmers in western UP
    Agra, April 12: The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.

    Wednesday evening s....
  • UP to keep tab on employees
    Lucknow, April 11: Reporting late work will not be tolerated any more by the Uttar Pradesh government.

    In a terse "direct to point" letter, Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani has as....

  • Constable fires at cop in UP police station
    Kanpur, April 9: A policeman shot at another cop at a police station in Kanpur, wounding him seriously, police said today.

    According to police, the incident took place on Sunday night....
  • Delhi Metro project to get extended to Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, April 7: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has drawn an ambitious project to extend the Dilshad Garden-Rithala Delhi Metro link to New Bus Stand here in Uttar Pradesh.

    ....
  • UP government transfers 109 officials
    Lucknow, April 7: The new Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government today transferred 109 provincial civil service (PCS) officials and posted new ones in many important places.

    Amon....

  • Drunkard father throws acid on kids
    Varanasi, April 6: Eight people, including three children, were seriously injured here today when a drunkard man threw acid on them, police said.

    The incident took place in Jaitpura a....

  • Hanuman Jayanti celebrated in Agra
    Agra, April 6: Hanuman Jayanti was today celebrated with devotion and fervour in and around Agra -- even as Christians observed Good Friday.

    Large crowds thronged Hanuman temples all ....

  • PGCIL to develop UP towns as 'smart-grid' cities
    Lucknow, April 5: The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) today proposed developing Firozabad, a town near Agra, as a model of the ambitious 'smart grid-smart city' project ....
  • Sea horses recovered from Agra warehouse
    Agra, April 5: The owners of an Agra-based firm were taken into custody after thousands of sea snakes, sea horses and various other sea creatures, some banned under the Wild Life Act, were foun....
  • UP schools to ban sale of junk food
    Lucknow, April 5: In a significant step, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued instructions to all schools - Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), Uttar Pradesh Board and Central ....
  • Agra-Lucknow Expressway to be eco-friendly
    Agra, April 4: A new eight-lane Expressway will connect Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow with Agra, and it will be eco-friendly.

    The government has begun work on the exercise....
  • Traffic cops in Lucknow take to 'gandhigiri'
    Lucknow, April 4: Don't be surprised if you see traffic policemen extending roses and eclairs to motorists jumping the red light or breaching other rules. The police have decided to embrace....
  • Cop found dead in car at Noida
    Noida, April 2: A policeman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Noida, adjoining New Delhi.

    According to police, the deceased was found dead in a Honda city car in Surajp....
  • UP to promote IT sector
    Lucknow, April 2: The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.

    The move came after....
  • 152 police officers shifted in UP
    Lucknow, April 2: In a late night development, the Uttar Pradesh government transferred 152 Deputy Superintendents of Police, effecting a third tier of transfer since the Samajwadi Party took p....
  • Conspiracy in UP firing that killed three?
    Lucknow, April 2: Amid theories suggesting a "larger conspiracy", the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the Sunday firing in Etawah that killed three people.

    O....
  • UP to revise Mayawati's excise policy
    Lucknow, April 2: The Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has decided to re-examine the excise policy of the previous Mayawati government to help increase revenue.

    An official....
  • All support to UP on central-aided projects: Jairam Ramesh
    Lucknow, March 31: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh today assured Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav that no central-aided projects in the state would be left hanging at ....
  • Shifting of officials continues in UP
    Lucknow, March 31: Continuing its bureaucratic reshuffling, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday shifted nine Indian Administrative Service (IAS), eight Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, ....
  • UP jewellers protest duty hike
    Lucknow, March 31: Business across the state was crippled on Friday as jewellers in Uttar Pradesh observed a shutdown in protest of the central government's decision to hike excise, custom ....
  • Maya's favoured officials dumped
    Lucknow, March 29: Favourite officials of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati were today shunted out to posts that do not carry clout.

    Kunwar Fateh Bahadur Singh, who was pri....

  • Plans unveiled for hassle-free travel to Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, March 29: Three underpasses and three foot overbridges would be constructed at major intersections on National Highway-24, the artery connecting trans Hindon areas with Ghaziabad and....
  • Shops sealed in Noida
    Noida, March 28: In its sealing drive, the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) sealed eight shops in four properties where commercial activities were being carried in residential....
  • UP to provide free care to seriously ill poor
    Lucknow, March 28: Uttar Pradesh will provide free medical care to the poor suffering from serious ailments like kidney related infections, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced here today. ....
  • Metro rail? Start in Agra, say residents
    Agra, March 28: With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suggesting a metro or mono rail in some cities, residents say the Taj city should be the first beneficiary.

    Long befor....
  • 12 IAS transferred in UP
    Lucknow, March 27: After a major overhaul of the state police force, the Uttar Pradesh government today effected a major reshuffle of the state bureaucracy, transferring 12 Indian Administrativ....
  • Ghaziabad set for makeover, to go hi-tech
    Ghaziabad, March 27: Ghaziabad, a fast growing township bordering Delhi that has transformed from an industrial to an institutional hub, is set to see more changes. Not only will it to go hi-te....
  • UP goes all out for Metro in major cities
    Lucknow, March 27: With new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav prioritising the mono rail and metro rail projects for major cities in Uttar Pradesh, officials are working overtime to prepare a feasi....
  • Z-security provided to judges linked to Ayodhya Title suit
    Lucknow, March 27: The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Z-category security to the three judges connected to the A....
  • Agra citizens demand firm action against encroachers
    Agra, March 25: Agra citizens today demanded firm and drastic action against encroachers who were blocking traffic movement and threatening the survival of historical buildings.

    In a ....
  • Akhilesh's thanksgiving party, with family and party workers
    Lucknow, March 25: The sprawling 5, Kalidas Marg residence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhikesh Yadav opened for his party loyalists today morning as the 38-year-old Samajwadi Party (SP) le....
  • UP mulls metro, mono rail in big cities
    Lucknow, March 24: In a major bid to haul up the state's infrastructure, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today ordered his officials to prepare feasibility reports for running m....
  • Development work to be videographed in UP
    Lucknow, March 24: In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get all works video-graphed....
  • Muslims take to streets to demand journalist's release
    Lucknow, March 24: Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - on Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist Syed Moha....
  • Jawed Usmani takes over as UP chief secretary
    Lucknow, March 23: Senior Indian Administrative Service officer Jawed Usmani today took over as chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh.

    The unassuming, 1978-batch officer returned from a ce....

  • Uttar Pradesh announces new transfer policy
    Lucknow, March 23: The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday announced the transfer policy for the year 2012-2013.

    Under the new policy, group C and D officials....
  • 24x7 power for Akhilesh, Mulayam's constituencies
    Lucknow, March 22: The Uttar Pradesh government today ordered round-the-clock power supply to the constituencies represented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party (SP....
  • Now Agra has its own anthem
    Agra, March 21: The city of the Taj Mahal has got its own anthem and it is being played at road junctions, schools and colleges as a part of the ongoing Taj Mahotsav.

    The 11-day Mahot....

  • Akhilesh rejigs ministry
    Lucknow, March 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.

    Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minis....
  • UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary's post
    Lucknow, March 21: The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary's post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.

    As per a new government order i....
  • SP worker beats auto driver to death
    Kanpur, March 20: A day after gunfire by a Samajwadi Party (SP) activist killed a young man, a scuffle involving another SP worker left an autorickshaw driver dead in Kanpur, police said.

    ....
  • One killed as SP man fires at wedding
    Lucknow, March 20: A young man was killed when a member of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party opened fire at a wedding in Auraiya district, police said today.

    The assailant wa....

  • Shootout on Delhi-Agra highway, two killed
    Agra, March 20: Two people were killed and one person was injured critically today when unidentified assailants first rammed their car on the New Delhi-Agra highway and then sprayed bullets at ....
  • Ghaziabad court crippled by strike
    Ghaziabad, March 20: Work in the Ghaziabad court was crippled today due to a lawyers' strike after a criminal case was slapped against former bar association president Nahar Singh Yadav.
  • Cops clash with youth outside UP assembly
    Lucknow, March 20: Clashes erupted outside the Uttar Pradesh assembly here today as police used canes to disperse a large group of candidates who had appeared for the Teachers Eligibility Test ....
  • UP reverses Mayawati's police change
    Lucknow, March 20: In a major decision, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday did away with the unique initiative of his predecessor Mayawati wherein deputy inspector generals o....
  • Will make UP crime free, says police chief
    Lucknow, March 19: Uttar Pradesh's new police chief Ambreesh Chandra Sharma today pledged to help make the country's most populous state crime free.

    Talking to reporters after....
  • Akhilesh rejigs bureaucracy, 30 officials transferred
    Lucknow, March 19: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the new Uttar Pradesh government of Akhilesh Yadav, 30 officials, mostly IAS, were transferred late Sunday.This included district magistr....
  • Akhilesh sets fresh rules for SP workers, says don't cross 'Lakshman Rekha'
    Lucknow, March 17: Haunted by the spectre of a repeat of hooliganism that marred the the 2004-2007 tenure of the Samajwadi Party government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Frida....
  • UP cabinet approves Samajwadi Party's polls sops
    Lucknow, March 16: In its first cabinet meeting, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday approved the promise made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) in its manifesto to distribute free laptops and t....
  • Dimple Yadav to contest from Kannauj?
    Agra, March 15: Dimple Yadav could be the Samjwadi Party candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat once the seat is vacated by her husband and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, party ....
  • SP's poll sop sparks law and order scare
    Lucknow/Agra, March 13: The Samajwadi Party's (SP) biggest election sop - Rs.1,000 a month to every unemployed person till age 35 - has turned out to be a nightmare for law enforcing agenci....
  • Jail riot in UP leaves one dead, dozen injured
    Lucknow, March 11: A violent clash between prison inmates and jail keepers left a person dead and several injured in Basti in Uttar Pradesh on late Saturday evening.

    The clash erupted....
  • BSP man killed as violence continues in UP despite appeals
    Lucknow, March 10: A BSP activist was killed in a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district as violence by Samajwadi Party workers continued across the state today, despite appeals and warni....
  • Akhilesh stakes claim to form government
    Lucknow, March 10: Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav met Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi and staked claim to form the next government in the state.

    Flanked by Samajwadi Party ....

  • 150-km car rally to be held as part of Agra Mahotsav
    Agra, March 10: A 150-km car rally will be organised here next weekend as part of the annual "Taj Mahotsav" festival which starts on March 16, the organisers said today.

    The &....
  • UP assembly dissolved
    Lucknow, March 9: Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi today dissolved the Uttar Pradesh assembly following seven-phased elections February-March in which the Samajwadi Party emerged victorious. ....
  • UP governor accepts Mayawati's resignation
    Lucknow, March 8: Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi on Wednesday accepted the resignation of outgoing Chief Minister Mayawati and asked her to continue on the post till the next government is f....
  • With SP's return, Mulayam's pet projects return
    Lucknow, March 7: With the Samajwadi Party (SP) set to take power in Uttar Pradesh, government officials have set their eyes on projects such as parks and statues that were close to party supre....
  • I won't be UP chief minister: Akhilesh
    Lucknow, March 6: Samajwadi Party's new face Akhilesh Yadav said he did not want to be the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, saying his father Mulayam Singh Yadav deserved the job.

    &#....
  • Missing RTI activist traced
    New Delhi,March 3: A 38-year-old RTI activist who went missing two days ago from here has been traced to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Shiv Kumar Tiwari, who carr....
  • Anticipatory bail in UP: Court wants early decision
    Lucknow, Feb 29: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the union government to expedite its decision on the issue of anticipatory bails in Uttar Pradesh.

    A be....
  • Congress's Jaiswal favours President's Rule in UP, retracts
    Kanpur, Feb 23: Union minister and senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal today said Uttar Pradesh will have President's Rule if the Congress fails to win majority in the state assembly,....
  • German found dead in Varanasi hotel
    Varanasi, Feb 22: A German national was found dead today in his hotel room in this temple city, and police said he probably passed away in sleep at night.

    The middle-aged man was appa....
  • UP health official found dead, family alleges murder
    Lucknow, Feb 16: An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 was found dead, police said today as his family alleged it was related to the multi-crore rural health scam that....
  • Amethi follows tradition: Washerman casts first vote
    Amethi, Feb 15: Better known as the family bastion of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, Amethi follows a unique tradition -- polling began at the Ram Nagar Primary School centre today on....
  • Agra rocked by spate of looting, shooting, killing
    Agra, Feb 13: As security forces are engaged with the election process, tightening checks at borders, looking for concealed wealth, and preventing transport of illicit cash or liquor bottles fr....
  • Second phase UP polls: 36 percent higher voting than 2007
    New Delhi, Feb 11: The polling percentage in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls today may go up to 59 percent, the Election Commission said here, adding that the balloting was....
  • Agra tourist police gear up for V-Day
    Agra, Feb 11: Valentine's Day is round the corner and Agra's tourist police are on alert. Expecting a huge rush at the 17th century monument to love, the Taj Mahal, police are gearing u....
  • 25 peons to be election observers
    Lucknow, Feb 11: Twenty-five peons at the Directorate of Census Operations here have been handpicked to be "micro observers" in the fourth round of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections here....
  • Taj city shivers at 1.7 degrees
    Agra, Feb 9: Temperature in the Taj city dipped to a shivering 1.7 degrees Celsius today, an icy breeze neutralizing the effect of bright sunshine.

    At the 17th century Taj Mahal, visi....
  • Working for change in UP: A lot can be done
    New Delhi,Feb 9: This isn't a work of fiction, nor is it constructed to bash politicians or start a revolution, especially at a time when this sprawling state is going to the polls. It'....
  • Polling picks up pace in UP, 42 percent turnout till 3 p.m.
    Lucknow, Feb 8: Election day in Uttar Pradesh started off cold and damp with people huddled indoors but the scene changed as it grew warmer and long queues could be seen outside polling booths ....
  • Uttar Pradesh set to vote amid hung house prediction
    New Delhi, Feb 7: The mother of all elections since the 2009 parliamentary battle starts in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, with the outcome bound to cast a long shadow on national politics.

  • Businessman shot in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad Feb 3: A businessman was shot late Thursday night in Ghaziabad town's posh Rajnagar locality, Kavinagar police said.

    Some unidentified assailants shot at businessman San....
  • Student attempts suicide, alleges 'torture'
    Agra, Feb 3: A Class 6 student attempted suicide here, leaving behind a note in which he accused his teacher of torturing him and asking his father not to spare her, police said today.

    ....
  • UP quizzed on faulty implemenation of ICDS
    New Delhi, Feb 2: After being in the eye of a storm for corruption in National Rural Health Mission projects, the Uttar Pradesh government finds itself under the scanner for the faulty implemen....
  • Judge BSP's support by crowds at rallies, says Mayawati
    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1: Expressing optimism about her continuing in office after the assembly polls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today said support to her party can be judged ....
  • Will Mayawati's magic work in 2012? Pundits doubtful
    New Delhi, Jan 31: Her rock solid Dalit support may still be intact. But with charges of corruption and poor governance enveloping her, Chief Minister Mayawati may find the going tough in Uttar....
  • Nominations for fourth phase begin in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 25: The filing of nominations for the fourth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh began today.

    The fourth phase, which would cover 56 of the state's 403 assem....
  • Sunny morning brings relief to Agra
    Agra,Jan 23:After 0.4 degrees on Saturday night and 1.4 degrees on Sunday night, the minimum temperature in Agra rose to 6 degrees celsius today, giving immense relief to people in the Taj Maha....
  • Agra battles stray dogs
    Agra, Jan 22: After battling bovine and simian threats to tourists, authorities in the Taj Mahal city have declared war on stray dogs.

    Dogs have bitten many tourists not only around t....
  • Mayawati sacks yet another minister
    Lucknow, Jan 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati dismissed another minister -- the sixth -- on Wednesday night following his indictment for corruption by the state Lok Ayukta Justice N.K.....
  • Taj city fogged out, traffic movement affected
    Agra, Jan 18: This Taj city was today morning enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility to a few metres which affected traffic movement. The minimum temperature was recorded at 7....
  • Uttar Pradesh sportspersons seek job quotas
    Lucknow, Jan 16: Sportspersons of Uttar Pradesh TOday appealed to all political parties to consider a two percent quota fotr them in all government jobs.

    "While parties are talkin....
  • Hospital launches anti-suicide project
    Ghaziabad, Jan 14: A hospital here today launched a Suicide Prevention Programme to provide much needed intervention to those in need.

    Senior Superintendent of Police Raghubir Lal lau....
  • Poll panel makes huge seizure of unaccounted cash in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 14: Seizure of about Rs.40 lakh from two places in poll bound Uttar Pradesh on Friday took the recovery of unaccounted money in the state to Rs.27 crore in the past few days.

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  • Agra gets to enjoy the sun
    Agra, Jan 12: After days of cold and murky weather, with mercury plunging to 1.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, there was some respite for this Taj Mahal town today.

    The minimum temper....
  • Tiger on prowl in Lucknow's neighbourhood
    Lucknow, Jan 10: A fully-grown tiger on the prowl for the last five days near Rehman-Khera village, about 18 km from Lucknow, has caused panic in the area. Authorities have now geared up to tra....
  • 62 candidates in Congress fourth list for Uttar Pardesh
    Lucknow,Jan 8:The Congress today released its fourth list of 62 candidates for the Feb 4-28 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

    With 281 candidates already on board, this takes the part....

  • Remove home secretary, police chief, poll panel tells Mayawati
    Lucknow, Jan 7: The Election Commission today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to remove the state's home secretary and the police chief.

    Making the announcement here, ruling Ba....
  • Four of family killed in town near Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Jan 7: Four members of a family were killed on Friday night in Loni town of Ghaziabad district, police said today adding that personal enmity was suspected as the motive.

    A....
  • What Anna factor? Parties fail to break caste barriers
    Agra, Jan 6: Anna Hazare's efforts to inject a degree of sanity in political behaviour appears to have made no impact on political strategies and selection of candidates for the forthcoming....
  • Agra lawyers to step up stir for high court bench
    Agra, Jan 6: Lawyers in the five districts of Agra division have decided to intensify their agitation for an Allahabad High Court bench in this city. And this will include a siege to the Taj M....
  • Medical scam accused sent to CBI custody
    Ghaziabad, Jan 5: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court today sent a suspect in Uttar Pradesh's multi-crorre rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam to the agency....
  • Gurgaon firm's Rs.50 lakh mysteriously lands in vendor's account
    Gurgaon, Jan 5: The bank account of a vegetable vendor in Kolkata was frozen after the mysterious transfer of nearly Rs.50 lakh from a Gurgaon-based firm, police said today.

    The unaut....
  • Taj city fogged out, commuters hit
    Agra,Jan 5:Agra was all wrapped up in a thick blanket of fog today, and the Met Office has forecast similar foggy conditions on Friday and some showers on Saturday.

    Poor visibility af....

  • Bomb scare at Taj Mahal
    Agra, Jan 4: An anonymous telephonic warning forced security forces to comb the Taj Mahal for a hidden bomb today afternoon, but it proved to be a hoax call.

    Police and the bomb dispo....
  • Man shot in suspected honour killing in Uttar Pradesh
    Ghaziabad, Jan 2: In a suspected case of honour killing, a man and woman were fired at by members of the woman's family on Sunday in a village near Meerut. While the man has died, the woman....
  • Second cold spell in Uttar Pradesh after incessant rains
    Lucknow,Jan 1:A night-long drizzle followed by incessant rain since today's morning has brought the mercury down in large parts of Uttar Pradesh.

    The met office in Lucknow recorde....

  • Rain ushers in 2012 in Agra
    Agra, Jan 1: Farmers in Agra and Aligarh greeted the New Year with cheer after a spell of rain that they think will immensely benefit the wheat crop.

    However, the New Year's eve r....
  • Dalit killed in clashes between protesters, police
    Agra, Dec 30 A Dalit was shot dead on the Agra-Firozabad highway in Uttar Pradesh in exchange of firing between the police and protesters demanding compensation for an accident victim, an offic....
  • Chill continues in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 29: Uttar Pradesh continued to be in the grip of a cold wave today, though there was a slight rise in temperatures compared to the past few days.

    Agra again recorded the ....
  • Man shoots trespassing neighbour
    Ghaziabad, Dec 29: A house owner in Ghaziabad shot and killed a man he found trespassing in his compound in the early hours today, police said, adding the dead man tuned out to be a neighbour. ....
  • Agra shivers but visitors throng Taj
    Agra, Dec 28: Agra was the coldest city in Uttar Pradesh today but this did not deter tourists from thronging the Taj Mahal.

    Despite chilly winds, Christmas and New Year holiday crowd....
  • Nine booked for a Noida family's deaths
    Noida, Dec 28: The Noida police have registered a criminal case against nine persons for abetting a man in killing his wife and a child, and himself.

    On the basis of a suicide note re....
  • Mayawati sacks four ministers for corruption
    Lucknow, Dec 26: In a clean-up move ahead of assembly polls in the state, Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday recommended removal of four ministers facing probes on corruption charges.

    ....
  • Agra power utility employee killed
    Agra, Dec 23: A 20-year-old lineman of a private power distribution company (discom) died on Thursday while fixing a fuse wire on a high power transmission line of Agra, police said.

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  • Some respite from chill, train services still fog-hit
    New Delhi, Dec 21: People in parts of north India today got some relief from the bone-chilling winds of last few days but the early morning fog continued to disrupt train services. In Uttar Pra....
  • Freezing cold, fog claim 65 lives in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 20: The cold wave sweeping large parts of Uttar Pradesh over the past three days has claimed the lives of 65 people so far.

    According to an official source, "most of ....
  • Uttar Pradesh shivers as mercury plummets
    Lucknow, Dec 19: With the day temperature dipping by as much as 10 degrees Celsius to this winter's lowest, large parts of Uttar Pradesh were in the grip of a severe cold wave today.

  • Centre returns Mayawati's proposal to divide Uttar Pradesh
    New Delhi, Dec 19: The central government day returned the proposal for division of Uttar Pradesh into four states as passed by the state assembly last month and sought clarifications on propos....
  • Agra fogged out, records season's lowest
    Agra, Dec 19: The city of Taj Mahal was literally fogged out today morning, slowing down traffic to a crawl and causing a couple of minor accidents. It also recorded the season's lowest min....
  • Mayawati's style of playing hide and seek with EC
    Lucknow, Dec 16: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has found a novel way of playing hide and seek with the Election Commission of India.

    Contra....

  • Chopper over Taj causes flutter, ASI files complaint
    Agra,Dec 16: A helicopter of a private company hovered over the Taj Mahal and made several rounds of the 17th century world heritage monument on Wednesday, causing alarm among conservationists.....
  • Taj city shivers at four degrees
    Agra, Dec 16: It is freezing cold in the city of the Taj Mahal these days, with the minimum temperature on the last two nights hovering around 4 degrees Celsius.

    "Though the day ....
  • Agra crackdown on buffaloes, washermen
    Agra,Dec 16:Authorities have cracked down on stray buffaloes, cows and 'dhobis' in the Taj Mahal town of Agra for polluting the Yamuna river.

    Environment Officer Rajiv Rathi s....

  • Mayawati's key confidante under Lokayukta's scanner
    Lucknow, Dec 13: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's confidante and high profile multi-portfolio minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui is now under the Lok Ayukta's scanner - the fifth mini....
  • Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers
    Agra, Dec 11: Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have been dashed by similar....
  • Students go on rampage in Aligarh
    Aligarh, Dec 7: Students pelted stones, torched vehicles and went about smashing windscreens of buses here today after a student of a intermediate college was crushed to death by a truck, polic....
  • Agra student found murdered
    Agra, Dec 7: A 20-year-old college student was found stabbed in her home near here today, police said.

    Reema's body was found in the bathroom of her house in Ladham village, some ....
  • History and logic favour Uttar Pradesh's division
    New Delhi, Dec 7: The decision to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states by Chief Minister Mayawati has set a new agenda in the state's politics. This will have far reaching consequences for....
  • Four killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Lucknow, Dec 5: Four people were killed and seven critically injured when the car carrying them overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district, police said today.

    "The accident ....
  • Little drops make an ocean, Agra woman shows how
    Agra, Dec 5: Two years back, she placed 500 piggy banks in as many Agra shops, asking for donations as low as Re.1 per day. Though her dream to collect enough money to build a hospital for the ....
  • Aspiring engineer shot dead by two students
    Lucknow, Dec 2: Two students of a government-run polytechnic shot dead a B.Tech student in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, police said.

    Gunjan Tiwari, 20, a B.Tech third y....
  • Six firearms smugglers arrested after gunfight
    Lucknow, Dec 2: Six people, including a woman, working for a Bihar-based illegal firearms racket were arrested following a shootout in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said today. <....
  • Agra markets join shutdown against FDI in retail
    Agra, Dec 1: Markets in Agra wore a deserted look today as shopkeepers joined the nationwide shutdown to protest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector.

    All opposition p....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three of family murdered
    Lucknow, Dec 1: A couple and their three-year-old daughter were found with their throats slit at their home in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    Jai Singh Katiyar, 40, a businessman,....
  • Helping hands spread warmth among Agra poor
    Agra, Nov 30: With the winter chill setting in, helpful souls in the Taj city have begun setting up night shelters for the poor, complete with bonfires, quilts and morning tea.

    Sri Na....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Farmer, two sons held for killing daughter
    Ghaziabad, Nov 29: A farmer and his two sons were arrested in Ghaziabad for killing his daughter over a love affair they were opposed to, police said on Monday.

    Imran and his sons Par....
  • Panchayat orders Rs.5,000 fine on spurious liquor sellers
    Lucknow, Nov 28: A panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district has decided to slap a penalty of Rs.5,000 on those who sell and consume spurious liquor, a villager said today.

    ....
  • Student commits suicide, cremated without autopsy
    Ghaziabad, Nov 27: The body of an engineering student, who allegedly had committed suicide, was cremated without an autopsy -- mandatory for a mysterious death -- as the police of two districts....
  • Court stays arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders
    Lucknow, Nov 24: Four Congress leaders, including two union junior ministers, got a breather after the Allahabad High Court today stayed their arrest in a case of allegedly assaulting Samajwadi....
  • Fog claims 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh
    Agra, Nov 24: Fifteen people have been killed in accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Mainpuri and Hathras districts as dense fog enveloped the entire region.

    Ce....
  • Cop beats jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 24: A police officer has been accused of beating a jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said today.

    Ram Kumar, 48, died on Wednesday after pol....
  • Western Uttar Pradesh backs Mayawati
    Ghaziabad/Noida, Nov 22: Residents of western Uttar Pradesh have overwhelmingly supported Chief Minister Mayawati's move to break up Uttar Pradesh into four states.

    Ghaziabad Bar ....

  • Why Taj city is raising a stink
    Agra, Nov 22: Tourists coming to Agra these days are not just taking away with them memories of one of the most breathtaking monuments but also the foul smell that has enveloped the city since ....
  • Uttar Pradesh division needs central government, parliament approval
    New Delhi, Nov 21: Though the Uttar Pradesh assembly today passed a resolution seeking division of the state into four states by a voice vote without any discussion, the division can take place....
  • Uttar Pradesh split not a poll stunt: Mayawati
    Lucknow, Nov 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today denied any political motive behind the assembly resolution calling for a four-way division of the state.

    "There is no....
  • No political agenda behind move to split state, says Mayawati
    Lucknow, Nov 21: Chief Minister Mayawati today denied any political motive behind the assembly resolution favouring the division of Uttar Pradesh into four separate states.

    "Ther....
  • Ex-Mayawati aide claims threat from minister
    Lucknow, Nov 20: Former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, once considered close to Chief Minister Mayawati, on Saturday accused a state minister and two bureaucrats of conspir....
  • CBI files case in rural health programme scam in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 19: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today registered five cases relating to alleged bungling in the execution and implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRH....
  • Uttar Pradesh government transfers 'mentally unstable' senior cop
    Lucknow, Nov 19: Exactly two weeks after he was declared "mentally unstable" when he openly lambasted the state government for alleged corruption, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday....
  • UP:Three held with fake currency worth Rs.1 lakh
    Lucknow, Nov 18: Three men linked to a fake currency racket in Uttar Pradesh and its adjoining states have been arrested with counterfeit Indian notes worth Rs.1 lakh here, police said today. ....
  • Nitish Kumar backs Mayawati plan to split Uttar Pradesh
    Patna, Nov 17: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday came out in support of Mayawati's plan to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states."I am always a supporter of smaller states....
  • Two held with leopard skin in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 17: Two poachers were nabbed with a leopard's skin in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said today.

    Kasim and Shaqeel Ahmad, both in their early thirties, w....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Man held for killing daughter, her lover
    Lucknow, Nov 16: In a case of honour killing, a man was arrested today for hacking his 18-year-old daughter and her lover to death in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, police said.

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  • Congress slams Mayawati over Uttar Pradesh split
    Lucknow, Nov 15: The Congress party slammed Chief Minister Mayawati on her move to split Uttar Pradesh into four smaller units, but remained non-committal on the question of supporting or oppos....
  • Uttar Pradesh cabinet decides to divide state into four
    Lucknow, Nov 15: In a move that Chief Minister Mayawati said was inspired by B.R. Ambedkar, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet today decided to divide the state into four: Purvanchal, Pashchim Pradesh, ....
  • Two treated in Agra after gas leak
    Agra, Nov 15: Two people were treated at a hospital in this Taj city after an ammonia gas leak at a cold storage near here killed five workers and destroyed potato crop around it two days ago. ....
  • Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul Gandhi rally
    Allahabad, Nov 14: Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show black flags to party g....
  • Five killed in ammonia gas cylinder explosion
    Lucknow, Nov 14: At least five workers, including an engineer, were killed and another five injured after an ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's Mahamaya Nag....
  • Tourists feel cheated on Taj lighting event
    Agra, Nov 14: Scores of foreign tourists felt cheated when the Taj Mahal did not don a blue hue on Sunday evening, as projected by managers of a diabetes awareness campaign.

    A large n....
  • Mayawati woos Brahmin community
    Lucknow, Nov 13: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today sought to convey to the Brahmin community that her party "alone was the well-wisher"....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Mob clashes with police over teen's death
    Lucknow, Nov 12: The death of a teenager, mowed down by a truck, sparked violence and tension as a mob fought pitched battles, damaged vehicles and blockaded roads in protest in Uttar Pradesh&#....
  • PM's, Mayawati's letters read out in Uttar Pradesh schools
    Lucknow, Nov 11: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's message to school children across the state on National Education Day observed today was read out along side Prime Minister Manmohan....
  • Six prisoners injured in fire
    Lucknow, Nov 10: Six prisoners received burn injuries in a fire that broke out in a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district today, police said.

    The fire broke out in the jail&....
  • Four women killed after being hit by train
    Lucknow, Nov 10: Four women, including three sisters, were today crushed to death and two critically injured after being knocked down by an express train at a railway crossing near Garhmukteshw....
  • On Kartik Purnima, thousands take holy dip
    Lucknow, Nov 10: A large number of devotees converged on the pilgrim towns of Allahabad, Varanasi and Ayodhya today for a holy dip in the Ganges and other rivers on Kartik Purnima, considered a....
  • Suicide by three of a family: Food samples sent for tests
    Ghaziabad, Nov 9:Food samples and other articles collected from the spot where a woman and her two daughters committed suicide here have been sent for forensic tests, police said today.

  • Army housing complex inaugurated in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Nov 8: A new housing complex for Indian Army personnel, comprising 570 dwelling units, was opened at the cantonment area here today, a statement said.

    Minister of State for D....
  • Haridwar Stampede: Rs.4 lakh compensation for each dead
    Haridwar, Nov 8: Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri and Gayatri Parivar organisation today both offered a compensation of Rs.2 lakh to the kin of each of the 16 killed in a stampede here.....
  • Mayawati announces steep hike in sugarcane price
    Lucknow, Nov 8: With an eye to the 2012 assembly elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a steep hike in the sugarcane purchase price, making it the highest in the coun....
  • Cop dubbed unstable by Mayawati out of hospital
    Lucknow, Nov 8: The Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was put under psychiatric treatment after he termed the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government "most corrupt" was today discha....
  • Students arrested for killing old couple
    Lucknow, Nov 8: Three students have been arrested for allegedly murdering the retired principal of a government polytechnic institute and his wife with sharp edged weapons in Uttar Pradesh'....
  • 'Mentally unstable' Uttar Pradesh cop wants to leave hospital
    Lucknow, Nov 7: A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer who termed the Mayawati government "most corrupt" and was subsequently put under psychiatric treatment, wants to be discharged fro....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Boy declared dead wakes up in mortuary, doctor suspended
    Lucknow, Nov 7: The Uttar Pradesh government today suspended a doctor in a case of medical negligence in which a teenager declared dead by him regained consciousness in a mortuary in Muzaffarna....
  • Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervour in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Nov 7: Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Bakrid, was celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety amidst heavy security arrangements in Uttar Pradesh's capital today.

    Muslims ....
  • Nine killed in two road accidents in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 6: Nine people were killed and 20 injured in two separate road accidents in Ghaziabad today, police said.

    The incidents took place in Hapur and Loni on National Highway....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Girl set afire for resisting rape
    Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 5: A minor girl in this Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set afire by a youth for resisting rape, police said today. She is battling for her life in hospital. ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: cop dubbed unstable after anti-Mayawati remarks, probe ordered
    Lucknow, Nov 5: A day after a senior police official - called "upright and honest" by his colleagues - levelled serious corruption charges against it, the Mayawati government today orde....
  • Azamgarh tense after student's death in accident
    Lucknow, Nov 4: A mob fought pitched battles with police and resorted to arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district today after a school student was mowed down by a private bu....
  • Maximum complaints from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi: NCW
    New Delhi, Nov 4: Uttar Pradesh tops the list of complaints made to the National Commission for Women (NCW), followed by Delhi, the women's panel chief said today.

    Out of a total....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policemen arrested for extortion
    Lucknow, Nov 2: Three of four policemen of the Special Operations Group (SOG) accused of extorting money from a businessman in Uttar Pradesh have been arrested, police said today.

    Con....
  • Man held for honour killing in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 1: In a three-month-old honour killing case, a man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district for killing his daughter over her love affair, police said today.

    ....

  • UttarPradesh: Girl set afire for resisting rape, two held
    Lucknow, Oct 31: Two brothers in Uttar Pradesh were arrested for setting afire their 14-year-old neighbour when she resisted their attempts to rape her, police said. The girl received 70 percen....
  • Gurgaon: bank asked to seize Metallica concert organisers' account
    Gurgaon, Oct 30: Even as Banagalore readied itself for Metallica's performance today, the Gurgaon district administration has asked the Indian Bank there to seize the bank account of the or....
  • Three escape in Uttar Pradesh jail break
    Lucknow, Oct 28: Three undertrials today escaped from an Uttar Pradesh jail in Bhadohi district after scaling its wall, police said.

    Raju, Nanhe and Amawas fled from the district jail....
  • Uttar Pradesh: eight killed as jeep runs over Ramlila audience
    Lucknow, Oct 28: At least eight people were killed and six injured after they were run over by a jeep while watching the Ramlila, a mythological Hindu play, in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh dist....
  • Illicit liquor kills four in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 27: Three women and a man died while three other people were hospitalised after they consumed illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district, police said today.

  • Two held for Uttar Pradesh cop's killing
    New Delhi, Oct 27: Two people were arrested in south Delhi in connection with the killing of an Uttar Pradesh police constable in Ghaziabad last week, police said today.

    "Amir, 21....
  • Hindus, Muslims celebrate Jamghat - with kites
    Lucknow, Oct 27: Hundreds of kites resembling butterflies, dragons, fish and birds today fluttered in the Lucknow sky, particularly in the old city where Hindus, Muslims and others came togeth....
  • Ghaziabad: betting ring busted, Rs.1 crore seized
    Ghaziabad, Oct 26: Three men in their 30s were arrested today for running a betting racket here, police said. A sum of Rs.1 crore was seized from them.

    Ghaziabad police chief Raghuvir....
  • Uttar Pradesh: people in 6 villages observe 'Black Diwali'
    Lucknow, Oct 26: Residents in various villages of Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district observed a 'Black Diwali' today to protest against the central government's proposal to lower t....
  • Uttar Pradesh: RAF Trooper found dead in camp
    Lucknow, Oct 26: A Rapid Action Force (RAF) trooper died after suffering a bullet injury in a camp in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said today.

    Sohanveer, 32, from Mu....
  • Leopard kills girl
    Lucknow, Oct 25: A leopard killed a seven-year-old girl while she was sleeping outside her house in a village in Uttar Pradesh, an official said today.

    After killing Kavita in Sampat....
  • Police gun down gangster
    Lucknow, Oct 25: A gangster carrying a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture was today gunned down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said.

    Yogendra alias Kalu, ....
  • Blast in TV kills woman, injures parents
    Lucknow, Oct 24: In a freak accident, a young woman was killed and her parents injured following a blast in their TV in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, police said.

    Puja Sh....
  • Uttar Pradesh water board gets award
    Lucknow, Oct 24: Uttar Pradesh government's Jal Nigam or water board has won a national level award for making landmark progress in its drinking water and sanitation network across the sta....
  • Child trafficker held, eight kids rescued
    Lucknow, Oct 24: A man from Bihar was arrested and eight children, being taken to Rajasthan to work as labourers, were rescued from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, police sai....
  • Man held with fake currency
    Lucknow, Oct 24: A 35-year-old man was arrested with fake currency notes totalling Rs.50,000 in Uttar Pradesh's Ramabai Nagar district, police said today

    Rizwan Ahmad, a native of....
  • Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation
    Agra, Oct 23: This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power supp....
  • Three held for cheating, launching fake companies
    Ghaziabad, Oct 21: They launched several fake companies, luring people to invest a nominal amount in return for hefty gains and in the process duped them of at least Rs.50 crore. But today, th....
  • Greater Noida farmers hail high court judgment
    Greater Noida, Oct 21: Many Greater Noida farmers today welcomed the Allahabad High Court ruling that cancelled land acquisition in three villages and hiked compensation in 61 villages by 64 pe....
  • Land acquisition cancelled in three Greater Noida villages
    Allahabad, Oct 21: The Allahabad High Court today cancelled land acquisition in three Greater Noida villages. The three villages are Chakshabekri, Abdullapur and Devla. Farmers of 61 villages ....
  • Six die in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, Oct 21: At least six people were killed when the bus they were travelling in overturned and fell into a deep pit in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district today, police said.

    T....
  • Youth held with revolver at Rahul Gandhi's rally
    Amethi, Oct 20: A 19-year-old youth carrying a revolver was arrested by the Special Protection Group (SPG) for attempting to get close to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi shortly after h....
  • Mayawati defends minister accused of rape
    Lucknow, Oct 20: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today dismissed the allegation of rape against Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad, saying the charges were "false and baseless....
  • Uttar Pradesh: One student killed, 10 hurt as van overturns
    Lucknow, Oct 20: A student was killed while 10 others were injured when their school van overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district today, police said.

    The accident took place ....
  • Uttar Pradesh opposition demands minister's sacking
    Lucknow, Oct 20: The opposition in Uttar Pradesh today demanded sacking of state Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad who, along with his personal assistant, has been accused of rape.

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  • Official shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 19: An Uttar Pradesh government official was shot dead by two unidentified men in the state's Banda district today, police said.

    The motive behind the crime is yet to....
  • Bus knocks down 11 in Meerut, two killed
    Lucknow, Oct 19: At least two people were crushed to death and nine others were critically injured when they were knocked down by a state-owned bus in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district today....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman kills three kids, commits suicide
    Allahabad, Oct 19: Apparently distraught over her strained relations with her husband, a woman in this Uttar Pradesh district has killed her three minor children before committing suicide, pol....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Businessman's son kidnapped
    Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19: The nine-year-old son of a prominent industrialist here was kidnapped by unidentified men on Tuesday, police said.

    Parsh Jain, a class 3 student of Dewa....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman killed, two injured as car catches fire
    Lucknow, Oct 18: A woman was charred to death while two others received serious burns in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district on Monday when the car they were travelling in went up in flames ....
  • Mayawati gives bonus to 15 lakh government employees, teachers
    Lucknow, Oct 17: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a bonus for all Class III and Class IV employees as well as teachers of all government and state-aided educational instit....
  • Lucknow: Two injured in leopard attack
    Lucknow, Oct 17: A leopard mauled a mother-daughter duo after straying from the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, officials said today.

    Rajwati (45....
  • Lucknow: Man held with fake notes
    Lucknow, Oct 17: A man linked to a Nepal-based fake currency racket was arrested with counterfeit Indian notes with a face value of around Rs.50,000 in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district, po....
  • Police rescue locked up NRI woman in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Oct 17: An Indian woman who came from Oman and married her lover was rescued on Sunday from a house in Ghaziabad city where her in-laws locked her up and disappeared.

    Mrina....
  • Mayawati orders FIR against Congress state unit chief
    Lucknow, Oct 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday got both state Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi and a Congress lawmaker booked for "interference in government work....
  • Mayawati inaugurates Rs.684 crore Dalit park
    Noida, Oct 14: With rose petals, prayers and thousands of people looking on, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today inaugurated a Rs.684 crore park dedicated to the Dalit cause in this sa....
  • Eight child labourers rescued from bakery
    Lucknow, Oct 14: Eight child labourers, who had been working for four months without any wages, were rescued from a bakery in this Uttar Pradesh capital, police said today. Two people involved....
  • Four of family bludgeoned to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 13: A couple and their two minor children were bludgeoned to death by unidentified people in Uttar Pradesh's Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar district, police said today.
  • Uttar Pradesh: Six of family killed in accident
    Lucknow, Oct 13: Six members of a family were killed when a speeding mini-truck rammed into their car in Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district today, police said.

    The accident took p....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Police nab kidnappers of industrialist, recover money
    Noida, Oct 13: More than 20 days after a Noida-based industrialist Kapil Gupta was kidnapped, the Noida police in a joint operation with the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Uttar Pradesh Poli....
  • Uttar Pradesh blames UPA government for power shortage
    Lucknow, Oct 11: The Uttar Pradesh government today pointedly blamed the centre for the sudden power crisis that has hit not only the state but also a large part of the northern grid.

    ....
  • Uttar Pradesh CM dedicates 484 welfare schemes to Kanshi Ram
    Lucknow, Oct 9: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today launched 484 development and welfare schemes, involving an expenditure of Rs.6,035 crore, to mark the fifth death anniversary of the ....
  • Human sacrifice: Four arrested for killing girl in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 8: A woman and three members of her family killed their neighbour's seven-year-old daughter after a self-styled godman said it would improve her marital relations, police in U....
  • Poor woman delivers baby at hospital door
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 7: Unable to pay bribe allegedly demanded by the hospital staff for admission, a poor woman gave birth to her child on the doorsteps of a government hospital in B....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman kills five children, commits suicide
    Lucknow, Oct 7: A woman poisoned her five minor children and then took her own life in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said today. She was evidently depressed over declining relatio....
  • Lucknow: Train hits four at unmanned crossing, two killed
    Lucknow, Oct 7: Two women of the same family were crushed to death and two were critically injured early today after being knocked down by the Rajdhani Express at an unmanned railway crossing i....
  • Four injured as communities clash in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 7: A skirmish between two communities left four people injured in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district on Thursday, police said.

    It happened when a heated argument at ....
  • Five killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, Oct 6: At least five people were killed and 20 injured when their mini truck overturned and fell into a deep pit in Uttar Pradesh early today, police said.

    The accident took ....
  • Criminal gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 5: Police in Uttar Pradesh gunned down a man who along with four others on motorcycles had opened fire at two people being taken to prison on attempt to murder charges, officials s....
  • Lokayukta wants another Uttar Pradesh minister to go
    Lucknow, Oct 4: After getting two ministers sacked, Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice (retd) N.K. Mehrotra today recommended removal of yet another minister facing charges of large scale corrupti....
  • Lucknow: Student stabs teacher inside classroom
    Lucknow, Oct 4: Angry over being pulled up for indiscipline, a Class 11 student in Uttar Pradesh stabbed his teacher inside the classroom, police said today. The accused is absconding.

  • Uttar Pradesh: MP offers Rs.20 lakh to girl suffering from cancer
    Lucknow, Oct 3: A young cancer patient's plea for euthanasia in an Uttar Pradesh court today prompted a local MP to offer Rs.20 lakh needed for her treatment.

    Twentyone-year-old A....
  • Uttar Pradesh: One killed, 21 students injured in accident
    Lucknow, Oct 3: A man died and at least 21 students were injured, five of them critically, following a collision between a school bus and a mini-truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district tod....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three die, 28 injured at Durga Puja function
    Lucknow, Oct 3: At least three devotees, in their 20s, were electrocuted and 28 injured when electric wires used for tapping power illegally fell on a Durga Puja marquee in Uttar Pradesh's ....
  • Noida farmers to stall building projects
    Noida, Oct 2: Farmers of around 54 villages today threatened to stall the projects of builders to protests against the alleged inaction of Noida Authority in meeting their demands over land tak....
  • Explosives seized in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 1: As many as six bombs, 10 detonators and bundles of fuse wires were recovered from Maoist-hit Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    The container bomb....
  • Brij Lal to be Uttar Pradesh police chief
    Lucknow, Oct 1: Uttar Pradesh top police official Brij Lal has been named as the state's new director general of police.

    A decision to the effect was taken by Chief Minister Mayaw....
  • Bandit gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 30: A bandit wanted in over 15 cases, including murder and abduction, was gunned down by police in a forested area of Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district, an official said toda....
  • Ghaziabad Residents protest police action against councillor
    Ghaziabad, Sep 30: A group of Ghaziabad residents on Thursday protested against what they called police excesses against a local councillor whose house was allegedly ransacked a day earlier by ....
  • Boy kidnapped for ransom in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Sep 30: The four-year-old son of a car dealer's employee was kidnapped for ransom by two men on a motorcycle in Ghaziabad on Thursday, police said. The boy's aunt was later c....
  • Nepali women held with Rs.20 lakh drugs
    Lucknow, Sep 29: Two Nepali women in their mid-30s were arrested with drugs worth Rs.20 lakh in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, police said today.

    Vimla Giri and Pyarisa were ....
  • 25 hurt as school bus overturns
    Lucknow, Sep 29: As many as 25 students were injured, four of them critically, when their school bus overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district today, police said.

    The acci....
  • Uttar Pradesh gets new district
    Ghaziabad, Sep 28: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced here that erstwhile Hapur tehsil will form the 74th district of the state.

    Carved out from Ghaziabad district,....
  • Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 28: Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began today.

    ....

  • Two patrolling policemen killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 28: Two constables on night patrol were killed by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said today.

    The two constables - Krishna Kumar ....
  • Agra IT commissioner arrested for graft
    New Delhi, Sep 27: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested income tax commissioner Homi Rajvansh for corruption during his tenure in National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing F....
  • Anonymous email threatens to bomb Lucknow station
    Lucknow, Sep 26: Tension prevailed at the Charbagh railway station here after a local TV channel claimed to have received an email today threatening to blow up the station.

    No sooner....
  • 36 killed in heavy rains in eastern Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 26: As many as 36 people died and about 25 others were injured in heavy rains that lashed parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, officials said today.

    Most of the dea....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Headmaster held for molesting girls
    Lucknow, Sep 26: The headmaster of a government school in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district was arrested today on charges of forcing girl students to remove their uniforms on the pretext o....
  • Two held in Gurgaon toll plaza killing
    Gurgaon, Sep 26: Two youths were today arrested for the murder last week of a toll plaza attendant here following scrutiny of CCTV footage, police said.

    The youths, Vijayveer and Man....
  • Cracker blast at Gorakhnath temple raises security concerns
    Lucknow, Sep 26: An explosion on Sunday night on the premises of the ancient Gorakhnath temple in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district has raised security concerns.

    According to the....
  • Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 24: Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Lucknow-Sitapur-Delhi route after six wagons of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, police said today. No casualty was reported.
  • Greater Noida:Husband of village pradhan shot dead
    Greater Noida, Sep 23: A 28-year-old man, the husband of a village head, was shot dead by a group of men as he was standing outside a gym in the Dadri area of Greater Noida on Thursday morning....
  • Criminal gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 22: A criminal wanted in more than a dozen cases of attempted murder, abduction, loot and robbery, was gunned down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said tod....
  • Three bodies found near Uttar Pradesh town
    Lucknow, Sep 22: The bodies of three unidentified people, including a woman, were found near a town in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district today, triggering panic among the locals. According ....
  • Three convicted for professor's murder
    Ghaziabad, Sep 22: A CBI court here today convicted three people for the 2006 murder of university professor Kavita Chaudhary in Uttar Pradesh.

    A notice was also issued to former sta....
  • Two injured in leopard attack
    Lucknow, Sep 22: A leopard grievously injured a nine-year-old girl and a 50-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, an official said today.

    The leopard strayed out of ....
  • Children murder parents for money?
    Greater Noida, Sep 21: An elderly couple was allegedly murdered by their son and daughter who were eager to grab compensation money that had come the father's way, police said today.

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  • Undertrial commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh prison
    Lucknow, Sep 20: An undertrial accused of rape allegedly committed suicide in a district jail in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Rajiv Kumar, 22, was found hanging from a tree on t....
  • Man held with explosives, may have Maoist links
    Lucknow, Sep 20: A man suspected of supplying explosives to Maoists was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district with a huge quantity of ammonium nitrate and detonators, police said ....
  • Mayawati now asks PM for quota for Jats
    Lucknow, Sep 19: In her third letter in as many days to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today has demanded reservation for the Jat community.

    Seek....
  • Mayawati regime not helping in new units: Steel minister
    Lucknow, Sep 19: Accusing Uttar Pradesh's Mayawati government of not coordinating with the central government in undertaking developmental projects, Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma here to....
  • Maoist nabbed in Uttar Pradesh
    Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 19: A Maoist, who operated in Bihar and Jharkhand, has been arrested from a forested area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police said today.

    Vijay Chand....
  • Suspected ISI agent nabbed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 18: A suspected agent of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was arrested in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    "At this sta....
  • Mayawati seeks reservation for upper caste poor
    Lucknow, Sep 18: Barely a day after she raised demand for reservation for Muslims, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today shot off another letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking r....
  • Explosion at Agra hospital
    Agra, Sep 18: At least three people were injured in a low-intensity explosion at a hospital in Agra on Saturday evening, police said.The explosion took place at the reception area of Jai Hospit....
  • Mayawati turns her focus to people's needs
    Lucknow, Sep 17:With state assembly elections knocking at her door, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday presided over a day-long review meeting of several key departments and sounde....
  • Samajwadi Party workers clash with police during protest
    Lucknow, Sep 16: Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists clashed with police here in Uttar Pradesh today while protesting the hike in petrol prices, an official said.

    Shouting slo....
  • Crocodile kills minor in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 16: A crocodile killed a 10-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, officials said today.

    The crocodile attacked Anjali, a native of Kaharigarh vil....
  • Seven Jharkhand players injured in clash in train
    Lucknow, Sep 16: At least seven sportspersons from Jharkhand were injured, two of them critically, when 20-25 unidentified youths in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district on Thursday attacked ....
  • Mayawati government to lease out hotels to private firms
    Lucknow, Sep 15: In a quiet move, the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give out most state-run hotels and tourist bungalows on long-term lease to private players, state Touri....
  • Whistleblower hounded by Uttar Pradesh minister
    Lucknow, Sep 15: A whistleblower, who complained to the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta against alleged land grabbing by Labour Minister Badshah Singh, said today that he was being hounded by the polit....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Five men arrested with fake notes
    Lucknow, Sep 13: Five people, linked to a Nepal-based fake currency racket, were arrested in Uttar Pradesh with counterfeit Indian notes worth Rs.2.75 lakh, police said today.

    Aged be....
  • Islamic clerics weigh against music, buffets at marriages
    Lucknow, Sep 12: Up in arms against music and buffet meals at Muslim marriages, a group of Islamic clerics have announced they would not conduct a "nikaah" (wedding ceremony) wherever t....
  • Uttar Pradesh: 18 school kids injured as bus overturns
    Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 12: At least 18 students were injured, eight of them critically, when their school bus overturned in this Uttar Pradesh district today, police said.

    Th....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Farmers' leader Teotia fasts for sixth day in jail
    Greater Noida, Sep 11: The fast of farmer's leader Manvir Singh Teotia, who led the agitation against land acquisition at Bhatta-Parsaul in Greater Noida in May, continued on the sixth day ....
  • Two held for smuggling of antique idols
    Lucknow, Sep 11: Two men, involved in smuggling of antique idols, were arrested and three 'ashtadhatu' (eight-metal) idols worth around Rs.25 crore were seized in Uttar Pradesh's A....
  • Student thrashed by colleagues at private college
    Greater Noida, Sep 11: A second year B.Tech student was thrashed and injured and his cousin allegedly ragged by two students of a private college in Greater Noida, police said on Saturday.

    ....

  • Farmer leader Teotia fasts in jail
    Greater Noida, Sep 10: Farmer leader Manvir Singh Teotia, who led a farmers' agitation against land takeover in Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida in May, is on a fast in Dasna jail si....
  • Arms smuggler held in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 10: An inter-state arms smuggler was arrested after a brief shootout with police in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district today with 10 pistols.

    Police said Aftab alias ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Former Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta
    Lucknow, Sep 10: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation,....
  • School student hospitalised after assault by teacher
    Lucknow, Sep 9:A 13-year-old student was hospitalised after being assaulted by his school teacher in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Ramashankar, the Class 8 student of a government....
  • Muslim paper takes up Hindu cause, furthers oneness
    Lucknow, Sep 9: Don't kill cows and don't eat beef - that's the message of harmony a Muslim editor in Uttar Pradesh has been sending out to the community since 1998 when he began a ....
  • High alert in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 7: A high alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh today after a bomb blast in the national capital killed nine people.

    Uttar Pradesh Police spokesman D.P. Srivastava said ....
  • Three youths found murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 7: The bodies of three Dalit men in their 20s were found in a pond in an Uttar Pradesh town, police said today, adding that there were signs of injuries with a sharp edged weapon a....
  • 'Green blessings' from Lord Ganesha
    Lucknow, Sep 6: Prayers before the elephant-headed Lord Ganesha here are answered with blessings to make the earth greener!

    Shubh Sanskar Samiti, a Lucknow-based organisation holding....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policeman kills man for Rs.50
    Lucknow, Sep 6: A policeman was arrested for allegedly killing a man after he refused to pay him Rs.50 bribe for moving into a no-entry zone, authorities said today.

    The incident hap....
  • Schoolboy runs over four students
    Ghaziabad, Sep 5: Four students were injured, two of them critically, when a student who attempted to drive his friend's car ran over them outside a school here, police said.

    The....
  • Lawyers in Uttar Pradesh boycott work
    Lucknow, Sep 5: Lawyers across Uttar Pradesh struck work today to protest the killing of two of their colleagues during a clash with revenue officials in Lakhimpuri Kheri district, officials s....
  • Major fire in Uttar Pradesh commercial complex
    Lucknow, Sep 5: Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a major fire that broke out in a commercial complex in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, an official said. No casualty was....
  • Lucknow doctors to head two new AIIMS
    Lucknow, Sep 4: Of the six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) coming up in different states, two will be headed by doctors from this Uttar Pradesh capital.

    G.K. Sin....
  • Greater Noida farmers vow to reject land takeover package
    Greater Noida, Sep 3: Over 40 Greater Noida farmers from 20 villages today vowed not to accept the state government's compensation package for land takeover, a peasant leader said.

  • Two lawyers killed in Uttar Pradesh clash
    Lucknow, Sep 3: Two lawyers were killed and four others injured following a clash with lekhpals (revenue officials) in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district today, police said.

    ....
  • From cops to clerks, Agra comes clean on graft
    Agra, Sep 3: After moving the police to take a collective oath, the Anna effect has now begun to influence other government segments in the city of Agra.

    Last week, the Agra police pl....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Medical students attempt suicide over low marks
    Kanpur, Sep 3: Depressed over their poor performance in exams, three MBBS students of a government medical college in Kanpur attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills, police said today. Th....
  • Underworld gang member nabbed
    Lucknow, Sep 2: An aide of underworld don Bannanje Raja, wanted by the Karnataka police, was arrested in this Uttar Pradesh capital Friday, an official said.

    Javed Khan was arrested b....
  • Class 9 students held for killing schoolmate
    Lucknow, Sep 2: Three Class 9 students in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district have been arrested for killing a Class 7 schoolmate after a verbal duel, police said today.

    Atul, 13, wa....
  • Minor set afire for resisting rape, one held
    Lucknow, Sep 1: A teenaged girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district was set afire and injured by three youths for resisting rape, police said today. One accused has been arrested.

  • Criminal gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 1: A gangster wanted in about 15 criminal cases, including murder and abduction, was today gunned down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, an official said.

    ....
  • Delhi policeman found dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 1: A Delhi policeman was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, authorities said today.

    The dead body of Joginder....
  • Woman set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 31: A woman was set afire by her neighbours in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district over a land dispute, police said today. The woman was said to be critical.

    Urmila Devi,....
  • Truck crushes three of family, mob attacks police
    Lucknow, Aug 30: Three members of a family were today mowed down by a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, sparking violent protests by locals who clashed with police, vandalised shops and dam....
  • New police chief for Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 30: The Uttar Pradesh government today announced the appointment of Atul Gupta as the state's new police chief.

    A 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer, Atul, who ....
  • Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 30: Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Lucknow-Gorakhpur route after a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh today, an official said. No casualty was reported.

    Three....
  • Muslim sings Hindu devotional songs, propagates harmony
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30: Spreading the message of communal harmony, a Muslim performer here is winning hearts by singing Hindu devotional songs for a living while the people hail him ....
  • Massive fire in Uttar Pradesh warehouse
    Lucknow, Aug 29: A massive blaze at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district destroyed equipment and stocks of spices and dry fruits worth over Rs.20 crore, police said today. No....
  • Six cops injured in mob attack in Uttar Pradesh village
    Lucknow, Aug 29: At least six policemen were injured in mob violence at Rataul village, in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district, following the murder of a local farmer, officials said.

    ....
  • Seven devotees killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, Aug 29: At least seven devotees were killed and 40 injured when their bus overturned and fell into a deep ditch in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said today.

    The....
  • Agra police take no-bribe pledge
    Agra, Aug 28: Police personnel in Agra today adopted a pledge to refrain from seeking or accepting bribes.

    The move was an initiative of Aseem Arun, a 1994 batch Indian Police Service....
  • Hindu-Muslim unity in Anna's support
    Lucknow, Aug 28: In a symbolic rejection of efforts to communalise the Anna Hazare movement, two prominent Muslim leaders here today offered juice to five of his supporters who were fasting fo....
  • Anna supporters ask PM to contest polls
    Lucknow, Aug 27: Thousands of supporters of Anna Hazare marched down the main thoroughfares of this Uttar Pradesh capital torday, asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to contest Lok Sabha elec....
  • 108-year-old former prisoner dies
    Lucknow, Aug 26: Over two months after being released on grounds of ill-health at the age of 108, Brij Bihari Pandey, a murder convict, breathed his last in his ancestral village in Uttar Prad....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Teacher thrashes boy for leaving classroom
    Lucknow, Aug 26: A Class 12 student of a government-aided school in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district was hospitalised after being beaten by a teacher for leaving the classroom without his....
  • Uttar Pradesh blames centre for bad roads
    Lucknow, Aug 26: Uttar Pradesh Public Works Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui on Thursday pointedly blamed the central government for the poor condition of several highways and major roads in the s....
  • SBI employee arrested for killing wife, children
    Lucknow, Aug 25: A State Bank of India (SBI) employee was today arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district for allegedly killing his wife and two minor children, police said.

    ....
  • Soon, fly into Taj city from global destinations
    Agra, Aug 25: Global tourists may finally be able to fly directly into Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal that attracts millions every year.

    While the civil aviation ministry has moved t....
  • Lucknow: Five injured in communal clash
    Lucknow, Aug 25: At least five people, including a policeman, were injured in a communal clash over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, police said today.

    Hindus ....
  • Apex court sets aside land takeover in Ghaziabad
    New Delhi, Aug 24: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a Uttar Pradesh government notification taking over farm land in Chitoli, Sabli and Imtori villages in Ghaziabad district to set the &#....
  • Apex court sets aside land takeover in Ghaziabad
    New Delhi, Aug 24: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a Uttar Pradesh government notification taking over farm land in Chitoli, Sabli and Imtori villages in Ghaziabad district to set the &#....
  • Trade unions, scribes come out in Hazare's support
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Trade unions and journalists of Uttar Pradesh were the latest to come out in open support of Anna Hazare here today.

    Hundreds of employees from different public sect....
  • Uttar Pradesh national park inundated
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Release of water from overflowing dams in Nepal has flooded large parts of the terai belt in Uttar Pradesh, including areas of the Dudhwa National Park, the state's largest....
  • Three mowed down by speeding vehicle
    Ghaziabad, Aug 23: Three people were killed and 10 injured when a pickup vehicle first rammed into parked vehicles and then group of people near a temple on the National Highway-58 in Ghaziabad....
  • Four of family found murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 22: Four members of a family, including a woman and her two children, were found murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district today, police said.

    Hemlata, 32, her tw....
  • 40 killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 22: At least 40 devotees were killed and around 20 injured when the tractor-trolley carrying them overturned and fell into a deep roadside ditch in a rural area her....
  • Couple held with 15 pistols in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 21 : A young couple involved in smuggling firearms was arrested with 15 pistols in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district today, police said.

    Arif, 24, and his wife Anju....
  • Yamuna above danger mark in Agra
    Agra/Mathura, Aug 21 The Yamuna river here in Uttar Pradesh crossed the danger mark early today, officials said.

    "We are fully prepared and are closely monitoring the situation,&#....
  • Curfew lifted from Uttar Pradesh city
    Lucknow, Aug 21: Curfew was lifted from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city today, over 10 days after it was imposed in parts of the city following a communal clash that left 12 people injured,....
  • In Lucknow, doctors write out anti-graft message
    Lucknow, Aug 20: Doctors in this Uttar Pradesh capital are expressing solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare in a novel way - they are printing pro-Anna messages on their prescriptions and....
  • Three of family murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 19: A 50-yar-old man, his wife and brother were found killed in their home in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district, police said today.

    Zaheed Beg (50), his wife Noorjaha....
  • Moradabad curfew to be relaxed for 16 hours
    Lucknow, Aug 16: With normalcy returning fast to the trouble-torn areas in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city days after a communal clash left 13 people injured, the authorities today decided t....
  • Support for Anna swells in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 15 : People in various cities of Uttar Pradesh have begun rallying round social activist Anna Hazare, who begins an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi on Tuesday to press for a str....
  • Marches in Ghaziabad to back Hazare
    Ghaziabad, Aug 15 : Ghaziabad residents and students today took out marches and came out in support of activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption.

    The spontaneously organi....
  • Tree falls on train, one killed
    Lucknow, Aug 15: A tree fell on a moving train in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district today, killing a passenger and injuring five others, including the driver.

    The freak acci....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Six injured in fire
    Lucknow, Aug 14: Six people suffered burns after a major fire broke out in a building in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district early today, police said.

    The fire engulfed the four-sto....
  • Tyre burst in Air India flight
    Lucknow, Aug 14 : An Air India flight from Delhi suffered a tyre burst during landing at the airport here in Uttar Pradesh today, an official said. All the passengers are safe.

    AI-41....
  • Train crushes three men on motorcycle
    Agra, Aug 13 : Three men on a motorcycle were crushed by a train while they were crossing the tracks here today, police said.

    Laxman, 25, Bunty, 22, and Jai Singh, 20, all of them e....
  • Boy prefers Hindu guardian to Muslim mother
    Lucknow, Aug 12: "I do not wish to go back to my mother," 12-year-old Akbar says, looking up with love at his foster father Aiku Lal who has brought him up like his own since he found ....
  • Curfew on in Moradabad, no fresh violence
    Lucknow, Aug 11: Curfew continued in several parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city today, two days after a communal clash involving Kanwariya pilgrims left around 13 people injured, poli....
  • Uttar Pradesh bans 'Aarakshan'
    Lucknow, Aug 11: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday late evening ordered a ban on Prakash Jha multi-starrer 'Aarakshan' across the state saying some dialogues in the film were pr....
  • 50 held for Uttar Pradesh communal clash
    Lucknow, Aug 10: Around 50 people have been arrested in connection with a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city, involving Kanwariya pilgrims and locals that left 13 people injur....
  • Five get life term for murdering kidnapped man
    Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10: A court here today awarded life imprisonment to five people, including a woman, for killing a youth in 1998, police said.

    The special anti-dacoity cou....
  • Uttar Pradesh tops list of dowry deaths
    New Delhi, Aug 10: Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of dowry deaths in 2009, while the figure was nil for most northeastern states, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh sa....
  • ABVP activists baton-charged
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were baton-charged in Lucknow today after they turned violent and clashed with police while protesting against the Con....
  • Man sacrifices boy on godman's suggestion
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8: In a case of human sacrifice, a man in this Uttar Pradesh city killed a minor boy after a self-professed godman assured him that the act would make him wealthy ov....
  • Three crushed to death by train
    Lucknow, Aug 8: Three members of a family, including a teenaged boy, were mowed to death by an express train while trying to cross a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, an offi....
  • Milk for poor kids - a different holy offering
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7: Nine-year-old Gautam, son of a daily wage labourer, doesn't know the religious significance of the holy month of Shravan. But this is the time when Gautam a....
  • Compensation rate raised for Greater Noida village
    Greater Noida, Aug 6: The Greater Noida authority and agitating farmers of Patwari village in Uttar Pradesh today amicably settled issues related to land acquisition, with the administration ra....
  • Three die in house collapse
    Agra, Aug 6 : A young woman and two children were killed and eight others were injured when the two-storeyed house they were sleeping in collapsed in an Agra locality following incessant rain....
  • Cop commits suicide
    Lucknow, Aug 6: A policeman accused of assaulting his family members allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his home in Uttar Pradesh.

    Amit Awasthi, 32, posted in Jalaun di....
  • Rains lash Uttar Pradesh, Yamuna fills up
    Lucknow, Aug 6: Moderate to heavy rains lashed several districts of Uttar Pradesh today. The Yamuna river next to the Taj Mahal is also in full flow.

    "Upper air cyclonic pressure ....
  • Woman, two sons murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 6: A woman along with her two minor sons was found murdered inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district on Friday, police said.

    Renu, 35, and h....
  • Woman, two sons murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 5: A woman along with her two minor sons was found murdered inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district today, police said.

    Renu, 35, and her ....
  • Student shot at in Uttar Pradesh institute
    Allahabad, Aug 5: A student of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) here was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants inside its premises, police said today. Th....
  • Six-year-old dies as school van overturns
    Lucknow, Aug 5: A six-year-old student was killed and 10 children injured when their school van overturned in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    The accident took place in Naraini are....
  • Uttar Pradesh doctor spreads smiles, and greenery
    Varanasi, Aug 4: Having successfully treated thousands of cleft-lip patients, including the little waif Pinki Sonkar -- the lead character of Oscar-winning documentary "Smile Pinki" -- ....
  • Two jewellers shot dead, traders on rampage in Faizabad
    Lucknow, Aug 3: After two jeweller brothers were killed today morning in an Uttar Pradesh town, traders went on rampage, staging angry demonstrations and demanding early arrest of the assailan....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three students hospitalised after beating by principal
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 2: Three students of a government school were hospitalised allegedly after being brutally beaten by their principal for not bringing textbooks, police said today. ....
  • Rs.17 lakh looted from ATM van
    Lucknow, Aug 2: In a daring daylight robbery, two men on a motorcycle whipped out their weapons today and looted around Rs.17 lakh from a bank van delivering cash to ATMs.

    They escap....
  • Doctor's house robbed of Rs.20 lakh
    Ghaziabad, Aug 2: Six armed men looted cash and jewellery worth about Rs.20 lakh from the house-cum-hospital of a doctor here today.

    The incident occurred in the posh Shalimar Garden....
  • Hundreds of Uttar Pradesh villages flooded
    Lucknow, Aug 2: Hundreds of villages and towns along the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh were flooded by waters gushing down the Himalayan rivers, the government said today.

    Inces....
  • Five die in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, Aug 2: Five people were killed when a bus ploughed into their van in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district, police said today.

    The accident occurred late Monday in Mau area....
  • Gender barrier broken in Agra musical tradition
    Agra, Aug 1: In a social revolution of sorts, women have been inducted for the first time in Bhagat singing troupes, a 400-year-old musical tradition unique to Agra.

    A fortnight-long ....
  • Widespread rainfall in store for Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 1: After remaining subdued for the last few days, the monsoon rain is expected to pick up in most parts of Uttar Pradesh from today, a weather official said.

    "Widesp....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Minor set afire on charges of theft
    Lucknow, Aug 1: A 12-year-old boy was allegedly set afire by three people in Uttar Pradesh's Chanduali district on charges of theft, police said today. While the boy is battling for life wi....
  • Man held with 55 fake passports in Uttar Pradesh
    Varanasi, July 30: As many as 55 fake passports were on Saturday seized from a man suspected to be involved in a human trafficking and was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city, police ....
  • Tigress found dead in Uttar Pradesh forest
    Lucknow, July 30: The carcass of a three-year-old tigress was found in Dudhwa forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur today, an official said.

    Divisional Forest Officer Gane....
  • Rains to slow, flooding rivers will recede
    Lucknow, July 30 : Having left major rivers overflowing, rainfall in most parts of Uttar Pradesh will decline from today, an official said.

    "With the weakening of cyclonic circul....
  • Two die in bus accident
    Agra, July 29: Two people died and over a dozen were injured when two buses fell into a canal on the Agra-Jaipur highway in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    The buses were trying to....
  • Uttar Pradesh police officer questioned for filing suit
    Lucknow, July 28: The Uttar Pradesh government today issued a show cause notice to Deputy Inspector General of Police Jasveer Singh for filing a petition against Enforcement Director Arun Mathu....
  • 350 rare birds rescued in Ghaziabad (22:56)
    Ghaziabad, July 28: About 350 rare birds were today rescued from smugglers on the National Highway-24 in Ghaziabad near Delhi border, an animal activist said.

    The endangered birds, th....
  • Maoist surrenders in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 28: A Maoist surrendered before the police in Uttar Pradesh in Mirzapur district today, an official said.

    Vinod Kharwar, 40, a native of Bihar's Kaimur district, sur....
  • Heavy rains lash Agra
    Agra, July 28: Early risers in Agra were in for a pleasant surprise as thunderstorms, lightning and heavy rains greeted them today morning.

    The rains, which lasted around 30 minutes,....
  • Farmers from Mayawati's village move court
    Lucknow, July 27: At least 50 farmers from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's native village Badalpur in Greater Noida Wednesday moved the Allahabad High Court against acquisition of s....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policeman dies, 10 hospitalised after physical test
    Lucknow, July 27: In a second incident of its kind in less than a week, a police constable died and 10 others were hospitalised today after falling unconscious during a physical test for depart....
  • Leopard found dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 27: The carcass of a five-year-old male leopard was found dead near Uttar Pradesh's Katarniaghat forest reserve today, an official said.

    Divisional Forest Officer (D....
  • Spurt in rapes shocks Taj city
    Agra, July 27: More than 25 sex-related crimes against women from April to July have left people in and around the Taj city shocked, with civil society accusing the political class and lawkeepe....
  • Train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 27: A passenger train derailed early today in Uttar Pradesh, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Howrah-Delhi route, an official said. No casualty was reported.

    Three co....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three forest guards run over by truck
    Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh), July 27: Three forest guards were killed when a speeding truck ran over them in this Uttar Pradesh district on Tuesday, police said.

    The accident took place un....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Villagers lynch two dacoits
    Ghaziabad, July 26: Villagers lynched two members of a dacoit gang in this Uttar Pradesh district while they were trying to flee after committing a robbery, police said today.

    The inc....
  • Greater Noida authority, farmers told to settle land row
    Lucknow, July 26: The Allahabad High Court today referred the Noida extension land acquisition issue to a larger bench and gave the Uttar Pradesh government and the agitating farmers 17 days to....
  • Bodies of couple, two sons found on tracks
    Lucknow, July 26: The mutilated bodies of a couple and their two children were found lying on a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district today.

    The bodies were recovere....
  • New twist in demand for probe into health mission funds
    Lucknow, July 25: In a new twist to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged bungling in National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds in Uttar Pradesh, two ap....
  • Government staffer kills three kin
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), July 25: A 32-year-old government employee has been arrested for shooting dead three of his family members, including two minors, after an argument, police said t....
  • Farmers hold ritual for Greater Noida officials
    Greater Noida, July 24 : Farmers here today organised a "mind-purification" ritual for officials of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) as it was allegedly delay....
  • Girl burnt to death for rejecting marriage proposal
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 23: A teenaged girl was burnt to death by some locals here for rejecting a marriage proposal, police said today.

    The 15-year-old, a native of Khajuria ....
  • Greater Noida farmers oppose new move to take their land
    Greater Noida, July 23 : Farmers in Greater Noida today staged a sit-in at the Shahberi village here to protest the Uttar Pradesh government's move to acquire their lands anew under the ne....
  • Kanwarias clash with police
    Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh), July 23: Hundreds of Kanwarias, the orange-robed devotees of Lord Shiva, today went berserk after a car mowed down one man and injured four fellow pilgrims here, police....
  • Unite like farmers to topple government, Rahul tells Uttar Pradesh youth
    Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), July 22: Continuing his political campaign through Uttar Pradesh's hinterland, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday called on the youth of the state to uni....
  • Child dies after vaccination, doctors face action
    Lucknow, July 22: Action has been recommended against a deputy chief medical officer and another doctor after an infant died and two others took ill following administration of measles vaccine ....
  • '1.5 crore voters yet to be listed in Uttar Pradesh'
    Lucknow, July 22: As many as 15 million voters still remain to be listed in the electoral rolls of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said here on Thursday evening.

  • Decision of shoora is final: Vastanvi
    Lucknow, July 21: Declaring that he would not challenge the decision of the 'majlis-e-shoora' (governing council), Deoband-based Darul-Uloom chief Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi made it clea....
  • Ghaziabad councillor found murdered
    Ghaziabad, July 21: A councillor of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was today night found murdered in the Loni area of Ghaziabad.

    Sachin Chaudhary, the councillor from Ward No. ....
  • '1.5 crore voters yet to be listed in Uttar Pradesh'
    Lucknow, July 21: As many as 15 million voters still remain to be listed in the electoral rolls of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said here today evening.

    T....
  • Health is not good
    New Delhi, July 21: If one thing Mayawati's government excels in is that of wastage of money. She has been diligently doing this for quite some time. If her statue dream bore testimony to ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three policemen booked for youth's death
    Lucknow, July 21: Cases have been registered against three policemen in Uttar Pradesh after a youth, detained on charges of assaulting a relative, died shortly after being released from their c....
  • Cop dies, 20 colleagues faint during physical test
    Meerut/Kanpur, July 20: A constable died and 20 were hospitalised when they fainted while appearing for a physical fitness test for departmental promotion organised in Uttar Pradesh's Meeru....
  • Rahul to visit Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 20: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will undertake a two-day visit of eastern Uttar Pradesh from Thursday for promoting membership drive of the Youth Congress, an official....
  • Another woman's body found on rail tracks in Agra
    Agra, July 20: The naked and badly-mutilated body of a young woman was found on the railway tracks in Artauni area, close to the National Highway 2 (NH-2), in Agra district today, police said.....
  • Lucknow varsity to offer facilities for differently-abled
    Lucknow, July 20: Facilities for free movement of differently-abled students will be provided in the Lucknow University (LU) campus soon, an official said today.

    "The provisions ....
  • Businessman's murder sparks clashes in uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 19: A businessman's murder sparked violent protests in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar today as the locals targeted vehicles, public property and fought pitche....
  • Teenage girl's body found on railway track
    Agra, July 19: The mutilated body of a young girl with her hands and legs tied was found on the railway track near here.

    The identity of the body, found by railway police on the Agra-....
  • South Korean woman tourist robbed in Uttar Pradesh
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19: A South Korean woman tourist was robbed by unidentified men inside a train near here, police said today.

    Lee Yunha was Monday approached by three-....
  • Five students drown in pit
    Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), July 18: Five schoolchildren, including two girls, were drowned in a pit filled with rain water in this Uttar Pradesh district today, police said.

    The five, al....
  • Uttar Pradesh questioned on health scheme funds
    Lucknow, July 18: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today gave a week's time to the Uttar Pradesh government to reply to charges of bungling in a central government-funded heal....
  • Motorbike showroom gutted in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), July 18: Motorcycles worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in a major fire that broke out in a two-wheeler showroom in Uttar Pradesh today, police said. No casualty has been....
  • Uttar Pradesh rivers in spate
    Lucknow, July 18: Heavy rains across Uttar Pradesh have led to swelling of several major rivers, posing a threat of floods in some villages, officials said today.

    While Ghagra river ....
  • Now spotlight on land acquisition in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, July 18: Fingers are now being pointed at the acquisition of 8,700 acres of land spanning 18 villages in Ghaziabad for a "hi-tech city" even as the Uttar Pradesh government f....
  • Building collapse toll is five, 16 critical
    Ghaziabad, July 17: Soldiers and police searched for possible survivors under the debris of a five-storey building here today evening, more than 30 hours after its collapse left five workers de....
  • Four dead in building collapse
    Ghaziabad, July 17: The death toll in the collapse of a five-storey building under construction here rose to four today, with two more people succumbing to their injuries, police said.

    ....
  • Maid to order -- with biodata!
    Kanpur, July 17 : It's a problem of hearth-shaking proportions! You need to hire a new maid but don't know where to begin and whom to trust and also hate having to haggle about wages....
  • Noida farmers seek CBI probe in land acquisition
    Greater Noida, July 16 : The farmers of villages in Noida Extension have moved the Allahabad High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the acquisition of their lan....
  • 'Hold inquiry into Uttar Pradesh cabinet secretary's decisions'
    Lucknow, July 16 : With the Supreme Court questioning the appointment of non-civil service officer Shashank Shekhar Singh as Uttar Pradesh's cabinet secretary, opposition parties today de....
  • Control crime or face action, Mayawati warns officials
    Lucknow, July 16: Stung by a spate of rapes, murders and other heinous crimes across Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday took top officials to task, issuing a stern warning to curb....
  • Devotees throng Shiva temples, celebrate 'Shravan'
    Lucknow, July 16: Devotees thronged at Lord Shiva temples in Uttar Pradesh today for offering prayers on the onset of the Hindu month of `Shravan' that heralds the coming of the monsoon. <....
  • Rains bring relief to parts of Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 16: After days of sultry weather, parts of Uttar Pradesh, including capital Lucknow, today witnessed light to moderate rains accompanied by thunderstorms.

    "A cycloni....
  • Rains expected in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 14: Light to moderate rains are expected in parts of Uttar Pradesh from today for a few days that will bring much-needed relief from the sultry weather in the region.

    &#....
  • Rights panel seeks report on fund misuse in Uttar Pradesh
    New Delhi, July 13: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government seeking a report over allegations of officials in Bundelkhand area misusing ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman arrested for sacrificing infant
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), July 13: A woman was arrested in Uttar Pradesh today for allegedly killing her neighbour's child after a godman told her the act would help her bear a son, ....
  • Noida house burgled, lakhs missing
    Noida, July 13: Burglars decamped with Rs.35 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs.50 lakh from the house of an IT professional in Noida, police said today.

    The incident took place late....
  • Youth killed by girlfriend's parents in Uttar Pradesh
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 12: In a case of honour killing, a 20-year-old youth was strangled to death in Uttar Pradesh by the parents of the woman he was in a relationship with, police s....
  • Woman poisons self, four kids; three die
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 11: Apparently disturbed over her poor financial condition, a woman in this Uttar Pradesh district today gave poison to her four sons before consuming it herself....
  • 20 dead in Howrah-Kalka Express derailment
    Lucknow, July 10 : At least 20 people were killed when 14 coaches of the Howrah-Kalka Express went off the rails in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh today noon, police said.

    "T....
  • Uncertainty looms over realty projects in Greater Noida
    Greater Noida/New Delhi,: July 10 Once touted among the most attractive destinations for housing projects in the National Capital Region, uncertainty looms large at Greater Noida after 156 h....
  • Woman held for illegal liquor sale
    Ghaziabad, July 10:

    A 40-year-old woman was on Saturday arrested for illegally stocking and selling liquor from her house in Loni area of Ghaziabad, police said.

    Preeti Kaur, a widow ....
  • Heavy rains at Rahul's rally
    Aligarh, July 9 : Heavy rains lashed this Uttar Pradesh city today ahead of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's farmers' rally even as organisers tried to boost the morale of th....
  • 10 women fall ill after antibiotic injections
    Kanpur, July 8: Around 10 women undergoing post-operative pregnancy treatment in a government hospital became ill here today allegedly after they were administered antibiotic injections.

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  • Shopkeeper set ablaze
    Banda (Uttar Pradesh), July 8: A teenager and his brother today set a shopkeeper here in Uttar Pradesh ablaze after he asked them to clear their dues, police said.

    While the shopkeep....
  • Lucknow custodial death: Supreme Court favours independent probe
    New Delhi, July 8: The Supreme Court today said it was in favour of an independent investigation into the custodial death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan. The court, however....
  • Rahul Gandhi: Where is the 'crown prince' headed?
    Aligarh/New Delhi, July 8: He is the undisputed crown prince of India's ruling Congress, seen to bide his time before taking over the reins of government from an ageing Manmohan Singh. As ....
  • 38 killed as train rams into bus in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 7: At least 38 people were killed and about 30 injured when an express train collided with a bus at an unmanned crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar district early toda....
  • Supreme Court quashes land acquisition in Greater Noida
    New Delhi, July 6: In a major setback for the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court today upheld an Allahabad High Court verdict and quashed the acquisition of land in Shahbe....
  • Cops, locals clash over alleged Quran desecration
    Lucknow, July 6: Police clashed with a group of Muslims in an Uttar Pradesh village today over the alleged desecration of a Quran, an event some police officials said never happened.

    ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Man attacks wife, mother-in-law, kills self
    Lucknow, July 6: An air force personnel jumped to his death on a train track in Uttar Pradesh after brutally assaulting his wife and mother-in-law, police said today.

    Pawan Pandey, 32....
  • This year most peaceful in a decade: Chidambaram
    Greater Noida, July 6: So far this year, India has witnessed the lowest levels of violence in a decade thanks to the paramilitary forces, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said today."In the fi....
  • Villagers awestruck as Rahul bathes, rests on terrace
    Rampur Bangar (Uttar Pradesh), July 6: It is an occasion villagers here are unlikely to forget -- a night Rahul Gandhi spent with them.

    As the sun went down, the Congress leader, seen....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Cop shot dead by criminals
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), July 6: A policeman was gunned down here on Tuesday by a group of car-borne criminals during police's effort to apprehend them, an official said.

    Sa....
  • BSP leader shot dead, supporters protest
    Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), July 5: A local leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead here by unidentified assailants, triggering protests by partymen in various....
  • Court questions Uttar Pradesh on police station death
    Lucknow, July 4: Raising questions over the Uttar Pradesh police report on the murder and alleged rape of a teenaged girl in a police station, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court tod....
  • Another cop held for girl's death in police station
    Lucknow, July 3: The alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl inside a police station in Lakhimpur-Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh took a new turn today when another policeman was arrested....
  • Sachin Pilot dares Ramdev to join politics
    Noida, July 3: Congress leader Sachin Pilot, the junior minister for communications and IT, today dared yoga guru Baba Ramdev to join politics and criticised his anti-corruption agitation.

    ....

  • Mariah can harm us, says Neeraj Grover's mother
    Kanpur, July 2 : Neelam Grover, mother of slain television executive Neeraj Grover, says that she fears a threat to her life from Kannada actress Mariah Susairaj, who was released from jail to....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Medical student commits suicide
    Lucknow, July 2: A 24-year-old MBBS student from Ghaziabad committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her hostel room in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said tod....
  • Mayawati government refusing to cooperate with us: NCW
    Lucknow, June 30: The National Commission for Women (NCW), led by panel acting chair Yasmin Abrar, today accused the Uttar Pradesh government of refusing to cooperate with it on the issue of ri....
  • Rahul meets family of girl found dead in police station
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 29: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi paid a surprise visit in Uttar Pradesh today to meet the family of a girl who was allegedly raped and killed in....
  • Four killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, June 29: At least four people on their way back from a wedding were killed when their car fell into a canal in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district, police said today. Some of those in....
  • NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh on journalist's detention
    New Delhi, June 28: The Uttar Pradesh government has been issued notice by the Natioanl Human Rights Commission over complaints alleging that a TV journalist was picked up by the state police a....
  • Five engineering students arrested for killing classmate
    Lucknow, June 28: Five engineering students were arrested here for allegedly killing their classmate due to differences over a girl student, police said today.

    Pradeep Kashyap, Obais....
  • Five pilgrims killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, June 28: Five pilgrims, including three teenaged girls, were killed and 10 others critically injured when a speeding bus ploughed into the jeep carrying them in Uttar Pradesh's Bi....
  • Train collides with bus on track, one injured
    Greater Noida, June 28: One person was critically injured when a passenger train rammed into a private bus that was crossing a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida area near the ....
  • Tune in to Uttar Pradesh's human radio
    Ramabainagar (Uttar Pradesh), June 28: "It's 4.15 in the morning...time for the weather report," crackles a loudspeaker perched atop a temple here. For the next 30 minutes, the voi....
  • Mayawati suspends two policemen for attacking scribe
    Lucknow, June 27: In a post-midnight action, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ordered suspension of two police officers who allegedly assaulted the local bureau chief of a news channel an....
  • Goods train derails, no casualty
    Lucknow, June 27: Seven coaches of a coal-laden goods train heading to a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) unit derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district, an official sai....
  • Through ponds, Agra to clean up Yamuna river
    Agra, June 27: Uttar Pradesh officials have devised a novel method to clean up the highly-polluted Yamuna river: excavate 10 ponds to store waste water that was hitheto flowing into the river ....
  • Doctor's death: Murder case filed on family's plea
    Lucknow, June 26: Four days after Uttar Pradesh deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jail, police today registered a murder case against &....
  • SC/ST panel questions Uttar Pradesh on doctor's death
    Lucknow, June 25 : The National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (NCSCST) today questioned the Uttar Pradesh government why it was not willing for a CBI inquiry into the de....
  • Minor girl dies of burns, kin allege rape, murder
    Ghaziabad, June 25 : An eight-year-old girl died of burns in the Pilakhuwa area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district today, police said. The girl's family alleged she was raped and ....
  • Mayawati responsible for rising crime in state: BJP
    New Delhi, June 25: Holding Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati directly responsible for the increasing crime in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said it will take up the....
  • Uttar Pradesh rights panel takes up killed doctor's case
    Lucknow, June 24: Uttar Pradesh's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) today issued notice to the state government and police, taking cognisance of the autopsy report of dead deputy chief ....
  • Rights panel preparing reports on Uttar Pradesh assaults
    New Delhi, June 24: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today said its reports on alleged sexual assaults on women in Bhatta-Parsaul village and the rape and killing of a girl in a poli....
  • Uttar Pradesh jail death: Family plans legal action
    Lucknow, June 24: The family of deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Lucknow jail, today said it was contemplating legal action to for....
  • Man castrated in Uttar Pradesh jail, probe launched
    Agra, June 23: A 24-year-old man, who was allegedly assaulted and castrated by his two co-prisoners in Mainpuri district jail in Uttar Pradesh, was today shifted to the general ward after surge....
  • Flight makes emergency landing after passenger's suicide bid
    Lucknow, June 23: A Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing at Chaudhary Charan Singh airport in Lucknow today after a passenger allegedly consumed poison on board, police said. ....
  • Dead medical officer's kin demands CBI probe, opposition cries foul
    Lucknow, June 23: The family of suspended deputy chief medical officer Y.S Sachan, who was found dead in the Lucknow jail a day ago, today demanded a CBI inquiry, alleging he was murdered "....
  • Accused in medical officer's murder dies in jail
    Lucknow, June 23: Exactly five days after he was named as the key accused in Lucknow chief medical officer B.P. Singh's murder, jailed deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan was found de....
  • Two Uttar Pradesh cops booked for gang-rape
    Lucknow, June 22: Two policemen and two others were booked for gang-raping a married woman in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district, taking the number of fresh rape cases reported today in the stat....
  • Nine rapes in last two days in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 21: With four more rapes reported today in Uttar Pradesh, the total number of such cases in the state has gone up to nine during the last two days.

    Of the four incidents....
  • Once barred from her gods, she now 'lights' their lamps
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), June 21: For nearly three decades Guddi Athwal was not allowed to enter any of the temples in her neighbourhood in Rajasthan because she was an "untouchable" ....
  • Opposition flays Mayawati for 'breakdown of law and order'
    Lucknow, June 20: Lashing out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for what they termed as "complete breakdown of law and order", the state's opposition parties today sought ou....
  • Two arrested in housing fraud case
    Ghaziabad, June 20: Two members of a cooperative housing society were arrested on charges of allegedly duping the society members and the UP Housing Corporation, a police official said today. ....
  • Digvijay slams Mayawati government
    New Delhi, June 20: Reacting to recent incidents of crime against women in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh today slammed the Mayawati government for the collapse of la....
  • Congress slams Mayawati for inaction in rape cases
    New Delhi, June 20: The Congress today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for its "lack of seriousness" in dealing with the recent incidents of rape and said Chief Minister Mayawati w....
  • Three teenagers drown in Agra
    Agra, June 20: The bodies of three teenagers, who drowned in the Yamuna river over the weekend, were handed over to their families here tiday morning, police said.

    The young boys, id....
  • Ghaziabad residents voice green concerns
    Ghaziabad, June 19: People living in Ghaziabad organised a 'paryawaran' panchayat today to voice concern over the city's deteriorating environment.

    Former vice chancellor ....
  • Minor girl blinded with knife in UP
    Lucknow, June 19 : A minor girl in an Uttar Pradesh village was blinded with a knife by two boys when she resisted their rape attempt, police said today. The girl has been admitted to the Kanp....
  • Mayawati orders arrest of party leader
    Lucknow, June 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ordered the arrest of an influential Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader on Saturday night after his involvement in a murder case was confi....
  • Woman kills kids, self in Uttar Pradesh
    Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 18: Apparently disturbed over her poor financial condition, a woman allegedly committed suicide after poisoning her two minor children, police said today. Sa....
  • 'Thank you', says India's oldest prisoner after being freed
    Lucknow, June 18: "God is great, thank you," said Brij Bihari Pandey after being released from Gorakhpur district jail. At 108 years, the murder convict was India's oldest prisone....
  • Monsoon enters Uttar Pradesh, to remain normal
    Lucknow, June 18: With the monsoon arriving, widespread light to moderate rains are expected in parts of Uttar Pradesh today, met officials said.

    The monsoon that arrived in the state....
  • BSP government interfering in police's work: BJP
    Lucknow, June 18: Accusing Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of providing "political patronage" to policemen, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said there wo....
  • Lucknow doctor's murder solved, junior behind killing: police
    Lucknow, June 17 A junior of Lucknow's chief medical officer Dr. B.P.Singh, who was gunned down just outside his residence in the city's posh Indira Nagar April 2, was behind the killi....
  • 'Murdered' man reappears in Ghaziabad, wife on the run
    Ghaziabad, June 15: A 40-year-old man whose wife claimed that his family members had murdered him for property suddenly reappeared at his home here today, police said. The wife is now on then ....
  • Murdered Uttar Pradesh girl's mother demands CBI probe
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) June 15: The mother of the murdered minor girl in Uttar Pradesh today said only a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe would help solve the case and insis....
  • Moderate rainfall in Himachal Pradesh
    Shimla, June 15: Widespread moderate showers early today across Himachal Pradesh pushed down temperatures.

    "The entire state witnessed mild to moderate rains. The day's temper....
  • Not opposed to CBI probe into girl's murder: Mayawati
    Lucknow, June 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today said she was not opposed to a CBI probe into the death of a girl whose body was found hanging in a police compound, but feared the ....
  • Mayawati says 'no' to CBI probe in girl's murder
    Lucknow, June 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today vowed to bring to book the killers of a 14-year-old girl who was found hanging in a police compound five days ago. But she rejected....
  • Firing at Ghaziabad mall
    Ghaziabad, June 14: Two unidentified armed youths opened fire at a mall in the Kaushambi area of Ghaziabad today afternoon, police said. No one was injured.

    According to police, the ....
  • Four charred to death in Kanpur accident
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 14: Four men were charred to death here as their car exploded on being hit by a speeding truck, police said today.

    The accident took place late on Monday....
  • Mayawati orders probe into girl's death at police station
    Lucknow, June 13: Chief Minister Mayawati has ordered a police probe into the alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl who was found hanging from a tree inside a police station compound i....
  • Minor girl's body found, police suspect human sacrifice
    Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), June 12: A minor girl was found dead with one of her kidneys missing in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said today, adding that it could be "a case of human s....
  • Girl found dead in police station was not murdered: Police
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 12: Ruling out murder as the cause of death of a teenaged girl found dead in a police station compound in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, pol....
  • Ghaziabad job office under scanner for violating rules
    Ghaziabad, June 12: The district employment office here is under the scanner for allegedly violating government rules in the recruitment of government staff, after a complaint was received that....
  • 11 cops suspended after girl found dead in police station
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 12: As many as 11 policemen, including a police inspector, were suspended here on Saturday after the body of a teenaged girl was found in the compound of ....
  • Work state's new land policy in central projects, Mayawati to PM
    Lucknow, June 11: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to implement her government's new land acquisition policy while setting up central projects ....
  • Four drown in Agra on Ganga Dashera
    Agra, June 11: Four people, among them two minors, drowned in the Yamuna where they had gone for a bath on Ganga Dashera, celebrated in a big way in the whole of Braj area to mark the descent ....
  • Workers, management clash in Noida factory
    Noida, June 11: A clash between the management and the workers was reported in a Noida factory on Friday and police had to intervene to restore order, police said.

    Two officials of th....
  • Agra's war on plastic: One step forward, two steps back?
    Agra, June 8: It was one of the most successful eco-campaigns in the Taj city, and even earned rare praise from the Uttar Pradesh government, but Agra's war on plastic bags has suffered a ....
  • Three poachers held in Uttar Pradesh
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), June 6: Three poachers were arrested here with around 30 tortoises meant for smuggling, police said today.

    The three men were nabbed on Sunday night from Ba....
  • Tigress kills teenager in Uttar Pradesh
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), June 3: A tigress killed a teenager inside the Katarniaghat forest reserve here, an official said today.

    Buddha, 14, a resident of Lonianpurwa village, was k....
  • Hands confined to household chores now repair hand pumps
    Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), June 2: She is not literate and was once confined to kneading dough, preparing cow dung cakes and doing other household chores. But now Savitri Devi has become a ha....
  • Mayawati mulls new land acquisition policy
    Lucknow, June 2: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati may do away with the state government's role in acquisition of land for private industrial or commercial development, an official sai....
  • Ghaziabad residents protest against poor facilities
    Ghaziabad, June 2: The federation of resident welfare associations of Ghaziabad on Wednesday protested against the poor civic amenities in the city and the municipal corporation's lax atti....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister named in attempt to murder case
    Ghaziabad, June 2: Uttar Pradesh Agriculture Education and Research Minister Rajpal Tyagi and a former municipal councillor have been named as conspirators in a case of attempt to murder a sit....
  • BSP councillor shot at in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 1: A municipal councillor of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was critically injured after he was shot by three unidentified assailants on Tuesday, police sa....
  • Youth, girl found dead in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, May 31: A 20-year-old youth and an 18-year-old girl were found dead today in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, police said, adding that it could be a suicide.

    Accor....
  • Teenager shot dead by cop
    Kanshiram Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 31: A policeman shot dead a 16-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh allegedly after he continued to stalk his daughter, an official said today. The cop has been ar....
  • This is no age to marry, village teenagers tell peers
    Siddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 29: Gautam Kumar, a student of Class 10, eagerly waits for his school to get over so he can join his friends - not to play games, but asking others his age n....
  • Woman lawyer stabbed in Mathura collectorate
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), May 28: Unidentified assailants stabbed and assaulted a woman lawyer in the district collectorate premises here today, police said. The lawyer is battling for her life....
  • Mother of Greater Noida farmer leader threatens protest
    Gulaothi (Uttar Pradesh), May 28: The elderly mother of farmer leader Manvir Teotia, sought by police after a violent protest against land takeover in Bhatta-Parsaul village in Uttar Pradesh&#....
  • Nine die as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh
    Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), May 28: Nine people, including a woman and eight minors, died after the boat ferrying them capsized in a river in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    The acciden....
  • Mayawati abandons Buddha statue project
    Lucknow, May 26: Stung by the violent protests in Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida, the Mayawati government has decided to abandon the takeover of agricultural land for installation of ....
  • 200 Agra doctors on strike
    Agra, May 26: More than 200 private doctors here went on strike today after a doctor alleged that he and his wife were beaten up by the relatives of a man who died at their nursing home.

  • Taj city's daily struggle for water
    Agra, May 25: The city of the Taj Mahal is becoming infamous for its dirty and scarce drinking water. Despite being situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, Agra today suffers from a severe ....
  • Four of a family killed near Agra
    Agra, May 24: Four people of a family - husband, wife and two children - were killed by a gang of unidentified men in the Fatehpur Sikri area near Agra in the early hours of today, police said ....
  • Building catches fire in Uttar Pradesh, four injured
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 24: Four firemen were injured while trying to douse a major fire which broke out in a multi-storied commercial building in a densely populated area here today, offi....
  • Student's clash: Congress calls strike in Tripura
    Agartala, May 22: Tripura's main opposition Congress has called a dawn-to-dusk strike on Monday after members of its student wing NSUI clashed with Students Federation of India (SFI) activi....
  • Remove acting chief of NCW, demands Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 21: The Uttar Pradesh government today demanded immediate removal of acting chief of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Yasmeen Abrar, who earlier in the day in New Delhi all....
  • 26 killed in Uttar Pradesh storms
    Lucknow, May 21: At least 26 people were killed in the thunderstorms and lightning that struck parts of Uttar Pradesh early today, officials said.

    According to an official spokesman,....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two arrested for running IPL betting racket
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), May 21: Two people have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for accepting bets on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, police said today.

    Harendra Nagpal, 35, and A....
  • High court orders probe in Amar Singh's financial affairs
    Allahabad, May 20: Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's troubles continue with the Allahabad High Court today asking the Enforcement Directorate to probe his financial affairs foll....
  • Fire in Lucknow warehouse, two labourers killed
    Lucknow, May 20: Two labourers were killed and two received multiple burns in a major fire that broke out in a warehouse of a paint agency here, police said today.

    The incident occur....
  • Fire in Kanpur plastics scrapyard
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 17: A major fire broke out in a plastics scrapyard at Jajmau town here today, police said. No casualties were reported in the blaze which firefighters managed to br....
  • We pay more compensation to farmers than centre: Mayawati
    Lucknow, May 16: Stung by the widespread criticism over the farmers' agitation in Greater Noida, the Mayawati government today issued a statement to emphasise that it had evolved a very pra....
  • Agra's unique Jal Sewaks return
    Agra, May 16: Agra's unique voluntary force of Jal Sewaks has returned, running a network of over 50 water huts to provide safe, cool and free drinking water to anyone who wishes to quench....
  • Five killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, May 14: Five members of a marriage party were killed and 10 critically injured when their overloaded jeep overturned after being hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich....
  • Dalit's daughter Mayawati now chasing money: Digvijay Singh
    New Delhi, May 13: Mayawati has morphed from a Dalit's daughter to a "daulat ki beti" (daughter of wealth), Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here on Thursday in a sha....
  • BSP refutes Digvijay's charge of massacre of farmers
    Lucknow, May 13: The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has strongly refuted Congress leader Digvijay Singh's allegations about the massacre of farmers by the Uttar Pradesh police in Greater....
  • Hundreds detained as Congress takes on Mayawati government
    Lucknow/Greater Noida, May 12 Hundreds of Congress activists were detained in Uttar Pradesh as they took to the streets, clashed with police, blockaded railway tracks today, a day after their ....
  • Clashes as Congress takes on Mayawati government
    Lucknow, May 12: Congress workers took to the streets in several places in Uttar Pradesh, resulting in clashes with police today, a day after their leader Rahul Gandhi was arrested and subsequ....
  • Returning from marriage, eight of family killed in accident
    Meerut, May 12: Eight members of a family, including four women and three children, who were returning from a marriage function were killed when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle here....
  • Congress plans statewide protests against Rahul's arrest
    Lucknow, May 12: After a night of high political drama that saw the arrest and subsequent release of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for staging a sit-in in support of farmers, his par....
  • Ashamed to be an Indian, Rahul tells agitating farmers
    Greater Noida, May 12: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the police action against farmers agitating for higher compensation for their land and said he was feeling &....
  • Rahul Gandhi arrested in Uttar Pradesh, released
    Greater Noida/Lucknow, May 12: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi was arrested in a dramatic late night swoop on Wednesday while he was on a sit-in at Bhatta Parsaul village in Uttar Pradesh to support ....
  • Three of family murdered in Mathura
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), May 11: Three members of a family, including two women, were found with their throats slit at their home in this Uttar Pradesh town, police said today.

    Mukes....
  • Six killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), May 10: Six people, including a woman, were killed and five injured critically when their vehicle rammed into a truck here today, police said.

    The accident ....
  • Three held with peacock carcasses
    Lucknow, May 10: Three men have been held with peacock carcasses in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police said today, revealing that the birds were killed for their flesh. The peacock is ....
  • Villagers left out of rural power scheme: Greenpeace
    Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 10: A large section of people in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district have been left out of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), a scheme to pro....
  • Fire hits bank in Agra
    Agra, May 10: A major fire broke out at the circle office of the Central Bank in Agra at around midnight Monday, destroying furniture and records. Fire fighting operations continued till early....
  • I am alive says 'dead' girl
    New Delhi, May 10: Apparently a girl declared dead and buried by her kin, suddenly made an appearance in the court, much to the shock of people present there. She accused her family of attempti....
  • Opposition leaders arrested at Greater Noida
    Greater Noida, May 9: Opposition leaders, including former Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav and Janata Dal-United chief Shara....
  • Security guard killed in Uttar Pradesh bank fire
    Allahabad, May 9: A security guard was killed and property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in a major fire that broke out in a bank here early today, an official said.

    The fire brok....
  • Farmers' fury spreads, death toll four
    Lucknow/Agra/Greater Noida, May 8: Farmers' fury over land takeover spread today to Agra and Aligarh districts in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security forces in Grea....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rs.50,000 reward announced for farmer leader
    Greater Noida, May 8: The Uttar Pradesh government today announced a reward of Rs.50,000 for the arrest of farmer leader Manvir Singh Teotia who has been blamed for violence over land takeover ....
  • Karvi women come up with a recipe for self-reliance
    Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), May 8: They are illiterate and have never undergone any vocational training, but they are churning out "recipes" of success and self-reliance from their kitc....
  • Mischief mongers behind Greater Noida violence: Government
    Lucknow, May 7: The Uttar Pradesh government today blamed "mischief mongers" for the violent clash in Greater Noida earlier during the day, which left three people dead and more than a....
  • Lucknow anti-encroachment drive protest turns violent
    Lucknow, May 7: Residents of a locality in this Uttar Pradesh capital fought pitched battles with police, resorted to arson and targeted several government vehicles while protesting an anti-en....
  • Farmers clash with police in Uttar Pradesh, official injured
    Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 7: Farmers in Gautam Budh Nagar district held the crew of a state roadways bus hostage and clashed with the police today after an agitation to demand higher c....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Armyman held for killing three of a family
    Lucknow, May 7: An armyman was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Chanduali district for killing three members of a family, including a teenager, following a verbal duel, police said today.

  • Men with suspected Maoist links held with explosives
    Lucknow, May 6: Two men suspected of supplying explosives to Maoists have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district with a huge quantity of gelatin rods and electronic detonators,....
  • Two-thirds of rights violations in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi
    New Delhi, May 6: Of the 18,000 human rights violations recorded in India in the first three months of this year, a staggering 65.57 percent, or roughly two-thirds, were reported in Uttar Prad....
  • Locals clash with police over death of worker
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), May 5: Tension prevailed here today after a mob fought pitched battles with the police, torched vehicles and damaged public property after a sanitation employee was ....
  • Uttar Pradesh officials, IIT professor in dock over PIL
    New Delhi, May 5: A public interest litigation (PIL) moved by an IIT-Delhi professor and two senior Uttar Pradesh officials against Enforcement Directorate (ED) chief Arun Mathur has landed the....
  • 11-year-old shoots at friend in Uttar Pradesh village
    Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), May 4: An 11-year-old shot at his friend after an argument in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said today. The victim is in critical condition in a hospital and th....
  • Hopes of harmony unite Ghaziabad villages
    Ghaziabad, May 4: For the villages in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, where local body elections are usually followed by long periods of violence between opposing groups, the idea of &#....
  • International quake convention begins in Agra
    Agra, May 4: Experts from 40 countries today assembled here to begin deliberations on earthquakes at the Asia-Pacific Earthquake Response Exercise.

    The National Disaster Management A....
  • Passenger train derails, no casualties
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), May 3: A passenger train derailed here today, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Lucknow-Delhi route, police said. All passengers are safe.

    The engine of the ....
  • Lucknow teachers to start helpline against corruption
    Lucknow, May 3: It comes close on the heels of Anna Hazare's campaign against graft. The teachers' association of Lucknow University, with 400 members, has decided to launch a helpline ....
  • Factory guards fire at protesting workers, injure eight
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 3: At least eight workers of a private factory here were injured today after the company's guards opened fire at them following a clash between the workers a....
  • Poisonous gas kills teen labourer
    Kanpur, May 2: An 18-year-old labourer was killed while two others were hospitalised after they inhaled some poisonous gas while working in an illegal plastic recycling unit here today, police....
  • Major fire in Meerut market, no casualty
    Meerut, May 2: Goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted and at least 10 shops were destroyed in a major fire that broke out here in a market area, an official said today. No casualties have been....
  • AMU campus peaceful, students leaving for home
    Aligarh, May 1: A day after the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) administration announced the varsity's sine die closure following violence among students, the campus was peaceful and stude....
  • Aligarh university closed after violence
    Aligarh, April 30: A day after violence involving students on the campus, the administration of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh today announced the closure of the universi....
  • Police officer commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh
    Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 30: A police officer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver in this Uttar Pradesh district today, an official said.

    ....
  • Write god's name 125,000 times to repay this 'loan'
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), April 30: In the eight decades of its existence, over 100,000 people have opened accounts here. Ram Ramapati Bank in Varanasi is a bank all right, but it doesn't d....
  • Protests erupt in Agra as botched abortion victim dies
    Agra, April 29: As activists continued protests against quacks and the administration kept up raids on illegally-running nursing homes with unqualified personnel, a 29-year-old woman died here ....
  • BJP activists baton charged in Lucknow
    Lucknow, April 29: Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were assaulted with batons and detained in Lucknow today after they clashed with police during demonstrations against the Congr....
  • Uttar Pradesh workshop gutted
    Lucknow, April 29: Equipment and machinery worth several lakhs were gutted after a major fire broke out in a workshop of the state-owned Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in Sult....
  • Four killed in Agra accident
    Agra, April 28: A speeding truck rammed into a cab near this Taj Mahal city today, killing four people and injuring seven, police said.

    The taxi was coming from Tundla railway station....
  • BSP leader shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 28: A leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead by unidentified assailants near his house here, police said today.

    ....
  • Suicide or harassment? Woman jumps to death in mall
    Lucknow, April 28: A young woman committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of a shopping mall here, Lucknow police said on Thursday, citing marital discord and ruling out her cousin'....
  • Three schoolboys injured as bus hits scooty
    Ghaziabad, April 28: Three schoolboys were injured, two of them seriously, when a private bus hit the scooty they were riding in the Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad on Wednesday afternoon.

    ....
  • Train derails in Uttar Pradesh, all passengers safe
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 27: A passenger train derailed near this Uttar Pradesh city today evening, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Howrah-Delhi route, police said. No casualty was b....
  • Lucknow: Teachers cry foul over scrapping of Anna's function
    Lucknow, April 27: Teachers at Lucknow University today said the varsity administration's decision to cancel a function involving social activist Anna Hazare is aimed at crippling his campa....
  • Uttar Pradesh admits health scheme bungling
    Lucknow, April 26: Admitting large-scale financial irregularities in the execution of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) schemes in Uttar Pradesh, the state government today announced a syste....
  • Many holes in Arunima's story, say railway police
    Lucknow, April 26: While injured athlete Arunima Sinha is receiving treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, railway police in Uttar Pradesh said today they were l....
  • What did Mayawati do for Dalits, asks BJP
    Lucknow, April 25: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati must first list the steps she has taken for the betterment of Dalits before demanding the inclusion of a Dalit member in the Lokpal Bill....
  • 30 injured in communal clash in Meerut
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 25: A communal clash over a cleric in a mosque being roughed up led to at least 30 people, including 10 policemen, being injured, police here said today. Seventeen....
  • Mock quake drill in Agra
    Agra, April 25: Ahead of a May 3-6 international convention on earthquakes here, Agra will hold a large-scale mock quake drill today to test the state of disaster management preparedness.

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  • Over 50 tenders used to douse Agra fire
    Agra, April 24: A fire at a printing press in Agra was only doused today afternoon after more than 50 fire tenders battled the blaze for hours, police said. No casualties were reported.

  • Three killed, 40 hutments gutted in fire in Uttar Pradesh
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 23: At least three people, including two minors, were burnt to death, and around 40 hutments gutted in a fire that broke out in a village in this Uttar Pr....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman jumps before train with kids
    Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), April 23: A young woman along with her two minor children allegedly committed suicide in Ghazipur Uttar Pradesh by jumping before a train after being persistently hara....
  • Rahul Gandhi visits Amethi
    Amethi, April 23: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today visited his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi to call on the family of a party worker who died sometime back.

    After offerin....
  • Doctor couple brings cheer to Agra's baldies
    Agra, April 23: On a crusade against baldness, a doctor couple here has set up Uttar Pradesh's first hair transplant unit using a new technique called Fue, developed in Australia and Europe....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman poisons her children, commits suicide
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), April 22: Depressed over strained relations with her husband, an Uttar Pradesh woman today committed suicide after poisoning her four minor children among whom one die....
  • 37 seminary students hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 21:
    At least 37 students of a madrassa(seminary) in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar were hospitalised today as they took ill allegedly after eating the food served in the s....
  • Vrindavan cleaning drive rides on corporate support
    Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), April 21: Support is being mobilised to clean up the holy town of Vrindavan, which is living in perpetual fear of being deluged with garbage and sewer waste. The first....
  • College student killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, April 21: A student was killed and 12 injured when the vehicle taking them to college skidded off the road and fell into a deep pit in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district here today, pol....
  • Court asks for report on Lucknow medical chiefs' killings
    Lucknow, April 20: The Allahabad High Court today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit by May 9 a report on police investigation into the murder of two chief medical officers here.

    ....

  • Lucknow Maulana issues fatwa against female foeticide
    Lucknow, April 20: Alarmed by the latest census report confirming a steep fall in the male-female ratio in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - a leading cleric from a prominent Is....
  • Major fire in chemical factory, no casualties
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 20: Goods worth Rs.40 lakh were destroyed as a major fire broke out in the warehouse of a chemical factory here today, police said. No casualties have been reporte....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two drug peddlers nabbed with Rs.1 crore-worth heroin
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 19: Two drug peddlers, who operated in various states of the country, were arrested here today carrying heroin worth around Rs.1 crore, police said.

    The ....
  • Only four Uttar Pradesh IAS officers declare assets
    Lucknow, April 19: Nearly 500 officers belonging to the Uttar Pradesh cadre of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) appeared to be in a fix today over declaration of their assets.

    ....
  • Rs.300 crore package for Ghaziabad slum cluster
    Ghaziabad, April 19: The Uttar Pradesh government announced a package of Rs.300 crore for the development of Khoda slum cluster in Ghaziabad district that has a population of over five lakh. <....
  • Nine killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 18: At least nine people were killed and 18 injured when their bus was hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    The accident t....
  • Fire spreads through 20 villages, six killed
    Lucknow, April 18: Six people, including two children, were killed and about 100 hutments gutted in a fire that spread to over 20 adjoining villages in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh....
  • 'Recognise Yamuna as heritage entity': conservationists in Uttar Pradesh
    Agra, April 17: More than a month after ascetics embarked on a 1,000-km journey on foot to call for the restoration of the original glory of the Yamuna, conservationists here have demanded the ....
  • Retired banker found murdered in Kanpur
    Kanpur, April 16: A 65-year-old retired banker who used to live alone was found with his throat slit at his residence in this Uttar Pradesh city, police said today adding the assailants may hav....
  • Judge's complaint on Hepatitis-B to be heard as PIL
    Allahabad, April 15: A complaint made by an Allahabad High Court judge against non-availability of a life saving drug in Uttar Pradesh hospitals is to be taken up for hearing as a Public Intere....
  • Noida sisters had no financial problems: Police
    Noida, April 14: The two sisters who locked themselves inside their Noida house for over seven months till they were rescued on the verge of death two days ago did not suffer from any financial....
  • Railway offers job, money to athlete attacked on train
    New Delhi, April 14: Indian Railways today offered "all financial assistance" and a suitable job to national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her left leg while resisting....
  • Taj city hosts biggest Dalit power show
    Agra, April 14: The biggest annual demonstration of Dalit empowerment in Uttar Pradesh has begun with the three-day Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations in Agra, the Dalit capital of north India.

    ....

  • Uttar Pradesh: Childless couple commits suicide
    Lucknow, April 14: Depressed over not having a child even after 10 years of marriage, a couple in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh immolated themselves, police said today.

    Phool Ch....
  • Boycott French goods over burqa ban, says group
    Aligarh, April 13: An Aligarh-based NGO has urged Indians to boycott French goods to protest the ban on the burqa in France.

    The Forum for Muslim Studies and Analysis has submitted a ....
  • Teenaged boy dies after being hit by cricket ball
    Lucknow, April 13: In a freak accident, a teenaged spectator at a local cricket match died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur after being hit by the cricket ball, police said today.

    ....
  • NCW orders inquiry into Noida sisters case
    New Delhi, April 13: The National Commission for Women (NCW) today ordered an inquiry into the case in which two sisters had locked themselves in their Noida house and starved for seven months.....
  • Rescued Noida woman dies in hospital
    Noida, April 13: One of the two sisters, rescued from their Noida flat after they locked themselves in following severe depression over their father's death, died at Kailash Hospital today.....
  • Five devotees killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, April 13: At least five devotees were killed and 30 injured when the bus in which they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Gonda in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Th....
  • 28 Uttar Pradesh cops booked for staged gunfight
    Sant Ravidas Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 12: A criminal case has been registered in this Uttar Pradesh district here against 28 policemen for killing a criminal in a staged gun battle in 2005,....
  • Four policemen injured in mob attack
    Lucknow, April 12: At least four policemen were critically injured after a mob in Ambedkarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh attacked them for taking four people in custody in connection with a gr....
  • Sisters, locked up for 7 months, rescued
    New Delhi/Noida, April 12: Two sisters, who were locked up in their home for seven months, were rescued from their house in Noida in a state of acute starvation, police said today.

    Ac....
  • 12 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Lucknow, April 12: At least 12 people, including four children, were killed and 25 injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned after ramming into a tree, police said today....
  • 10 injured in Uttar Pradesh clash
    Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), April 11: At least 10 people were seriosuly injured today following a communal clash in an Uttar Pradesh town over a trivial dispute, police said.

    Tension gr....
  • Four troopers injured in villagers' attack
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh),April 11: At least four Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers were injured in a mob attack after they tried to intercept a group of villagers who were illegally cutting tr....
  • Uttar Pradesh doctors to resume protests from Monday
    Lucknow, April 10: Services in all state-run hospitals across Uttar Pradesh will remain suspended for two hours from Monday as a mark of the doctors' protest against the lack of any progres....
  • Mayawati contests charges of maximum harassment of Dalits
    Lucknow, April 10: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today sought to refute Union Social Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik's charge about the state leading the way in atrocities on Dali....
  • Uttar Pradesh: College vice principal sets himself afire
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 9: Frustrated with his poor health, a vice principal of a government college in this Uttar Pradesh city today committed suicide by self immolation, police s....
  • Celebrations in Lucknow as Anna ends fast
    Lucknow, April 9: People burst crackers, danced to the beat of drums and blew conches here today after veteran social activist Anna Hazare ended his 97-hour fast following assurances from the g....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Major fire in textile factory, no casualty
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 8: Fabric and machinery worth around Rs. 2 crore were reduced to ashes in a massive fire at a textile factory in this Uttar Pradesh city today, an official said. N....
  • Two Uttar Pradesh ministers resign
    Lucknow, April 7: Two Uttar Pradesh ministers stepped down today as a fallout of the murder of a senior medical officer, Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekar Singh announced here.

    Family....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Armed robbers assault train passengers, 12 injured
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 7: At least 12 people were injured when unidentified armed robbers assaulted and looted passengers on train headed to New Delhi, police in this western Uttar Prade....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Seven passengers killed as bus falls into pit
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 6: At least seven passengers were killed and 33 injured when an Uttar Pradesh government-owned bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell ....
  • Activists in Lucknow support Hazare's campaign
    Lucknow, April 6: Three people continued their fast for the second day and scores of people held protests in this Uttar Pradesh capital to support social activist Anna Hazare's crusade for ....
  • Agra activists agitate in support of Hazare
    Agra, April 6: Civil society activists and youth leaders representing various voluntary organisations staged a protest in Agra today in support of Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death in De....
  • Uttar Pradesh forest officer kills self
    Banda (Uttar Pradesh), April 6: Depressed after being diagnosed with cancer a few months back, a forest officer shot himself dead in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

    Satya Swaroop Sr....
  • Four devotees die in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), April 6: At least four devotees, including three women, were killed when a speeding truck rammed into their SUV here, police said today.

    Ten people were in....
  • Heavy fines for squatting on Agra's heritage land
    Agra, April 6: Encroachers in Agra and the surrounding area will no longer have it easy, with the state government setting up a panel and announcing heavy fines to tackle the menace and monitor....
  • Strike over Lucknow medical officer's murder suspended
    Lucknow, April 4: Striking government doctors in Uttar Pradesh returned to work today after police assured them of nabbing the killers of the Lucknow chief medical officer (CMO) who was gunned ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: One killed in college building collapse
    Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 4: A labourer was killed and seven injured when an under-construction building of a private college collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district, police said today....
  • Agra's dilemma over the dead
    Agra, April 4: It is a dilemma that can probably be resolved only if the dead could return and pick up one of the two options - the electric crematorium or the traditional cremation ghat in Agr....
  • World Cup: 2 injured in celebratory firing
    Ghaziabad, April 3: Celebrations after India's cricket World Cup victory turned sour in the Maliwara area of Ghaziabad when two people, including a woman, were seriously injured in firing b....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Taj amid sand, this time for real!
    Agra, April 3: Some years back there was a story in a leading daily that the Taj Mahal is being shifted to Rajasthan. It later emerged that it was an April fool's joke. With a camel safari ....
  • Tourists skip Taj for World Cup final
    <>bAgra, April 2:
    The number of visitors to the Taj Mahal thinned today afternoon as the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka got under way at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

    Roads in....
  • Agra set for major tourism plans
    Agra, April 2: The tourism profile of Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, is all set to change with a line-up of projects that would bring in more revenue and extend basic amenities at its world f....
  • Man held with antique idol worth Rs.3 cr in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 1: A man has been arrested in Mau area of Uttar Pradesh with an antique Buddha idol worth around Rs.3 crore that was stolen from Bihar a few months ago, police said today.

  • Lucknow fans can't watch semifinal on theatre screens
    Lucknow, March 30: The administration's decision to not allow theatres to screen the India-Pakistan World Cup cricket semifinal today due to security reasons has disappointed many enthusias....
  • Uttar Pradesh plans development of areas bordering Nepal
    Lucknow, March 29: The Uttar Pradesh government today announced a Rs.45-crore package to develop villages and towns within the 10-km of the India-Nepal border.

    The decision was taken ....
  • Mayawati denies fuelling Jat trouble
    Lucknow, March 28: Strongly refuting the allegation about instigating the Jat trouble in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati has termed the opposition charge as "baseless, false and unfo....
  • Uttar Pradesh: 12-year-old booked for apprehension of breach of peace
    Lucknow, March 26: The Uttar Pradesh police have booked a 12-year-old boy for apprehension of breach of peace in Shahjahanpur district, about 190 km from here, in what his father claimed is a f....
  • Clash in Uttar Pradesh city after woman's death
    Allahabad, March 26: The death of a woman, who was mowed down by a speeding bus, sparked violence and tension in Allahabad today as a protesting mob indulged in arson, targeted public property ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Leopard mauls 11 people, killed by villagers
    Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), March 25: A leopard was killed by a group of villagers in Uttar Pradesh today after it mauled at least 11 people, including a forest official.

    The leopard,....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Cricket fan fires shots after India's win, one hurt
    Agra, March 25: A businessman was hurt when an excited cricket enthusiast fired two shots from his pistol after India clinched the crucial quarterfinal against Australia in the ongoing World Cu....
  • Nursery kid thrashed by principal, sustains fracture
    Lucknow, March 25: Angry with a nursery student's "illegible handwriting", a principal thrashed the child so hard that the four-year-old suffered a fractured arm, police said today.....
  • Yamuna campaign: Marching ascetics reach Taj city
    Agra, March 24:The movement for the restoration of the Yamuna river has picked up steam as the marching ascetics and activists campaigning for it have reached the Taj city on way to Delhi.

    ....

  • Makeover in offing for police in Agra
    Agra, March 24: No more wallowing in British era legacy of servitude, no more pumpkin-shaped personnel and absolutely no gruff, discourteous staff. These are the words of Agra's new police ....
  • Taj in danger from dry Yamuna, delegation tells president
    Agra, March 24: The Taj Mahal was in grave danger from the dry Yamuna, Lok Sabha MP from Agra Ram Shankar Katheria has told President Pratibha Patil.

    "The Taj's foundation nee....
  • Uttar Pradesh: School faces action for detaining children
    Lucknow, March 23: The Bijnor district administration in Uttar Pradesh today ordered the police to take action against a private boarding school for "illegally detaining" two brothers f....
  • Uttar Pradesh: 18 peacock carcasses found, poisoning suspected
    Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), March 22: The carcasses of 18 peacocks have been recovered from a village near Auraiya. The deaths were not natural and appear to have taken place due to poisoning, a f....
  • Where has all water gone, asks thirty Agra
    Agra, March 22: Agra that fought floods and faced an overflowing Yamuna river only a few months back, woke up to another morning of dry taps today.

    On the World Water Day today, resid....
  • Massive blaze in Kanpur factory
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 21L: A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory here early today morning, triggering several explosions and creating panic in the area, officials said. No casu....
  • Uttar Pradesh: 12 arrested after communal clash
    Lucknow, March 20: Twelve people were arrested in Itaunja town, on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital, which remained tense today evening following a "minor clash" between memb....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Death of two teenagers sparks violence
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 20: The death of two teenagers, who drowned here today, sparked violence as a mob fought pitched battles with police and damaged government vehicles in protest aga....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three arms smugglers held
    Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), March 20: Three men who smuggled arms to various states including Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been arrested, police said today.

    The....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Trains back on track as Jats end blockade
    Agra, March 20: Railway services have resumed in Uttar Pradesh after Jats demanding job quotas ended their rail blockade, but officials said today that it would take time to restore "full n....
  • Holi banned near Agra monuments
    Agra, March 20: Agra has banned Holi celebrations near its famed monuments, the Taj Mahal included.

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) warned people against throwing colours at ....
  • Tourists visit Taj Mahal under Supermoon
    Agra, March 20: More than 160 tourists, including 92 foreigners, thronged the Taj Mahal when the Supermoon lighted up the Saturday night sky.

    The tourists were given entry in five gro....
  • Holi banned near Agra monuments
    Agra, March 20: Agra has banned Holi celebrations near its famed monuments, the Taj Mahal included.

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) warned people against throwing colours at ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Braj gives stray cattle new shelter on Holi
    Mathura, March 19: On the eve of Holi, a new cattle shelter for the strays was opened near Matura in Govardhan, the hillock which mythology says Lord Krishna lifted on his little finger to save....
  • Uttar Pradesh: SP leader killed, activists resort to violence
    Allahabad, March 19: The murder of a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader at Allahabad sparked violence and tension after party activists damaged several vehicles, blocked roads and targeted public prop....
  • Mayawati government warns opposition on stir
    Lucknow, March 16: The state government is bound by judicial orders to take stern action against demonstrations by political parties that disrupt law and order, a senior Uttar Pradesh official ....
  • Policemen punished for helping prisoner
    Etawah, Mar 16: Sub-inspector Ummed Ali along with four policemen was suspended for helping the prisoner with facilities. The prisoner, Vinod Gujjar was being taken to the court when the four ....
  • Chambal dacoit shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Agra, March 16: A dreaded Chambal dacoit who carried a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture has been shot dead in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    Vishnu Parihar, 28, was killed in a gun ba....
  • Hindi institute's golden jubilee celebrations in Delhi
    Agra, March 16: Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal will inaugurate the year-long golden jubilee celebrations of Agra's Central Hindi Institute in Delhi on March 28.

    T....
  • Holi revelry picks up momentum in Braj area
    Agra/Mathura/Vrindavan, March 15: With the winter nip remaining later than usual, Holi revelries in Agra and the surrounding Braj area of Uttar Pradesh, which last almost two months, began on a....
  • Molester told to organise feast as punishment
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 15: Defying the law, a village panchayat here dealt in its own way with a molester -- it ordered him to organise a feast for the villagers as his punishment, po....
  • Lucknow painted blue for Kanshi Ram's birth anniversary
    Lucknow, March 14: The Uttar Pradesh capital appeared to have been painted blue on the eve of the 77th birth anniversary of Kanshi Ram, the late founder of the state's ruling Bahujan Samaj ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Mayawati advises Jats to shift protests to Delhi
    Lucknow, March 14: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today announced her support for the ongoing Jat agitation for declaring the community a backward c....
  • BSP leader shot dead, two detained
    Lucknow, March 14: A leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead by unidentified assailants while he was sleeping at his home in a village near Amroha, police s....
  • Devotees gather for 'Lath Mar' holi in Barsana
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), March 14: Thousands of pilgrims have gathered here today for the traditional 'Lath Mar' Holi, which will see women revelers beating up men with sticks.

    ....
  • Two leopard cubs clubbed to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, March 13: Even as a national campaign is underway to save India's tiger population, farmers in an Uttar Pradesh village today clubbed to death two one-year-old leopard cubs in an a....
  • Museum an added attraction in Agra
    Agra, March 13: Tourists visiting this Taj city will now get further insights into its history with a museum housing statues, murals and manuscripts that were hitherto lying scattered at variou....
  • 1 shot dead in Uttar Pradesh, 10 burnt alive in caste clash
    Lucknow, March 12: Ten people, including five children, were burnt alive on Friday by supporters of a village headman murdered earlier in the day in a long-running feud between two families bel....
  • Four cops suspended, booked for murder
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 11: Four policemen were today booked for murder and suspended for conniving with a girl's family that torched the house of relatives of a youth, who had alle....
  • Armed men loot, assault passengers on Pune-Patna train
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 11: Passengers on a train from Pune to Patna were robbed and assaulted when unidentified armed robbers struck in the dead of the night, officials said Friday. ....
  • 152 Samajwadi Party workers released in Agra
    Agra, March 11: As many as 152 Samajwadi Party (SP) workers have been released from the district jail here at the end of a three-day 'Jail Bharo' agitation to protest the Uttar Pradesh ....
  • SP workers clash with cops, detained
    Lucknow, March 9: Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were detained across Uttar Pradesh today following clashes with police during demonstrations against the state's ruling Bahujan ....
  • Akhilesh Yadav arrested, calls Mayawati autocratic
    Lucknow, March 9: Samajwadi Party MP Akhilesh Yadav, the son of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, was arrested from the airport here today to prevent him from taking part in protests against Utt....
  • Akhilesh Yadav arrested in Lucknow
    Lucknow, March 9:Akhilesh Yadav, son of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and president of the party's Uttar Pradesh unit, has been arrested from Amausi airport here today morn....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi workers clash with police, leaders detained
    Lucknow, March 8: Thousands of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists in Uttar Pradesh, including senior leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Azam Khan, were today detained and several were baton charged as the....
  • Hot oil cauldron kills two children
    Lucknow, March 8: A six-year-old girl and her infant cousin met a horrific death when they fell into a cauldron of hot oil being used to prepare a marriage feast in Balrampur town of Uttar Prad....
  • Man falsely accuses Rahul Gandhi of gangrape, fined Rs.50 lakh
    Lucknow, March 7: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today fined a petitioner Rs.50 lakh for falsely accusing Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi of gangrape of a girl in his Ame....
  • SP activists protest against BSP, baton-charged
    Lucknow, March 7: Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were baton-charged and detained today in Uttar Pradesh as they launched a three-day protest against Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahuj....
  • Three arms smugglers held in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, March 7: Three arms smugglers were arrested following a brief shootout on the outskirts of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    The three men worked for a Bihar based g....
  • Jats demand reservations, block Lucknow-Delhi route
    Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 6: Demanding reservations under the other backward classes (OBC) category for central government jobs, a large number of Jats demonstrated here today, disrupting t....
  • Varun Gandhi marries Yamini Roy in Varanasi
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6: Gandhi scion and BJP MP Varun Gandhi tied the knot with graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kamkoteshwar temple here today morning with the shehnai playing in ....
  • Varun Gandhi's wedding rituals start at Varanasi
    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), March 6: The rhapsodic ragas of shehnai and sonorous sound of conches reverberated the Kamkoteshwar temple as the wedding rituals of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Varun Ga....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Criminal lynched by villagers
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), March 5: He had seven criminal cases pending against him, right from dacoity and abduction to attempt to murder, but Durga Prasad's luck finally ran out whe....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Taj in real danger from dry, polluted Yamuna
    Agra, March 5: Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone has been fearing - the Taj M....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Arrest of BSP leaders for arson a ploy says Congress
    Lucknow, March 4: The Congress' Uttar Pradesh unit chief, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, today said there seemed a "well-orchestrated game" behind the sudden arrest of two prominent Bahujan S....
  • Over 80 fall sick in Ghaziabad after consuming special flour
    Greater Noida/Ghaziabad, March 4: Nearly sixty people in Greater Noida and over two dozen in Ghaziabad fell ill after consuming special fasting flour (kuttu) Wednesday evening and have been adm....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Nude mutilated body found on rail track
    Ghaziabad, March 3: The nude mutilated body of an 18-year-old girl was found on a rail track here in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    The body, found near Khudalia village, also bore....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Bareilly mayor detained during Mayawati's visit
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), March 2: Bareilly Mayor Supriya Aron was allegedly detained in her house by police today in a bid to prevent her from meeting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati dur....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Teenagers kill friend over cricket dispute
    Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), March 2: A 17-year-old boy was killed today by three of his teenaged friends after they got into an argument while playing cricket, police in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pra....
  • Mayawati pulls up officials on sudden inspection in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Feb 28: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday pulled up officials of the Lucknow district administration as she chose to suddenly return from her tour of the districts well b....
  • Police arrest betting gang in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Feb 27: Police today arrested four businessmen from Ghaziabad for taking bets on the India-England World Cup cricket match and recovered around Rs.150,000 from them along with a cach....
  • Uttar Pradesh engineer owns assets worth Rs.100 crore
    Lucknow, Feb 26: Simultaneous raids over the past three days by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at more than half a dozen cities across India have unearthed immovable properties worth....
  • 24 students injured in Uttar Pradesh bus accident
    Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26: At least 24 students were injured, four of them critically, when a speeding truck rammed into their school bus at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh today, police said.
  • Showers, hail hit potato crop in Agra
    Agra, Feb 26: Showers accompanied with hail in some areas lashed Agra district early today morning, leaving farmers in this potato belt worried for the crop as it could be affected with disease....
  • Man held with detonators in Uttar Pradesh
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 25: A man was held with 1,950 detonators and a huge quantity of aluminium wire in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said.

    Badrilal, 45, was held from K....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two Nepalis arrested with detonators, gelatin rods
    Lucknow, Feb 25: Two Nepali nationals suspected of supplying explosives to Maoists have been arrested with a cache of detonators and gelatin sticks in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two criminals killed in gun battle with police
    Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24: Two criminals, wanted for many cases by police of several states, were gunned down by a team of Uttar Pradesh Police at Muzaffarnagar, an official said to....
  • Mayawati defends forcible removal of opposition legislators
    Lucknow, Feb 22: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today sought to justify Speaker Sukhdeo Rajhbhar's action to get protesting opposition legislators bodily lifted and removed from the ....
  • Violence in Uttar Pradesh after youth's death
    Sant Kabir Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 21: At least eight people, including five policemen, were injured here tonight after a mob indulged in arson and vandalism to protest the death of a youth ....
  • Lucknow: Teachers climb water tank in protest; baton charged
    Lucknow, Feb 21: At least 12 qualified Urdu teachers were injured in Lucknow today after police baton charged to break their demonstration demanding appointment in schools, officials said.

    ....

  • Uttar Pradesh: Girl set ablaze by spurned suitor, dies
    Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18: A 15-year-old girl, whom a youth set ablaze in this Uttar Pradesh district for resisting his advances, died today, police said. The accused, who was on ....
  • Saharanpur jail launches self-employment training for inmates
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18: In an attempt to make jail inmates self-employed, the prison authorities in this Uttar Pradesh city have tied up with a multi-business conglomerate for train....
  • Four of family in Ghaziabad seriously ill after eating flour
    Ghaziabad, Feb 18: Four members of a family, who fell ill after consuming chapatis made of contaminated flour in Ghaziabad, were still in a critical condition, police said on Thursday. The owne....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Buddha's home Kapilavastu lies in dire neglect
    Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17: The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet the Buddha's original home Kapilavastu, along the India-Nepa....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Buddha's home Kapilavastu lies in utter neglect
    Kapilavastu (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17: The Uttar Pradesh government may be trying to project itself as a champion of Buddhism, yet his original home Kapilavastu, in the remotest corner of the sta....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Teenager arrested for raping minor
    Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16: A 17-year-old boy was arrested in Firozabad today for raping the six-year-old daughter of his neighbour, police said.

    The boy raped the child on Tue....
  • Heavy downpour signals trouble for potato farmers in Agra
    Agra, Feb 16: With the Taj city witnessing a heavy downpour early today accompanied by thunder lightning, farmers in this potato belt fear damage to their crop. However, the rain seems to be a ....
  • Showers bring back chill in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Feb 16: People in Lucknow today woke up to a brief spell of showers, which revived the chill in the air. But the minimum temperature at 13.2 degrees Celsius was above normal due to clo....
  • Traffic jams: Nightmare on Agra streets
    Agra, Feb 15: Seeing the Taj Mahal, the monument to eternal love, is a dream come true for tourists. However, a nightmare awaits them before they reach the destination in the form of Agra's....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three kids killed as mother jumps into well with them
    Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15: Driven to the brink of desperation by her poverty, a woman here today jumped into a well with her three sons, killing them instantly, police said. The mother is....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Dalit icon Mayawati is focus of scholar's research
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 14: Apart from being an icon for millions of India's Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has now also become a topic of research for doctorate in philo....
  • Ghazipur: Eight held with heroin worth Rs.2 crore
    Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 14: Eight men were arrested at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh today with heroin worth around Rs.2 crore, police said.

    The men were nabbed from Nandganj area, ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Mystery shrouds death of retired IAF personnel
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 14: A retired Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel was found dead under mysterious circumstances near a railway crossing here today, police said.

    The body o....
  • Agra runs on Valentine's Day, Sena posts 'love guards'
    Agra, Feb 14: As thousands began Valentine's Day by running for world peace early today in Agra, housing the monument to love, Shiv Sena activists said they would post "love guards"....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Blackmailing drives youth to suicide
    Lucknow, Feb 14: A man who had an affair with his neighbour's wife killed himself in Jhansi town of Uttar Pradesh after he was frustrated by a blackmailer's constant demands for money, ....
  • 13-year-old beggar gangraped, killed in Agra
    Agra, Feb 13: A day after a missing 13-year-old beggar girl's body was found in a drain, an autopsy has revealed that she was gangraped, subjected to unnatural sex and killed, police said i....
  • Uttar Pradesh: 50 yr old constable dies during endurance test
    Lucknow, Feb 13: A 50-year-old police constable died on Saturday while running as part of an endurance test in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.

    Special Director General of Police Brij Lal s....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Impaired vision drives youth to suicide
    Lucknow, Feb 12: A youth suffering from "inferiority complex" due to blurred vision shot himself dead here today, police said.

    Arvind Kumar, aged around 22 years, committed su....
  • Young lovers end life in Agra
    Agra, Feb 12: Even as the world got ready to celebrate love on Valentine's Day, a Hindu boy and a Muslim girl ended their lives in Agra following objections from their families to their rel....
  • Two arrested for killing peacocks in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Feb 11: Two poachers, who had killed two peacocks in Ghaziabad, were caught by alert farmers today and handed over to police, officials said.

    Two men, carrying a sack, were....
  • Jhansi: Student forced to finish race dies
    Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11: A class 9 student passed away in Jhansi today after allegedly being forced to finish a race organised by his school administration in a sports meet, an official ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Amar Singh takes off trousers at press meet
    Kanpur, Feb 10: Cheesed off with the-oft repeated criticism about using luxury vehicles during his much-hyped Purvachal Yatra in pursuance of his campaign for carving out a new state out of eas....
  • Cops gun down gangster in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Feb 10: A gangster, wanted in over 10 cases including murder and abduction, was gunned down while his three aides managed to escape in the shootout in Lucknow, police said today.

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  • Samajwadi, BJP walk out from assembly over Mayawati's absence
    Lucknow, Feb 9: The Samajwadi Party and the BJP today staged a walkout from the Uttar Pradesh assembly to protest against the absence of Chief Minister Mayawati from the house when Leader of Op....
  • Muslims preach RSS values in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Feb 9: Donning skull caps and armed with RSS literature, small groups of Muslims here are on a campaign to preach the values of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh among members of their c....
  • Meerut jail inmates to churn out sports goods
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 9: From behind bars, they will churn out cricket pads, footballs and badminton racquets. Inmates of Meerut District Jail will now produce sports goods, gaining skill....
  • Kanpur: divisional commissioner relocated following negligence
    Lucknow, Feb 9: The state government of Uttar Pradesh has relocated the divisional commissioner responsible for Kanpur. It has been stated that he has been negligent and rather relaxed in obser....
  • Another teen attacked in Uttar Pradesh, one held
    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 9: A minor girl was stabbed in the jaw and throat for spurning the advances of a man in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said today, just three days after another 17-....
  • Rahul Gandhi meets three rape victims in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Feb 8: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi spent Monday meeting three victims of sexual assault, including a young girl with deep gashes and half an ear chopped off in a brutal att....
  • Ghaziabad: Parents of man who filed gangrape complaint scared for his safety
    Ghaziabad, Feb 7: The parents of the young engineer who filed a complaint about the gangrape of his girlfriend in Ghaziabad on Saturday night are scared about his security as he has to travel a....
  • Rahul Gandhi travels to Banda village to meet rape victim
    Lucknow, Feb 7: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who planned to visit Kanpur to meet the Dalit girl disfigured by attackers because she resisted gangrape, could not land in the Uttar Pradesh industria....
  • Gorakhpur: Three arrested with drugs worth Rs.1 crore
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7: Three drug peddlers, who worked for a Nepal-based racket, have been arrested in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh with banned drugs worth over Rs.1 crore, police said t....
  • Girls not safe in Uttar Pradesh, say activists
    New Delhi, Feb 7: Women activists today expressed shock at the attack on a Dalit minor whose ear was nearly chopped off and fingers smashed after she resisted gangrape, saying girls were not sa....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Two held for threatening calls to Varun Gandhi
    Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7: Two men have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for making threatening calls to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi, police said here today.

    Whil....
  • Net times for Agra's league of seniors
    Agra, Feb 6: For senior citizens of the city of the Taj Mahal, some of them well over 70-years-old, a new world of learning has opened up that keeps them young at heart.

    A social orga....
  • Major fire in Uttar Pradesh power utility's warehouse
    Allahabad, Feb 5: Equipment and goods worth around Rs.1 crore were gutted on Saturday after a major fire broke out in a warehouse of the state-owned Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Lim....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman attempts suicide after killing her kids
    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 4: Depressed over her poverty, a 35-year-old woman in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh today killed her three children before attempting suicide, leaving her battling for life in....
  • Cases lodged against ITBP, rail rooftop riders
    Lucknow, Feb 4: The Uttar Pradesh Police late Thursday lodged criminal cases against 20,000 unidentified youth for allegedly going on rampage in Bareilly city after a last minute cancellation o....
  • Ghaziabad: forced to tonsure heads for fee delay, allege Dalit students
    Ghaziabad, Feb 3: Thirty Dalit students of a privately-run institute in Ghaziabad, affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University, were forced to tonsure their heads as the state governme....
  • Ghaziabad: Dalit students forced to tonsure heads for fee delay
    Ghaziabad, Feb 3: Thirty Dalit students of a privately-run institute in Ghaziabad, affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Technical University, were forced to tonsure their heads as the state governme....
  • UP: Workers in small scale industries to get hike in DA
    Kanpur, Feb 3: Workers in small scale industries in Uttar Pradesh have something to feel good about as the state labour commissioner announced an increase in their monthly dearness allowance(DA....
  • Four held with cache of firearms in Uttar Pradesh
    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 3: Four men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district for supplying illegal firearms and ammunition to various states of the country, police said today.....
  • Noida to get new communication system for crime control
    Noida, Feb 3: Noida, Greater Noida and the Yamuna Expressway Authority area in Uttar Pradesh will soon have an integrated communication and intelligence system to support crime control and traf....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Police forced us to sit on train roof, allege survivors
    Lucknow, Feb 2: Many youths who travelled on board the Himgiri Express that turned fatal for 18 youths in Uttar Pradesh say they were either forced to sit on the roof of the train by police or ....
  • Government doctor hangs self in Uttar Pradesh
    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 2: A government doctor, who had just got engaged, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh polic....
  • Ghaziabad: Five youth held for vehicle thefts
    Ghaziabad, Feb 2: Five youth, including two relatives of police officers, were arrested in Ghaziabad on Tuesday for alleged involvement in several vehicle theft cases, police said.

    Th....
  • Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women: Girija Vyas
    Lucknow, Feb 1: Uttar Pradesh tops in crime against women in India, National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Girija Vyas said here today after visiting the family of a teenager who was g....
  • ITBP aspirants go on rampage in Uttar Pradesh
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1: Thousands of aspirants for the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here today indulged in arson and vandalism alleging mismanagement in the force's recruitmen....
  • Wanted gangster killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 31: A gangster, who was wanted for several cases of murder and abduction, was gunned down by police here early today, but his accomplice managed to escape, an offici....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Rapist run over by train, dies
    Ghaziabad, Jan 29: A man who raped a five-year-old girl in Loni town of this district died after he was run over by a train while trying to escape late on Friday, police said today.

    P....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister's kin arrested for gang rape
    Ghaziabad, Jan 29: The Ghaziabad police today arrested the kin of an Uttar Pradesh minister after he was found involved in the gang rape of a married woman, according to an official.

    ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Farmer immolates self to protest land acquisition
    Lucknow, Jan 29: A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district set himself on fire, protesting the acquisition of his agricultural land for an irrigation project and demanding higher compensa....
  • Security demanded for Uttar Pradesh RTI activists
    Lucknow, Jan 28: Pitching in strongly in support of a Right to Information (RTI) activist, who was shot at allegedly for seeking information on irregularities in government welfare schemes, sev....
  • Attack on Rajesh Talwar: Utsav's parents put up defence for son
    Ghaziabad, Jan 28: Stressing that their son has a serious mental disorder, the Varanasi-based parents of Utsav Sharma, who attacked murdered teenager Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar outside ....
  • School principal sets herself afire in Uttar Pradesh
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 27: A school principal in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh set herself afire outside the home of the school manager who she claimed had been sexually harassing her, police sa....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Children rescued from carpet unit
    Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 26: Six child labourers from Bihar have been rescued from a carpet manufacturing unit here, officials said today.

    The six - aged 10-13 years - were freed ....
  • Deoband chief offers to quit over Modi remarks row
    Lucknow, Jan 26: Caught in controversy over his alleged praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Deoband Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi on Tuesd....
  • Rajesh Talwar attacked with cleaver outside court
    Ghaziabad, Jan 25: Rajesh Talwar, the father of murdered teen Aarushi, was today seriously injured after an unidentified man attacked him with a sharp-edged cleaver outside the special Central ....
  • Mob injures three policemen in Uttar Pradesh
    Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 25: At least three policemen were injured here after a mob, protesting the death of a local youth, turned violent and fought pitched battles with the police, offi....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Five of a family die after drinking tea
    Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24: Five members of a family, including four minors, died after drinking tea at their home in this Uttar Pradesh district today, police said.

    Amar Singh, 4....
  • Agra ponds lost to land sharks, Officials get high court notice
    Agra, Jan 24: The Allahabad High Court has issued contempt of court notice to top officials of Agra administration, civic agencies and police over a petition alleging that several ponds in the ....
  • Three held with 500 cartridges in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24: Three men were arrested here with a cache of cartridges, police said today.

    Around 500 cartridges of country-made pistols were seized from them on Sund....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Magic makeover for Lucknow's famed Hazratganj market
    Lucknow, Jan 23: Barely five months ago, when the idea of restoring the glory of Hazratganj was mooted on completion of 200 years of this historic city, no one was ready to believe that Lucknow....
  • 40 illegal firearms seized, three held in Uttar Pradesh
    Aligarh, Jan 22: An arms cache was recovered from a unit illegally manufacturing firearms which was unearthed in this Uttar Pradesh city and three men were arrested for supplying these arms in ....
  • Noida man receives his death certificate!
    Noida, Jan 20: Police said today that they were investigating how a man in Sector 22 area here received his death certificate.

    The family of Ishwar Chand Sharma, a resident of Chaura ....
  • Uttar Pradesh gains: Khursheed, Jaiswal, Verma promoted
    New Delhi, Dec 20: As Uttar Pradesh heads for assemby polls next year, three of the state's Congress leaders - Salman Khursheed, Sriprakash Jaiswal and Beni Prasad Verma - gained in Wednesd....
  • Uttar Pradesh CM sacks minister for forgery, irregularities
    Lucknow, Jan 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today sacked state minister Ashok Kumar Dohre for allegedly committing forgery and financial irregularities, an official said here.

  • Folk music to promote voting in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 18: The Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission here today announced popular folk singer Malini Awasthi as its "first brand ambassador" who would promote voting practices t....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Hostage killed before cops gun down two gangsters
    Lucknow, Jan 18: In a dramatic shootout in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, two gangsters shot dead a businessman they had kidnapped before being gunned down by police, officials said today.
  • Bright day in Lucknow, chill persists
    Lucknow, Jan 18: A cold and sunny day greeted residents of Lucknow today morning, with the weather office saying similar conditions would prevail for the next couple of days.

    The stat....
  • Three Chinese held for photographing troopers' camps
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 18: Three Chinese nationals, including a woman, were held by paramilitary personnel after they were found taking the photographs of their camps along the Indo-Nepa....
  • Schools reopen in Uttar Pradesh as cold abates
    Lucknow, Jan 17: The schools were reopened today after a mini winter vacation declared due to the intense cold conditions here earlier this month.

    The schools were closed following th....
  • On-line power bill payment starts in west Uttar Pradesh
    Ghaziabad, Jan 16: About 32 lakh consumers of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in western Uttar Pradesh will now be able to pay their electricity bills on the internet, a sta....
  • Uttar Pradesh: A rickshaw puller and an author of four books
    Lucknow, Jan 16: Rehman Ali Rehman, a rickshaw puller in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district, doesn't mind if has to wait long for a customer. He uses the time to scribble on pieces of paper....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Agra girls defy stereotype, drive tractors
    Manoharpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16: Tractors ploughing the fields have a macho appeal that sleek cars lack. The roaring sound of the engine and the smoke coming out of its exhaust add to the tr....
  • Sunny day in Uttar Pradesh; 3 more dead
    Lucknow, Jan 15: A warm day today in Uttar Pradesh saw people enjoying the sun even as three more deaths were reported over the past 24 hours.

    The deaths occurred in Maharajganj, Bhad....
  • Fire breaks out in power corporation office in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 15: A major fire broke out in a multi-storeyed government building housing the office of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in Lucknow today, an official said. A man s....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Birthday girl Mayawati announces Rs.4,000-crore projects
    Lucknow, Jan 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati announced some 600 new projects and welfare schemes worth Rs.4,000 crore on her 55th birthday today.

    She also chose to give a ne....
  • Eight more pass away in UP, sunny day in cities
    Lucknow, Jan 14; It was a warm and bright today throughout Uttar Pradesh, but the eight more deaths reported over the past 24 hours were a grim reminder the winter's impact on the homel....
  • Unidentified bodies to be treated decently in Agra
    Agra, Jan 14: The Agra police have announced measures to ensure that unidentified bodies, earlier allegedly thrown into the Yamuna river, are not callously disposed of without any records.

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  • Mayawati orders BSP legislator's arrest in minor's gang rape
    Lucknow, Jan 12: The Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh today ordered the "immediate arrest" of Bahujan Samaj Party legislator Purshottam Narain Dwivedi for his alleged involvement in....
  • Nepali poacher arrested with leopard skins
    Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 12: A Nepali poacher has been arrested with two leopard skins in this Uttar Pradesh town, police said on Tuesday.

    Veer Bahadur, 48 years, was held with ....
  • Azamgarh redefined: An educational hub in 'nursery of terror'
    Beenapara (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 12: This small village is redefining the image of Azamgarh, branded as the 'nursery of terror' after the 2008 Batla House shootout in Delhi. With a popula....
  • Cold wave takes 13 more lives in UP, toll 103
    Lucknow, Jan 11: With 13 more deaths reported over the past 24 hours, the total toll of winter deaths in Uttar Pradesh reached 103 today.

    The mercury dipped further in several parts o....
  • Agra students quiz Rahul Gandhi on price rise
    Agra, Jan 11: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today took questions on price rise and corruption from students with whom he interacted in Agra. He also motivated them to join politics to....
  • Lucknow: Rahul Gandhi feasts on tunde kebabs
    Lucknow, Jan 11: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi chose to feast on Lucknow's famed tunde kebabs instead of having dinner at the five-star Taj hotel here on Monday night, party sourc....
  • Situation in Uttar Pradesh worse than Emergency: Varun Gandhi
    Barielly, Jan 10: Training his guns on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi said here Monday that conditions in the state were worse than during t....
  • 8 more pass away in Uttar Pradesh cold, toll rises to 90
    Lucknow, Jan 10: At least eight more people died in different parts of Uttar Pradesh over the last 24 hours, taking the winter toll to 90 in the state, an official said today.

    Severe ....
  • 73 Mathura villages join battle against Yamuna pollution
    Rajpura (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 10: Animal carcasses are not to be dumped into the river, washermen should not use chemicals to wash dirty clothes, the river bank is not to be used as a toilet and....
  • Ghaziabad cops promise e-filing; say crime dipped in 2010
    Ghaziabad, Jan 10: The Ghaziabad police on Sunday promised e-filing of complaints in the New Year and claimed a drop in the number of crimes during 2010 as compared to 2009.

    Burglarie....
  • Uttar Pradesh child adoptions under court scanner
    Lucknow, Jan 9: Inter-country adoption of orphans and the destitute children through the family court in Lucknow has come under the scrutiny of the Allahabad High Court following allegations of....
  • Agra residents protest erratic power supply
    Agra, Jan 9: Even as the mercury plummeted to 0.6 degrees Celsius today, the Taj city witnessed heated protests in several parts over electricity shortages, with the residents saying the experi....
  • 13 more die in UP, winter toll reaches 82
    Lucknow, Jan 9: The cold wave in Uttar Pradesh claimed 13 more lives today as the temperature dropped to new lows across large parts of the state. The death toll in the state has climbed to 82.....
  • Another man killed by tiger in Uttar Pradesh
    Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 8: In the second incident in three days, a man has been killed by a tiger near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in this Uttar Pradesh district, an official said tod....
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit colleges in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 8: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit colleges in Uttar Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday in a bid to attract new members to the National Students Union of India (NSUI)....
  • Income tax raid unearths 7,000 kg onion in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Jan 7: A hidden stock of 7,000 kg of onion was today unearthed by income tax inspectors in a raid at a state-run vegetable marketing outlet (mandi) in Lucknow.

    The two wholes....
  • 4 more dead in UP; sunny day brings little relief
    New Delhi, Jan 7: Uttar Pradesh today saw the winter chill claiming four more lives even as a comparatively warmer and sunny day brought smiles back to people's faces in many parts of north....
  • Policeman's body found on rail tracks in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 7: A policeman's body was found on a railway track in Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, an official said today, adding that it appeared he had been murdered and thrown before a runnin....
  • Fog envelopes Agra, trains disrupted
    Agra, Jan 7: The city of the Taj Mahal, already frozen in the minimum temperature of 1.6 degrees Celsius, was completely enveloped in a thick layer of fog early today morning, a weather officia....
  • Delhi-Howrah rail route disrupted
    Lucknow, Jan 6: Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Delhi-Howrah route after a high-tension wire snapped and fell on the overhead power cable in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh today, an official....
  • Agra records season's coldest night at 0.6 degree
    Agra, Jan 6: The city of the Taj Mahal recorded this winter's coldest night with the minimum temperature touching 0.6 degree Celsius in the pre-dawn hours today morning, a Met department of....
  • Winter chill shuts Noida schools
    Noida, Jan 5: In view of the harsh winter, authorities Wednesday decided to close all schools in Noida and Ghaziabad on the capital's outskirts till Jan 9.

    While Gautam Budh Nagar....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Religious leader under attack over pornographic film
    Vrindavan, Jan 5: A religious preacher in Vrindavan Uttar Pradesh is on the run after a porn film he is said to have produced with his wife went into circulation here, triggering noisy protests....
  • Delhi: 'Justice for Aarushi' march planned for Thursday
    New Delhi, Jan 5: Disappointed over the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) decision to close the probe into the Aarushi Talwar murder case, students of Noida's Delhi Public School ....
  • Mob torches outpost, five policemen injured in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 5: At least five policemen were injured, two of them critically, when a mob torched their outpost in Uttar Pradesh today to protest the arrest of a suspected robber.

    Alle....
  • Taj Mahal city shivers
    Agra, Jan 5: The Taj Mahal city of Agra experienced this winter's coldest day today-- at 1.2 degrees Celsius.

    This was a fall from Monday's 2.5 degrees. The weather office sai....
  • Two policemen injured in attack by villagers in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 5: Two policemen were critically injured after a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district attacked a search party on the trail of a suspected murderer, an official said today. ....
  • Taj Mahotsav to focus on Ghalib, Mir
    Agra, Jan 4: The ten-day heritage festival Taj Mahotsav, beginning Feb 18, will focus on doyens of Urdu poetry Mirza Ghalib and Mir Taqi Mir, an official here said.

    The festival, whic....
  • Chill in Agra makes it tough for denizens, tourists
    Agra, Jan 4: Foggy conditions prevailed and chilly winds blew in this Taj city early today, giving denizens and tourists no respite from the bone-chilling cold.

    The weather office has....
  • One killed in Agra as ex-captain opens fire
    Agra, Jan 4: One person was killed and two others injured when a retired army captain on Monday morning opened fire on his neighbour's family after losing a recent panchayat poll in Uttar P....
  • Uttar Pradesh rape victim's medical report 'inconclusive'
    Lucknow, Jan 4: The medical report of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and his cohorts in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, was....
  • Youth killed in police firing at Deoria Uttar Pradesh
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 3: A teenager was killed and two others were injured today in police firing as a protest after the murder of a Hindu holy man in Deoria, an Uttar Pradesh district, t....
  • Agra schools close for two days as mercury dips
    Agra, Jan 3: Agra schools will remain closed today and Tuesday due to the intensive cold wave conditions in the Taj city, district magistrate Amrit Abhijat said.

    With Wednesday a holi....
  • Uttar Pradesh plans ponds for animals along highway
    Agra, Jan 2: The Uttar Pradesh forest department has suggested developing 33 ponds along the Delhi-Agra national highway to provide water to wild animals, an official said.

    "These....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Devotees flood Vrindavan, Mathura on New Year day
    Vrindavan, Jan 2: Thousands of devotees from Delhi, Haryana and other places visited the holy towns of Vrindavan and Mathura in Uttar Pradesh to begin the new year with a visit to the temples. ....
  • Two arrested with cartridges in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 1: Two men were arrested with a cache of cartridges of country-made pistols in this Uttar Pradesh city today, police said.

    The two men were nabbed from Tra....
  • Man held with heroin worth Rs.1 crore in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Jan 1: A drug peddler was arrested with heroin worth around Rs.1 crore in Chanduali district in Uttar Pradesh, the police said today.

    Azad, aged about 25, was nabbed late on ....
  • Two held for carrying pistol in Noida Metro station
    Noida, Dec 31: Two people were arrested for illegally carrying a pistol in the City Centre station of Delhi Metro in Noida on Thursday evening, police said.

    According to Girish Kumar ....
  • Agra hopes for cleaner, greener 2011
    Agra, Dec 30: Agra can look forward to a whole lot of new developments in 2011, from banning of polythene bags, a much-needed war on encroachments around historical monuments, streamlining traf....
  • Uttar Pradesh aims 3300 MW power generation hike in 2011
    Lucknow, Dec 29: Uttar Pradesh is all set to augment its power generation by a substantial 3300 megawatts in the coming year, a senior official said today.

    UP Power Corporation Chairm....
  • Cold wave shuts schools in Noida
    Noida, Dec 29: In view of the harsh winter, the authorities have decided to shut all schools in Noida and Greater Noida till Jan 2, 2011, an official said.

    "We have decided to clo....
  • Ghaziabad: Eunuchs castrate man after argument
    Ghaziabad, Dec 28: A man who played the dholak with a group of eunuchs was castrated by them following an argument in Modi Nagar area of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh police said today.

    &#....
  • Agra to embark on 'door to door collection' of garbage
    Agra, Dec 28: The Agra Municipal Corporation has embarked on a new project with a private player to collect domestic garbage from each house in the city.

    The corporation has collabora....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Untrained man plays nine musical instruments together
    Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 28: Siyaram, a small farmer in Uttar Pradesh, has created a unique musical instrument - a combination of nine different instruments including a steel plate and a ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Student in hospital after being beaten by teacher
    Lucknow, Dec 28: A 10-year-old student of a private school in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun town has been hospitalised with multiple injuries after his teacher beat him up brutally, police said to....
  • Temperatures to dip in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 27: Cold conditions in Uttar Pradesh would intensify as parts of the state would experience rains in the coming days, the weather department said today.

    "In the next ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Three officials suspended for cutting 70 trees
    Lucknow, Dec 25: Three forest officials were suspended today for illegally cutting down 70 trees from the Katarniaghat forest range in Uttar Pradesh, the authorities said.

    "In the....
  • Man passes away at daughter's college gates at Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Dec 24: A Kashmiri man who came to Ghaziabad to take home his daughter studying in a college was killed today when a heavy chunk of steel slipped from a crane and crushed his car at ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Seven suspended for vulgar dance show in government office
    Lucknow, Dec 23: Seven employees of Uttar Pradesh's health department were suspended today for their alleged involvement in organising a vulgar dance programme in the premises of a governme....
  • Machine gun, hand grenades seized from cop's house
    Lucknow, Dec 22: A police sub-inspector was today booked in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun city for illegally keeping firearms and ammunition, including hand grenades, rifles and a machine gun, in ....
  • Agra skies ready for pigeon flying contests
    Agra, Dec 22: Thousands of pigeons are getting ready for Agra's skies -- to respond to catcalls and shouts from excited "kabootar baz" (pigeon flyers) in the small residential neigh....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Kashmiri gets 10 years in jail for carrying RDX, pistols
    Ghaziabad, Dec 21: A man held with RDX in Ghaziabad in 2008 was today sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment by a court here, a prosecutor said.

    Fast Track Court Judge Mukesh Kumar S....
  • Uttar Pradesh: student dies as school wall collapses
    Lucknow, Dec 21: A student was killed and five others were injured today when a wall of a government school collapsed in Hardoi in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

    The incident took pla....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Passengers stranded as Gujjar agitation continues
    Mathura, Dec 21: Hundreds of passengers were stranded today as movement of trains between Mathura in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan's Bharatpur was disrupted by Gujjars who have been agitating....
  • Aligarh: Mob injures three cops after youth's murder
    Lucknow, Dec 20: At least three policemen were injured in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district today after a mob turned violent during protests against the murder of a local youth.

    Hu....
  • Raja Bhaiya, Samajwadi Party MP Raghuraj Pratap Singh arrested for bid on candidate
    Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 19: Controversial Independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh, better known as Raja Bhaiya, and a Samajwadi Party MP and two legislators, were today arrested fo....
  • Agra residents form human chain against polythene bags
    Agra, Dec 19: Braving a chilly today morning, thousands of Agra citizens sporting white caps and holding banners formed a 20 km long human chain to sensitise people about the environmental haza....
  • Two sisters immolate themselves in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 18: Fed up by the continuous tauntings of neighbours after their brother was named in a murder case, two sisters committed suicide by setting themselves on fire in Uttar Pradesh....
  • After businessman, two Agra students missing
    Agra, Dec 18: Two cases of students going missing were reported in Agra today, police said.

    Gaurav Chauhan, 20, went missing while on his way to his school in Sadar area.

    Th....
  • Agra socialists mourn Surendra Mohan's death
    Agra, Dec 18: Former Socialist Party members, Lohiaites, and other Left-leaning activists Friday mourned the death of veteran socialist thinker and former parliamentarian Surendra Mohan, 84, wh....
  • Lucknow: Indian gold medallist ignored by authorities, leaves event midway
    Lucknow, Dec 18: Indian athlete and Asiad gold medallist Sudha Singh left a racing event midway in a huff in Lucknow today after being "completely ignored" by the Uttar Pradesh state sp....
  • Prisoners to teach other inmates in Uttar Pradesh
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 17: They are behind bars, but they are educated enough to teach. Around 100 prisoners have been shortlisted for a literacy campaign in an Uttar Pradesh jail where....
  • Delhi-Agra highway choked with devotees
    Mathura, Dec 17: The Delhi-Agra national highway has been choked for the last three days as devotees of a local spiritual leader make their way on foot and in packed buses and trucks for a four....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Teacher critical after acid attack
    Lucknow, Sep 16: A woman teacher was in critical condition today after three men threw acid on her inside a government school in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    Ranjana Singh, 30, was att....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Family pawns children for a loan
    Lucknow, Dec 16: Poverty has driven a family in an Uttar Pradesh village to give away their three children in bondage against a loan of Rs.42,000.

    The children have to now toil for 12....
  • Beheaded body of corporator found in Uttar Pradesh
    Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16; The beheaded body of an Uttar Pradesh municipal corporator has been found in Baghpat, police said today. Two men have been arrested.

    The body of S....
  • Noida businessman kills abductor, escapes
    Noida, Dec 15: A Noida businessman escaped from captivity after killing one of his abductors, police said today.

    Pramod Chauhan, who runs a lifestyle showroom in the posh Sector 18 ma....
  • Aligarh to impose 'steep' fine on rickshaw users
    Lucknow, Dec 14: Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district who remain seated on a cycle-rickshaw while going up a steep incline will now be fined Rs.500, an official said today.

  • Six held in Agra with drugs
    Agra, Dec 13: Six people were arrested in Agra with 130 kg of cannabis worth Rs.20 million (Rs.2 crore), police said here today.

    A team of Special Task Force personnel arrested them n....
  • Worker buried alive at Formula-1 racing track work site
    Noida, Dec 10: A construction worker was buried alive Friday when a big pile of mud fell on him at the site of Formula-1 racing track in Greater Noida, police said.

    According to Laksh....
  • Gangster killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 10: A gangster carrying a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture was gunned down by security forces in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras area today while his accomplice managed to escape, p....
  • Hindus, Muslims pray at Varanasi for harmony
    Varanasi, Dec 10: Hindus and Muslims joined hands here on Thursday to pray for peace on the same Ganga ghat where a terror attack only two days ago killed a toddler and wounded over 30 people. ....
  • Three crude bombs recovered in Allahabad
    Lucknow, Dec 9: Panic gripped a residential area of Uttar Pradesh's major city Allahabad today after three live crude bombs were recovered from a garbage trolley, within two days of a bomb ....
  • Software engineer accuses friend of rape
    Noida, Dec 4: A software engineer working in a BPO was allegedly raped by a friend in Noida after promising to marry her, police said today. The accused befriended her through a matrimonial web....
  • Teacher found hanging inside school's classroom in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Dec 3: A teacher in a government school in Uttar Pradesh was today found hanging from a ceiling fan inside a classroom, police said.

    Pannalal Shukla, headmaster of the Yakoot....
  • Lucknow: Not able to enroll for a course, woman hangs self
    Lucknow, Dec 2: Depressed over not being able to enroll for a computer course due to financial constraints, a 22-year-old woman committed suicide in Lucknow by hanging herself on Wednesday, pol....
  • Moradabad: School makes girls perform bike stunts
    Lucknow, Dec 1: A renowned girls' school in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh is facing enquiry after a local TV channel aired footage of students performing stunts on bikes as part of pr....
  • Agra: Four years gone, no trace of missing Japanese tourist
    Agra, Dec 1: Four years after a 21-year-old Japanese tourist disappeared in Agra, the police are clueless about his whereabouts.

    S. Kota disappeared after visiting the Taj Mahal and o....
  • Taj Mahal being spruced up for Sarkozy visit
    Agra, Dec 1: The Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri are being spruced up for French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni's visit today.

    A French official delegation visite....
  • Agra's sweet makers made to pay sanitation fee
    Agra, Dec 1: Makers of Agra's trademark petha sweet were today slapped a monthly charge of Rs.3,000 by the municipal corporation for disposal of the waste generated by their units.

    ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Elephant hit by truck, killed
    Lucknow, Dec 1: An elephant was killed while its handler was critically injured after being hit by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district on Tuesday evening, police said. <....
  • Class 5 girl commits suicide in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Dec 1: Upset over her poor academic performance, a teenaged class 5 student committed suicide by hanging herself in her house in Agra on Tuesday, police said.

    Soni Kumari, 13....
  • Four of family burnt to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 30: A couple and their two young children were burnt to death early today in a fire that broke out while they were sleeping in their home in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district....
  • BSF trooper found dead inside train in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 30: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper posted in Jammu and Kashmir was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a train in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

    Th....
  • Delhi-based flour merchant killed in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 30: A Delhi-based flour merchant was hacked to death in Ghaziabad on Monday night, police said. Enmity is suspected to be the motive as a large amount of cash was found on the bo....
  • Class 6 student found dead outside school in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 29: A Class 6 student was today found dead under mysterious circumstances outside his school in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.

    Vikrant Kumar, ag....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Widows in Braj well fed says Report
    New Delhi, Nov 29: They are not well off financially and many don't have access to basic amenities like toilets, but most widows in the temple towns in Uttar Pradesh's Braj region are q....
  • Widows in Uttar Pradesh's Braj region well fed: Report
    New Delhi, Nov 29: They are not well off financially and many don't have access to basic amenities like toilets, but most widows in the temple towns in Uttar Pradesh's Braj region are q....
  • Caricatures show Agra's civic plight
    Agra, Nov 28: Cartoonists in Agra today drew the attention of the people towards civic issues by displaying humorous caricatures at the annual cartoon exhibition.

    "Our cartoonists....
  • Taking cue from Nitish Kumar, Mayawati shifts focus to governance
    Lucknow, Nov 28: Obviously taking a cue from the success story scripted by Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has visibly shifted her focus to the hard issue of govern....
  • Uttar Pradesh: man begs to help impoverished women marry
    Lucknow, Nov 28: Carrying a bowl in his hands, he wanders around barefoot, seeking alms from people - not for his own survival, but for solemnising the weddings of impoverished women!

    ....
  • Assaulted engineer was corrupt, says Ghaziabad mayor
    Ghaziabad, Nov 27:,/b> An executive engineer of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation who was assaulted on Friday was employed illegally on the behest of Mayawati government, city mayor Damyanti Goel sai....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Sub-inspector arrested for acid attack on woman
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 27: A police sub-inspector and his wife were arrested after they threw acid on a woman after a dispute over money in this Uttar Pradesh district on Friday, police....
  • Agra saw seven lakh tourists in October
    New Delhi, Nov 26: Nearly seven lakh tourists, both domestic and foreign, visited various monuments in Agra, including the Taj Mahal, in October when the country hosted the Commonwealth Games. ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: MBA student commits suicide
    Lucknow, Nov 24: A first year student of a renowned management college in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district today committed suicide allegedly due to exam stress and fear of failure, police ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Four engineering students booked for friend's death
    Ghaziabad, Nov 23: Four B. Tech students of a private engineering college in Ghaziabad were booked for causing death of a fellow student by negligence in Masuri area, police said today.

  • Schoolkids man traffic in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 23: Around 150 students from different schools stepped into the shoes of traffic policemen for a day here as part of an awareness programme.

    "These school children ....
  • Global firm opens hospital in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 23: Columbia Asia, a healthcare company with facilities in four countries in the Asian region, has launched a hospital here.

    The company, with its headquarters in Malay....
  • Family of three killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Allahabad, Nov 23: A widow and her son and daughter were today found murdered at their residence in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, police said.

    Kusum Devi, 50, her son Pawan,....
  • At 64, ex-IAF man goes back to college
    Robertsganj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23: He is a retired Indian Air Force (IAF) serviceman with two grown-up sons who are well settled. Yet, Meerut native Jaigopal Tiwari has gone back to college a....
  • Debt-ridden man's daughter rescued from money lender in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Nov 21: A teenaged girl, handed over to a money lender by her father who failed to repay a loan of Rs.15,000, was rescued by police from Ghaziabad today, an official said.

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  • Students come to aid of Varanasi's riverside poor
    Varanasi, Nov 21: A walk by the river to take the mind away from the hard grind of studies led a group of college students to become caretakers of the homeless and poor in a village near this a....
  • Uttar Pradesh villagers attack policemen over land dispute
    Lucknow, Nov 17: Six policemen were injured in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district when a mob attacked them for freeing government land being used illegally for agriculture, an official said ....
  • Poacher held with tiger skins in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 17: A poacher was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district with skins of tigers and a leopard, police said on Tuesday.

    "Rakesh Kumar, 28, a native of Utta....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister booked for criminal intimidation
    Lucknow, Nov 16: An Uttar Pradesh minister and seven others have been booked for criminal intimidation and extortion in Sitapur district, police said today.

    A case against Weights and....
  • Chhath Puja attracts thousands to Yamuna banks.
    Agra/Mathura, Nov 13: Thousands of devouts thronged the Yamuna banks today for the Chhath Puja at the break of dawn despite dead fish floating in the river in Mathura and heavy pollution in Agr....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Student knifes man trying to molest him
    Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13: A Class 9 student in Uttar Pradesh murdered a 31-year-old man for allegedly attempting to sodomise him, police said today, adding the boy has been arrested. ....
  • RSS-Congress activists clash in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Nov 12: Congress and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) activists came to blows in Lucknow today evening, police said.

    The clash erupted in the Model House area, where Congres....
  • Rakhi Sawant booked by Uttar Pradesh police in connection with man's death
    Lucknow, Nov 12: Police in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district today registered a criminal case against Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant in connection with the death of a young man who had feat....
  • Family blames Rakhi Sawant for their son's death
    Lucknow, Nov 11: A 24-year-old man from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh who appeared on a reality show featuring Rakhi Sawant was so upset by the reportedly "indecent remarks" made against him ....
  • Five oil tankers of goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 11: Thousands of litres of diesel were spilled and train services on the Sitapur-Delhi route were disrupted after five oil tankers of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's ....
  • Uttar Pradesh CM to revive township plan along expressway
    Lucknow, Nov 9: The Uttar Pradesh government today announced the revival of an abandoned plan to build a hi-tech township around Tappal town in Aligarh district along the 165-km Noida-Agra Yamu....
  • Cop murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 9: A policeman was murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Monday, an official said.

    Constable Rajiv Kumar, 28, was found dead in a forested area of the....
  • Lucknow family holds thief captive for two days
    Lucknow, Nov 5: A man was caught and tied with chains in a dingy place in Lucknow for two days by a family from whose house he had allegedly stolen three tractor trolleys but was caught on a se....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Bodies of three women recovered from fields
    Lucknow, Nov 5: The decomposed bodies of three young women were recovered from fields in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district, police said today.

    The bodies were half-buri....
  • Goat delivers test tube twins in Uttar Pradesh
    Farah (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 4: A goat, which had been artificially implanted with fertilised eggs through in-vitro technique, has delivered twins at a research institute in Uttar Pradesh's M....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Five cops hurt in protests on power cut
    Lucknow, Nov 3: At least five policemen were injured when a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district today went on the rampage, damaging vehicles and indulging in brick batting, to protest er....
  • Securitymen attacked, rifles snatched away in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 3: Two armed men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district attacked a policeman and a Home Guard and shot one of them before making away with their rifles early today.

    ....
  • Supporters of SP, Ulema Council clash in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Nov 3: Security has been tightened in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh following a clash between members of the Ulema Council and supporters of a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, police ....
  • Human skeleton in sack found in Kanpur
    Lucknow, Nov 2: Panic gripped an area of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today after a human skeleton was recovered from an unclaimed sack, police said.

    The sack was found late to....
  • Human skeleton in sack found in Kanpur
    Lucknow, Nov 2: Panic gripped an area of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today after a human skeleton was recovered from an unclaimed sack, police said.

    The sack was found late to....
  • UP hikes sugarcane support price by Rs.40 a quintal
    Lucknow, Nov 2: In a bid to woo sugarcane growers across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced an unprecedented hike of Rs.40 per quintal in the support price of suga....
  • Haryana rallies force Delhi-Agra traffic to a crawl
    Agra, Nov 1: Two massive rallies organised in Haryana caused massive jams on the Delhi-Agra highway today.

    In Gurgaon, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) organised a rally in memory o....
  • Police take Agra woman back to husband in Kerala
    Agra, Nov 1: Acting on court orders, police are escorting a married woman back to her husband's home in Kerala as she was allegedly being illegally confined by her parents in Agra.

    ....
  • Six year old girl in Allahabad is a yoga trainer to grownups
    Allahabad, Nov 1: She is barely six years old but calls the shots at a class full of sadhus, housewives and other grownups. Meet Shruti Pandey, a yoga trainer at an ashram in Uttar Pradesh'....
  • Defeated candidate chops off rival's hand in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 31: A candidate defeated in the recently-concluded panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh chopped off a hand of his rival, who too had lost the election, police said today.

    Ass....
  • Murder of village head's son sparks violence
    Lucknow, Oct 30: The killing of a village head's son sparked violent protests by locals in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district who today fought pitched battles with police, damaged privat....
  • Parents seek CBI enquiry into murder, rape of daughter
    Lucknow, Oct 29: Parents of a school girl who died after being sexually assaulted in Uttar Pradesh met Governor B.L. Joshi here today and sought a CBI enquiry into the rape and murder of their ....
  • Schoolboy's death sparks violence in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 29: A schoolboy was mowed down by a speeding truck in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district today, sparking violence as mobs clashed with police, damaged vehicles and blocked a hig....
  • Five die as mud mound caves in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district
    Lucknow, Oct 28: Five people, including three children, were killed and six injured when a mud mound caved in on them in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district today, police said.

    The ....
  • Uttar Pradesh: lawmaker's drunk son opens fire, one killed
    Lucknow, Oct 28: A Samajwadi Party legislator's son has been arrested for firing indiscriminately in an inebriated state in and outside an automobile showroom in Uttar Pradesh's Bareill....
  • Doctor shot dead in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Oct 27: Two motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead a senior government doctor here today morning, police said.

    Fifty five-year-old Vinod Kumar Arya, chief medical officer, Fam....
  • Celebrations outside Rita Bahuguna Joshi's house in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Oct 27: Supporters of Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who was retained as Congress' Uttar Pradesh unit chief for a second term, thronged her home here on Tuesday, burst crackers and played lo....
  • 2 rail employees booked after 5 deer run over by train in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 25: Two railway employees have been booked for the death of five spotted deer that were run over by a train in a wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, an off....
  • Man shot dead inside train in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 25: Gunmen shot dead a man and left his son critically injured inside an air-conditioned coach of a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district today, police said.

    The inci....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Alarmed by deaths, Mayawati warns officials
    Lucknow, Oct 25: Alarmed by the deaths caused by an "unknown killer virus" in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday warned all civic officials to work properly or face action....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Office of custodian of enemy property hotbed of corruption says Amir Mohammad Khan
    Lucknow, Oct 23: Accusing the Custodian of Enemy Properties of conniving with his tenants to deprive him of his properties worth Rs.30,000 crore, Amir Mohammad Khan, the raja of the erstwhile p....
  • Rebuked, student commits suicide
    Lucknow, Oct 23: A Class 5 student of a private school in Lucknow today committed suicide after being allegedly rebuked by the school authorities for not paying his fees, police said.

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  • Ex-jail chief booked for prisoner's murder in Uttar Pradesh
    Ghaziabad, Oct 21: A murder case was today registered against a former Ghaziabad jail superintendent for the death in the prison last year of a serial blast accused.

    The case was regi....
  • Man arrested for supplying arms to radicals in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Oct 21: A man was arrested from Lucknow for supplying arms to a member of the radical social outfit Darsgah Jihad-o-Shahadath, police said today.

    Izhar Ahmed, a resident of A....
  • Three bandits killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 21: Three bandits wanted in over a dozen criminal cases, including murder, were shot dead in a gunfight with police in a forested area of Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district ea....
  • Uttar Pradesh: BSP legislator faints during campaigning in Meerut
    Lucknow, Oct 20: A legislator of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was hospitalised after he fell unconscious today in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district while campaigning for a contestant ....
  • 10 deaths in five days in Lucknow, health officials confused
    Lucknow, Oct 20: Ten people have died in Lucknow of an illness marked by high fever, vomiting and headache in the past five days. But health officials are yet to ascertain the specific cause of....
  • First invitee in Uttar Pradesh village is a well, not relatives
    Lucknow, Oct 20: Not the elders or close relatives who head the list of guests at weddings, birthday celebrations or social events in an Uttar Pradesh village, but it's the village well tha....
  • Four arrested in Noida for planning to kidnap Delhi doctor
    Noida, Oct 20: Four people have been arrested in Noida for allegedly conspiring to kidnap a Delhi-based doctor for ransom, police said today.

    According to sources in Special Task Forc....
  • Agra: Three boys drown in Yamuna, two bodies recovered
    Agra, Oct 17: The bodies of two of the three boys who drowned in river Yamuna were recovered by divers early today, police said.

    Four youngsters of Sita Nagar in Etmauddaula area had ....
  • Four killed in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy
    Lucknow, Oct 16: Four people were killed and 10 others fell ill after consuming illicit liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, police said today. Two people have been detained.

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  • Woman kills herself, two kids
    Lucknow, Oct 16: Upset after her husband refused to give money for treatment of their ailing children, a woman set herself and her two children on fire in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Unn....
  • Congress leader shot in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 16: Two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants today shot and seriously wounded a Congress leader and a former member of the Legislative Council in Uttar Pradesh, police said. <....
  • Uttar Pradesh journalists demand Bukhari's arrest
    Lucknow, Oct 15: Journalists of Lucknow Friday urged Chief Minister Mayawati to order arrest of Delhi Jama Masjid's Imam, Maulana Ahmed Bukhari, who had assaulted a reporter at a press conf....
  • A park between Yamuna and Taj is eyesore to conservationists
    Agra, Oct 15: Years ago, the Yamuna waters would lap gently against the base of the Taj Mahal. But an artificial park developed between the river and the Taj can endanger the 17th century monum....
  • Eight devotees killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 15: Eight devotees were killed and 12 critically injured when a speeding bus rammed into a tractor-trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, police said today.

    The a....
  • 2 killed in poll violence in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 14: Two people were killed and at least 20 injured in widespread violence during the second round of the four-phased panchayat election in Uttar Pradesh today, police said.

  • Six hurt in Uttar Pradesh explosion
    Ghaziabad, Oct 13: At least six people were injured in an explosion today evening in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, a senior official said. Police have ruled out a terror link in t....
  • Uttar Pradesh blast: Alert in towns near Delhi
    Ghaziabad, Oct 13: An alert has been sounded in the national capital region (NCR) towns of Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshar, Baghpat and Noida in Uttar Pradesh following an explosion which injured....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Police baton charge Kanpur protesters, 10 hurt
    Lucknow, Oct 13: At least 10 people were injured when police resorted to baton charge after locals in Uttar Pradesh's (UP) Kanpur district today staged demonstrations demanding closure of a....
  • UP: Bareilly College women teachers protest dress code
    Lucknow, Oct 13: Teachers of a prestigious Bareilly College, one of the oldest in the country, in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district are up in arms against the college authorities for sugges....
  • Aligarh university vice chancellor, students hold talks
    Aligarh, Oct 13: Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis today held talks with agitating students who launched a sit-in on Oct 4 demanding restoration of the students' uni....
  • Three students of La Martiniere College go missing in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Oct 11: Three students of the prestigious La Martiniere College here went missing today, police said.

    Utkarsh Madan, Swapnil and Divyanshu Singh, all students of class 8, did....
  • Allahabad University hostel turns into classroom for poor children
    Allahabad, Oct 8: Carrying a sack on his shoulder, Bhola, 12, a ragpicker, enters the hostel of Allahabad University. He is there not to collect discarded items but to become literate under the....
  • Major fire in Kanpur warehouse, no casualty
    Lucknow, Oct 7: Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a massive fire which engulfed a paint factory warehouse in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, police said. No casualty wa....
  • A fresh campaign to clean up Agra mounted
    Agra, Oct 6: With a lot of Commonwealth Games visitors expected to descend on the Taj Mahal, the city's new municipal commissioner has launched an all-out war on garbage and pervading squal....
  • Aligarh Muslim university students demand union's restoration
    Aligarh, Oct 6: Aligarh Muslim University students on Tuesday staged a sit-in outside Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis' office to demand restoration of their union which was dissolved in 200....
  • Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Oct 5: A goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district today, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Delhi-Lucknow route, officials said. No casualty was reported.

  • Taj city decked up for warm welcome to CWG guests
    Agra, Oct 4: Splendid glimpses of the Taj Mahal and an array of Indian crafts promise a treat for Commonwealth Games (CWG) guests who come visiting. The city is all decked up as a special train....
  • Agra short of priests for 'pitrapaksh' rituals
    Agra, Sep 30: This city seems to be running short of priests during 'pitrapaksh', the fortnight when many Hindus offer prayers to ancestors. Pundits from other parts of Uttar Pradesh as....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman immolates self, kids
    Lucknow, Sep 29: Depressed over her poor financial condition, a woman set herself and her two minor sons on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district on Tuesday, police said.

    Madhu....
  • Yamuna continues to flow above danger mark in Agra
    Agra, Sep 28: Yamuna continued to flow over the danger mark in Agra today morning, but authorities are hopeful that it would soon start to recede.

    The impact of the flood in Agra regi....
  • Bodies of three minor girls found in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 27: The mutilated bodies of three minor girls have been found lying near the railway tracks in a town in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police said today.

    Th....
  • Flood situation in Agra worsens
    Agra, Sep 27: The flood situation in the Agra region took an alarming turn as the water level in Yamuna crossed the medium flood level of 152.09 metres on Sunday evening, submerging most of the....
  • Proposed road endangers Uttar Pradesh mango belt
    Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26: One of the prime mango belts of the country is fighting a battle for survival in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh as the central government plans t....
  • Three hurt in Youth Congress, National Students Union of India clash
    Lucknow, Sep 25: Three activists of the Youth Congress were injured in a clash with members of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) and some vehicles were damaged at the Congress office ....
  • Central government not providing adequate forces: Mayawati
    Lucknow, Sep 21: Ahead of the judgment in the Ayodhya case due on Sep 24, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday criticised the central government for its "apathy" in providing....
  • Four of a family drown in pond in UP
    Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 21: Four teenaged members of a family drowned in a pond in this Uttar Pradesh district today, police said.

    The four - Sheebu, Shahdab, Sallu and Roshan - ag....
  • Woman, daughter set on fire in Noida
    Noida, Sep 20: A 28 years old woman and her seven years old daughter were allegedly set on fire by her husband in the Phase-II area of Noida on Saturday.

    According to Phase-II station....
  • Six die after drinking moonshine in UP
    Lucknow, Sep 17: Six people were killed and 18 others fell ill today after allegedly drinking moonshine in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, police said.

    "We have arrested si....
  • As teacher, eunuch chooses a life of dignity in UP
    Mugalsarai (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17: Dressed in a sari and holding a book in one hand, Lata writes a question on the blackboard as her primary class students look on eagerly. There is nothing un....
  • Flood fears abate in Agra, no further rise in Yamuna water level
    Agra, Sep 17: With no further rise in the water level in the Yamuna, people living along the banks of the river in Agra heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday.

    The water level has remain....
  • Ghaziabad: Over 200 college girls get new cycles from government
    Ghaziabad, Sep 16: A very rare but unique example of social development came to light in Uttar Pradesh. The district magistrate handed over new cycles to over 200 college girls of the region. T....
  • Train hits car in Ghaziabad, drags it for a kilometre
    Ghaziabad, Sep 16: A car was hit by a train and dragged for a kilometre in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district early on Wednesday, police said. There were no casualties as the car owner had ....
  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 15: A gangster who carried a reward of Rs.50,000 on his head was shot dead by police in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district even as his two aides managed to escape, police said to....
  • 10 policemen injured in Uttar Pradesh mob attack
    Lucknow, Sep 14: About 10 policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district were today injured as a mob indulged in heavy brick-batting and arson attack, angered by the death of a school student ....
  • Noida builder held for fraud
    Noida, Sep 14: The chairman of a leading private company, Nitishree Builders, was on Monday arrested in Noida for defrauding people of huge amounts of money, police said.

    Company chai....
  • Yamuna's water level rises alarmingly in Agra, Mathura
    Agra, Sep 14: As the Yamuna's water level began receding in Delhi, the situation in Mathura and Agra became alarming on Monday as the river began flooding the low-lying areas, leading to ev....
  • 50 women booked for assaulting cop in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 12: As many as 50 women have been booked for assaulting a cop with slippers inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said today.

    The w....
  • Swollen Yamuna poses flood threat to Agra
    Agra, Sep 12: Hundreds of families living in low-lying areas near the Yamuna river in Agra and Mathura districts of Uttar Pradesh were shifted to safe areas on Saturday as the river level inche....
  • GAIL official killed, three injured in plant fire
    Lucknow, Sep 11: An official of the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) was killed while three others suffered burn injuries when a fire broke out in a GAIL plant in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya d....
  • Hindu-Muslim peace marches ahead of Ayodhya verdict
    Lucknow, Sep 11: In a unique show of communal harmony, a large number of Muslims and Hindus have joined hands in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district to take out peace marches ahead of the Ramja....
  • Yamuna rise has Agra residents in panic
    Agra, Sep 10: People living along the Yamuna in Agra and Mathura were in panic mode today as the river began to rise, threatening low-lying areas with flooding.

    The Divisional Commiss....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Woman, 3 children die in wall collapse
    Lucknow, Sep 10: A 34-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh and her three children were killed as a wall in their house collapsed on them today, police said. A fourth child received critical injuries....
  • Agra clinic delivers 1,000th test tube baby
    Agra, Sep 9: Agra's well-known medical couple Narendra Malhotra and Jaideep Malhotra say they have delivered the 1,000th test tube baby at their clinic, becoming one of the few IVF centres ....
  • Uttar Pradesh gangster shot dead by police
    Lucknow, Sep 9: A gangster wanted in nearly 36 criminal cases was gunned down by security personnel in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district but his aide managed to escape, police said today.
  • India's first shoe market opens in Agra
    Agra, Sep 8: India's first "Joota Mandi" or shoe market has opened in this Taj city.

    Uttar Pradesh Minister for Urban Development and Public Works Nasimmuddin Siddiqui ina....
  • Goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 8: Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Pilibhit-Bareilly route after a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district today, an official said. No casualty was rep....
  • Army generals join college assembly, inspire students
    Agra, Sep 7: It was a unique get-together that just might have motivated a few schoolchildren to join the armed forces. Four senior Indian Army officials joined the assembly at their alma mater....
  • Power cuts in Agra due to transformer fire
    Agra, Sep 6: Almost half of the Taj city of Agra remained without power for the most part of Sunday after a fire damaged a transformer, an official said.

    The incident, ahead of the Co....
  • Uttar Pradesh: Prisoners 'escort' cops to police station
    Lucknow, Sep 4: In a role reversal, two prisoners took into "custody" two drunk constables who were escorting them for a court hearing and took them to a police station in Uttar Pradesh....
  • Italian found dead in Varanasi guesthouse in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Sep 4: An Italian tourist was found dead in a guesthouse in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said today.

    The body of Romano Antonio, 40, was found on Friday nigh....
  • Forest rights panel on Uttar Pradesh visit from Saturday
    Lucknow, Sep 3: The special committee set up jointly by the union Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to enquire into the status of implementation of Forest R....
  • Uttar Pradesh announces new land acquisition policy
    Lucknow, Sep 3: In a bid to placate agitating farmers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a new land acquisition policy which offers several sops to the people whose lands ar....
  • Protests over sealing of hall in prestigious Agra convent
    Agra, Sep 3: Teachers, students, parents and even the city mayor are up in arms over the Agra Development Authority's (ADA) move to seal the hall of a prestigious convent school - said to b....
  • Hundreds attend Rahul's janata darbar in Amethi, UP
    Amethi, Sep 3: Around 2,000 people attended a 'janata darbar' (people's court) held by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi in U....
  • Telecom services can bridge rich-poor divide: Rahul
    Amethi, Sep 2: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today launched 3G-services in his parliamentary constituency, noting that telecommunication services play an important role in development....
  • UP Women tie rakhis to Rahul, get assurance of development
    Amethi, Sep 2: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi turned 'brother' for several women and girls of a village at Amethi who tied rakhis to him and he promised to turn their dreams of....
  • Paying for her crime by teaching behind bars
    Naugarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 2: Call it an act of atonement. A woman who is in jail in Uttar Pradesh for torturing her daughter-in-law has donned the role of a teacher for fellow prisoners and ....
  • Pakistani students visit Noida school
    Noida, Sep 1: Six Pakistani students arrived at a school in Noida today on a mission to spread the message of love and peace between their country and India. "India has a vibrant culture, v....
  • Mayawati's plan for new district including Amethi okayed
    Lucknow, Sep 1: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was today allowed by the Supreme Court to create a new district including Amethi parliamentary constituency represented by Congress general....
  • Prisoner shot at inside train, one attacker killed
    Lucknow, Sep 1: Armed miscreants in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district today opened fire at a prisoner inside a train coach while a police team was taking him to a court. One of the miscre....
  • Four newborns in Uttar Pradesh die due to medical negligence
    Muzaffarnagar, Sep 1: Four children died an untimely death in a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Kadhla town as they passed away at the time of delivery. The hospital and its staff h....
  • Agra farmers write petition in blood
    Agra, Sep 1: Agitating farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district today wrote a petition in their blood to protest acquisition of their lands for townships along the 165-km Noida-Agra Yamuna ....
  • 22 year old pregnant woman in Noida gives birth in a car
    Noida, Sep 1: In another incident that revealed the ebbing humanity among the people, a government hospital in Noida turned away a 22 year old pregnant woman for the lack of money.

    Th....
  • 11 electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 31: At least 11 labourers engaged on a state government-sponsored construction project were electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district today, an official said. Accordin....
  • Ex MP's son produces fake note, thrashes petrol pump attendant
    Muzaffarnagar, Aug 31: An obscure petrol pump in Muzaffarnagar's Shamli road was attacked once again on Monday. This is the second attack on the gas station in two days.

    The pre....
  • Undertrial jumps to death from court
    Lucknow, Aug 31: An undertrial jumped to his death from the seventh floor of a court at Lucknow on Monday, police said.

    Amrinder Singh, 35, managed to escape from police custody and j....
  • Human skulls discovered in Dharwad in Karnataka
    Dharwad, Aug 30: Workers of city municipal corporation discovered around twenty human skulls from the suburbs of Dharwad city in Karnataka. The workers were carrying on some construction work i....
  • Student stabbed to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 30: A Class 11 student was stabbed to death on the campus of his school by three unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district today, police said.

    ....
  • Traders, BJP activists attack police in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 30: Over 2,000 traders and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists today carried out violent protests, attacked policemen and damaged the district magistrate's vehicle in Uttar ....
  • Governor stays away from Agra
    Agra, Aug 29: Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi today called off his visit to Agra, one of the districts affected by an agitation launched by farmers demanding higher compensation for their lan....
  • Two farmers murdered in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Aug 29: Two farmers were killed in separate incidents in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district today in suspected fueds related to compensation received by them for land acquired by....
  • 'Man-killer' tiger to be tranquilised
    Lucknow, Aug 28: A male tiger, which is believed to be responsible for eight human killings in Uttar Pradesh since May, has been formally declared "man-killer" and will be tranquilised ....
  • Three held for counterfeiting currency notes
    Lucknow, Aug 28: Three men involved in the manufacturing and supply of fake currency notes to various states in India were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district, police said today.....
  • Uttar Pradesh farmers call indefinite fast from Monday
    Lucknow, Aug 28: Upset over politicians' bid to use them to serve their own political ends, agitating farmers of western Uttar Pradesh have decided to go on indefinite fast with effect from....
  • Yamuna nears danger mark in Agra
    Agra, Aug 28: The Yamuna river was close to touching the danger mark in this Taj Mahal city while floodwaters entered more villages in Agra and Mathura districts today, officials said.

    ....
  • MLA arrested in Uttar Pradesh for assaulting policemen
    Lucknow, Aug 28: An independent legislator was arrested on Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district on charges of assaulting police personnel in order to secure the release of two of his....
  • Two students killed in Greater Noida accident
    Greater Noida, Aug 27: Two students were killed and three others critically injured when their car turned turtle in this satellite town of the national capital, police said today.

    Aro....
  • Apex court shows red light to new Uttar Pradesh district
    New Delhi, Aug 26: In an apparent setback to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, the Supreme Court today restrained the creation of a Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar district by redrawing ....
  • Lucknow's civic body gnashes teeth against stray dogs
    Lucknow, Aug 26: Civic authorities in this Uttar Pradesh capital can do little but to gnash their teeth and grunt against the growing stray dogs menace in the city. They have virtually no staff....
  • Uttar Pradesh government transfers 8 senior IAS officers
    Lucknow, Aug 26: Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior IAS officers today.

    Announcing this major administrative reshuffle, the official spokesman added that this reshuffl....
  • Four kids killed in house collapse in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 26: Four minor siblings were killed and their mother received critical injuries when their mud house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh early today, police said.

    The accident too....
  • Congress not to join march on farmers' demands
    New Delhi, Aug 26: The Congress party on Wednesday said it will not join the march to parliament today being organised by the Rashtriya Lok Dal and some other parties to support Uttar Pradesh f....
  • Fire in railway office in Lucknow
    Lucknow, Aug 25: A fire broke out in the Northern Railway divisional manager's office here today, an official said. No one was injured in the incident.

    "The fire broke out in ....
  • Yamuna in spate, flood threat in Agra
    Agra, Aug 25: The threat of flood looms large in the lower reaches and along the banks of river Yamuna in Agra with authorities sounding a danger alert and advising people to move out as the wa....
  • High alert as farmers along Yamuna Expressway begin shutdown
    Agra, Aug 25: Farmers demanding higher compensation for their land acquired for the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh began a daylong shutdown in Mathura, Agra and Aligarh districts today, thr....
  • Uttar Pradesh seeks 60 percent power from centre-owned plants
    Lucknow, Aug 23: The Uttar Pradesh government today demanded at least 60 percent share in the power generated at plants owned by the central government located in the state.

    The deman....
  • Fire in Uttar Pradesh warehouse
    Lucknow, Aug 23: Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed when a fire broke out in a warehouse in a busy market area in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district today, police said.

    ....
  • Seek land acquisition act amendment instead of visits: Mayawati
    Lucknow, Aug 23: A day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday asked politicians "interested....
  • Rahul Gandhi visits agitating farmers, assures help
    Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 22: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday assured farmers demanding higher compensation for their land acquired for the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pra....
  • Two held for killing techie in Greater Noida
    Greater Noida, Aug 21: Two men were arrested today for allegedly murdering a software engineer in Greater Noida township of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

    Deepak Singh and Rajesh Bhati w....
  • AI pilot abandons take-off after engine snag
    Lucknow, Aug 21: The pilot of a New-Delhi-bound Air India (AI) flight abandoned its take-off at the Lucknow airport today after the plane developed some technical problems, an official said. <....
  • Lok Ayukta lends ear to Congress on Uttar Pradesh mills' deal
    Lucknow, Aug 21: Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) Justice N.K. Mehrotra has assured the Congress of looking into its allegations of a scam involving the sale of four state-owned sugar mills....
  • 2-year-old girl thrown out of running train, dies
    Lucknow, Aug 20; A two-year-old girl died after she was allegedly thrown out of a running train in Uttar Pradesh’s Lalitpur district by four men following an argument over seat-sharing with....
  • Private chopper makes emergency landing in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 19: A private helicopter made an emergency landing in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district today after it developed some technical snag, police said. The two passengers and t....
  • Opposition homes in to isolate BSP in farmers' agitation
    Agra/Mathura/Aligarh, Aug 19: With farmers rejecting the enhanced compensation offered by the Uttar Pradesh government in lieu of the land acquired for the Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway, the sta....
  • Protests against proposed air force facility
    Tundla (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 19: Farmers here in Firozabad district have hit the streets to protest land acquisition for an air force facility even as resentment over the Yamuna Expressway is fa....
  • Student found dead in Noida college
    Noida, Aug 19: A 21-year-old B.Tech student of a private engineering college died under mysterious circumstances on the campus situated in Sector-62 here, police said on Wednesday.

    Ra....
  • 'Ghaziabad residents forced to drink hazardous water'
    Ghaziabad, Aug 18; The residents of Ghaziabad say they have been forced to drink polluted water due to the discharge of effluents by industrial units and that the problem has been compounde....
  • Be responsive to people: Mayawati tells cops, bureaucrats
    Lucknow, Aug 19: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday seemed unhappy with the style of functioning of the state bureaucracy and the police and urged officials to be responsive to ....
  • Two more die of encephalitis, death toll in UP rises to 174
    Gorakhpur, Aug 18: Encephalitis is making its presence felt in eastern UP as two more people died in Gorakhpur today. According to a health official, the death toll in Uttar Pradesh's easte....
  • Farmer-government stand-off continues in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 18: The stand-off between farmers and the Uttar Pradesh government continued in Aligarh today, with protesters refusing to accept the enhanced compensation offered in lieu of their....
  • Agra incident-free, farmers refuse to relent
    Agra, Aug 18: Talks between agitating farmers and the Uttar Pradesh government were held amid tight security in Agra district today, a day after peasants turned violent in their demand for high....
  • Uttar Pradesh sugar mill handed over to industrialist
    Lucknow, Aug 18: A recently disinvested sugar mill in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh was on Tuesday handed over to industrialist Ponty Chadda amid tight security.

    Kundan Sugar Mill ....
  • Carcasses, garbage make abandoned Taj corridor an eyesore
    Agra, Aug 18: With the blatant dumping of civic garbage and carcasses, the land once earmarked for the controversial 80-acre Taj Corridor has now been reduced to an eyesore even as different go....
  • 36 arrested for Bareilly riots
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18: Thirty-six people have arrested for the communal clash that broke out in this Uttar Pradesh city, police said on Tuesday, adding the situation was now "und....
  • Three held with fake currency
    Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18: Three people were arrested after a gunfight in this Uttar Pradesh district and counterfeit currency with a face value of Rs.90,000 was seized from them, police sai....
  • Opposition has no work but to provoke farmers: Mayawati
    Lucknow, Aug 17: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati raised suspicion about the role of the opposition parties in provoking the farmers in Aligarh and Mathura to agitate and launch a sate-wid....
  • Ex-MP's son arrested in murder case
    Lucknow, Aug 17: A former Janata Dal MP's son who with his two brothers killed a youth has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said today.

    Rahul Singh,....
  • Villagers attack police in Agra
    Agra, Aug 17: Angry villagers, including a large number of women and children, of Etmadpur here today morning attacked police pickets, demanding higher compensation for their farm land acquired....
  • Mayawati's special envoy defuses Aligarh crisis
    Lucknow, Aug 17: Senior Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat Shashank Shekhar Singh, who was sent as Chief Minister Mayawati's special envoy to Aligarh, today succeeded in defusing the crisis triggered....
  • Samajwadi Party, RLD join Uttar Pradesh farmers' stir
    Lucknow, Aug 16: Supporting farmers' demand for higher compensation for their lands acquired for the Yamuna Expressway, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) held demonst....
  • Opposition leaders offer support to agitating farmers
    Tappal (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 16: Opposition leaders today made a beeline for Tappal town in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district to show support for the thousands of agitating farmers after two ....
  • Four mutilated bodies found in Uttar Pradesh town
    Lucknow, Aug 16: Four mutilated bodies were found lying near a railway track in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district today morning, police said.

    The bodies were recovered from near t....
  • Mulayam demands Maaywati's dismissal over farmers' deaths
    New Delhi, Aug 16: The Samajwadi Party (SP) today demanded dismissal of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati over the police firing on farmers in Aligarh district leading to the killing of two....
  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 16: A gangster wanted in over 25 criminal cases, including murder and abduction, was gunned down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar district early today, an official said.....
  • Uttar Pradesh shunts officials after police firing
    Lucknow, Aug 16: The Uttar Pradesh government late on Sunday gave marching orders to district magistrates and police chiefs of the state's Aligarh and Mathura districts, a day after police ....
  • Sombre I-Day for Agra, Mathura, Aligarh farmers
    Agra, Aug 16: The Independence Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Agra, Mathura and Aligarh districts lacked the usual festive and upbeat mood on Sunday, a day after two people were killed....
  • Mayawati honours policemen on I-Day
    Lucknow, Aug 15: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati hoisted the tricolour here today to mark India's 64th Independence Day and honoured three policemen for meritorious services.

  • Common man tells Lucknow how to treat the national flag
    Lucknow, Aug 15: A 52-year-old activist has taken up a unique task - picking up all the national flags discarded on the streets of Lucknow after the official Independence Day functions.

  • Goods train jumps rails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 13: Rail traffic was disrupted on the busy Varanasi-Chhapra route after 10 wagons of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district today. No casualty was reported....
  • CAG raps Mayawati government for pulling down stadium
    Lucknow, Aug 13: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has rapped the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh for pulling down a sports stadium here to make room for the expansion of ....
  • Two run over by train in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Aug 13: Two people were killed when a train hit their vehicle while it was crossing the Delhi-Moradabad railway track near Masuri in this Uttar Pradesh district on Thursday, police s....
  • Seven girls rescued from red light area
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 13: Seven teenaged girls, four hailing from Nepal, were rescued from a red light area in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district on Thursday, police said.

    Two ....
  • Yoga to help jail inmates shun violence
    Lucknow, Aug 12: Prisoners in a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district will be given yoga lessons to help them overcome violent behaviour and tendencies, an official said today.

    ....
  • Bonds that shine: Sisters polish shoes for ailing brother
    Kanpur, Aug 12: Their heads bent in concentration as they furiously polish shoes on a roadside in this Uttar Pradesh city, the two young girls are extraordinary profiles of hope in the face of ....
  • Students torch vehicles to protest fellow scholar's death
    Lucknow, Aug 11: Students of a private engineering college in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district today went on a rampage and torched three college buses and several private vehicles to prot....
  • Man-eater strikes in Pilibhit again
    Lucknow, Aug 11: A man-eater, which has been on the prowl in and around the jungles of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, made its sixth kill in a village of the district.

    Redawati Devi, 55, ....
  • BSP leader killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 11: A local leader of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district, police said today.

    Sub....
  • Youth dies in police custody, protesters block road
    Ghaziabad, Aug 11: Angered residents of Loni town in Ghaziabad district vandalised vehicles and blocked the Delhi-Saharanpur road on Tuesday after a 19-year-old youth was allegedly beaten to de....
  • Mayawati allocates Rs.500 crore more for parks, memorials
    Lucknow, Aug 10: Unfazed by criticism against "overspending" on parks and statues, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again allocated nearly Rs. 500 crores towards her dream pro....
  • Violence in Uttar Pradesh town after schoolboy's death
    Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10: The death of a teenaged student, mowed down by a speeding bus, sparked violence in this Uttar Pradesh town today, with an angry mob indulging in arson and fi....
  • Uproar in Uttar Pradesh assembly over law and order
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Demanding a discussion on the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, the entire opposition was up in arms in the Uttar Pradesh assembly today.

    The continu....
  • Criminal gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 9: A gangster wanted in connection with over 20 criminal cases and carrying a bounty of Rs.50,000 was shot down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said....
  • Two women, teen murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 9: Two women and a teenage girl were found murdered in their rented house in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said today.

    The three bodies were recovered lat....
  • Woman, two children burnt to death in sleep
    Agra, Aug 9: A woman and her two sons were burnt to death in their sleep and another son was injured in a fire in their house early on Sunday in Agra, police said.

    The incident toop p....
  • Agra city going green - the voluntary way
    Agra, Aug 9: The city of the Taj Mahal is set to look greener from the barren wasteland it has been reduced to over the decades.

    Inspired by one man's example of planting trees, n....
  • Python in hospital creates panic
    Agra, Aug 8: A seven-foot python that strayed into a nursing home here creating panic among patients and staff was today moved to a forest, police said.

    The high drama at Khushi Hospi....
  • Four train passengers injured as youths go on rampage
    Kanpur, Aug 7: At least four passengers, including three soldiers, were injured today when several unidentified youths went on a rampage trying to occupy reserved seats in a train in this Uttar....
  • Doctor by day, teacher for slum children by noon
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7: Medical check-ups, vaccination and medicines are not the only things on offer at a paediatric clinic here. For, it doubles up as a classroom for impoverished c....
  • Senior bank official found dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 7: A senior official of Punjab National Bank (PNB) belonging to Delhi was found dead in a hotel room in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said today.

    Kulbhush....
  • Key accused in Allahabad blast surrenders in court
    Allahabad, Aug 7: A man wanted in connection with last month's bomb attack targeting Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal Gupta alias Nandi, surrendered in a court here on Friday, officials sa....
  • Trees on 65 percent area of Noida memorial: Uttar Pradesh
    New Delhi, Aug 6: The Uttar Pradesh government today told the Supreme Court that it would plant trees on 65 percent of the land of the Noida Park memorial project dedicated to Bahujan Samaj Par....
  • Class 3 student beaten by principal, arm fractured
    Lucknow, Aug 6: The left arm of a Class 3 student of an Uttar Pradesh school was fractured after the principal allegedly beat him for making noise in the classroom, police said today.

    ....
  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 6: A gangster wanted in over 20 criminal cases, including murder and abduction, was gunned down in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district but his aide escaped, police said today.
  • Couple consume poison inside police officer's office
    Lucknow, Aug 6: An elderly couple in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district on Thursday consumed poison inside the office of a police officer, alleging harassment by the police in a case, official....
  • Shia cleric comes to Mahmoodabad ex-royal's rescue
    Lucknow, Aug 6: Prominent Shia scholar and cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawaad on Thursday sprung a surprise by coming out in support of the erstwhile royal of Mahmoodabad who was suddenly deprived of ....
  • Mayawati orders tough steps against food and drug adulterators
    Lucknow, Aug 5: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today ordered tough steps against food and drug adulterators and also against her officials displaying laxity in bringing the culprits to b....
  • Two cops suspended for Noida abduction
    Noida, Aug 5: Two policemen were suspended on Wednesday for laxity when a man was kidnapped outside the Great India Place Mall in Noida.

    On Tuesday, three unidentified armed men kidna....
  • Class 11 student found dead in Lucknow sports college
    Lucknow, Aug 4: A Class 11 student was today found dead under mysterious circumstances near the swimming pool of Lucknow's Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, police said.

    Faiz Alam....
  • After winning 32-year legal battle, a royal loses again
    Lucknow, Aug 4: After winning a 32-year-long court battle following which huge properties were restored to the erstwhile royal of Mahmoodabad by the apex court in 2005, an amendment in the enem....
  • Trooper held for killing villagers in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 4: A trooper of the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been arrested on charges of killing two villagers during a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police sa....
  • Pakistani women on Taj visit talk harmony
    Agra, Aug 3: It is in the interest of peoples of India and Pakistan to have harmonious and friendly relations, a group of women belonging to Pakistani NGO Paiman said during a visit to the Taj ....
  • Taj city residents oppose widening of Delhi-Agra highway
    Agra, Aug 3: Thousands of Taj city residents today opposed the central government's decision to widen the Delhi-Agra national highway and presented a memorandum to the divisional commission....
  • 'Poorly trained troopers responsible for villagers' killing'
    Lucknow, Aug 3: Blaming the killing of two villagers on Monday by Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) troopers manning the India-Nepal border on the the force's "poorly trained" personnel, the....
  • Two killed in firing by troopers in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, Aug 2: Heated arguments between villagers and personnel of a paramilitary force took an ugly turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district today when the troopers opened fire leaving ....
  • Man lynched in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, Aug 2: A 47-year-old man was lynched in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district on suspicion of taking a cow for slaughter, police said today.

    The incident took place Sunday....
  • Army officer with AK-47 bullets arrested at airport
    Lucknow, Aug 1: An Indian Army officer was arrested at the Lucknow airport today after two AK-47 cartridges were found in his baggage, police said.

    Identified as Captain Varun Misra, ....
  • Kanwarias flood highway to Haridwar, vehicles to be diverted
    Ghaziabad, Aug 1: It's the time for kanwarias to flood the highway leading to Haridwar again. Thousands of orange-robed men with bamboo staffs slung across their shoulders carrying decorate....
  • Huge fire in plywood factory in Kanpur
    Lucknow, July 31: A massive fire broke out in a plywood factory in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today morning, destroying goods worth lakhs of rupees, police said. No casualties were rep....
  • Death for six in double-murder case
    Lucknow, July 31: A local court in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district on Friday gave death sentence to six people in a double-murder case of August 2000, an official said.

    The specia....
  • Murder case against six Uttar Pradesh cops
    Lucknow, July 30: A murder case was slapped against six policemen today for allegedly torturing a man in their custody to death in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, authorities said.

    ....

  • ATM catches fire, Rs.3 lakh burnt
    Lucknow, July 30: Currency notes worth Rs.3 lakh were reduced to ashes after an ATM of a public sector bank caught fire in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, police said.

    The ....
  • Cameras to monitor crime in Noida
    Noida, July 30: Cameras mounted at vantage points in crowded areas that will be monitored 24X7 and other technology-based mapping systems and information systems will make this growing city saf....
  • Close shave for JetLite flight in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 29: A New Delhi-bound JetLite flight with 140 passengers on board had a narrow escape here today after a bird hit just as it was about to take-off, an official said.

    ....
  • Man held with animal hides, antlers in Kanpur
    Lucknow, July 29: A man was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today for possessing several animal hides, antlers and other animal parts, officials said.

    Tushar Kant Vish....
  • Ex-cop 'Radha' told to pay Rs.15,000 maintenance to wife
    Lucknow, July 29: Former Uttar Pradesh inspector general of police D.K. Panda, who abandoned his wife after proclaiming himself to be a reincarnation of Lord Krishna's childhood companion R....
  • Software engineer killed in Greater Noida
    Greater Noida, July 29: A 25-years-old software engineer was found dead with stab wounds in the Kasna area of Greater Noida early on Wednesday, police said.

    Abhinav Ratnavat was found....
  • Angry mob vandalises police post in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 28: An angry mob indulged in arson and vandalism at a police outpost, protesting the death of a teenaged boy, who was mowed down by a tractor in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad dist....
  • Goods train overshoots signal in Uttar Pradesh, probe ordered
    Lucknow, July 27: A tragedy was averted on the Howrah-Delhi rail route, near a railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district, on Tuesday when the driver of a goods train ignored the s....
  • Railway employee held for raping minor
    Lucknow, July 28: A railway employee was arrested here on charges of raping a three-year-old girl on Tuesday, police said.

    Vishnu Dayal (28) allegedly raped the three-year-old daughte....
  • Goods train overshoots signal, probe ordered
    Lucknow, July 28: A tragedy was averted on the Howrah-Delhi rail route, near a railway station in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district, on Tuesday when the driver of a goods train ignored the s....
  • Protesting teachers stop train in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 27: Hundreds of temporary teachers of government and private schools disrupted rail traffic and clashed with police in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district today, demanding ....
  • Three of Dalit family killed in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 27: Three members of a Dalit family were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Jyotiba Phule Nagar today, police said.

    Mukhram, 55, his wife Gyanwati, 50, and their son Rahul, 2....
  • Taj city delegation meets president
    Agra, July 27: A delegation of social activists, businessmen and concerned citizens of Agra met president Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday to demand a barrage on river Yamuna.
  • Snake bites fireman inside Lucknow airport premises
    Lucknow, July 26: A fireman was in a critical condition today after a snake bit him in the airport premises here, officials said, adding that frantic efforts were on to recover the reptile and ....
  • Tiger kills man in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 26: A tiger killed a man in a village adjoining a forest area in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district. His partially eaten body was found in the fields, an official said today. ....
  • People will unseat Mayawati soon: Sibal
    Lucknow,July 25: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's "days in power are now numbered as the people of the state are going to unseat her soon", Human Resource Development Minster....
  • Injured Uttar Pradesh minister recovering well
    Lucknow, July 24: Uttar Pradesh Minister Nand Gopal Gupta alias Nandi, who was critically injured in a bomb blast in Allahabad, has been removed from life support system as his condition is bet....
  • First government website on Taj Mahal launched
    Agra, July 23: Panoramic views, along with complete historical background, timings and ticket rates - the first official government website on the Taj Mahal takes visitors on a virtual trip to ....
  • Injured Uttar Pradesh minister wants to resign?
    Lucknow, July 22: Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal Gupta alias Nandi, who is undergoing treatment in hospital for injuries he received during a bomb blast outside his residence in Allahabad, h....
  • Allahabad bomb blast accused sent to police custody
    Allahabad, July 22: A court in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district today sent four people accused of the July 12 bomb attack on a state minister to police custody, officials said.

    ....
  • Four cops suspended over custodial death
    Lucknow, July 22: Four policemen have been suspended over the death in police custody of a 45-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, police said today.

    Nazar Hussain ....
  • Principal booked for thrashing student
    Lucknow, July 22: The principal of a government-run primary school in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district has been booked for brutally thrashing a class one girl student that left her needing ....
  • Now lodge FIR via SMS, new service launched
    Meerut, July 20: In a unique attempt to make it convenient for the people this district in Uttar Pradesh has launched a service where people can file an FIR through SMS from their mobile phones....
  • Boy found semi-nude in girl's room lynched
    Ghaziabad, July 19: Residents of a Ghaziabad village beat a boy to death after he was found in a semi-nude condition with a girl in her room early today, police said.

    According to pol....
  • Kanshi Ram memorial to get silicon coat
    Lucknow, July 19: The barely one-year-old Rs.750 crore Kanshi Ram Memorial here is to be given a special silicon coat to provide a shield against seepage and discolouring of the pink Dholpur st....
  • Three men buried alive
    Agra, July 18: Three men were buried alive under mud while scooping out silt from a pond today near this Uttar Pradesh city, police said.

    The victims were identified as Rakesh, 18, Aj....
  • Mayawati blames Allahabad blast on opposition
    Lucknow, July 17: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today blamed the opposition for the Allahabad blast which left one dead and five injured, including Institutional Finance (Stamps and Reg....
  • Villagers lynch suspected thief in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 17: Villagers on patrol duty beat a youth to death with iron rods, sticks and bricks after they caught him sneaking into a house in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police s....
  • RDX-petrol mix used in Uttar Pradesh blast
    Lucknow, July 16: RDX was mixed with petrol to provide the lethal explosive for carrying out a sensational blast in Allahabad which left one dead and five, including an Uttar Pradesh minister, ....
  • NTPC engineer found dead
    Lucknow, July 16: A senior engineer with power generation major National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar dis....
  • Samajwadi Party leader behind attack on minister: Police
    Lucknow, July 15: The Uttar Pradesh Police today said they had unearthed the conspiracy behind the blast in Allahabad city targeting a state minister with the arrest of two people, and accused ....
  • Woman, paramour get death penalty for killing seven
    Lucknow, July 15: A court in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district today awarded death penalty to a woman and her paramour for killing seven people in 2008 for property, police said.

    T....
  • Injured Uttar Pradesh minister to undergo plastic surgery
    Lucknow, July 15: Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal alias Nandi, who continues to be on life support system four days after he was critically injured in a bomb blast, will undergo plastic surge....
  • Escaped prisoner nabbed after three weeks
    Lucknow, July 15: After remaining elusive for over three weeks, one of the four prisoners who had escaped from the Mathura jail has been nabbed in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, official....
  • Injured Uttar Pradesh minister still on life support
    Lucknow, July 14: Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal alias Nandi, who was critically injured in a bomb blast, is recovering but continues to be on life support system for the third day today, of....
  • Four gangmen run over by train, three die
    Lucknow, July 14: Three railway employees repairing tracks were killed when they were run over by a train in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district today. A fourth gangman is critically injured....
  • Record-holding guitarist misses scholarship, father demands justice
    Agra, July 14: His guitar playing got him into the record books and he also has an excellent academic record. But Agra boy Akash Gupta is in deep despair - he had been dreaming of admission to ....
  • Journalist injured in Uttar Pradesh blast brought to Delhi
    Lucknow, July 14: Indian Express correspondent Vijay Pratap Singh, who sustained serious injuries in Monday's bomb blast in Uttar Pradesh' Allahabad city which left one dead and four in....
  • Injured Uttar Pradesh minister is out of danger
    Lucknow, July 13: Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal Gupta alias Nandi, who was critically injured in a bomb blast in Allahabad, is "conscious and out of danger", doctors said here today....
  • Five detained in Allahabad blast case
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 13: Five people have been detained in connection with the blast here that killed one man and critically injured five, including Uttar Pradesh minister Nand Gopal....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister injured in blast
    Allahabad, July 12: An Uttar Pradesh minister was critically injured in a blast outside his residence in Allahabad district today, police said. Nand Gopal Nandi, the minister for institutional ....
  • Four dead monkeys in Agra hospital's water tank
    Agra, July 12: Unable to bear the stench from the water they had been using for several days, employees of the district hospital here decided to look into the matter and got a shock when they f....
  • Two held in train with cache of firearms
    Lucknow, July 12: Two men have been arrested with a huge cache of firearms from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said today.

    Sajid and Shahzad were arrested l....
  • Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 12: A coal-laden goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district today, an official said. No one was injured.

    The train from Dhanbad in Jharkhand was....
  • No radioactive threat in AMU
    Aligarh, July 11: An expert committee has concluded that the radiation level of the radium beryllium (Ra-Be) source stored in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was within safe limits, an offi....
  • PM, Sonia, Mayawati's silence agonises dead boy's parents
    Kanpur, July 11: Eight days after a severely injured boy bled to death because he could not be taken to hospital in time due to security restrictions during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ....
  • Clear loans, Uttar Pradesh panchayat poll aspirants told
    Agra, July 10: Aspirants in the panchayat (village council) elections in Uttar Pradesh later this year will have to clear all dues against loans taken from government agencies, an order issued ....
  • No one should die due to VVIP security, says family
    Lucknow, July 9: A grieving Kanpur family whose only son died because he could not be taken to hospital quickly due to restrictions for the prime minister's visit today made a emotive plea ....
  • Students refuse food cooked by Dalits, principal suspended
    Lucknow, July 9: The principal of a government-run school in Uttar Pradesh's Ramabai Nagar district was suspended for inaction and negligence after students refused to eat the midday meal p....
  • Woman kills self, two children
    Lucknow, July 9: A woman allegedly set herself on fire along with her two minor children in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district following a heated argument with her husband, police said toda....
  • Samajwadi Party workers sprayed with drain water
    Lucknow, July 8: The Samajwadi Party today alleged that its workers were sprayed with drain water during a demonstration here earlier in the week to protest the hike in fuel prices.

    &....
  • Four pilgrims die in road accident
    Lucknow, July 8: At least four pilgrims, including two women, were killed and eight critically injured when their jeep was hit by a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district today, police....
  • Six drown in tomato pulp pit
    Lucknow, July 7: In a bizarre accident, six labourers drowned in a pit filled with tomato pulp at a ketchup manufacturing unit here late on Wednesday.

    "First a woman labourer slip....
  • Acid attack on cop in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 7: Unidentified men threw acid on a 25-year-old constable at a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district today, an official said.

    The incident took place i....
  • Uttar Pradesh civic poll curbs challenged
    Lucknow, July 7: Two public interest lawsuits were filed on Tuesday in the Allahabad High Court, challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to bar civic poll candidates from using ....
  • Student found dead in Uttar Pradesh madrassa
    Lucknow, July 6: A 17-year-old student was today found dead at a madrassa in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district, police said.

    The body of the victim, identified only as Abdullah, was ....
  • Father kills three minor daughters in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, July 6: Unable to deal with his poverty, a father slit the throats of his three minor daughters in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district early today, police said.

    Ahmad, 40, ....
  • Police officer injured in gunfight
    Ghaziabad, July 4: An Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector today sustained critical injuries during a raid on a criminal's hideout in the Modinagar area of Ghaziabad district, police said. <....
  • Saying it with stones at an Uttar Pradesh temple
    Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), July 4: People carry stones in their hands, looking out for more, some running, while others walk swiftly in a particular direction. No, the group is not getting ready f....
  • Major connecting roads in NCR to be widened
    Ghaziabad, July 3: In a bid to ease traffic congestion in the national capital region (NCR) before the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, all major connecting roads, including highways, will be widen....
  • Frustration taking a toll on Agra youth
    Agra, July 3: Family disputes, frequent transfers, poor health... these seem to be enough reason for youth to take their lives in the Taj city.

    Four people in Agra committed suicide o....
  • Jama Masjid bomb hoax caller arrested
    New Delhi, July 2: A 24-year-old man was arrested today for making a hoax call to police claiming bombs had been placed in the historic Jama Masjid here.

    Vishal was arrested from Muza....
  • Rahul Gandhi's Amethi constituency made district
    Lucknow, July 1: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today declared Amethi - the parliamentary constituency of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi - the state's 72nd district and rena....
  • SDM arrested for plotting to kill neighbours
    Lucknow, July 1: A sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) has been arrested here for hatching a conspiracy to kill his two neighbours who allegedly tried to "spoil his daughter", police said t....
  • Eight killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, July 1: At least eight people were killed and five injured when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district early today, police said.

    ....
  • Suspected custody death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 29: The family of a 69-year-old man has alleged that he was beaten to death in police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district but the charge was denied by a senior polic....
  • Missing man's return puts brother in dilemma
    Lucknow, June 29: A man, who married his brother's wife after he disappeared, now faces a dilemma - the missing man is all set to return home after being freed from a Pakistani prison.

    ....

  • Mayawati demands withdrawal of fuel price hike
    Lucknow, June 29: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Monday demanded the withdrawal of the fuel price hike and said protests will be held against i....
  • Now a mango wine to take you 'high'
    Lucknow, June 28: If the several mango drinks available in the market are not enough to give you a kick, a group of scientists here have developed wines made of mangoes that can take you really....
  • Lucknow kids fund green mission with pocket money
    Lucknow, June 26: Children of their age usually prefer spending pocket money on junk food, enjoying a joyride in an amusement park, or buying a DVD of their favourite cartoons. But here's a....
  • Probe ordered after prisoners found in jail hospital
    Lucknow, June 25: Seven prisoners were found in a jail hospital rather than their cells in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district. An enquiry has been ordered into the incident, an official said....
  • Fire in Lucknow building
    Lucknow, June 25: A fire enveloped a commercial building near the Raj Bhawan here today, but there were no casualties and everyone in the complex was evacuated to safety, an official said.

    ....

  • Congress holds state-wide stir against Mayawati government
    Lucknow, June 24: The Congress party today held state-wide demonstrations against the Mayawati government's decision to hold urban local body elections in Uttar Pradesh along non-political ....
  • 14 state-owned sugar mills up for sale in UP
    Lucknow, June 24: Decks have been cleared or the sale of 14 state-owned sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh.

    These mills are among the 33 identified by the state government as "sick"....
  • Tiger kills man in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 24: A tiger killed a man in a village adjoining a forest area in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh, an official said today.

    The partially eaten body of Bulakiram, 55, w....
  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 23: A gangster wanted in over 20 criminal cases was gunned down early today in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district even as his two aides escaped, police said.

    Radhey H....
  • Probe into cops' absence at terror suspect's court appearance
    Lucknow, June 22: An enquiry was ordered today against seven police sub-inspectors who failed to show up when terror suspect Fahim Ansari was brought to a court in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur di....
  • Two men found dead in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, June 22: The bodies of two men, who allegedly died of a drug overdose, were found in Ghaziabad today, police said.

    According to Senior Superintendent of Police Raghubir Lal....
  • Eight killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, June 22: Eight people of a marriage party were killed and six critically injured when their vehicle rammed into a roadside tree in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district, police said to....
  • Katiyar must apologise for objectionable posters: Congress
    Lucknow, June 21: The Congress today demanded an unconditional apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Vinay Katiyar for issuing "objectionable posters linking Con....
  • Agra heat fails to deter tourists
    Agra, June 21: Despite the heat wave that has sent day temperatures soaring to 40-45 degrees Celsius, there is no marked drop in the tourist inflow into the Taj city.

    "This time o....
  • Man dies in police custody, three cops suspended
    Lucknow, June 21: The death of a physically-challenged man in police custody sparked mob fury and led to the suspension of three policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, officials ....
  • Nepali children rescued from Ghaziabad councillor's house
    Ghaziabad, June 19: Four Nepali children, who escaped to Ghaziabad from a study centre in Dehradun, were today rescued from a councillor's house here. They alleged that they had been held c....
  • Rahul Gandhi's 40th birthday grand affair in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 19: The Congress in Uttar Pradesh today took out marches and organised blood-donation camps, besides distributing sweets, fruits and medicines amongst the poor on the occasion of ....
  • Nine killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
    Lucknow, June 19: Nine people were killed and 20 injured early today when a tractor trolley carrying over 40 people returning from pre-marriage function was hit by a speeding mini-truck in Utta....
  • Deranged man jumps onto funeral pyre, dies
    Varanasi, June 19: A man, said to be mentally unstable, was charred to death on Friday after he jumped onto a funeral pyre in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said.

    The i....
  • Court orders stop to construction on Gomti river bed
    Lucknow, June 18: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to stop all construction activity along the banks of the river Gomti here.

    A div....
  • Uttar Pradesh to hold partyless local bodies polls
    Lucknow, June 18: The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to hold the much-awaited local bodies elections on a partyless basis -- a move which has all the state's opposition parties up i....
  • Delayed monsoon in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 17: Monsoon has been delayed by a few days in Uttar Pradesh where it normally arrives by June 15, an official said today.

    "Monsoon might arrive in the state by June ....
  • Bad weather forces Uttar Pradesh governor's plane to land
    Lucknow, June 16: An aircraft carrying Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi made an unscheduled landing on Wednesday evening at an Indian Air Force base in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district du....
  • Agra residents cry foul over airport in Jewar
    Agra, June 16: This city, which is home to the Taj Mahal and gets around 12,000 tourists a day, has no airport. But its residents point out that a little known place called Jewar, 100 km away, ....
  • Poachers held with 60 tortoises in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 16: Three poachers have been arrested with 60 tortoises, some still alive, in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, police said today.

    The men were nabbed late on Tues....
  • Security deployed after communal clashes in Greater Noida
    Greater Noida, June 15: Heavy security was today deployed in Kalonda village of Greater Noida and several people were detained after one person was killed and six critically injured in a commun....
  • Closure of railway crossing sparks violence
    Lucknow, June 15: Twelve people, including six policemen, were injured in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district today when a mob went on a rampage after the closure of a railway crossing, officia....
  • 55 bodies recovered after boat capsize, hunt on for more
    Lucknow, June 15: Rescue workers had pulled out 55 bodies from the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district and were still searching for those missing after a boat packed with people capsi....
  • 10 drown as boat capsizes
    Lucknow, June 14: At least 10 people drowned when a boat capsized in the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district today, officials said, adding that rescue operations were on.

    Th....
  • Uttar Pradesh to subsidise CFLs for consumers
    Lucknow, June 13: The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) will subsidise energy efficient CFLs for its consumers as a part of its drive to bring down carbon emissions and reduce power consu....
  • Agitating Jats cut water supply to Delhi
    Ghaziabad, June 13: Members of the Jat community, protesting denial of reservation to the community in recruitment for central services, today stopped water supply from the Upper Ganga Canal to....
  • College criticises Modi government over photo ad
    Lucknow, June 12: A college in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district today criticized the Gujarat government for using without persmission a photograph of its girl students in newspaper adverti....
  • Crime files of mafia dons go missing
    Lucknow, June 12: Crime files of some notorious mafia dons have gone missing from the courts in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said today.

    The Uttar Pradesh Police realised on Thursd....
  • Man wants son killed in police shoot out
    Lucknow, June 12: No father would want to see his son dead. But, a man in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district wishes so. He wants his son killed in a police shoot out for his anti-social ac....
  • Poacher held with over 300 tortoises in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 12: A poacher has been arrested with 335 tortoises in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district, police said today.

    Iqbal Ahmad, 45, was nabbed late on Friday from Amethi r....
  • Mayawati to give land holdings to poor dalits
    Lucknow, June 11: After prolonged upper caste baiting, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati is back to focussing on her core support base of dalits.

    She has begun the work by issuing....
  • PVR announces entertainment city in Noida
    Noida, June 11: Film company PVR Ltd o Thursday announced the launch of an entertainment city comprising multi-screen theatres, a bowling alley, a skating rink and food plazas in the national c....
  • Nigerian arrested for credit card fraud in Noida
    Noida, June 10: A Nigerian national was arrested in Noida today for credit card fraud, police said.

    Oyesbaniji Kamoru Funday, 22, was arrested red-handed at a shopping mall.

    ....
  • Goods train engine catches fire, no casualties
    Lucknow, June 10: A fire broke out in the engine of a coal-laden goods train in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district today, railway officials said. No casualty was reported in the incide....
  • She is illiterate, but 'masterin' to farmers
    Lucknow, June 10: She never went to school and is completely illiterate. But 48-year-old Dhaneswari Devi gives lessons - not in a school, but in the fields where she trains farmers in organic c....
  • Construction of new bridge over Yamuna stopped
    Agra, June 9: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked for immediately stopping construction of a bridge on the river Yamuna here as it is quite close to a Mughal era monument.

  • Taj city is greener, cleaner but larger battle remain
    Agra, June 9: Seventeen years after India's Supreme Court called for reducing pollution around the Taj Mahal, this tourist city certainly boasts of cleaner public transport and improved gre....
  • Major fire at fertiliser factory in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 8: A major fire broke out at a fertiliser factory in an industrial area of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, police said. No injuries were reported.

    At least ei....
  • Mild tremors in Uttar Pradesh
    New Delhi, June 8: An earthquake of light intensity hit parts of western Uttar Pradesh, an official said here today. No damage of life or property was reported.

    "It was a light in....
  • Train engine catches fire in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 7: A fire broke out in a running train in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district today, leading to the evacuation of the passengers, a railway official said today. No injury or casua....
  • Uttar Pradesh groom finds a boy in disguise of a bride
    Lucknow: This is perhaps the worst thing that can happen to a bridegroom on the wedding day - discovering a teenage boy in his bride's place. This bizarre incident took place in a small vil....
  • 27 suffer acid burns during marriage function
    Lucknow, June 7: At least 27 people at a wedding ceremony in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district were hospitalised after they suffered acid burn injuries during a marriage ritual today mor....
  • Dailt teenagers accused of theft tied with ropes, dragged
    Lucknow, June 7: Two Dalit teenagers were assaulted, tied with ropes and then dragged for several meters by a group of villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on charges of stealin....
  • Greens up against Mayawati's dream expressway
    Ghaziabad, June 6: Chief Minister Mayawati's dream project of an eight-lane expressway from Greater Noida to Saharanpur along the Upper Ganges Canal in Uttar Pradesh has generated much cont....
  • Uttar Pradesh to hold partyless local bodies polls
    Lucknow, June 18: The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to hold the much-awaited local bodies elections on a partyless basis -- a move which has all the state's opposition parties up i....
  • Uttar Pradesh to hold partyless local bodies polls
    Lucknow, June 18: The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to hold the much-awaited local bodies elections on a partyless basis -- a move which has all the state's opposition parties up i....
  • Three killed in Agra wall collapse
    Agra, June 5: Three people were killed today after a wall collapsed on them due to strong winds in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district, police said.

    The victims were identified as Kunda....
  • Criminal wanted for murder shot dead
    Lucknow, June 5: A criminal who carried a reward of Rs.1.5 lakh was gunned down along with an associate by police in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said today.

    Santosh ....
  • Power cable damaged, train services hit in UP
    Lucknow, June 5: The movement of several long distance trains were affected along the busy Delhi-Chennai route after an overhead power cable was damaged in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district, ....
  • CRPF trooper kills man over land dispute
    Lucknow, June 4: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper shot dead his neighbour over a land row in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, police said today.

    Hari Shankar Shuk....
  • With goddess 'watching', houses here have no doors
    Singipur (Uttar Pradesh), June 4: The houses of this village have no doors, yet its residents don't feel the lack of protection as they believe goddess Kali watches over them. What's mo....
  • Cash, jewellery robbed from Noida house at gunpoint
    Noida, June 3: Unidentified armed men barged into a house in Noida and fled after robbing Rs.200,000 in cash and jewellery at gunpoint, police said today.

    The incident occurred on Wed....
  • Two held with explosives
    Lucknow, June 3: Two men have been arrested with a huge cache of explosives in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district, police said today.

    The duo was arrested late on Wednesday at Jakh....
  • Fire at power substation in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, June 3: A major fire broke out at a power substation today in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said. No one was injured in the incident.

    At least eight fire ten....
  • A monitor lizard comes calling on Ghaziabad family!
    Ghaziabad, June 2: A family in Ghaziabad had a surprise visitor on Tuesday night - a four-feet long monitor lizard that became the house guest while the scared hosts had to spend the night out ....
  • 66-year-old fails in Class 10 boards for 45th time
    Lucknow, June 2: It was 45th time unlucky for 66-year-old Jabbar Husen from an Uttar Pradesh village who has failed his Class 10 exams again this year -- but the never-say-die grocer is determi....
  • Man throws acid on daughter for love outside faith
    Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), June 1: In an alleged attempted "honour killing", a man poured acid on his daughter and threw her into a canal for planning to marry a man from another reli....
  • 15 die as bus runs over marriage procession
    Lucknow, June 1: At least 15 people were killed and 11 injured when a bus ran over a marriage procession in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said today.

    The accident took place late o....
  • Bachchan to face police probe over Barabanki land
    Lucknow, June 1: Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is likely to face a probe after an Uttar Pradesh court on Monday directed police to look into an allegation of cheating a villager by not buildi....
  • Skulls, bones found in Uttar Pradesh pond
    Lucknow, May 30: At least 10 human skulls and a number of bones were recovered from a dried-out pond in Uttar Pradesh's Etah town on Saturday, police said.

    The skulls and bones su....
  • Six engineers suspended for Jhansi chimney collapse
    Lucknow, May 29: Six engineers have been suspended for negligence after a chimney collapsed at a power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district killing two workers and injuring at least, an....
  • Major fire in Allahabad building, no one injured
    Lucknow, May 28: A major fire broke out today in a four-storey commercial building in the busy Jonsenganj area of Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, police said. No one was injured.

  • Inspection reveals 'pathetic' conditions at Lucknow children's home
    Lucknow, May 27: "Shocking" and "pathetic" is how an inspection team has described the conditions at a government-run shelter for abandoned children in Lucknow and sought action....
  • Two held with idols worth Rs.20 crore
    Lucknow, May 27: Two men have been arrested from an Uttar Pradesh town with two 'ashtdhatu' (eight-metal) antique idols worth Rs.20 crore in the international market, police said today.....
  • Gangster, aide killed in gun battle in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 26: A gangster, who was a sharp shooter of mafia don Mukhtar Ansari, and his aide were killed in a gun battle with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district today, an off....
  • First death in Jhansi chimney mishap, one still missing
    Lucknow, May 26: The body of a labourer was dug out today from the debris of the chimney collapse in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh, confirming the first death in the accident that occurred t....
  • Criminal gunned down by police in Lucknow
    Lucknow, May 26: A dreaded gangster, who carried a reward of Rs.1 lakh for his arrest, has been gunned down by the police here, an official said today.

    Bichauli Kewat, who had around ....
  • 12 get jail for trading in tiger parts
    Allahabad, May 25: A city court here today sentenced 10 women and two men to three years in jail and fine of Rs. 10,000 each for their involvement in the illegally trading tiger parts.

    ....
  • Ghaziabad launches drive to seal illegal mobile towers
    Ghaziabad, May 25: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) today launched a drive to seal illegally installed mobile phone towers in the city, an official said.

    Today, the GDA seale....
  • Adulterated food, contaminated water claims 15 lives
    Lucknow, May 25: At least 15 people in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district have died in the last 10 days after consuming adulterated food and contaminated water, prompting the state government....
  • Eight killed in two road accidents in Agra
    Agra, May 24: Eight people, including two government engineers and six members of a family going to pay condolences, were killed in two road accidents in Agra district today, police said.

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  • Protesting doctors baton charged by police
    Lucknow, May 24: At least five doctors were injured when Uttar Pradesh police today wielded baton and used water canons on intern doctors here protesting state government’s failure to augment t....
  • Mayawati to seek re-entry to Uttar Pradesh's upper house
    Lucknow, May 24: Bahujan Samaj Party president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will seek re-entry into the state's upper house of legislature.

    Announcing her decision at....
  • Four dead as Uttar Pradesh power plant chimney collapses
    Lucknow, May 24: At least four people were killed and several others injured when a 540 feet-tall chimney of a 500 MW thermal power station collapsed in Paricha town of Jhansi district in Uttar....
  • Mayawati's yes for special force for statues, memorials
    Lucknow, May 24: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is set to go ahead with her decision to form a special force to protect her multi-billion dream projects -- memorials and statues, officia....
  • Bus runs over seven, four killed
    Lucknow, May 24: At least four people were killed and three injured critically when a bus ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district today, police said.

    The accident took pla....
  • Water woes continue in Agra
    Agra, May 22: Seventeen years after 17 people died and dozens fell sick after drinking water supplied by the Agra Water Works, water continues to remain the number one problem of the city of th....
  • Three of family murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 22: Three members of a family were found murdered in their home in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police said today.

    The decomposed bodies of Satyawati, a 60-yea....
  • Six girls drown in Uttar Pradesh river
    Lucknow, May 21: Six teenaged girls drowned in Rapti in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district today as they tried to swim across the river, police said.

    "The six, who were aged b....
  • Law to conserve groundwater on anvil in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 20: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to bring in a law to regulate exploitation of groundwater across the state after finding that an alarming situation was developing in 4....
  • 'Sonia, Rahul not keen on Uttar Pradesh's development'
    Lucknow, May 20: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi are only interested in developmental schemes in their parliamentary constituencies, not the all-round development of Ut....
  • Murder accused released after 'victim' found alive
    Greater Noida, May 17: A man, arrested for abducting and murdering a girl, was released after the "victim" was found alive, a police official said today.

    According to police, ....
  • Couple die hours after marriage in road accident
    Lucknow, May 17: A man and a woman, who were on their way to making a new life after tying the knot, were killed in a road accident today barely hours after they got married. Four of their rela....
  • Two criminals shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 17: Two criminals wanted in cases of murder, loot and kidnapping were today gunned down by a team of the Special Task Force (STF) in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district, police....
  • 400,000 deployed for census in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 16: Over 400,000 personnel have been engaged for carrying out census in Uttar Pradesh, where the enumeration program was launched by Chief Minister Mayawati today.

    The bu....
  • Criminal gunned down by police in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad, May 16: A criminal carrying a reward on his arrest was killed in a gunfight with police in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district today, police said.

    "An Indigo car and....
  • I'm committed to Ram temple: Kalyan Singh
    Agra, May 16: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Kalyan Singh today reiterated his commitment to building the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

    ....

  • Uttar Pradesh gives clearance for Rahul Gandhi rally
    Lucknow, May 16: After prolonged dilly-dallying, the Uttar Pradesh government today gave a go-ahead to a proposed public rally to be addressed by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Mirz....
  • Auto lifters' gang headed by retired army officer busted
    Ghaziabad, May 16: The Ghaziabad police today claimed to have busted a gang of auto-lifters headed by a retired Indian Army officer, who is on the run.

    Lt.Colonel M.P. Singh, who reti....
  • Six killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident
    Agra, May 16: Six people were killed and four critically injured when two vehicles collided head-on over the Bajna bridge in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said today.

    A....
  • Wedding against khap's wish held under police cover
    Greater Noida, May 15: A marriage, fixed against the wishes of a khap panchayat (caste council), was solemnised today under police protection in a village in Greater Noida.

    In Chither....
  • Student shot at inside examination hall
    Meerut, May 15: A student was today shot at several times by an unidentified assailant inside an examination hall in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut district, police said.

    Deepak Rathi, who wa....
  • Two poachers held with spotted deer skins
    Lucknow, May 15: Two poachers have been arrested with skins of spotted deer near the Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, police said today.

    Of the two poachers, in ....
  • Scolded over studies, boy kills father, grandmother
    Lucknow, May 14: Frustrated at being frequently scolded for not being serious towards his studies, a 17-year-old boy shot dead his father and grandmother here today, police said.

    Utka....
  • Six girls killed in Uttar Pradesh mishap
    Lucknow, May 13: Six minor girls were killed and seven others injured when an earth mound caved in on them in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district today, police said.

    The mishap too....
  • Student commits suicide due to exam pressure
    Agra, May 13: A 19-year-old college student committed suicide in her hostel room here as she was under "tremendous mental stress due to examinations", police said today.

    Ritu ....
  • Mayawati completes three years in office on Thursday
    Lucknow, May 12: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati completes three years in office today.

    The first ever Dalit woman chief minister of India's most populous state created hist....
  • Commando found dead in Ashok Singhal's house
    Lucknow, May 11: An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) commando, deployed as part of security provided to Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international president Ashok Singhal, was today found dead ....
  • Goods train derails, hits another train
    Lucknow, May 11: Rail traffic was hit on the busy Jhansi-Delhi route as several wagons and the engine of a goods train derailed and hit another freight train in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi distr....
  • Gandhi takes Gates on whirlwind visit to Amethi, Rae Bareli
    Jais (Uttar Pradesh), May 11: Microsoft chief Bill Gates and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here today for a day-long visit aimed at giving the global philanthropist a glimpse ....
  • 36 students injured in school bus accident
    Lucknow, May 11: At least 36 students were injured, six of them critically, when their school bus skidded off a road and fell into a deep gorge in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district, p....
  • Bill Gates to visit Amethi with Rahul Gandhi today
    Lucknow, May 11: Microsoft chief Bill Gates will join Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on a visit to his parliamentary constituency, Amethi, in Uttar Pradesh today.

    The visit w....
  • Man lynched after he tried to rape teen
    Lucknow, May 10: A 26-year-old man died after he was lynched by a village mob for allegedly attempting to rape a girl on the outskirts of this state capital, police said today.

    Vasude....
  • Criminal shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 10: A criminal who carried a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture has been gunned down by the Uttar Pradesh Police in Varanasi district, authorities said today.

    Monu Yadav....
  • 'Honour killing' victims make dramatic reappearance
    Lucknow, May 10: A couple in Uttar Pradesh declared dead by police in an "honour killing" on Sunday made a dramatic reappearance, even as an incensed father threw his daughter from the ....
  • Woman arrested with tortoises
    Lucknow, May 8: A young woman has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district and 40 tortoises recovered from her, police said today.

    Seema Banerjee, 28, was arrested on Friday ....
  • Mayawati government sacks over 1,000 doctors
    Lucknow, May 7: The Uttar Pradesh government today ordered sacking of as many as 1,058 doctors for "absconding" from duty.

    According to Principal Health Secretary Pradeep Shuk....
  • Uttar Pradesh government issued notice in rural jobs scam
    Lucknow, May 7: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government in connection with alleged large-scale bungling in the implementation of the Mahatm....
  • Nine killed in squall in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 7: At least nine people were killed and 30 others injured in squall and thunderstorm that hit different parts of Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh today, officials said.

    ....
  • Pastor, church attacked in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 7: A group of people vandalised a church and assaulted the pastor, accusing him of carrying out forceful conversions in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said today.

    ....

  • Noida bank gutted in fire
    Noida, May 7: A bank in Noida was gutted after a fire broke out in the premises, a fire officer said today.

    An electric short circuit led to the fire in the Union Bank of India in Bra....
  • Criminal shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 6: A criminal wanted in over 30 cases of attempt to murder, loot and abduction was killed in a gun battle with police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, an official said toda....
  • Train derails in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 5: The busy Lucknow-Gorakhpur rail route in Uttar Pradesh was disrupted when three coaches of a train derailed early today. No one was injured, an official said.

    The supe....
  • Three killed in crackers explosion in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 5: At least three members of a family were killed and eight others injured when a bundle of fireworks exploded inside a house in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district on Tuesday, pol....
  • Woman sets self, children afire
    Lucknow, May 4: A woman allegedly set herself afire along with her three children in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district over some marital dispute following which all the four died, police said ....
  • Trooper commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 4: A paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper posted on the Nepalese border in Uttar Pradesh's Shrawasti district allegedly shot himself dead with a self-loaded rifle, po....
  • Uttar Pradesh cops can be Good Samaritans too
    Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 4: They may have a heartless image but the suffering of others moves them too. Police in this Uttar Pradesh district have begun adopting abandoned elderly people t....
  • Government hospitals to go private in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 3: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hand over public hospitals to private chains like Apollo and Fortis under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model to improve healt....
  • Armyman shot dead in gun battle in Uttar Pradesh
    Bulandshahr, May 2: An Indian Army soldier was shot dead in a gun battle with the Uttar Pradesh police in Bulandshahr district of the state, police said today. However, the armyman's father....
  • Armyman killed in gun battle with Uttar Pradesh police
    Bulandshahr, May 2: An Indian Army soldier was shot dead in a gun battle with the Uttar Pradesh Police after he robbed a car in this district, police said today.

    Two men robbed a Math....
  • Cop kills two relatives over property dispute
    Lucknow, May 1: A policeman today shot dead two of his relatives over a property dispute in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district, officials said.

    Constable Om Prakash, in his late 30s,....
  • Use of ACs to be banned in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, May 1: In view of the power crisis in Uttar Pradesh, use of air conditioners in houses, businesses and government offices has been banned in the state between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., an of....
  • Seven pilgrims die in Agra road accident
    Agra, May 1: Seven pilgrims were killed and 10 injured when the Tempo three-wheeler they were travelling in collided head-on with a car on the Agra-Jaipur highway, police said today.

    ....
  • Rare variety of mango named after Sachin, next is what?
    Lucknow, April 29: The mango season is almost knocking at the door and this season there is a major surprise for the mango lovers. Sachin Tendulkar is a living legend of Indian Cricket, a rare ....
  • Damaged cable hits train services
    Lucknow, April 29: Movement of several trains has been affected on the busy Delhi-Howrah rail route after an overhead power cable was damaged in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district today, offi....
  • Don't hassle public when I travel: Uttar Pradesh governor
    Lucknow, April 29: Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi on Wednesday directed the state police to ensure no unnecessary traffic restrictions or diversions are imposed during his movement on the ro....
  • 40 arrested for communal clash in Rae Bareli
    Lucknow, April 29: Around 40 people have been arrested for their involvement in a communal clash that left at least 12 people injured in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district, police said tod....
  • Criminal case against BJP MLA for land grabbing
    Lucknow, April 28: Uttar Pradesh police have filed a criminal case against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator for allegedly grabbing a farmer's land and assaulting his family members....
  • BSP will back government on cut motion: Mayawati
    Lucknow, April 27: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati said her party would support the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over the cut motio....
  • Four held with Rs.2.5 crore-worth morphine
    Lucknow, April 26: Four men were arrested with morphine worth over Rs.2.5 crore in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, police said today.

    The four men, aged between 35-40 years, w....
  • Agra tense after 25 shops torched
    Agra, April 25: Tension gripped the fort area of Agra city as two groups clashed today afternoon soon after more than 25 shops were torched in an arson attack, police said. There were no casual....
  • Cleaning up Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati style
    Lucknow, April 25: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is keen to see her state sparkling clean and has got cracking down on senior officials to ensure that it is done. The effect: a senior m....
  • Student injured in ragging in Uttar Pradesh college
    Lucknow, April 24: An engineering student in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district suffered multiple injuries after he was allegedly ragged by his seniors, police said today.

    Accordi....
  • Uttar Pradesh cops collect Rs.92,000 for Commonwealth shooter
    Lucknow, April 24: A budding Uttar Pradesh shooter struggling to buy a pistol to take part in the qualifying round of the Commonwealth Games has got a helping hand from Baghpat district police ....
  • Ayodhya faced greater threat from karsewaks than from ISI
    Rae Bareli, April 24: "The Babri mosque in Ayodhya was under greater threat from Hindu karsewaks than from the Pakistani ISI in 1992," senior IPS officer Anju Gupta told a special CBI c....
  • Three Agra girls die as mud heap caves in
    Agra, April 24: Three girls, all under 15, died when a mud heap caved in near a canal here, police said today.

    Karamvati, Pooja and Laxmi of Baseri Chahar village died on the spot lat....
  • Two cops held, more suspended after Ghaziabad sting operation
    Ghaziabad, April 23: Two Uttar Pradesh policemen were suspended and arrested and five were suspended after men in uniform in two police patrol jeeps were filmed taking bribes from road commuter....
  • Uttar Pradesh dumps NTPC for Bundelkhand power project
    Lucknow, April 22: The Uttar Pradesh government has dumped the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and opted for Hindustan Bajaj for setting up a 1,900 MW thermal power project in the sta....
  • Cop arrested for kidnapping minor in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 22: A sub-inspector, who kidnapped a minor girl, has been nabbed in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district today, police said.

    Rajesh Pandey, who is in his early 30s, wa....
  • On Earth day, city of Taj spreads threat-awareness
    Agra, April 22: Hundreds of students holding placards and banners marched through the streets in the trans-Yamuna area here today to spread awareness about the threats posed to planet earth by ....
  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 22: A gangster wanted in 40 criminal cases was gunned down by a Special Task Force (STF) team in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police said today.

    Anwar alias Doo....
  • BSP MPs urge PM to sanction Greater Noida airport
    Lucknow, April 21: A group of MPs of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged the central government to give sanction to a proposal to develop a new....
  • Thief lynched in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 21: A man was lynched for attempting to burgle a businessman's house in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said today.

    The man, in his early 30s, was caugh....
  • Uttar Pradesh clears seven new thermal power plants
    Lucknow, April 20: The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod for setting up seven new thermal power plants to bring an additional 4,500 MW of power in the energy-starved state, an offic....
  • 'Ghaziabad authorities responsible for dying forests'
    Ghaziabad, April 20: The only forest area in Ghaziabad, which serves as the city's green lungs, is dying a slow death due to mismanagement by the civic agencies that let it decay into a gar....
  • Uttar Pradesh legislator surrenders in murder case
    Lucknow, April 20: An independent legislator, who was wanted by police in connection with the murder of a contractor, surrendered today before an Uttar Pradesh court, police said.

    Yas....
  • Mysterious disease claims four lives in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 20: A mysterious disease has claimed the lives of a four-year-old girl and three women in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district, officials said today.

    The deaths took plac....
  • Traditional parasols vanishing from Varanasi's ghats
    Varanasi, April 20: The faded parasols dotting the banks of the Ganga in this Hindu holy city for years, under whose ample shade priests received their clients or tourists sat for a bit of idle....
  • Four injured in crude bomb explosion in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 19: At least four people were injured, one of them critically, when a crude bomb exploded in a garbage dump in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district today, police said.

    ....
  • Woman commits suicide after kids fail in exams
    Agra: A 32-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping before a running train in this Uttar Pradesh district after three of her school-going children failed in their exams, police said today. ....
  • CBI tells court it has proof on Mayawati's illegal wealth
    New Delhi, April 18: Almost a month after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's money garland row, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has told the Supreme Court that it has evidenc....
  • Agra protection home fails to protect its young
    Agra: The Children's Protection Home in Agra had handed over 10 young children for adoption to couples between 2004 and 2006. Today there is no trace of six of them.

    In 2009, shoc....
  • Criminal lynched in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow, April 17: A criminal was lynched in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district after he was caught sneaking into a commercial establishment with the intention of looting it, police said today.....
  • Police to prevent schools being used as drinking dens
    Noida, April 17: Police in Noida will guard government schools after they close for the day to prevent anti-social elements from misusing the premises for drinking, an official said today.

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  • Couple seeks mercy killing along with five blind sons
    Lucknow, April 16: Fed up of their penury and the burden of their five blind sons, a couple in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district has sought mercy killing for their entire family.

    Munau....
  • Fires break out in two Ghaziabad factories
    Ghaziabad, April 15: Fires broke out in two factories in the trans-Hindon area of Ghaziabad today, officials said.

    A minor fire broke out in Khanna Coir Foams Limited around at noon. ....
  • Bomb detected on Delhi-bound train, defused
    Lucknow, April 15: An improvised explosive device (IED) detected in a coach of the New Delhi-bound Sampark-Kranti express at Mahoba railway station in Uttar Pradesh was defused early today, ave....
  • Two killed in Mathura explosion
    Lucknow, April 14: At least two people were killed and eight others injured in an explosion at a scrap dealer's shop in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district today, police said while ruling ....
  • We will continue to set up parks: Mayawati
    Lucknow, April 14: The Uttar Pradesh government will continue to set up parks and memorials in the names of Dalit icons despite the criticism by political opponents of the ruling Bahujan Samaj ....
  • Mayawati paints Lucknow blue for Ambedkar anniversary
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has virtually got the city painted blue on the eve of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversary.

    Various memorials and monument....
  • Congress, BSP rallies in Ambedkar Nagar on Wednesday
    Lucknow, April 3: Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress both are holding rallies in the state's Ambedkar Nagar town on Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversa....
  • Ghaziabad custody death: Autopsy shows contusions on body
    Ghaziabad, April 13: The autopsy report of a man who was found hanging in a police station cell here revealed that he had contusions all over his body and the death was caused due to suffocatio....
  • Mob torches buses as man missing after police grilling
    Lucknow, April 13: A mob today went on the rampage, setting four roadways buses on fire, attacking policemen and damaging public property in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after a man....
  • Childless couple 'sacrifice' three-year-old to get son
    Lucknow, April 13: A man and his wife have been arrested on charges of 'sacrificing' a three-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar district so that a son is born to them, ....
  • Youth dies as shop catches fire
    Ghaziabad, April 13: A 23-year-old salesman was burnt to death after a fire broke out in a liquor shop in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, police said today.

    The incident took ....
  • Court slams back-door entry into Uttar Pradesh upper house
    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for an apparent attempt to circumvent the constitution while arranging a "back-door entry" fo....
  • No respite from scorching heat in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will continue to reel under blazing heat with the maximum temperature hovering around 40-45 degrees Celsius, the Met office said today.

    The temperature will rem....
  • Criminal carrying Rs.50,000 reward killed in Noida
    Noida: A man accused in nearly a dozen heinous crimes across Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi and carrying a reward of Rs.50,000 on his head was killed in a shootout with Noida police early tod....
  • Idol theft sparks violence in Uttar Pradesh
    Kalpi (Uttar Pradesh): Agitated over the theft of an idol from a temple, devotees here today afternoon attacked the police and set six commuter buses on fire.

    The mob indulged in vand....
  • Musical protest at Vrindavan to save Yamuna
    Vrindavan: The banks of the polluted Yamuna river came alive to the soul-stirring strains of a unique musical protest that bemoaned nature's bountiful beauty turning into a sewage drain and....
  • Poachers held with peacock carcasses
    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh): Three poachers have been arrested with carcasses of peacocks, which were killed by them in a forest area here, police said today.

    The three men, in their mid-....
  • Bodies of 25 slain CRPF troopers brought to Lucknow
    Lucknow: The bodies of 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were brought here by a special aircraft today afternoon, a day after they were killed in a Maoist strike in Chhattisgarh. ....
  • Bitten by learning bug, teacher clears 58 subjects in board exams
    Allahabad: His passion for learning seems unending. This headmaster of a government school has been appearing in class 10 and 12 board exams for the past over 20 years, clearing them every time....
  • Law student held for stealing motorcycle
    Ghaziabad: A student studying law at a private college and his friend were arrested here today for stealing a motorcycle, police said.

    "A second year student of LLB from the Insti....
  • 3 held with fake currency in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) today nabbed three people with counterfeit notes with face value of Rs.1 lakh in Kanshiram Nagar district, police said.

    The three men....
  • Panchayat orders killing of couple in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has ordered the killing of a couple after they eloped and married against their families' wishes, police said today.

    The Khedka village panch....
  • Ghaziabad residents block highway to protest double murder
    Ghaziabad: Angry Ghaziabad residents blocked the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway-58 for over an hour near the Nand Gram area on Monday to protest the murder of two youths, police said.

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  • Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Meerut: A gangster, carrying a bounty of Rs.60,000 on his head and wanted in nearly 20 criminal cases, was shot dead here today by the Uttar Pradesh police, an official said.

    Sonu, 25....
  • Probe ordered in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy
    Varanasi: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a magisterial probe into the hooch tragedy that claimed at least eight lives in the state's Varanasi and Bhadohi districts today, official....
  • Want total funding for implementing RTE, Mayawati reiterates
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today reiterated her demand that the central government fund the cost of implementing the Right to Education Act in her state.

    Conveying....
  • Retired professor's courtyard is haven for sparrows
    Meerut: The numbers of house sparrows may be dwindling fast, but certainly not in the courtyard of a retired professor's house in this north Indian city where these gregarious birds have be....
  • Farmers' leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh
    Pilibhit: Congress leader and Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan chief V.M. Singh, who has been leading a farmers' movement in Uttar Pradesh over the past few years, was arrested from Rahulp....
  • Fraud by BSNL employees in Aligarh unearthed
    Aligarh: Many of the taxis hired by the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) office in the past decade for official reasons have turned out to be scooters and tractors, pointing to a....
  • Criminal gunned down in Uttar Pradesh
    Mau (Uttar Pradesh): A gangster wanted in over 20 criminal cases was today gunned down in this Uttar Pradesh town by a team of the state police's special task force (STF), police said.

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  • Showers likely in Uttar Pradesh today
    Lucknow: Temperatures across Uttar Pradesh have been hovering around a scorching 40 degrees Celsius but the weatherman has forcast rain in some parts of the state today, signalling relief for t....
  • Sanjay Dutt charged for 'jhappi to Mayawati' remark
    Pratapgarh: A charge sheet was filed here today against Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt for his allegedly disparaging remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, an official said.

  • Five injured in police firing in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: At least five people were injured today when police resorted to firing to disperse the locals who took to streets in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabirnagar district to protest the delay i....
  • Sick sugar mills to be sold in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Decks have finally been cleared for the sale of 33 state-run sugar mills that turned "sick" many years ago.

    "A formal nod for the privatisation of these mills was....
  • Two villagers arrested for killing leopard
    Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh): In a gruesome incident of violence against wild animals, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district killed a leopard with spears and iron weapons. Of the six....
  • And now, a Mayawati temple
    Lucknow: If all goes well, Uttar Pradesh will soon get a temple dedicated to Chief Minister and Dalit icon Mayawati, whose statues already dot the sprawling state.

    The temple is propo....
  • Politicians unify to make Big B brand envoy of Allahabad
    Allahabad: Cutting across party lines, politicians have joined hands to bring Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to his birthplace Allahabad as its brand ambassador.

    Around 70 corpo....
  • Brickbats and bouquets for private power discom
    Agra: The transfer of power distribution from government to private hands has got a mixed response in this Taj city. More than 2,000 people had complaints while many others praised the private ....
  • Hike in power tariff in Uttar Pradesh recommended
    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on Thursday night announced 13 percent hike in power tariffs across the state.

    The hike - the second in the year -....
  • Court stays suspension of gay AMU teacher
    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court today stayed the Aligarh Muslim University's suspension of teacher S.R. Siras for "gross professional misconduct".

    Hearing the teacher&....
  • Final resting place turns into chill out zone!
    Barhalganj (Uttar Pradesh): Situated on the banks of the Saryu river and spread over 3.5 acres, with lush green lawns, gushing fountains and artificial caves, it makes for a perfect picnic spot....
  • Mayawati crackdown on NREGS bungling eyewash: Congress
    Lucknow: The Congress today termed the suspension of 22 officials by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for alleged bungling of funds meant for the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme....
  • Sonia Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli
    Lucknow: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today arrived in her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli and met senior officials to review the developmental projects in the Uttar Pradesh district, ....
  • Criminal shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A criminal wanted in cases of murder and abduction was shot dead in a gunfight with a state police squad on the outskirts of this capital city today, an official said.

    Ejaz A....
  • Criminal gunned down in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad: A criminal wanted in nearly a dozen cases was shot dead in a gunfight with police here, officials said today.

    The incident occurred in the Vasundhara locality of the city l....
  • A bridge that cannot satisfy Mayawati's whims?
    Lucknow: The repeated demolition and reconstruction of a railing along a bridge on river Gomti here leading to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's dream project - the Rs.1,200 crore Amb....
  • As 'maharajin buas', these women perform last rites
    Allahabad: They are called 'maharajin buas'. Hindu women from several families have defied tradition in Maniaya village of Uttar Pradesh to take up the profession of priests who perform....
  • Criminal case slapped against BJP legislator
    Lucknow: A criminal case was lodged today against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator for allegedly seizing a vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said.

    Kans....
  • Six Kumbh pilgrims killed in accident
    Lucknow: At least six pilgrims on their way to the Kumbh fair in Haridwar were killed and 20 injured when a truck hit their bus in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district today, police said.....
  • HIV-positive woman spreads hope in Uttar Pradesh
    Gorakhpur: After she tested positive for HIV three years ago, Bhanumati was shattered. Living under the shadow of death, the 36-year-old feared she too would die of the infection like her husba....
  • Agra lawyers strike work, demand high court bench
    Agra: Lawyers in Agra observed a day's strike today to demand a bench of the Allahabad High Court in the city.

    The lawyers took out a protest march and Nitin Sharma, a member of t....
  • Carting children to school, the eco friendly way
    Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh): It could well be a case of back to the future. Bullock carts might be outmoded and belong to an era gone by, but it is the preferred mode of transport for a school he....
  • ATM catches fire in Noida, cash safe
    Noida: An Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of a private bank here caught fire today but the cash inside was safe, fire officials said.

    According to fire officials, an ICICI Bank ATM ins....
  • A temple where upper castes bow to Dalits
    Lucknow: Stories of socially marginalised people not being allowed into places of worship are common in India. In such a scenario, a Dalit family presiding over an Uttar Pradesh temple for ages....
  • Noida teenager sets his sight on Everest
    Noida: Sixteen-year-old Noida student Arjun Vajpayee has set his sights on the world's highest peak Mount Everest and will leave for Nepal today.

    "He will be leaving for Kathm....
  • HDFC manager's murder solved
    Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad police today claimed to have solved the January murder of an HDFC Standard Life Insurance manager with the arrest of a man they alleged was having an affair with the victim....
  • Melinda Gates visits Uttar Pradesh village
    Lucknow: A tiny remote village of Uttar Pradesh today had a surprise guest -- none other than Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates.

    Melinda, who flew down from the US only to....
  • Violence in Etawah after speeding car kills man
    Lucknow: Mobs set vehicles on fire and fought pitched battles with the police as violent protests erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district today after a man was mowed down by a speeding c....
  • Women's reservation will provoke young men to whistle in parliament : Mulayam
    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav has said the women's reservation bill, if passed, would "provoke young men to whistle" in parliament.

    Asked to comme....
  • Mayawati spent over Rs.14,000 cr on memorials: Congress
    Lucknow: Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of diverting central government development funds for setting up parks, memorials and statues, the Congress today said Mayawati has in th....
  • Muslim prisoners fast during Navratri to atone for sins
    Barabanki: They wake up early, keep fast, undertake Hindu rituals, sing hymns and eat a special diet like their Hindu brethren during the ongoing Navratri festival. These Muslim inmates of a Ba....
  • Mayawati's garland: Court dismisses CBI probe
    Lucknow: Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a CBI probe into the gifting of a high-value currency note-garland to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayaw....
  • One dead as water tank bursts in Mathura temple
    Mathura: One person was killed and five were injured when an overhead water tank on a temple roof burst here today, police said.

    "The water tank situated in the premises of the Kh....
  • Student leader shot dead in Agra
    Agra: A university student's union leader and a member of the Samajwadi Party was today afternoon shot dead by unidentified assailants here, police said.

    Police said more than 15 ....
  • Two Ghaziabad women honoured for bravery
    Ghaziabad: Two Ghaziabad women who fought off robbers were awarded certificates of bravery by the district police today, an official said.

    Sunita Sharma, 34, and Rita Singh, 40, took ....
  • Where gold and silver locks are key to prayers
    Kanpur: Flowers, fruits and incense sticks are not quite what devotees bring to a temple in Kanpur. To appease the deity, they make an offering of locks made of gold, silver and other precious ....
  • Five Uttar Pradesh cops suspended for custodial death
    Lucknow: Five policemen have been suspended and booked in connection with the custodial death of a village head in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said today.

    "The fi....
  • Guided by 'zakat', a village funds its road and bridge
    Lucknow: Guided by 'zakat' - charity as envisaged by the Quran - villagers of Muslim-dominated Shirajpur in Uttar Pradesh have repaired roads, dug wells, established schools and are now....
  • Mayawati: Will her garland turn into noose?
    Lucknow: The apparently bizarre nature of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's politics can be understood by remembering that she is driven by an intense desire to make a mark in politic....
  • Night curfew to continue in Bareilly
    Bareilly: While night curfew in the trouble-hit areas of Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district will continue, the authorities today decided to lift all restrictions on vehicular movement.

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  • Bareilly now has only night curfew
    Bareilly: Day curfew was today lifted in Uttar Pradesh's riot-hit Bareilly district but it will be clamped at night, the authorities said today.

    With no fresh trouble, the curfew ....
  • Three arrested with leopard skins in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Three men associated with an international wildlife poaching racket were arrested today with three leopard skins in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district, police said.

    The three....
  • Police probe bee attack at Mayawati rally
    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police today registered a case of criminal conspiracy against unnamed people for attempting to trigger a stampede at the rally of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)....
  • Magistrate booked for assaulting railway employee
    Lucknow: A sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) in Uttar Pradesh was booked today for assaulting a level-crossing gateman who did not let him cross the tracks while a train was approaching, an offic....
  • Curfew relaxed for 14 hours in Bareilly
    Bareilly: Curfew clamped here after communal violence was relaxed for 14 hours today but authorities permitted only cycles, autos and rickshaws on the roads.

    With no further violence ....
  • No regrets about not meeting Mayawati, says US envoy
    Lucknow: US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer today said he had no regrets about not being able to meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who told the diplomat she was preoccupied with pre-fixe....
  • Official assaults employee for not opening railway gates
    Lucknow: A government official in Uttar Pradesh allegedly roughed up a railway employee for refusing to open the level crossing gates closed before a train was to arrive in Pratapgarh district,....
  • SP legislator booked for setting widow on fire
    Lucknow: A Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator in Uttar Pradesh has been booked for setting a woman on fire over a land dispute, police said today.

    S. Azad, who represents the Sadar assem....
  • Curfew relaxed for 11 hours in Bareilly
    Bareilly: Curfew in Bareilly was relaxed for 11 hours today for the third time since it was imposed two weeks ago as normalcy returned to this Uttar Pradesh town following communal clashes, aut....
  • Two poachers held with 80 tortoises in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Two poachers were arrested today in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district and 80 tortoises were recovered from their possession, police said.

    The two men from Kolkata, in thei....
  • Mayawati declines to meet with US ambassador
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has declined to meet US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer, who arrived here today on a two-day visit to the state, citing her "busy political sched....
  • Curfew relaxed in Bareilly
    Bareilly: Curfew in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district was relaxed for eight hours today for only the second time since it was imposed two weeks ago following a communal clash, authorities s....
  • Probe into swarm of bees at Mayawati rally
    Lucknow: In a late Monday night development, the Uttar Pradesh government ordered a high-level probe into the sudden arrival of a swarm of bees at the Ramabai Ambedkar ground while Chief Minist....
  • Rs.5 crore garland for Mayawati?
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was today presented a giant garland of currency notes by her fans from Karnataka. Though the exact value of the garland is not known, onlookers pu....
  • What's wrong if I install my own statues, asks Mayawati
    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is unable to understand why she is under fire from various quarters for installing her own statues.

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  • BSP's Brahmin mascot Misra in new role
    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today said party general secretary Satish Chandra Misra was not going to be in the mainstream of the BSP'....
  • Curfew relaxed in Bareilly, situation turning normal
    Lucknow: With no fresh incident of violence reported in the last two days and the situation fast returning to normal, curfew in Bareilly district was relaxed today, nearly two weeks after a com....
  • Lucknow feels heat of Mayawati rally
    Lucknow: People in this Uttar Pradesh capital, particularly the board examinees, today had a harrowing time reaching their destinations due to lack of buses owing to the Bahujan Samaj Party'....
  • Thousands gather for Mayawati's rally
    Lucknow: Tens of thousands of people from all over the country, including Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala, gathered here today for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's rally to mark th....
  • Backward districts of UP receive the highest demand for passport
    Mumbai: In a surprising revelation it has come to pass that the maximum demand for passports in India comes from the country's most undeveloped districts in eastern and central Uttar Prades....
  • Lucknow turns blue on eve of Mayawati's rally
    Lucknow: Blue -- the colour of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) -- dominated Lucknow city today on the eve of the ruling party's rally to mark its silver jubilee, touted as the biggest ever wi....
  • Elaborate arrangements made for Mayawati's rally
    Lucknow: Elaborate arrangements were being made for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's rally here March 15. Over a million people are expected to attend the rally on Bahujan Samaj Part....
  • Cyclist on runway as Mulayam's plane lands
    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had a narrow escape today morning when a cyclist suddenly appeared on the runway just as his plane was landing at the Saifai aerodrome in Utta....
  • Agra to get facelift before Games
    Agra: The city of Taj is set to get a new look ahead of the Commonwealth Games in October during which around one million tourists are expected to visit the Mughal era wonder.

    The Agr....
  • Bareilly remains tense after 12 days of curfew
    Bareilly: Tension continued in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, parts of which have been under curfew for 12 days, following the fresh outbreak of trouble in which 15 people were injured ....
  • Fake currency notes of Rs.2.48 crore recovered
    Lucknow: Fake currency notes of Rs.2.48 crore were recovered from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Chanduali district, a railway official said today.

    The fake notes and maps of Thailand....
  • Former mayor held for allegedly duping daughter-in-law
    Agra: Former Agra mayor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kishori Lal Mahaur has been arrested following a complaint from his widowed daughter-in-law who accused him of duping her of prop....
  • Ghaziabad board to impose new cess to fund Metro rail
    Ghaziabad: An additional charge will be imposed on realtors to arrange the funds for Metro rail service here and for speeding up the pace of development, Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) s....
  • 15 injured in Uttar Pradesh violence
    Lucknow: At least 15 people, including a senior police officer, were injured today in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district when members of a community clashed with police to protest the releas....
  • Teenaged girl kills child to attain occult powers
    Lucknow: A teenaged girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district allegedly killed a three-year-old boy to "attain occult powers", police said today.

    The 15-year-old girl s....
  • Police find photos of godman 'marrying' missing woman
    Ghaziabad: Police searching for a missing self-styled godman and a woman devotee he is accused of kidnapping have recovered photographs of the two as a married couple.

    Photographs dep....
  • Marriage made in heaven, solemnised in police station
    Lucknow: The wedding card of this couple who eloped might read something like this -- Satish Kumar weds Maya Pasi. You are cordially invited to attend the marriage at a police station in Uttar ....
  • Where Hindus and Muslims pray together
    Gaddeajijpur: When Hindus visit a temple in Gaddeajijpur village of Uttar Pradesh, they also make it a point to pray at the adjacent mausoleum. It is no different for Muslims. For, the villager....
  • Five children injured in bomb explosion
    Lucknow: Five children, including a girl, were injured when a country-made bomb hidden in a garbage dump exploded today in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said.

    The childr....
  • Boys lodged in juvenile jail for throwing colour on Mayawati's poster
    Lucknow: Four minors were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly throwing colour on Chief Minister Mayawati's poster during Holi. The minors have been sent to jail.

    Charg....
  • Ulema Council threatens stir against cleric's arrest
    Lucknow: The Ulema Council today threatened to launch a statewide agitation against the arrest of a leading cleric, nabbed for his alleged role in last week's communal clash in Uttar Prades....
  • Pay toll on Noida-Greater Noida Expressway from Sep 30
    Noida: The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway will cease to be toll-free from Sep 30, the Uttar Pradesh government said today.

    The government, in a notification, has included the 21.5-km-....
  • Two government employees robbed
    Ghaziabad: Two motorcycle borne men robbed two government employees working with the electricity department of Rs.367,000 here today, police said.

    The incident occurred at 1.30 p.m. i....
  • Dozen 'Indian Idol' aspirants injured
    Noida: Over a dozen people were injured here today when thousands of boys and girls gathered for the audition of music reality show "Indian Idol" rushed into the venue causing a stamped....
  • Six killed as train rams into vehicle
    Lucknow: At least six people were killed and 16 injured today when a train rammed into a tractor-trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district.

    The Farrukhabad-Kanpur passenger train....
  • Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: The temperature is likely to dip in Uttar Pradesh the next few days, with a cold wave making a comeback in the state, the weatherman said today.

    The state experienced an unus....
  • Cleric arrested for communal clash in Bareilly
    Lucknow: Security was today intensified in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district following the arrest of a leading cleric for his alleged role in last week's communal clash.

    Maula....
  • Look-out notice issued for 'godman' wanted in kidnapping case
    Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad police have issued a look-out notice for a self-stlyed 'godman' who is wanted for the alleged abduction of a 27-year-old woman devotee.

    "A senior ....
  • Three held with sambar carcasses in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Three poachers have been arrested with carcasses of sambar in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said today.

    The three men, who are in their early 30s, were nabbed S....
  • Austrian tourist attacked in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A 30-year-old Austrian tourist was attacked, robbed and left unconscious near a rail track in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said today.

    Mario Max was found on ....
  • Agra music legend struggles to survive
    Agra: One of the last exponents of the Agra Gharana of Hindustani classical music, 86-year-old Ustad Akeel Ahmad Khan is not only unwell but is also a disenchanted man. He has no government sup....
  • Mayawati too has reservations on women's quota bill
    Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday expressed strong reservations against the women's reservation bill to be introduced in Rajya....
  • Restaurant, huts gutted in Noida fires, 3 injured
    Noida: A restaurant in a sector 26 club and a cluster of shanties in sector 63 of Noida were burnt down in two accidents of fire late on fire on Saturday, officials said today.

    Accord....
  • Ashram management blamed for Uttar Pradesh stampede
    Lucknow: The preliminary report of a probe into Thursday's stampede in Uttar Pradesh has held the management of the ashram responsible for the disaster in which 63 people, mostly women and ....
  • Two poachers held with leopard skins in UP
    Lucknow: Two poachers, who operated in several states of the country, have been arrested with leopard skins in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said today.

    Ashish Gupta and....
  • No funds to compensate stampede victims: Mayawati
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday said that her state was facing an "acute financial crisis" and was not in a position to give any monetary compensation to the fa....
  • Dodging all, Rahul Gandhi meets families of stampede victims
    Mangarh (Pratapgarh): Dodging policemen and giving his own partymen the slip, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi called on families of the victims of Thursday's stampede at an ashram h....
  • Ashram stampede: Case lodged against organisers of feast
    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today lodged a case against unnamed organisers of the "bhandara" (free lunch) at an ashram on Thursday, when a stampede triggered by unmanageable c....
  • Undertrial dies in Ghaziabad jail, 10th in a year
    Ghaziabad: A prisoner died in Dasna jail in Ghaziabad today, making it the 10th such death in a year.

    Jail Superintendent V.K. Singh said Bhupendra Pal, 24, who is facing a trial in a....
  • 'My greed responsible for sons' death in ashram stampede'
    Mangarh (Uttar Pradesh): Ram Kumar Milan is inconsolable after losing his three sons in Thursday's stampede at the Bhakti Dham ashram here. He can't stop blaming his own "greed"....
  • A two-and-a-half-year-old-boy booked for power theft in Kanpur
    Kanpur: In one of the most bizarre of cases, Kanpur Electricity Supply Company Limited (Kesco) has booked a two-and-a-half-year-old boy for power theft in Kanpur. Bajariya police have also lodg....
  • Electrocution rumour sparked stampede, killing 63
    Mangarh (Uttar Pradesh): As a pall of gloom hung over the Bhakti Dham ashram here a day after a stampede killed 63 women and children, an eyewitness said today that an electrocution rumour spar....
  • Mayawati orders probe into stampede deaths
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today ordered a high-level inquiry into the stampede that left more than 60 people dead at an ashram in Mangarh village in Pratapgarh district. <....
  • 37 children, 26 women killed in stampede in Uttar Pradesh ashram
    Lucknow: 37 children and 26 women were killed and 25 injured in a stampede in an Uttar Pradesh ashram, police here said today. 63 bodies had been recovered and more could have been killed in t....
  • Stampede in ashram, 15 feared dead
    Lucknow: At least 15 people could have been killed in a stampede in an ashram in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, an official spokesperson here said today.

    The tragedy at the ....
  • Curfew relaxed in Bareilly
    Lucknow: With the situation in trouble-torn areas of Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district limping back to normal, the curfew imposed on Tuesday was relaxed today morning, officials said.

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  • Unusually warm weather in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Parts of Uttar Pradesh, including state capital Lucknow, are witnessing unusually warm weather with the day and night temperatures 4-5 degrees above average, the state Met office said ....
  • Couple in extra marital affair burnt to death
    Agra: A man and a woman allegedly locked in an extra-marital affair were burnt to death in Agra district in Uttar Pradesh after being doused with kerosene, police said.

    Police identif....
  • Moonshine kills five in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad: Five people died and six lost their eyesight after drinking spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, police said today.

    About 15 more fell ill, a police o....
  • Curfew continues in Bareilly, board students let off
    Lucknow: Curfew continued in several parts of Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district today, a day after a communal clash over a procession, but students were allowed to appear for their board ex....
  • Uttar Pradesh gets DNA lab, lie-detector
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh's first DNA laboratory with an additional lie-detector facility is coming up here.

    Set up on the premises of the existing forensic science laboratory, the n....
  • Holi celebrations set off Hindu-Muslim clash
    Lucknow: Tension gripped Uttar Pradesh's Badosarai town in Barabanki district today afternoon following a "minor clash" between Hindus and Muslims over Holi celebrations.

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  • Holi: a fusion of Dussehra, Diwali in Uttar Pradesh town
    Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh): A Ramlila ending with the effigy of demon king Ravana going up in flames and a brilliant display of fireworks -- that's Holi for you in Bamanpuri town of this dist....
  • Drive to check moonshine sale in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today ordered a statewide drive to check the sale of spurious liquor and bust illegal liquor manufacturing units, an official said.

    "SPs (sup....
  • Five of family murdered in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A woman and her four children were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district, the police said on Friday.

    The incident took place in Morakandar vi....
  • Two men shot dead in tiff over throwing garbage
    Greater Noida: Two people were shot dead and two others critically injured when an argument over throwing garbage in a drain turned ugly in Greater Noida, police said on Friday.

    Accor....
  • High court allows Mayawati government to chop over 200 trees
    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has allowed the Uttar Pradesh government to chop down 213 trees to make way for a boundary wall around a 120-acre eco park, named after th....
  • Elephant runs amok in Meerut, damages over 20 vehicles
    Meerut: A male elephant, kept on display at the marriage reception of the children of two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MPs, ran amok, attacking and damaging 20 cars, a truck and a police jeep befo....
  • Elephants from Nepal kill 1, injure eight in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: One person was killed and several injured when a herd of elephants which had apparently strayed in from Nepal went on a rampage in a village in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, offi....
  • Government employee slapped for delay in producing files
    Lucknow: Authorities in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district today ordered an enquiry against a sub divisional magistrate (SDM) for allegedly slapping a government employee.

    Ramesh Cha....
  • Four students hurt in explosion in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: At least four students were critically injured in a bomb explosion near their school in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district today, police said. Officials ruled out any terror angle....
  • Kidnapped official rescued in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Rakesh Jain, a 53-year-old Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat who was missing since last Friday, was rescued by the Special Task Force (STF), police said today. Five of Rakesh's abductors ha....
  • Main accused in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy held
    Lucknow: The main accused in a hooch tragedy that claimed at least 13 lives in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district has been arrested along with a policeman, a police official said today.

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  • Eight robbers, chain-snatchers held in Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad: Eight criminals were arrested today in two raids here on charges of robbery and chain snatching, police said.

    Four criminals were arrested during a search operation in Khod....
  • Engineer quits, citing threats by BSP legislator
    Lucknow: An engineer of the Uttar Pradesh irrigation department on Saturday sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Mayawati following alleged extortion bids by a legislator of the ruling....
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    Lucknow: With the apprehension of one or more terrorist strikes looming large over India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh police have sounded an alert for schools.

    In an advis....
  • Two girls burnt to death in Noida
    Noida: Two minor girls were burnt to death when their makeshift dwelling caught fire in Harola locality of Noida on Thursday night, police said.

    According to Superintendent of Police ....
  • Youths run over policemen in Greater Noida
    Greater Noida: A police official was critically injured along with four other policemen when eight drunk youth in three cars ran over them in the Kasna area of Greater Noida on Wednesday night,....
  • New factories relaxed from electricity duty in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today decided to relax new industrial units from electricity duty to provide relief to industries, particularly power-intensive units.

    The decisi....
  • Armed youth fights police trying to help him
    Lucknow: A mentally unstable youth, who locked himself into a room in his house here on Wednesday, continued to battle the policemen trying to get him out for over 24 hours. The 27-year-old has....
  • Toll in Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy rises to 13
    Lucknow: At least eight more people have died after drinking moonshine in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, taking the toll to 13, an official said today.

    "The toll till toda....
  • Police officer beats up a dalit woman at police station
    Lucknow: In yet another case of persecution and inhuman treatment to the lower section of the society Uttar Pradesh police in Sultanpur district thrashed a Dalit woman who is suspected to have ....
  • Ulema Council to hold rally in Lucknow
    Lucknow: Members of the Ulema Council (a body of Muslim clerics) will hold a rally here on Feb 20 to protest alleged harassment of the minority community by the police on the pretext of tacklin....
  • Five killed after consuming illicit liquor
    Lucknow: At least five people were killed and 16 others fell ill today after they allegedly consumed spurious liquor in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, officials said.

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  • Two engineering students held with heroin worth Rs.10 mn
    Lucknow: Two engineering students have been arrested with heroin worth Rs.10 million (Rs.1 crore) in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, police said today.

    Deepak Rawat and Dani....
  • 22 killed as bus falls into river in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: At least 22 people on their way to a wedding were killed and 30 injured when the bus they were travelling in fell into a river in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district, an official said ....
  • Women protest atrocities in Uttar Pradesh, caned by police
    Lucknow: Women activists of the Congress party here were caned by the police today as they sought to raise the issue of "increasing atrocities on women" in Uttar Pradesh, party workers ....
  • Woman throttles children, commits suicide
    Greater Noida: A woman throttled her daughter and son, killing the girl, before committing suicide in Greater Noida today, police said. The son is battling for life in the hospital.

    A....
  • Two die in police custody, nine cops booked
    Lucknow: Nine Uttar Pradesh policemen were today booked for allegedly beating to death two men picked up for "conspiracy" to loot a beer shop in Allahabad.

    Sanjay Nishad, 22, ....
  • Love to be food of music at Taj festival
    Agra: Love will be the theme of the Taj Mahotsava that opens here on Thursday just 500 metres from that eternal monument to love, the Taj Mahal.

    The theme song that will open the 10-d....
  • Gangster shot dead in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A gangster wanted in 37 criminal cases including murder was gunned down early today by the police in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, an official said.

    Ali Mohammad wa....
  • One killed in firing at wedding
    Ghaziabad: A 22-year-old youth was killed in firing by an apparently drunk reveller at a wedding in Ghaziabad, police said on Saturday.

    Phool Kumar, a resident of Muzzafarnagar distri....
  • Metro gets extension from Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad: The Uttar Pradesh government has approved the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) Metro extension project from Dilshad Garden to the New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad, an official sai....
  • Hapur, a hub of flower, vegetable production
    Hapur (Uttar Pradesh): Exporting fresh flowers to Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and selling high-value vegetables to hotels and embassies in Delhi, this town in western Uttar Pradesh ....
  • BJP looks for a Gandhi vs Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh
    New Delhi/Bulandshahr: With Rahul Gandhi creating a storm in Uttar Pradesh, particularly among the young and the disempowered with his whirlwind "mass contact" tours, the Bharatiya Jana....
  • Man held for impersonating as top official
    Greater Noida: A man was arrested here today for impersonating as a top government official and for driving around in a car with a red beacon, which he claimed he was entitled to as his post wa....
  • Rahul to meet students in Azamgarh
    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, often dubbed a nursery of terror, to meet college students, the party said today.

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  • Rainfall likely in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Light to moderate rainfall is likely in parts of Uttar Pradesh today and Thursday, the weatherman has said.

    According to the state met department, a weather disturbance affec....
  • Uttar Pradesh accident toll rises to 24
    Lucknow: The death toll in Monday's accident where a tractor-trolley skidded off a road and fell into a deep, water-filled ditch in Uttar Pradesh, rose to 24 today, police said. The victims....
  • Mayawati announces huge salary hike for legislators
    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a substantial hike of over 66 percent in the salary and allowances of the state's legislators, who will now receive around Rs.....
  • 'Abnormal circumstances made my son attack Rathore'
    Lucknow: S.K. Sharma, a Banaras Hindu University (BHU) professor and father of the youth who today attacked former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore, said "abnormal circumstances" mus....
  • Five of a family burnt to death in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: Five members of a family were burnt to death while six were severely injured when a fire broke out at their house in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, police said today.

    T....
  • Labourer's hand chopped for not settling Rs.600 debt
    Lucknow: A man's right hand was mercilessly severed by a group of moneylenders after he failed to settle a debt of around Rs.600, police in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district said today. ....
  • Five held for molesting woman on train
    Ghaziabad: Five men were arrested here today for molesting a woman on Ranikhet Express train, officials said.

    Babita boarded the general compartment of the train at the New Delhi rail....
  • Global neuro-surgery experts to assemble at Agra
    Agra: Top international gurus of neuro-surgery will share invaluable knowledge and pass on the latest skills to 200 Indian doctors at a two-day workshop in the city of the Taj, beginning Feb 13....
  • International homeopathy meet starts in Agra
    Agra: In order to make research in the field of homeopathy more potent, an international research centre in collaboration with six European countries was inaugurated here, with over 50 reputed ....
  • Three poachers arrested in UP
    Lucknow: Three people have been arrested with skins of two spotted deer and several antlers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police said today.

    The three men, in their late ....
  • Six mutilated bodies found near rail track
    Lucknow: Panic gripped an Uttar Pradesh town when six mutilated and decomposed bodies were found lying near the railway tracks today morning, police said.

    The bodies of three men, two....
  • Youth held for bursting fire cracker near Taj
    Agra: A young man has been arrested for bursting a fire cracker close to the world heritage monument of the Taj Mahal here, police said.

    Dharmendra, in his early 20s, burst the cracke....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister, family booked for seeking dowry
    Lucknow: On the directions of an Uttar Pradesh court, the police have booked the state Sports Minister Ayodhya Prasad Pal and his six family members under the Dowry Act, an official said today.....
  • Court wants Mayawati's minister booked for dowry demand
    Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh court today directed the police to book state Sports Minister Ayodhya Prasad Pal and his family members for allegedly calling off his son's marriage because the br....
  • Government employees boycott work over mistreatment of Dalit
    Lucknow: Hundreds of government employees in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district decided to boycott work today after a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) slapped a Dalit class four government empl....
  • A suicide occurs every two hours in Uttar Pradesh
    Lucknow: A suicide takes place every two hours in India's most populous state, according to a study.

    What was even more glaring was that Lucknow, the state capital, had topped the....
  • Security tightened in Azamgarh as Muslims vow to protest
    Lucknow: Tight security arrangements have been put in place ahead of senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh's visit to Azamgarh today. The decision was made following an announcement of the ....
  • Volunteers to clean Yamuna, Potomac, Yangtze rivers
    Agra: As part of a global initiative by the Rivers of the World Foundation and the Yamuna Foundation for Blue Water, volunteers in China, India and the US will pick up trash and clean up the ri....
  • Greater Noida police receive traffic complaints via MMS
    Greater Noida: The newly introduced system of filing complaints via SMS and MMS by Greater Noida police to nab those violating traffic rules received a good response from the public, police sai....
  • Man behind 1993 train blasts held near Lucknow
    Lucknow: A Lucknow resident wanted in connection with the 1993 serial train blasts, in which over 200 people were killed, was arrested today after a prolonged gun battle near here, police said.....
  • Maid lends womb to childless couple, refuses to give baby
    Ghaziabad: A 20-year-old maid of a childless couple agreed to become the surrogate mother to their child. But, after giving birth to the baby, the maid had a change of heart and refused to hand....
  • Six of a family set on fire in Uttar Pradesh village
    Lucknow: Six members of a family were set on fire in a Uttar Pradesh village over a land dispute, police said today.

    Kisan Chand, a farmer and resident of Beejpur village in Mahoba di....
  • Uttar Pradesh minister faces dowry allegations
    Lucknow: An enquiry has been initiated against Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Ayodhya Prasad Pal over allegations that he called off his son's marriage because the woman's family failed ....
  • Agra meet to discuss robot use in urology treatment
    Agra: Use of robots and computers for surgery on patients with urological problems will be discussed at an international conference on advances in urology, to be held in the city of the Taj Mah....
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    Agra: He is 91 years old and has written as many as 157 books.