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Op-Ed: Bypoll Results in UP, Bihar Will Spur Opposition Unity

Gujarat had hinted at it. Recent by-elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh had corroborated it. And now, the outcome of the latest round of by-elections in UP and Bihar has confirmed it. The BJP is losing its support and Prime Minister Narendra Modi his brand equity. The loss of all three Lok Sabha by-elections – […]

Voting underway for Phulpur, Gorakhpur by polls in UP

Lucknow: Voting for the crucial Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh was underway on Sunday, according to election officials. Voter turn-out in the polls that began at 7 a.m., was less in the first two hours in both the constituencies, the officials said. The voting will end at 5 p.m. Uttar Pradesh Chief […]

Intense cold kills over 70 in UP

Lucknow: Extreme cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and poor people. Phone calls to senior officials, including Director Information Anuj Jha have remained unanswered. Twenty two deaths have been reported from Poorvanchal; three […]

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Three killed, dozen injured in UP shootout over land

Lucknow: Three persons were killed and a dozen injured in a shootout between two groups over a land dispute in Deoria in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, following which angry locals blocked a highway, police said. The deceased were Satya Prakash, 19, Ram Pradesh, 25, and Inderjeet, 22. The injured were admitted to a district hospital, […]

Three coaches of goods train derail in UP

Lucknow: Three coaches of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, officials said. No casualty or injury has, however, been reported so far. The derailment took place on the Achnera-Mathura route in Mathura. The rail traffic on the route has, however, been disrupted and trains are being diverted, a Mathura district official told […]

UP: Woman BJP leader booked for slapping girl

Aligarh (UP): An FIR has been registered against a local woman BJP leader at the Gandhi Park police station here for slapping a girl who was sitting with a Muslim youth in a tea shop here, police said today. The FIR was registered last night under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 504 (insult intended […]

Kaifiyat Express derailment: Three Odisha bound trains diverted

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways today diverted some Odisha bound trains including Rajdhani Express running from New Delhi following derailment of Azamgarhg-Delhi Kaifiyat Express in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh today that left around 50 injured. New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express leaving New Delhi on August 22 will run via Kanpur-Lucknow-Muradabad-Gaziabad, a Railway statement said. Similarly, New […]

Rs 100 crore ransom sought for abducted UP businessman

Lucknow: The kidnappers of Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta have reportedly demanded Rs 100 crore in ransom from his family even as his whereabouts remain sketchy for a second day. The ransom message sent from Gupta’s mobile phone to his wife Sarika Gupta threatens he will be harmed if the money was not paid. Gupta’s […]

Gang rape victim in UP attacked fifth time in nine years

Lucknow: A woman who was promised round-the-clock security by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after an acid attack in March was in a hospital here on Sunday after suffering another acid attack, police said. The victim sustained burn injuries on the right side of her face and shoulder when unidentified miscreants hurled acid at […]

UP to make marriage registration mandatory

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to make marriage registration mandatory for all in the state, an official said on Tuesday. A proposal has been drafted by the women’s welfare department and is likely to be brought before the state cabinet in its next session. According to sources with the knowledge of the proposal, […]

10 killed in UP road accident

Lucknow: Ten people, including nine members of a family, were killed on Sunday when the car they were travelling in fell into a canal in Mathura, police said. The accident occurred at the Mathura-Jajampatti road. The victims hailed from Bareilly. The driver of the car, en route from from Bharatpur, was also killed in the […]

Yogi Adityanath effect: CBI expedites probe into role of IAS officials in illegal mining

Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expediting its probe in the illegal mining cases in Uttar Pradesh, with several senior IAS officials being questioned. The probe has gathered momentum after the BJP government of Yogi Adityanath came to power. The CBI has been mandated by the Allahabad High Court (HC) to look into […]

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Highway horror: Man killed, four women gang-raped in UP

Noida: A scrap dealer was killed and his mother, wife, sister and sister-in-law raped by a group of armed men who waylaid their car and also looted the family, near Jewar on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh early on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred some 60 km from here on Jewar at around […]

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BJP expels 87 leaders, workers in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s ruling BJP has expelled 87 party leaders and workers for six years for “anti-party activities”, a leader said on Thursday. State General Secretary Vidya Sagar Sonkar said the action was taken following a probe by the disciplinary committee of the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The expelled leaders and workers […]

In Nirbhaya's village, a special puja after the SC verdict

Ballia (UP): A special puja for thanking the almighty was performed by residents of Nirbhaya’s native village here as the long awaited Supreme Court verdict came today upholding the death penalty for the four convicts. Locals in Medawar Kala, located on the border of Ballia and Ghazipur, 45 km from the district headquarters, say they […]

Indore tops cleanest cities list; UP's Gonda country's dirtiest

New Delhi: Indore topped as the cleanest city of India while Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda was last from the end thus becoming the dirtiest city in the country, a list unveiled by the Urban Development Ministry said on Thursday. Bhopal came second from the top while Vishakhapatnam was placed at third position in the list, Union […]

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BJD disapproves of EVM use, suggests ballot voting

Bhubaneswar: Expressing displeasure over irregularities unearthed recently in Madhya Pradesh over working of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), the BJD on Sunday suggested that instead of machines ballot paper should be used during polls. Speaking to media persons, senior party leader Debasis Nayak said not only BJD but parties all over the country will also definitely […]

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Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP's 21st CM

Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath was sworn in on Sunday as Chief Minister of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh. The 21st Chief Minister of the state was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik. Present on the occasion were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and other senior […]

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Modi wins landslide in UP, crushes SP, Congress, BSP

Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday scored a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh in a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, halfway through his first term, and decimated rivals, the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and the BSP. Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP swept to an unprecedented two-thirds majority winning a whopping […]

Two female tourists found dead in Puri

Puri: Dead bodies of two female tourists were recovered from Malatipatpur bus stand under suspicious condition here today. The deceased were identified as Juburi Percy and Suri Moria, both are residents of Nepal’s Bankati area. The two had come to visit the pilgrim city with their families. The co-passengers said the two were suffering from […]

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Woman gangraped in UP

Muzaffarnagar: A 27-year-old married woman was allegedly gangraped by two persons who also filmed the act in Shamli district, police said today. The victim’s husband lodged a complaint and alleged that his wife, who worked as a labourer, yesterday was brought to a room in the under-construction building in which she was working and gangraped. […]

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Nine people including two policemen injured in UP clash

Muzaffarnagar: At least nine people, including two policemen, were injured in a clash allegedly between two groups over a minor dispute in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said today. The incident happened last night when a quarrel between two children escalated into a brawl between two families Kairana town of the district, according to ASP […]

50-yr-old farmer shot dead in UP

Lakhimpur Kheri: A 50-year-old farmer was shot dead by some unidentified assailants in Neemgaon area of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The deceased has been identified as Ved Prakash, a resident of Rampur village. According to police sources, Prakash was shot by some unknown miscreants and he died on the spot. His body was recovered from […]