Tag: Uttar Pradesh

RAF and PAC deployed  in UP's Kasganj
UP government says checking if Kasganj violence was pre-planned

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government in its report to the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday said it was in the process of ascertaining if the violence and arson were pre-planned in Kasganj where communal riots broke out after a youth was killed on Republic Day. In the report, the Uttar Pradesh Police said it […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Clashes in UP town over R-Day celebrations

Lucknow: Clashes erupted between two communities in Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh on Friday over celebrating Republic Day, police said. Over 36 youngsters from a community had taken out a bike rally with tricolours in their hands and were booed while passing through a locality of another community. There was a verbal altercation after which stones […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Many theatres in UP decide against screening 'Padmaavat'

Lucknow: Many theatres and multiplexes in Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital, on Thursday refused to screen controversial film “Padmaavat”, citing “lack of security”. The 10.15 a.m. show at the Wave multiplex in Gomti Nagar here was cancelled as owners of the mall feared for the safety of the property and cinegoers. Not a single policeman […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Neelachal Express scrapes stationary truck in UP, none injured

Lucknow: A train accident was averted on Tuesday when the New Delhi-Puri Neelachal Express brushed past a loaded truck parked close to the tracks in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, officials said. No one was injured. According to a Northern Railway official, the truck loaded with sand was parked close to the tracks when the footboards […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Prisoners escape from Mathura jail: Know how they escaped

Lucknow: Three prisoners escaped from the high-security Mathura jail in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday, police said. Security has been beefed up. One of the accomplices got injured as he fell down trying to scale the boundary wall, a police officer said. The prison inmates, who escaped around 2 a.m. on New Year day were […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hardeep Puri BJP candidate for UP Rajya Sabha bypoll

New Delhi:The BJP has decided to field Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri as its candidate in a Rajya Sabha bypoll in Uttar Pradesh, a party release said. Puri, a former Indian Foreign Service Officer, was inducted as a minister in the Narendra Modi government in September. The seat fell vacant following the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
5 injured in Uttar Pradesh as helium balloons catch fire

Lucknow: Five children were injured in Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday when decorative helium gas-filled balloons exploded and caught fire, police said. The children were part of an event in the village of Hisavada, where Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik arrived. Hisavada is Malik’s native village and to make the occasion special, the locals had […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
3 killed, 8 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot

Manikpur (Uttar Pradesh): At least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, railways officials said. The accident occurred at the Manikpur station in Chitrakoot district at 4.18 a.m. Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena told IANS: “Three […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Death toll in NTPC boiler blast rises to 37

New Delhi: Another NTPC boiler blast victim, brought to Safdarjung hospital here after suffering extensive burns in the accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli, died here on Sunday taking toll to 37. Identifying the deceased as Chandra Pratap, 22, a senior doctor from the hospital said he had suffered 80 per cent burns. Pratap was […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
NTPC shuts Unchahar plant unit after 26 die in blast

New Delhi: The NTPC on Thursday said it has shut down a 500 MW unit at its Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh following the blast on Wednesday that claimed lives of 26 people. The company in a regulatory filing in the BSE said: “This is to inform that Unit […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rahul visits Rae Bareli; meets kin of NTPC blast victims

Rae Bareli: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has reached Rae Bareli town in Uttar Pradesh today where over 20 have died in a boiler blast at a unit of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). Gandhi met the family members of the victims, according to party sources. The death toll in the state-owned power plant blast […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
RSS worker shot dead by unidentified bike-borne attackers in UP

Lucknow: A Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) worker was reportedly shot dead by unidentified bike-borne miscreants in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur district on Saturday, informed police officials. The incident occurred when unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot at the 35-year-old, Rajesh Mishra, also a journalist working with the Dainik Jagran Hindi daily, who was sitting at his brother Amitesh’s […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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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, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kejriwal's stolen car found in Ghaziabad

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s car, which was stolen from here two days ago was found abandoned in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, early on Saturday, police said. A senior police officer told IANS that the Uttar Pradesh police found the car and informed their Delhi counterparts. The Delhi Police was yet to take the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021