Articles about Lucknow

Purvanchal Expressway: Over 300km, 22 flyovers, 6 lanes, and more

16 Nov 2021

Purvanchal Expressway: Over 300km, 22 flyovers, 6 lanes, and more

The ambitious Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

16 Nov 2021

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh at 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

06 Oct 2021

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

As the farmers' protest has intensified after the Lakhimpur Kheri killings, the Lucknow Police on Tuesday announced restrictions in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

GST Council to meet in Lucknow on Friday

16 Sep 2021

GST Council to meet in Lucknow on Friday

The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on Friday, which among other things may review the tax rate of over four-dozen items and extend till December 31, tax concessions on 11 COVID-19 drugs.

Lucknow: Man arrested for luring girls into sending obscene videos

01 Sep 2021

Lucknow: Man arrested for luring girls into sending obscene videos

A 23-year-old man was arrested from Lucknow for allegedly posing as a woman on Instagram, using a fake profile, and luring minor girls into sending their obscene pictures and videos to him, the police said on Tuesday.

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

28 Aug 2021

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.

Hometown Muslims recall Hindutva icon Kalyan Singh with fondness

23 Aug 2021

Hometown Muslims recall Hindutva icon Kalyan Singh with fondness

Kalyan Singh might have been a Hindutva icon, under whose watch the Babri Masjid was demolished, but some Muslims in and around his native village in the Aligarh district remember the veteran BJP leader for some of his other qualities.

Lucknow: Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away at 89

21 Aug 2021

Lucknow: Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away at 89

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and a former Governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh, passed away on Saturday. He was 89 years old.

UP: Over 1,200 villages hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

12 Aug 2021

UP: Over 1,200 villages hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by floods, and relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people, officials said on Wednesday.

Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

06 Aug 2021

Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

In order to break the backs of gangsters and mafia and discourage their activities, the Uttar Pradesh Police has attached or demolished their ill-gotten properties worth over Rs. 1,800 crores in UP.

UPCC chief Lallu, party leaders detained ahead of silent march

22 Jul 2021

UPCC chief Lallu, party leaders detained ahead of silent march

Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee President Ajay Kumar Lallu and other party leaders were detained while trying to take out a silent march against the alleged snooping on party leader Rahul Gandhi.

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh's health condition critical, says hospital

21 Jul 2021

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh's health condition critical, says hospital

Kalyan Singh, 89, the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, is in a critical condition and has been put on life support system.

Veteran thespian Urmil Kumar Thapliyal dies at 78

21 Jul 2021

Veteran thespian Urmil Kumar Thapliyal dies at 78

Renowned theater personality and litterateur Urmil Kumar Thapliyal passed away in Lucknow following a prolonged illness. He was 78.

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

16 Jul 2021

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.

Kalyan Singh's health condition improving, says hospital

16 Jul 2021

Kalyan Singh's health condition improving, says hospital

The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, who is admitted at the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute (SGPGI) of Medical Sciences in Lucknow, is improving and he is much better now, the hospital said on Friday.

Kalyan Singh showing signs of improvement, says hospital

12 Jul 2021

Kalyan Singh showing signs of improvement, says hospital

The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, who is admitted to Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, is better and he is showing signs of improvement, the hospital said on Monday.

2 Al Qaeda terrorists nabbed from Lucknow by UP ATS

11 Jul 2021

2 Al Qaeda terrorists nabbed from Lucknow by UP ATS

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested two Al Qaeda terrorists near state capital Lucknow.

Ex-UP CM Kalyan Singh admitted to ICU in Lucknow

05 Jul 2021

Ex-UP CM Kalyan Singh admitted to ICU in Lucknow

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Sunday evening, according to an official statement.

Two held over doctored audio clip defaming UP CM

09 Jun 2021

Two held over doctored audio clip defaming UP CM

Two social media promoters were arrested in connection with a case registered over a doctored audio clip allegedly defaming the Uttar Pradesh chief minister and the state government, police said on Tuesday.

Probe launched into Thai woman's visit who died in Lucknow

10 May 2021

Probe launched into Thai woman's visit who died in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police has started a probe into the visit of a Thai woman to Lucknow, seven days after she died at a hospital in Lucknow due to COVID-19, an official said on Sunday.

Lucknow: COVID-19 patient's family complains about shortage of hospital beds

17 Apr 2021

Lucknow: COVID-19 patient's family complains about shortage of hospital beds

A shortage of hospital beds in Lucknow seems to have kept a 65-year-old COVID-19 patient waiting for proper treatment.

COVID-19 crisis: Main markets in Lucknow closed for few days

15 Apr 2021

COVID-19 crisis: Main markets in Lucknow closed for few days

Most of the main markets in Lucknow, including Hazratganj and Aminabad, were voluntarily closed by traders for a few days on Thursday to check the spread of COVID-19 and break its chain.

COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur

08 Apr 2021

COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh reported 40 coronavirus fatalities, the highest in recent weeks, and 6,023 new cases on Wednesday, pushing the toll to 8,964 and the tally to 6,45,930.

Lucknow: Cold-storage owner booked over gas-chamber explosion

08 Mar 2021

Lucknow: Cold-storage owner booked over gas-chamber explosion

An FIR has been registered against the owner of a cold storage unit after two laborers were killed following an explosion in a gas chamber two days ago, officials said on Monday.

UP: BJP MP's son shot, cops claim attack was staged

03 Mar 2021

UP: BJP MP's son shot, cops claim attack was staged

The son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore from Mohanlalganj constituency was shot at in the Madiaon area of Lucknow on early Wednesday, but the police claimed that he had staged the attack on him by his brother-in-law.

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

22 Jan 2021

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.

Lucknow: AI-cameras will read 'distressed' women's facial expressions, alert police

21 Jan 2021

Lucknow: AI-cameras will read 'distressed' women's facial expressions, alert police

The capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, will get artificial intelligence-enabled cameras in public places that will conclude if a woman is in distress by reading the change in her facial expressions. The smart cameras will then alert the nearest police station.

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

07 Jan 2021

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

A notorious criminal was killed and two others injured in a shootout between rival factions in the posh Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow on Wednesday night, police said.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

23 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the continuation of farmers' protests despite the government's attempts to clear their apprehensions on the new agriculture laws, shows they are being "provoked and misled" by the opposition.

Yogi Adityanath lists Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond  at BSE

02 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath lists Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond at BSE

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath listed Lucknow Municipal Corporation bond at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) this morning. The state's capital has now become the ninth Indian city to raise municipal bonds.

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

13 Oct 2020

Hathras case: Victim's brother taken by CBI for questioning

The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.

Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today

12 Oct 2020

Hathras case: Victim's family to testify before Allahabad HC today

The bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras in Uttar Pradesh will appear before the Allahabad High Court on Monday to narrate their version of the story.

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

02 Oct 2020

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

07 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Shut for months, Metro trains back on track

Metro services restarted in select parts of India today, as part of Unlock 4.0, months after they were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

07 Aug 2020

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.

UP: Doctors on COVID-19 duty find worms in food

29 Jul 2020

UP: Doctors on COVID-19 duty find worms in food

While the government has been advocating respect for the doctors leading the coronavirus fight from the front, a story from Uttar Pradesh has shown that is not the case.

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

21 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh Governor, Lal Ji Tandon, passes away at 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon passed away in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 85, his son Ashutosh Tandon announced on Twitter.

CBSE Class-12 results: This Lucknow girl has scored perfect 100%

14 Jul 2020

CBSE Class-12 results: This Lucknow girl has scored perfect 100%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) finally declared the much-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations after a long delay on July 13.

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

08 Jun 2020

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.