17 Feb 2021
Many cities now want low-cost Metro Lite, Metro Neo: Report
Several cities in India are reportedly considering cheaper alternatives to the Metro rail.
04 Feb 2021
PM Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated via video conference the centenary celebrations of the historic Chauri Chaura incident, a landmark event in the country's fight for independence.
01 Mar 2020
Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC
Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.
14 Feb 2020
Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA
Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).
11 Feb 2020
Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail
An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
30 Jan 2020
Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.
27 Dec 2019
Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up
The Uttar Pradesh government doesn't want to leave anything to chance and has made elaborate preparations to deal with protests which could spark after Friday prayers.
27 Sep 2019
Gorakhpur tragedy: Dr. Kafeel Khan gets clean-chit. Will Adityanath apologize?
In August 2017, 63 kids died at a government hospital in Gorakhpur, the "bastion" of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Quickly, the blame was put on Dr. Kafeel Ahmad Khan for not being aware of the shortage of oxygen cylinders.
04 Apr 2019
Underdog, who won Gorakhpur, joins BJP after ditching SP-BSP alliance
Praveen Nishad, who did the unthinkable by defeating BJP in Gorakhpur in by-polls, joined the saffron party on Thursday.
30 Mar 2019
Party which won Gorakhpur leaves gathbandhan, may join BJP
In a major jolt to SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the politician who did the unthinkable by defeating BJP in Gorakhpur in 2018 bypolls may switch to saffron party.
29 Mar 2019
Yogi, not Modi, tasked with repeating 2014 success in UP
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been tasked with leading Bharatiya Janata Party in the state in the run-up for upcoming elections.
24 Feb 2019
PM Modi takes dip at Kumbh; washes sanitation workers' feet
After launching the Rs. 75,000cr PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi, on Sunday afternoon, headed to Prayagraj and took a holy dip in the river Ganges and offered his prayers at the Sangam during the ongoing Kumbh Mela
24 Feb 2019
Modi launches Rs. 75,000cr scheme, giving farmers Rs. 6,000 p.a
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, launched the Rs. 75,000cr Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in Gorakhpur.
11 Feb 2019
Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'
Just as the death toll in hooch tragedy touched 116 on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath smelled a political conspiracy.
31 Jan 2019
Minor girls burnt, fed human waste over affair with boys
In Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, two minors girls, who are cousins, were tortured by their own family for dating two boys who studied in their school.
21 Dec 2018
Congress walks out of UP Assembly over Gorakhpur encephalitis deaths
The Congress walked out of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly today alleging that the state government had imposed an "emergency" in BRD Medical College to hide actual figures of encephalitis deaths in Gorakhpur from the media.
12 Dec 2018
#AssemblyElections: Star campaigner Yogi Adityanath gets BJP heartbreak in heartland
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the trump card which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hoped would help it win Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, but the results brought only sad news for the saffron party.
20 Oct 2018
Adityanath advises to follow Lord Ram to destroy Naxalism, terrorism
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, said yesterday that people need to follow the path of Lord Ram to destroy those promoting terrorism and Naxalism, embrace 'Harijans' and conserve the tradition of seers.
24 Sep 2018
UP: Gorakhpur hospital tragedy-accused Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested again
Dr. Kafeel Khan, who is an accused in the case of the death of infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur last year and is currently out on bail, was arrested along with his brother Adeel Khan on Sunday in a nine-year-old fraud case.
23 Sep 2018
UP: Dr. Kafeel Khan released on magistrate's order after arrest
Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was arrested yesterday for allegedly arguing with doctors and "disturbing" treatment being given to patients at the district hospital in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, was released hours later on orders of a magistrate, cops said.
15 Sep 2018
UP govt to set up special research centers in universities
To maintain the quality of higher education and provide a conducive environment for research work, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up special research centers in universities, Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma said.
31 Aug 2018
As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'
Congress workers put up posters of President Rahul Gandhi in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, which asserted him as a 'shiv bhakt' (devotee of Lord Shiva).
27 Aug 2018
UP: Sub-inspector deployed for CM Yogi's security ends life
A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence in Gorakhpur, UP, apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today.
18 Jul 2018
UP: Son kills mother, pierces eyes, for not giving money
In a horrific incident, a 30-year-old man allegedly killed his mother late on Monday night in Sonbarsa village, about 20 km from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, for not giving him money.
18 Jun 2018
UP STF arrests 16 for cheating in police recruitment exam
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has arrested at least 16 people in connection with cheating in the UP police constable recruitment examination.
06 Jun 2018
SP dares BJP to hold UP-assembly, LS-polls together in 2019
Buoyed by opposition victory in key Lok Sabha by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today dared the BJP government at the Center to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state in 2019.
05 Jun 2018
On Adityanath's birthday, here are 5 lesser-known facts about him
Yogi Adityanath is a rare Indian politician who drove his wagon to electoral success quicker than most.
30 May 2018
Gita Press Mahabharata in Telugu to release in 15 days
Gorakhpur based the Gita Press has decided to publish the Mahabharata in Telugu to benefit non-Hindi and non-Sanskrit speaking people.
03 May 2018
3 categories for UP's OBC quota, minister calls it 'Brahmastra'
Considering the caste based challenges posed by the SP-BSP alliance, the UP government aims to distribute 82 OBC groups into 3 categories.
26 Apr 2018
Kushinagar accident: Yogi Adityanath asks protesters to stop 'narebaazi', 'nautanki'
After 13 children were killed and eight others seriously injured in a train-school van collision, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath reached the accident spot near Kushinagar on Thursday.
07 Apr 2018
Jailed Ukrainian model suspected of information theft, illegal stay
Ukrainian model Daria Molcha, who was arrested from a Gorakhpur city hotel on April 3 on charges of illegally staying in India without a visa, has revealed the details of her 'Indian friends' who allegedly facilitated her entry into the country using fake documents.
05 Apr 2018
SP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti to strengthening new-bond with BSP
Samajwadi Party, which has found a new political bonhomie in the BSP, is all set to celebrate Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti on April 14 in a grand manner.
19 Mar 2018
Yogi government's 1st year: How did it fare?
Last March, belying expectations and poll punters, BJP and its allies stormed to power in the UP assembly, winning 325 of 403 seats.
17 Mar 2018
UP: 37 IAS officers including Gorakhpur District Magistrate transferred
In an administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh Government has transferred 37 IAS officers, including the Gorakhpur District Magistrate.
14 Mar 2018
Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?
Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.
14 Mar 2018
UP bypolls: BJP-SP in tough fight in Gorakhpur and Phulpur
The by-election results for two LS seats in UP, Gorakhpur and Phulpur, will be declared today.
11 Mar 2018
UP: Voting starts for Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls
The voting for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats has begun amid tight security, said a report.
10 Mar 2018
People of UP no longer want Aurangzeb's government, says Adityanath
While campaigning for Gorakhpur bypolls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likened the previous Samajwadi Party government to Mughal dynastic rule.
07 Mar 2018
Jaya Bachchan trounces others to become Samajwadi's RS candidate
In a surprising development, SP has announced veteran actress Jaya Bachchan as its candidate for upcoming RS polls. Earlier, the party was expected to choose someone more experienced like Naresh Aggarwal. However, MP Amar Singh claimed, "Jaya Bachchan was consistently loyal to the Samajwadi Party, its system and hierarchy."
04 Mar 2018
To fight BJP, BSP-SP alliance on the cards
Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has announced that it will support once bitter rival Samajwadi Party (SP) in the ensuing Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls.