Gorakhpur: News

05 Oct 2023

Kafeel Khan

'Jawan': Dr. Kafeel Khan hails SRK as 'beacon of hope'

Dr. Kafeel Khan, ex-assistant professor at BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, has penned a note on X praising Shah Rukh Khan and has hailed him as a "beacon of hope."

16 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches 5G Plus in Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj

Bharti Airtel has launched 5G Plus in five major cities of Uttar Pradesh including Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, and Prayagraj.

22 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh

15 laborers travelling home for Diwali die in bus-truck collision

At least 15 persons died and 40 others were injured after a bus ferrying them crashed into a stationary truck in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district.

19 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Forget global warming, farmer blames 'Indra Dev' for delayed rains

Troubled by the deficit of rains over the last several months, a farmer in the rural hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh has filed a complaint against Lord Indra.

10 Jul 2022

Sexual Harassment

Gorakhpur: Man rapes wife with friends, films act to blackmail

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, a man, along with his friends, allegedly raped his wife and filmed the act, the police said on Friday.

30 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhnath temple attack case: Police find link between accused, ISIS

The Gorakhnath temple attack case has taken an unexpected turn.

04 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur: Armed assailant arrested after attempting to enter Gorakhnath temple

A man armed with a sharp weapon attempted to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath temple in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, injuring two police officers.

20 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has decided to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the upcoming assembly elections in the state from the Gorakhpur Sadar seat.

30 Sep 2021


UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

The wife of Kanpur-based businessman Manish Kumar Gupta, who allegedly died in a police raid, alleged that her husband was killed by police officers.

17 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Sub-inspector arrested for sexually harassing and beating wife

A police sub-inspector has been arrested from Gorakhpur district for allegedly forcing his wife to have unnatural sex and assaulting her several times, a police officer said.

12 Jul 2021

Kidnapping Case

UP: Woman sells her baby, cooks up a kidnap story

A woman allegedly sold her three-month-old son for Rs. 50,000 in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur and fabricated the story of his kidnap to cover up the incident, police said on Monday.

02 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Man shot dead, brother injured over political enmity in Gorakhpur

A 22-year-old man who had contested the recent panchayat election in Uttar Pradesh was shot dead and his brother injured over political enmity in Gorakhpur district, police said on Tuesday.

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

Narendra Modi

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.

27 Sep 2019

Allahabad High Court

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Narendra Modi

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Kafeel Khan

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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.

27 Aug 2018

Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Madhya Pradesh

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.

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.

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Intelligence Bureau

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

Samajwadi Party

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 Adityanath

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.

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Yogi Adityanath

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.

04 Mar 2018

Yogi Adityanath

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.

01 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Couple ties knot on a moving train

In what seemed like a bid to be on the right track, a couple tied the knot on board a flower-bedecked train, with the ceremony solemnized by spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

30 Jan 2018

Sexual Harassment

UP: 13 men sexually exploit widow, end up with HIV

At least 13 men in Gorakhpur's Bhathat block decided to sexually exploit a widow who was desperately seeking her widow pension and a ration card.

27 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath adds another feather to his cap. He recently played both accused and the judge!

17 Dec 2017


The RaGa fan behind 'Rahul Milk', 'Rahul Onions' and more

A Gorakhpur Congress member has gained attention for his unique initiatives supporting Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

12 Dec 2017


Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

A union minister has created controversy with his comments on girls wearing jeans. "How many men will be willing to marry a girl who wears jeans to her wedding?" asked Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD.

25 Nov 2017

Kafeel Khan

Gorakhpur: Khan cleared of corruption, charged with attempt to murder

Police have dropped charges of corruption and private practice against Dr Kafeel Khan in the Gorakhpur tragedy due to lack of evidence.

25 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Allahabad HC gags media from reporting in Yogi's hate-speech case

The Allahabad HC banned the media from reporting on the proceedings of the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case; UP CM Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.

19 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Will send criminals to jail or kill in encounters: Adityanath

In controversial comments, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said his government will leave only two options for criminals- jails or "hell" through police encounters.

06 Nov 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Tragedy in BRD again: 30 children die in 48 hours

Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital in UP is once again in the news. This time, at least 30 children have died in just two days at the hospital.

09 Oct 2017


16 children dead at BRD Hospital, site of Gorakhpur tragedy

The spate of infant deaths across India continues. This time, the site of tragedy is Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Hospital.

06 Oct 2017


Gorakhpur again? 7 newborns die in Assam hospital in 22hrs

In a shocking development, at least seven newborns have died in Assam's Fakkhrudin Ali Ahmed Medical College in Barpeta in less than a day.

20 Sep 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath furnishes report card: Previous government's "Jungle raj" over

After completing six months in office, UP CM Yogi Adityanath furnished a report card detailing his state's achievements.

17 Sep 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur tragedy: Police arrest BRD Medical College oxygen supplier

Manish Bhandari, the proprietor of Pushpa Sales, which supplied oxygen to Gorakhpur's state-run BRD Medical College where dozens of children have died since August, has been arrested in the case.

04 Sep 2017

Madhya Pradesh

36 newborns die in a month in MP government hospital

Last month, as many as 36 newborns died in a government hospital in MP's Shahdol.

04 Sep 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Another Gorakhpur? Oxygen deficiency allegedly kills 49 children in Farrukhabad

In a shocking case, 49 children have died in a government hospital in UP's Farrukhabad within a month allegedly due to lack of oxygen.

02 Sep 2017

Kafeel Khan

Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested

Dr. Kafeel Khan, hailed as a hero by social media in the aftermath of the Gorakhpur tragedy, has been arrested by the UP Special Task Force.

31 Aug 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Why didn't govt save Hindu children?: Akhilesh Yadav on Gorakhpur

Politicians are known for saying statements that often don't make sense. Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is the latest to enter that list.

30 Aug 2017

Uttar Pradesh

#GorakhpurTragedy again? 61 children dead in three days at BRD

Panic has again spread at the BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur, which saw over 60 deaths in a few hours due to alleged lack of oxygen earlier this month.

21 Aug 2017


Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

After the Gorakhpur fiasco, reports have emerged about infant deaths at a Chhattisgarh hospital due to drop in oxygen supply pressure.

19 Aug 2017


#GorakhpurTragedy: Hospital in Jhansi also faced oxygen supply issues

The Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College in Jhansi, UP, is the main hospital catering to the vast Bundelkhand region.

15 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

Gorakhpur: Not the first such accident, defends Amit Shah

First, the government was criticized for not responding well in the Gorakhpur tragedy: while PM Narendra Modi kept silent for days, the Adityanath government continued denying lack in oxygen supply despite several reports.

14 Aug 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

The Gorakhpur tragedy has been a fiasco for the Yogi Adityanath government. Denial of responsibility, contradictory statements by BJP ministers and action against a doctor being hailed as a hero has all added up against it.

13 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

Even as international media rues how 60 children died in Gorakhpur in a matter of days, many of them allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply, the Yogi Adityanath government continues to deny the allegations.

11 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur- BJP MLA on Dharna against own government

A BJP MLA from Gorakhpur, Dr Radha Ram Mohan Aggarwal sat on a dharna against own government, in protest against the liquor shops springing up in the vicinity of hospitals and schools.

09 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Cried because of support and not the MLA- Charu Nigam

Responding to the crying event, Charu Nigam the female IPS officer, in a Facebook post explained that she had not cried because of MLA Agarwal.

05 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Gorakhpur fared better than UP under Yogi: Mint analysis

BJP has floated its glamorous victory in recent state assembly polls as a fruit of the success of its development agenda. Appointment of Yogi Adityanath, a controversial Hindutva leader was touted as the figure for furthering development in UP.