Articles about Gorakhpur

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.

25 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Man gets father murdered by hiring killer on Facebook

In a shocking incident, a man got his 59-year-old father murdered for money in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district by hiring an assassin on Facebook.

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

Uttar Pradesh
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

Yogi Adityanath
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.

01 Mar 2020

Uttar Pradesh
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

Uttar Pradesh
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

Uttar Pradesh
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.

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

Narendra Modi
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

Madhya Pradesh
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

Narendra Modi
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

Narendra Modi
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.

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

Uttar Pradesh
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

Yogi Adityanath
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

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

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.

05 Jun 2018

Yogi Adityanath
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

Yogi Adityanath
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.