Gorakhpur: News

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.