Articles about Lucknow
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 Apr 2020
COVID-19 case: Kanika gets police notice, asked to record statement
The Lucknow Police has asked singer Kanika Kapoor to record her statement in the case against her, one day after she put a long clarification on Instagram.
08 Apr 2020
Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight
To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.
06 Apr 2020
Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor (41) has been discharged from a Lucknow hospital.