Lucknow: News

30 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Pesticides in breast milk suspected of killing 111 infants

As many as 111 infants mysteriously died in the last 10 months in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.

26 Jan 2023


Agra: Numerous houses collapse during excavation work at guest house

Numerous people were feared trapped after several houses collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Agra on Thursday.

18 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

16 Dec 2022


Life imprisonment for 43 policemen in 1991 Pilibhit encounter case

Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench sentenced 43 police officers to life imprisonment in a three-decade-old fake encounter case.

15 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Landlord kills tenant, cuts, disposes body parts across state

After two months of investigation, the police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly killing his tenant, chopping up his body, and disposing of it across the state.

17 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Scared of parent-teacher meeting, student attempts suicide, leaves note

Scared of the parent-teacher meet, a Class 9 student in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh reportedly attempted suicide by jumping in front of a moving train.

24 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 10 die in 2 wall collapse incidents in Etawah

Two incidents of wall collapse due to heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah have led to the death of 10 people over the last three days.

19 Sep 2022

Akhilesh Yadav

UP: High-voltage drama as Akhilesh Yadav's 'padayatra' to Assembly halted

In what can clearly be called the season of padayatras, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav held a mega foot march to the State Assembly on Monday.

16 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Heavy rains lead to wall, roof collapse; 12 dead

Two incidents of heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh have led to the death of 12 people over the last 24 hours.

05 Sep 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Fire guts Lucknow's Levana Hotel; 4 dead, 10 injured

A massive fire broke out at Levana Hotel in Lucknow's Hazratganj locality, killing at least four persons and injuring 10 others on Monday morning, reported News18.

23 Aug 2022


'Tikait do kaudi ka aadmi hai': Union minister Ajay Mishra

Union minister Ajay Mishra, whose son is imprisoned on charges of mowing down farmers, reportedly talked of "dogs barking and chasing his car," apparently referring to protesting farmers, in a contentious speech live-streamed by his followers.

21 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi Police busts 'china-linked' online extortion gang, arrests 22

At least 22 people have been arrested throughout the country for their role in Rs. 500-crore fast loan-cum-extortion racket run by Chinese nationals, NDTV reported.

10 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

25 Jul 2022


UP: 8 killed in double-decker bus collision on Purvanchal Expressway

Two double-decker buses collided on Uttar Pradesh's Purvanchal Expressway on Monday, reportedly killing at least eight persons and injuring over 20 others.

22 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

UP: Bundelkhand Expressway cracks open days after PM Modi's inauguration

A portion of the newly inaugurated Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has caved in only a week after its grand opening.

19 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lulu Mall row: Police arrest 4, Yogi's warning to miscreants

Amid raging controversy over a viral video, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested four men who allegedly offered namaz on Lucknow's Lulu Mall premises.

13 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: 83-year-old woman mauled to death by son's pit bull

In a shocking incident reported from Lucknow, an 83-year-old woman was mauled to death by her son's pet pit bull dog on Tuesday.

10 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Who was Sadhna Gupta, second wife of Mulayam Singh Yadav?

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav's second wife, Sadhna Gupta, passed away on Saturday at Gurugram's Medanta Hospital.

20 Jun 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why toll agency terminated contract for UP's Purvanchal Expressway

The Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2021, is not even getting half the traffic as projected prompting the toll collection agency to quit.

14 Jun 2022


India's air pollution reducing 5 years of life expectancy: Study

Air pollution emerged as the greatest threat to human health in India, decreasing life expectancy by five years, said the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) released on Tuesday.

08 Jun 2022


Teen shoots mother dead for not letting him play PUBG

In a shocking incident in the Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, a 16-year-old boy killed his mother for not letting him play mobile games.

17 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday put its National Capital Region (NCR) districts, including Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

25 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term on Friday at Lucknow's Ekana Cricket Stadium.

IPL: Lucknow franchise to be called 'Lucknow Super Giants'

Sanjiv Goenka revealed the name of his Lucknow-based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise on Monday.

26 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Manufacturing BrahMos so no nation dares attack India: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Defence Research and Development Organization's (DRDO) BrahMos manufacturing center in Lucknow.

IPL: Lucknow franchise rope in Gautam Gambhir as mentor

The Lucknow franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has roped in veteran batter Gautam Gambhir as a mentor.

16 Dec 2021

Health & Wellness

5 of Lucknow's most loved Awadhi dishes

Lucknow, the City of Nawabs, is known for its architectural heritage and rich culture but besides that, the city is a heaven for all the foodies.

13 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh

6 must-visit places in Lucknow

Lucknow is a tourism hub with a range of historical sites, scrumptious food, and shopping sites on offer.

16 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Purvanchal Expressway: Over 300km, 22 flyovers, 6 lanes, and more

The ambitious Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

16 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh at 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

06 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

As the farmers' protest has intensified after the Lakhimpur Kheri killings, the Lucknow Police on Tuesday announced restrictions in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

16 Sep 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Narendra Modi

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Rahul Gandhi

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

Narendra Modi

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.

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