Lucknow: News

28 Mar 2024

Ali Fazal

Ali Fazal-Richa Chadha to launch fashion label promoting Indian artisans

Bollywood's power couple, Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal, are turning their love of handmade clothes and handcrafted work into a tangible initiative.

22 Mar 2024

Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC declares UP's Madarsa Education Act 2004 as 'unconstitutional' 

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday deemed the Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education Act, 2004 as "unconstitutional."

IRCTC launches Holi-themed NFT tickets for Lucknow-Delhi Tejas trains

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced non-fungible token (NFT) tickets for two Tejas trains operating between Delhi and Lucknow.

11 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Will stand with Modi: Acharya Krishnam after expulsion from Congress

Expelled Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam, on Sunday, dubbed party president Mallikarjun Kharge a "rubber stamp" and stated that he will "stand with Prime Minister Narendra Modi all my life."

05 Feb 2024


63 Lucknow jail prisoners HIV positive, authorities on alert

At least 36 inmates at Lucknow District Jail tested positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) during check-ups conducted by the health department in December.

29 Jan 2024


Pune: Infosys techie shot dead in hotel room by boyfriend

A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend in a hotel room on the outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra, on Saturday.

20 Jan 2024


Goa luxury hotel manager arrested for drowning wife on beach

A luxury hotel restaurant manager was arrested on Friday for allegedly drowning his wife at a beach in Goa.

27 Dec 2023


Thick fog continues in Delhi; 110 flights, 25 trains hit

Heavy fog continued to engulf Delhi on Wednesday, resulting in near-zero visibility in the national capital.

10 Dec 2023


BSP's Mayawati names nephew Akash Anand as political successor: Report

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati reportedly announced her nephew Akash Anand as her political successor on Sunday.

15 Nov 2023

Subrata Roy

Subrata Roy's mortal remains to be brought to Lucknow

Subrata Roy, the founder and chairman of Sahara Group, passed away on Tuesday night at a Mumbai hospital following a protracted illness. He was 75.

09 Nov 2023

Yogi Adityanath

'New chapter added to UP history': CM Adityanath in Ayodhya

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday that a new chapter has been added to the history of the state.

22 Sep 2023

Cardiac Arrest

Lucknow: 14-year-old student dies of suspected heart attack during class

A Class 9 student of the City Montessori School (CMS) in Lucknow's Aliganj died of a suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing in his classroom on Wednesday.

12 Sep 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Over 20 dead, schools shut as rains batter Uttar Pradesh

At least 21 people died in the last 24 hours as heavy rainfall lashed Uttar Pradesh, causing waterlogging and disrupting daily life, reported The Times of India.

05 Sep 2023


Traveling to Lucknow? Bring home these souvenirs

Lucknow, often known as the "City of Nawabs," is a cultural, historical, and artistic treasure trove.

01 Sep 2023

Street Food

Exploring delightful Indian street foods: A mini guide across cities

India's vibrant street food culture captivates both locals and tourists with its array of flavors, aromas, and textures.

14 Aug 2023


Lucknow man grows 250kg tomatoes on his rooftop

Amid the soaring prices of tomatoes, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow has managed to cultivate over 250 kilograms of tomatoes on his rooftop.

16 Jul 2023


Centre slashes tomato prices to Rs. 80/kg in select cities

The central government on Sunday announced a cut in the prices of tomatoes from Rs. 90/kg to Rs. 80/kg retailed through two cooperatives—the National Cooperative Consumers Federation (NCCF) and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED).

Brij Bhushan 'sexually harassed, molested wrestlers,' says Delhi Police chargesheet

The Delhi Police's chargesheet in the sexual harassment case against outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said he was "liable to be prosecuted and punished for offenses" of harassment, molestation, and stalking.

Heatwave kills nearly 100 in UP and Bihar; warning issued 

Nearly 100 people have reportedly died in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar from heat-related causes in the past three days as an unprecedented heatwave persists in North India.

07 Jun 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Gangster Sanjeev Jeeva, Mukhtar Ansari's aide, shot dead inside courts

Gangster Sanjeev Maheshwari Jeeva, a close aide of convicted gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari, was shot dead inside a court in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, reported ANI.

20 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Gangrape accused set victim's house on fire, 2 infants injured 

Two gangrape accused allegedly set fire to the house of a 14-year-old victim with the help of their associates in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao on Monday, reported PTI.

19 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

'Organic' restaurant in Lucknow inaugurated by 'desi' cow. Here's why

A restaurant in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, made an interesting choice and invited a "desi breed" cow as a special guest for its inauguration ceremony, reported ANI.

08 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Man transporting cows shot at in Uttar Pradesh; probe launched

A truck driver, named Prem Singh Yadav, was shot at in the Mohan Nagar area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, while transporting cows on Wednesday, ANI reported.

05 Mar 2023

Allahabad High Court

Invoking Hindu scriptures, Allahabad HC judge seeks cow slaughter ban

The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has condemned people who kill cows and also asked the central government to enact a law to ban cow slaughter and declare it as a "protected national animal."

02 Mar 2023

Gauri Khan

FIR registered against Gauri Khan over property fraud allegations

Shah Rukh Khan's family might be looking at new trouble.

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.

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.

16 Sep 2022


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.

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.

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh Police

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh Police

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

Ali Abbas Zafar

'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

Yogi Adityanath

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Narendra Modi

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

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.

12 Oct 2020

Uttar Pradesh

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.