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03 Mar 2018


Raped by uncle, 3-year-old fights for life in Lucknow hospital

Just two months after an eight-month-old baby girl was raped in Delhi, there's been another horrific incident in India.

26 Feb 2018


15-year-old Rajasthan boy invites Lucknow youth to 'Lashkar' WhatsApp group

A Lucknow youth approached police yesterday after he received a link on WhatsApp to join a group created in the name of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

21 Feb 2018

Mukesh Ambani

UP Investors' Summit 2018: Yogi says UP shedding "BIMARU" tag

Lucknow is hosting the two-day Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit, which is the first such event to be held by CM Yogi Adityanath's government.

13 Feb 2018

Valentine's Day

Lucknow University declares holiday on February 14 citing Maha Shivratri

In a unique development, the Lucknow University has declared a holiday on February 14 citing Maha Shivratri.

04 Feb 2018


Pride parades are going 'desi' in India's smaller cities

Guwahati is one week away from its fifth pride parade. Other smaller Indian towns are also beginning their LGBTQI movement.

02 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Days after major bureaucratic reshuffle, UP transfers 26 IPS officers

The UP government has transferred 26 IPS officers, including the additional director general (ADG), inspector general (IG), deputy inspector general (DIG) and superintendent of police (SP).

23 Jan 2018


Prateik Babbar gets engaged to girlfriend Sanya Sagar

The only son of veteran actor Raj Babbar and late actress Smita Patil, Prateik Babbar got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Sanya Sagar in Lucknow on Monday.

18 Jan 2018


Lucknow: Class 6 girl stabs junior to get school closed

Four months after seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur's murder sparked a nationwide debate on safety of children in schools, a similar incident has been reported from Lucknow.

14 Jan 2018


Shell out Rs. 50,000 to meet Mayawati on her birthday

Do you by any chance harbor dreams of meeting Mayawati? Luckily, BSP has made arrangements. Shell out Rs. 50,000 and wish her personally on her 62nd birthday.

06 Jan 2018

Yogi Adityanath

In Yogi's UP, Haj House also goes saffron

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has taken its love for saffron to new heights.

22 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

CM Adityanath's residence is now a 'no selfie' zone

There's at least one place in Lucknow where taking selfies is banned - the area near CM Yogi Adityanath's residence at 5, Kalidas Marg.

21 Dec 2017


Four airports on high alert after "serious" bomb threat

Four airports across India are on high alert after receiving calls about a "serious" bomb threat.

06 Dec 2017


25 years after Babri Masjid, what has changed in Ayodhya?

For most Indians alive today, Ayodhya is a prime aspect of their religious identity, and the question of whether a temple or a mosque should be built there has remained one of vital importance.

04 Dec 2017

Indian Railways

Major tragedy averted in Lucknow as railway tracks found sabotaged

Major tragedy was averted in Lucknow when officials noticed 150 clips missing from railway tracks in the Mahanagar area yesterday morning and alerted the authorities.

26 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP civic polls: Second phase marred by missing voters' names

The second phase of UP's civic polls were held today across 25 districts. About 1.29cr voters cast their ballots.

Judiciary-college nexus: 'Pay Rs.10L each to 150 students', SC rules

The SC has directed a Lucknow medical college to pay Rs. 10L each to 150 students for admitting them illegally.

20 Nov 2017


Shia Waqf Board: Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mosque in Lucknow

As a solution to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, Shia Waqf Board has suggested that the Ram temple be built at the disputed Ayodhya site and the mosque in Lucknow.

24 Oct 2017

Yamuna Expressway

16 IAF planes land on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in rare exercise

In a rare drill, at least 16 IAF aircraft are landing on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway today.

04 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Lucknow: Case against Prakash Raj over comments on PM Modi

A Lucknow court has registered a case against National Award-winning actor Prakash Raj following his remarks on PM Narendra Modi's silence over journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing.

02 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Actor Prakash Raj questions PM's silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder

On October 2nd, actor Prakash Raj had questioned Prime Minister Modi's silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder.

28 Sep 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Atal Bihari Vajpayee not on voters' list for Lucknow civic-polls

Ahead of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name has been struck off the Lucknow Municipal Corporation's voter list.

12 Sep 2017


ISB, IIMB organize doctoral consortium for training new B-School faculty

The Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) partnered for organizing a consortium on training doctoral candidates about to begin their careers as B-School faculties.

06 Sep 2017

Akhilesh Yadav

Troubles galore on Lucknow Metro's first day of operations

The UP government made a huge pomp and show of the launch of the Lucknow Metro, even inviting Home Minister Rajnath Singh for the inauguration.

05 Sep 2017

Samajwadi Party

Lucknow gets its own metro

The Lucknow Metro was inaugurated today in the presence of UP Governor Ram Naik, CM Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

02 Sep 2017

Rajnath Singh

The new Lucknow Metro has an all-women operating team!

In a couple of days, the City of Nawabs is going to get its own metro. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate services on September 5.

31 Aug 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Class-III boy mercilessly slapped 40 times by teacher

A shocking video of a teacher mercilessly pushing a Class-III boy and repeatedly slapping him 40 times in Lucknow's St. John Vianney High School has gone viral.

24 Aug 2017

Crime Against Women

UP: Stalker chops off 15-year-old's hands with a sword

In a shocking incident, a man in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri attacked a 15-year-old girl with a sword for rejecting his advances and severed one of her arms.

04 Aug 2017


To protest soaring vegetable prices, UP Congress launches 'tomato bank'

Frustrated over rising prices of vegetable? Worry not, for Congress' 'State bank of tomato' is here.

03 Aug 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Does the Lucknow Congress headquarters belong to the Congress?

Whom does the UP Congress headquarters in Lucknow belong to? Apparently, not the Congress.

30 Jul 2017


CAT 2017: Examination to be held on November 26

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017 for admission into the top B-schools, will be conducted on November 26.

02 Jul 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Gangrape survivor attacked with acid for fourth time in Lucknow

In a ghastly case, a gangrape survivor in Lucknow was attacked with acid for the fourth time in a row near her hostel in Aliganj area on Saturday night.

27 Jun 2017

Yogi Adityanath

100 days of Yogi Adityanath: What's different about UP governance?

BJP's choice of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM was hailed by many, while criticized by several others. Known as a hard taskmaster and a man with great attention to detail, 100 days of Yogi's governance has seen several hits and misses.

20 Jun 2017


International Yoga Day: Modi to grace UP this year

The stage is all set for the 3rd edition of International Yoga Day and PM Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath will be performing Yoga in Lucknow.

04 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology over booklet row

The BJP was quick to mount an attack on Congress for the booklet-blunder seeking an apology from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

23 May 2017


IAS officer's death- UP Govt. suggests CBI probe

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer Anurag Tyagi from the Karnataka cadre.

17 May 2017


IAS officer found dead near Lucknow guesthouse

Anurag Tiwari, an IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh, was found dead near Lucknow's Meerabai Guest House in the morning.

09 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Unfit UP govt officers over 50 to be retired: Yogi

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed that all government employees aged over 50 should be screened, and "those found incompetent and not fit need to be retired compulsorily".

08 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi flags off 27 new A/C buses in UP

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off 27 new A/C buses to ply between Gorakhpur-Delhi (via Kanpur), Gorakhpur-Lucknow-Agra (via Kanpur) and Lucknow-Delhi (via Kanpur) for cheap, comfortable travel in the state.

06 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

'Gau raksha': UP to launch helpline for cow slaughter complaints

Asserting the government wouldn't allow tolerate cow slaughter and smuggling, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said it will soon launch a helpline to register complaints against such incidents.

03 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath approves new transfer policy for UP

Under UP's new transfer policy, government employees posted at one place since over three years will be shifted; those who have been in commissionary for seven will also be shunted out.

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