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11 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fever claims 36 lives in last 15 days

At least 36 persons in Bareilly and adjoining Badaun districts of Uttar Pradesh have succumbed to fever in the last 15 days, officials said Tuesday.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

01 Sep 2018


IRCTC offers 7-days 'Sufi Circuit' tour package at Rs. 7,560

IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) is offering a 7-days 'Sufi Circuit' tour package covering these destinations- Lucknow, Delhi, Ajmer, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

19 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Meet Vajpayee's Kanha, from Lucknow, who lost his 'Baba'

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee valued relationships a lot and the bond he shared with Kanha, his young neighbor in Lucknow proves that.

19 Aug 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Lucknow: HC stays construction of heritage hotel in posh locality

In a jolt to Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's plans to build a heritage hotel in Lucknow's posh Vikramaditya Marg, the Allahabad HC's Lucknow bench put a stay on further construction on three plots owned by either SP, Janeshwar Mishra Trust, or the Yadav family.

17 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

UP Deputy CM talks about when Vajpayee asked for 'pajamas'

At election meetings, politicians usually just ask for votes, but at a public meeting in UP's Lucknow in 2006, Atal Bihari Vajpayee perplexed the audience when he asked for some pajamas.

17 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in UP's all holy rivers

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes will be immersed in rivers in all the districts in Uttar Pradesh, the state government said today.

14 Aug 2018


Lucknow: 5,600 job aspirants turn up at HCL recruitment drive

HCL Technologies today said its three-day mega recruitment drive in Lucknow saw a huge turnout of 5,600 young job aspirants from the city and its neighborhood.

For exposing 'culprits' who vandalized bungalow, Akhilesh Yadav announces reward

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said he would give Rs. 11 lakh as a reward to anyone who gives information on 'miscreants' who damaged his former bungalow in Lucknow.

30 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Will Amar Singh join BJP? Modi's speech mentions former-SP strongman

Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi leader Amar Singh's presence at an event in Lucknow where PM Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath were present has triggered speculations about him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.

29 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi launches projects worth Rs. 60,000cr in UP

PM Narendra Modi will today mark the start of projects worth Rs. 60,000cr in UP, a state that sends 80 MPs to the parliament.

04 Jul 2018

Samajwadi Party

Over dozen teachers attacked in Lucknow University, varsity closed

Lucknow University was today closed till further orders after over a dozen teachers including the Proctor were attacked inside the campus by outsiders claiming themselves to be Samajwadi Party workers, varsity officials said.

04 Jul 2018

Deepak Kumar

After much controversy, Lucknow Hindu-Muslim couple cleared for passports

After much controversy, Tanvi Seth of Lucknow, wife of Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, has finally been cleared for an Indian passport.

03 Jul 2018


'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj continues to take on the vicious trolls targeting her over the issuance of passport to an interfaith couple.

Delhi: Use reverse vending machines, earn rewards for waste

Buoyed by the success of the 'reverse vending machines' already installed in the city, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has now shortlisted nine spots to set up more.

01 Jul 2018


Lucknow: BJP councilors want Lakshman-statue near iconic mosque, controversy erupts

Two Bharatiya Janta Party councillors- Ram Krishna Yadav and Rajneesh Gupta- wrote to Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia regarding construction of Lakshman statue near the iconic Teele Waali Masjid, a move opposed by Muslim clerics.

30 Jun 2018


Swaraj trolled on Twitter again, accused of appeasing Muslims

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was again trolled on Twitter and accused of appeasing Muslims.

Twist in Lucknow case: Tanvi Seth's passport may be seized

The case of interfaith couple Tanvi Seth and Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, who accused a Lucknow passport officer of harassment, has taken a twist.

23 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

'Yogi mango' named after CM Yogi Adityanath center-of-attraction at mango-festival

Mango lovers have a chance to taste over 700 varieties of the fruit at a two-day festival in Lucknow with "Yogi mango" named after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being the center of attraction of the event.

21 Jun 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Lucknow: Humiliated inter-couple gets passports, transferred officer says 'was cross-checking'

A day after an inter-faith couple was humiliated by a passport officer in Lucknow, he has been transferred. The couple had on Wednesday tweeted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to tell them about the problem they faced.

19 Jun 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Fire at two hotels near Lucknow railway-station; 4 killed

At least four people died as a fire broke out at two hotels in Charbagh near the Lucknow Junction railway station in Uttar Pradesh today morning.

15 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

This Eid, eat sewai named after Yogi Adityanath, PM Modi

A restaurant in Lucknow has organized two day 'sewai festival' to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival that is celebrated after the holy month of Ramzan.

09 Jun 2018

Yogi Adityanath

In Lucknow for film's shoot, Sanjay Dutt meets UP CM

Sanjay Dutt, who is currently immersed in the shooting of his upcoming film 'Prassthanam' in Lucknow, took some time off from the busy schedule to meet Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

01 Jun 2018

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh: After brouhaha, Yadavs finally vacate government bungalows

Days after six former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers were asked to vacate their government bungalows by Supreme Court, Samajwadi Party head Akhilesh Yadav and father Mulayam Singh Yadav were spotted leaving their residences.

Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims

After Uttar Pradesh police officer Rajesh Sahani allegedly shot himself with his service revolver in Lucknow Tuesday, his friends and family have demanded a CBI probe into his death, refuting claims that he committed suicide.

Ex-UP CMs move SC; seek time to vacate official residences

Former UP Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav today moved the Supreme Court seeking "appropriate time" for vacating their official residences.

UP govt. asks 6 ex-CMs to vacate their govt. bungalows

On Thursday, the UP government served notices to six former chief ministers of the state to vacate the sprawling government bungalows in Lucknow that they had been occupying.

04 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Lucknow man sees drowning puppy, builds drone to rescue it

On his morning-walk a month ago, 27-year-old Raj Milind heard an animal's sob.

Unnao rape-case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained in Lucknow

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, charged with raping an 18-year-old woman last year, is currently being questioned at CBI's Lucknow office after being detained this morning.

11 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

DM confined family, even water not served: Unnao rape victim

An 18-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by UP BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has claimed her family is being held in confinement by the administration and DM.

10 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP govt chalks out roadmap to implement aspirational districts scheme

Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a roadmap to implement the Transformation of Aspirational Districts program.

09 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Thrashed by police in custody, rape victim's father dies

The father of an 18-year-old woman who alleged rape by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar died Monday morning.

06 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha

Crisis of credibility for politicians, 'vast-difference' in words, deeds: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said there was a "crisis of credibility" for politicians in the country due to the perception that there was a vast difference in their "words and deeds".

04 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

What "concrete" steps were taken to curb protests: Allahabad HC

Expressing concern over protests being allowed in Lucknow and the problems being faced by people, the Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary for Home, and DGP to apprise it on April 10 about the "concrete" steps taken by the government for ensuring that no such protests are held in Lucknow.

27 Mar 2018


CBSE Class-12 Biology: Tricky questions, but most complete on time

A day after CBSE Class 12 Arts students appeared their Economics exam, their Science counterparts had Biology today.

Lucknow: B.Com students get compulsory question on BJP govt's policies

Lucknow University's B.Com students appearing for their final examination were asked to attempt a compulsory question pertaining to the policies of the BJP government.

18 Mar 2018


India's pride: 13-year-old Lucknow girl tops international English test

A 13-year-old Class 8 student of Lucknow has brought laurels to the entire country by topping an international test of English.

GATE 2018: Farmer's son tops India in Chemistry

Prashant Gupta, a farmer's son from Lucknow, has secured the All India Rank 1 in Chemistry in the 2018 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), the results of which were declared on Friday.

12 Mar 2018


Engine failure forces Lucknow-bound IndiGo flight to return to Ahmedabad

A Lucknow bound IndiGo flight forced to return to Ahmedabad after witnessing mid-air engine failure.