16 May 2023Umesh Pal
Umesh Pal murder: Police lookout notice against Atiq Ahmed's wife
The Pragyaraj Police in Uttar Pradesh issued a lookout notice against the wife of slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed—Shaista Parveen—and two suspected shooters in the Umesh Pal murder case.
12 May 2023Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
No merit list, divisions to prevent unhealthy competition: CBSE
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results of classes 10 and 12 on Friday.
28 Apr 2023Supreme Court Of India
'Why were Atiq Ahmed, brother paraded?' SC asks UP government
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit an affidavit mentioning the steps that have been taken to investigate the killing of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother, Ashraf Ahmed, reported ANI.
24 Apr 2023Uttar Pradesh Police
Prayagraj: Police find bloodstains, knife at slain Atiq Ahmed's office
The police in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj reportedly found bloodstains inside the partly demolished office of slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed on Monday.
23 Apr 2023Uttar Pradesh
BJP minister Dharmpal Singh claims opposition got Atiq Ahmed killed
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Animal Husbandry & Dairying Minister Dharmpal Singh has alleged that opposition parties were behind the recent murder of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.
19 Apr 2023Umesh Pal
From policeman's daughter to gangster's wife—here's all about Shaista Parveen
Shaista Parveen, the wife of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, who was shot dead in police custody on Saturday, is reportedly on the Uttar Pradesh Police's most-wanted list.
19 Apr 2023Uttar Pradesh
Atiq Ahmed killing: 5 cops suspended, 4-day remand for accused
The Uttar Pradesh government suspended five police personnel for dereliction of duty in the death of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed in police custody in Prayagraj on Saturday.
17 Apr 2023Umesh Pal
Gangster Atiq Ahmed received 9 bullets, his brother 5: Autopsy
An autopsy revealed that slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed was shot at least nine times outside a hospital in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, during a Saturday attack on him and his brother Ashraf Ahmed.
UP: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, brother Ashraf buried in Prayagraj
Slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were buried late on Sunday at the Kasari Masari burial ground in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, said reports.
Who killed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed: Everything we know about attackers
Many fingers have been pointed at the Uttar Pradesh Police after jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were shot dead in police custody while being taken for a medical examination in Prayagraj on Saturday night.
Atiq Ahmed shot dead: UP CM Adityanath orders high-level probe
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reportedly called for a high-level meeting late on Saturday, immediately after jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were shot dead.
15 Apr 2023Uttar Pradesh
UP: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, brother Ashraf shot dead in Prayagraj
Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, who was lodged in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, has been shot dead while being taken for a medical examination, reported ANI.
14 Apr 2023Umesh Pal
Umesh Pal murder case: Cops tried capturing Asad, Maksudan alive
The team of Uttar Pradesh Police that killed Atiq Ahmed's son Asad and his close associate Ghulam Maksudan in an encounter on Thursday morning reportedly tried to capture both wanted criminals alive, as per the FIR in the case.
05 Apr 2023Bahujan Samaj Party
Umesh Pal murder: Police claim breakthrough; iPhone, crucial evidence found
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday claimed to have made another breakthrough in the murder case of lawyer Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.
28 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed jailed for life
A court in Prayagraj on Tuesday found gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and two others guilty and sentenced them to life imprisonment in the 2006 kidnapping case of Umesh Pal, a witness in Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder.
27 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh Police
Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed's convoy reaches MP amid 'murder' apprehensions
Jailed former MP Atiq Ahmed, who is being brought to Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from Gujarat's Sabarmati Jail for a court hearing, reached Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri on Monday.
26 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh Police
Umesh Pal murder: 'Pakistan link' suspected, shooter traced to Ajmer
The Uttar Pradesh Police began investigating a Pakistani connection in the high-profile Umesh Pal murder case, according to India Today.
16 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh
New CCTV footage shows shooters firing at Umesh Pal
A new CCTV video has emerged in the Umesh Pal murder case from Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in which multiple shooters are seen firing at Pal in an alley while he tries to escape.
13 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh Police
Breakthrough in Umesh Pal murder case; prime accused's aide detained
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed to have made a breakthrough in the recent murder case of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.
06 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh
UP: Another Umesh Pal murder accused killed in Prayagraj encounter
Another accused in the Umesh Pal murder case was killed in an encounter by a Prayagraj Police team in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.
27 Feb 2023Uttar Pradesh
Umesh Pal murder case: Accused shot dead in police encounter
The Uttar Pradesh Police shot dead a key accused in the killing of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder in 2005, in an alleged encounter.
25 Feb 2023Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath lashes out at Akhilesh over MLA murder witness's death
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath locked horns with Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav in the UP Assembly on Saturday over the recent killing of a key witness in the 2005 murder case of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal.
16 Jan 2023Bharti Airtel
Airtel launches 5G Plus in Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj
Bharti Airtel has launched 5G Plus in five major cities of Uttar Pradesh including Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, and Prayagraj.
05 Nov 2022Uttar Pradesh
Platelet row: Owner of UP hospital arrested for 'negligence'
Police on Saturday arrested the owner of Global Hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Jhalwa, which made the headlines after a dengue patient died there following a transfusion of platelets last month.
26 Oct 2022Uttar Pradesh
Hospital that transfused juice instead of platelets to be bulldozed
The Prayagraj Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh has served a 'bulldozer notice' to Global Hospital, which made the headlines for allegedly transfusing a dengue patient with lime juice dissembled as platelets which resulted in his death.
21 Oct 2022Uttar Pradesh
Prayagraj: Instead of platelets, dengue patient transfused with juice; dies
A private hospital in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh (UP), was sealed when a dengue patient died after he was allegedly transfused lime juice instead of platelets on Wednesday.
03 Jul 2022Health & Wellness
'Too late': Doctor receives transfer orders 13 days after death
Dr. Dipendra Singh—a 55-year-old government doctor from Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj who was posted at Chitrakoot's Joint District Hospital—received his transfer orders on WhatsApp on his "terahvi" (13th day) following his death.
12 Jun 2022Yogi Adityanath
UP: Authorities demolish 'illegally constructed' house of Prayagraj violence accused
Authorities in Uttar Pradesh have reportedly launched a demolition drive at the house of a key accused in the Prayagraj violence with heavy security deployed outside the residence.
23 Apr 2022Mayawati
UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered
In a horrific incident that came to light on Saturday, five members of a family—including a two-year-old girl—were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.
13 Jan 2022Yogi Adityanath
COVID-19: Adityanath's appeal as UP allows Makar Sankranti holy dip
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday urged people to strictly follow COVID-19 protocols ahead of the 'Makar Sankranti' dip at Sangam, the confluence of three rivers in Prayagraj.
26 Nov 2021Uttar Pradesh
UP: 4 members of Dalit family found dead in Prayagraj
Four members of a family were found murdered at their home in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. They belonged to a Scheduled Caste.
21 Sep 2021Yogi Adityanath
Narendra Giri death: Accused disciple arrested; CBI probe demands grow
The main accused in the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, Anand Giri, has been arrested, the Uttar Pradesh Police said.
12 Aug 2021Monsoon
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 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh
UP: Child Rights body to probe 3-year-old's death outside hospital
A day after a three-year-old girl died outside a private hospital in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, the national child rights organization has stepped in to investigate the matter.
24 Feb 2021Uttar Pradesh
COVID-19: Teachers, staff of two schools test positive in Prayagraj
Amid a worrying spike in coronavirus cases in several states across the country, the city of Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh reported 19 new infections on Tuesday.
30 Nov 2020Narendra Modi
India giving befitting reply to anti-national forces: Modi in Varanasi
India is giving a befitting reply to anti-national forces within and outside of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
08 Aug 2020Twitter
Prayagraj: Hospital guard thrashes mentally-challenged elderly woman, arrested after outrage
In a shocking video that went viral today, a security guard at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj was seen mercilessly beating up an elderly woman as she pleaded for help.
28 Jul 2020Uttar Pradesh
UP coronavirus patient, who complained about hospital in video, dies
A coronavirus patient, who complained about negligence at the hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi city where he was being treated, has died.
02 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh: Migrant workers scramble for bananas in Prayagraj
In a scene that should collectively shame all, desperate migrant workers were seen scrambling for bananas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from behind iron gates.
20 Nov 2019Indira Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru's Prayagraj ancestral home gets Rs. 4.35cr tax notice
The historic Anand Bhawan in Prayagraj, the home where former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born, has been slapped with a Rs. 4.35 crore tax notice by the city's Municipal Corporation.
07 Sep 2019Uttar Pradesh
Soon, UP schools to grow greens for mid-day meals
Government schools in Uttar Pradesh have been directed to grow green vegetables in their kitchen gardens and use them for mid-day meals.
17 Mar 2019Narendra Modi
Weeks after appointment, Priyanka gets into campaign-mode with boat ride
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the in-charge of Congress for UP East, will take a boat ride from Prayagraj on Monday, the party has confirmed.
24 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
PM Modi takes dip at Kumbh; washes sanitation workers' feet
After launching the Rs. 75,000cr PM-KISAN scheme in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi, on Sunday afternoon, headed to Prayagraj and took a holy dip in the river Ganges and offered his prayers at the Sangam during the ongoing Kumbh Mela
12 Feb 2019Samajwadi Party
UP: Akhilesh Yadav "detained" at airport; war of words erupts
On Monday, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted that he had been "detained" by police at the Lucknow airport as he was about to catch a special flight to Prayagraj to attend a function.
04 Feb 2019Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad
10,000 people, including engineers, board toppers becoming Naga sadhus
Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, regarded as one of the biggest gatherings of the world, also witnesses the conversion of many young adults into Naga sadhus, to achieve spirituality.
01 Feb 2019Baba Ramdev
Naga sadhus at Kumbh give up smoking 'chillum'. Here's why!
Many sadhus at the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj have taken a bold step to quit smoking chillums (clay pipes for smoking), one of their prized possessions, after yoga guru Ramdev asked them not to.
29 Jan 2019Yogi Adityanath
In a first, Adityanath's cabinet to meet at Kumbh Mela
For the first time after being made the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath will chair a cabinet meeting outside the state capital Lucknow.
27 Jan 2019Sonia Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi to start active political role with Kumbh dip
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who formally joined active politics earlier this week, may kickstart her innings with a holy dip in Kumbh Mela on February 4.
15 Jan 2019Security
Kumbh Mela 2019 commences with first bath of Makar Sankranti
At the daybreak of Tuesday, which marked Makar Sankranti, thousands of pilgrims took a dip in the chilly waters of the Sangam - the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers - thus officially kicking off the Kumbh Mela 2019.
14 Jan 2019Uttar Pradesh
Fire breaks out in camp a day before Kumbh Mela
On Monday, a massive fire gutted several tents at the Kumbh mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. The event is officially supposed to start on Tuesday.
08 Jan 2019Kumbh Mela
#KumbhMela: Authorities to adopt AI for smooth crowd management
In a first, Kumbh Mela- the largest religious gathering on earth- will witness the use of artificial intelligence for better crowd management this year.
08 Jan 2019India
#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela
The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.
08 Jan 2019Reliance Jio
New 'Kumbh JioPhone' for pilgrims: Here's all about it
JioPhone in getting a special avatar, one designed specifically for pilgrims attending the Ardh Kumbh festival in Prayagraj.
05 Jan 2019Uttar Pradesh
Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj
As the country is gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress' President Rahul Gandhi could attend the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, reports claimed.
04 Jan 2019India
Everything about #Kumbh2019: Travel options, accommodation, important dates, and more
Kumbh Mela is considered one of the largest religious gatherings not only in India but also the world.
01 Jan 2019France
Meet this French Baba who's a star attraction in Prayagraj
Kumbh Mela, one of the biggest gatherings in the world, sees pilgrims from across the world come and cleanse all their sins in UP's Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad).
16 Dec 2018Indian Railways
It's all about Kumbh-Mela this season! Railways proposes 800 trains
To facilitate pilgrims arriving in large numbers during the Kumbh Mela in 2019, the Railways has proposed running 800 special trains from various stations of UP's Prayagraj district.
11 Dec 2018Indian Railways
Railways gives Prayagraj station beautiful makeover ahead of 'Kumbh Mela'
Indian Railways has always strived to give a memorable experience to passengers.