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18 Oct 2017


Odisha: 6 killed in Balasore's illegal firecracker factory explosion

In a tragic incident on the Diwali eve, six persons have been killed while six others were gravely injured in a massive explosion at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in a village in Odisha's Balasore district.

05 Oct 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

BHU hospital under scanner for deaths of 14 patients

A Centre-UP government investigation team, which was probing the death of about 14 surgery patients on June 6-8 in BHU's Sir Sunder Lal Hospital, has found that industrial grade nitrous oxide was used to anesthetize patients.

05 Oct 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh elected as National President of SP for 5 years

At Samajwadi Party's convention, Akhilesh Yadav was unanimously re-elected as the party's national president.

22 Sep 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam-Akhilesh rift deepens: Ram Gopal sacked as Lohia Trust secretary

The feud within the SP seems to have deepened as Mulayam Yadav has sacked cousin and Akhilesh-loyalist Prof Ram Gopal as Lohia Trust secretary and replaced him with trusted brother Shivpal Yadav.

05 Sep 2017


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.

04 Sep 2017


Another Gorakhpur? Oxygen deficiency allegedly kills 49 children in Farrukhabad

In a shocking case, 49 children have died in a government hospital in UP's Farrukhabad within a month allegedly due to lack of oxygen.

21 Aug 2017


Did Sasikala walk in and out of Bengaluru jail?

In a major development, CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing VK Sasikala and her relative Ilavarasi, both in civilian clothes, walking into the Bengaluru jail she is lodged in, in the presence of guards.

17 Aug 2017

Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav, on way to Auraiya protest, detained

Samajwadi Party leader and former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav was detained in Unnao when he was on his way to Auraiya, where a protest rally was happening.

14 Aug 2017


Gorakhpur tragedy: DM's report, other allegations leave the government red-faced

The Gorakhpur tragedy has been a fiasco for the Yogi Adityanath government. Denial of responsibility, contradictory statements by BJP ministers and action against a doctor being hailed as a hero has all added up against it.

11 Aug 2017

Samajwadi Party

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

Samajwadi Party found itself in the middle of yet another controversy, and could be staring at the possibility of losing the UP Assembly membership of former Cabinet minister Azam Khan's son- MLA Abdullah Azam Khan.

08 Aug 2017


'Biggest scam of this century': Two sizes of Rs.500 notes?

The "biggest scam of this century" rocked the Parliament today as the opposition alleged that the new Rs. 500 notes were being printed in two sizes, "one for the ruling party and one for the others".

04 Aug 2017

West Bengal

First time ever, BJP is largest party in Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) overtook the Congress on Thursday to become the largest party in the Rajya Sabha with 58 MPs.

27 Jul 2017


Azaan controversy: Suchitra Krishnamoorthi files police complaints against abusive messages

Actor Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has been facing a barrage of abusive messages on social media after she protested the "most aggressive/ear-shattering call of azaan".

24 Jul 2017


Suchitra Krishnamoorthi enters azaan row, tweets about 'extreme imposed religiosity'

Actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi has now joined the azaan debate, which was triggered by Sonu Nigam objecting to the morning prayer in April.

16 Jul 2017


Presidential polls: Ramnath Kovind, the right choice, says Amar Singh

Former SP leader Amar Singh said that NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is the ideal choice for the president.

20 Jun 2017


Support for BJP's presidential candidate: Who's in, who's not?

A day earlier, BJP declared their presidential candidate. In an unexpected move, it chose Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.

High-level corruption in judiciary for rape accused Gayatri Prajapati's bail

It has now emerged that bail granted to former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati in a rape case is part of a deep conspiracy involving senior judges.

07 Jun 2017


Mumbai: World's only 'signal' school student scores top marks

Who would've thought Mohan Kale, a street child, would pass out of class 8th from world's only 'signal' school in Mumbai with flying colours? He scored 83% and has been promoted to class 10th.

22 May 2017

Samajwadi Party

UP: SP leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

Two motorcycle-born assailants shot dead Samajwadi Party leader Sumer Singh in Gopalpur Baghaut village, Ballia, of Uttar Pradesh.

20 May 2017


Jharkhand- Seven people lynched after WhatsApp rumor

The villagers of Seraikela-Kharsawan, East Singhbhum and West Singhbhum districts (Jharkhand) had gone into frenzy. They were worried about their children, who they believed were going to be abducted.

10 May 2017


What is the best approach to solve India's Maoist problem?

Responses to Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India have heavily leaned towards security centric approaches, as seen through increased deployment of paramilitary forces and combing operations.

09 May 2017


Cried because of support and not the MLA- Charu Nigam

Responding to the crying event, Charu Nigam the female IPS officer, in a Facebook post explained that she had not cried because of MLA Agarwal.

27 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

84 IAS, 54 IPS officers of UP transferred by Adityanath

On Wednesday, Yogi Adityanath's government in UP transferred 84 IAS and 54 IPS officers including district magistrates and police chiefs.

24 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.

21 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the Yash Bharti award, given to the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Nawazuddin Siddique.

21 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more

The BJP government in UP under CM Yogi Adityanath has completed 30 days in power. While Yogi's appointment raised many eyebrows, the Yogi administration has worked in lightning mode, pushing several key decisions over the past one month.

19 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

626 "tainted" personnel of UP police transferred

On CM Yogi Adityanath's directions, UP police launched 'Operation Clean-Up' and transferred 626 "tainted" personnel of UP police force, including inspectors, sub-inspectors and constables.

18 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath transfers 41 IAS officers in bureaucratic shake-up

In a second major reshuffle, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has transferred 41 IAS officers including the vice-chairman of the Lucknow Development Authority.

17 Apr 2017

Samajwadi Party

UP: Officials allege corruption in SP's Kamdhenu Scheme

Anonymous sources from Uttar Pradesh's Animal Husbandry department have stated that Kamdhenu Scheme, launched under the Samajwadi Party government was riddled with corruption.

14 Apr 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi woos minorities: Formulates mass wedding scheme for poor girls

Latest addition to Yogi Adityanath's "Development for all agenda" in UP, the government has decided to facilitate mass weddings for girls from minority communities. Muslims, constituting 20% of the state's population are likely to benefit the most from it.

12 Apr 2017


Thakur case: Police to collect voice samples from Mulayam

Lucknow police is set to resume investigation on a criminal intimidation complaint filed by IPS Officer Amitabh Thakur against SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, post election duties.

12 Mar 2017

Samajwadi Party

UP: 1 in 4 MLAs facing criminal charges

Data has revealed that one out of every four MLAs voted to power in UP are facing serious criminal charges. Data showed that of the 403 MLAs voted to power, 103 face criminal cases against them.

12 Mar 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav resigns as UP CM following defeat by BJP

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav has resigned as the chief minister of UP following his party's dramatic defeat by the BJP in the assembly elections.

08 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

UP elections: 7th phase of polling underway

The seventh and final phase of UP polls began across 40 seats in Uttar Pradesh, including PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, on March 8.

04 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

6th phase of UP Assembly Elections begins

The sixth and penultimate phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh has commenced today for 49 assembly seats amid tight security arrangements.

27 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

5th phase of polling in UP starts on peaceful note

The fifth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh started today morning in 51 seats across 11 districts of the state, including Amethi, Basti, Faizabad, Gonda and Sultanpur.

23 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

UP polls: Phase IV polling underway, Amethi, Rae Bareli vote

Voting got underway in the fourth phase of polling in UP. 1.84cr voters across 23 constituencies in Bundelkhand and Doab, including Congress strongholds of Rae Bareli and Amethi, will choose their leaders from 680 candidates.

19 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

UP elections Phase 3: Yadav belt goes to vote

Central UP, known to be the Samajwadi Party stronghold will go to polls in the 3rd phase. The party will seek to create a repeat of the resounding victory it had in 2012.

SC orders FIR against UP Minister

A senior minister of the UP government has come under the harsh glare of the Supreme Court.

15 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

Phase-2 polling underway in UP

The second phase of polling is underway in Uttar Pradesh.

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