Articles about Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, created as the United Provinces during British rule is the most populous state in India. Uttrakhand was carved out from the Himalayan region of UP in 2000 and hence a new state of Uttrakhand was formed. Lucknow is the capital of the state with Hindi being the official language of the state. Yogi Adityanath is the current chief minister of UP.

UP: 4 members of Dalit family killed; girl allegedly raped

26 Nov 2021

UP: 4 members of Dalit family killed; girl allegedly raped

Four members of a family were found murdered at their home in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. They belonged to a Scheduled Caste.

PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

25 Nov 2021

PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar.

Owaisi threatens to turn UP's streets into Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

22 Nov 2021

Owaisi threatens to turn UP's streets into Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday demanded the scrapping of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at a public meeting in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

17 Nov 2021

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice (retired) Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the ongoing probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Purvanchal Expressway: Over 300km, 22 flyovers, 6 lanes, and more

16 Nov 2021

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.

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

16 Nov 2021

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.

Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

13 Nov 2021

Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Dham project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on December 13.

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

10 Nov 2021

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

The tally of Zika virus infections in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur has crossed 100 with 16 more cases reported on Tuesday.

Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

08 Nov 2021

Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

Kanpur has reported as many as 89 cases of the Zika virus in recent weeks, becoming a new hotspot for the mosquito-borne disease.

If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

01 Nov 2021

If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that if Taliban moves toward India, "an air strike is ready."

J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

28 Oct 2021

J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said those who celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in a T20 World Cup match will be charged with sedition.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC asks UP to identify more eye-witnesses

26 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri case: SC asks UP to identify more eye-witnesses

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to identify more witnesses of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case and provide them protection.

PM launches Rs. 64,000 crore health infrastructure scheme from Varanasi

25 Oct 2021

PM launches Rs. 64,000 crore health infrastructure scheme from Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Uttar Pradesh to launch the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY).

Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

23 Oct 2021

Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday flagged off the party's 'Pratigya Yatras' from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.

All you need to know about the Kushinagar International Airport

20 Oct 2021

All you need to know about the Kushinagar International Airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

20 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been allowed to visit Agra to meet the family of a man who died in police custody.

UP government plans Diwali melas amid COVID-19 concerns

20 Oct 2021

UP government plans Diwali melas amid COVID-19 concerns

Despite concerns about a COVID-19 threat during the festive season, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hold week-long Diwali melas (fairs) in all cities across the state.

UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

19 Oct 2021

UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

The Indian National Congress will reserve 40% of tickets for Assembly seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections for women, party General-Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced on Tuesday.

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

19 Oct 2021

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

18 Oct 2021

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra on Sunday blamed the local police for the Lakhimpur Kheri violence earlier this month.

Lawyer shot dead at district court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur

18 Oct 2021

Lawyer shot dead at district court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur

A lawyer was shot dead inside a district court complex in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

14 Oct 2021

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak Wednesday visited the families of two victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

13 Oct 2021

UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

12 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

The Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh is trying to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State (Home Affairs) Ajay Mishra.

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

10 Oct 2021

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Sunday that the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have no hope for justice as the UP government is shielding the accused, the son of a Union Minister.

Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

10 Oct 2021

Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Leaders of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have urged people to show support for farmers by closing their shops and establishments during the statewide bandh (strike) on Monday.

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

10 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

Ashish Mishra, an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday after 12 hours of questioning.

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

08 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it is not satisfied with the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case probe.

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

08 Oct 2021

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, skipped police summons on Friday amid fears that he may have fled to Nepal.

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

07 Oct 2021

Varun Gandhi dropped from BJP body after criticizing Lakhimpur case

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi was removed from the party's National Executive on Thursday.

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

07 Oct 2021

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a status report from the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case regarding the FIR and the arrests.

15 killed as truck crashes into passenger bus in Barabanki

07 Oct 2021

15 killed as truck crashes into passenger bus in Barabanki

In a tragic incident, at least 15 people were killed in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh as a truck collided with a passenger bus.

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

07 Oct 2021

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

The Supreme Court will hear a matter pertaining to the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday.

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

07 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

A new clip of an SUV ramming into a farmers' protest in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh has emerged.

Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reached the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, to meet the families of those killed on Sunday.

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.

Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

06 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

Farmers had ramped up protests in Uttar Pradesh after Sunday, when a state minister's convoy mowed down a rally of demonstrators in Lakhimpur Kheri.

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

06 Oct 2021

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.