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.

Hard to stomach: Doctors remove several spoons from man's stomach

29 Sep 2022

Lifestyle
Hard to stomach: Doctors remove several spoons from man's stomach

This weird incident in Uttar Pradesh might make your skin crawl in horror.

UP: 10 die in 2 wall collapse incidents in Etawah
UP: 10 die in 2 wall collapse incidents in Etawah

Two incidents of wall collapse due to heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah have led to the death of 10 people over the last three days.

Varanasi court to resume hearing in Gyanvapi Mosque case today

22 Sep 2022

Gyanvapi Mosque
Varanasi court to resume hearing in Gyanvapi Mosque case today

Days after Hindu petitioners scored a big win in the Gyanvapi Mosque case, the hearing is all set to resume on Thursday.

MotoGP to debut the 'Grand Prix of Bharat' in 2023

22 Sep 2022

MotoGP
MotoGP to debut the 'Grand Prix of Bharat' in 2023

In one of the biggest news in Indian motorsport, MotoGP is set to debut as the 'Grand Prix Of Bharat' in 2023.

After madrasas survey, Yogi government to focus on Waqf properties

21 Sep 2022

Waqf Board
After madrasas survey, Yogi government to focus on Waqf properties

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to conduct a survey of all Waqf assets in the state, while a survey of madrasas has already sparked controversy.

From Congress, SP to BJP: Raju Srivastava's 'versatile' political journey

21 Sep 2022

Raju Srivastava
From Congress, SP to BJP: Raju Srivastava's 'versatile' political journey

India is mourning the demise of Raju Srivastava, a legendary comedian and the nation's favorite "Gajodhar Bhaiya."

UP: BJP MLA  booked for harassment, son for rape
UP: BJP MLA booked for harassment, son for rape

In a bizarre series of events, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and his son have been booked for allegedly harassing and raping a woman in Uttar Pradesh.

Noida: 4 dead, 8 injured in boundary wall collapse incident

20 Sep 2022

Noida
Noida: 4 dead, 8 injured in boundary wall collapse incident

In a disturbing incident, at least four construction workers died and eight others were injured after a boundary wall collapsed in Noida on Tuesday morning.

UP: Kabaddi players served food in toilet, video sparks outrage

20 Sep 2022

Kabaddi
UP: Kabaddi players served food in toilet, video sparks outrage

A viral video showing Kabaddi players in Uttar Pradesh being served food in a toilet has sparked massive outrage.

BSP chief Mayawati attacks BJP over its 'jobless opposition' jibe

19 Sep 2022

Yogi Adityanath
BSP chief Mayawati attacks BJP over its 'jobless opposition' jibe

A new political feud has erupted between the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh.

UP: 38 students hospitalized post-medical camp; 'wrong medicine' suspected reason
UP: 38 students hospitalized post-medical camp; 'wrong medicine' suspected reason

Nearly 40 students of the Kasturba Gandhi Awasiya Balika Vidyalaya in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh, fell ill and were reportedly hospitalized on Monday.

UP: High-voltage drama as Akhilesh Yadav's 'padayatra' to Assembly halted

19 Sep 2022

Akhilesh Yadav
UP: High-voltage drama as Akhilesh Yadav's 'padayatra' to Assembly halted

In what can clearly be called the season of padayatras, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav held a mega foot march to the State Assembly on Monday.

Cyclonic formation over Bay of Bengal, warning issued for Odisha
Cyclonic formation over Bay of Bengal, warning issued for Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a warning for Odisha predicting heavy rainfall in the state over the next few days because of the formation of a cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal.

22 dead in rain-related incidents across UP

17 Sep 2022

Rainfall
22 dead in rain-related incidents across UP

At least 22 people died in separate rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Friday while India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers for the eastern part of the state on Saturday.

UP: Heavy rains lead to wall, roof collapse; 12 dead

16 Sep 2022

Lucknow
UP: Heavy rains lead to wall, roof collapse; 12 dead

Two incidents of heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh have led to the death of 12 people over the last 24 hours.

UP: Dalit sisters found hanging were raped, strangled to death

15 Sep 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri
UP: Dalit sisters found hanging were raped, strangled to death

Two minor sisters hailing from the Dalit community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Ayodhya Ram Temple to cost Rs. 1,800 crore, claims trust

12 Sep 2022

Ayodhya
Ayodhya Ram Temple to cost Rs. 1,800 crore, claims trust

The construction of 'Ram Mandir' in Ayodhya will cost a whopping Rs. 1,800 crore, the Ayodhya Ram Temple trust revealed on Sunday.

Fines to muzzles: RWAs act tough amid dog bite cases

09 Sep 2022

Noida
Fines to muzzles: RWAs act tough amid dog bite cases

Times have become difficult for pet owners in high-rise colonies with residents' welfare associations (RWA) issuing arbitrary notices and imposing fines on them following a rise in cases of dog bites.

UP BJP leader allegedly kills neighbor over stray goat, arrested
UP BJP leader allegedly kills neighbor over stray goat, arrested

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader allegedly thrashed a 62-year-old man to death in Uttar Pradesh earlier this week.

Fire guts Lucknow's Levana Hotel; 4 dead, 10 injured

05 Sep 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Fire guts Lucknow's Levana Hotel; 4 dead, 10 injured

A massive fire broke out at Levana Hotel in Lucknow's Hazratganj locality, killing at least four persons and injuring 10 others on Monday morning, reported News18.

BJP councilor expelled for buying baby stolen from railway station

31 Aug 2022

Firozabad
BJP councilor expelled for buying baby stolen from railway station

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stated on Tuesday that it has dismissed a municipal councilor from the Firozabad Municipal Corporation in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly buying a seven-month-old baby boy from child traffickers, NDTV reported.

Supertech issues statement post demolition, defends twin towers construction

28 Aug 2022

Delhi
Supertech issues statement post demolition, defends twin towers construction

The 103-meter tall Supertech twin towers were brought down in Noida on Sunday as crowds gasped and neighboring residents applauded the much-anticipated demolition.

Heavy rainfall causes Ganga to rise; flash floods in J&K

28 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Heavy rainfall causes Ganga to rise; flash floods in J&K

Monsoon continues to wreak havoc across the country. While flash floods were reported in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), rivers are flowing above the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Minister, Jat leader Bhupendra Chaudhary is BJP's new UP chief

25 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Minister, Jat leader Bhupendra Chaudhary is BJP's new UP chief

Uttar Pradesh minister and influential Jat leader Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary has been chosen as the new state chief by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

2 die of suffocation at Mathura's famous temple on Janmashtami

20 Aug 2022

Mathura
2 die of suffocation at Mathura's famous temple on Janmashtami

Uncontrolled footfall at Mathura's Banke Bihari temple in UP on the occasion of Janmashtami left two dead and seven injured during Mangla Aarti on Friday.

Bihar: Man shoot class 9 girl over love affair

18 Aug 2022

Karnataka
Bihar: Man shoot class 9 girl over love affair

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl was shot in the neck in Patna, Bihar allegedly over a love affair.

Saharanpur man, tasked to kill Nupur Sharma, produced in court
Saharanpur man, tasked to kill Nupur Sharma, produced in court

Mohammad Nadeem of Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur, who was allegedly entrusted by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) to kill the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Nupur Sharma, has been presented before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) special court in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

13 Aug 2022

Jharkhand
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

According to the Indian Express, never in the last 122 years have Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Jharkhand witnessed such low monsoon rainfall.

UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC
UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC

Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL).

Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies
Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies

Observing that promising and distributing freebies during election season is a "serious issue", the Supreme Court on Thursday came down heavily on the concept of freebies.

Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

11 Aug 2022

S Jaishankar
Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

The family of Mandeep Kaur, an Uttar Pradesh woman who died of suicide in the United States, has created an online petition on change.org to demand justice for her.

Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

11 Aug 2022

Firozabad
Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

Uttar Pradesh Police faced a huge embarrassment after a police constable in Firozabad district Wednesday stood on the road and grieved loudly about the quality of food served in the police mess.

Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

In a shocking incident, a man in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set on fire by his wife earlier this week.

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

10 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

'Masoom Sawaal' poster shows Krishna on sanitary napkin; FIR filed

09 Aug 2022

Ghaziabad
'Masoom Sawaal' poster shows Krishna on sanitary napkin; FIR filed

A Hindi movie poster has yet again rubbed people the wrong way for "hurting religious sentiments."

Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

08 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

07 Aug 2022

India
NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested an engineering student from New Delhi's Batla House on suspicion of being an active member of the Islamic State (IS), as per The Indian Express.

New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

07 Aug 2022

Crime Against Women
New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

A woman from Uttar Pradesh residing in Queens, New York, allegedly died by suicide last week after bearing years of domestic violence for giving birth to two daughters.

UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide
UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide

A court in Varanasi on Saturday acquitted Uttar Pradesh legislator Atul Rai of a rape charge that he had been facing since 2019.

UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

05 Aug 2022

Odisha
UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

A rape survivor in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur has finally received justice, owing to the efforts of her son, who was born as a result of the rape.

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