Uttar Pradesh: News

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.

25 Sep 2023


Bihar: Dalit woman stripped, urinated upon over Rs. 1,500 loan

A Dalit woman in Bihar's Patna district was allegedly stripped, beaten, and urinated upon by a moneylender and his associates after she reported his unjust demands to the police, PTI reported.

Teacher targeting one community: SC on Muslims schoolboy slap case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday reportedly condemned the teacher from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, who last month instructed her students to slap their Muslim classmate.

23 Sep 2023


What makes Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi International Cricket Stadium special

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday officially laid the foundation stone of the Varanasi International Cricket Stadium in Uttar Pradesh in a grand ceremony attended by several political and sports personalities.

16 Sep 2023


UP: Officer 'forces' man to crouch like rooster, suspended

A government officer in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, has been removed from his post after a video of a man allegedly being forced to crouch like a rooster in his office went viral.

15 Sep 2023


Ashok Leyland to set up Rs. 1,000cr plant in UP 

Ashok Leyland announced today that it will invest Rs. 1,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to establish a state-of-the-art bus manufacturing facility with a focus on clean mobility.

14 Sep 2023


UP juvenile home horror: Superintendent brutally trashes girl on camera

Shocking CCTV footage from a juvenile home in Uttar Pradesh's Agra has surfaced, showing a government official, allegedly responsible for protecting and reforming children, mercilessly beating a girl.

'Media trials unfair,' says SC, directs Centre to frame guidelines

The Supreme Court on Wednesday termed the alleged "media trials" of different cases "unfair" and directed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to frame guidelines for the police to follow during press briefings, Live Law reported.

13 Sep 2023

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir: Remains of ancient temple, idols, and pillars found

The ongoing construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has "extracted" a fresh discovery that has left the country surprised.

13 Sep 2023


Rajasthan: 11 killed, 15 injured as trailer rams into bus

A trailer rammed into a passenger bus on the Jaipur-Agra Highway in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district in the wee hours of Wednesday, killing at least 11 people and injuring 15 others.

Over 20 dead, schools shut as rains batter Uttar Pradesh

At least 21 people died in the last 24 hours as heavy rainfall lashed Uttar Pradesh, causing waterlogging and disrupting daily life, reported The Times of India.

11 Sep 2023


Husband murders 61-year-old lawyer wife at Noida home, arrested

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a lawyer named Renu Sinha was found dead in the bathroom of her Noida Sector 30 bungalow on Saturday, reports said on Monday.

06 Sep 2023

Udhayanidhi Stalin

Udhayanidhi, Priyank Kharge booked for outraging religious sentiments

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin and Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge for allegedly speaking against Sanatan Dharma.

06 Sep 2023


Ghaziabad boy dies of rabies months after hiding dog bite

A 14-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, Shahvaz, succumbed to rabies on Monday after being bitten by a dog around two months ago. He had reportedly hidden the incident from his parents for fear of being scolded.

03 Sep 2023


Man rapes wife with sons, uploads videos on porn site

In a shocking incident in Trombay, Mumbai, a 40-year-old man and his two sons allegedly raped the former's second wife and uploaded videos of the act on a porn site, The Free Press Journal reported.

02 Sep 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi mosque: ASI seeks 8 more weeks for scientific survey

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has sought an extension of eight more weeks to complete the scientific survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Man shot dead at BJP leader's UP home, 3 detained

In a shocking development, a 28-year-old man was reportedly found shot dead at the residence of Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kaushal Kishore in the Thakurganj area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

28 Aug 2023


UP Muslim schoolboy slap case: Police case against Mohammed Zubair

Fact-checker and Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair is facing a First Information Report (FIR) for revealing the identity of the minor Muslim boy who was allegedly slapped by his classmates on the orders of their school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

27 Aug 2023


'Not ashamed': Teacher who asked students to slap Muslim classmate

A private school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, who allegedly ordered students to beat their Muslim classmate, is "unapologetic," NDTV reported.

26 Aug 2023


'Hit me for hour': UP boy slapped on teacher's orders

A Muslim boy who was reportedly slapped by classmates on his teacher's orders on Thursday in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, narrated his ordeal on Saturday.

26 Aug 2023


UP woman arrested for allegedly slashing drunk husband's throat

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a 40-year-old woman has been arrested in Budaun district's Bilsi town for slitting her husband's throat to stop him from sexually abusing their 19-year-old daughter-in-law.

26 Aug 2023


UP: Teacher asks students to slap Muslim classmate, action initiated

A private school in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, has come under severe criticism after a video emerged showing one of its teachers allegedly instructing students to slap their Muslim classmate, NDTV reported.

Poet murder: Former UP minister Amarmani, wife get premature release

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday refused to stay the release of former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi and his wife Madhumani, who are serving life sentences for the murder of poet Madhumita Shukla.

21 Aug 2023


Delhi: Government to sell onions at subsidized rates from today

The National Cooperative Consumers' Federation of India (NCCF) will reportedly sell onions on behalf of the central government at a subsidized rate of Rs. 25 per kilogram in Delhi from Monday onwards.

19 Aug 2023

Sidhu Moose Wala

Moose Wala's murder planned in UP, Pakistani weapons used: Report

The murder plan of Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, who was killed last year, was allegedly hatched in Uttar Pradesh by the dreaded Bishnoi gang led by jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, reported NDTV.

16 Aug 2023


UP: Shocking abduction, rape attempt on girl caught on camera

In a shocking incident, six men were allegedly caught on camera attempting to abduct and rape a girl in the Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

14 Aug 2023


Lucknow man grows 250kg tomatoes on his rooftop

Amid the soaring prices of tomatoes, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow has managed to cultivate over 250 kilograms of tomatoes on his rooftop.

Krishna Janmabhoomi case: Plea in SC seeking 'Gyanvapi Mosque-like survey'

In a major development in the Krishna Janmabhoomi dispute, the Krishna Janmabhoomi Mukti Nirman Trust has reportedly moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a Gyanvapi Mosque complex-like scientific survey of the Shahi Eidgah mosque in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

13 Aug 2023

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UP: Dalit man thrashed for denying free chicken in Lalitpur

A Dalit man was publicly beaten up with slippers for allegedly denying free chicken to the accused in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, India Today reported on Sunday.

08 Aug 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque: ASI may open 'Tahkhana' as scientific survey resumes

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) resumed its fifth day of scientific survey at the Gyanvapi Mosque in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Tuesday.

07 Aug 2023

Ram Mandir

Elderly artisan makes world's largest 400kg lock for Ram Mandir

An elderly artisan from Uttar Pradesh has reportedly created a 400kg lock for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, scheduled to open for devotees next year in January.

06 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh Police

2 minors forced to drink urine over suspicion of theft

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, two minor boys were reportedly subjected to extreme brutality in the Siddharthnagar district after being accused of stealing chicken from a poultry shop.

06 Aug 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque survey enters secondary stage with machines

A 55-member team of the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) resumed the scientific survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Sunday to determine if the 17th-century mosque has been built over a pre-existing structure of a Hindu temple.

Gyanvapi Mosque: ASI survey resumes in presence of Muslim side 

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) resumed its second day of scientific survey at the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Saturday.

04 Aug 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Gyanvapi Mosque survey to continue in 'non-invasive method': SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said the survey of Gyanvapi Mosque in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi should be done in a "non-invasive method," reported NDTV.

03 Aug 2023

Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana violence: CM seeks more central forces; internet ban extended

Amid the tense situation in Haryana following communal violence in Nuh, authorities have extended the ban on mobile internet and SMS services in parts of the state until Saturday.

28 Jul 2023


Gujjar-Rajput row: Shots fired outside Haryana BJP leader's house

Unidentified miscreants allegedly opened fire outside the house of Yamunanagar district council's vice president and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Agniviijay Singh Chauhan in Haryana on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

25 Jul 2023


India sees 600 dengue cases daily; sharp surge in Delhi

Dengue cases increased significantly in India last year, hitting an all-time high of 2,33,251, the central government has revealed.

25 Jul 2023


Ganga breaches danger mark in Haridwar, may affect UP districts

The Ganga River was flowing at 293.25m at 9:00pm on Monday, breaching the 293m danger level mark after incessant rainfall in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, reported ANI.

High alert in 6 states amid heavy rainfall forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in six states and a union territory till Wednesday.

Weather update: IMD issues fresh alerts for Gujarat, Maharashtra

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh alert for some parts of the country amid the monsoon fury.

23 Jul 2023

Congress Party

'Don't eat tomatoes': BJP minister's shocking statement on rising prices

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Uttar Pradesh minister, Pratibha Shukla, on Sunday asked people to stop eating tomatoes and start using lemons instead amid the price hike, saying this would help bring down the prices inevitably.

23 Jul 2023


Delhi on high alert as Yamuna breaches danger mark again

The water level of the Yamuna River in Delhi once again breached the danger mark on Sunday after a surge in discharge from Haryana's Hathni Kund Barrage into the river amid heavy downpours in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Flood-like situation in Gujarat, Maharashtra; lightning kills 2 in MP  

Heavy rains triggered flood-like situations in several states and union territories, including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh, on Sunday.

21 Jul 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

Varanasi court allows ASI survey of Gyanvapi Mosque

The Varanasi District Court on Friday allowed a scientific survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), except for the spot that was sealed earlier.

21 Jul 2023

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir: Latest pictures reveal construction progress 

Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra has recently released images of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, showcasing the current update on its construction.

17 Jul 2023

Amit Shah

NCB destroys 1.4 lakh kilogram drugs worth Rs. 2,300 crore 

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday destroyed more than 1,44,000kg of drugs in the virtual presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

17 Jul 2023


Delhi floods: Yamuna rises again, causing panic; some schools shut

The Yamuna River water level started rising again on Monday, triggering panic among residents in Delhi's submerged areas.

16 Jul 2023


Uttar Pradesh: 5 Kanwariya pilgrims electrocuted to death in Meerut

In a heartbreaking development from Uttar Pradesh, a religious procession turned lethal as five Kanwariya pilgrims have reportedly died, and five others were injured after their vehicle came in contact with a high-tension wire in Meerut's Bhawanpur area.

Delhi floods: IMD predicts heavy rain in North India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted further rainfall in parts of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh, which could deteriorate the flood-like situation in the national capital.

12 Jul 2023

Swami Vivekananda

ISKCON bans monk for criticizing Swami Vivekananda, Ramakrishna

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), a leading Hindu religious organization, banned monk Amogh Lila Das for a month for his alleged "derogatory comments" about Swami Vivekananda and Ramakrishna Paramahansa.

Brij Bhushan 'sexually harassed, molested wrestlers,' says Delhi Police chargesheet

The Delhi Police's chargesheet in the sexual harassment case against outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said he was "liable to be prosecuted and punished for offenses" of harassment, molestation, and stalking.

06 Jul 2023


Karnataka: Tomatoes worth Rs. 2.5 lakh stolen from farmer

Amid the soaring prices of tomatoes in India, a farmer from the Hassan district of Karnataka claimed that tomatoes worth Rs. 2.5 lakh were stolen from her farm on Tuesday.