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14 Sep 2019


For 40 years, citizens have been paying UP's ministers taxes

A four-decade-old law which prevented Uttar Pradesh ministers from paying their own income tax has been repealed by Yogi Adityanath-led state government.

13 Sep 2019

Uttar Pradesh Police

UP: Cops mercilessly thrash youth as his terrified nephew watches

A hair-raising incident of police brutality has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Siddharth Nagar district, wherein two cops savagely thrashed a youth after he allegedly broke traffic rules.

11 Sep 2019

Delhi High Court

Judge records wounded Unnao rape survivor's statement at AIIMS

On Wednesday, special judge Dharmesh Sharma reached All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for one-of-a-kind proceedings pertaining to the infamous Unnao rape case.

09 Sep 2019


"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing

BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.

08 Sep 2019


Meet the youngest-ever IITians who cracked JEE at tender age

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes, including the prestigious IITs.

07 Sep 2019


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.

07 Sep 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Mirzapur: Parents boycott the school which served roti-salt

The government school in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, which served roti and salt to students, was eerily quiet on Thursday, as only one student attended the classes.

02 Sep 2019


Delhi: Mob beats pregnant woman on child-kidnapping rumors, three arrested

A hearing and speech impaired pregnant woman was beaten by a mob in Delhi on August 27, after people suspected her of being a child lifter.

30 Aug 2019

Samajwadi Party

Uttar Pradesh: SP's Azam Khan allegedly stole buffalo, FIR registered

In 2014, Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan catapulted to national headlines after he sent Uttar Pradesh police to look for seven buffaloes allegedly "missing" from his house.

30 Aug 2019


Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

28 Aug 2019


Teacher beaten to death by hawkers for not buying headphones

In a tragic incident, a madrasa teacher was beaten to death on Monday after getting into an argument with hawkers over the price of a headphone. The incident took place in North Delhi's Kotwali area.

28 Aug 2019


UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

A couple was harassed by a muscleman in Uttar Pradesh. In hope of getting a respite, they went to police but the officials in uniform shunned them instead.

28 Aug 2019

Yogi Adityanath

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.

27 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.

27 Aug 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

In an extremely tragic piece of news, 16 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Tuesday after a truck hit two tempos. Among those who lost their lives are three children and a woman.

27 Aug 2019


Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop's family wants accused back in jail

Days after seven men accused of inciting violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr last year were given bail, the family of the cop who lost his life in the mayhem has asked Uttar Pradesh government to send them back to jail.

Constable, booked for Unnao survivor's father's death, approaches Delhi HC

A constable of Uttar Pradesh police, who has been booked for the custodial death of the father of Unnao rape survivor, moved Delhi High Court on Wednesday challenging the charges leveled against him.

21 Aug 2019


UP: 150 medical students forced to shave heads, 'salute' seniors

College authorities across the nation have been talking about ragging and claim a lot has been done to curtail this menace.

20 Aug 2019


Rain hammers North India, triggers landslides, kills at least 37

Incessant rains wreaked havoc in North India with reports suggesting that at least 37 people have died.

19 Aug 2019


Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.

17 Aug 2019


Father accused man of raping his daughter, she married him

In a peculiar turn of events, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad married her boyfriend, whom her father had accused of raping her.

11 Aug 2019


UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive

The husband of a local BJP minority wing leader named Farheen Mohsin in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh was allegedly thrashed by some people who were angered by her participation in a membership drive of the party.

10 Aug 2019

Greater Noida

Constable marries gangster, red-faced UP police launches probe

In a bizarre incident, a woman constable in Greater Noida has reportedly married a gangster, much to the embarrassment of Uttar Pradesh police.

07 Aug 2019


Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.

Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court begins daily hearings, refuses live-streaming

Beginning its day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya dispute, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow live-streaming or audio recording of the communally-sensitive matter.

Unnao rape survivor be shifted to AIIMS, orders SC

The Supreme Court directed today that the Unnao rape survivor be airlifted from Lucknow to receive better care at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

05 Aug 2019

Dharmendra Singh

Class-V student, who complained against teacher, branded "characterless" by school

In a bizarre incident, a student of Class V was recently transferred from his school in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district for being "characterless."

03 Aug 2019

Crime Against Women

Uttar Pradesh man gambles wife away, lets friends rape her

A man reportedly let his friends rape his wife after he placed a bet on her in a gamble and lost the same.

'Brother' Sengar facing difficult times: BJP leader on rape accused

A BJP lawmaker has come out in support of Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teen in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao two years ago.

Ayodhya dispute: Mediation panel submits report, SC's hearing tomorrow

The three-member mediation panel, formed to solve the sensitive Ayodhya case, submitted its findings to the Supreme Court on Thursday, in a sealed cover.

01 Aug 2019


UP schoolgirl leaves cops speechless with question on Unnao rape

On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh police delivered a lecture on women's safety at a school in Barabanki to mark police security week.

30 Jul 2019


Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

26 Jul 2019


Aligarh administration bans namaz and Hanuman Chalisa recitation on roads

In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, people will no longer be seen offering namaz or reciting Hanuman Chalisa on the streets, courtesy an order by the district administration.

21 Jul 2019


Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday blamed the Congress for the shootout in the state's Sonbhadra district over a land dispute in which 10 tribal farmers were murdered on July 17.

21 Jul 2019


Man charged Rs. 128cr electricity-bill for using 'fan and light'

A resident of Chamri village in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur got the shock of his life when received an electricity bill of more than a whopping Rs. 128 crore just for using "fan and light".

20 Jul 2019

Sonia Gandhi

#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM

Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.

20 Jul 2019

West Bengal

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.

18 Jul 2019


Man rapes cow in Mangalore. Where are we headed, really?

In an extremely repulsive incident, a man was booked for allegedly raping a calf in Mangalore's Kunjathbail area.

17 Jul 2019

Yogi Adityanath

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.