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03 May 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

02 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

18 migrants traveling to Lucknow inside cement-mixer caught in Indore

On Saturday, 18 migrant workers were caught as they were traveling to Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) hidden inside a cement mixer.

02 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Migrant workers scramble for bananas in Prayagraj

In a scene that should collectively shame all, desperate migrant workers were seen scrambling for bananas in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from behind iron gates.

01 May 2020


With curbs, India could control new coronavirus cases by May-21

A paper by Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy has claimed India might make considerable gains in the next couple of weeks in the battle against coronavirus, and could potentially put a lid on new cases by May 21.

28 Apr 2020


Bulandshahr: Mutilated bodies of two sadhus found; one arrested

Days after two sadhus were lynched in Maharashtra's Palghar, a similar incident played out in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.

27 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility

A quarantine facility is supposed to be safe haven for coronavirus-infected patients, but one such place in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, has turned out to be nothing more than a disgrace.

25 Apr 2020


In UP, 69 coronavirus patients wait on footpath outside hospital

In a truly bizarre turn of events, 69 coronavirus patients were made to wait on a footpath outside a government college in Uttar Pradesh's Saifai area on Thursday, reports NDTV.

25 Apr 2020


UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.

23 Apr 2020


Government doctors flag filthy living conditions in UP, authorities act

Doctors and para-medical staff working in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, are fighting multiple battles — they have to treat patients of deadly coronavirus, ensure they aren't infected in the process, and then go back to live in squalid conditions.

20 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath won't attend father's funeral due to coronavirus lockdown

This morning, Anand Singh Bisht, the father of Yogi Adityanth passed away at AIIMS Delhi and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has declared he will not be attending the last rites due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

15 Apr 2020


Bandra chaos: 'Labor leader' arrested for spreading rumors; journalist booked

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of nationwide lockdown till May 3, horrifying images emerged from Bandra, Mumbai.

14 Apr 2020


Neena Gupta shares throwback picture with 'Panchayat' co-star Raghubir Yadav

Veteran actors Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav won everyone's hearts with their endearing chemistry in Prime Video's acclaimed web series Panchayat.

08 Apr 2020


Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

07 Apr 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Delhi: FIR against two Tablighis for defecating in quarantine center

In an utterly disgusting incident, two members of Tablighi Jamaat, the Islamic sect that turned out to be the super-spreader of coronavirus in India, defecated openly in a quarantine center in New Delhi's Narela, after which an FIR was registered against them on Saturday.

05 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.

30 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Three tales of migrant workers that will tear you up

In the last couple of days, we have been bombarded with news reports about migrant workers' plight. With the nation going under the intense lockdown for 21 days starting last Wednesday, they stared at a bleak future, with empty stomachs.

29 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Delhi delivery agent dies walking 200 km to MP village

India's 21-day lockdown, imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), has claimed its first life.

29 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Migrant workers to face 14-day quarantine in UP, Bihar

Lakhs of migrant workers who are being ferried to their homes in spite of a nationwide lockdown will face a mandatory quarantine in their native states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, a report stated.

28 Mar 2020


Amid lockdown, UP government starts evacuation of stranded migrant workers

The Uttar Pradesh government has pressed 1,000 buses into service to evacuate migrant workers stranded due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

28 Mar 2020


Help migrant workers, keep them put: Centre tells states, UTs

With sorry reports of thousands of migrant workers walking towards their native places emerging from across India, the Centre sent an urgent advisory to all states and Union Territories asking them to ensure the laborers have food and shelter.

26 Mar 2020


#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

In the battle against coronavirus, no country, as populous as India, has been put under lockdown, but then the times are extraordinary.

25 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured residents at a press meet a short while ago.

23 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi

Varun Gandhi demands action against UP officials seen leading procession

As the entire nation observed a curfew on Sunday, two officials in Uttar Pradesh sparked controversy after they were seen leading a procession in a viral video.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Adityanath announces Rs. 1,000 aid for daily wage workers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday announced that lakhs of daily wage laborers and construction workers in the state will get Rs. 1,000 in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak.

21 Mar 2020

Vasundhara Raje

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

20 Mar 2020


Singer Kanika Kapoor, who hid travel-history, tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, famous for the song Baby Doll, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, reports said on Friday.

Coronavirus: School students to be promoted without exams in UP

In Uttar Pradesh, all government school students from Classes I-VIII will be promoted to the next class without having to appear for their final examinations.

Unnao: Sengar gets 10-years imprisonment for murder of victim's father

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was on Friday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Delhi's Tis Hazari court in connection to the murder of the father of Unnao rape survivor.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.

Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government

In a major setback for the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed it to remove hoardings that carried details of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, accused of inciting violence.

09 Mar 2020


Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up

The decision of the Yogi Aditynath government to name and shame protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) puts their life at risk, said former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri, who also featured in the hoardings that were put up in Lucknow.

Kuldeep Sengar convicted in Unnao rape victim's father's death case

Expelled BJP legislator from Uttar Pradesh, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who was convicted for raping a girl in Unnao in 2017, was today pronounced guilty in a case related to the survivor's father's death in police custody.

29 Feb 2020


Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

Mauritius President Prithvirajsing Roopun was reportedly stopped at the international airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

29 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Delhi: Why 80,000-strong force couldn't stop riots

The Delhi Police, that has more than 80,000 personnel, was not prepared to handle the violence that hit Northeast Delhi this week. While rioters went on a rampage, cops couldn't figure out how to deal with them.

24 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.

23 Feb 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

21 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.

20 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna

Uttar Pradesh's Agra boasts of the Taj Mahal but it also is one of the dirtiest tourist destinations around the world.

20 Feb 2020


UP: Principal "advises" students to keep Rs. 100 in answer-sheets

It's quite normal for teachers to give pep talks before examinations. The suggestions range from "keep calm" to "take a good night's sleep" and "don't stress".