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19 Apr 2021Coronavirus
Week-long lockdown in 5 UP cities, including Lucknow and Varanasi
As Uttar Pradesh sees a record surge in coronavirus infections, five major cities in the state are set to go on a lockdown starting Monday night.
19 Apr 2021Ballia
Medical team going to COVID-19 patient's house attacked
Three government medical personnel, including two doctors, and their driver were injured after their car was attacked by a group of people when they had gone to a village in Ballia district to give medicines to a COVID-19 patient.
18 Apr 2021Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad reports 2 COVID-19 deaths; bodies pile up for cremation
Despite Ghaziabad reporting only two "COVID-related deaths" in April, the Hindon cremation ground has reportedly been struggling to cope with the number of bodies piling up.
17 Apr 2021Lucknow
Lucknow: COVID-19 patient's family complains about shortage of hospital beds
A shortage of hospital beds in Lucknow seems to have kept a 65-year-old COVID-19 patient waiting for proper treatment.
17 Apr 2021Noida
Noida: Over 5,500 fined for not wearing face masks
Over 5,500 people were fined for not wearing face masks in public places in Noida and Greater Noida on Friday, even as Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Commissioner Alok Singh hit the ground to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols, officials said.
17 Apr 2021Mathura
Mathura introduces strict COVID-19 curbs, 14-day quarantine for symptomatic visitors
The Mathura district administration, on Friday, introduced some curbs in the wake of rising coronavirus cases, saying people coming from other states would have to undergo screening for COVID-19.
16 Apr 2021Coronavirus
Sunday lockdown in UP; fine for not wearing masks increased
Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the Uttar Pradesh government announced fresh curbs on Friday, including "weekly closure" of markets on Sundays in rural and urban areas.
15 Apr 2021Lucknow
COVID-19 crisis: Main markets in Lucknow closed for few days
Most of the main markets in Lucknow, including Hazratganj and Aminabad, were voluntarily closed by traders for a few days on Thursday to check the spread of COVID-19 and break its chain.
15 Apr 2021Yogi Adityanath
COVID-19: UP schools shut till May 15; night curfew imposed
All schools in Uttar Pradesh will be closed till May 15 while board exams for classes 10 and 12 have been postponed till May 20 in view of the COVID-19 surge, the state government said on Thursday.
14 Apr 2021Yogi Adityanath
UP CM Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolates
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
14 Apr 2021Allahabad High Court
Check viability of complete lockdown in worst-hit UP districts: HC
The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to look into the viability of complete lockdown in those districts where COVID-19 has spread at an alarming rate in the last two or three weeks saying if the situation is not handled carefully and cautiously, it may lead to the complete collapse of the public health system.
14 Apr 2021Akhilesh Yadav
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tests positive for COVID-19, self-isolates
Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has tested positive for the coronavirus.
13 Apr 2021Suicide
Man ends life as police demands bribe to trace daughter
A man, who was allegedly upset after a police official demanded Rs. one lakh from him to find his missing daughter, hanged himself to death in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly, police said on Monday.
12 Apr 2021Yogi Adityanath
COVID-19 second wave worrying, be extra cautious: Adityanath
The current COVID-19 wave is worrying and people need to take all the precautions and follow safety protocols, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday at an all-party meeting, which was not attended by the Samajwadi Party, the main opposition in the state.
12 Apr 2021Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi to be known as Sanskrit City
Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, which is also the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be known as Sanskrit City, owing to the high number of schools on the subject there.
09 Apr 2021Kuldeep Sengar
UP panchayat polls: Unnao rape convict's wife among BJP candidates
Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar's wife, Sangeeta Sengar, will be contesting the upcoming panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh.
08 Apr 2021Noida
Starting today, night curfew in Noida from 10 pm-5 am
Amid a surge in coronavirus infections in several parts of India, a night curfew has been ordered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
08 Apr 2021Yogi Adityanath
COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur
Uttar Pradesh reported 40 coronavirus fatalities, the highest in recent weeks, and 6,023 new cases on Wednesday, pushing the toll to 8,964 and the tally to 6,45,930.
08 Apr 2021Mukhtar Ansari
Mukhtar Ansari denied basic necessities in Banda jail, alleges brother
Inhuman treatment was meted out to Mukhtar Ansari as he was transferred to Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail from Punjab last night, his brother alleged on Wednesday.
06 Apr 2021Punjab
In UP Police custody, Mukhtar Ansari to reach Banda tomorrow
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday took custody of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab's Ropar jail to transfer him to Banda prison.
06 Apr 2021Ballia
Six arrested for creating ruckus at UP minister's office
Six Samajwadi Party (SP) workers were arrested following a ruckus at Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla's local office in Ballia, police said on Tuesday.
05 Apr 2021Noida
Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida
Four alleged members of a gang involved in over five dozen cases of street crimes in Delhi-NCR were held after a gunfight with the police in Noida on Monday, officials said.
03 Apr 2021Saharanpur
UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage
The Uttar Pradesh police has booked a man, who claimed to be a retired army officer, and his aide in connection with the alleged rape of a woman on the false promise of marriage, police said Saturday.
03 Apr 2021Crime Against Women
Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital
A 14-year-old girl was found dead in an ambulance outside a hospital in Noida where she was abandoned by two unidentified people, days after being abducted from Hapur district and gang-raped, officials said on Friday.
02 Apr 2021India
UP: Two dead, several hospitalized after consuming spurious liquor
Two people died, one lost his vision while several others were hospitalized in Budaun after allegedly consuming spurious liquor distributed by panchayat election candidates on the occasion of Holi to woo voters in Tigalpur village.
31 Mar 2021India
UP: Man beaten to death by lover's family
A 25-year-old man was beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar by the family members of a woman he was in a relationship with, police said on Wednesday.
31 Mar 2021Coronavirus
UP: Schools for Classes upto 8 shut till April 4
Amid a spike in coronavirus cases, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday extended to April 4 the closure of all schools for students up to Class 8, according to an official.
30 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh Police
Man kills girlfriend after she decides to marry someone else
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly killed by a man after she decided to marry someone else at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia, police said on Tuesday.
28 Mar 2021Kanpur
UP: Fire breaks out at Kanpur hospital; all patients evacuated
A fire broke out at a government hospital in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday.
27 Mar 2021Shahjahanpur
Chinmayanand acquitted of keeping woman law student in captivity
A special court for lawmakers on Friday acquitted former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of keeping a law student in his captivity at Shahjahanpur allegedly to rape her.
26 Mar 2021Politics
UP panchayat polls to be held in four phases
The Uttar Pradesh State Election Commission on Friday issued a notification for the three-tier panchayat polls that will be held in four phases.
26 Mar 2021Yogi Adityanath
Ramp up COVID-19 testing facilities in Uttar Pradesh: Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials that coronavirus testing facilities should be set up at railway stations, bus depots, and airports in the state in view of a greater movement of people for the Holi festival.
25 Mar 2021India
Minister who called burqa 'evil custom' backtracks from statement
After his remarks calling burqa an evil custom triggered a row, Uttar Pradesh Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Anand Swarup Shukla on Thursday backtracked, saying women should have the freedom to wear their choice of clothes.
25 Mar 2021Shahjahanpur
40 mosques to be covered ahead of Holi in Shahjahanpur
Around 40 mosques in Shahjahanpur are being covered with plastic sheets ahead of Holi to prevent miscreants from throwing color on the structures and disturb communal harmony, a senior official has said.
25 Mar 2021Yogi Adityanath
Police officer responding to call of duty shot dead
A police sub-inspector, responding to a call of a fight between two brothers over a petty matter, was allegedly shot dead by one of them in an Agra village on Wednesday evening.
25 Mar 2021Haj Yatra
54-year-old man arrested for duping people in name of Haj
A 54-year-old man was arrested from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly duping people in the name of Haj or Umra yatra, police said on Wednesday.
24 Mar 2021Uttar Pradesh Police
Asked to pay, cops frame dhaba owner in fake case
A police inspector and two constables have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district for allegedly booking and arresting a dhaba (roadside eatery) owner and nine others in a fake case, reports say.
23 Mar 2021Crime Against Women
Uttar Pradesh: Two sisters found dead in Pilibhit village
Two teenage sisters were found dead in Jasauli village, police said on Tuesday.