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'Shankhalipi' inscription discovered on stairs of Gupta-period temple in Etah

The Archaeological Survey of India has found Shankhalipi inscription on the stairs of a Gupta-period temple in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district that has been dated to the time of Emperor Kumaragupta, officials said on Thursday.

07 Sep 2021


UP: BSP's Mayawati promises Brahmin security, no new memorials

As Assembly elections are drawing near in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has pitched Brahmin security as her key electoral plank.

07 Sep 2021

Samajwadi Party

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Over 1,100 acquitted, just seven convicted

Eight years since the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,117 people accused in 97 cases related to murder, rape, robbery, and arson among others connected to the violence have been acquitted over lack of evidence.

07 Sep 2021

Congress Party

Congress to bring law against lynching if voted to power

The Congress will prepare a proposal for bringing a law against mob lynching and send it to the President if voted to power in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the party said on Monday.

06 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Firozabad dengue outbreak: CM orders strict action against lax officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that some officials of the health and urban development departments have been found lax in discharging their duties in the Firozabad district where dengue and viral fever claimed over 50 lives, according to an official statement.

06 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Expect Adityanath government to be reelected: Govindacharya

Former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya on Sunday said that he expects the incumbent BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to be reelected in the state elections next year.

03 Sep 2021


Firozabad: Death toll due to dengue, viral fever reaches 50

With three fresh fatalities, the death toll due to dengue and viral fever has climbed to 50 in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, official sources said on Friday.

02 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP orders extensive cleanliness campaign after suspected dengue deaths

In view of a rising number of dengue cases in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed authorities on Thursday to run a widespread cleanliness campaign and assign a nodal officer to every district for monitoring.

02 Sep 2021


Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a man, who was believed to be dead, for allegedly killing his wife and two children three years ago and then burying their bodies in the basement of his house in Greater Noida, officials said.

01 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Viral fever in Uttar Pradesh kills 50, mostly children

Even as the threat of a third wave of COVID-19 looms large over India, a viral fever suspected to be dengue has claimed at least 50 lives in Uttar Pradesh.

01 Sep 2021


Low turnout as schools reopen in Rajasthan and UP

The government and private schools were reopened for Class IX to Class XII in Rajasthan on Wednesday after being shut for over four months following a spike in cases in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

01 Sep 2021


States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations

Schools have largely remained shut since last March when the COVID-19 lockdown was declared.

01 Sep 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP will contest all 403 seats in 2022 UP elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections on all 403 seats, party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh announced on Tuesday.

SC directs demolition of 'illegal' Supertech twin towers in Noida

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the demolition of the twin towers in the Emerald Court project of Supertech Builders in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

28 Aug 2021


UP man recalls tense moments before evacuation from Kabul airport

Returning from Afghanistan, a man from the Bansdih area in Ballia thanked the Centre for his safe return and said the memories of Kabul still haunt him.

28 Aug 2021


Mathura temples gearing up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami

Preparations have started in different temples of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for Janmashtami celebrations, slated for August 30.

28 Aug 2021

Sexual Assault

Ballia rape victim's mother demands death penalty for BSP MP

The mother of a 24-year-old woman, who had alleged rape by BSP MP Atul Rai, has demanded that the accused politician be sentenced to death.

28 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.

28 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Sultanpur likely to be renamed 'Kush Bhawanpur'

Sultanpur Municipal Council chairperson Babita Jaiswal on Friday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to rename the district as Kush Bhawanpur after Lord Ram's son Kush.

27 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Ex-IPS officer to float political party ahead of UP polls

Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Friday said he will float a new political party soon.

21 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Lucknow: Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away at 89

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and a former Governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh, passed away on Saturday. He was 89 years old.

19 Aug 2021

Dinesh Sharma

Schools may be closed if COVID-19 situation worsens: UP government

The Uttar Pradesh government, which has decided to open schools for physical classes, on Thursday said the attendance for students will not be compulsory and schools may be closed again if the COVID-19 situation worsens.

14 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Ex-IPS officer Amitabh Thakur to contest poll against CM Adityanath

Former Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, who was given premature retirement, will be contesting the next year's state assembly polls against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his family has announced.

13 Aug 2021

Love Jihad

'The Conversion' trailer: Love jihad, torturous in-laws and an activist

The trailer of Vinod Tiwari-directorial The Conversion got released recently.

UP: Man arrested from Saharanpur for hacking into ECI website

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a 24-year-old man in Saharanpur for allegedly hacking into the Election Commission of India (ECI) website and creating hundreds of fake voter IDs, officials said Friday.

13 Aug 2021

West Bengal

West Bengal ranks second in alcohol consumption

West Bengal ranked second after Uttar Pradesh in terms of absolute number of people who consume alcohol, a joint study by economic research agency ICRIER and law consulting firm PLR Chambers said.

12 Aug 2021


UP: Over 1,200 villages hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by floods, and relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people, officials said on Wednesday.

06 Aug 2021


Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

In order to break the backs of gangsters and mafia and discourage their activities, the Uttar Pradesh Police has attached or demolished their ill-gotten properties worth over Rs. 1,800 crores in UP.

05 Aug 2021

Samajwadi Party

'Mission UP' in mind, Akhilesh Yadav embarks on 'cycle yatra'

With an eye on the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday embarked on a "cycle yatra" in Lucknow to raise issues like price rise, unemployment, farm laws, and crime rate.

04 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP administers 27 lakh vaccines in a day, crosses 5cr-mark

Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to cross five crore coronavirus vaccine dose mark as more than 27 lakh shots were administered on Tuesday - the highest one-day count for any state in the country.

03 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Shah for praising Adityanath

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the devastation during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state.

02 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from August 16

Schools in Uttar Pradesh will resume classes 9 to 12 from August 16, but with 50 percent attendance, according to an order issued by the state government on Monday.

30 Jul 2021


Noida residents asked for information about travelers from high-risk states

Amid a possible third wave of COVID-19, the Gautam Buddh Nagar Health Department has asked Noida and Greater Noida residents to alert it about people coming from nine high-risk states, including Kerala and Maharashtra.

29 Jul 2021

Love Jihad

Karni Sena activists prevent interfaith marriage in UP's Ballia

Activists of right wing Karni Sena allegedly prevented an interfaith marriage in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and created a ruckus at a court before forcibly taking the couple to a police station, officials said.

28 Jul 2021


UP: Journalists protest against fake case filed against scribe

Journalists took out a march in Bahraich on Wednesday in protest against the lodging of an alleged fake case against a scribe and demanded suspension of Inspector-in-Charge of Nagar Kotwali in this connection.

28 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

18 laborers, sleeping on road, killed in accident in UP

At least 18 people were killed and several others got injured in a devastating road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district last night.

27 Jul 2021

Sexual Assault

60-year-old gang-raped; accused rubbed chili powder in her private parts

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly abducted, taken to a deserted place, and gang-raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh, last week.

26 Jul 2021


Two men arrested for duping Amazon of lakhs: UP police

The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested two Haryana-based men who allegedly duped e-commerce giant Amazon of lakhs of rupees, officials said on Monday.

26 Jul 2021


UP: Child trafficking racket busted; six kids rescued, 16 arrested

Uttar Pradesh police has busted a child trafficking racket rescuing six kids and arresting sixteen persons including nine women in an overnight operation, officials said on Monday.

22 Jul 2021


Uttar Pradesh: Teenager thrashed over insistence to wear jeans, dies

A teenage girl died after she was allegedly thrashed by her family members over her insistence to wear jeans at a village in Deoria, police said on Thursday.