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14 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri

BJP Minister visits Lakhimpur; skips meeting kin of dead farmers

Uttar Pradesh Law Minister Brijesh Pathak Wednesday visited the families of two victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

13 Oct 2021


UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

12 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP BJP distances itself from Union Minister's son

The Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh is trying to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister of State (Home Affairs) Ajay Mishra.

11 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

10 Oct 2021


Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Leaders of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have urged people to show support for Farmers by closing their shops and establishments during the statewide bandh (strike) on Monday.

08 Oct 2021


Lakhimpur Kheri: SC slams UP government; says 'dissatisfied with probe'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it is not satisfied with the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case probe.

08 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, skipped police summons on Friday amid fears that he may have fled to Nepal.

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a status report from the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case regarding the FIR and the arrests.

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

The Supreme Court will hear a matter pertaining to the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday.

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

A new clip of an SUV ramming into a farmers' protest in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh has emerged.

06 Oct 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Sidhu to lead Punjab Congress march to Lakhimpur Kheri

The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.

06 Oct 2021


Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

As the farmers' protest has intensified after the Lakhimpur Kheri killings, the Lucknow Police on Tuesday announced restrictions in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

05 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

A video has surfaced on social media showing a black SUV apparently running over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

03 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

UP: Union Minister's son runs over protesting farmers; 2 killed

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Ajay Mishra's son allegedly ran his car over protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday, killing two.

30 Sep 2021


15-year-old dies by suicide after being jailed 'as an adult'

The NHRC has sought a report from Etah district police in Uttar Pradesh into a recent incident of a minor boy's death by suicide after he was "sent to a jail as an adult" on charges of drug possession, officials said on Thursday.

Supertech moves SC over twin tower demolition; proposes 'alternative plan'

Supertech Builders has approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on its August 31 order which directed the demolition of two disputed 40-story towers at its Emerald Court housing project in Noida.

28 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Mihir Bhoj caste row: Adityanath's name smeared with black paint

Tension prevailed in Greater Noida on Tuesday after the name of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was allegedly smeared with black paint on a plaque fixed below a statue of King Mihir Bhoj that he had unveiled last week.

26 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP Cabinet expansion likely today; 7 ministers may take oath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is reportedly likely to expand his Cabinet on Sunday evening.

25 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Hathras rape case: Chandrashekhar Azad threatens to begin dharna

Azad Samaj Party National President Chandrashekhar Azad has threatened to begin an indefinite protest if the Uttar Pradesh government fails to fulfill its promises to the family of a 19-year-old woman from Hathras who was gang-raped and assaulted last year leading to her death.

24 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Muslims should bow to Indian culture: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla has said that Lord Ram, Krishna, and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and they should bow to the land and culture of India.

23 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

SP workers 'purify' places visited by UP CM in Sambhal

Samajwadi Party youth workers undertook a "purification" exercise of the places visited by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Sambhal district by sprinkling Gangajal.

Mahant Narendra Giri's death: UP Police makes third arrest

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a third person in connection with the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri, officials said.

22 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath warns against harassing women, anti-India activities

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that if someone plays with the dignity of women, he will meet the same fate as that of Duryodhan and Dushashan in Mahabharata and asserted that strict action will be taken against those involved in supporting anti-India activities.

21 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

All aspects related to Mahant Giri's death being probed: Adityanath

All aspects related to the death of top seer Mahant Narendra Giri are being probed and the guilty will be punished, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday.

20 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Akhada Parishad's Mahant Narendra Giri found dead; suicide note recovered

Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri was found dead at his residence in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.

20 Sep 2021

Domestic Violence

UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

20 Sep 2021


UP: COVID-19 vaccine certificate shows BJP leader given 5 doses

The vaccination certificate of a man in Uttar Pradesh wrongly shows he has been given five doses of the coronavirus vaccine and is scheduled to get a sixth later this year.

20 Sep 2021


Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

An eight-year-old girl was found murdered with her throat slit in her house at a village near Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, with the victim's mother accusing her former husband and seven others of being behind the killing, police said on Sunday.

17 Sep 2021


UP: Sub-inspector arrested for sexually harassing and beating wife

A police sub-inspector has been arrested from Gorakhpur district for allegedly forcing his wife to have unnatural sex and assaulting her several times, a police officer said.

17 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Religion should not be used to create politics: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Labor Minister Swami Prasad Maurya has stressed that religion is a matter of faith and it should not be made a matter of politics.

16 Sep 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

UP: AAP promises 300 units of free electricity, 24X7 supply

The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday promised that if it is voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, its government will provide 300 units of electricity free of cost to all domestic consumers, waive outstanding bills of 38 lakh families and ensure 24-hour power supply.

16 Sep 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Is 'abba jaan' an unparliamentary word, asks Adityanath

Is abba jaan an "unparliamentary word," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked on Wednesday, questioning why those who want Muslim votes are shy of using it?

13 Sep 2021


Political parties slam Adityanath for 'Abba Jaan' remark

Political parties have slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his remark on "people who are called Abba Jaan" in an apparent attack against the Muslim community and the Samajwadi Party (SP).

13 Sep 2021

Congress Party

Priyanka Gandhi wraps up five-day UP tour before assembly polls

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday left for Delhi after wrapping up her five-day tour of Uttar Pradesh during which she exhorted party workers to work round the clock for the 2022 UP Assembly polls.

13 Sep 2021


Agra Mayor demands enforcement of 74th Constitution Amendment throughout India

Roads will not get dug for laying water and sewage lines immediately after they are built if all urban civic bodies were to operate under one mayor as per the provisions of the 74th Constitution (Amendment) Act, Agra Mayor Naveen Jain said on Sunday.

13 Sep 2021


Noida: Bangladeshi man held for killing wife over illicit relationship

A Bangladeshi origin man staying illegally in India was arrested on Sunday for allegedly strangulating one of his wives in Noida over suspicion of her illicit relationship, police said.

13 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

Adityanath hasn't taken day off in over 4yrs: Deputy CM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not taken a day off from work in seven years and similarly Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also took no holiday in the last four-and-a-half years and spent time in public service, state's Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said on Sunday.

11 Sep 2021


Twenty-two wards of Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam declared holy pilgrimage sites

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday declared 22 wards of the Mathura-Vrindavan Nagar Nigam area as holy pilgrimage sites.

10 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

UP: Owaisi booked for 'vitiating' communal harmony, violating COVID-19 norms

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly vitiating communal harmony, violating COVID-19 norms, and making "indecent" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, police said on Friday.