Uttar Pradesh: News | Page 6

14 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP elections: Major upset for BJP; 7 defectors join SP

Former Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Ministers Dharam Singh Saini and Swami Prasad Maurya joined the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday.

13 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

COVID-19: Adityanath's appeal as UP allows Makar Sankranti holy dip

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday urged people to strictly follow COVID-19 protocols ahead of the 'Makar Sankranti' dip at Sangam, the confluence of three rivers in Prayagraj.

13 Jan 2022

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

UP elections: Unnao rape victim's mother among Congress poll candidates

The Indian National Congress on Thursday named the 2017 Unnao rape victim's mother, Asha Singh, as its poll candidate for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections.

13 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

BJP MLA Mukesh Verma quits; 7th resignation before UP elections

Weeks before the Uttar Pradesh elections, Shikohabad MLA Mukesh Verma announced his resignation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday morning.

12 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Swami Prasad Maurya: Why this BJP dissenter now faces arrest

A month ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections, Swami Prasad Maurya tendered a shocking resignation as a minister in the Yogi Adityanath-led state government on Tuesday.

11 Jan 2022

Yogi Adityanath

LED raths, door-to-door campaigns: BJP's plan for UP elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh will begin a door-to-door campaign across the state from Tuesday.

10 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Was worried about Modi, contacted Punjab CM: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has revealed that she had contacted Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi because she was "worried" about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security breach.

06 Jan 2022


Jawed Habib stirs controversy after spitting on woman; NCW intervenes

Famed hairstylist Jawed Habib has stirred public outrage after a video of him spitting on a woman's head went viral on social media.

04 Jan 2022


Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

A stampede-like situation occurred at a "women's marathon" organized by Congress in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday as a few women tripped and fell while running.

30 Dec 2021


UP elections not postponed; voting extended by 1 hour: EC

There would be no delay in conducting the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said on Thursday.

28 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi inaugurates Kanpur Metro; here's all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the completed section of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project during his visit to the city in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

27 Dec 2021


Omicron scare: EC decision on postponing assembly polls likely today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation ahead of assembly elections in five states.

26 Dec 2021

Rajnath Singh

Manufacturing BrahMos so no nation dares attack India: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Defence Research and Development Organization's (DRDO) BrahMos manufacturing center in Lucknow.

24 Dec 2021

Allahabad High Court

Delay UP polls, HC urges election body amid Omicron fears

The Allahabad High Court has urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections by a few months.

23 Dec 2021

Yogi Adityanath

UP orders investigation into Ayodhya temple land deals after exposé

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into land dealings in Ayodhya near the Ram temple

21 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Ahead of UP elections, Modi transfers Rs. 1,000cr to SHGs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday transferred Rs. 1,000 crore to bank accounts of various self-help groups in Uttar Pradesh.

20 Dec 2021


'Police take money, get job done,' UP cop tells students

A police officer in Uttar Pradesh was caught on camera admitting to department officials taking bribes

14 Dec 2021


SIT calls Lakhimpur violence 'planned conspiracy'; seeks murder attempt charge

The killings of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri violence was a "planned conspiracy," an Uttar Pradesh Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) said in a court filing Tuesday.

14 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Varanasi: Modi to chair conclave with CMs of BJP-ruled states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday attend a conclave of Chief Ministers from a dozen states ruled by his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

13 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project: All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.

13 Dec 2021


6 must-visit places in Lucknow

Lucknow is a tourism hub with a range of historical sites, scrumptious food, and shopping sites on offer.

13 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

08 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

Modi's 'laal topi' jibe at Samajwadi Party stirs Opposition attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under sharp attack from the Opposition over the use of his official PMO Twitter handle for a veiled "laal topi" (red cap) jibe at the Samajwadi Party (SP).

02 Dec 2021

Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi slams BJP government over unemployment, paper leaks

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday attacked the central and Uttar Pradesh governments over several issues including unemployment and frequent exam paper leaks.

UP: 4 members of Dalit family found dead in Prayagraj

Four members of a family were found murdered at their home in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. They belonged to a Scheduled Caste.

25 Nov 2021

Narendra Modi

PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar.

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice (retired) Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the ongoing probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

16 Nov 2021


Purvanchal Expressway: Over 300km, 22 flyovers, 6 lanes, and more

The ambitious Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

16 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today; IAF airshow planned

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh at 1:30 pm on Tuesday.

13 Nov 2021


Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Dham project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on December 13.

10 Nov 2021

Yogi Adityanath

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

The tally of Zika virus infections in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur has crossed 100 with 16 more cases reported on Tuesday.

08 Nov 2021


Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

Kanpur has reported as many as 89 cases of the Zika virus in recent weeks, becoming a new hotspot for the mosquito-borne disease.

01 Nov 2021


If Taliban moves toward India, airstrike is ready: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that if Taliban moves toward India, "an air strike is ready."

28 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said those who celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in a T20 World Cup match will be charged with sedition.

23 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Pratigya Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi unveils Congress' 7 UP election promises

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday flagged off the party's 'Pratigya Yatras' from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki.

20 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

All you need to know about the Kushinagar International Airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

20 Oct 2021


UP government plans Diwali melas amid COVID-19 concerns

Despite concerns about a COVID-19 threat during the festive season, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hold week-long Diwali melas (fairs) in all cities across the state.

19 Oct 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

UP elections: Does 40% ticket reservation for women benefit Congress?

The Indian National Congress will reserve 40% of tickets for Assembly seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections for women, party General-Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced on Tuesday.

18 Oct 2021


Lawyer shot dead at district court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur

A lawyer was shot dead inside a district court complex in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

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