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17 Jun 2022


Extreme weather events claimed 231 lives in 3 months: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) seasonal analysis, extreme weather events, most of which were caused by heavy rainfall, killed 231 people throughout India during the pre-monsoon season.

SC refuses to apply brakes on bulldozers in Uttar Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the demolition drive by the Uttar Pradesh government but directed the authorities to strictly follow the due procedure under the law.

12 Jun 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Authorities demolish 'illegally constructed' house of Prayagraj violence accused

Authorities in Uttar Pradesh have reportedly launched a demolition drive at the house of a key accused in the Prayagraj violence with heavy security deployed outside the residence.

12 Jun 2022

Jama Masjid

Prophet row: Protests, arrests across several states; internet services suspended

Fresh violence broke out in West Bengal's Howrah on Saturday against the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma.

10 Jun 2022


UP: DNA test on 'stolen' buffalo to settle ownership battle

In a first-of-its-kind case, the police in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, have ordered a DNA test on an allegedly stolen buffalo to settle an ownership dispute.

10 Jun 2022


Top 5 beautiful and royal forts in India

India is a treasure trove housing several royal and magnificent forts and palaces that have a rich history and culture attached to them.

Judge who ordered Gyanvapi survey gets threat letter; case filed

The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case in connection with a "threat letter" received by the judge who ordered the filming of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi.

10 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu

Rajya Sabha polls: Tight contest underway in 4 states

Elections are being held for 16 vacant Rajya Sabha seats in four states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Haryana.

06 Jun 2022


Mercury in Delhi crosses 45°C; no respite from intense heatwave

Heatwave conditions continued to cast a spell on parts of Delhi on Sunday, with mercury crossing the 45 °C mark in several areas.

04 Jun 2022


8 killed, several injured in chemical factory blaze near Delhi

Eight people were killed and dozens of others were injured in the chemical factory blaze in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, Reuters reported.

02 Jun 2022

Osama Bin Laden

UP officer sacked after placing bin Laden's picture in office

An officer in Uttar Pradesh's state-run power distribution company was suspended after he placed a photo of Osama bin Laden in his office.

24 May 2022


Weather update: Rains in north India, flood fury in Assam

Heavy rains, accompanied by lightning and thunderstorms, lashed Delhi-NCR on Monday bringing down the minimum temperature to 17.2 °C.

SP leader Azam Khan gets bail, to be released soon

The Supreme Court granted interim bail to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday in an alleged cheating case.

Mathura: Court allows petition seeking removal of Shahi Idgah Mosque

Amid the ongoing Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque row, an Uttar Pradesh court on Thursday allowed another petition seeking the removal of the Shahi Idgah Mosque near the Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura.

12 May 2022

Kashi Vishwanath

Varanasi: Court refuses to stay Gyanvapi Mosque survey, seeks report

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Thursday ruled that survey inside the Gyanvapi Mosque would continue.

12 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday removed the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Mukul Goel for "not taking interest in departmental work" and "disobeying orders."

Supreme Court concerned over back-to-back cases against Azam Khan

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday voiced concerns over the back-to-back cases against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan following each release.

09 May 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: Sahitya Akademi Award winner Nilotpal Mrinal booked for rape

Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author Nilotpal Mrinal has been accused of allegedly raping a 32-year-old woman for 10 years under the pretext of marriage, the Delhi Police said on Monday.

06 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking the installation of a loudspeaker in a mosque for "azaan," saying it's "not a fundamental right."

04 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, a 13-year-old teen was allegedly raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to complain against her rapists, PTI reported.

02 May 2022


BJP leader Shweta Gaur's death: Husband killed her, claims family

Uttar Pradesh BJP leader Shweta Singh Gaur allegedly died by suicide in the state's Banda last week.

02 May 2022


Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

Heatwave conditions in Delhi and adjoining areas of northwestern and central India are likely to subside from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

26 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

23 Apr 2022


UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

In a horrific incident that came to light on Saturday, five members of a family—including a two-year-old girl—were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.

21 Apr 2022


COVID-19 in India: States where wearing masks are mandatory again

In the wake of the fresh surge in COVID-19 cases in India, several states and union territories have reimposed stricter norms to control the spread, including mandating face masks.

19 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

19 Apr 2022


Loudspeaker row: How Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam, and Kerala reacted

Various states have reacted to rising communal clashes across India and the row over the using loudspeakers at religious places sparked by MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

18 Apr 2022


UP: Wearing masks now mandatory in Lucknow, 6 NCR districts

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued orders making the wearing of face masks compulsory in public places in the state capital Lucknow and six National Capital Region (NCR) districts.

18 Apr 2022


Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC cancels bail granted to Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Monday canceled the bail granted to the main accused Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

17 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday put its National Capital Region (NCR) districts, including Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

15 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

SP chief Akhilesh's uncle Shivpal Yadav to join BJP soon?

The political scene in Uttar Pradesh took a new turn on Friday.

11 Apr 2022


3 students test COVID-19 positive at Ghaziabad school, classes suspended

A private school in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad suspended offline classes for two days after three of its students tested positive for COVID-19, India Today reported on Monday.

10 Apr 2022


Congress must worry about itself: Mayawati on Rahul Gandhi's comments

Mayawati, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo, slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday, a day after he alleged she "didn't respond" to his election alliance offer for the recent UP Assembly elections.

NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took cognizance of an alleged incident involving Bajrang Muni Das—mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasin Ashram—threatening Muslim women with rape in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.

06 Apr 2022


HIV+ woman arrested for raping minor nephew due to 'jealousy'

A 23-year-old HIV+ woman was arrested in Uttarakhand's Dehradun for allegedly sexually assaulting her 15-year-old nephew in order to infect him with the virus.

25 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP CM for second time

Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second consecutive term on Friday at Lucknow's Ekana Cricket Stadium.

25 Mar 2022


5 historical places in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is popularly known for housing several ancient forts, and heritage monuments of historical importance.

25 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Yogi Adityanath swearing-in ceremony: Modi, 'The Kashmir Files' team invited

After staking claim to form the government in Uttar Pradesh for the second term, Yogi Adityanath will be swearing-in as Chief Minister at a mega event in Lucknow on Friday.

23 Mar 2022


Delhi on high alert after inputs of possible terror attack

Delhi has been placed on high alert by security agencies after a tip-off from the Uttar Pradesh Police about possible terror strikes, ANI reported on Wednesday.

22 Mar 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 offbeat tourist destinations in Uttar Pradesh

If you thought that Uttar Pradesh is not a very touristy place, then we are here to prove you wrong.

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