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UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC

Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL).

Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies

Observing that promising and distributing freebies during election season is a "serious issue", the Supreme Court on Thursday came down heavily on the concept of freebies.

11 Aug 2022

S Jaishankar

Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

The family of Mandeep Kaur, an Uttar Pradesh woman who died of suicide in the United States, has created an online petition on change.org to demand justice for her.

11 Aug 2022


Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

Uttar Pradesh Police faced a huge embarrassment after a police constable in Firozabad district Wednesday stood on the road and grieved loudly about the quality of food served in the police mess.

10 Aug 2022


Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

In a shocking incident, a man in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set on fire by his wife earlier this week.

09 Aug 2022


'Masoom Sawaal' poster shows Krishna on sanitary napkin; FIR filed

A Hindi movie poster has yet again rubbed people the wrong way for "hurting religious sentiments."

08 Aug 2022


Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

07 Aug 2022


NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested an engineering student from New Delhi's Batla House on suspicion of being an active member of the Islamic State (IS), as per The Indian Express.

07 Aug 2022

Crime Against Women

New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

A woman from Uttar Pradesh residing in Queens, New York, allegedly died by suicide last week after bearing years of domestic violence for giving birth to two daughters.

06 Aug 2022

Sexual Harassment

UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide

A court in Varanasi on Saturday acquitted Uttar Pradesh legislator Atul Rai of a rape charge that he had been facing since 2019.

05 Aug 2022


UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

A rape survivor in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur has finally received justice, owing to the efforts of her son, who was born as a result of the rape.

01 Aug 2022

West Bengal

West Bengal: Human trafficking and rape victim clears class 12th

In West Bengal, a 22-year-old girl who became a victim of human trafficking and was raped multiple times during her teenage has passed her class 12 exams after overcoming trauma.

29 Jul 2022

Crime Against Women

He's a demon: Daughters testify against father who burnt mother

Six years after a 48-year-old man burnt his wife alive, he was accorded a life sentence by a court in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

25 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Man gets father murdered by hiring killer on Facebook

In a shocking incident, a man got his 59-year-old father murdered for money in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district by hiring an assassin on Facebook.

25 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: 8 killed in double-decker bus collision on Purvanchal Expressway

Two double-decker buses collided on Uttar Pradesh's Purvanchal Expressway on Monday, reportedly killing at least eight persons and injuring over 20 others.

24 Jul 2022


Monsoon fury: IMD issues red, orange alerts in several states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a red alert for Telangana till Monday.

23 Jul 2022


UP: Truck runs over 6 Kanwar devotees in Hathras

Six Kanwar Yatra devotees on their journey to Bhopal from Haridwar died during early hours of Saturday after a speeding truck ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district, the police said.

22 Jul 2022


2 UP girls score perfect 500/500 marks in class 12th

Tanya Singh, a Class 12 girl from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh (UP), received a perfect score in the CBSE Class 12th results declared, after days of speculations, on Friday.

22 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

UP: Bundelkhand Expressway cracks open days after PM Modi's inauguration

A portion of the newly inaugurated Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has caved in only a week after its grand opening.

22 Jul 2022


CBSE Class 12th results out: Girls outshine boys. Details here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced term 2 and final board exam results for class 12th students.

19 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

UP Sanitation worker, sacked over Modi-Yogi photos in trash, reinstated

The Mathura sanitation worker, who was fired after images of the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were discovered in his garbage cart, has been reinstated, according to civic body officials on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2022


Forget global warming, farmer blames 'Indra Dev' for delayed rains

Troubled by the deficit of rains over the last several months, a farmer in the rural hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh has filed a complaint against Lord Indra.

19 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lulu Mall row: Police arrest 4, Yogi's warning to miscreants

Amid raging controversy over a viral video, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested four men who allegedly offered namaz on Lucknow's Lulu Mall premises.

18 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

SC agrees to hear Mohammed Zubair's plea on quashing FIRs

Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of Alt News, asked the Supreme Court on Monday for an immediate hearing on his petition to nullify FIRs filed against him in Uttar Pradesh districts for purportedly inciting religious sentiments.

18 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Sanitation worker sacked after Modi, Yogi's photos found in trash

A sanitation worker in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was sacked from his job after he was found carrying discarded images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in his garbage cart, on Sunday.

16 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi opens 296km-long Bundelkhand Expressway: Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 296-kilometer-long Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district on Saturday.

13 Jul 2022


Lucknow: 83-year-old woman mauled to death by son's pit bull

In a shocking incident reported from Lucknow, an 83-year-old woman was mauled to death by her son's pet pit bull dog on Tuesday.

No pause on demolitions: SC refuses blanket ban on demolitions

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday refused to pass a blanket ban order against the demolitions taking place across the country.

12 Jul 2022

Lord Hanuman

Delhi court postpones Mohammed Zubair's bail plea hearing to Thursday

A Delhi court on Tuesday postponed the hearing on a bail plea filed by Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to Thursday.

12 Jul 2022

Indira Gandhi

Top 5 places to visit in Allahabad

Located in Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad is a sacred city that is a must-visit place if you want to spend your vacation in peace and tranquility while seeking some spiritual enlightenment.

11 Jul 2022

Lord Hanuman

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday sent Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair to 14-day judicial custody in connection with a case lodged against him for allegedly promoting enmity.

06 Jul 2022

Indian Air Force

IAF receives 'highest ever' 7.5 lakh applications under Agnipath scheme

The Indian Air Force (IAF) received 7.5 lakh applications under the newly launched Agnipath recruitment scheme.

05 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Why is BJP reaching out to Pasmanda Muslims? Who're they?

At the recently concluded Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive conclave in Hyderabad, PM Narendra Modi made a special mention of Pasmanda Muslims and emphasized the need for their social empowerment.

01 Jul 2022

Crime Against Women

Lakhimpur Kheri: Elder sister gets minor raped, murdered by friends

After the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Tuesday, seven accused, including the elder sister of the victim, were arrested on Wednesday.

30 Jun 2022


Delhi: Monsoon rains lead to traffic chaos, flights canceled

Delhi is experiencing heavy rain with the arrival of the monsoon on Thursday.

23 Jun 2022


Ayodhya: Mob beats man for kissing wife in Saryu river

In a bizarre incident in Ayodhya, an angry mob beat up a man for allegedly kissing his wife in Ram ki Paidi on the banks of river Saryu.

23 Jun 2022


Aligarh: Coaching centers shut after facing scrutiny over Agnipath violence

All coaching centers in and around Tappal, a town in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, reportedly had their shutters down on Wednesday after most of these centers faced scrutiny over the violent protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme.

20 Jun 2022


UP Boards: Kidnapper, murder-accused take exams behind bars, score 70%+

Lokesh, a convict in a case involving kidnapping and forcing a woman to marry in Saharanpur, received 72% marks in Class 12 Uttar Pradesh Board examinations, as per a senior jail official.

20 Jun 2022


Dehradun: 15-year-old arrested for raping 24-year-old five-star hotel staffer

A 24-year-old housekeeping staff of a five-star hotel in the Uttarakhand capital of Dehradun was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old boy, the police said on Sunday.

18 Jun 2022


Agnipath scheme: Trains torched, highways turn into battleground amid protests

Violent protests were witnessed across the country against the defense recruitment scheme, Agnipath, with a youth being shot and trains and vehicles torched even as assurances by the defence minister, home minister, and the Army chief failed to pacify protesters.

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