Uttar Pradesh: News

Uttar Pradesh, created as the United Provinces during British rule is the most populous state in India. Uttrakhand was carved out from the Himalayan region of UP in 2000 and hence a new state of Uttrakhand was formed. Lucknow is the capital of the state with Hindi being the official language of the state. Yogi Adityanath is the current chief minister of UP.

18 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Don't make unnecessary remarks: Modi tells BJP amid 'Pathaan' controversy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers on Tuesday to refrain from passing unnecessary remarks on irrelevant topics like movies, reported news agency PTI.

16 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Ganga Vilas cruise stuck in Bihar on Day 3: Reports

The luxury river cruise ship—MV Ganga Vilas—inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week is stuck in Bihar's Chhapra, ANI reported.

16 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches 5G Plus in Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj

Bharti Airtel has launched 5G Plus in five major cities of Uttar Pradesh including Agra, Meerut, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, and Prayagraj.

16 Jan 2023


Nepal plane crash: 4 UP residents were on Facebook Live

Four out of five Indians—who were on the ill-fated plane that crashed in Nepal's Pokhara on Sunday—were live on Facebook minutes before the crash.

WHO recommends against using India-made cough syrups after Uzbekistan deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a medical alert on Wednesday, warning against the use of two cough syrups made by Noida-based company Marion Biotech for children in Uzbekistan.

11 Jan 2023


After Joshimath, houses develop cracks in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh

Amid recent concerns regarding soil subsidence in Uttarakhand's Joshimath, sudden leaks and cracks have started appearing at a few houses in Aligarh's Kanwariganj area in Uttar Pradesh, setting off panic among locals.

05 Jan 2023

Amit Shah

Eyeing 2024 polls, Amit Shah announces Ram Mandir opening date

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that the 'Ram Mandir' in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, will open on January 1, 2024.

04 Jan 2023

Yogi Adityanath

SC stays HC order on reservation for UP civic polls

The Supreme Court (SC) stayed the Allahabad High Court's order on Wednesday to provide reservations to the Other Backward Class (OBC) in urban local body elections.

02 Jan 2023

Road Accidents

Tamil Nadu, UP top in road accidents; 6-9 pm riskiest

The most number of accidents on National Highways in India in 2021 were reported from Tamil Nadu, followed by Uttar Pradesh, while the most number of fatalities from such accidents were reported from the latter.

27 Dec 2022

Allahabad High Court

UP: Allahabad High Court orders ULB polls sans OBC reservation

The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench on Tuesday quashed the Uttar Pradesh government's draft notification on urban local body (ULB) elections and ordered the polls be held without reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

24 Dec 2022


Mathura: Court orders Shahi Idgah Masjid's survey after January 2

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey of the Shahi Idgah Masjid after January 2, NDTV reported.

21 Dec 2022


Manipur: 15 students feared dead as bus carrying them overturns

At least 15 students were feared dead when a bus carrying them overturned in the Noney district of Manipur on Wednesday.

20 Dec 2022


IMD issues 'yellow' alert as dense fog shrouds Delhi, Punjab

The Indo-Gangetic plains remained shrouded in dense to very dense fog on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.

19 Dec 2022


UP: Dense fog causes vehicle pile-up on Greater Noida highway

Low visibility due to dense fog reportedly caused several vehicles to collide in a pile-up on the Greater Noida Eastern Peripheral Highway (EPH) in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday.

18 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After MCD success, AAP prepares for UP municipal elections

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) began rigorous preparations for the Uttar Pradesh municipal, having decided to compete from every ward in the state's upcoming civic polls.

16 Dec 2022


Life imprisonment for 43 policemen in 1991 Pilibhit encounter case

Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench sentenced 43 police officers to life imprisonment in a three-decade-old fake encounter case.

15 Dec 2022


UP: Landlord kills tenant, cuts, disposes body parts across state

After two months of investigation, the police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly killing his tenant, chopping up his body, and disposing of it across the state.

14 Dec 2022


UP: Doctor kills wife, cremates body 400 kilometers away; arrested

A horrific case of murder has come to the fore in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri after the police arrested an ayurvedic doctor for allegedly killing his wife Vandana, also a doctor.

14 Dec 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP: 6 dead, 21 injured as bus collides with truck

Six persons lost their lives while 21 sustained injuries after a private bus carrying 50 passengers on Agra-Lucknow Expressway overturned when a DCM truck collided with it in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district early Wednesday.

09 Dec 2022


UP bypoll: BJP breaches Azam's Rampur fortress; Akhilesh demands re-election

Though the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh retained the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat traditionally held by the party's founder, Mulayam Singh Yadav, it lost a crucial Assembly seat—Rampur, which was a bastion of SP and veteran leader Azam Khan.

08 Dec 2022


5 strange wedding rituals followed in India

A wedding is not only about two persons in love tying the knot but it also brings together families, friends, and relatives under one roof to take part in the celebrations.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Battle of prestige: Bypolls begin in UP, 4 other states

The stakes are high in the bypolls, which began on Monday in five states for six assembly constituencies and a parliamentary seat.

04 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Theft accused tied to tree, beaten to death

In a shocking incident, a man was beaten to death over alleged theft in Manigandam, Tamil Nadu.

04 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh Police

Uttar Pradesh: 9-year-old girl's body found with abdomen cut open

In what can be described as a gruesome murder case, a child reportedly went missing and was later found dead in an agricultural field in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit.

02 Dec 2022

Greater Noida

Noida: Woman murders mall employee to fake her own death

The Noida Police have apprehended a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida for allegedly faking her own death by murdering another woman and dressing the corpse in her clothes.

28 Nov 2022


Kanpur: Man arrested for threatening minor after she rejects proposal

A shameful incident has come to light in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh after a youth threatened to kill and dismember a 17-year-old girl, similar to what transpired in the infamous Shraddha Walkar murder case.

27 Nov 2022


Kanpur horror: Teacher drills student's hand for forgetting number table

A teacher in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly used a power drill on the hand of a primary standard student on Thursday after he could not recite a number table, the police reportedly said.

25 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh Police

Uttar Pradesh: Man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder arrested

A man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla in May was arrested on Friday by the Uttar Pradesh Police.

21 Nov 2022

Crime Against Women

UP: Man kills ex-girlfriend, chops up body; family at large

The Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a man on Saturday on allegations of murdering his ex-girlfriend, whose dismembered body was found inside a well in Azamgarh district.

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

'130cr Indians have responsibility to protect Tamil culture': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed Kashi and Tamil Nadu as "timeless centers" of culture and civilization in India.

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Cannot link development to polls, PM Modi in Arunachal Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while inaugurating an airport in Arunachal Pradesh's (AP) Itanagar on Saturday said that "he does not link development to the election."

17 Nov 2022


UP: Scared of parent-teacher meeting, student attempts suicide, leaves note

Scared of the parent-teacher meet, a Class 9 student in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh reportedly attempted suicide by jumping in front of a moving train.

12 Nov 2022


Another earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt across north India too

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter Scale rocked Nepal at around 7:57 pm (local time) on Saturday.

09 Nov 2022


6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt across North India

A series of earthquakes hit west Nepal while one occurred in the bordering Indian state of Uttarakhand on Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

05 Nov 2022


Platelet row: Owner of UP hospital arrested for 'negligence'

Police on Saturday arrested the owner of Global Hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Jhalwa, which made the headlines after a dengue patient died there following a transfusion of platelets last month.

In coma for 7 months, woman delivers 'miracle' baby girl

A woman from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh—who's been in a coma for seven months—has given birth to a baby girl even while fighting for her life at AIIMS, New Delhi, reported India Today.

26 Oct 2022


Ghaziabad: Man's head crushed with bricks over parking dispute

In a shocking incident, a parking dispute led to a man being murdered in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

26 Oct 2022


Hospital that transfused juice instead of platelets to be bulldozed

The Prayagraj Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh has served a 'bulldozer notice' to Global Hospital, which made the headlines for allegedly transfusing a dengue patient with lime juice dissembled as platelets which resulted in his death.

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