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29 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi will spend a whopping Rs. 7.86cr on counting cows!

After banning beef, flagging off cow ambulances and setting-up Aadhaar-like identification system, BJP doesn't disappoint its muse: the cow.

Poor vote for alcohol-chicken, not 'baati chokha': UP minister

UP Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar is in news again, this time for his comments about the poor.

21 Dec 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

Student ragging in Indian colleges and universities is on an all-time high. 889 cases have been reported till December 19 this year, a 70% rise over last year's 515 cases.

15 Dec 2017


Noida: Teen killed as trio took joyrides in new car

A Class 12 student was killed and two of his friends gravely injured when their car hit a divider in Noida Sector-18 and toppled over multiple times.

From Baahubali 2 to IPL, top Google trends of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, and before your social media timelines get flooded with year-end specials, we bring you what Indians were most curious about this year.

12 Dec 2017


Who'll marry girls wearing jeans to her wedding?: BJP minister

A union minister has created controversy with his comments on girls wearing jeans. "How many men will be willing to marry a girl who wears jeans to her wedding?" asked Satyapal Singh, MoS HRD.

11 Dec 2017

Tourist Attack

French tourists attacked in UP, third incident in 1.5 months

Just a month after separate incidents of attack on foreign tourists in UP, another similar incident has come to light.

30 Nov 2017


Uttar Pradesh: Kanpur-based journalist shot dead by unidentified attackers

In yet another shocking murder of a journalist, Naveen Gupta, who worked with a national Hindi daily newspaper, has been shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Bilhaur town of Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

28 Nov 2017


Nestle India "in soup" again; Maggi noodles fail lab test

Nestle India is again facing fresh troubles after samples of Maggi noodles were found to be of "sub-standard" quality in a lab-test in Uttar Pradesh.

28 Nov 2017


Donkeys arrested for destroying plants outside jail in UP: Report

In a bizarre incident, a herd of eight donkeys was arrested last week for destroying exotic plants outside a jail in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district.

22 Nov 2017


Cops seen making woman at Yogi's rally remove burqa

In a move that has raised eyebrows, police at UP CM Yogi Adityanath's rally were seen making a woman remove her burqa.

12 Nov 2017


Aligarh: Charred body found in car on UP highway

The completely charred body of a 35-year-old builder from Delhi's New Ashok Nagar was found near Aligarh-Etah highway, in a Noida registered burnt Skoda car on Saturday morning.

06 Nov 2017


Tragedy in BRD again: 30 children die in 48 hours

Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital in UP is once again in the news. This time, at least 30 children have died in just two days at the hospital.

04 Nov 2017


What caused the explosion at NTPC Unchahar power plant?

Preliminary probe on the boiler explosion at NTPC's Unchahar power plant suggested its 500MW Unit-6 was operating on a less-than-sanctioned load for over an hour.

03 Nov 2017


Car drives onto pitch during Ranji match, game halted

In a bizarre moment, a man drove onto the cricket pitch at the Air Force Sports Complex in Palam (New Delhi) when a Ranji match was on.

03 Nov 2017

Health & Wellness

Bhadohi: Over 60 students ill after eating expired biscuits

Over 60 students in UP's Bhadohi have fallen ill allegedly after eating expired biscuits provided by the Aashram Paddati Vidyalaya, ANI reported.

31 Oct 2017


UP shocker: 100-year-old bedridden woman dies after being raped

In a horrific incident, a 100-year-old bedridden woman in Meerut district died after she was raped and beaten up in her house late on Sunday night.

31 Oct 2017


Terror threat: Cops to re-verify passports in UP's Deoband

All passports in UP's Deoband town, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar districts will be verified by the police amid reports of terrorists hiding in the region.

29 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP Minister Rajbhar's convoy crushes five-year-old boy to death

Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar's convoy allegedly ran over a five-year-old boy, killing him in the state's Gonda district.

28 Oct 2017

Travel And Tourism

Vrindavan, Barsana declared pilgrimage sites, no more alcohol, meat stores

The UP government has declared Vrindavan and Barsana "teerth sthal" (pilgrimage site), the first places to be notified so in government records, said Principal Secretary (Religious Affairs) Avinish Awasthi.

26 Oct 2017


BJP minister drives over farmer's crops, offers Rs. 4,000 compensation

In shocking allegations, a UP farmer has claimed a BJP minister's convoy drove over his fields to save time and ended up destroying half his crops.

16 Oct 2017

Government Schools

UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras

The UP state government has decided to provide all school examination centres with CCTV cameras by December 2017 to deter the use of unfair practices by students.

10 Oct 2017


UP: 300 students fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

About 300 students in UP's Shamli district fell ill today allegedly after inhaling toxic gas emitted from a sugar mill near their school.

10 Oct 2017


UP Minister: Taj Mahal rightly kept off UP tourism booklet

After the UP government was criticized for keeping one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Taj Mahal, out of its tourism booklet, UP minister of religious affairs and culture Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary raked up another controversy when he said that the monument was "rightly kept out and should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth."

09 Oct 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: Woman comes back from coma; exposes husband's murder plot

Madhuri Chand, a 23-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, miraculously came back from a coma, regaining memory at a Delhi hospital, to expose her husband who brutally thrashed her in a murder attempt.

09 Oct 2017


16 children dead at BRD Hospital, site of Gorakhpur tragedy

The spate of infant deaths across India continues. This time, the site of tragedy is Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Hospital.

07 Oct 2017

Crime Against Women

Muzaffarnagar: Baby held hostage, mother 'gang-raped' in front of husband

In a horrific incident, a woman was allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint by four men in front of her husband and infant in Muzaffarnagar, UP.

02 Oct 2017


Kanpur: Communal violence on Muharram; 30 injured, DSP suspended

Massive communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur during a Tazia procession on Muharram on 1 October.

29 Sep 2017


PM Narendra Modi intervenes to save schoolgirl from eve-teaser

A schoolgirl's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting help to save her from a stalker, has landed a goon behind bars in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar.

28 Sep 2017


Atal Bihari Vajpayee not on voters' list for Lucknow civic-polls

Ahead of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name has been struck off the Lucknow Municipal Corporation's voter list.

24 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

BHU molestation: Protesting students lathi-charged by police

On an otherwise normal Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh police lathi-charged students from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) who had been protesting for over three days against the alleged molestation of a university girl.

20 Sep 2017


Parents save 'honor', murder schoolgirl for talking to a boy

In yet another horrific incident of 'honor killing', a couple in Telangana's Chintapalli village - about 130 km from Hyderabad - allegedly killed their 13-year-old daughter for talking to a boy.

19 Sep 2017


Muzaffarnagar: 16-year-old allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint, gang-raped for 10 days

Four youths in UP's Muzaffarnagar allegedly abducted a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint, held her captive for 10 days and gang-raped her repeatedly.

16 Sep 2017


Sadhvi allegedly gang-raped in Mathura's Radha Rani temple

In a shocking case, a sadhvi at Mathura's famous Radha Rani temple in Barsana was allegedly raped while she was sleeping in the temple hall.

15 Sep 2017


India's 235 districts likely to face drought

After suffering through floods, India is now facing a prospect of drought.

14 Sep 2017

Yogi Adityanath

At least 22 killed as boat capsizes on the Yamuna

At least 22 people drowned when a boat carrying 60 people capsized on the Yamuna in UP's Baghpat.

13 Sep 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Patriotism test: No 'Present Sir!' in schools, only 'Jai Hind!'

According to reports, the Madhya Pradesh government has come up with a new way to imbibe patriotism: saying 'Jai Hind' instead of 'Present Sir/Ma'am' or 'Yes Sir/Ma'am' during roll calls in class.

12 Sep 2017


Drunk man shoots dead kids for not giving him water

In a shocking incident, a drunk security guard in Etah (UP) shot dead two children and injured another after they didn't listen to his requests for water.

07 Sep 2017


Delhi: Ranchi Rajdhani Express derails; no casualties so far

The engine and a power car of the Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express have derailed near Delhi's Shivaji Bridge.