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28 Aug 2021


Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.

28 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Sultanpur likely to be renamed 'Kush Bhawanpur'

Sultanpur Municipal Council chairperson Babita Jaiswal on Friday claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to rename the district as Kush Bhawanpur after Lord Ram's son Kush.

27 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ex-IPS officer to float political party ahead of UP polls

Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former IPS officer Amitabh Thakur on Friday said he will float a new political party soon.

14 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ex-IPS officer Amitabh Thakur to contest poll against CM Adityanath

Former Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, who was given premature retirement, will be contesting the next year's state assembly polls against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his family has announced.

04 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP administers 27 lakh vaccines in a day, crosses 5cr-mark

Uttar Pradesh has become the first Indian state to cross five crore coronavirus vaccine dose mark as more than 27 lakh shots were administered on Tuesday - the highest one-day count for any state in the country.

03 Aug 2021

Samajwadi Party

Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Shah for praising Adityanath

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Monday took a jibe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for praising Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying it appears that he apparently forgot the devastation during the second wave of COVID-19 and women harassment in the state.

02 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from August 16

Schools in Uttar Pradesh will resume classes 9 to 12 from August 16, but with 50 percent attendance, according to an order issued by the state government on Monday.

28 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

18 laborers, sleeping on road, killed in accident in UP

At least 18 people were killed and several others got injured in a devastating road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district last night.

27 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh Police

UP man dies by suicide after COVID-19 vaccine center assault

A man died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat hours after being assaulted by policemen at a COVID-19 vaccination center.

21 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh's health condition critical, says hospital

Kalyan Singh, 89, the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, is in a critical condition and has been put on life support system.

21 Jul 2021


Veteran thespian Urmil Kumar Thapliyal dies at 78

Renowned theater personality and litterateur Urmil Kumar Thapliyal passed away in Lucknow following a prolonged illness. He was 78.

16 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Adityanath government turned UP into a leading state, claims Nadda

Crediting the Yogi Adityanath government with turning Uttar Pradesh into one of the leading states in the country, BJP National President JP Nadda on Friday exhorted party leaders and workers to ensure that welfare schemes and programs reach people.

15 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Varanasi: PM Modi to inaugurate Rs. 1,500cr-worth development projects today

PM Narendra Modi is on a visit to his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday to inaugurate numerous development projects related to tourism, health, education, and road and water transport worth over Rs. 1,500 crore.

12 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Breakdown of governance in UP: Ex-civil servants write open letter

A group of former civil servants, called the Constitutional Conduct Group, has written an open letter expressing their concern over the "complete breakdown of governance" and "blatant violation of rule of law" in Uttar Pradesh.

11 Jul 2021

Samajwadi Party

Violence erupts during UP panchayat polls as BJP claims win

Widespread violence erupted across Uttar Pradesh during the elections for panchayat block chiefs Saturday, as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed a "historic victory."

05 Jul 2021


Ex-UP CM Kalyan Singh admitted to ICU in Lucknow

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Sunday evening, according to an official statement.

22 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Noida shooting range to be named after Shooter Dadi: Adityanath

As a mark of respect to woman power, the shooting range at the Noida stadium will be named after "Shooter Dadi" Chandro Tomar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday.

19 Jun 2021


PM's close aide AK Sharma appointed UP BJP Vice President

AK Sharma, a former bureaucrat who is known to be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inner circle, has been appointed the Vice President of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit.

11 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in Delhi.

10 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

09 Jun 2021


Two held over doctored audio clip defaming UP CM

Two social media promoters were arrested in connection with a case registered over a doctored audio clip allegedly defaming the Uttar Pradesh chief minister and the state government, police said on Tuesday.

02 Jun 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Eight killed in LPG cylinder explosion in Gonda, UP

Eight people, including three children, were killed when a double-story house in Tikri village in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh collapsed after an LPG cylinder exploded, police said on Wednesday.

01 Jun 2021


Uttar Pradesh BJP holds review meetings ahead of polls

Bharatiya Janata Party's National General Secretary BL Santhosh today met senior party leaders in Uttar Pradesh so as to review the performance of the party there.

01 Jun 2021


'Mission June': UP to inoculate 1 crore in 30 days

In a commendable move, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government plans to vaccinate one crore people against the novel coronavirus in the next 30 days.

24 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Vaccinations for 18-44 group across UP from June 1

The vaccination of people in the 18-44 age group against the deadly COVID-19 will be expanded to all district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh from June 1, a state government spokesperson said on Sunday.

22 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP government announces reward for making villages, wards COVID-19 free

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a special drive to make villages and urban wards in the state free of the coronavirus, which has been devastating rural India over the past few months.

17 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh prepared for third COVID-19 wave, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that the state is prepared for the third wave of COVID-19 and that its pandemic situation is not alarming or out of control.

12 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Congress leader accuses UP CM Adityanath of fudging coronavirus numbers

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu has trashed the state government's claims on managing the coronavirus pandemic and accused Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of fudging statistics of coronavirus.

11 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: BJP leaders write to CM over COVID-19 crisis

Several MPs and MLAs from Uttar Pradesh BJP have written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, highlighting the state government's shortcomings in handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

27 Apr 2021

Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav accuses Yogi Government of fudging COVID-19 death data

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of fudging the coronavirus death toll, saying the rush at crematoriums contradicts the data.

21 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Book those black-marketing medicines like Remdesivir under NSA: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials to conduct raids on those involved in black-marketing of medicines like Remdesivir and book offenders under the National Security Act (NSA).

20 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Kafeel Khan urges government to let him serve during COVID-19

Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government in 2017, has appealed to the state government to allow him to serve during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

15 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

COVID-19: UP schools shut till May 15; night curfew imposed

All schools in Uttar Pradesh will be closed till May 15 while board exams for classes 10 and 12 have been postponed till May 20 in view of the COVID-19 surge, the state government said on Thursday.

14 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP CM Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolates

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

12 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

COVID-19 second wave worrying, be extra cautious: Adityanath

The current COVID-19 wave is worrying and people need to take all the precautions and follow safety protocols, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday at an all-party meeting, which was not attended by the Samajwadi Party, the main opposition in the state.

12 Apr 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi to be known as Sanskrit City

Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, which is also the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be known as Sanskrit City, owing to the high number of schools on the subject there.

08 Apr 2021


COVID-19 surge continues in UP; night curfew in Lucknow, Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh reported 40 coronavirus fatalities, the highest in recent weeks, and 6,023 new cases on Wednesday, pushing the toll to 8,964 and the tally to 6,45,930.

26 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Ramp up COVID-19 testing facilities in Uttar Pradesh: Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials that coronavirus testing facilities should be set up at railway stations, bus depots, and airports in the state in view of a greater movement of people for the Holi festival.

25 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Police officer responding to call of duty shot dead

A police sub-inspector, responding to a call of a fight between two brothers over a petty matter, was allegedly shot dead by one of them in an Agra village on Wednesday evening.

18 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: 3,500 couples to tie the knot at mass wedding

As many as 3,500 daughters of registered construction workers will get married in a mass marriage program in Lucknow and attended by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday.

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