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'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

25 May 2020

'Paatal Lok': BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma-produced web series Paatal Lok continues to get spark controversies.

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

16 May 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured

Twenty four migrant workers were killed in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday, when the truck they were traveling in collided with another in Auraiya, some 200 kilometer away from the state capital Lucknow.

UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

07 May 2020

UP: Life term if corona-patient causes death by "intentional affliction"

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has cleared the Public Health and Epidemic Disease Control Ordinance, 2020, which prescribes a life term for coronavirus patients if "death is caused by intentional (COVID-19) affliction".

Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility

27 Apr 2020

Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility

A quarantine facility is supposed to be safe haven for coronavirus-infected patients, but one such place in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, has turned out to be nothing more than a disgrace.

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

26 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

In the battle against coronavirus, no country, as populous as India, has been put under lockdown, but then the times are extraordinary.

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

18 Mar 2020

Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.

Allahabad HC order tomorrow on UP's 'name and shame' hoardings

08 Mar 2020

Allahabad HC order tomorrow on UP's 'name and shame' hoardings

The Allahabad High Court on Sunday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for installing hoardings with the names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters.

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

24 Feb 2020

Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty

United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

21 Feb 2020

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.

Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna

20 Feb 2020

Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna

Uttar Pradesh's Agra boasts of the Taj Mahal but it also is one of the dirtiest tourist destinations around the world.

UP: Principal "advises" students to keep Rs. 100 in answer-sheets

20 Feb 2020

UP: Principal "advises" students to keep Rs. 100 in answer-sheets

It's quite normal for teachers to give pep talks before examinations. The suggestions range from "keep calm" to "take a good night's sleep" and "don't stress".

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

31 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.

UP: Court grants bail to 48 CAA protesters, slams police

30 Jan 2020

UP: Court grants bail to 48 CAA protesters, slams police

Though Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) prompted protests across India, it was most violent in Uttar Pradesh where cops went on an overdrive to "punish" protesters.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

22 Dec 2019

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

Over 60 shops in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar were sealed following violent protests in the city.

Unnao rape case: Life imprisonment for ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

20 Dec 2019

Unnao rape case: Life imprisonment for ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

Today, Delhi's Tis Hazari court handed over life imprisonment to expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection to the infamous Unnao rape case.

UP: Teen rape victim, set on fire by accused, dies

19 Dec 2019

UP: Teen rape victim, set on fire by accused, dies

In Uttar Pradesh, little is being done to save women from rapists. Earlier this month, a rape survivor in Unnao succumbed to her injuries after her rapists allegedly set her on fire.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

07 Dec 2019

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

08 Nov 2019

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

29 Oct 2019

Rape-accused Kuldeep Sengar, granted parole for brother's funeral, meets supporters

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is accused of raping a teen, getting her father killed in custody, and orchestrating her near-fatal accident.

Accused made fake Facebook account to befriend Kamlesh Tiwari: Cops

21 Oct 2019

Accused made fake Facebook account to befriend Kamlesh Tiwari: Cops

With every day, new details related to the sensational murder of the firebrand Hindu leader, Kamlesh Tiwari, are emerging.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

19 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

29 Sep 2019

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

25 Sep 2019

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.

Thousands of protesting farmers from UP stopped from entering Delhi

21 Sep 2019

Thousands of protesting farmers from UP stopped from entering Delhi

Thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, who have been demanding loan-waivers, were on Saturday stopped from entering Delhi, prompting them to hold a sit-in protest.

After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'

17 Sep 2019

After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'

Days ago, he was accused of raping, filming and threatening a 23-year-old law student of Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

13 Sep 2019

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, was grilled by Supreme Court-appointed SIT for nearly seven hours on Thursday.

Judge records wounded Unnao rape survivor's statement at AIIMS

11 Sep 2019

Judge records wounded Unnao rape survivor's statement at AIIMS

On Wednesday, special judge Dharmesh Sharma reached All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for one-of-a-kind proceedings pertaining to the infamous Unnao rape case.

Kuldeep Sengar planned road accident, says Unnao rape survivor

06 Sep 2019

Kuldeep Sengar planned road accident, says Unnao rape survivor

Undergoing treatment after being grievously injured in a car crash, the Unnao rape survivor said expelled-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar engineered the accident.

UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt

04 Sep 2019

UP: Before roti-salt, kids at Mirzapur school were served rice-salt

The fault lines in the mid-day meal scheme were exposed last month after it was revealed that students at a state-run school in Mirzapur were served roti with salt.

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

30 Aug 2019

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

Last week, a law student mustered the courage to speak about the harassment she faced at the hands of BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand. However, just a day after she spoke up, she went missing.

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

27 Aug 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits two tempos; 16 dead, 5 injured

In an extremely tragic piece of news, 16 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Tuesday after a truck hit two tempos. Among those who lost their lives are three children and a woman.

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

22 Aug 2019

Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

19 Aug 2019

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

16 Aug 2019

Rape accused BJP leader Sengar's photo published on I-Day advertisement

Kuldeep Singh Sengar may have been expelled from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but that didn't stop a local party leader from giving him a prime spot in an advertisement, meant to wish Independence Day.

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

14 Aug 2019

'Baja dunga': Priyanka Gandhi's aide manhandles journalist, video goes viral

An aide of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra manhandled a journalist in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, a video of which has gone viral.

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

07 Aug 2019

Unnao case: Kuldeep Sengar raped victim, CBI tells court

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the now-expelled BJP MLA from Unnao, raped a minor in 2017, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told New Delhi's Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

03 Aug 2019

CBI recreates accident of Unnao rape survivor, deploys more personnel

In a bid to understand what actually happened on Sunday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which is probing the accident of Unnao rape survivor recreated the crash on Friday on Lalganj road in Raebareli district.

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

01 Aug 2019

Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar

The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.