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Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

08 Jun 2020

Unlocking begins: Devotees visit religious places, pray while maintaining distance

More than two months after they were shut, religious places, malls, restaurants, and hotels, reopened today as India took small steps towards unlocking.

COVID-19 case: Kanika gets police notice, asked to record statement

27 Apr 2020

COVID-19 case: Kanika gets police notice, asked to record statement

The Lucknow Police has asked singer Kanika Kapoor to record her statement in the case against her, one day after she put a long clarification on Instagram.

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

08 Apr 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19

06 Apr 2020

Kanika Kapoor discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor (41) has been discharged from a Lucknow hospital.

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

The Darul Uloom Firangi Mahal has issued a "fatwa" (decree) asking people to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and not hide their symptoms if they develop any.

Kanika Kapoor tests COVID-19 positive for fifth time; condition stable

31 Mar 2020

Kanika Kapoor tests COVID-19 positive for fifth time; condition stable

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) disease for the fifth consecutive time.

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

After Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over 60 of her contacts have tested negative.

Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government

09 Mar 2020

Remove 'name and shame' hoardings, Allahabad HC orders UP government

In a major setback for the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court on Monday directed it to remove hoardings that carried details of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, accused of inciting violence.

Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up

09 Mar 2020

Ex-IPS officer, 'named and shamed' in Uttar Pradesh, speaks up

The decision of the Yogi Aditynath government to name and shame protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) puts their life at risk, said former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri, who also featured in the hoardings that were put up in Lucknow.

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.

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

08 Feb 2020

For participating in CAA protest, minor spends 42-days in jail

A minor, who allegedly participated in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow, spent 42 days in jail, a report in TOI said on Saturday.

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

02 Feb 2020

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

A Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader, Ranjeet Bachchan, was shot dead in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, early Sunday morning.

Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow

21 Jan 2020

Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been raging across India for the last couple of weeks, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which passed the law is in no mood to repeal it.

Kicked by male cops, was called Pakistani: Activist Sadaf Jafar

07 Jan 2020

Kicked by male cops, was called Pakistani: Activist Sadaf Jafar

Arrested for protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act in Lucknow last month, Congress worker and social activist Sadaf Jafar has alleged that she was assaulted by male cops while in police custody.

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

31 Dec 2019

Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief

Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

29 Dec 2019

Priyanka Gandhi alleges UP police manhandled her, cop denies

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Uttar Pradesh Police are locked in a bitter battle since yesterday after the Congress leader alleged she was manhandled by cops in Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

27 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

The Uttar Pradesh government doesn't want to leave anything to chance and has made elaborate preparations to deal with protests which could spark after Friday prayers.

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

21 Dec 2019

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act raged across the nation, the situation in Uttar Pradesh seems to have gotten out of hand.

UP: 11 die in anti-CAA protests, cops contradict number

21 Dec 2019

UP: 11 die in anti-CAA protests, cops contradict number

The stir against Citizenship Amendment Act has thrown normal life out of gear in Uttar Pradesh and has taken the lives of 11 people in the last two days, TOI reported citing hospitals' data.

#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

20 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

Yesterday, thousands defied prohibitory orders and took to streets to protest against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act, which is seen as discriminatory towards Muslims by its critics.

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

19 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

13 Dec 2019

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

She was performing at a wedding function on November 30, paused to catch a breath, and her life took a deadly turn as she was shot at.

In a first, Health ATM installed at Lucknow railway station

06 Nov 2019

In a first, Health ATM installed at Lucknow railway station

In a move to improve medical facilities for its passengers, the Indian Railways has installed two 'Health ATMs' at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow, on Monday.

Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times, shot once: Autopsy

23 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times, shot once: Autopsy

In the murder of controversial Hindu Samaj Party founder Kamlesh Tiwari, new shocking details about the crime have emerged.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

23 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Two main accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

Last week, a Hindu leader named Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, sparking immense outrage across the nation.

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's family meets Adiyanath, demands death penalty for murderers

20 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari's family meets Adiyanath, demands death penalty for murderers

Two days after a leader of a Hindu outfit was murdered at his office-cum-residence in Lucknow, his family met Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.

Kamlesh Tiwari's killers will not be spared, says Yogi Adityanath

20 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari's killers will not be spared, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday condemned the killing of Hindu Samaj Party founder Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow.

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.

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

18 Oct 2019

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader and founder of the Hindu Samaj Party Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday afternoon.

Things to know about Tejas Express, India's first private train

19 Sep 2019

Things to know about Tejas Express, India's first private train

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, India's first private train, to be run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to become operational from October 4.

Ranu Mondal repeat? This Uber driver's singing is breaking Internet

17 Sep 2019

Ranu Mondal repeat? This Uber driver's singing is breaking Internet

Days after Ranu Mondal's singing video broke the Internet, a similar video of an Uber driver from Lucknow named Vinod has left netizens in awe.

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.

Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

11 Aug 2019

Lucknow court issues non-bailable warrant against Honey Singh

Punjabi rapper Honey Singh is back in the headlines for another legal trouble.

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

08 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, continues to be critical and is on a life support system, AIIMS said on Wednesday.

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

06 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

The Unnao rape survivor was moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, yesterday night, following a Supreme Court order.

Unnao rape survivor be shifted to AIIMS, orders SC

05 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor be shifted to AIIMS, orders SC

The Supreme Court directed today that the Unnao rape survivor be airlifted from Lucknow to receive better care at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

Vistara aircraft almost ran out of fuel, passenger recalls horror

17 Jul 2019

Vistara aircraft almost ran out of fuel, passenger recalls horror

In a shocking turn of events, a Delhi-bound Vistara flight almost ran out of fuel mid-air. The UK944 aircraft, which took off from Mumbai on Monday, landed in Lucknow with only 10 minutes of fuel in its tank.

Pay fine if you cover Agra-Lucknow Expressway within three hours

01 Jul 2019

Pay fine if you cover Agra-Lucknow Expressway within three hours

The Agra-Lucknow Expressway was built to ease traveling and improve connectivity. But off late, the highway has turned into a death trap mostly due to over-speeding vehicles.