Sunday, October 25, 2020

CM Yogi Adityanath performs 'Kanya Pujan' in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 10:12:31 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performed 'Kanya Pujan' on the occasion of 'Navami' on Sunday in Gorakhpur.... read..

Mathura's Banke Bihari temple reopens for devotees

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 10:42:30 AM IST
Banke Bihari temple in Mathura reopened for devotees on Sunday while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and maintaining social distancing.... read..

Fire breaks at out near Noida's Bhangel Market, no casualties reported

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 3:42:26 AM IST
A fire broke out at a slum near Bhangel Market here in Noida on late Saturday night, police said.... read..

Lucknow banks, civic bodies to remain open today to complete targets under PM SVANidhi Scheme

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 25, 2020 4:42:23 AM IST
The District Magistrate on Saturday directed all banks and their branches to remain open on Sunday to complete the targets under PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme, in Lucknow.... read..

Ghaziabad potters expecting low sale this Diwali amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | October 24, 2020 3:12:33 PM IST
The potters in Ghaziabad are preparing earthen lamps (diyas) for Diwali but with a little hope of sale amid the pandemic.... read..

Mathura's Banke Bihari temple to reopen for devotees from October 25

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) | October 24, 2020 10:12:33 AM IST
Banke Bihari temple in Mathura will be reopened for devotees from Sunday while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and maintaining social distancing.... read..

Vegetable price surge worries people in Varanasi

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2020 4:12:27 PM IST
Vegetable prices have shot up since the last few days in parts of Varanasi causing a major worry for people struggling to survive amid the pandemic.... read..

Clerics object to action against UP cop for keeping beard

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
The Darul Uloom Deoband clerics are up in arms against Baghpat Superintendent of Police, Abhishek Singh, for suspending a Sub-Inspector Intesar Ali for keeping a beard.... read..

Big B's ancestral village Babu Patti awaits his return eagerly

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Do you know Babu Patti? It is a tiny village in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, that these days is bustling with excitement. The local residents are on a cleaning spree, but it is not just the regular spring cleaning underway.... read..

Uttar Pradesh: Mahila help desks set up in 1,535 police stations

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2020 3:12:34 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended the inauguration of Mahila help desks in all 1,535 police stations of the State via video conferencing as a part of Mission Shakti.... read..

Ravan effigy makers business adversely hit amid COVID-19

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2020 2:42:30 PM IST
Artists involved in making Ravan effigies are bearing the brunt of adverse economic conditions amid COVID-hit low key celebrations for the upcoming festival of Dussehra.... read..

Mother, wife or daughter's names on house plaques in this UP district

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
As a mark of respect to the girl child, several homes in Muzaffarnagar district, which is known for its strong patriarchal system, have put up nameplates with their daughters' names written on them.... read..

Mine tags made mandatory for vehicles in UP's Meerut to curb illegal mining

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 12:42:30 PM IST
In a drive against illegal mining, the district administration has made it mandatory to put mine tags on vehicles registered for transportation of minerals.... read..

Rape accused injured in encounter with police in Greater Noida

Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 9:12:30 AM IST
A rape accused was injured following an encounter with police in the Surajpur area of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh Police said on Wednesday.... read..

UP CM terminates home guard on corruption charges

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 10:42:33 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday terminated the services of a district commandant of home guards posted in Lucknow on corruption charges.... read..

15-year jail term, Rs 50,000 fine for man convicted of raping minor

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 7:42:37 PM IST
A special POCSO (Protection of children from sexual offences) Court here has awarded a 15-year jail term and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on a person convicted of raping a minor girl.... read..

Only BJP has fulfilled Chaudhary Charan Singh's dream for western UP: Yogi Adityanath

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 6:42:27 PM IST
Only the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fulfilled the dream that former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh saw for western Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said here on Thursday.... read..

UP cop suspended over beard

Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Sub-inspector in Uttar Pradesh Police, Intesar Ali, has been suspended and sent to the police lines, and all this for keeping a beard without permission.... read..

2 held in connection with minor's rape in Rampur

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 8:42:28 AM IST
Two persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl in the Kemri area.... read..

Over Rs 113 cr transferred in 3.4 lakhs farmers' account in 19 flood-affected districts of UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 22, 2020 2:42:22 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has deposited Rs 113.21 crore in the account of 3,48,511 farmers of 19 flood-affected districts of the state.... read..

Zero tolerance towards crime and criminals, says UP CM

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 10:42:43 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said that a total of 125 criminals had been killed in encounters and 2,607 injured from March 20, 2017 to October 5, 2020.... read..

Police seek remand of Ballia shooting main accused Dhirendra Singh

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 1:12:41 AM IST
Police here on Tuesday filed a plea before District Court, seeking remand of main accused Dhirendra Singh in the Ballia shooting incident.... read..

Court delivers justice in 22 days, ensures rapist never walks out alive

Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh here has sentenced a man life behind bars till his death after finding him guilty of raping a six-year-old girl.... read..

Adityanath mourns demise of 4 children in Lalitpur, extends financial help to family

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 4:42:32 AM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath mourned the demise of four children, belonging to one family, in a drowning incident in Lalitpur and asked the district administration to provide financial help to the aggrieved family.... read..

Husband detained for tonsuring wife over trivial issue

Badaun (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
A man allegedly beat up his wife, tonsured her and locked her up in the house when she insisted on attending the last rites of her uncle.... read..

UP police station vandalised after inter-faith marriage

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Members of several Hindu outfits vandalised the Quila police station in Bareilly after the police failed to trace a girl who had eloped with a youth of another community.... read..

Four children of a family found dead, Yogi expresses grief

Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Four children, aged between seven to 14 years of age and belonging to one family, were found dead in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur.... read..

Enforcement Directorate summons slain gangster Vikas Dubey's wife

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 11:42:21 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Richa, the wife of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, asking her to appear at its Lucknow office for questioning, officials said.... read..

23 sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against women, children in UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 11:12:31 AM IST
As many as 23 persons were sentenced to life imprisonment from October 19 to October 20 in connection with cases of crime against women and children, said State Home Department, Uttar Pradesh.... read..

Two doctors removed, allegedly over Hathras case

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
The services of two temporary casualty medical officers (CMO) of AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) have reportedly been terminated, ostensibly over the Hathras case.... read..

Kamal Nath's comment on MP BJP leader shows mindset of Congress: Smriti Irani

Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2020 1:12:48 AM IST
Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday targeted Congress saying that former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's remarks on BJP leader Imarti Devi not only shows the "mindset of the main opposition party but also shows ho... read..

Now one Hathras accused found to be minor

Hathras (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing the Hathras case in which a Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped and later died of injuries, has found that one of the four accused, is a minor according to his school records.... read..

Flags removed at UP pandal, police finds 'children's play'

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
There were a few hours of tension in a Pratapgarh district area after flags were removed from a Durga Puja pandal in a Uttar Pradesh town and thrown away into the garbage by unidentified persons.... read..

RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary tests Covid positive

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Rashtriya Lok Dal vice president Jayant Chaudhary has tested positive for Covid-19.... read..

Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Meerut's Kharkhauda

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | October 20, 2020 4:12:31 PM IST
A fire broke out at a chemical factory in Kharkhauda area of Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on Tuesday.... read..

Pintu Sengar murder case: Two accused surrender before court

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 20, 2020 8:42:37 PM IST
Two accused in the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Pintu Sengar murder case surrendered in the CMM court on Tuesday, police said.... read..

UPCA re-opens online registration window for players

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 20, 2020 8:42:35 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) on Tuesday informed that the apex body of cricket in the state has re-opened a special window for online registration for those players who were unable to register earlier in the first phase.... read..

Smriti Irani launches development projects in Rae Bareli

Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh) | October 20, 2020 3:42:28 PM IST
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday inaugurated various developmental projects via video conferencing in Rae Bareli and said that the government is contributing towards the completion of development works that remained pending for years.... read..

Boy of 7 allegedly sexually assaults girl of 5 in UP

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
In a shocking incident, a 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted his five-and-a-half-year-old neighbour in Aligarh, police said and have registered a POCSO case.... read..

Unlike 'Baba ka Dhabha', this 'Rotiwali Amma' awaits support in Agra

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 9:12:34 AM IST
Not every roadside stall can turn into sought after "Baba ka Dhabha", and not every octogenarian can garner support after a video of her empty eatery goes viral.... read..

Jailed UP MLA & son booked for gang rape

Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 6:15:07 PM IST
A case of gang rape has been lodged against jailed MLA Vijay Mishra, his son Vishnu Mishra and another relative in Bhadohi, the police said.... read..

Son slashes father's neck when asked not to play PUBG

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
A youth in Meerut district attacked his father and slashed his neck with a knife when the latter asked him not to play PUBG, a Chinese gaming app which has been banned by the Centre, police said on Monday.... read..

BJP shedding crocodile tears, saying pointless things to distract people from main issue: Supriya Shrinate

By Archana Prasad

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 5:12:32 PM IST
After former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath's remarks against a BJP woman minister sparked controversy, instead of giving a clarification the Congress has raised questions against BJP stating that they are "shedding crocodile tears" and saying p... read..

Ballia accused sent to judicial custody

Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia incident in which a person was shot dead in a panchayat meeting on Thursday, was sent on 14-day judicial custody by the CJM court on Monday.... read..

43 pc women village leaders reflect UP's progressive thinking: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 11:42:46 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that 43 per cent women are village leaders that reflect the progressive thinking of women in the state.... read..

CBI team visits Aligarh Jail, AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in connection with Hathras incident

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 11:42:34 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday visited Aligarh Jail where the accused in the Hathras gang-rape have been lodged.... read..

UP govt sacks Home Guard Commandant for corruption

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 11:42:28 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday ordered the dismissal from service of the former District Commandant of the Home Guard Department of Bulandshahr, in a case of corruption.... read..

Madarsas re-opened in UP after seven months amid COVID-19

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2020 10:42:28 PM IST
With the permission from the state government, Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh have re-opened on Monday after the gap of seven months due to COVID-19.... read..

CBI team in Hathras jail to question the accused

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reached the Aligarh jail in connection with the Hathras gang rape case.... read..

Bankey Bihari temple shut 'indefinitely' due to huge crowds

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
The famous Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan will remain shut 'indefinitely' from Monday, barely two days after it was reopened for devotees.... read..

PETA rescues jackal with local help in UP

Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
After a call from a local resident, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, in a joint operation with the police and local villagers, rescued a golden jackal, which had fallen into a deep well in Sonbhadra.... read..
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