Monday, June 14, 2021

SP leader alleges corruption by Ram Janmbhoomi Trust in land deal, seeks CBI probe

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 9:44:48 PM IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Tej Narayan Pandey on Sunday accused Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust of committing corruption in a land deal and sought a CBI probe into the matter.... read..

Won't comment before studying matter, says Ram Janmbhoomi Trust's Champat Rai on corruption allegations

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 9:44:42 PM IST
Hours after Samajwadi Party leader Tej Narayan Pandey made corruption allegations against Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, General-Secretary of the Trust Champat Rai on Sunday said he will not make any comment without studying the matter.... read..

Probe ordered as elephant hired for wedding goes on rampage

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) |Sunday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Forest officials are now preparing to take action against the owner of an elephant that was hired for a wedding.... read..

Probe ordered into mismanagement, black marketing of Remdesivir in Kanpur's GSVM Medical College

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 11:14:43 AM IST
After allegations of mismanagement and black marketing of Remdesivir injections, Kanpur's Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College on Sunday constituted a team to investigate the matter.... read..

At new 'Corona Mata' temple in UP village, people flock to pray for relief from COVID-19

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 4:44:47 PM IST
People in a Shuklapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Partpagarh district have been seen flocking to a neem tree where a 'Corona Mata' temple has come up, to offer prayers seeking protection from the deadly Covid-19 virus.... read..

BKU stands with the victim's family, action should be taken as per law, Rakesh Tikait on alleged Tikri rape case

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 3:14:33 PM IST
Bharatiya Kishan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday broke his silence on the alleged Tikri rape case against the protesters and said that BKU stands with the victim's family adding that action should be taken as per the law.... read..

UP man held for posing as state secretariat official for many years

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 6:14:36 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested a man who had been allegedly masquerading as an official in the state's secretariat for many years.... read..

Will not gherao Raj Bhavan, urge President's intervention in farmers' movement: BKU leader Tikait

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 3:44:30 PM IST
Bhartiya Kishan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday clarified that the BKU will not gherao Raj Bhavan and will submit a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind through the governors in order to demand his intervention in the farmers' movement.... read..

UP Dalit youth's dream of riding horse on his wedding faces minor hurdle

Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2021 4:15:07 PM IST
The wedding of a Dalit youth who had sought police protection to ride a horse to his bride's house, has run into fresh trouble after the bride was found to be a minor.... read..

Jitin Prasada's exit 'great loss' for Congress, his future is secure in BJP: Rebel Cong MLA Aditi Singh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 6:46:10 AM IST
Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh on Wednesday described former union minister Jitin Prasada's exit from the party as a 'great loss' for Congress and said his future is now secure in the BJP.... read..

Present Opposition in country is 'weak': Rakesh Tikait told West Bengal CM

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 1:14:44 PM IST
A day after meeting West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday termed the present Opposition (party) in the country as 'weak'.... read..

Heavy rains cause waterlogging in several parts of Lucknow

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 12:14:34 PM IST
Heavy rainfall lashed Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow on Thursday morning causing waterlogging in parts of the city.... read..

Women take holy dip in River Ganga, offer prayers to banyan tree on 'Vat Savitri Puja' in Prayagraj

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 10:14:34 AM IST
On the occasion of Vrat Savitri Puja on Thursday, women took holy dip in the River Ganga and offered prayers to the banyan tree.... read..

Govt should tell when they want to conduct talks, says Rakesh Tikait

By Suchitra Mukherjee

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 3:14:57 PM IST
Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - led Central government, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday said that the BJP leaders have been trained not to talk in a straightforward manner and not to listen to anyone.... read..

Cell phones encourage rape: Women's panel member

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
In a shocking statement, a member of the Uttar Pradesh State Women's Commission has said that girls should not be given mobile phones as it encourages rape.... read..

Students enrolled in foreign universities afraid of getting stuck in India due to Covid vaccine restrictions, unavailability

By Shailesh Yadav

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 4:14:46 PM IST
Many students, who are to travel abroad for studies, are worried about visa cancellations and getting stuck in India due to the Covid-19 vaccine shortage and timely administeration of their second dose.... read..

The curious case of handpump in a UP market

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:07 PM IST
The last time a handpump made news was when actor Sunny Deol uprooted it in a fit of anger in his 2001 blockbuster film 'Gadar- Ek Prem Katha'.... read..

Agra hospital sealed amid probe into owner's 'mock oxygen drill' video

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 2:14:40 AM IST
The Agra administration has sealed a private hospital in the city after a video of its owner went viral in which he is purportedly talking of "mock drill" and admitting that he had on April 26 got the oxygen supply of critical patients stopped for five mi... read..

Adityanath welcomes Jitin Prasada to BJP, says his inclusion will make party stronger in UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 5:14:44 PM IST
Hours after Jitin Prasada switched from Congress to Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday welcomed him into the party, asserting that his inclusion would surely make the BJP stronger in the state.... read..

17 killed as bus collides with auto in UP's Kanpur

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 1:44:38 AM IST
At least 17 people were killed after a Delhi-bound bus collided with an auto in Sachendi area of Kanpur district late on Tuesday evening, the police said.... read..

UP: Patients' kin feel the heat after told to shift from Agra hospital sealed over viral video

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 6:14:29 AM IST
After the Agra administration sealed a private hospital in the city over a video of its owner that went viral, kin of the patients who were undergoing treatment at the hospital, said they are facing problems as they have been told to shift their patients ... read..

UP: Vials of COVID-19 vaccine missing from Aligarh's primary health centre

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 8:44:35 AM IST
Aligarh police on Tuesday registered a case of missing vials of COVID-19 vaccine from the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Naurangabad.... read..

BKU protests after boy electrocuted in UP village

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) held protests in UP's Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday after a farmer's son was electrocuted in a village there.... read..

Selling crops grown on temple land? Official in UP's Banda says show Aadhar card first

Banda (Uttar Pradesh) | June 8, 2021 1:44:31 AM IST
Priests and caretakers in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district are flummoxed as they have been asked to produce the Aadhaar cards of 'gods', if they wanted to sell produce of crops grown on lands belonging to temples and temple mutts.... read..

Lucknow Metro to resume operations from June 9

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 8, 2021 5:44:24 PM IST
Lucknow Metro train services will resume operations from June 9, with all safety measures in place as per COVID protocol, the officials of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) informed on Tuesday.... read..

Uttar Pradesh Madarsa Board class 10, 12 exams cancelled due to COVID-19 situation

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 8, 2021 8:44:23 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday cancelled the Uttar Pradesh Madarsa Education Council Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations for session 2020-2021, keeping in view the "extraordinary situation arising due to the COVID pandemic".... read..

Uttar Pradesh orders probe into Agra hospital owner's 'mock oxygen drill' video

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | June 8, 2021 6:44:37 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh health department on Tuesday initiated a probe after a video showed the owner of a prominent private hospital in Agra purportedly admitting that he had on April 26 got the oxygen supply of critical patients stopped for five minutes as an "ex... read..

UP govt to equip Anganwadi workers with smart phones

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 8, 2021 11:44:37 PM IST
In a move to promote the welfare of Anganwadi workers in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government will equip these workers with smart phones.... read..

Family of 4 ends life over financial crisis

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
A couple allegedly killed their two children before hanging themselves in their house in a Shahjahanpur city area.... read..

BJP takes dig at Akhilesh as Mulayam Singh Yadav gets COVID vaccine jab

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 10:44:32 PM IST
As Samajwadi Party patriatrch Mulayam Singh Yadav got vaccinated against COVID-19 on Monday, BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit took a jab at his son and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, who showed reluctance to take Centre's vaccine, saying that he must follow footsteps o... read..

Gangster involved in BSP leader's murder shot dead

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
A dreaded gangster and accused in the murder of a BSP leader, who had been operating from Nepal, has been shot dead by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) in an encounter.... read..

Prisoner goes missing from UP jail housing Mukhtar Ansari

Banda (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
A prisoner from the high security Banda District Jail has been reported missing, Circle Officer (CO) City, Rakesh Singh, said here on Monday.... read..

Arriving drunk, cost this UP groom his bride

Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
A 22-year-old bride in a Uttar Pradesh village in Pratapgarh district refused to marry after the groom and his wedding party turned up drunk for the ceremony.... read..

States won't have to pay for Covid-vaccines, Uttar Pradesh CM thanks PM Modi

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 9:44:32 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hailed the Centre's centralised vaccination policy announced on Monday and said that due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's compassionate leadership, stated will no longer have to spend anything on Covid-19 vacc... read..

Neighbour booked for sexual assault on pregnant minor in UP's Garhmukteshwar

Garhmukteshwar (Uttar Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 8:44:38 AM IST
A case has been registered by a minor in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur on complaint against neighbour for sexually exploiting her on the pretext of marriage, said Pawan Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Garhmukteshwar on Sunday.... read..

UP administers over 2 crore COVID vaccine doses

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 10:14:44 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh governenment has administered more than 2 crore doses of vaccine against the coronavirus so far. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed officials to increase the vaccination capacity by taking it to 10 lakh doses per day in July.... read..

COVID Unlock: Shops in Varanasi reopen

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 2:14:45 PM IST
COVID-19 lockdown restrictions were eased in Varanasi on Monday and small crowds were seen in the marketplaces of the city.... read..

10-year-old found selling liquor in UP, 'rescued' by police

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
A 10-year-old boy, who was found selling illicit liquor in Nighasan, has been rescued by the police.... read..

Girl and father end life in UP

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
A teenager battling depression for two years following her mother's death ended her life, prompting even the father to take his life out of sheer hopelessness.... read..
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