On July 31, when senior BJP leader and UPs deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya sent out a tweet: Yaduvanshiyon, Ravidasvanshiyon ke saath Pasamanda Muslim ko bhi BJP ke saath laayenge! 2024 mein UP ke har booth mein kamal hi kamal khilayenge! (Along with Yadavs, Raidasis (Dalits), we will also bring Pasmanda Muslims to the BJP fold), the spotlight was trained on the saffron familys relentless bid to look beyond the social coalition -- upper caste, non-Yadav OBC and non-Jatav Dalits -- it has consolid
The trend of over 5 lakh kanwariyas and pilgrims visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Dham set on the first Monday of Shravan month continued even on last Somvar. Even on the eve of last Monday of Shravan, on Sunday, over 2.50 lakh devotees thronged the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
In a strategic move to enhance life skills competency among students, researchers, educators, and industry personnel, the Indian Institute of Technology -Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi has recently developed a 15-hour MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Essential Life Skills in
Arun Pathak, the head of a fringe saffron outfit Vishwa Hindu Sena (VHS), was arrested and sent to jail by the Bhelupur police on Monday when he was heading towards Kashi Vishwanath Temple to offer jalabhishek and offer prayer at Shringar Gauri's idol in Gyanvapi mosque compound.
The post offices of Varanasi region have so far sold 1.11 lakh tricolour flags under the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Even on Sunday, people reached the post offices to buy the tricolours for hoisting at their homes and workplaces.
Referring victory of Jagdeep Dhankhar in Vice-President election, UP Jal Shakti minister Swatantradev Singh said that Bharatiya Janata Party has maximum contribution in increasing share of OBC in active politics.
UP minister for agriculture Surya Pratap Shahi visited IRRI South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) on Sunday. He was accompanied by Dr Bijender Singh, vice-chancellor and Dr AP Rao, director (Extension) of Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology (ANDUAT), Ayodhya.
A court in Jaunpur on Monday awarded life term to former BSP MP Umakant Yadav and six other co-accused for killing a GRP constable posted at Shahganj police outpost, 27 years after the crime was committed in 1995.
A 24-year-old tempo driver Vishal alias Batola was killed when the roof of a dilapidated house in Juhi Gadha collapsed, on Monday evening. Two others sustained serious injuries. They have been admitted to Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital.
Tension prevailed after Panchmukhi Shivling was found stolen from an ancient Shiva temple in Naval Ganj village in Hasanganj Kotwali area of Unnao district on late Sunday night.The thieves also damaged other idols of this hundreds of years old temple.
The civil construction work of Baradevi to Naubasta elevated section under the 23 km long first corridor (IIT to Naubasta) of Kanpur Metro Rail Project and work of tunnel on Chunniganj to Nayaganj Underground Section by the Second Tunnel Boring Machine Tatya commenced on Monday.
Ahead of celebration of 75 years of Indias Independence, the demand for Azadi ke Senani (dresses of freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose, Rani Laxmi Bai, Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Mahatma Gandhi, among others) and tricolour flags have increased manifold ahead of the
In yet another road accident, a minor boy was killed while his 14-year-old sister sustained serious injuries when their cycle was hit by a speeding roadways bus near Sahsoon bypass road on Prayagraj- Gorakhpur highway under the limits of Sarayinayat police station on Monday afternoon.
Three policemen, posted at neighbouring Pratapgarh district, were arrested by a joint team of Shahganj police and SOG on Sunday evening on the charges of looting around 4 kg silver from a Hathras based jeweller in the city.
Observing the last Somvar (Monday) of the holy month of Shravan, devotees in large numbers thronged various city temples of the city, on Monday. Although Shravan would end on coming Sunday, the temples continued to reverberate with the chants of bam bam bhole and har har Mahadev.
Efforts by a team of scientists from the Centre of Food Technology of Allahabad University got a real boost of energy when an energy bar developed by them received the patent issued by the government of India.
Two bike-borne unidentified miscreants threw acid on a woman manager of Bank of Barodas Saiyed Sarawan branch near Chilla Shahbazi under the limits of Charwa police station of Kaushambi district on Monday morning.
Police arrested a 25-year-old man for choking a 13-year-old boy to death for resisting rape attempt on Monday. The child, a native of Ganj village, had gone missing on August 3 and her kin along with villagers mounted a search and found his naked body in a forested area on the next day.
Two students from Uttar Pradesh - Saumitra Garg from Meerut and Kanishk Sharma from Orai - are among the 24 students who scored a perfect 100 percentile in JEE Main, reports Isha Jain. Pragati Agarwal from Gorakhpur emerged as female topper from UP by securing 99.96 percentile the result of which was declared by the National Testing Agency (NTA) late on Sunday.
UP's MSME minister Rakesh Sachan was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday in a 31-year-old case of keeping an unlicenced gun and bullets, but the Kanpur court released him on bail an hour after pronouncing the verdict.
Former BSP MP Umakant Yadav and six others were sentenced to life in prison by a court in UP's Jaunpur on Monday after they were convicted of shooting dead a railway constable at Shahganj police outpost 27 years ago.
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has given a major relief to former DGP Karmveer Singh, ex-ADGP VK Gupta as well as the then Lucknow jailor Bhim Sen Mukund in connection with custodial death of the then deputy CMO Dr YS Sachan in 2011.
The accused passenger was identified as Mohammad Abdul Zabbar (43) who originally hails from Nengri Krishnarampur village, post office Foiljana, police station Chatmohar, district Pabna, Bangladesh according to his identity card.
Arun Pathak, the head of a fringe saffron outfit Vishwa Hindu Sena (VHS), was arrested and sent to jail by the Bhelupur police on Monday when he was heading towards Kashi Vishwanath Temple to offer 'jalabhishek' and offer prayer at Shringar Gauri's idol in the adjacent Gyanvapi mosque compound. Police, however, said Pathak was arrested in an old case lodged against him.
The Chief Judicial Magistrate Court in Gorakhpur issued a non-bailable warrant against Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister and Nishad Party chief Sanjay Nishad on Monday, in connection with a 2015 case in which he is accused of inciting a mob during a protest.
Bharatiya Janata Party OBC Morchas national president and Rajya Sabha MP K Laxman said that under the Prime Minister Narendra Modis leadership Bharatiya Janata Party has been taking decisions that will give long term-benefits for socio-economic empowerment of OBC people.
Bringing the products of city artisans and weavers on a global platform through e-commerce portal, the district administration Varanasi, UP government and Flipkart signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Sunday.
UP agriculture minister Surya Pratap Shahi said that Chandauli district, known as rice bowl of east UP, will soon emerge as a major vegetable and fruits production area with a centre of excellence being established here to train cultivators for vegetable farming.
Police arrested one more Nigerian national on Sunday, who was a part of the gang that used to cheat gullible people on the pretext of getting jobs abroad.Earlier, the police on Wednesday had arrested four persons, including a Nigerian national.
UP Athletics Association observed August 7 as Indian Javelin Day to commemorate the great achievement of winning first ever gold medal in javelin throw by Neeraj Chopra in Tokyo Olympic Games-2020 in Tokyo (Japan).
Dhampur players stole the show when they won all the titles on the stake in the UP state closed squash tournament which concluded at IIT squash court here on Sunday.Diwakar Singh of Dhampur outplayed Saurabh Kumar in a well contested final by 6-11,11-8,11-3 ,11-8 and won the men's crown.
A 46-year-old head constable, posted at Unchahar was killed and another biker sustained injuries when two bikes collided head on near Shivgarh area under the limits of Soraon police station in trans-Ganga on Sunday.