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Uttar Pradesh News

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Bareilly: 'Clashes during Muharram procession'

Police said several people sustained injuries in the incident and a heavy police force was deployed to control the situation.

9 Aug 2022 10:55 pm
Akhilesh Yadav says Nitish Kumar's decision to sever ties with BJP a good start

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday described Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar severing ties with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance as a good start.

9 Aug 2022 10:20 pm
'Those committing crime in UP will face music'

Anybody committing crime, irrespective of the position one holds, will have to face action as rule of law prevails in UP, said deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya.

9 Aug 2022 8:50 pm
'Tirangi burfi', the sweet weapon of Quit India Movement, to get GI tag

Made of cashew and pistachio, Tirangi burfi, as the name suggests, comes in green, saffron and white colours of the national flag.

9 Aug 2022 8:20 pm
Man, son kin get life term for killing woman

The court of additional district and sessions judge Hari Prasad in Bareilly on Monday also imposed a fine of Rs 12,000 each on the accused.

9 Aug 2022 7:46 pm
BJP looks beyond its social coalition

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

9 Aug 2022 6:45 pm
Trend of over 5L footfall at KVD continues on last Shravan Somwar

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
IIT-BHU develops 15-hour MOOC on essential life skills

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

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Hindu outfit leader arrested on way to Shringar Gauri, KVT

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Har Ghar Tiranga: 1.11L tricolours sold by Kashi post offices

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
BJPs contribution max in increasing OBCs share in active politics: Swatantradev Singh

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Varsities to work with IRRI for farmers benefit: Shahi

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:35 am
Ex-BSP MP, 6 others get life term for killing constable 27 years ago

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:35 am
UP mantri Sachan gets one-year jail in 31-year-old case, gets bail

A local court here on Monday sentenced UP's MSME minister Rakesh Sachan to one-year imprisonment in a 31-year-old Arms Act case. The minister, however, was immediately released on bail.

9 Aug 2022 8:27 am
IIT-K asst prof, family booked in dowry and assault case

A woman has filed an FIR against her husband, an assistant professor working at IIT-Kanpur (IIT-K), and his family members under sections of dowry harassment, assault, intimidation and molestation.

9 Aug 2022 8:27 am
One killed in house collapse

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:26 am
Shivling of ancient temple stolen, villagers stage road blockade

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:26 am
Work on Chunniganj to Nayaganj underground section begins

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:26 am
Body of man found by side of Agra e-way

Body of a 55-year-old man, with serious injury marks all over his body, was found by the side of the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Hasanganj police area of Unnao district on Monday.

9 Aug 2022 8:26 am
Call for Har Ghar Tiranga increases demand for Azadi ke Senani dresses

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

9 Aug 2022 8:24 am
Boy killed, sister hurt in road accident

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:24 am
3 Pratapgarh cops arrested on charges of looting trader

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:24 am
City reverberates with Har Har Mahadev chants

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:23 am
AU teachers get patent for potato energy bar for kids and athletes

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:23 am
Woman bank official injured in acid attack in Kaushambi

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.

9 Aug 2022 8:23 am
UP: Minor choked to death for resisting rape attempt

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.

9 Aug 2022 6:50 am
JEE result: Two UP students in super 100 club

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.

9 Aug 2022 4:59 am
UP tops in examining water samples in India

With close to 12 lakh water samples tested, Uttar Pradesh has become the state with the highest number of sampling done in the country.

9 Aug 2022 4:54 am
UP mantri Rakesh Sachan gets year in jail for 31-year-old case, released on bail

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.

9 Aug 2022 4:54 am
Uttar Pradesh: Ex-BSP MP Umakant Yadav, 6 others get life term for killing GRP constable

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.

9 Aug 2022 4:53 am
8 Aug 2022 9:53 pm
NRHM scam: HC provides relief to ex-DGP, ADGP

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.

8 Aug 2022 9:50 pm
Man buys Indian passport for Rs 1 lakh, caught

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:40 pm
Hindu outfit leader held on way to offer prayer

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:20 pm
8 Aug 2022 3:19 pm
Non-bailable warrant against UP min Sanjay Nishad

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.

8 Aug 2022 12:48 pm
Varanasi: BJP worked for country without discrimination

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:37 am
Uttar Pradesh: Banarasi handicrafts now on e-commerce portal

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Court to award punishmentto jailed former MP today

Jailed former BSP MP Umakant Yadav will be awarded punishment on Monday by the court of additional sessions judge-III, which had convicted him on Saturday in the killing of a GRP constable in 1995.

8 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Chandauli to get centre of excellence for veggie farming

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:36 am
1 more Nigerian accused of cheating people held

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Aug 7 observed as Indian Javelin Day

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).

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Dhampur players win all titles in UP state closed squash tournament

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
District administration to provide info of Pakistani national to ED

The district administration has decided to provide detailed information related to the properties of Pakistani national Shahid Haleem to the enforcement directorate (ED).

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Robinhood Armys missionto provide food to 75L needy people across country

As country-men are celebrating 75th Independence Day this time, like every year this year also Robinhood Army will celebrate Independence Day with, but with a new mission.

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
UP min accused of absconding from court after being convicted in illegal arms case

Minister for medium, small and micro enterprises Rakesh Sachan has been accused of absconding from a court after being convicted in an old case of possessing illegal arms on Saturday.

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Work on Baradevi-Naubastasection to commence today

The construction work on the Baradevi to Naubasta elevated section of the 23km-long Corridor-1 of Kanpur Metro Rail Project (IIT to Naubasta) will begin on Monday.

8 Aug 2022 8:29 am
Head constable killed, another hurt in road accident

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.

8 Aug 2022 8:26 am
Digital Kumbh museum to come up at Arail

At a time when a number of projects are proposed in view of organising the Mahakumbh-2025 on a large scale, the district administration has also proposed to make a Digital Kumbh Museum at Arail.

8 Aug 2022 8:26 am