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UP man walks to police station with wife's severed head
Agra, Nov 11 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh severed the head of his wife when she tried to stop him from drinking, and later walked to the police station carrying the head.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Subdued jubilation in Ayodhya after verdict
Ayodhya, Nov 9 (IANS) Heavy restrictions in the holy town of Ayodhya may not have allowed celebrations for the Supreme Court verdict that clears the way for the construction of the Ram temple but a subdued sense of relief and happiness was palpable.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Crackdown on corruption, FIR in LED scam in UP
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Continuing its crackdown on corruption, the Yogi Adityanath government, has lodged an FIR against six firms that had committed forgery in LED van operations in the state.
2019-11-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Viineet Kumar starts shooting for 'Thiruttu Payale 2'
Varanasi, Nov 4 (IANS) After wooing audiences with his roles in "Bard of Blood" and "Saand Ki Aankh", actor Viineet Kumar has commenced the shoot for the Hindi remake of the Tamil film "Thiruttu Payale 2".
2019-11-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Agra to host first-ever International Film Festival
Agra, Nov 2 (IANS) Films from 10 countries across the world would be showcased at the first-ever 'Global Taj International Film Festival' in Agra from November 15 to 17.
2019-11-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Uttarakhand Minister's social media accounts hacked
Dehradun, Nov 2 (IANS) Cyber criminals have hacked all the social media accounts of Uttarakhand Urban Development Minister Madan Mohan Kaushik. Kaushik is currently touring the US and is expected to return on November 8.
2019-11-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Karwariya brothers convicted for SP MLA's murder
Prayagraj, Oct 31 (IANS) Former BSP MP Kapil Muni Karwariya, his brothers former BJP MLA Udai Bhan Karwariya and Suraj Bhan Karwariya along with one Ram Chandra aka Kallu have been convicted for the murder of SP leader Jawahar Yadav.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akhilesh Yadav to embark on statewide cycle yatra
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav may soon embark on a statewide cycle yatra to mobilise party cadres.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NBRI to launch plant-based oral care products
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) has developed three indigenously made plant-based oral care and grooming products to be launched soon in the market.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
RSS cancels all Nov events ahead of Ayodhya verdict
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) In view of the Supreme Court's verdict in the Ram Janmabhumi-Babri Masjid title dispute case on November 17, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has cancelled all its programmes lined up for the month of November and has asked its workers to cancel their touring schedules as well.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mayawati will never become UP CM again: BJP MLA
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 30 (IANS) Controversial Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Surendra Singh has said that Bahujan Samjwadi Party chief Mayawati, who has thrice served as chief minister of the state, 'will have to take another birth to become a chief minister'.
2019-10-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
29 held for attacking police team in Varanasi
Varanasi, Oct 29 (IANS) Twenty-nine persons were arrested in connection with the attack on a police team that raided the Hansos village in Varanasi on Monday night to arrest two criminals.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amethi police in the dock over custodial death
Amethi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Amethi police is in the dock over a businessman who died in its custody on Tuesday. The case is related to a loot of Rs 26 lakh from a bank in Amethi on October 5.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Statues of criminals - A dangerous trend in UP (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) The trend of installing statues of persons with deemed a criminal antecedent threatens to acquire dangerous proportions in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Police retrieve woman's body from funeral pyre
Bulandshahr, Oct 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police have retrieved the body of a woman from a burning pyre here, after which it was sent for post-mortem.
2019-10-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Massive fire guts diwali fireworks market in Taj city
Agra Oct 26 (IANS) A massive fire on Saturday gutted more than half a dozen temporary shops in the busy Sultanpura market, close to the Agra Cantt railway station.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stunned by rout in bypolls, BSP struggles to save core voters
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party, which won 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh May this year, has been handed a washout by the voters in the Assembly bypolls. Of its 11 candidates, five candidates could not even open their accounts in the bypolls, and six lost their deposits.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kamlesh Tiwari's wife Kiran to be new Hindu Samaj Party chief
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Kiran Tiwari, wife of slain Hindu Samaj Party (HSP) chief, will take charge as the new president of the party here on Saturday.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Man pastes Rs 21 lakh worth of gold to smuggle it
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) The Customs Department at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Friday apprehended a man trying to smuggle 542g gold valued at Rs 21,46,320 lakh.
2019-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Don't burst crackers, just eat them now
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Crackers, rockets and "Sutli bombs" that you can eat and not ignite, cash notes that you can give but not preserve and playing cards that you can snack on but not play.
2019-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Modi asks party workers to connect with old BJP workers
Varanasi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, asked party workers to make a list of old and senior party workers and establish a connect with them.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP bypolls: BJP leads in 7 assembly seats, Congress in 1 (4th Lead)
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now leading in seven Assembly seats, Samajwadi Party (SP) in two and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and the Congress in one each.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
RSS chief's 5-day workshop for saffron outfits in Haridwar from Oct 30
Dehradun, Oct 23 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will conduct a five-day workshop of organisation heads of all saffron outfits at Haridwar's Premnagar Ashram from October 30.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP govt to spend Rs 133 cr on Deepotsav, now a state event
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The much-publicised 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya later this week will now be an official function and the Uttar Pradesh government will bear the entire expenses of the event. A decision to this effect has been taken by the state Cabinet.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Lawyers teach cops a lesson on traffic rules
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) Policemen who themselves flout traffic rules, got a taste of their own medicine when a group of lawyers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district deflated the tyres of their vehicles. The lawyers also took away the keys of some of the vehicles.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ayodhya: 'Sundar Kand' recital to ensure favourable verdict
Prayagraj, Oct 23 (IANS) As the date for the verdict on the Ayodhya title dispute inches closer, saints and seers have held a recitation of the 'Sunder Kand' from "Ram Charit Manas" at a temple here on the banks of Sangam in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Salman Khurshid praises Aayushman Bharat scheme
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid here on Tuesday praised the Aayushman Bharat scheme saying it must get everyone's support.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Priyanka to brainstorm over UP strategy in Raebareli
Raebareli, Oct 22 (IANS) The newly formed Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee is holding a three-day brainstorming and training session in Raebareli beginning Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
AMU to tie up with wildlife dept on conservation efforts
Aligarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Research scholars in the Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, will now share their expertise with Uttar Pradesh's wildlife department. The experts will lend a helping hand in the conservation of many species on the verge of extinction in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Conventional markets hit by e-commerce companies
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) E-commerce companies are buying and selling goods on the Internet and are expanding their footprints everyday. This has impacted the business of local markets in a big way. Even during the festival season, most of the local markets here continue to look deserted, said the traders association on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
UP bypolls record low voter turnout at 44.4%
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling in the by-elections to 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded a low turnout of 44.47 per cent at 5 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tiger mauls farmer, forest watcher in UP's Pilibhit
Pilibhit, Oct 21 (IANS) A 50-year-old farmer was injured when a tiger pounced on him while he was working in his paddy field adjacent to the Haripur forest range in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sachin Pilot, Manisha Koirala close fourth Himalayan Echoes
Nainital, October 20 Oct 20 (IANSlife) Celebrity headliners Sachin Pilot, the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Manisha Koirala, actor-author, closed the second and final day of the fourth edition of Himalayan Echoes: Kumaon Festival of Literature and Arts here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Why Stephen Alter calls Himalayas home
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) The early winter air ran crisp in Nainital, and as India-born American author Stephen Alter sat facing the vast mountainscape, he fronted an audience, and a question on what made him fall in love with the Himalayas. "I didn't have much choice, because it is home," was his answer.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Suspended UP headmaster reinstated with a warning
Pilibhit, Oct 20 (IANS) Furqan Ali, the headmaster of a government primary school in Pilibhit, who was suspended last week for making children sing Iqbal's famous 'Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri', has been reinstated and transferred to another school.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
UP bypolls: Opposition hopes for big upset on many seats
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are hoping for a big upset in the bypolls in 11 Assembly constituencies, the campaigning for which came to an end on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kumaon Lit Fest focuses on sustainability and Irish writing
Nainital, Oct 19 (IANSlife) With a stellar line-up of thought-provoking sessions, the fourth edition of the two-day Kumaon Festival of literature and arts, named Himalayan Echoes, kicked off on Saturday in Nainital here.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Why UP government took U-turn on mobile ban in colleges
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Within hours of banning mobile phones in colleges and universities, the Uttar Pradesh government has taken a u-turn.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
TV debates in public places banned in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 18 (IANS) Anticipating deterioration of the law and order situation and to maintain communal harmony ahead of the Supreme Court's final verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, the Ayodhya administration has banned television debates in public places in the city.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
No more chilli attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilli bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are at their wit's end now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
No more chilly attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilly bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are at their wit's end now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP POCSO court convicts man in 10 days, sets record
Rae Bareli, Oct 17 (IANS) A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli has created a new record by convicting a rape accused and awarding life sentence to him in a span of 10 working days.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP cop with cardiac problems seeks permission to end life
Amethi, Oct 17 (IANS) A police constable posted in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district and suffering from cardiac ailments has sought permission from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to end his life because his department has turned down his plea for transfer to a place near his home.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Onion, tomatoes, garlic stolen in Lucknow
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Bizarre though it may sound but a man in Lucknow has been robbed of onions, garlic and tomatoes. The soaring prices of these vegetables apparently have a lot to do with the theft.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP cancels leave of all officials till November 30
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled the leave of all government officials posted in various districts till November 30.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
VHP stalls 'Trishul Diksha' in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has ended its 'Trishul Diksha' programme in Ayodhya and other places 15 days ahead of its scheduled date of culmination.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Tourists to fill up safety bond at Dudhwa National Park now
Lakhimpur, Oct 16 (IANS) Visitors to the Dudhwa National Park in the Terai region of Uttar Pradesh will now be required to fill up a bond saying that in event of any mishap, they would alone be responsible for the consequences.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Women officers to review UP schemes for women
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has appointed women nodal officers, who will visit the various districts and review the schemes launched by the state government for the welfare of women.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics