updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

A Crucial Yogi Adityanath Plan Is Cleared By Supreme Court

Monday, 24 April 2017 18:36
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has cleared the plan submitted by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to fill lakhs of vacancies in the police force of India's most populous state. Yogi Adityanath, who took over as Chief Minister of…

Woman Ran Into UP Police Station For Protection, Shot Dead

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:38
MAINPURI, UTTAR PRADESH: A woman was chased and shot dead inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh on Monday night, allegedly over a land dispute. The man who shot her tried to run away but was caught and beaten by…

Yogi Adityanath Order In 2nd Cabinet Meeting

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18:17
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has in his second cabinet meeting held this morning ordered 18-hour power supply in villages and 24 hours in district headquarters of the state. A farm loan waiver had headlined the new Chief Minister's…

Roadside Cafe Street in Agra by the end of 2016

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:38
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct a Roadside Cafe Street in Agra, an official said on Wednesday. The street, spread over 7,120 square metres in Fatehabad would cost the government Rs 36 crore."It is being developed on…

UP, Taj to 'Go Gold' for kids with cancer

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:48
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav seems keen to wear a gold ribbon this September, even as the Taj and the state will 'Go Gold' for children with cancer."UP to Go Gold in association with Cankids -- National NGO,"…

Heavy rains in Lucknow, traffic travails

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:12
Lucknow: Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and some parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh early Wednesday.The rains brought down temperature and ended a brief spell of hot and humid weather over the last one week.Officials of the regional Met department said the…

Akhilesh sacks Kanpur CMS after kid dies due to lack of treatment

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:01
Lucknow: After furore over death of a 12-year-old boy for want of treatment in Kanpur as visuals of his desperate father carrying him on his shoulders surfaced on the social media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late on Tuesday…

Ghaziabad DM serves notice to Vasundhara DPS

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:32
Ghaziabad:Ghaziabad District Magistrate (DM) Nidhi Kesarwani on Tuesday served notice to Delhi Public School (Vasundhara), which expelled a class 8 student reportedly because her father moved the court against "arbitrary" fee hike by the school."I have issued notice to the…

UP government okays cashless medical treatment for staff

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:02
Lucknow: Keeping its promise, the Uttar Pradesh government will make available cashless medical treatment to its employees and pensioners, an official said on Tuesday.A government order (GO) in this regard has been issued, Principal Secretary (Medical Health and Family Welfare)…

Nonagenarian threatens 'jal samadhi', seeking liquor ban in UP

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 16:58
Agra: A 98-year-old former freedom fighter has threatened to end his life by 'jal samadhi' on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) unless the Uttar Pradesh government completely bans the sale of liquor in the state.Chimman Lal Jain announced on Monday that…