Uttar Pradesh
India  /  Published 23.09.19

No relief from arrest for Shahjahanpur woman

The Allahabad High Court on Monday refused to grant relief to the law student who sought a stay of her arrest in an extortion case filed by rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand.A two-judge bench, comp...
By PTI in Allahabad

India  /  Published 14.09.19

‘43 clips’ against rape-accused

The law student who has accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of raping her for over a year said on Saturday she had submitted “43 authentic video clips” that would prove her allegations against the for...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Supreme Court raps ‘court is ours’ claim on Ayodhya

The five-judge constitution bench hearing the Ayodhya dispute on Thursday expressed strong disapproval of an Uttar Pradesh minister’s purported comment that the “Supreme Court is ours”, making i...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.10.18

Adulterated blood racket in UP

Uttar Pradesh police’s special task force has arrested five members of a gang accused of running an illegal blood bank that had been selling adulterated blood at inflated rates in Lucknow for the pa...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

Yogi's Gorakhpur has become a cow sanctuary

Not long ago, a special ambulance service was launched by the state government for injured cows. But a senior official at the local Baba Raghav Das Medical College tells me that most of the trauma pat...
By Sonia Sarkar in


India  /  Published 09.11.19

Like a lollipop, we got land, says Muslim litigant

Like children are given lollipops, the Muslims have been given land in Ayodhya, Muslim side petitioner Haji Mehboob said today. “Jaise bachchon ko lollypop diya jata hain, wahi tareeke se unhon...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Ayodhya security prod

The Union home ministry has asked all the states, especially Uttar Pradesh, to tighten overall security with the Supreme Court expected to pronounce its judgment on the Ayodhya land case by next week....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

EPF funds diversion rocks Yogi government, 2 held

Two former executives of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited have been arrested on the charge of illegally investing Rs 2,631 crore of the Employees Provident Fund money, and with a company th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Second teacher scam engulfs Yogi govt

The Yogi Adityanath government was on Tuesday grappling with a second appointment controversy, involving 69,000 teachers, amid an already raging scandal over 25 school science teachers being recruited...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Dalit teen shot after temple visit

A teenaged Dalit boy was shot dead in an Uttar Pradesh village on Saturday night five days after he had prayed at a local temple defying upper caste objections, the bereaved father has alleged.Four yo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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