Al Qaeda Module Busted In UP Planned Suicide Attacks In Lucknow: Police

An Al Qaeda unit busted in Uttar Pradesh planned terrorist attacks – including suicide bombings – in crowded areas of Lucknow and other cities in the state, the police said on Sunday. Two men named Minhaj Ahmed and Maseeruddin, also known as Mushir – both residents of Lucknow district – have…

12 of family drown in Saryu river in Ayodhya, six dead, three still missing

Six people died on Friday as a family of twelve drowned while taking a bath in the Saryu river in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. While six bodies were pulled out, and three people were rescued, three others are still missing. Police and local divers are carrying on the search and rescue operation for the missing people.…

BSP To Fight Solo In UP, Uttarakhand, Mayawati Says No Plans For Tie-Ups

The Bahujan Samaj Party will go solo in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand state polls, to be held early next year, party chief Mayawati tweeted this morning, refuting media reports that plans are afoot to tie up with Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in the state. Mayawati underlined that her party has only announced a…

UP University Exams 2021: Uttar Pradesh Govt. asks universities to complete exams by August 15, Details here

Uttar Pradesh, UP University Exams 2021 are likely to begin soon. Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Dr Dinesh Sharma has informed the vice chancellors of state affiliated universities to complete examinations by August 15, 2021. Students can get more information on the exams from the website of their…

UP: Man accused of raping toddler tries to flee, shot in leg by police

A 30-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district, accused of raping a toddler, was shot in the leg by the police on Tuesday after he tried to flee custody. The man was arrested for allegedly raping a one-and-a-half-year-old girl in a village in Bahraich district on Monday night. According to the police, the…

PM Modi’s trusted aide, ex-IAS officer AK Sharma appointed vice president of UP BJP

The Uttar Pradesh BJP unit has appointed its state MLC AK Sharma, a former IAS officer, as its state vice president. BJP state unit’s chief Swatantra Dev Singh made the announcement of the new appointment on Saturday. AK Sharma is also considered Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most-trusted bureaucrat as he…

Newborn Girl In Wooden Box Found Floating In Ganga, Rescued By Boatman

A newborn girl in a wooden box floating in the Ganga river, along the Dadri Ghat in Ghazipur, was brought home by a boatman.  The girl was spotted by local boatman Gullu Chahudhary, who says he wants to bring up the child as it is a gift from the river Ganga. The box carrying the infant was studded with pictures…

Day After Flagging Mafia Threat, UP Journalist Dies; Cops Say ‘Accident’

Sulabh Shrivastava’s death has been slammed by the Congress, with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hitting out at Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his government A television journalist based in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district died Sunday night in what the police have called a “motorcycle accident”.…

PM Narendra Modi meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz

There is also a growing buzz about the Cabinet expansion in Uttar Pradesh after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met the BJP top brass during his two-day visit to the national capital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held deliberations with Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president J P Nadda amid…

Yogi Adityanath reaches Delhi, likely to meet PM amid ‘discontent’ in UP

Yogi Adityanath’s visit assumes significance as the politically crucial state of UP is going to polls early next year. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday arrived in New Delhi where he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence. His visit assumes significance as the politically crucial…