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  • Sangeet Som: I don't oppose Taj Mahal, I oppose Mughals who built it

    After giving a statement on Taj Mahal that the historic monument was built by traitors, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som, on Monday, clarified his stand

    Oct 17, 2017, 09:57 IST

  • Adityanath does groundbreaking puja for Rs 6,500 crore gas terminal at Gorakhpur

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday did the groundbreaking puja for a Rs 6,500 crore GAIL gas terminal and a project of land levelling at the Gorakhpur Fertilizer Plant in Gorakhpur

    Oct 16, 2017, 15:50 IST

  • BJP once again turns to Ram to bolster flagging appeal in Uttar Pradesh

    The reason why the UP election results in May were a showpiece for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was that they represented, in the party's opinion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's continuing forward march

    Oct 14, 2017, 16:25 IST

  • Adityanath: When Rahul Gandhi campaigns, Congress loses

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday cornered Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying when he takes the onus of campaigning for his candidates, his party loses

    Oct 13, 2017, 18:10 IST

  • Anurag Kashyap supports short on Bulandshahr gang rape case

    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, known for making films with dark themes, is presenting a short film titled "Beautiful World". It is based on the 2016 incident that involved a woman and minor daughter getting gang raped in Bulandshahr district

    Oct 13, 2017, 11:00 IST

  • Police recover severed head after 8 days of murder in Uttar Pradesh

    The police on Wednesday said it has recovered the severed head of a man who was allegedly killed on October 2 in Gothni village

    Oct 11, 2017, 21:40 IST

  • Demand of earthen lamps surges ahead of Diwali

    Ahead of the gleaming festival of Diwali, potters in Uttar Pradesh are busy preparing earthen lamps. Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, is just around the corner and demand for the article goes up during this time of the year. In holy city of Varanasi, potters are making more than 1,000 lamps in a day to meet the surge in demand. These potters otherwise make clay utensils. However, the demand of clay lamps or diyas has been steadily decreasing over the years with the advent of cheap and decorative LED lights in the markets. The ages old festival of Diwali marks the homecoming of Hindu god, Lord Rama, after an exile of 14 years. On this day, people illuminate their houses with different types of lamps and lights. Fireworks displays and exchange of gifts and sweets with friends and family are an integral part of the festival celebration

    Oct 11, 2017, 19:38 IST

  • Rahul Gandhi does not want to step out of his diaper, says Sidharth Nath Singh

    Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister for Health Sidharth Nath Singh, on Tuesday, called Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi a boy who does not want to step out of his diaper. This statement came a day after Gandhi’s tweeted that Bharatiya Janata Party. President Amit Shah’s son Jay was 'the only beneficiary of demonetisation'

    Oct 10, 2017, 21:55 IST

  • Ranji Trophy Round-up: Uttar Pradesh fail to chase down 94-run target vs Rlys

    On a dicey pitch at the Ekana Stadium, Uttar Pradesh lost a battle of attrition against Railways in their opening Ranji Trophy match within three days

    Oct 09, 2017, 09:27 IST

  • 100-foot tall statue of Narendra Modi to be built in Meerut

    A grand temple in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut is going to build a 100-foot statue in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. JP Singh, a supporter of PM Modi, said that the temple will be built on five acres of land in the Sardhana area of Meerut. Speaking to media, JP Singh said a 100 foot statue of the Prime Minister will be installed, as he is inspired by the love PM Modi has for the country. He said the bhoomi pujan would be held on October 23. Singh added that the estimated expenditure of 10 crore would be generated out of public donations

    Oct 06, 2017, 21:32 IST

  • Watch video: Cars in Mohan Bhagwat's convoy hit each other

    Cars in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Mohan Bhagwat's convoy hit each other after one of the car's tyre burst in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. No casualty has been reported so far

    Oct 06, 2017, 11:40 IST

  • Speeding truck mows down three on Yamuna Expressway

    At least three youth died after a speeding truck ran over them on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura on Thursday morning. The truck hit the deceased who were had come for morning walk on the road. Following the accident, enraged passersby blocked the highway for several hours, creating panic for the commuters. The truck driver fled from the spot. In another accident case in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh, a trolley turned turtle injuring over 20 people. The injured are being treated at a hospital.

    Sep 28, 2017, 21:31 IST

  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST

  • Police verification of staff, drivers, conductors made mandatory in Lucknow schools

    The education department of Uttar Pradesh has made police verification of the staff, bus drivers and conductors mandatory for the schools in the state capital here in the wake of the brutal murder of a seven-year-old boy in a school in Gurgaon, Harya

    Sep 11, 2017, 20:15 IST

  • Muslim woman assaulted by husband for making PM Modi, CM Yogi paintings

    A Muslim woman from Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district was assaulted by her husband for making portraits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Nagma’s family tried to sort out the matter with the help of Panchayat, but husband is not ready to take her back and demands divorce

    Sep 11, 2017, 13:32 IST

  • Celebrity hairstylist Jawed Habib sacks franchisee over Hindu gods parody ad

    A day after a lawyer in UP filed a court case against hairstylist Jawed Habib for allegedly using images of Hindu gods and goddesses in an ad, the brand said that the ad was not approved by Habib

    Sep 07, 2017, 21:24 IST

  • 2 dead, 2 injured as boundary wall collapses in Sector 78

    At least two persons were killed and two others got injured after a boundary wall of Antriksh Golf view building collapsed in Noida Sector-78 on Wednesday. The deceased includes a woman and her 5-year-old daughter, who were killed after the building collapsed following heavy rains

    Sep 07, 2017, 12:34 IST

  • 7 coaches of Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express derail in Uttar Pradesh

    Seven coaches of the Jabalpur-bound Shaktipunj Express derailed on Thursday morning in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, a railway official said

    Sep 07, 2017, 08:57 IST

  • Suspended JD(U) leader's son Rocky Yadav to be sentenced today

    Suspended Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Manorama Devi's son Rocky Yadav, and three others will be sentenced on Wednesday at the Gaya court in Bihar in connection with a road rage case

    Sep 06, 2017, 11:57 IST

  • Watch video: Mother, her two sons murdered while sleeping

    A mother and her two sons were allegedly killed by unidentified person in Ganesh Puram colony of Mathura. All three of them were sleeping when they were killed on Sunday night. As soon as the locals came to know about the murders, the entire locality was saddened

    Sep 04, 2017, 12:01 IST

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