Illegal mining: 18 sand-laden trolleys seized in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: A large quantity of sand illegally mined from the banks of the Yamuna in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh has been seized, an official said Thursday. A police team seized 18 trolleys loaded with sand, seven tractors, four bullock carts, a car and two motorcycles from an illegal mining site near Issapur Khurgyan […]

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searches three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with illegal mining scam

New Delhi: The CBI is carrying out searches at various locations in three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with an illegal mining scam, officials said Wednesday. The searches started this morning in Hamirpur, Fatehpur and Bulandshahr, they said. Further details are awaited as the operation is still on and may be expanded during the […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi,Lok Sabha. members greet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on birthday

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was on Wednesday greeted on his 68th birthday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and members of Lok Sabha. Wishing him, the prime minister said Singh is a hard- working person who, as defence minister, is working to strengthen the armed forces. In Lok Sabha, as soon as the Question […]

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Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) takes couple in custody from Bhopal

New Delhi: The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Uttar Pradesh police Tuesday took a couple in their custody here, a local police official said. Manish and his wife Amita alias Varsha, who hail from Jaunpur district, were taken into custody by a team of UP ATS, said inspector C S Raghuvanshi of Shahpura police station. […]

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Samajwadi Party Patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav attends House proceedings

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has not been keeping well, attended Lok Sabha proceedings on Monday. On June 18, an ailing Yadav was brought to the House in a wheel chair for taking oath. Since then, Yadav has not attended the House as he was undergoing treatment. The 79-year-old Yadav was […]

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29 People killed, 18 injured after bus falls from bridge in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Twenty-nine people were killed and 18 injured after a state-run bus skidded off the Yamuna Expressway and fell into a large drain in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, officials said. The bus was going from Lucknow to Delhi and had at least 50 passengers on board, they said. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has formed […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of passengers in Uttar Pradesh accident

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of 29 passengers in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh. An Uttar Pradesh roadways bus skidded off the six-lane Yamuna Expressway and fell into a large drain 50 feet below, killing 29 passengers and injuring 18. “Pained by the bus accident in Agra, Uttar […]

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Uttar Pradesh top cop trashes opposition charge on crime, claims improvement

New Delhi: Amid a mounting opposition attack on the law-and-order situation in Uttar Pradesh, the state’s top cop asserted on Friday that there was a drop in the crime rate due to prompt action by the police. “Thanks to prompt action by the police, there has been a fall in the crime graph across the […]

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Government looking to expedite Barhni-Kathmandu rail project

New Delhi: The government is looking to expedite the proposed Barhni-Kathmandu railway project and is awaiting Nepal’s concurrence for the inter-governmental agreement. Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi told the Lok Sabha that the External Affairs Ministry is following up with Nepal and is looking to expedite the process for the project. During the […]

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