Akhilesh Yadav dissolves Samajwadi Party’s all units in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday dissolved the party’s entire Uttar Pradesh units including the state executive, and district and youth wings, sources said, as he attempts a course correction in the party after its Lok Sabha poll debacle. The party, however, has retained state president Naresh Uttam, they said. “Party president […]

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19 people killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: As many as 19 people lost their lives in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh where raging waters of major rivers have disrupted normal life, officials said on Thursday. “As many as 15 persons have died due to rain related incidents in different districts of the state. “The figure included three deaths in Amethi, […]

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4 persons killed in road accidents in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Four persons were killed in separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday. Two persons were killed while three others sustained serious injuries, when a truck hit a car in Faridpur area of Bareilly district, police said. The accident took place on Monday night when the five youth were returning from […]

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calls Uttar Pradesh scribe, brother killing’unacceptable’

New Delhi: Terming the killing of a journalist working for a Hindi daily and his brother in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur as “unacceptable”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her “shock” and grief over the incident. She extended her condolences to the family members of the two deceased and the team of the […]

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RSS Sangh should shed anti-reservation mindset: BSP chief Mayawati

New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati on Monday asked the RSS to shed its “anti-reservation mindset”, saying reservation was a constitutional provision and disturbing it would be an injustice. A day after Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said there should be a conversation in a harmonious atmosphere between those in favour of reservation and […]

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2 members killed, 3 injured in wall collapse in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district

New Delhi: Two members of a family, including a minor, were killed and three injured on Tuesday when a wall of their house collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur district due to heavy overnight rains, police said. The incident took place in the wee hours in Patehari village under Jigna police station area, they said. It […]

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Celebrate I-Day with pomp: Uttar Pradesh Government to madrasas

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh Board of Madrasa Education has issued an advisory to all madrasas – Islamic academic institutions – in the state to celebrate Independence Day with traditional fervour and also pay tributes to martyrs and acquaint students with contribution of freedom fighters. There are 16,461 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh. “You should direct […]

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Uttar Pradesh government to plant 22 crore saplings on August Kranti Diwas

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to plant a record 22 crore saplings in the state on August Kranti Diwas, complete with their ‘geotagging’ to keep an eye over their growth. The decision was taken by the state Cabinet in its meeting today chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, said government spokesperson […]

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Three persons killed as bus hits car in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district

New Delhi: Three persons were killed and two others injured when a roadways bus hit a car in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district on Thursday, police said. The accident occurred on Banda-Allahabad highway near Mahua village in Girwa area, they said. The bus, going from Banda to Karvi in Chitrakoot, hit a car coming from the […]

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