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UP govt to file status report in SC on encounter of Vikas Dubey & his aides

The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it would file a status report on encounters of gangster Vikas Dubey and his associates. A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said it may consider appointing a committee headed by a former judge to inquire into the encounters of Dubey, his aides as...

14-year-old girl found dead in school; family alleges rape, murder

A 14-year-old girl was found dead at a boarding school in UP’s Noida. Her family has alleged that she was raped, killed and the body cremated without their consent by the institute management, police said on Monday. The incident allegedly took place on July 3 at the school in Sector 115 and came to light...

Undernourishment down, obesity up in India: UN report

The number of undernourished people in India has declined by 60 million in over a decade, according to a UN report which said that there were less stunted children but more obese adults in the country. The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million...

Priyanka Gandhi questions logic behind weekend lockdown in UP

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday attacked the Yogi Adityanath government over the rising coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh, saying no one has understood the logic of the weekend lockdown “baby pack” and efforts are on to hide failures. Her attack came after the Uttar Pradesh government decided to impose a stricter lockdown across...

UP Governor Anandiben Patel given additional charge of Madhya Pradesh

Former Gujarat Chief minister and present governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel has been given additional charge as governor of Madhya Pradesh. Her term will be effective from the date she assumes charge of office in the absence of Lal Ji Tandon, an order from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind reads. Madhya Pradesh...

Cow, Ganga and Gita has made India a world leader: UP BJP minister

UP cabinet minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary on Saturday said that it was ‘ the cow, Ganga and Gita’ that has made the country a world leader. “The cow, Ganga and Gita are the identity of India. It is because of them that India became a vishwa guru (world leader),” Chaudhary, the dairy development, animal husbandry...

Yogi Adityanath to head UP commission to safeguard workers jobs, rights

Uttar Pradesh cabinet headed by chief minister Yogi Adityanath has approved the setting up of a commission to safeguard the interests of workers amid the huge migrant exodus to the state after clamping of nationwide lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak in March this year, according to a PTI report. The proposal to set up the...

10 million followers of UP CM Yogi Adityanath on Twitter

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is gaining popularity on social media platform. CM Yogi Adityanath, who has been in the limelight due to his fiery decisions, has got one crore (10 million) followers on Twitter. In this case, CM Yogi has defeated many veterans while come close to some of the veterans leaders. National...

Driving without a helmet in UP will get you a fine of Rs1000

The Yogi government on Tuesday said that anyone caught driving a two-wheeler without a helmet in the state will be fined Rs1,000. Earlier, driving a two-wheeler without a helmet attracted a fine of Rs500 in the state. The state has now doubled it. Read also: India’s fight against COVID-19 example of cooperative federalism: PM Modi It...

Man dies, body ferried in garbage van as workers fear COVID-19

A video of a body being carried in a garbage van over fears of COVID-19 has gone viral. The 42-year-old man who died on the road was dumped in the back of a garbage van and taken to the police station in Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh. The video shows the man being picked up by...

Kanpur IG pays fine for not wearing mask, sets example

Setting an example, Inspector General of Police (Kanpur range) Mohit Agarwal got himself challaned for not wearing a mask in public. Agarwal asked the Station House Officer of Barra police station, Ranjeet Singh, to fine him for stepping out without wearing a mask. The SHO made the challan and handed over a copy to the...

Pregnant woman dies in ambulance after 13-hour hunt for a hospital bed

An eight-month pregnant woman died in an ambulance after a frantic 13-hour hospital hunt failed to find her a bed as over half-a-dozen facilities denied her treatment, her family claimed on Saturday. Neelam, 30, and her husband Vijender Singh, 30, knocked the doors of eight hospitals, including government ones, before she died in the ambulance...