Namita Bajpai

Azam Khan responsible for Muzaffarnagar riots: Amar Singh

Khan drew the former SP leader's ire as the former, in an interview to a private news channel, had made 'threatening remarks'.

29 Aug 2018

Khoon Chuswa gang busted in UP's Basti, two arrested

The members of the group, caught red-handed by the police, used to sell the blood thus robbed from young boys to local hospitals and blood banks in adjoining districts as well.

29 Aug 2018

Iraq-based top Shia cleric issues fatwa over Ayodhya issue, says no shrine can be built on waqf land

Iraq's top Shia cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has issued a fatwa ruling that it was against Islam to construct any temple or any other shrine on the land belonging to Waqf properties.

29 Aug 2018

Akhara Parishad to perform last rites of destitutes and unclaimed bodies

The Parishad is not only contacting the saints living in villages of economically weaker blocks like Koraon, Meja, Shankargrah, but also the devotees coming to Lete Hanuman Ji temple.

28 Aug 2018

Unnao rape and murder case: Autopsy unclear over reason for witness' death

Though doctors failed to give out a certain reason of CBI witness Yunus Khan's death, they did not rule out the possibility of poisoning.

28 Aug 2018

Allahabad HC for three-judges panel to monitor working of shelter houses in UP

The order came when a division bench comprising Chief Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale and Justice Yashwant Varma was hearing the PIL related to the Deoria shelter home case.

28 Aug 2018

Unnao rape case: District administration gears up to exhume witness's body for autopsy, faces still resistance from family

Yunus Khan was the key witness in assault case of rape survivor's father who was thrashed allegedly by BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar's younger brother Atul Singh Sengar and his four aides.

25 Aug 2018

UP government may have to ground 2 out of 3 planes handling VIP movement as 4 state pilots resign

This might affect VVIP movement as the Chief Minister is a frequent flyer.

25 Aug 2018

Minor gang rape victim commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh; kin charge cops with foul play

The victim was reportedly abducted on August 20 by the accused and taken to a secluded building before being sexually assaulted.

24 Aug 2018

Unnao rape case: Key witness Yunus died of ailment, claims family

Yunus had died under mysterious circumstances on last Saturday and his body was buried immediately by his family without informing the CBI or the district police.

23 Aug 2018

Allahabad HC issues notice to Yogi Adityanath government on Hindu 'courts'

Petitioner Ankit Singh had sought intervention of the High Court against the constitution of 'Hindu courts' in several districts of western Uttar Pradesh.

23 Aug 2018

Unnao gang rape case: CBI's main witness dies, buried without autopsy

Gang rape survivor's kin cries foul, demands Unnao SP to exhume body.

22 Aug 2018

Yogi cabinet okays bill to restore anticipatory bail provisions after 42 years in UP

As per official sources, the Bill will be sent to the Centre for ratification after being passed by the state Assembly in the upcoming Monsoon Session commencing from Thursday.

21 Aug 2018

Licence, registration of Maharajganj madarsa suspended

Maulavi stopping students from singing national anthem, principal held.

21 Aug 2018

Rashtriya Bajrang Dal announces bounty of Rs 5 lakh on Sidhu's head

In a video message, Rashtriya Bajrang Dal's Agra District chief is shown flashing a cheque for Rs 5 lakh and announcing that he would give it to anyone who beheads Sidhu.

21 Aug 2018

Lucknow Diary: City still grappling to come out of shock after Vajpayee's demise

In what would be a befitting tribute to the former PM, the iconic Hazratganj crossing would be named after the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

21 Aug 2018

With majority in both houses, law can be enacted on Ram temple: UP Deputy CM Keshav Maurya

Leaders of political parties and members of the Muslim community raised objections to Maurya's suggestion and expressed doubts on the intent of the BJP government here on Monday.

21 Aug 2018

Lucknow  Diary

21 Aug 2018

Ancient Ayodhya set to get an ultra-modern twin

The Ram temple can wait. The Yogi Adityanath government has new plans for the holy town of Ayodhya.

19 Aug 2018

UP: Slim chance of smaller players getting big roles

While the major Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh are apparently joining hands to fight the ruling BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, fringe players, too, are weighing their options.

19 Aug 2018

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