Uttar Pradesh polls 2022: Secular parties vie for share of Hindutva pie

After launching her party's Kisan Nyay Yatra, the Congress leader landed at Rohania with her forehead smeared with sandalwood paste.

28 minutes ago

SP, BSP district chiefs among seven held for raping 17-year-old girl over five years in UP

The girl named 25 people in her complaint including her father and uncle along with three unknown persons

1 hour ago

SBSP chief Rajbhar hints at return to old alliance with BJP ahead of 2022 Uttar Pradesh polls

Rajbhar heads the Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha (BSM), a conglomerate of 10 smaller regional groups. Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM is also part of it.

18 hours ago

2022 UP polls: BJP begins mega farmers' outreach programme, to cover 58,000 panchayats

The outreach programme is an effort by the BJP to placate the protesting farmers who have been on warpath for the last 10 months.

15 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur violence: Ashish Mishra's associate brought to Lucknow for recovery of weapons

So far, six accused – Ashish Mishra, Ankit Das, Ashish Pandey, Luvkush, Latif aka Kale and Shekhar Bharti – have been arrested and grilled by the SIT in connection with the violence

15 Oct 2021

Cops recreate Lakhimpur crime but Tikait raps ‘red carpet arrest’

But the farmers seem to be dissatisfied with the investigation with Bharatiya Kisan Union’s  Rakesh Tikait reiterating their demand for  the dismissal of Teni. 

15 Oct 2021

Shivpal prefers alliance with Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh non-committal

“Our Samajik Parivartan Yatra took off from Mathura on October 12, the birthplace of Lord Krishna.

15 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra denied bail, two more arrested

Ashish Mishra, who was arrested on October 9 by the special investigation team after 12 hours of questioning, had been sent to three days in police custody from Tuesday.

13 Oct 2021

No stage space for political leaders at last prayers of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri

A stage was erected in a sprawling space of 30 acres, barely a kilometre away from the spot of violence. Priyanka and other Congress leaders reached around 1 pm.

13 Oct 2021

Lucknow diary: DNA data bank, glittering pandals and more

DNA bank is an efficient, simple and long-term method to conserve the genetic information about the plants providing endless information about each species.

13 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Prime accused Ashish Mishra grilled as aide Ankit Das files surrender plea

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Chintaram had allowed Ashish to be taken into three-day police custody.

12 Oct 2021

2022 UP polls: Akhilesh Yadav to embark upon Vijay Yatra to woo voters

The yatra would promise justice to farmers, youths, Dalits and people from deprived sections, backwards, and minorities.

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Congress demands Ajay Mishra's scalp as BJP distances from his son

Meanwhile, Congress leaders led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra staged a silent protest (maun vrat) demanding Mishra's dismissal.

11 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra sent to 3-day police remand

On Saturday, he was grilled for around 12 hours in connection with the case in which eight persons, including four farmers, were killed. 

11 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi's government is for billionaires, not farmers: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Varanasi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra claimed that nobody including the poor, deprived, downtrodden and women, was safe under the Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

11 Oct 2021