UP: Ex-Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma refuses, Opposition leaders unlikely to join Bharat Jodo Yatra

Congress had extended invite to Dr Dinesh Sharma in the capacity of LU professor and several leaders of non-BJP parties, including SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati.

28 Dec 2022

Union Home Ministry approves name change of two places in Uttar Pradesh

The ‘no-objection’ certificates were issued by the Union Home ministry for changing the name of ‘Mundera Baazar’ municipal council in Gorakhpur district and ‘Telia Afghan’ village in Deoria district.

27 Dec 2022

UP: Urban local body polls only after reservation to OBCs, says CM Yogi

CM Yogi said the authorities were going through the High Court order in detail and the state government would consider all the legal aspects associated with it.

27 Dec 2022

Allahabad HC allows urban local body polls in UP without OBC reservation

In the 87-page order, the bench said until the “triple test/conditions” mandated by the SC were completed by the state government, no reservation for the Backward Class of citizens shall be provided.

27 Dec 2022

Congress invites Akhilesh, Maya, Jayant to join Bharat Jodo in UP leg

While all non-BJP opposition leaders have been invited to join the yatra, Dinesh Sharma has been invited as an educationist and former professor of Lucknow University. 

27 Dec 2022

Ukrainian commits suicide in Varanasi, had lost many family members in ongoing war with Russia

Would often talk of 'Moksha', had a Russian girlfriend, say locals.

27 Dec 2022

Allahabad High Court reserves order over OBC quota issue in UP urban local bodies

The common refrain of the petitioners was that the state government had reserved four of the 17 mayoral seats for OBC without following the triple test norm.

25 Dec 2022

Mathura court orders survey of Shahi Idgah mosque after January 2

This is the second such order after a Varanasi court had ordered a survey of the Gyanvapi mosque, adjacent to Kashi Vishwanath temple.

25 Dec 2022

Mirzapur’s Sania: Daughter of TV mechanic who is set to become first Muslim woman IAF pilot

Strongly believing that language can never be a barrier on the way to success, Sania, a student of Hindi medium, said that firm determination paved her way to success.

24 Dec 2022

Mathura case: Allahabad HC directs CBI for report on officers

The HC bench disposed of the PIL as the CBI has completed the probe and has submitted the chargesheet at CBI court.

24 Dec 2022

UP CM Yogi reviews preparedness to meet re-emerging COVID challenge

With no immediate worry with the positivity rate remaining as low as 0.01 per cent in the state, CM Yogi directed the officials to sensitize the people to use face masks in crowded and public places.

22 Dec 2022

'Will follow all rules': Khurshid rules out suspension of Yatra after centre’s COVID advisory

Mandaviya claimed that the Centre’s advisory to stop Bharat Jodo Yatra on the pretext of Covid scare was a reflection of Union government’s fear due to the success of the march across the country.

22 Dec 2022

UP madrasa board mulls PG, UG degree upgrade

The proposal is significant as it comes after the controversial survey in which about 8,500 madrasas were found unrecognised.

22 Dec 2022

Nine policemen convicted in 2006 Etah fake encounter case

The case pertains to the fake encounter of a carpenter, Rajaram, in central UP’s Etah in 2006 for demanding wages for the work he had done in the kitchen of one of the accused.

22 Dec 2022

UP: School calls 'Tantrik' to treat girls taken ill after mid-day meal in Mahoba district

The incident took place on Monday when the school authorities instead of taking the students to a hospital, called in a ‘Tantrik' and asked him to dispossess them of 'bad spirits.'

21 Dec 2022