Uttar Pradesh Kasganj riots: Police ignored telltale signs

The conflagration could have been avoided had police and administration not failed to gauge underlying tension.

04 Feb 2018

Those opposed to temple should go to Pakistan, Bangladesh: Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi

Waseem Rizvi said fundamental forces in Muslim community like Zakir Naik should join ISIS in Syria.

02 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj violence: Main accused in Chandan Gupta murder case held

Petition seeking NIA probe, Rs 50 lakh relief, martyr’s status for Chandan Gupta has been dismissed.

31 Jan 2018

Bareilly District Magistrate summoned, sought explanation for Facebook posts on Kasganj clashes

Violence –hit city limps back to normal, 118 persons arrested so far, Centre seeks report.

31 Jan 2018

Fresh violence, arson rock Kasganj; schools, colleges shut

Fresh incidents of arson rocked trouble-torn Kasganj, which was limping back to normalcy, as a mob on Saturday set ablaze private buses and three shops, and vandalised a place of worship.

28 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh sees protests ahead of 'Padmaavat' release

The state police, meanwhile, issued a state wide alert over the release of 'Padmaavat' in Uttar Pradesh.

24 Jan 2018

Class I student stabbed: Principal arrested, CM Yogi Adityanath visits victim

The principal of the private school in Lucknow where a Class I student was stabbed inside a toilet by a senior girl student, has been arrested for covering up the incident and tampering with evidence.

19 Jan 2018

It’s time for change, claims Rahul Gandhi on maiden visit to Amethi

AICC chief Rahul Gandhi accused the ruling BJP government of befooling people by lying to them for the past three and a half years.

16 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath advises Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to focus on Amethi

Adityanath while talking to media, averred that instead of resorting to new lows, the Congress party should focus on development of the nation.

16 Jan 2018

Infamous BRD Medical College’s records gutted

Baba Raghav Das Medical College (BRDMC) of Gorakhpur has hit the headlines again after the principal’s office and the adjacent record room caught fire around 10 am on Monday.

09 Jan 2018

Magh Mela: Young folk flock to Sangam in search of spiritualism

If you thought that Magh Mela and Kalpwas, the month-long stay in tents with basic amenities, were only for the elderly and rural folks, do pay a visit to Sangam — the  confluence of the rivers.

07 Jan 2018

Muslim women welcome triple talaq bill, but AIMPLB mounts a last-ditch attempt to get it stalled

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has started talks with Muslim MPs from Opposition parties, urging them to stall the passage of the bill in the Parliament.

28 Dec 2017

Process to withdraw 20,000 cases against politicians, including Yogi Adityanath, takes off in Uttar Pradesh

The withdrawal would include cases against CM Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CM Keshav Maurya, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, BJP MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj.

27 Dec 2017

Triple talaq victims slam All India Muslim Personal Law Board for opposing government bill

A day after the All India Muslim Personal Law Board opposed the Centre’s proposed bill by calling it anti-women, unislamic and unconstitutional, the victims came out to slam the Board.

25 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath defies 29-year-old Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers' jinx, lands in Noida

There is a superstition that any chief minister visiting Noida loses power and does not come back to assume the office again.

23 Dec 2017