Namita Bajpai

Clean chit to Kanpur cops as probe finds gangster encounter genuine

When the policemen challenged the criminals, they allegedly opened fire and the police team retaliated and eliminated both of them.

4 hours ago

Sakshi Maharaj says Owaisi’s AIMIM will help BJP in UP, West Bengal

Owaisi had been on a day-long  trip to eastern UP districts including Varanasi, Mau, Jaunpur and Azamgarh on Tuesday to strengthen his party’s base ahead of the 2022 Assembly polls.

5 hours ago

UP: Congress, BJP lock horns over Savarkar’s portrait in House gallery

A portrait of Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar in the picture gallery of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council has sparked a row.

5 hours ago

UP govt moves SC seeking transfer of all pleas against 'love jihad' law to apex court

Additional Advocate General Manish Goyal had urged the Chief Justice of Allahabad HC to adjourn the matter sine die as the SC had issued a notice in the case to the state government.

19 Jan 2021

Former BSP leaders Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Ramachal Rajbhar held in 2016 case, sent to jail

Both the leaders had used indecent language against the mother, wife, and daughter of BJP leader Dayashankar Singh in response to the latter's unpleasant comments on BSP supremo Mayawati.

19 Jan 2021

'Heart attack led to demise': Doctors say UP ward boy's death has no vaccine link

A section of media and the family of the ward boy had attributed his demise to the side effects of the vaccine

18 Jan 2021

An oasis of hope in parched Bundelkhand

As tube wells and handpumps go dry, women volunteers build check dams and repair natural water bodies in villages to regain the wealth they had lost, finds Namita Bajpai.

17 Jan 2021

Biggest fund raising drive launched to collect donations for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya

In the temple town, the donation drive, formally known as Shree Ram Janmbhoomi Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, was started simultaneously from 400 locations.

15 Jan 2021

BJP announces four candidates for UP Legislative Council polls

While the process of filing nomination papers for council polls is under way till January 18, the voting for the dozen seats will take place on January 28.

15 Jan 2021

BSP chief Mayawati to go alone in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand Assembly polls in 2022

The former Uttar Pradesh CM promised free anti-COVID vaccine if she were elected to power in the state.

15 Jan 2021

Allahabad HC asks UP cops not to harass couple under anti-conversion law, seeks state govt’s reply

The court also directed the state government counsel to file a response in connection with the petition filed by wife Chandani and her husband.

14 Jan 2021

Ex-IAS officer and Modi's trusted lieutenant AK Sharma joins BJP, likely to get crucial role in UP

BJP would benefit from Sharma's administrative experience gained while working with the PM closely -- especially the six years which he spent at the PMO.

14 Jan 2021

30-day notice under UP Special Marriage Act optional, says HC

The court said publication of such a notice and inviting objections to it, “would be an infringement of the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy”.

14 Jan 2021

Babri demolition case: HC adjourns for two weeks hearing on plea against acquittal of accused

Hearing the matter, the single-judge bench comprising Justice Rakesh Srivastava adjourned the matter for two weeks asking the petitioners to correct the documentary mistakes in the plea

13 Jan 2021

Rae Bareli Congress MLA rewards Somnath Bharti’s ink attacker Rs 51,000

Rakesh Singh claimed that Somnath Bharti was punished for his “abusive language” which he was using to address UP CM.

12 Jan 2021