Officials said 39 people in the state have died from lightning in the last five days, prompting authorities to issue new guidelines for how people can protect themselves during a thunderstorm.
Prayagraj police have arrested 11 students and detained 24 others since Tuesday in connection with a series of crude bomb blasts in the city in the last three months.
Prayagraj violence: House demolished had accused Javed Mohammad's nameplate, Yogi government tells HC
In its counter-affidavit, the state government raised preliminary objection to maintainability of the writ petition filed by the wife and daughter of Mohammad.
The petitioners’ counsel submitted that the house demolished by the authorities did not belong to Javed Mohammad but to his wife who had received it as gift from her parents even before her marriage.
Parveen Fatima, who owned the property demolished by PDA, accused the officials of acting as per their whims and fancies while raging her house.
Police sources claimed that posters of the 40 accused who were allegedly involved in arson and vandalism during the June 10 protests would be put up across the city.
In the petition, it has been claimed that the demolition of Javed Mohammad’s house is against the law as the property does not belong to him but is owned by his wife Praveen Fatima.
Five advocates from an association, Zila Adhivakta Manch, claimed in the petition that the owner of the house, demolished on Sunday, was Javed's wife Parveen Fatima.
The Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) on Sunday demolished the house of the alleged mastermind of Friday's violence in Prayagraj amid heavy police deployment.
Prophet remarks row: Bulldozers raze 'illegal properties' of protesters for second day in UP's Prayagraj
According to sources, the gate and outer walls of the house of Javed Mohammad, the alleged mastermind behind the protests and the subsequent violence on June 10, has been demolished today.
UP Police said Javed's daughter who studies in Delhi is also involved in such activities and if needed, they will send a team to Delhi after contacting Delhi Police.
A fact-finding delegation of the TMC visited the spot of the incident on April 24 and met with the family and other villagers to inquire into the details of the incident.
The members of the TMC fact-finding team interacted with the family members and relatives of the victims.
The TMC delegation to Prayagraj comprises Dola Sen, Mamata Bala Thakur, Saket Gokhale, Uma Soren and Lalitesh Tripathi.
Five members of a family were killed with sharp-edged weapons in Khevrajpur village in the district, police said on Saturday.
Replying to Yadav, a senior police official said a preliminary probe indicates that the head of the family killed the others before committing suicide.
A 10-year-old class 4 girl, who ran from Prayagraj to Lucknow to meet Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow, on Saturday.
Though elections were held in five states, all eyes were focused on Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India that sends the largest contingent of MPs to Lok Sabha.
They will be monitored for some years to ascertain whether they joined for genuine reasons or took the step to dodge a personal crisis. When they pass all the tests, they are pronounced as Naga sadhus