• Indian Rupee
    Mar 27, 2015 14:27 IST

    Big hike in state legislators’ pay

    Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha was on Thursday adjourned sine die after passing the state’s annual budget for 2015-2016 and approving without opposition a substantial hike in salary and other emoluments of the legislators.

  • crimes against women
    Mar 18, 2015 15:19 IST

    Ex-MLA accused of raping maid, holding her captive

    The victim told the police that she was forced to consume alcohol, raped and held hostage for two days. She somehow managed to inform one of her relatives who alerted the police.

  • 3
    Mar 18, 2015 15:16 IST

    No bird flu scare in state: UP govt

    “There is no Bird Flu scare in Uttar Pradesh. All the necessary precautionary measures were taken in seven villages of Amethi, where it has been contained and 833 birds including hens, pigeons were culled and their cages disinfected”, director, horticulture, Dr Rudra Pratap said.

  • A Chennai doctor
    Mar 18, 2015 14:57 IST

    Swine flu: 18 more test positive in state capital

    With 18 more patients reported on Tuesday, the number of swine flu cases rose to 941 in the state capital. Two cases from Bareilly and one each from Amethi and Barabanki also surfaced during the day, taking the statewide figure to 1,275.

  • Akhilesh Yadav
    Mar 17, 2015 12:01 IST

    CM releases Rs. 200 cr for rain-hit farmers

    Taking serious note of the crop losses suffered by farmers due to rain and hailstorm, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered release of Rs. 200 crore from state’s contingency fund for their relief. The chief minister also directed officials to distribute the compensation with immediate effect

  • Noise pollution
    Mar 17, 2015 12:08 IST

    Now, a helpline to complain against loudspeaker menace

    Concerned over the frequent complaints about excessive use of loudspeakers in guesthouses and even school premises where marriage functions are being held, the district administration on Monday constituted a special helpline to tackle the menace.

  • Lawyers shout slogans
    Mar 17, 2015 12:28 IST

    Lawyers’ strike stalls judicial work

    Lawyers across the state on Monday took part in the nationwide strike called by the Bar Council of India against the killing of an advocate by a subinspector in Allahabad last week. Work remained suspended in courts during the strike. Heavy police force, including paramilitary personnel, remained deployed on and near court premises

  • 4
    Mar 15, 2015 17:38 IST

    Centre issues bird flu alert; state govt orders culling operations

    Even as the swine flu scare is yet to die down, the state government has issued an alert over avian (bird) flu. It has ordered culling of infected birds wherever cases of infection surfaces.

  • Forensic Scientist
    Mar 13, 2015 12:12 IST

    Property dealer murdered: One held, three at large

    A property dealer Ram Narain Verma, who was missing since Tuesday evening, was murdered after being kidnapped by four persons from near his house over a dispute of Rs. 20 lakh. The police claimed to have solved the case on Wednesday, after the arrest of one person while three others involved in the crime were still at large.

  • Howrah-Amritsar express blocked near Gurudwara Dukhniwaran Sahib in Ludhiana
    Mar 13, 2015 12:17 IST

    Congress workers block rail and road traffic

    Congress leaders and workers staged demonstrations in various parts of the state on Thursday to protest against the failure of NDA government at the centre and Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Delhi police
    Mar 12, 2015 13:30 IST

    A fake police outpost right under your nose

    While fake products, fake marksheets or fake institutes are commonplace, a bunch of fraudsters took the art of faking to quite another level, running full-time for the past one-year a fake police outpost in Krishna Nagar area by the name of New Golden City police outpost.

  • Attari border
    Mar 12, 2015 13:37 IST

    State to attract 28 lakh foreign tourists by 2017: Assocham study

    With Uttar Pradesh increasingly becoming the most sought after tourist destination after Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Delhi for domestic and foreign travellers, a just-concluded ASSOCHAM study projects the state can attract over 28 lakh foreign tourists by 2017, up from about 20.5 lakh overseas tourists that had visited here in 2013.

  • Ambulance services
    Mar 12, 2015 11:58 IST

    Aligarh: 3 children killed as 27 fall into well

    Three children were killed and approximately 24 people were hurt – eight of them with life threatening injuries - when they fell into a well in Pundeel village under Iglas tehsil of Aligarh district on Tuesday evening.

  • Mar 11, 2015 11:41 IST

    Form anti-bullying panels, CBSE tells schools

    The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued guidelines, asking its schools to form anti-bullying committees. The circular also says that the message - ‘Bullying is strictly prohibited inside the school premises and no such act will go unnoticed or punished’ - must be clearly mentioned in the school prospectus and other guidelines circulated by schools.

    Mar 11, 2015 11:46 IST

    UP tops in Aadhaar generation, touches 9.17-crore mark

    To accelerate the pace of enrolment in the state, over four lakh residents were being enrolled every day with about 9,000 enrolment kits at 2,755 enrolment centres operated by 70 enrolment agencies