With Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) determined to organize Friday's banned “Sankalp Diwas” (pledge day) Ayodhya for the construction of Ram Temple on the pattern of Somnath Temple, the police have made elaborate security arrangements in the temple town to avoid any trouble. HT reports.
The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday nominated Shivkanya Kushwaha, wife of jailed former BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha from the Ghazipur Lok Sabha seat. HT reports.
Darul-uloom Deoband (DUD) rejecting the state government’s decision to hold judicial probe into communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts, has demanded CBI probe in the case.
A land scandal in Rampur has now snowballed into a controversy between urban development minister Mohd. Azam Khan, and Congress MLA from Swartanda Nawab Kazim Ali Khan.
Taking serious view of anti-party activities, the chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday sacked Samajwadi Party MLA from Bidhoona (Auraiyya) Pramod Gupta for six years.
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today accepted the resignation of the minister of state for revenue Vinod Singh alias Pandit Singh, who was allgedly involved in the abduction of chief medical officer Gonda SP Singh last Monday. HT reports
The state Cabinet today decided to revive Kanya Vidya Dhan Yojana, which was shelved during previous Mayawati government. The state government has already made allocation of Rs 439.34 crore for Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme under the current fiscal year.
Dimple Yadav, wife of the chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, is all set to get elected unopposed from Kannauj Lok Sabha seat in by-elections.
The fifth round of seven-phase assembly election in Uttar Pradesh is going to witness an intense battle among major political players in 49 constituencies in 13 central UP and Bundelkhand districts tomorrow.
The high-pitch election campaigning in ten districts in east UP consisting of 55 assembly seats going to polls on February 8 in first phase came to an end today. Moreover the election commission also issued notification for seventh and final phase of polling in March 3. HT reports.
Prominent Shia cleric Kalbe Jawad has called for a fast in protest against Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi's three-day "harmony fast" in Ahmedabad last week.
The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday assailed AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi for his four-day “padayatra” from Bhatta-Parsaul (Greater Noida) to Aligarh.
The body of girl Razia (name changed), 14, who was allegedly raped and murdered within the police station premises on June 10, was exhumed on Monday for second post mortem which confirmed that it was a case of murder and not suicide. HT reports. Case file
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Thursday slammed AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi for creating law and order problem in Bhatta-Parasaul village in Greater Noida.
The executive committee of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) meeting in Hyderabad on April 23, 24 will chalk out action for the civil and criminal cases connected with Babri Masjid. These cases are pending in Supreme Court and Rai Bareli court in UP.
The Chinese embassy in Delhi has been making hectic efforts for the release of its three nationals who are lodged in a Lucknow jail.
The Supreme Court blasted the central government on Thursday for not being able to interrogate Pune-based businessman Hasan Ali Khan and others in custody for hoarding black money despite having sufficient proof against them. HT
The former Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan, MLA from Rampur, today targeted the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) and Sunni Central Waqf Board (SCWB) for failing to make efforts to take possession of one-third land allotted by the High Court in Babri Masjid-Ramjanma Bhoomi case.
The All India Muslim Personal Board today announced that the High Court verdict in Babri Masjid-Ramjanma Bhoomi case would be challenged in the Supreme Court. HT
The Election Commission has rejected the petitions demanding to freeze the election symbol of BSP, Elephant, and disqualification of the chief Minister Mayawati from contesting election in future.