Uttar Pradesh

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    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

  • 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.

  • Kashmiri women wearing masks to keep away from the threat of Swine flu outside the hospital in Srinagar. Waseem Andrabi/HT
    Mar 10, 2015 10:49 IST

    10 more test positive for H1N1 toll reaches 395

    Ten fresh cases of swine flu were reported from the state capital on Monday along with one each from Rae Bareli and Barabanki taking the total number of cases in the state to 935. The total number of people screened for H1N1 in UP was 2,181, of which 935 had tested positive. So far, cases had been reported from 30 districts.

  • child searching
    Mar 10, 2015 10:43 IST

    Power generation from garbage in UP

    Uttar Pradesh government is giving top priority to power generation from garbage as it would also help in disposal of waste materials, Urban Development Minister Azam Khan informed the state Assembly on Monday.

  • kashmir
    Mar 10, 2015 10:39 IST

    Lawyers protest shifting of tehsil, clash with cops

    Lawyers on Monday took to the streets here to protest shifting of Sadar tehsil, resulting in a clash with police which left several persons from both the sides injured. According to police, they had to use force to disperse the lawyers who were agitating over the shifting of Sadar tehsil to Rajswakarmi training centre in Chinhat area here on Sunday night

  • The Red Brigade
    Mar 09, 2015 12:48 IST

    Cop suspended for assaulting woman

    A police station head was placed under suspension on Sunday while a sub-inspector and four constables were sent to reserve police lines (RPL) after a video showed them involved in a brutal assault on a woman and her male companion who were taking part in a protest over a fatal accident in Gangaghat, Unnao on Saturday.