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Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel asked the religious leaders to quell the rumours being spread about the vaccine. (ANI Photo)

UP guv appeals to religious leaders to encourage people for Covid-19 vaccination

PTI |
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2021 10:43 PM IST
  • Addressing a virtual meeting with the Dharmacharyas and religious leaders from the Raj Bhavan, Anandiben Patel said everyone contributed towards checking the first wave of coronavirus. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath was also present in the meeting.
The survivor also claimed that the accused thrashed the couple and warned them not to report the matter to anyone.(Representational image)
The survivor also claimed that the accused thrashed the couple and warned them not to report the matter to anyone.(Representational image)

UP woman gang-raped in front of husband: Cops

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 06:18 AM IST
One person has been detained for probe in the case, police said.
A counter FIR was lodged against two local journalists on the complaint of the SP’s Moradabad district president.(PTI file photo)
A counter FIR was lodged against two local journalists on the complaint of the SP’s Moradabad district president.(PTI file photo)

Akhilesh Yadav tweets FIR copy, calls it sign of BJP govt’s 'frustration'

UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 10:59 AM IST
  • Police have secured the CCTV footage of the hotel, where the press conference was held, which later saw a scuffle between Akhilesh Yadav's security personnel and a few journalists.
Samiti’s general secretary Swami Jeetendranand Saraswati said serving of the IT notices was akin to humiliation and a conspiracy against seers..(Representational Photo/PTI)
Samiti’s general secretary Swami Jeetendranand Saraswati said serving of the IT notices was akin to humiliation and a conspiracy against seers..(Representational Photo/PTI)

IT notices to Akhadas, mutts, angry seers write to finance minister Sitharaman

UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 10:49 AM IST
  • A senior Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti functionary said that the saints and seers were given IT notices for money that they never received and threatened an agitation if action was not taken against officials responsible for the notices.
Efforts are also going on to increase the vaccination percentage among the elderly.(REUTERS)
Efforts are also going on to increase the vaccination percentage among the elderly.(REUTERS)

Uttar Pradesh: Covid vaccination in full swing, crosses 22-lakh mark

By Gaurav Saigal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 10:39 AM IST
  • While 17,11,376 beneficiaries have received the first dose, 5,38,549 have been given the second and final dose; 68% health workers are among the second dose recipients.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav attacked UP CM Yogi Adityanath during his press conference in Moradabad. (File Pic/Representational)(PTI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav attacked UP CM Yogi Adityanath during his press conference in Moradabad. (File Pic/Representational)(PTI)

Akhilesh Yadav predicts a repeat of Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh ahead of polls

By Pankaj Jaiswal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 10:22 AM IST
  • Akhilesh Yadav also continued to build on his claim that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath was taking credit for projects started during Yadav's tenure as the CM of the state.
UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh launched the Gram Chaupal programme at Gangaganj. (File/Representational Photo)
UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh launched the Gram Chaupal programme at Gangaganj. (File/Representational Photo)

BJP launches rural-connect drive ahead of UP panchayat polls

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 09:17 AM IST
  • The idea for ‘gram chaupal’ was mooted by national BJP general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh, during his recent visit to Lucknow.
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has inducted leaders from other parties into the SP fold with much fanfare.(PTI Photo)
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has inducted leaders from other parties into the SP fold with much fanfare.(PTI Photo)

In run-up to UP polls, several leaders switch loyalties to Samajwadi Party

By Pankaj Jaiswal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:56 AM IST
  • Time is right for party-hoppers to switch loyalties as the state is now into poll mode, says an expert.
A senior police official said policemen are sensitized to the need to behave properly while dealing with the public, however, some policemen still cross the line.(HT/Picture for representation)
A senior police official said policemen are sensitized to the need to behave properly while dealing with the public, however, some policemen still cross the line.(HT/Picture for representation)

UP cop shunted for trampling on rosary, hitting woman vendor’s hand with boot

PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:27 AM IST
  • The incident came to light after a video showing police head constable's ill treatment of a woman vendor went viral on social media.
Muslims in Varanasi were seen showering flower petals on Hindu devotees on Mahashivratri(HT Photo)
Muslims in Varanasi were seen showering flower petals on Hindu devotees on Mahashivratri(HT Photo)

Muslims in Varanasi shower petals on Shiva devotees, hail Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 07:05 PM IST
  • The Ganga-Jamni Tehzeeb, refers to the fusion Hindu and Muslim cultures found in the central plains of northern India.
BSP chief Mayawati guided party cadre on the issues to raise in upcoming panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
BSP chief Mayawati guided party cadre on the issues to raise in upcoming panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh.(ANI FILE PHOTO)

Unperturbed with defections Mayawati holds review meet for UP panchayat polls

PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 02:18 PM IST
  • A BSP leaders said that most defectors from the party have realised that outside BSP they don’t have the same appeal.
The four-wheeler was crushed in the accident, killing 8 passengers on the spot. (Sourced photo)
The four-wheeler was crushed in the accident, killing 8 passengers on the spot. (Sourced photo)

9 killed in Agra as container trailer rams into four-wheeler on national highway

By Hemendra Chaturvedi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 11:14 AM IST
  • Those killed were from Gaya in Bihar and Chatra in Jharkhand and were yet to be identified, said SSP Agra.
SP leader has written to various agencies and the PMO for action against the hospital. (Reuters/ Representative Image)
SP leader has written to various agencies and the PMO for action against the hospital. (Reuters/ Representative Image)

Action against Prayagraj hospital sought in alleged medical negligence case

PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 04:31 PM IST
  • A three-year-old suffering from acute intestinal obstruction underwent two surgeries at a private hospital before being referred to the government-run children’s hospital. She died a few days later.
Police officials have created a list of village watchmen and noted down their mobile numbers.(HT photo)
Police officials have created a list of village watchmen and noted down their mobile numbers.(HT photo)

Village watchmen to help UP cops in peaceful conduct of panchayat polls

UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:02 AM IST
  • A meeting of cops and village watchmen was held at the Soraon police station on Wednesday in this regard.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks during the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow. Representative Photo(PTI )
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks during the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow. Representative Photo(PTI )

Early end to UP’s budget session leaves opposition miffed

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:42 AM IST
  • The budget session of UP legislature began on February 18 and was scheduled to end with the passing of the budget on March 10.
Crackdown on Illicit liquor trade ahead of the festive season and polls in UP. Representative use(Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)
Crackdown on Illicit liquor trade ahead of the festive season and polls in UP. Representative use(Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

UP roadside eateries, dhabas on radar in drive against illicit liquor

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 10:50 AM IST
  • An excise department official said that besides checking suspicious dhabas along the highways, the stock available at excise shops will be verified in the drive against illicit liquor trade.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said his government's welfare policies were non-discriminatory.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said his government's welfare policies were non-discriminatory.

Muslims’ share in welfare schemes more than share in population: Yogi Adityanath

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 10:30 AM IST
  • The Muslim population in UP is 17-19%, but their share in the benefits of welfare schemes is 30-35%,” claimed the chief minister.
The girl fainted while playing after having her meal, the education officer claimed she choked on a berry seed. Representational photo
The girl fainted while playing after having her meal, the education officer claimed she choked on a berry seed. Representational photo

UP class 1 girl dies after choking on berry seed, principal suspended

PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:05 AM IST
  • The girl’s body has been sent for a post-mortem examination and the report is awaited.
File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)
File photo: Allahabad High Court.(ANI)

Woman accused of killing husband, can't be given child's custody: HC

By JItendra Sarin
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 08:21 AM IST
  • The court observed that there was a possibility that the mother could be convicted and the adverse impact of the event, if it were to come to pass, would far outweigh the transitory benefit the minor would derive from her mother's care and company.
Varanasi: BJP National Presdent J P Nadda inaugurates the Kashi BJP office building as UP CM Yogi Adityanath claps, in Varanasi, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_28_2021_000211B)(PTI)
Varanasi: BJP National Presdent J P Nadda inaugurates the Kashi BJP office building as UP CM Yogi Adityanath claps, in Varanasi, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_28_2021_000211B)(PTI)

Kashi BJP gets hi-tech office, Nadda calls it 'medium' for best quality values

By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST
  • The new BJP office in Varanasi was built in about two year’s time at an estimated cost of around 6 crore, said a party leader.
Akhilesh said the chief minister should have made some other arrangement to bring lions to Gorakhpur zoo.
Akhilesh said the chief minister should have made some other arrangement to bring lions to Gorakhpur zoo.

Akhilesh slams UP CM over shifting of Etawah safari lions to Gorakhpur zoo

PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:08 AM IST
  • In a tweet, Akhilesh said that shifting of the lions was an attempt to kill the tourism industry in Etawah.
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.

NSUI chief urges UP youth to join unemployment protest at Parliament on March 12

PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:46 AM IST
  • Neeraj Kundan also lauded NSUI for winning two important posts in the recently held student union’s election at Kashi Vidyapeeth.
The ghats of Varanasi (Shutterstock)
The ghats of Varanasi (Shutterstock)

Tent city to come up on sandy Ganga bank in Varanasi on the lines of Konark

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:00 PM IST
  • Instructions have been given to the tourism department officials to prepare the detailed project report for the tent city in Varanasi.
The circular cautioning police force was issued after coming across indecent caller-tunes on mobile phones of police officials.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
The circular cautioning police force was issued after coming across indecent caller-tunes on mobile phones of police officials.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

Cops in UP’s Deoria told not to use ‘indecent’ songs as caller tunes

By Rohit Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 02:31 PM IST
  • Circle police officers and police station in-charges have been asked to strictly comply with the instructions and counsel their subordinates to ensure no undignified caller tunes were used.
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)

AMU student goes missing, cops trace location to Delhi

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:39 AM IST
  • Aligarh superintendent of police (SP) said the missing student was moved by road to Delhi from Aligarh and a team has been sent to the national capital to trace him.
The Australian envoy had a long discussion with the UP chief secretary.(HT Photo)
The Australian envoy had a long discussion with the UP chief secretary.(HT Photo)

Uttar Pradesh a priority state for Australian investment: Envoy

By Pankaj Jaiswal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:47 AM IST
  • UP chief secretary RK Tiwari also pointed out to the Australian envoy that UP has already established six nodes under the Defence Corridor for encouraging setting up of defence manufacturing industry.
The car was completely crushed on impact(HT Photo)
The car was completely crushed on impact(HT Photo)

7 killed in Yamuna Expressway crash after car hits tanker which overturned

By Hemendra Chaturvedi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:48 AM IST
  • The accident took place at 68 Milestone within limits of Naujheel police station of Mathura district, said a police officer.
Image for representation, (File photo)
Image for representation, (File photo)

UP's Kushinagar airport gets DGCA nod for international flights

UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:33 PM IST
  • Uttar Pradesh now has three international airports – Lucknow, Varanasi and Kushinagar.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT Photo)

UP’s 1st paperless budget likely to boost infra projects before 2022 polls

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 11:27 AM IST
  • A sum of up to 50,000 was earmarked for every legislator to buy an iPad to ensure they were able to access and upload documents in the state Assembly.
Though Covid-19 cases have declined in Uttar Pradesh, situation in all districts is being monitored.
Though Covid-19 cases have declined in Uttar Pradesh, situation in all districts is being monitored.

UP sounds alert after Covid surge in other states, to monitor visitors

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 08:36 AM IST
  • State government to issue advisory for visitors from states witnessing a spike in Covid cases.
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