Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh shivers as fog, cold wave returns

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:38

Lucknow, Jan 9 After a brief respite, the weather turned extremely cold in most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow and neighbouring areas on Tuesday, officials said.


Cold wave grips Uttar Pradesh, schools closed till Monday

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:26

Lucknow, Jan 5 A cold wave sweeping over Uttar Pradesh intensified on Friday as the Met forecast more harsh weather in the coming days. All schools upto Class 12 have been closed till Monday, an official said.


The year that ended BJP's 14-year exile in Uttar Pradesh

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 11:36

Lucknow, Dec 30 Uttar Pradesh was a parched land for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for 14 long years. Ever since the then Chief Minister Rajnath Singh lost the plot in the 2003 state assembly elections, the saffron party found itself on the sidelines of the country's politically most crucial state.


Yogi honours JKP for its contribution to girls' education

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:38

Lucknow, Dec 21 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has honoured the Jagdguru Kripalu Parishad (JKP) Education Trust for its contribution to the education of girls, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds.


Air quality in most Uttar Pradesh cities turns toxic

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:44

Lucknow, Nov 9, After the deadly smog in Delhi, the hazardous weather conditions have hit the state of Uttar Pradesh with various cities recording dangerously poor air quality, officials said on Thursday.


Rae Bareli toll is 30, Rahul meets injured as NTPC plant shut down

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:54

Rae Bareli, Nov 2 , The death toll in the NTPC boiler blast here in Uttar Pradesh rose to 30 on Thursday, with more injured workers succumbing to their burn injuries. Power producer NTPC shut down the 500 MW unit following the accident.


Rahul in Rae Bareli; meets kin of NTPC blast victims

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:38

Rae Bareli, Nov 2, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reached this Uttar Pradesh town where over 20 persons have died in a boiler blast at a unit of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).


UP NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 22, probe ordered

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:14

Lucknow, Nov 2, The death toll in the NTPC boiler blast in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli rose to 22 on Thursday, with two more succumbing to their burn injuries, officials said. The state government has ordered a magisterial probe.


Not floating new party now, says Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 13:16

Lucknow, Sep 25, Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday ruled out floating a new party now and also distanced himself from the decisions taken by his son and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.


Six drown as boat capsizes in Uttar Pradesh

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:12

Lucknow, Sep 14, Six persons were killed and many feared drowned in the Yamuna river as a boat capsized on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat, police said.


Doctors go on mass leave in UP's Farrukhabad

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:06

Lucknow, Sep 5, Upset over charges brought against senior doctors of a state-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad, where 49 infants died within a month, all government doctors in the district went on mass leave from Tuesday.


Gorakhpur tragedy: Top UP bureaucrat Anita Bhatnagar Jain removed

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10

Lucknow, Aug 23, Initiating action against officials responsible for the Gorakhpur tragedy in which over 60 children died in five days, the Yogi Adityanath government has removed Additional Chief Secretary (Medical Health) Anita Bhatnagar Jain.