India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Saturday April 25, 2015
After termors were felt across India after 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is trying to reach out to those affected.
India News | Agencies | Saturday April 25, 2015
More than 900 people have died in a massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude which hit large parts of Nepal on Saturday, news agency Reuters said quoting government officials. Major tremors were felt for nearly a minute across large swathes of Northern In...
India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Friday April 24, 2015
An alleged Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami operative was today sentenced to life imprisonment after a district court in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, convicted him for his role in the November 2007 serial blasts that had rocked the court premises of Varanasi, ...
Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 25, 2015
After launching cycle policing and drone surveillance recently, the Lucknow Police, today, launched the 'Citizen Police Connect Programme', which would enable people to register their complaints through WhatsApp messenger.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Tuesday April 21, 2015
A change of government in a state usually means new policies. In Uttar Pradesh, it also means a new set of holidays. But given the new holidays the four-year-old Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government has declared, a back-of-the-envelope calcu...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, today, asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the...
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 6, 2015
The government today launched a new air quality index on, under intense pressure to act after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.
Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 5, 2015
In line with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's call for strict action against incidents of hidden camera or video recording in trial rooms, the state police has conducted a series of searches at the malls and showrooms in Lucknow.
Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 3, 2015
Drones will soon perform a special task in Lucknow apart from functioning as eyes in the sky with the Lucknow Police planning to use them for dispersing mobs.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday April 3, 2015
Lucknow's Tundey kebab owner Mohd Usman said that "he was not doing this only for commercial purposes" but also as a "fulfilment of a long due commitment to Raina".
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas | Tuesday March 31, 2015
A team of CBI officials was allegedly attacked with fire extinguishers by tax officials in Lucknow, after the investigating agency arrested one of their colleagues for bribe-taking.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government has cancelled the provincial civil services preliminary examination (UPPCS) after an exam paper was leaked on Whatsapp messaging service just before the start of the examination.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
The celebrated court of Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, came alive to 'kathak' moves and dulcet tunes of 'thumri' as the audience at a show for promoting cancer awareness were transported back to an evening of enchantment in 19th century Luc...
Allahabad News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 27, 2015
A 14-year-old boy shot himself dead in Allahabad on Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said.
Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
A 50-year-old employee of the state irrigation department allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by jumping from a multi-storey government building near Legislative Assembly in Lucknow, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav is being taken in an air ambulance to Lucknow today to attend the last rites of his son Shailesh, who died under mysterious conditions at his father's official residence in the Uttar Pradesh capital.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Saina Nehwal and P Kashyap had won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in January at Lucknow and the former even became the first Indian woman to reach the finals of the All England Superseries Premier earlier this month.
Lucknow News | Written by Niha Masih | Monday March 16, 2015
Unseasonal rains, twice in two weeks, have wreaked havoc in lives of farmers in many parts of the country including Uttar Pradesh where 25 out of 80 districts have been affected. To make matters worse the National Corp Insurance Programme or NCIP, wh...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
"A provision of Rs 19 crore has been included for feasibility study of Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Railwa Corridors in the Railway Budget 2015-16," he said.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday March 15, 2015
Activist Ketan Dixit, who held screenings of the banned documentary India's Daughter in Agra and Delhi, has been arrested by the Delhi Police. He was later produced at a local court and was granted bail.
Lucknow News | Written by Niha Masih | Friday March 13, 2015
A junior resident doctor of Lucknow's King George's Medical University has been suspended for beating up an unconscious patient, after a video of the incident was uploaded online.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Saturday March 14, 2015
30-year-old Asma Khatoon lives in a slum in Lucknow and has never been able to benefit from the country's massive Public Distribution System. Asma's attempts to get a ration card made never materialised as she did not have an address proof for her te...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 12, 2015
At 13, she was kidnapped, gang-raped and tortured with lit cigarettes. Ten years on, trial will finally begin in the case after a court today rejected an appeal by the man who, along with five others, allegedly sexually assaulted her inside a moving ...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday March 11, 2015
The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the life sentence of six people convicted of killing S Manjunath, an IIM-Lucknow graduate who took on the oil mafia in Uttar Pradesh.