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11 Officials Suspended For Negligence Over Blast At IFFCO Plant In UP

11 Officials Suspended For Negligence Over Blast At IFFCO Plant In UP

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 31, 2021, Allahabad

The IFFCO management today suspended 11 officials for their alleged negligence leading to a blast in the PSU's Phulpur plant early this month in which two persons were killed and 14 others injured.

Child Rights Body Takes Up 3-Year-Old's Painful Death Outside UP Hospital

Child Rights Body Takes Up 3-Year-Old's Painful Death Outside UP Hospital

Written by Alok Pandey , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday March 06, 2021, Lucknow

A day after a three-year-old girl died outside a private Prayagraj Hospital, her surgical wounds allegedly left open and unattended because her family could not pay the bills, the national child rights body today stepped in to probe the matter. The Uttar Pradesh government, too, has ordered an inquiry in the incident, the disturbing video of which is now doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms.

No Need To Display Notice For Inter-Faith Marriages: Allahabad High Court

No Need To Display Notice For Inter-Faith Marriages: Allahabad High Court

Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday January 13, 2021, Lucknow

The mandatory display of notices for marriage of inter-faith couples will be optional from now, the Allahabad High Court said today in an order that is likely to bring relief to inter faith couples.

Missing Convict, Facing Life In Jail, Active On Social Media, UP Court Told

Missing Convict, Facing Life In Jail, Active On Social Media, UP Court Told

Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 04, 2020, Allahabad

The social media activity of a missing life convict has landed him in trouble with the Allahabad High Court asking the Uttar Pradesh government for details of the efforts being made to arrest him.

Swarms Of Locusts Attack Trees, Crops In Several UP Districts

Swarms Of Locusts Attack Trees, Crops In Several UP Districts

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2020, Lucknow

Swarms of locusts have invaded several districts of Uttar Pradesh, including Deoria, in the past 48 hours, attacking trees and crops, officials said Saturday, adding authorities are taking steps to either chase them away or kill them.

Allahabad High Court Asks UP To Try Mass Testing For Coronavirus In State

Allahabad High Court Asks UP To Try Mass Testing For Coronavirus In State

Press Trust of India | Friday June 19, 2020, Allahabad

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to try mass testing for COVID-19. The court said to begin with, testing could be done in Allahabad city.

Dreams Of Youth Eclipsed: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra On UP Teachers' Appointment

Dreams Of Youth Eclipsed: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra On UP Teachers' Appointment

ANI | Sunday June 07, 2020, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed Uttar Pradesh government on the issue pertaining to the appointment of assistant basic teachers, stating that future of UP''s ''youth is being destroyed''.

On Camera, UP Cop Crushes Vegetables With Police Car, Reverses Over Them

On Camera, UP Cop Crushes Vegetables With Police Car, Reverses Over Them

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday June 05, 2020, Prayagraj

A sub-inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police has been suspended and is being transferred out of the state's Prayagraj district after a video was widely circulated on social media earlier this afternoon showing a speeding police vehicle running over vegetables laid out on the ground in a rural mandi or market.

UP's Prayagraj Sizzles At 47.1 Degree Celsius, Heat Wave Continues

UP's Prayagraj Sizzles At 47.1 Degree Celsius, Heat Wave Continues

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2020, Prayagraj

Heat wave conditions continued at many places in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday with Prayagraj being the hottest city at 47.1 degree Celsius, the meteorological department said.

Coronavirus: 30 Islamic Sect Members, Including Allahabad Professor Arrested, Says UP Police

Coronavirus: 30 Islamic Sect Members, Including Allahabad Professor Arrested, Says UP Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2020, Allahabad

An Allahabad university professor has been arrested along with 29 people, including 16 foreign participants of Tablighi Jamaat meet at Nizamuddin in New Delhi, an officials said today.

Court Asks UP To Respond To Plea Challenging New Law Against CAA Protests

Court Asks UP To Respond To Plea Challenging New Law Against CAA Protests

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2020, Allahabad

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file its response to a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the recently promulgated Uttar Pradesh Recovery of Damages to Public and Private Properties Act.

UP Government's New Law Against CAA Protesters Challenged In Court

UP Government's New Law Against CAA Protesters Challenged In Court

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 17, 2020, Prayagraj

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking suspension of or a stay against an ordinance brought by the Yogi Adityanath government for recovering damages to public and private property during protests such as those incidents witnessed during anti-CAA protests in the state.

"Lives Endangered," Says Former IPS Officer SR Darapuri  Named In UP "Shame" List

"Lives Endangered," Says Former IPS Officer SR Darapuri Named In UP "Shame" List

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday March 09, 2020, Lucknow

Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SR Darapuri on Sunday said the Uttar Pradesh government's move to name and shame protesters accused of inciting violence during demonstrations against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was a danger to the life and liberty of citizens not yet convicted by courts.

In UP's Prayagraj, A Tinge Of Delhi's Citizenship Law Protests

In UP's Prayagraj, A Tinge Of Delhi's Citizenship Law Protests

Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday January 14, 2020, Prayagraj

Braving the freezing cold, thousands of people -- mostly women -- have been camping out at a park in Prayagraj for the last three days in a protest against the citizenship law inspired by Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

In UP's Prayagraj, Anti-CAA Sit-In Tries To Emulate Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

In UP's Prayagraj, Anti-CAA Sit-In Tries To Emulate Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

Written by Alok Pandey | Monday January 13, 2020, Prayagraj

Taking a cue from the ongoing, month-long protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act or CAA at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, a group of women in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj have started a sit-in at a park in the older part of the city.

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