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6 Killed After Two UP Transport Buses Collide Near Lucknow, Probe Ordered

6 Killed After Two UP Transport Buses Collide Near Lucknow, Probe Ordered

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2020, Lucknow

Six persons were killed and five others injured in a collision between two UP state roadways buses on the outskirts of the state capital on Wednesday morning, prompting the state government to order a probe into the accident.

UP Assembly Passes Recovery Of Damages Bill, Others Without Discussion

UP Assembly Passes Recovery Of Damages Bill, Others Without Discussion

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Nandini Gupta | Saturday August 22, 2020, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh state assembly passed within minutes several important bills without discussion amid protest and sloganeering by the Opposition parties.

UP Cop Dies Of COVID-19, He Tested Positive After Testing Negative Twice

UP Cop Dies Of COVID-19, He Tested Positive After Testing Negative Twice

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday August 07, 2020, Lucknow

An Uttar Pradesh Police inspector who tested negative for the COVID-19 virus twice in eight days died at a Lucknow hospital on Wednesday, a few days after he was admitted and a third test revealed him to be coronavirus-positive

Objective Of New Education Policy To Implement RSS Agenda: Akhilesh Yadav

Objective Of New Education Policy To Implement RSS Agenda: Akhilesh Yadav

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2020, Lucknow

Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday claimed that the objective of the new education policy announced by the centre is to implement the "agenda of RSS".

Uttar Pradesh Allows Shopping Malls To Sell Liquor From August 25

Uttar Pradesh Allows Shopping Malls To Sell Liquor From August 25

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Sumana Nandy | Saturday July 25, 2020, New Delhi

Shopping malls in Uttar Pradesh will be allowed to apply for licenses to sell international and premium brands of alcohol from July 27, the state government said in a statement. Imported liquor will be available at malls from August 25, it said.

Islamic Seminary Asks UP To Allow Animal Sacrifice, <i>Namaaz</i> On Bakri Eid Amid Pandemic

Islamic Seminary Asks UP To Allow Animal Sacrifice, Namaaz On Bakri Eid Amid Pandemic

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2020, Lucknow / Sambhal

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, requesting him to allow sacrifice of animals and people to offer namaz in Idgahs on Eid-al-Adha.

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 103 Crore In Noida Bike Bot Ponzi Scam

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 103 Crore In Noida Bike Bot Ponzi Scam

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2020, New Delhi/Lucknow

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday attached assets worth over Rs 103 crore in connection with its money laundering probe into the Noida ''bikebot'' ponzi scheme case, officials said.

Parts Of Lucknow Under Lockdown, 8-Fold Rise In Covid Cases In A Month

Parts Of Lucknow Under Lockdown, 8-Fold Rise In Covid Cases In A Month

Written by Alok Pandey | Monday July 20, 2020, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases with many parts of the sprawling city declared "large containment zones" for a week, starting this morning. The situation in neighbouring Kanpur, around 80km north of Lucknow, is also very worrying as it has the state's highest death count for a single district.

School Closed Due To Pandemic, Lucknow Boys Make Classrooms At Home

School Closed Due To Pandemic, Lucknow Boys Make Classrooms At Home

Written by M Atharuddin Munne Bharti | Sunday July 19, 2020, Lucknow

At home for months as their school has been shut because of the coronavirus pandemic, two Lucknow brothers have created classroom experience at their homes with help from their parents.

Found Out About Son's Arrest Through Television: Notorious UP Gangster Vikas Dubey's Mother

Found Out About Son's Arrest Through Television: Notorious UP Gangster Vikas Dubey's Mother

ANI | Thursday July 09, 2020, Lucknow

Sarla Devi, the mother of gangster Vikas Dubey, who is the main accused in the murder of eight policemen in an ambush in Kanpur, said that she found out about her son's arrest through TV reports.

Assets Of Anti-CAA Protesters Who Damaged Property To Be Auctioned In Lucknow

Assets Of Anti-CAA Protesters Who Damaged Property To Be Auctioned In Lucknow

Press Trust of India | Friday July 03, 2020, Lucknow

The Lucknow district administration will auction the movable properties of two men accused of vandalism during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in December 2019, an official said on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh Family In Hospital After Eating Food Cooked With Weed Sold As <i>Methi</i>

Uttar Pradesh Family In Hospital After Eating Food Cooked With Weed Sold As Methi

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Nandini Gupta | Wednesday July 01, 2020, Kannauj

Six members of a family in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj town, 123 km from state capital Lucknow, were rushed to a hospital after they cooked and consumed dry marijuana leaves that were allegedly passed on as fenugreek (methi) by a local vegetable vendor.

Late-Night Protests Over Arrest Of UP Congress Leader In Lucknow

Late-Night Protests Over Arrest Of UP Congress Leader In Lucknow

Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday June 30, 2020, Lucknow

There were protests at a police station in Lucknow last night after Uttar Pradesh Police arrested the UP Congress minority cell chairperson Shahnawaz Alam for his alleged role in the violence that took place in the state capital in December 2019 during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). At least one person had died and many more were injured on December 19 as protests over the CAA turned violent in Lucknow.

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.

Sales At Lucknow's Iconic "Tunday Kababi" Dip To 60% On Reopening Post Lockdown

Sales At Lucknow's Iconic "Tunday Kababi" Dip To 60% On Reopening Post Lockdown

ANI | Monday June 22, 2020, Lucknow

Lucknow's famous ''Tunday Kababi'' restaurant reopened after three months, however, sales have dipped to 60 per cent as compared to that before COVID-19 lockdown.