A special Enforcement Directorate (ED) court on Tuesday sent the auditor of Amrapali Group of Companies Anil Mittal to seven days' custody for inquiry.
An Uttar Pradesh school teacher was employed by at least nine schools allegedly without taking a single class, in a bizarre case that once again highlights corruption in the state's education system.
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''.
BJP leader Vinay Katiyar, former parliamentarian Ram Vilas Vedanti and four other accused appeared before a special CBI court in Lucknow in connection with the Babri Masjid case on Thursday.
The Congress on Tuesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of targeting Dalits by saying that a large proportion of migrant workers returning to the state are infected with coronavirus.
The Uttar Pradesh government Sunday withdrew its order prohibiting use of mobile phones by patients in isolation wards of COVID-19 hospitals, a senior official said.
Uttar Pradesh said with flights resuming operations from tomorrow, people flying into the state will be put in home quarantine for 14 days unless they are staying for less than a week or if they have already cleared the coronavirus test earlier.
As coronavirus dampens Eid celebrations across the country, iconic mosques in Lucknow and markets remain deserted amid appeals by senior Muslim clerics to people in the city to stay indoors and ensure social distancing.
Coronavirus cases among migrant workers who have returned home to Uttar Pradesh continue to rise. So far 1,041 migrants who have returned home from other states have been found infected with coronavirus.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that no money will be charged from migrant labourers returning to the state on the special trains arranged on the request of the state.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched an online fair aimed to boost the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) hit by the coronavirus pandemic and distributed loans worth over Rs 2,000 crore to the entrepreneurs.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday asked officials to give momentum to the plan for providing employment to migrant workers as well as to encourage industrial development in the state in order to ensure restoration of the economy hit by the COVID-19 crisis.
A migrant worker, trying to cycle over 1,000 kilometres from Delhi to his hometown East Champaran in Bihar, died on Saturday in Lucknow after being hit by a car. He is survived by his wife and three children.
An Air India flight with 182 Indians from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates arrived in Lucknow on Saturday evening, officials said.
The number of active cases of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh went up to 1,800 on Saturday, while nearly 1,400 people have been discharged so far, a senior official said.