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Five booked for attack on religious group

Five persons have been booked by the Railway Protection Force a day after protesters clashed with the police in Shamli district following an alleged attack on members of a religious group on a train.

Gandhi on notes as ‘no other with better image’

The Government of India has said that it chose to put the photograph of Mahatma Gandhi on Indian currency only because they could not find a ‘personality with a better image’.

In UP, parents can now keep eye on kids in school

A suicide by a student in a prestigious boys’ school in Lucknow last month, an attempted elopement by a girl from another school in Allahabad and allegations of physical violence by a school teacher,

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav announces sops for labourers

Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav with his wife and Lok Sabha MP Dimple Yadav. (Photo: PTI)

The Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh has announced major sops for labourers and their families on the occasion of May Day.

UP Congress says no tickets for turncoats

The Congress in Uttar Pradesh has decided to say a firm “no” to turncoats and also finalise candidates on at least 200 seats out of the 403 seats for the 2017 Assembly elections by the end of this yea

17 reconvert to Islam in Agra district

A group of 17 Muslims who had converted to Hinduism in December last year, have reconverted to Islam on Friday in Agra district.

Mango production in UP falls by almost 50 per cent


There is bad news for mango lovers. Inclement weather has destroyed the mango crop to such an extent that the overall mango output is expected to fall by almost 50 per cent.

Experts say 50 districts in Uttar Pradesh are quake-prone

In a shocking disclosure, more than 50 districts in Uttar Pradesh, out of the total 75, have been found to be quake prone.

In UP, BSP puts caste politics on backburner

Under its revival plan, the BSP has decided to shun caste politics for the time being and reach out to the farmers.

Three Uttar Pradesh brides reject unfit grooms

Brides in Uttar Pradesh are getting bolder by the day.

We are now in the final stages of this general election. On Thursday, May 7, voters will elect a new Parliament. So far the campaign has been curiously lacklustre and timid.

An unquestionably authentic verdict is fundamental as much for democracy as it is for political parties that win with spectacular success.