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Over 90 lakh take holy dip in Sangam on 'Makar Sankranti'

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST

More than 90 lakh people took the holy dip at the Sangam -- the confluence of the three holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati -- on the festival of Makar Sankranti on Monday, Allahabad

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Two women killed in UP hospital fire

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST

Two women patients were killed on Monday in a fire in a private hospital in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

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Dispute within Judiciary is perturbing: Mayawati

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Expressing her concern over the dispute within the judiciary, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati on Monday said it would only weaken the democracy if it was not sorted out soon. She also appre

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Congress-BJP trying to destroy BSP, Dalit movement: Mayawati

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

BSP chief Mayawati on Monday accused the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "deliberately and systematically" keeping the Dalits out of the national mainstream.

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Jignesh is a tool of Congress: Mayawati

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi saved him from becoming homeless in Gujarat, Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati warned Dalits to be alert of Congress and its conspiracy which was hatc

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Two women burnt alive in hospital in Bareilly

Bareilly | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Two women patients were burnt alive when fire broke out in the ICU of a private nursing home in the city on Monday morning. Police said that the fire broke out in the ICU of Sai hospital due

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Central Command celebrates Army Day at Lucknow

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST

The Central Command celebrated Army Day here on Monday with Chief of Staff Lt General J.K. Sharma and other officers and soldiers laying wreaths at 'Smritika', the Central Command's War Memorial in Lu

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BSP Legislators should resign for demanding ballot-based elections: BJP

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Reacting to the demand of BSP Chief Mayawati that next elections should be held on ballots not EVMs, the Uttar Pradesh BJP on Monday said that BSP should ask its legislators and other public represen

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BJP issues showcause notices to MP, 2 MLAs

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

The Uttar Pradesh BJP on Monday issued showcause notices to three lawmakers – one MP and two MLAs – of Sitapur and Lakhimpur Khiri, for showing indiscipline in public places. The letter, issued by

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BJP, Congress workers clash as Rahul Gandhi arrives in Amethi

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

Congress and BJP supporters on Monday clashed as Congress chief Rahul Gandhi arrived in his parliamentary constituency of Amethi -- his first visit after taking over the party reins.

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In UP, Akhilesh Yadav wakes up to challenge the BJP (News Analysis)

Lucknow |Sunday, 2018 1:45:43 PM IST

Banished into political hibernation after a humiliating drubbing in the 2017 assembly elections, the Samajwadi Party (SP) of late seems to have got its voice and bearings back, led by its young leader

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BJP hits out at Akhilesh for threatening Lucknow SSP

Lucknow | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST

Hitting out at former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for threatening the Lucknow SSP, the Uttar Pradesh BJP on Sunday said Mr Yadav has forgotten that he ceases to be the CM and people have rejected hi

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