12 Oct 2015
Lucknow: Aiming at retaining power in Uttar Pradesh in 2017 Assembly election, ruling Samajwadi Party is focusing on 172 seats it could not win in 2012 polls for the 403-member House and considers itself well-oiled to take on BJP.
23 Sep 2013
Kanpur: In the backdrop of demands for arrest of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Azam Khan in connection with the Muzaffarnagar riots, a senior SP leader on Monday said that no case or FIR had been registered against him and there was no basis for his arrest.
04 Oct 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today met the family of the man lynched in Dadri over rumour that he had eaten beef, assuring them of justice and dismissed criticism of his government with the assertion that his party will "never do politics" over such incident.
20 Sep 2015
Lucknow: A sub inspector of the police has been suspended following intervention of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav after pictures of the cop damaging the typewriter of an elderly typist went viral on the social media.
21 Nov 2015
Bhopal: Voting for Ratlam Lok Sabha and Dewas Assembly seat by-poll began on a peaceful note today with 13 percent voters exercising their right till 9 am. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the two constituencies and polling was underway smoothly, an election official said.
20 Sep 2015
Lucknow: Stressing that maintaining law and order was his first priority, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday that district magistrates and superintendents of police would be held directly responsible if any communal incident takes place in their respective districts.
07 Aug 2015
Agra: Uttar Pradesh government has cleared a project for Mughal Museum, situated close to the Taj Mahal, on a six acre plot, which will be soon vacated by the state electricity department, officials said.
09 Sep 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has not given his assent to the controversial Lokayukta Amendment Bill and is still considering it. The governor is considering the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Up-Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2015, and a decision in this regard will be taken after a proper examination, a Raj Bhawan release here said.
09 Sep 2013
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday began probing the role of politicians in sectarian violence that left 31 people dead in Muzaffarnagar in the past two days.
29 Jun 2015
Lucknow: Heavy overnight rain in different parts of Uttar Pradesh has brought down the temperature in the state. The rains are largely due to a depression over North India.