18 Dec 2011
Favouring reservation for Muslims, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday said that 27 percent OBC quota should be increased by making constitutional amendment to include backward Muslims in it.
19 Sep 2011
The political fervour in state has geared up ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh after Chief Minister Mayawati demanded reservation for Muslims in government job.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
26 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a first-of-its-kind plan to take a group of Hindus and Muslims on a joint pilgrimage. The 'dharmarth karya' department has issued a Government Order (GO) in which 10 Muslim and Hindu devouts from each district will be taken on a pilgrimage in a single trip, including a visit to Pushkar and Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan.
03 Aug 2016
Bareily (UP): A teacher was on Tuesday allegedly abducted in broad daylight and gangraped in a field along a state highway linking Delhi-Lucknow National Highway 24, days after the Bulandshahr gangrape incident.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh seems headed for a hung assembly in the next year's Assembly elections with Bahujan Samaj Party emerging as the single largest party, a opinion poll has claimed.
16 Sep 2016
Bijnor: Three persons were shot dead and many injured during a fight which broke out after the incident of sexually harassing a girl in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh.
17 Jan 2012
In a bid to woo Muslim vote bank ahead of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav assured Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid in Delhi Syed Ahmed Bukhari of extending maximum reservation for the Muslim community if voted to power.
10 Sep 2016
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday claimed that Samajwadi Party will return to power on the basis of development works undertaken during the five years of his government.
09 Sep 2013
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will open modern schools in Muslim-majority areas to provide better education facilities to their children, an official said. These schools would be opened in 40 districts, where the Muslim population is more than 25 percent.