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Taj Mahal Our Cultural Heritage, Says UP Tourism Minister

Amid criticism for allegedly ignoring the Tajmahal in UP tourism booklet UP tourism minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi said the monument was “our cultural heritage.” Her comments came after that the Tajmahal one of the seven wonders of the world had been excluded in the latest tourism booklet issued by state tourism department. “Tajmahal is our cultural heritage and occupies a ... Read More »

19 drown after boat carrying 60 people capsizes in Yamuna

At least 19 people died and many feared drowned in the Yamuna river as a boat capsized in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. According to reports that the boat capsized as it was overcrowded carrying over 60 people. Police officials were rushed to the spot immediately. They managed to rescue over 12 people who have been rushed to the hospital. The overcrowded ... Read More »

Kaifiyat Express derails in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district, over 70 injured

Three days after Utkal Express derailed near Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar killing 22 and injuring 156 people, another train derailed in Auraiya of Uttar Pradesh today morning. Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed resulting in injuries to at least 74 people according to a report The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi around 2:50 am between Pata and Achhalda railway ... Read More »

Portal Launched For Online Registration Of Madrassas In Uttar Pradesh

The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday announced that all Madrasas in the state would mandatorily have to be registered. Issuing a direction in this regard, the UP Minority Affairs Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary said that the Madrassas haven’t submitted any records for several years. “There are some irregularities. We want Madrasas to submit a record of teachers and ... Read More »

UP Classroom Turned ‘Dance Bar’ At Night, Students Forced To Clean Up

The classroom at a government school in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur turned into a dance bar has triggered an inquiry by the state government. Instead of neat rows of students, two women dance to Bhojpuri music, surrounded by men appearing to thoroughly enjoy the show as they shower cash on the dancers.  The party was organized by a village council chief on account ... Read More »

Women Won’t Need To Buy Bus Tickets On Raksha Bandhan In UP

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that women across the state can avail free ride on all state-owned buses on Rakshabandhan day. The women will be able to avail free ride from midnight of August 6 till midnight of August 7. Necessary instructions have been issued to the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC). The CM also inaugurated an ... Read More »

Students at Uttar Pradesh school forced to sit on floor due to lack of furniture

Rajkiya Balika Inter College in Uttar Pradesh, forced their students to sit on the floor as the classrooms have no desks or chairs. Rajkiya Balika Inter College authorities said “arrangement for furniture will be made soon”. The school has been constructed in Hoshiyarpur area of Noida’s sector 51 this year. According to the authorities, discussions are on for delivery of the ... Read More »

Raids across Uttar Pradesh: 194 petrol pumps found cheating, 30 held, says official

An ongoing inquiry into petrol pumps across the state has so far found 194 of them to be cheating consumers by filling less fuel, an official said. A total of 58 petrol pumps has been sealed and 58 FIRs have been lodged. 30 accused have been arrested so far. Special Task Force conducted raids at petrol pumps in Lucknow in ... Read More »

Trader, wife, son shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur

June 7,Three members of a family in UP’s Sitapur were shot dead by unknown men last night  60 year old Suneel Jaiswal and his wife Kamini had reached home late night from his store two men shot them . Their son ,25 years old , Hrithik opened the door was also shot . Another resident from his locality tried to ... Read More »

U.P. Govt orders CBI probe on death of IAS officer

A Central Bureau of Investigation probe was recommended by the Uttar Pradesh government to investigate into the death of Indian Administrative Services officer Anurag Tiwari after his family told Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath that they suspected foul play. The announcement came yesterday after Karnataka-cadre officer’s mother Sushila Devi and brother Mayank had met the CM and expressed their unhappiness towards the ... Read More »

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