• UN urges justice in Indian gang rape case 06 Oct 2020 08:43 NEW DELHI: The UN asked for quick justice on Monday in a case where a 19-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped and murdered three weeks ago. The main opposition party in the Indian National Congress has held nationwide protests demanding a court-driven …
  • India slams UN official's remark on Hathras case 06 Oct 2020 06:21 India on Monday criticised certain “unwarranted” comments made by the UN Resident Coordinator on crimes against women including the recent Hathras gang-rape and murder case, saying that since the “investigation process is still underway, any unnecessary …
  • UN mission’s remarks on incident unwarranted: MEA 05 Oct 2020 23:01 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: October 6, 2020 2:11:01 am Security beefed up in Hathras village.After the UN mission in New Delhi said the alleged rape and murder in Hathras and Balrampur are a reminder that those from disadvantaged social …
  • After Increase In Rape Cases, UN In India Says Women From Weaker Sections Are At Greater Risk 05 Oct 2020 12:31 Calling for attention to cases of sexual violence against women and girls in India, the UN in India said the alleged rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras and Balarampur are a reminder that those from disadvantaged social groups are at greater …
  • Gang Rape, Death of Dalit Woman Sparks Outrage in India 01 Oct 2020 00:33 The gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, allegedly by four upper-caste men, has sparked outrage in India. Protests have broken out in different parts of the country, demanding justice for the woman, who was cremated by the police officials in …
  • Delhi Police nabs ISIS operative with IEDs, claims to have averted major terror strike 22 Aug 2020 16:13 We also found he was in touch with ISIS and directly in touch with its commanders: Police New Delhi: A major terror strike was averted with the arrest of a suspected operative of the ISIS, armed with two pressure cooker IEDS, from central Delhi's Ridge …
  • ISIS operative armed with IEDs held in Delhi, major terror strike averted: Police 22 Aug 2020 15:35 NEW DELHI: A major terror strike was averted with the arrest of a suspected operative of the ISIS, armed with two pressure cooker IEDS, from central Delhi's Ridge Road area following a brief exchange of fire, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. …
  • ISIS operative held in Delhi had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas on August 15: Police 22 Aug 2020 11:53 By PTI NEW DELHI: A suspected ISIS operative, arrested following a brief exchange of fire, had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas of the national capital, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. Two pressure cooker IEDs were recovered from …
  • 'ISIS operative had planned terror strikes in Delhi' 22 Aug 2020 11:44 NEW DELHI: A suspected ISIS operative, arrested following a brief exchange of fire, had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas of the national capital, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. Two pressure cooker IEDs were recovered from Mohammad …
  • Live: IEDs recovered from arrested operatives 22 Aug 2020 11:44 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 520 new COVID-19 cases, 373 discharged cases & 8 deaths reported in Puducherry today Total number of cases in the state stands at 10,112 This includes 3,654 active cases, 6,307 recovered cases & 151 deaths …
  • Being landless is not the end of it 13 Aug 2020 23:05 Elderly couple Mazeda Khatun and Shamsul Islam were in deep water when their only son, who provided for the family by driving a human haulier, became jobless after damaging an arm in a road crash. Before the accident in 2010, day labourer Shamsul spent his …
  • UP: Body of man who died outside govt office removed in garbage van, 3 cops among 7 suspended 11 Jun 2020 21:04 Written by Asad Rehman | Lucknow | Published: June 12, 2020 2:00:41 am A video grab of the incident. THREE POLICEMEN were suspended and four Municipal Board staffers were “relieved of duty” in UP’s Balrampur district after a video, purportedly showing a …
  • Lucknow: Man found dead in Shramik Special train from Gujarat 10 May 2020 08:26 Image Source : AP Man found dead in Shramik Special train from Gujarat A man was found dead in one of the Shramik Special trains coming to Lucknow from Gujarat, late on Saturday evening, police said. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared …
  • Serving people comes first for this Odisha anganwadi worker 29 Apr 2020 22:49 Even after undergoing a major neural surgery and continuing pain, Annnapurna Choudhury (29), an anganwadi worker of Odisha’s Ganjam district, has showed exemplary courage to join duty to help in the fight against COVID-19 at her village. Odisha Chief …
  • Migrant workers pedal their way to freedom from coronavirus lockdown 22 Apr 2020 04:49 Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Call it sheer determination in face of adversity, seven migrant workers have made a daring 1,200 km journey from Chennai to Sorolo village in Ganjam district on bicycles, braving many odds on way due to the lockdown. The …
  • Coronavirus: Over 500 prisoners in 5 UP jails donate 2.3 lakh to CM relief fund 16 Apr 2020 11:02 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus: Over 500 prisoners in 5 UP jails donate 2.3 lakh to CM relief fund More than 500 inmates in five jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the care of the …
  • Prisoners donate Rs 2.3 lakh to CM Relief Fund in UP 16 Apr 2020 04:42 Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) More than 500 inmates in five jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the care of the corona patients. The inmates had earned the money from the wages they receive …
  • They lived for days at quarantine centre, a banyan tree 29 Mar 2020 11:57 Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Seven migrant workers, who came back home to West Bengal’s Purulia district from Chennai amidst the Coronavirus-induced lockdown, perched themselves on a banyan tree to remain in quarantine, in the absence of separate room for self …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Back from Chennai, 7 youths quarantined on tree outside Bengal village 28 Mar 2020 21:41 The youths climb down only to relieve themselves, wash their clothes and when food is served thrice a day. (Express photo) For the past five days, seven youths at Bhangdi village in West Bengal’s Purulia district are living on the branches of a tree …
  • West Bengal migrant labourers who returned to village quarantine themselves on banyan tree branches 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service KLOLKATA: Setting a unique example of self-awareness, seven tribal migrant labourers, who returned to Purulia district from Chennai, quarantined themselves on a baniyan tree. Since their families live in a single-room mud-hut, they …
  • Tuesday Trivia: The Bangla folk song Bappi Lahiri stole to make Arey Pyaar Kar Le 11 Feb 2020 13:14 Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan brought back memories of a hit 80s track. Yaar Bina Chain Kahaan Re. Disco King Bappi Lahiri was the composer and singer of this age-defining song. As Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh grooved to Pyaar Kar Le …
  • West Bengal: In significant reshuffle, two ministers allotted crucial portfolios 18 Nov 2019 07:49 Image Source : PTI West Bengal: In significant reshuffle, two ministers allotted crucial portfolios The Mamata Banerjee cabinet has made a significant reshuffle with two ministers without portfolios being given independent charge of some crucial …
  • Crowdfunding for 57yrs gave birth to elite varsity 12 Nov 2019 00:36 TNN | Updated: Nov 12, 2019, 4:41 IST Lucknow: Long before the term ‘crowdfunding’ became popular in the early 21st century, the practice of funding a project by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people was witnessed during the …
  • Man held for snatching seized vehicles from cop 26 Sep 2019 03:22 By Express News Service  JAJPUR: More than a month and half after a woman police officer was assaulted and seized vehicles forcibly taken away from her by stone mining mafia at Bichhakhandi hills, the police have finally managed to nab the main culprit. …
  • Jamuna devours houses, croplands in Tangail 07 Jul 2019 05:15 Erosion by the Jamuna has taken a serious turn in Bhuapur upazila as the river sees a sudden rise in water level due to onrush of water from the upstream in the last one month. Due to the sudden erosion many dwelling houses as well as a vast tract of …
  • Mamata reshuffles cabinet after Trinamool’s dismal LS show 28 May 2019 19:26 Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Following her party’s shocking performance in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reshuffled her cabinet with two ministers left without portfolios. Binay Krishna Barman, who had charge of the …
  • 63.3 Per Cent Voting In Round 6 Of Lok Sabha Elections: 10 Points 12 May 2019 15:33 Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters were eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Complaints Of EVM Glitches As Delhi Votes In Round 6: 10 Points 12 May 2019 12:21 Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters are eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Maoist-infested Bengal belt may see another revolution 09 May 2019 05:19 BALARAMPUR (PURULIA, WEST BENGAL): The killing and hanging of three villagers in Balarampur, an assembly constituency under Purulia Lok Sabha seat, is fresh in the minds of people there. The deceased were associated with BJP's youth morcha and their …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Cong's heir apparent 09 May 2019 03:10 PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Congress' heir apparent 09 May 2019 01:54 PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 59 flights cancelled in Guwahati, 8 in Agartala, 2 in Dimapur, 2 in Lilabari, 4 in Dibrugarh and 6 in Imphal 04 May 2019 14:54 Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. According to the Meteorological department, the …
  • Purulia turns killing field, another BJP man dead 19 Apr 2019 02:20 Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • Purulia turns killing field, yet another BJP man Sishupal Sahis found dead 19 Apr 2019 02:15 Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • SC refuses permission for CBI inquiry into murder of BJP workers in West Bengal 26 Mar 2019 16:21 [India] Mar 26: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant permission for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged murder of two BJP workers--Trilochan Mahto and Shaktipad Sarkar in West Bengal last year. The Apex Court bench, …
  • SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe in murder of BJP workers in West Bengal 20 Feb 2019 00:41 [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed to demand a CBI probe into the murder of three BJP workers in West Bengal. The apex court is hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and lawyer Gaurav Bhatia, who sought a Central …
  • Much is happening in West Bengal, says SC 19 Feb 2019 14:22 NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged killings of BJP workers in West Bengal, on Tuesday said "much is happening in West Bengal". The top court's observation came after petitioner Gaurav …
  • SC can’t look into closure report by state police in criminal case: Bengal 19 Feb 2019 13:39 New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that the Supreme court cannot go into the validity of a closure report filed by the state police in a criminal matter as this jurisdiction rests with the magistrate’s court. The bench of …
  • Opposition alliance like wedding preparations without a groom: Shivraj Singh Chouhan 07 Feb 2019 12:42 KOLKATA: Calling opposition parties' efforts to forge an alliance to take on BJP in upcoming national polls a futile exercise without a prime ministerial candidate, senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said it was like readying for a …
  • Maa, Maati, Manush not safe in WB: Rajnath Singh 02 Feb 2019 13:24 Posted by sana on Feb 02, 2019, 6:17 PM IST India News Politics: Neither ‘Maa’ (Mother) nor ‘Maati’ (Soil) or ‘Manush’ (Human) is safe in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday in an apparent dig at Trinamool Congress (TMC) …
  • Seats won uncontested, reports of violence: A look back at Kolkata rural polls 01 Jan 2019 07:47 Police lathicharge BJP workers during their ‘law violation programme’ protest in Basirhat, in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district. (PTI) The battle between Trinamool Congress and BJP in the 2018 panchayat polls took centre stage in the state, with …
  • Farmers resort to distress sale of paddy 24 Dec 2018 03:58 By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Large number of farmers in the district are resorting to distress sale of paddy. Nalinikanta Sethi, a farmer of Marichapali village, said several farmers in his village harvested their paddy hastily fearing rains as …
  • Trees cut for factory in Odisha: Forest rules may have been violated, says NGT 01 Dec 2018 10:38 Following the protests in Balrampur, the BJD government came under fire from opposition parties Congress and BJP.(Express photo by Gajendra Yadav/Representational) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that there may be prima facie violation …
  • Trinamool will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 LS elections: Mamata 28 Nov 2018 13:14 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Nov 28, 2018, 4:13 PM IST India Purulia: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighboring states of Jharkhand, Odisha, and …
  • TMC will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mamata Banerjee 28 Nov 2018 11:34 PURULIA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighbouring states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Assam in the 2019 General Elections. Upping the ante against the …
  • RDC visits Balarampur to probe land irregularities 21 Nov 2018 04:52 By Express News Service DHENKANAL:  A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik cancelled the beer bottling plant at Balarampur in the district, Revenue Divisional Commissioner (North) D V Swamy on Tuesday visited the village to look into the irregularities …
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 20 Nov 2018 05:28 Image Source : PTI Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling …
  • Following protests, CM revokes Dhenkanal beer plant project 20 Nov 2018 04:46 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  As tree felling in Balarampur village of Dhenkanal district for setting up a beer bottling plant became difficult for the State Government to handle because of the outrage among the people and the ongoing winter …
  • Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal 19 Nov 2018 14:31 \R Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 () Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling of hundreds of trees for the project. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik halts tree cutting after women use ‘Chipko’ tactics 19 Nov 2018 13:28 Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: November 19, 2018 4:47:49 am “Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik issued an order on Sunday to stop the cutting down of trees in Balarampur area of Dhenkanal. He has also asked the Revenue Divisional Commissioner ( …
  • Odisha cancels beer bottling plant after protests 19 Nov 2018 11:46 Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the permission given to a beer bottling plant to come up in Dhenkanal district following protests from locals. “After receiving the report of Revenue Divisional …
  • Odisha CM stops tree felling for beer-bottling plant 18 Nov 2018 13:37 Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday directed the administration to put a stop to the cutting of trees at the proposed beer-bottling plant near Balarampur in the Dhenkanal district after protests by the villagers. The …
  • A Product of Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy 17 Nov 2018 11:25 He sat there in the rickshaw, his mother holding him firmly on her lap, as the rickshaw travelled the inner roads with potholes in Banani. He was around ten years old. This was on Mondays and Wednesdays, when Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy in Banani offered …
  • After Durga Puja celebrations, political violence returns to Bengal 22 Oct 2018 16:33 Express News Service KOLKATA: Just after the end of Durga Puja festivities, political violence returned to West Bengal with Trinamool Congress and BJP leaders dead in separate incidents in Birbhum district of the state. A few hours after Khoyrasole block …
  • SC asks Bengal govt to submit its report on murders of BJP workers 17 Sep 2018 14:29 The bench said it needed only a brief outline of what is being done in these cases. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the West Bengal government to file a report in two weeks on the investigation into the alleged killing of three BJP workers in …
  • West Bengal: TMC leader’s son held in BJP worker’s murder 16 Sep 2018 21:20 TMC leader Shristhidhar Mahato’s son Sandip Mahato was arrested by CID Saturday in connection with the murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato. So far four were arrested in this case. Mahato was found hanging from a tree on May 30 in Balarampur village …
  • Trilochan Mahato murder: TMC leader's son arrested by WB CID 15 Sep 2018 17:45 [India], Sep 15 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shrishti Dhar Mahato's son Sandip Mahato was on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker …
  • SC agrees to examine plea for CBI probe into Bengal BJP workers death 24 Aug 2018 16:43 New Delhi The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged killing of three BJP workers in West Bengal after the recently held local bodies elections in the state. The plea filed by a BJP leader alleged that family …
  • SC seeks Centre, WB Govt’s reply on BJP workers murder 24 Aug 2018 11:32 By sana On August 24, 2018, 4:52 PM IST India News New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and West Bengal Government seeking their responses in the alleged killing of three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the state. The …
  • Gold fact check: Truth vs fiction in Akshay Kumar film 23 Aug 2018 12:31 Not everything that glitters is Gold. Akshay Kumar's latest box-office hit might be able to vouch for that. The film, directed by Reema Kagti, is doing wonders at the ticket windows for the story of independent India's first Olympic gold win. But …
  • Atal Bihar Vajpayee & Narendra Modi – a tale of two BJP Prime Ministers 20 Aug 2018 03:44 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress Prime Minister to serve a full term of five years, made his first public appearance in almost 10 years in a casket decked with flowers and covered with the Indian tri-colour on 16 August 2018. As we sat in front …
  • BJP man’s death: After calling it suicide, cops lodge murder case 29 Jun 2018 06:50 PURULIA: A few days after asserting that it was a case of suicide, the Purulia police has registered a murder case in the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar. The 32-yearold was found hanging from a high-tension tower at Dabha village under Balarampur police …
  • Purulia death: Three weeks after BJP worker Dulal Kumar’s body found, police lodges fresh murder case 29 Jun 2018 03:09 Purulia police authorities have initiated a case of abduction and murder into the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar (32), three weeks after the police had recorded it as a suicide. Kumar’s body was found hanging from a high voltage electric tower in Purulia …
  • One arrested over BJP youth activist’s killing 25 Jun 2018 11:34 Body of 20-year-old Mahato was found hanging from a tree in the Khudigora jungle, a kilometre away from his village in Balarampur area on May 30 Kolkata: One person was arrested in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the …
  • One arrested in BJP youth activist’s killing in Bengal 24 Jun 2018 14:31 Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) One person was arrested in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the killing of local BJP activist Trilochan Mahato, a senior CID officer said. “Punjabi Mahato, 45, a resident of Supurdi Nich basti …
  • Muslim BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka's Chikmagalur 23 Jun 2018 11:51 Muslim BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka’s Chikmanglur. (Representational image)Creative Commons/Yumi Kimura The general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) unit in Karnataka's Chikmagalur was hacked to death on Friday (June …
  • Karnataka BJP leader from minority religion hacked to death 23 Jun 2018 06:08 BJP leader hacked to death in Karnataka. (Representational Image)Creative commons The general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) unit in Karnataka's Chikmagalur was hacked to death on Friday (June 22) night. The BJP leader, who has …
  • Purulia death: Preliminary probe closed in an hour 10 Jun 2018 18:30 KOLKATA: The Bengal police took just little more than an hour to close the preliminary investigation into the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar (32) in Purulia, according to the report under Section 174 of CrPC. A copy of the document, commonly known as …
  • Purulia killings: BJP to hold nation-wide protest 08 Jun 2018 04:03 KOLKATA: the BJP leadership is planning to organise nation-wide agitation against the alleged killing of two party workers in West Bengal's Purulia district, a senior party leader said on Thursday. The party has planned to hold protests and …
  • Shah to meet kin of dead 05 Jun 2018 20:52 Calcutta/Purulia: The Bengal BJP chief said on Tuesday that Amit Shah would visit the state later this month and might meet the relatives of two party workers who had been allegedly murdered in Purulia's Balarampur. "BJP national president …
  • After BJP workers’ death: Armed groups keep nightly vigil in Balarampur villages 05 Jun 2018 01:09 Village protection groups have been formed in Balarampur block, Purulia district. (Express photo by Subham Dutta) As darkness descended on Supurdi village on Sunday in West Bengal’s Balarampur block of Purulia district, a group of men armed with bows and …
  • BJP workers death: Party to approach HC, demand CBI probe; protests planned 04 Jun 2018 20:21 At Supurdi village where BJP worker Trilochon Mahato was found hanging. (Archive) The BJP on Monday said it would move Calcutta High Court to demand a CBI probe into the deaths of two BJP workers in Pururlia district. State BJP general secretary Sayantan …
  • Tale of two Bengal deaths: TMC vs BJP, personal and political 03 Jun 2018 23:35 Written by Ravik Bhattacharya | Dava (purulia), Supurdi | Updated: June 4, 2018 5:03:35 am The children and wife of Dulal Kumar, who was found hanging from a high-tension wire in Purulia. (Photo: Subham Dutta) AT SUPURDI in Purulia district, the house of …
  • West Bengal BJP workers' death: ‘Then Maoists were after our lives. Now it’s the TMC’ 03 Jun 2018 21:11 Trilochon’s parents Hariram and Pano at Supurdi. (Photo: Subham Dutta) Two CPM flags flutter atop concrete platforms raised in Baikuntho Mahato and Bhibuti Singh Sardar’s memory at Supurdi village in West Bengal’s Purulia. Maoists shot dead the two CPM …
  • Purulia loses protest face 03 Jun 2018 19:48 Balarampur (Purulia): Dulal Kumar was a poster boy of protest in Dava, his village in Purulia's Balarampur. A day after the 32-year-old's body was found hanging from an electric transmission tower, villagers vowed on Sunday that they would force …
  • 'BJP Worker', Whose Body Was Found Hanging, Killed Self: Purulia SP 03 Jun 2018 15:44 The man, whose body was found hanging from a power transmission tower in Purulia, West Bengal, yesterday, had committed suicide, the police said today on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following a …
  • Man, whose body was found hanging, killed self: Purulia SP 03 Jun 2018 14:19 Purulia (WB), June 3 The man, whose body was found hanging from a power transmission tower here on Sunday, had committed suicide, the police said today on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following …
  • Latest death of BJP worker in Purulia a suicide case: police 03 Jun 2018 13:55 Amid allegations by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the death of another party worker in the State’s Purulia district viewing it as “political murders,” police officials said that the postmortem report revealed that it was a case of suicide. This …
  • 'BJP worker' found hanging in Purulia commited suicide: Police 03 Jun 2018 11:18 IMAGE: BJP Mahila Morcha president Locket Chatterjee , centre, participated in a rally with party's Yuva Morcha activists against alleged killing of BJP's Trilochan Mahato and Dulal Kumar in Purulia. Photograph: PTI Photo The man, whose body was …
  • 2nd BJP worker found dead in Purulia 03 Jun 2018 03:32 PURULIA: A second BJP worker was found hanging — this time from a high-tension electric transmission tower— in a Purulia village along the Bengal-Jharkhand border early on Saturday. The macabre death comes just 72 hours after a 21-year-old student and BJP …
  • One more BJP worker found dead, West Bengal CID to probe 02 Jun 2018 23:49 Written by SWEETY KUMARI | Kolkata | Published: June 3, 2018 5:14:30 am In Kolkata, union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar described Kumar’s death as a “rajnaitik hatya”, and said political murders had become endemic in the state. (Representational photo) …
  • Hanging rerun in Purulia 02 Jun 2018 21:40 Purulia: A BJP activist was found hanging from a transmission tower on Saturday morning in Purulia's Balarampur block, where another young party worker had been found hanging from a tree three days ago. Dulal Kumar, 32, had been missing since Friday …
  • Youth found hanging in Bengal, BJP blames Trinamool 02 Jun 2018 18:23 Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old man was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police said. Claiming that the deceased was a prominent party worker, the Bharatiya Janata Party ( …
  • Youth found hanging in West Bengal 02 Jun 2018 15:09 Dulal Kumar’s death comes close on the heels of the murder of a BJP worker Trilochan Mahato in the area Kolkata: A 32-year-old youth was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police …
  • Purulia: Man found hanging from electric tower 02 Jun 2018 14:54 PURULIA (WB): The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was found …
  • Another BJP worker found hanging from pole in Purulia; triggers protests 02 Jun 2018 14:17 Purulia, West Bengal, June 2 (PTI): The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, police said.  The incident comes two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed that its …
  • Youth found hanging in Bengal, BJP says victim party worker 02 Jun 2018 13:23 Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old youth was found hanging from a high-tension tower in Dabha village of West Bengal’s Purulia district on Saturday morning, police said. Claiming that the deceased was a prominent party worker, the Bharatiya Janata Party …
  • BJP Urges NHRC Probe After Another Man Found Hanging In West Bengal, Triggering Protests 02 Jun 2018 12:49 The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower in Purulia, triggering protests by locals, police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was found hanging …
  • Another person found hanging in West Bengal's Purulia 02 Jun 2018 09:45 Purulia (WB) June 2 The body of a 35-year-old man was on Saturday found hanging from a high-tension tower here, triggering protests by locals, the police said. The incident comes two days after the BJP claimed that its worker Trilochon Mahato (20), who was …
  • Another Bengal BJP leader found hanging, CID probe ordered, NHRC seeks report 02 Jun 2018 09:04 Express News Service KOLKATA: Days, after 18-year-old BJP leader Trilochan Mahato was found hanging by a tree in Balarampur in West Bengal’s Purulia district with a poster, stuck on his back blaming his association with the saffron party for his death, …
  • BJP worker found hanging from tree in Bengal with political message 02 Jun 2018 04:36 Kolkata: A 21-year-old college student who worked for BJP in the recent panchayat polls was found hanging from a tree, with a political message written on his T-shirt, in West Bengal’s Purulia district on May 30, triggering a row between BJP and Trinamool. …
  • BJP moves NHRC on Purulia murder 01 Jun 2018 01:27 BALARAMPUR: Police have sought call detail records (CDR) from the service providers of two SIM cards found in the mobile phone of Trilochan Mahato, the 20-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha member found murdered on Wednesday. The mobile was found near the third-year …
  • West Bengal Dalit boy a victim of clash between BJP and Bajrang Dal: TMC leader 31 May 2018 10:49 The BJP youth worker was found hanging from a tree. (Representational Image)Wikimedia Commons Even as BJP continues to blame TMC for the murder of a Dalit boy, who was found hanging from a tree in Balarampur town of West Bengal's Purulia district on …
  • WB BJP worker found hanging from tree, killers left message on his t-shirt 31 May 2018 08:20 The unsigned note stated that he was 'punished for working for the BJP' during the recent rural polls in the state, police said. Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his …
  • 18-yr-old man 'punished for working for BJP' in West Bengal 31 May 2018 07:10 Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his home in Purulia district on Wednesday morning. The incident invited strong criticism of the Trinamool Congress (TMC)  government from BJP …
  • BJP worker found dead, chilling note on T-shirt 31 May 2018 00:54 PURULIA: The body of a 20-year-old college student was found hanging from a tree early on Wednesday in Purulia’s Balarampur with the chilling message “BJP politics at only 18 years …” scribbled on the back of his white T-shirt. A poster found nearby …
  • BJP worker in Bengal found hanging, note left on body 30 May 2018 23:50 Written by SWEETY KUMARI , | Kolkata | Updated: May 31, 2018 5:15:40 am Police said Trilochan’s body was found in a forest. “We did not find external injury marks. He was wearing a T-shirt with a message written on it. A note with the same message was also …
  • BJP worker Trilochan Mahato in Bengal found hanging, note left on body 30 May 2018 23:35 Written by SWEETY KUMARI , | Kolkata | Updated: May 31, 2018 5:02:36 am Police said Trilochan’s body was found in a forest. “We did not find external injury marks. He was wearing a T-shirt with a message written on it. A note with the same message was also …
  • Youth found hanging with note saying 'killed because you work for BJP' 30 May 2018 18:12 The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his home in Purulia district of West Bengal on Wednesday morning. The incident invited strong criticism of the Trinamool government …
  • 18 year old Dalit supporter of BJP found hanging from tree: killed for being member of BJP, says poster 30 May 2018 16:50 An 18 year old Dalit boy was found hanging from a tree, nearly 200 meters away from his house in West Bengal’s tribal dominated Purulia district, a part of Junglemahal. The boy, a second year student of Balarampur College in Purulia has been identified as …
  • Uttar Pradesh: Anti-human trafficking units to be set up in 40 more districts 22 Oct 2020 05:11 In 2011 and 2016, the then governments had ordered setting up of units in 35 districts.To rein in human trafficking, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered setting up Anti-Human Trafficking Units (AHTU) in 40 districts of the state with the status of a …
  • T.M. Krishna sets to tune Emperor Ashoka’s edicts 14 Oct 2020 22:57 Renowned Carnatic musician T.M. Krishna had his hands full these past few months digging into the works of Emperor Ashoka. Wednesday saw the online premier of the first part of his Edict Project, in association with Ashoka University, where he set to tune …
  • ‘It’s important for the political world of today to own up to their mistakes in public’ 14 Oct 2020 12:42 Carnatic classical vocalist TM Krishna came across the edicts while poring over the subjects of the constitution and democracy in the last few months. (Photo: Amit Mehra)For King Ashoka, the third monarch of the Mauryan empire who invaded Kalinga and won …
  • In pandemic, Centre waved red flag on trafficking, but key states yet to take action 13 Oct 2020 01:46 Written by Dipankar Ghose | New Delhi | Updated: October 13, 2020 5:42:00 am 1.92 lakh interventions by rescuers and law agencies between March and August. In those six months, the helpline logged 27 lakh distress calls.Three months ago, the Ministry of …
  • Lucknow Has highest Covid deaths: Worst-hit dists also have high positivity 18 Sep 2020 00:21 A total of 81 Covid-19 patients died since Wednesday, taking the death count to 4,771. Lucknow now has reported highest deaths at 560, surpassing Kanpur Nagar with 556 deaths. (Representational)As the number of Covid-19 cases in UP continued to increase …
  • Review Of Civil Aviation Projects: Varanasi airport to go paperless by year-end 11 Sep 2020 03:07 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed the PM that though the state received 10.4% less rainfall between June 1 and August 8, four rivers -- Ghaghra , Rapti, Sharda and Gandak -- crossed the red mark due to 20% excess rainfall.VARANASI AIRPORT, in the …
  • No break in Covid surge: Four UP districts push the infection curve to all-time high 06 Sep 2020 22:58 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Updated: September 7, 2020 3:37:46 am The surge in the coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh continued this week with over 40,000 new cases added in the last seven days – the highest in a week so far – with Sunday …
  • Uttar Pradesh: Youth accused of sexual harassment dies in police custody in Shravasti, kin allege murder 05 Sep 2020 03:57
  • Situation Report 15: Floods and Landslide Situation in India August 24, 2020 05 Sep 2020 00:40 A. CURRENT SITUATION ANDHRA PRADESH The water flow in the Godavari has again intensified on Friday, pushing the level closer to the third danger mark at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage in East Godavari district. 4 people have lost their lives. East and West …
  • Panel moots merger of UP co-operative banks to create Rs 35,000 cr entity 04 Sep 2020 14:20 Amid the ongoing process of consolidation in the domestic public sector banking space, an expert panel has suggested the creation of a single state controlled lender in Uttar Pradesh by merging all the co-operative sector banks in the state. The proposed …
  • Chitrakoot, Shravasti, Bareilly to be on aviation map soon 28 Aug 2020 00:21
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved 78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme 27 Aug 2020 18:43 GUWAHATI: Following the three successful rounds of bidding, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved 78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDeshKaAamNagrik (UDAN) to further enhance the connectivity to remote and …
  • With 78 more routes, UDAN scheme connects remotest corners of India 27 Aug 2020 15:41 New Delhi: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday approved 78 new routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)-UDAN after three rounds of bidding. "This will further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the …
  • UP farmers could see hopes of good paddy crop dashed due to urea shortage 23 Aug 2020 12:54 Farmers in Uttar Pradesh, who were expecting a good rice crop this season on the back of above-average rain this monsoon, have been hit by a fertiliser crisis caused by a shortage of urea. The increase in the paddy crop area this season and smuggling of …
  • Varanasi Additional CMO among 55 dead: As Covid cases rise, govt says August positivity close to 5% 13 Aug 2020 01:14 With the total Covid-19 count rising to 1,36,238 in the past 24 hours and over 34 lakh samples tested so far. (Representational)As the surge in the coronavirus infection continued with the addition of 4,583 new cases to UP’s caseload on Wednesday, the …
  • UP: Over 330 villages hit by floods, govt sets up 95 relief camps 03 Aug 2020 02:27 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed officials in the districts to visit the affected areas and ensure immediate relief to the people. The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday said 331 villages in 12 districts have been affected by floods. The 12 …
  • High alert in UP after terror threat inputs on bhoomi pujan 30 Jul 2020 00:23 Lucknow: A high alert has been sounded in Ayodhya, its adjoining districts and other places of religious importance in the state following intelligence inputs of a possible ‘fidayeen’ attack during ‘bhoomi poojan’ of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on August 5. …
  • Mercury drops as clouds pour relief on capital 29 Jul 2020 00:26 Vehicles wade through a waterlogged street in Lucknow on Tuesday Lucknow: Intermittent light rains turned the weather pleasant in the city on Tuesday, providing relief from the sultry conditions prevailing for the past few days. Overcast sky and rains led …
  • Government to boost development of Buddhist tourism, starts with promotional activities 20 Jul 2020 06:26 NEW DELHI: As more states open up to tourists with a string of safeguards in place, the tourism ministry is lending a helping hand with its "Dekho Apna Desh" campaign and pitching India as the land of Buddha. With an eye on China and Buddhist …
  • Lucknow in for weekend downpour 10 Jul 2020 09:29 Representative image LUCKNOW: Heavy rainfall with lightning and thunderstorms might occur in the eastern and northern parts of the state between Friday and Sunday. Lucknow is expected to get heavy rains for 24 hours from Saturday morning. Light to moderate …
  • Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar airport in UP as international airport 24 Jun 2020 17:18 Image Source : PTI Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar airport in UP as international airport The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved the declaration of the airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar as an international airport, stating it will offer …
  • Cabinet decisions to boost infrastruture across sectors: All you need to know 24 Jun 2020 12:29 (Representative image) NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet -- chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- on Wednesday announced landmark decisions to boost infrastructure across various sectors of the economy amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Here are the …
  • International status to Kushinagar Airport will boost development in Purvanchal: UP CM Yogi 24 Jun 2020 12:07 Lucknow: Granting of international status to Kushinagar airport will aid development of Purvanchal region as well as enable better access to Buddhist followers from across the world looking to visit destinations in the state that are being developed as …
  • UP's COVID-19 tally reaches 17,135; death toll rises to 529 22 Jun 2020 03:00 Lucknow: Twenty-two people have succumbed to COVID-19 and 541 more people tested positive in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. The death toll in the state is 529 now with the coronavirus tally reaching 17,135, they said. …
  • ‘Use Modi’s scheme for jobs to migrants’ 22 Jun 2020 00:14 Lucknow: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Scheme to boost employment in rural India, chief minister Yogi Adityanath sought to examine the possibility of using the scheme to create maximum opportunities in districts …
  • UP: 4,116 new cases in last 7 days, Sunday reports highest single-day recovery 21 Jun 2020 22:45 A total of 10,995 patients have recovered and have been discharged till date. (Representational) The week that saw the highest number of peak single-day jumps in novel coronavirus cases, adding nearly a quarter (4,116 cases or 23 per cent) of the total …
  • CM action plan: Raise no. of of surveillance panels to 1L 20 Jun 2020 23:51 CM has asked officials to make efforts to break infection chain Lucknow: To contain the spread of coronavirus in the state, chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed to prepare an action plan to control Covid-19 in NCR districts. Presiding over a high- …
  • Map row: Now Nepalis occupy no man’s land along India border 15 Jun 2020 11:44 Express News Service LUCKNOW: After the Nepali Parliament passed a new map of the country showing areas of Indian territory as its own, Nepali citizens have started occupying areas on no man’s land along the border in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Terai …
  • UP sounds alert in 7 districts as man dies in Nepal firing 14 Jun 2020 23:28 Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police has sounded an alert in seven districts bordering Nepal after firing from the Himalayan kingdom country killed one person in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district on June 12. The alert has been sounded in Maharajganj, Bahraich, Balrampur …
  • 1.3 crore recovery notices for 6 sacked teachers 11 Jun 2020 10:15 Image used for representational purpose only LUCKNOW/SHRAVASTI: The UP government on Wednesday issued notices to six sacked teachers for recovery of Rs 1.37 crore paid to them during their tenure of employment in the district. The six were sacked last …
  • UP issues Rs 1.3cr recoverynotices to 6 sacked teachers 11 Jun 2020 00:14 Lucknow/Shravasti: The UP government on Wednesday issued notices to six sacked teachers for recovery of Rs 1.37 crore paid to them during their tenure of employment in the district. The six were sacked last year after they found using fake papers to …
  • Unnao tops state’s first ease of doing biz rankings 11 Jun 2020 00:14 Lucknow: Unnao district has topped the first comprehensive ‘ease of doing business’ rankings under the business reform action plan issued by the infrastructure and industrial development department on Wednesday. The district has trumped Bulandshahr, …
  • UP: New infection in 200s again, eight more die 18 May 2020 04:56 For the second consecutive day, the number of fresh coronavirus cases in the state crossed 200 – 203 on Saturday and 208 on Sunday – taking the cumulative cases to 4,464. This is one of the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported in a single day in the …
  • 2,000 recover, over 1.5 lakh tested in UP 15 May 2020 05:09 Arts college student making a painting on a city road goes to Mankameshwar temple on coronavirus epidemic on the occasion of world earth day in Lucknow on Wednesday. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Thursday marked a new high for Uttar Pradesh in terms …
  • The Exodus: As migrants return home in hordes, UP govt wary of fresh wave of infection 14 May 2020 08:24 Earlier, around 5.25 lakh migrant workers were brought to the state from Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. As lakhs of migrant workers are returning to UP from coronavirus hotspot states like Maharashtra and Gujarat, the UP government is wary of a fresh …
  • 64 fresh Covid-19 cases in UP, tally 3,728 13 May 2020 13:34 Representational Image LUCKNOW: With 64 new Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, the infection tally rose to 3,728 in the state on Wednesday, officials said. There are 1,744 active cases in the state, while 1,902 people have been discharged from hospitals …
  • UP Board Class 10, 12 exams evaluation process to start in orange zones, results by June-end 11 May 2020 09:49 Written by Arnab Mitra | New Delhi | Published: May 11, 2020 1:09:16 pm UP Board Class 10, 12 results by June-end The evaluation process of the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) class 10 and 12 exams will commence in orange zones from May 12 …
  • Highest weekly jump in deaths, UP appoints two officers each for three worst-hit districts 11 May 2020 01:35 The decision was taken by the Chief Minister following a review meeting the the Team-11 officials here. (File) The week ending Sunday witnessed the highest number of Covid deaths in Uttar Pradesh at 36 — a 77 per cent jump from the previous week — taking …
  • UP: Isolation beds tripled: 53,000 in Two weeks 10 May 2020 01:53 At least 9,003 persons are under institutional quarantine. (Representational Photo) The state government has increased its number of isolation beds for Covid-19 positive patients by more than three times to 53,459 in the last two weeks as a preventive …
  • Lucknow: Junior doctor, UPSRTC bus driver on Covid-19 duty among 155 new cases 09 May 2020 07:18 Photo for representative purpose only LUCKNOW: Two Covid warriors at an Agra hospital -- a junior doctor and a sanitary staff -- and a UPSRTC bus driver who ferried migrants from Madhya Pradesh to Jhansi on April 30 were among 155 new coronavirus cases in …
  • UP: New infection back to 3 digits, Fatehpur latest to report case 09 May 2020 02:43 Meanwhile, four more patients died, taking the total death toll to 66 in the state. (Representational Photo) With an addition of 155 cases in the last 24 hours, the number of positive cases reported in the state reached 3,214 by Friday evening. According …
  • Amid grim 3,000-mark, a glimmer: 4 out of 10 patients have recovered 07 May 2020 12:22 Health workers after cremating a coronavirus patient in Prayagraj on Wednesday. The city witnessed its first coronavirus death on Wednesday. Ritesh Shukla Even as the recovery curve of coronavirus patients in Uttar Pradesh is following the total cases with …
  • The Buddha’s message, for a better world 06 May 2020 14:56  The adoption of the “middle path” by avoiding extreme positions as taught by Buddha leads to realising the truth which further leads to avoiding conflict, reconciliation of different viewpoints, and achieving consensus. (Photo courtesy: PTI)  “Buddha” …
  • Toll 50, Central team to visit hotspots — Agra & Lucknow 05 May 2020 10:42 Lucknow is in comparatively better position. In the last one week, the state Capital reported 32 cases, and so far only one patient has died. (Express Photo Shashi Ghosh) Amid the steady increase in the number of coronavirus cases in UP, Union Health …
  • UP: Why didn’t the govt do this earlier?’ 04 May 2020 02:15 Written by Asad Rehman | Lucknow | Published: May 4, 2020 6:24:19 am Migrant workers wait to deboard the train that brought them from Nashik in Maharashtra, at Charbagh railway station in Lucknow on Sunday. (Photo by Vishal Srivastav) IT IS 6 am Sunday, …
  • Live: Mumbai reports 441 new cases today 03 May 2020 17:55 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates "With 441 new cases of coronavirus and 21 deaths which were reported today, the total count in the city has spiked to 8,613 and deaths to 343," said the Public Health Department. It further said, " …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, May 3: Cases cross 40,000; relaxations for movement given to migrant workers only, says MHA 03 May 2020 16:40 As the metro construction resumed in Pune, workers rest under a tree with masks on their face near Sangam bridge on Saturday. (Express photo/Ashish Kale) Coronavirus India Updates: The Covid-19 tally in India crossed the 40,000 mark on Sunday even as …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, May 3: Cases cross 40,000; over 800 migrants return to UP 03 May 2020 14:18 As the metro construction resumed in Pune, workers rest under a tree with masks on their face near Sangam bridge on Saturday. (Express photo/Ashish Kale) Coronavirus India Updates: The Covid-19 tally in India crossed the 40,000 mark on Sunday even as …
  • Migrant’s homecoming: Here’s why it is a logistical migraine 03 May 2020 12:12 BY ANINDYA BANERJEE New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing a sudden countrywide 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country, Pushpa Devi along with her two daughters, one son and differently- …
  • Total cases close to 2,500, death toll inches to 50 in UP 02 May 2020 21:48 According to officials, the teams will also have to conduct active surveillance which requires tracing maximum risk suspects even if they are not linked to a positive case. (Representational) The number of coronavirus cases in UP reached close to 2,500 …
  • Uttar Pradesh: Full list of red, orange and green zones in UP post May 3 01 May 2020 12:54 Image Source : AP Uttar Pradesh: Full list of red, orange and green zones in UP post May 3 Uttar Pradesh is India's largest state by population. In terms of coronavirus cases, it stands at 6th spot in the overall case tally in the country. As of Friday …
  • UP: Maharajganj back in Covid list; first death in Amroha, toll 40 01 May 2020 10:52 The other 39 deaths have been reported from 13 districts – one each in Bareilly, Basti, Bulandshahr, Lucknow, Varanasi, Aligarh, Mathura, Shravasti, five in Meerut, six in Moradabad, two in Firozabad, 14 in Agra and four in Kanpur. (Representational image) …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • In UP, five die in last 24 hours, first Covid-19 death in Bareilly district 30 Apr 2020 16:15 Till date, Agra has reported 14 deaths. (Representational image) Five coronavirus patients died in the last 24 hours, taking the total toll in the state to 39. While Agra reported two more deaths, taking the total fatalities in the district to 14, Bareilly …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: UP migrant who died after 2-week journey home tests negative 29 Apr 2020 20:43 Insaf Ali’s mother (right) at their home in Mathkanwa village of UP’s Shravasti district. (Express photo) A 35-year-old migrant worker who died on Monday after hitch-hiking 1,500 km from Mumbai to Uttar Pradesh’s Shravasti district over two weeks has …
  • UP: First 1,000 cases in 45 days, next 1,000 in only 9 days 29 Apr 2020 10:12 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Published: April 29, 2020 2:39:03 pm The deaths reported in the state are over the past 24 hours are two from Agra and one from Varanasi. Gajendra Yadav. The number of positive coronavirus cases in UP crossed 2,000 on …
  • 35-yr-old travels 14 days to UP village from Mumbai, dies in hours 28 Apr 2020 23:14 Written by Asad Rehman | Lucknow | Published: April 29, 2020 4:20:31 am Insaf Ali’s mother (right) at their home in Mathkanwa village of UP’s Shravasti district. (Express photo) Insaf Ali walked or hitch-hiked 1,500 km from Mumbai to Shravasti district in …
  • Navi Mumbai: Mother, wife of cop test COVID-19 positive 28 Apr 2020 13:06 Image Source : PTI Navi Mumbai: Mother, wife of cop test COVID-19 positive  The wife and mother of a police official in Navi Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus. According to public relations officer of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation …
  • Mumbai: Man walks 1,500 km from Vasai to UP's Shravasti, dies in quarantine 28 Apr 2020 07:32 Mumbai: Man walks 1500 km from Vasai to UP's Shravasti, dies in quarantine Fifteen days ago, Insaaf Ali began walking from Mumbai to reach his home in Shravasti district in Uttar Pradesh. A labourer in Mumbai's Vasai, Ali struggled for food and …
  • Man walks from Mumbai to UP's Shravasti, dies 28 Apr 2020 03:40
  • Man walks from Mumbai to Shravasti, dies 28 Apr 2020 03:11
  • One more dies of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh as infection count nears 2000-mark 27 Apr 2020 17:29 By PTI LUCKNOW: Coronavirus claimed one more life in Uttar Pradesh, taking the fatality count to 31 in the state, which inched closer to the 2,000-mark with 113 fresh cases on Monday. The number of confirmed infection cases in the state is 1,986 now, Dr …
  • Cases mount, UP gets plasma boost 25 Apr 2020 23:27 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Published: April 26, 2020 3:27:15 am In Lucknow, the number of cases reached close to 200 with 19 new cases. (Representational Photo) Uttar Pradesh is all set to start plasma therapy on coronavirus patients with …
  • Cable operator, wife test COVID-19 positive in Lucknow's Birhana; city tally crosses 200 25 Apr 2020 13:37 Image Source : PTI Cable operator, wife test COVID-19 positive in Lucknow's Birhana At least 19 more coronavirus positive cases have been reported from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The new cases emerged after a cable operator in Lucknow's Birhana area …
  • As UP plans return of migrant workers,10 positive so far 25 Apr 2020 00:57 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Published: April 25, 2020 4:54:47 am So far, around 500 persons have entered the district from outside (Representational Photo) NINE migrant labourers who are back in Uttar Pradesh have tested positive in the past 24 …
  • New cases surge, 6 districts become free of fresh infection 18 Apr 2020 23:29 Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Published: April 19, 2020 4:31:51 am Till date, 14 coronavirus patients have died in the state. There was no report of any fresh death on Saturday. (Representational Photo) The total number of coronavirus cases in UP …
  • UP MLA violates lockdown norms, turns event into a photo-op 18 Apr 2020 04:35 Apr 18, 2020, 09:47AM ISTSource: Times NowBJP leader from Shravasti Ram Feran Pandey violated lockdown norms, he turned an event into a photo-op. The event was meant to honour novel coronavirus warriors. But while doing the same he instead of highlighting …
  • Bright spot in UP: 400 samples from 8 districts test negative in pool testing 16 Apr 2020 22:12 Written by Prabha Raghavan | New Delhi | Updated: April 17, 2020 1:35:33 am According to Dr Amita Jain, around 64 more pools were being collected and tested on Thursday. (Representational Photo) Around 400 samples collected in eight districts of Uttar …
  • Shelters for migrants: 1 soap for 30 people 15 Apr 2020 08:18 LUCKNOW/PATNA: With lakhs of migrant workers returning home to UP and Bihar earlier this month, government schools and panchayat buildings in both states were quickly converted to quarantine shelters. But unsanitary conditions — in some cases, buckets …
  • FIR against clerics hiding in Madrassa after attending Nizamuddin prayer meet 02 Apr 2020 13:08  Over 2,000 delegates, including from Indonesia and Malaysia, attended the congregation from 1-15 March in the Nizamuddin area in New Delhi (PTI) Shravasti (UP): An FIR has been registered against nine clerics who returned from the Tablighi Jamaat's …
  • Coronavirus lockdown | UP govt. arranges 1,000 buses for stranded migrant workers 28 Mar 2020 09:12 The Uttar Pradesh government has arranged for 1,000 buses to ferry migrant labourers who are stranded on the border districts owing to a countrywide lockdown, an official spokesperson said on Saturday. Officials of the Transport Department, bus drivers and …
  • Coronavirus scare: UP sets up 18-member committee to monitor situation 05 Mar 2020 07:10 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus scare: UP sets up 18-member committee to monitor situation The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday set up an 18-member committee led by the health minister to monitor the overall situation in the state amid coronavirus …
  • India’s GoAir introduces direct flights from Colombo to Delhi, Bengaluru 27 Feb 2020 07:04 In continuation of its expansion in South Asia, GoAir – Asia’s most trusted, punctual and fastest growing airline – has announced its new direct flights from Colombo to Delhi and Colombo to Bengaluru. GoAir’s maiden flights to the capital city of Sri Lanka …
  • HAL Signs Pacts with Rosoboronexport, Coast Guard, IIT Kanpur and TAPL 07 Feb 2020 12:49 HAL signed a slew of agreements, contracts, MoUs at the ongoing DefExpo 2020. HAL and JSC Rosoboronexport : HAL and JSC Rosoboronexport signed an MoU yesterday during the ongoing DefExpo 2020. The MoU envisages export of spares and services to friendly …
  • Now, transfer policy for secondary teachers of govt-aided schools in UP 29 Jan 2020 05:19 LUCKNOW: If you are a secondary teacher in government-aided school and your spouse is a government servant in Uttar Pradesh, and both of you are posted in different districts, you can now rejoice. The newly introduced UP government's teacher transfer …
  • Delhi Confidential: Marathon Meetings 24 Dec 2019 21:50 Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan While it is very unusual for official functions to start before the arrival of a minister, the National Board of Examinations convocation on Tuesday did just that when Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan was delayed by more …
  • Malaysia to host Shravasti Fest 2020 in attempt to set Guinness record for world’s largest Mandala 12 Dec 2019 11:13 (From left) Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia deputy president Sin Yew Sen, India High Commissioner to Malaysia Shri Mridul Kumar, Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong, India’s Great Shravasti Centre founder Drikung Kyabgon Tinle Lhundup and …
  • Defense White Paper will lead to transformation of armed forces 11 Dec 2019 13:12 PETALING JAYA: The Defense White Paper is only the beginning of the transformation of the armed forces, according to Deputy Defense Minister Liew Chin Tong (pix). Liew said the armed forces will work with the government towards prioritising the needs of …
  • BJP appoints 59 district presidents in UP 28 Nov 2019 10:19 Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh BJP has announced 59 district presidents which includes new and young faces. The party’s state election in-charge and Urban Development Minister Ashutosh Tandon released the list on Wednesday, in view of the next Uttar Pradesh …
  • UP: 22 IPS, 25 IAS officers transferred 01 Nov 2019 06:42 Image Source : PTI UP: 22 IPS, 25 IAS officers transferred The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 22 IPS and 25 IAS officers, including superintendents of police and the district magistrate of Lucknow. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) …
  • Yogi transfers 25 IAS, 22 IPS officers in UP 01 Nov 2019 04:31 Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) In a late night administrative reshuffle on Thursday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister transferred 25 IAS and 22 IPS officers. The transferred officials include district magistrates of nine districts including Lucknow and Varanasi. Other …
  • An Ancient Chinese Story- The Blind See Buddha 28 Oct 2019 23:08 The ancient city of Vaishali, India, was home to 500 blind people. Because of their disability, they couldn’t work for a living and had to beg for food. They suffered from discrimination on a daily basis. The blind people heard that Prince Siddhartha (also …
  • UP Power Dept working on zero-tolerance for corruption 10 Oct 2019 05:09 Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) With zero-tolerance against corruption, the Power Department in Uttar Pradesh has ordered a special audit of the e-tenders in Bahraich, Balrampur, Shravasti and Gonda. Based on the audit reports of these districts, inquiries will …
  • Special session of UP Assembly: Amid Oppn boycott, Shivpal, BSP MLA praise Yogi in House 04 Oct 2019 01:11 Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath at the 36-hour special session in Lucknow on Thursday. Vishal Srivastava A day after Congress MLA from Rae Bareli, Aditi Singh, defied her party to attend the special 36-hour session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, rebel …
  • Schools closed in Lucknow following heavy rains 26 Sep 2019 18:25 Image Source : ANI Schools closed in Lucknow following heavy rains All schools up to Class XII in Lucknow will remain closed on Friday due to heavy and incessant rains that have been lashing the state capital since the past three days. District Magistrate …
  • Centre mulling security fencing on Indo-Nepal border to curb trafficking: BJP MP Akshaibar Lal 17 Sep 2019 10:19 By PTI BAHRAICH: Terming human trafficking the "most heinous crime", BJP MP Akshaibar Lal said on Monday that the Centre is mulling the possibility of fencing the Indo-Nepal border to curb such illegal activities. "It has been discussed in …
  • IMD predicts heavy rainfall in 16 UP districts 16 Sep 2019 07:05 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall to likely occur over 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours. “Rain, thundershowers, and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid …
  • Weather Department Predicts Heavy Rainfall In 16 UP Districts Today 16 Sep 2019 06:18 Lucknow: The Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall likely to occur in 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the next three hours this morning. "Rain, thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next …
  • Looking for ‘Raghuvansh’ in Ayodhya 24 Aug 2019 19:29 Ram Ki Paidi in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. (Vishal Srivastav) HEARING the civil dispute in the Ram Janmabhoomi case, the Supreme Court earlier this month said it was “curious” to know whether any descendants of Lord Ram were still living in Ayodhya. The …
  • Grandparents set my mother ablaze: Minor narrates ordeal after woman burnt alive over triple talaq 23 Aug 2019 09:58 Image Source : PTI / REPRESENTATIVE UP woman burnt alive over triple talaq complaint In yet another incident of triple talaq, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly set ablaze by her husband and in-laws after she lodged a police complaint on being given …
  • Woman set on fire over dowry dies, husband, father in-law held 20 Aug 2019 00:52 Additional SP Dubey said the father had not yet provided a copy of the written complaint he claims to have submitted on August 6. (Representational Image) A 22-YEAR-OLD woman died on August 16 after she was set on fire allegedly by her husband and father- …
  • UP woman burnt alive for triple talaq complaint 19 Aug 2019 21:01 A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Uttar Pradesh’s Shravasti district on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to divorce her using now the banned ‘triple talaq’ practice. …
  • UP: Woman set on fire over dowry dies, husband, father-in-law among 8 booked 19 Aug 2019 18:49 Nafees and Azeezullah have been arrested and were sent to jail after produced before a court on Monday. (Representational Image) A 22-year-old woman died on August 16 after she was set on fire allegedly by her husband and father-in-law over dowry in Gadra …
  • Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint 19 Aug 2019 11:12 Lucknow: A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering “talaq” thrice. Major opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the …
  • UP woman given triple talaq, cops ask to stay with husband, family burns her alive 19 Aug 2019 10:32 Shravasti: A 22-year-old Uttar Pradesh woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to divorce her using triple talaq practice. According to NDTV report, the …
  • Woman burnt alive by husband for triple talaq complaint 19 Aug 2019 08:36 19 Aug 2019, 01:14PM ISTSource: Mirror NowIn a shocking case, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband and in-laws after she lodged a police complaint on being given triple talaq. The incident happened in Gadra village of Shravasti …
  • Yogi plans to set up development board for spiritual tourism 11 Aug 2019 04:47 Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has planned to set up a development board to promote spiritual tourism in Uttar Pradesh. The state government has already been pushing religious tourism with Deepotsav in Ayodhya, Holi in Barsana and …
  • A Forgotten Urdu Epic Is Essential Reading for Understanding the Indian Political Situation 22 Jul 2019 14:55 Indians in a courtyard beneath the Red Fort celebrating the first anniversary of India's independence, in New Delhi ,1948. (Photo by Max Desfor / AP) In the front parlor of a boarding house in 1950s London, the Urdu poet and “staunch Pakistani” …
  • Shravasti villagers worst-hit by floods in U... 18 Aug 2017 11:20 SHRAVASTI: A day after flood water of Rapti receded, Ramnagra village in Shravasti, on Thursday, had tell-tale signs of worst flood to have struck it in recent years more than visible. At least 20 houses and a school building has been washed away in last …
  • Child brides make Shravasti India’s ‘most fertile’ dist 10 Jul 2017 21:03 | Fatima was just 4 when she was married to a 10-year-old. When she was 8, her in-laws started pressing for 'gauna' but her mother refused saying that the girl had not even attained menarche. The dilly dallying made Fatima possibly the youngest …