BJP goes Kurukshetra? Modi to meet UP cadre as Yogi defies high command

BJP goes Kurukshetra? Modi to meet UP cadre as Yogi defies high command

For now, the party is striving to present a united front ahead of the upcoming by-polls, with insiders stating that Adityanath will remain at the helm with backing from the RSS. Yogi, seen as a potential challenger to the Modi–Shah leadership within the BJP, maintains a strong grip on the party in the state, said … Read more

Main accused arrested from Delhi

Main accused arrested from Delhi

Devprakash Madhukar, the main accused in the 2 July Hathras stampede which claimed 121 lives, has been taken into custody by Uttar Pradesh Police after he surrendered in Delhi, his lawyer claimed on Friday night, 5 July. Madhukar, the ‘mukhya sevadar’ of the ‘satsang’ where the stampede occurred, is the only accused named in the … Read more

Hathras stampede: Rahul Gandhi reaches Aligarh, meets kin of victims

Hathras stampede: Rahul Gandhi reaches Aligarh, meets kin of victims

Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Rahul Gandhi on Friday, 4 July met the family members of those who lost their lives in the stampede in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, according to Congress leaders. Gandhi left from Delhi on Friday early morning by road for Hathras and was accompanied by state Congress chief Ajay Rai, … Read more

The rise and fall of Bhole Baba

The rise and fall of Bhole Baba

Despite his significant influence, little is known about Singh’s life, which he kept closely guarded. His transformation from a constable to a revered figure remains shrouded in mystery. Singh is believed to be residing at his ashram in Mainpuri, about 100 km from Phulrai village, where the fatal event took place. The stampede occurred during … Read more

IMD warns of heavy rainfall in northwest and northeast India for next 5 days

IMD warns of heavy rainfall in northwest and northeast India for next 5 days

The IMD has also predicted very heavy rainfall in isolated areas in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan, and west Madhya Pradesh during this period. In the northeast, a cyclonic circulation over northeast Assam will bring light to moderate rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall to Sub-Himalayan … Read more

UP Congress to gherao Assembly on exam paper leak issue

UP Congress to gherao Assembly on exam paper leak issue

Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has demanded a court-monitored probe to unmask those behind paper leaks even if it involves those who enjoy the patronage of people in government. Lashing out at the Union government over the cancellation of the UGC-NET exam following an alleged paper leak, he said that the exam mafia was … Read more

‘UP ke do ladke’ will make India’s politics all about love: Rahul to Akhilesh

‘UP ke do ladke’ will make India’s politics all about love: Rahul to Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh (UP’s) two sons would make India’s politics all about love, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, 19 June, to signal his camaraderie with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. Rahul Gandhi’s witty take, recalling the “mohabbat ki dukaan” tagline from his pan-India yatras and the Lok Sabha election campaign, came in response to … Read more

Brahmins being harassed under BJP govt in UP, claims Mayawati

Brahmins being harassed under BJP govt in UP, claims Mayawati

“Due to the wrong policies of the BJP government, the country’s economy is being adversely affected. Poverty, unemployment and inflation are continuously increasing while corruption has not ended yet,” she added. She urged the people to not let the BJP win the Lok Sabha elections, asserting that if the BSP is voted to power, it … Read more

Man held in UP after video clip shows him voting 8 times for BJP candidate

Man held in UP after video clip shows him voting 8 times for BJP candidate

The case has been registered under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and other relevant laws, including IPC Section 171F (offence related to elections), IPC Section 419 (punishment for cheating by personation), Sections 128, 132, and 136 of the Representation of the People’s Act (related to maintaining the secrecy of voting, fraud at … Read more

Mercury breaches 45 degrees mark in UP, IMD issues orange alert in few states

Mercury breaches 45 degrees mark in UP, IMD issues orange alert in few states

For the first time this season, the maximum temperature in the state crossed the 45-degree Celsius mark. Kanpur was the hottest at 45.1 degrees Celsius on Thursday, 17 May, while the temperature in Agra and Bundelkhand region remained between 43-45 degrees Celsius. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan may … Read more