Everything you need to know about Uttar Sonpur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Uttar Sonpur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Unicef launched a USD 5 million programme in India Wednesday for providing zinc supplementation and oral rehydration therapy to contain diarrhoea in children, officials associated with the project said.
Nagpur, March 7 (IANS) In a broad-daylight film-style robbery, six men Thursday stopped at gunpoint a van carrying Rs.2.5 crore cash of the Axis Bank to Nagpur and fled with the money, police said.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till noon Tuesday after opposition parties raised various issues including the killing of a police officer in Uttar Pradesh.
Gurgaon, March 4 (IANS) A security guard posted at a construction site here was arrested Monday for raping a woman labourer, police said.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Former prime minister Charan Singh, father of union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh who continues to influence the politics of western Uttar Pradesh, was a man confident of his leadership qualities, his biographer has said.
Lucknow/Dehradun, Dec 17 (IANS) The battle for quota in promotions for Dalits and tribals in government jobs spilled on to streets in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Monday as both supporters and opponents of the move took out processions and organised protests.
Lucknow, Dec 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to issue 'Golden Cards' to industrialists and industrial associations for easy access to its offices. But the business community called it "old wine in new bottle".
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.8 (ANI): Shopkeepers in Uttar Pradesh claim that there is a surge in the demand of the pocket-friendly Chinese lamps and lights ahead of the Hindu festival of lights 'Diwali.'
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Alleging that Law Minister Salman Khurshid had threatened him, India Against Corruption (IAC) leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said his words did not behove the minister of a country.
Thane (Maharashtra)/Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.14 (ANI): Women, including tudents, the Muslim community in particular, took to the streets of Thane and Lucknow n Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh respectively, over the weekend, to protest against an ttack by suspected Taliban militants on a 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl.
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were arrested here on charges of duping unemployed youths on the pretext of providing them jobs in the government and public sectors, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the union cabinet's approval to a bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job promotion.
Sulabh International, the NGO synonymous with low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said that organization would give a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday asked officials to explore non-conventional sources of energy to bridge the demand-supply gap in power.
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not plunder state coffers.
Uttar Pradesh UP PCS Main 2010 result has been declared. Announcement of UPPSC Uttar Pradesh PCS Combined State/Upper Sub. Services Main 2010 results have ended the eager wait of the aspirants.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at criminalisation of Indian politics.
The government of Uttar Pradesh together with central government has braced for boosting tourism in the state. An announcement of such effect was made on Saturday.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA government but were upset with his own party too.
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.300,000 on his head, was arrested from a forest in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said Friday.
Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Nov. 21 (ANI): An eerie silence welcomes me as I walk down the row of houses, not a soul in sight. I know that from every tiny window in these little brick-walled units, watchful, suspicious eyes follow my every move.
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh), Nov. 1 (ANI): Maoists forced a daylong shutdown in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur District on Tuesday to oppose the foundation-day anniversary celebrations of the state.
Siddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh), July 29(ANI): The water released by dams in Nepal threatens to flood villages near Siddharthnagar, along the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh.
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Pawan Kumar Bansal, who assumed charge as the new Water Resources Minister here on Wednesday, said that a new national water policy would be finalised by the end of March 2012
New Delhi, Jun 28 (ANI); Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday criticized the Mayawati Government over recent crime cases in the state, and demanded immediate dismissal of the state government.
Lucknow, June 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has ordered the suspension of a police officer over serious lapses in handling of the alleged rape-and-murder case of a minor girl within the compound of Nighasan police station in Lakhimpur District.
Lucknow, June 15 (ANI): Condemning the murder of a minor girl within the compound of Nighasan police station in Lakhimpur District, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday accused the opposition parties of playing politics over the murder case.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Under fresh attack over the alleged rape-and-murder of a minor girl within the compound of Nighasan police station in Lakhimpur District, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has written a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying that her government is being targeted.
Lucknow, June 14 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Congress on Tuesday charged the Mayawati Government claiming that the authorities are trying to shield the accused responsible for the alleged rape-and-murder of a minor girl within the compound of Nighasan police station in Lakhimpur District.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Ajit Kumar Seth, an IAS officer of 1974 batch, Uttar Pradesh cadre, today assumed charge as Cabinet Secretary.
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath condemning the alleged rape-and-murder of a minor girl within the compound of Nighasan police station in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur District, on Monday accused the Mayawati Government of being insensitive to this issue.
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, who was expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in December 2005 for indiscipline, was re-inducted in the party on Tuesday after almost five and a half years.
Faizabad, May 28 (ANI): Villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad District are angry after ponds created under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) remain dry and prove to be of no use to them.
Gorakhpur, Feb 4 (ANI): Women residing in different villages of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District have formed around 160 self-defence groups to fight against exploitation and sexual harassment.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the responsibility of distributing foodgrains lay with state governments, adding that it is upto the courts to decide what action is to be taken with regard to the alleged food scam in Uttar Pradesh.
Varanasi, Sep. 17 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police arrested four students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here on Friday for stripping a physically challenged student as part of ragging.
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), June 25 (ANI): A local court in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Friday directed to the Mumbai Police Commissioner to serve summons on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt after he failed to appear before it.
Bahjoi (Uttar Pradesh), April 22 (ANI): With extended power cuts that may last up to as long as 22 hours in a day at times in Uttar Pradesh's Bahjoi city, an innovative electrician, driven by a sense of social service, has arranged electricity supply for a chain of some 300 CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lights) here.
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (ANI): At least 65 people died and over 100 have injured in the Ram Janki temple stampede which occurred here on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh District.
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (ANI): An Uttar Pradesh policeman was on Thursday suspended after being caught on camera for thrashing a Dalit woman inside the police station in an attempt to extract a confession from her.
Lucknow, Jan 21(ANI): Several Uttar Pradesh Government employees were injured on Thursday when police resorted to baton charge when they were staging a demonstration in Lucknow to press for their demands.
Lucknow, Jan 13 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday unveiled its new commando force "Blue Hawks", which has been raised by the State police to tackle militants.
New Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jan 5 (ANI): With temperatures dipping below normal and snowfall witnessed in the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh and the Kashmir valley, the normal life was disturbed for the fourth consecutive day and over 125 deaths were reported from across the country.
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.25 (ANI): A unique endeavour to spread communal harmony and promote brotherliness among people of different religious faith has been made in an obscure village near Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, where Hindu children have been enrolled at Madarsa, Islamic school.
New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court today rejected Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's appeal for permission to commence maintenance and other related works at the debated Ambedkar site in Lucknow.
New Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): Campaigning for the Assembly by-elections in seven States ended on Thursday evening.
Bulandshahar (U.P), Oct.16 (ANI): In a tragic mishap ahead of Diwali festival, two people were feared dead and about a dozen injured when nearly 50 fireworks shops caught fire in Bulandshahar city of Uttar Pradesh.
Gorakhpur (UP), Oct 3 (ANI): Scores of weavers explore money-spinning opportunities in Gorakhpur, the traditional weaving wheel have come to a stop.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.12 (ANI): Sugarcane farmers are facing a double-edged sword of a prolonged drought and pesticides damaging about 50 per cent of their standing crop.
Malihabad, May 30(ANI): Popular varieties of mangoes available in Uttar Pradesh's Malihabad may soon become a thing of the past, as a growing number of orchard owners are drawn to profitable varieties of mangoes.
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was abducted and gang raped by five men in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Performance scored over identity politics, inclusive agenda scored over communal agenda and regional parties demonstrated they can have their space along with national parties if they deliver. This was the message of Election 2009 in India.
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) In an unusual move, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday gave a patient hearing to her ministers and legislators during a meeting at her official residence here in the wake of the party's poll debacle.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) boss and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's trusted lieutenant Satish Mishra Friday called on Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat and assured that his party was with the Third Front, CPI-M sources said.
Malihabad (Uttar Pradesh), May 14 (ANI): Farmers of Malihabad of Uttar Pradesh are worried as mango production has hit a record low due to bad weather and pest attacks.
Pipraich (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 29 (ANI): A Muslim sage in Uttar Pradesh has been reciting holy Hindu scriptures at religious functions.
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Voters in two villages of Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district Thursday boycotted the Lok Sabha elections to protest the lack of development of the area.
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Six students of an army school, who had come for a picnic, drowned Sunday when they were bathing in the Gomti river in Uttar Pradesh, the police said.
Faizabad (UP) Mar 6 (ANI): Solar energy brightens up the lives of the villagers of Bakoli village of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh.
Bijnor, Jan 13 (ANI): Frosty weather in many parts of North India has adversely affected several cash crops adding to the distress of farmers, many of whom have suffered crop losses almost up to thirty per cent.
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.7 (AN): Even as Union Minister of State for Women and Child Development (Indepedent Charge) Renuka Chaudhary came down heavily on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for not doing enough to protect women in the state,t he National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday constituted a two-member committee to probe the gang rape of an MBA student in NOIDA.
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The ongoing nationwide strike of transporters has jacked up prices of essential commodities in Lucknow even as the Uttar Pradesh Truck Operators' Federation (UPTOF) said they would maintain the supply of essential goods.
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) State-run telecom giant Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), in association with Ajanta India Ltd, Monday announced the launch of low-cost mobile phones with free prepaid connections for rural subscribers of Uttar Pradesh.
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has been so inspired by the victory of Barack Obama that she has shot off a letter of congratulations to the US president-elect, a British newspaper reported.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH) leader Mehmood Madani has criticised the act of militancy, calling it a curse on mankind.
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) The buzz is Uttar Pradesh could become the largest producer of honey in India in the next 10 years with some encouragement. Apiculture and horticulture experts say conditions in the state augur well for beekeeping.
Former prime minister V P Singh, who was battling with myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow for many years and suffering from kidney failure, died on Thursday (Nov 27).
Agra, Nov 21 (IANS) As part of its mission to help audibly challenged kids in India, an NGO has provided hearing aids to around 500 school children in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 20 people suffered burns, with 10 of them losing their vision, when cracker shops caught fire in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, police said Wednesday.
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Muslim clerics should 'think beyond madrassas (seminaries) and mosques' for the development of the minority community in the true sense, said Abdul Ali Azizi, a member of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).
Hardly a month after Darool-Uloom Deoband, 150-year-old India based ultra-conservative Islamic seminary, issued fatwa condemning terrorism
Mayawati government on the lines of Maharashtra government has tabled â??Uttar Pradesh Control of Mafia (Organised Crime) bill 2007 to bring all white collared criminals who are not nailed under existing laws to book. How tough legislation is can
BSP lead Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday negated the service of 7,400 more constables who were recruited during the previous Mulayam Singh regime. Chief Minister Mayawati continuing the process of corruption clearout carried