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Priyanka Gandhi criticises Yogi Adityanath for claiming no oxygen shortage in Uttar Pradesh

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday heavily criticised the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s remarks that there is no shortage of oxygen in any private or public COVID-19 hospital in the state. She remarked that “only an insensitive government” will give such a statement. Asserting that there is no shortage of oxygen in...

Yogi Adityanath tests positive for COVID-19

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Notably, the development comes a day after he went into self-isolation after some officials working with him tested positive for the viral infection. The chief minister said that he is following the instructions of the doctors and will continue...

UP minister’s brother booked for cheating for using PM, CM photo in hoarding

In an interesting case, the brother of an Uttar Pradesh minister has been booked by the police for using pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for promotion of a mobile brand. The accused has been booked under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code that deals with cheating. The...

Arvind Kejriwal says AAP will contest UP elections in 2022

AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that his party will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled in 2022. Kejriwal said that the AAP government has fulfilled its promises in Delhi and it will form a corruption-free government in Uttar Pradesh, if elected to power. Notably, AAP has formed the government...

Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead in road accident after SUV rams into truck

In an unfortunate incident, 14 people were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh late on Thursday. The accident took place after their car hit a truck on the Lucknow-Prayagraj highway. The casualties include six children. Notably, the victims were travelling in a sports utility vehicle (SUV). The fatal accident resulted in the...

6-year-old girl gangraped, killed & her lungs taken out for black magic

In a bizarre incident, a six-year-old girl was gangraped, killed and her lungs were taken out from her body in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district. The body was recovered from a forested area in Kanpur district on Sunday. Police said that the lungs were removed from the dead body to perform black magic. The girl had...

BJP MP’s granddaughter dies due to burn injuries

In an unfortunate incident, the six-year-old granddaughter of BJP MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday succumbed to burn injuries in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj. Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s granddaughter’s clothes reportedly caught fire on Monday from firecrackers. Notably, she was admitted to a hospital in Prayagraj with over 60 per cent burns. The incident On the night...

Uttar Pradesh: 9 dead, 30 injured in road accident

In an unfortunate incident, at least nine people lost their lives and over 30 others got injured after a sports utility vehicle (SUV) and a bus collided in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit on Saturday. The bus belongs to Uttar Pradesh roadways. Both, passengers of the bus as well as the SUV, died in the accident that...

Uttar Pradesh: Man shot dead by BJP worker in Ballia

Depicting the poor state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh, a 46-year-old man was shot dead in front of UP government officials and police. The man was shot dead after a clash broke out at a village meeting in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia. The Uttar Pradesh police said the deceased—Jaiprakash—was shot dead by a BJP...

Hathras Case: UP govt wants SC to monitor CBI probe

Following the flak for poor handling of Hathras gang-rape incident that spiraled into a major controversy, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday requested the Supreme Court to monitor the CBI probe in the case. The Uttar Pradesh government has also submitted that it will provide complete security to the victims’ family and witnesses...

CBI team visits Hathras gang-rape crime spot

A month after the Dalit girl was gang-raped by four upper caste men on September 14, a team from CBI, which is probing the case, visited the crime spot on Tuesday. The team called the deceased victim’s brother to identify the place and directed the local police to cordon off the area. Notably, experts from...

Yogi Adityanath slams Opposition on Hathras issue

After facing flak for the poor handling of the Hathras gang-rape and murder case, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has criticised the Opposition for leading protests on the issue. Yogi Adityanath has accused the opposition parties of hatching conspiracies. He has alleged that the Opposition is doing politics on the basis of caste, region...