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3 pilgrims die in road mishap in Mathura; CM expresses grief
3 pilgrims die in road mishap in Mathura; CM expresses grief

At least three pilgrims died and 32 were injured on Mathura-Delhi Yamuna Expressway on Wednesday when their bus rammed into a stationary truck carrying construction material. Sixty pilgrims were returning from Mathura's Govardhan to the national capital's Shahdara in the bus. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep grief over the death

4 cops suspended, case registered after traders death in police custody
4 cops suspended, case registered after traders death in police custody

A murder case has been registered against two policemen and a magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the alleged custodial death of a 52-year-old businessman in Hathras. While the accused policemen have been also suspended along with two others including the station house officer, no one has been arrested so far. According

BJP playing religious card to distract people from core issues: Maya
BJP playing religious card to distract people from core issues: Maya

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies were distracting people by targeting religious places to divert attention from key issues like inflation, poverty and unemployment. The BSP chief also warned that such an attempt could worsen

Gyanvapi survey report submitted in court
Gyanvapi survey report submitted in court

Special Court Commissioner Vishal Singh, on Thursday, submitted the report of the videography and survey of Gyanvapi mosque complex in the court of Civil Judge (Senior Division) Ravi Kumar Diwakar. Meanwhile, the court posted the next hearing on May 23 on the application filed by the advocates of the plaintiff demanding

Court to hear today plea to demolish wall beneath wazu khana
Court to hear today plea to demolish wall beneath wazu khana

The Varanasi court, on Wednesday, posted May 19 as the date to hear an application filed by the advocates of the plaintiffs to demolish the wall beneath the wazu khana of Gyanvapi mosque where Shivling is claimed to have been found during the survey. The court will also hear on the

AIMPLB flays secular parties for their silence over Gyanvapi issue
AIMPLB flays secular parties for their silence over Gyanvapi issue

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has slammed the secular political parties for their conspicuous silence on the Gyanvapi mosque issue. It said the secular political parties had failed to respond as they should have against the false propaganda against the Muslims and their religious places across the country. The

Tauqeer Raza bid to give new twist to Gyanvapi row
Tauqeer Raza bid to give new twist to Gyanvapi row

In an apparent bid to give a new twist to the row over the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Maulana Tauqeer Raza, the head of Ittehad-e-Millat Council, has claimed that a large number of Hindus converted their places of worship to mosques when they embraced Islam and such mosques should not

DyCM sets 5-year action plan for Horticulture and Food Processing dept
DyCM sets 5-year action plan for Horticulture and Food Processing dept

Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Tuesday set a 5-year action plan/roadmap for the Horticulture and Food Processing department and directed to open 17 regional food safety and testing laboratories within a stipulated time frame. For the promotion of the food processing sector, 45 equation centres will be set up

AIMPLB terms Gyanvapi survey an attempt to crate communal disharmony
AIMPLB terms Gyanvapi survey an attempt to crate communal disharmony

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board condemned the survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex and sealing of the wazu khana (ablution area) terming it unfair and an attempt to create communal disharmony. On Monday, the court-mandated videography survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex in Uttar Pradeshs Varanasi concluded amidst tight security.

UP looking towards renewable energy to meet power demand
UP looking towards renewable energy to meet power demand

As a sudden shortage of fossil fuel led to closure of many thermal power stations, the Uttar Pradesh government is looking for renewable energy options, including generating electricity from huge water reservoirs and canals and harnessing solar power. Jal Shakti Minister Swatanra Dev Singh said that a number of private companies

Yogi, Akhilesh to share stage at legislators training programme
Yogi, Akhilesh to share stage at legislators training programme

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and former CM leader of opposition Akhilesh Yadav will share the dais here on May 21. The occasion is the two-day training programme for the newly-elected MLAs of the 18th UP Assembly to be inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. UP Assembly Speaker Satish

10 sectors identified for monitoring of progress of development
10 sectors identified for monitoring of progress of development

In an attempt to give an impetus to development, the state government has identified 10 sectors where the progress will be monitored regularly while the scope of aspirational districts will be further expanded. Information regarding this was given by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Tuesday. The chief minister said that