March 02, 2021 00:50 (IST)
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To criticise agri-bills is nothing short of a sin: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow/UNI: Reaffirming his government's commitment towards the welfare of farmers under the leadership of Narendra Modi government at the Centre, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the 'vested political interests' who according to him are misguiding the innocent farmers in the name of protest.

UP: 7 killed in a road mishap

Mathura/UNI: Seven people travelling in a SUV were crushed to death after an oil tanker collided under Naujheel police station on the Yamuna Expressway on late Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Two girls found dead in Unnao field, third critical

Unnao/IBNS: Two girls were found dead in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao on Wednesday evening, while the third is in critical condition in hospital, media reports said.

Uttar Pradesh: Six killed in a road accident

Kannauj/UNI: Six people travelling on a car died on the spot when their vehicle collided with a truck in Talgram area on Lucknow-Agra expressway.

Uttar Pradesh: 6 killed in an accident in Jaunpur

Jaunpur/UNI: At least six people were killed and 11 others were injured when a pickup van collided head on with a truck under Jalalpur police station area on the Varanasi-Lucknow highway on Tuesday morning.

Farmers' Protests: Chakka Jam to be observed for 3 hours today, Delhi among exempted places

New Delhi/IBNS: Ten days after the national capital witnessed violence during the farmers' tractor rally, a nationwide Chakka Jam will be observed by the protesters in the entire country barring Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, media reports said.

Construction of Dhannipur Ayodhya mosque formally launched with tricolour hoisting

Ayodhya/IBNS:The construction of the mosque in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya was formally launched today following Supreme Court's 2019 landmark judgment that ordered construction of a Ram Temple at Ram Janmabhoomi site and a mosque at another place in the same district.

UP Congress plans distribution of Priyanka Gandhi-themed table calendars, after her prolonged absence

 Lucknow/UNI/IBNS: The senior Congress leaders in Uttar Pradesh had planned an outreach programme with Priyanka Gandhi to fill the gap created by her absence  from all organisational activities last year to strengthen the party base and boost the morale of the workers ahead of Assembly elections scheduled in the beginning of next year.

PM Modi's close aide of over two decades joins BJP to play critical role in UP

Lucknow/IBNS: An ex-IAS officer, who had been a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's team for years, joined BJP today in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh's capital city.

Uttar Pradesh: SP announces 2 candidates for Council polls

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh legislative council polls for 12 seats seems eminent after principal opposition Samajwadi Party announced that it will contest on two seats when it has the number to win just one seat.

Avian flu confirmed in 7 states, Centre sends advisory to curb spread of disease

New Delhi/IBNS: With more states confirming avian flu, the disease has been confirmed from seven states-Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

No evidence against Muslim man accused in forced religious conversion: UP govt admits

Lucknow/IBNS: The Uttar Pradesh government, run by Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Thursday admitted there was no evidence against a Muslim man, who was accused in a forced conversion of religion, media reports said.

Supreme Court issues notice to UP, Uttarakhand on 'love Jihad' laws

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh governments on pleas challenging laws against the so-called practice of 'love jihad' enacted by them.

Akhilesh retracts from his statement on Covid vaccine

Lucknow/UNI: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, who on Saturday termed the Covid vaccines used for immunisation in India as "BJP's vaccine" that couldn't be trusted and also urged people to not get immunised, changed his statement on Sunday.

Can't trust BJP's vaccine, says Akhilesh Yadav as India gears up for mass Covid vaccination

Lucknow/IBNS: Even as India completed a nationwide mock drill for administering the COVID19 vaccine, Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav today exhorted people against getting what he termed "BJP's vaccine" as it couldn't be trusted.