Uttar Pradesh

SC refuses to halt Hindu prayers in Gyanvapi Mosque’s southern cellar

The Supreme Court declined to halt the ongoing prayers by Hindu devotees within the southern cellar of the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh while ordering a "status quo" on religious observances by both Hindu and Muslim sides inside the mosque precincts.

12 dead in fog-related crash in UP’s Shahjahanpur

In a tragic incident in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, at least 12 lives were lost in a massive road accident during the early hours of Thursday.

UP sets an example in ensuring justice for women

The high conviction rate in Uttar Pradesh can be attributed to several factors, such as the strong political support, the effective implementation of the flagship program Mission Shakti, the culture of prompt registration of FIRs, time-bound investigations, and maximizing convictions, and the dedicated monitoring cells to pursue trials and connect with witnesses.

Shankaracharyas express concern over Ram temple consecration in inauspicious month

The decision comes after the pontiff of Puri’s Govardhan Mutt, Nischalananda Saraswati, initially declined to attend, expressing concerns about the incomplete construction of the temple and since he was “conscious of the dignity of his position”.  

Sunny Leone seeks spiritual blessing in Varanasi along with former IAS Abhishek Singh

NEW DELHI: Actress Sunny Leone graced Varanasi on Thursday, draped in a captivating pink suit that resonated with the city’s vibrant hues. Her spiritual journey commenced with the devout performance of the Ganga Puja at Ganga ghat, preceding a visit paid at the Baba Vishwanath temple. She was there, along with the controversial suspended IAS officer […]

National uproar over ‘cheap minister’ Nitish Kumar’s sexist slurs

NEW DELHI: Following Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s sexist and derogatory statement on women’s education being limited to controlling the libido of their husbands, many female leaders trashed his comments calling him “Cheap Minister” and a C-grade cinema inspirant. On the forefront of the scandal, a member of the INDIA-bloc’s Samajwadi Party’s spokesperson, Juhie Singh, […]

SC demands immediate end to stubble burning in North India as air quality plummets

NEW DELHI: As the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the National Capital deteriorates to hazardous levels, the Supreme Court has issued a directive to states to halt stubble burning immediately, identifying Punjab, Haryana, and Western Uttar Pradesh as the primary contributors to air pollution. In its order, a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu […]

EXCLUSIVE | Noida Police transfers Elvish Yadav’s snake venom case to another station

NEW DELHI: In a recent development, the Noida Police has transferred the case related to YouTuber and Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav’s alleged involvement in snake venom and an illegal rave party from the Sector 49 Police Station to the Sector 20 Police Station. The decision came on the orders of the Noida […]

EXCLUSIVE | Modi a selfless man, Yogi made UP crime-free: Boney Kapoor

Boney Kapoor, a prominent Indian filmmaker, recently expressed his views on the “evolving India” under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the second part of the exclusive interview with The New Indian’s Executive Editor, Rohan Dua, the producer referred to the PM as ‘a selfless man’ and marvelled at how the septuagenarian manages to find […]

ATS unearths link between terror suspect and Samajwadi Party leader

NEW DELHI: The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Delhi Crime Branch team are believed to have identified a connection between the terrorist Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Sarik, who serves as the district secretary of the Samajwadi Party (SP). This comes after his arrest on September 29. The suspected terrorist was believed to be […]