Four persons were killed in an accident Thursday morning, when a pick-up van was crushed between two trucks when its driver tried to overtake the two heavier vehicles in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday offered prayers on the banks of River Ganga during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagra.
One of the world's largest religious festivals, the Kumbh Mela kick started on January 15 at Prayagraj - formerly known as Allahabad - in Uttar Pradesh.
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Prayagraj on Thursday, where he will unveil a large statue of Maharishi Bhardwaj, amid the ongoing Kumbh Mela.
A rape victim allegedly committed suicide on Monday by hanging herself from the ceiling of her residence after two of her alleged rapists were given a clean chit.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the commencement of Kumbh Mela, which is believed to be the world's biggest religious festival, spanning over the next 50 days.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls together, BSP supremo Mayawati announced on Saturday, calling their alliance ' a new political revolution'.
Lucknow has been decked up with posters of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, ahead of the crucial joint press conference which will be held later today.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that 1,20,000 eco-friendly toilets and 40,000 street lights have been installed in Prayagraj ahead of the Kumbh Mela, which starts on January 15.
Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's violent attitude for the death of a police constable in Ghazipur stone pelting incident.
Sanjay Nishad told: "We need proper investigation in the case. It is BJP who is plotting against us. Not our party workers but BJP workers threw stones at people. We're taking our demand of reservation ahead in a democratic manner