Free Press Journal
  • Allahabad High Court seeks report from Uttar Pradesh government on appointment of 68,500 teachers    

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit before it on September 20 the progress report of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the appointment process of 68,500 assistant basic education teachers in the state.
    The Lucknow Bench of the High Court took serious note of the alleged irregularities and issued the directive Monday. An inquiry is being conducted in the matter by a committee constituted by the state

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    Supreme Court directs Uttar Pradesh government to ensure treatment, award compensation to Nikah halala petitioner

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure medical treatment and compensation to a Muslim woman petitioner in a case concerning polygamy and ‘nikah halala’, who suffered an acid attack and has sought protection. The apex court directed the Chief District Medical Officer of Bulandshahr town, where she was attacked, to ensure proper treatment to Shabnam Rani and asked the administration to consider granting her additional security. Rani was last

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    Uttar Pradesh: Siblings dies in truck accident

    Muzaffarnagar: A brother and a sister, both in their twenties, were allegedly crushed to death by a truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Monday, police said. Suman (23) and his brother, Tejbir Singh (20), were travelling on a bike when it collided with a speeding truck near Kailashnagar village under Ratan Puri police station, a police officer said. The driver escaped with the vehicle and the bodies have been sent for

  • Uttar Pradesh: ‘Gate Mitras’ to be deployed at 106 unmanned railway crossings

    Lucknow: Gate Mitras or gate counsellors will soon be deployed at 106 unmanned level crossings in Uttar Pradesh and efforts are on to enlist the services of 400 ex-servicemen to man them. These crossings are located on the Lucknow-Kanpur route, Lucknow-Varanasi route and Lucknow-Prayag route.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Man throws toddler daughter from terrace after wife gives birth to second girl

    Bareilly (UP): A man, desperate for a son, allegedly threw his 18-month daughter from the terrace of his home in an Uttar Pradesh village after his wife gave birth to another girl, police said Friday. The toddler, Kavya, was seriously injured after the incident in Pardhauli village, under CB Ganj police station area here, Thursday and has been admitted to hospital.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Man rapes minor daughter for six months

    Muzaffarnagar: A minor girl was allegedly raped by her father for six months in Budhana town of Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district. The matter came to light, after the girl’s mother caught the accused in the act After being exposed, the accused also threatened the mother-daughter duo. Though unfazed of the consequences the victim along with her mother reached out to the police for justice. “A case has been registered in the matter.

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    Uttar Pradesh: 28-year old woman raped, 2 youths arrested

    Muzaffarnagar: A 28-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two youths after she was abducted from her house in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, police said Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday in a village under the Kairana police station. Based on a complaint by the woman, the youths were arrested, Station House Officer (SHO) Bhagat Singh said. She has alleged that the youths abducted her from her house and raped her near

  • Uttar Pradesh: Six killed in chemical factory explosion

    Lucknow: Six persons were killed and several others were injured in a chemical tank blast in Bijnore district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place at the Mohit Chemical and Metro factory situated on the Dehat Marg in the morning. Senior officials including the district magistrate Atal Rai and Superintendent of Police (SP) Umesh Kumar Singh rushed to the scene of the incident and are overseeing the relief

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    Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl commits suicide after being raped, sets herself ablaze

    Aligarh: A minor girl immolated herself two days after she was allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh. Two people have been arrested in the connection. The girl’s father said that the incident took place on Friday night, but the girl did not reveal the same to her family.

  • Ayodhya issue: ‘Supreme Court is ours’, UP minister clarifies controversial statement

    Lucknow: An Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister waded into controversy after he said the BJP was committed to building a Ram temple in Ayodhya claiming that the “Supreme Court is ours”. However, after his statement received criticism, UP Cooperative minister Mukut Bihari Verma sought to wriggle out of the controversy Monday claiming what he really meant was that the Apex court belonged to the people of the country.

  • Bandh against SC/ST Act a BJP conspiracy: Mayawati

    New Delhi : BSP chief Mayawati Friday dubbed the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by some upper caste-OBC groups against the SC/ST Act as an “electoral conspiracy” of the BJP to divide people on caste lines ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, reports PTI.

  • Not enough qualified teachers in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath

    Lucknow: On Teachers’ Day, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath lamented the lack of qualified educators in Uttar Pradesh and said it was not a shortcoming of his government but the education system, which has failed to produce excellent teachers. Adityanath said a large number of educated people are still unemployed. “We have a large number of educated unemployed persons. The UP government started the recruitment procedure for 68,500 primary school teachers. For this, 1.05 lakh applications were

  • Uttar Pradesh: 7 killed, over 20 injured as vehicles collide in Aligarh

    Aligarh: At least seven people were killed and over 20 injured when a bus carrying a marriage party collided with another vehicle here on Tuesday, police said. Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Sahni said the accident took place on Agra road when the bus was heading towards Firozabad. It collided with the mini bus coming from the opposite direction, he added. Police said there were around 50 people in the bus. As the news of the

  • Uttar Pradesh crime: Three arrested for raping teenager in a moving car

    Noida: One more person was arrested Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a class 9 girl in a moving car in Gautam Buddh Nagar, police said. The girl was on her way to relieve herself outside Roshanpur village in the district on August 27 when three men abducted and raped her in the car. They later dumped her near the village, according to the police. Two accused were held the same day, they said, adding

  • Uttar Pradesh: 12 more killed while 14 injured in heavy rains, inform officials

    Lucknow: Twelve more people were killed and fourteen injured in overnight rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said Tuesday. According to reports, three people were killed each in Gonda and Kushinagar districts, two in Mirzapur and one person died each in Bahraich, Sitapur, Meerut and Etah, Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar told reporters here. “Twelve people were killed and 14 injured in rain-related incidents, including in lightning strike, since Monday night,”

  • Uttar Pradesh University issues admit card with Amitabh Bachchan’s image to student

    Gonda (Uttar Pradesh): An university in Uttar Pradesh has allegedly issued an admit card with a photograph of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to a student of Bachelor of Education (B Ed). Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Uttar Pradesh’s Faizabad allegedly issued the admit card to Amit Dwivedi, student of Ravindra Singh Smarak Mahavidyalaya in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh.