Free Press Journal
  • UP has law and order problem: Ram Naik

    New Delhi: Newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik said UP and several states of the country face law and order problem. “What you have said is correct. I think not only Uttar Pradesh, several other states of the country have problems of

  • Seminar on development of eastern UP

    Mumbai: Uttar Pradesh Development Forum (UPDF) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF) have organised a seminar to discuss the agro-based development model for the eastern UP. The seminar will have speakers from most of the political parties including some of the MP from the region, apart from a few experts in the field of agro-based industries. The seminar is organised on Saturday, July 19, from 4.30 pm onwards at ORF’s auditorium at NKM

  • Blast, firing in UP court kill two

    Lucknow: Two people were killed and over a dozen injured on Wednesday when crude bombs went off and firing followed in a Uttar Pradesh district court, police said. Officials said the bomb blasts and firing at the Faizabad district court was part of an attack aimed at former legislator from Sultanpur Sonu Singh and his brother Monu Singh.  Angry lawyers roughed up senior police official Shailendra Singh, blaming

  • Heavy rains kill five people in east Uttar Pradesh

    LUCKNOW: Five persons, including three women, were killed in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lashed several parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh. While four persons, including two women, were killed after being hit by lightning in different parts of Ballia district, a woman was killed when a wall collapsed due to incessant rain in Barabanki district. It said that rain or thundershowers may occur at few places in eastern UP tomorrow. It said

  • Congress blames BJP

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday blamed BJP for tension in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and defended the Samajwadi Party government over police action, saying there was no other option left for them to maintain law and order, PTI reports. Party spokesman Abhishek Manu Singhvi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of remaining “silent” while the ruling BJP practised “divisive politics.”  Questioning the decision of BJP leaders led by Sardhana

  • UP CM directs ministers, top officials to monitor relief work

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today rushed Panchayti Raj Minister Balram Yadav and Transport Minister Durga Prasad Yadav to Allahabad to monitor relief measures and treatment of victims of the railway station stampede, which left 36 persons dead.

  • Bus overturns, 12 school children hurt

    Etah(UP): As many as 12 school children, eight of them girls, were injured when their bus overturned here this morning, police said.

  • Recommend President’s rule in UP: Mayawati requests Governor

    Lucknow: Former UP Chief Minister and BSP president Mayawati today asked Governor B L Joshi to take cognisance of the prevailing law and order situation in the state and recommend the imposition of President’s rule.

  • 65 all-woman stations in WB, Death for rape-cum-murder convicts:UP DGP

    Jalpaiguri/Bhopal: Setting up of 65 all-woman police stations in West Bengal and launch of a drive to remove black film from window panes of cars in Madhya Pradesh are among the steps being taken by states to curb rising crimes against women.

  • Minor gang-raped, murdered in UP

    Aligarh: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped and later murdered by some unidentified men by slitting her throat in Pali Muqimpure area, about 40 kms from here, police said today.

  • Fire breaks out in fuel-laden train, rail traffic disrupted

    Bahraich (UP): Fifteen wagons of a goods train carrying kerosene caught fire between Jarwal and Saryu railway stations after some bogies derailed in the wee hours this morning, throwing rail traffic out of gear on the Lucknow-Gorakhpur route.

  • Samajwadi Party readies for Lok Sabha polls, announces 55 candidates

    Lucknow:Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced 55 candidates for the next general elections due in 2014, the first off the block in the race to parliament, and said that candidates for 25 seats would be declared later.

  • Mayawati attacks SP government over law and order

    Lucknow: Attacking the Samajwadi Party government over the law and order situation in the state, BSP President Mayawati today said the current regime has created massive insecurity and panic among the people.

  • ​Faizabad violence: Role of DM, SP under review, says govt

    Lucknow (UP): In the aftermath of communal violence in Faizabad, the Uttar Pradesh government today said that it is examining if there was any laxity on parts of District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police in containing the trouble.