Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • UP BJP MP slams Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis over appointments to state-run bodies

    Mumbai: A BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh Monday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of not following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas” motto in recent appointments to state corporations. The criticism came in the wake of political appointments made by the chief minister last week to various state corporations and statutory bodies.

  • Yogi inaugurates luxurious tourist cruise in Varanasi

    Varanasi : In a bid to boost tourism in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated Alaknanda, a luxury tourist cruise at Khidkiya Ghat here, during his two-day visit to the town.

  • Jain monk Tarun Maharaj dies

    He had opted for ‘Santhara’, the Jain ritual of fast unto death

  • Uttar Pradesh: Cops stop man from selling his child for pregnant wife’s treatment

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): In a shocking incident, the Uttar Pradesh police stopped a man from selling his child for Rs 25,000 for his pregnant wife’s treatment. Arvind Banjara, a resident of Barethi Darapur village in Kannauj, had admitted his seven-month pregnant wife Sukhdevi in District Hospital when she developed complications. Doctors apparently asked him to arrange blood for her treatment.

  • Admit card

    UPPCL to release admit cards for Assistant Review Officer (ARO) exam on September 1, check at uppcl.org

    The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) will release the admit cards for Assistant Review Officer (ARO) exam on 1st September. The candidates who will appear for the ARO exam can download the admit cards from the UPPCL’s official website uppcl.org. The UPPCL will conduct the exam on September 13 and 15 across the state of Uttar Pradesh. Candidates who had successfully applied for the UPPCL Assistant Review Officer

  • editorial, R N Bhaskar, RBI, crucial chinks, Reserve Bank Of India, Demonetisation, digital payments

    RBI exposes biggest flop show ever

    An 8 year old girl dies in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahua village after being allegedly deprived of timely medical attention after demonetisation in November 2016 as her family had only old notes and had no time for exchange. On November 10, 2016, Teerthraji, 60 died in Gorakhpur after she collapsed in front of a closed gate of a bank. Vishwanath Vartak, 73 collapsed and died on the spot after having waited in a

  • Uttar Pradesh: Over 93,000 candidates holding PhD, post graduate degrees apply for job that needs eligibility of Class V

    Another surprising job related news has come from Uttar Pradesh where over 93,000 candidates which also include Phd holders and post graduates have applied for peon jobs that have an eligibility of Class V. According to a report by Times of India, 3,700 PHDs holders, 50,000 graduates, 28,000 PGs have applied for 62 posts of messengers in UP police. The qualification for being a messenger requires a minimum eligibility of Class V.

  • news alert, women, rape, harassment, madhya pradesh, sonaghati, forest area

    Uttar Pradesh: Youth arrested for raping woman after offering lift

    Muzaffarnagar: A youth has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Yunuspur village in neighbouring Shamli district, police said today. The accused Vishva Kumar was arrested and a case has been registered against him, SHO Munesh Kumar of Pukhtaghari police station said.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 41,000 teachers to get appointment letters on Teachers’ Day

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced that it will give appointment letters to 41,556 assistant teachers on September 5, marking the Teachers Day, an official said. Chief Secretary, Anoop Chandra Pandey, who is supervising the appointment process, has  directed the officials to ensure that all formalities, including verification of certificates submitted by the selected candidates are done properly.

  • Supreme Court seeks suggestions to preserve Taj Mahal

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought detailed suggestions to preserve the historic Taj Mahal from respective parties in the case pertaining to maintenance of the monument. The parties include the main petitioner MC Mehta, CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) and Uttar Pradesh Government, among others. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur, also comprising Justices S. Abdul Nazeer and Deepak Gupta, asked Mehta to file

  • Uttar Pradesh: Vehicle carrying animal remains sacrificed during Eid al-Adha set on fire

    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh): A vehicle carrying bones of animals, sacrificed during Eid al-Adha, was set on fire by four unidentified people in Katghar police station limits on Sunday. The driver and conductor were apparently beaten by four men, however, they managed to escape the site and soon reached Katghar police station to lodge a complaint.

  • Police SI deployed for UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s security shoots himself over domestic dispute

    Gorakhpur: A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence here apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today. The incident took place last evening at the residence of the deceased, Vikas Singh (35), in Gorakhpur’s Budh Vihar area under the Khorabar police station limits, they said.

  • UP: Small parties pitch themselves as ‘game changers’

    Lucknow : Small parties in Uttar Pradesh such as the NISHAD Party, Apna Dal (S) and AIMIM may not account for many Lok Sabha seats in 2019, but are pitching themselves as potential “game changers” in the BJP versus opposition battle in the state.