Lucknow, Apr 21 (PTI) The three-member inquiry commission probing the encounter killings of gangster Vikas Dubey and five of his alleged associates has given a clean chit to Uttar Pradesh Police ...

Lucknow, Apr 20 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to impose a weekend curfew from Friday evening to Monday morning in the entire state till further orders amid the ...

2 days ago.Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded 28,287 new COVID-19 cases. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The Uttar Pradesh government argued that the high court does not have the domain to issue any such direction
  •  CJI Sharad A Bobde-led Supreme Court bench decided to hear the matter on Tuesday
  • The government had earlier noted that it would not be imposing a lockdown

2 days ago
Lucknow was among the four worst-hit districts in UP. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Allahabad HC had ordered a lockdown in five cities
  • Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, and Kanpur Nagar are the worst-hit districts in the state
  • Uttar Pradesh reported a record 30,596 infections on Sunday

3 days ago
A deserted view of Kanpur area, during Sunday lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases, in Kanpur. (PTI Photo)

  • Prayagraj, Kanpur and Gorakhpur are the other 3 cities where the restrictions have been imposed
  • UP recorded its highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 30,596
  • Of the fresh cases, Lucknow reported 5,551 cases

26 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Supreme Court on Friday will hear in the case of reservation list issued in the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat elections. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The petition was filed challenging an order by Allahabad High Court that directed UP to take 2015 as base year for reserving seats
  • The Allahabad High Court on March 15 quashed an order by the UP government
  • The order by the UP government deals with reservation of seats for panchayat polls, taking base year as 1995

21 March.Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, India
New reservation list of UP Panchayat elections for Mirzapur district was released on Saturday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Government of UP CM Yogi Adityanath had brought a 'new reservation policy' ahead of Panchayat polls
  • The Allahabad High Court asked the government to release a new list
  • After it was released, many people flocked to check the list in the District Panchayat office in Mirzapur

13 March.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had earlier announced a rotational system will be followed for reserving seats in this election. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The elections for the 57,207 seats will be held on April 30
  • The state has a total of 826 development blocks and 58,194 gram sabhas
  • The tenure of the incumbent village panchayat ended on December 25, 2020