#Uttar Pradesh

1 day ago.Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
A video of a man spitting on 'Naans' before putting them in a tandoor went viral on the Internet a few days back. (Photo Credit: Twitter Screengrab/@anamikamber)

  • The caption with the video claimed that the incident took place in Hyderabad's Nampally
  • The incident is true but the place where it is claimed to happen is not
  • The man responsible for the act has been arrested by Meerut Police

2 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting of BJP national office bearers, asked about the well-being of the Kashi MP from UP BJP chief. (PTI File Photo)

  • The meeting of BJP national office bearers was held on February 21
  • The comment by PM Modi also "took the state BJP chief by surprise," a senior party leader said
  • PM Modi is Varanasi MP, and this is his second term

3 days ago.Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
At Fatehpur district jail, 11 prison teachers have been appointed to teach a minimum of 250 prisoners. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • Fatehpur district jail has a total of 1,400 undertrial prisoners, out of which 250 illiterate prisoners have been shortlisted
  • The classes will be held from 12 noon to 2 pm every day, the district jail superintendent said
  • The verandah of the jail's barrack has been converted into a classroom

4 days ago.Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, India
The two groups of chaat sellers fought with each other with sticks and iron rods. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@baghpatpolice)

  • Video footage of a fight between two groups of 'chaat' sellers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district went viral on social media
  • The fight broke out because of an issue of getting customers to their respective stalls
  • 12 people were injured in the incident and eight were arrested

4 days ago.Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, India
A snap from the viral fight between the chaat sellers in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@ani_trending)

  • Two groups of 'chaat' shopkeepers were seen fighting with each other 
  • The fight was over the issue of attracting customers 
  • The incident was reported from Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Suresh Raina represents Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ImRaina)

  • Suresh Raina made his domestic comeback after several months in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • He had a disappointing performance in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • Raina had pulled out of the Indian Premier League 2020 season

4 days ago.Uttar Pradesh, India
The Ayodhya airport will subsequently be developed as an international airport. (Photo Credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Provision of Rs 101 crore has been made for the airport in the UP budget
  • The budget makes provision for increasing the number of airstrips at Jewar airport from 2 to 6
  • Cities like Aligarh, Moradabad, Meerut will also be linked through air service

6 days ago
Shabnam was two months pregnant when she committed the 'rarest of rare' crime by first giving her victims sedatives. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • Shabnam Ali was a teacher in a UP village, before she killed her family members
  • Shabnam’s mercy petition has been rejected by the SC and UP Governor and President Ram Nath Kovind, the last resort
  • There is an instance of three women from Maharashtra who have survived the noose even after being sentenced to death and their mercy pleas being rejected

20 Feburary
The Congress is eyeing UP panchayat elections which are scheduled to be held in April this year before the state goes to polls in 2021. (Photo credit: Instagram/@priyankagandhivadra)

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been holding large gatherings of farmers in Uttar Pradesh
  • The Congress General Secretary held a kisan mahapanchayat in Saharanpur a few days ago, and in Bijnor last week
  • Results of the upcoming Panchayat elections will be a big test for Congress and the Samajwadi Party

19 Feburary.Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India
The dog squad and Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) team inspect the site in Unnao district where three girls were found lying unconscious on February 17. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Three girls, aged 16, 15, and 14, were found in an unconscious state in a field by villagers on Wednesday
  • They were rushed to a local hospital where two of them were declared brought dead
  • The third victim remained hospitalised as of Friday and is being treated for poisoning