KK Sharma and Vinay Tiwari

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2 UP Cops Terminated For Tipping Off Vikas Dubey In 2020 Bikru Massacre Case

Uttar Pradesh policemen Vinay Tiwari and KK Sharma have been terminated from service after being convicted for tipping off Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey about the raid, which led to the death of eight police personnel in 2020. Reportedly, the officers informed Dubey about the impeding raid against him, giving him a leverage to plan an ambush against the police. Dubey and his alliances were all killed in police encounters later.

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 11:06 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Vikas Dubey, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Vinay tiwari, KK Sharma

Jayant Chaudhary

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RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary Files Rajya Sabha Nomination On Samajwadi Party Ticket

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav nominated RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary as the joint candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls. On May 26, Jayant filed his papers after Kapil Sibal and Javed Ali in Lucknow. Notably, the RLD is the constituent party of SP, which formed an alliance against the BJP. Furthermore, the Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha elections are scheduled to be held on June 10, announced ECI.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 06:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary, Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav, Rajya Sabha Polls, Uttar Pradesh

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Kapil Sibal

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Former Congress Leader Kapil Sibal Files Rajya Sabha Nomination On SP Ticket

Congress leader Kapil Sibal announced to quit party and filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha seat on Samajwadi Party (SP) ticket. On May 24, the ex-congress leader filed his nomination in presence of the SP President Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow. He said, "It is important to be an independent voice in parliament. If an independent voice speaks up then people will believe it is not from any political party".

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 02:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kapil Sibal, Congress, Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh, rajya sabha

SP Protest Against UP Budget Session 2022-2023

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UP Govt Begins Budget Session 2022-2023 Despite SP Protest

Uttar Pradesh begins the stormy Budget Session 2022-2023 on May 23, despite constant protest by the Samajwadi Party (SP.) Notably, the Akhilesh Yadav led Samajwadi Party members rushed to the well of the House, raising slogans during the governor's address and protesting against issues like law order, farmers' law, cattle, rape incidents, and other issues in UP.  Despite the ruckus of the opposition, the BJP-led UP Government started the… read-more

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 04:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Budget session, Samajwadi Party, BJP, protest

Yogi Adityanath

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Uttar Pradesh Budget 2022-23 To Be Discussed On May 26, Says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Uttar Pradesh budget 2022-23 will be discussed in the state assembly on May 26. The announcement came while Adityanath addressed the media before the first session of the 18th UP assembly in Lucknow. Furthermore, he welcomed all the elected members of the house. Soon after, he stated that the "government is prepared to discuss the issues which will be raised" in the assembly.

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Yogi Adityanath, State Budget, State Legislature

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PM Modi

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PM Modi Announces Rs 2 Lakh Ex-Gratia For UP Road Accident Victims

PM Narendra Modi expressed condolences to the families who lost their kin in the Siddharthanagar accident in Uttar Pradesh. Notably, seven people died and four were injured after an SUV rammed into a truck. In addition, on May 22, PM Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for deceased's families and Rs 50,000 for injured victims. Meanwhile, UP CM Yogi Adityanath also expressed condolences and assured assistance.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 02:56 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Ex-Gratia, Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Road accident

Accident

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7 Killed In Accident When SUV Rammed Into Truck: Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh's Katya village, killed seven people and four people injured due to a major accident, when an SUV carrying a marriage party rammed into a stationary truck. Police confirmed Sachin Pal (16), Mukesh Pal (35), Paswan (26), Shiv Sagar (18), Ravi Paswan (19), Pintu Gupta (25) and driver Gaurav Maurya (22) died. UP CM Yogi Adityanath expressed condolences and assured financial assistance to the victims.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 12:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, accident, SUV, truck, CM Yogi Adityanath

Lightning

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Lightning Kills 3 People, Leaves 6 Injured In Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh's Kaneta village, lightning killed three people and left six injured, confirmed police on May 22. Notably, the incident happened on May 21, when some laborers were cutting trees. The three dead people were identified as Rifaqat (55), Premchandr (23), and Rajendra (30) and will be given financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh. Furthermore, the injured were taken to the hospital and are said to be stable.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 11:58 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Kills, lightning, Police, Compensation

Ratan Lal

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DU Professor Arrested Over FB Post Regarding Gyanvapi Mosque Row

Ratan Lal, an assistant professor at Delhi University (DU), was arrested on May 20, over his Facebook post regarding the ongoing Gyanvapi Mosque row. Lal was arrested on the grounds that his post "promoted enmity" between communal groups, and allegedly aimed at disturbing peace and harmony. Following his arrest, DU's left-wing student groups like AISA and SFI staged protest outside Maurice Nagar police station.

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 12:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gyanvapi Mosque row, Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi, Delhi University Professor, Ratan Lal

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan

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Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan Released From Sitapur Jail On Interim Bail: UP

Azam Khan, a senior Samajwadi Party politician, was discharged from the Sitapur prison in Uttar Pradesh on May 20. He had been in prison for the previous 27 months on many charges, involving land grabbing. On May 19, the Supreme Court granted him temporary release. His release from prison was made possible by the issuance of temporary bail. 

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh, Sitapur, Azam Khan, interim bail

Courtesy: NDTV