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Hathras gangrape: Allahabad HC takes suo moto cognisance, summons top UP govt officials, media houses
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Hathras gangrape: Allahabad HC takes suo moto cognisance, summons top UP govt officials, media houses

According to Live Law, the court has also directed The Indian Express, Times of India, AajTak, NDTV, among others, to produce the material and content on the basis of which they have reported the cremation of the victim

Mumbai man hires truck, purchases onions worth Rs 2.32L to ensure passage to village in Allahabad amid lockdown
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Mumbai man hires truck, purchases onions worth Rs 2.32L to ensure passage to village in Allahabad amid lockdown

Desperate to reach his ancestral village on the outskirts of Allahabad, Prem Murti Pandey, who works at Mumbai airport, bought 25 tonnes of onions, loaded them onto a truck and hit the road

'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians
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'Sabka saath, sabka vikas': At Prayagraj event, Narendra Modi says priority of government that justice reaches all 130 cr Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said ensuring that all citizens get benefit and justice is the government's responsibility and also the base of 'sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas'

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj
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Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging the decision to change the rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela
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Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela

'Gangasagar Mela is at par with the Kumbh Mela. The Centre provides funds for Kumbh Mela but does not extend financial assistance for Gangasagar', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son
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Kashmir PSA detainee Ghulam Mohammed Bhat dies in UP jail: 'They told me you have to just bring him back home,' says 32-year-old son

Ghulam Mohammed Bhat died 16,000 kilometres away from his home in Naini Central Prison. Bhat, who was frail when jailed, was among 20 Kashmiri prisoners brought to Naini prison from Anantnag. They had been detained under the stringent PSA immediately after the Centre scrapped the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

UP's 'Ram Naam bank', with Lord Ram as 'currency', announces bonus for account holders after SC's Ayodhya verdict
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UP's 'Ram Naam bank', with Lord Ram as 'currency', announces bonus for account holders after SC's Ayodhya verdict

Allahabad-based 'bank', which neither has ATMs nor cheque books and its only 'currency' is Lord Ram, has announced bonus for nearly one lakh of its account holders

Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done
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Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done

Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met the family members of slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari and sought to assure them of all help and justice.

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
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Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela
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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela

After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips

UP cabinet reshuffle 'on cards' says BJP; 3 ministers elected to Lok Sabha while an NDA ally was sacked for outburst against saffron party
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UP cabinet reshuffle 'on cards' says BJP; 3 ministers elected to Lok Sabha while an NDA ally was sacked for outburst against saffron party

A reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet headed by chief minister Yogi Adityanath is likely as three ministers won the Lok Sabha elections while one was sacked, BJP sources said. The three cabinet ministers who contested the Lok Sabha election and won are S P Singh Baghel from Agra, Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Allahabad and Satyadev Pachauri from Kanpur. Disgruntled minister and SBSP leader O P Rajbhar was sacked by the chief minister for his outburst against his NDA partner.

IndiGo to start six additional daily flights from 25 May; to connect Delhi with Allahabad, Bhopal, Patna
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IndiGo to start six additional daily flights from 25 May; to connect Delhi with Allahabad, Bhopal, Patna

According to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for March this year, IndiGo's domestic passenger market share stands at 46.9 percent.

Change Sultanpur's name to Kushbhawanpur: Governor Ram Naik writes to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
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Change Sultanpur's name to Kushbhawanpur: Governor Ram Naik writes to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik has endorsed the changing the name of the city of Sultanpur in a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Priyanka Gandhi kicked-off campaign in style, but Congress' failure to forge alliances means crowd may not convert to votes
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Priyanka Gandhi kicked-off campaign in style, but Congress' failure to forge alliances means crowd may not convert to votes

Priyanka's forays in Uttar Pradesh, her attempts to get some smaller parties on board by extending the olive branch indicate a desperate bid to find a foothold in the state.

Priyanka Gandhi begins 3-day ‘Ganga Yatra’ from Prayagraj, kicks off Congress Lok Sabha poll campaign in UP
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Priyanka Gandhi begins 3-day ‘Ganga Yatra’ from Prayagraj, kicks off Congress Lok Sabha poll campaign in UP

This is Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's second visit to Uttar Pradesh after being appointed Congress general secretary. She held several meetings with party leaders in in Lucknow on Sunday.

Mocked for washing feet of sanitation workers, Narendra Modi says no political gimmick but 'sanskar'
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Mocked for washing feet of sanitation workers, Narendra Modi says no political gimmick but 'sanskar'

Narendra Modi was responding to a question by a BJP corporator from Pune in Maharashtra via video link from Delhi, during the party's 'Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot' programme

Experiencing the 'living heritage of humanity’ at the Kumbh Mela 2019: Separating fact from fiction
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Experiencing the 'living heritage of humanity’ at the Kumbh Mela 2019: Separating fact from fiction

The tribute UNESCO paid to the Kumbh as the living heritage of humanity is what I saw at Prayagraj.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid protests by SP members after Akhilesh Yadav was stopped at Lucknow airport
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Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid protests by SP members after Akhilesh Yadav was stopped at Lucknow airport

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm following uproar by Samajwadi Party members after Akhilesh Yadav was allegedly stopped at Lucknow airport

Passengers can't 'opt out' meals on board Train 18; only those travelling from Allahabad to Varanasi will have option
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Passengers can't 'opt out' meals on board Train 18; only those travelling from Allahabad to Varanasi will have option

Meals on board the soon-to-be-launched Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 will not be optional for passengers unlike in premium trains such as Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto express, where travellers can choose not to take catering services, officials said.

Kumbh Mela’s Bhule Bhatke camp has been returning lost loved ones to families since 1946, reunited 20,000 pilgrims since 15 Jan
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Kumbh Mela’s Bhule Bhatke camp has been returning lost loved ones to families since 1946, reunited 20,000 pilgrims since 15 Jan

Hundreds of people mill around the ‘Bhule Bhatke Camp', lost in the teeming crowds of the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, hoping desperately to be ‘found'