UP government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said punishment under the new law is a jail term from one to five years, and a fine of Rs 15,000
Hathras gangrape: Yogi Adityanath govt recommends CBI probe, but victim's kin demand SC-monitored inquiry
Adityanath's recommendation comes hours after Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi and Director General of Police HC Awasthi meeting the victim's family
Hathras gang-rape: Ghaziabad lawyers demand President's Rule in UP amid outrage over victim's cremation
The advocates' body convener Nahar Singh Yadav said the Yogi government has 'totally failed in controlling the crime in the state, more so against women'
Although the BJP leader did not specify any names, his comment is seen as a reference to gangster Vikas Dubey's encounter in July
Officials said that this is a 'dream project' of CM Adityanath. "The basis of this force is an order of the High Court, which had ordered that there should be a specialised force for civil courts. In all, there will be 9,919 personnel in the force," officials said
Two days after Vikas Dubey's men kills 8 cops, Kanpur administration bulldozes gangster's mansion, destroys his cars
An official indicated that Vikash Dubey, who who is wanted in 60 criminal cases, may have fled to Nepal or taken shelter in a neighbouring state
Eight UP policemen killed in raid on history-sheeter Vikas Dubey's Kanpur hideout; Yogi Adityanath seeks report
The incident occurred when the police attempted to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history-sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village under Chaubeypur Police Station on the intervening night of 2 and 3 July.
Coronavirus outbreak: Yogi Adityanath asks officials to stay alert about movement of people in Noida, Ghaziabad
Adityanath also asked officials to ensure intensive screening of people for possible infection during a 10-day surveillance campaign launched in 10 districts of the Meerut region from Thursday.
Yogi Adityanath govt takes ordinance route to for recovering damages to public properties during violent anti-CAA protests
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved "UP Recovery of damage to public properties Ordinance-2020" for recovery of losses due to damage to government and private properties during political processions.
UP budget 2020: Yogi Adityanath govt to spend Rs 122 cr for police modernisation, Rs 60 cr for forensic labs
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday set aside separate funds in its 2020-21 annual budget for the infrastructural development of police department, including construction of buildings, forensic labs and police modernisation
UP Budget 2020: Yogi govt earmarks Rs 783 cr for education in minority-dominated areas, Rs 479 cr set aside for modernisation of madrasas
The Budget also has a provision of Rs 479 crore for educational facilities for modern subjects, besides religious education in recognised Madrasas and Maktabs.
With debt liability at 28.8%, Yogi Adityanath makes Ayodhya focus of UP budget; sets aside Rs 200 cr for Kashi Vishwanath beautification
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday presented a Rs 5,12,860.72 crore budget for FY 2020-21, which also includes Rs 500-crore allocation for constructing an airport in Ayodhya.
Wife of murder-accused, who held 23 children hostage in UP's Farrukhabad, dies after suffering fatal injuries during confrontation with mob, police
Over 20 children, aged between six months and 15 years, were rescued after an armed man, a murder accused who took them, hostage, after inviting them for a birthday party at his house in a village in Farrukhabad. The wife of an armed Uttar Pradesh convict, who had taken 23 children hostage, has died after being thrashed by locals on, news agency ANI reported
Noida SSP Vaibhav Krishna suspended over objectionable video; UP cop had alleged police corruption in leaked letter
A senior Uttar Pradesh government official confirmed the suspension of Gautam Buddh Nagar's senior superintendent of police, days after state police chief OP Singh said a probe into the matter was on.
'Common people's safety more important': Priyanka Gandhi downplays alleged security breach on UP visit; CRPF alleges Congress leader violated protocol
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra downplayed the row over the alleged security breach by CRPF personnel on a four-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, and slammed the Yogi Adityanath government and state police for "illegal" investigations into citizens protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra writes to Yogi Adityanath, seeks urgent inquiry into JNV student's death at hostel
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to Yogi Adityanath seeking an urgent inquiry into the alleged suicide of a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya student
Yogi Adityanath seeks report on state minister Swati Singh threatening cop; Opposition slams Uttar Pradesh government
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday asked for an inquiry report on a purported audio clip in which state minister Swati Singh allegedly threatened a police officer
UP govt temporarily stays sacking of 25,000 Home Guards after backlash: Ahead of Diwali, personnel say sense of gloom pervades homes
Yogi Adityanath’s government has planned this year’s Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya on a grand scale even as 25,000 Home Guards have been laid off citing 'financial constraints'.
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Suspended doctor Kafeel Khan demands to be reinstated following clean chit, asks for probe in case
Kafeel Khan was accused of negligence and corruption and was suspended and subsequently arrested following the outrage over the deaths of over 30 children at the BRD Medical College in 2017
'Need to answer criminals in own language': In interview with News18, Yogi Adityanath addresses UP's tag of 'encounter state'
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, in an exclusive interview with Network18 group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi on Thursday, addressed the criticism of a 'deteorating' law and order situation in the state.