Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh

Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh is a government body that organizes high school and intermediate examination in state.

Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh is a government body that organizes high school and intermediate examination in state. To fulfill the objective of quality education, organize examination and prescribing syllabus the board was brought into existence in 1921 with headquarters in Allahabad. So in this manner it can be called one of the oldest boards in India.

The readers can find latest information UP Board Allahabad here. The latest updates and results are also available here.

The UP board Allahabad conducted its maiden examination in the year 1923. It also commands the credit of having adopted 10+2 system of examination from the very beginning. It took the burden of conducting high school and intermediate examination from Allahabad University which was formerly conducting this taste.

Every year board conducts class 10 and class 12 examinations for lakhs of students.

The main functions carried out by Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh involve granting recognition to newly opened school, prescribing syllabus and text books for high school and intermediate classes and conducting examination and publishing results.

In addition to that, the board also offers equivalence to other boards of examinations.

One can find latest news and information regarding the UP Board Allahabad.

PSTET Notification issued for Teacher eligible Test 2014: Apply Online

July 7, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Department of School Education, Government of Punjab has announced regarding the Punjab State Teacher Eligibility Test (PSTET)

Sex education necessary, but without vulgarization: Dr Harsh Vardhan

June 27, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan said that an unseemly controversy is sought to be generated in some media over the criticism of 'so-called sex education' in his personal web site

Woman gang raped inside UP police station, SHO nabbed

June 11, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) A woman was gang raped allegedly by four policemen inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh. The SHO was arrested Wednesday.

SC relief for encroachers of Pachmarhi cantonment land

June 11, 2014 at 7:03 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for 235 families, the Supreme Court Wednesday said they will not be evicted for now from the area of Pachmarhi cantonment that they have encroached upon. Pachmarhi is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh.

Empowering poor students with English to realise dreams

June 11, 2014 at 6:47 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Using English as a tool to empower students, the annual personality development workshop at the IICC here is focusing especially on girls and those in madrassas.

Five killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident

June 11, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Five people, including three women, were killed and four others injured Wednesday when the driver of a speeding SUV lost control over the vehicle and rammed it into a tree in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Andhra announces Rs.5 lakh compensation for Himachal victims

June 10, 2014 at 9:03 PM

Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday announced Rs.5 lakh compensation each for the families of the engineering students killed in Himachal Pradesh.

Women-centric proposals welcome, but implement them: Activists

June 10, 2014 at 8:07 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In the recent past, horror tales of rape, sexual assault and molestation have plagued the country. At such a time, women, who have been shaken to the core, "welcome" government proposals like "zero tolerance" for violence against women, a mass campaign for saving the girl child and enabling her education, and a commitment providing 33 percent reservation to them in parliament and state legislatures, albeit with skepticism.

Badaun rapes lead to uproar in Rajya Sabha

June 10, 2014 at 7:59 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Tuesday as BSP members protested over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, raising the recent rape and murder of two girls in Badaun district.

Ensure 100 percent immunization for encephalitis: Harsh Vardhan

June 10, 2014 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Concerned about the large number of encephalitis deaths in the country, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday asked officials to target 100 percent immunization of children.

'Meeruthiya Gangsters' to go on floors June 15

June 10, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) "Meeruthiya Gangsters", written and directed by Zeishan Quadri - the writer of "Gangs Of Wasseypur" - was launched here and the shooting will begin June 15.

Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee dissolved

June 10, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday dissolved its Uttar Pradesh unit and all district and block committees, but retained the chief of the UP Congress Committee, party leaders said.

Three Indians arrested in Riyadh for giving private tuitions

June 10, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Riyadh, June 10 (IANS) Saudi Arabian police have arrested three Indian expatriate teachers for giving private tuitions here, a media report said.

Made in Munger: A Bihar 'cottage industry' trusted by criminals (IANS Special)

June 10, 2014 at 4:47 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and the ability to produce exact imitations have made the illegal firearms industry of eastern Bihar's Munger district, a revered - if it can be called that - name in the world of crime. The clientele includes criminals from at least nine Indian states and even a terrorist organisation, police aver.

Envoys of five countries present credentials

June 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Envoys of Macedonia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Bulgaria and Kyrgyz Republic Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee here, said a statement.

Punjab's paddy straw burning impacts climate, health

June 10, 2014 at 2:31 PM

Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) A study by an international team using satellite and ground-based instruments has shown that crop residue burning, a common practice in northern India and particularly in Punjab, is contributing to atmospheric pollution over the entire Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) that may have climate and health implications.

BJP takes jibes at Congress in Lok Sabha

June 10, 2014 at 1:03 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday took jibes at the opposition Congress in the Lok Sabha, saying it has been reduced to the status of a regional party.

Badaun rapes cause uproar in Rajya Sabha

June 10, 2014 at 12:55 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Tuesday disrupted as BSP members protested over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, raising the rape and murder of two girls in Badaun district.

Another girl gang raped, killed in Uttar Pradesh

June 10, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) Yet another girl, a 13-year-old, was gang raped and killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said Tuesday.

Modi regime brought new wind of change, says China (Roundup)

June 9, 2014 at 11:35 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) China pushed for increased economic cooperation with India and to be included in the country's burgeoning infrastructure and manufacturing story through investments as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Monday touched base with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said the new Indian government has "brought a new wind of change".

UP orders sugar mills to pay Rs.1,44,852 lakh arrears

June 9, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday cracked the whip on private sugar mills that have not cleared arrears to the tune of Rs.1,44,852.62 lakh and have not paid the dues of sugarcane farmers.

Infrastructure first, then online admission in Bengal: Minister

June 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Despite facing flak from the opposition Left Front and the BJP for scrapping the mandatory online admission procedure in West Bengal, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Monday said an online system will come into effect only after creating the necessary infrastructure.

Goa child lured with Rs.10 note, raped; UP man held

June 9, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Panaji, June 9 (IANS) A native of Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for raping a minor girl, after luring her with a Rs.10 note, police said Monday.

SC orders UP Police to protect inter-religion couple

June 9, 2014 at 6:07 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed Uttar Pradesh Police to provide protection to a young couple belonging to different religions and who married in Delhi recently.

BJP attacks Uttar Pradesh government for power crisis

June 9, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday launched a scathing attack on the Samajwadi Party government for acute power crisis in the state.

Two new Punjab ministers have controversial past

June 9, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Two of the three new ministers being inducted by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in his cabinet Tuesday have had a controversial past and were even convicted by courts.

Zero tolerance for crimes against women: President

June 9, 2014 at 2:47 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government will have a policy of "zero tolerance" for violence against women, and was committed to providing 33 percent reservation to women in parliament and state legislatures.

New policy for holistic health care system: President

June 9, 2014 at 2:39 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The government Monday announced it will formulate a new health policy to achieve the objective of holistic health care system that is universally accessible, affordable and effective.

27 drown during Ganga Dussehra celebration in UP

June 9, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed in separate incidents while taking dip in rivers on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh, police said Monday.

ICET Results 2014 declared: Check Results

June 9, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Integrated Common Entrance Test ICET 2014 has been published and now candidates can check their results on the web site. Candidates can check their results and ranking as well. With the publication of the results, a long wait and suspense come to an ends today.

River tragedy: Telangana home minister leaves for Himachal

June 9, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Telangana Home Minister N. Narasimha Reddy has left for Himachal Pradesh to monitor rescue and relief operations of students who went missing in a river following a flash-flood.

24 Hyderabad students washed away in Himachal, CM orders probe (Third Lead)

June 9, 2014 at 1:14 AM

Shimla, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has ordered a probe in which at least 24 students, including six girls of an engineering college in Hyderabad, were reported missing after strong currents in the Beas river in Pradesh's Mandi district washed them away Sunday evening.

Naidu signs five files at swearing-in

June 9, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 9 (IANS) Soon after taking oath as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh late Sunday evening, N. Chandrababu Naidu signed five files to fulfill his poll promises.

Naidu signs four files at swearing-in

June 8, 2014 at 9:46 PM

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 8 (IANS) Soon after taking oath as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh late Sunday evening, N. Chandrababu Naidu signed four files to fulfill his poll promises.

BJP, Congress blame UP regime for politician's murder

June 8, 2014 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The BJP and the Congress Sunday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit, who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Greater Noida near the national capital Saturday night.

Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Andhra Pradesh CM

June 8, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 8 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Sunday took oath as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh here.

Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Andhra Pradesh CM

June 8, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 8 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu took oath as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh here Sunday.

Ganguly joins Mudgal IPL probe committee

June 8, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) The Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee met here Sunday and named former India captain Sourav Ganguly as the former cricketer to assist the committee in its investigation into the betting and spot-fixing scandal in last year's Indian Premier League.

WICB scrapping Providence Test a blow: Guyana president

June 8, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Georgetown (Guyana), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Guyana President Donald Ramotar said the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) decision to pull out the third Test match from the National Stadium in Providence is a blow to regional integration. He also rejected the assertion that his government is meddling in cricket administration here.

BJP warns Mamata it would take Bengal government to task

June 8, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Observing that West Bengal was heading the Uttar Pradesh way where "goonda raj and vote-bank politics hold sway", the BJP Sunday asserted it will take the Trinamool Congress government to task.

Philippines launches food programme for school children

June 8, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Manila, June 8 (IANS) The Philippines government has earmarked over one billion pesos ($22.83 million) to finance a programme aimed at eradicating malnutrition among school children, an official said Sunday.

'Power crisis may force closure of 25 percent small businesses'

June 8, 2014 at 4:18 PM

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Acute power shortages are likely to force over 25 percent micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in several states, mostly in north India, to close their businesses, according to industry lobby Assocham.

Modi wishes Naidu, assures support

June 8, 2014 at 3:46 PM

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday extended his best wishes to N. Chandrababu Naidu as he will take oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and assured him of "all possible help".

Naidu, 18 ministers to take oath

June 8, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), June 8 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh along with 18 ministers Sunday evening near here.

Education key to strengthen struggle: Tibetan PM

June 8, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Dharamsala, June 8 (IANS) Less than three percent of the educated Tibetans in exile can fulfil the aspirations of rest of the population in the country, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said here.

Departmental inquiry after UP police station locks main gate

June 7, 2014 at 8:50 PM

Bulandshahr, June 7 (IANS) A departmental inquiry has been ordered after a police station in this Uttar Pradesh district locked its main gate.

CBSE declares AIPMT results, 46,271 candidates qualify

June 7, 2014 at 6:26 PM

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The CBSE Saturday declared the results of the all India pre-medical/pre-dental test (AIPMT) 2014 in which 46,271 candidates cleared the examination.

Prime Minister Modi ready to meet Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

June 7, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was the first world leader to call Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This was followed up by Beijing sending Foreign Minister Wang Yi to New Delhi on Sunday. Gives away billions in assistance to SAARC neighbours.

Indifference of Uttar Pradesh politicians is shameful (Column: Political Circus)

June 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Uttar Pradesh is known for having sent several prime ministers - Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and now Narendra Modi - to parliament. It is also the crucible of the composite north Indian Hindu-Muslim culture, famous for courtly etiquette which percolated down to the lower levels as well.

Power cuts continue as mercury soars in Uttar Pradesh

June 7, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Soaring day temperatures and an acute power crisis continued in Uttar Pradesh Saturday for the fifth consecutive day.

SP office's balcony collapses in Ghaziabad

June 6, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) A portion of the newly-renovated office of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party collapsed here Friday night, officials and local residents said. Nobody was injured.

BSNL unveils 'smart phone' for common man

June 6, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Friday unveiled a low-cost version of its smart phone, with e-governance applications for common man.

North India reels under heat wave, power cuts; monsoon hits Kerala (Intro Roundup)

June 6, 2014 at 9:54 PM

New Delhi/Lucknow/Chandigarh/Shimla/Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Heat wave conditions intensified across north India Friday with the mercury hovering between 45 and 48.4 degrees Celsius at several places. No respite is due in the coming days though the monsoon hit Kerala, a day behind schedule.

UP's PMG web portal to hasten industry clearances

June 6, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Friday got its own project monitoring group (PMG) similar to the one constituted by the union government to expedite stalled big infrastructure projects.

Man kills, burns daughter's father-in-law and friend, nabbed

June 6, 2014 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A man was arrested for killing and burning his daughter's father-in-law and his friend, as they were allegedly harassing the girl, police said Friday.

North India reels under heat wave, power cuts; monsoon hits Kerala (Roundup)

June 6, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Lucknow/Chandigarh/Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Heat wave conditions intensified across north India Friday with the mercury hovering between 46 and 48.4 degrees Celsius at several places. No respite was in sight in the coming days though the monsoon hit Kerala, a day behind schedule.

SIT begins probe of Badaun rape, murder case

June 6, 2014 at 6:50 PM

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of police in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district has begun probing the gang-rape and murder of two minor girls, both sisters, that led to a nationwide outcry, a police official said Friday.

Badaun rape incident repugnant act, says Indian foreign ministry

June 6, 2014 at 6:42 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Badaun rape incident, over which the UN has voiced shock, is a "repugnant act" which has shocked both the Indian government and the nation, the external affairs ministry said Friday.

No let up in heat wave in UP, power woes continue

June 6, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Extreme heat wave conditions continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh with the mercury climbing steadily with Mahoba being declared the hottest district Friday. The maximum temperature in Mahoba was recorded at 48.4 degrees Celsius.

Light moments during Jagdambika Pal's oath-taking

June 6, 2014 at 5:54 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha witnessed some lighter moments Friday as BJP member Jagdambika Pal forgot words while taking his oath in Sanskrit.

Two bus drivers' burnt bodies found in Delhi

June 6, 2014 at 4:42 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Half-naked and burnt bodies of two bus drivers were found on a plot here Friday morning, police said.

Two sisters gang raped in Uttar Pradesh

June 6, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Two sisters, both minors, were raped at gun point in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district late Thursday, an official said.

AERB introduces e-licensing system eLORA for medical fraternity

June 6, 2014 at 11:41 AM

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has initiated the process of e-licensing system, eLORA, to speed up the process of filing applications and grant of licenses and registration for the medical fraternity.

MP minister bats for UP government on Badaun, draws Congress' ire

June 5, 2014 at 11:02 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Babulal Gaur, home minister in the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Thursday came to the defence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav who are under fire in the Badaun rape case.

Andhra governor invites Chandrababu Naidu to form government

June 5, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday invited Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to form the government.

Javadekar, Chouhan call on Modi

June 5, 2014 at 8:14 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and union Environment and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar were among those who called on prime minister Narendra Modi Thursday.

Uma questions law and order in UP, Dimple defends state government

June 5, 2014 at 7:34 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The increasing rape incidents in Uttar Pradesh led to charges and counter-charges between the BJP and the SP with Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Thursday accusing the state's ruling party of "protecting rapists" while Dimple Yadav put up a spirited defence of her husband and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Modi government wants to make 'dead' Yamuna navigable

June 5, 2014 at 7:02 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods. Roads and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari had called a meeting of Delhi government officials on the issue and sought their opinion on it, a top government official said.

Many BJP MPs, led by ministers, take oath in Sanskrit

June 5, 2014 at 7:02 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sanskrit seemed to the flavor of the new Lok Sabha Thursday with many members of the ruling party, led by three union ministers, choosing the classical language to take oath.

TDP invites PM for Chandrababu Naidu's swearing-in

June 5, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Thursday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the swearing-in of its chief N. Chandrababu Naidu as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

30 percent economic activity in Goa at risk due to global warming

June 5, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Over 30 percent of economic activity in tourism-centric Goa was vulnerable to global warming, a leading academic has said.

Policeman shot and injured in Uttar Pradesh

June 5, 2014 at 5:10 PM

Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) A policeman was shot and injured in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district while he was checking vehicles, police said Thursday.

MP minister defends Mulayam, Akhilesh over Badaun rape

June 5, 2014 at 4:38 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Babulal Gaur, home minister in the BJP government of Madhya Pradesh, Thursday defended Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav over the Badaun rape case.

MP minister defends Mulayam, Akhilesh over Badaun rape

June 5, 2014 at 4:22 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Babulal Gaur, home minister in the BJP government of Madhya Pradesh, Thursday defended Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his father, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav over the Badaun rape case.

EAMCET 2014 results will publish on June 9

June 5, 2014 at 3:45 PM

EAMCET 2014 results are expected to publish on June 9 on its official web site. With the publication of the result, a long wait for the students and suspense will come to an ends.

Chandrababu Naidu elected TDLP leader

June 5, 2014 at 12:02 AM

Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Nara Chandrababu Naidu was Wednesday unanimously elected as the leader of Telugu Desam Legislature Party (TDLP) in Andhra Pradesh.

BJP, Left slam Mamata government for scrapping online admissions

June 4, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Slamming the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government's decision to drop mandatory online admission to undergraduate courses in state-run colleges in West Bengal, the BJP and the Left Front Wednesday said the move will encourage malpractices and nepotism.

Firms should have equity-linked pension schemes: SEBI

June 4, 2014 at 6:44 PM

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Private companies should start their own pension funds for non-EPFO (employees' provident fund organisation) employees and invest the funds in the stock market, the market regulator suggested Wednesday.

Badaun rape: Mulayam snaps at media

June 4, 2014 at 5:38 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Mulayam Singh Yadav, chief of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Wednesday courted controversy after he told reporters seeking his comments on the Badaun rape case to focus on doing their jobs.

5-year-old's penis chopped off in UP

June 4, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a five-year-old boy's penis was chopped off for urinating in the field of a villager in Uttar Pradesh, police said Wednesday.

Horrified at violence against women in India: US

June 4, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Washington, June 4 (IANS) The US is "horrified" to learn of violent sexual assaults and murders in India's Uttar Pradesh state, the State Department said.

Indian students leave east Ukraine, on way home

June 4, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Kiev/New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The first batch of 500 Indian students has arrived safely in Kiev from Ukraine's restive eastern region of Lugansk and will be returning to India after the Indian mission facilitated their evacuation.

UP police officer writes to centre against arbitrary transfers

June 4, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh Police officer has written to the union cabinet secretary, seeking to make public the recommendations of the Civil Services Board constituted for the transfer of Indian administrative, police and foreign service officers.

UP chief secretary's appointment challenged in court

June 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) The appointment of senior Indian Administrative Service officer Alok Ranjan as the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh has been challenged in the Allahabad High Court.

Guyana calls WICB 'arrogant' after its scraps Test venue

June 3, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Georgetown (Guyana), June 3 (IANS/CMC) The Guyana government has accused the WICB of "arrogance and contempt", as it hit back at the decision to scrap the National Stadium at Providence as a venue for the upcoming third Test against New Zealand.

Sadly, rapes in UP no longer shock (Comment: Special to IANS)

June 3, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Rapes in Uttar Pradesh no longer shock - neither the political masters, nor the government and not even the people. Even as there was a national outcry against the recent twin gang-rape, brutal assault and ghastly murder by hanging from a tree in Badayun's Katra Sadatganj, forcing even the UN to sit up and take note, the powers that be in the state are unfazed.

Akhilesh orders 24x7 power supply for Varanasi

June 2, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Bowing to public pressure and demands of the BJP, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday ordered 24x7 power supply for Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Telangana erupts in joy, KCR takes over as first CM (Roundup)

June 2, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday took oath as the first chief minister of Telangana, a few hours after it took birth as the 29th state of India, triggering wild celebrations across the region.

Sitaraman asks CMs to implement boilers inspection scheme

June 2, 2014 at 5:52 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has written to all state chief ministers to implement the self-certification scheme for inspection and certification of boilers under the provisions of the Boilers Act, 1923, the commerce ministry said in a statement here Monday.

Water cannons used against BJP women supporters in Lucknow

June 2, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Police Monday used water cannons to disperse hundreds of BJP women supporters who wanted to march to the chief minister's office here to protest the rape and murder of two sisters in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun last week.

Centre to intervene on UP governor's report: Kalraj

June 2, 2014 at 2:16 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Describing the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh as "very grave" where women were not safe even in their homes, union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra Monday said the central government would step in if UP Governor B.L. Joshi sends a report on the situation in the state.

Will BJP's dream run in UP face legal hurdles? (News Analysis)

June 2, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Is the BJP's dream run in Uttar Pradesh, where it won a staggering 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats, under threat?

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth's tenure extended

June 2, 2014 at 1:36 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The government Monday extended the tenure of Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth by six months.

UN condemns UP gang rape and murder, calls for justice

June 2, 2014 at 1:12 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The United Nations Monday condemned the gang rape and murder of two girls in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district and called for immediate action against the perpetrators and to address violence against women across India.

Paswan demands speedy trial in Badaun gang rape case

June 2, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 (IANS) Union minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan Monday met the families of the two Dalit girls who were gang raped and killed in a Badaun village last week.

Film on legendary actor NTR in the offing

June 2, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Chennai, June 2 (IANS) A Telugu film titled "Mahaganudu", which is in the offing, will be based on the life of late legendary Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR). The funds from this film will be donated for the development of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh post-bifurcation.

BJP seeks home ministry's intervention in Uttar Pradesh

June 2, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought the union home ministry's intervention in the failing law and order situation in the state, a party leader said Monday.

Chandrababu Naidu greets Chandrasekhara Rao

June 2, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's chief minister designate N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday congratulated K. Chandrasekhara Rao, who took oath as the first chief minister of Telangana.

Chandrasekhara Rao sworn-in as first CM of Telangana

June 2, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday took oath as the first chief minister of Telangana, a few hours after it took birth as the 29th state of India.

American Embassy School reeling under crisis - Hopes pinned on Modi

June 1, 2014 at 5:39 PM

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The American Embassy School (AES) in New Delhi's plush diplomatic enclave is deep in crisis after nearly 40 teachers quit as a fallout of last year's India-US diplomatic row.