Lucknow

Lucknowites extend support to TCS staff

Lucknowites have openly come out in support of TCS employees who are being shifted to Noida and other centres from the Lucknow office.<p>NGO SUPPORT<p>A …

India

Won’t let TCS go away from Lucknow: UP minister

<b>Lucknow:</b> Amid fears among Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) employees that India’s largest software services firm may shut down its unit in …

India

Retired IPS officer among 31 arrested for staging protests against Yogi govt

<b>Lucknow:</b> Eight people, including a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, were arrested in Lucknow on Monday for staging a demonstration …

Policing

Gang-Rape Survivor In UP Attacked With Acid For The Fourth Time

A gang-rape and acid attack survivor was again attacked with acid in Aliganj locality of Lucknow, police said on Sunday.<p>This is the fifth attack on …

Yogi Adityanath

35-Year-Old Gang-Rape Survivor Attacked with Acid for Fourth Time in UP

Crime

It was the election that changed Lucknow

It was late afternoon on the Sunday before Eid. Lucknow, especially the old quarter of the city, was in festive mode. Not only were the Muslims …

India

Why Lucknow Finds Itself In A ‘Metro Mess’, And How Other Cities Can Avoid It

Snapshot<p>Is a Delhi Metro-like rail service the answer to urban mobility woes for every Indian city?<p>If the case of Jaipur where metro ridership has …

India

Scores of Muslims to join PM in Lucknow’s mega yoga event

At least 300 Muslim men and women will be participating in the International Yoga Day celebrations in Lucknow.

When prostitution was a symbol of high culture in the elite circles of 19th century India

The word <i>tawaif</i> is used as a singular in Urdu and means “prostitute.” However, Mirza Jafar Husain, who spent most of his life in the traditional atmosphere of twentieth-century Awadh society, observed that the word <i>tawaif baazi</i> for whoring was never used in Lucknow. The equivalent word “<i>randi baazi</i>” …

India

IAS officer Anurag Tiwari's death: Family writes to PMO, demands CBI probe

<b>Bahraich:</b> On Saturday, the brother of the IAS officer who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Hazratganj wrote a letter to the Prime …

India

Lucknow: 2007 Karnataka batch IAS officer found dead with injury marks on body

A 2007 Karnataka batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Meerabai Guest House in Lucknow on Wednesday …

India

Spooked by raids, fuel pumps in Lucknow shut down, others in UP may follow

Most fuel stations in Lucknow shut shop on Tuesday as the Uttar Pradesh government continued raids across the state to catch operators using cheat …

India

Uttar Pradesh: At least 23 people arrested for petrol pump fraud in Lucknow

The dispensing machines at seven petrol pumps were allegedly fitted with a remote-controlled electronic chip to deliver less fuel to customers.<p>The …

Financial Planning

UP on terror alert: MP police warn of attacks by ‘ISI-trained saffron-clad sadhus’

An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh on Saturday following intelligence inputs about possible attacks by terrorists disguised as saffron-clad …

Terrorism

Lucknow: PM Modi likely to join World Yoga Day celebrations

By: IANS | Lucknow |<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend World Yoga Day celebrations here on June 21, an …

Yoga

Congress leader Akhilesh Das Gupta passes away after heart attack: Reports

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Former Congress leader Akhilesh Das Gupta.<p>Congress leader and former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta passed away …

Heart Attacks

‘Mowgli’ girl shifted to shelter home in Lucknow, gets a new name Ehsaas

The 10-year-old ‘Mowgli’ girl, who was found in the jungles of Katerniyaghat Wildlife Sanctuary in January was shifted to a shelter home for the …

Shia Muslim youths launch Gau Raksha Dal in Lucknow, vow to end cow slaughter

President of the group Shamil Shamsi and his team were seen sporting saffron gamcha on Friday.<p>Shia Muslims in Lucknow have launched a “Gau Raksha …

Islam

When Diana Penty took a toto rickshaw ride in Lucknow

<b>Diana Penty</b><p>For Mumbai girl Diana Penty, the idea of shooting in a smaller city steeped in history seemed exciting. The actress had been there once a …

Entertainment

Yogi Adityanath's war on illegal Uttar Pradesh slaughterhouses: Many abattoirs are owned by state

The state's local bodies are required by law to build, maintain and licence slaughterhouses to make sure there is a supply of legal meat.<p>A heavy …

Engineering

Night before Bhopal-Ujjain train blast, planned to bomb Pushpak Express: Accused tell NIA

Two of the three men accused in the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast on 7 March have told their National Investigation Agency (NIA) interrogators …

Terrorism

Uttarakhand Leopards Are Being Fed Chicken As Beef Supply Runs Low After UP Crackdown

Leopards at Uttarakhand's Chidiyapur animal rescue centre, located on the outskirts of Haridwar, are being fed chicken due to the shortage of beef …

Wildlife

National Hockey Championship in Lucknow rescheduled to June 5

Uncertainty over the 7th Senior National Men’s Hockey Championship in Lucknow seems to be over as the Hockey India on Monday rescheduled the 21-day …

Sports (India)

Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow meat sellers go on strike to protest dwindling supplies; locals fear veggie price hike

Protesting against the crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh, meat sellers in Lucknow have gone on an indefinite …

India News

Lucknow goes veg: Meat, chicken, eggs off menu as sellers begin strike

Not just buffalo meat, Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow is fast heading towards a non-vegetarian crisis as entire chicken, goat meat and egg markets …

Meat

Lucknow chicken sellers go on strike in the wake of Yogi Adityanath's meat crackdown

They say they want time to get their documents in order.<p>Two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh banned illegal …

Yogi Adityanath

Modi was on Bhopal-Ujjain train attackers’ radar: police

<b>Bhopal:</b> Suspected ISIS militants behind the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train blast in Madhya Pradesh on March 7 had made an unsuccessful bid to target …

Terrorism

After Crackdown On Meat Shops, Lucknow’s ‘Tunday Kababi’ Is Now Serving Chicken Kebabs

Lucknow's iconic Tunday Kababi, which was closed for a hours because of the shortage of buffalo meat on Wednesday, was later opened for public but …

UP meat shortage hits Lucknow’s legendary Tunday Kababi

Abu Baqr, who runs the outlet, said customers were getting angry because they were unable to serve their speciality buffalo meat kebabs.<p>One of …

South Asia

Lucknow’s Iconic Tunday Kababi Shuts after UP Government’s Crackdown on Slaughterhouses

Lucknow is a food lover's paradise and its popular <i>tunday kababs</i> are pure heaven. This soft and succulent dish prepared with minced meat and an …

India