• Fire breaks out at electronic market in Prayagraj's Johnston Ganj

    News | May 21, 2020 16:19 IST

    A fire broke out at electronic market in Prayagraj's Johnston Ganj on May 21.

  • UP: CRPF jawan kills wife, 2 kids, commits suicide in Prayagraj

    UP: CRPF jawan kills wife, 2 kids, commits suicide in Prayagraj

    May 17, 2020 10:41 IST

    In a shocking incident, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, working as a driver, shot dead his wife and two kids and then committed suicide by hanging himself in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district. However, a bullet injury was also found at his neck, an official said.

  • Man buys 25,000 Kg onions, escapes Covid lockdown claiming to be vegetable seller to go home Demand

    Man buys 25,000 kg onions, escapes lockdown disguised as a vegetable seller

    India | April 26, 2020 10:15 IST

    What happened, in this case, is worth hearing irrespective of the fact that the man broke rules amid deadly coronavirus pandemic and broke nationwide lockdown and travelled from Mumbai to Prayagraj.

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    19 Tablighi Jamaat attendees arrested from Prayagraj; 12 others charged for housing Jamaatees

    India | April 21, 2020 11:12 IST

    According to the details, a total of 30 people linked to Tablighi Jamaat have been arrested from 3 police station areas - Kareli, Shahganj and Shivkuti in Prayagraj. The arrested Jamaatees were staying illegally in two mosques of the city. 

  • UP school manager, son held for cheating racket

    UP school manager, son held for cheating racket

    March 02, 2020 12:21 IST

    The manager of the Uttar Pradesh Board examination centre and his son were among the three persons arrested for running a massive cheating racket in the trans-Yamuna area of Prayagraj district.

  • PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Bundelkhand Expressway

    PM Modi lays foundation stone of Bundelkhand Expressway in Chitrakoot

    India | February 29, 2020 14:55 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation stone of 296 km-long Bundelkhand Expressway at Gonda village in Bharatpur area of Chitrakoot.

  • 4 railway stations in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj get new names

    4 railway stations in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj get new names

    India | February 21, 2020 8:23 IST

    The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh had changed the names of several railway stations after coming to power. Some of the most important changes incorporated within this were Allahabad - which later changed to Prayagraj and Faizabad - which got Ayodhya as its new name.

  • Yogi Adityanath holy dip

    Video: Yogi Adityanath takes holy dip at Sangam Ghat in Prayagraj

    India | January 30, 2020 10:41 IST

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also performed ‘puja' on the banks of Sangam and later participated in a photo session at the ‘selfie point'. A video of the chief minister taking a holy dip was posted on Twitter.

  • Ex-IAS officer detained before his 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao' speech in Prayagraj

    Ex-IAS officer detained before his 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao' speech in Prayagraj

    India | January 19, 2020 10:52 IST

    Kannan Gopinathan, a former IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by the city police soon after he had arrived at the Prayagraj airport, police said on Sunday. Gopinathan had arrived in the city from Delhi on Saturday to address a two-hour symposium organised by the All India People's Forum on the issue of 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao, Loktantra Bachao' (save citizenship, save constitution and save democracy).

  • Crude bombs hurled at school bus in Prayagraj; 2 students injured

    Crude bombs hurled at school bus in Prayagraj; 2 students injured

    January 14, 2020 9:57 IST

    A school bus in Prayagraj was attacked by crude bombs on Monday evening in what was a first of its kind attack seen in the area. 2 students were left injured in the attack.

  • Allahabad University VC resigns after allegations

    Allahabad University VC resigns after allegations

    India | January 02, 2020 11:48 IST

    "It is correct that I have resigned. The reason was that, repeatedly, baseless inquiries were initiated against me. On several occasions, it was proved that there was no substance in the complaints. I resigned because I was totally fed up," said Professor Ratan Hangloo

  • Congress quiz contests for students to dispel BJP canards

    Congress quiz contests for students to dispel BJP canards

    India | December 02, 2019 13:53 IST

    Titled "Main yuva hoon, mera bhi ek sapna hai", the quiz contests also seek to "dispel the canards being spread about the Congress by the BJP", said UPCC spokesman Kishore Varshney.

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    Now helpline in Prayagraj to complain against cops

    India | November 26, 2019 10:40 IST

    The SSP said that the complaints should be specific and it would be better if they are backed by evidences. "We make a preliminary inquiry before taking action against the cops," he added.

  • Kumbh Research Centre to be set up in Prayagraj

    Kumbh Research Centre to be set up in Prayagraj

    India | November 21, 2019 12:11 IST

      "The research centre will undertake one project on Kumbh Mela every year. These projects will help in creating database and scientific documentation on the grand religious congregation and its related aspects. This will also help in honing management skills required for organizing the event," GBPSSI director Badri Narain Said

  • Three of a family found dead in Prayagraj.

    Three of a family found dead in Prayagraj

    India | October 22, 2019 11:19 IST

    The bodies of the 50-year-old Bal Govind Narain, who was a peon in the police department, his wife Chandravati (45) and son Sunil (28) were found by their younger son Bharat inside the house located in the Reserve Police Lines on Monday evening.

  • Congress quiz contests for students to dispel BJP canards

    Congress quiz contests for students to dispel BJP canards

    India | September 02, 2019 10:50 IST

    Titled "Main yuva hoon, mera bhi ek sapna hai", the quiz contests also seek to "dispel the canards being spread about the Congress by the BJP", said UPCC spokesman Kishore Varshney." The quiz programmes are being organised with the consent of the institutions and are optional. Most questions in the quiz focus on Congress prime ministers, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, and their contribution to the country," said  Varshney.  

  • Prayagraj SSP shunted out after six murders in a day

    Prayagraj SSP shunted out after six murders in a day

    India | August 19, 2019 14:49 IST

    According to reports, six murders took place within hours on Sunday creating panic in the district.

  • UP viral video

    Lathi Se Dar Nahi Lagta Hai: Two policemen fight with sticks over bribe | Watch video

    India | August 13, 2019 20:28 IST

    The video, captured in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh, begins with a policeman stepping out of what looks like a police jeep. A few men, clad in shirts and vests are seen around the policeman. A second police official alights from the vehicle, and walks aggressively towards the first. A verbal duel soon follows after which the second policeman hits the first.

  • CNI Bishop booked for booked for selling church properties

    CNI Bishop booked for selling church properties worth Rs 10,000 crore

    India | July 15, 2019 19:36 IST

    A case of forgery has been registered against Church of North India (CNI) Bishop Peter Baldev and 16 others for allegedly selling church property worth Rs 10,000 crore in a case that could prove to be one of the biggest church scams in the country.

  • Cows dead in Uttar Pradesh

    After death of 35 cows in Prayagraj, 36 more die in Ayodhya

    India | July 14, 2019 9:52 IST

    Cow protection has been one of the priorities of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh and the Chief Minister has directed that shelter homes for stray cows should be set up in all districts. However, most of the cow shelters are incomplete with only a boundary. Many of them do not even have a roof to keep the animals safe from the vagaries of weather.

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