BHU Students

UP CM seeks reports over police lathi charge on BHU students

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sought reports from Varanasi Commissioner about police lathi charge on Banaras Hindu University, BHU, students and injury to journalists. Situation turned violent on Saturday when a group of students went to meet Vice Chancellor at his residence and they were disbursed following lathi charge by university security guards. 

The anxiety began five days back when the Students specifically girls, statrted agitation at BHU over an incident of misbehaviour with a girl student in the campus on Thursday night last week. AIR correspondent reports that Circle Officer Bhelupur and SHO Lanka police station have been removed. 

Lucknow

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, 4 others take oath as MLCs

Newly elected to Legislative Council, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his four cabinet colleagues today took oath of membership of the upper house. Council Chairman Ramesh Yadav administered oath to them at a ceremony at Tilak Hall. Speaker of the Assembly Hridaya Narayan Dixit and several Ministers of Yogi Government were also present during the oath taking ceremony.

Aadhar Cards

Uttar Pradesh: Ten arrest in Kanpur for making fake Aadhar cards

In Uttar Pradesh 10 persons have been arrested from Kanpur for allegedly preparing fake Aadhaar cards using equipments and devices and ignoring proper process.Our Lucknow correspondent reports that on a FIR lodged by Deputy Director UIDAI at Lucknow Special Task Force of state police had initiated probe and busted the racket. FIRs are also lodged at Deoria and Kushinagar districts in this regard. 

Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital In Farrukhabad

Uttar Pradesh: 49 newborn children killed in month due to lack of oxygen at govt run hospital in Farrukhabad district; FIR lodged

In Uttar Pradesh, 49 newborn children have lost their lives in a month due to lack of oxygen and medical negligence at the government-run Dr Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in Farrukhabad district. 

This is the second such case in the state after deaths of children were reported in Gorakhpur BRD medical college recently. AIR correspondent reports that an Fir has been registered against the Chief Medical Officer of the district and the Chief Medical Superintendent of the hospital in connection with the case.

UP Floods

Uttar Pradesh: Flood situation remains alarming; death toll rises to 91

In Uttar Pradesh, flood situation remains alarming with death toll in the current surge rising to 91. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath conducted aerial survey of flood affected Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Basti and Gorakhpur districts yesterday. 

He also dispatched several trucks loaded with relief materials for flood affected people from Lucknow. More than 24 lakh people of more than 3000 villages are affected with the current floods. More than fifty seven thousand people have taken shelter in relief camps. 

AIR correspondent reports that 25 districts of eastern and Terai regions are flood affected. River Ghaghara has flooded more areas in Ballia district. NDRF, PAC are engaged in relief and rescue operations. Crops in more than 5 crore fifty lakh hectares of land is estimated to be damaged.