Uttar Pradesh

 Amid rising cases of coronavirus, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed officials to arrange 50,000 additional beds in hospitals.

The state witnessed the highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases with 3,570 new infections in a day. The capital city Lucknow recorded a total of 262 fresh cases with it being the worst hit by Covid-19.

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, Rajya Sabha MP PL Punia and other party leaders were arrested Monday while protesting outside the Raj Bhavan here over alleged attempts to topple the Rajasthan government, the party's media convener Lalan Kumar said.

Rain, thundershowers and lightning are likely to occur today at isolated places in parts of Uttar Pradesh during next three hours

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all temples in Ayodhya to carry out special cleaning of their premises and light lamps on August 4 and 5 to celebrate the beginning of the construction of a grand temple of Lord Ram, sources said on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been given charge of Madhya Pradesh until the appointment of regular incumbent, an official communiqu issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said on Friday.

The Congress will launch an agitation across Uttar Pradesh over the "dismal" law and order situation and issues facing the common people, the party's state unit president Ajay Kumar Lallu said Thursday.