Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Lucknow

2 dead after fire breaks out at Lucknow’s Levana Suites, cause yet to be confirmed

15 fire tenders & 13 ambulances rushed to the Lucknow hotel. The ten injured were taken to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Civil Hospital. UP CM Adityanath has ordered a probe into the matter.

Arabic teacher, B. Pharm student among 4 held for ‘offering namaz at Lulu Mall’ in Lucknow

Nine men allegedly offered namaz at mall last week. UP CM Yogi Adityanath Monday called for action against those making 'unnecessary remarks, staging demonstrations' over incident.

‘Brownie never hurt us before’—Pit bull case shows India’s misplaced obsession with fancy dogs

In India, an increasing number of people are spending thousands on expensive dog breeds. They lack the knowledge to train them.

Kanpur violence: 24 arrested so far, Sufi outfit alleges links with Islamic group PFI

Kanpur Police Saturday arrested four more persons in connection with the communal clashes in the city on 3 June; probing links with the Popular Front of India.

Seers, BJP workers, welfare beneficiaries on long guest list for Yogi’s ‘grand’ oath ceremony

Yogi Adityanath will be sworn in as UP CM for the 2nd time at Lucknow’s 75,000-capacity Ekana Stadium Friday. With eye on 2024, BJP plans to make it a spectacle.

How Phoolan Devi’s fortune changed during the prime of Mandal-Kamandal politics in UP

In ‘From Lucknow to Lutyens’, Abhigyan Prakash tells the fascinating story of Uttar Pradesh in post-Independence India and the intertwined fortunes of the two.

New book explores UP’s story in post-Independence India & how politics plays out in the state

Published by HarperCollins, ‘From Lucknow to Lutyens: The Power and Plight of Uttar Pradesh’ by Abhigyan Prakash will be released on 21 March on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

A Lucknow teenager is a force of nature on Instagram. Meethika Dwivedi packs UP pride, gaalis

Meethika's street-smart delivery style is replete with raw, unadulterated wisecracks. She is the voice of ‘boomers’, millennials and Gen-Z rolled into one.

Muslim driver harassed in UP didn’t paint Pakistan flag on rickshaw, it’s an Islamic symbol

A viral video shows an unidentified man harassing Noor Alam, a tanga driver, and making him chant 'Hindustan Zindabad and 'Jai Hind' because of a crescent moon and star painted on his rickshaw.

FIR registered against Lucknow woman seen ‘assaulting’ cab driver in viral video

A young woman can be seen assaulting a cab driver at a traffic signal in Lucknow in a viral video that has sparked outrage on Twitter.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.